Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I have two timetables within the same document. One is the main timetable which has the lecture title and a summary of its content. The other is a summary timetable that goes on the back page of the document, and just has the date and lecture title. With Word I can use Bookmarks to auto-update

Re: Float figures and wrapping text

2010-09-16 Thread Grahame Blackwood
On 15/09/10 20:20, Grahame Blackwood wrote: Hi LyXers I'm producing a document that needs some graphics to enliven the text. I would also like the text to wrap round the graphics. However, as it isn't an academic document, the usual references, Figure 1, Figure 2 etc aren't needed in the

Re: how to add a caption to a Box inset?

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
I've been using this module and it's almost exactly what I need. I changed the layout to NumberWithin = chapter to give me Box 1.1, 1.2, etc. But I need to change a few other things... so here's a shopping list: 1. align the caption left, and set font parameters. Can I do that with {caption}

formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref, et c

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX automagically adds 'chapter', 'section', 'subsection', and 'Figure', most of which are fine. But normally I would prefer to simply use 'section' for actual

Multiple chapters

2010-09-16 Thread RobyC.
Hi all, I'm writing my thesis with Lyx and I'm organizing it in several chapters and a bibliography. Every chapter have reference to the same bibliography but to cite bibliography entries I must include bibliography (generated by bibtex using referencer) in every chapter! By this way I have

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 03:06 AM, Graham Smith wrote: I have two timetables within the same document. One is the main timetable which has the lecture title and a summary of its content. The other is a summary timetable that goes on the back page of the document, and just has the date and lecture title.

Re: formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref, etc

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 04:26 AM, Justin Wood wrote: Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX automagically adds 'chapter', 'section', 'subsection', and 'Figure', most of which are fine. But normally I

Re: Multiple chapters

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 04:54 AM, RobyC. wrote: Hi all, I'm writing my thesis with Lyx and I'm organizing it in several chapters and a bibliography. Every chapter have reference to the same bibliography but to cite bibliography entries I must include bibliography (generated by bibtex using

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the dates and titles and then using those more than once. You can do this in LyX, too, That is very clever, and exactly what I wanted. Indeed I can see scope for this being useful for several other things as well. many

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread obregonmateo
On Thursday 16 September 2010, Richard Heck wrote: On 09/16/2010 03:06 AM, Graham Smith wrote: I have two timetables within the same document. snip Is there some way of doing this in Lyx. It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the dates and titles and

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Mateo Yes there is native support for macros in lyx, but the name is misleading; they are called Math macros. [Menu | Insert | Math | Macros] will allow you to define the macro, in both LaTeX and how it should appear in LyX if you so desire. Then, to use it in your text, insert some Inline

ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Pavel Sanda
Public release of LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6) = We are pleased to announce the sixth alpha release of LyX 2.0.0. Please note that this release is for testing purposes only and users are encouraged to use the current 1.6 stable release for any serious

Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I have Beamer set up to create a main presentation plus a child document that produces an article (where I include additional article only text) that I use as a handout. A change of policy means that we are now handing out just an outline of the main slide headings and the bullet points

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Pavel Sanda
Pavel Sanda wrote: Public release of LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6) = We are pleased to announce the sixth alpha release of LyX 2.0.0. some additional notes: - since we are close to to beta - which should be basically just bugfixing - its the best

Re: formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref , etc

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
On 16 September 2010 19:35, Richard Heck rgh...@comcast.net wrote: On 09/16/2010 04:26 AM, Justin Wood wrote: Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX automagically adds 'chapter',

a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Dino Vliet
Hi folks,   I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things:   1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? 2) I have two supervisors who's names need to be on the first page. I don 't want to add them with the Author class.

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the dates and titles and then using those more than once. You can do this in LyX, too, therefore, using ERT, but there's no native support for it. Yes there is native support for macros in lyx, but the name is misleading;

Re: Windows setup/directory structure

2010-09-16 Thread Jacob Bishop
Paul is right. You did ask, though, if there was a standard location for the directory in Windows. I believe there is, but it's different between xp and vista/w7. Mine on Windows 7 is: C:\Users\Jacob\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.8\... I'm not on my xp machine right now, but it's something like

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 10:21 AM, Dino Vliet wrote: Hi folks, I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things: 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? What kind of subtitle do you mean? For the entire document? 2) I have two

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Marcelo Acuña
Tarballs can be found at ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/devel/lyx-2.0/ What is LyX-2.0.0alpha6+qt4.dmg? Marcelo

