Help! Relevant visualization problem in LyX

2008-08-04 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, today I have downloaded and installed v. 1.5.6. But when I open LyX, I can see a blank page of a new document or what I have written in an old LyX document with 1.5.4, but when I start typing (either in a new or in an old document) I can normally see just the first line of my writing, because

Numbered sections: why 0.1 and not 1 etc.?

2008-08-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi everybody, I am a newcomer and I am using since a few days Lyx 1.5.4 for Mac and the class report: why if I use numbered sections (without parts, chapters etc.: just sections) the authomated numbers are 0.1, 0.2 etc? I would like to have normal numbers like 1, 2 etc. not decimal numbers. What

Re: No information for converting png format files to eps.

2008-08-21 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Lyx and the files of the PNG images which I had inserted in the original Lyx file, but in the browser the HTML file doesn't show them. Pierfranco Minsenti 2008/8/21 Paul A. Rubin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Md. Golam Parvez wrote: Hi I am lyx-1.5.6 on Ubuntu 7.04. When I am trying to convert any file

LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, is there anyone of the LyX for MAC users which could help me with handling images in LyX? I use Lyx 1.5.4 for Mac (PowerPC, Mac OS X 10.3.9) and I have found out that I cannot insert in Lyx files JPEG images. I can only insert PNG images (and PDF as well, even if they are not showed in

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear Bennet, thnk your for your mail. I have tried what you suggested but unfortunately nothing changes, I have the same problems as usual. Pierfranco 2008/8/25 Bennett Helm [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 7:03 PM, Pierfranco Minsenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
This is the message I get in Terminal after launching the command you suggested: $ convert -version dyld: convert can't open library: /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.6.dylib (No such file or directory, errno = 2) Trace/BPT trap Computer-di-Pierfranco-Minsenti:~ pierfranco$ I have checked my disk

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
unsure about how to uninstall ImageMagick and then reinstall it. Pierfranco 2008/8/25 Bennett Helm [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 3:11 PM, Pierfranco Minsenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is the message I get in Terminal after launching the command you suggested: $ convert -version

Re: Bibliography format problem, Please help !!!!!!!!!!

2008-09-30 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, among the several bibliographic styles made available by LyX and which you can select from the bibliograpich style menu there is also one that provides a very similar effect to the one you would like to obtain: humannat. Author names are always put on a separated line after which follows the

Re: Solved: Bibtex Problem

2008-10-11 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
I agree with Jurgen: my bibtex database contains now 600 references and I don't have any problem in using it with LyX. On the contrary: being a LyX users for just a few months, I am always amazed by realizing how it is easy and aeffective to insert references in papers using LyX. Obviously it

Change character dimensions of numbered subsections titles

2008-10-13 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, I use Lyx and the class Article. I find that the titles of numbered subsections are too big and I would like to change them. However if i select these titles and change their character dimensions, the numbers remain as big as before and only the words of the title change. Is there a

Re: Change character dimensions of numbered subsections titles

2008-10-13 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Thanks for the suggestion, it works. Package titlesec is a good solution for customizing titles. Pierfranco. 2008/10/13 rgheck [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: Hi all, I use Lyx and the class Article. I find that the titles of numbered subsections are too big and I would like

Re: How to change pdf viewer?

2008-10-22 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I must confess that even in my case (LyX 1.5.4 on Mac Os X 10.3.9), if I want to change the default PDF viewer I have to put the whole path to the executable. For example, for using the pdf viewer Adobe Reader 7.1.0 for Mac it works only if I use: /Applications/Adobe\ Reader\ 7.1.0/Adobe\

Re: Create Lyx-document without documentclass?

2008-10-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I am also interested in creating handouts but I can't find a beamer-article class in Lyx menu where to select your document class. If you choose the article class, then how could you create an empty frame? LyX doesn't provide commands for creating frames in the article class, unless you write

Re: Create Lyx-document without documentclass?

2008-10-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, for producing handouts from beamer presentation with LyX .1.5 I use this method: 1) in the beamer document I add handout as an option to the beamer class 2) in the preamble I add the following lines: \usepackage{wasysym,graphicx,pgfpages} 3) then in the preamble: a) for producing an

How to install Lyx 2.0 side by side with 1.6 on a MAC?

