Re: How to insert colored program listing in LYX

2008-11-05 Thread Siegfried MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL
Title: MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL Hello, Yes, if you first insert the Listings inset and after, you paste your code ( special paste and plain text ... or something like that ... my LyX speaks french ! ). On the screen it was OK and the tree wasn't affected. Remember I'm on Windows XP with LyX

Re: How to insert colored program listing in LYX

2008-11-05 Thread Siegfried MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL
Hello, Yes, if you choose a fixed length font like Courrier, the layout of the listing is left as in your text editor, with the possibility of syntax highlighting, line numbering and a lot of other possibilities. For me it works very well : I teach Fortran and I use a lot of program extracts

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread killermike
Patrick Camilleri wrote: Though I find LaTeX + LyX to be a very good typesetting system, I don’t understand all this bashing at other word processors in your ‘Introduction to LyX’ document. In my opinion if one took at least ¼ the amount of time one needed to learn LaTeX, one would find

Re: Problem with geometry package (urgent)

2008-11-05 Thread a e
Hi Les: Thank you for answering. Here I post a minimal document Options (book). Font: 12pt, Two sided: Preamble: \usepackage[a4paper,twoside,includeall,outer= 2.5 cm,inner= 0.75 cm, vmarginratio=4:5,textheight= 25 cm,ignoremp,bindingoffset= 0.5 cm,pdftex]{geometry} LyX combines the power and

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Johannes Knaus schrieb: ... i.e. that I'm posting the same message all the time in Bugzilla. Well, I haven't used Bugzilla since a couple of weeks! So, I suggest there's someone who uses my Bugzilla account. I think it's you. You can post to bugzilla by replying emails you got from bugzilla.

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Johannes Knaus
I can assure you that it wasn't me. I haven't written the message. I don't even know what that issue on Bugzilla was about. Some month ago I realized a small bug in the Mac rc-version of Lyx which is fixed now (see http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5168). That was the only thing I ever

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 04 November 2008, Uwe Stöhr wrote: I'm moving this discussion to the users list: Patrick Camilleri wrote:   Though I find LaTeX + LyX to be a very good typesetting system, I don’t understand all this bashing at other word processors in your ‘Introduction to LyX’ document. In my

Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Johannes Knaus
Hello, Stefan wrote me this mail yesterday: Am 04.11.2008 um 16:04 schrieb Stefan Schimanski: Hallo! Du postest die ganze Zeit dieselbe Meldung im Bugzilla: http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5447 Grüße Stefan ... i.e. that I'm posting the same message all the time in Bugzilla.

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Steve Litt
On Tuesday 04 November 2008 07:19:32 pm rgheck wrote: Since Uwe moved this to users, I'll forward my comments here as well. Original Message Subject: Re: Word processor bashing Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 17:06:13 -0500 From: RGH [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Steve Litt
On Wednesday 05 November 2008 04:24:46 am killermike wrote: Obviously most word processors now have styles, for example. Ironically, the buggy and inconsistent styles support in Open Office 0.9x was one of the things made me investigate LyX. I presume that this shortcoming has been fixed now.

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread John Kane
--- On Wed, 11/5/08, Steve Litt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Steve Litt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Word processor bashing To: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org Received: Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 9:41 AM On Wednesday 05 November 2008 04:24:46 am killermike wrote: Obviously most word

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread John Kane
From: rgheck [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing] To: lyx-users lyx-users@lists.lyx.org Received: Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 7:19 PM I know a lot of people who use Word, etc, and I don't know a single person who regularly uses styles. I suspect that some do but in

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Manveru
There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. 2008/11/5 Johannes Knaus [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I can assure you that it wasn't me. I haven't written the message. I don't even know what that issue on Bugzilla was about. Some month

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Steve Litt wrote: [...] What I like about LyX over MS Word is: 1) LyX is rock stable. 2) LyX's native format is humanly readable and parsable. 3) LyX produces beautiful output with minimal tweaking. 4) LyX is free software. No license tracking. 5) LyX is pretty good about version conversion

graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
I inserted a bunch of figures into a lyx document, using graphic files (png) that were temporarily located on my desktop (after performing many snapshots). I did this for like 10 files. I inserted these figures using Insertgraphicbrowse ... etc. Now, I would like to delete those graphic

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Richard Heck
Manveru wrote: There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. That's the most likely thing: Someone else's computer is infected, and it's using Johannes's email address as the from and just spamming everything it finds.

