Re: Math Macro

2008-07-27 Thread G. Milde
On 24.07.08, rgheck wrote: > Bruce Pourciau wrote: >> A paper I'm writing has a googolplex of symbols with an >> \overrightarrow overhead. What would be the best way to make these >> insertions in math mode as quick as possible? > Well, you can shorten \overrightarrow by defining a quick

Difficulty with LyX-Code and Copystyle

2008-07-27 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, I'm not calling this a bug because maybe it was never intended to work this way, but if I create and use two LyX styles, Code1 and Code2, each of them with CopyStyle LyX-Code, then on conversion to PDF I get the following error message: LaXeX Error: Command \lyxcode already defined I

Re: replace text

2008-07-27 Thread G. Milde
On 24.07.08, Manveru wrote: > 2008/7/23 Christopher Reeve <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > Maybe LyX need chemistry mode similar to the math mode (with certainly less > options). In LyX 1.6, this could (probably) be done with a "character style" (similar to an URL, say). Günter

shrinking or spanning tables

2008-07-27 Thread Glen Whitehead
Hi all, I have a few large tables that dissapear off the edges of their pages. Is there a way to shrink a whole table? Thanks :)

Re: Difficulty with LyX-Code and Copystyle

2008-07-27 Thread Steve Litt
On Sunday 27 July 2008 17:09, Steve Litt wrote: > Hi all, > > I'm not calling this a bug because maybe it was never intended to work this > way, but if I create and use two LyX styles, Code1 and Code2, each of them > with CopyStyle LyX-Code, then on conversion to PDF I get the following > error

Re: shrinking or spanning tables

2008-07-27 Thread Robert Orr
One thing you might try is to place the entire table inside of \tiny{ } --- On Fri, 7/25/08, Glen Whitehead <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > From: Glen Whitehead <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: shrinking or spanning tables > To: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org > Date: Friday, July 25, 2008, 7:29 AM

Re: Math Macro

2008-07-27 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: Bruce Pourciau wrote: A paper I'm writing has a googolplex of symbols with an \overrightarrow overhead. What would be the best way to make these insertions in math mode as quick as possible? Well, you can shorten \overrightarrow by defining a quick math-macro, e.g.:

Lyx for windows

2008-07-27 Thread Alexander Scott
I'm a long time user of Lyx for Linux, and recently installed it for windows at my new job. However, the math symbols (all Greek letters plus many of the symbols from the math panel) have a different letter or number appear on the screen. When I compile to dvi, the correct symbol is

Re: LyX website displays incorrectly w/ Safari

2008-07-27 Thread Christian Ridderström
On Sun, 27 Jul 2008, Bob Lounsbury wrote: I just started using my Mac again with the Safari web browser and went to the LyX website to download the latest version. The homepage is displayed correctly, but when I click on any other link on the website like Download it looses the website style.

Re: LyX website displays incorrectly w/ Safari

2008-07-27 Thread Jens Noeckel
On Jul 27, 2008, at 2:13 PM, Christian Ridderström wrote: On Sun, 27 Jul 2008, Bob Lounsbury wrote: I just started using my Mac again with the Safari web browser and went to the LyX website to download the latest version. The homepage is displayed correctly, but when I click on any other

Re: Cannot produce PDF, Postscript or DVI

2008-07-27 Thread Yago
x.exe... then nothing. Can anyone suggest something else I should try? I look forward to any useful suggestions. Thank you in advance, Marwan Boustany -- Peace __ Informacin de NOD32, revisin 3301 (20080727) __ Este mensaje ha sido analizado con NOD32 antivirus system http://www.nod32.com

Re: Adjacent Figures

2008-07-27 Thread Yago
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Re: Math in a footnote

2008-07-27 Thread Yago
Peace - Original Message - From: "Marwan Boustany" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008 10:16 PM Subject: Math in a footnote Peace, Is there a way to put math (using ctrl-m in windows) into a footnote? When I tried, the document would