2011-05-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hello, I would like to know if it is possible and how to install Lyx 2.0 on a MAC OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard) as a a separate installation so that it doesn't interfere with the 1.6 installation. Thank you for your cooperation pierfranco 2011/5/8 Ken kmai...@gmail.com Hi. Is it possible to have

Re: How to install Lyx 2.0 side by side with 1.6 on a MAC?

2011-05-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
menu once in a while to verify you're using the version you intended. Be aware that files saved normally from LyX 2 won't be readable by LyX 1.6, so after some time you'll probably be happier working with the new version. Jens On May 8, 2011, at 5:58 AM, Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: Hello

Beamer problem with LyX

2009-10-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, I have done a presentation using the beamer class with LyX and the result was fine. But after some modifications (such as moving some slides, inserting new ones etc.) now I am unable to obtain a PDF as I could before. It appears an error message which says: Missing $ inserted.

Re: Beamer problem with LyX

2009-10-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
agree with this judgement upon his/her personal experience of using the beamer class with LyX? Pierfranco 2009/10/25 Paul A. Rubin ru...@msu.edu Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: Hi all, I have done a presentation using the beamer class with LyX and the result was fine. But after some modifications

Re: Zotero to Bibtex to Lyx: A Problem not a baseball play.

2009-12-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi John, I use a lot both Zotero and LyX but my workflow consists in never using bibtex files directly exported from Zotero. Instead (for several reasons and not because of the problems you mention) I always export from Zotero to BibDesk (an application similar to JabRef, but only available for

Re: input preamble with biblatex?

2010-01-05 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I too have observed that the \includeonly command doesn't work and I would be very interested in knowing if there is a way to use it in LyX. For now, a very simple suggestion for Peter consists in compiling from the master file but only after including in a LyX note the chapters he doesn't

Re: Bibliography problem and [?] questionmarks

2010-01-07 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hello, in my experience I have obtained the question marks ? in the PDF file obtained from LyX, instead of regular citations, in these 2 cases: 1) as Richard said: when LyX doesn't find the bibtex file, maybe because it has been moved after inserting citations AND / OR 2) when there is something

Re: Single Author, Single Year, Multiple Articles

2008-11-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
As far as I know, the addition of a letter to the year, which is useful in the case you cite in the same paper 2 or more publications by the same author with different titles but published in the same year, depends from the specific citation style used and selected once and for all in the

Re: use of xcolor in LyX

2008-11-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
the hyperref package and the koma-script book class which Nikos has noticed. I couldn't provide any further advice about that but maybe the Koma script manual gives some useful suggestion. Pierfranco 2008/11/26 Nikos Alexandris [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 12:37 +0100, Pierfranco Minsenti wrote

Re: All Authors in citation

2008-11-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, 1st problem: the use of et al. this IS DUE TO APA! So how could it be different? In any case, as for I know, there is no style which manages a different behaviour, that is the use of et al. only for the second reference on. Anyway, try using the custom-bib package and create a personal style

Re: Breaking long URL?

2008-12-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Peter, I have put in the preamble \usepackage{breakurl} and everything is fine. I use a normal .bib file and I do not biblatex. In my last document I have a long bibliography with a lot of refences to electronic documents and web pages, then there is plenty of URL in there and breaking of

Re: Breaking long URL?

2008-12-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Peter, happy to have been of help. But sorry: I can't remember where I found the breakurl package. I spent part of last summer learning the basics of LaTeX and how to customize LyX texts so that they could suit my needs and really I can't remember all the stuff I have checked when I

Re: Citation and creation of bibliography

2009-04-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I would like to offer a very simple suggestion: if you use Natbib you could also use as a bib style humannat from the pulll down menu in LyX for selecting a bibliographic style. Using the humannat bib style you can obtain a bibliography style similar to the one you would like (but just one

Re: lmodern pdfs not sharp on-screen

2009-06-17 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, speaking of fonts, I could add my experience with LaTeX (LyX) using MAC OS X and mostly Preview, that is the default PDF viewer on MAC computers. Actually I have never used lmodern because it didn't look well on the screen, as it has been said. After several trials I have found out that

Re: lmodern pdfs not sharp on-screen

2009-06-18 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear Iwan, 2009/6/17 Barankay, Iwan baran...@wharton.upenn.edu Barankay, Iwan wrote: 3) I really wanted to save time and not have to learn the innards of lyx or tex on how to install fonts etc. thinking that there must be solution to this general problem given that Latin Modern Roman is

What are System Requirements for LyX Mac OS X?

