Re: data sources

2005-10-27 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 27 Oct 2005 16:29:32 +0200 Paolo Cavallini [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 15:55, giovedì 27 ottobre 2005, Paul A. Rubin has probably written: AFAIK, there is no way to dynamically link a LyX document to a database, unless you are willing to write a script that queries the DB and

Re: Forget Windows

2005-11-08 Thread John Coppens
On 08 Nov 2005 13:19:46 +0100 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Lars Gullik Bjønnes) wrote: Gour [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: | I'd also like to see more focus (especially) on GTK+. The only way to make that happen is to get someone to do it, or do it yourself. There is not really much developer attention

Re: Forget Windows

2005-11-08 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 08 Nov 2005 14:53:06 + Angus Leeming [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Frankly, I don't think that's true. Looking back over the mail list archive as far as 22 Oct, I see the list of messages below. (Sorted alphabetically.) Most all of 'em are probelms that aren't specific to Windows, even

Re: LyX function for German hard S?

2005-11-19 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 06:58:38 -0800 (PST) Nusret BALCI [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry for probably OT question, just beacuse you mentioned it: which key do you refer to as compose key? (is there an equivalent on usual keyboards, or is it something special to some keyboards: mine seems not to

Re: LyX function for German hard S?

2005-11-19 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 07:25:57 -0800 (PST) Nusret BALCI [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I tried Ctrl-., but in text mode Ctrl has no effect, Sure Ctl has some effect (not alone, but with the other key combined). To type 1/2 as one symbol, try Ctrl-. and then (without Ctrl) 1 and 2 if the 1 appears

Re: c++2latex Ok, but...

2005-12-05 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 5 Dec 2005 11:39:58 -0300 (ART) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey guys, thanks one more time. The listings package works fine to C++, Fortran, Pascal, etc. I like it very much! It have many options like color, typeset, etc, but, the spaces between the lines are too huge! And

Versio 1.4.0 segfaults on startup

2006-04-15 Thread John Coppens
Hi all. I submitted this to bugzilla (issue 2503), but didn't get any reaction yet. I stupidly installed over the previous version, so I'm LyX-challenged at the moment. Here goes: * I compiled LyX, using the qt frontend. No obviuous problems * When starting, I immediately get a SIGSEGV and a

Re: Versio 1.4.0 segfaults on startup

2006-04-17 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 15 Apr 2006 18:53:19 -0300 John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * I compiled LyX, using the qt frontend. No obviuous problems I just updated from svn, and tried to compile with the xforms frontend (version 1.0.90, freshly compiled). The result is exactly the same: lyx: SIGSEGV signal

Re: Easing the editing/correction of LyX documents

2006-06-19 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 21:00:22 +0100 Peter Bowyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Now I know that people have been writing documents this way for much longer than word processors have been around, (think of raw TeX) which suggests it's a problem with my approach. Do you have any tips or

Re: using image created with inkscape

2006-06-22 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 22 Jun 2006 20:44:06 -0700 (PDT) Jeremy C. Reed [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I exported my graphic with inkscape to both EPS and Postscript. They both look good when viewed with gv. But they won't load with LyX's Insert-Graphics. Maybe a bit far-fetched, but 'skencil' loads SVG images,

Generated SGML

2006-06-26 Thread John Coppens
Hi all. I was trying to make a manpage with LyX 1.4.1, so I started a new doc with the docbook manpage layout. I did a few sections, and exported to SGML. The generated SGML had an extra '' at the beginning: --- manpage!-- LyX 1.4.1 created this file. For more info see

Re: Generated SGML

2006-06-28 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 26 Jun 2006 19:04:01 +0100 Jose' Matos [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Monday 26 June 2006 17:22, John Coppens wrote: Hi all. I was trying to make a manpage with LyX 1.4.1, so I started a new doc with the docbook manpage layout. I did a few sections, and exported to SGML

