Acknowledgment

2020-02-20 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
LyX is acknowledged in this paper https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755020319000480 because it was much easier to effect the work that underlies the paper, let alone to compose it, having something like LyX allowing me quickly to construct formulae. -- lyx-users mailing list

Re: Update: LyX 2.3.2-2 for Windows

2019-01-05 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 1/5/19 4:07 AM, Graeme wrote: A bug in the previous release of LyX 2.3.2 for Windows prevented the insertion of citations when using the Bibliography environment (rather than bib(la)tex). An updated installer is available here: http://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/bin/2.3.2/ It is not necessary

Re: lyx changes the file access privileges

2018-11-27 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/26/18 11:23 PM, paolo m. wrote: Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: There is no practical problem for me here, and a practical problem could be addressed by chmod. But the situation is puzzling. Files with access mode: -rw cannot be synced

Re: lyx changes the file access privileges

2018-11-24 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/24/18 7:11 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: On 11/24/18 6:33 PM, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: On 11/24/18 1:05 PM, paolo m.  wrote: As i change a lyx file name (say test1.lyx ) with a new name  (say test2.lyx) , by the command 'file -> save as', the new file created has the us

Re: lyx changes the file access privileges

2018-11-24 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/24/18 1:05 PM, paolo m. wrote: As i change a lyx file name (say test1.lyx ) with a new name (say test2.lyx) , by the command 'file -> save as', the new file created has the usual access mode, but, when saved, its mode change so that is inaccessible to groups and to the world. That does

Re: Please help: how do I insert a list of my publications in an otherwise ready thesis?

2018-11-19 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/16/18 5:36 PM, Polina Proutskova wrote: I have written my PhD thesis in LyX and have to do my minor corrections. I’ve been asked to put a list of my publications in the thesis. What is the proper way to do it? My suggestion is rather brutal. That is to create a separate document for

Re: PDF graphics is blurred in LyX when scaled

2018-11-15 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
This d_mn'd thread already had both top posting... On 11/15/18 5:04 AM, Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: whenever I see unnecessary full quotes like this I know why top posting is the right thing to do :-)-O el On 15/11/2018 06:32, Baris Erkus wrote: On 14-Nov-18 11:36 PM,

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-07 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/7/18 9:10 AM, Christopher Menzel wrote: Well aware — I started writing in (a much earlier version of) LaTeX in Emacs at Stanford in the mid-1980s, while Knuth was still actively developing the TeX code. :-) The usual process back then was .tex → .dvi → .ps via the latex and dvips

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-05 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/5/18 4:55 PM, Christopher Menzel wrote: I might well just be naive but I'm not getting this line of criticism at all. LyX has always been a frontend to LaTeX, right? That's it's /raison d'etre./ It's still the only game in town to that end, and it's fabulous at it. LaTeX creates PDFs.

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-11-05 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/5/18 12:31 AM, Ricardo Berlasso wrote: El lun., 5 nov. 2018 a las 0:53, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) (<mailto:daniel@oeconomist.com>>) escribió: On 11/4/18 5:08 AM, Ricardo Berlasso wrote: > > Sorry for jumping into the discussi

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-11-04 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/4/18 4:55 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 04/11/2018 à 14:26, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) a écrit : I think we have to calm down here. I doubt that you should inject your guesses about the moods of others. As you prefer. It is about a proposed feature

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-11-04 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/4/18 3:57 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 04/11/2018 à 13:52, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) a écrit : Not necessarily. There are several forms of mild dyslexia in which the person swaps letters or even "fingers" (typing an "o" instead of

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-11-04 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/4/18 5:08 AM, Ricardo Berlasso wrote: Sorry for jumping into the discussion, but I think some people here are missing the real point of the problem Is that mistake a matter of 'learning'? Yes, unequivocally. Not necessarily. There are several forms of mild dyslexia in which the

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-11-04 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/4/18 1:18 AM, Pol wrote: Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: Yes, a set of specific words to be fixed by rearranging letters. No. The computer would not _rearrange_ letters. It would effect a string subsitution, oblivious to whether any of the letters

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-11-04 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/4/18 1:44 AM, Michael Berger wrote: Do you think this list is the right place for your continuing dispute? He's advocating a change to LyX.

