Re: Ninja mode

2010-02-22 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 8:10 AM, Niko Schwarz niko.schw...@googlemail.comwrote: How do you ninja lyx into your research groups? I agree this is a problem. Some lossless round trip collaboration between LyX and pure LaTeX would be very useful. I tried doing this with export - import - merge,

Re: Ninja mode

2010-02-22 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 8:10 AM, Niko Schwarz niko.schw...@googlemail.comwrote: How do you ninja lyx into your research groups? I agree this is a problem. Some lossless round trip collaboration between LyX and pure LaTeX would be very useful. I tried doing this with export - import - merge,

Re: Ninja mode

2010-02-22 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 8:10 AM, Niko Schwarz wrote: > How do you ninja lyx into your research groups? > I agree this is a problem. Some lossless round trip collaboration between LyX and pure LaTeX would be very useful. I tried doing this with export - import -

Re: Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Uwe Stöhr uwesto...@web.de wrote: What do you mean with wrong place? Images are usually within a flaot that will float in the output to a suitable position. Can you provide a _small_ example file? Here is an example, I hope it is small enough. It seems to be

Re: Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Uwe Stöhr uwesto...@web.de wrote: Yes, this EPS file is strange. Not particularly. It used to be standard to use (0,0) as the corner of the workspace, and usually the actual diagram has a different bounding box. But why do you need to set a bounding box Is

Re: Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Uwe Stöhr uwesto...@web.de wrote: What do you mean with wrong place? Images are usually within a flaot that will float in the output to a suitable position. Can you provide a _small_ example file? Here is an example, I hope it is small enough. It seems to be

Re: Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Uwe Stöhr uwesto...@web.de wrote: Yes, this EPS file is strange. Not particularly. It used to be standard to use (0,0) as the corner of the workspace, and usually the actual diagram has a different bounding box. But why do you need to set a bounding box Is

Re: Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Uwe Stöhr wrote: > What do you mean with "wrong place"? Images are usually within a flaot that > will float in the output to a suitable position. > Can you provide a _small_ example file? Here is an example, I hope it is small enough. It seems

Re: Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Uwe Stöhr wrote: > Yes, this EPS file is strange. Not particularly. It used to be standard to use (0,0) as the corner of the workspace, and usually the actual diagram has a different bounding box. > But why do you need to set a bounding box Is

Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-18 Thread Thomas Steffen
Hi All I noticed recently that I a lot of EPS graphics end up in the wrong place with the pdflatex backend. I guess it has to do with the bounding box, and somehow it is wrongly set during the conversion process. Then the picture ends up in the wrong place, or it is (partially) invisible if

Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-18 Thread Thomas Steffen
Hi All I noticed recently that I a lot of EPS graphics end up in the wrong place with the pdflatex backend. I guess it has to do with the bounding box, and somehow it is wrongly set during the conversion process. Then the picture ends up in the wrong place, or it is (partially) invisible if

Wrong placement with EPS graphics in pdflatex

2009-04-18 Thread Thomas Steffen
Hi All I noticed recently that I a lot of EPS graphics end up in the wrong place with the pdflatex backend. I guess it has to do with the bounding box, and somehow it is wrongly set during the conversion process. Then the picture ends up in the wrong place, or it is (partially) invisible if

Re: What has happened with Lyx V1.6.2-1

2009-04-11 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:52 AM, Robert Betz robert.b...@newcastle.edu.au wrote: Basiscally things that did work on V1.6.1-1 now don't on V1.6.2-1. For example with the Alt installer during install it cannot find the Miktex distribution and the path to it has to be manually set. Once

Re: Terminology Change Request for Next Release

2009-04-11 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 5:53 PM, Jürgen Spitzmüller sp...@lyx.org wrote: Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: The reference to embedded LaTeX within a document being written with LyX as Evil Red Text (ERT) has bothered me from the first time I saw it. I agree, it is not a useful term. If you wish,

Re: What has happened with Lyx V1.6.2-1

2009-04-11 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:52 AM, Robert Betz robert.b...@newcastle.edu.au wrote: Basiscally things that did work on V1.6.1-1 now don't on V1.6.2-1. For example with the Alt installer during install it cannot find the Miktex distribution and the path to it has to be manually set. Once

Re: Terminology Change Request for Next Release

2009-04-11 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 5:53 PM, Jürgen Spitzmüller sp...@lyx.org wrote: Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: The reference to embedded LaTeX within a document being written with LyX as Evil Red Text (ERT) has bothered me from the first time I saw it. I agree, it is not a useful term. If you wish,