2009-07-06 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear all, I would like to replace my LyX 1.5.4 version on my iBook with MAC OS X 10.3.9 (Panther) with the new 1.6.3 version of LyX but I have two questions: 1) compatibility between LyX 1.6.3 and my version of the MAC OS X: I am unable to find on http://wiki.lyx.org/Mac/Mac or at

Re: Captions

2009-08-21 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, the most effective way (as far as I know) to customise float capions is to use the package caption which provides several options. I use it in connection withLyX and the KOMA script report class and I obtain what I want. If it is not included in your LaTeX distribution you can download it

Re: Multiple Bib - Koma

2009-09-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Yannick, I have very recently tested a solution to your problem using the biblatex package. Even if biblatex is still beta I can assure you that it is a very effective and easy solution, very flexible and adaptable to different needs. Read the instruction on the LyX wiki dedicated to the use

Re: LyX and references

2009-09-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, since I am in a very similar situation as Alessio, that is I am an Italian user working with an Italian version of LyX (i.e. menues etc are translated in Italian), and writing in English, I confirm that the normal LyX is behaviour consists in showing in these cases (and other similar

Re: Multiple Bib - Koma

2009-09-04 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
a wonderful evening, yannick ps: will you post this to the list or to a website? On 4 Sep 2009, at 15:18, Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: Dear Yannick, Good News! It works: I mean: LyX+classicthesis port + biblatex. I have tested it using 2 different computers and environments: 1) an iBook PowerPc

Help! Relevant visualization problem in LyX

2008-08-04 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, today I have downloaded and installed v. 1.5.6. But when I open LyX, I can see a blank page of a new document or what I have written in an old LyX document with 1.5.4, but when I start typing (either in a new or in an old document) I can normally see just the first line of my writing, because

Numbered sections: why 0.1 and not 1 etc.?

2008-08-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi everybody, I am a newcomer and I am using since a few days Lyx 1.5.4 for Mac and the class report: why if I use numbered sections (without parts, chapters etc.: just sections) the authomated numbers are 0.1, 0.2 etc? I would like to have normal numbers like 1, 2 etc. not decimal numbers. What

Re: No information for converting png format files to eps.

2008-08-21 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Lyx and the files of the PNG images which I had inserted in the original Lyx file, but in the browser the HTML file doesn't show them. Pierfranco Minsenti 2008/8/21 Paul A. Rubin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Md. Golam Parvez wrote: Hi I am lyx-1.5.6 on Ubuntu 7.04. When I am trying to convert any file

LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, is there anyone of the LyX for MAC users which could help me with handling images in LyX? I use Lyx 1.5.4 for Mac (PowerPC, Mac OS X 10.3.9) and I have found out that I cannot insert in Lyx files JPEG images. I can only insert PNG images (and PDF as well, even if they are not showed in

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear Bennet, thnk your for your mail. I have tried what you suggested but unfortunately nothing changes, I have the same problems as usual. Pierfranco 2008/8/25 Bennett Helm [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 7:03 PM, Pierfranco Minsenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
This is the message I get in Terminal after launching the command you suggested: $ convert -version dyld: convert can't open library: /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.6.dylib (No such file or directory, errno = 2) Trace/BPT trap Computer-di-Pierfranco-Minsenti:~ pierfranco$ I have checked my disk

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
unsure about how to uninstall ImageMagick and then reinstall it. Pierfranco 2008/8/25 Bennett Helm [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 3:11 PM, Pierfranco Minsenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is the message I get in Terminal after launching the command you suggested: $ convert -version

Re: Bibliography format problem, Please help !!!!!!!!!!

2008-09-30 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, among the several bibliographic styles made available by LyX and which you can select from the bibliograpich style menu there is also one that provides a very similar effect to the one you would like to obtain: humannat. Author names are always put on a separated line after which follows the

Re: Solved: Bibtex Problem

2008-10-11 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
I agree with Jurgen: my bibtex database contains now 600 references and I don't have any problem in using it with LyX. On the contrary: being a LyX users for just a few months, I am always amazed by realizing how it is easy and aeffective to insert references in papers using LyX. Obviously it

Change character dimensions of numbered subsections titles

2008-10-13 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, I use Lyx and the class Article. I find that the titles of numbered subsections are too big and I would like to change them. However if i select these titles and change their character dimensions, the numbers remain as big as before and only the words of the title change. Is there a

Re: Change character dimensions of numbered subsections titles

2008-10-13 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Thanks for the suggestion, it works. Package titlesec is a good solution for customizing titles. Pierfranco. 2008/10/13 rgheck [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: Hi all, I use Lyx and the class Article. I find that the titles of numbered subsections are too big and I would like

Re: How to change pdf viewer?

