Re: toggle math mode

2007-11-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Uwe Stöhr wrote: Joris van Zwieten schrieb: By the way, I'm using version 1.3.7. and I do not seem to have an entry called 'Source' in the 'View' menu. Is this correct? You need LyX 1.5 for this feature. The actual version of LyX is 1.5.2. regards Uwe Prior to 1.5.2, you can go to

Re: Script Conversion Failure

2007-11-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Bruce Pourciau wrote: Sorry, here's my question with a corrected title: When I try to open example lyx files posted on this list, I get a conversion script failure: "filename.lyz is from an earlier version of lyx, but the lyx2lyx script failed to convert it" I'm running LyX 1.4.1. Must I

Re: what happened to AMS article in 1.5.2?

2007-11-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Srinivas Nedunuri wrote: I used to have no problem setting my documents to “article (AMS)” but with 1.5.2 I get an error message saying that the AMS article class layout isn’t usable, probably because a latex class is missing. I would check for the missing class if I knew where to look. At a

Re: Table View Positioning Bug when Math Editor Field is focused

2007-11-10 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Mirko Briemle wrote: Hi, I recognized a table view positioning bug in lyx 1.5.2 when I work with a big table and want to enter a math formula. This means, when I make a table that is wider than my screen and than click on one of the right columns, the focus moves with the cursor to the right

Re: layout file not applicable

2007-11-12 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Melanie Rau wrote: Dear Lyx-Users, I installed the 15.2.1-Version via LyX-1.5.2-1-Installer-Bundle.exe When I trie to open a document, I receive the following error-message (as I installed a German Version, I tried to translate,the original error message is attached as a gif-file):

Re: LyX 1.5.2 not outputing to DVI, PDF and PS

2007-11-14 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Luís Batalha wrote: Hi there, I have installed LyX 1.5.2 on Windows XP (running LyX-1.5.2-1-Installer.exe) and was not able to make DVI, PS, PDF right from the start. When I try to export one of the templates or tutorial, or whatever to one of these formats I get these messages: "LyX:

Re: errors during the latex run

2007-11-16 Thread Paul A. Rubin
e-letter wrote: Readers, I am trying to create a custom bibtex style file, using the merlin.mbs function. When I try to preview the lyx document in the di viewer I get an error about the latex run, furthermore stating I should try to fix them. How do I find out what were the errors in the

Re: Change PDF viewer (windows)

2007-11-24 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Tobias Krause wrote: Hi, how can I change the PDF viewer - without changing the windows default PDF viewer? I tried changing Viewer in Tools --> Preferences --> File formats, but * absolut path did not work * adding the path to the viewer exe to Tools --> Preferences --> Paths -->

Re: X-fonts (pleeeeeeeeease help)

2007-11-24 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Grzegorz Sójka wrote: Hi there, I have a problem with lyx-1.3.6. The mathematical signs like \cup \cap \int are not displayed. Instead of it I get empty square. I have no idea what I should look for. Please help. Thanks in advance for any suggestions. Best regards. Greg PS. I'm using

Re: Live Latex Editing

2007-11-24 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Atakan Kubilay wrote: This is just a call for an added feature I have sorely felt the absence of: I want to be able to edit Latex code-not just preview it-while typing. Someone else suggested/requested this recently. I'm not sure if it was entered into bugzilla as an enhancement request.

Re: problems with amsart layout

2007-11-24 Thread Paul A. Rubin
well) containing the section number. # (Themorem (1.1), Corollary (1.2) Theorem (1.3), etc. # These are only the theorems styles environnements # Tinkered with Sep. '07 by Paul Rubin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> # The environnements defined (regular and starred) are : # - Theorem # - Corollary

Re: Live Latex Editing

2007-11-24 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Ryan Cross wrote: Correct me if I'm wrong, but the "understanding" you are referring to is already available - it is the relyx command that is used when opening/importing a latex file. So, what this is a request for is a relyx in place option - which is listed on the wiki with several other

Re: lyx equivalent to writer styles

2007-11-25 Thread Paul A. Rubin
e-letter wrote: In writer I can format text with a style and in turn edit that style, e.g. format the text into title case. How do I change the 'section' style, for example to have italicised text? LyX has user-designable styles, but AFAIK only for ordinary text. This is in part a LaTeX

Re: Change PDF viewer (windows)

2007-11-25 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Tobias Krause wrote: Yes, I did exactly the same - and it did not work when I tried it last time... First I realized that whitespace in the viewer name are not supported so I changed the name of the viewer binary... Whitespace is allowed in the path prefix, though. I just installed

Re: X-fonts in XP

2007-11-25 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Sandor Szabo wrote: I have the almost same problem in Windows XP, there are some invisible greek characters. I use LyX 1.4.3-5. The instructions seems to be good in Linux, but how can I adopt them for XP? 1. Download the Bakoma4LyX fonts (there's a zip file on the wiki IIRC). 2. Unzip

Re: font embedding

2007-11-25 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Alexander Sklar wrote: How do I make sure all the fonts in my pdf generated by LyX has all the necessary fonts embedded and subset? Good idea. I was at a conference a couple of weeks ago where close to 1/3 of the presenters used Beamer (I had no idea it was that popular here in the

Re: Errors with AMS documentclass

2007-11-26 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Antonio José Guirao Sánchez wrote: > We were speaking about that some emails before. You have just to go to > wiki.lyx.org and download the last version of ams layouts. This works fine. > > Wang Yongqiao escribió: >> I am writing a book with AMS book document.When I convert it to dvi or >>

Re: Ams latex and lyx

2007-11-27 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Gerardo Oleaga wrote: Hello I have some problems with lyx 1.5 and ams article documentclass. It does not recognize the "size" of the graphics, and is not compiling the document. I tried to put them inside a figure environment, but the error persists. Can you give me any advice? thank you

Re: Math subject classification

2007-11-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
David L. Johnson wrote: Philipp Schlicht wrote: Hi, in my Lyx version 1.5.1 the environment "subjectclass" produces the output "1991 Mathematics Subject Classification" instead of the current 2000 Mathematics subject classification (see AMS website). Huh. I thought that was fixed. It is

Re: thm counter

2007-11-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Philipp Schlicht wrote: Hi, there is a problem with the thm counter in Lyx version 1.5.2 that wasn't there in 1.5.1. I get the LaTeX Error: No counter 'thm' defined, but I can compile no problem if I add an extra theorem in the beginning. The problem might be that I have a Fact before the

Re: Tables - gap in borders

2007-11-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham Griffiths wrote: Graham Griffiths <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: I need to include math symbols in tables and when a superscript is present there is not enought clearance between the symbol and the cell top border. Thanks for the suggestions - they should do the trick. However, I would

Optional document class arguments in layout files

2007-11-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Hi all, I'm trying to write a layout file for Operations Research (an INFORMS journal with rather, er, specific LaTeX requirements, and I'm stumped on the very first one. INFORMS uses a generic class file and specifies which of their journals is the target (which affects various formatting

Re: strange behavior

2007-11-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
G R wrote: Hi, I'm writing a repport, and I got some strange latex error : I got a picture in my repport, and some listing codes, everything works fine : no error or warning, when i export it as PDF. But, when i try changing the size of my image, i got lots of latex error like this : Runaway

Re: Optional document class arguments in layout files

2007-11-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Richard Heck wrote: I'm afraid I don't know anything about class options in layout files. (I do know that there have been some bug reports.) But as a workaround for now, you could just pass the option manually in Document>Settings>Document Class. Maybe that'd even be best, since you wouldn't

Re: Optional document class arguments in layout files

2007-11-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Richard Heck wrote: It would be nice, actually, if there were a way to embed option choices into the layout file, so that, e.g., you could do this: ClassOptions SelectOne choicea, choiceb, choicec SelectMany optiona, optionb, optionc Boolean oneside End and then what

Layouts: multiple command arguments, mandatory nestings

2007-11-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Two more layout questions (to which I'm pretty sure but not positive that I know the answers, and which will likely put paid to my efforts to write a layout for INFORMS journals): 1. Is there currently a way to specify that a Command style has multiple required (not optional) arguments?

