Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-09 Thread PhilipPirrip
Remember that the commands in LaTeX are just macros, they collect any text and expand it where needed. What you need is a command in the preamble of your LyX document of this kind: \degree{Master of Science\\ \vspace{\baselineskip} in\\ \vspace{\baselineskip} Nuclear Engineering} As I

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-09 Thread PhilipPirrip
Remember that the commands in LaTeX are just macros, they collect any text and expand it where needed. What you need is a command in the preamble of your LyX document of this kind: \degree{Master of Science\\ \vspace{\baselineskip} in\\ \vspace{\baselineskip} Nuclear Engineering} As I

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-09 Thread PhilipPirrip
Remember that the commands in LaTeX are just macros, they collect any text and expand it where needed. What you need is a command in the preamble of your LyX document of this kind: \degree{Master of Science\\ \vspace{\baselineskip} in\\ \vspace{\baselineskip} Nuclear Engineering} As I

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 3, 2014 at 17:26:57 PM, PhilipPirrip (p...@net.hr) wrote: Use Insert Formatting Vertical space instead of just adding empty lines. Then, VFill is a stretchable vertical space that could help you keep the things on one page. This would work if the cover page was actually

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread PhilipPirrip
It's hard to guess what you're supposed to have without knowing anything about your latex class. What's obvious from the excerpt you've given is that \@degree is meant to be an internal command of the class (because of the @). There must be some part of the class file that fills the \@degree

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Benedict Holland
Would you be willing to do this in ERT? I find that the first page, cover page, etc. are notoriously difficult to get correctly specified in Lyx. The ERT would be someting like http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/819/double-line-spacing Also, it might be linebreak but I think it should be

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 4, 2014 at 15:32:27 PM, Benedict Holland (benedict.m.holl...@gmail.com) wrote: Would you be willing to do this in ERT? I find that the first page, cover page, etc. are notoriously difficult to get correctly specified in Lyx. The ERT would be someting like

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 3, 2014 at 17:26:57 PM, PhilipPirrip (p...@net.hr) wrote: Use Insert Formatting Vertical space instead of just adding empty lines. Then, VFill is a stretchable vertical space that could help you keep the things on one page. This would work if the cover page was actually

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread PhilipPirrip
It's hard to guess what you're supposed to have without knowing anything about your latex class. What's obvious from the excerpt you've given is that \@degree is meant to be an internal command of the class (because of the @). There must be some part of the class file that fills the \@degree

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Benedict Holland
Would you be willing to do this in ERT? I find that the first page, cover page, etc. are notoriously difficult to get correctly specified in Lyx. The ERT would be someting like http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/819/double-line-spacing Also, it might be linebreak but I think it should be

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 4, 2014 at 15:32:27 PM, Benedict Holland (benedict.m.holl...@gmail.com) wrote: Would you be willing to do this in ERT? I find that the first page, cover page, etc. are notoriously difficult to get correctly specified in Lyx. The ERT would be someting like

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 3, 2014 at 17:26:57 PM, PhilipPirrip (p...@net.hr) wrote: Use Insert > Formatting > Vertical space instead of just adding empty lines. Then, VFill is a stretchable vertical space that could help you keep the things on one page. This would work if the cover page was actually

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread PhilipPirrip
It's hard to guess what you're supposed to have without knowing anything about your latex class. What's obvious from the excerpt you've given is that \@degree is meant to be an internal command of the class (because of the @). There must be some part of the class file that fills the \@degree

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Benedict Holland
Would you be willing to do this in ERT? I find that the first page, cover page, etc. are notoriously difficult to get correctly specified in Lyx. The ERT would be someting like http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/819/double-line-spacing Also, it might be linebreak but I think it should be

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-04 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 4, 2014 at 15:32:27 PM, Benedict Holland (benedict.m.holl...@gmail.com) wrote: Would you be willing to do this in ERT? I find that the first page, cover page, etc. are notoriously difficult to get correctly specified in Lyx. The ERT would be someting like

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-03 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 3, 2014 at 11:25:06 AM, Steve Burnham (dan...@gmail.com) wrote: I am working through some formatting revisions from my thesis office and have a couple of initial questions: 1.  My degree on the cover page was originally written on one line but it is supposed to use three lines and

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-03 Thread PhilipPirrip
Use Insert Formatting Vertical space instead of just adding empty lines. Then, VFill is a stretchable vertical space that could help you keep the things on one page.

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-03 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 3, 2014 at 11:25:06 AM, Steve Burnham (dan...@gmail.com) wrote: I am working through some formatting revisions from my thesis office and have a couple of initial questions: 1.  My degree on the cover page was originally written on one line but it is supposed to use three lines and

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-03 Thread PhilipPirrip
Use Insert Formatting Vertical space instead of just adding empty lines. Then, VFill is a stretchable vertical space that could help you keep the things on one page.

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-03 Thread Steve Burnham
On June 3, 2014 at 11:25:06 AM, Steve Burnham (dan...@gmail.com) wrote: I am working through some formatting revisions from my thesis office and have a couple of initial questions: 1.  My degree on the cover page was originally written on one line but it is supposed to use three lines and

Re: Thesis formatting

2014-06-03 Thread PhilipPirrip
Use Insert > Formatting > Vertical space instead of just adding empty lines. Then, VFill is a stretchable vertical space that could help you keep the things on one page.

Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread Nate Mullins
Hello, My name is Nate Mullins and I am a graduate student at the University of Utah. I have written my Master's thesis in Lyx but am experiencing some formatting issues that neither my academic advisor nor I have been able to resolve: 1. How do I reformat the table of contents? Specifically,

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread John McCabe-Dansted
On 3/14/06, Nate Mullins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. How do I reformat the table of contents? Specifically, I a) need a double space inserted between the chapter title and section titles and b) need to enlarge the font from Default to Large. I'm not sure, I think this is the default for

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread John Pye
Hi, John McCabe-Dansted wrote: On 3/14/06, Nate Mullins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2. I have some tables that won't fit the page horizontally unless I make the font really small (too small). I need to enlarge the font, but would you suggest I a) orient the tables to Landscape and span

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread Richard Heck
The answers to a lot of these questions can be found in /The LaTeX Companion/ or /A Guide to LaTeX/. All of these are LaTeX issues and have nothing much to do with Lyx. How LaTeX typesets things is controlled by the class and style files you load, and it uses complicated algorithms to decide

Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread Nate Mullins
Hello, My name is Nate Mullins and I am a graduate student at the University of Utah. I have written my Master's thesis in Lyx but am experiencing some formatting issues that neither my academic advisor nor I have been able to resolve: 1. How do I reformat the table of contents? Specifically,

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread John McCabe-Dansted
On 3/14/06, Nate Mullins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. How do I reformat the table of contents? Specifically, I a) need a double space inserted between the chapter title and section titles and b) need to enlarge the font from Default to Large. I'm not sure, I think this is the default for

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread John Pye
Hi, John McCabe-Dansted wrote: On 3/14/06, Nate Mullins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2. I have some tables that won't fit the page horizontally unless I make the font really small (too small). I need to enlarge the font, but would you suggest I a) orient the tables to Landscape and span

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread Richard Heck
The answers to a lot of these questions can be found in /The LaTeX Companion/ or /A Guide to LaTeX/. All of these are LaTeX issues and have nothing much to do with Lyx. How LaTeX typesets things is controlled by the class and style files you load, and it uses complicated algorithms to decide

Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread Nate Mullins
Hello, My name is Nate Mullins and I am a graduate student at the University of Utah. I have written my Master's thesis in Lyx but am experiencing some formatting issues that neither my academic advisor nor I have been able to resolve: 1. How do I reformat the table of contents? Specifically,

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread John McCabe-Dansted
On 3/14/06, Nate Mullins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > 1. How do I reformat the table of contents? Specifically, I a) need a > double space inserted between the chapter title and section titles and b) > need to enlarge the font from Default to Large. I'm not sure, I think this is the default for

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread John Pye
Hi, John McCabe-Dansted wrote: > On 3/14/06, Nate Mullins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> 2. I have some tables that won't fit the page horizontally unless I make >> the font really small (too small). I need to enlarge the font, but would >> you suggest I a) orient the tables to Landscape

Re: Thesis formatting problems, need help

2006-03-13 Thread Richard Heck
The answers to a lot of these questions can be found in /The LaTeX Companion/ or /A Guide to LaTeX/. All of these are LaTeX issues and have nothing much to do with Lyx. How LaTeX typesets things is controlled by the class and style files you load, and it uses complicated algorithms to decide