ERT expression for dimensions of boxes, images etc.
Paul A. Rubin
parubin73 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 16:12:02 UTC 2021
On 7/4/21 9:33 AM, Tobias Hilbricht wrote:
> 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
>>> such as \linewidth+\marginparsep+\marginparwidth into the dialogs
>>> boxes, images (Insert -> Box, Insert -> Image) ?
>>> If I have defined a length in Document -> Settings -> LaTeX-
>>> 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.
Gern geschehen. Regarding a similar dialog for boxes, you might want to
enter a feature request ticket in the bug tracker
<https://www.lyx.org/trac/wiki/BugTrackerHome>) or else send an email to
the developer list (lyx-devel at lists.lyx.org).
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