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Set default width of \shadowbox to line, not column, width

When I insert a shadowbox using Lyx (Insert>Box>Drop Shadow) the width is specified as 100% of column width (1\columnwidth). This is the source code it generates: ...
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LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it

LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it. I often need to hit UNDO to find my way back to the insertion point.
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How to exclude code from spell-checking in LyX?

I'm writing a technical document in LyX (version 2.0.5.1 for Windows) and I'm using Hunspell for spell checking. Throughout the text, there are code snippets which I've formatted with the "Code" text ...
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Lyx error: Could not find bind file: ertWarning

I use Lyx 2.0.2 under Linux and I've never hat problems. Since yesterday Lyx does not recognize short cuts. Every time when I try to configure Lyx using the Lyx gui (tools - new configuration) I get ...
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Where are the .bbl files located? [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow advice at natbib authoryear error , I don't know where .bbl is. It's not in the working directory.
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How to get rid of extra numbered blank page before cover page in LyX?

I have a 50 pages document in LyX. For this report I have to add a coverpage before the title with different style and template from the report. This is what I do: I create my coverpage in a separate ...
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LyX : Some Parts and Sections Full-Justifying

LyX / LaTex newbie here. I have a document I'm working on and for most part and section headings the text is being outputted as left-aligned (which is what I want). However I have a handful that ...
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Small editing issues in LyX document

I'm editing a LyX document and am struggling with a few issues: I would like to include an abstract but suppresses the word "Abstract" above the abstract. The title sections and "References" are in ...
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How do I number sections by parts? [duplicate]

I guess the title says it all. I want my sections numbered according to the Part I am currently in. For example, if I am working in Part 3, then I want my section to be numbered by 'Section 3.1', ...
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lyx url.sty missing [duplicate]

New installation of full Lyx package. Inserted a hyperlink in paper and I am getting the following error. Any solutions suggested, I've tried inserting a couple insert package solutions and none have ...
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edit LyX nomenclature command extensions

I want to edit LyX's nomenclature command to use makeglossaries in stead of makeindex. This can be don the the settings menu under Output > LaTeX. Here I can change makeindex -s nomencl.ist -o to ...
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defining macros in lyx

I am having a problem defining a script that I got as a macro in LyX (or even making it "work" in LyX). The script I have is the following: ...
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How to enbale SyncTex in LyX?

I'm using LyX 2.0.7, and I tried to enable 'Synchronization with output' by following the guide on LyX wiki. I couldn't succeed after doing each step exactly as the wiki stated. After lots of ...
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Package to load in Lyx to use \quad?

I'm using Lyx software to typeset an algorithm. I'm trying to use the \quad command to indent in a loop I'm writing, yet the \quad command is not being recognized when I compile the page. I'm assuming ...
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TOC Problems: Every pages appear word “CONTENTS”

I got the problems with TOC, by the way. When I start to put TOC in my book, after that in every pages header appear word "CONTENTS" with capitalize font. I don't know how to edit or custom it. I try ...
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Figure numbering removing section LyX

Figures are labeled as 1.0.1 but as I am only using "Parts" and do not have "chapters" or"sections" i would like them to be 1.1, 1.2 and so on.
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Caption in LyX appears below a “sub-title”

I'm using the following TeX code in LyX for creating a double table. When viewing it in .pdf I don't know why the caption "Main Title" appears below the text Panel A: Effect. Definitely it should be ...
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Change the color of the “remark” environment in Beamer

I would like to change the color (bg and fg) of the remark environment in a Beamer document. I have setup my document using: \usetheme{AnnArbor} \usecolortheme{crane} I read in some other question ...
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Multiple images and proper side-caption positioning

I would like to put three images on one page (as one figure). First two of them stretched over 100% of textwidth and the third one over 50 % with the caption beside the third picture (to spare space). ...
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Color highlighting text and environments in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.5 with document class article and 'Theorems (AMS)' in the modules. I am wondering if it is possible to make it so that the titles of different environments will be highlighted in ...
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...
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Uppercase index Title with fncychap

Hi I'm using LyX and with \usepackage[Lenny]{fncychap} in preamble. The tile of TOC or Index List is lowercase but i want it uppercase. what command and where I must write in for do what i want?
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LyX enlarging inserted images

I have a problem with inserting images in my thesis that I write with LyX. Images in exported pdf are always larger than they actually are. Here is what it looks like in the editor, that's the real ...
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Lyx on Mac inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks

I've just installed Lyx 2.0.7.1 on Mac OS X (Mavericks) and when trying to type in Lyx, some keys behave irregularly. More specifically, typing some punctuation marks on my keyboard (such as period, ...
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In LyX, how do I stop a figure float appearing inside a enumerate list

I have a enumerate list which splits over into the next page. My issue is a figure float from earlier in the text appears at the top of the new page and breaks up the enumerated list, which is ...
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How to set font size for minitoc in LyX

Hi all I'm writing a book in LyX with the package minitoc. If i use \documentclass [10pt]{book} the minitoc is set in one page, but if I use 12pt the minitoc is set in 2 pages. I want use the 12 pt ...
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Cross reference in tex code in LyX