Re: Optional document class arguments in layout files

2007-11-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Richard Heck wrote: Paul A. Rubin wrote: Richard Heck wrote: It would be nice, actually, if there were a way to embed option choices into the layout file, so that, e.g., you could do this: ClassOptions SelectOne choicea, choiceb, choicec SelectMany optiona, optionb, optionc

Re: Optional document class arguments in layout files

2007-11-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
G. Milde wrote: # \DeclareLaTeXClass[informs1]{article (Oper. Res.)} ... ClassOptions ... Other opre End Only it does not work -- the LaTeX output contains \documentclass[11pt,oneside,english]{informs1} which is sorely lacking the journal option (opre). Is this the

Re: Feature Request: Show the title in closed floats

2007-12-02 Thread Paul A. Rubin
mike c wrote: Hi all (I'm new to this list), It'd be nice if closed floats showed a little more than just "Float: Figure" or "Float: Table". Is there an option (or the possibility of an option) to show the title of the figure or table as well? e.g. "Float: Figure - The Fabulous Machine" I

Re: Very strange problem with posts - need help

2007-12-02 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Graham Smith wrote: I have a strange problem with posts to this group. My posts are appearing in the Gmane list, but not via my pop3 account that I pick up with Thunderbird. Disclaimer: I use NNTP to read the lists, so I don't have first hand knowledge of how the mail list works. Do you

Re: Layouts: multiple command arguments, mandatory nestings

2007-12-03 Thread Paul A. Rubin
G. Milde wrote: On 30.11.07, Paul A. Rubin wrote: Two more layout questions (to which I'm pretty sure but not positive that I know the answers, and which will likely put paid to my efforts to write a layout for INFORMS journals): 1. Is there currently a way to specify that a Command style

Re: Change PDF viewer and define short-keys?

2007-12-05 Thread Paul A. Rubin
bigblop wrote: Siegfried MEUNIER-GUTTIN-CLUZEL wrote: To specify the viewer, I think you can go to Tools > Settings > Output > File formats where you have a Viewer field ... ( sorry, I translate from my french interface !) Under File Formats its not possible to change anything. I can type

Re: LaTeX Error: Command \thm already defined.

2007-12-05 Thread Paul A. Rubin
lyxCompilerError wrote: How do I force LyX 1.5.2 to redefining the theorem environment? I'm required to use stacs.cls as my document class (and am not allowed to modify this file). Stacs.cls defines the theorem environment, and this conflicts with LyX wanting to automatically add (another)

Re: Function names in Lyx?

2007-12-05 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Richard Heck wrote: bigblop wrote: But is there a way to find the name of the different functions in LyX? A lot of these you can probably find in the standard bind files. The only place these are reliably documented at the moment is in the source. An unreliable source, but reasonable

Re: Using a new class file?

2007-12-05 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Donovan Parks wrote: Hello, I am trying to use a new LaTeX template. Specifically, I need to use the template from www.cs.sfu.ca/~vis/Tasks/camera.html. Now, the template includes the following files: vgtc.cls- the VGTC class file, which should be placed, somewhere in the TeX search

Re: Edit complete source?

2007-12-08 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Richard Heck <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: bigblop wrote: But that does not work in the "LaTeX source" area. Only in the LyX editor. Yes, that's right. What people call "round-trip" source view doesn't yet exist, though many people would like to see it. It's

Re: problems with references, apsrev

2007-12-08 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Jennifer Brookes wrote: Hi, I am using the document class REVTeX4 to write an article and JabRef to write my references. JabRef writes bitex code that I can insert into lyx. I have been using apsrev as the style to insert my references which seems fine, except the second initials of authors

Re: Pre-Mature Import Abort (Document Format Failure)?

2007-12-10 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Frank J. Iannarilli wrote: Hi, I'm trying to import a SWP "portable LaTeX" file into LyX1.5.2 (just downloaded few days ago - web-based installer, WinXP). I keep getting the same resulting error message (pop-up): "LyX: Document Format Failure C:\Documents and Settings...\Local

Re: Pre-Mature Import Abort (Document Format Failure)?

2007-12-10 Thread Paul A. Rubin
frank j. iannarilli wrote: Another obvious thing I should now mention is that, if I Open the saved .lyx file (the one saved earlier by LyX into my working directory) into a new LyX session, then the same LyX:Document Format Failure popup error occurs. So the problem is likely well past the

Re: [bug reported] Pre-Mature Import Abort (Document Format Failure)?

2007-12-10 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Paul A. Rubin wrote: No, I believe it is tex2lyx. SWP uses the natheight and natwidth options for \includegraphics, and tex2lyx seems to choke on them. Following a hint in the graphicx documentation, if you change natheight=6in, natwidth=8in to bb=0 0 6 8 (in the SWP .tex file), tex2lyx

Re: Bug? LyX "crashes" when opening Embed. Objects manual

2007-12-11 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Dave Hewitt wrote: With the User's Guide open and the TOC displayed, an attempt to open Help -> Embed. Objects crashes LyX. This does not happen when opening other manuals as the second one, nor when the TOC is not open. Watching the buffer, this seems to be related to the Dummy Docs opened

Re: Shortcuts for environments?

2007-12-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Neal Becker wrote: Are there keyboard shortcuts to select an environment? I do a lot of beamer presentations, could use one for 'begin frame' and 'itemize'. As Günter points out, you can add shortcuts in the bindings file. Since beamer has quite a few environments that are unique to

Re: LyX cannot display Greek letters when typing in latex command

2007-12-13 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Zhi Huang wrote: Hi, I have just installed LyX (1.4.4) through Cygwin on my Windows XP system. When in math mode, I can type \frac and then press SPACE I will get the fraction symbol. Also it works for the \sqrt symbol. However, all the Greek letters are not displayed. For example, when I type

Re: Spacing in itemized/ numbered list

2007-12-15 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Tobias Krause wrote: Hi, is there a way to change the spacing in itemized/ numbered lists for the whole document? I'd like the spacing to be the same as the normal line spacing. Regards Toby In the preamble type: \usepackage{enumitem} \setenumerate{itemsep=0ex,parsep=0ex}

Re: multicolumn trouble with LyX 1.5.x

2007-12-15 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Ryan wrote: When using the precompiled version of LyX 1.5.1 that is available in the repositories for Ubuntu 7.10 I am suddenly not able to specify multicolumns in tables using the gui like I used to be able to do in LyX 1.4.x. What happens is that when I try select the columns to mark as

Re: double underlined

2007-12-15 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Matthias Schmidt wrote: hello, i'm working with lyx 1.5.2. how do i get a word double underlined? You can put \underline{ in ERT before the text, } in ERT after the text, and use LyX's style dialog to turn on underlining of the text (which actually uses the underbar command). The

Re: Find & Replace: using special characters and formatting

2007-12-19 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Tobias Krause wrote: Hi, is it possible to use special characters and formatting (e.g. protected space, emphasize,...) in Find & Replace? I don't think so. In particular I'd like to search for "abc de" and replace it by "/abc_de/" (italic, _ = protected space). If - as I guess - LyX does

Re: LyX to PDF

2007-12-19 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Steve Litt wrote: On Wednesday 19 December 2007 11:32, Uwe Stöhr wrote: When a used font is not embedded to the PDF, the corresponding fonts that are installed on the computer where the PDF is displayed is used. So to be independent from this, use a real, if possible vector font like Latin

Re: LyX to PDF

2007-12-19 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Gyorgy Pota wrote: Dear Users, I have to submit my manuscript in .pdf, and the university publisher/print will print it. I tried three methods to produce a .pdf file from my .lyx file. Using ae fonts as explained in the LyX manuals dvipdfm, pdflatex and ps2pdf all produced beautiful

Re: Don't want equations numbered within sections

2007-12-20 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Neal Becker wrote: Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: Neal Becker wrote: lyx-1.5.2. I chose ams article class. I don't have any sections in this short memo, and the first equation is 0.1. Exporting latexpdf, I see: \numberwithin{equation}{section} %% Comment out for sequentially-numbered

Re: Find & Replace: using special characters and formatting

2007-12-20 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Tobias Krause wrote: Hi Guenter and Paul, thanks for your answers! This was pretty much what I was doing - I was just not sure if it would mess up something since the line break changes,... Is there something special I have to be carefully about? Toby I don't know enough to answer that,

Re: LyX reading not UTF-8 encoded file.

