Re: How to assign a key code to a local layout

2021-08-08 Thread Steve Litt
; Custom insert -> mycustominsert. If I understand the preceding several posts correctly, this can give me a capability I've been wanting for years. If anybody has the code to make a custom insert in a local layout file, could you please post it so I can replicate your work? To me, it's not a

Re: How to superscript within a date environment

2021-07-27 Thread Steve Litt
Daniel said on Tue, 27 Jul 2021 07:34:05 +0200 >On 2021-07-25 07:22, Daniel wrote: >> On 2021-07-25 07:09, Steve Litt wrote: >>> Hi all, >>> >>> On my book, I used the date environment to write "A >>> Troubleshooters.Com(R) book, except I used \

How to superscript within a date environment

2021-07-24 Thread Steve Litt
most of you know this already, but for anyone who doesn't, this is how it's done. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.ly

Click feedback for reconfigure

2021-07-21 Thread Steve Litt
put. Second best would be at least a window somewhere saying "This process takes up to one minute to complete", and have that message pop up the instant the person clicks reconfigure. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Tech

Section references

2021-07-21 Thread Steve Hnizdur
e to avoid this if possible. Hopefully this makes sense and any thoughts would be very welcome. I'm using 2.3.6.1 on Ubuntu 18.04. -- Steve Hnizdur -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: SOLVED> Libertinus font and AnonymousPro

2021-07-09 Thread Steve Litt
s the TeX fonts, >otherwise xelatex finds only the fonts by its file name and _not_ >by the symbolic name. Herbert, given the preceding two paragraphs, is there any reason to use anything BUT lualatex? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Success

Re: SOLVED> Libertinus font and AnonymousPro

2021-07-09 Thread Steve Litt
ex) >That caused the export failure in LyX. >Wolfgang :-) :-) I've made that mistake several times :-) :-) SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-

Solution: Section numbers don't reset

2021-07-04 Thread Steve Litt
ed the symptom. So then I went to the original layout file and document, inserted "Input book.layout" into the layout file, re-compiled the document, and bang, the symptom was gone. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist h

Re: Empty backup directory

2021-06-29 Thread Steve Litt
Daniel said on Tue, 29 Jun 2021 14:26:20 +0200 >On 28/6/21 16:40, Steve Litt wrote: >> Daniel said on Mon, 28 Jun 2021 14:58:10 +0200 >> > >I am actually also in the habit of saving files regularly via shortcut >mainly because I don't fully understand/trust LyX'

Re: Empty backup directory

2021-06-28 Thread Steve Litt
e. Contrast this with applications' ability to undo multiple times, which saves my bacon every day of my life. By the way, on most applications save is either Ctrl+S or Alt+F->Save , so saving every few minutes doesn't interfere with my workflow or my concentration. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 202

Re: Empty backup directory

2021-06-27 Thread Steve Litt
directory under the backup root (/scratch/bup in my case), and rm -rf on any tree not containing a file less than 8 days old, on the theory that by that time, you will have backed up all your data and don't need the bupsky-created directories anymore. Like I said, this isn't responsive to your

Re: LyX says Tex Gyra Schola is not installed, but I installed it

2021-06-22 Thread Steve Litt
Baris Erkus said on Mon, 21 Jun 2021 09:22:11 +0300 >On 18-Jun-21 9:35 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: >> Hi, Steve, >> if you have solved the font questions for your book, could you >> kindly give a summary for those who might like to try it? >> Thanks, >

Re: Command to put string in both the LyX authoring environment and the finished PDF?

2021-06-22 Thread Steve Litt
here's a long-standing request for non-math macros, which is exactly >what's needed here. Someday when I have time to work on LyX again, I >might take that on. Nice! SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubles

Re: Command to put string in both the LyX authoring environment and the finished PDF?

2021-06-22 Thread Steve Litt
Steve Litt said on Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:39:52 -0400 >Hi all, > >I have a local layout, based on Book-extsizes, for my new book. I have >no idea what the book's title will be yet, and I sure nuff don't want >to have to search all instances of that title and replace them every >t

Command to put string in both the LyX authoring environment and the finished PDF?

