Re: Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-23 Thread Tad Marko
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 3:38 AM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes lasgout...@lyx.orgwrote: Tad Marko t...@tadland.net writes: I simply find the memoir class unattractive. I like the looks of the classic book class. I thought that the default for memoir was to look like book.cls. Memoir is highly

Re: Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-23 Thread Tad Marko
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 3:38 AM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes lasgout...@lyx.orgwrote: Tad Marko t...@tadland.net writes: I simply find the memoir class unattractive. I like the looks of the classic book class. I thought that the default for memoir was to look like book.cls. Memoir is highly

Re: Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-23 Thread Tad Marko
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 3:38 AM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes <lasgout...@lyx.org>wrote: > Tad Marko <t...@tadland.net> writes: > > I simply find the memoir class unattractive. I like the looks of the > classic > > book class. > > I thought that the default

Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-22 Thread Tad Marko
Hello, Another basic newbie question: I would like to extend the book layout with the Chapterprecis from the book (memoir) layout. It is probably naive to assume this is as simple as copying book.layout and copying the Chapterprecis style from memoir layout. Can anyone tell me a bit about the

Re: Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-22 Thread Tad Marko
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes lasgout...@lyx.orgwrote: Le 22 juin 09 à 16:06, Tad Marko a écrit : I would like to extend the book layout with the Chapterprecis from the book (memoir) layout. It is probably naive to assume this is as simple as copying book.layout

Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-22 Thread Tad Marko
Hello, Another basic newbie question: I would like to extend the book layout with the Chapterprecis from the book (memoir) layout. It is probably naive to assume this is as simple as copying book.layout and copying the Chapterprecis style from memoir layout. Can anyone tell me a bit about the

Re: Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-22 Thread Tad Marko
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes lasgout...@lyx.orgwrote: Le 22 juin 09 à 16:06, Tad Marko a écrit : I would like to extend the book layout with the Chapterprecis from the book (memoir) layout. It is probably naive to assume this is as simple as copying book.layout

Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-22 Thread Tad Marko
Hello, Another basic newbie question: I would like to extend the book layout with the "Chapterprecis" from the book (memoir)" layout. It is probably naive to assume this is as simple as copying book.layout and copying the Chapterprecis style from memoir layout. Can anyone tell me a bit about the

Re: Extending Existing Layouts

2009-06-22 Thread Tad Marko
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes <lasgout...@lyx.org>wrote: > Le 22 juin 09 à 16:06, Tad Marko a écrit : > >> I would like to extend the book layout with the "Chapterprecis" from the >> book (memoir)" layout. It is probably naive to

Re: A Newbie Text style Question

2009-06-20 Thread Tad Marko
On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Paul A. Rubin ru...@msu.edu wrote: ... You have at least three options: a. Just put chapauthor in the preamble and skip the layout, then use ERT (raw LaTeX) to invoke the chapauthor environment as needed (i.e., put \begin{chapauthor} and \end{chapauthor}

Re: A Newbie Text style Question

2009-06-20 Thread Tad Marko
On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Paul A. Rubin ru...@msu.edu wrote: ... You have at least three options: a. Just put chapauthor in the preamble and skip the layout, then use ERT (raw LaTeX) to invoke the chapauthor environment as needed (i.e., put \begin{chapauthor} and \end{chapauthor}

Re: A Newbie Text style Question

2009-06-20 Thread Tad Marko
On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: > > ... > > You have at least three options: > > a. Just put chapauthor in the preamble and skip the layout, then use ERT > (raw LaTeX) to invoke the chapauthor environment as needed (i.e., put > \begin{chapauthor} and

Dot Leaders

2009-06-19 Thread Tad Marko
Hello! Hopefully this question has a simple answer. I'm working on a book which has a table of contents. Is there any way to get the TOC to have dot leaders between the chapter names and the page numbers? Thanks, Tad

Dot Leaders

2009-06-19 Thread Tad Marko
Hello! Hopefully this question has a simple answer. I'm working on a book which has a table of contents. Is there any way to get the TOC to have dot leaders between the chapter names and the page numbers? Thanks, Tad

Dot Leaders

2009-06-19 Thread Tad Marko
Hello! Hopefully this question has a simple answer. I'm working on a book which has a table of contents. Is there any way to get the TOC to have dot leaders between the chapter names and the page numbers? Thanks, Tad

Utility to help with importing text?

2007-03-15 Thread Tad Marko
Howdy! I have a few manuscripts in convering to LyX for a friend. They are plain text files. Are there any utilities that can help me with the transformation of the double quotes to a `` and '' format (or whatever format I should be using)? Thanks, Tad

Utility to help with importing text?

2007-03-15 Thread Tad Marko
Howdy! I have a few manuscripts in convering to LyX for a friend. They are plain text files. Are there any utilities that can help me with the transformation of the double quotes to a `` and '' format (or whatever format I should be using)? Thanks, Tad

Utility to help with importing text?

2007-03-15 Thread Tad Marko
Howdy! I have a few manuscripts in convering to LyX for a friend. They are plain text files. Are there any utilities that can help me with the transformation of the double quotes to a `` and '' format (or whatever format I should be using)? Thanks, Tad