Re: text styles

2009-05-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Drew Kime wrote: Does anyone know of a tool that helps in the building of new styles? I've learned enough Latex to tweak existing styles, etc. but I'm a writer, not a typesetter. I know my book looks better when I use Lyx/Latex than with something like OpenOffice, so I'll keep using it. Still,

Re: text styles

2009-05-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Drew Kime wrote: Does anyone know of a tool that helps in the building of new styles? I've learned enough Latex to tweak existing styles, etc. but I'm a writer, not a typesetter. I know my book looks better when I use Lyx/Latex than with something like OpenOffice, so I'll keep using it. Still,

Re: text styles

2009-05-05 Thread Helge Hafting
Drew Kime wrote: Does anyone know of a tool that helps in the building of new styles? I've learned enough Latex to tweak existing styles, etc. but I'm a writer, not a typesetter. I know my book looks better when I use Lyx/Latex than with something like OpenOffice, so I'll keep using it. Still,

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Helge Hafting
Drew Kime wrote: 2009/4/28 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the text, click on Edit-Text Style-Customized, and under Family select Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace to get all

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-04-30, Helge Hafting wrote: Drew Kime wrote: ... I've found designing my own type styles somewhat less than user friendly. I'm sure it's one of those things that, once learned, seems second nature. But the learning curve is pretty steep. Indeed, but it might be worth it for an

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Drew Kime
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:50 AM, Guenter Milde mi...@users.berlios.dewrote: My advice is to use an existing module (e.g. logicalmkup.module) as starting point. There is a whole selection under LYXDIR/layout/ (where LYXDIR is a system/installation dependent location, e.g. /usr/share/lyx/).

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Richard Heck
Drew Kime wrote: On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:50 AM, Guenter Milde mi...@users.berlios.dewrote: My advice is to use an existing module (e.g. logicalmkup.module) as starting point. There is a whole selection under LYXDIR/layout/ (where LYXDIR is a system/installation dependent location, e.g.

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Helge Hafting
Drew Kime wrote: 2009/4/28 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the text, click on Edit-Text Style-Customized, and under Family select Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace to get all

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-04-30, Helge Hafting wrote: Drew Kime wrote: ... I've found designing my own type styles somewhat less than user friendly. I'm sure it's one of those things that, once learned, seems second nature. But the learning curve is pretty steep. Indeed, but it might be worth it for an

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Drew Kime
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:50 AM, Guenter Milde mi...@users.berlios.dewrote: My advice is to use an existing module (e.g. logicalmkup.module) as starting point. There is a whole selection under LYXDIR/layout/ (where LYXDIR is a system/installation dependent location, e.g. /usr/share/lyx/).

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Richard Heck
Drew Kime wrote: On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:50 AM, Guenter Milde mi...@users.berlios.dewrote: My advice is to use an existing module (e.g. logicalmkup.module) as starting point. There is a whole selection under LYXDIR/layout/ (where LYXDIR is a system/installation dependent location, e.g.

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Helge Hafting
Drew Kime wrote: 2009/4/28 Steve Litt Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the text, click on Edit->Text Style->Customized, and under "Family" select Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace to get all

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Guenter Milde
On 2009-04-30, Helge Hafting wrote: > Drew Kime wrote: >> ... I've found designing my own type styles somewhat less than user >> friendly. I'm sure it's one of those things that, once learned, seems >> second nature. But the learning curve is pretty steep. > Indeed, but it might be worth it for

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Drew Kime
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:50 AM, Guenter Milde wrote: > My advice is to use an existing module (e.g. logicalmkup.module) as > starting point. There is a whole selection under LYXDIR/layout/ (where > LYXDIR is a system/installation dependent location, e.g. >

Re: text styles

2009-04-30 Thread Richard Heck
Drew Kime wrote: On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:50 AM, Guenter Milde wrote: My advice is to use an existing module (e.g. logicalmkup.module) as starting point. There is a whole selection under LYXDIR/layout/ (where LYXDIR is a system/installation dependent location, e.g.