Re: What has happened with Lyx V1.6.2-1

2009-04-11 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:52 AM, Robert Betz wrote: > Basiscally things that did work on V1.6.1-1 now don't on V1.6.2-1. For > example with the Alt installer during install it cannot find the Miktex > distribution and the path to it has to be manually set. Once

Re: Terminology Change Request for Next Release

2009-04-11 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 5:53 PM, Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: > Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: >> > The reference to embedded LaTeX within a document being written with LyX >> > as "Evil Red Text (ERT)" has bothered me from the first time I saw it. I agree, it is not a useful term. > If

Re: I need tips on including SVG images

2008-12-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 5:30 PM, Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: Today for the first time I was able to incorporate an SVG image into a LyX drawing. I'm using LyX 1.5.6. Developers -- thank you so much! How did you do that? I tried it a while ago, and I ran into a number of problems

Re: I need tips on including SVG images

2008-12-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 5:30 PM, Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: Today for the first time I was able to incorporate an SVG image into a LyX drawing. I'm using LyX 1.5.6. Developers -- thank you so much! How did you do that? I tried it a while ago, and I ran into a number of problems

Re: I need tips on including SVG images

2008-12-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 5:30 PM, Steve Litt wrote: > Today for the first time I was able to incorporate an SVG image into a LyX > drawing. I'm using LyX 1.5.6. Developers -- thank you so much! How did you do that? I tried it a while ago, and I ran into a number of

Re: PNG to EPS without file size explosion

2008-12-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Nils Becker nils.bec...@ens-lyon.fr wrote: convert -compress LZW $$i eps2:$$o This got the file size down to about 2M in the above example. Even leaving out the explicit -compress option and keeping only the eps2 (i.e. Level 2) format specification gives

Re: PNG to EPS without file size explosion

2008-12-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Nils Becker nils.bec...@ens-lyon.fr wrote: convert -compress LZW $$i eps2:$$o This got the file size down to about 2M in the above example. Even leaving out the explicit -compress option and keeping only the eps2 (i.e. Level 2) format specification gives

Re: PNG to EPS without file size explosion

2008-12-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Nils Becker wrote: > convert -compress LZW $$i eps2:$$o > > This got the file size down to about 2M in the above example. > Even leaving out the explicit -compress option and keeping only the eps2 > (i.e. Level 2) format specification

Re: Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-18 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 8:19 PM, Joost Verburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The build-in ImageMagick does not rely on registry keys but uses the environment variables set by LyXLauncher (see the source for details) to get the location of the Ghostscript directories. Note that not only @PSdelegate@

Re: Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-18 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 8:19 PM, Joost Verburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The build-in ImageMagick does not rely on registry keys but uses the environment variables set by LyXLauncher (see the source for details) to get the location of the Ghostscript directories. Note that not only @PSdelegate@

Re: Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-18 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 8:19 PM, Joost Verburg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > The build-in ImageMagick does not rely on registry keys but uses the > environment variables set by LyXLauncher (see the source for details) to get > the location of the Ghostscript directories. Note that not only

Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
Hi All I made quite good progress producing a portable LyX installation based on LyX 1.6.0. What would be the best place to post the instructions? I think wiki.lyx.org may be suitable, but it looks a bit disorganised at the moment, and it seems that only developers have access anyway (?). I

Re: Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Joost Verburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The standard installer already bundles Ghostscript and ImageMagick in a portable way (no registry keys need to be modified). That sounds interesting. I know that LyXLauncher does some magic, but I was not able to figure out

Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
Hi All I made quite good progress producing a portable LyX installation based on LyX 1.6.0. What would be the best place to post the instructions? I think wiki.lyx.org may be suitable, but it looks a bit disorganised at the moment, and it seems that only developers have access anyway (?). I

Re: Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Joost Verburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The standard installer already bundles Ghostscript and ImageMagick in a portable way (no registry keys need to be modified). That sounds interesting. I know that LyXLauncher does some magic, but I was not able to figure out

Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
Hi All I made quite good progress producing a portable LyX installation based on LyX 1.6.0. What would be the best place to post the instructions? I think wiki.lyx.org may be suitable, but it looks a bit disorganised at the moment, and it seems that only developers have access anyway (?). I

Re: Steps towards a portable LyX installation on Windows

2008-11-17 Thread Thomas Steffen
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Joost Verburg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > The standard installer already bundles Ghostscript and ImageMagick in a > portable way (no registry keys need to be modified). That sounds interesting. I know that LyXLauncher does some magic, but I was not able to figure