Weird... Styles dropdown stopped working

2006-07-20 Thread John Coppens
Hi all This is probably a very stupid problem, but I can't find any reference in the docs. I'd installed 1.4.1 a while ago, and thought I'd try and enter the outline of a book, just for the fun of it. I entered a title, marked it as title, fine. Entered my name marked it as author, but, by

Re: Weird... Styles dropdown stopped working

2006-07-20 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 09:26:24 -0700 (PDT) Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 20 Jul 2006, Jean-Pierre Chretien wrote: Can't reproduce it here, lyx-1.4.2/Qt/Solaris. Clicking twice on the rectangle reactivates the dropdown list. Clicking twice on the selected style closes the

Re: Weird... Styles dropdown stopped working

2006-07-23 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 16:09:17 -0300 John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 09:26:24 -0700 (PDT) Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 20 Jul 2006, Jean-Pierre Chretien wrote: Can't reproduce it here, lyx-1.4.2/Qt/Solaris. Clicking twice on the rectangle

Re: Weird... Styles dropdown stopped working

2006-07-23 Thread John Coppens
On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 15:02:19 -0700 (PDT) Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 23 Jul 2006, John Coppens wrote: Compiled 1.4.2 without problems, installed, and I have exactly the same effect! Again, the 'style button' effectively disables when clicking on the small button inside

Re: Weird... Styles dropdown stopped working

2006-07-24 Thread John Coppens
Hi all... Solved! I'm still not sure of the why, but, in my case, the solution was simple: I ran 'qtconfig' and changed the 'theme' (in my case to 'platinum'). All works as advertised now. Don't ask me why. The reason I went there was: 1) I visited trolltech.com, and looked up the QDropDown

Compose keys again

2007-12-31 Thread John Coppens
Hi all. Just compiled installed 1.5.3 and I'm back to not being able to use the compose key. Compose is defined: ... keycode 115 = Super_L keycode 116 = Multi_key keycode 117 = Menu ... as shown byxmodmap -v -pke (116 is the right WinKey) It works in most places (even in the

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 17:08:08 -0800 (PST) Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Donn wrote: Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into ~/.fonts - could you not put your .atm .pb (and

Re: Why oh why did you drop xforms?

2008-02-21 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 19 Feb 2008 17:54:54 +0100 Andre Poenitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: reinstalled on a fresh partition but I still have problems. So among other things I am giving up on Lyx. More to the point, I am giving up on recommending Lyx to TEX newbies. If someone can cite a version of Lyx

Re: Why oh why did you drop xforms?

2008-02-21 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 21 Feb 2008 21:53:25 +0100 Andre Poenitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are talking about Qt 4._1_ and that's quite a bit more than a year old. So this fits well into your concept of 'grace period'. Mmmm... Sorry about that. Twice confused. I was convinced having read somewhere that LyX

Re: Request for screenshots

2008-03-24 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 24 Mar 2008 16:32:36 +0100 Joost Verburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: FWIW, I prefer the current color as much as I prefer creamy-coloured to bright-white paper. The white background of usual text processors hurts my eyes. But would you be opposed to having the usual colors as

Re: Request for screenshots

2008-03-24 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 24 Mar 2008 12:46:49 -0500 AK [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: AFAIK no browsers let you set them to use some color if no background is set but will show document's color if it is set - but I could be wrong about this. Firefox does this, feature which I've been using for years now. There's

Re: Templates for the new website

2008-03-31 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 31 Mar 2008 11:19:53 -0400 Rex C. Eastbourne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here are some templates our designer Andrei picked out as possibilities for the new website. What do you guys like most out of these (and the current one on the site)? I like the third option - it's very clean,

Re: Templates for the new website

2008-03-31 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 31 Mar 2008 13:00:15 -0300 John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Now, why do web-designers insist on wanting my browser to show text smaller than the one I configured? Most, if not all of these templates find it necessary to define the body text as 65-80% of the defined font size

