Re: Defining paragraph styles

2005-10-18 Thread Helge Hafting
file is the one to check out. Seems like a steep learning curve, so thanks for getting me started! Sure, it can be a lot to learn. But then you know it, and the next book gets much easier. Helge Hafting

Re: Neither Linux nor windows! Please help me!

2005-10-18 Thread Helge Hafting
lyx. lyx 1.3: edit-reconfigure lyx 1.4: tools-reconfigure Then exit lyx, restart lyx, and try to make a portuguese document again. Helge Hafting

Re: No one answered a simple topic :(

2005-10-24 Thread Helge Hafting
. Helge Hafting

Re: Figure and table side by side

2005-10-24 Thread Helge Hafting
if the floats appear near the bottom of a page, you may have to tweak placement yourself instead of relying on auto placement. Helge Hafting #LyX 1.4.0cvs created this file. For more info see http://www.lyx.org/ \lyxformat 244 \begin_document \begin_header \textclass scrartcl \begin_preamble \usepackage

Preamble code from the layout file gets double linespacing

2005-10-24 Thread Helge Hafting
clean, to see if that makes things better. Helge Hafting

Re: Is this possible in lyx?

2005-10-25 Thread Helge Hafting
There is currently no way to a apply a mbox in a lyxish way, but at least the formula itself can be written the lyx way. Currently, the lyx way would be to insert a minipage, but that isn't exactly the same thing as minipages have a fixed width. Helge Hafting

Re: Lyx Figure Placement

2005-10-26 Thread Helge Hafting
in ERT or the preamble. Ask on a latex maling list if you can't find this from here. www.lyx.org have some links to latex tip pages, I believe. Helge Hafting

Re: do we have something like #ifdef from C in LyX? (multipart documents with common macros)

2005-11-01 Thread Helge Hafting
- then I don't know. Few people use them. Helge Hafting

Re: do we have something like #ifdef from C in LyX? (multipart documents with common macros)

2005-11-01 Thread Helge Hafting
David Soukal wrote: If you meant -lyx macros - then I don't know. Few people use them. Helge Hafting I was talking about LyX macros. I realize that they are basically a synonym for LaTeX' \newcommand, but having them in text seemed more user-friendly. The other thing is that having to have

Re: Using Curly Brackets in Text

2005-11-01 Thread Helge Hafting
fare better. Helge Hafting

lyx-1.4 cvs assertion crash when resetting wrong language

2005-11-02 Thread Helge Hafting
about the assert. Helge Hafting

Re: Forget Windows

2005-11-08 Thread Helge Hafting
of manpower as always. Helge Hafting

Re: Forget Windows

2005-11-09 Thread Helge Hafting
Gour wrote: Helge Hafting ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Not really. The win32 version of lyx does not in any way make it a more serious solution. More accessible of course, but no more serious. Who said that? Me? Marc? Sorry, seems I messed up the quotation. Look at earlier

Re: Forget Windows

2005-11-09 Thread Helge Hafting
. When 1.4 gets out, I'll see if I can add support for some of the stuff I like, such as \dotfill and multicols. :-) Helge Hafting

New layout for brev.cls available at wiki.lyx.org

2005-11-11 Thread Helge Hafting
I have made a layout and a template document for brev.cls, which is available from http://wiki.lyx.org/Layouts/Layouts brev.cls is nice for writing letters on A4 paper, it positions the sendto address so it is visible through the window in window envelopes. There are folding lines also. Helge

Re: New layout for brev.cls available at wiki.lyx.org

2005-11-11 Thread Helge Hafting
On Fri, Nov 11, 2005 at 02:01:08PM +0100, Martin A. Hansen wrote: suggestion: this things needs an example pdf, so you can have a look at the result. Example added. Helge Hafting

Re: Multline subscript / AMS in LyX

2005-11-11 Thread Helge Hafting
are centered. The subarray environment is the way to do this. How about this way: 1. Create the subscript 2. Insert a matrix into subscript - (1 column, and as many rows as you need) You can specify a left-aligned matrix. Helge Hafting

