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The better Mac LaTeX processor for a beginner: LyX or TexShop? [on hold]

Which one is better for someone relatively new to LaTeX? I'm using TexShop right now, but when the code get's bigger I kind of lose overview on my document. Is this better in LyX?
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Adding an environment to LyX for dividing a proof into steps

My question is basically a combination of the questions Is it possible to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment in a nice way? and Create new paragraph style in ...
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Installing LyX over a vanilla TeXLive

As the title says, I would like to install LyX over a vanilla TeXLive. However, when I do yum install lyx the whole distro TeXLive is set to be installed, which I obviously don't want. On the other ...
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LyX say that no classes are available

I'm using LyX for some Maths coursework, I've installed LyX with MiKTeX twice now (re-installed after first encountering this problem) but I'm still getting the same problems. Basically none of the ...
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Lyx doesn't compile a kth root

A LyX document I wrote won't compile after I added in a mathematical formula the command root (in fact, \root[k]{\alpha}). I would have written you the code, but the document is long (over than 20 ...
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Insert labels inside table rows

I have a long table with different equation, I need to make a label and then refer to them in some cells, trying to do that by putting usual label giving me wrong results in LyX, more precisely if the ...
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Nomenclature section

I used the following code to make sections in nomenclature. This totally works. While I wanted to add the fourth section "Matrices" which is now commented out I faced with an error. I attached the ...
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The picture of tikz is not shown [duplicate]

I am new to the pgf package ant I wrote that code but when I compiled it (successfully), the picture was not shown. The code: %% LyX 2.1.2 created this file. For more info, see ...
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How to generate a professional table in LyX?

Many academic journals ask authors to make tables in a professional style, i.e., only have horizontal rules (usually 3 horizontal rules) without any vertical rules. In LaTeX, the booktabs package ...
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How can I input normal quotes in LyX?

For example, if I type "this" into LyX file, the output PDF will show “this”, the quotes change to a set of curly quotes. But I want it looks like "this". Especially in LyX, there are six quotes ...
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Writing Hebrew With LyX

I am doing my first steps trying to write Hebrew articles with LyX (Or any other solution). I am using Mac and do not know what to do after I have download LyX. Thanks
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MacTeX 2014 TeX Distribution panel broken under Mac OSX Yosemite

I've installed MacTex-2014 on my Mac running on Yosemite. The Tex Distribution window is broken, and am unable to explore all the templates on the Lyx. Is there any way to fix it?
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How can I format this in lyx?

I'm trying to format a confusion matrix in lyx. I want the data to look like this. a b c d e f g <-- classified as 1 5 10 8 4 2 0 | a = 3 3 ...
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Installing New Doc Classes in Lyx

I have been following the instructions for installing a new doc class in lyx but when I open up lyx under document - settings - document class my doc class appears under unvailable. So what's gone ...
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How can I use a specific font in a program listing in Lyx?

I would like to know how to use a specific font (Arial, for example) in a program listing. The idea is to insert in my document a part of code in a 'program listing'. I found a way to insert some ...
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How to change margin of the document title?

I want to move the title of my document up in order to save space. I can't figure out how to do this. This is what I have in LyX And this is how it shows up in PDF. I'd like to move it up.
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Double quotes rendering before paragraph in XHTML export

With LyX 2.1.2 on Linux and Windows, Document class is Book (Standard class). Input: "Hello" LaTeX source for paragraph: ``Hello'' XHTML output (as viewed, and as copied to clipboard) ...
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Error trying to add hyperref support for table of contents

I am trying to add hyperlinks to my table of contents in Lyx so I can easily navigate through my document. When I go to Document < Settings < PDF Properties and check the Use Hyperref Support ...
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Text before title and all in one page in lyx

I am writing an article in LyX using the article.cls. I need to have some text before the title. But in the pdf output this text appears in a separate page and the title and the rest of the article is ...
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Align subfigures centrally in LyX

In LyX, I am placing 2 figures side-by-side by placing 2 subfloats inside a single float. This allows me to have individual captions for each subfloat and hence, each sub-figure. My problem is that ...
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Lyx: text style on a paragraph only works for one line

I'm trying to color some paragraphs in my document. I applied the text style on a full paragraph, however in the created PDF only the first line of every wanted paragraph is actually colored. Facts: ...
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OpenDocument export in LyX with LuaTeX

I am writing in LyX a document using Georgia fonts, and tried to save it as Word via ODT. If I choose to enable "Use non-Tex fonts", I cannot save from LyX as OpenDocument. That is, the output option ...
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Inserting a quote as an exhibit in LyX

I would like to insert a quote into the LyX document that stands out from the rest of the text and is displayed as a display formula would be (on a separate line with space around it). For example: ...
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Classicthesis and LyX: Color of citation Author [#ID, p. 10]

I am using classicthesis with LyX. Usually, citations are colored in green. But when I choose the type Author [#ID, p. 10], that is, I add p. 10 in the Text afterwards box, the whole citation apart ...
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LyX and classicthesis: Linespacing of notes within floating table like footnotes

I use LyX and the classicthesis template. Now I want to add some lines of notes below a floating table (within the floating environment). In principle, this works without any problems, but the ...
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Lyx: export with tracking changes to pdf

I want to export from Lyx a document as a PDF file. Since my person I am sending the file to does not have Lyx I would like to send him the PDF file containing the changes I made since the last ...
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How to draw Young diagrams in LyX

I would like to draw Young diagrams with LyX. I found the LaTeX package yountab which allows me to draw such diagrams in LaTeX, but I have no idea how to install it on LyX. How should I go about ...
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Is it possible to change the color character by character in Lyx?

