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It is possible to set up inverse/forward search in LyX with zathura pdf viewer?

In the following wiki page of LyX it is explained how to set up reverse search in LyX using Okular and PDF Sumatra: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX#toc1 Additionally, the following link gives the set ...
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Lyx: force Wrap Float not to cross a subsubsection

I have a Wrap Float in Lyx with a graphics in it and the text of the current subsubsection on the side of the Wrap Float. When the next subsubsection starts, it yet fills the space left next to the ...
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Lyx File Not Found

I'm using Lyx to edit a book. I am using the mdframed package and have been using it. I could always compile the PDF (using Cmd-R). Now all of a sudden, without having changed anything Lyx complains ...
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different lang, write only right to left

I am using LYX. when I am writing a file in lyx that combines hebrew(RTL) and english(LTR) sometimes I write lines that start in english word this line and only this line that starts with english ...
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How to use the degree symbol in programming listing?

I'm using lyx and get the error message, that the ° symbol got excluded, when I'm trying the following example: \usepackage{listings} \begin{lstlisting} 10°C \end{lstlisting} EDIT: as asked, here ...
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switching to pdf view with Adobe Acrobat DC

I just installed Lyx 2.1 on my computer for the first time. I wanted to create my first trial pdf but switching to viewing mode is for some reason not working with the Acrobat Reader DC. I tried many ...
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How to Paste Equation from Maxima to Lyx

I am using Maxima/wxMaxima in Windows to perform a calculation and I get a nicely formatted equation as output in wxMaxima. I can copy the Latex code of the equation and paste it into a math box in ...
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Finding duplicate words in Lyx

Is there any way to run a search which finds all duplicate words within a LyX document? For example, the the should be detected. Many thanks
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Problem with cross reference and threeparttable - Lyx

I'm having an issue with cross reference using Lyx. I'm using threeparttable with cross reference inside a float. Although the table number is 1, the compiled file shows me "Table 2" when I cross ...
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Is there a LyX way to add multiple cross-references to a document?

I am using refstyle and can successfully call \chapref{label-1,label-2} in an ERT, which produces the desired "Chapters 3 and 4", but I was wondering if there was a way to do this via the GUI which ...
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Using `inputminted` in lyx has no effect on document

I'm trying to import a complete code file into a lyx document using the minted package. But the resulting document has no code at all. Here is a minimal example. And there's nothing in the resulting ...
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Using minted for syntax highlighting with RTL language reverses code

I'm writing a LyX document in Hebrew and I want to inset some inline code snippet but the code is reversed when rendered. The minimal lyx example is here. And it look like this: LyX source: ...
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Non-float table with both footnotes and caption

Using Lyx. Is there a way to produce table with both caption and footnotes? Use of footnotes in a float is not recommended (both footnotes and tabular are float environments, footnote text is not ...
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What other advantage, than using of special (math) symbols, is in using TeX editors over Write/MS WOrd [duplicate]

What are the features of Lyx, Bacoma, Papeerea or SharedLatex (besides the option to insert symbols) that you can not do well with LibreOfficeWrite/MS Word ?
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Author footnote with Elsevier class in lyx

I'm finishing writing my thesis in Lyx using the Elsevier documentclass and want to thank someone in a author footnote. Using the following Tex code: \fntext[fn1]{This is the specimen author ...
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Option clash: using pdfpages with xcolor [duplicate]

I am using \usepackage[table]{xcolor} to alternate table row colors in my thesis. I have tried to include a .pdf file as an Appendix using pdfpages, however LyX tells me there is a option clash with ...
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Why no label text 'Definition' shows up when cross referencing to a Definition in lyx?

According to this page Cross reference in LyX, no label text 'Definition' shows up, just the number, when cross referencing to a Definition in lyx. Any suggestion? Thanks.
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How to create bib file from only keys, not AUX file, with JabRef?

These questions ask how to create a small .bib file with the references used in a paper from a larger one in general and in Windows. Here, I ask how to export the references from JabRef, if you only ...
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How to use Beamer templates and themes with LyX

I've just started using Beamer and am confused both by terminology and how to accomplish certain things in LyX. Section 6 of the Beamer class User Guide speaks of "solution templates." Section 15 ...
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Adding page number for “Appendices” to Table of contents

To meet formatting requirements I must add a page number to the ToC for the first page of the Appendices. Currently it appears as the following: Appendices ........ A Supp1............13 B ...
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In LYX, how can I eliminate or change page numbering in my Appendix Chapter*?

I have tried everything suggested on the web but nothing has worked - yet! I am writing a thesis with 6 numbered Chapters. For page numbering I am using \pagenumbering{arabic} and ...
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Auto-scroll LyX window while typing

Is it possible to define a setting or something to fix window scrolling in LyX to a specific relative position? That is, say my view is set such that I'm typing on the third of the visible lines, and ...
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How to create a hyperlink shortcut in Lyx?

A section of my pdf report is a collection of web links with comments. I would like to use a shortcut such as CTRL+K to insert hyperlinks. I couldn't find a hyperlink function under the Lyx Tools / ...
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Lyx only properly works as root in ubuntu

I recently updated my ubuntu to 15.04, since then if i open lyx not as root i cannot save files or change documents settings. Only when i run it with root privileges i can change documents settings ...
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How do I add numbers to all existing align environments in a Lyx document?

