LyX layouts for IEEE Open Journals

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at
Tue Dec 22 17:08:09 UTC 2020

Please report your results, I will probably need this soon as well.

On Tue, Dec 22, 2020, 11:34 AM Richard Kimberly Heck <rikiheck at>

> On 12/22/20 4:58 AM, list_email at wrote:
> > The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has a
> series of new ‘open” journals which use a different Tex format than other
> IEEE journals.
> >
> > A superficial inspection shows that the main difference is that the
> abstract and index terms span the entire width of the page whereas the
> traditional format confines those elements to a column width in the
> two-column format.
> >
> > Does anyone know of a LyX layout or template for IEEE open journals?
> >
> > The IEEE LaTex templates are a few clicks away from this text, "IEEE
> article templates,” on this page:
> I do not know, but here's an easy experiment: Copy the IEEEtran.layout
> file into your local LyX layout directory (e.g., $HOME/.lyx/layouts/,
> for me). Now rename it to whatever the name of the new class file is and
> try importing one of their new LaTeX templates. If the changes are as
> minor as you suggest, that should just work. Possibly a few small tweaks
> will be needed, but someone who actually uses this layout will be best
> placed to do that.
> Riki
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