Inkscape Presentation at Phoenix LUG 1/13/2022

2022-01-12 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
at 7pm **Mountain Time** (Phoenix, Denver, and Salt Lake City USA time). You can see details at http://troubleshooters.com/lugs/phoenixlug/ Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques

Re: How would LyX perform?

2021-12-31 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Herbert Voss via lyx-users said on Fri, 31 Dec 2021 11:36:44 +0100 >Am 31.12.21 um 01:41 schrieb Steve Litt via lyx-users: >> Herbert Voss via lyx-users said on Thu, 30 Dec 2021 14:52:15 +0100 >> >>> Am 30.12.21 um 14:46 schrieb Steve Litt via lyx-users: >>>&

Re: How would LyX perform?

2021-12-30 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Herbert Voss via lyx-users said on Thu, 30 Dec 2021 14:52:15 +0100 >Am 30.12.21 um 14:46 schrieb Steve Litt via lyx-users: >> Wolfgang Engelmann via lyx-users said on Mon, 27 Dec 2021 11:31:55 >> +0100 >>> This has shocked me >>> https://journals.plos.org/ploson

Re: How would LyX perform?

2021-12-30 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
out yesterday. It's made almost exclusively with LyX, Inkscape, and shellscripts. A big thank you goes out to the LyX team who made this possible. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques --

Re: LuaTeX vs XeTeX

2021-12-22 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Scott Kostyshak via lyx-users said on Wed, 22 Dec 2021 07:55:24 -0500 >On Wed, Dec 22, 2021 at 07:26:57AM -0500, Steve Litt via lyx-users >wrote: >> Scott Kostyshak via lyx-users said on Mon, 20 Dec 2021 20:55:18 -0500 >> >> >On Mon, Dec 20, 2021 at 03:49:33PM -050

Re: LuaTeX vs XeTeX

2021-12-22 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Scott Kostyshak via lyx-users said on Mon, 20 Dec 2021 20:55:18 -0500 >On Mon, Dec 20, 2021 at 03:49:33PM -0500, Steve Litt via lyx-users >wrote: > >> Because I >> personalize every book, I need to recompile for every order, so I >> might research using PDFTeX. Th

Re: Forest beyond basics

2021-12-20 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Herbert Voss via lyx-users said on Mon, 20 Dec 2021 09:30:54 +0100 >Am 19.12.21 um 22:24 schrieb Steve Litt via lyx-users: >> LyX and LaTeX were never intended to make drawings or diagrams. Not >> really. > >That is not true! From the beginning of LaTeX there was the

Re: LuaTeX vs XeTeX

2021-12-20 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
e time, like about 20 seconds on a very fast machine, to compile that books with LaTeX, XeTeX, and PDFTeX took. Because I personalize every book, I need to recompile for every order, so I might research using PDFTeX. Thanks for the tip. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Tech

Re: Forest beyond basics

2021-12-19 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
t making software that can export to .svg, and then you can either use that .svg, or modify it a little in Inkscape. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@l

What does tools=>reconfigure actually do?

2021-12-17 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
ure that makes new environments from the layout file available within LyX, and I need to do it from a shellscript. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-us

Re: User list server settings

2021-12-17 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
I'll say it anyway: A better cost would have been just to ban email from yahoo and its ilk right from the beginning. As a user, I've found Dmarc has been nothing but trouble from the very beginning. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successfu

Re: LuaTeX vs XeTeX

2021-12-17 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
I've enjoyed that it does everything the others do, and by using it all the time, I gain expertise and everything's easier. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing li

Word wrap in a cell?

2021-12-15 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
, 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: Bibliography not in ToC [RESOLVED]

2021-12-15 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
d then do whatever. The extra 90 seconds is well worth it, because a misleading diagnostic test can cost hours. By doing it this way, I never need to tax my brain wondering whether a texhash and/or reconfigure is necessary. My troubleshooting is usually done from a looping shellscript. SteveT Steve Lit

I think we need a better name than "MWE"

2021-12-14 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
es to mean the smallest file that works, for a specific feature you want to incorporate. Can anyone think of a better name for the tiniest file that exhibits a symptom? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technol

Re: Glitch (bug?) in 2.3.6.1 [FIXED]

2021-12-14 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
and Subscripts and get ⁰C. Maybe because he didn't know about Insert -> Symbols -> Superscripts. I didn't know it either, but now I do, and will use it. Thanks for the information! SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist ht

Re: MWE showing one of my indexing problems [ALL PROBLEMS SOLVED]

2021-12-11 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Herbert Voss said on Fri, 10 Dec 2021 10:14:29 +0100 >Steve Litt via lyx-users schrieb: >> Attached please find mwe.lyx and mwe.pdf, which was created by >> mwe.lyx. This document is standard book class, sized 6 inches high >> by 4 inches wide to fit on reasonably