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 5 Nov 2008, Les Denham wrote: But when I got the edited document back, in ODT format, all of my colleague's additions were marked as hyperlinks to a non-existent target, and were in a blue instead of black, and used a different font. One item in an unedited Enumerate environment had

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Richard Heck
Helge Hafting wrote: I see a lot of word/oo documents, and some faults repeat all the time: * The section heading as the last item on a page. Other word processors don't seem to prevent this, it is up to the user instead. This is in large part because people don't use Styles. Most of the

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Konrad Hofbauer
Ivan Werning wrote: I did this for like 10 files. ... I really hope I don't have to do this manually, ... That would be a major pain! Are you kidding? For 10 files, doing it manually would have been faster than writing the email to the list! /Konrad

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Konrad Hofbauer wrote: Ivan Werning wrote: I'd appreciate any help/suggestion. OK, let's not be evil. You can do a find/replace directly in the .lyx file using a text editor. That will only fix the .lyx file, it won't move his image files around. Don't let a document reference temporary

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Erez Yerushalmi
Hi, This discussion has been very interesting for me to follow, because I too have the same questions. Konrads' second comment, was very practical and useful. A trick to to remember. My system has been the following: Anytime I write a new Lyx file, I open up a new lyx folder with the same name.

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Pavel Sanda
Manveru wrote: There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. That's the most likely thing: Someone else's computer is infected, and it's using Johannes's email address as the from and just spamming everything it

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Robert Orr
I would just move them myself to the directory where you have your .lyx source file. Then, open the .lyx file in a text editor, and then use find and replace to adjust the filename to the new location. --- On Wed, 11/5/08, Ivan Werning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Ivan Werning [EMAIL

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread David A. Case
On Wed, Nov 05, 2008, Pavel Sanda wrote: i just tried to search out that old case and i found the name is OK now! so i made new experiment in http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5429 in comment 6 and my name was changed into David A. Case. i just wonder when bugzilla switch it to my name

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread sunfire
Hello LyXers, Steve Litt schrieb: What I like about LyX over MS Word is: 1) LyX is rock stable. 2) LyX's native format is humanly readable and parsable. 3) LyX produces beautiful output with minimal tweaking. 4) LyX is free software. No license tracking. 5) LyX is pretty good about version

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Pavel Sanda
On Wed, Nov 05, 2008, Pavel Sanda wrote: i just tried to search out that old case and i found the name is OK now! so i made new experiment in http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5429 in comment 6 and my name was changed into David A. Case. i just wonder when bugzilla switch

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
On Nov 5, 2008, at 11:44 AM, Konrad Hofbauer wrote: Ivan Werning wrote: I did this for like 10 files. ... I really hope I don't have to do this manually, ... That would be a major pain! Are you kidding? For 10 files, doing it manually would have been faster than writing the email to

A Bug in RC5?

2008-11-05 Thread Murat Yildizoglu
Hi, I was reading a manual in Lyx RC5 and wanted to check the URL for the bib tools in the Wiki and I have ended up with a SIGSEGV after having clicked on the 'Open Inset' option in the context menu of the URL: C:/Program Files/LyX16/bin/../Resources/doc/UserGuide.lyx.emergency lyx: SIGSEGV

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
On Nov 5, 2008, at 12:56 PM, Erez Yerushalmi wrote: Hi, This discussion has been very interesting for me to follow, because I too have the same questions. Konrads' second comment, was very practical and useful. A trick to to remember. My system has been the following: Anytime I write a

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
On Nov 5, 2008, at 1:48 PM, Robert Orr wrote: I would just move them myself to the directory where you have your .lyx source file. Then, open the .lyx file in a text editor, and then use find and replace to adjust the filename to the new location. I totally agree that that works, but

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Pavel Sanda
Basically, yeah. This was a feature bandied about perhaps two years ago more exactly this feature was some time part of lyx 1.6 and called 'embedding feature' or 'bundled format', unfortunately the discussions about its design and implementation was so heated that we nearly lost two of core

Re: A Bug in RC5?

