Font size in footnotes and marginal notes.

2011-04-25 Thread Andrew Parsloe
has no practical consequences for a printout. This doesn't necessarily show up in the first footnote or margin note but does in the second or later ones. (It may be necessary to zoom to 150% for this to be obvious.) I've noted this in LyX 1.6.9 and LyX 2.0 rc2, both on Windows Vista. Andrew

Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-04 Thread Andrew Parsloe
in the LyXian scheme of things. Spreadtab could fill that gap. Andrew Parsloe

Re: Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-04 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 4/05/2011 9:18 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 11:01 AM, Andrew Parsloeapars...@clear.net.nz wrote: The current lack of even a basic 'active' table in LyX, where you can sum a column of figures for instance, This is not accurate. In 2.0 you can: File Import Table

Re: Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-04 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 4/05/2011 9:59 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Andrew Parsloeapars...@clear.net.nz wrote: Yes, but it would be nice to be able to sum a table in LyX without having to fire up Gnumeric or Excel or whatever. It sure would. (To take matters to extremes, you

Re: Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-04 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 5/05/2011 12:32 p.m., Charlie wrote: If a vote is being taken on this feature request. I would rather that it doesn't happen, so please put me down as a no. Please don't do it. There are plenty of spreadsheet programs and if you haven't completed your work in the program you use, why

Re: Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-05 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 5/05/2011 7:39 p.m., Guenter Milde wrote: On 2011-05-05, Andrew Parsloe wrote: I think I have confused people, perhaps because I used the phrase 'LyX office suite' (but in quotes -- it was meant with a certain tongue-in-cheek quality) and mentioned the word spreadsheet. ... My request

Re: Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-05 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 5/05/2011 7:49 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 9:39 AM, Guenter Mildemi...@users.berlios.de wrote: LyX doesn't need to acquire spreadsheet capabilities. I have no wish to see it heading down the road of OpenOffice. But I am pretty sure that, when this support is

Re: Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-05 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 6/05/2011 10:26 a.m., Julien Rioux wrote: On 05/05/2011 12:22 AM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 5/05/2011 12:32 p.m., Charlie wrote: If a vote is being taken on this feature request. I would rather that it doesn't happen, so please put me down as a no. Please don't do it. There are plenty

Regular expression documentation

2011-05-08 Thread Andrew Parsloe
As the ability to search for regular expressions is one of the `big' new features of LyX 2.0, I think there should be a more expansive treatment of them than the brief section in the User's Guide. TeXworks is installed with MikTeX these days and has what looks to be an excellent section in

spreadtab module

2011-05-22 Thread Andrew Parsloe
in LyX using its table toolbar. Also #provides a calculator as a custom inset. Values are calculated on clicking #the View or Update buttons and appear in the pdf or other output file, #not in LyX. #DescriptionEnd # #2011-5-14 #Version 1.0. Assumes version 0.3c of spreadtab.sty #Author: Andrew Parsloe

Pasting from pdf

2011-05-26 Thread Andrew Parsloe
When I copy text from a pdf to the clipboard and paste into Word 95, Open Office or Abiword, the pasted text retains underlining, bolding and emphasis (italics). When I paste into LyX these are lost. It would be a real enhancement if LyX were to retain these styles. Is there a deep reason for

Re: Pasting from pdf

2011-05-26 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 26/05/2011 10:26 p.m., Julio Rojas wrote: Just what does bold-italic-numbered-size 14-roman actually mean in the specific context in which it occurs; in one document it might be a procedural rendition of a section head but in another the same author might intend it to be

Re: Pasting from pdf

2011-05-27 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 26/05/2011 11:21 p.m., Trevor Jenkins wrote: On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Julio Rojas jcredbe...@gmail.com mailto:jcredbe...@gmail.com wrote: BTW, Andrew, how did you manage to copy from a PDF and pasting on Abiword keeping the format? I was curious, so I tried with a simple

Underline import failure

2011-06-13 Thread Andrew Parsloe
Create a LyX document which uses underline and export as Latex. Now import the Latex document. The underline is not 'swallowed' by LyX and shown as underline, but remains in ERT. Also, the document doesn't compile. However, if another word is now underlined, then the document does compile, and

