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I was trying to make a little booklet in Lyx. I want to export it to .pdf and then use to brochure-print function of adobe reader. Anyway I need to put an extra blank page in before the title page so that the book starts with a "left" (even) page which is blank and can later be glued into the binding. I hope you dont punish me for using Lyx... Thanks for the help!

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i actually just found a solution. it is by putting this in front of the author: \mbox{} \thispagestyle{empty} \newpage – percival Jul 5 '12 at 23:43
Self-answers are perfectly admissible here, and a well-written answer may earn you additional reputation. So, go ahead, and type up a solution so that future LyX users can also benefit from this. – Werner Jul 6 '12 at 1:37
@Werner And not only LyX users, this is a common way I insert the empty page in a coded LaTeX too (I just possibly add \thispagestyle{empty} when necessary) – yo' Jul 9 '12 at 19:20

As mentioned in comments, one way to solve this is to add


in an ERT at the very beginning of the document.

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