I saw a similar post at Automatic equation numbering in LyX but it didn't answer my question, so hopefully someone can help me out. I have one of my key bindings set to: command-sequence math-mode; ...
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Sections in Nomenclature using Lyx

I am finalizing my thesis using LyX and I want to make two sections in Nomenclature (One with abbreviations and another with symbols). There a tutorial in lyx wiki about sectioning Nomenclature, but ...
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How to hide graphic (image files) in lyx editor

I use Lyx editor for a document that has a lot of high-res plots (maybe I could downscale the images, but that's not the point), these images are too large when rendered in LyX GUI, for example they ...
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Search for a cross-reference

In the LyX editor, how can I search for a cross-reference for a certain figure, e.g., search for all places where I reference fig:abc? My current workaround is to delete the reference. Then, when I ...
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LyX: viewing error for pdf

I am using lyx2.1.3 and when I try to convert my lyx file to pdf by using command ctrl+r then the message displayed is "directory path to the document cannot contain spaces". I am using adobe ...
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What software can be used to publish an internal technical journal for my company?

I'm in the engineering department of a young company, and we're playing with the idea of starting an internal technical journal. I've found LyX to be extremely powerful for writing papers, and have ...
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pdfpage and Lyx, avoid superpositions of pages

When I include a pdf-document inside a Lyx document using the function inside Lyx (Insert -> External Material) which calls pdfpages, at least two pages are super-impressed (one appear on top of an ...
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chunk ran only once knitr/lyx then error

I am having trouble when I run the following code in lyx, using a script written in R: clean_cache(clean = TRUE) <<echo=TRUE,results='asis'>>= library(knitr) library(RMySQL) ...
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Center part title in Lyx

How can I, in tex code or directly in the Lyx GUI, put the part title in the center. e.g. instead of this: Part I Introduction and Background theory this: Part I Introduction ...
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Lyx: how to get theorem numbers to have three parts?

Using the document class amsart, how can I get theorem numbers to also contain the number of the subsection and not just that of the section? Here is a minimal working example of what I mean, in ...
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Coincident enumeration of images in Lyx

How can I enumerate a list of images, where each image is solely displayed within precisely the same coordinates on the Beamer page? I was effectively doing this by duplicating slides; the first ...
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How to change the styles (.sty) path in Lyx?

I am using LyX Version 2.1.3 (for Mac Yosemite) Library directory: /Applications/LyX.app/Contents/Resources/ User directory: ~/Library/Application Support/LyX-2.1/ If I go to Tools-> TeX ...
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I want to insert a file into my lyx document not import

I have a lyx file and I want to attach some csv files. I don't want to import the files because most of them are very large tables, rather I would like to so something like what Microsoft word does ...
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LyX cannot compile correctly my title page [duplicate]

I am trying to make the title page for my master thesis. I found on the internet a template, in which the cover page is given by the following code \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} \textsc{\LARGE ...
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Remove header from the page after TOC and LOF

I am using Koma-script book document class, twosides, and I also use the package \fancyhdr to modify my pages. The problem is that header appears both in the next page after TOC and after LOF, so I ...
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Installing scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class in LYX

I am having problem with installation of scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class. I am unable to install it. I needed help on how to install it. I am using Windows Machine,my Miktex is located in the ...
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Remove header in fancyhdr with new sections

I'm writing my thesis in LyX with the article class. I want my headers to have the "Section X. " except for the pages where the new sections start. Is there any way to do this? My current code is as ...
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Installed Lyx and now TexMaker won't compile

I have been using Latex for a while with no problems. I tend to just copy and paste the preamble from past reports into new ones, and that usually works fine (as you'd expect). However, I have a new ...
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Lyx still inserting blank pages between tables in floats

I have a Lyx document with many tables and figures in floats after the bibliography. Lyx is inserting a full blank page (with a page number) between Table 1 and Table 2. Note these tables are rotated, ...
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Lyx to Word Export issue

I need to produce a RTF/DOC/ODT document from LyX for my supervisors to comment and edit. The Lyx document contains ERT, master/children docs, hyperrefs, cross-references, svg/png figures, and basic ...
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Why are my en-dashes and em-dashes light gray?

LyX seems to be generating light gray en-dashes and em-dashes in my PDF preview, when I use -- and ---. Why is this happening, and how can I get it to output normal black long dashes? Edit: I'm on ...
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Margins on two-sided documents using LyX

I have an issue trying to set my margins on LyX. I am using a two-sided document, the box for this option is checked. I've set the value of inner margins (4cm) and outer margins (2cm), but on my Pdf ...
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How to configure complex options for graphics groups in LyX

I have a document with several images from a few different sources. I'd like to indicate different formatting options for each source. I understand I can use graphics groups for this, but I don't know ...
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Setting Folder for Data pgfplots in LyX

I'm trying to get a figure in my LaTeX document, but I struggle to set the search-path I use \addplot[blue] table {invcum.dat}; from the example, however it keeps saying ! Package pgfplots Error: ...
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Roman numbering in TOC, LOF and Appendix in LyX

I would be grateful if you could tell me how to roman numbering in lyx of these pages where toc. lof and appendix are located. Thank you in advance!
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Typewriter text without spaces not wrapping in LyX

I'm using typewriter text to highlight program code within my writing, however, long method names without spaces don't seem to wrap to the next line (see Figure 1). It is possible to make typewriter ...