Copying a table column crashes LyX

2011-06-19 Thread Andrew Parsloe
I created a table and made some settings then, in the right-click menu chose More... Copy Column and Lyx crashed with the message LyX has caught an exception ... Exception: iconv problem in iconv_codecvt_facet initialization To reproduce, just create a table and try to copy a column using the

Re: Copying a table column crashes LyX

2011-06-20 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 20/06/2011 8:18 p.m., Tommaso Cucinotta wrote: Il 20/06/2011 01:28, Andrew Parsloe ha scritto: I created a table and made some settings then, in the right-click menu chose More... Copy Column and Lyx crashed with the message LyX has caught an exception ... Exception: iconv problem

Re: Copying a table column crashes LyX

2011-06-20 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 21/06/2011 11:17 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 06/20/2011 06:58 PM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 20/06/2011 8:18 p.m., Tommaso Cucinotta wrote: Il 20/06/2011 01:28, Andrew Parsloe ha scritto: I created a table and made some settings then, in the right-click menu chose More... Copy Column

Icons

2011-07-03 Thread Andrew Parsloe
here to make a clearer distinction? (2) The emphasis-noun-apply last group: in each case the major part of the icon is the letter A with a smaller distinguishing part. Perhaps that should be reversed -- the distinguishing part enlarged and the A reduced? Andrew Parsloe

LyX1-0-0

2011-07-06 Thread Andrew Parsloe
Thank you Diego for the original press release on the web site! http://www.lyx.org/WebPt.PressReleaseLyX1-0-0 Andrew

Re: Quotation / invoice in Lyx?

2011-10-27 Thread Andrew Parsloe
toolbar. #The calculated values appear only in the pdf (ps, dvi etc) document #not in LyX. A one-celled table provides a calculator of sorts. #DescriptionEnd # #v.1.1 2011-10-28 #Assumes version 0.4a of spreadtab.sty and #will fail with 0.3 and earlier versions. #Author: Andrew Parsloe apars

Re: Quotation / invoice in Lyx?

2011-10-28 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 28/10/2011 5:40 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: Hello On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 4:59 AM, Andrew Parsloeapars...@clear.net.nz wrote: Rainer, In my view spreadtab is exactly what you are after, but not 'out of the box' because you will be immersed in ERT and it will hardly seem worth it. I

Conflict between hanging module and primed symbols

2011-12-29 Thread Andrew Parsloe
Hullo Richard, I recently tried to use the hanging.module with a document and got a Latex error (input stack size capacity exceeded). Some experimenting showed there was a conflict between hanging.sty and the use in maths mode of a prime embellishment to a symbol (e.g. to indicate feet and

View other formats button

2012-01-14 Thread Andrew Parsloe
The time comes to compile a document. Perhaps something other than pdflatex is wanted. Clicking on the View-other-formats button produces a list of alternatives. Once another format has been chosen, the icon on the the button changes according to the format chosen. Fine, but now you might want

Re: Bounding box for pstricks graphics with LyX

2012-01-15 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 15/01/2012 9:24 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 9:15 AM, Andrew Parsloeapars...@clear.net.nz wrote: On 15/01/2012 8:51 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 8:22 AM, Andrew Parsloeapars...@clear.net.nz wrote: [1] http://www.lyx.org/trac/ticket/7839

Equation editor (was Bounding box for pstricks graphics with LyX)

2012-01-16 Thread Andrew Parsloe
Hullo Liviu, I've now tried your equation editor/picture cropper at http://www.lyx.org/trac/ticket/7839 using GSview for postscript and Acroreader for pdf. For both template files, EPS.lyx and PDF-cropped.lyx, I had to reduce the \lyxformat from 416 to 413 for them to be accepted by LyX

Wiki problem with Upload option

2012-03-05 Thread Andrew Parsloe
When I go to the Wiki (http://wiki.lyx.org/) there are a line of options (upper right) View Edit Upload History Print All work as I imagine is intended except when I click on Upload. After a pause Firefox gives me the message: The page isn't redirecting properly Firefox has

Re: configure conundrum

2012-03-13 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 14/03/2012 7:45 a.m., Julien Rioux wrote: On 07/03/2012 3:00 AM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 07/03/2012 05:04, Andrew Parsloe a écrit : (Most of my posts should really go to a tinkerers' list -- lyx-tin...@lists.org? -- for matters lying between the developers' list and the users' list

Re: underfull/ overfull badboxes

2012-03-23 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 20/03/2012 10:43 a.m., stefano franchi wrote: On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Richard Heckrgh...@comcast.net wrote: On 03/19/2012 04:26 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:57:37 -0400 Richard Heckrgh...@comcast.netwrote: On 03/19/2012 12:17 PM, paul sutton wrote:

Re: Using LyX to edit organise bibliographies

2012-04-16 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 17/04/2012 7:21 a.m., Alex Vergara Gil wrote: I want to personally congratulate Mr Andrew Parsloe for this piece of art. It's outstanding and is what I'm looking for a few days ago, there are off course some issues I want to discuss: 1. when you import from BibTeX the coding as \textsc

Re: Using LyX to edit organise bibliographies

2012-04-16 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 17/04/2012 7:53 a.m., Alex Vergara Gil wrote: I'm still trying Mr Andrew Parsloe's work and there are to new thing I have discovered 3. The math insets such as $^{90}$ are imported as text when they should be imported as math, see point 1. 4. The coding \textemdash is imported as text

Re: Using LyX to edit organise bibliographies

2012-04-17 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 17/04/2012 8:43 p.m., PhilipPirrip wrote: Excuse me for not trying what you've done, but I have to ask first: why do you think this is better than using Mendeley, for instance, or some other bibliography management software? I don't (not that I've ever tried any bibliography manager) but

Re: Using LyX to edit organise bibliographies

2012-04-20 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 21/04/2012 2:18 a.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 5:57 PM, Alex Vergara Gila...@cphr.edu.cu wrote: at all. This is why LyX should have a reference manager. However if you get Perhaps it _should_ not. LyX has evolved, in the spirit of Linux apps development, to be very

Re: Using LyX to edit organise bibliographies

2012-04-25 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 25/04/2012 2:08 p.m., Sam Lewis wrote: From: Liviu Androniclandronim...@gmail.com It may be nice, perhaps, for LyX to provide an 'Edit BibTeX refs' button that would allow to easily launch your preferred reference manager on your ref library. +1 Cheers, Sam Ah! You mean launch another

Re: Lyx bibliography

2012-05-17 Thread Andrew Parsloe
but the citations are messed up. I get things like l [e,?] where the citation should go (but the corresponding reference in the bibliography is there. Any ideas on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated. Daniel Hi Daniel! I strongly recommend you Andrew Parsloe bib importer to LyX

LyX 2.0.4 and View Source

2012-07-10 Thread Andrew Parsloe
The announcement of LyX 2.0.4 seems to have passed without a murmur. I note two good enhancements from my particular point of view: the View Source Preamble Only option, and the plain-text exporting of the *contents* of child documents when exporting a master rather than just an include

Re: LyX 2.0.4 and View Source

2012-07-10 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 11/07/2012 1:43 p.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 07/10/2012 06:04 PM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: But I do still find myself wondering why LyX's own file format is not offered as an option for the View Source window. For anyone writing a converter from or to LyX, it would be helpful to see

Re: Graphics Tools

2012-07-18 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 18/07/2012 5:06 a.m., William R. Buckley wrote: Thank you all for the list of tools. As my need was urgent, I tried IPE, and it works well, though is a bit clunky. Will try the others, and return a quick sense of utility for each. wrb There is nothing like an enquiry about graphics

List manipulations

2012-08-08 Thread Andrew Parsloe
When working recently with some fairly long lists, in which sub-lists occurred within items, I found myself wanting to re-order some of the items. Okay, copy and paste did the trick, but it would be convenient to have buttons that would move an item (with its sub-items) up or down a list.