2021-06-20 Thread Steve Litt
do to make the text appear inline, instead of underneath, within the LyX authoring environment? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.ly

Re: LyX says Tex Gyra Schola is not installed, but I installed it

2021-06-18 Thread Steve Litt
Wolfgang Engelmann said on Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:35:39 +0200 >Hi, Steve, >if you have solved the font questions for your book, could you kindly >give a summary for those who might like to try it? Yes. If I don't announce it within 5 days, please remind me again. SteveT Steve Litt Sp

Re: LyX says Tex Gyra Schola is not installed, but I installed it

2021-06-17 Thread Steve Litt
Kornel Benko said on Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:35:01 +0200 >Am Thu, 17 Jun 2021 10:14:18 -0400 >schrieb Steve Litt : > >> Hi all, >> >> The only font readable enough for my books is Century Schoolbook. All >> the rest are too faint. Most Century Schoolbook imple

Re: LyX says Tex Gyra Schola is not installed, but I installed it

2021-06-17 Thread Steve Litt
Ricardo Berlasso said on Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:02:08 +0200 >El jue, 17 jun 2021 a las 16:15, Steve Litt >() escribió: > >> Hi all, >> >> The only font readable enough for my books is Century Schoolbook. All >> the rest are too faint. Most Century Schoolbook imple

Re: LyX says Tex Gyra Schola is not installed, but I installed it

2021-06-17 Thread Steve Litt
Ricardo Berlasso said on Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:02:08 +0200 >El jue, 17 jun 2021 a las 16:15, Steve Litt >() escribió: > >> Hi all, >> >> The only font readable enough for my books is Century Schoolbook. All >> the rest are too faint. Most Century Schoolbook imple

LyX says Tex Gyra Schola is not installed, but I installed it

2021-06-17 Thread Steve Litt
Document->Settings->Fonts are "Use Non-TeX Fonts" is unchecked, LaTeX font encoding is Default. What can I do to start to figure out this problem? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.tr

Re: Converting markdown to PDF

2021-06-17 Thread Steve Litt
Dr Eberhard Lisse said on Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:03:39 +0200 >I wrote a 15 line template file, Could you please post the template file, as well as the exact command you used to implement the template file for conversion? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshoot

Re: Converting markdown to PDF

2021-06-17 Thread Steve Litt
Jean-Marc Lasgouttes said on Thu, 17 Jun 2021 10:24:06 +0200 >Le 17/06/2021 à 03:24, Steve Litt a écrit : >> What we need, and we've needed for over a decade is a real, style for >> style, syntactically complete HTML export, or lacking that, finally >> finish the job,

Re: Converting markdown to PDF

2021-06-16 Thread Steve Litt
that and I'll make a LyX to (x)HTML converter that drops no styles nor adds styles for silly stuff like not indenting the first paragraph in a sequence of same-styled paragraphs, and is suitable for a high quality ePub and other flowing text eBooks. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubl

I need an environment similar to, but not identical to LyX-Code

2021-06-10 Thread Steve Litt
searched for 1/2 hour and cannot find the TeX definition of the latexname part of LyX-Code, nor can I find the LyX user interface part of LyX-Code. So where can I find the definition of LyX-Code? SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful

New document on colored and clickable wrapping URLs

2021-05-03 Thread Steve Litt
://troubleshooters.com/linux/lyx/urlwrap.htm SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Why can't I post to #lyx on freenode?

2021-05-01 Thread Steve Litt
is stevelitt Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Installing LyX from (stable) source?

2021-05-01 Thread Steve Litt
Richard Kimberly Heck said on Sat, 1 May 2021 20:30:51 -0400 >On 5/1/21 7:43 PM, Steve Litt wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> I use Void Linux and am not satisfied with their LyX package, because >> it apparently contains hard links to the 2020 TeXLive, which of >> cours

Installing LyX from (stable) source?