Re: Forget Windows

2005-11-12 Thread Helge Hafting
On Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 11:26:36AM +, Angus Leeming wrote: Helge Hafting wrote: Still, I really liked the way lyx 1.3 starts in less than a second. Lyx 1.4 needs 5 seconds to start, even with no document and debugging turned off. You are probably compiling with g++'s debug iterators

Re: align left and hyphenation

2005-11-15 Thread Helge Hafting
- or by someone who don't know better. But of course there may be valid and good reasons for doing so. Still, look at some random books from ordinary publishers and I don't think you find any set left aligned. Helge Hafting

Re: align left and hyphenation

2005-11-17 Thread Helge Hafting
the work done, but I don't envy them some of the problems they had. I don't remember all of it, but I shook my head sometimes . . . Helge Hafting

Re: align left and hyphenation

2005-11-19 Thread Helge Hafting
features is to provide a patch implementing them. :-) Unfortunately, only programmers can do that. Note that nothing new will be added to lyx right now, as all work goes into bugfixing before the re�lease of the upcomng lyx 1.4.0. But feel free to plan future enhancements. Helge Hafting

Re: align left and hyphenation

2005-11-21 Thread Helge Hafting
); plug-in that show a list of synonymous of a word (again, multi-language); will extend Lyx from mathematical authors to the rest of world. Helge Hafting Ehh! I noted that, in this letter, right border is very ragged ;-) Sure, people insist on ascii/unicode email with no formatting. I can

Re: when to use koma-script?

2005-11-22 Thread Helge Hafting
latex commands) useful. There are many things you may need to set up with latex commands, such as running heads and custom page layouts. Koma-script has lots of extra commands for these things. Helge Hafting

Re: align left and hyphenation

2005-11-23 Thread Helge Hafting
/ Thanks, lots of interesting stuff there. Helge Hafting

Re: Newbie here!

2005-11-23 Thread Helge Hafting
not. I'd really like to use LyX from now on. I have already infected some of my collegues here, but it's easier to make active publicity when I have a nice company template to work with. Good luck! :-) Helge Hafting

Re: Acrobat has problems reading parts of my PDF

2005-11-25 Thread Helge Hafting
? Helge Hafting

Re: creating tables with custom alignment of individual cells

2005-11-25 Thread Helge Hafting
about anything in a minipage, including all sorts of alignments, multiple lines, and so on. Helge Hafting

Re: Lyx and language depended characters / A Unicode Problem?

2005-11-26 Thread Helge Hafting
if LyX actually tries to support unicode characters? Yes - it doesn't. Lyx works with various latin encodings such as iso8859-1, unicode support is planned for version 1.5. Helge Hafting

Re: lyx on Debian testing

2005-11-28 Thread Helge Hafting
) get the source and unpack it ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --with-frontend=qt --with-gnu-ld --with-qt-includes=/usr/include/qt3 And finally, make followed by make install Helge Hafting

Re: Simplest approach to hanging indent paragraph?

2005-11-28 Thread Helge Hafting
there is a space after the command.) Helge Hafting Helge Hafting

Re: lyx on windows (and printing notes)

2005-11-30 Thread Helge Hafting
without latex works fine on linux. No printing, no view-dvi of course - but no problems editing documents. Useful for editing only sessions, when printing (and layout checking) can be done elsewhere. Helge Hafting

Re: lyx w/o imagemagick

2005-11-30 Thread Helge Hafting
have other converters.) I believe latex supports .eps, while pdflatex supports .pdf, .png, and .jpg. For any other cases, you need a converter that lyx can use. Try a .bmp for example - it will need conversion. Helge Hafting

Re: [OT] PDF permissions

2005-12-02 Thread Helge Hafting
to simultaneously allow reading and prevent copying. Helge Hafting

Re: Writing letters...