Re: MWE showing one of my indexing problems

2021-12-10 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Herbert Voss said on Fri, 10 Dec 2021 10:14:29 +0100 >Steve Litt via lyx-users schrieb: >> Attached please find mwe.lyx and mwe.pdf, which was created by >> mwe.lyx. This document is standard book class, sized 6 inches high >> by 4 inches wide to fit on reasonably

Re: Graphic file formats

2021-12-08 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Rich Shepard said on Wed, 8 Dec 2021 09:53:55 -0800 (PST) >On Wed, 8 Dec 2021, Steve Litt wrote: > >> There are ways to shrink PDF size: >> Web search: linux shrink pdf size > >SteveT, > >First hit uses ghostscript; I never dove deep into gs and didn't know >

Re: How to find LyX' compile strategy?

2021-12-08 Thread Steve Litt via lyx-users
Stephan Witt said on Wed, 8 Dec 2021 18:49:07 +0100 >Am 08.12.2021 um 18:16 schrieb Steve Litt : >> >> Dr Eberhard Lisse said on Wed, 8 Dec 2021 17:22:34 +0200 >> >>> What's wrong with >>> >>> lyx -f -e pdf5 lawnmower.lyx >>>

Re: Graphic file formatsx

2021-12-08 Thread Steve Litt
conds. > >How about loading a PDF image that's 3,704,503 bytes in size while >reading your big handbook? OK, 3,704,503 bytes got my attention. No wonder it's slow. There are ways to shrink PDF size: Web search: linux shrink pdf size SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured bo

Re: How to find LyX' compile strategy?

2021-12-08 Thread Steve Litt
. So thanks very much, because you helped get me over a serious stumbling block. 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: Graphic file formatsx

2021-12-08 Thread Steve Litt
the M1)) >I have split this into child documents which compile individually >within 10 to 15 seconds. That's a lot of time. How many words is this book? SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/tec

Re: Graphic file formats

2021-12-07 Thread Steve Litt
ns to fit the book page, then this would indeed be a possibility. 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

How to find LyX' compile strategy?

2021-12-07 Thread Steve Litt
th anything but LuaTeX/LuaLaTeX for the same 8 years. If somebody can tell me how to deduce what LyX does when I press the Ctrl+r key combo, that will put me well on the way to solving this problem. Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Te

Re: Graphic file formats

2021-12-07 Thread Steve Litt
Rich Shepard said on Tue, 7 Dec 2021 16:05:09 -0800 (PST) >On Tue, 7 Dec 2021, Steve Litt wrote: > >> As far as my diagrams created in Inkscape, I put them in the images >> folder as .svg, and tell LyX to compile each to PDF. PDF completely >> saves the vector information

Re: Graphic file formatsx

2021-12-07 Thread Steve Litt
ast step for the shellscript is to place the newly converted and processed PDF in the images directory. To do this, of course, you need to set your LyX document to load the PDF, not the SVG. The benefit of the shellscript is you can continue to work while the software converts and shrinks your imag

Re: Page numbers not showing in place

2021-11-30 Thread Steve Litt
ggest you do a few experiments with page margins and foot-sep to make sure your page numbers aren't printing below the document. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing li

Re: Page numbers not showing in place

2021-11-30 Thread Steve Litt
sen based on the overall look you want to achieve, and then tweak the rest of the features you absolutely need "your way". Also, if you intend to write multiple books, I'd suggest choosing one and becoming an expert at it. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshoo

Re: Ctrl+R and the little eyeballs icon can only display in qpdfview

2021-11-28 Thread Steve Litt
a very thorough symptom description from me. 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: Ctrl+R and the little eyeballs icon can only display in qpdfview

2021-11-28 Thread Steve Litt
Kornel Benko said on Sun, 28 Nov 2021 11:58:56 +0100 >Am Sat, 27 Nov 2021 20:53:34 -0500 >schrieb Steve Litt : > >> Here's the thing. LyX exhibited this symptom for *every* previewer >> except for qpdfview. When I temporarily uninstalled qpdfview so it >> couldn't

Re: Ctrl+R and the little eyeballs icon can only display in qpdfview

2021-11-27 Thread Steve Litt
Paul A. Rubin said on Sat, 27 Nov 2021 17:57:57 -0500 >On 11/27/21 4:44 PM, Steve Litt wrote: >> >> Armed with the knowledge that reconfigure.py writes to >> lyxrc.defaults, and the fact that I could find no other way to >> change the PDF viewer, I edited reconfi

Re: Ctrl+R and the little eyeballs icon can only display in qpdfview

2021-11-27 Thread Steve Litt
Paul A. Rubin said on Thu, 25 Nov 2021 23:11:34 -0500 >On 11/25/21 8:49 PM, Steve Litt wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> No matter what I've tried, Ctrl+R and the little eyeballs icon >> displays the PDF version of the document only in qpdfview. I changed >> tools=>prefe

