Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Pau lI thank you for bringing the beamer(article) to my attention. That is very handy for me as well. I can see that if I insert some branches, then I can really customize which material is included in the article output. Nice! Yes, its a superb capability, I was also hoping to use the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
Graham M Smith wrote: After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked the default and changed the margin sizes. I was hoping that Lyx would magically remember this was just the default for the Beamer (article) bit, but it also took this as the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: To answer your margin question, I wonder how you changed the margins? In all of the beamer examples I find, the margin options are grayed out and I can't change them. After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul That's ok, I understood what you meant -- just not why you did it. I don't use article (Beamer), but my impression is that it's purpose is to facilitate turning a slideshow into a paper (either after the fact or in parallel development). I don't think it's

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your results. If you are using 1.6.x, though, I

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Jürgen Graham M Smith wrote: After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked the default and changed the margin sizes. I was hoping that Lyx would magically remember this was just the default for the Beamer (article) bit, but it also took

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your results. If you are

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Paul A. Rubin wrote: Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul I'm using 1.6.2, on Ubuntu 9.04 and none of the margin/page controls are greyed out, so I can already adjust paper type/size and margins in article (beamer) as in any article. It was just that these then needed set back to default when switching back t Beamer. Strange isn't it.

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Pau lI thank you for bringing the beamer(article) to my attention. That is very handy for me as well. I can see that if I insert some branches, then I can really customize which material is included in the article output. Nice! Yes, its a superb capability, I was also hoping to use the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
Graham M Smith wrote: After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked the default and changed the margin sizes. I was hoping that Lyx would magically remember this was just the default for the Beamer (article) bit, but it also took this as the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: To answer your margin question, I wonder how you changed the margins? In all of the beamer examples I find, the margin options are grayed out and I can't change them. After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul That's ok, I understood what you meant -- just not why you did it. I don't use article (Beamer), but my impression is that it's purpose is to facilitate turning a slideshow into a paper (either after the fact or in parallel development). I don't think it's

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your results. If you are using 1.6.x, though, I

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Jürgen Graham M Smith wrote: After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked the default and changed the margin sizes. I was hoping that Lyx would magically remember this was just the default for the Beamer (article) bit, but it also took

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your results. If you are

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Paul A. Rubin wrote: Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul I'm using 1.6.2, on Ubuntu 9.04 and none of the margin/page controls are greyed out, so I can already adjust paper type/size and margins in article (beamer) as in any article. It was just that these then needed set back to default when switching back t Beamer. Strange isn't it.

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Pau lI thank you for bringing the beamer(article) to my attention. That is very handy for me as well. I can see that if I insert some branches, then I can really customize which material is included in the article output. Nice! Yes, its a superb capability, I was also hoping to use the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
Graham M Smith wrote: > After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document > Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked the default and changed the margin > sizes. I was hoping that Lyx would "magically" remember this was just > the default for the Beamer (article) bit, but it also took this

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: To answer your margin question, I wonder how you changed the margins? In all of the beamer examples I find, the margin options are grayed out and I can't change them. After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul That's ok, I understood what you meant -- just not why you did it. I don't use article (Beamer), but my impression is that it's purpose is to facilitate turning a slideshow into a paper (either after the fact or in parallel development). I don't think it's

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your results. If you are using 1.6.x, though, I

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Jürgen Graham M Smith wrote: After changing to Beamer(article) class. I used the Document Settings|Page Margins tab I unticked the default and changed the margin sizes. I was hoping that Lyx would "magically" remember this was just the default for the Beamer (article) bit, but it also took

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your results. If you are

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Paul A. Rubin wrote: Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Well, I have something to propose. I still have no idea how you managed to change margins before (it should have been grayed out), unless maybe you're on an older version of LyX. Since I could not change margins, I could not reproduce your

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-13 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul I'm using 1.6.2, on Ubuntu 9.04 and none of the margin/page controls are greyed out, so I can already adjust paper type/size and margins in article (beamer) as in any article. It was just that these then needed set back to "default" when switching back t Beamer. Strange isn't it.

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: rh If you can find some macro that is defined in this case, but not in the other case, then all you need is: \ifx\thatmacro\undefined\relax\else your stuff here \fi I don't know what \thatmacro might be, though. Thanks, but unfortunately, this

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul Any particular reason you are switching to the article class for handouts, as opposed to using the handout option in the class options field? Mmmm, I'm not switching to the article class, I'm switching to the article (Beamer) class. I realise now that I described this as beamer article

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Any particular reason you are switching to the article class for handouts, as opposed to using the handout option in the class options field? Mmmm, I'm not switching to the article class, I'm switching to the article (Beamer) class. I realise now that I described

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul That's ok, I understood what you meant -- just not why you did it. I don't use article (Beamer), but my impression is that it's purpose is to facilitate turning a slideshow into a paper (either after the fact or in parallel development). I don't think it's really intended to

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul Johnson
On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Graham M Smithgraham.sm...@myotis.co.uk wrote: Paul I could of course add a line for the margins in the preamble that I comment out and in depending on the output, but I was hoping for something a bit more automated than that. I thank you for bringing the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: rh If you can find some macro that is defined in this case, but not in the other case, then all you need is: \ifx\thatmacro\undefined\relax\else your stuff here \fi I don't know what \thatmacro might be, though. Thanks, but unfortunately, this

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul Any particular reason you are switching to the article class for handouts, as opposed to using the handout option in the class options field? Mmmm, I'm not switching to the article class, I'm switching to the article (Beamer) class. I realise now that I described this as beamer article

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Any particular reason you are switching to the article class for handouts, as opposed to using the handout option in the class options field? Mmmm, I'm not switching to the article class, I'm switching to the article (Beamer) class. I realise now that I described

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul That's ok, I understood what you meant -- just not why you did it. I don't use article (Beamer), but my impression is that it's purpose is to facilitate turning a slideshow into a paper (either after the fact or in parallel development). I don't think it's really intended to

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul Johnson
On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Graham M Smithgraham.sm...@myotis.co.uk wrote: Paul I could of course add a line for the margins in the preamble that I comment out and in depending on the output, but I was hoping for something a bit more automated than that. I thank you for bringing the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: rh If you can find some macro that is defined in this case, but not in the other case, then all you need is: \ifx\thatmacro\undefined\relax\else your stuff here \fi I don't know what \thatmacro might be, though. Thanks, but unfortunately, this

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul Any particular reason you are switching to the article class for handouts, as opposed to using the handout option in the class options field? Mmmm, I'm not switching to the article class, I'm switching to the "article (Beamer)" class. I realise now that I described this as "beamer

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham M Smith wrote: Paul Any particular reason you are switching to the article class for handouts, as opposed to using the handout option in the class options field? Mmmm, I'm not switching to the article class, I'm switching to the "article (Beamer)" class. I realise now that I

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Graham M Smith
Paul That's ok, I understood what you meant -- just not why you did it. I don't use article (Beamer), but my impression is that it's purpose is to facilitate turning a slideshow into a paper (either after the fact or in parallel development). I don't think it's really intended to

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-12 Thread Paul Johnson
On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Graham M Smith wrote: > Paul >> > > I could of course add a line for the margins in the preamble that I comment > out and in depending on the output, but I was hoping for something a bit > more automated than that. > I thank you for

changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread Graham M Smith
I'm using Beamer, and producing a presentation handout by switching to the beamer article class, which defaults to wide margins. If I change the margins in documents settings, this then prevents the beamer slides being produced (I get a compile error). I assume I can put something in the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread rgheck
On 08/11/2009 03:27 PM, Graham M Smith wrote: I'm using Beamer, and producing a presentation handout by switching to the beamer article class, which defaults to wide margins. If I change the margins in documents settings, this then prevents the beamer slides being produced (I get a compile

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread Graham M Smith
rh If you can find some macro that is defined in this case, but not in the other case, then all you need is: \ifx\thatmacro\undefined\relax\else your stuff here \fi I don't know what \thatmacro might be, though. Thanks, but unfortunately, this doesn't mean very much to

changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread Graham M Smith
I'm using Beamer, and producing a presentation handout by switching to the beamer article class, which defaults to wide margins. If I change the margins in documents settings, this then prevents the beamer slides being produced (I get a compile error). I assume I can put something in the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread rgheck
On 08/11/2009 03:27 PM, Graham M Smith wrote: I'm using Beamer, and producing a presentation handout by switching to the beamer article class, which defaults to wide margins. If I change the margins in documents settings, this then prevents the beamer slides being produced (I get a compile

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread Graham M Smith
rh If you can find some macro that is defined in this case, but not in the other case, then all you need is: \ifx\thatmacro\undefined\relax\else your stuff here \fi I don't know what \thatmacro might be, though. Thanks, but unfortunately, this doesn't mean very much to

changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread Graham M Smith
I'm using Beamer, and producing a presentation handout by switching to the beamer article class, which defaults to wide margins. If I change the margins in documents settings, this then prevents the beamer slides being produced (I get a compile error). I assume I can put something in the

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread rgheck
On 08/11/2009 03:27 PM, Graham M Smith wrote: I'm using Beamer, and producing a presentation handout by switching to the beamer article class, which defaults to wide margins. If I change the margins in documents settings, this then prevents the beamer slides being produced (I get a compile

Re: changing margins in article class when using Beamer

2009-08-11 Thread Graham M Smith
rh If you can find some macro that is defined in this case, but not in the other case, then all you need is: \ifx\thatmacro\undefined\relax\else your stuff here \fi I don't know what \thatmacro might be, though. Thanks, but unfortunately, this doesn't mean very much to