Chapter styles...

2009-01-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
My friend Derek sent me this note about how to introduce interesting chapter-styles in a page. Just thought of sharing it with you, and thank the guys (from France?) who put this together! FN -- Forwarded message -- From: Derek CORDEIRO derekcorde...@gmail.com Date: 2009/1/5

Book (AMS), quote* getting indented

2009-01-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Hi all: I'm trying to use Book (AMS) class, and in it, the quote* text seems to be getting indented at the start of every new para. Actually I don't want the indent, because I've not implemented it throughout in the book. Question: how do I achieve this? Many thanks! FN -- FN * Independent

TOC not picking up chapter names

2009-02-04 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm working ona book (document class: book), but suddenly my Chapter* titles won't show up in the table of contents. It works fine if I switch to Chapter (with the chapter numbers). But that's not what I want. Could I correct this somehow? Thanks, FN -- FN *

Typesetting verse

2009-02-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
What's the best way to typeset a poem or two? And how does one attain the spacing needed between lines? Thanks so much, FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn

Linking Lyx text to external file

2009-02-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Is there some way I could link a Lyx text to an external file (say, in Jstar or any Linux wordprocessor) so that when I make changes in the file the Lyx text gets automatically updated? Or am I asking for too much :-) FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P

Re: Linking Lyx text to external file

2009-02-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Here goes: I work in Jstar (for wordprocessing). When my file is relatively ready, I import it into Lyx. Suppose I make a few more changes in the Wordstar file, is it possible to have those (editorial) changes automatically reflected in the corresponding Lyx file? FN 2009/2/12 Richard Heck

Navigate Other Lists

2009-03-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I am a long-time (2-3 years) Lyx users, but just only recently ran into the NAVIGATE OTHER LISTS feature on this software, after upgrading to 1.6.1 Just to say: I cannot tell you how useful this is, for updating the index, correcting footnotes and whole lot of other tasks. Kudos to the

Sample chapter ... Was: Re: Navigate Other Lists

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
2009/3/6 Helge Hafting helge.haft...@hist.no * More and better latex chapter-page templates, which offer neat layouts... You mean the title pages for chapters? Could be useful. would need someone who knows good designs. I meant something more like this, which works wonderfully well for me:

Something like a LaTeX cheat sheet: Re: Navigate Other Lists

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
2009/3/6 Helge Hafting helge.haft...@hist.no * Better help files. Feel free to write some. :-) For LaTeX, I found this very useful (a cheat sheet): http://www.stdout.org/~winston/latex/ -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn On

Query on new-chapters-not-on-new-page

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
This may sound like a bizarre query: but is it possible to ensure that every new chapter doesn't start on a new page in a book format? I have a book with a series of short essays. While these need chapter numbers, and listing in the index, it is not necessary for the essays to begin on a new

Zapf dingbats

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Is there some way to use Zapf dingbats in a Lyx file? Thanks in advance... FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn On Facebook: http://www.new.facebook.com/people/Frederick-Noronha/502514643 Any sufficiently advanced technology is

Query about formatting reverse-line text

2009-05-02 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Dear all on this very helpful Lyx list: I'm trying to format some information with alternative lines reverse, as follows: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fn-goa/3495151790/sizes/o/ The above was done in Inkscape, since I couldn't get the desired result in Lyx (don't know coding). Could anyone help

Chapter styles...

2009-05-02 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone point me to any Latex chapter styles, like the ones below, which I find vey useful in creating books: http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/LaTeX_samples_chapter/0.html Thanks in advance! FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P

Suppressing pagination (page numbers) on pages where the chapter starts

2009-06-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could anyone guide me how I could suppress page numbers on the start of every chapter page? Thanks, FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/ http://goa1556.goa-india.org Never trust a computer

Avoiding page numbers on the starting page of every chapter...