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-03 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/3/18 4:16 PM, Steve Litt wrote: Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: On 11/2/18 9:57 AM, Steve Litt wrote: > > Perhaps this is why LyX becomes less relevant every year. I don't think that peer-reviewed academic publication is going to vanish anytim

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-11-03 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/3/18 5:46 AM, paolo m. wrote: Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: You've not answered my actual question. A feature of the sort that you propose is not likely to be popular; the vast majority of people would, in constructing the underlying look-up table, find

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-02 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/2/18 9:57 AM, Steve Litt wrote: Perhaps this is why LyX becomes less relevant every year. I don't think that peer-reviewed academic publication is going to vanish anytime soon; and, over about the last decade, I've observed journals continuing to transition from accepting manuscripts

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-02 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/1/18 7:29 PM, David L. Johnson wrote: >> At one point, I wanted to create a couple of apps for Android. >> I've taught Java programming for a university; but, when I saw how >> much I would have to invest in learning the peculiarities of the >> Android interface, I lost nearly all of my

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-01 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 11/1/18 12:41 PM, Anders Host-Madsen wrote: Perhaps beating a dead horse, but I really wish there would be a LyX for iPad. I don't think that anyone is opposed to the idea, but it requires developers willing and _able_ to port to the iPad. I think that your hope would be in finding

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-10-23 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/23/2018 05:41 AM, Pol wrote: Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: On 10/22/2018 04:16 AM, Pol wrote: A possible improvement of the spellchecker facility: Common, typical mispellings made by authors could be istantaneously autocorrected by lyx, by checking

Re: weird language management

2018-10-23 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/23/2018 06:04 AM, Pol wrote: Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: On 10/22/2018 03:38 AM, Pol wrote: Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: On 10/21/2018 11:48 AM, Paolo M wrote: I have noticed that spellchecker does not work

Re: weird language management

2018-10-22 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/22/2018 03:38 AM, Pol wrote: Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: On 10/21/2018 11:48 AM, Paolo M wrote: I have noticed that spellchecker does not work, if an alternative language has been given. Is that a bug? Do you have a vocabulary loaded

Re: auto fixing mispelled words

2018-10-22 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/22/2018 04:16 AM, Pol wrote: A possible improvement of the spellchecker facility: Common, typical mispellings made by authors could be istantaneously autocorrected by lyx, by checking a suitable list maintained by authors themseves. If there is to be a list of substring substitutions

Re: weird language management

2018-10-21 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/21/2018 11:48 AM, Paolo M wrote: I have noticed that spellchecker does not work, if an alternative language has been given. Is that a bug? Do you have a vocabulary loaded for the alternative language?

Re: Replace list x by list y

2018-10-12 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/11/2018 10:32 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:22:19 +0200 Daniel wrote: Hi, Is there a way to replace let's say all enumerate lists by itemize lists? Why in the WORLD would you want to do that? Were you mistaken that some lists needed numbers? Or do you just like the

Re: 2.3.1-1 on Mojave debugging

2018-10-10 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/10/2018 04:24 AM, Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: Hi, I am trying to debug a lyxserver issue but when running lyx -dbg lyxserver I get Setting debug level to lyxserver Debugging `lyxserver' (External control interface) This application failed to start because

Re: Bibliographic Slop-Over

2018-10-07 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/07/2018 04:00 AM, José Abílio Matos wrote: On Sunday, 7 October 2018 02.48.38 WEST Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: Odd. We are each running distributions of Linux (Fedora in my case), so the apps should be virtually identical. What version of Fedora

Re: Bibliographic Slop-Over

2018-10-06 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
On 10/06/2018 05:02 AM, John Kane wrote: On Sat, 6 Oct 2018 at 06:27, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch) wrote: I've problems with bibliographical entries extending into the marginal area. With the default article layout, a URL is doing this.  With a Springer layout

Bibliographic Slop-Over

2018-10-06 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan (the best Daniel of the bunch)
I've problems with bibliographical entries extending into the marginal area. With the default article layout, a URL is doing this. With a Springer layout, a title is doing this. Attached are small working examples (albeit not literally minimal). Now, I assume that I could insert a bit of

Re: How do I bring the QUANTA journal template into LyX?

2018-08-02 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
that someone who could accomplish that much wouldn't need tex2bib in the first place. :-/ So, yeah, scr_w it. On 08/01/2018 12:22 PM, Cris Fuhrman wrote: On Wed, Aug 1, 2018 at 6:52 AM Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan mailto:daniel@oeconomist.com>> wrote: Versions of perl have long been ava

Re: How do I bring the QUANTA journal template into LyX?