2008-10-22 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I must confess that even in my case (LyX 1.5.4 on Mac Os X 10.3.9), if I want to change the default PDF viewer I have to put the whole path to the executable. For example, for using the pdf viewer Adobe Reader 7.1.0 for Mac it works only if I use: /Applications/Adobe\ Reader\ 7.1.0/Adobe\

Re: Create Lyx-document without documentclass?

2008-10-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I am also interested in creating handouts but I can't find a beamer-article class in Lyx menu where to select your document class. If you choose the article class, then how could you create an empty frame? LyX doesn't provide commands for creating frames in the article class, unless you write

Re: Create Lyx-document without documentclass?

2008-10-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, for producing handouts from beamer presentation with LyX .1.5 I use this method: 1) in the beamer document I add handout as an option to the beamer class 2) in the preamble I add the following lines: \usepackage{wasysym,graphicx,pgfpages} 3) then in the preamble: a) for producing an

How to install Lyx 2.0 side by side with 1.6 on a MAC?

2011-05-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hello, I would like to know if it is possible and how to install Lyx 2.0 on a MAC OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard) as a a separate installation so that it doesn't interfere with the 1.6 installation. Thank you for your cooperation pierfranco 2011/5/8 Ken kmai...@gmail.com Hi. Is it possible to have

Re: How to install Lyx 2.0 side by side with 1.6 on a MAC?

2011-05-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
menu once in a while to verify you're using the version you intended. Be aware that files saved normally from LyX 2 won't be readable by LyX 1.6, so after some time you'll probably be happier working with the new version. Jens On May 8, 2011, at 5:58 AM, Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: Hello

Beamer problem with LyX

2009-10-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, I have done a presentation using the beamer class with LyX and the result was fine. But after some modifications (such as moving some slides, inserting new ones etc.) now I am unable to obtain a PDF as I could before. It appears an error message which says: Missing $ inserted.

Re: Beamer problem with LyX

2009-10-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
agree with this judgement upon his/her personal experience of using the beamer class with LyX? Pierfranco 2009/10/25 Paul A. Rubin ru...@msu.edu Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: Hi all, I have done a presentation using the beamer class with LyX and the result was fine. But after some modifications

Re: Zotero to Bibtex to Lyx: A Problem not a baseball play.

2009-12-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi John, I use a lot both Zotero and LyX but my workflow consists in never using bibtex files directly exported from Zotero. Instead (for several reasons and not because of the problems you mention) I always export from Zotero to BibDesk (an application similar to JabRef, but only available for

Re: input preamble with biblatex?

2010-01-05 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I too have observed that the \includeonly command doesn't work and I would be very interested in knowing if there is a way to use it in LyX. For now, a very simple suggestion for Peter consists in compiling from the master file but only after including in a LyX note the chapters he doesn't

Re: Bibliography problem and [?] questionmarks

2010-01-07 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hello, in my experience I have obtained the question marks ? in the PDF file obtained from LyX, instead of regular citations, in these 2 cases: 1) as Richard said: when LyX doesn't find the bibtex file, maybe because it has been moved after inserting citations AND / OR 2) when there is something

Re: Single Author, Single Year, Multiple Articles

2008-11-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
As far as I know, the addition of a letter to the year, which is useful in the case you cite in the same paper 2 or more publications by the same author with different titles but published in the same year, depends from the specific citation style used and selected once and for all in the

Re: use of xcolor in LyX

2008-11-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
the hyperref package and the koma-script book class which Nikos has noticed. I couldn't provide any further advice about that but maybe the Koma script manual gives some useful suggestion. Pierfranco 2008/11/26 Nikos Alexandris [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 12:37 +0100, Pierfranco Minsenti wrote

Re: All Authors in citation

2008-11-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, 1st problem: the use of et al. this IS DUE TO APA! So how could it be different? In any case, as for I know, there is no style which manages a different behaviour, that is the use of et al. only for the second reference on. Anyway, try using the custom-bib package and create a personal style

Re: Breaking long URL?