2005-12-02 Thread Helge Hafting
. The package authors are interested in help with translations into more languages though. Helge Hafting

Re: lyxwin136-small-04 and instant preview

2005-12-02 Thread Helge Hafting
when opening LyX on a file that is already open in LyX. This behaviour is common in most editors. It is common in most editors _in windows_, which isn't the main platform for lyx. Still, it can be done if you can interest a developer . . . Helge Hafting

Re: [OT] PDF permissions

2005-12-05 Thread Helge Hafting
, but it is a lost cause. Open-source pdf readers exists, so I can always turn that off again even if xpdf should implement it. (And then I can distribute this program for the benefit of the technical unsavy . . .) Helge Hafting

Re: PDfs from Linux have nasty fonts

2005-12-07 Thread Helge Hafting
cases, any math stuff stands out as mismatched.) Helge Hafting

Re: Forget Windows

2005-12-07 Thread Helge Hafting
(0x2d477000) libexpat.so.1 = /usr/lib/libexpat.so.1 (0x2d585000) /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x2aaab000) Helge Hafting

Re: Having a number list not restart after titles?

2005-12-07 Thread Helge Hafting
several paragraphs in a single item, then write the additional paragraphs as type standard and increase their environment depths. If you want an example, try help-userguide and read the section on nesting environments Helge Hafting

Re: Forget Windows

2005-12-08 Thread Helge Hafting
Lars Gullik Bjønnes wrote: Helge Hafting [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: | On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 04:58:51PM +0100, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: | Lars == Lars Gullik Bjønnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: | | Lars I also tried to do some profiling on this, but failed to get | Lars anything

Re: Forget Windows

2005-12-08 Thread Helge Hafting
Lars Gullik Bjønnes wrote: | To set optimization level you should use --enable-optimization='-O2' | | | Ok, tried this. More exactly: | $ ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --with-frontend=qt --with-gnu-ld | --with-qt-includes=/usr/include/qt3 --disable-debug | --disable-concept-checks

Re: Forget Windows

2005-12-08 Thread Helge Hafting
Lars Gullik Bjønnes wrote: Helge Hafting [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: | Lars Gullik Bjønnes wrote: | | | To set optimization level you should use --enable-optimization='-O2' | | | | | | Ok, tried this. More exactly: | | $ ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --with-frontend=qt --with-gnu-ld

Re: Forget Windows

2005-12-08 Thread Helge Hafting
On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 03:46:45PM +0100, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Helge == Helge Hafting [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Helge The test method is to run time lyx while clicking the mouse Helge fast in the place where the closing button is going to appear. Helge Repeated clicks are used so my

Re: Forget Windows

2005-12-08 Thread Helge Hafting
in cache. Which version of lyx is this, and does it use xforms or qt? Helge Hafting

Re: euro symbol

2005-12-08 Thread Helge Hafting
. To avoid repeating this over and over, just copy the Greek \euro command around in the document when needed. Helge Hafting

Re: Downtime on LyX servers.

2005-12-09 Thread Helge Hafting
the lists should work. I am sorry for the late notice. $ cvs up cvs [update aborted]: connect to anoncvs.us.lyx.org(62.70.27.115):2401 failed: Connection refused Is my DNS at fault, or is the 62.70.27.115 address correct? Helge Hafting

Re: Downtime on LyX servers.

2005-12-09 Thread Helge Hafting
On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 03:48:28PM +0100, Lars Gullik Bjønnes wrote: It is way wrong. I will fix it. Will take a while to propagate though. cvs up worked now, thanks! Helge Hafting

Re: Off-topic: 7 questions about usage of LaTeX.

2005-12-11 Thread Helge Hafting
the paragraphs with floats ends up elsewhere on the page might help. Consider setting the first float to top of page, and the second one to bottom. Helge Hafting

Re: missing documentation ...?

2005-12-12 Thread Helge Hafting
Martin A. Hansen wrote: i am still confused. page% - that is the width of the page from paper edge to paper edge? line% - that is the width from from margin to margin? or is that text% and which of these settings include footer and header - that would be pheight% as opposed to theight%?

