Apply for LyX Template Design for MDPI Publishing Ltd.

Enrico Forestieri forenr at
Wed Feb 10 01:02:46 UTC 2021

Please, find attached the lyx template updated to the new mdpi class.
The lyx template can be run in place exactly as the latex one.

Looking forward to see it offered side-by-side with the latex one ;)


On Sun, Feb 07, 2021 at 07:14:39AM +0100, Latex wrote:
> Dear Enrico,
> Dear Riki,
> Thanks for all of your help! Really appreciate!
> I run the mdpi-template.lyx, and get a simple pdf file which is based on our old template.
> But actually, we launched a new layout template on 14 January 2021, can you help amend the lyx template according to attached new template? 
> Or if we need to do lyx MDPI new template, how to produce a corrected template .layout file? And what should we do? Can you help give us a guide?
> We attached our newest latex template, can you help amend the mdpi-template.lyx?
> I tried to input our template.tex, but not successfully. Maybe a full .layout file should be made, right?
> Looking forward to hearing from you!
> Thank you again!
> Best and regards,
> MDPI LaTex Support
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Enrico Forestieri" <forenr at>
> To: "lyx-devel" <lyx-devel at>
> Cc: "Latex" <latex at>, "xiu li" < at>, "daum" <daum at>, "jie zhang" <jie.zhang at>, "howland wu" <howland.wu at>, "yi huang" <yi.huang at>
> Sent: Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:17:48 AM
> Subject: Re: Apply for LyX Template Design for MDPI Publishing Ltd.
> On Fri, Feb 05, 2021 at 10:28:03AM -0500, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
> > On 2/5/21 5:41 AM, Latex wrote:
> > > Dear LyX Supporter,
> > > 
> > > We hope you are doing well.
> > > This is MDPI Academic Publishing Company.
> > > Recently, we hope to set a LyX template according to MDPI layout format, the template source using LyX software is similar to Elsevier company (Refer to below picture), that the users can download LyX template with MDPI layout format from LyX website.
> > 
> > Terrific!
> Really ;)
> > > If we hope to set this template, how should we do and what files can we prepare?
> > 
> > I would think the only thing you need is a LyX layout file, comparable to
> > the elsart.layout and elsarticle.layout files that ship with LyX. These
> > files tell LyX what the capabilities of the associated LaTeX class file are.
> > Details on the format can be found in Chapter 5 of the Customization manual.
> Please, find attached a usable layout and template document.
> It is far from being complete, though.
> -- 
> Enrico
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