Re: .odt - .lyx

2011-03-09 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Tomaso, You may be able to modify this to suit your purposes. http://blog.oak-tree.us/index.php/2010/05/14/msword-lyx-import You obviously wouldn't need to mess about with the Word step, but the script might be useful for converting from ODF to LaTeX? There are links to the other tools as

Re: .odt - .lyx

2011-03-09 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Tommaso, Sorry to hear about the difficulties. I actually had better luck creating my own import path. ODF - HTML - Run tidy on HTML - HTML2LaTeX- LyX This made sure that the markup coming into LyX was as clean as possible with no strange ERT or other data that couldn't be converted. I

Side Caption Insets for Memoir

2011-03-09 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear LyX Developers and Users, For the past couple of days, I've been working on a custom LaTeX document class for a non-profit. It is based on memoir, and while it is still a work in progress, I'd like to think that it is rather awesome. Because the final goal is to use this document class in

Re: Side Caption Insets for Memoir

2011-03-10 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear LyX Developers and Users, I'm trying to create custom insets and environments for the document class features. One environment that has me stumped though, is how to create an inset for the memoir sidecaption feature. The sidecaption environment allows you to typeset the caption of

Epigraph for Memoir

2011-03-10 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear LyX-Developers, So, after working on the Side Caption style, I got excited and thought that I would try and make an epigraph style for memoir and my custom class. The epigraph command allows the enterprising author to add a quotation to their document prior to the start of the chapter

Re: Title placement and font size

2011-03-10 Thread Rob Oakes
This is just one man's opinion, but I never use the document class's features for the front matter. I just use custom environments and ERT (embedded LaTeX) to place all elements of the front matter -- the title, the author, the cover image, the copyright page, the dedication and

LyX Promotion

2011-03-22 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Users and Developers, Thank you to both Pavel and Stefano for ollowing up with Google about why the GSoC application was turned down. Is there any way that I could help in that review? Stefano, will you be attending the IRC meeting to be held later today? I think it's very important that

Re: LyX Promotion

2011-03-24 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Steve, I'm not quite sure what you guys mean by semantic import/export, but if you mean exporting the text marked up with (empty) styles and the (empty) style definitions so all I have to do with the MSWord file is fill in the styles, then I'm on it like a squirrel on a tree. Let me

Re: XeTeX (No Math!)

2011-04-06 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Richard, There is a known bug in older versions of XeTeX which can cause problems with math symbols in some fonts. The bug report for Ubuntu can be found here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/texlive-bin/+bug/364627 I was able to fix the problem by editing a configuration file:

Re: Timeline generation

2011-04-18 Thread Rob Oakes
There are two latext packages that can be used for timelines: timeslins and chronology. This links discusses both of them, they seem pretty straightforward to use and chronology creates a nicely drawn figure. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/217834/how-to-create-a-timeline-with-latex If

Re: LyXHTML image resolution

2011-04-29 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Ramin, I'm using 2.0 to export html which I can then convert to epub format with Calibre. I've been playing with the same export. So far I've been really happy. Rather than using Calibre to do the conversion, you might take a look at Sigil. It creates a much cleaner ePub (though Calibre

Re: Most suitable image format

2011-05-31 Thread Rob Oakes
It actually depends on how you intend to use the resulting document. If you will be printing the resulting PDF on a professional press, then you will want to use a lossless format (most likely tiff), or a high quality jpeg. If the PDF is to be put on your website, you will probably want to

Re: Most suitable image format

2011-05-31 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Sam, You can use the same version of the document, just place the print image in one branch and the web version in another. (Branches may be LyX's single most awesome, never heard-of feature.) When you want to compile for print, then activate that branch. When you want to compile for web,

Re: xetex CV

2011-06-15 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Mauro and Liviu, Sorry for being so quiet through the whole exchange, but I've been buried at work for the past month and I'm still trying to get on top of things. On Jun 14, 2011, at 11:54 PM, Liviu Andronic wrote: Hello On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 4:37 AM, Mauro fontana.ma...@gmail.com

Re: [Pub-forum] ebook follies

2011-09-12 Thread Rob Oakes
Rob Oakes has also done some work along these lines, but starting with LyX's internal XHTML export. Yes, and still working on it. For plain vanilla books, LyX does a fantastic job for exporting to XHTML (and from there to ePub). But there are a couple of sticking points that aren't quite