2007-12-22 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Paul Schwartz wrote: Sorry, I am still under 1.5.1 and I do not know if it has been corrected with 1.5.2 or 1.5.3. After scanning then getting through OCR and saving either using Word pad or Note pad being sure that under word pad it is saved under unicode UTF-8 Then importing into a LyX

Re: LyX reading not UTF-8 encoded file.

2007-12-22 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Paul Schwartz wrote: Thanks Paul, you are always pretty helpful. However, ahead of sending that question, I rechecked with a file which I used formerly and on which a former LyX version did not issued an alarm and I got the same result. That is why it surprised me. We'd probably need a

Re: amsbook confusion

2007-12-23 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Sandor Szabo wrote: The LyX-made file has errors. I have MiKTeX2.7 . How could I resolve these? The LyX source is % Preview source code %% LyX 1.5.2 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are doing. \makeatletter [EMAIL

Re: Header problem !

2007-12-24 Thread Paul A. Rubin
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you for your reply, but ehm.. sorry for ignorance, where should it be and how is it named, the latex log ? Document -> LaTeX Log will display it. The Postscript file you are trying to display is installed on the Ubuntu box, and the path (Immagini/Render2.ps)

Re: wrong bottom margin

2007-12-26 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Sandor Szabo wrote: I updated MikTex2.7 and upgraded to LyX1.5.3 because of amsbook problems (thanks Paul A. Rubin) and almost everything is good. The only problem is the missing page-bottom on dvi,ps,pdf, which means the last one or two lines are disappearing on the bottom of every page

Re: A little trouble with EPS figures

2007-12-27 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Daniel CLEMENT wrote: More newbie questions... I'm trying LyX under Windows (my current install) and Linux (I'm about to migrate). Under Windows, so far, so good. Under Linux, I have two issues, apparently related: When I open a document with EPS figures, I don see them in the LyX window.

Re: A little trouble with EPS figures

2007-12-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Daniel CLEMENT wrote: On Thursday 27 December 2007 killermike wrote: Thanks, now I was able to create an entry EPS -> PDF (pstopdf) (same as in my Windows install). But what should be the command line? The one under Windows, which is "epstopdf --outfile=$$o $$i", does not work. What

Re: Solution: Header problem ! .. and .. Bug?

2007-12-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks to M-L and Paul A. Rubin for their precious and fast helps. You're welcome. I solved it removing spaces for m directories. I mean: My LyX file was in ../Document 1/document.lyx and I soved moving it to ./Document_1/document.lyx. So

Re: Solution: Header problem ! .. and .. Bug?

2007-12-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yep exactly about everything !! :o) ps, as about "/Immagini/" and "Immagini/" that was my error.. in Lyx document both were "Immagini/" !! Ok, in that case ... .> Even srtanger is that the problem did occurr just in this case : .> .>

Re: Linebreaks in tabulars?

2007-12-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
bigblop wrote: Is there someway to make linebreaks in a tabular for a single cell? You have to assign a fixed width to the column containing the cell. /Paul

Re: importing a database

2007-12-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Pol wrote: I would like to import a whole database into a lyx table, to edit before printing. Specifically, i am using tellico as database, but any solution is welcome. I know i can export as bibtex, but how to import into a table? I don't know tellico, but a general approach is to export

Re: A little trouble with EPS figures

2007-12-31 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Daniel CLEMENT wrote: [sorry for the repost -- previous mail did not reach the list?] Thanks, Paul, for the detailed reply. You're welcome. - PDF previewing gives the following error: An error occurred while running epstopdf --outfile='0_home_daniel_Images_intpar0.p

Re: A little trouble with EPS figures

2008-01-01 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Daniel CLEMENT wrote: On Monday 31 december 2007 Paul A. Rubin wrote: [...] The error message is getting truncated, which I find a tad annoying. It's the kind of dialog box you can't resize... Yes. Sorry, I didn't mean to imply fault on your part. This happens frequently with LyX errors

Re: Beamer Problems

2008-01-03 Thread Paul A. Rubin
David Rosenberg wrote: Hi, I'm running LyX 1.5.3 on Windows, and am having trouble with compiling the Beamer Example (beamerlyxexample1.lyx). I'm pasting in part of my log below. I also have problems with one of my older beamer presentations I made with an earlier version of LyX. For that

Re: Underlining and table cell width

2008-01-03 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Maria Gouskova wrote: Dear LyX users, I suspect this may be a LaTeX rather than a LyX issue, but perhaps some of you might know the answer. The usual solution for breaking lines in LaTeX tables is to set the table width to a fixed value, for example, 1 inch. This solution is clumsy (in my

Re: former lyx 1.4 document not usable in lyx1.5

2008-01-04 Thread Paul A. Rubin
jens weber wrote: Hi All, I wanted to change something in my PhD thesis (written in German under Lyx1.4.x on a windows system) but it's not possible to get a pdf-file of my document under lyx1.5.2 (windows). When i try to build the pdf I get an error message which tells me that I should

Re: A little trouble with EPS figures

2008-01-04 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Daniel CLEMENT wrote: Well apparently this one won't pass with the attachments... I can post them privately. OTTH, if someone could send me (possibly off-list) a _working_ example, I'd like to try and see if it works on my own install too! I use GMANE's news feed to read the list, and my

Re: Italics (\emph{}) in section headings in beamer

2008-01-06 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Rainer M Krug wrote: Hi I would like to use \emph{} in a section heading in beamer, but it gives me an "Undefined conmtrol sequence" error. Any ideaas how to manage that I can use italics in a sewction header in beamer? Thanks Rainer You can try putting '{it ' in ERT to the left of

Re: Creating a tabular

2008-01-07 Thread Paul A. Rubin
bigblop wrote: When I create a tabular and add a row or column a double line separator is used. I have to manually remove this for each cell. Is there someway to specify that tabulars should not have these double line separators? Which version of LyX? In 1.5.3, an added row/column inherits

Re: document classes unavailable

2008-01-07 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Filippo Zangheri wrote: Filippo Zangheri wrote: Hi everybody, I'm a LyX 1.5.3 user, I compiled the source and run it on a Debian Etch system. My problem is that since I switched to the new version from 1.5.2, some document classes [1] have become unavailable, which I could perfectly use

Re: Alt-space on Windows?

2008-01-09 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Should Alt-space work on windows to access the drowp down list that lets you select paragraph style? On Linux, it's Alt-P, space. Also in Windows. In Windows, alt-space opens the little control menu in the upper left corner of every window. /Paul

Re: keyboard shortcuts

2008-01-10 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Abdelrazak Younes wrote: Tobias Krause wrote: This is weird and something I cannot reproduce under Windows. Maybe it is a bug of Qt under X11? It does not seem to be a X11 bug: I use windows (Vista) and LyX 1.5.3 Really? Then it might be a bug in Qt under Vista as I use XP, or maybe it is

Re: keyboard shortcuts

2008-01-11 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Abdelrazak Younes wrote: Sure but I was talking about the other bug, when you type 'Alt-i f' (releasing the Alt and i keys before typing f). Sorry, my bad. I can reproduce this one too (where the insert menu opens but an 'f' gets inserted at the cursor position in the text) on XP Home, but

Re: Difficulty Startiing Lyx

2008-01-16 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Ron Lomax wrote: Can you help? I have downloaded the LyX-1.5.3-1-Installer.exe and run it successfully, including the various downloads it triggers (apart from an error message when I try to load the Italian spellcheck