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Walter van Holst
On Thu, 16 Sep 2010 08:33:08 -0700 (PDT), Marcelo Acuña mv...@yahoo.com.ar wrote: Tarballs can be found at ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/devel/lyx-2.0/ What is LyX-2.0.0alpha6+qt4.dmg? That is for those among us who sacrifice loads of money on their translucent white altars of Steve, the

Fwd: Re: captionbeside lyx Koma book: summary

2010-09-16 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Thanks to Mukhtars instructions I managed to use the captionbeside package correctly. I thought I should report to the list, since at some parts I asked him directly. Add to your preamble \newcommand{\CapBesBeg}{% \setcapindent*{0em} \let\MyCaption\caption

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Am 16.09.2010 16:34, schrieb Richard Heck: I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things: 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? LyX 1.6.8 will support KOMA-scripts subtitles. For now you can add them by adding the

Re: Fwd: Re: captionbeside lyx Koma book: summary

2010-09-16 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Am 16.09.2010 18:30, schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann: Thanks to Mukhtars instructions I managed to use the captionbeside package correctly. I haven't followed this thread. In case you tested the method I described in sec. 3.10 Caption Placement of the EmbeddedObjects manual and you found

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 09:21 AM, Graham Smith wrote: I have Beamer set up to create a main presentation plus a child document that produces an article (where I include additional article only text) that I use as a handout. A change of policy means that we are now handing out just an outline of the main

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard, I'm not sure I fully understand what you want. What do you mean by the bullet points beneath them? I think of bullet points as things on the slides, so that's presumably not what you mean. If you have a presentation file with no additional article notes or graphics and print out a

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday 16 September 2010 10:21:11 Dino Vliet wrote: Hi folks, I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things: 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? 2) I have two supervisors who's names need to be on the

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread RGH
On 09/16/2010 03:29 PM, Graham Smith wrote: Richard, I'm not sure I fully understand what you want. What do you mean by the bullet points beneath them? I think of bullet points as things on the slides, so that's presumably not what you mean. If you have a presentation file with

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard, Thanks for persisting with this. The text is added in an ERT box. \modearticle {text inserted between brackets will only print in the article and not the presentation} Graphics are added just with the insert graphics menu. It is beginning to look that this may well end up rather

How to create a layout file?

2010-09-16 Thread emant777
This might be an obvious question but I can't figure out how to make the layout file itself. I was reading http://wiki.lyx.org/Layouts/CreatingLayouts and I want to type something like this into the file: ** #% Do not delete the line below; configure depends

Re: How to create a layout file?

2010-09-16 Thread Rob Oakes
Layout files are just simple text files that have been saved with the .layout extensions. You then place this file in the layouts subdirectory of your LyX user directory. (To see where your LyX user directory is located, simply click on Help About, or if using Mac, Application Menu About.)

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I wonder if a child document that only contained a TOC might work, if that's possible. Graham

Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I have two timetables within the same document. One is the main timetable which has the lecture title and a summary of its content. The other is a summary timetable that goes on the back page of the document, and just has the date and lecture title. With Word I can use Bookmarks to auto-update

Re: Float figures and wrapping text

2010-09-16 Thread Grahame Blackwood
On 15/09/10 20:20, Grahame Blackwood wrote: Hi LyXers I'm producing a document that needs some graphics to enliven the text. I would also like the text to wrap round the graphics. However, as it isn't an academic document, the usual references, Figure 1, Figure 2 etc aren't needed in the

Re: how to add a caption to a Box inset?

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
I've been using this module and it's almost exactly what I need. I changed the layout to NumberWithin = chapter to give me Box 1.1, 1.2, etc. But I need to change a few other things... so here's a shopping list: 1. align the caption left, and set font parameters. Can I do that with {caption}

formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref, et c

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX automagically adds 'chapter', 'section', 'subsection', and 'Figure', most of which are fine. But normally I would prefer to simply use 'section' for actual

Multiple chapters

2010-09-16 Thread RobyC.
Hi all, I'm writing my thesis with Lyx and I'm organizing it in several chapters and a bibliography. Every chapter have reference to the same bibliography but to cite bibliography entries I must include bibliography (generated by bibtex using referencer) in every chapter! By this way I have

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 03:06 AM, Graham Smith wrote: I have two timetables within the same document. One is the main timetable which has the lecture title and a summary of its content. The other is a summary timetable that goes on the back page of the document, and just has the date and lecture title.