2009-07-01 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could you tell me how to attain this: Avoid page numbers on the starting page of every chapter. And also stops after Part I, Part II and Part III. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Hyperlinks... at the index

2009-07-03 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could someone tell me how to remove the hyperlinks in the index of a book I've just set in Lyx? Thanks in advance for all the help (past too!) FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Contents page titled as Contents page

2009-07-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
My contents page shows up as follows: Contents Contentsiii Chapter 1 1 And so on. Obviously I don't want the Contents to be treated as a chapter title. How do I avoid this? FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P

Devanagari...

2009-07-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Sorry for raising such an elementary question... how do I typeset a page in Devanagari for Lyx? Thanks in advance. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/ http://goa1556.goa-india.org Ever

\thispagestyle{empty}

2009-07-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could someone tell me how I insert \thispagestyle{empty} at the start of a new 'part' for a book? Can't seem to manage, though it works fine on a new-chapter page. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Reducing font-size in non-standard options

2009-07-25 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone please tell me how to reduce the font-size of a chapter in non-standard options? That is, I don't want to reduce it from Normal to Small to Smaller but say from 10 point to 9.5 point or 9.3 point for the entire chapter. Thanks! FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com

Chapter styles...

2009-08-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone tell me where I could find more chapter styles for a book? I mean something like http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/LaTeX_samples_chapter/0.html Many thanks in advance. FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

More ... on Chapter styles for Lyx

2009-08-12 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Just to share... I found some good chapter styles for Lyx here, but am still finding some challenges in adapting them: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/UsingMemoirInLyX FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Open recent...

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I would like more of my work-in-progress files to show up in the 'open recent' menu. Is there any way I could do this please? FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Re: Open recent...

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Thanks Vincent. 20 is surely enough! FN 2009/8/15 Vincent van Ravesteijn v.f.vanraveste...@tudelft.nl Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरोनया] schreef: I would like more of my work-in-progress files to show up in the 'open recent' menu. Is there any way I could do this please? FN There is a

Lyx tip-sheets

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Any good source from which to download Lyx tip sheets? Many thanks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Table... within a box

2009-08-15 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm trying to place a table within a box, and the settings are going awry (the table is extending the book-page, despite setting it properly). Any reason why this should happen? Tks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Devanagari, Unicode, Latex

2009-08-15 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
How do I set up Unicode Devanagari to work with Latex/Lyx? Tks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Opening up files where work had stopped

2009-08-30 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Just wanted to know if there is any way I could open Lyx software to show up the 4-5 files I was last working on simultaneously -- at the very spot where I finished editing last. Wouldn't this be helpful, specially if one works on multiple files at the same time (like me)? FN -- FN

Memoir, books... page-breaks for boxes

2009-08-31 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm using (mostly) Memoire class for books, but can't seem to get my page-breaks working for long boxes (which span more than one page). Could someone help me... Thanks! FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Error in Lyx

2009-09-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I keep getting this error while typing in long sessions in Lyx. Could you tell me what's wrong pls? FN X Error: BadGC (invalid GC parameter) 13 Major opcode: 60 (X_FreeGC) Resource id: 0x2e0160b -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/

Chapter styles...

2009-01-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
My friend Derek sent me this note about how to introduce interesting chapter-styles in a page. Just thought of sharing it with you, and thank the guys (from France?) who put this together! FN -- Forwarded message -- From: Derek CORDEIRO derekcorde...@gmail.com Date: 2009/1/5

Book (AMS), quote* getting indented

2009-01-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Hi all: I'm trying to use Book (AMS) class, and in it, the quote* text seems to be getting indented at the start of every new para. Actually I don't want the indent, because I've not implemented it throughout in the book. Question: how do I achieve this? Many thanks! FN -- FN * Independent

TOC not picking up chapter names

2009-02-04 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm working ona book (document class: book), but suddenly my Chapter* titles won't show up in the table of contents. It works fine if I switch to Chapter (with the chapter numbers). But that's not what I want. Could I correct this somehow? Thanks, FN -- FN *

Typesetting verse

2009-02-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
What's the best way to typeset a poem or two? And how does one attain the spacing needed between lines? Thanks so much, FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn

Linking Lyx text to external file

2009-02-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Is there some way I could link a Lyx text to an external file (say, in Jstar or any Linux wordprocessor) so that when I make changes in the file the Lyx text gets automatically updated? Or am I asking for too much :-) FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P

Re: Linking Lyx text to external file

2009-02-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Here goes: I work in Jstar (for wordprocessing). When my file is relatively ready, I import it into Lyx. Suppose I make a few more changes in the Wordstar file, is it possible to have those (editorial) changes automatically reflected in the corresponding Lyx file? FN 2009/2/12 Richard Heck

Navigate Other Lists

2009-03-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I am a long-time (2-3 years) Lyx users, but just only recently ran into the NAVIGATE OTHER LISTS feature on this software, after upgrading to 1.6.1 Just to say: I cannot tell you how useful this is, for updating the index, correcting footnotes and whole lot of other tasks. Kudos to the

Sample chapter ... Was: Re: Navigate Other Lists

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
2009/3/6 Helge Hafting helge.haft...@hist.no * More and better latex chapter-page templates, which offer neat layouts... You mean the title pages for chapters? Could be useful. would need someone who knows good designs. I meant something more like this, which works wonderfully well for me:

Something like a LaTeX cheat sheet: Re: Navigate Other Lists

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
2009/3/6 Helge Hafting helge.haft...@hist.no * Better help files. Feel free to write some. :-) For LaTeX, I found this very useful (a cheat sheet): http://www.stdout.org/~winston/latex/ -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn On

Query on new-chapters-not-on-new-page

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
This may sound like a bizarre query: but is it possible to ensure that every new chapter doesn't start on a new page in a book format? I have a book with a series of short essays. While these need chapter numbers, and listing in the index, it is not necessary for the essays to begin on a new

Zapf dingbats

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Is there some way to use Zapf dingbats in a Lyx file? Thanks in advance... FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn On Facebook: http://www.new.facebook.com/people/Frederick-Noronha/502514643 Any sufficiently advanced technology is

Query about formatting reverse-line text

2009-05-02 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Dear all on this very helpful Lyx list: I'm trying to format some information with alternative lines reverse, as follows: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fn-goa/3495151790/sizes/o/ The above was done in Inkscape, since I couldn't get the desired result in Lyx (don't know coding). Could anyone help

Chapter styles...

2009-05-02 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone point me to any Latex chapter styles, like the ones below, which I find vey useful in creating books: http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/LaTeX_samples_chapter/0.html Thanks in advance! FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P

Suppressing pagination (page numbers) on pages where the chapter starts

2009-06-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could anyone guide me how I could suppress page numbers on the start of every chapter page? Thanks, FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/ http://goa1556.goa-india.org Never trust a computer

Avoiding page numbers on the starting page of every chapter...

2009-07-01 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could you tell me how to attain this: Avoid page numbers on the starting page of every chapter. And also stops after Part I, Part II and Part III. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Hyperlinks... at the index

2009-07-03 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could someone tell me how to remove the hyperlinks in the index of a book I've just set in Lyx? Thanks in advance for all the help (past too!) FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Contents page titled as Contents page

2009-07-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
My contents page shows up as follows: Contents Contentsiii Chapter 1 1 And so on. Obviously I don't want the Contents to be treated as a chapter title. How do I avoid this? FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P

Devanagari...

2009-07-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Sorry for raising such an elementary question... how do I typeset a page in Devanagari for Lyx? Thanks in advance. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/ http://goa1556.goa-india.org Ever

\thispagestyle{empty}

2009-07-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could someone tell me how I insert \thispagestyle{empty} at the start of a new 'part' for a book? Can't seem to manage, though it works fine on a new-chapter page. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Reducing font-size in non-standard options

2009-07-25 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone please tell me how to reduce the font-size of a chapter in non-standard options? That is, I don't want to reduce it from Normal to Small to Smaller but say from 10 point to 9.5 point or 9.3 point for the entire chapter. Thanks! FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com

Chapter styles...

