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How to move text in lyx, preserving the information on changes

I'm editing a manuscript with several people and we are using change-tracking intensively. Now I would like to change the order of two sections of the document without loosing all information about ...
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Defining a Lyx-inset, that always has full line width in the editor

Correction: In the original text I wrote that floats are displayed full-width. This was an error; Just like the "flexi-insets" created with InsetLayout they are only displayed in full-width when they ...
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How to disable hyphens in Lyx BibTex?

Can you prevent all divided-word hyphens only in a Lyx document's bibliography? (example divided-word: "Microwave" becomes Mi- on one line, crowave on another)
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is pdfTeX from TeX Live 2015 supposed to work with LyX 2.1.3? [closed]

I am trying to compile a PDF in LyX with the pretest TeX engines installed, and so far they break. I don't recall what else would have changed from using the folder instead of the 2014 analog. pdfTeX ...
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Spanish language not working after update [closed]

I've recently updated my Lyx to the new 2.1 version. But when I try to compile my documents (in spanish language), I obtain the following "Undefined control sequence" error: \StartBabelCommands ...
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lyx longtable with one LoT entry and a header on every page

I have a longtable which is spread over several pages. If I make the top row a header it appears once in the list of tables BUT I want it to appear on each page of the table... If I make the top row a ...
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How to write code examples in LyX?

I'm using LyX for Hebrew documents. When I add a Verbatim environment with English language, sometimes after a little editing the language change automatically to LaTeX and the compiled Verbatim text ...
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Hyphenation doesn't work and lines overflow with French Babel (Lyx)

I'm using texlive-babel-french (on Fedora) with Lyx, and text overflows instead of having clear cuts because of hyphenation. When I change language from French to English in Document > Preferences > ...
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Lyx2.1 - New Empty Float Definition Appeared for Some Reason (cannot compile anymore)

I have used LyX to write my dissertation, and for the most part, it has worked quite well. I am baffled by the current compilation error, however. After adding a couple floats, I now get the ...
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LyX issue with the viewer

I just installed MiKTeX and LyX on my new Apple laptop (yosemite 10.10). When I open an old .lyx file or create a new one the eyes icon on the top left (cmd R) for creating a PDF is inactive, as well ...
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Lyx Beamer enumerate eating first letters of text in Madrid theme

In Lyx beamer environment, enumerate is not compiling properly: the balls overlay the first letters of the item text, and the numbers are to the left of the balls (and invisible because they're white ...
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add citations to the document

I am pretty new to latex and lyx. I am currently writing my project proposal using lyx and got an issue when putting references. I have already created a document using lyx, but I cannot remember how ...
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Finding all italicized words in a LyX document

I've italicized certain words in a LyX document which I shouldn't have. Is is possible to search for or highlight only italicized words within the document? I'd make the changes manually but the word ...
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lyx, palatino, mathpazo, and smart quotes

Consider the following mwe \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} %\usepackage{mathpazo} <<--- ISSUE \usepackage[OT2,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} // or latin9 ...
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Table of Contents: add vertical space above chapters

I am using Lyx and a custom document class for my thesis. I initially had a problem with a long chapter title being hyphenated; I needed to have the TOC be ragged right for the title of chapter one ...
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Appropriate sections in Lyx

I am new to Lyx and I want to know, how one can set appropriate sections in there. I hope this is the real term but if you don't know what I am saying here is a picture of it.
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changing relative font size in cls file

I am using a custom class (follow links here if needed: https://cpbl.wordpress.com/2010/01/24/ubc-thesis-under-lyx-manuscript-based-thesis-under-latex/). I don't like the relative sizes of the various ...
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Installing new lyx layout: where are my layout files?

I'm hoping to find an easy solution to this problem. I want to install the American Economic Association document class and use it in Lyx. I have inserted the class file into the right latex ...
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Using custom-aligned subarray in LyX

I need to write a vertically stacked subscript in a notation meant to say "evaluate expression at k=..., and k'=...". In the end it should look like / SOME \ | BIG | \ ...
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LyX preamble to auto add space before and after math (CTRL+M)

I tried everything, but nothing works. How can I make auto space bofore and after math formulas in the same line? Thank you.
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LyX - Does not appear to recognize all class variables

I have written my dissertation with LyX (which has been great), but now I need to submit it. This means I need to accord with my school's template. I have acquired and installed the class ...
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After updating to LyX 2.13: getting this message Sweave Noweb syntax? [closed]

After updating to LyX 2.1.3, I'm getting this message Sweave Noweb syntax?. I wonder what message mean and why I'm getting it? After clicking on ok, it works but I'm looking to not show this ...
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Make LyX Configuration Emulate to Scientific Workplace Workspace [closed]

I'm wondering if anyone is aware of a customization of LyX (or similar program) that emulates the workspace found in Scientific Workplace. So, for instance, similar colors, toolbar locations, ways of ...
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Lyx wrong numbering in figure and subfigure

the latex source is as follows: \begin{figure}[h] \begin{centering} \protect\caption{Accuracies comparision of different methods \label{fig:comparision}} \par\end{centering} ...
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LyX footnotes do not create footnotes, only text in body [closed]

Ever since I updated my MacBook Air to Yosemite (very late -- just this week), LyX has been malfunctioning in its footnote functionality. I did a fresh install of both TeX and LyX, but the issue ...
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Forward search in Lyx/SumatraPDF not working anymore

I use "Lyx" as a Latex software. I have being using the Forward/Reverse search using SumatraPDF without a problem. I used the approach described here: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX#toc1 I am using ...
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Mac shortcut in Lyx Beamer to have text associated with new frame

What is the Mac shortcut for Alt-Shift-Right in Lyx using Beamer. I have a new environment (new frame) and I am typing text underneath it that does not appear on the slide. In Windows, Alt-Shift-Right ...
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Why does this fail in LyX 2.1.3 but works in .Rnw?