Re: Ctrl+R and the little eyeballs icon can only display in qpdfview

2021-11-26 Thread Steve Litt
Paul A. Rubin said on Thu, 25 Nov 2021 23:11:34 -0500 >On 11/25/21 8:49 PM, Steve Litt wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> No matter what I've tried, Ctrl+R and the little eyeballs icon >> displays the PDF version of the document only in qpdfview. I changed >> tools=>prefe

Ctrl+R and the little eyeballs icon can only display in qpdfview

2021-11-25 Thread Steve Litt
= linkcolor, %Colour for external hyperlinks linkcolor= linkcolor, %Colour of internal links citecolor = green %Colour of citations } So, how does one set the viewer when presses Ctrl+R or clicks the eyeballs? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techni

Re: How to paste into LyX-Code ?!!

2021-11-18 Thread Steve Litt
Daniel said on Thu, 18 Nov 2021 08:48:07 +0100 >On 2021-11-17 23:28, Steve Litt wrote: >> Daniel said on Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:44:23 +0100 >> >>> On 17/11/2021 10:01, Steve Litt wrote: >>>> Hi all, >>>> >>>> I have a C program I wa

Re: How to paste into LyX-Code ?!!

2021-11-17 Thread Steve Litt
Daniel said on Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:44:23 +0100 >On 17/11/2021 10:01, Steve Litt wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> I have a C program I want to show in a book. So I use the LyX-Code >> environment, but when I copy the C file to the clipboard and paste it >> into the LyX-C

How to paste into LyX-Code ?

2021-11-17 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, I have a C program I want to show in a book. So I use the LyX-Code environment, but when I copy the C file to the clipboard and paste it into the LyX-Code environment, all the newlines are removed. What's the right way to show a C program file within LyX? Thanks, SteveT Steve Litt

Re: LuaTeX vs XeTeX

2021-11-08 Thread Steve Litt
ngarm things. 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: Compile error [FIXED]

2021-10-14 Thread Steve Litt
important enough for me to remove all punctuation and replace spaces with underscores. Unless I remember to quote every variable in every shellscript, space or punctuation within filenames cause malfunction. Life's too short. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Tech

Re: Bibliography styles

2021-10-12 Thread Steve Litt
there's no Bibliography in the PDF. Did you remember to compile it twice? 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: How to convert LyX doc to LaTeX

2021-10-12 Thread Steve Litt
on 2.3.6.2 (7 January >2021) lyx --export latex myfile.lyx or, if you're using lualatex to compile: lyx --export luatex myfile.lyx Be sure your journal knows which program to compile it with, and that they have to compile to get your index and bibliography right. SteveT Steve Litt S

Re: END-OF-FRAME, once again..

2021-10-12 Thread Steve Litt
re complexity than it removes. When I use Beamer at all, I just edit the LaTeX in an editor. Doing that would be the kiss of death writing a book, but Beamer/LaTeX uses only a small subset of LaTeX. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful

Re: LibreOffice to LyX

2021-10-10 Thread Steve Litt
n every minute. Perhaps that's an explanation. :-) 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: Preamble header issues

2021-10-10 Thread Steve Litt
ts", and had to compile it with LuaTeX and LuaLaTeX. These Century Schoolbook lookalikes look great on paper too. SteveT Steve Litt Spring 2021 featured book: Troubleshooting Techniques of the Successful Technologist http://www.troubleshooters.com/techniques -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users

Re: LibreOffice to LyX

2021-10-09 Thread Steve Litt
styles for the rest of their lives. 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: LibreOffice to LyX

2021-10-06 Thread Steve Litt
point it collapses under its own weight. 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: LibreOffice to LyX

2021-10-04 Thread Steve Litt
gs the real possibility of writing fairly simple books in Markdown, which would be fast as a bat out of hell. If there's a markdown to slide conversion, my stack could also be used to create slides with styles. In theory, I think Beamer is best for slides, but sometimes Beamer can get difficult.

Re: LibreOffice to LyX

2021-10-03 Thread Steve Litt
Tobias Hilbricht said on Fri, 01 Oct 2021 19:07:02 +0200 >Am Donnerstag, den 30.09.2021, 21:38 -0400 schrieb Steve Litt: >> >> converting to LyX, the answer is don't. LibreOffice is a bug ridden >> program that tries to be all things to all people and fails >> mise

Re: LibreOffice to LyX

2021-09-30 Thread Steve Litt
lue, and you want to author it in LibreOffice, just print it from LibreOffice. LibreOffice is a great quick and dirty for anything below 1000 words. If there's any chance a document will grow beyond 1000 words, use LyX or some other genuine authoring environment right from the start. SteveT Steve Litt

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

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
;> Wolfgang >+1 Please view the documentation at http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/lyx/texgyre.htm . 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.

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 --

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