Re: Wave

2009-06-01 Thread Kosta Welke
On Sun, 31 May 2009 22:50:47 +0200 A B gentosa...@gmail.com wrote: I just viewed a video demo of google wave, and remembered the collaboration discussion when someone talked about using wiki for collaborative editing, but google wave sounds to be a much more interesting tool for collaboration

Re: Custom Inset Issues

2009-06-01 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
wilsons wrote: LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. \newfontfamily{\G}{L ucida Grande} You're in trouble here. Try typing return to proceed. If that doesn't work, type X return to quit. As I mentioned above, the exact same LaTeX code does exactly what I want when placed directly in

pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread asm23
Hi, I'm using Lyx and Miktex 2.7 in Windows. I notices that in the Lyx preamble, there are some code like below: % set fonts for nicer pdf view \IfFileExists{lmodern.sty}{\usepackage{lmodern}}{} This will give a nice font view in pdfLatex(the font looks heavy black). If I didn't use these

Graphics output on PDF

2009-06-01 Thread Pablo
Hello everybody! I'm working on a thesis, currently running Lyx 1.6 over MikTex 2.7 on a Vista environment. Just in case I'm using the standard Report layout. When generating the PDF via pdflatex everything looks pretty except for the graphics. Eventhough they look pretty good on Lyx, on the pdf

SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Stefano Franchi
Hi all, I know this issue has been discussed repeatedly, but rereading the old threads and the wiki pages did not provide any help. Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image both in

Float placement with SWeave

2009-06-01 Thread Graham Smith
Can anyone give me some hints about float placement of figures created with SWeave. I have tried a float and a wrap float, but the former seems to put the floats one per page, and the latter seems to end up with text running through the figure. Is there a standard way of doing this, or do

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-06-01, Stefano Franchi wrote: Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image What I did: 1. I followed the instructions on the wiki and added format and converters for SVG

Re: Graphics output on PDF

2009-06-01 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-06-01, Pablo wrote: So, for every figure I add, a process of trial and error follows in order to get the right scale.. I'd specify the width in absolute units or as percentage of the textwidth. (then of course I have to determine the right clipping values in order to get the image

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Stefano Franchi wrote: Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image both in the LyX preview (which I don't care about) AND in the pdf output (which I DO care about). The SVG image looks

Re: pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread Uwe Stöhr
asm23 schrieb: Since I update my Miktex to the latest package yesterday, I found this difference has gone, both cases will give a nice pdf. So we don't need these statement in preamble any more. That's not true. When you use the default fonts, you still get the font Computer Modern. You'll

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Stefano Franchi
On Monday 01 June 2009 04:29:02 pm Paul A. Rubin wrote: Stefano Franchi wrote: Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image both in the LyX preview (which I don't care about) AND in the

Re: pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread asm23
Uwe Stöhr wrote: asm23 schrieb: Since I update my Miktex to the latest package yesterday, I found this difference has gone, both cases will give a nice pdf. So we don't need these statement in preamble any more. That's not true. When you use the default fonts, you still get the font

Re: Wave

2009-06-01 Thread Kosta Welke
On Sun, 31 May 2009 22:50:47 +0200 A B gentosa...@gmail.com wrote: I just viewed a video demo of google wave, and remembered the collaboration discussion when someone talked about using wiki for collaborative editing, but google wave sounds to be a much more interesting tool for collaboration

Re: Custom Inset Issues

2009-06-01 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
wilsons wrote: LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. \newfontfamily{\G}{L ucida Grande} You're in trouble here. Try typing return to proceed. If that doesn't work, type X return to quit. As I mentioned above, the exact same LaTeX code does exactly what I want when placed directly in

pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread asm23
Hi, I'm using Lyx and Miktex 2.7 in Windows. I notices that in the Lyx preamble, there are some code like below: % set fonts for nicer pdf view \IfFileExists{lmodern.sty}{\usepackage{lmodern}}{} This will give a nice font view in pdfLatex(the font looks heavy black). If I didn't use these

Graphics output on PDF

2009-06-01 Thread Pablo
Hello everybody! I'm working on a thesis, currently running Lyx 1.6 over MikTex 2.7 on a Vista environment. Just in case I'm using the standard Report layout. When generating the PDF via pdflatex everything looks pretty except for the graphics. Eventhough they look pretty good on Lyx, on the pdf

SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Stefano Franchi
Hi all, I know this issue has been discussed repeatedly, but rereading the old threads and the wiki pages did not provide any help. Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image both in

Float placement with SWeave

2009-06-01 Thread Graham Smith
Can anyone give me some hints about float placement of figures created with SWeave. I have tried a float and a wrap float, but the former seems to put the floats one per page, and the latter seems to end up with text running through the figure. Is there a standard way of doing this, or do

