When I insert an image into LyX and set it to 100% page width, its left side is not at the farthest most edge of the left page. Instead it starts where the text margin is, and since it's too large to display, it cuts off on the right. Is there a way to set a different margin for figures than that of the text?
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The horizontal image shift is due to the paragraph indent if you don't place the image inside a
To make your graphics span the full paper widht, you need a negative
This assumes, however, that the float will be placed on an odd page. Depending on the document class and layout options, the page margins on odd and even pages may differ. To take this into accout requires a somewhat bigger effort. Add the following to your preamble (Document->Settings->LaTeX Preamble):
The ERT box directly before your graphics does then become: