Re: You use bookmarks in LyX. Tell me about it

2021-04-06 Thread John White
On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:01:23 AM PDT Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: > Am 06.04.21 um 17:21 schrieb Richard Kimberly Heck: > > On 4/6/21 3:02 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: > >> first: What is the shortcut for 'Save Bookmark 1' ? > >> Shortcuts tells: > >> Umschalt+F1 Depth Increment

Re: migrating kmail to new computer

2021-03-16 Thread John White
That did the trick. Thanks much, John On Monday, March 15, 2021 10:34:44 AM PDT you wrote: > In data lunedì 15 marzo 2021 05:35:54 CET, John White ha scritto: > > [...] Now the problem is > > that for some reason kmail keeps adding "unnamed" identities in

Re: Unwanted spacing in Table of Contents

2021-01-24 Thread John Beattie
aks have more descriptive names. I suggest that the thing to change is name of Page Break, so as to include the 'break' part and also the 'spread' part. Or, on writing that, it occurs to me that Ragged-Page-Break and Justified-Page-Break might actually do the job? John -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Plugin creation info?

2020-12-20 Thread John White
This is an interesting thread. Reminds me of Wordstar's mailmerge. John On Sunday, December 20, 2020 8:07:09 AM PST Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: > On 12/19/20 7:36 AM, Christos Liaskos wrote: > > Dear LyX development team, > > > > First of all, many thanks for

Re: Xubuntu 20.04: Qt Library

2020-12-12 Thread John White
Thanks to all. As I have 5 employees who also use lyx (we run a Gates-free office) and we edit each other's documents, I think it best to await the next release of Debian - even if I miss a few goodies in the interim. John On Saturday, December 12, 2020 2:47:28 PM PST Dr Eberhard W Lisse

Re: Xubuntu 20.04: Qt Library

2020-12-12 Thread John White
repository sometimes causes problems. So I will probably keep using 2.3.2 until next summer or so when, I expect, Debian should come out with a new version. Best, John On Saturday, December 12, 2020 7:42:23 AM PST Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > Hartmut, > > would a better

Re: beamer notes support?

2020-12-04 Thread John White
Perfect! I couldn't find it in synaptic until receiving your kind email. John On Friday, December 4, 2020 12:12:00 PM PST Kornel Benko wrote: > Am Fri, 4 Dec 2020 20:02:32 +0100 > > schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann : > > Am 04.12.20 um 17:49 schrieb Jürgen Spitzmüller: > >

Re: beamer notes support?

2020-12-03 Thread John White
So, what to do? Not knowing much of Beamer and nothing of Apple. I open the url and it asks me to open or save. When I open it I get an ad for Slide Pilot. Where does my debian buster system fit in here? On Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:38:40 PM PST Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > Slightly off

Re: Changes to LaTeX

2020-11-01 Thread John White
as a sip phone on my laptop. Keep safe. John On Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:05:51 AM PST Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > John, > > Debian uses a package manager (which implies stability and long intervals > between updates) instead of the lates TeXLive. > > If you are bore

Re: Changes to LaTeX

2020-11-01 Thread John White
?? On Sunday, November 1, 2020 6:22:45 AM PST Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > tlmgr update --self --all johwhi@johwhi:~$ tlmgr update --self --all I am using Debian buster (10) Suggestions? John -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: LyX acting differently between computers

2020-10-30 Thread John White
Hi Doc! Somebody gave me a Raspberry PI the other day and I have no clue what to do with it. Does Lyx work on it? Does Lyx work on Raspbian ? Hope this finds you well and happy. John On Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:38:20 PM PDT Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > Or, > > actually this b

Re: LyX acting differently between computers

2020-10-29 Thread John White
Dr. Lisse is obviously not perfect or he would have said "Get Debian." John On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:37:56 AM PDT Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > Get a Mac. > > el > > On 27/10/2020 23:01, David Chan wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > I noticed that L