Default fonts

2010-05-12 Thread Andrew Parsloe
it is a simple matter to change them from the Document/Settings/Fonts screen but given the much crisper look of Latin Modern surely that should be the default font family in LyX? Andrew Parsloe

Re: Thanks, \protect and enhancements

2010-10-28 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 29/10/2010 3:24 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 10/28/2010 04:27 AM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: The only hiccup was when a nomenclature entry or footnote was in a section heading. In that case, after a certain amount of trial and error, I found that preceding the footnote with \protect solved

Use AMS math package (semi-)automatically

2010-11-21 Thread Andrew Parsloe
math package does load automatically. The code in both cases looks identical in the View Source window. A bug? Confusing at least. (LyX 1.6.8; ponderous Windows Vista) Andrew Parsloe

Re: List manipulations

2012-08-09 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 9/08/2012 7:15 p.m., Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: 2012/8/9 Richard Heck: On 08/08/2012 06:38 PM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: That said, isn't there some move this paragraph up or down function in LyX? If so, does it work here? Yes and yes. The shortcut is Alt+ArrowUp/Down Jürgen Richard

Re: Alphabetically sorting a table in Lyx

2012-09-11 Thread Andrew Parsloe
column number and letter # (a, A or n) are essential. # # Andrew Parsloe, 12 September 2012, apars...@clear.net.nz # # tablesort.py infile.lyx outfile.lyx # # import sys, re, argparse from operator import itemgetter parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='Sort the rows of a table

Re: Alphabetically sorting a table in Lyx

2012-09-12 Thread Andrew Parsloe
in a yellow note before # the first row to be sorted. # # Andrew Parsloe, 13 September 2012, apars...@clear.net.nz # # tablesort.py infile.lyx outfile.lyx # # import sys, re, argparse from operator import itemgetter parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='Sort the rows of a table

Size limit for the list archives?

2012-09-16 Thread Andrew Parsloe
I wish to add some material to the Wiki. Ideally it would go in the upload repository, but that seems to be permanently deceased now. The next best place available to me seems to be the users' list archives. By attaching material to a posting to the list I can make a link to the archive. From

Re: Size limit for the list archives?

2012-09-17 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 17/09/2012 5:56 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 6:32 AM, Andrew Parsloe apars...@clear.net.nz wrote: I wish to add some material to the Wiki. Ideally it would go in the upload repository, but that seems to be permanently deceased now. The next best Not deceased

Re: An experiment with compressed files

2012-09-21 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 21/09/2012 8:00 p.m., Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 21/09/2012 01:42, Andrew Parsloe a écrit : I've attached the latest version (1.3) of my spreadtab.module which enables the LaTeX spreadtab package to be used with LyX. With instant preview on, one has the pleasure of seeing tables

Re: Sorting tables in LyX

2012-09-24 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 25/09/2012 8:59 a.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: Andrew Your script and module are great, and this is a functionality that deserves getting into base LyX. Maybe worth opening a bug report for this. OK. On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 1:01 AM, Andrew Parsloe apars...@clear.net.nz wrote: I've attached

Re: How to specify the style of the next environment in this environment? PARTIALLY SOLVED

2012-10-11 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 12/10/2012 10:45 a.m., stefano franchi wrote: On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Richard Heck rgh...@lyx.org wrote: On 10/11/2012 04:47 AM, Steve Litt wrote: On Wed, 10 Oct 2012 21:53:34 -0400, Steve Litt said: Putting LatexType Environment in the LyX definition causes the next paragraph

Re: LaTeX Question

2012-10-29 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 30/10/2012 3:35 a.m., Guenter Milde wrote: On 2012-10-29, Rob Oakes wrote: Dear Group, This is more of a LaTeX question rather than a LyX question, but I know there are many LaTeX experts here, too, so here goes. I'm currently working with a set of fluids equations which have both

LyX 2.0.5 View Source

2012-11-09 Thread Andrew Parsloe
I've just installed LyX 2.0.5 (Windows Vista). The updating of View Source is a definite plus, with only the relevant formats now listed in the Format box, and both LyX's own format and plain text included in the options -- both of which I nagged for, so thank you. However I note that if I

Re: LyX 2.0.5 View Source

2012-11-10 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 10/11/2012 2:47 p.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 11/09/2012 05:17 PM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: I've just installed LyX 2.0.5 (Windows Vista). The updating of View Source is a definite plus, with only the relevant formats now listed in the Format box, and both LyX's own format and plain text