2008-12-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Peter, I have put in the preamble \usepackage{breakurl} and everything is fine. I use a normal .bib file and I do not biblatex. In my last document I have a long bibliography with a lot of refences to electronic documents and web pages, then there is plenty of URL in there and breaking of

Re: Breaking long URL?

2008-12-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Peter, happy to have been of help. But sorry: I can't remember where I found the breakurl package. I spent part of last summer learning the basics of LaTeX and how to customize LyX texts so that they could suit my needs and really I can't remember all the stuff I have checked when I

Re: Citation and creation of bibliography

2009-04-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I would like to offer a very simple suggestion: if you use Natbib you could also use as a bib style humannat from the pulll down menu in LyX for selecting a bibliographic style. Using the humannat bib style you can obtain a bibliography style similar to the one you would like (but just one

Re: lmodern pdfs not sharp on-screen

2009-06-17 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, speaking of fonts, I could add my experience with LaTeX (LyX) using MAC OS X and mostly Preview, that is the default PDF viewer on MAC computers. Actually I have never used lmodern because it didn't look well on the screen, as it has been said. After several trials I have found out that

Re: lmodern pdfs not sharp on-screen

2009-06-18 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear Iwan, 2009/6/17 Barankay, Iwan baran...@wharton.upenn.edu Barankay, Iwan wrote: 3) I really wanted to save time and not have to learn the innards of lyx or tex on how to install fonts etc. thinking that there must be solution to this general problem given that Latin Modern Roman is

What are System Requirements for LyX Mac OS X?

2009-07-06 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear all, I would like to replace my LyX 1.5.4 version on my iBook with MAC OS X 10.3.9 (Panther) with the new 1.6.3 version of LyX but I have two questions: 1) compatibility between LyX 1.6.3 and my version of the MAC OS X: I am unable to find on http://wiki.lyx.org/Mac/Mac or at

Re: Captions

2009-08-21 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, the most effective way (as far as I know) to customise float capions is to use the package caption which provides several options. I use it in connection withLyX and the KOMA script report class and I obtain what I want. If it is not included in your LaTeX distribution you can download it

Re: Multiple Bib - Koma

2009-09-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Yannick, I have very recently tested a solution to your problem using the biblatex package. Even if biblatex is still beta I can assure you that it is a very effective and easy solution, very flexible and adaptable to different needs. Read the instruction on the LyX wiki dedicated to the use

Re: LyX and references

2009-09-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, since I am in a very similar situation as Alessio, that is I am an Italian user working with an Italian version of LyX (i.e. menues etc are translated in Italian), and writing in English, I confirm that the normal LyX is behaviour consists in showing in these cases (and other similar

Re: Multiple Bib - Koma

2009-09-04 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
a wonderful evening, yannick ps: will you post this to the list or to a website? On 4 Sep 2009, at 15:18, Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: Dear Yannick, Good News! It works: I mean: LyX+classicthesis port + biblatex. I have tested it using 2 different computers and environments: 1) an iBook PowerPc

Help! Relevant visualization problem in LyX

2008-08-04 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, today I have downloaded and installed v. 1.5.6. But when I open LyX, I can see a blank page of a new document or what I have written in an old LyX document with 1.5.4, but when I start typing (either in a new or in an old document) I can normally see just the first line of my writing, because

Numbered sections: why 0.1 and not 1 etc.?

2008-08-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi everybody, I am a newcomer and I am using since a few days Lyx 1.5.4 for Mac and the class report: why if I use numbered sections (without parts, chapters etc.: just sections) the authomated numbers are 0.1, 0.2 etc? I would like to have normal numbers like 1, 2 etc. not decimal numbers. What

Re: No information for converting png format files to eps.