Re: Math in a footnote

2008-07-27 Thread Yago
Peace - Original Message - From: "Marwan Boustany" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008 10:50 PM Subject: Re: Math in a footnote On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 21:19:55 +0100, rgheck <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: Marwan Boustany wrote: Peace, Is

Re: Math in a footnote

2008-07-27 Thread Yago
Peace - Original Message - From: "Marwan Boustany" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008 10:53 PM Subject: Re: Math in a footnote On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 21:16:56 +0100, Marwan Boustany <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: Peace, Is there a way to

Re: Math in a footnote

2008-07-27 Thread Yago
Peace - Original Message - From: "Marwan Boustany" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008 10:57 PM Subject: Re: Math in a footnote On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 21:50:16 +0100, Marwan Boustany <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 21:19:55

Re: Progress on the MS Word to LyX conversion (xml)

2008-07-27 Thread Pavel Sanda
> On Thursday 24 July 2008 13:07:19 Pavel Sanda wrote: > > frankly - these are nice dreams, but there is not manpower to do it. > > my feeling is that the xml-branch commit activity pefectly shows what will > > happen after the worst bugs will be repaired in xml merged trunk. > > > > or you have

Re: Finding "Bad" characters

2008-07-27 Thread Steve Litt
On Friday 25 July 2008 06:28, Sebastian Rohrer wrote: > Hi, > > I have a relatively large lyx document that does not compile. The error > message is: > > "Some characters of your document are probably not representable in the > chosen encoding. Changing the document encoding to utf8 could help." >

Re: Progress on the MS Word to LyX conversion (xml)

2008-07-27 Thread Manveru
To the discussion about data format preference: I am reading all your comments about XML, YAML and other suggested data formats. And this discussion reminds me something about XML what almost nobody is remeber about. How many LyX user are working in large team projects? How often they have to

Re: Cannot produce PDF, Postscript or DVI

2008-07-27 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 13:38:36 +0100 "Marwan Boustany" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Can anyone suggest something else I should try? Run LyX from a command line (terminal) and check for messages on the screen. John

My MS Word to LyX conversion is more or less finished

2008-07-27 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, A couple days ago it took the entire day to change all the tables from markers to real tables. It was a tough job. Today I put in the 10 images into the book. What made it hard was that the old images were object embbedded Micrografx Windows Draw images. MGX Windows Draw was a

Re: Lyx for windows

2008-07-27 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Alexander Scott wrote: I'm a long time user of Lyx for Linux, and recently installed it for windows at my new job. However, the math symbols (all Greek letters plus many of the symbols from the math panel) have a different letter or number appear on the screen. When I compile to dvi, the

Re: shrinking or spanning tables

2008-07-27 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Glen Whitehead wrote: Hi all, I have a few large tables that dissapear off the edges of their pages. Is there a way to shrink a whole table? Thanks :) http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/Tables#toc17

Watermark across a book?

2008-07-27 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरोनया]
Is it possible to use Lyx to create a 'watermark' across all the pages of a book -- say, something in grey to read 'Unedited Rough Draft'? I've seen this on another draft copy of a book (not done in Lyx) and was wondering if similar capabilities existed here. Just need to use this while submitting

Re: Progress on the MS Word to LyX conversion (xml)

2008-07-27 Thread John McCabe-Dansted
On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 4:43 PM, Manveru <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > To the discussion about data format preference: > > I am reading all your comments about XML, YAML and other suggested data > formats. And this discussion reminds me something about XML what almost > nobody is remeber about. How

Re: Cannot produce PDF, Postscript or DVI

2008-07-27 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
Marwan Boustany wrote: > Peace, > > All of a sudden 2 days ago I could no longer produce PDF, Postscript or DVI > outputs from my Lyx document. > > I have the full Miktex 2.7 installation, up to date. > Lyx 1.5.5.3 > Vista premium > > I have restored my laptop, reinstalled both miktex and lyx and

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