Re: LyX Without LaTeX

2008-04-09 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 9 Apr 2008 09:21:14 -0500 Bruce Pourciau [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would ask our IT folks to install LyX on her machine. Any thoughts on how I can make this go smoothly for them? Can't she run your LyX remotely? Maybe make an account for her on your machine? John

LyX doesn't start: Assertion `c-xlib.lock' failed

2008-06-25 Thread John Coppens
Hi guys, After updating quite a lot of libraries, I can't start LyX anymore. I didn't update Qt - still 4.3.3, and lyx --version still works: LyX 1.5.3 (Mon, Dec 17, 2007) Built on Dec 31 2007, 14:30:47 Configuration Host type:i686-pc-linux-gnu Special build flags:

Re: LyX doesn't start: Assertion `c-xlib.lock' failed

2008-06-26 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 26 Jun 2008 23:38:56 + Nigel Pegram [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The debug output doesn't mean much to me, but I've often found it informative to start programs from a terminal and look at the output there when having problems with X programs. HTH Nigel On 25/06/2008, John

Still no composing, and a crash...

2008-07-04 Thread John Coppens
Hello people. I'm not a very frequent user of LyX, but irregularly I do use it, and seem to run into recurrent problems. I reported the accented character composing problem a while ago (it just doesn't work - I can't type Compose-e-', and get é, as I _can_ with other programs, like sylpheed).

Re: interesting behaviour

2008-07-11 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 11 Jul 2008 23:00:04 +0200 assasukasse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I noticed an interesting behaviour: If i make a document with lyx in ubuntu hardy, the pdf that comes out is around 9Mb if i do in debian lenny, the pdf that comes out is 20Mb! of course both the sources are the same!

Re: emphasis as underline?

2008-07-17 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 16 Jul 2008 18:43:25 -0600 (MDT) Michele Lynn Olsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So, it seems that mine is not most systems, but if it can be changed from italic, it should be able to be changed to italic--but how? Hallo Michele, I'm no great expert, but I suspect that LyX always shows

Re: Cannot produce PDF, Postscript or DVI

2008-07-27 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 13:38:36 +0100 Marwan Boustany [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can anyone suggest something else I should try? Run LyX from a command line (terminal) and check for messages on the screen. John

Re: In openSUSE 11.4, scrolling in LyX RC1 very slow

2011-03-20 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 19 Mar 2011 16:10:36 -0500 Joon Ro joonp...@gmail.com wrote: I tried to compile LyX from the source, but it was slow as well. (Actually I did this first because I did not want to add unstable repo) Hi Joon. Guessing: There have been changes in Xorg, and the detection system for the

Greek characters

2006-10-18 Thread John Coppens
Hello all. This is slightly off topic. In fact, it works in LyX, not outside... When editing a document in LyX, greek characters like mu and delta show correctly in xpdf... When I download a datasheet, from the net, all greek characters are missing. Anyone know why? Eg. the datasheet on this

Re: Greek characters

2006-10-18 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 18 Oct 2006 21:52:38 -0300 John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello all. This is slightly off topic. In fact, it works in LyX, not outside... When editing a document in LyX, greek characters like mu and delta show correctly in xpdf... When I download a datasheet, from the net

Re: Running LyX on Slackware

2006-11-18 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 18 Nov 2006 21:13:06 +0100 Francois [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 18 Nov 2006 19:59:19 +0100, Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One of the Slackware disks has tetex, but I don't recall in which directory. Yes you need this because LyX is a GUI front end for LaTeX.

Re: left-hand side superscript

2006-11-24 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 24 Nov 2006 18:04:58 +0200 Gal Diskin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. Does anyone know how to embed this inside a regular lyx math environment? I'm not sure this is what you mean: If you open an 'inline formula', type ^2cursor rightA, you should have a left superscript? It's not

Once again, key composing

2006-11-29 Thread John Coppens
Hello people. After I changed machines, compiled the latest greatest LyX, I sadly found that I can't compose international characters anymore. But strangely enough, this only happens inside LyX. I can type ó here (sylpheed), in rxvt terminals, everywhere except LyX. Logically, Multi_key is

Re: Once again, key composing

2006-11-30 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 29 Nov 2006 21:37:30 -0300 John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello people. After I changed machines, compiled the latest greatest LyX, I sadly found that I can't compose international characters anymore. But strangely enough, this only happens inside LyX. I can type ó here

Re: It's a bug ?

2006-12-08 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 08 Dec 2006 11:29:27 +0100 icebna [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The image of the logo in preamble, don't print it. I can see it in the xdvi visor, but don't print it. This file, work fine in lyx-1.3.7, and print the logo. It's a bug of lyx-1.4.3 ?. My distro is Mandriva 2007. Maybe you do

Re: how to type in accented character in text mode?

2007-01-12 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 10 Jan 2007 10:53:07 +0100 Charles de Miramon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you are using Linux, you need to activate the 'compose key'. In KDE, go to the Keyboardconfiguration module and then to the Xkb tab and there you can assign the compose to one of the key of your keyboard.

Re: how to type in accented character in text mode?

2007-01-12 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 15:39:54 +0100 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I simply can't use LyX anymore for my international documents. I'd love to find a solution... Did you submit a bug report to bugzilla? (I just want to check) Yes, I did. Bug #3009 John

Re: how to type in accented character in text mode?

2007-01-12 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 16:16:48 +0100 Charles de Miramon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A pity composing stopped working in the latest LyX version, it seems. I submitted a bug report on that... Same was confirmed by a german user. It works here. LyX 1.4.3 on Debian sid. Charles, is that

Re: Entering foreign language characters

2007-02-06 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 06 Feb 2007 19:28:29 -0500 David L. Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Neal Becker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm using lyx-1.4.3 on Fedora with kde. What is the easiest way to enter a few special accented characters? My language and document is

Re: Entering foreign language characters

2007-02-06 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 06 Feb 2007 21:13:47 -0500 David L. Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Doesn't work for me (debian linux/american keyboard). If you feel like it, try to check if you have a file in your home directory called .Xmodmap (it's a hidden file). If so, add the following line, else create it:

Re: Entering foreign language characters

2007-02-06 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 06 Feb 2007 23:14:45 -0500 David L. Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Cool. It works, except that it is Winkey-` e rather than the other way around. That depends on if the combinations are defined - in my case both work. There's a lot of fun to be had with combinations. Try things

Re: Entering foreign language characters

2007-02-07 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 07 Feb 2007 07:21:32 -0500 Neal Becker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually, I was looking for something easy for a novice. In particular, something that shows the characters graphically so user doesn't need to know a code. Well... You can always prepare a (LyX) document with all the

Compile warnings for 1.4.4

2007-02-19 Thread John Coppens
I get similar warnings for most files compiled: g++ -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../../src -Winvalid-pch --include=./pch.h -I./.. -I../../boost -I/usr/X11R6/include -fno-exceptions -O2 -MT kill.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/kill.Tpo -c kill.C -fPIC -DPIC -o .libs/kill.o cc1plus: warning: ././pch.h.gch:

Re: Compile warnings for 1.4.4

2007-02-22 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 11:22:12 +0100 Jean-Marc Lasgouttes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: John == John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: John I get similar warnings for most files compiled: g++ John -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../../src -Winvalid-pch John --include=./pch.h -I./.. -I../../boost -I/usr

Re: Compile warnings for 1.4.4

2007-02-23 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 23 Feb 2007 08:41:37 +0100 Jean-Marc Lasgouttes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: John == John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: John This happened after a clean install of the 1.4.4 source distro. John The .pch appear not to be in the distro, so yes, this happens John always (I compiled

Re: Insering source code into LyX document

2007-03-01 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 1 Mar 2007 18:28:14 +0200 Eugeny N Dzhurinsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks, is there anything about how to use the package? http://www.educat.hu-berlin.de/~voss/lyx/listings/listings.html seems to be dead? http://tug.org/TeXnik/mainFAQ.cgi?file=index has the Listings package?

Weird compositions.