This code works fine in .Rnw but does not work in LyX 2.1.3. In LyX 2.1.3 it throws the following error: Error in getModel.baseGmm(all_args, ...): could not find function "is" Any idea how to ...
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How to increase space/indentation of lists like labels and enumerations in LyX?

When I use a label, it leaves a default space between the label and the following text. I want to increase this horizontal space/indentation by a lot more in LyX, but I'm not sure how to do that. ...
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Using 3dplot package in lyx

I'm trying to get the following tikz code to run with LyX: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/the-3dplot-package/ My preamble contains: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{3dplot} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Maple 18 output in LyX

I have the following problem: I want to import the outcome of solve(b^4-(2-d)*b^2-2*d*b+d+1 > 0, [b], parametric), which is a maple code, into Lyx. Even though I managed to export the solution of ...
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Part and Chapter in Header

Following up on this post: earlier question I have problems setting this style for my soon to submit thesis. Actually, it works for the beginning, but not for the entire project (created in Lyx, ...
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Problem with URLs in bibtex file when using new Thesis class/template [closed]

I am using a thesis template for my thesis write up using Lyx interface. For my bibliography, I use JabRef manager to produce .bib file. It works fine except for the entries which have URL values, ...
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How to put notes under table in LYX

I'd like to ask how to write notes under the table (in float) in LYX? I found the following, but it is strangely written (how can a table be at the same time out and in the float???): 'Table ...
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LyX 2.1.3 on Windows 8 Best Long Multi-column Table

I was wondering what the best 'LyX' way was to create a long multi-column (>5 columns) table with unigrams as in Figure 5.8 here. I have seen similar solved queries for LaTeX but I have not been able ...
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Changing citation style in LyX from numeric to author-year

I'm trying to change the citation style from numeric to author-year but it somehow keeps both of them (Pyke et al. [4]). As you can see it doesn't show the year, only the ID number. I tried to change ...
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How to alternate row color and specify column color simultaneously in LyX

I'm trying to set column 0 of my table to gray as well alternate its row colors, for example: I've managed to get the alternative row colors working by inserting the ERT before the table: ...
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Natbib doesn't add a's and b's to same-author-same-year references

I am using natbib with bibtex8 in lyx to get my references sorted. It all seems to work fine except that natbib does not properly deal with "same-author-same-year" references. Rather than giving me: ...
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Why many BibTeX styles under LyX don't work?

I'm testing a well-formatted bib file with a single entry, @misc{various_authors_main_2015, title = {Main {Page}}, copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License}, url = ...
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Convert from LyX/Latex to wordpress post

I have some documents in LyX/Latex and I want them as a wordpress post. I have tried converting latex to HTML (with latex2html) and afterwards, pasting that code in the wordpress editor but everything ...
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LyX how to reproduce a label [closed]

What can I do in LyX to to reproduce (borders included) you can find a source file (.odt) for the label at address https://mega.co.nz/#F!x1Bx1QaB!wVg-o2BV_RX97PveXMpBGA
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Lyx and Memoir class - setting stock and paper dimensions

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and the Memoir class. I want to define a non-standard stock and page size. Where do I add the commands \setstocksize, \settrimmedsize and \settrims?
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Labeling figures as Figure 1, 2, 3 in LyX

I am making a document in LyX but my figures are labelled here as figure 2.1, figure 3.1, figure 3.2 etc instead of figure 1, figure 2etc. How can I fix this issue?
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how to make changes in table source code

I need to make changes in my table source code, source pane is not editable. Kindly anyone tell me how to make changes in table source code. Your help will be highly appreciated. See this is my ...
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How to edit LaTeX preamble in source pane under LyX?

I want to add some lines in LyX preamble but not finding how to do that. If anyone help that would be much appreciated. See this is my preamble: \documentclass[english]{article} ...
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Lyx error while importing LaTeX file

I am trying to import a LaTeX file to LyX, but I am getting this error: An error occurred while running: "/Volumes/LyX-2.1.3/LyX.app/Contents/MacOS/tex2lyx" -f "root.tex" "root.lyx" Any help would ...
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How to change/add column background colors in Lyx? I can easily change/add colors of rows, but not columns

Bear with me, this isn't a duplicate question. I can successfully change the row color in tables using the instructions here: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/Tables (A similar question exists here: ...
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Lyx Making Theorems Not Italic Globally

Before I used Lyx, I used \declaretheoremstyle to make the bodyfont into normal in theorems. But in Lyx, I'm using Theorems(AMS) and Theorems(Numbered by Chapters) Module and cannot find a way to ...
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Fixed column width ruins alignment of table row using Lyx

I am having the worst luck with a table I am trying to create. The problem occurs when I want to have multiple lines in a column, I use the trick posted on here (and I think Lyx's wiki) and set a ...
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Where I could find this particular typrewriter-like font in lyx? [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis in philosophy using Lyx and found out that most of them are written with this particular typewriter-like font. Could someone tell me where i could find this font? Does Lyx ...