Beginner Tutorials

2011-10-25 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Users, Sorry that I've been incommunicado for the past few months. I've been extraordinarily busy getting married, trying to wrap up a never-ending book project, and digging myself out of enormous holes at work. However, I wanted to raise something I saw on the list last week (I think

Short Cuts to Document Preamble

2011-10-25 Thread Rob Oakes
I've been working on a custom of custom documents and wanted to check something. Does anyone know if you can add custom keyboard shortcuts to a LyX layout file (or the local layout)? I've created a custom character style inset and going to the Edit menu or right clicking and then selecting the

Re: Quotation / invoice in Lyx?

2011-10-25 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Rainer, I have seen the invoice LaTeX package, but didn't manage to get it to work in LyX. The Invoice package looks (more or less) like it would be great for quotes. Could you elaborate on what you couldn't get to work? It looks like it makes extensive use of commands that require two

Re: Short Cuts to Document Preamble

2011-10-25 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Richard, No, sorry. Shortcuts are global. I can see where it would be cool to be able to do this, but it seems complicated to me. LyX would have to reload the shortcuts every time you switched buffers. Good to know. And, now that you mention it, it would be complex thing to implement and

Re: Lualatex and Lyx.

2011-11-15 Thread Rob Oakes
On Nov 15, 2011, at 10:51 AM, stefano franchi wrote: Could you point to some specific instructions? I've always wanted to try this, but never quite made the first step. I may first test it in a Virtual Machine. ... 1. Uninstall all the tex-related packages from the system via synaptic

Re: Lualatex and Lyx.

2011-11-18 Thread Rob Oakes
On Nov 18, 2011, at 9:23 AM, Helge Hafting wrote: I found it easier to have two latex distributions. I have lyx and texlive from debian, as well as a direct install of texlive-2011. There is nothing to manage - the direct install of texlive takes precedence because it is earlier in my

Subfigures in Memoir

2011-11-29 Thread Rob Oakes
Does anyone know if it is possible to use memoir's subfloat environment inside of LyX for subfigures and sub-tables? Or if there is a way to override the loading of the subfig pacakge? There appears to be an incompatability between subfig and many of the font customization macros, and I'm not

Re: LyX-Produced Book

2011-11-29 Thread Rob Oakes
Congratulations on finishing your book. It's beautifully produced and looks very interesting. While I was looking through it, I found myself with a couple of craft questions: Did you write the document class from scratch, or is it based on one of the larger classes (e.g., Koma-Script, Memoir,

Re: LyX and Kindle books

2011-12-02 Thread Rob Oakes
I am working on an ePub compatible module right now (document class at any rate). It's for a talk I'm giving at a publishing conference next week. I will try and post something about it next week. Does anyone know of a visual CSS editor that is open source? I'm trying to find something that

HTML Footnotes as Endnotes

2011-12-06 Thread Rob Oakes
appreciate any comments. Cheers, Rob Oakes htmlendnotelist.diff Description: Binary data

Re: Pass LyX comments through eLyXer?

2011-12-06 Thread Rob Oakes
I for one would like for the topic to remain here. I don't follow the discussion on the eLyXer list, but knowing what developments happen with this topic are useful for things I'm working on. Especially if whatever Steve and Alex create can be adapted to work with the native XHTML modifications

Re: HTML Footnotes as Endnotes

2011-12-06 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Richard, Thanks for the feedback, I really appreciate it. On Dec 6, 2011, at 4:39 PM, Richard Heck wrote: I wonder if we'd be better just outputting footnotes as endnotes all the time. The inline version we now use is cool, but maybe it's too cool for it's own good. I actually think that

Updated Kindle Tools

2012-01-12 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear LyX Users, Given the recent discussion about publishing to the Kindle format, I thought that this announcement might be of interest to you. Amazon just recently updated its suite of KindleGen tools to support HTML5 and CSS.

Import into LyX

2012-02-01 Thread Rob Oakes
you consider round-tripping a document, e.g., going from LyX to Word and back to LyX. 6. Is there anyone who might be interested in collaborating on this? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Cheers, Rob Oakes

Re: Import into LyX

2012-02-02 Thread Rob Oakes
Thank you everyone for the comments so far. I really appreciate hearing from others as it helps me to build out a more detailed use-case. In addition to the earlier questions, I have one more: How important is support of .doc? I know that it is the standard upon which the publishing industry

Re: Import into LyX

2012-02-02 Thread Rob Oakes
On Feb 2, 2012, at 11:26 AM, Les Denham wrote: Supporting Styles and Figures is a major achievement as far as I am concerned. I assume you don't do much in deciphering the fingerpainting favored by most Word users. Such crass formatting is probably best left as Standard in LyX anyway.

