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    Including Visio diagrams in LyX documents

    by  • March 3, 2010 • lyx, TeX, visio • 1 Comment

    If you want to be able to include Visio drawings within your LyX documents, the process is relatively painless as you can export the drawing as a PDF and embed the PDF directly into the document. First, create your diagram in Visio as normal. Then, click File > Page Setup, select the Page Size tab […]

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    Commenting on PDFs generated from LaTeX documents

    by  • March 2, 2010 • pdf, TeX • 0 Comments

    PDF’s generated with pdflatex, the pdf generator for LaTeX documents which is used by default in LyX, cannot be commented on directly through the use of Adobe Reader alone (currently as of version 9). See http://www.tug.org/pipermail/pdftex/2008-August/007802.html for a good explanation for this. To enable this feature using only Adobe products you need to run the […]

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    Adding custom class files (.cls) to Lyx in Windows Vista / Windows 7 environment

    by  • February 22, 2010 • lyx, TeX, windows • 23 Comments

    When writing for publication, you may be offered a .cls file from the journal in question in which to format a TeX document to their specification. Whilst this works great in TeX, usually by copying the class.cls file in your working directory where all your .tex files reside and adding \documentclass{class} in the preamble (before […]

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