2018-08-01 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 07/30/2018 10:38 AM, Cris Fuhrman wrote: Converting the \bibitem in the template is not trivial (there is tex2bib, but it's perl and needs Linux or a Mac probably). Versions of perl have long been available for Windows. https://learn.perl.org/installing/windows.html There _might_

Re: [ANNOUNCE] LyXWinInstaller for 2.3.0

2018-07-09 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 07/09/2018 01:59 PM, Uwe Stöhr wrote: Dear LyX users, despite unannounced until today there is an Windows installer available for LyX 2.3.0 since March: https://sourceforge.net/projects/lyxwininstaller/files/LyXWinInstaller/ and http://ftp.lyx.de/LyXWinInstaller/LyX2.3.0/ Although it

Re: \hat{x}_i

2018-06-11 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 06/08/2018 03:58 PM, Hal Kierstead wrote: On Jun 8, 2018, at 3:28 PM, David L. Johnson wrote: On Fri, 08 Jun 2018 17:49:15 -0400 Neal Becker wrote: How do I enter (without using raw TeX) \hat{x}_i? I seem to always end up with \hat{x_i}, which isn't the same (and doesn't look correct)

Re: Squish Monstrous Formula

2018-05-28 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 05/28/2018 10:03 AM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 05/27/2018 08:09 PM, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: On 05/25/2018 05:05 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 05/25/2018 07:02 PM, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: I've a very large block-displayed formula in one of my articles. Its presence is simply

Re: Squish Monstrous Formula

2018-05-27 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 05/25/2018 05:05 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 05/25/2018 07:02 PM, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: I've a very large block-displayed formula in one of my articles. Its presence is simply to exhibit the true complexity of an ostensible axiom in the system of another researcher

Squish Monstrous Formula

2018-05-25 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
I've a very large block-displayed formula in one of my articles. Its presence is simply to exhibit the true complexity of an ostensible axiom in the system of another researcher. The problem is that the formula is so large that it would be good to reduce the character sizes a bit, just to

Re: Cited Article Title in Russian

2018-05-20 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 05/20/2018 02:49 AM, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: Using biblatex, I want to cite an article the title of which is in Russian (as is its content).  What do I need to do with my .bib file, with my preamble, and otherwise with LyX to effect this? Modifying the slightly out-of-date

Cited Article Title in Russian

2018-05-20 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
Using biblatex, I want to cite an article the title of which is in Russian (as is its content). What do I need to do with my .bib file, with my preamble, and otherwise with LyX to effect this?

Re: The tortured release of 2.3.0 Windows binaries

2018-05-16 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
I use a Lamy Safari with a European EF nib; it works just fine. If I need a finer line, then I use a Pilot Petit 1 with a Japanese EF nib. Seriously, though, folks. I suggest that OT advocacies of OSs or of writing instruments or of sexual practices not provoke mass responses. Look at

Re: Search and Focus in LyX

2018-04-01 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 04/01/2018 04:29 PM, Rich Shepard wrote: On Sun, 1 Apr 2018, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: It's rather difficult to believe that you've no experience with something such as MS Word or OpenOffice or gedit, even if you prefer to use emacs and joe for everything not done in LyX. (I do

Re: Search and Focus in LyX

2018-04-01 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 04/01/2018 03:58 PM, Rich Shepard wrote: On Sun, 1 Apr 2018, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: That example _shouldn't_ have helped. The problem was already _clearly_ described in general form, and experience with other editors, which indeed restore focus to the primary text pane, should have

Re: Search and Focus in LyX

2018-04-01 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 04/01/2018 03:13 PM, Rich Shepard wrote: On Sun, 1 Apr 2018, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: You're not understanding. More specifically, you're considering exactly and only one of three cases that I identified, for which case I noted that there were no problem. Daniel,   That's

Search and Focus in LyX

2018-03-31 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
I notice that, when I search for text in LyX, focus simply remains with the search/replace dialogue.  Ideally, the user should be able to search for a substring, the cursor should be relocated to the next occurrence of that substring, and the user should be able to begin typing without first

Re: texlive or miktex

2018-03-02 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
Someone mentioned an issue of installing additional texlive packages in Linux; but, as a Fedora user, I don't recall any problems in doing this, so I infer that the answer as to which to use may be somewhat a function of which Linux distro one uses, if Linux is one of the OSs. When I

Re: Text output encodings

2018-02-19 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 02/19/2018 04:43 PM, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: On 02/19/2018 10:44 AM, F M Salter wrote: To explain in more detail.    LyX uses utf-8.   utf-8 is standard on most operating systems. RTF is obsolescent and is not a text file. If I insert utf-8 italic characters

Re: Text output encodings

2018-02-19 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 02/19/2018 10:44 AM, F M Salter wrote:     To explain in more detail.    LyX uses utf-8.   utf-8 is standard on most operating systems.     RTF is obsolescent and is not a text file.     If I insert utf-8 italic characters into a LyX file, the plain text output contains italic

