Table of Contents - fine tuning

2006-01-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi there, using report (koma-script) the following: --- \layout Chapter Aim of Evaluation \layout Chapter Value of Patient Involvement --- produces a table of contents accordingly: 1. Aim of Evaluation 2. Value of Patient Involvement Assuming I would like to add a summary to the report

Re: Table of Contents - fine tuning

2006-01-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Solved! Using Addchap instead of Chapter* produces a table of content entry without numbering -- as superb documentation (Extended.lyx) revealed. Sam On Wed, 18 Jan 2006 15:44:59 + Sam Lewis wrote: Hi there, using report (koma-script) the following: --- \layout Chapter Aim

PortableLyX?

2006-04-27 Thread Sam Lewis
LyX works extremely well under the Windows operating system! Outside the office away from the ones own computer, I've been using LyX 1.3.3-Win32 on a USB stick. It works extremely well and enables me to access, edit and spell check my fieldnotes, in visiting institutions, by running LyX

Re: PortableLyX?

2006-04-28 Thread Sam Lewis
Stephen Harris [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: [...] Regarding the C:\Aspell limitation to portability, perhaps the dos subst or label command would serve as a workaround. Suppose your USB drive was J, then label J: C: I think would change J:\Aspell into C:\Aspell if not perhaps the subst

Re: PortableLyX?

2006-04-28 Thread Sam Lewis
Robert Orr [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Sam, I wonder if you might be able to provide some instructions on how to make a usbstick compatible LyX? No problem; it's rather straight forward. You could just install directly onto your usb stick. Alternatively, create a directory on your

Re: PortableLyX?

2006-04-28 Thread Sam Lewis
[...] AFAIK, the problem is not within LyX but in Aspell. Indeed Aspell dictionaries are not relocatable (under Windows); this means that they must be installed in the same path where they have been compiled. One needs to investigate Aspell source code as to know if this could be fixed.

Re: Managing Large, Disparate Bibliographic Databases

2006-05-12 Thread Sam Lewis
Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I used natbib to manage the citations for my book. I'm now writing a couple of monographs that will be part of the take-home package from a water quality workshop in which I'll be lecturing. The references for the latter are distinctly different

1.4.x (bin) on Dapper?

2006-07-17 Thread Sam Lewis
In the world of ubuntu, are there any binaries for Dapper main? Somewhere? Anyone, any idea? Cheers, Sam

xdvik TexLive

2006-09-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, previously working fine, my DVI viewer is missing its right-side *page navigation panel*. Anybody any idea. Cheers, Sam

Re: xdvik TexLive [solved]

2006-09-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi, previously working fine, my DVI viewer is missing its right-side *page navigation panel*. Anybody any idea. Cheers, Sam xdvik control panel reappeared after deleting .xdvirc in my home directory. No idea why this file --which included the line

Re: xdvik TexLive [solved]

2006-09-18 Thread Sam Lewis
xdvik control panel reappeared after deleting .xdvirc in my home directory. No idea why this file --which included the line expert mode 0-- came to be in this dir though. And indeed x toggles between expert mode 0 and 1 while closing xdvik in mode 0 creates xdvirc remembering your

Incoming 1.5.3 binaries for debian/ubuntu distributions

2008-01-17 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, Available LyX 1.5.3 checkinstall packages for *etch* and *dapper* on ftp.devel.lyx.org/pub/incoming/ lyx_1.5.3-1_i386_dapper.deb lyx_1.5.3-1_i386_etch.deb lyx_1.5.3_i386_dapper.README lyx_1.5.3_i386_etch.README Could someone please move them to the appropriate place. Many thanks! Cheers,

Re: Incoming 1.5.3 binaries for debian/ubuntu distributions

2008-01-17 Thread Sam Lewis
Sven Hoexter [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Sam please don't take it as an offense but I'd highly recommend to not use those checkinstall packages for Debian/etch. The same reasoning apply for Ubuntu so you might want to read on as an Ubuntu user aswell. Hi Sven, Thank you for your concern! To

Re: Incoming 1.5.3 binaries for debian/ubuntu distributions

2008-01-17 Thread Sam Lewis
Jürgen Spitzmüller [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I just uploaded them to ftp.lyx.org. Thanks! Cheers, Sam