2008-08-21 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Lyx and the files of the PNG images which I had inserted in the original Lyx file, but in the browser the HTML file doesn't show them. Pierfranco Minsenti 2008/8/21 Paul A. Rubin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Md. Golam Parvez wrote: > >> Hi >> I am lyx-1.5.6 on Ubuntu 7.04. When I

LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, is there anyone of the LyX for MAC users which could help me with handling images in LyX? I use Lyx 1.5.4 for Mac (PowerPC, Mac OS X 10.3.9) and I have found out that I cannot insert in Lyx files JPEG images. I can only insert PNG images (and PDF as well, even if they are not showed in

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear Bennet, thnk your for your mail. I have tried what you suggested but unfortunately nothing changes, I have the same problems as usual. Pierfranco 2008/8/25 Bennett Helm <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 7:03 PM, Pierfranco Minsenti < > [EMAIL PROTECTED]&g

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
This is the message I get in Terminal after launching the command you suggested: $ convert -version dyld: convert can't open library: /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.6.dylib (No such file or directory, errno = 2) Trace/BPT trap Computer-di-Pierfranco-Minsenti:~ pierfranco$ I have checked my disk

Re: LyX for MAC: problems in handling file images

2008-08-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
unsure about how to uninstall ImageMagick and then reinstall it. Pierfranco 2008/8/25 Bennett Helm <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 3:11 PM, Pierfranco Minsenti < > [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> This is the message I get in Terminal after launching t

Re: Bibliography format problem, Please help !!!!!!!!!!

2008-09-30 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, among the several bibliographic styles made available by LyX and which you can select from the bibliograpich style menu there is also one that provides a very similar effect to the one you would like to obtain: humannat. Author names are always put on a separated line after which follows the

Re: Solved: Bibtex Problem

2008-10-11 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
I agree with Jurgen: my bibtex database contains now 600 references and I don't have any problem in using it with LyX. On the contrary: being a LyX users for just a few months, I am always amazed by realizing how it is easy and aeffective to insert references in papers using LyX. Obviously it

Change character dimensions of numbered subsections titles

2008-10-13 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, I use Lyx and the class Article. I find that the titles of numbered subsections are too big and I would like to change them. However if i select these titles and change their character dimensions, the numbers remain as big as before and only the words of the title change. Is there a

Re: Change character dimensions of numbered subsections titles

2008-10-13 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Thanks for the suggestion, it works. Package titlesec is a good solution for customizing titles. Pierfranco. 2008/10/13 rgheck <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: >> >> Hi all, >> >> I use Lyx and the class Article. I find that the titles of numbered

Re: How to change pdf viewer?

2008-10-22 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I must confess that even in my case (LyX 1.5.4 on Mac Os X 10.3.9), if I want to change the default PDF viewer I have to put the whole path to the executable. For example, for using the pdf viewer Adobe Reader 7.1.0 for Mac it works only if I use: /Applications/Adobe\ Reader\ 7.1.0/Adobe\

Re: Create Lyx-document without documentclass?

2008-10-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I am also interested in creating handouts but I can't find a beamer-article class in Lyx menu where to select your document class. If you choose the article class, then how could you create an empty frame? LyX doesn't provide commands for creating frames in the article class, unless you write

Re: Create Lyx-document without documentclass?

2008-10-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, for producing handouts from beamer presentation with LyX .1.5 I use this method: 1) in the beamer document I add handout as an option to the beamer class 2) in the preamble I add the following lines: \usepackage{wasysym,graphicx,pgfpages} 3) then in the preamble: a) for producing an

How to install Lyx 2.0 side by side with 1.6 on a MAC?

2011-05-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hello, I would like to know if it is possible and how to install Lyx 2.0 on a MAC OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard) as a a separate installation so that it doesn't interfere with the 1.6 installation. Thank you for your cooperation pierfranco 2011/5/8 Ken > Hi. Is it possible to

Re: How to install Lyx 2.0 side by side with 1.6 on a MAC?

2011-05-08 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
so after some time you'll probably be happier working with the new version. > > Jens > > > On May 8, 2011, at 5:58 AM, Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: > > Hello, > > I would like to know if it is possible and how to install Lyx 2.0 on a MAC > OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard) as a

Beamer problem with LyX

2009-10-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, I have done a presentation using the beamer class with LyX and the result was fine. But after some modifications (such as moving some slides, inserting new ones etc.) now I am unable to obtain a PDF as I could before. It appears an error message which says: Missing $ inserted.

Re: Beamer problem with LyX

2009-10-25 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
agree with this judgement upon his/her personal experience of using the beamer class with LyX? Pierfranco 2009/10/25 Paul A. Rubin <ru...@msu.edu> > Pierfranco Minsenti wrote: > >> Hi all, >> >> I have done a presentation using the beamer class with LyX and the result

Re: Zotero to Bibtex to Lyx: A Problem not a baseball play.