Re: [ANNOUNCE] LyX 2.0.5

2012-11-16 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 16/11/2012 9:52 p.m., Olivier Ripoll wrote: On 12.11.2012 17:26, rgheck wrote: We are pleased to announce the release of LyX 2.0.5. This is the fifth maintenance release in the 2.0.x series. LyX 2.0.5 is the result of on-going efforts to make our stable version even more reliable

Re: Sorting tables in LyX

2012-11-27 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 28/11/2012 1:13 p.m., Scott Kostyshak wrote: On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 7:01 PM, Andrew Parsloe apars...@clear.net.nz wrote: I've attached a python script, tablesort.py, a module tablesort.module containing a custom inset (suggested by Liviu Andronic), and an explanatory document

Re: Sorting tables in LyX

2012-11-28 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 28/11/2012 7:59 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 3:18 AM, Andrew Parsloe apars...@clear.net.nz wrote: I've used the same trick (exporting to an alternatively named LyX format, but retaining the lyx file extension) for a number of other tasks (e.g. sorting lists, expanding

Custom insets 1: ResetsFont

2012-12-08 Thread Andrew Parsloe
I'm trying to clarify some issues about custom insets. (I have a project that makes heavy use of them.) The Customization manual says (Sect. 5.3.9 on flex insets): ResetsFont [0,1] Whether this inset should use the font of its surrounding environment or uses its own. Default is true: uses its

Custom insets 2: naming

2012-12-08 Thread Andrew Parsloe
(1) If an inset name contains a vertical bar, |, the part after the bar is not shown in the Insert Custom Insets list, but is retained in LyX format. Using the schema, inset definition = Custom Insets list = LyX file format, InsetLayout Flex:foo|bah = foo = \begin_inset Flex foo|bah (This

Custom insets 3: CopyStyle

2012-12-08 Thread Andrew Parsloe
Does CopyStyle do *anything* in custom insets? I was just about to send off another Custom insets query when a last trial--error thought struck me: although CopyStyle name doesn't seem to do anything, where name is the name of a previously defined inset, perhaps CopyStyle Flex:name will

Re: Pipe in FlexInset Names

2012-12-11 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 11/12/2012 5:23 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 12/08/2012 04:17 AM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: (1) If an inset name contains a vertical bar, |, the part after the bar is not shown in the Insert Custom Insets list, but is retained in LyX format. Using the schema, inset definition = Custom Insets

Re: Pipe in FlexInset Names

2012-12-13 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 12/12/2012 11:02 a.m., Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 11/12/12 23:00, Andrew Parsloe a écrit : Thanks for the responses to this and my other custom inset queries Richard. I've put in a bug report about ResetsFont in custom insets. I'm going to continue to use the pipe symbol for its

Re: Pipe in FlexInset Names

2012-12-13 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 12/12/2012 5:10 p.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 12/11/2012 05:02 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 11/12/12 23:00, Andrew Parsloe a écrit : Thanks for the responses to this and my other custom inset queries Richard. I've put in a bug report about ResetsFont in custom insets. I'm going

Re: Show line numbers in the sources

2012-12-13 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 14/12/2012 7:13 a.m., Alex Vergara Gil wrote: Hello, I would like to make a suggestion for a new feature. When I try to compile a file using LyX and there is a syntax error, the LaTeX protocol tells me in which line the error occurred. If there were line numbers displayed in the sources

Re: Using LyX to edit organise bibliographies

2012-12-16 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 16/12/2012 7:58 p.m., Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote: Have a look at BibDesk, takes 1% of the time you took to re-invent the wheel. el On 2012-04-17 10:39 , Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 17/04/2012 8:43 p.m., PhilipPirrip wrote: Excuse me for not trying what you've done, but I have to ask first: why

The pLyX system

2013-01-01 Thread Andrew Parsloe
from LyX to pLyX format. #DescriptionEnd # #v.1.0 2013-01-01 #Author: Andrew Parsloe apars...@clear.net.nz # Preamble \newcommand{\pLyXgobble}[1]{} EndPreamble # All inset names begin with a full stop # to aid alphabetical grouping MultiPar 1 #(upper-case