Re: Incoming 1.5.3 binaries for debian/ubuntu distributions

2008-01-17 Thread Sam Lewis
Sven Hoexter [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: To be clear there are two sides of the story to consider: Thank you for your comprehensive account, trying to shed light on the situation! a) The social/trust problem There's someone providing binarys build on an unknown system with under unknown

Re: Incoming 1.5.3 binaries for debian/ubuntu distributions

2008-01-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Sven Hoexter [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi Sven, I'll keep it on list because some of the topics might help people eventually creating Ubuntu backports to do it right. Fine! [...] Again, what kind of LyX users are there? Why link LyX to a specific latex? Would there be anyone who does

Re: Incoming 1.5.3 binaries for debian/ubuntu distributions

2008-01-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Sven Hoexter [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 10:26:48PM +, Sam Lewis wrote: Sven Hoexter [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Moin moin, a) The social/trust problem [...] What solution could you think of? Does the development team use key? Well the Debian project has

Re: Incoming 1.5.3 binaries for debian/ubuntu distributions

2008-01-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Sven Hoexter [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: [...] Building real Debian packages is called backporting in this case. You don't have to recreate the whole package because you can base it on the work already done. Add a deb-src line for unstable to your sources.list and apt-get update apt-get

Ulteo: LyX online?

2008-08-14 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, You may have come across this. Ulteo is a Linux distribution that appears to draws on concepts of cloud computing. There is an online (KDE) desktop available that has a set of standard Linux applications such as as openoffice and the likes. With 1GB storage space per account at their

Re: 1.6.0-RC4: Layout menue for Section, Subsection or how to use mini-buffer

2008-11-07 Thread Sam Lewis
rgheck [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The layout menu for these three commands seems not to work in 1.6.0-RC4. I presume this bug has been filed. If not let me know and I file it. No, there's no known bug for that. What platform, etc, are you on? GNU/Linux, Debian. I'll go ahead and make

Re: [1.6.0-RC4: Layout menue for Section, Subsection or how to use mini-buffer] Bug 5464

2008-11-07 Thread Sam Lewis
rgheck [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: So what happens when you try to use the layout combo? Just nothing? If you run from a terminal, do you get any messages? Try lyx -dbg all, and see if you get any messages when you try the layout thingy. Setting debug level to all

lyx 1.6.x on debian

2008-11-07 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, It's great to to have the 1.6.0~beta4-1 package in experimental, with matching dependencies of testing. Thank you kindly, maintainer Sven Hoexter, for your effort! Does anyone know whether, RC5 is a candidate for experimental? Or how close is 1.6.0 to make it into any Debian stream? This

Re: lyx 1.6.x on debian

2008-11-07 Thread Sam Lewis
Excellent! Cheers, Sam

[Re: 1.6.0-RC4: Layout menue for Section, Subsection or how to use mini-buffer] bug 5464

2008-11-07 Thread Sam Lewis
rgheck [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: No, there's no known bug for that. What platform, etc, are you on? See 5464 for more: http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5464 Cheers, Sam

1.6.0-RC4: Layout menue for Section, Subsection or how to use mini-buffer

2008-11-07 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, Is there a mini-buffer command for setting Section, Subsection, or Subsubsection? The layout menu for these three commands seems not to work in 1.6.0-RC4. I presume this bug has been filed. If not let me know and I file it. Cheers, Sam

Re: Copypaste irregularity (2.0-B4) [how to reproduce]

2011-02-28 Thread Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis stroboscopicallyconfluent at yahoo.co.uk writes: A random text copied from a pdf into lyx (as done many times before), produces some spacing/ wrapping irregularities. See attachment. How do I remove any formatting? How it it It seems to be only happening with pdf documents from

Re: Dissertation Finished! Thank you LyXers!

2011-04-08 Thread Sam Lewis
Excellent! I also have a number of tips/tricks I accumulated along the way. If interested I'd be happy to combine these and post them here. This would be useful, particularly any kind on using LyX in the Humanities. Please add them to the wiki and post the link here. Many thanks! Cheers,

Re: lmodern?

2011-04-08 Thread Sam Lewis
LyX already departs from LaTeX defaults by changing the font encoding from OT1 to T1. (See the line \usepackage[T1]{inputenc} Is this not absurd for a default setting: I.e. T1 and CM? If the majority of users supposedly not primarily write in English, should it not be T1 + LM? If however

Re: Friends, Fellows, Comrades!