2009-08-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone tell me where I could find more chapter styles for a book? I mean something like http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/LaTeX_samples_chapter/0.html Many thanks in advance. FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

More ... on Chapter styles for Lyx

2009-08-12 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Just to share... I found some good chapter styles for Lyx here, but am still finding some challenges in adapting them: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/UsingMemoirInLyX FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Open recent...

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I would like more of my work-in-progress files to show up in the 'open recent' menu. Is there any way I could do this please? FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Re: Open recent...

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Thanks Vincent. 20 is surely enough! FN 2009/8/15 Vincent van Ravesteijn v.f.vanraveste...@tudelft.nl Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरोनया] schreef: I would like more of my work-in-progress files to show up in the 'open recent' menu. Is there any way I could do this please? FN There is a

Lyx tip-sheets

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Any good source from which to download Lyx tip sheets? Many thanks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Table... within a box

2009-08-15 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm trying to place a table within a box, and the settings are going awry (the table is extending the book-page, despite setting it properly). Any reason why this should happen? Tks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Devanagari, Unicode, Latex

2009-08-15 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
How do I set up Unicode Devanagari to work with Latex/Lyx? Tks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Opening up files where work had stopped

2009-08-30 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Just wanted to know if there is any way I could open Lyx software to show up the 4-5 files I was last working on simultaneously -- at the very spot where I finished editing last. Wouldn't this be helpful, specially if one works on multiple files at the same time (like me)? FN -- FN

Memoir, books... page-breaks for boxes

2009-08-31 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm using (mostly) Memoire class for books, but can't seem to get my page-breaks working for long boxes (which span more than one page). Could someone help me... Thanks! FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Error in Lyx

2009-09-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I keep getting this error while typing in long sessions in Lyx. Could you tell me what's wrong pls? FN X Error: BadGC (invalid GC parameter) 13 Major opcode: 60 (X_FreeGC) Resource id: 0x2e0160b -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/

Chapter styles...

2009-01-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
My friend Derek sent me this note about how to introduce interesting chapter-styles in a page. Just thought of sharing it with you, and thank the guys (from France?) who put this together! FN -- Forwarded message -- From: Derek CORDEIRO Date: 2009/1/5

Book (AMS), quote* getting indented

2009-01-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Hi all: I'm trying to use Book (AMS) class, and in it, the quote* text seems to be getting indented at the start of every new para. Actually I don't want the indent, because I've not implemented it throughout in the book. Question: how do I achieve this? Many thanks! FN -- FN * Independent

TOC not picking up chapter names

2009-02-04 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm working ona book (document class: book), but suddenly my Chapter* titles won't show up in the table of contents. It works fine if I switch to Chapter (with the chapter numbers). But that's not what I want. Could I correct this somehow? Thanks, FN -- FN *

Typesetting verse

2009-02-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
What's the best way to typeset a poem or two? And how does one attain the spacing needed between lines? Thanks so much, FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn

Linking Lyx text to external file

2009-02-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Is there some way I could link a Lyx text to an external file (say, in Jstar or any Linux wordprocessor) so that when I make changes in the file the Lyx text gets automatically updated? Or am I asking for too much :-) FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P

Re: Linking Lyx text to external file

2009-02-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Here goes: I work in Jstar (for wordprocessing). When my file is relatively ready, I import it into Lyx. Suppose I make a few more changes in the Wordstar file, is it possible to have those (editorial) changes automatically reflected in the corresponding Lyx file? FN 2009/2/12 Richard Heck

Navigate > Other Lists

2009-03-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I am a long-time (2-3 years) Lyx users, but just only recently ran into the NAVIGATE > OTHER LISTS feature on this software, after upgrading to 1.6.1 Just to say: I cannot tell you how useful this is, for updating the index, correcting footnotes and whole lot of other tasks. Kudos to the

Sample chapter ... Was: Re: Navigate > Other Lists

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
2009/3/6 Helge Hafting >> * More and better latex chapter-page templates, which offer neat layouts... > > You mean the title pages for chapters? Could be useful. would > need someone who knows good designs. I meant something more like this, which works wonderfully well