Re: Figures and tables at the end/Page of floats

2020-10-18 Thread John Kane
Ah, very nice. On Sun, 18 Oct 2020 at 09:43, Maria Gouskova wrote: > > > On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 6:20 PM John Kane wrote: > >> Have a look at the APA or APA ver 6 classes . >> >> On Fri, 16 Oct 2020 at 13:32, Maria Gouskova wrote: >> >>> Hi L

Re: Figures and tables at the end/Page of floats

2020-10-16 Thread John Kane
e positioning > of the "Figure X about here" tags. It just seems like there should be a > more elegant way to accomplish this. Can the "page of floats" option be > controlled somehow? > > Maria > > -- > lyx-users mailing list > lyx-users@lists.lyx.org &

Re: Changes to LaTeX

2020-10-14 Thread John White
Isn't git owned by Gates? John On Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:32:31 AM PDT Rich Shepard wrote: > On Wed, 14 Oct 2020, Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > > The quick fix is to roll back > > > > tlmgr restore latex 53958 > > > > which implies that tlmgr should have

Re: Problem saving a file [DROPBOX]

2020-09-20 Thread John White
Staff and I save to dropbox many, many times a day. I have never seen such an error. We are a linux shop. Perhaps that is why. John On Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:35:28 AM PDT jcredbe...@gmail.com wrote: > What I have tried is using another file in Dropbox, writing and rewrit

Re: A LyX success

2020-07-24 Thread John Kane
nus Dropbox) and am in the process of producing a third such. > It certainly is nice to have such fine-grained control over the > appearance of one's own book. > > What font did you use? > > Riki > > > -- > lyx-users mailing list > lyx-users@lists.lyx.org > http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Paths forgotten?

2020-05-05 Thread John White
; > > Paul > > OK, so my previous question about stored image-paths, is still pending. > > >> Could you check, if the correct (absolute) path is stored in the > >> lyx-file? > > Kornel I think this (forgetting paths) is a very common problem. Perhaps someo

Re: Hebrew document template

2020-04-27 Thread John Kane
-users@lists.lyx.org > http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Compiling LyX in debian buster

2020-04-16 Thread John White
I have used lyx for many years and like Charlie just go to the Debian (currently Buster) repository and download it (currently repository has 2.3.2-1). Works fine with texlive. However I keep hearing that the QT people's efforts to monetize QT may start to give lyx problems. John -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: conversion d' une image png en eps

2020-02-24 Thread John Kane
e alors que dans des versions > antérieures de lyx je n' avais pas ce genre ce genre de propos . D' > avance merci pour la réponse éventuelle . > > -- > lyx-users mailing list > lyx-users@lists.lyx.org > http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users > -- John Kane Kingston ON

margin text and labelling environment generates a bug

2020-02-07 Thread John Beattie
the compiler reports. Should I raise a bug? Thanks, John Windows 10 -- LyX help >> about: LyX Version 2.3.3 (10 June 2019) Library directory: C:\bin\lyx 2.3\Resources\ User directory: ~\AppData\Roaming\LyX2.3\ Qt Version (run-time): 5.11.3 Qt Version (compile-time): 5.11.3 >

Re: ltxcmds.sty

2020-01-14 Thread John White
Hi Doc and Happy New Year! Though I am having no problems with lovely lyx, for the heck of it I ran "tlmgr update --all --self" and got this response: johwhi@johwhi:~$ tlmgr update --all --self John On Monday, January 13, 2020 2:24:18 PM PST Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > The Obe

Re: Error: ! Package babel Error: You haven't defined the language french yet.

