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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?

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 ...
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Add caution and warning messages to book

I am new to LyX, and am using v2.1.2 with the book class. In addition to help with my specific questions, I would appreciate any feedback if there is a better way to achieve my desired results. ...
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Printed PDF is missing some text when using `multicols` [closed]

I've prepared a 3-column equation sheet in LyX using the {multicols}{3} environment. The generated PDF looks great, but when I print it, some text is missing. Here are all the details: It's a ...
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How to automatically vertically center text in Lyx?

I have the following table in Lyx: Here is how it looks in Lyx: I want the text "My words" to be automatically vertically centered. I also want the text for the items that are rotated to be ...
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LyX “table” not capitalized IEEEtran

It seems I'm having a lot of issues with using the ieeetran class in Lyx. Currently the word "Table" appears instead of "TABLE". Each of the letters is supposed to be capitalized, but right now just ...
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xypic: Pasting Diagrams in LyX

I haven't been able to find detailed instructions on how to use \compositemap from the 2cell feature of xypic, and I want to make (relatively simple) pasting diagrams. In particular, I want to typeset ...
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How can I maintain TeX code layout when pasting into a LyX ERT inset?

When I paste TeX code from a text editor in an ERT inset in a LyX document, the text layout from the text editor is lost, I have to enter the newlines and the tabulations manually in order to regain ...
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Installing LYX&TexLive on Linux Mint 17 with Hebrew support

I'm trying to run install-tl-ubuntu script with "--hebrew" option, then install the LYX package from the repos. When I run install-tl-ubuntu I get the following error (see the original on ...
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Issue with inserting a custom cover page

I am a beginner of latex and I use lyx as my tool. I finished my document with Lyx and found a cover page template from here(the first template in the page) I copied the code into my lyx file in the ...
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G-brief2 in LyX: Enumeration inside letter

This is really driving me crazy. Within Lyx I can use the option to include an enumerated list in my letter (g-brief2). When I do, the list is put after closing and name \end{g-brief} is inserted just ...
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LyX: Blank box in available citations

Despite having entered a 'BibTeX Generated Bibliography' reading a bib-file placed in the same folder as the LyX files, I am - for some of my lyx documents - not able to access the references in that ...
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LyX, classicthesis, Mendeley: Citing a web page

I use Mendeley to organize my Literature and to build the .bib file. I also use LyX and the classicthesis template to write my Master's Thesis. Now I want to reference a web page. Using apalike as ...
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How do I install a custom .cls and .bst file on Fedora 20?

I would like to add a .cls and a .bst file to texlive that will then be found by LyX. Is there a preferred way to do this? I would prefer a solution that will last a while / won't have to be fixed ...
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LyX errors in exporting (PDF (XeTex)) URL's containing # to footnotes of Book document

LyX 2.1.2, Linux Ubuntu/Linux Mint package version refuses to print (Export: PDF (XeTex)) URL's (internet addresses) containing the pound sign # to .pdf IN FOOTNOTES, whereas it prints such addresses ...
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Spacing between consecutive displayed equations

I'm trying to adjust the spacing between several display equations, without having to put them in AMS align environment. I inserted several display equations in a row, each creating its own new line, ...
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LYX: how to mark power set?

This is my first time here and I did my best to figure out if such a question is in place here. If I missed something I apologize. My questions is how can I mark a power set in the lyx document ...
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Ș and ș: the “character is uncodable in verbatim paragraphs” error

I am using LyX 2.1.2 and upon pressing ctrl+l to insert a new tex code and writing \title{Și e ușor} I got the error Character is uncodable in verbatim paragraphs referring to the two ...
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Copyright notice overlapping with text in Lyx [duplicate]

I have a copyright notice on my IEEE Journal that is overlapping with my text while using Lyx and I am not sure why it is happening or what I can do to fix the problem. I have tried looking up ways ...
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Custom tabulation in enumeration

I want to make a simple document with some exercises and I need to make a list. What I expected is something like MS Word, with a tabulation at left. But I get this: LyX: PDF: I want to get ...
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Grammar checker at Lyx on Windows 7

I know that there are some tools which can check for grammar mistakes if you run lyx under linux, so I wonder if there is any similar tool compatible with windows
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How to use ERT command to long tables that is provided for float table

I have been provided with ERT (Evil Red Text) command which when used for float tables, displays the caption of the table as Table 1.1 in List of Tables. I want to know how I can use such command for ...
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Lyx in-text citation

I am using Lyx with BibTex, and my references/bibliography is alphabetical. However, when I create a citation in-text for multiple authors, I want the (Author, year#1; Author, year#2) to be ...
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What are your favorite lesser-known LyX tips and tricks?

Things that you have learnt from experience which might help others.
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tikz-Picture in classicthesis-LyX v4.1

I exported a plot from MATLAB using matlab2tikz into a file testfig.tikz. As written here, I included \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pgfplotsset{plot coordinates/math ...
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Hyperref ruins formulas in Lyx 2.1

I am writing lecture notes in LyX 2.1 on Windows and I have recently enabled hyperref in document settings and since then I get strange crossed L marks before every formula I put, e.g.: Anybody ...
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Lyx/Tex installation problems on Linux Mint 17

I've spent two days messing about with this now! If I install TexLive from the repositories, I'm unable to use tlmgr to update it, and Lyx can't find any of the document classes. the "Tex ...