The pLyX system: sorting tables and lists

2013-01-01 Thread Andrew Parsloe
sub-lists according to a sort specifation. # Part of of the pLyX system; not an independent script. # # Andrew Parsloe (apars...@clear.net.nz) # import re, argparse, tempfile from operator import itemgetter re_lyxcmds = re.compile(r'(\\\w+)|(status (open|collapsed))') re_itemkind = re.compile(r

The pLyX system: text macros

2013-01-01 Thread Andrew Parsloe
without this facility to hand. Andrew # Define and expand text macros in a LyX document. # Part of the pLyX.py system; not an independent script # # txtmacs.py # # Andrew Parsloe (apars...@clear.net.nz) # ## import re, argparse bs1 = '\n

Double quotes in LyX-Code

2013-01-14 Thread Andrew Parsloe
I notice when I press the double-quote key in a LyX-Code environment that LyX displays *slanted* double quotes, nor does there seem to be any shortcut specified to produce straight double quotes. I can understand this for the usual text environments (Standard, Quote etc.) but for LyX-Code this

Re: Double quotes in LyX-Code

2013-01-14 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 15/01/2013 1:03 a.m., Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: Andrew Parsloe wrote: I notice when I press the double-quote key in a LyX-Code environment that LyX displays slanted double quotes, nor does there seem to be any shortcut specified to produce straight double quotes. Straight quotes are bound

Re: Double quotes in LyX-Code

2013-01-15 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 15/01/2013 8:47 p.m., Stephan Witt wrote: Am 15.01.2013 um 08:46 schrieb Stephan Witt st.w...@gmx.net: Am 15.01.2013 um 08:06 schrieb Liviu Andronic landronim...@gmail.com: On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:38 PM, Stephan Witt st.w...@gmx.net wrote: Am 14.01.2013 um 21:56 schrieb Andrew

pLyX system: find replace LyX format code

2013-01-18 Thread Andrew Parsloe
multiple simple searches into one regexp search (and, of course, with a health warning about crashing LyX, given the obscurity of regexps, but it's great fun). Andrew # Find replace elements of the LyX source. # Part of the pLyX.py system. # # Andrew Parsloe (apars...@clear.net.nz) # version

Re: creating a quiz /multiple choice questions with Lyx

2013-02-04 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 4/02/2013 9:36 a.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 8:57 PM, Jacob Bishop bishop.ja...@gmail.com wrote: This has been discussed on the list before. The best answer I have seen (in my humble opinion) is to use branches. This (quizzes/mult. choice questions) My crack at

Sort check box in the Outline window for figures equations

2013-04-20 Thread Andrew Parsloe
When one looks at lists of figures or equations in the Outline window, and *clears* the Sort check box, the sort order is the natural and expected numerical order. If one *sets* the Sort check box the ordering becomes alphabetical, resulting in things like Figure 1.1 Figure 1.10 Figure 1.11

Re: pstricks example in a lyx file

2013-04-24 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 24/04/2013 8:14 p.m., Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: Am Mittwoch, 24. April 2013, 07:17:30 schrieb Andrew Parsloe: Hallo, Andrew and thanks for your pstricks examples in lyx. Both of them work for me. I have used your pst3dplotExample.lyx as a template for my file pst3dplotExampleForTests.lyx

Fwd: Re: pstricks example in a lyx file

2013-04-24 Thread Andrew Parsloe
Original Message Subject: Re: pstricks example in a lyx file Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:17:30 +1200 From: Andrew Parsloe apars...@clear.net.nz To: engelm...@uni-tuebingen.de On 23/04/2013 8:01 p.m., Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: Could somebody share with me a working lyx file

Re: En-dashes

2013-04-27 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 27/04/2013 5:13 p.m., Bryce Myers wrote: Hey, So I am using Lyx, and if I type an en-dash, it does not always appear, when I save the document as a pdf. Sometimes they appear, but there is no rhyme or reason to when they do. Sometimes when I have two within a sentence, one will disappear.