2011-04-08 Thread Sam Lewis
What I mean is when you go to 'Insert Note Comment' for example, you get a comment icon on the page. It is called 'Comment' but I would like to change that to say 'May Ideas' 'Important Page Numbers' or whatever. Don't think so. You have to use Label that you place before the note. But

Re: A basic requested feature

2011-04-13 Thread Sam Lewis
IMO, we need to improve the functionality of LyX, and not block good ideas. Of course everybody is welcome to make suggestions and put forward ideas on functionality. But it does not mean that everything gets implemented; it needs to be realistic and accepted by the community of users and

Re: ANNOUNCE: LyX version 2.0.0 is released

2011-05-08 Thread Sam Lewis
Many congratulations! LyX has been turned into a mature product. Thank you to the whole community. Cheers, Sam    - Original Message - From: Pavel Sanda sa...@lyx.org To: LyX devel lyx-de...@lists.lyx.org Cc: lyx-users@lists.lyx.org; lyx-annou...@lists.lyx.org Sent: Sunday, 8 May

Most suitable image format

2011-05-31 Thread Sam Lewis
it will be some lossless format.  Any suggestions? Many thanks! Cheers, Sam -- Sam Lewis

Re: Most suitable image format

2011-05-31 Thread Sam Lewis
Thanks for your quick reply.  I intent to both print it and distribute it online. I guess two versions of the document might be useful.  What lossy format, would you recommend for the latter? Cheers, Sam - Original Message - From: Rob Oakes lyx-de...@oak-tree.us To: Sam Lewis

Erratic cursor position in relation to displayed lines of text

2011-06-07 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, Just to check whether this apparent bug has been reported for LyX 2.0. I have experienced several times erratic changes in the position of the cursor in relation to the displayed lines of text. At some point when the cursor is positioned in the lower parts of the displayed lines of text,

Re: Goodbye message and the search for a new LyX Debian package maintainer

2011-07-15 Thread Sam Lewis
Thank you for the good work over the years, Sven! Your effort will be greatly missed. Best wishes, Sam   Sven Hoexter wrote: Hi all, I already switched my work focus away from things where LyX is involved (about half a year ago), but only recently settled for a new fulltime

Beamer, usebackgroundtemplate, and background colour for ratio-maintained images

2012-01-09 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, I successfully create beamer presentations that contain individual slides that have full-screen (background) images, with the following latex code: {\usebackgroundtemplate {\includegraphics[bb=0bp 0bp 1024bp 666bp,width=1\paperwidth]{image}} \begin{frame}[plain]~\end{frame} } However, when

Re: Using LyX to edit organise bibliographies

2012-04-24 Thread Sam Lewis
From: Liviu Andronic landronim...@gmail.com It may be nice, perhaps, for LyX to provide an 'Edit BibTeX refs' button that would allow to easily launch your preferred reference manager on your ref library. +1 Cheers, Sam

Non-Latin font in document

2012-07-16 Thread Sam Lewis
I have an article (Koma-script) LyX document that is written in British English and produces PDFs at its default encoding via Texlive. This document shall contain in addition to the main text in English some Thai words in Thai font. What would be the best setting to produce PDFs and OpenDocuments

Re: Non-Latin font in document

2012-07-17 Thread Sam Lewis
Walter walter.stanish at gmail.com writes: I have found XeTeX the best for foreign font output. I use the following under Document|Settings|LaTeX preamble: % required for xelatex \usepackage{doc} % defines \bibtex macro \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra}

wiki: FeaturePoll vs Complaints

2007-03-05 Thread Sam Lewis
The LyX wiki is great! But quite a bit of overlap (as one would expect with disparate authorship). How about merging these two sections: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/Complaints http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/FeaturePoll Or perhaps any other suggestions for more cohrerent sturcture? Cheers, Sam

Re: wiki: FeaturePoll vs Complaints

2007-03-05 Thread Sam Lewis
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Perhaps a better description of the purpose of each page is needed? Sounds good! I guess, then, 'Complaints' really just some general voicing of ideas and concerns (presumably unstructured), whereas 'FeaturePoll' specific suggestion within a more structured setting

Re: Current mirror list (was: Server Mirror (was: LyX-1.5.0 for Mac))

2007-03-09 Thread Sam Lewis
Currently there are these mirrors (in Germany, France, and the US): http://lyx.cybermirror.org/ http://lyx.mirror.fr/ ftp://ftp.via.ecp.fr/pub/lyx/ ftp://ftp.sdsc.edu/pub/other/lyx/ Cheers, Sam

Re: Lyx's Site down?

