ERT expression for dimensions of boxes, images etc.
hilbricht at linopus.de
Sun Jul 4 13:33:44 UTC 2021
Am Sonntag, den 27.06.2021, 11:58 -0400 schrieb Paul A. Rubin:
> On 6/27/21 7:36 AM, Tobias Hilbricht wrote:
> > Dear readers of this list,
> > is it possible in LyX to enter dimensions in terms of ERT
> > expressions
> > such as \linewidth+\marginparsep+\marginparwidth into the dialogs
> > for
> > boxes, images (Insert -> Box, Insert -> Image) ?
> > If I have defined a length in Document -> Settings -> LaTeX-
> > preamble,
> > what is the LyX way of sizing boxes and images with that length?
> > Thanks for helpful hints in advance,
> > yours sincerly
> > Tobias Hilbricht
> With Insert > Graphics, you can click on the "LaTeX and LyX options"
> and insert ERT in the "LaTeX options:" box. For instance, I entered
> "width=\linewidth+\marginparsep+\marginparwidth" for an image and
> test document compiled with what I think was the intended graphic
> Unfortunately, I don't see any way to insert ERT in the standard box
> creation dialog.
thank you for your help, this works indeed for images very well. A
similar possibility to enter LaTeX-length expressions for boxes would
be a nice enhancement.
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