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Position of caption in LyX

I used sidecap package in LyX to put the caption on the right of the tables, but I got problem with it. sidecap works good with figure caption but it's not good with table caption: Please are there ...
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Problems using the “crop” package and printing cam options using LyX

I'm having a little difficulty having default variables (with a custom page size) to load properly on the pdf. I am using the following preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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LyX Install Not Recognizing Installed Spellcheck Dictionaries

I just installed LyX on my Windows 10 machine. I have Language Settings > Language > User Interface package set to "Default" (I have also tried English (UK)), package set to "Automatic" and there is ...
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Problem with eulervm integral sign

I'm having a problem with eulervm integral sign. I get the usual slanted instead of the expected upright integral sign. I'm using MikTeX 2.9 in combination with Lyx 2.1.3. This is the code exported by ...
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Using Lyx on Fedora 20: what does this error mean?

I get this error when trying to compile a pdf with Lyx 2.1: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.6-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (format=latex 2015.4.2) 28 JUL 2015 12:45 entering extended mode ...
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Using a .sty file with Lyx, on a Mac

I apologise if this is a dupe, but I've had a look and can't find anything that matches my requirements. I'm having trouble finding a way of using a .sty file with Lyx. I found some instructions here ...
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xymatrix spacing in lyx

I'm trying to use lyx to make an xymatrix with narrowed spacing between the rows. I found in Peter Gumm's notes http://www.mathematik.uni-marburg.de/~gumm/LyX/xypic/xypic.pdf that I could add to the ...
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Section numbering does not comply. I am using Lyx, Document class 'Report (standard class)'. Please help

I am writing my thesis in Lyx, using Document class 'Report (Standard Class)'. I have one main document 'thesis.lyx', in which I include all my chapters as Child Documents. In the main document ...
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Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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New chapter after Appendix in LYX

Is it possible in LYX to start a new chapter after Appendix??? seems like no matter if i start a new chapter or paragraph, it continues writing in Appendix.
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Problem with new version LyX 2.1.3 [duplicate]

I tried to open an older file with inserted figures in .emf files (actually created automatically by LyX when inserting copied pictures). I wonder why new LyX 2.1.3 allows inserting but does not see ...
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Footnotes are not shown

The text in the footnotes is not shown: only numbers and blank lines, however the text is ok in the text. Like that: __________________________________________ 1 2 My Latex Preamble: ...
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RTL with tabluar

This is a question about xelatex, even though I mention LyX here. My goal is to produce an RTL table with one row, two columns, which looks more or less like that: ...
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problem with converting into pdf file

I face the problem of converting my file into PDF. Everything was working fine until today. I reinstalled my LYX to 2.1.3. And now when I want to convert to PDF , it does not see my graphs inserted ...
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Trying to achieve the Word equivalent of “style for following paragraph”

In MSWord, when defining a paragraph style, it's possible to define the style of the following paragraph (the style that will chosen when I type return after entering the text of the style). This is ...
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Reorder long bullet list in LyX

In some document I have some long bullet lists (numbered or not numbered), for instance: 2001: ... 2002: .... 2003: ..... but I would just like to have the list reordered in just its inverse ...
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text side in the chapter title

i used tikz code in lyx preample to add decoration around the chapter, but the title words was not good. example: the chapter before tikz: الحركة الدورانية the chapter aftr i used tikz: الدورانية ...
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Add bst file with LaTeX / MiKTeX

I'm trying to use elsarticle-num-ident.bst, an exact copy of C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\bibtex\bst\elsarticle\elsarticle-num.bst but every time I run LyX, I get the bibtex error I couldn't ...
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Installing Hebrew for LyX on OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to install this as shown in the this link. But, I'm getting the following error message: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. I guess I haven't specifyied the ...
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Sectioned bibliography not working in Lyx

I am trying to get a sectioned bibliography in my thesis, with "References" being the cited articles, and "bibliography" containing additional uncited references. I've followed to the letter the ...
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Adding emphasis (italics) to a word in a chapter title LyX

I have a chapter title which contains a word which needs to be in italics. LyX allows me to add emphasis to it in the LyX window (with Ctrl+E) and it appears italicized in the LyX window. However, in ...
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psfragfig/matlabfrag figure with LyX

I want to include some psfrag-figures in PDF output with LyX 2.1.3, e.g. ex02.eps & ex02.tex compiled from Matlabfrag's ex02.m, but it does not work. It worked with LyX 1.5.6, see Matlabfrag ...
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How can I change the default background colour in Lyx to plain white?

I would like to change the default background of all content (non-preview, preview) to plain white:
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Editor font in LyX

The font used in LyX editor is very small for me to read. I want to increase it. Please not that I am not asking how to change the font size in the output. I could not find in the menu. (I am using ...
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how to set the footer in following manner “College Name, Department <year YYYY>” should be included. [duplicate]

I am using lyx version 2.1.0 i have to set the footer in the following format. “College Name, Department of Computer Engineering ” should be included. (10, Times Roman, Center justified) please help ...
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How can I preview an exported table (PDF XeTeX) directly in Lyx?

I create my tables in Lyx. Example: After using Export -> PDF (XeTeX), the table taken from the PDF looks as follows: Is it possible to generate a live preview of this rendered version ...
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LyX cannot recognize my MacTex 2015

My LyX system 2.1.3 cannot find my MacTex installation. When I choose Tools -> Tex Information, it appears completely blank. So far I've done the following: Completely removed MacTex 2015 and ...
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Horizontal Line before and after abstract, different alignment

I'm trying to set up a basic .lyx file for my lab reports. I'm now struggling with the abstract: I'd like to put before and after the abstract environment two horizontal lines. So, I did it ...
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How can I change the thickness of individual table borders in Lyx?

Let's take the following example: Using Lyx, how can I make the top and the bottom border thicker than the bottom border of the header row?
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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 ...