Outline window display

2013-05-04 Thread Andrew Parsloe
I have a master document with a number of parts, each part containing a number of chapters. Each chapter is a separate child document. I open a child document (a chapter). The Outline window has the slider at the bottom of the window hard to the left but displays to section level the

Re: Outline window display

2013-05-05 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 6/05/2013 2:39 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 05/05/2013 12:00 AM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: I have a master document with a number of parts, each part containing a number of chapters. Each chapter is a separate child document. I open a child document (a chapter). The Outline window has

Re: Problem specifying a new converter

2013-05-07 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 8/05/2013 4:39 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 05/07/2013 10:17 AM, Stephen Brooking wrote: Hi, I have specified a new converter to convert Visio drawings into PDF (using some VBScript borrowed from elsewhere on the web), but have run into issues. My converter is specified like this:

Re: Problem specifying a new converter

2013-05-08 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 9/05/2013 1:34 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 05/07/2013 05:10 PM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 8/05/2013 4:39 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 05/07/2013 10:17 AM, Stephen Brooking wrote: Hi, I have specified a new converter to convert Visio drawings into PDF (using some VBScript borrowed from

Re: Problem specifying a new converter

2013-05-10 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 10/05/2013 1:13 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 05/08/2013 05:34 PM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 9/05/2013 1:34 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 05/07/2013 05:10 PM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 8/05/2013 4:39 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 05/07/2013 10:17 AM, Stephen Brooking wrote: Hi, I have

Re: Place float:figure in this subparagraph

2013-06-10 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 10/06/2013 10:35 p.m., Philipp Gröne wrote: Hi! Thanks for your answer! I've tried every setting on the subtext menu you write about, to no avail. Here definitely leads to a behavior of my graphics that is very depend of linebreaks above it, nearly WYSIWYG-like. What I really want is a

Re: noun in index

2013-06-23 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 23/06/2013 7:36 p.m., Jürgen Lange wrote: Hello all, I tried to add a noun to the index. (mark word - toggle noun - Index entry) Unfortunately the small-caps format of the noun is lost in Index. Is this behavior intended? regards Jürgen -- If you look in the View Source window you'll see

Re: Changing the size of insets' labels. Is it possible?

2013-06-28 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 29/06/2013 9:58 a.m., stefano franchi wrote: I'd like to shorten the size of the onscreen label for various insets (Label Index and so on), as I find them very distracting when writing. I vaguely remember a discussion about this, but I cannot find any trace of it in the lists, or on

Re: Changing the size of insets' labels. Is it possible?

2013-06-29 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 30/06/2013 4:29 a.m., stefano franchi wrote: Andrew, Liviu, I may a bit thick, but I can't see how to reduce the size of a Label inset. 2 problems: 1. I cannot find an InsetLayout for labels. 2. Even if I could find it what would I change the LabelString to? Currently I see the full

Fwd: Re: Changing the size of insets' labels. Is it possible?

2013-06-30 Thread Andrew Parsloe
Original Message Subject: Re: Changing the size of insets' labels. Is it possible? Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:16:11 +1200 From: Andrew Parsloe apars...@clear.net.nz To: stefano franchi stefano.fran...@gmail.com Very clever solution, Andrew. I'm sorry to report, however

Re: Changing the size of insets' labels. Is it possible?

2013-07-01 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 2/07/2013 3:36 a.m., stefano franchi wrote: I got it to work. Many thanks to Andrew---excellent fix. Perhaps you should post your solution on the wiki? Cheers, Stefano I've put a link to the posting with the module and shortcuts in the Modules page on the wiki, under Cosmetics.

Re: LyX needs a quicker way to apply character styles

2013-07-20 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 21/07/2013 10:56 a.m., Steve Litt wrote: Hi all, First of all, thank you for adding Character Styles in LyX 1.4.x in 2006. As far as I'm concerned, character styles was the last thing LyX needed to be complete. Now I'd like to ask another favor: a quicker way to apply character styles. As

Re: LyX needs a quicker way to apply character styles

2013-07-21 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 21/07/2013 9:38 p.m., Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 21/07/2013 02:39, Andrew Parsloe a écrit : I find it convenient to also have a shortcut to jump out of an inset. The right arrow key is a bit of a stretch and I like to have something lying more naturally under the fingers. I use Ctrl+J

Re: [Formating?]