2007-03-11 Thread Sam Lewis
On Sun, 11 Mar 2007 21:10:13 +0100 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It might actually be so silly that the address we have for the person with access goes via the server that's down. So we need the server working in order to contact the person who can fix the server... catch 22. How about a quick

Re: Lyx's Site down?

2007-03-11 Thread Sam Lewis
On Sun, 11 Mar 2007 21:10:13 +0100 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It might actually be so silly that the address we have for the person with access goes via the server that's down. So we need the server working in order to contact the person who can fix the server... catch 22. How about a quick

Multi-Boxed-Table Float?

2007-04-16 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, I've assembled a complex construct of tables and boxes (see lyx14 file). Ideally, this construct (a simplified version of a textual artifact) should float like any figure and ideally be listed as a figure. Is this possible and if so what effort would it require? Any imaginative/ creative

Re: Multi-Boxed-Table Float?

2007-04-17 Thread Sam Lewis
Yes it is possible! I can report it's possible to float (with figure float or text wrap float) a Box (Shadowbox) that contains another Box (minipage) containing a table. To avoid latex errors attention to usage of special formatting features (such as protect spaces, etc.) might has to be paid

list of figures [was: Multi-Boxed-Table Float?]

2007-04-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Helge Hafting [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: [] The only difference between figure floats and table floats is the captions they get - and the former may be listed in the list of figures while the latter may be listed in the list of tables. They don't Thanks! I somehow received lost of latex

Re: list of figures [was: Multi-Boxed-Table Float?]

2007-04-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Juergen Spitzmueller [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Insert-Short Title Excellent - thanks! Cheers, Sam

Re: Fwd: [jurabib] Freeze

2007-04-20 Thread Sam Lewis
Take a serious look at the biblatex package. It is an amazing new tool without the mistakes that were made in the early years of jurabib. Thanks for the info. The biblatex development does indeed sound very interesting. http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/exptl/biblatex/ Cheers,

emphasis on small caps

2007-04-27 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, What is the best way to emphasise (italicise) a whole paragraph while retaining abbreviations in small caps? Cheers, Sam

Re: emphasis on small caps

2007-04-27 Thread Sam Lewis
Tricky, as latex doesn't seem to support italicised small caps fonts. I guess you can acheive this if you have such a font, and insert all the latex commands necessary to switch it on and off as necessary. Thanks Helge for your neat ERT tip! Support for italicised small caps fonts is what I'm

Re: Installation Troubles Lyx 1.4.4 - Printing

2007-05-01 Thread Sam Lewis
Bob Ferguson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: My system is Windows XP Pro with all updates, Lyx 1.4.4 I managed to get Lyx on my machine, but it doesn't work. When I try to open a template it says Document has a missing Tex class article or what ever template I am trying to open. No output is

Re: Lyx with Texlive?

2007-05-15 Thread Sam Lewis
Urtzi Jauregi [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: switch to Texlive LyX, will I find any surprises the evening before I submit my thesis to press? What are your experiences? TexLive2007 work well for me! Cheers, Sam

Small caps italic revisited

2007-05-22 Thread Sam Lewis
On Mon, 21 May 2007 22:13:16 GMT Steve Litt wrote: URL: http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.editors.lyx.general/38713 I'm pretty sure you can do this: Create an environment that makes its paragraph italic. Then create a character style that puts its characters in smallcaps. Apply the environemnt

Re: Small caps italic revisited

2007-05-22 Thread Sam Lewis
On Tue, 22 May 2007 14:24:35 GMT Charles de Miramon wrote: URL: http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.editors.lyx.general/38724 In traditional European typography (before the computer), there are no italic (or bold) small capitals. If you are a purist typographer, you should not used italic small

Re: Small caps italic revisited

2007-05-23 Thread Sam Lewis
Charles wrote: URL: http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.editors.lyx.general/38743 Normally, in English typography, acronyms are set in upper case. But rules are made to be bent and the invention of computer typography gave new possibilities and wordprocessor gave bad habits to writers and

Dock widgets

2007-06-07 Thread Sam Lewis
LyX is great! And the recent developments are indeed very impressive. Thanks to the whole development team and supporters. I'm particularly taken by the new outliner being implemented as dock widget. Thanks Able! By gone the labourous days of shifting windows back and forth, the drudgery of

Re: On the fly spellcheck?

2007-08-11 Thread Sam Lewis
I also would like to express my support for a on-the-fly-spellchecker. It would bring LyX in line with other similar editors, where such a feature has been standard for many year. A feature poll in our wiki has indicated an overwhelming support for it by many LyX users. Although the implementation

Re: On the fly spellcheck?

2007-08-11 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi Mike (and others), My spelling is so bad, that it's usually better to just get one with what I want to write and then correct at the end. On a side note, my spelling is not very good either, but I found that it has improved through the use of an immediate indication. This also gives me

Re: On the fly spellcheck?

2007-08-13 Thread Sam Lewis
Of course. And anyone who wants to code this can do so. This was in response to the suggestion that LyX lacked this incredibly wonderful and painfully obvious feature. My point was that it isn't obviously wonderful. Indeed, I'd go so far as to say that, if you think you want it, you're

Re: On the fly spellcheck?

2007-08-14 Thread Sam Lewis
Richard, lets agree to differ for the time being and see how resources can be best used for continuing the project in a meaningful way. Cheers, Sam

Re: On the fly spellcheck?

2007-08-14 Thread Sam Lewis
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Nicely phrased! I think it should be added somewhere to the wiki, although I don't know where. Perhaps a page discussing the focus/purpose/idea of LyX and WYSIWYM? Any ideas of where? I'm thinking that such a page would be a good reference when explaining what

Re: PracTex Journal: Issue 2007-3: New Issue Contents Notification (fwd)

2007-09-04 Thread Sam Lewis
Appreciated! Cheers, Sam

language settings

2007-09-24 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, I've worked on a document that includes cross-references, on one computer; now on another, fig n on the next page appears in a different language, despite that the document settings for language is set to British. Why is this the case and how could I change this? Cheers, Sam

Re: language settings

2007-09-24 Thread Sam Lewis
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 12:15:47 +0200 Helge Hafting wrote: If the file now is wrong on both computers, then the error likely is in the file itself. Move the cursor to the cross reference, check if it gets an underline there, indicating a language change. In this case, select the region with

Re: DVI sem imagens [displaying images in DVI]

2007-09-24 Thread Sam Lewis
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 22:27:29 -0300 Waldir Leôncio wrote: Olá, pessoal! Estou com problemas para mostrar imagens quando exporto meu documento LyX para DVI. Já tentei diversos formatos (BMP, JPG, GIF, TIF, EPS e até PDF), mas nada. Tudo o que aparece é um retângulo com as bordas pretas ao redor

Hyperlink: No action defined!?

2010-08-20 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, What is the purpose of right clicking on a hyperlink *inside* LyX? Reproduce: [Insert] [Hyperlink]; add a link; right click on inserted hyperlink icon and the following pop up message appears: No action defined! What can I define where? Can I open this link from *within* LyX? That would be

Re: Hyperlink: amp;quot;No action defined!amp;quot;?

2010-08-20 Thread Sam Lewis
icon and the following pop up message appears: No action defined! What can I define where? Absent your modifying the source code, I suspect you cannot define any actions. I see, this is just some kind of place holder in the source. Why not use this for opening the defined link? Might be

biblatex: elatex and texlive

2011-01-12 Thread Sam Lewis
Dear All, This is slightly off-topic. I have successfully used biblatex with LyX for a long time. Today after changing my TexLive DVD installation from 2009 to 2010, I am not able to compile documents anymore that use the biblatex package. I now get a fatal error message that elatex is not

Re: biblatex: elatex and texlive

2011-01-13 Thread Sam Lewis
Use the TeXLive Utility and update. Thanks. I'll try this. Cheers, Sam

LyX and TexLive2010

2011-01-17 Thread Sam Lewis
Dear All, Does anyone successfully use LyX (1.6.7) with TexLive2010? Since I have change to TL2010, LyX brings up the fatal error that I don't have e-Tex. I have update TL2010 via tlnet update, as previously suggested. TL2009 works perfectly well. Any idea? Many thanks. Cheers, Sam

Re: LyX and TexLive2010

2011-01-17 Thread Sam Lewis
Both 1.6.7 as well as 2.0 work fine here with TL2010. Thank you for letting me know. Cheers, Sam

Re: Converting lyx to odt

2013-05-04 Thread Sam Lewis
Sotiris Hasapis shasapis at gmail.com writes: I ' m trying to convert lyx to odt file using the methods described here: http://wiki.lyx.org/Tools/LyX2OpenOffice but nothing seems to work. Does any have some success converting lyx documents that use biblatex. There seem to be considerable

RCS user name

2013-08-29 Thread Sam Lewis
Dear all, I am using RCS for all my LyX documents to control version changes. I usually synchronize my data to any other Linux computer at a different office. However, when working on a different machine from where the initial document was registered I am unable to check in the document

Re: RCS user name

2013-09-09 Thread Sam Lewis
Denniston, Todd A CIV NAVSURFWARCENDIV Crane todd.denniston at navy.mil writes: check the file in, but do not check back out a LOCKED copy of the file, and then you should be able to checkout a LOCKED copy on the other computer. Version Control is GOOD :) Very useful! Thanks! Sam

Hanging paragraphs and \printbibliography

2013-09-22 Thread Sam Lewis
I have the \usepackage{hanging} in my document's preamble and successfully compile with XeTeX. I create hanging paragraphs by using this ERT: \begin{hangparas}{1em}{1} Text \end{hangparas} However I would like to have hanging paragraphs in my reference section which is a biblatex output from

Re: Hanging paragraphs and \printbibliography

2013-09-22 Thread Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis stroboscopicallyconfluent at yahoo.co.uk writes: I have the \usepackage{hanging} in my document's preamble and successfully How do I sensibly integrate the \printbibliography and {hangparas} commands? Just found the answer! It's controlled by biblatex and not by hanging package

Re: texlive2008 Debian + any linux distro

2009-01-19 Thread Sam Lewis
How could I install texlive2008 under debian? I have the TeX Collection DVD of September 2008 but would not like to mess things up TexLive 2008 has now also an online installer. http://tug.org/texlive/acquire.html Best to uninstall the TeX packages that comes with your current Linux

Re: View of Lyx

2004-06-30 Thread Sam Lewis
On 30 Jun 2004 09:50:41 +0100 Angus Leeming spake thusly: Jan Smid wrote: Hi, because I can better concentrate when reading a real piece of paper, I often print out several pages of my thesis to correct them manually and then transfer the corrections back into the lyx Sounds

Re: View of Lyx

2004-07-02 Thread Sam Lewis
On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 15:08:00 +0200 Jan Smid wrote: Am Mittwoch, 30. Juni 2004 19:27 schrieb Sam Lewis: The shortcut c-f presents you with a search function. Just type the'to-be-corrected-string', followed by pressing alt-n and you will instantly be at the appropriate passage of your

Re: Screenplays

2004-07-16 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi Elver, an interesting problem. I've encountered something similar in using lyx for writing ethnographic fieldnotes. I think, if I understand you correctly, producing two different version should be possible (though in a bit of a round about way). Add your so-called 'descriptions' as

Re: Screenplays

2004-07-16 Thread Sam Lewis
On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 18:40:16 +0100 Angus Leeming wrote: Sam Lewis wrote: Hi Elver, an interesting problem. I've encountered something similar in using lyx for writing ethnographic fieldnotes. I think, if I understand you correctly, producing two different version should

Re: Screenplays

2004-07-18 Thread Sam Lewis
On Sat, 17 Jul 2004 08:33:23 +1000 Robert Thorsby wrote: On 2004.07.17 00:48 Elver Loho wrote: There are two different kinds of screenplays in this world. One is the... screenplay. And the other is the shooting script. The former is what a screenwriter writes, sells and what the

Re: Problems with BibTex and LyX

2005-06-21 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi, On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 16:13:00 +0200 Janus Sandsgaard wrote: 2) Am an not happy with the way my bibliography looks if I use literature published by an organisations. Example: I refer to a report by The Danish Board of Technology and in my reference section it becomes of technology,

Re: Problems with BibTex and LyX

2005-06-21 Thread Sam Lewis
On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 18:14:57 +0200 Janus Sandsgaard wrote: Still a little puzzled with the difference between apalike.bst and apalike.bst (for Natbib). ;-) There has been postings mealier with a guy who experienced near-deadline problems as the numbers of references grew to a certain

Re: Overview of the NatBib styles - which is the right one for me?

2005-06-21 Thread Sam Lewis
On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 18:32:19 +0100 Geoffrey Lloyd wrote: I see Sorry my misunderstanding - you could always chose not to use the natbib style and just use apalike.bst See editoral note of apalike.bst: ... using an author-date style like `apalike' ...[sic] From this I would say apalike

latex makebst

2005-06-22 Thread Sam Lewis
On Wed, 22 Jun 2005 09:02:55 +0200 Martin A. Hansen wrote: you can make your own .bst file with the program called makebst: latex makebst Very useful -- many thanks! Can anyone report of experience using generated BSTs, for book or article class, which are based on merlin.mbs? Beyond

Bibliography environments -- poll results

2015-04-01 Thread Sam Lewis
Dear all, This is the result of our poll on bibliography environments. The poll is now closed. Summary: We had 22 responses. Currently the majority of the respondents deploy either Natbib or BibTex. In the future, Biblatex is projected to be the most popular choice by the respondents.

Your Bibliography Environment -- 1 min poll

2015-03-23 Thread Sam Lewis
Dear all, LyX supports a range of different bibliography environments. Some of them are very mature and well integrated others are relatively new. This is to find out what LyX users mainly use. Please completed this quick poll (two questions) and I will post the results here in about two

LuaTex and biblatex: LyX insert reference irregularity

2015-03-18 Thread Sam Lewis
I generate a pdf via LuaTex with a reference entry that contains two authors. The output is produced as expected without any problems. However, the inserted citation for the two authors reference entry, results in an intext citation in LyX of *Author et al.* despite that the citation does not

LaTex question: KOMA-script headers and chapter bibliography

2015-04-28 Thread Sam Lewis
I create running headers in a Koma-script book with the following. This gives me a page number and the chapter heading on each page, except on the first page of each chapter as desired. \usepackage[automark]{scrlayer-scrpage} \pagestyle{scrheadings} \ihead{Chapter \headmark}

Re: LaTex question: KOMA-script headers and chapter bibliography

2015-04-29 Thread Sam Lewis
On Thursday, 30 April 2015, 2:03, Johannes Böttcher wrote: You are defining `defbibheading` in a way that updates the running header with *Further Reading* via `markboth`. Deleting this line should fix your problem. If you really want to have the chapter titles on the starting pages of

Table of Contents - fine tuning

2006-01-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Hi there, using report (koma-script) the following: --- \layout Chapter Aim of Evaluation \layout Chapter Value of Patient Involvement --- produces a table of contents accordingly: 1. Aim of Evaluation 2. Value of Patient Involvement Assuming I would like to add a summary to the report

Re: Table of Contents - fine tuning

2006-01-18 Thread Sam Lewis
Solved! Using Addchap instead of Chapter* produces a table of content entry without numbering -- as superb documentation (Extended.lyx) revealed. Sam On Wed, 18 Jan 2006 15:44:59 + Sam Lewis wrote: Hi there, using report (koma-script) the following: --- \layout Chapter Aim

PortableLyX?

2006-04-27 Thread Sam Lewis
LyX works extremely well under the Windows operating system! Outside the office away from the ones own computer, I've been using LyX 1.3.3-Win32 on a USB stick. It works extremely well and enables me to access, edit and spell check my fieldnotes, in visiting institutions, by running LyX

Re: PortableLyX?

2006-04-28 Thread Sam Lewis
Stephen Harris [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: [...] Regarding the C:\Aspell limitation to portability, perhaps the dos subst or label command would serve as a workaround. Suppose your USB drive was J, then label J: C: I think would change J:\Aspell into C:\Aspell if not perhaps the subst

Re: PortableLyX?

2006-04-28 Thread Sam Lewis
Robert Orr [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Sam, I wonder if you might be able to provide some instructions on how to make a usbstick compatible LyX? No problem; it's rather straight forward. You could just install directly onto your usb stick. Alternatively, create a directory on your

Re: PortableLyX?

2006-04-28 Thread Sam Lewis
[...] AFAIK, the problem is not within LyX but in Aspell. Indeed Aspell dictionaries are not relocatable (under Windows); this means that they must be installed in the same path where they have been compiled. One needs to investigate Aspell source code as to know if this could be fixed.

Re: Managing Large, Disparate Bibliographic Databases

2006-05-12 Thread Sam Lewis
Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I used natbib to manage the citations for my book. I'm now writing a couple of monographs that will be part of the take-home package from a water quality workshop in which I'll be lecturing. The references for the latter are distinctly different

1.4.x (bin) on Dapper?

2006-07-17 Thread Sam Lewis
In the world of ubuntu, are there any binaries for Dapper main? Somewhere? Anyone, any idea? Cheers, Sam

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