Something like a LaTeX cheat sheet: Re: Navigate > Other Lists

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
2009/3/6 Helge Hafting >> * Better help files. > Feel free to write some. :-) For LaTeX, I found this very useful (a cheat sheet): http://www.stdout.org/~winston/latex/ -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn

Query on new-chapters-not-on-new-page

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
This may sound like a bizarre query: but is it possible to ensure that every new chapter doesn't start on a new page in a book format? I have a book with a series of short essays. While these need chapter numbers, and listing in the index, it is not necessary for the essays to begin on a new

Zapf dingbats

2009-03-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Is there some way to use Zapf dingbats in a Lyx file? Thanks in advance... FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://twitter.com/fn On Facebook: http://www.new.facebook.com/people/Frederick-Noronha/502514643 "Any sufficiently advanced technology

Query about formatting reverse-line text

2009-05-02 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Dear all on this very helpful Lyx list: I'm trying to format some information with alternative lines reverse, as follows: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fn-goa/3495151790/sizes/o/ The above was done in Inkscape, since I couldn't get the desired result in Lyx (don't know coding). Could anyone help

Chapter styles...

2009-05-02 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone point me to any Latex chapter styles, like the ones below, which I find vey useful in creating books: http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/LaTeX_samples_chapter/0.html Thanks in advance! FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P

Suppressing pagination (page numbers) on pages where the chapter starts

2009-06-19 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could anyone guide me how I could suppress page numbers on the start of every chapter page? Thanks, FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/ http://goa1556.goa-india.org "Never trust a computer

Avoiding page numbers on the starting page of every chapter...

2009-07-01 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could you tell me how to attain this: Avoid page numbers on the starting page of every chapter. And also stops after Part I, Part II and Part III. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Hyperlinks... at the index

2009-07-03 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could someone tell me how to remove the hyperlinks in the index of a book I've just set in Lyx? Thanks in advance for all the help (past too!) FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Contents page titled as "Contents page"

2009-07-05 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
My contents page shows up as follows: Contents Contentsiii Chapter 1 1 And so on. Obviously I don't want the Contents to be treated as a chapter title. How do I avoid this? FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P

Devanagari...

2009-07-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Sorry for raising such an elementary question... how do I typeset a page in Devanagari for Lyx? Thanks in advance. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn M +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/ http://goa1556.goa-india.org "Ever

\thispagestyle{empty}

2009-07-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Please could someone tell me how I insert \thispagestyle{empty} at the start of a new 'part' for a book? Can't seem to manage, though it works fine on a new-chapter page. FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/fn http://fredericknoronha.multiply.com/

Reducing font-size in non-standard options

2009-07-25 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone please tell me how to reduce the font-size of a chapter in non-standard options? That is, I don't want to reduce it from Normal to Small to Smaller but say from 10 point to 9.5 point or 9.3 point for the entire chapter. Thanks! FN -- FN * http://fredericknoronha.wordpress.com

Chapter styles...

2009-08-11 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Could someone tell me where I could find more chapter styles for a book? I mean something like http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/LaTeX_samples_chapter/0.html Many thanks in advance. FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

More ... on Chapter styles for Lyx

2009-08-12 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Just to share... I found some good chapter styles for Lyx here, but am still finding some challenges in adapting them: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/UsingMemoirInLyX FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Open recent...

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I would like more of my work-in-progress files to show up in the 'open recent' menu. Is there any way I could do this please? FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Re: Open recent...

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Thanks Vincent. 20 is surely enough! FN 2009/8/15 Vincent van Ravesteijn > Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरोनया] schreef: > >> I would like more of my work-in-progress files to show up in the 'open >> recent' menu. Is there any way I could do this please? FN >> >> >

Lyx tip-sheets

2009-08-14 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Any good source from which to download Lyx tip sheets? Many thanks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Table... within a box

2009-08-15 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm trying to place a table within a box, and the settings are going awry (the table is extending the book-page, despite setting it properly). Any reason why this should happen? Tks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Devanagari, Unicode, Latex

2009-08-15 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
How do I set up Unicode Devanagari to work with Latex/Lyx? Tks, FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa http://medieval-goa.notlong.com/