2013-08-17 Thread Andrew Parsloe
of mathematics.) Andrew #\DeclareLyXModule{Informal} #DescriptionBegin #Adds a ragged-right, first-line-indented paragraph environment #with paragraphs separated by extra vertical space. #DescriptionEnd #author: Andrew Parsloe 8 April 2011 Format 11 Style informal Category

Re: LyX + CAS

2013-09-04 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 5/09/2013 8:33 a.m., David R. José wrote: Yildizoglu, Found it! Creating a copy of cmaple.exe with the name maple.exe and pointing the LyX path to \bin.win\ at the Maple dir does the deal. Guess there should be a Help Section were we could put this info :) Unfortunately the two CAS able to

Re: LyX + CAS

2013-09-04 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 5/09/2013 10:41 a.m., Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 5/09/2013 8:33 a.m., David R. José wrote: Yildizoglu, Found it! Creating a copy of cmaple.exe with the name maple.exe and pointing the LyX path to \bin.win\ at the Maple dir does the deal. Guess there should be a Help Section were we could put

Re: Thank you for View-Update

2013-09-10 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 11/09/2013 4:44 a.m., Bob Alvarez wrote: On 9/10/13 1:09 AM, Roel Schipper - CITG wrote: Normally I use Adobe Acrobat, but if I am working on a Lyx file that I want to update frequently during editing, I do the following: - Go to you desktop, right-click a random PDF file - From the

Re: Biblatex-LyX Windows problem

2013-09-19 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 20/09/2013 3:58 a.m., Guido Milanese wrote: Dear Experts, I am not a regular user of LyX, but I do suggest this excellent programme to my students for their thesis/dissertation and the result is normally very good. Personally, I prefer using LaTeX directly. I use Biblatex with LaTeX and I

Re: New Feature Request: Chapter Contents

2013-10-06 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 7/10/2013 4:49 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 10/06/2013 07:33 AM, Mark Horton wrote: Hi Developers It would make navigation a lot easier for large documents if we had the the ability to generate a contents of Chapters at the start. Plus a more detailed contents page at the start of each

Re: New Feature Request: Chapter Contents

2013-10-08 Thread Andrew Parsloe
Stephano has replied, but he has not used MikTeX and doesn't use windows. Combining that with my near complete ignorance he has quite sensibly suggested I try to find out about installing packages with MikTeX. Having so far managed to produce a pretty impressive document (if only by weight) in

Re: New Feature Request: Chapter Contents

2013-10-09 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 9/10/2013 11:34 a.m., Andrew Parsloe wrote: Stephano has replied, but he has not used MikTeX and doesn't use windows. Combining that with my near complete ignorance he has quite sensibly suggested I try to find out about installing packages with MikTeX. Having so far managed to produce

Re: main text on left page, notes on right page?

2013-10-09 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 9/10/2013 6:49 a.m., Richard Heck wrote: On 10/08/2013 01:31 PM, Bert Lloyd wrote: Dear LyX-Users, I would like to create the following layout for exchanging comments on drafts with collaborators: Text on the left / verso page, right / recto page reserved for notes. When you insert a

Re: New Feature Request: Chapter Contents

2013-10-13 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 14/10/2013 4:08 a.m., Mark Horton wrote: Andrew Parsloe aparsloe at clear.net.nz writes: On 9/10/2013 11:34 a.m., Andrew Parsloe wrote: Stephano has replied, but he has not used MikTeX and doesn't use windows. Combining that with my near complete ignorance he has quite sensibly

Re: New Feature Request: Chapter Contents

2013-10-13 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 14/10/2013 5:35 a.m., Mark Horton wrote: Mark Horton mark.horton001 at yahoo.co.uk writes: Nevertheless I have continued to work in TeXworks to see how far I can get. With the Tables of Contents and have got quite far… The new mini TOC’s seem to be behaving ok, and respond to depth

Re: New Feature Request: Chapter Contents

2013-10-15 Thread Andrew Parsloe
On 16/10/2013 7:02 a.m., Mark Horton wrote: Guenter Milde milde at users.sf.net writes: On 2013-10-13, Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 14/10/2013 5:35 a.m., Mark Horton wrote: Mark Horton mark.horton001 at yahoo.co.uk writes: ... However I am still getting the problem of being unable

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