Re: ?s with table captions, table text justification, double rows, math cases and more

2001-11-12 Thread Thomas Steffen
John Boik [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: First, I would like to use a different font family (sans serif rather than times) for table captions. This is defined by the LaTeX style. Try the koma-script family instead of the default styles. (That's in Layout-Document.) It will change other details,

Re: ?s with table captions, table text justification, double rows, math cases and more

2001-11-12 Thread Thomas Steffen
John Boik [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: First, I would like to use a different font family (sans serif rather than times) for table captions. This is defined by the LaTeX style. Try the koma-script family instead of the default styles. (That's in Layout-Document.) It will change other details,

Re: ?s with table captions, table text justification, double rows, math cases and more

2001-11-12 Thread Thomas Steffen
"John Boik" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > First, I would like to use a different font family (sans serif rather than > times) for table captions. This is defined by the LaTeX style. Try the koma-script family instead of the default styles. (That's in Layout->Document.) It will change other

Re: scaling EPS how?

2001-11-07 Thread Thomas Steffen
Ralph Boland [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Unfortunately you cannot scale relative to the size of the original figure but must scale relative to page size. Thus you must use your judgement if relative dimensions are to be maintained. Yes, this is a long standing feature request of mine. Scaling

Re: scaling EPS how?

2001-11-07 Thread Thomas Steffen
Ralph Boland <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Unfortunately you cannot scale relative to the size of the original figure > but must scale relative to page size. Thus you must use your judgement > if relative dimensions are to be maintained. Yes, this is a long standing feature request of mine.

Re: time for a version change?

2001-09-26 Thread Thomas Steffen
Paul Tremblay [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: My version of lyx is 1.1.4fix3, which came with my SuSE distribution. Should I update? Yes, 1.1.5fix2 is quite a bit better. 1.1.6fix3... well, I just can't decide whether it is actually an improvement. Beware however that both are not backward

Re: time for a version change?

2001-09-26 Thread Thomas Steffen
Paul Tremblay [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: My version of lyx is 1.1.4fix3, which came with my SuSE distribution. Should I update? Yes, 1.1.5fix2 is quite a bit better. 1.1.6fix3... well, I just can't decide whether it is actually an improvement. Beware however that both are not backward

Re: time for a version change?

2001-09-26 Thread Thomas Steffen
Paul Tremblay <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > My version of lyx is 1.1.4fix3, which came with my SuSE distribution. > Should I update? Yes, 1.1.5fix2 is quite a bit better. 1.1.6fix3... well, I just can't decide whether it is actually an improvement. Beware however that both are not backward

Re: seminar...

2001-06-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
Emanuele Olivetti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm trying to use seminar document class for the first time; I can't find any documentation; Is it stable? I set paper to A4 but evey simple try doesn't compile. Seminar is not exactly stable, unsupported is probably the better description. Seminar

Re: seminar...

2001-06-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
Emanuele Olivetti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm trying to use seminar document class for the first time; I can't find any documentation; Is it stable? I set paper to A4 but evey simple try doesn't compile. Seminar is not exactly stable, unsupported is probably the better description. Seminar

Re: seminar...

2001-06-20 Thread Thomas Steffen
Emanuele Olivetti <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I'm trying to use seminar document class for the first time; I can't > find any documentation; Is it stable? I set paper to A4 but evey > simple try doesn't compile. Seminar is not exactly stable, unsupported is probably the better description.

Feature: View LaTeX source?

1999-05-21 Thread Thomas Steffen
hi, i just started using (and promoting) lyx, and i am really missing one feature: to have a view at the latex source. exporting and then starting xemacs is a bit tiresome. is there a way to get this in the menu? Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- linux, linuctis - f, das beste

Feature: View LaTeX source?

1999-05-21 Thread Thomas Steffen
hi, i just started using (and promoting) lyx, and i am really missing one feature: to have a view at the latex source. exporting and then starting xemacs is a bit tiresome. is there a way to get this in the menu? Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- linux, linuctis - f, das beste

Feature: View LaTeX source?

1999-05-21 Thread Thomas Steffen
hi, i just started using (and promoting) lyx, and i am really missing one feature: to have a view at the latex source. exporting and then starting xemacs is a bit tiresome. is there a way to get this in the menu? Thomas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> -- linux, linuctis - f, das beste