Re: lyx wiki problems

2008-01-17 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Neal Becker wrote: http://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Tools/LyX2OpenOffice/ConvTex.zip doesn't exist. Is there a working ConvTex and if so where can I find it? Try http://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/Tools/LyX2OpenOffice/Previous%20Version/ConvTex.zip. Looks like a bunch of files were moved to a

Re: Unable to import LaTeX files in LyX 1.5.3

2008-01-21 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Andreas Karlsson wrote: Hi, I am using LyX 1.5.3 on Windows XP. My problem is that I cannot import any LaTeX files. I get the following error message: An error occurred whilst running tex2lyx -f "foo.tex" "foo.lyx" However, with LyX 1.4.4 on the same computer I can import the same file without

Re: what is this: \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} and why does TexLive hate it?

2008-01-21 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Paul Johnson wrote: In Fedora 8 Linux, I'm using the TexLive version of latex that is now available fore testing. I can ask there about this trouble, but I'm pretty sure they will send me back here to ask "why does LyX do that?". The problem: I get weird output. In a simple document created

Re: what is this: \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} and why does TexLive hate it?

2008-01-21 Thread Paul A. Rubin
David A. Case wrote: On Mon, Jan 21, 2008, Paul A. Rubin wrote: The problem is all those darned foreigners with their accented characters and Cyrillic/kanji/whatever symbols In LyX, go into Document -> Settings -> Language. You have the language set as "English&qu

Re: pdfLaTeX 'not responding'

2008-01-21 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Joel Pedro wrote: Hi, I have recently installed LyX 1.5.3 on a Windows XP system. When i attempt to use pdfLaTeX a pdf file is generated at best very slowly and at worst LyX crashes. This happens for simple text only documents (even un-edited LyX templates take several minutes to produce a

Re: pdfLaTeX 'not responding'

2008-01-22 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Joel Pedro wrote: Thanks for the advice Paul. I am using MiKTeX. I tried running pdflatex from DOS prompt. This works ok - much faster than with LyX. I dont get any useful diagnostic. Does this suggest the problem is with LyX? How do I determine if font generation is hosted on my machine?

Re: Citation Problem in Lyx 1.5.1

2008-01-23 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Paulina Restrepo wrote: I upgraded to Lyx 1.5.1 . The References come up just fine, with numbers and everything, but in the text when I make a citation I get a question mark instead of the number corresponding to that reference. Does anyone know how to fix this? Assuming that you are

Re: Unable to import LaTeX files in LyX 1.5.3

2008-01-23 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Andreas K. wrote: Paul A. Rubin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: I grabbed the file from the bug report that you said 1.4.4 could import but 1.5.3 could not. On my box (LyX 1.5.3, XP Home), I can import it (using File -> Import -> LaTeX (plain). I get a bunch of warnings about

Re: long in-line equations

2008-01-26 Thread Paul A. Rubin
rgheck wrote: Paul Smith wrote: On Jan 26, 2008 8:25 AM, Timothy Robinson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: I have some long in-line equations which go over the margin. Is it possible to force lyx to split them over two lines, so as to keep to the margin? You can split them yourself with

Re: Latex presentation with lyx

2008-01-27 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Neal Becker wrote: Thanks for the example. How did you insert the optional args that show up as "opt"? For example: \title[Brainlab]{Brainlab:} I'm using lyx-1.5.3, but I don't see any way to do this. Menus: Insert -> Short Title; Command buffer (opened with M-x): optional-insert (and hit

Re: Mathematical Symbol

2008-01-27 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Mauricio Angeles wrote: Thanks Neil for your help. However, this is not the type of calligraphic symbol I was looking. I wonder whether there is a way to insert \mathrsfs instead of \mathcal. In the following, omit the quotes when actually typing. 1. In the preamble, insert

Re: Latex presentation with lyx

2008-01-27 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Neal Becker wrote: Paul A. Rubin wrote: Neal Becker wrote: Thanks for the example. How did you insert the optional args that show up as "opt"? For example: \title[Brainlab]{Brainlab:} Menus: Insert -> Short Title; Command buffer (opened with M-x): optional-insert (