Opening up files where work had stopped

2009-08-30 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
Just wanted to know if there is any way I could open Lyx software to show up the 4-5 files I was last working on simultaneously -- at the very spot where I finished editing last. Wouldn't this be helpful, specially if one works on multiple files at the same time (like me)? FN -- FN

Memoir, books... page-breaks for boxes

2009-08-31 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I'm using (mostly) Memoire class for books, but can't seem to get my page-breaks working for long boxes (which span more than one page). Could someone help me... Thanks! FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/ Medieval Goa

Error in Lyx

2009-09-06 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया]
I keep getting this error while typing in long sessions in Lyx. Could you tell me what's wrong pls? FN X Error: BadGC (invalid GC parameter) 13 Major opcode: 60 (X_FreeGC) Resource id: 0x2e0160b -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Konkani adages http://konkani-adages.notlong.com/

http:// renderings in lyx

2009-11-04 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
Guys, could you tell me if I'm doing something wrong, the http://whatever.com doesn't render when in lyx. In particuarly the // looks too far from the text. Should I use some other way of doing this? Thanks! FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Updated: http://goabooks.wordpress.com

Table of contents in ALL CAPS

2009-12-25 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
Dear all: I'm using Book (Memoir) and the command \tableofcontents* Could someone please guide me on how to shift my table of contents from ALL CAPS to UpperAndLowerCase? For this, many thanks in advance... FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Updated: http://goabooks.wordpress.com

Chapter numbers not showing up...

2009-12-26 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
I have this in my LaTeX preamble (book Memoir), but somehow the chapter numbers won't show up at the start of each chapter. Thanks in advance for any possible help! FN \makeatletter \newcommand{\thechapterwords} { \ifcase \thechapter\or One\or Two\or Three\or Four\or Five\or Six\or Seven\or

Query... adding multiple authors names to TOC

2010-01-20 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
Dear all: I want to add the contributory writers' names to the table-of-contents of an anthology where almost every chapter is written by a different author. Is that possible, without including the names in the chapter title itself? If so, how? It should read GOANS AND THE PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE

http:// renderings in lyx

2009-11-04 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
Guys, could you tell me if I'm doing something wrong, the http://whatever.com doesn't render when in lyx. In particuarly the // looks too far from the text. Should I use some other way of doing this? Thanks! FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Updated: http://goabooks.wordpress.com

Table of contents in ALL CAPS

2009-12-25 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
Dear all: I'm using Book (Memoir) and the command \tableofcontents* Could someone please guide me on how to shift my table of contents from ALL CAPS to UpperAndLowerCase? For this, many thanks in advance... FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Updated: http://goabooks.wordpress.com

Chapter numbers not showing up...

2009-12-26 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
I have this in my LaTeX preamble (book Memoir), but somehow the chapter numbers won't show up at the start of each chapter. Thanks in advance for any possible help! FN \makeatletter \newcommand{\thechapterwords} { \ifcase \thechapter\or One\or Two\or Three\or Four\or Five\or Six\or Seven\or

Query... adding multiple authors names to TOC

2010-01-20 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
Dear all: I want to add the contributory writers' names to the table-of-contents of an anthology where almost every chapter is written by a different author. Is that possible, without including the names in the chapter title itself? If so, how? It should read GOANS AND THE PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE

http:// renderings in lyx

2009-11-04 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
Guys, could you tell me if I'm doing something wrong, the http://whatever.com doesn't render when in lyx. In particuarly the // looks too far from the text. Should I use some other way of doing this? Thanks! FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Updated: http://goabooks.wordpress.com

Table of contents in ALL CAPS

2009-12-25 Thread Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरो नया] فريدريك نورونيا
Dear all: I'm using Book (Memoir) and the command \tableofcontents* Could someone please guide me on how to shift my table of contents from ALL CAPS to UpperAndLowerCase? For this, many thanks in advance... FN -- FN +91-9822122436 P +91-832-2409490 Updated: http://goabooks.wordpress.com

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