I know that it is possible to change the color of blocks of text, however I seem to be having trouble changing it character by character. I know it is possible to do it in LaTeX, but I'm not sure if ...
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Typesetting Triangulations

On page 49 of these notes appears the following diagram of a triangulation of a torus: Noting I work in LyX, Can anyone give code to reproduce this beautiful diagram? Where can I learn how to ...
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Rotated Text in Table Extending into Rows in Lyx

I'm trying to create a table with some rotated text in it, but the rotated text is extending into the rows below the cell, as shown here: Here is what my screen looks like in Lyx: I've tried ...
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Using apalike and natbib in Lyx with author abbreviation as index

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and want to use the apalike citation style. I created a BibTEX generated Bibliography, added my bib file and set the style to apalike, which all worked so far. But then I wanted ...
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Aligning the \text in formula

I have, let's say, 5 of the equations spread throughout the document and I want them to be aligned similarly. The equation consist of two parts -- the formula itself and short descriptions (let's say ...
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Long url is not wrapped [duplicate]

In my report I have a long url in my bibliography section. it is not formatted as the other references. I followed this and this articles for that. But I cannot solve my issue. I am using LyX This is ...
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How do I ensure that linebreaks in URLs occur at the right position? [closed]

I am writing my survey report using LyX. In my bibliography section, there is unusual behavior in my pdf. One reference breaks the margin. This is the issue You can see that one line is out of ...
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Can't indirectly include images in LyX

In a folder example/ there are subdirectories example/chapter1/, example/chapter2/ etc. Some images occur in more than one chapter, hence I made a subdirectory example/images/ where I put the images, ...
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Why an online equation editor cannot be used to produce matrices in LYX?

I've started using LyX just a couple of months ago. As a beginner sometimes I use the graphic method (cmd+m), while other times I try to write TEX code by myself (cmd+L). Lately, I've discovered a ...
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LyX: text inside a LaTeX command not exported in XHTML

I have this LaTeX command in the preamble of my LyX document: \newcommand{\scenebreak}{% \par \vspace{\baselineskip} \hfill {\Large * * *} \hfill \vspace{\baselineskip} ...
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xypic: 2-Cell Triangle Identities

I would like to typeset, using xypic, the triangle identities from the definition of adjoint functors in category theory. My problem is with creating the double arrow connecting the hypotenuse and the ...
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Insert a image to Latex preamble in LYX

I am writing a survey report and I need used a template as a cover page from here. It is working fine and now I need to add my university logo into that cover page. Cover page has been included in to ...
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Edit figure numbering in LyX

I am beginner to LaTeX and LyX as well. I am writing my survey report and got an issue with labeling the figures. I first inserted a figure float and then the picture.Once I add a float it names that ...
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Implement shortcut in LyX for Itemize environment nested under Lemma

I want to implement a shortcut in LyX that I can use to insert my own itemize environment. Well, the reason for implementing is the following: because when you want to add a itemize environment the ...
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Classicthesis short title not appear in Table of Content in LYX

I'm writting my thesis with the classicalthesis package. I have a problem with long chapter titles being too long for headings. For that reason I use the short title option (in Lyx). By definition ...
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Local packages not found on MacTex [duplicate]

I want a package that is not part of the MacTeX distribution. I'm running Lyx 2.1.1 (on OSX) and want to use icml2013.sty I followed this thread, which said to make local additions to MacTeX in ...
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Bibliography headline in capital letters using classicthesis and biblatex [duplicate]

I use LyX with classicthesis. I just switched from natbib/bibtex to biblatex/biber, because I need some of the functionalities. Everything works fine, but now the word "Bibliography" does not appear ...
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LyX template prerequisites on Mac are missing

This is my first time using LyX to write my thesis. Running on Mac (OSX 10.9) and downloaded LyX Version 2.1.1. I noticed that there is no installer. All LyX files are bundled here: (1) ...
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LyX - Unable to Preview PDF after Upgrade 2.0.6 to 2.1.3

I recently had to upgrade my LyX distribution to remain compatible with a LyX distribution on a different machine. When I upgraded (2.0.6 to 2.1.3), I was no longer able to generate preview PDFs. I ...
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Insert Beamer Frame before the first Frame in Lyx

In Lyx2.1.2.2, I have created a Beamer frame. Now I want to add a new Frame before the first Frame, but I am lost about how to do it. I don't want to delete it and create a new one again. Is it ...
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Error of “cannot determine size of graphics”

I know this topic is covered elsewhere in this forum, so I would not ask if I was not desperate and had tried everything I could already. I have a large PhD thesis with over a hundred images in it ...
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How can I revive a phantom text?

In LyX, I made a certain section "phantom". Now I want to bring it back to normal. I tried right-clicking on the text and un-checking the "Phantom" option, but it didn't have any effect. I also ...
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Documentation on the arguments used when defining styles in an .inc file

I am new to using LyX, and recently asked a question about adding a modified style in an .inc file (Add caution and warning messages to book). One of the problems I had was finding documentation on ...