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Importing OpenDocument into LyX 2.1.2

I'm trying to import .odt document into LyX 2.1.2. This throws the following error: An error occurred while running: w2l -clean Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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Importing Word Documents Into LyX

I found this link which explained how to import Word documents into LyX. I downloaded word2lyx and put the unzipped word2lyx into D:\ (Windows 7). Then created the new converter as shown below: ...
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Automatic Lyx newcommands

I am starting to gather a list of LyX macroes that I use frequently - \del to \nabla, for example. I'd like a way to automate this. Making *.sty files and putting it in the default preamble seems to ...
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Lyx 2.x: Document Class Not Available - Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite PB 3

I'm running the latest Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta, and I ran into a problem installing MacTeX (2014) and LyX (2.1.2). Upon successful installation of both, LyX would launch with an error: "Document ...
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Lyx: change screen fonts for “section” and “part” environments

Default screen fonts for Part and Section are the same, which makes them confusing to use. Is there a way to change them?
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Two fonts for two languages using lyx

I have decided to shift to lyx for simpler use. I use following template. I encountered two problems while trying to customise lyx. 1. The devnagari does not display properly on lyx. 2. I did not ...
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Lyx - Enable emphasized text hyphenation, prevent overflow

I use emphasis in Lyx to indicate variables in a description of a computational algorithm. Some of these variables have a long name. Lyx does not attempt to hyphenate these variables when they enter ...
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LyX file from windows with mac OS X

I would like to open a LyX file create in windows on a mac. But I can open the document but I can't create the pdf. I think the problem is when when LyX load pictures because the adress of the picture ...
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Impossible to open lyx document

I have a problem. I try to open a LyX document but I have an error message : "myfile is not a lyx document ..." I don't understand why because 10 minutes earlier I could open this doc. I just change ...
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Problem using Lyx command sequence for side by side figure

I have inserted this sequence command command-sequence float-insert figure ; escape ; char-delete-backward ; paragraph-params-apply \align center ; box-insert frameless ; word-backward ; inset-modify ...
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Wrong page headers in front matter

I am just finishing off my thesis and have run into the following problem. My front matter contains: Table of Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures, Nomenclature (renamed to List of Abbreviations ...
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Add tree command output into LyX document

I need to add the following listing into LyX, but instead of having the following result, I obtain the one at bottom of this page. What can I do? How it should be: $ tree . ├── ...
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How to get numeric bullets in a Master document in LyX which contains input Lyx documents

I want to create a master document in LyX. From there, I want to input (using the meaning of input as in LyX) 4 different LyX documents. Each one of these other LyX documents contains a list of ...
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Is it possible to load a package before the LyX preamble?

I was wondering if it was possible to edit the packages that LyX load before the preamble. When I use XeLaTeX, LyX loads the package fontspec. The problem is that I load in the preamble the package ...
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Problem with pdf preview in LyX

I have just downloaded LyX and I have been trying to preview my work as a pdf file. The problem is that I have been getting this error: The path of your document (C:/ ... /) contains ...
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cmbright with Xelatex and lyx

Is it possible to use cmbright with xelatex for both math and text? The way to use it in the text is here Use cmbright with unicode text under XeLaTeX But the math still appear in usual latin ...
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italic font in LyX?

How does one generate italic font in LyX? I just want to select some text and click something in the menu system or type a keyboard shortcut to do this. I have previously found it in the menu ...
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How do I prevent LyX from loading fontspec automatically?

I would like to use non-TeX fonts in LyX. To do this, I use the Document->Setting->Use non-TeX fonts setting. This setting causes LyX to insert the \usepackage{fontspec} statement automatically into ...
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LTR bibliography in a RTL document

I have a Lyx document in Hebrew(RTL Language), while all the sources are in English(LTR Language). Therefore, I've added \selectlanguage{english} before the bibliography, and \selectlanguage{hebrew} ...
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Editing Math equations in LyX

Entering math is slick, and within a half an hour I could work as fast as I used to in Frame Maker, much faster than I can using asciimath (with the ton of extra ()'s) I'm cursed with awful ...
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Getting LyX to Find and Use OpenType Fonts

I have a family of opentype fonts which I want to use directly in LyX? I know that the TeTeX and LuaTeX backends to LyX can use opentype fonts directly. How can I get LyX to see the fonts and use ...
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Cannot export LyX file to html with Elyxer

When I attempt to convert any LyX file to html using the Elyxer converter included in my LyX installation, it fails with the following error messages: 10:43:13.702: Previewing ... 10:43:13.708: ...
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LyX 2.1 Report Class Changing Part to Other Text When Using non-TeX fonts (via XeTeX/LuaTeX) [duplicate]

I am using LyX 2.1 with the document class "Report". I am writing my thesis, which consists of three essays. How do I change word "Part" for each section to "Essay"? I have not been able to find an ...
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How to “Disable Editing” of a document in LyX?

Sometimes it is useful to open a document as read-only (e.g. when copy/pasting from an old document to a newer one, and wanting to avoid any accidental modifications to the old document). This ...
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Insert explanatory text into numbered list in LyX

I try to insert some explanatory text into numbered list as below: 1. Number 1 explanation of Number 1 2. Number 2 But when I do it in LyX, I try to change the "explanation" line as "Standard", ...
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use chinese in lyx beamer slide

I wish to use lyx beamer document type but use Chinese in document. Maybe it's possible to use CJK but not sure how to do it. Anyone can share your suggestion?
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KOMAScript on Microsoft

I recently recommended lyx to a fellow writer. He downloaded it onto his MS box, but the download evidently didn't include KOMAScript. Questions: Does the CTAN KOMAScript package run on MS? If ...
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Lyx won't create PDF - “File doesn't exist” [closed]

I'm new using Lyx, and apparently I don't understand it very well. My problem is when I try to compile a file to pdf. When I click "View", the debug messages shows the following: 08:46:53.880: ...
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Slides template in LyX generates option clash for package graphicx [closed]

The slides template in LyX is generating an error even with a very simple example (that is, a single slide with a *.pdf plot) The source, provided below, generates this error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Highlighting a line in program listings in lyx

I am not able to find how i can highlight a particular line of code in program listings. Syntax highlighting seems to work but I dont need particular language keywords to be highlighted. e.g. for the ...
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Problem when using Tikz in Lyx

I am using Lyx 2.1 on a windows 7 machine with MikTex 2.9. When I embed even very simple tikz code in a Lyx document it appears to go off into a loop and eventually generates the error message The ...
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Book(standard class), headings for chapter* sections not all caps - urgent help needed

I have a 400 page document in Lyx 2.1, book(standard class), using default settings. The \chapter headings appear in all caps in the header, but the \chapter* headings (which I manually add to the TOC ...
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What is the difference between LyX and LaTeX?

Currently I am using LaTeX to typeset all my math reports. Recently I found out that LyX also uses LaTeX, which can also generate PDF, accept commands from LaTeX, but is easier to use as it does not ...
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LyX not accessing styles, classes, and bibliographies

Precursor info: I'm on a Mac operating OSX 10.9.4, which I updated to months ago, before this problem started. I'm running LyX 2.1. Just a few days ago I was using LyX with no problems. The next ...
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Slight customization to bibtex cites in LyX

I am using LyX and BibTeX for my bibliography. I would like the following setup for my citations: In the text a cite should have a comma between the last author name and year (LAST_NAME, YEAR). ...
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LyX Layout File for the SIAM book class

Is there a LyX layout file for the SIAM book (SIAM-GH-book.cls) class?
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LyX Cross Referencing in Different Language not working

I'm having troubles using the cross referencing system with LyX (version 2.1.1). I place labels on the side of the environment i want to be able to make reference in the future, using the label ...
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Numeration of formulas in Lyx

How to numerate formulas in Lyx? Is there exist LaTeX command like "\tag "? I haven't found corresponding info before.
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How to change the indents between LaTeX formulas and text in Lyx

I want to change the indents between LaTeX formulas and text in Lyx, but I don't know where is this option. Can you help me?
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Lyx doesn't display matrix correctly

I have tried to insert following LaTeX code for matrix in Lyx: $u_{L}(k) = \sqrt{E}\begin{pmatrix} 0 \\ 1 \\ 0 \\ -1 \end{pmatrix}$. In all LaTeX-based sites this code is displayed correctly, but ...
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Conditional Zebra Tables

First, I'm using LyX with a rather long preamble because I want things fairly specific, but almost all the code in the preamble is cut-n-pasted from the 'Net with a couple modifications. I'm not a ...
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How to insert hebrew In backround (with Tikz) in Lyx

I try to do a background with a text on the top right corner of the page (with borders and page number) I succeeded in creating it but I want to insert a hebrew text (it renders english the way I ...
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lyx with background won't load unless I type \newpage after the text

I try to write a document with a background in lyx, I made sure it works on Texmaker, on Texmaker it needed to be built a couple of times and then it got it right but when I try to preview or export ...
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Cross Equation Reference -Unwanted display of section's name

I use Lyx version 2.0.2, Document class:article(KOMA-Script) and Among added Modules is also "Number Equations by Section". The numbering works as wished, however, at the place where I enter the ...
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Bibliographies by chapter using bibtopic on classicthesis LyX port

I need help with bibliographies by chapter using bibtopic with classicthesis (v4.1 LyX) with LyX (v2.0.2) under Ubuntu Linux (or a better option). I need bibliographies at the end of each chapter (as ...
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Is there an Elsevier LaTeX2e book class?

I am interested in evaluating LaTeX2e book classes used by specific book publishers. I would like to lay my hands on the LaTeX2e book class, if it exists, for preparing book manuscripts for ...
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How to add the exact page numbers cited for books in the references list/bibliography, not in the text?

I am wondering if there is a package or an option in LyX that adds the page number to the references list. I don't want to generate a separate bibtex entry for each page cited of the same reference. ...
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Can't get a MWE to work in Lyx

I'm a newbie and have jumped in at the deep by trying to get this MWE to work. I'm using Lyx 2.1.1. I've left out the first line from the MWE \documentclass{article} Lines 2 - 28 I've inserted ...
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Figure numbers repeat when using \numberwithin

I'm using lyx, and I found out that if I add the command \numberwithin for figures, the figure numbers get repeated! For example, figure 5.1 comes twice... and a huge confusion between figures come ...
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Referencing with bibDesk in LYX

I was trying to insert a bibliography which I created in BibDesk. However, when I insert the bibliography(.bib) in Lyx from 'Insert', and compile it the reference list is empty. Does someone know ...