Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-27 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
For diagrams I found pyxplot http://www.srcf.ucam.org/pyxplot/ handy. Wolfgang

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-27 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
For diagrams I found pyxplot http://www.srcf.ucam.org/pyxplot/ handy. Wolfgang

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-27 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
For diagrams I found pyxplot http://www.srcf.ucam.org/pyxplot/ handy. Wolfgang

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-25 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-05-21, Steve Litt wrote: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX? No. As usual it depends... Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? I found that I can convert easily forth and back between EPS and PDF and from SVG to either

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-25 Thread Helge Hafting
Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work anywhere. I'm so old I

XFig and LyX (Was: Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?)

2009-05-25 Thread curtis osterhoudt
graphic format for LyX? Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-25 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-05-21, Steve Litt wrote: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX? No. As usual it depends... Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? I found that I can convert easily forth and back between EPS and PDF and from SVG to either

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-25 Thread Helge Hafting
Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work anywhere. I'm so old I

XFig and LyX (Was: Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?)

2009-05-25 Thread curtis osterhoudt
graphic format for LyX? Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-25 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-05-21, Steve Litt wrote: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX? No. As usual it depends... > Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics > included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? I found that I can convert easily forth and back between EPS and PDF and fr

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-25 Thread Helge Hafting
Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with "embed fonts", I think they work anywhere. I'm so old I

XFig and LyX (Was: Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?)

2009-05-25 Thread curtis osterhoudt
9 4:36:08 AM Subject: Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX? Steve Litt wrote: > Hi all, > > Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a > LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and > continuously scalable, and

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-24 Thread Pavel Sanda
Steve Litt wrote: That's good information. A couple years ago I directly used inkscape drawings (after vacuuming the .svg), and things didn't go well at all. I don't remember the specfics. I'll try it again. The less versions of the same diagram, the better. one needs not to forget -

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-24 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-05-24, Pavel Sanda wrote: Steve Litt wrote: That's good information. A couple years ago I directly used inkscape drawings (after vacuuming the .svg), and things didn't go well at all. I don't remember the specfics. I'll try it again. The less versions of the same diagram, the better.

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-24 Thread Pavel Sanda
Steve Litt wrote: That's good information. A couple years ago I directly used inkscape drawings (after vacuuming the .svg), and things didn't go well at all. I don't remember the specfics. I'll try it again. The less versions of the same diagram, the better. one needs not to forget -

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-24 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-05-24, Pavel Sanda wrote: Steve Litt wrote: That's good information. A couple years ago I directly used inkscape drawings (after vacuuming the .svg), and things didn't go well at all. I don't remember the specfics. I'll try it again. The less versions of the same diagram, the better.

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-24 Thread Pavel Sanda
Steve Litt wrote: > That's good information. A couple years ago I directly used inkscape drawings > (after "vacuuming" the .svg), and things didn't go well at all. I don't > remember the specfics. I'll try it again. The less versions of the same > diagram, the better. one needs not to forget

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-24 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-05-24, Pavel Sanda wrote: > Steve Litt wrote: >> That's good information. A couple years ago I directly used inkscape >> drawings (after "vacuuming" the .svg), and things didn't go well at >> all. I don't remember the specfics. I'll try it again. The less >> versions of the same diagram,

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-23 Thread Pavel Sanda
Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work anywhere. for simple

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-23 Thread Steve Litt
On Saturday 23 May 2009 06:25:23 pm Pavel Sanda wrote: Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-23 Thread Pavel Sanda
Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work anywhere. for simple

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-23 Thread Steve Litt
On Saturday 23 May 2009 06:25:23 pm Pavel Sanda wrote: Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-23 Thread Pavel Sanda
Steve Litt wrote: > Hi all, > > Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a > LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and > continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with "embed fonts", I think > they work anywhere. for

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-23 Thread Steve Litt
On Saturday 23 May 2009 06:25:23 pm Pavel Sanda wrote: > Steve Litt wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included > > in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them > > infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create

Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work anywhere. I'm so old I remember the days when

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Kosta Welke
On Thu, 21 May 2009 16:52:43 -0400 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday 21 May 2009 05:02:26 pm Kosta Welke wrote: On Thu, 21 May 2009 16:52:43 -0400 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Rich Shepard
On Thu, 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work anywhere. I'm

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Rich Shepard
On Thu, 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: Most of my diagrams are rather simple, but I'll keep my eyes open. Steve, For simple diagrams consider creating them with PSTricks. You will create much better graphics than with GUI tools as lines are perfectly joined. LaTeX is used for the text, and

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Les Denham
On Thursday 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work

Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work anywhere. I'm so old I remember the days when

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Kosta Welke
On Thu, 21 May 2009 16:52:43 -0400 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday 21 May 2009 05:02:26 pm Kosta Welke wrote: On Thu, 21 May 2009 16:52:43 -0400 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Rich Shepard
On Thu, 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work anywhere. I'm

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Rich Shepard
On Thu, 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: Most of my diagrams are rather simple, but I'll keep my eyes open. Steve, For simple diagrams consider creating them with PSTricks. You will create much better graphics than with GUI tools as lines are perfectly joined. LaTeX is used for the text, and

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Les Denham
On Thursday 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with embed fonts, I think they work

Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Steve Litt
Hi all, Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with "embed fonts", I think they work anywhere. I'm so old I remember the days when

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Kosta Welke
On Thu, 21 May 2009 16:52:43 -0400 Steve Litt wrote: > Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics > included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've > found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the > PDF with

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday 21 May 2009 05:02:26 pm Kosta Welke wrote: > On Thu, 21 May 2009 16:52:43 -0400 > > Steve Litt wrote: > > Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics > > included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've > > found them

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Rich Shepard
On Thu, 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with "embed fonts", I think they work anywhere. I'm

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Rich Shepard
On Thu, 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: Most of my diagrams are rather simple, but I'll keep my eyes open. Steve, For simple diagrams consider creating them with PSTricks. You will create much better graphics than with GUI tools as lines are perfectly joined. LaTeX is used for the text, and

Re: Is PDF the best graphic format for LyX?

2009-05-21 Thread Les Denham
On Thursday 21 May 2009, Steve Litt wrote: > Hi all, > > Is it my imagination, or do things go MUCH better when graphics included in > a LyX diagram are PDFs? That's what I've found. I've found them infinitely > and continuously scalable, and if I create the PDF with "embed fonts", I > think they