Re: Xubuntu 20.04: Qt Library

2020-12-12 Thread Alan Tyree
Or use Gnu Stow to keep the new installation tucked safely away from the normal Debian tree structure. The Gnu documentation is good, and there are a number of good tutorials. Best of both worlds since you don't destroy the basic Debian structure with the risky PPA and you can still have the new

Re: [ANNOUNCE] LyX 2.3.3

2019-07-11 Thread Alan Tyree
If you are running Debian, it is easy to compile from source. See the Wiki for instructions. Cheers, Alan On Fri, 12 Jul 2019 at 09:02, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: > Le 11/07/2019 à 17:00, Maria Gouskova a écrit : > > Any idea when Liviu's PPA and/or the official Debian release are going > > to

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-05 Thread Alan Tyree
Hi Steve, Could you elaborate a bit on your pandoc/markdown comments? What kind of formatting is it that you find difficult/deficient. My impression is that it creates pretty clean HTML so that the formatting is via CSS. I have been helping a friend produce travel diaries for his family and

Re: Recommendations for metadata storage in Stylz

2018-04-01 Thread Alan Tyree
Hello Steve, I would think YAML is the best choice here. It is easy to type and easy for the beginner to understand. You could provide simple templates for the most common cases. My own feeling is that anything more complicated is going to turn off would-be authors. Good luck with this project!

Re: LyX for writing notes about a book

2014-03-02 Thread Alan Tyree
I also agree that a good outliner is the way to go. If you use Emacs, the have a look at Org-mode: http://orgmode.org/ Brilliant stuff all in plain text files. On 3 March 2014 05:53, Rich Shepard rshep...@appl-ecosys.com wrote: On Sun, 2 Mar 2014, Scott Kostyshak wrote: I take notes while

Re: LyX for writing notes about a book

2014-03-02 Thread Alan Tyree
I also agree that a good outliner is the way to go. If you use Emacs, the have a look at Org-mode: http://orgmode.org/ Brilliant stuff all in plain text files. On 3 March 2014 05:53, Rich Shepard rshep...@appl-ecosys.com wrote: On Sun, 2 Mar 2014, Scott Kostyshak wrote: I take notes while

Re: LyX for writing notes about a book

2014-03-02 Thread Alan Tyree
I also agree that a good outliner is the way to go. If you use Emacs, the have a look at Org-mode: http://orgmode.org/ Brilliant stuff all in plain text files. On 3 March 2014 05:53, Rich Shepard wrote: > On Sun, 2 Mar 2014, Scott Kostyshak wrote: > > I take notes

Re: Thoughts on Multiple Document Formats

2011-01-21 Thread Alan Tyree
On 1/22/11, Michael Joyner mjoy...@vbservices.net wrote: On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 1:52 PM, lyx-de...@oak-tree.us wrote: Hi Tim, I haven't looked into, but you might see what tools are available for creating ePub files. LyX can export to XHTML already, and ePub is merely a subset of XHTML.

Re: Thoughts on Multiple Document Formats

2011-01-21 Thread Alan Tyree
On 1/22/11, Michael Joyner mjoy...@vbservices.net wrote: On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 1:52 PM, lyx-de...@oak-tree.us wrote: Hi Tim, I haven't looked into, but you might see what tools are available for creating ePub files. LyX can export to XHTML already, and ePub is merely a subset of XHTML.

Re: Thoughts on Multiple Document Formats

2011-01-21 Thread Alan Tyree
On 1/22/11, Michael Joyner wrote: > On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 1:52 PM, wrote: > >> Hi Tim, >> >> I haven't looked into, but you might see what tools are available for >> creating ePub files. LyX can export to XHTML already, and ePub is merely a >>

Re: what is a good lyx layout for notetaking?

2010-10-13 Thread Alan Tyree
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.comwrote: VimOutliner http://www.vimoutliner.net Org-mode for emacs. Hi Steve! :-) -- Alan L Tyreehttp://www2.austlii.edu.au/~alan Tel: 04 2748 6206

Re: what is a good lyx layout for notetaking?

2010-10-13 Thread Alan Tyree
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.comwrote: VimOutliner http://www.vimoutliner.net Org-mode for emacs. Hi Steve! :-) -- Alan L Tyreehttp://www2.austlii.edu.au/~alan Tel: 04 2748 6206

Re: what is a good lyx layout for notetaking?

2010-10-13 Thread Alan Tyree
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Steve Litt wrote: > VimOutliner > > http://www.vimoutliner.net > Org-mode for emacs. Hi Steve! :-) -- Alan L Tyreehttp://www2.austlii.edu.au/~alan Tel: 04 2748 6206

Re: new google docs interface, with wave backend. (collaboration trends)

2010-04-14 Thread Alan Tyree
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Pavel Sanda sa...@lyx.org wrote: Guenter Milde wrote: What about using a distributed version control system? I use Bazaar to collaborate with one of my colleagues. We meed every so often to do a double merge and it works really well. No central server is

Re: new google docs interface, with wave backend. (collaboration trends)

2010-04-14 Thread Alan Tyree
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Pavel Sanda sa...@lyx.org wrote: Guenter Milde wrote: What about using a distributed version control system? I use Bazaar to collaborate with one of my colleagues. We meed every so often to do a double merge and it works really well. No central server is

Re: new google docs interface, with wave backend. (collaboration trends)

2010-04-14 Thread Alan Tyree
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: > Guenter Milde wrote: > > > What about using a distributed version control system? I use Bazaar to > > > collaborate with one of my colleagues. We meed every so often to do a > > > double merge and it works really well. No

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Alan Tyree
On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Jose Quesada ques...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the following problem. It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why we divide text into sections. In lyx/latex, you can

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Alan Tyree
On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Jose Quesada ques...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the following problem. It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why we divide text into sections. In lyx/latex, you can

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Alan Tyree
On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Jose Quesada wrote: > Hi, > > Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the > following problem. > It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why > we > divide text into sections. > In lyx/latex,

Re: PDF Fonts

2010-03-28 Thread Alan Tyree
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Paul Rubin ru...@msu.edu wrote: Typhoon typh...@... writes: I'm preparing a manuscript for printing. The LyX Wiki recommends Latin Modern as the best choice of fonts for a PDF document. Is this still the font of choice for PDF documents? The MS is plain

Re: PDF Fonts

2010-03-28 Thread Alan Tyree
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Paul Rubin ru...@msu.edu wrote: Typhoon typh...@... writes: I'm preparing a manuscript for printing. The LyX Wiki recommends Latin Modern as the best choice of fonts for a PDF document. Is this still the font of choice for PDF documents? The MS is plain

Re: PDF Fonts

2010-03-28 Thread Alan Tyree
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Paul Rubin wrote: > Typhoon writes: > > > > I'm preparing a manuscript for printing. The LyX Wiki recommends Latin > > Modern as the best choice of fonts for a PDF document. > > > > Is this still the font of choice for PDF documents?