Re: formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref, etc

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 04:26 AM, Justin Wood wrote: Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX automagically adds 'chapter', 'section', 'subsection', and 'Figure', most of which are fine. But normally I

Re: Multiple chapters

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 04:54 AM, RobyC. wrote: Hi all, I'm writing my thesis with Lyx and I'm organizing it in several chapters and a bibliography. Every chapter have reference to the same bibliography but to cite bibliography entries I must include bibliography (generated by bibtex using

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the dates and titles and then using those more than once. You can do this in LyX, too, That is very clever, and exactly what I wanted. Indeed I can see scope for this being useful for several other things as well. many

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread obregonmateo
On Thursday 16 September 2010, Richard Heck wrote: On 09/16/2010 03:06 AM, Graham Smith wrote: I have two timetables within the same document. snip Is there some way of doing this in Lyx. It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the dates and titles and

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Mateo Yes there is native support for macros in lyx, but the name is misleading; they are called Math macros. [Menu | Insert | Math | Macros] will allow you to define the macro, in both LaTeX and how it should appear in LyX if you so desire. Then, to use it in your text, insert some Inline

ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Pavel Sanda
Public release of LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6) = We are pleased to announce the sixth alpha release of LyX 2.0.0. Please note that this release is for testing purposes only and users are encouraged to use the current 1.6 stable release for any serious

Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I have Beamer set up to create a main presentation plus a child document that produces an article (where I include additional article only text) that I use as a handout. A change of policy means that we are now handing out just an outline of the main slide headings and the bullet points

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Pavel Sanda
Pavel Sanda wrote: Public release of LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6) = We are pleased to announce the sixth alpha release of LyX 2.0.0. some additional notes: - since we are close to to beta - which should be basically just bugfixing - its the best

Re: formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref , etc

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
On 16 September 2010 19:35, Richard Heck rgh...@comcast.net wrote: On 09/16/2010 04:26 AM, Justin Wood wrote: Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX automagically adds 'chapter',

a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Dino Vliet
Hi folks,   I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things:   1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? 2) I have two supervisors who's names need to be on the first page. I don 't want to add them with the Author class.

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the dates and titles and then using those more than once. You can do this in LyX, too, therefore, using ERT, but there's no native support for it. Yes there is native support for macros in lyx, but the name is misleading;

Re: Windows setup/directory structure

2010-09-16 Thread Jacob Bishop
Paul is right. You did ask, though, if there was a standard location for the directory in Windows. I believe there is, but it's different between xp and vista/w7. Mine on Windows 7 is: C:\Users\Jacob\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.8\... I'm not on my xp machine right now, but it's something like

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 10:21 AM, Dino Vliet wrote: Hi folks, I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things: 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? What kind of subtitle do you mean? For the entire document? 2) I have two

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Marcelo Acuña
Tarballs can be found at ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/devel/lyx-2.0/ What is LyX-2.0.0alpha6+qt4.dmg? Marcelo

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Walter van Holst
On Thu, 16 Sep 2010 08:33:08 -0700 (PDT), Marcelo Acuña mv...@yahoo.com.ar wrote: Tarballs can be found at ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/devel/lyx-2.0/ What is LyX-2.0.0alpha6+qt4.dmg? That is for those among us who sacrifice loads of money on their translucent white altars of Steve, the

Fwd: Re: captionbeside lyx Koma book: summary

2010-09-16 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Thanks to Mukhtars instructions I managed to use the captionbeside package correctly. I thought I should report to the list, since at some parts I asked him directly. Add to your preamble \newcommand{\CapBesBeg}{% \setcapindent*{0em} \let\MyCaption\caption

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Am 16.09.2010 16:34, schrieb Richard Heck: I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things: 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? LyX 1.6.8 will support KOMA-scripts subtitles. For now you can add them by adding the

Re: Fwd: Re: captionbeside lyx Koma book: summary

2010-09-16 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Am 16.09.2010 18:30, schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann: Thanks to Mukhtars instructions I managed to use the captionbeside package correctly. I haven't followed this thread. In case you tested the method I described in sec. 3.10 Caption Placement of the EmbeddedObjects manual and you found

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 09:21 AM, Graham Smith wrote: I have Beamer set up to create a main presentation plus a child document that produces an article (where I include additional article only text) that I use as a handout. A change of policy means that we are now handing out just an outline of the main

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard, I'm not sure I fully understand what you want. What do you mean by the bullet points beneath them? I think of bullet points as things on the slides, so that's presumably not what you mean. If you have a presentation file with no additional article notes or graphics and print out a

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday 16 September 2010 10:21:11 Dino Vliet wrote: Hi folks, I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things: 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? 2) I have two supervisors who's names need to be on the

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread RGH
On 09/16/2010 03:29 PM, Graham Smith wrote: Richard, I'm not sure I fully understand what you want. What do you mean by the bullet points beneath them? I think of bullet points as things on the slides, so that's presumably not what you mean. If you have a presentation file with

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard, Thanks for persisting with this. The text is added in an ERT box. \modearticle {text inserted between brackets will only print in the article and not the presentation} Graphics are added just with the insert graphics menu. It is beginning to look that this may well end up rather

How to create a layout file?

2010-09-16 Thread emant777
This might be an obvious question but I can't figure out how to make the layout file itself. I was reading http://wiki.lyx.org/Layouts/CreatingLayouts and I want to type something like this into the file: ** #% Do not delete the line below; configure depends

Re: How to create a layout file?

2010-09-16 Thread Rob Oakes
Layout files are just simple text files that have been saved with the .layout extensions. You then place this file in the layouts subdirectory of your LyX user directory. (To see where your LyX user directory is located, simply click on Help About, or if using Mac, Application Menu About.)

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I wonder if a child document that only contained a TOC might work, if that's possible. Graham

Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I have two timetables within the same document. One is the main timetable which has the lecture title and a summary of its content. The other is a summary timetable that goes on the back page of the document, and just has the date and lecture title. With Word I can use" Bookmarks" to auto-update

Re: Float figures and wrapping text

2010-09-16 Thread Grahame Blackwood
On 15/09/10 20:20, Grahame Blackwood wrote: Hi LyXers I'm producing a document that needs some graphics to enliven the text. I would also like the text to wrap round the graphics. However, as it isn't an academic document, the usual references, Figure 1, Figure 2 etc aren't needed in the

Re: how to add a caption to a Box inset?

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
I've been using this module and it's almost exactly what I need. I changed the layout to NumberWithin = chapter to give me Box 1.1, 1.2, etc. But I need to change a few other things... so here's a shopping list: 1. align the caption left, and set font parameters. Can I do that with {caption}

formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref, et c

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX automagically adds 'chapter', 'section', 'subsection', and 'Figure', most of which are fine. But normally I would prefer to simply use 'section' for actual

Multiple chapters

2010-09-16 Thread RobyC.
Hi all, I'm writing my thesis with Lyx and I'm organizing it in several chapters and a bibliography. Every chapter have reference to the same bibliography but to cite bibliography entries I must include bibliography (generated by bibtex using referencer) in every chapter! By this way I have

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 03:06 AM, Graham Smith wrote: I have two timetables within the same document. One is the main timetable which has the lecture title and a summary of its content. The other is a summary timetable that goes on the back page of the document, and just has the date and lecture title.

Re: formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref, etc

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 04:26 AM, Justin Wood wrote: Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX automagically adds 'chapter', 'section', 'subsection', and 'Figure', most of which are fine. But normally I

Re: Multiple chapters

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 04:54 AM, RobyC. wrote: Hi all, I'm writing my thesis with Lyx and I'm organizing it in several chapters and a bibliography. Every chapter have reference to the same bibliography but to cite bibliography entries I must include bibliography (generated by bibtex using

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard > It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the dates > and titles and then using those more than once. You can do this in LyX, too, That is very clever, and exactly what I wanted. Indeed I can see scope for this being useful for several other things as well. many

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread obregonmateo
On Thursday 16 September 2010, Richard Heck wrote: > On 09/16/2010 03:06 AM, Graham Smith wrote: > > I have two timetables within the same document. > > >< snip >< > > Is there some way of doing this in Lyx. > > > > > It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the >

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Mateo > Yes there is native support for macros in lyx, but the name is misleading; > they are called Math macros. [Menu | Insert | Math | Macros] will allow you > to define the macro, in both LaTeX and how it should appear in LyX if you so > desire. Then, to use it in your text, insert some

ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Pavel Sanda
Public release of LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6) = We are pleased to announce the sixth alpha release of LyX 2.0.0. Please note that this release is for testing purposes only and users are encouraged to use the current 1.6 stable release for any serious

Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I have Beamer set up to create a main presentation plus a child document that produces an article (where I include additional "article" only text) that I use as a handout. A change of policy means that we are now handing out just an "outline" of the main slide headings and the bullet points

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Pavel Sanda
Pavel Sanda wrote: > Public release of LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6) > = > > We are pleased to announce the sixth alpha release of LyX 2.0.0. some additional notes: - since we are close to to beta - which should be basically just bugfixing - its the

Re: formatting cross references — \ref, \prettyref , etc

2010-09-16 Thread Justin Wood
On 16 September 2010 19:35, Richard Heck wrote: > On 09/16/2010 04:26 AM, Justin Wood wrote: > > Is it possible to control the format of cross references to labels so that > I can specify the text prepended to the label number? I realise LyX > automagically adds 'chapter',

a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Dino Vliet
Hi folks,   I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things:   1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? 2) I have two supervisors who's names need to be on the first page. I don 't want to add them with the Author class.

Re: Keeping text in sync at two locations in a document

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
It can easily be done in LaTeX, by defining macros that contain the dates and titles and then using those more than once. You can do this in LyX, too, therefore, using ERT, but there's no native support for it. Yes there is native support for macros in lyx, but the name is misleading;

Re: Windows setup/directory structure

2010-09-16 Thread Jacob Bishop
Paul is right. You did ask, though, if there was a standard location for the directory in Windows. I believe there is, but it's different between xp and vista/w7. Mine on Windows 7 is: C:\Users\Jacob\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.8\... I'm not on my xp machine right now, but it's something like

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 10:21 AM, Dino Vliet wrote: Hi folks, I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things: 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? What kind of subtitle do you mean? For the entire document? 2) I have two

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Marcelo Acuña
> Tarballs can be found at > ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/devel/lyx-2.0/ What is LyX-2.0.0alpha6+qt4.dmg? Marcelo

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (alpha 6)

2010-09-16 Thread Walter van Holst
On Thu, 16 Sep 2010 08:33:08 -0700 (PDT), Marcelo Acuña wrote: >> Tarballs can be found at >> ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/devel/lyx-2.0/ > > What is LyX-2.0.0alpha6+qt4.dmg? That is for those among us who sacrifice loads of money on their translucent white altars of Steve, the

Fwd: Re: captionbeside lyx Koma book: summary

2010-09-16 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Thanks to Mukhtars instructions I managed to use the captionbeside package correctly. I thought I should report to the list, since at some parts I asked him directly. Add to your preamble \newcommand{\CapBesBeg}{% \setcapindent*{0em} \let\MyCaption\caption

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Am 16.09.2010 16:34, schrieb Richard Heck: I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I don't know how to do the following things: 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? LyX 1.6.8 will support KOMA-scripts subtitles. For now you can add them by adding the

Re: Fwd: Re: captionbeside lyx Koma book: summary

2010-09-16 Thread Uwe Stöhr
Am 16.09.2010 18:30, schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann: Thanks to Mukhtars instructions I managed to use the captionbeside package correctly. I haven't followed this thread. In case you tested the method I described in sec. 3.10 "Caption Placement" of the EmbeddedObjects manual and you found

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Richard Heck
On 09/16/2010 09:21 AM, Graham Smith wrote: I have Beamer set up to create a main presentation plus a child document that produces an article (where I include additional "article" only text) that I use as a handout. A change of policy means that we are now handing out just an "outline" of the

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard, > I'm not sure I fully understand what you want. What do you mean by "the > bullet points beneath them"? I think of bullet points as things on the > slides, so that's presumably not what you mean. If you have a presentation file with no additional "article" notes or graphics and print

Re: a few questions regarding lyx

2010-09-16 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday 16 September 2010 10:21:11 Dino Vliet wrote: > Hi folks, > > I'm using the report (KOMA-script) document class to write my thesis and I > don't know how to do the following things: > 1) Subtitles: how to add the to my document? > 2) I have two supervisors who's names need to be on

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread RGH
On 09/16/2010 03:29 PM, Graham Smith wrote: Richard, I'm not sure I fully understand what you want. What do you mean by "the bullet points beneath them"? I think of bullet points as things on the slides, so that's presumably not what you mean. If you have a presentation file with

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
Richard, Thanks for persisting with this. The text is added in an ERT box. \mode {text inserted between brackets will only print in the article and not the presentation} Graphics are added just with the insert graphics menu. It is beginning to look that this may well end up rather

How to create a layout file?

2010-09-16 Thread emant777
This might be an obvious question but I can't figure out how to make the layout file itself. I was reading http://wiki.lyx.org/Layouts/CreatingLayouts and I want to type something like this into the file: ** #% Do not delete the line below; configure depends

Re: How to create a layout file?

2010-09-16 Thread Rob Oakes
Layout files are just simple text files that have been saved with the .layout extensions. You then place this file in the "layouts" subdirectory of your LyX user directory. (To see where your LyX user directory is located, simply click on Help > About, or if using Mac, Application Menu >

Re: Printing a beamer outline

2010-09-16 Thread Graham Smith
I wonder if a child document that only contained a TOC might work, if that's possible. Graham