2019-12-08 Thread John Kane
Bourgogne > > 9 Avenue Alain Savary, BP 47870, 21078 DIJON Cedex FRANCE > > Tel: +33 (0)380395988 > > === > > > Worked on my Win10+MikTeX+LyX2.3.3 > > -- > ↓↓ > Please bottom-post. Start your reply

Re: LyX now won't display text on screen

2019-12-06 Thread John O'Gorman
On 06/12/2019 06:07, Kornel Benko wrote: Am Thu, 5 Dec 2019 11:37:52 -0500 schrieb "Paul A. Rubin" : On 12/4/19 8:48 PM, John O'Gorman wrote: Hi Help! After messing about with trying to insert 2 jpeg  images, I now cannot see any of the text. It is still there and appears when

LyX now won't display text on screen

2019-12-04 Thread John O'Gorman
? Regards John O'Gorman -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Section fonts-there must be an easier way

2019-11-26 Thread John White
Thank you Jürgen and Rich, I just tried Jürgen's suggestion and it works perfectly. This problem has bothered me for years. Thank you so much. I will try to set headings=small as my default and if that doesn't work in article class, I will stick with KOMA-Script. John ovember 26, 2019 7

Re: Section fonts-there must be an easier way

2019-11-26 Thread John White
Thanks but I don't know how to add a "document option" in KOMA-Script. John On Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:46:59 AM PST Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: > Am Montag, den 25.11.2019, 18:04 -0800 schrieb John White: > > I am doing a koma document with sections. The section font is too

Re: Section fonts-there must be an easier way

2019-11-25 Thread John White
there an easier way to do this? Isn't there a way to globally change section and sub-section font size? Thanks for any input. John -- 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 John White
On Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:23:38 PM PST Steve Litt wrote: > On Sun, 24 Nov 2019 05:46:05 -0800 > > John White wrote: > > I am starting a koma script article with a graphic and exporting to > > lautex. Lyx prints a blank page before printing the graphic. How do > >

Re: How to suppress blank page before graphic

2019-11-24 Thread John White
I am starting a koma script article with a graphic and exporting to lautex. Lyx prints a blank page before printing the graphic. How do I suppress the blank page? John On Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:25:55 AM PST John White wrote: > I am starting a koma script article with a grap

fixing tiny font on laptop

2019-11-15 Thread John White
may not be able to borrow a mouse next time this happens. John -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: line spacing problem

2019-11-06 Thread John White
Whenever I get this kind of error, I get on synaptic and download some more of the texlive (English) files. John On Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:01:10 PM PST Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: > Le 06/11/2019 à 14:12, veeresh H B a écrit : > > Hi i am using LYX to write my thesis whe

Re: Lyx for Windows

2019-10-31 Thread John Beattie
ave to ensure that I have the same version in both places. Yes, I agree, it does not have to be the same beyond the minor version, i.e. at present any 2.3.x. Best regards John -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: Lyx for Windows

2019-10-27 Thread John Beattie
cial about closing the file. I always have to approve closing the existing version when I compile a new version. Best regards, John -- lyx-users mailing list lyx-users@lists.lyx.org http://lists.lyx.org/mailman/listinfo/lyx-users

Re: List transfer

2019-10-03 Thread John Kane
ong. . > > The list addresses won't change. > > It's been my pleasure to administer the LyX lists for over a decade. > > Best, > > Máté -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada

Re: biblatex in lyx

2019-09-28 Thread John White
On Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:11:03 AM PDT Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: > Am 27.09.19 um 20:05 schrieb John White: > > On Friday, September 27, 2019 7:23:18 AM PDT Kornel Benko wrote: > > > Am Freitag, 27. September 2019, 15:54:44 CEST schrieb Wolfgang > > >

Re: biblatex in lyx

2019-09-27 Thread John White
e find biblatex.sty > --> texlive-bibtex-extra > $ sudo apt-get install texlive-bibtex-extra > > In lyx you should now reconfigure. > > Kornel No doubt you should follow Kornel's suggestion. However whenever something like this happens to me, I get on synaptic and install every texlive thing except full texlive. John

Re: Lyx 2.3.3 doesn't print Glossary

2019-09-26 Thread John White
I fear this exceeds my pay grade. But if you could give me some specific task, I would try it over the weekend. John On Wednesday, September 25, 2019 4:45:56 AM PDT Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > Thanks. > > I have removed the preferences file and then it works. > > I h

Re: Lyx 2.3.3 doesn't print Glossary

2019-09-24 Thread John White
Morning (here) El, I get the same thing whether exported to lautex, cntr-D or cntrl-R. John On Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:50:06 AM PDT Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > Hi, > > I enclose a MWE which does not print the Glossary. > > If I export to LuaLaTeX and run the PDF sho

Re: daily binaries

2019-09-18 Thread John White
uld setup debian repo with daily builds with reasonable > >> amount > >> of effort if I could get +3 people to promise they will actually use > >> that... > > > > I do not know how many debian users we have, actually. > > Me neither. What I meant was that if I get enough positive responses to > this thread from users willing to test debian dailies I can try. > > CC-ing users list. > Pavel I am a debian user but have never used dailies and it is unlikely that I ever will. John

Re: pleading paper part 2

2019-09-16 Thread John White
int with a lautex pdf all the time. Any suggestions as to how I can get lautex to start line numbers at the top of the page? Most apologies if this appears in the list twice. I keep forgetting my proper login. John pleading-SIMPLE (older-version-export-ps2pdf).lyx Description: application/lyx

Re: pleading paper part 2

2019-09-16 Thread John White
with a lautex pdf all the time. Any suggestions as to how I can get lautex to start line numbers at the top of the page? John pleading-SIMPLE (older-version-export-ps2pdf).lyx Description: application/lyx

Re: lyx disk: error: LyX could not create the temporary directory '/tmp/lyx_tmpbuf1'

2019-09-03 Thread John White
After reconfiguring, I would save one of the problem files to a usb stick and see if lyx will open it from there. John On Tuesday, September 3, 2019 7:31:32 AM PDT Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: > I have saved a lyx document under a different name. I restarted lyx > but get a lyx disk: erro

Re: How to keep versions of a paper in different formats

2019-09-02 Thread John White
professor latex-expert son-in-law when I visit them over Christmas. John On Monday, September 2, 2019 2:35:36 PM PDT Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > Jerry, > > what version control problem? > > If you are on a Mac or Linux, and you are not collaborating with other > authors, you (just

Re: KOMA-Script report: old font issue with bibtex

2019-08-29 Thread John White
ered my question days ago: select a different style or modify a .bst > file. I chose a different style. > > Rich el, Right on. Thanks so much for answering my lyx questions over the years. BTW, I am loving background! Still learning about it. John

Re: KOMA-Script report: old font issue with bibtex

2019-08-29 Thread John White
el, Right on. Thanks so much for answering my lyx questions over the years. BTW, I am loving background! Still learning about it. John On Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:44:13 AM PDT Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > Ok, thanks, > > please don't ask questions then, for which you d

Re: Background doesn't work.

2019-08-26 Thread John White
On Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:52:09 PM PDT Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > The example document has > > opacity=o.0 > > instead of > > opacity=1.0 > > in the preamble. > > el > > On 25/08/2019 10:11 pm, John White wrote: > > I could hav

Re: Background doesn't work.

2019-08-26 Thread John White
Thanks Doc! Silly me. John On Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:52:09 PM PDT Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > The example document has > > opacity=o.0 > > instead of > > opacity=1.0 > > in the preamble. > > el > > On 25/08/2019 10:11 pm, John Whi

Background doesn't work.

2019-08-25 Thread John White
tried watermark, but could only see DRAFT in watermark. John exampleel.lyx Description: application/lyx lines.pdf Description: Adobe PDF document

Can't get background to work

2019-08-24 Thread John White
spaced numbers shown on the left side. I don't like the line generator program as it numbers every line irregularly (i.e. is too specific). I just need 28 double spaced lines running down the left side of each page. (pleading paper). Any suggestions are appreciated. John exampleel.lyx

lyxblogger

2019-08-10 Thread John White
of the formatting. Lyxblogger purports to keep the formatting when posting to wordpress. It seems to still work, sort of, but hangs up when accessing the wordpress site. John White

Re: 14 point type (solved)

2019-07-06 Thread John White
My bad. Italics show if in Documents>Settings>Fonts, rather than "default," I set to sans serif to noto sans and sans/typewriter to noto mono. John On Friday, July 5, 2019 5:54:05 PM PDT John White wrote: > Cause I am old. Habit over 20 years or more with lovely ly