2008-11-05 Thread Murat Yildizoglu
Yes, this is strange: I have chosen open inset, marked the URL and done CTRL+C to copy it on the clipboard for using it in Firefox and I got the error. But, after your mail, I have just tried it again and this time it seems to have worked without any problem. SInce the log is not very informative,

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Typhoon
On Wed, 5 Nov 2008 08:11:49 -0800 (PST) Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: SNIP We've read of these problems when collaborating on writing with others. Has anyone considered writing drafts in plain text and saving all formatting until everyone agrees on the content? Heretical, I know,

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
On Nov 5, 2008, at 3:04 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Basically, yeah. This was a feature bandied about perhaps two years ago more exactly this feature was some time part of lyx 1.6 and called 'embedding feature' or 'bundled format', unfortunately the discussions about its design and

Re: Problem with geometry package (urgent)

2008-11-05 Thread Les Denham
On Wednesday 05 November 2008, a e wrote: Thank you for answering. Here I post a minimal document Looks right to me when I generate a PDF. -- Les ~~ Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments. See

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Micha
On Wed, 5 Nov 2008 09:39:00 -0500 Steve Litt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 04 November 2008 07:19:32 pm rgheck wrote: Since Uwe moved this to users, I'll forward my comments here as well. Original Message Subject:Re: Word processor bashing Date: Mon,

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread =??B?SsO8cmdlbiBTcGl0em3DvGxsZXI=?=
David A. Case wrote: Or, how did bugzilla get my name and (old) email address? I've never used the lyx bugzilla site at all, either through the web or email. I have posted a few comments to the lyx-users mailing list, but don't know how/why that is relevant. David, shall I disable that

Changing section headings?

2008-11-05 Thread Mitchell Mebane
I'm working on cleaning up the constitution for a student organization, and it seems that we can never get our Word document entirely consistent. So I'd like to convert it to LyX. However, we have headings like Article I. Purpose and Goals and Section 1. Purpose. I'd like to use standard

Re: How to insert colored program listing in LYX

2008-11-05 Thread Siegfried MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL
Title: MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL Hello, Yes, if you first insert the Listings inset and after, you paste your code ( special paste and plain text ... or something like that ... my LyX speaks french ! ). On the screen it was OK and the tree wasn't affected. Remember I'm on Windows XP with LyX

Re: How to insert colored program listing in LYX

2008-11-05 Thread Siegfried MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL
Hello, Yes, if you choose a fixed length font like Courrier, the layout of the listing is left as in your text editor, with the possibility of syntax highlighting, line numbering and a lot of other possibilities. For me it works very well : I teach Fortran and I use a lot of program extracts

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread killermike
Patrick Camilleri wrote: Though I find LaTeX + LyX to be a very good typesetting system, I don’t understand all this bashing at other word processors in your ‘Introduction to LyX’ document. In my opinion if one took at least ¼ the amount of time one needed to learn LaTeX, one would find

Re: Problem with geometry package (urgent)

2008-11-05 Thread a e
Hi Les: Thank you for answering. Here I post a minimal document Options (book). Font: 12pt, Two sided: Preamble: \usepackage[a4paper,twoside,includeall,outer= 2.5 cm,inner= 0.75 cm, vmarginratio=4:5,textheight= 25 cm,ignoremp,bindingoffset= 0.5 cm,pdftex]{geometry} LyX combines the power and

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Johannes Knaus schrieb: ... i.e. that I'm posting the same message all the time in Bugzilla. Well, I haven't used Bugzilla since a couple of weeks! So, I suggest there's someone who uses my Bugzilla account. I think it's you. You can post to bugzilla by replying emails you got from bugzilla.

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Johannes Knaus
I can assure you that it wasn't me. I haven't written the message. I don't even know what that issue on Bugzilla was about. Some month ago I realized a small bug in the Mac rc-version of Lyx which is fixed now (see http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5168). That was the only thing I ever

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 04 November 2008, Uwe Stöhr wrote: I'm moving this discussion to the users list: Patrick Camilleri wrote:   Though I find LaTeX + LyX to be a very good typesetting system, I don’t understand all this bashing at other word processors in your ‘Introduction to LyX’ document. In my

Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Johannes Knaus
Hello, Stefan wrote me this mail yesterday: Am 04.11.2008 um 16:04 schrieb Stefan Schimanski: Hallo! Du postest die ganze Zeit dieselbe Meldung im Bugzilla: http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5447 Grüße Stefan ... i.e. that I'm posting the same message all the time in Bugzilla.

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Steve Litt
On Tuesday 04 November 2008 07:19:32 pm rgheck wrote: Since Uwe moved this to users, I'll forward my comments here as well. Original Message Subject: Re: Word processor bashing Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 17:06:13 -0500 From: RGH [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Steve Litt
On Wednesday 05 November 2008 04:24:46 am killermike wrote: Obviously most word processors now have styles, for example. Ironically, the buggy and inconsistent styles support in Open Office 0.9x was one of the things made me investigate LyX. I presume that this shortcoming has been fixed now.

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread John Kane
--- On Wed, 11/5/08, Steve Litt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Steve Litt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Word processor bashing To: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org Received: Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 9:41 AM On Wednesday 05 November 2008 04:24:46 am killermike wrote: Obviously most word

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread John Kane
From: rgheck [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing] To: lyx-users lyx-users@lists.lyx.org Received: Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 7:19 PM I know a lot of people who use Word, etc, and I don't know a single person who regularly uses styles. I suspect that some do but in

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Manveru
There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. 2008/11/5 Johannes Knaus [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I can assure you that it wasn't me. I haven't written the message. I don't even know what that issue on Bugzilla was about. Some month

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Steve Litt wrote: [...] What I like about LyX over MS Word is: 1) LyX is rock stable. 2) LyX's native format is humanly readable and parsable. 3) LyX produces beautiful output with minimal tweaking. 4) LyX is free software. No license tracking. 5) LyX is pretty good about version conversion

graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
I inserted a bunch of figures into a lyx document, using graphic files (png) that were temporarily located on my desktop (after performing many snapshots). I did this for like 10 files. I inserted these figures using Insertgraphicbrowse ... etc. Now, I would like to delete those graphic

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Richard Heck
Manveru wrote: There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. That's the most likely thing: Someone else's computer is infected, and it's using Johannes's email address as the from and just spamming everything it finds.

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 5 Nov 2008, Les Denham wrote: But when I got the edited document back, in ODT format, all of my colleague's additions were marked as hyperlinks to a non-existent target, and were in a blue instead of black, and used a different font. One item in an unedited Enumerate environment had

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Richard Heck
Helge Hafting wrote: I see a lot of word/oo documents, and some faults repeat all the time: * The section heading as the last item on a page. Other word processors don't seem to prevent this, it is up to the user instead. This is in large part because people don't use Styles. Most of the

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Konrad Hofbauer
Ivan Werning wrote: I did this for like 10 files. ... I really hope I don't have to do this manually, ... That would be a major pain! Are you kidding? For 10 files, doing it manually would have been faster than writing the email to the list! /Konrad

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Konrad Hofbauer wrote: Ivan Werning wrote: I'd appreciate any help/suggestion. OK, let's not be evil. You can do a find/replace directly in the .lyx file using a text editor. That will only fix the .lyx file, it won't move his image files around. Don't let a document reference temporary

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Erez Yerushalmi
Hi, This discussion has been very interesting for me to follow, because I too have the same questions. Konrads' second comment, was very practical and useful. A trick to to remember. My system has been the following: Anytime I write a new Lyx file, I open up a new lyx folder with the same name.

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Pavel Sanda
Manveru wrote: There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. That's the most likely thing: Someone else's computer is infected, and it's using Johannes's email address as the from and just spamming everything it

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Robert Orr
I would just move them myself to the directory where you have your .lyx source file. Then, open the .lyx file in a text editor, and then use find and replace to adjust the filename to the new location. --- On Wed, 11/5/08, Ivan Werning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Ivan Werning [EMAIL

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread David A. Case
On Wed, Nov 05, 2008, Pavel Sanda wrote: i just tried to search out that old case and i found the name is OK now! so i made new experiment in http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5429 in comment 6 and my name was changed into David A. Case. i just wonder when bugzilla switch it to my name

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread sunfire
Hello LyXers, Steve Litt schrieb: What I like about LyX over MS Word is: 1) LyX is rock stable. 2) LyX's native format is humanly readable and parsable. 3) LyX produces beautiful output with minimal tweaking. 4) LyX is free software. No license tracking. 5) LyX is pretty good about version

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Pavel Sanda
On Wed, Nov 05, 2008, Pavel Sanda wrote: i just tried to search out that old case and i found the name is OK now! so i made new experiment in http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5429 in comment 6 and my name was changed into David A. Case. i just wonder when bugzilla switch

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
On Nov 5, 2008, at 11:44 AM, Konrad Hofbauer wrote: Ivan Werning wrote: I did this for like 10 files. ... I really hope I don't have to do this manually, ... That would be a major pain! Are you kidding? For 10 files, doing it manually would have been faster than writing the email to

A Bug in RC5?

2008-11-05 Thread Murat Yildizoglu
Hi, I was reading a manual in Lyx RC5 and wanted to check the URL for the bib tools in the Wiki and I have ended up with a SIGSEGV after having clicked on the 'Open Inset' option in the context menu of the URL: C:/Program Files/LyX16/bin/../Resources/doc/UserGuide.lyx.emergency lyx: SIGSEGV

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
On Nov 5, 2008, at 12:56 PM, Erez Yerushalmi wrote: Hi, This discussion has been very interesting for me to follow, because I too have the same questions. Konrads' second comment, was very practical and useful. A trick to to remember. My system has been the following: Anytime I write a

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
On Nov 5, 2008, at 1:48 PM, Robert Orr wrote: I would just move them myself to the directory where you have your .lyx source file. Then, open the .lyx file in a text editor, and then use find and replace to adjust the filename to the new location. I totally agree that that works, but

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Pavel Sanda
Basically, yeah. This was a feature bandied about perhaps two years ago more exactly this feature was some time part of lyx 1.6 and called 'embedding feature' or 'bundled format', unfortunately the discussions about its design and implementation was so heated that we nearly lost two of core

Re: A Bug in RC5?

2008-11-05 Thread Murat Yildizoglu
Yes, this is strange: I have chosen open inset, marked the URL and done CTRL+C to copy it on the clipboard for using it in Firefox and I got the error. But, after your mail, I have just tried it again and this time it seems to have worked without any problem. SInce the log is not very informative,

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Typhoon
On Wed, 5 Nov 2008 08:11:49 -0800 (PST) Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: SNIP We've read of these problems when collaborating on writing with others. Has anyone considered writing drafts in plain text and saving all formatting until everyone agrees on the content? Heretical, I know,

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
On Nov 5, 2008, at 3:04 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Basically, yeah. This was a feature bandied about perhaps two years ago more exactly this feature was some time part of lyx 1.6 and called 'embedding feature' or 'bundled format', unfortunately the discussions about its design and

Re: Problem with geometry package (urgent)