2007-03-20 Thread John Coppens
Hi... Someone may recall I reported quite a while ago that composing doesn't work here anymore, in 1.4.4. I did find a workaround by defining an 'american' keyboard. Now I detected a number of other weirdnesses... If I type '/' o, I automatically get ó - no compose key necessary! It seems quite

Re: Professional and Scientific Writing Book

2009-11-03 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 03 Nov 2009 09:09:49 -0700 Rob Oakes rob.oa...@oak-tree.us wrote: But are there other things that you would like to see? The standard LyX documentation is so good that I've found myself struggling to find other topics that need to be covered, other than a tremendously quick overview

Re: Why this list refuses small zip / 7z archives ?

2010-01-20 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 09:14:18 +0100 Olivier Ripoll durocortorum73-gm...@yahoo.fr wrote: I'm not planning to attach the images individually, there are more than 100 files (including variants and some xcf)! How can I send them to the list. Should I change the extension to pretend it's something

Re: how to vary the spacing between paragraphs?

2010-03-04 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 04 Mar 2010 21:12:37 +0100 Richard Brown rich...@guidedelearning.com wrote: Thanks for that; but I'm sorry I should have been clearer in my question. I don't want to change the default settings for paragraph spacing in the whole document. I just need to be able to say that certain

Viewing documents 'element DUMMY undefined

2010-08-13 Thread John Coppens
Hello people. I edited a document in 'docbook' style, and get loads of error messages like this one: jade:/tmp/lyx_tmpdir.TJ9507/lyx_tmpbuf0/mspgcc.sgml:440:41:E: element DUMMY undefined (the converter gives up after 200 of them). The 'DUMMY' element occurs in lines like: entry align=center

Tables and more tables

2010-09-09 Thread John Coppens
Hello people, Two problems with tables: 1) Scrolling: When a table gets a bit large (mostly wide), scrolling becomes unmanageable. No scrollbar is available to move the screen around, so scrolling has to be done clicking columns. This gets a little tiring if a lot of editing has to be done.

Re: Tables and more tables

2010-09-10 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 10 Sep 2010 15:53:28 -0400 Todd Denniston todd.dennis...@tsb.cranrdte.navy.mil wrote: I do this when I have a document in which I am doing a lot of table editing. Hope this helps some. Great idea, Todd. Thanks John

Re: Tables and more tables

2010-09-10 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 09 Sep 2010 20:03:44 +0200 Uwe Stöhr uwesto...@web.de wrote: Am 09.09.2010 18:45, schrieb John Coppens: 1) Scrolling: When a table gets a bit large (mostly wide), scrolling becomes unmanageable. No scrollbar is available to move the screen around, This is a known problem

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 (beta 1)

2010-11-10 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:59:20 +0100 Pavel Sanda sa...@lyx.org wrote: We hope you will enjoy the result! Admirable... Unpacked, compiled, installed and it worked - just like that. Amazing job! I'll give it a larger workout later, but at first sight, noticed that tables don't seem to scroll

No converter from lyxpreview format has been defined

2012-10-23 Thread John Coppens
Hello all. I've been trying to get xypic working. I don't get any message from LyX, but on the terminal, I see No converter from lyxpreview format has been defined I googled around some, and found several mentions of the problem in LyX 1.3.6, but very little recent. In Converters, I have the

Re: No converter from lyxpreview format has been defined

2012-10-23 Thread John Coppens
Just to be complete: I have also checked the existence of the xypic and preview packages...