Re: Mathematical Symbol

2008-01-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Mauricio Angeles wrote: I have tried the sequence you suggsted but when I create the output. It shows an 'undefined control sequence' error. I wonder if besides the preamble is there something else I should do. Thanks. The two steps I listed work for me. Can you post a minimal example

Re: Error message after Installation with current lyx-webinstaller (windows)

2008-01-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Peter Jahn wrote: Hi lyx user group, I just installed lyx on a windows xp system (sp2). After the installation (which included MikTeX, ghostscript, imagemagick) and after opening files (i. e. from the docs) error messages appear telling me that layout-files are missing (scrbook.layout). Is this

Re: Mathematical Symbol

2008-01-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Mauricio Angeles wrote: Hi Paul, I have tried the sequence you suggsted but when I create the output. It shows an 'undefined control sequence' error. I wonder if besides the preamble is there something else I should do. Thanks. Oops, I typed something incorrectly. I got the preamble

Re: Overfull line after embedded URL

2008-01-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Rich Shepard wrote: In the document that I'm reformatting within LyX is this line: "At the 2005 White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation (\url{...}), the Department ..." When typeset it comes out like this: At the 2005 White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation

Re: Latex presentation with lyx

2008-01-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
David Hewitt wrote: Paul A. Rubin wrote: And, of course, there's this group, where the sneakier stuff eventually gets revealed. I first heard about Insert -> Short Title here. I'm sure it's been on the menu for a while, but I never noticed it until someone on the list pointed it out. (

Re: Problem using pseudocode using algorithm/algpseudocode and Lyx

2008-01-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Ok, I found the problem (I think). LyX makes an error importing the raw LaTeX. (I pasted your code into an algorithm the first time, which is why it worked for me.) - LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing item. ...uclid}

Re: Problem using pseudocode using algorithm/algpseudocode and Lyx

2008-01-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry if this is obvious, but I've been searching for quite a while without luck. Basically I would like to use Lyx and edit pseudocode using packages algorithm/algorithmic/algpseudocode. Preferably the notation using arrows for assignment, as demonstrated in the

Re: Reading dvi version of lyx text

2008-01-29 Thread Paul A. Rubin
BarryS wrote: I have typed text in lyx' and when I click on view > dvi I get a window asking which program I wish to use on it. When I press control-d I get the same window. It contains all the choices as when I click on the K menu icon. I don't know which program to use with it. I gather

Re: Overfull line after embedded URL

2008-01-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Rich Shepard wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2008, Paul A. Rubin wrote: You could try putting \linebreak[n] in ERT where you want the break, where n is an integer in the range 0..4. This "suggests" a line break, where higher numbers reflect stronger suggestions (and 4 means "the Godf

Re: I'm new to LyX

2008-01-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Elswood wrote: And have tried to install the "memoir" template. On the configuration screen it says "yes" for it being but is nowhere to be found in my Templates folder nor can I find it anywhere else. I have re-configured after every download and I have downloaded hundreds of megabytes of

Re: OT: Proof reading - usually with doc?????

2008-01-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Rich Shepard wrote: Talk with your major advisor and get him/her on your side. It's much easier to mark up and make revisions on a paper copy. Then, drag the language lab into the 20th century. You mean "back to the 20th century", right? :-) My guess is that the proofreaders use the

Re: aspell on ubuntu with LyX

2008-01-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Stacia Hartleben wrote: Hey guys, I am running into difficulty getting aspell working under Xubuntu. I installed it but the spellcheck button is always grayed out...is there some sort of setting I can turn on to get it working? I couldn't find anything on the Wiki. Don't know about Xubuntu,

Re: bug in conversion of old lyx file to 1.5.3 (uwthesis template)

2008-01-30 Thread Paul A. Rubin
Scott Otterson wrote: I'm trying to use lyx 1.5.3 to read a lyx file which was created with an older version of lyx (the University of Washington lyx thesis template: http://staff.washington.edu/fox/tex/uwthesis_lyx.zip). When I open the file, this triggers a lyx bug, either in lyx or within

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