Re: Text output encodings

2018-02-19 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
The very definition of “plain text” precludes what you're hoping to get. The closest thing of which I know to what you want is RTF (rich-text format). On 02/18/2018 11:55 PM, F M Salter wrote: Hi     When plain text is used as output, emphasised text loses emphasis.     Is there any way

Re: Just Do It! — Long Export Process Halted to Query Continuation

2018-02-16 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 02/16/2018 07:37 PM, Scott Kostyshak wrote: On Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 03:19:38AM +, Mc Kiernan Daniel Kian wrote: On 02/16/2018 05:53 PM, Scott Kostyshak wrote: You do not need to babysit it. Actually the process should keep going even if you don't click a button. Perhaps you're

Re: LyX: LaTeX failed

2018-02-16 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
Make sure that this dog does not claim that Babe Ruth was the greatest baseball player of all time. On 02/16/2018 08:26 AM, Steve Litt wrote: On Fri, 16 Feb 2018 02:49:59 -0800 Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan <daniel@oeconomist.com> wrote: [I don't know why this person posts this

Just Do It! — Long Export Process Halted to Query Continuation

2018-02-16 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
Is there a way of telling LyX to continue an export process without pausing to query me as to whether I wish it to continue? Occasionally, I want to convert a paper to OpenDocument format. The process takes rather a long time. I'd like to go away from it, so that I can be productive in some

Re: LyX: LaTeX failed

2018-02-16 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
[I don't know why this person posts this query repeatedly, without apparently reading any of the responses. I have CC'd this message to him, but his handler or server may be configured such that everything is going into the spam bucket.] There have been repeated responses to your query

Re: LyX: LaTeX failed

2018-02-15 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
As we've said, you must consult the log, which is what the error message has told you to do. There are many things that could be wrong, and we would merely be guessing without seeing the log. LyX provides a way for you to look at the error log with LyX. (From the Document menu, select “LaTeX

Re: Chicago-Style Citations and Bibliography

2018-02-15 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
Thank you very much! I have saved chicago-aq.bst, and the attached version, modified as per https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/324728/how-to-do-chicago-style-citation-where-author-last-name-first-name-appear-in-fu since the journal in question also wants full first names. On

Re: Chicago-Style Citations and Bibliography

2018-02-15 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 02/14/2018 11:38 PM, Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: LyX supports Chicago via BibTeX as well. Well, I'm not sure that's _really_ true.  But, if it is, then explaining how LyX is got to do that would answer my query. Proposing an experimental process by which it is hoped that

Re: Chicago-Style Citations and Bibliography

2018-02-14 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 02/14/2018 09:58 PM, Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: 2018-02-15 3:29 GMT+01:00 Mc Kiernan Daniel Kian: I use BibTeX, because that's what LyX first embraced; and the version of LyX ported for Fedora still does not support BibLaTeX. Switching to BibLaTeX would involve more time and

Re: Chicago-Style Citations and Bibliography

2018-02-14 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 02/14/2018 03:11 AM, Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: As a general rule, provide a Minimal Working Example, ie the shortest LyX file with the shortest BIB file that demonstrates the issue. greetings, el On 14/02/2018 02:13, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: I've an article, prepared in LyX, whose cit

Re: Chicago-Style Citations and Bibliography

2018-02-14 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
On 02/14/2018 09:03 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:35:04 -0800 Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan <daniel@oeconomist.com> wrote: On 02/14/2018 06:43 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:30:13 -0800 Mc Kiernan Daniel Kian <mc_kier...@oeconomist.com> wrote: I'v

Re: Chicago-Style Citations and Bibliography

2018-02-14 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
02:13, Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan wrote: That is a signally absurd response. A minimal example would be an empty LyX document. I could show you a screen-shot of an empty preamble, but you presumably know how that looks. Likewise for the Bibliography dialog. I could go a bit further, and post a

Re: LyX: LaTeX failed

2018-02-14 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
There should be a file with the extension “.log” in the directory in the same director as your .lyx file. Read that .log file for diagnostics. If the diagnostics are impenetrable, then post them to this list or to a list or BBS more specific to pdflatex. Right now, only you have the .log

Chicago-Style Citations and Bibliography

2018-02-13 Thread Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan
I've an article, prepared in LyX, whose citations and bibliography I need to have rendered in Chicago style. (Indeed, If I can get the sections titles to conform automatically to Chicago-journal style, that would be great.) I'd like to avoid a process of tweaking a .tex file. When I try to