2021-05-01 Thread Steve Litt
know about ./configure;make;make install that might mess me up? Where should I procure the latest *stable* LyX --- I don't want to download the latest Git thing that will change tomorrow. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful

Re: Layout based on "Book (Standard Class with Extra Font Sizes)"

2021-04-29 Thread Steve Litt
Richard Kimberly Heck said on Wed, 28 Apr 2021 10:33:28 -0400 >On 4/28/21 2:52 AM, Steve Litt wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> I'm making a layout file, based on Document Class "Book (Standard >> Class with Extra Font Sizes)". After investigation on my Void Li

Layout based on "Book (Standard Class with Extra Font Sizes)"

2021-04-28 Thread Steve Litt
do I need to do so I can get the sizes afforded by extbook.cls? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Nomenclature with Sections

2021-04-14 Thread Steve Litt
Wolfgang Engelmann said on Wed, 14 Apr 2021 09:07:09 +0200 >Am 13.04.21 um 22:44 schrieb Steve Litt: >> Wolfgang Engelmann said on Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:06:08 +0200 >> >> One happy prospect I see is that it can be done in LaTeX, and the >> Additional Features manu

Re: 3D graphics for LYX

2021-04-14 Thread Steve Litt
Andreas Plihal said on Wed, 14 Apr 2021 21:18:14 +0200 >Hi folks, >  >Is there anybody going to listen to my story >All about the PROBS who came to stay? I see what you did there Andreas. Do I get my Boomer credentials now? :-) SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Tro

Re: Nomenclature with Sections

2021-04-13 Thread Steve Litt
Wolfgang Engelmann said on Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:06:08 +0200 >Am 11.04.21 um 03:23 schrieb Steve Litt: >> Wolfgang Engelmann said on Sat, 10 Apr 2021 09:09:48 +0200 >> >>> I would like to have parts of the nomenclature as a separate >>> section, >>

Re: Nomenclature with Sections

2021-04-10 Thread Steve Litt
Wolfgang Engelmann said on Sat, 10 Apr 2021 09:09:48 +0200 >I would like to have parts of the nomenclature as a separate section, I know the word "nomenclature" means "a system of names", but what does it mean as applied in LyX? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Sp

Re: best route for org-mode --> LyX

2021-02-07 Thread Steve Litt
I've done this to make most of the headers in a 50,000 word book. I suspect it would be as easy to write such a program for org-mode as it would be for VimOutliner. I'd recommend using Python3 to write the program. SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www

LyX will be mentioned at the 2/3/2021 GoLUG meeting

2021-02-02 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, The 2/3/2021 GoLUG meeting highlights about 10 web authoring tools, with a considerable emphasis on Inkscape. LyX will be mentioned and briefly demonstrated. Details on the meeting are at http://golug.info . Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough

Re: Unwanted spacing in Table of Contents

2021-01-25 Thread Steve Litt
\small\setlength{\parskip}{4pt}\setstretch{0.8}% \@starttoc{toc}% } \if@restonecol\twocolumn\fi } I just put it in my layout file and I'm good to go. SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive -- lyx

Re: Please make LyX native language well formed and valid XML

2021-01-23 Thread Steve Litt
plest thing in the world. SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Please make LyX native language well formed and valid XML

2021-01-20 Thread Steve Litt
On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:30:00 +0100 Pavel Sanda wrote: > On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 12:30:10PM +0100, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: > > Le 17/01/2021 ?? 00:36, Steve Litt a écrit : > > >Having LyX native language be XML would allow write once, publish > > >anywhere, wit

Please make LyX native language well formed and valid XML

2021-01-16 Thread Steve Litt
n? SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: help with error message

2021-01-05 Thread Steve Litt
upstream. SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Has anybody lost their book's index when switching to lualatex?

2021-01-02 Thread Steve Litt
> > On 2020-12-31 18:24 , Steve Litt wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > I switched from compiling with LaTeX to compiling with LuaLaTeX, > > and my book's index went away. Upon further research, I found that > > I had forgotten to run makeindex between the first

Has anybody lost their book's index when switching to lualatex?

2020-12-31 Thread Steve Litt
in between your two compiles. SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

You might like texlive.sh

2020-12-18 Thread Steve Litt
ith texlive. I think by uninstalling my distro's texlive package, relying entirely on the one from cpan, and creating my texlive.sh shellscript, I've eliminated 90% of my problems with texlive. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooter

Re: How to make an A4 presentation with Beamer?

2020-12-13 Thread Steve Litt
On Sun, 13 Dec 2020 14:54:37 +0300 Baris Erkus wrote: > On 13-Dec-20 2:52 PM, Steve Litt wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > I live in the US, so all my computer's defaults are set to the US, > > including paper size. I have a customer in Europe for whom I need to > >

How to make an A4 presentation with Beamer?

