Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-08-09, rgheck wrote: On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to insert an

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-08-09, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Self-reply ... never a good sign ... Paul A. Rubin wrote: I'm not sure, but I suspect that the somewhat convoluted macros in the current layout file trace back to something that could not be done in a straightforward way in some early versions of LyX.

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Venable
Gentlemen, Thank you very much for all the time and attention you have paid to my question. I have tried using Command Sequences to address this problem. My idea was to create two commands: C-[ would insert the latex code to begin the frame and create a placeholder for the frame title:

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-08-09, rgheck wrote: On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to insert an

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-08-09, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Self-reply ... never a good sign ... Paul A. Rubin wrote: I'm not sure, but I suspect that the somewhat convoluted macros in the current layout file trace back to something that could not be done in a straightforward way in some early versions of LyX.

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Venable
Gentlemen, Thank you very much for all the time and attention you have paid to my question. I have tried using Command Sequences to address this problem. My idea was to create two commands: C-[ would insert the latex code to begin the frame and create a placeholder for the frame title:

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-08-09, rgheck wrote: > On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: >> Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic >> closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert >> an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to >>

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-08-09, Paul A. Rubin wrote: > Self-reply ... never a good sign ... > Paul A. Rubin wrote: >> I'm not sure, but I suspect that the somewhat convoluted macros in the >> current layout file trace back to something that could not be done in a >> straightforward way in some early versions

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-10 Thread Venable
Gentlemen, Thank you very much for all the time and attention you have paid to my question. I have tried using Command Sequences to address this problem. My idea was to create two commands: C-[ would insert the latex code to begin the frame and create a placeholder for the frame title:

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to insert an EndFrame at the

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Self-reply ... never a good sign ... Paul A. Rubin wrote: I'm not sure, but I suspect that the somewhat convoluted macros in the current layout file trace back to something that could not be done in a straightforward way in some early versions of LyX. If we could figure out what those

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread rgheck
On 08/09/2009 10:14 AM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: rgheck wrote: On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it,

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to insert an EndFrame at the

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Self-reply ... never a good sign ... Paul A. Rubin wrote: I'm not sure, but I suspect that the somewhat convoluted macros in the current layout file trace back to something that could not be done in a straightforward way in some early versions of LyX. If we could figure out what those

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread rgheck
On 08/09/2009 10:14 AM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: rgheck wrote: On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it,

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to insert an EndFrame at the

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Self-reply ... never a good sign ... Paul A. Rubin wrote: I'm not sure, but I suspect that the somewhat convoluted macros in the current layout file trace back to something that could not be done in a straightforward way in some early versions of LyX. If we could figure out what those

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-09 Thread rgheck
On 08/09/2009 10:14 AM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: rgheck wrote: On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it,

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Venable
is important to me. Many thanks again, I really appreciate it. On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 10:16 PM, rgheckrgh...@bobjweil.com wrote: On 08/07/2009 09:39 PM, Venable wrote: Dear LyX Users, I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. This is fairly simple in SWP, since

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Venable wrote: Thanks for the great suggestion, I will give that a try. I am a bit of a LyX noob, so the following may be obvious as well, but: will that export well to plain LaTeX? I have some collaborators who I have not (yet!) been able to convince to move to LyX, so being able to share

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Venable
Thanks, that works great. It also exports nicely into LaTeX as you mentioned. As an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this lyxframe customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example, SWP

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread rgheck
OnAs an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this lyxframe customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example, SWP users can use Plain LaTeX files that contain lyxframe commands, since the

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: OnAs an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this lyxframe customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example, SWP users can use Plain LaTeX files that contain lyxframe

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread rgheck
On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to insert an EndFrame at the end of the

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Venable
is important to me. Many thanks again, I really appreciate it. On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 10:16 PM, rgheckrgh...@bobjweil.com wrote: On 08/07/2009 09:39 PM, Venable wrote: Dear LyX Users, I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. This is fairly simple in SWP, since

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Venable wrote: Thanks for the great suggestion, I will give that a try. I am a bit of a LyX noob, so the following may be obvious as well, but: will that export well to plain LaTeX? I have some collaborators who I have not (yet!) been able to convince to move to LyX, so being able to share

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Venable
Thanks, that works great. It also exports nicely into LaTeX as you mentioned. As an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this lyxframe customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example, SWP

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread rgheck
OnAs an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this lyxframe customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example, SWP users can use Plain LaTeX files that contain lyxframe commands, since the

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: OnAs an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this lyxframe customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example, SWP users can use Plain LaTeX files that contain lyxframe

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread rgheck
On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to insert an EndFrame at the end of the

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Venable
is important to me. Many thanks again, I really appreciate it. On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 10:16 PM, rgheck<rgh...@bobjweil.com> wrote: > On 08/07/2009 09:39 PM, Venable wrote: >> >> Dear LyX Users, >> >> I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. >&

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Venable wrote: Thanks for the great suggestion, I will give that a try. I am a bit of a LyX noob, so the following may be obvious as well, but: will that export well to plain LaTeX? I have some collaborators who I have not (yet!) been able to convince to move to LyX, so being able to share

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Venable
Thanks, that works great. It also exports nicely into LaTeX as you mentioned. As an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this "lyxframe" customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example,

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread rgheck
OnAs an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this "lyxframe" customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example, SWP users can use Plain LaTeX files that contain lyxframe commands, since the

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: OnAs an aside, it would be an improvement to LyX generally if LyX did not use this "lyxframe" customization when creating Beamer documents, since it makes interoperability less convenient than it could be. For example, SWP users can use Plain LaTeX files that contain lyxframe

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-08 Thread rgheck
On 08/08/2009 04:47 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Another thing that is included in the lyxframe stuff is automatic closing of the previous frame. Without that, you would have to insert an EndFrame environment after each frame. With it, you only have to insert an EndFrame at the end of the

Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-07 Thread Venable
Dear LyX Users, I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. This is fairly simple in SWP, since there is a Step Bullet List Item Item Tag available with a simple keyboard shortcut. Does a similar function exist in LyX? If not, is it possible to customize either LyX itself

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-07 Thread rgheck
On 08/07/2009 09:39 PM, Venable wrote: Dear LyX Users, I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. This is fairly simple in SWP, since there is a Step Bullet List Item Item Tag available with a simple keyboard shortcut. Does a similar function exist in LyX

Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-07 Thread Venable
Dear LyX Users, I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. This is fairly simple in SWP, since there is a Step Bullet List Item Item Tag available with a simple keyboard shortcut. Does a similar function exist in LyX? If not, is it possible to customize either LyX itself

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-07 Thread rgheck
On 08/07/2009 09:39 PM, Venable wrote: Dear LyX Users, I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. This is fairly simple in SWP, since there is a Step Bullet List Item Item Tag available with a simple keyboard shortcut. Does a similar function exist in LyX

Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-07 Thread Venable
Dear LyX Users, I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. This is fairly simple in SWP, since there is a "Step Bullet List Item" Item Tag available with a simple keyboard shortcut. Does a similar function exist in LyX? If not, is it possible to customize

Re: Step bullet item lists in Beamer

2009-08-07 Thread rgheck
On 08/07/2009 09:39 PM, Venable wrote: Dear LyX Users, I would like to use step bullet item lists in a Beamer presentation. This is fairly simple in SWP, since there is a "Step Bullet List Item" Item Tag available with a simple keyboard shortcut. Does a similar function ex