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Homepage of the LyX Wiki!
Welcome to the LyX Wiki, a community site where LyX users can share
information about LyX (www.lyx.org) and related software.
If this is your first visit, take a look at the welcome page
or read more about LyX.
At this site you can both edit pages and upload files, see
the site help and site tips for help and tips on using this site. For help about finding your
way around, look at navigation and the site overview. Also see the site FAQ for frequently asked questions about this site. These links can always be found in the menu on the left -- the sidebar.
The Wiki pages of this site are partitioned into groups, and you
are currently in the group
LyX/, on the page
LyX. More groups
of pages are listed in the sidebar.
Some examples of groups:
- LyX — this group, contains various pages about LyX,
see the list further down.
- Tips — tips about using and working with LyX
- FAQ — frequently asked questions
- Tools — additional tools that can be useful with LyX
- LaTeX — information related to LaTeX
- BibTeX — information related to BibTeX,
i.e. producing bibliographies in your documents
- Layouts — additional, user contributed, layouts and modules for LyX
- Mac — using LyX on a Mac
- Windows — using LyX on Windows
- Examples — various examples of how you can use LyX
- Devel — the developers' section
This group contains quite a lot of pages, you are probably interested
in documentation, and links to some of those pages are also
shown in the sidebar under the heading of LyX documentation.
Below you will find a list of pages in this group.
: When you add a page to this group, first click
here to edit PageList
where you add
an item to PageList
. Then click on your newly created item
(included below) to edit/create the new page!
Pages in this group:
- Welcome: Welcome to the wiki-wiki of the LyX community
- About LyX
- About LyX: What is LyX?
- News: News related to LyX - primarily a redirection to the LyX web site.
- NewInLyX21: About the new features in LyX 2.1.
- NewInLyX20: About the new features in LyX 2.0.
- NewInLyX16: About the new features in LyX 1.6
- NewInLyX15: About the new features in LyX 1.5
- NewInLyX14: About the new features in LyX 1.4
- Press about LyX: Links to articles etc about LyX, the primary page is at the main LyX site [www.lyx.org]
- Mascot: About the LyX mascot that is illustrated in e.g. the logotype.
- Download: This page lists links for downloading various versions of LyX. If you confront problems with the server (downloading binaries etc.), you should try to use a mirror.
- LyX Version Numbers Description of LyX version numbers and the principles behind them.
- InternetResources: Official internet sites and resources related to LyX. For developers, Devel.InternetResources contain additional details.
- IRC: About Internet Relay Chat (IRC) related to LyX.
- Links: Links to other sites and resources related to LyX
- Praise: Praise about LyX
- Complaints: Complaints about LyX
- ProducedPublications: Publications that have been produced using LyX
- Pros and cons: Advantages and disadvantages with using LyX to produce documents.
- Reasons to use Lyx instead of Latex: Reasons to use LyX instead of LaTeX
- LyX vs other software: A place for comments and notes about LyX versus other software that does something similar (Scientific Workplace, Scribus, Word, etc). These comments can emphasize both what is good and what is bad about the way LyX does (or does not do) things.
- Presentations: A page about how you can use LyX to create presentations, and also presentation tools useful with LyX.
- Troubleshooting: Troubleshooting your LyX installation
- DebugFlags: How to start LyX with debug flags to produce diagnostic output.
- Feature Poll:
- LyX on different operating systems
- Linux: LyX has been developed on Linux from the beginning, so it is already included in many distributions.
- Creating LyX RPM: Notes on how to create a RPM for your Linux distribution.
- Debian: Installation
- RedHat: This page is meant to document any special steps needed to install different versions of LyX on a Linux system based on Red Hat/Fedora Core
- Ubuntu: How to correctly install LyX on Ubuntu. (Debian users should check LyXOnDebian.)
- Mac OS X: This is a HOWTO for LyX/Mac, a full-featured native implementation of LyX on the Mac OS X.
- Windows: This group of pages contains information related to using LyX on Microsoft Windows systems.
- Mac-X11: LyX/X11 on MacOSX
- Cygwin: This page describes how to use LyX under Cygwin on Windows by building
- Group map: Overview of the groups about (or related to) LyX
- Live CDs: Live CDs with LyX
- Logotype: About the LyX logo and some variants of it.
- DocBook: DocBook is a comprehensive - if slightly bloated - file format for large, structured documents. There are SGML and XML variants. DocBook documents can be transformed into a wide variety of printed and electronic formats, including PDF, PS, HTML, CHM, and others.
- Portable Installation: This page describes how to create a portable installation under Windows. This can then be used from a USB stick or a network drive without installing any software.
Here is an automatically generated list of pages in this group: