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Insert an external PDF file in LyX file

I am trying to add my 10 pages external PDF file in between the LyX document. But when I convert my whole file in PDF version the external file only shows its first page. What should I do now?
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Can't Make pdf of Math Help Document in Lyx 2.14

Using Lyx 2.14 on Windows 7. When I try to create a pdf of the built-in Math help document I get the following error: LaTex Error: Command \@textsubscript already defined. I have had no problems ...
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How can I type Genzen style deduction in LyX?

As a philosophy major student, I'm learning how to use LyX. And I don't know how to type genzen style deduction on LyX. And Is there any good reference for LyX like Peter smith's for LaTeX ...
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How to fix the top and bottom margins in Lyx in order to conform to standard ERC proposal?

I need to write a document with specific margins (well, I admit, a grant proposal). They want : The minimum font size allowed is 11 points, line spacing single. The page size is A4, and all ...
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\cdot screen representation in LyX

I just had my first experience with LyX 2.1.3. To my (unpleasant) surprise, a \cdot command is rendered indistinguishable from a \times command in the on-screen preview (as a cross, that is). Up until ...
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LyX 2.1.4 does't load Document Classes after using Reconfigure

I tried to add on the LyX (Windows 10) Layouts folder some .layouts, and after I run "Tools -> Reconfigure" and restarting LyX it doesn't neither the default classes. How can I solve this problem? I ...
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Insert newline into passthru paragraph style

I have a custom latex class with a command that encloses several paragraphs of text, separated with newlines. \latexcommand{First paragraph with some text. Second paragraph with some more text.} ...
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Curly braces disappear when reloading LyX document

I have a problem in LyX when using a math macro with an optional argument. I want to have an interval [a,b] as argument, which I need to group in curly braces, otherwise LaTeX will confuse the ...
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Caption of figure in list of figures in Lyx

my question is often asked and as often answered for regular Latex, but I would like to know, if there is a simple way in Lyx to make a custom entry for a caption in the list of figures, just like ...
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LyX Beamer [t] on plaint itle frame

Here, I read how to set [t] globally for a beamer template in LyX. However, is it also possible to just set the [t] option for the PLAIN TITLE frame and leave centering for all other? Best, Fabian
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Pdf compiled file error [duplicate]

Here is my attached pdf file shot. When I compile my LyX document these figures go out of the window. Actually these are 10 sub figures whereas only 5 are visible in the pdf file after compiling. ...
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Fraction macro in lyx

I want to create a macro for word-like fraction sign in lyx. Namely, when I write 1/2 I want it to be \frac{1}{2} Any Ideas?
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How to Include external word document between the lyx document

I am writing my thesis, have to include a word file consists of 5 to 6 pages between the LyX document. Kindly help me by telling how can I include an external file in LyX document.
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Is there an online LyX to TeX converter?

My laptop with LyX on it is suddenly out of commission. For the short term I only have access to some heavily controlled university computers which have LaTeX but not LyX. I want to convert some LyX ...
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Undefined control sequence - Math mode, \hat

I received a LyX file from my friend and when I tried to compile it, LyX showed me this these errors. I have no idea what is going on. Hope you can help me out, thanks a lot. Update: Here is the ...
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Thousand Separator in LaTeX and LyX table

I want to get thousand separator in LyX tables. I had the following LaTeX code. It works fine for the second column but not for the first column and also when I import it into LyX it adds extra ...
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writing springer book in lyx

I followed the instructions given at http://wiki.lyx.org/Examples/Springer to install classes to write a Springer book. I am writing a single-author book. The installation has worked fine. Now how ...
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Long word exceeding column in lyx [duplicate]

I have a long text that exceeds the column margins It's not an English word. it's this hexadecimal number ...
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Lyx does not export postscript file!

I try to export a lyx file to .ps format. But while I hit the save button I got the following error: "No information to export the format Postscript" Any help will be appreciated. Thanks,
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Lyx outline pane and menu truncating titles after N chars

using Lyx I've encountered the following problem: In the outline pane section's and subsection's text are truncated after a certain number of chars. The same limit seem to be applied in the "Navigate" ...
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Automatic line-breaks in a long display-mode equation

I have a long sequence of equalities and inequalities in a display-mode formula. Currently, this formula is longer than the page width. Is there a way to tell LyX to automatically break the formula ...
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Lyx output problem: cannot open Type 1

I use Lyx 2.1.4 on Mac OSX and I installed The BasicTeX 2015 Distribution (https://tug.org/mactex/morepackages.html). I wrote a document that contains some math characters (lambda, delta...) and I get ...
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Lyx - Template and summation parameters

I'm fairly new to LyX. I recently imported a template for my Math homework, and it's working perfectly, except for when I use \stackrelthree; my parameters above and below the summation (big sigma) ...
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Extend table width automatically for all columns

I'm using LyX for tables in my thesis with the Article class. I would like all my Tables to span the entire text width of the document and that each column is extended proportionally so it doesn't ...
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LyX: insert minipage with 100% line width

I defined the following command sequence in my toolbar: Item "Insert Minipage" "command-sequence box-insert Frameless; inset-modify width \"100line%\"" Unfortunately, this is not working. lyx -dbg ...
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Gaps between columns are too wide in Latex (or Lyx)

I am writing up my dissertation and this particular table has bothered me for a while. I've tried many ways to shorten length, shrink the table (which I really want to avoid because I want to have ...
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C++ code listing exported to HTML using elyxer has problem with < and > symbols

C++ code listing exported to HTML using Elyxer has problem with < and > symbols for example #include <iostream> shown as #include. I have to change manually all < to &lt; and > to ...
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float is coming in the wrong place

I am using a table in the float which keeps on coming between the paragraphs. I have tried using here definitely but it is still not working. This is my first time using lyx so please explain in ...
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Lyx / Knitr - R Code in chunck goes beyond set width

I use Lyx (2.1.4) with knitr (1.10.5). I have a lot of trouble having the code chunks respect the width that I tried setting through various ways: In the chunk options (width=50); ...
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figures and sub figures are too wide in a row to see in the document

I am facing an issue of floated figures and their sub figures and tables adjustment in the compiled document... They get out of the document and can't be seen when it is compiled. kindly help!
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How to add horizontal fill after an displayed equation in lyx?

So how to put the horizontal fill immediately after the displayed equation? I mean, I want the "(equation 1)" to be in the same line as the displayed equation. How should I do that? Guys please ...
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remove “” from lyx macro

I am using LyX and followed http://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Biblatex. I don't want to use an absolute path with \addbibresource so I've tried following there example of using the \input@path macro. This ...
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No PDF viewer installed error with LyX

Recently I reinstalled LyX under Windows 10. Even though I have installed foxit reader, I get a pop up message in preview that it says: "No PDF viewer is installed. Please install a PDF viewer such ...
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How to get xetex to find a Truetype font?

I'm trying to compile a lyx document that uses the Crimson font. \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Crimson} fontspec error: "font-not-found" |''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' | A font ...
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LyX: Two differently sized subfigures with a combined width of 100% columnwidth

On LyX I'm trying to create 2 subfigures (one with a square shaped graphic and one that is tall and narrow) side-by-side, such that their combined width is 100% of the column (or page). How do I do ...
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Spellchecker in Lyx 2.1.4 Does Not Work

I just upgraded to Lyx 2.1.4 from Lyx 2.1.3 and the spellchecker does not work -- it asks if I want to start from the beginning and then closes like it found no errors. I am using Windows 7 with a ...
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Integral symbol in Lyx yields errors

I get errors when trying to use the integral math symbol in Lyx document using the report class. I am usig LyX Version 2.1.3. Code and errors below: #LyX 2.1 created this file. For more info see ...
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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 [closed]

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: ...