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Written by Stefan_K   
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 22:42

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The first beta release of LyX 2.0.0 has been published today. New features are

  • A new debugging pane showing the progress of compilation, debugging messages and output of external programs
  • An instant preview inset based on the preview package
  • Spell-checking on the fly
  • A multilingual Thesaurus
  • Advanced search feature with format consideration
  • Forward search - directly jumping from a particular row in LyX to the DVI/PDF output
  • A document comparison feature
  • Context menus for the outliner
  • XHTML Output
  • Support for multiple indices
  • Support for XeTeX typesetting
  • Better output control
  • Native \includeonly support for compiling selected subdocuments
  • Support for more LaTeX commands and packages (\phantom commands, \makebox, \nameref, ulem, lettrine, …)
  • Support of the refstyle package instead of prettyref
  • Support for further languages (Swiss, Turkmen) and encodings (applemac)
  • Enhanced branches feature
  • Improved table handling
  • Some new size features
  • Better color handling
  • Support for required arguments (beside optional)
  • New subversion features
  • Support for Lilypond music notation

and there are many more.

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