Re: width of table

2005-12-13 Thread Helge Hafting
to be there. . . It is easy to get this wrong, and then lyx won't produce output. For more ideas, make a lyx file with tables and export as latex. Then you see how I found the above mentioned latex argument. Helge Hafting

Re: Decimalcomma instead of decimalpoint

2005-12-14 Thread Helge Hafting
looks good. The keyboard have both comma and point, and the numeric keypad may be programmed to make one or the other depending on what you want. Or do you need conversion because you want to publish the same set of formulas in two different versions - one with commas and one with points? Helge

Re: Decimalcomma instead of decimalpoint

2005-12-15 Thread Helge Hafting
space) Helge Hafting

Re: Create my own Layout

2005-12-15 Thread Helge Hafting
to use them, get a latex manual as well. Having a look at wiki.lyx.org may also help. And if you get stuck - come back to this list. Helge Hafting

Re: Back in the list, going soon to press

2005-12-15 Thread Helge Hafting
properties-fonts It will show you what fonts the pdf uses. I have never heard of the double bookmarks. Are you using the hyperref package, which makes pdf bookmarks? I am not sure that this matters at all if the book is to be printed, but could be a problem if you're also publishing as pdf. Helge

Re: Back in the list, going soon to press

2005-12-15 Thread Helge Hafting
Kevin Pfeiffer wrote: Helge Hafting writes: They actually took a lyx file? Interesting! The problem is that there are numerous illustrations. I would prefer to give them just the PDF, but then I have to get involved in placing the images, etc. My original deal (and preference

Re: What do you guys prefer

2005-12-19 Thread Helge Hafting
, consider using putting \usepackage{microtype} in the preamble. It really cuts down on hyphenation. It achieves this by slightly varying the font widht as well as the interword spacing. That gives more room for length adjustments. Helge Hafting

Re: What do you guys prefer

2005-12-19 Thread Helge Hafting
ragged right for a book of short stories. Is this a matter of taste, or is there more to it? I don't see how the length of a story makes a difference - I think a four-line joke looks better justified than ragged. Well, if it doesn't suffer from too much hyphenation, that is. Helge Hafting

Re: Empty pagestyle on a page with figures

2005-12-20 Thread Helge Hafting
where the float was defined empty. Which is not what I want. See http://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Examples/BigFigureOrTable/floatpag.sty Here you find information about \floatpagestyle Helge Hafting

Re: PDF-File as front page for a master thesis

2005-12-28 Thread Helge Hafting
other cases. Helge Hafting

Re: Shifting Text Area in a Single Command

2005-12-28 Thread Helge Hafting
latex and have a look. If everything is inside a single page, you may also consider sticking it all in a minipage. You can easily move a minipage around by putting hspace in front of it. Helge Hafting

Re: Large figures with ContinuedFloat

2005-12-28 Thread Helge Hafting
to reprint your document and must remember to do this over again.) To see how to write a float in ERT - export your document to latex. The remove the float from the document, and paste the .tex-float into a ERT inset. Helge Hafting

Re: Large figures with ContinuedFloat

2005-12-28 Thread Helge Hafting
the subfigure. This sequence then repeats a few times, for every subfigure in the float. I did not have your problem of needing page breaks, as my floats were small. But this way, I got subfigures with referencable captions. Helge Hafting

Re: Thesis two language abstracts

2006-01-02 Thread Helge Hafting
fit very well. Helge Hafting

Re: [announce] sixth release of LyXWinInstaller

2006-01-04 Thread Helge Hafting
know if this might have other interesting effects or require privileges though. Helge Hafting

Re: reversing insert-note

2006-01-06 Thread Helge Hafting
the cursor outside the now empty note 4. Paste the stuff back into the document again, this time outside the note 5. Remove the empty note if you wish Helge Hafting

Re: figures in a table

2006-01-08 Thread Helge Hafting
image between these two tex boxes. Helge Hafting

Re: copying and pasting a LyX environment? (like Word's Format Painter)

2006-01-08 Thread Helge Hafting
, so structural information will be lost if the user tries to change one of those. Helge Hafting

Re: LyX 1.4.0pre3 on MacOSX - first impressions

2006-01-09 Thread Helge Hafting
custom letterheads and such. The distributed templates may be nice as a starting point, but often not useful exactly the way they are. Helge Hafting

Re: sixth release of LyXWinInstaller

2006-01-12 Thread Helge Hafting
best is lyx providing a workaround. Either approach needs a volunteer - I wonder why nobody seems to want to fix tex though. Helge Hafting

Re: New Windows version

2006-01-12 Thread Helge Hafting
Lars Olesen wrote: When is the windows version of lyx 1.4 expected. I need it to make some exams now :) If you really need lyx 1.4 quickly - check out the source and compile it yourself. I've been using it for half a year, on linux. Helge Hafting

Re: sixth release of LyXWinInstaller

2006-01-14 Thread Helge Hafting
On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 04:00:13AM -0800, Stephen Harris wrote: - Original Message - From: Helge Hafting [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Bo Peng [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org; LyX Devel lyx-devel@lists.lyx.org Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2006 11:48 PM Subject: Re: sixth

Re: International characters in file names - Lyx 1.4pre3, MacOSX

2006-01-14 Thread Helge Hafting
fine. (I normally use unicode though, where those filenames have illegal character sequences.) Also, view-dvi and view-pdf works, but the 8-bit characters are stripped into 7-bit so ö becomes v in xdvi/gv. Helge Hafting

Re: International characters in file names - Lyx 1.4pre3, MacOSX

2006-01-14 Thread Helge Hafting
. The alphabet really stops at m for these particular uses! I believe most people would just dismiss such software as useless/incomplete until fixed. Helge Hafting

Re: no-hyphenation point? [answer: \nobreakdash]

2006-01-14 Thread Helge Hafting
char-non-hyphenating dash In the main window it would be a plain dash, but colored red the same way a nonbreaking space or hfill is red. (Light blue dash is already used up for hyphenation points.) Helge Hafting

Re: International characters in file names - Lyx 1.4pre3, MacOSX

2006-01-15 Thread Helge Hafting
On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 06:07:40PM +0100, Anders Ekberg wrote: On 14 jan 2006, at 17.48, Helge Hafting wrote: I tried saving ö.lyx and ø.lyx, with todays lyx 1.4cvs. (o with dots, and o with slash, if your email client dislike this) The filenames were saved in iso8859 encoding, so

Re: Business letter (on letterhead) template for LyX

2006-01-15 Thread Helge Hafting
, or read the tex source. Helge Hafting

Re: LyX 1.3.6 and ispell problem

2006-01-15 Thread Helge Hafting
, for example.) Also check to see that your lyx really uses ispell, lyx may also use aspell which uses other dictionaries. In that case, install the english dictionary for aspell. Helge Hafting

Re: LyX 1.3.6 and ispell problem

2006-01-16 Thread Helge Hafting
in or something? There is an aspell-et with Estonian spelling, perhaps you should try that. Or is there some other reason for sticking to ispell? Lyx using aspell even when you specify ispell is a bug, consider registering the bug at bugzilla.lyx.org Helge Hafting

Re: Business letter (on letterhead) template for LyX

2006-01-17 Thread Helge Hafting
relative to each other. Sometimes you may want lots of space between such minipages, in such cases insert hfill between them. Helge Hafting

Re: Business letter (on letterhead) template for LyX - simple _working_ minipage solution

2006-01-18 Thread Helge Hafting
there is no need for measurements. Therefore, future changes in font height or logo size won't be a problem. Helge Hafting

Minipage idea for Lyx 1.5 Was Re: Business letter (on letterhead) template for LyX

2006-01-20 Thread Helge Hafting
alignment seems to align by the real bottom - using letters like j that extends beyond the baseline still aligns the boxes by the bottom (and the texts are _not_ aligned) I believe this is something I could implement myself, once 1.5 starts up. Helge Hafting

Re: Business letter (on letterhead) template for LyX - simple _working_ minipage solution

2006-01-23 Thread Helge Hafting
Herbert Voss wrote: Helge Hafting wrote: Latex does not seem to offer a proper way of aligning boxes by the box top, but there is a simple workaround. TeX offers everything ... A minipage is nothing else than a box and it is aligned in the same way as two characters are aligned

Re: Include a lot of C++ code

2006-01-23 Thread Helge Hafting
Gunnar wrote: perhaps listings.sty ? Thanks for your reply, but I feel that highlight makes it beautiful, listings doesn't. :-( You are sure listings can't do what you want? The defaults may not fit your needs, but this package is very configurable. Helge Hafting

Re: right-click vs. double-click

2006-01-25 Thread Helge Hafting
after the release. Helge Hafting

Re: problem with minipages...

2006-01-27 Thread Helge Hafting
in lyx. Insert a table, then open the table settings and check longtable. Short tables does not break across a page boundary. Helge Hafting

Re: A Newbie's Experience with LyX

2006-01-30 Thread Helge Hafting
. But then - you'd have a hard time doing that with other word processors anyway. Helge Hafting

Re: A Newbie's Experience with LyX

2006-01-31 Thread Helge Hafting
to implement. Helge Hafting

Re: Lyx 1.37 for WindowsXP

2006-01-31 Thread Helge Hafting
probably have done this faster, it took me an evening. Helge Hafting

Re: LyX is getting... very annoying.

2006-02-02 Thread Helge Hafting
write your formulas as text, then converts it to math? That technique doesn't work in lyx 1.3.4, although it is fixed in lyx 1.4. I recommend that you do it the other way; Activate math mode first (press ctrl+M or use the menus) then type in the formula. Helge Hafting

Re: [OT] Re: kerning of letters with hyphen not so great

2006-02-03 Thread Helge Hafting
advantage of the fact that many letters kern the same way. they can then be grouped to take advantage of this. For example, various variants of A (ÂÄÀÁÅÃ) can all kern the same way in all cases. They form an A-group. Helge Hafting

Re: LyX is getting... very annoying.

2006-02-06 Thread Helge Hafting
Andre Poenitz wrote: On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 09:09:40AM +0100, Helge Hafting wrote: Why doesn't LyX do the right thing when converting said text to LaTeX? Error in lyx. I could argue about that. I think it is an error when lyx produce invalid latex without the user

Re: Screen Captures in Documents

2006-02-06 Thread Helge Hafting
desire. If the image is too big in lyx, use the separate scaling factor for showing in lyx. Helge Hafting

Re: 'inference rule' sign with lyx

2006-02-15 Thread Helge Hafting
can write a chunk of plain latex. Helge Hafting

Re: I need workaround of encoding problem

2006-02-15 Thread Helge Hafting
. :-) Fixing this is planned for lyx 1.5.0, which will have unicode support. Helge Hafting

Re: Creating an Index

2006-02-16 Thread Helge Hafting
on concept, just index the start of it. concept may be mentioned several times in that text over several pages - indexing all of it does not make sense. People will want to be directed to the start - the index is normally _not_ for documenting every occurence of some word. Helge Hafting

Re: Creating an Index

2006-02-16 Thread Helge Hafting
Jack M. Lyon wrote: Helge Hafting wrote: the index is normally _not_ for documenting every occurence of some word. Amen. How about creating a real indexing feature for LyX that would allow users to index a document in the way Helge has described: I did it the other way around

Re: I need workaround of encoding problem

2006-02-17 Thread Helge Hafting
open the file lyx go out (aborted) with an error message. Fixing this is planned for lyx 1.5.0, which will have unicode support. Helge Hafting Which is the date when You expect lyx 1.5.0 will be released? I can only guess - a year or two. The spellchecker and rest of lyx is supposed

Re: Minimal LyX installation

2006-02-20 Thread Helge Hafting
for asking is that the amount of installed software should be kept at a minimum. I don't think you need ghostscript, if you use pdflatex for making pdf's. Of course you may need it for other purposes, such as printing on any non-postscript printer. Helge Hafting

Re: vspace between sections and figures help!

2006-02-20 Thread Helge Hafting
for ridiculous limits . . . Helge Hafting

Re: I need workaround of encoding problem

2006-02-20 Thread Helge Hafting
with the spellchecker, ask again. Helge Hafting

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