2020-12-13 Thread Steve Litt
paper, some caused the printing to be portrait, when I could print landscape it printed upside down, what a mess. Does anyone have a way to use Beamer (not LyX/Beamer) to create a PDF that can print correctly on a European printer? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving

Re: change superscript or subscript to normal font

2020-11-25 Thread Steve Litt
(I > know it's old but works for me.) > > Thanks, > > bcsikos Be sure to back up that file before trying any extraordinary measures! After backing it up, you could always try a text editor. SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.trou

Re: Changes to LaTeX

2020-10-15 Thread Steve Litt
u were supposed to upgrade with tlmgr once a week. I've been upgrading only when things went wrong. Could you please tell me the exact tlmgr command to use in this once a week upgrade so I can do it too? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshoo

Re: LyX --> markdown

2020-08-18 Thread Steve Litt
On Tue, 18 Aug 2020 16:49:14 +0200 Saša Janiška wrote: > On Tue, 18 Aug 2020 03:05:21 -0400 > Steve Litt wrote: > > > One man's opinion: If you don't need write once display everywhere, > > use LyX for PDF and Bluefish for HTML. > > Bluefish is still

Re: LyX --> markdown

2020-08-18 Thread Steve Litt
ed write once display everywhere, use LyX for PDF and Bluefish for HTML. Life will be much simpler, and your HTML will be much less junkified. SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists

Re: LyX --> markdown

2020-08-15 Thread Steve Litt
h you converted LyX to HTML via Pandoc and Markdown? I'll try it, and if it works well for my purposes, I'll use it and quit griping about LyX' horrible HTML export. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive --

Re: LyX --> markdown

2020-08-15 Thread Steve Litt
ub, but it's readable, and IMHO a lot less pain than trying to make high quality ePubs with LyX in any part of the stack. SteveT Steve Litt Autumn 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

LyX not completely importing new class/layout

2020-08-08 Thread Steve Burnham
ified TeX editor rather than what it should be doing. Below is the contents of my layout file which is quite minimal: #% comment line # \DeclareLaTeXClass{resume} Input stdclass.inc -Steve -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: A LyX success

2020-07-25 Thread Steve Litt
Nice! SteveT On Fri, 24 Jul 2020 10:55:37 -0500 Les wrote: > My memoir "Blizzards and Broken Grousers -- a Year of Antarctic > Glaciology" has been accepted in its final form for publication by the > Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). > > The form in which it has been accepted is a

Re: How to break long equations with LyX

2020-06-20 Thread Steve Litt
tion has distinct meaning > and how the equation is broken and aligned can help the reader > interpret it (e.g., breaking at "logical" places). One thing I've been known to do is to put in a lot of intermediate steps, so each equation is short. SteveT Steve Litt May 2020 fe

Re: How to change paragraph spacing of Standard paragraph style in UI only?

2020-06-11 Thread Steve Litt
Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: > On 6/12/20 12:07 AM, Steve Litt wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > I think I knew this once, but long since forgot. For the style of > > readability optimal for me, I need paragraphs of Standard paragraph > > style to be both indente

How to change paragraph spacing of Standard paragraph style in UI only?

2020-06-11 Thread Steve Litt
Standard ParSep -5ex End Is the preceding correct? It did the right thing in the UI while leaving the PDF unchanged. Was the use of CopyStyle necessary or even correct? Is there a better way to do it? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt May 2020 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques

Re: Let it run

2020-05-02 Thread Steve Litt
On Sat, 2 May 2020 07:16:25 +0200 Daniel wrote: > On 2020-05-01 21:18, Steve Litt wrote: > > On Fri, 1 May 2020 12:12:39 +0200 > > If doing all these things doesn't bring it down to under a minute, > > try to eyeball where in the compile it slows down, and investigate >

Re: Let it run

2020-05-01 Thread Steve Litt
On Fri, 1 May 2020 12:12:39 +0200 Daniel wrote: > On 2020-05-01 09:10, Steve Litt wrote: > > On Thu, 30 Apr 2020 22:29:04 +0200 > > Daniel wrote: > > > >> Hi > >> > >> I have a large document that takes more than 10 minutes to compile. > &g

Re: Let it run

2020-05-01 Thread Steve Litt
Void Linux. Not an ancient cripple, but by no means state of the art. I think your first question isn't "how can I turn off the dialog", but "why does this compile take so long, and what can I do about it?" SteveT Steve Litt March 2020 featured book: Troubleshooting: Why Bo

Re: Brazilian Portuguese

2020-04-01 Thread Steve Hnizdur
Hi Solved. Needed texlive-lang-portuguese. Thought I had it but apparently not! Thanks for your help. On 01/04/2020 09:34, José Abílio Matos wrote: On Wednesday, 1 April 2020 09.21.39 WEST Steve Hnizdur wrote: > Hi > > Attached is a MWE. > > Error is: > > &

Re: Brazilian Portuguese

2020-04-01 Thread Steve Hnizdur
Sep 19 2017 babel-pt.ini -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4260 Sep 19 2017 babel-pt-PT.ini which is identical to yours. Hope that helps, thanks for your speedy replies. On 01/04/2020 09:34, José Abílio Matos wrote: On Wednesday, 1 April 2020 09.21.39 WEST Steve Hnizdur wrote: > Hi > >

Re: Brazilian Portuguese

2020-04-01 Thread Steve Hnizdur
dnesday, 1 April 2020 08.55.06 WEST Steve Hnizdur wrote: > Hi > > I need to included some Brazilian Portuguese in an English document. > When I do this through standard Lyx methods, Lyx automatically adds the > option "brazil" to the document class in the pre

Brazilian Portuguese

2020-04-01 Thread Steve Hnizdur
own option. The same error occurs if the whole document is set in Brazilian Portuguese. Any way round this other than editing the tex file or using another language? Cheers. -- Steve Hnizdur -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Hyperref support

2020-03-26 Thread Steve Hnizdur
On 19/03/2020 13:55, Daniel wrote: On 2020-03-19 14:42, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: On 3/19/20 3:01 AM, Daniel wrote: On 2020-03-18 14:59, Steve Hnizdur wrote: Hi When "Use Hyperref Support" is checked in PDF properties Lyx automatically inserts \usepackage[unicode=true,    bookm

Hyperref support

2020-03-18 Thread Steve Hnizdur
they hard coded? Setting "unicode=false" in additional options doesn't seem to override the "unicode=true". So if unicode=true is causing a problem (in particular trying to redefine \C or \G) then this all has to added manually. MWE attached. Using Lyx 2.3.4.2 on Ubuntu 18.0

Re: Problem with quotes signs in Pandoc conversion

2020-02-06 Thread Steve Litt
. Perhaps it's pandoc's job to fix this problem. But if it's as simple as I think it is, it's just too easy to do it on the LyX end to wait for pandoc to do their job. SteveT Steve Litt February 2020 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: How to suppress blank page before graphic

2019-11-24 Thread Steve Litt
e-meaning-of-fussy-sloppy-emergencystretch-tolerance-hbadness . Experiment with exact placement of these codes. SteveT Steve Litt November 2019 featured book: Manager's Guide to Technical Troubleshooting Second edition http://www.troubleshooters.com/mgr -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx

Re: fixing tiny font on laptop

2019-11-16 Thread Steve Litt
uetrace mice Linux performs brilliantly. SteveT Steve Litt November 2019 featured book: Manager's Guide to Technical Troubleshooting Second edition http://www.troubleshooters.com/mgr -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Adding label to all headings automatically

2019-09-19 Thread Steve Litt
an intelligently named label to each heading that doesn't yet have a label. Such a program would probably take 1 to 4 seconds to run, depending on the size of the LyX file. Obviously, you'd need to close the document in LyX before running the external program on it. SteveT Steve Litt Author: The Key to Everyday Excellence http://www.troubleshooters.com/key Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/stevelitt

Re: Configuration of LyXHTML

2019-08-15 Thread Steve Litt
On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:28:27 + Baris Erkus wrote: > On 12-Aug-19 4:48 AM, Steve Litt wrote: > > On Sat, 10 Aug 2019 14:42:40 -0300 > > Rudi Gaelzer wrote: > > > >> I have just tested LyXHTML with a complex document (lots of childs, > >> cros

Re: Configuration of LyXHTML

2019-08-11 Thread Steve Litt
On Sat, 10 Aug 2019 14:42:40 -0300 Rudi Gaelzer wrote: > I have just tested LyXHTML with a complex document (lots of childs, > cross- references, listings, etc) and found that the result is fairly > good. However, all the files that were generated were stored in the > same directory as the

More input problems with xy-pic

2019-07-19 Thread Steve Hnizdur
. The problem is with Lyx math mode. I can get over the ^ character by entering A\ar[r]\sp*+\txt{XY} but Lyx will not allow the \\ between the X and Y and so the linefeed doesn't work. Is there some Lyx magic I'm missing or do I just need to ERT. Many thanks -- Steve Hnizdur

Re: pdfoutput user guide error

2019-07-17 Thread Steve Litt
erhaul to bring it up to the next year's code. I'll leave it to others on this list to give the tlmgr commands to make that happen. SteveT Steve Litt July 2019 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques

Re: Spaces in math formulae

2019-07-01 Thread Steve Hnizdur
On 01/07/2019 18:50, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 7/1/19 2:43 AM, Steve Hnizdur wrote: On 01/07/2019 00:58, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 6/30/19 3:55 AM, Steve Hnizdur wrote: On 29/06/2019 17:24, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 6/29/19 7:43 AM, Steve Hnizdur wrote: Hi I need to use this code \[\newdir

Re: Spaces in math formulae

2019-07-01 Thread Steve Hnizdur
On 01/07/2019 00:58, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 6/30/19 3:55 AM, Steve Hnizdur wrote: On 29/06/2019 17:24, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 6/29/19 7:43 AM, Steve Hnizdur wrote: Hi I need to use this code \[\newdir{ >}{{}*!/-10pt/@{>}}\xymatrix{X\ar[r]\ar@{ >->}[d]  & Y\ar@{ >-&

Re: Spaces in math formulae

2019-06-30 Thread Steve Hnizdur
On 29/06/2019 17:24, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On 6/29/19 7:43 AM, Steve Hnizdur wrote: Hi I need to use this code \[\newdir{ >}{{}*!/-10pt/@{>}}\xymatrix{X\ar[r]\ar@{ >->}[d]  & Y\ar@{ >->}[d]\\Z \ar[r]  & W}\] in order to move the tail of the vertical arrows away

Spaces in math formulae

2019-06-29 Thread Steve Hnizdur
strips out the important spaces in \newdir{ >} and @{ >->}. Is there any way to force LYX to accept these spaces. Many thanks -- Steve Hnizdur

Re: Does LyX have an xhtml *import*?

2019-06-17 Thread Steve Litt
yle I create can be represented, as a style and not as an appearance, in Markdown? How? SteveT Steve Litt June 2019 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive

Does LyX have an xhtml *import*?

2019-06-15 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, Does LyX have an xhtml import? If so, does it keep styles as styles, or does it try to apply appearances to those styles on the way in? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt June 2019 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive

Re: foldable sections

2019-05-28 Thread Steve Litt
Roberto That's an excellent idea! Vim and VimOutliner have section folding, and it's very, very handy. Of course, I have no idea how difficult it would be to implement. SteveT Steve Litt June 2019 featured book: Thriving in Tough Times http://www.troubleshooters.com/thrive

Re: One more thing about LyX compile speed

2019-04-26 Thread Steve Litt
On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:16 + Baris Erkus wrote: > On 25-Apr-19 2:55 PM, Steve Litt wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > My 377 page "Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful > > Technologist", compiled from a shellscript that starts by adding > > cu

Re: One more thing about LyX compile speed

2019-04-26 Thread Steve Litt
On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 21:30:54 - (UTC) Guenter Milde wrote: > On 2019-04-25, Steve Litt wrote: > > Hi all, > > > My 377 page "Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful > > Technologist", compiled from a shellscript that starts by adding > > custo

One more thing about LyX compile speed

2019-04-25 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, My 377 page "Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist", compiled from a shellscript that starts by adding customization material and ends by displaying the finished PDF, takes 18 seconds on my 16GB RAM, AMD A6-6400K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, dual core at 3.9Ghz.

