LyX layouts for IEEE Open Journals

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Thu Dec 24 09:43:42 UTC 2020

> On Dec 22, 2020, at 9:34 AM, Richard Kimberly Heck <rikiheck at> wrote:
> 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

Relating to my second post in this thread which has not yet shown up in my reader, I might have mentioned that the first line of open.tex is this:


Possibly useful.


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