2009-12-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi John, I use a lot both Zotero and LyX but my workflow consists in never using bibtex files directly exported from Zotero. Instead (for several reasons and not because of the problems you mention) I always export from Zotero to BibDesk (an application similar to JabRef, but only available for

Re: input preamble with biblatex?

2010-01-05 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I too have observed that the \includeonly command doesn't work and I would be very interested in knowing if there is a way to use it in LyX. For now, a very simple suggestion for Peter consists in compiling from the master file but only after including in a LyX note the chapters he doesn't

Re: Bibliography problem and [?] questionmarks

2010-01-07 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hello, in my experience I have obtained the question marks ? in the PDF file obtained from LyX, instead of regular citations, in these 2 cases: 1) as Richard said: when LyX doesn't find the bibtex file, maybe because it has been moved after inserting citations AND / OR 2) when there is something

Re: Single Author, Single Year, Multiple Articles

2008-11-24 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
As far as I know, the addition of a letter to the year, which is useful in the case you cite in the same paper 2 or more publications by the same author with different titles but published in the same year, depends from the specific citation style used and selected once and for all in the

Re: use of xcolor in LyX

2008-11-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
the hyperref package and the koma-script book class which Nikos has noticed. I couldn't provide any further advice about that but maybe the Koma script manual gives some useful suggestion. Pierfranco 2008/11/26 Nikos Alexandris <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 12:37 +0100, Pierfranco

Re: All Authors in citation

2008-11-27 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, 1st problem: the use of et al. this IS DUE TO APA! So how could it be different? In any case, as for I know, there is no style which manages a different behaviour, that is the use of et al. only for the second reference on. Anyway, try using the custom-bib package and create a personal style

Re: Breaking long URL?

2008-12-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Peter, I have put in the preamble \usepackage{breakurl} and everything is fine. I use a normal .bib file and I do not biblatex. In my last document I have a long bibliography with a lot of refences to electronic documents and web pages, then there is plenty of URL in there and breaking of

Re: Breaking long URL?

2008-12-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Peter, happy to have been of help. But sorry: I can't remember where I found the breakurl package. I spent part of last summer learning the basics of LaTeX and how to customize LyX texts so that they could suit my needs and really I can't remember all the stuff I have checked when I

Re: Citation and creation of bibliography

2009-04-26 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, I would like to offer a very simple suggestion: if you use Natbib you could also use as a bib style humannat from the pulll down menu in LyX for selecting a bibliographic style. Using the humannat bib style you can obtain a bibliography style similar to the one you would like (but just one

Re: lmodern pdfs not sharp on-screen

2009-06-17 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi all, speaking of fonts, I could add my experience with LaTeX (LyX) using MAC OS X and mostly Preview, that is the default PDF viewer on MAC computers. Actually I have never used lmodern because it didn't look well on the screen, as it has been said. After several trials I have found out that

Re: lmodern pdfs not sharp on-screen

2009-06-18 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear Iwan, 2009/6/17 Barankay, Iwan > Barankay, Iwan wrote: > > > 3) I really wanted to save time and not have to learn the innards of lyx > or tex on how to install fonts etc. thinking that there must be solution to > this general problem given that Latin Modern

What are System Requirements for LyX Mac OS X?

2009-07-06 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Dear all, I would like to replace my LyX 1.5.4 version on my iBook with MAC OS X 10.3.9 ("Panther") with the new 1.6.3 version of LyX but I have two questions: 1) compatibility between LyX 1.6.3 and my version of the MAC OS X: I am unable to find on http://wiki.lyx.org/Mac/Mac or at

Re: Captions

2009-08-21 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi, the most effective way (as far as I know) to customise float capions is to use the package caption which provides several options. I use it in connection withLyX and the KOMA script report class and I obtain what I want. If it is not included in your LaTeX distribution you can download it

Re: Multiple Bib - Koma

2009-09-02 Thread Pierfranco Minsenti
Hi Yannick, I have very recently tested a solution to your problem using the biblatex package. Even if biblatex is still beta I can assure you that it is a very effective and easy solution, very flexible and adaptable to different needs. Read the instruction on the LyX wiki dedicated to the use

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