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In Lyx, how can I make sure that the first line of each Chapter is indented? I'm writing a "report" document, if that matters.

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Have a look at tex.stackexchange.com/questions/31555/… –  lockstep Sep 17 '12 at 12:42

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Indentation on the first paragraph can be forced in this way.
Insert into Document->Settings->LaTeX Preamble this line:

 \usepackage{indentfirst}

However that appears in lyx

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Yes, that's right. I don't know where or how to insert it with Lyx, though. –  Ricky Robinson Sep 17 '12 at 15:56
    
random google search for "usepackage lyx" turned up lyx.475766.n2.nabble.com/… which details the menu options for adding stuff to the preamble (last bit of the last answer) –  David Carlisle Sep 17 '12 at 16:01
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@RickyRobinson Go to Document Settings > LaTeX Preamble. Also you might want to look at the useful Help files. Start from the top and work your way down. The first few are user-friendly and not too technical. –  scottkosty Sep 17 '12 at 17:21

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