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
tedc wrote: I do have one question, though. The OO file used text styles to specify the formatting of inline source code, names of GUI tools, and chapter crossreferences. In LyX these show up as ERT, like the boldfaced bit here: \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} When I click on View DVI, these

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Steve Litt
On Monday 27 April 2009 11:51:38 pm Drew Kime wrote: On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM, tedc carneva...@sbcglobal.net wrote: So my question is: how do I tell LyX or LaTeX that \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} means to render for i=0,n-1 with a specified typeface? or at least as

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Drew Kime
2009/4/28 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the text, click on Edit-Text Style-Customized, and under Family select Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace to get all occurrences. You

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread rgheck
Drew Kime wrote: 2009/4/28 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the text, click on Edit-Text Style-Customized, and under Family select Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
tedc wrote: I do have one question, though. The OO file used text styles to specify the formatting of inline source code, names of GUI tools, and chapter crossreferences. In LyX these show up as ERT, like the boldfaced bit here: \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} When I click on View DVI, these

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Steve Litt
On Monday 27 April 2009 11:51:38 pm Drew Kime wrote: On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM, tedc carneva...@sbcglobal.net wrote: So my question is: how do I tell LyX or LaTeX that \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} means to render for i=0,n-1 with a specified typeface? or at least as

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Drew Kime
2009/4/28 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the text, click on Edit-Text Style-Customized, and under Family select Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace to get all occurrences. You

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread rgheck
Drew Kime wrote: 2009/4/28 Steve Litt sl...@troubleshooters.com Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the text, click on Edit-Text Style-Customized, and under Family select Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Paul A. Rubin
tedc wrote: I do have one question, though. The OO file used "text styles" to specify the formatting of inline source code, names of GUI tools, and chapter crossreferences. In LyX these show up as ERT, like the boldfaced bit here: \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} When I click on View DVI,

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Steve Litt
On Monday 27 April 2009 11:51:38 pm Drew Kime wrote: > On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM, tedc wrote: > > So my question is: how do I tell LyX or LaTeX that > > \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} > > means to render > > for i=0,n-1 > > with a specified typeface? or at least

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread Drew Kime
2009/4/28 Steve Litt > > Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the > text, > > click on Edit->Text Style->Customized, and under "Family" select > > Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace > to > > get all

Re: text styles

2009-04-28 Thread rgheck
Drew Kime wrote: 2009/4/28 Steve Litt Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the text, click on Edit->Text Style->Customized, and under "Family" select Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global

Re: text styles

2009-04-27 Thread rgheck
tedc wrote: I'm thinking of using LyX to write the 2nd edition of a book. The 1st edition was done with OpenOffice, but production was a nightmare because OO didn't fit with the publisher's workflow. The publisher had the whole thing retyped, which introduced countless errors and generally broke

Re: text styles

2009-04-27 Thread Drew Kime
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM, tedc carneva...@sbcglobal.net wrote: So my question is: how do I tell LyX or LaTeX that \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} means to render for i=0,n-1 with a specified typeface? or at least as typewriter? -- Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face.

Re: text styles

2009-04-27 Thread rgheck
tedc wrote: I'm thinking of using LyX to write the 2nd edition of a book. The 1st edition was done with OpenOffice, but production was a nightmare because OO didn't fit with the publisher's workflow. The publisher had the whole thing retyped, which introduced countless errors and generally broke

Re: text styles

2009-04-27 Thread Drew Kime
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM, tedc carneva...@sbcglobal.net wrote: So my question is: how do I tell LyX or LaTeX that \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} means to render for i=0,n-1 with a specified typeface? or at least as typewriter? -- Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face.

Re: text styles

2009-04-27 Thread rgheck
tedc wrote: I'm thinking of using LyX to write the 2nd edition of a book. The 1st edition was done with OpenOffice, but production was a nightmare because OO didn't fit with the publisher's workflow. The publisher had the whole thing retyped, which introduced countless errors and generally broke

Re: text styles

2009-04-27 Thread Drew Kime
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 8:02 PM, tedc wrote: > So my question is: how do I tell LyX or LaTeX that > \textstyleInlinecode{for i=0,n-1} > means to render > for i=0,n-1 > with a specified typeface? or at least as "typewriter"? > -- > Lyx has an option to specify a