Re: 14 point type (solved)

2019-07-05 Thread John White
that italicized Noto serif text prints as regular (non-italicized text) when exported via pdf (luatex) using Koma script article on my Debian stretch machine. Italics are not lost when, all else being the same, I switch from Noto serif to new century schoolbook. John On Friday, July 5, 2019 11:42

Re: 14 point type (solved)

2019-07-05 Thread John White
On Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:11:21 AM PDT John White wrote: > On Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:29:47 AM PDT John White wrote: > > On Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:15:49 PM PDT Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > > > John, > > > > > > I would even go so far as to use

Re: 14 point type (solved)

2019-07-04 Thread John White
On Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:29:47 AM PDT John White wrote: > On Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:15:49 PM PDT Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > > John, > > > > I would even go so far as to use Noto Serif and if that looks too big > > (compare with New Century Schoolbook 1

Re: 14 point type (solved)

2019-07-04 Thread John White
On Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:15:49 PM PDT Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > John, > > I would even go so far as to use Noto Serif and if that looks too big > (compare with New Century Schoolbook 14) use 13pt. > > :-)-O > > el > > On 2019-07-04 07:53 , John White

Re: 14 point type (solved)

2019-07-04 Thread John White
On Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:30:45 AM PDT Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote: > John, > > use one of the Koma Script formats, perhaps article, and then in the > Document Settings Document Class Custum put 14pt. > > In Document Settings Fonts use Base Size Default and select the fonts

14 point type

2019-07-03 Thread John White
point. Perhaps if I actually measure the type when printed base size 12 will really be closer to 14 point? I am using lyx version 2.3.2 on Debian stretch. Thanks for any suggestions? John White [1] https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/40104/difference-between-latex-and-word-in-setting-font-size#40108

Re: lyx 2.3.2

2019-03-25 Thread john
e-install this one before doing it? > > > > > > > > If both are packaged by debian, I would think you do not need to > > > > > > > > uninstall. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > JMarc > > > >

Re: lyx 2.3.2

2019-03-25 Thread John White
If I recall, I went to synaptic and simply updated lyx to the new version. John On Monday, March 25, 2019 4:48:58 PM PDT Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: > On 25.03.19 15:52, j...@lawquest.com wrote: > > On Monday, March 25, 2019 10:56:28 AM PDT Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: > > > On 25

Re: lyx 2.3.2

2019-03-25 Thread john
same thing (loaded backport 2.3.2 on top of my existing debian stretch lyx) I did not first remove lyx. New version just updated and works fine. And I think it solved my extra spacing problem as well. John

Re: https://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Modules/soul.module messages

2019-03-15 Thread John White
On Friday, March 15, 2019 11:12:56 AM PDT John Kane wrote: > We may be talking at cross-purposes here as I am running Ubuntu 18.04 > > However, I downloaded the modified soul module, copied it into > /.lyx/layouts, ran a reconfigure and something calling itself "Soul > text

Re: https://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Modules/soul.module messages

2019-03-15 Thread John White
Pay attention guys and gals. layouts does not work. John On Friday, March 15, 2019 9:51:06 AM PDT Kornel Benko wrote: > Am Donnerstag, 14. März 2019 20:16:51 CET schrieb John White : > > Thanks John, but, after reconfigure, that doesn't seem to work. > > > > *

Re: https://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Modules/soul.module messages

2019-03-15 Thread John Kane
nts out my instructions do not work for Windows so I may be using an approach that is only valid in Ubundu On Fri, 15 Mar 2019 at 04:51, Kornel Benko wrote: > > Am Donnerstag, 14. März 2019 20:16:51 CET schrieb John White > : > > Thanks John, but, after reconfigure, that doesn't seem to wor

Re: https://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Modules/soul.module messages

