Documentation Help

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Wed Jan 13 20:36:13 UTC 2021

On 1/13/21 2:27 PM, Baris Erkus wrote:
> On 13-Jan-21 8:22 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
>> Hi, everyone,
>> We hope to release LyX 2.4.0 in the next couple months. Before then,
>> there is some work that needs to be done on the documentation. If you've
>> always wanted to contribute to LyX but haven't because you don't know
>> how to code, then this is your chance!
>> The main task that needs doing is to copy the changes made in the
>> English documentation over into the Spanish, French, German, and
>> Japanese manuals, so that the translators can do translate it. You do
>> NOT have to speak one of these languages to do this (though that might
>> be helpful). It really is just a matter of going through the English
>> manual, finding the new or changed material (which is marked with
>> change-tracking), and pasting it into the other manuals. It's rote work,
>> but important work nonetheless.
>> Longer-term, we could also use someone to act as documentation manager
>> during the 2.5 development cycle and to do this kind of work along the
>> way. If you'd be interested in that job, please do let us know.
>> Riki
> Count me in.

Thanks, Baris. We have someone doing Spanish. You want to choose a

See here

for some other details. Please feel free to ask whatever questions you
may have.


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