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How can I modify the preamble in Lyx? [duplicate]

I am using Lyx and need to modify my document's preamble. Where should I add \documentclass[openany]{scrbook} \usepackage{classicthesis} \begin{document} \chapter{A} in order to remove blank ...
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epstopdf error in lyx

I have read many answers here, but nothing work. I have an error in my lyx with eps to pdf conversion. when I use epstopdf in terminal it works, but with lyx doesn't work. this is my latex code: ...
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LyX XeTeX and hyperref error hline

I have a main LyX document with a number of child documents, which have English, Hebrew and Greek text. On compilation, I get an error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@currentHref ...
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LyX + Biblatex => XHTML (for conversion to ODT)

I am writing a document in LyX (2.1.2) and need to share it for editing and review purposes with others who do not use LyX/LaTeX. I am also using Biblatex + Biber for the bibliography. LyX's inbuilt ...
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How to make a sub-list with numbers (at LyX)

How do I make a sub-list with numbers? i.e.: 1. 2. 2.1 2.2 3. instead of: 1. 2. a. b. 3. Thank you!
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Lyx Convertors for Lilypond to pdf

I want to include Lilypond snippets in my report, but I'm getting an error: An error occurred while running pdflatex "project_name.lytex" I believe I don't have the convertor set up correctly in ...
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Add figures to a minipage

I've been trying to add figures to a minipage in lyx but couldn't really find a way. Does someone know how this is done in lyx?
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LyX Toolbar off screen

Somehow my LyX standard toolbar went off screen in Windows 8 (I think it may have something to do with the full screen toggle) and I have no idea how to move it to its original position. I have ...
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How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?

I've just installed a gantt chart package, which I'm trying to use it in LyX. I attempted to use the first minimal example, but this failed in LyX with LaTeX Error: File 'forloop.sty' not found. ...
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enumitem.sty not found

I'm trying to compile a document on Lyx but it keeps throwing 'enumitem.sty' not found. I installed the BasicTeX package from MacTeX website. Is there anything else I need to install?
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LyX: 'Available Citations' (and .bib files) list blank

LyX seems to be having trouble accessing my .bib files. Precursor info: I use a MacBook Pro with the latest versions of both LyX (2.1.2) and MacTeX. I use BibDesk for source management. I recently ...
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Long file path get out of right margin on PDF

A simple LyX document consisting of one long file path, is wrapped inside the LyX GUI to the next line; but when exported to PDF it 'continues' after the right margin end. I'd expect it to be ...
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Lyx and the beamer class: Itemize breaks frame layout

I'm trying to create a presentation using the Beamer class in Lyx. Following the example, I start a new frame environment, insert a title and add some text. However, if I select some text to ...
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LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut

Using the menu entry Insert > Formatting > Horizontal Line I can insert a WYSIWYG horizontal line into a LyX document. I want to figure out the internal command(s) used to do this so I can set up a ...
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LyX: automatically create backup directory?

I can setup LyX to put backup files into a subdirectory of the current directory by going to Tools > Preferences > Paths and setting "Backup directory" to .backup. However, it then complains if the ...
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No Document classes found in LyX on Mac 10.10 Yosemite [duplicate]

I installed MacTex 2014, and then LyX, but when I start LyX up all the document classes are unavailable. Reconfiguring does nothing. Do you have to add something to the path for LyX to know where to ...
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Customizing bibliography style

In my PhD thesis I need to produce following type of Bibliography: I shall appreciate to get any idea about it using Lyx and JabRef AGUNLOYE C.A., ESURUOSO G.O., AGOJI I., OGUNDIPE G.AT., AGBEDE ...
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In Lyx, what's the difference between view and update pdf?

I can't figure out the difference between view (cmd+R) and update (cmd+shift+R) pdf. Searched everywhere, thanks.
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Contents and References sections translated to Greek

I am trying to export a LyX paper into PDF but the Table of Contents is named "Contents" in English and the same with the References. I would like them to be named "Βιβλιογραφία" and "Περιεχόμενα" ...
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Why did my TeX-related GUI program stop working in Mac OS X Yosemite?

For example, TeX Live Utility 1.17 and earlier will not work on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If a shell task relies on the PATH environment variable to launch a command, rather than a fully-specified ...
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How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?

I've been using SVG files in my LyX documents, on Arch Linux (LyX 2.1.1), but found that when converting to PDF, the default rsvg-convert does a poor job, with many artifacts (e.g. lost text, lost ...
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Instant preview does not work in LyX 2.1.2 on OS X 10.10 yosemite

After upgrading to OS X 10.10 yosemite, the instant preview of LyX seems broken --- it no longer works. I have tried to reconfigure the LyX both directly and launched through terminal, and neither ...
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IEEE tran: How to left justify Single column headings in Lyx

I'm using Lyx and have created an IEEE tran document. It says in the documentation that in order to make the document single column all one has to do is add the following to the class option: ...
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suppress page break before chapter title in LyX

I'm using LyX and need to have the chapters to start soon after the end of the previous chapter. A LyX solution will be most appreciated. Document class report and I am not to change the document ...
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LyX: put space between first and second columns of table

When inserting a table in LyX, there's a space between the first and second rows, which I can get rid of by selecting the first row and turning off "bottom line", or selecting the second row and ...
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bflabel undefined

After updating LaTeX (MacTex) with Tex Live Utility the other day I've had trouble compiling using \bflabel: ! LaTeX Error: \bflabel undefined. The document I'm trying to compile is a modified ...
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Wrapfig in LyX causing error “You can't use a prefix with '\begingroup'”

I'm experiencing an annoying issue concerning a book inside LyX with multiple files (one per chapter) and the use of wrapfig. The file ch4.lyx contains wrapfigure floats. When processing this file ...
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Lyx, MiKTeX, yfonts

I have \usepackage{yfonts,color} in my LyX preamble. The chapter begins with (inserted tex code) \yinipar{\color{darkgray}B} When I try to get a PDF output I get this error: Font ...
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How to make shortcuts for letters

I will try to explain my problem as clear as possible. So I have installed LYX on Kubuntu and Hebrew fonts for LYX. So In Hebrew we have vowels, for example if under a letter we have a dot or two dots ...
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Wolfram Mathematica Functions in Lyx

Can I use all functions of mathematica in Lyx? I want to use functions like Solve[]
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using hebrew in powerdot/beamer

I am trying to make a presentation in hebrew using lyx. I tryed beamer but it did not go well. Then I tryed powerdot, but when I compiled the document (ps2pdf) no hebrew was displayed (empty ...
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Lyx error - Changing the control keys

I wished to re-define the control keys for directly change Alt+A 1 (selection chapter) towards Alt+1. So the control-key-file was not chosen. I've search for the correct control key, deleted it and ...
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Manually change citation style in Lyx\Tex

I'v been cracking my head over this for a few days now. I'm using Lyx and would like to manually change the way my citations look inside the text (what's inside the brackets). So, for example, what ...
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How to perform keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl+I for italics or Ctrl+U for underlining in LyX?

Every time I try to use the aforementioned keyboard shortcuts, LyX says "Command Disabled". How do I activate these shortcuts?
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Need help with LyX

I have two problems: (a) I can't seem to get LyX to convert LaTeX to pdf. I've changed the path in Tools>Preferences>Paths>PATH prefix to where Acrobat is installed but it does not work. (b) All the ...
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How do I include figure or equation references inside algorithm environment in Lyx?

I would like to cross reference figures (and also maybe equations) inside the algorithm environment in Lyx but could not figure out how to do this. Help please?
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How to link to link table in lyx

I have edited a few tables in an lyx file A. And now I am creating a beamer presentation based on that file. Is there a easy way to use the tables created in file A in the presentation. The ...
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Chapter Style in Lyx

Im using Lyx for my lab reports, but i dont like the way it displays chapters. How can i change it so it shows 1. "Chapter Name" and not Chapter "Chapter Name" ? Every help is highly appreciated!
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Package `fixltx2e` conflicts with `float` and cannot be resolved in Lyx

The latex package fixltx2e conflicts with float and prevents using the option H for floats. This can be solved in LaTeX if fixltx2e is loaded prior to float. However, this doesn't work in Lyx, and an ...
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Frame break in LyX

I'm trying to use the insert frame breaks in LyX. [allowframebreaks] before/after the frame title and \framebreak don't seem to work. I'm indeed using those two as TeX codes. Thanks
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Make Notes from Lyx into Annotations on the PDF

Lyx Supports Notes. It would be great to have any notes in lyx show up as Annotations in a draft produced PDF. For example: LyX: PDF: The use case I have in mind is when showing this draft ...
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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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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 ...