2008-11-05 Thread Les Denham
On Wednesday 05 November 2008, a e wrote: Thank you for answering. Here I post a minimal document Looks right to me when I generate a PDF. -- Les ~~ Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments. See

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Micha
On Wed, 5 Nov 2008 09:39:00 -0500 Steve Litt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 04 November 2008 07:19:32 pm rgheck wrote: Since Uwe moved this to users, I'll forward my comments here as well. Original Message Subject:Re: Word processor bashing Date: Mon,

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread =??B?SsO8cmdlbiBTcGl0em3DvGxsZXI=?=
David A. Case wrote: Or, how did bugzilla get my name and (old) email address? I've never used the lyx bugzilla site at all, either through the web or email. I have posted a few comments to the lyx-users mailing list, but don't know how/why that is relevant. David, shall I disable that

Changing section headings?

2008-11-05 Thread Mitchell Mebane
I'm working on cleaning up the constitution for a student organization, and it seems that we can never get our Word document entirely consistent. So I'd like to convert it to LyX. However, we have headings like Article I. Purpose and Goals and Section 1. Purpose. I'd like to use standard

Re: How to insert colored program listing in LYX

2008-11-05 Thread Siegfried MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL
Title: MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL Hello, Yes, if you first insert the Listings inset and after, you paste your code ( special paste and plain text ... or something like that ... my LyX speaks french ! ). On the screen it was OK and the tree wasn't affected. Remember I'm on Windows XP with LyX

Re: How to insert colored program listing in LYX

2008-11-05 Thread Siegfried MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL
Hello, Yes, if you choose a fixed length font like Courrier, the layout of the listing is left as in your text editor, with the possibility of syntax highlighting, line numbering and a lot of other possibilities. For me it works very well : I teach Fortran and I use a lot of program extracts

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread killermike
Patrick Camilleri wrote: Though I find LaTeX + LyX to be a very good typesetting system, I don’t understand all this bashing at other word processors in your ‘Introduction to LyX’ document. In my opinion if one took at least ¼ the amount of time one needed to learn LaTeX, one would find

Re: Problem with geometry package (urgent)

2008-11-05 Thread a e
Hi Les: Thank you for answering. Here I post a minimal document Options (book). Font: 12pt, Two sided: Preamble: \usepackage[a4paper,twoside,includeall,outer= 2.5 cm,inner= 0.75 cm, vmarginratio=4:5,textheight= 25 cm,ignoremp,bindingoffset= 0.5 cm,pdftex]{geometry} LyX combines the power and

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Johannes Knaus schrieb: ... i.e. that I'm posting the same message all the time in Bugzilla. Well, I haven't used Bugzilla since a couple of weeks! So, I suggest there's someone who uses my Bugzilla account. I think it's you. You can post to bugzilla by replying emails you got from bugzilla.

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Johannes Knaus
I can assure you that it wasn't me. I haven't written the message. I don't even know what that issue on Bugzilla was about. Some month ago I realized a small bug in the Mac rc-version of Lyx which is fixed now (see http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5168). That was the only thing I ever

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 04 November 2008, Uwe Stöhr wrote: > I'm moving this discussion to the users list: > > Patrick Camilleri wrote: > >   Though I find LaTeX + LyX to be a very good typesetting system, I don’t > > understand all this bashing at other word processors in your > > ‘Introduction to LyX’

Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Johannes Knaus
Hello, Stefan wrote me this mail yesterday: Am 04.11.2008 um 16:04 schrieb Stefan Schimanski: Hallo! Du postest die ganze Zeit dieselbe Meldung im Bugzilla: http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5447 Grüße Stefan ... i.e. that I'm posting the same message all the time in Bugzilla.

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Steve Litt
On Tuesday 04 November 2008 07:19:32 pm rgheck wrote: > Since Uwe moved this to users, I'll forward my comments here as well. > > Original Message > Subject: Re: Word processor bashing > Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 17:06:13 -0500 > From: RGH <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Steve Litt
On Wednesday 05 November 2008 04:24:46 am killermike wrote: > Obviously most word processors now have styles, for example. Ironically, > the buggy and inconsistent styles support in Open Office 0.9x was one of > the things made me investigate LyX. I presume that this shortcoming has > been fixed

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread John Kane
--- On Wed, 11/5/08, Steve Litt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > From: Steve Litt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: Re: Word processor bashing > To: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org > Received: Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 9:41 AM > On Wednesday 05 November 2008 04:24:46 am killermike wrote: > > > Obviously

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread John Kane
> From: rgheck <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing] > To: "lyx-users" > Received: Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 7:19 PM >I know a lot of > people who use Word, etc, and I don't know a single > person who regularly uses styles. I suspect that

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Manveru
There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. 2008/11/5 Johannes Knaus <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > I can assure you that it wasn't me. I haven't written the message. > I don't even know what that issue on Bugzilla was about. > Some

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Steve Litt wrote: [...] What I like about LyX over MS Word is: 1) LyX is rock stable. 2) LyX's native format is humanly readable and parsable. 3) LyX produces beautiful output with minimal tweaking. 4) LyX is free software. No license tracking. 5) LyX is pretty good about version conversion

graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Ivan Werning
I inserted a bunch of figures into a lyx document, using graphic files (png) that were temporarily located on my desktop (after performing many snapshots). I did this for like 10 files. I inserted these figures using Insert>graphic>browse ... etc. Now, I would like to delete those

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Richard Heck
Manveru wrote: There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. That's the most likely thing: Someone else's computer is infected, and it's using Johannes's email address as the from and just spamming everything it finds.

Re: Word processor bashing

2008-11-05 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 5 Nov 2008, Les Denham wrote: But when I got the edited document back, in ODT format, all of my colleague's additions were marked as hyperlinks to a non-existent target, and were in a blue instead of black, and used a different font. One item in an unedited Enumerate environment had

Re: [Fwd: Re: Word processor bashing]

2008-11-05 Thread Richard Heck
Helge Hafting wrote: I see a lot of word/oo documents, and some faults repeat all the time: * The section heading as the last item on a page. Other word processors don't seem to prevent this, it is up to the user instead. This is in large part because people don't use Styles. Most of the

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Konrad Hofbauer
Ivan Werning wrote: I did this for like 10 files. ... I really hope I don't have to do this manually, ... That would be a major pain! Are you kidding? For 10 files, doing it manually would have been faster than writing the email to the list! /Konrad

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Konrad Hofbauer wrote: Ivan Werning wrote: I'd appreciate any help/suggestion. OK, let's not be evil. You can do a find/replace directly in the .lyx file using a text editor. That will only fix the .lyx file, it won't move his image files around. Don't let a document reference temporary

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Erez Yerushalmi
Hi, This discussion has been very interesting for me to follow, because I too have the same questions. Konrads' second comment, was very practical and useful. A trick to to remember. My system has been the following: Anytime I write a new Lyx file, I open up a new lyx folder with the same name.

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread Pavel Sanda
> Manveru wrote: >> There is a possibility that was not really you. But coincidence of >> addresses used by someone else to spam bugzilla. >> >> > That's the most likely thing: Someone else's computer is infected, and it's > using Johannes's email address as the from and just spamming

Re: graphic files

2008-11-05 Thread Robert Orr
I would just move them myself to the directory where you have your .lyx source file. Then, open the .lyx file in a text editor, and then use find and replace to adjust the filename to the new location. --- On Wed, 11/5/08, Ivan Werning <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > From: Ivan Werning

Re: Someone uses my Bugzilla account

2008-11-05 Thread David A. Case
On Wed, Nov 05, 2008, Pavel Sanda wrote: > i just tried to search out that old case and i found the name is OK now! so i > made new experiment in http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5429 in comment > 6 and my name was changed into David A. Case. i just wonder when bugzilla > switch it to my

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