Re: No converter from lyxpreview format has been defined

2012-10-23 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 23 Oct 2012 15:21:54 -0300 John Coppens j...@jcoppens.com wrote: Just to be complete: I have also checked the existence of the xypic and preview packages... This starts to look like bugging... My apologies. More info: I (proudly) wrote my first LaTeX script, using the xy-pic library

Re: LyX.app can't be opened

2013-06-26 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 26 Jun 2013 13:36:15 -0400 Eric Weir eew...@bellsouth.net wrote: New computer. Now on OS X Mountain Lion. When I started LyX after installing it, I got a message saying, LyX.app can't be opened because it's from an unidentified developer. What do I need to do? Really? I hadn't

Re: Table formating

2013-08-03 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 3 Aug 2013 13:01:36 -0400 Ignacio Martinez ignaci...@gmail.com wrote: How can I do this? Or you simply define a width for the column (cm or in or so) in the table properties. Then the lines will break into several. John

Re: why people give up on open source software

2013-10-26 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 26 Oct 2013 10:32:05 +1300 John O'Gorman j...@og.co.nz wrote: On 26/10/13 04:12, Bruce Pourciau wrote: On Oct 25, 2013, at 2:49 AM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: For me, LyX is in fact a killer app, in the sense that it has killed any need or desire to have an affair, a one

Re: why people give up on open source software

2013-10-26 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:53:35 -0600 Ken Springer snowsh...@q.com wrote: But, as I wrote in news://news.gmane.org:119/l4bi37$vh$1...@ger.gmane.org, if I help by reporting bugs I find in a program, assuming that reporting is requested by developers, shouldn't there be some thanks shown by

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.1.0 (rc1)

2014-03-30 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:22:41 +0100 Wolfgang Keller felip...@gmx.net wrote: Looks like someone wanted to be extra-smart, but this only prevents people from being able to do what they need to do. Which, to me, is compulsive, imperious and totally braindead, if you prefer these adjectives to

Re: dictionary not found

2014-10-31 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:55:09 + (UTC) Marcelo Acuña marceloacu...@yahoo.com wrote: hello,  I have lyx 2.1.2 compiled in debian linux.  I can`t get that spellcheckers work. I have installed all components of myspell, enchant (development librarys included) and dictionarys but when I start

Re: dictionary not found

2014-11-02 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 1 Nov 2014 15:40:56 + (UTC) Marcelo Acuña marceloacu...@yahoo.com wrote: Yes, work ok.LibreOffice spellchecker work too. I normally don't use spellcheckers, but I tested enchant now, and it does seem to fail randomly. Sometimes I get the 'dictionary' problem, and sometimes the

Re: dictionary not found

2014-11-02 Thread John Coppens
On Sun, 2 Nov 2014 22:43:17 +0100 Stephan Witt st.w...@gmx.net wrote: Can you try the Hunspell package, please? Enchant support in LyX 2.1 is not very good. I have exactly the same problem with hunspell. I compiled and installed it, added en_US and es_ES dictionaries, and tested it on a couple

Re: dictionary not found

2014-11-03 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 3 Nov 2014 14:22:22 +0100 Stephan Witt st.w...@gmx.net wrote: You're using LyX with backend support for more than one spell checker. Every spell checker comes with it's own shared library. These open calls are made on program startup to resolve the library function addresses. Your

Re: dictionary not found

2014-11-03 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 3 Nov 2014 15:19:48 + (UTC) Marcelo Acuña marceloacu...@yahoo.com wrote: The problem with hunspell is that debian no have spanish dictionary for hunspell.Plus I installed hunspell but is not recongized by lyx 2.1.x. Marcelo, you can use the dictionaries from LibreOffice

Re: Problems with German Umlauts

2009-02-14 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 14 Feb 2009 15:33:37 +0100 (CET) Konrad Blum kon...@blum.physik.uni-oldenburg.de wrote: Any help is welcome! I'm guessing on several accounts. Is composing failing completely? I mean do accented letters still work (é á etc, and eszet ß)? Do you enter the umlaut with as a dead-key or

Re: Problems with German Umlauts

2009-02-14 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 14 Feb 2009 16:17:45 +0100 (CET) Konrad Blum kb...@uni-oldenburg.de wrote: Thanks for reply - hmm, I am using a German keybord,, so I just hit the umlauts... I had to look up the german keyboard ;-) Do the Ö Ä keys work normally? And the ß? If all the others work, I suspect that