I'm working with LyX. Do you know how to apply cross reference when using "Tex code" option in LyX? That's the example of what I'm writing in Tex code: \begin{table}[htbp] \begin{threeparttable} ...
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How to correctly cross reference program listing in Lyx

I learnt from another question that best way to include code was to make a child document with a program listing, which is great. My question is how do I correctly label the program listing? For a ...
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LyX won't compile without UTF8 document class option

I have a shared LyX document that is using document class article with custom class option utf8. I'm having trouble getting a newly installed .bst file to work (meaning, document will compile but all ...
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export from lyx the right LaTeX class declaration

I am using svjour3 class from Springer, but for convenience I decided to use the Lyx templates. Everything went smoothly and I managed to get all the layouts and formatting as required. However, I ...
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In Lyx how do I fix the border shift for binding? [duplicate]

WIth regards to piping answers into Lyx GUI, I am continuing the my question from here. The layout of chapters starting on the odd pages appears to be correct, however the shift left or right I ...
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In Lyx how do I get chapters to start on odd pages

I'm using Lyx and I want the pdf output to print Contents, new chapters and bib on a odd page. How can I do this? What information do you require from lyx? Class is Report. Document > ...
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Where are LyX Octave settings?

I can't find it in settings, I can't find it in user guide. How can I tell LyX, where Octave is? I found some instructions, but only for older editions (something around 1.6) of LyX and they ask to ...
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LyX sync document settings of child documents with master especially concerning citation style

How can I make sure, that the document settings of a child document are compatible to the master document? Today I had a big hassle concerning citation: If I choose "citation style standard ...
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Is there a decent table editor for use in LyX?

Is there a decent editor to create tables for inclusion in LyX? The standard table editor can't even do the most simple things in a straightforward manner.
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Centering causes change in spacing

For some reason when I center the text on my page the spacing to go from single to double. Using the latest LyX I have the following text written in standard. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 Line 4 When I ...
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Table too wide to go out of the page.

I have a table, which seems to be too wide for my page and it pops out of the page border. In lyx, it is like And in PDF, it looks like, it is going out of the page border. How can I address such ...
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Lyx Table has unwanted extra column (in an additional row) with APA

I am encountering this strange problem in LyX when my table ends up having additional "legs" as seen in the figure below. The document class article apa, doc is what seems to be causing the problem. ...
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Changing Theorem(AMS) in Lyx

I use the theorem(AMS) module in Lyx. If i use the Lemma, Definition etc. enviroment then Lemma for example is written in bold letters. If i use the remark enviroment its in italic. I would like to ...
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Lyx redefine tabular with tabularx - strange lines

I tried to redefine the tabular that is used as default for tables in Lyx. The reason is, I want to have an option for 'auto line break in cells'. That you can do with tabularx with the argument 'X'. ...
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How change “Figure #” position in lyx [duplicate]

I'm using Lyx, and adding a floating image always add a "Figure X" at the left of the image, I'd like to show this 'caption' (I don't know if is caption or not) under the image, how should I do? What ...
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beamerarticle: pause statement in tikz

I wonder how to use \pause in tikz with beamerarticle. My MWE is below which throws errors. I know this code will work fine if I don't load beamerarticle with beamer. But I need to load beamerarticle ...
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In LyX, how to put the equation number on the left (instead of the right)?

I'm writing an article in LyX v.2.0.6 and am quite new to it. All numbered equations have the equation numbering appearing on the right of the equation. I should, however, place them on the left. Does ...
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In LyX, how to change section headings from Arabic to Roman

I'm relatively new to LyX. I'm writing an article and would need to change the numbering of sections from Arabic to Roman. Would anyone know how to do this? (e.g. by means of ERT?) Also, the ...
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Description Environment options in LyX

The code given here can be used to adjust the items and text in description environment. I wonder how to use these options [leftmargin=!,labelwidth=\widthof{\bfseries The longest label}] with beamer ...
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tikz: table with mathmode and drawing in article documentclass in LyX

This is a follow up question to my earlier question here (Thanks to @Gonzalo for nice answer). I want to make the same table with boxes in article documentclass. My MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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“greater than” and “less than” not showing up in compiled document

I try to write a inline formula including a greater than sign: $A < B$ If I use the above formula in an empty document it works fine, but in my full document it will just not show up. But I can ...
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Fragile frame in lyx

I'm working on a document in LyX and I'm trying to create a frame around some verbatim text. I've tried a number of different things including ERT \begin{frame}[fragile] and \end{frame} around the ...
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ClassicThesis in Spanish Language Using Lyx

The problem is the following: I'm using classicthesis to write my thesis, and I need the names of the captions displayed in spanish (e.g. "figura" instead of "figure"), so I uncommented the next ...
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Including Xfig figures with LaTeX formulas into Lyx documents

I want to include in a Lyx document an Xfig figure with some LaTeX formulas. Following this guide I can do this in ordinary .tex documents: I export my Xfig figure as a "Combined PDF/LaTeX (both ...