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-06-01, Stefano Franchi wrote: Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image What I did: 1. I followed the instructions on the wiki and added format and converters for SVG

Re: Graphics output on PDF

2009-06-01 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-06-01, Pablo wrote: So, for every figure I add, a process of trial and error follows in order to get the right scale.. I'd specify the width in absolute units or as percentage of the textwidth. (then of course I have to determine the right clipping values in order to get the image

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Stefano Franchi wrote: Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image both in the LyX preview (which I don't care about) AND in the pdf output (which I DO care about). The SVG image looks

Re: pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread Uwe Stöhr
asm23 schrieb: Since I update my Miktex to the latest package yesterday, I found this difference has gone, both cases will give a nice pdf. So we don't need these statement in preamble any more. That's not true. When you use the default fonts, you still get the font Computer Modern. You'll

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Stefano Franchi
On Monday 01 June 2009 04:29:02 pm Paul A. Rubin wrote: Stefano Franchi wrote: Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image both in the LyX preview (which I don't care about) AND in the

Re: pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread asm23
Uwe Stöhr wrote: asm23 schrieb: Since I update my Miktex to the latest package yesterday, I found this difference has gone, both cases will give a nice pdf. So we don't need these statement in preamble any more. That's not true. When you use the default fonts, you still get the font

Re: Wave

2009-06-01 Thread Kosta Welke
On Sun, 31 May 2009 22:50:47 +0200 A B wrote: > I just viewed a video demo of google wave, and remembered the > collaboration discussion when someone talked about using wiki for > collaborative editing, but google wave sounds to be a much more > interesting tool for

Re: Custom Inset Issues

2009-06-01 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
wilsons wrote: > LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. > \newfontfamily{\G}{L > ucida Grande} > You're in trouble here. Try typing to proceed. > If that doesn't work, type X to quit. > > As I mentioned above, the exact same LaTeX code does exactly what I > want when placed directly in the

pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread asm23
Hi, I'm using Lyx and Miktex 2.7 in Windows. I notices that in the Lyx preamble, there are some code like below: % set fonts for nicer pdf view \IfFileExists{lmodern.sty}{\usepackage{lmodern}}{} This will give a nice font view in pdfLatex(the font looks heavy black). If I didn't use these

Graphics output on PDF

2009-06-01 Thread Pablo
Hello everybody! I'm working on a thesis, currently running Lyx 1.6 over MikTex 2.7 on a Vista environment. Just in case I'm using the standard "Report" layout. When generating the PDF via pdflatex everything looks pretty except for the graphics. Eventhough they look pretty good on Lyx, on the

SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Stefano Franchi
Hi all, I know this issue has been discussed repeatedly, but rereading the old threads and the wiki pages did not provide any help. Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image both in

Float placement with SWeave

2009-06-01 Thread Graham Smith
Can anyone give me some hints about float placement of figures created with SWeave. I have tried a float and a wrap float, but the former seems to put the floats one per page, and the latter seems to end up with text running through the figure. Is there a "standard" way of doing this, or

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-06-01, Stefano Franchi wrote: > Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved > as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a > bitmapped image > What I did: > 1. I followed the instructions on the wiki and added format and >converters

Re: Graphics output on PDF

2009-06-01 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-06-01, Pablo wrote: > So, for every figure I add, a process of trial and error follows in > order to get the right scale.. I'd specify the width in absolute units or as percentage of the textwidth. > (then of course I have to determine the right clipping > values in order to get the

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Stefano Franchi wrote: Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped image both in the LyX preview (which I don't care about) AND in the pdf output (which I DO care about). The SVG image looks

Re: pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread Uwe Stöhr
asm23 schrieb: Since I update my Miktex to the latest package yesterday, I found this difference has gone, both cases will give a nice pdf. So we don't need these statement in preamble any more. That's not true. When you use the default fonts, you still get the font "Computer Modern". You'll

Re: SVG conversion to pdf produces bitmaps

2009-06-01 Thread Stefano Franchi
On Monday 01 June 2009 04:29:02 pm Paul A. Rubin wrote: > Stefano Franchi wrote: > > Problem: I have a small illustration produced with Inkscape and saved as > > SVG. When I insert it into LyX as SVG, it gets converted to a bitmapped > > image both in the LyX preview (which I don't care about) AND

Re: pdf font quality improvement after miktex update

2009-06-01 Thread asm23
Uwe Stöhr wrote: asm23 schrieb: Since I update my Miktex to the latest package yesterday, I found this difference has gone, both cases will give a nice pdf. So we don't need these statement in preamble any more. That's not true. When you use the default fonts, you still get the font