Re: LyX is a pain in the butt, but it's the easiest among alternatives

2009-07-14 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 14 Jul 2009 13:33:44 -0400 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: Yes, I didn't want to imply otherwise. What I was trying to get across is that it's as DISTASTEFUL as working in a sceptic tank. And, as you bring up, it's also as NECESSARY to do well as it is necessary to fix a

Re: Typing some text in Lyx with capital letters

2009-07-16 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 12:02:39 + (GMT) silvio grosso grossosil...@yahoo.it wrote: To sum up, is there an option in Lyx to have the same behaviour about capital letters as Writer or Word? Do think about this. I have noticed the 'feature' in some editors, then noticed that those programs also

Extra spacing in tables

2009-08-27 Thread John Coppens
Hello all. I have a table with some math in it. The matrices were touching the borders, so I defined a default 'extra bottom space' in the properties. It seems this extra space is only added to the (bottom of) last row (even though all rows are selected on enabling the spacing, and, on-screen,

Re: Extra spacing in tables

2009-08-27 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:59:49 +0200 Uwe Stöhr uwesto...@web.de wrote: I have a table with some math in it. The matrices were touching the borders, Have you already had a look at the EmbeddedObjects manual that you find in LyX's Help menu? There you find nearly every possible trick for

Re: Extra spacing in tables

2009-08-27 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 14:18:41 -0400 Stephen Buonopane stephen.buonop...@bucknell.edu wrote: Did you try in ERT \renewcommand\arraystretch{1.5} Hi Stephem. That command seems to resize the entire table, with contents. It does nothing to the row-to-border spacing. I have [] around matrices in

Re: Extra spacing in tables

2009-08-27 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 14:19:58 -0300 John Coppens j...@jcoppens.com wrote: I have a table with some math in it. The matrices were touching the borders, Have you already had a look at the EmbeddedObjects manual that you find in LyX's Help menu? There you find nearly every possible trick

Rotating tables with URLs

2009-09-08 Thread John Coppens
Hello people. I have a (rather wide) table with cross-references in it. When I rotate the table to fit it on a page, the table rotates fine, but the (red) boxes around the references stay unrotated. I used the rotate function as provided in the Table settings. Do I need anything else? John

Re: Rotating tables with URLs

2009-09-10 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 09 Sep 2009 19:25:27 +0200 Uwe Stöhr uwesto...@web.de wrote: I have a (rather wide) table with cross-references in it. When I rotate the table to fit it on a page, the table rotates fine, but the (red) boxes around the references stay unrotated. You can turn off the boxes in the

Re: How many use Linux:

2009-09-14 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 11 Sep 2009 16:22:51 -0600 Richard Talley rich.tal...@gmail.com wrote: I use LyX on OS X. On Slackware Linux since '96 John

Re: How many use Linux:

2009-09-14 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 14 Sep 2009 13:34:39 -0400 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com wrote: On Slackware Linux since '96 Dang dude! You used LyX since 96? I thought I was early, starting LyX in 2001. Yup... I can't say I am a very 'frequent user', I certainly won't earn any free miles, but I have known

Re: Small poll about svn

2009-10-08 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 8 Oct 2009 17:50:26 +0200 Pavel Sanda sa...@lyx.org wrote: hi, Hullo, 1.5.5. here John

Re: resolution of figures

2004-06-07 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 7 Jun 2004 08:01:41 +0200 Wolfgang Engelmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If I try to print a pnm or eps figure in lyx at the highest reasonable solution with a 600*600dpi printer, it shows only a fourth of the figure on the printpage. It is as if one pixel is printed in 4 pixels. gif

Compiling with gcc 3.4

2004-06-16 Thread John Coppens
Hi all I tried to compile 1.3.4 with gcc 3.4 - I don't know if that is the motive for the errors, but here they are: In file included from ../../boost/boost/format.hpp:50, from ../../src/BoostFormat.h:9, from formulamacro.C:43:

The (eternal?) EPS-problem

2004-06-16 Thread John Coppens
Hi all. I've spent a good while experimenting with EPS figures. I wrote a program using GnomePrint, which produces PS files. These seem to include a few commands which do not allow using the bounding box. I've noticed many threads on the EPS theme, but have not been able to find a solution

Compiling with gcc 3.4

2004-06-16 Thread John Coppens
Hi all I tried to compile 1.3.4 with gcc 3.4 - I don't know if that is the motive for the errors, but here they are: In file included from ../../boost/boost/format.hpp:50, from ../../src/BoostFormat.h:9, from formulamacro.C:43:

Re: The (eternal?) EPS-problem

2004-06-16 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 19:31:34 +0200 Georg Baum [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It does not ignore the bounding box. Your bounding box does include all the whitespace. If you change %%BoundingBox: 0 0 596 842 to %%BoundingBox: 0 0 454 454 Hello Georg Thanks for the reply. It doesn't work

Re: Compiling with gcc 3.4

2004-06-16 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 19:23:07 +0100 Angus Leeming [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: John Coppens wrote: I tried to compile 1.3.4 with gcc 3.4 Hi, John. A bunch of fixes have been checked into the 1.3.x branch so that it will compile with gcc 3.4. (Why are you compiling with this compiler

Re: Compiling with gcc 3.4

2004-06-16 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 20:40:43 +0100 Angus Leeming [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is g++ 3.4 ABI compatible with g++ 3.3? If so, then all would be well, but this has not been the case in the past. A quick search showed comments they are not compatible. Thanks, John

Re: The (eternal?) EPS-problem

2004-06-17 Thread John Coppens
On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 09:52:52 +0200 Georg Baum [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Confirmed. My results are: - display in lyx is ok if the bounding box is 0 0 454 454 and the %%DocumentMedia: line removed, regardless of the clip setting. - ps output is likewise - pdf output is likewise if dvipdfm

Re: LyX 1.3.4 problems

2004-06-21 Thread John Coppens
On Mon, 21 Jun 2004 15:10:35 -0600 (MDT) PAGRATIS KOSTAS [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a powerbook titanium with gs 8.1.4 and LyX 1.3.4 and eps inline figures cannot be displayed. It gives me a box of where the image is supposed to be and shows the following error: error loading to loadable

(no) Index problem

2004-07-08 Thread John Coppens
Hello people. For the first time, I was trying out the index feature of LyX. I've marked tens of works for inclusion, and added the index at the end of the doc. No index appeared. I exported Latex, and ran Latex and makeindex manually. That worked fine, and now the index also appeared from LyX

LyXFont::setLyXShape: Unknown shape `normal'

2004-07-14 Thread John Coppens
Hello people. When loading a lyx-document, I see: LyXFont::setLyXShape: Unknown shape `normal' on the terminal. Though I cannot detect any later problems, I'd like to eliminate this. What is the cause? (I've checked the .lyx file - no word 'normal' is present. Is this a template problem or

Re: LyXFont::setLyXShape: Unknown shape `normal'

2004-07-14 Thread John Coppens
On Wed, 14 Jul 2004 15:33:24 -0300 John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello people. When loading a lyx-document, I see: LyXFont::setLyXShape: Unknown shape `normal' on the terminal. Though I cannot detect any later problems, I'd like to eliminate this. What is the cause? Ok... I'm

Re: LyXFont::setLyXShape: Unknown shape `normal'

2004-07-15 Thread John Coppens
On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 00:42:09 +0200 Jean-Marc Lasgouttes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: John == John Coppens [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: John That was 1.3.5cvs... Maybe I shouldn't report this 'cause it is John not garanteed to work. Err, things in the stable 1.3.x branch are supposed

Re: Changing text height and width?

2004-08-14 Thread John Coppens
On Sat, 14 Aug 2004 14:59:45 +1200 Stefano Franchi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Rich, thank for the suggestion, but my problem is not changing the paper size. I need to change the size of the text block. I do not really care about the paper size and I was hopeful that

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