Re: Quicker build

2019-04-24 Thread Steve Litt
On Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:54:10 +0200 Daniel wrote: > On 23/04/2019 14:09, Steve Litt wrote: > > On Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:51:11 +0200 > > Daniel wrote: > > > >> Hi, > >> > >> My manuscript takes very long to fully compile, a couple of > >>

Re: Quicker build

2019-04-23 Thread Steve Litt
On Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:51:11 +0200 Daniel wrote: > Hi, > > My manuscript takes very long to fully compile, a couple of minutes. We don't know how long it is. If it's a thousand pages, 2 minutes sounds about right on my computer. > I have already tried to only compile parts of it but there was

Re: Module allocating variable in preable

2019-02-26 Thread Steve Litt
On Tue, 26 Feb 2019 11:22:37 -0500 Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: > Please reply to the list. Please also do not top post, but append your > response where it naturally goes. And one more thing: Delete all irrelevant quoted text. Before your final response replace any deleted text with [snip].

Re: Module allocating variable in preable

2019-02-25 Thread Steve Litt
On Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:35:52 -0500 Christian wrote: > Sorry, but I don't see how this solves the problem. This solution > assumes that the variable allocation is always fixed, so that loading > the module would be equivalent to have a set of variables > automatically allocated by "% some stuff

Re: Question: how to run Reconfigure without GUI

2019-02-05 Thread Steve Litt
bash is just too big an attack surface to use for shellscripts. In more lightweight shells, it's done more like this: #!/bin/sh orgdir=`pwd` cd /home/you/application/directory ./my_special_application arg1 arg2 arg3 cd $orgdir SteveT -- Steve Litt January 2019 featured book: Troubleshooting: Just the Facts http://www.troubleshooters.com/tjust

Re: Would LyX be a lot more popular if it were marketed as a note taking app?

2019-01-11 Thread Steve Litt
other outliner has gone before. Not as fast in authoring as VO, but very complete, and probably as fast for notetaking as LyX. SteveT Steve Litt January 2019 featured book: Troubleshooting: Just the Facts http://www.troubleshooters.com/tjust

Re: Breaking long URL

2019-01-03 Thread Steve Litt
the paper is wide. Getting it to actually be pretty is lt as an exercise to the readder , but never forget legible trumps pretty every time. I'm attaching a 2.8K MWE (Minimum Working Example) with the preceding accommodations. SteveT Steve Litt January 2019 featured book: Troubleshooting: J

Re: Use LARGE font size for entire document

2018-12-11 Thread Steve Litt
th body text larger than 12 point? > > Rich > Standard document classes Book, Report, Article and Letter all have versions that are "with extra font sizes". Choose one of those extra font size document classes and you have what you need. SteveT Steve Litt December 201

Re: LyX & svg files

2018-11-26 Thread Steve Litt
mage. Whenever I have problems with text not fitting in boxes in the ultimate viewer (a web page or PDF), I always convert text to curves and then once again clean up and save as plain. SteveT Steve Litt November 2018 featured book: Manager's Guide to Technical Troubleshooting Brand new, second edition http://www.troubleshooters.com/mgr

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-08 Thread Steve Litt
On Tue, 6 Nov 2018 18:51:50 +0200 Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > On 2018-11-05 23:45 , Steve Litt wrote: > > Retina display and iOS and all this Apple compatibility is nice, but > > I'll repeat, it's not 2008 and PDF is no longer the only game in > > town, and I think prio

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-06 Thread Steve Litt
On Mon, 5 Nov 2018 18:55:34 -0600 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.

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-06 Thread Steve Litt
On Tue, 6 Nov 2018 11:05:39 +1100 Alan Tyree wrote: > 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 >

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-05 Thread Steve Litt
On Mon, 5 Nov 2018 00:36:13 +0200 Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > Steve, > > I fundamentally disagree about the relevance. > > LyX is a front end for LaTeX, not a document format. And it is a > FANTASTIC front end, which can be twsited to do a lot of things :-)-O Sure, but La

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-04 Thread Steve Litt
On Fri, 2 Nov 2018 21:48:56 -0700 "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 publicati

Re: LyX on iPad

2018-11-02 Thread Steve Litt
On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 19:41:00 + (UTC) Anders Host-Madsen wrote: > Perhaps beating a dead horse, but I really wish there would be a LyX > for iPad. Perhaps this is why LyX becomes less relevant every year. Here, in 2018, LyX *still* cannot produce an semantically reasonable ePub, and even

Re: Replace list x by list y

2018-10-11 Thread Steve Litt
f the latter, tweak the appearance of the of enumerate to look how you want. SteveT Steve Litt September 2018 featured book: Quit Joblessness: Start Your Own Business http://www.troubleshooters.com/startbiz

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