Request for Feedback (OpenSource Materials)

2012-02-02 Thread Rob Oakes
In addition to the other request for feedback, I was wondering if I might pester the community for one other favor. I'm currently putting together materials for a workshop. It's meant to introduce students (math, science, graduate, medical) to open tools and how they can be used for writing.

eLyXer for Document Parsing

2012-02-04 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear eLyXer Users and Developers, I'm still at work on the import/export module for Microsoft Word documents. I'm making pretty good progress. I've got a rough prototype that works pretty well and I'm now starting to refine it. My approach up to now has been to use regular expressions to match

Re: eLyXer for Document Parsing

2012-02-04 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Steve, Not only possible but easy if you do things the Steve Litt way. eLyXer quickly punches out HTML that's clean enough to read with an XML parser, I think. So, eLyXer converts to HTML, and then your program's DOMbuilder module converts that HTML to in-memory DOM. No muss, no fuss, no

Re: eLyXer for Document Parsing

2012-02-05 Thread Rob Oakes
On Feb 5, 2012, at 2:04 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: Strong suggestion: use LyX proper. I am quite sure you already know that because I saw some patches from you in this area but I'll explain anyway: LyX's html own export is so good and fast because it effectively knows the in-memory

Re: eLyXer for Document Parsing

2012-02-09 Thread Rob Oakes
On 2/9/2012 11:42 AM, Alex Fernandez wrote: Ah, OK. Always hated DOM. eLyXer's in-memory representation is for the LyX document, not of the resulting HTML document. Much tighter this way, IMHO. Is there an example of how I might be able to access the in-memory representation for the LyX

word2lyx (Word to LyX Translator): Status Update

2012-03-02 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Users and Developers, I wanted to give everyone a quick status update on what I've been doing with the Word to LyX importer. Over the past couple of weeks, I've been working on it full steam and it's now pretty functional. It supports: 1. Translating Word paragraph and character styles to

Re: word2lyx (Word to LyX Translator): Status Update

2012-03-02 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi James, On 3/2/2012 4:18 PM, James Sutherland wrote: This sounds very nice! Thanks. I appreciate that. Any ideas about whether you will be able to support cross references and translate that into LyX/LaTeX labels/references? James Short answer, yes. It's one of the three or four things I

Import/Export Error Information (word2lyx)

2012-03-06 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Developers, I'm getting ready to publish the source for Word2LyX, but ran into one last problem. I created an input filter/filetype to completely automate the conversion of Word documents. However, when run, I'm getting an error: An error occurred while running: python inputfile.docx

Re: word2lyx (Word to LyX Translator): Status Update

2012-03-07 Thread Rob Oakes
On 3/5/2012 2:01 AM, Rainer M Krug wrote: Actualy one more question - it might have been mentioned, but are you also looking into a lyx2word converter which would provide round-trips with track changes and notes? I'd really like to provide for that, yes. However, there is something of a

word2lyx: Word to LyX Document Converter

2012-03-07 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Users and Developers, First off, thank you to everyone who sent me documents over the weekend. I was able to make a lot of tweaks to word2lyx based on what you sent me. With that hurdle out of the way, I think it's ready to release it into the wild. If you'd like to download a copy of it,

Re: word2lyx: Word to LyX Document Converter

2012-03-08 Thread Rob Oakes
On Mar 8, 2012, at 6:56 AM, BH wrote: I'm very interested in this -- thanks for undertaking the project. However, I can't even get it started. On Mac (10.6.8), calling word2lyx from the Terminal, I get the following: ./word2lyx.py ./Example-Word2LyX.docx test.lyx Traceback (most recent

Re: word2lyx (Word to LyX Translator): Status Update

2012-03-08 Thread Rob Oakes
On Mar 8, 2012, at 2:21 AM, Rainer M Krug wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I would love to agree, but round-trip is what is needed most of the time. An import word2lyx is perfect, but in most cases only half the story. I would use it extensively if the round trip is

word2lyx Fixes: Python Import Error

2012-03-08 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Users, If you were trying to test word2lyx and got an import error, I've fixed the underlying issue (I hope). You can download the updated sources from http://oak-tree.us/stuff/LyX/word2lyx-01.zip. I've also posted all of the source code and revision history to:

Re: word2lyx (Word to LyX Translator): Status Update

2012-03-09 Thread Rob Oakes
On 3/9/2012 7:04 AM, Steve Litt wrote: Can one import HTML, with its styles, into MSWord or Libreoffice? If so, then it sounds to me like eLyXer has already accomplished this, without any added work from you, Alex. You've already done the hard part, and Rob's done the other end of the hard

Re: LyX on Ubuntu Precise (12.04): big download size!

2012-04-03 Thread Rob Oakes
On 4/3/2012 10:01 AM, BOB Merhebi wrote: Hello all, I've been testing Ubuntu12.04 lately just now I was thinking of using LyX on it. TO my big surprise the LyX requires a large download of ~450 MB+. I am shocked!!! IS that the true size? If not mistaken I recall that on 10.04 it required ~

Re: Spaces in the title of descriptions

2012-04-20 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Manolo, On 4/20/2012 9:34 AM, Manolo Martínez wrote: This has probably been discussed before, although I don't quite recall the suggestion I'm about to make. As most LyXers, I use a short space (C-Space) as a substitute for spaces in the title of descriptions in LyX. As many, I take

Re: Longtable captions

2012-05-08 Thread Rob Oakes
On 5/8/2012 8:45 AM, John Tapsell wrote: At the moment adding captions to longtables requires manually adding lyx code. Hi John, While the offer is much appreciated, in this case, it's unnecessary. You *can* add captions to longtables. It's available from the Table properties dialog. Right

Question About Custom Layouts and Styles

2009-10-30 Thread Rob Oakes
off of the modified LaTeX cls file, so I don't think that is where the problem is. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can tell LyX/LaTeX to use letters rather than numbers for section numbering? Cheers, Rob Oakes

Re: Question About Custom Layouts and Styles

2009-10-30 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Richard and other LyX Users, I managed to solve a few of the formatting problems. To change the section labels from numbers to letters, I added the following to the nih.cls file: \def\thesection{\Alph{section}} That solved the output problem. Now I am trying to get the labels for

Re: Question About Custom Layouts and Styles

2009-11-03 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Richard and other LyX Users, Thank you very much for the recommendation, it worked perfectly. The final formatting worked out to be: Counter subsection LabelString \Alph{section}.\{subsection} End Since this is one of those Write it down or forget it type of things, I also put together

Professional and Scientific Writing Book

2009-11-03 Thread Rob Oakes
a tremendously quick overview of the program and instructions on where to find the docs. Cheers, Rob Oakes

Thank You / Specific Examples?

2009-11-05 Thread Rob Oakes
to see? Cheers, Rob Oakes

Fun With LyX Document Converters

2009-11-05 Thread Rob Oakes
not getting any errors. Any thoughts or ideas would be extremely appreciated. Cheers, Rob Oakes

Re: Fun With LyX Document Converters

2009-11-05 Thread Rob Oakes
Thank you Alan, That fixed the problem. I hadn't realized that the Java run time was a dependency of oolatex. Export from LyX to OpenDocument now works. From there, it's an easy conversion to Word. Cheers, Rob

LyX, PDF Output and Image Quality

2009-11-10 Thread Rob Oakes
). For raster images, it seems like PNG works the best (though most of the raster images I've been using are screenshots). A friend who does layout/design has suggested that I spend some time with PDF raster images, but I haven't yet seen the need. Hope this is of some help. Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: JabRef and Lyx on Mac

2009-11-17 Thread Rob Oakes
, you might want to take a look at BibDesk or at Mendeley (which can sync references to a BibTeX reference file). http://bibdesk.sourceforge.net/ http://www.mendeley.com/ I use both programs and I've been very happy with them. They also instantly solved by JabRef problems. Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: JabRef and Lyx on Mac

2009-11-17 Thread Rob Oakes
. Cheers, Rob -Original Message- From: Phil Underwood [mailto:philjunderw...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 9:26 AM To: Rob Oakes Cc: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org Subject: Re: JabRef and Lyx on Mac Hi Rob, I'm still having the same issue, even after Julio's suggestion and so am now

Re: Layout file for Information Mapping

2009-11-17 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Daniel, If there is already a LaTeX class and style, then you only need to create .layout file that points LyX in the right direction. A few weeks ago, I wrote a simple example that you can find at: http://www.oak-tree.us/blog/index.php/2009/11/02/custom-lyx-nih That example is mostly

Re: Layout file for Information Mapping - Part 2

2009-11-17 Thread Rob Oakes
, it's pretty mild. The examples are pretty self explanatory and LyX has a logical design. Moreover, the members of the mailing list are very helpful. I've gotten some wonderful guidance on the questions I've posted. Best of luck with your project. Cheers, Rob Oakes

XeLaTeX, fontenc, LyX and Stubborn Fonts

2009-11-18 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear LyX Users, I've run up against a problem that I don't know how to solve. I've spent the last several days putting together a document class that matches the style of my book publisher. Because it uses an Open Type font, I created it as a XeLaTeX class. I've set up my xetex per the

RE: XeLaTeX, fontenc, LyX and Stubborn Fonts

2009-11-19 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Günter, Thank you for the thorough reply. Seems to be the default CM. Never call it ugly on a TeX-related list. I will remember that. I should probably apologize for the rather harsh language. It's amazing what happens when you are frustrated. By the time I had emailed the list, I had

RE: XeLaTeX, fontenc, LyX and Stubborn Fonts

2009-11-19 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear Günter and other LyX users, Again thank you for the advice to check last week's and earlier discussions. While reading through the old emails, I was able to resolve the problem. To solve it, I went to Tools-Preferences-LaTeX and changed the TeX encoding to a null value (blank). I saw

Re: How do I pick a custom font?

2009-11-19 Thread Rob Oakes
document. Through xetex, you can use any font installed on your computer. Just remember to create the PDF using xelatex instead of latex of pdflatex, or it will fail with errors. Cheers, Rob Oakes On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 20:23 -0800, Ash Lereth wrote: Is there any way in Lyx to use a font that my OS

Re: XeLaTeX, fontenc, LyX and Stubborn fonts

2009-11-20 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Günter, Thank you for the thoughts and the links. Unfortunately, you still did not write, how you process your document with XeTeX. (Export with FileExportLaTeX (XeTeX) or something alike?) I set up LyX according to the instructions on the LyX wiki: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/XeTeX Briefly,

Re: XeLaTeX in LyX 1.7/2.0

2009-11-20 Thread Rob Oakes
a path that looked very much like a one-way street. Other users may be braver than me, though. S. On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 10:06 AM, rgheck rgh...@bobjweil.com wrote: On 11/20/2009 10:18 AM, Rob Oakes wrote: Hi Günter, Thank you for the thoughts and the links

RE: XeLaTeX in LyX 1.7/2.0

2009-11-20 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Vince, I was aware that newer versions of LyX use a different file format. I meant only that you have to manually export the document to an older version of LyX. The lyx2lyx script is not capable of doing so on its own. My fault for not being clear. Cheers, Rob On Fri, 2009-11-20 at

RE: Getting Started with LyX in the social sciences for a substantial project

2009-11-23 Thread Rob Oakes
a year for me to really get comfortable, the end result is that I am much more productive. Cheers, Rob Oakes

side-by-side figures

2009-11-25 Thread Rob Oakes
: http://wiki.lyx.org/FAQ/FiguresSideBySide I've been using this trick to typeset code examples and latex output and I've been very happy so far. Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: Suggestion for LyX

2009-11-26 Thread Rob Oakes
) and cross platform. Cheers, Rob Oakes -Original Message- From: Erez Yerushalmi [mailto:erezyerusha...@gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, November 26, 2009 9:14 AM To: lyx-users Cc: Izwandy Idris Subject: Re: Suggestion for LyX Another recommendation is to take a look at a program called Zotero. http

Document Class: xetexCV

2009-12-02 Thread Rob Oakes
it useful, I would enjoy hearing about that too. I will post a layout file soon. It was going to be today but because of work commitments, soon just became undefined. Nevertheless, I wanted to post a link while I was still excited. Cheers, Rob Oakes

Re: How does one use the Liberation fonts in LyX?

2009-12-14 Thread Rob Oakes
xetex allowed me to use the same typefaces that Tufte uses -- Bembo and Gil Sans -- without creating a font definition file for them -- which ranks right alongside major oral surgery on my priority list.) Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: Page numbering for subpages

2009-12-15 Thread Rob Oakes
%% This is an extremely rough solution, and I haven't tested it, but it would generally have the effect that you're looking for. Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: Bad experience with BasicTeX-2009 on Mac

2009-12-15 Thread Rob Oakes
to sort this out is tremendously frustrating. (Speaking from experience here.) Compared to those frustrations, I finally decided that I would just delete a few extra videos out of iTunes. Even now, months later, I still think that was a good decision. Cheers, Rob Oakes -Original Message

RE: syncing lyx documents

2009-12-17 Thread Rob Oakes
). This link has some good information on Version Control in general and Subversion in particular. http://www.oak-tree.us/blog/index.php/science-and-technology/svn Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: Redefining sections

2009-12-17 Thread Rob Oakes
, the basic syntax is the same for the other latex engines as well. Cheers, Rob Oakes -Original Message- From: news [mailto:n...@ger.gmane.org] On Behalf Of Anders Host-Madsen Sent: Thursday, December 17, 2009 10:38 AM To: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org Subject: Redefining sections This is really

RE: Redefining sections

2009-12-17 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Anders, I forgot to add an important detail. If you redefine the section definitions, you will need to do that in a dedicated style. It uses the \...@startsection macro, which can't appear in a normal LaTeX document. If you are going to just add the new definitions to the preamble, best to

RE: Zotero to Bibtex to Lyx: A Problem not a baseball play

2009-12-27 Thread Rob Oakes
and sync your reference library to multiple machines. Zotero can do something similar, but I've found Mendeley easier to use. You can find more information on their web site: http://www.mendeley.com/ Cheers, Rob Oakes

Book Section: LaTeX Document Classes

2009-12-29 Thread Rob Oakes
. Nevertheless, I would be very interest in feedback on the style, language, or content. I would also love to hear any positive and negative thoughts that members of the group might have. I look forward to your emails. Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: LyX for AAAI articles

2010-01-08 Thread Rob Oakes
LyX: Character Styles and the LyX Local Layout (http://www.oak-tree.us/blog/index.php/2009/11/14/customize-lyx-character-styles) Best of luck with your paper. Cheers, Rob Oakes

Re: LyX for AAAI articles

2010-01-10 Thread Rob Oakes
the problem. Also thanks a lot for the nice LyX links! Regards, Mehrdad On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Rob Oakes lyx-de...@oak-tree.us wrote: Hi Mehrdad , The best way to get started is to install the LaTeX class and examples in your texmf folder

RE: Lyx - Sweave in MS WIndows XP

2010-01-11 Thread Rob Oakes
. It's pretty easy to get this running with Sun's VirtualBox and a live CD. (Though I've personally been using VMware workstation.) Cheers, Rob Oakes -Original Message- From: SteveSB [mailto:sbsid...@mweb.co.za] Sent: Monday, January 11, 2010 1:25 AM To: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org Subject

RE: floats and subfloats with longtables SOLVED

2010-01-14 Thread Rob Oakes
)? For me, getting the sort of sub-labeling described by Liviu is not something I am concerned about. In fact, I would prefer to maintain the standard labeling scheme (Table ChapNum.TableNum). Cheers, Rob Oakes

Re: floats and subfloats with longtables SOLVED

2010-01-15 Thread Rob Oakes
point. I am forwarding it to the group in the hope that others will find it useful. Cheers, Rob Oakes -Original Message- From: Liviu Andronic [mailto:landronim...@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, January 15, 2010 8:13 AM To: Daniel Lohmann Cc: Rob Oakes; lyx mail list Subject: Re: floats

Re: floats and subfloats with longtables SOLVED

2010-01-15 Thread Rob Oakes
be placed in a module? Or does this (landscape longtable) have to be a second module? 2010/1/15 stephen's mailinglist account stephen4mailingli...@googlemail.com : 2010/1/15 Rob Oakes lyx-de...@oak-tree.us: Dear Daniel, Liviu and Other LyX Users, Daniel and Liviu, thank you very much

Re: TOC (newbie question)

2010-01-17 Thread Rob Oakes
. Pretty basic, but this might cause the behavior you describe. Cheers, Rob Oakes Sent from Rob's Palm On Jan 17, 2010, at 8:01 AM, Peter Bradley p.brad...@dsl.pipex.com wrote: stephen's mailinglist account wrote: What type (class) of document are you working on (article, report, book

RE: Graphical bibtex-editors

2010-01-18 Thread Rob Oakes
thought it might. Good luck as you try out different programs. And if you find something that is better than JabRef, please let me know. I would love to find a good BibTeX editor on the Windows platform. Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: Table Challenge

2010-01-19 Thread Rob Oakes
to the table on every page. I am not, aware of a way to automatically split a given table into two sections, however. Perhaps others on the list might be able to provide additional recommendations? Cheers, Rob Oakes -Original Message- From: SteveSB [mailto:sbsid...@mweb.co.za] Sent: Tuesday

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

2010-01-20 Thread Rob Oakes
Another option might be to use a service such as Windows Live Skydrive (http://skydrive.live.com). I've used it to host photos and other files for a while and I don't really have any complaints. There are size restrictions (I think it is 50 MB), but other than that, I've found it a good way for

RE: photographs: what format to use for b/w printing via lyx?

2010-01-25 Thread Rob Oakes
that the graphic is a vector based image rather than a rasterized version. This will result in a much crisper looking print reproduction. The process for doing so varies from program to program, however. Best of luck with your project. Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: photographs: what format to use for b/w printing via lyx?

2010-01-25 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Richard, Can I ask a quick supplementary? Of course. The jpgs are at the moment much bigger than I need: I'll have to scale them to about 40%. Should I process the jpgs into monochrome tiffs? Or would the conversion cost me definition? By all means, process the files. If possible, do

RE: Tufte book layout - title ?

2010-02-12 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Stephen, You may need to get the most recent version from the tufte-latex source code repository. I'm not sure that the MikTeX version has been updated (http://code.google.com/p/tufte-latex/). Also, the issue still persists when compiling documents with xelatex. For xelatex users, the

RE: Lyx 2.0

2010-02-24 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Steve, Curtis -- Is LyX 2.0 still like old ones where you can compile it as, let's say, lyx-20 and it will run parallel to the LyX that came with your distro (Ubuntu 9.10 in my case)? I may not be Curtis, but I can answer that question. In short, yes. I've also been running the SVN

RE: What are custom insets?

2010-02-25 Thread Rob Oakes
. Cheers, Rob Oakes PS, the module for this particular command is attached in case it is of interest to anyone. To use it, just place it in the layouts folder of your user directory. longtablepage.module Description: Binary data

Re: Import and export to many formats...

2010-03-03 Thread Rob Oakes
Hi Nikos, To get ODF to work, you must have Sun Java installed from the restricted repositories. If you don't install that version, it won't work. Cheers, Rob Oakes Sent from Rob's Palm On Mar 3, 2010, at 8:17 AM, Νίκος Αλεξανδρής nikos.alexand...@felis. uni-freiburg.de wrote

RE: Garamond in LyX?

2010-03-05 Thread Rob Oakes
Piero, If you have access to open type or true type fonts, you might consider using XeLaTeX and fontspec. I've had better success going this route than trying to install Garamond by hand (for some reason the Ubuntu packages just don't seem to work well for me.) Cheers, Rob -Original

Realistic Size Limit in LyX

2010-03-10 Thread Rob Oakes
handle? I'd be extremely appreciative of any advice. Cheers, Rob Oakes

RE: Realistic Size Limit in LyX

2010-03-11 Thread Rob Oakes
Dear LyX Users, Thank you everyone for the very helpful recommendations. I finally narrowed down what my problem was. Turns out, it wasn't related to RAM, LaTeX, LyX or number of floats. (Just for the record, XeLaTeX and LyX 2.0 are doing a marvelous job with 153 figure and table floats

RE: Importing doc documents

2010-03-29 Thread Rob Oakes
with Google's Summer of Code is, but if there is any interest, I'd be happy to help with filing applications and such. I'm not sure that I'm qualified to be a mentor, but I could be a ruthlessly competent coordinator. Cheers, Rob Oakes

Re: Include file

2010-03-30 Thread Rob Oakes
I'm a big fan of putting title pages together in Scribus. It allows you to be anally particular about where things go, what fonts you want to use, etc. I also find that it's easier to use for layout work than OpenOffice. When you're done, you can export your masterpiece as a PDF and then

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