2019-03-14 Thread John White
Thanks John, but, after reconfigure, that doesn't seem to work. * johwhi@johwhi:~/.lyx/layouts$ ls The modules seem to be in ~/.lyx/packages.lst or ~/.lyx/styFiles.lst and I don't know how to edit those files. At least I don't see them anywhere else.vOnly thing in ~.lyx/ layouts

Re: Problems with bibliography generation

2019-03-14 Thread John Kane
much for your help > Best regards, > Harold > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada bib.example.lyx Description: application/lyx @book{collingham2006curry, title = {Curry : A tale of cooks and conquerors}, publisher = {Oxford University Press}, author = {Collingham, Elizabeth

Re: https://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Modules/soul.module messages

2019-03-14 Thread John Kane
Drop it in the ~/.lyx/layouts folder. Then reconfigure LyX (Tools > Reconfigure) On Thu, 14 Mar 2019 at 11:58, John White wrote: > > > > On Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:38:27 AM PDT Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: > > > Am Do., 14. März 2019 um 09:15 Uhr schrieb Jürgen Spitzmül

Re: https://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Modules/soul.module messages

2019-03-14 Thread John White
gt; Jürgen > > > Jürgen Jurgen, Not having anything like Dr. Lisse's significant skill with lyx, but wanting to try your version of soul.module, can you direct me to a source of information on how to load a new module? I suppose it goes in file:///home/johwhi/.lyx/lyxmodules.lst?[1] T

Re: excessive spacing between sections, quotations etc

2019-03-08 Thread John White
On Friday, March 8, 2019 2:08:08 PM PST Pavel Sanda wrote: > On Thu, Mar 07, 2019 at 01:58:56PM -0800, John White wrote: > > Yes. I have lyx 2.3.0 loaded. Lyx 2.3.2 is in the Debian Testing > > Repository. When I try to update to lyx 2.3.2 it affects about 40+ other > > p

Re: excessive spacing between sections, quotations etc

2019-03-07 Thread John White
On Thursday, March 7, 2019 4:04:35 PM PST Paul A. Rubin wrote: > On 3/7/19 3:09 PM, John White wrote: > > Hi Paul and thanks much. > > > > Changing the text to single space and then changing back to double > > space works! This is much faster than putting in -.2 or -3

Re: excessive spacing between sections, quotations etc

2019-03-07 Thread John White
space. Going from one to the other in a draft risks confusion in the final document. Do you think I should enter a bug report? I don't recall having ever done one, but suppose I could figure it out. John On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 1:11:09 PM PST Paul A. Rubin wrote: > On 3/5/19 11:21 AM, J

Re: excessive spacing between sections, quotations etc

2019-03-05 Thread John White
On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:30:36 AM PST Guenter Milde wrote: > On 2019-03-04, John White wrote: > > On Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:04:22 AM PST Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: > >> On 2/7/19 12:35 AM, John White wrote: > >> > 2.3.0 on debian stretch. Article cl

Re: excessive spacing between sections, quotations etc

2019-03-04 Thread John White
On Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:04:22 AM PST Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: > On 2/7/19 12:35 AM, John White wrote: > > 2.3.0 on debian stretch. Article class. > > > > > > > > I love lyx, but for years I have been bothered by its tendency to > > often put

Re: Import LaTeX (plain) dialog

2019-02-28 Thread John Kane
; interested in the filter button is that I'm wondering whether the filter > >> you are getting is incorrect (for instance, fails to specify .tex as the > >> extension it wants). > > I am fairly sure this is a virgin install, without any configuration > > tinkering--I don't do much personalizing because I switch between > > machines so much. > > > > Maria > > > > > I wonder if this could be a MIME-type issue? If you go to the relevant > directory in your file manager (Caja in my case), right click one of the > .tex files and click on "Properties", what type is it? On my system, the > MIME type is "TeX document (text/x-tex)". > > Paul > > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada

Re: Where to place a modified stdtoolbars.inc file?

2019-02-07 Thread John Kane
and overnight rest cured it? I have heard it worked for Model T Fords. Thanks for reassuring me that I was not totally clueless here and that it was worth a second (well 15th) try. On Wed, 6 Feb 2019 at 22:17, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: > On 2/6/19 9:18 PM, John Kane wrote: > > I have don

excessive spacing between sections, quotations etc

2019-02-06 Thread John White
/vertical space/custom -.2 in or some such. Quite time consuming. Anyone know a better way? John

Where to place a modified stdtoolbars.inc file?

2019-02-06 Thread John Kane
. -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada

Re: What is this strange arrow?

2019-01-23 Thread John Beattie
y inserted > in LyX 2.1 but not anymore in >2.2. See > > https://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/NewInLyX22#parbreak > > Most of the times you can just remove them. > > Best, > Daniel Many thanks to both. I have been using LyX since 2010; I didn't know the answer; I find the answer interesting and enlightening. Thanks again, John

Re: jabref

2019-01-23 Thread John Kane
Those questions are far beyond my knowledge level. We need one of the gurus to step in. Sorry. On Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 10:57, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: > On 22.01.19 20:37, John Kane wrote: > > Strange, I tossed your reference into an existing .bib file and the Umlaute > came throu

Re: jabref

2019-01-22 Thread John Kane
Strange, I tossed your reference into an existing .bib file and the Umlaute came through just fine when I exported to text and to html.  I don't use jabref a lot so I may not be duplicating your actions> I simply went File > Export On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:06:49 p.m. EST, Wolfgang

Re: Breaking long URL

2019-01-21 Thread John Kane
adder , 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: Just the Facts > http://www.troubleshooters.com/tjust > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada

Re: crash

2019-01-18 Thread John White
ite difficult to track down the problem since we can't reproduce it. > > If you're not sure what "buffer-anonymize" is, please let us know and we > > can give you instructions for how to use it. > > > > Thanks for following up on this important issue. Hopefully we can figure > > out the crash. > > > > Best, > > > > Scott It doesn't crash on 2.3.0 debian linux. John

Re: Most efficient way to import wide, long table

2018-10-30 Thread John White
On Tuesday, October 30, 2018 11:09:39 AM PDT Rich Shepard wrote: > On Tue, 30 Oct 2018, Benedict Holland wrote: > > Create a table that is 5 columns and 84 rows (assuming you want a header). > > Copy from excel into the table. You can specify rows and columns of your > > table. > > Ben, > >

Re: LyX 2.3.1: bug in "\text" mode of equations

2018-10-30 Thread John White
e is a problem with \text{} if I use Instant preview *on*...: if I > >>> include character "ø" in the text string, it shows if I turn Instant > >>> preview *off*, but is removed if I turn Instant preview *off*. > >>> > >>> The generated PDF file *includes* the symbol "ø", but ... it does not > >>> show up in the preview with Instant preview turned *on*. > >>> > >>> Presumably, this is a problem with other non-English ASCII characters, > >>> too? > >>> > >>> -B > >> > >> I cannot reproduce the problem. The ø in the attached file shows with > >> instant preview turned on. > >> > >> This is on Windows 10 Pro 64bit version 17134.345. ("latest version" > >> is a bit ambigous since there are different update tracks and the > >> recently pulled "October 2018 Update".) > >> > >> Daniel I would try OCRing it with Google Docs. John

Re: "Spell checker has no dictionaries"

2018-10-24 Thread John Kane
I just installed 4 or 5 spellchecker dictionaries using the standard sudu apt-get install command in Ubuntu. Of course, I installed the hunspell-en-ca dictionary that spells things like colour correctly On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 2:12:49 p.m. EDT, Paul A. Rubin wrote: On

Re: weird language management

2018-10-22 Thread John Kane
I had that problem the other day. You probably need to install the appropriate spellcheck dictionaries. On Sun, 21 Oct 2018 at 14:49, Paolo M wrote: > I have noticed that spellchecker does not work, if an alternative language > has been given. > Is that a bug? > > paolo m. &g

Re: you say install latest version of MiKTeX before installing LyX - what is the minimal version needed?

2018-10-16 Thread John White
On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 3:32:43 PM PDT Benedict Holland wrote: > I have lyx working with texlive and it is awesome. No issues. TexLive is > really hard to install though. Is not. Its in the Debian Stretch repositories. John

Re: Bibliographic Slop-Over

2018-10-06 Thread John Kane
le > as a work-around, but it seems highly undesirable that I should have > distinct .bib files for different layouts. > > Thanks for whatever help might be offered. > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada

Re: Option for displaying equation labels less obstrusively?

2018-10-04 Thread John Kane
2018 at 2:31 AM John Kane wrote: > >> Try the ShortInsetNames module. I have never used it with equations but >> it works well with Chapter and Section names, tables and figures. >> >> Insert the Short label from Custom Inserts and then insert the label. >> Repeat

Re: Option for displaying equation labels less obstrusively?

2018-10-03 Thread John Kane
I do not know of such a method, but would be thrilled if such were created > (or explained). I wonder if mouseover tooltips could be used here... > > - Joel > > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada

Re: New CC Book about LyX (PDF)

2018-10-03 Thread John Kane
exports for the purpose of ePub, I've done my time. And nobody > cared. And I've moved on. > > SteveT > > Steve Litt > September 2018 featured book: Quit Joblessness: Start Your Own Business > http://www.troubleshooters.com/startbiz > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada

Re: [ANNOUNCE] LyX 2.3.1 Released

2018-09-17 Thread John White
Congrats. I got on lyx.org to make a donation but don't understand the paypal thing as it is in euros not $. Can I just sent a check on a Reno Nevada USA bank to the address on that site? John On Sunday, September 16, 2018 11:40:46 AM PDT Richard Kimberly Heck wrote: > Public rele

Re: [ANNOUNCE] LyXWinInstaller for 2.3.0

2018-07-10 Thread John Kane
; users (to deselect third-party programs etc.). > > As I understood it, there will be a new installer for LyX under Windows > from the LyX developers based on the code of LyXWinInstaller. I can and > will not give support for this installer because I was not involved in > this development. > > regards > Uwe Stöhr > > > -- John Kane Kingston ON Canada

Re: graphics question

2018-06-23 Thread John White
save the non-hidden template path. Hopes this makes sense. I am using 2.3.0 on debian stretch. John On Saturday, June 23, 2018 2:34:50 PM PDT Paul A. Rubin wrote: > On 06/21/2018 02:05 PM, John White wrote: > > When inserting a pdf graphic into a template, and saving the file,

graphics question

2018-06-21 Thread John White
how I can save the template in such a manner as will show when opened from lyx' with "new from template"? John

Re: pleading paper

2018-06-07 Thread John White
lined paper. Lines are going horizontal rather than vertical, but nonetheless there is my text AND numbered lines in the same document! Thanks again! John On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:44:33 PM PDT Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: > John, > > why don't you generate the lines separatel

Re: Pleading Paper / TOC question

2018-06-03 Thread John White
On Sunday, June 3, 2018 8:39:01 PM PDT Steve Litt wrote: > On Thu, 31 May 2018 07:49:01 -0700 > > John White wrote: > > On Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:58:43 AM PDT Rich Shepard wrote: > > > On Wed, 30 May 2018, John White wrote: > > > > lawlist was kind enoug

Re: Pleading Paper / TOC question

2018-06-03 Thread John White
and print it with Cntrl-D, and then ignore the many errors with "show output anyway", you can see I am almost there. (I deleted most of the brief to avoid boring you). John On Sunday, June 3, 2018 8:39:01 PM PDT Steve Litt wrote: > On Thu, 31 May 2018 07:49:01 -0700 > >

Re: Pleading Paper / TOC question

2018-05-31 Thread John White
On Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:58:43 AM PDT Rich Shepard wrote: > On Wed, 30 May 2018, John White wrote: > > lawlist was kind enough to send me the code which, he says, produses a > > table of contents and list of authorties in latex, using pdflatex. But it > > does not wor

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