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Screenplay writing with Lyx - problems with default classes

I love lyx and want to use it for screenplay writing. Two layouts are included and the classes (broadway.cls and hollywood.cls) I have downloaded. I kept them in the same directory as the lyx file and ...
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Location of pdflatex when installing Lyx

Where is the location of pdflatex when installed through Lyx on Windows?
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remove interword spacing lyx

I have a LyX document that I imported from a TeX document. It contains a bunch of interword spaces (that make it have two spaces after the period) that I would like to remove (all at once). How can ...
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possible to export lyx bibliography to .bib?

I have a LyX file that includes a Bibliography section. Is it possible to export just that section to a .bib file? Specifically if that latex code looks like this: \begin{thebibliography} \bibitem{} ...
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lyx bibtex in wrong language

The bib file I use is in English: The problem is - if I just compile it in Kile (the example would be like) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{jobname.bib} @...
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How to add reference to a knitr figure chunk in lyx?

Is there a way to make the lyx dialog "add -> cross references" to find knitr figure chunks? I.e., is there a lyx built-in way to add references to knitr figures other than use \ref manually?
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Document Format Failure

I made a lyx document but when I send this document to my instructor's system, it gives the following error Kindly help, what sort of issue is this?
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Adding information for coversion between formats

I just installed LyX 2.2.0, and trying to preview the included examples/splash.lyx file that shows up the first time you start the program. I'm getting an error about not being able to convert between ...
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Page formatting when using images [duplicate]

New Lyx user, not very good in page formatting. whenever i insert an image, the whole page formatting get messed up. like in the below figure. In my code the above paragraph was after the pic. but in ...
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use joint bibtex library in multiple files

My document is split into several smaller ones which are included in a joint document. Now how can I use one bibtex file for all subdocuments? I am using lyx, but all plain tex solutions are also ...
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Cannot See references in pdf

I am facing an issue while compiling my lyx file. My pdf generates but it doesn't show references instead question marks appear. Kindly guide me where I am doing wrong. \documentclass[english]{...
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Is there a simple way to place float side by side in Lyx?

Hello everyone. When I want to place float side by side in Lyx,which is shown in the picture, I need to add a float-figure first, then add two box, and a(maybe three)\hfill, which is very inconvenient....
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LyX: Graph (.emf) from Excel — “Error loading file into memory” and “pdfTex Error”

I copy-paste graphs from Excel into LyX. I think LyX then converts it to .emf. (So far this is the only way I've found to ensure the graphs and images I copy from Microsoft Office are high quality in ...
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Remove space between chapter heading in lLyx?

I am using standard report class. Some of the chapters have long names and the spacing between the text is more than I want. How do I reduce the interline spacing in the text of the chapter heading ? ...
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spacing between the paragraphs in lyx?

I am writing my thesis using the standard report class. I want the TOC to have bold font for the chapters and the section but not for subsection. I use the following in the preamble \usepackage{...
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Two seperate nomenclature lists

I'm using Lyx and want two seperate nomenclature lists. I want one for jargon and abbreviations and one for mathematical symbols. Of course with different names, which I achieved by adding the ...
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Article in APA6 in LYX

\twoauthors Very good , I 'm doing an article in APA v6 , using APA6 LYX template, I have a question , not as include two authors with two different affiliations , try different shapes and throws me ...
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Change font size of TeX code in LyX editor

I'm working on a manuscript in LyX and using knitr to incorporate R code. The problem is that my inline TeX code is unwieldy to look at in LyX. How can I make the font appear smaller in the editor? I ...
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on linux: lyx looses changes in preferences after restarting (screen font, color etc)

I am on linux/ ubuntu 14.04 and my user directory can be found in /.lyx. I was able to paste a color theme into /.lyx/preferences but when I try to make changes to the preferences within lyx, the ...
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Citations in footnotes on the same page, using LyX?

I am aware that citations on the same page in LaTeX are possible with biblatex (1, 2). But how do I make them appear automatically as footnotes in LyX, when I add citations using the built-in ...
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error when runnin lyx file

I create new file lyx. When am running it, this message error is displayed : How can i fix it please
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LaTeX Error: File `../classicthesis.sty' not found

I downloaded a LyX template that uses the style called classicthesis. The file was installed from the 'package manager' as an admin and the classicthesis.sty file is located in the same folder as my ...
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LyX, Biblatex, ClassicThesis: How can I avoid line breaks in citations?

I suspect I am not the only person with this problem but I cannot find any solution for it: I am writing a thesis using LyX and the classicthesis template. I manage my bibliography with Zotero but ...
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Using Hyperref in LyX - PDFLaTeX Hebrew

In the past year or so I have been using LyX in Hebrew with the Hebrew Article document class, with the PDFLaTeX format. Lately I found the Hyperref package, and with a single click all non-Hebrew ...
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Springer author-date bibliography in Lyx

How can one set-up LyX to succesfully compile at least the provided Springer example? How to reproduce: New from template -> springer/svjour3.lyx Delete the two missing images in the figures or just ...
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Runtime logs and command prompt in Lyx?

LyX is a GUI based editor. The ability to see which LaTeX things are loaded each time would be useful. Example is Trial 5 where I try to determine whether Lyx loaded the aaltothesis.cls correctly. So ...
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Aalto custom CLS file in Lyx?

Oxford has instructions to set up CLS file for Lyx here so this thread for Aalto uni. So How can you use Aalto custom CLS file in Lyx? Aalto files CLS file (copy here) Aalto Thesis LaTex ...
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(Lyx) How to install pdfpreview and how to export it into pdf?

I'm a Mac user and there's no preview option. I searched around on the tutorial and found that I have to install a software in order to have instant pdf preview. Is there anyway I can preview my ...
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Prevent Lyx from automatically including packages

Lyx question here, I think it applies to no particular version. When I include external graphics, Lyx automatically adds \usepackage{graphicx} to the beginning of the generated TEX file. However, ...
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How can I call unicode characters in LaTeX or LyX?

The only way I know to use Unicode characters in LaTeX involves another program such as Word. I'll discuss an example, the inexact differential symbol đ. U+0111 is đ, so in Word typing 0111 followed ...
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LyX fails with pdflatex error [on hold]

When attempting to "View" (as PDF) LyX documents since updating to 2.2.0, I get The external program pdflatex finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external program'...
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Table keeps going off the text width

I have been using LyX 2.1.4 on Manjaro Linux. LyX works great and I get great quality work done on it, however what keeps me from moving my workflow into LyX is this annoying problem with tables. If ...
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LyX is changing horizontal spacing between words depends on the line's length - it even changes the page margins

I'm writing a paper in Hebrew and the margins of the equations from both sides is just too small, IF the line is long. What I mean that it feels like LaTeX is trying to push too much into 1 line, it ...
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Omit Date from LyX Titlepage in KOMA-Script Book

By default, when using Lyx with the KOMA-Script Book class, the date is shown below the title and author name on the titlepage. I would like to omit the date from the titlepage. Is there a way to ...
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LyX: Can't compile with \usepackage{algpseudocode} with Language that isn't English

I'm pretty new to LyX and Latex. I'm writing a paper in Hebrew and I want to add an algorithm in English. So I'm adding \usepackage{algpseudocode} to the Preamble and pasting some example algorithm. ...
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Re-installed LyX on Windows 8 laptop; pdf preview doesn't work

At first, LyX was popping up an error message (something to the effect that it couldn't find some sort of MiKTeX thing; I'm sorry I didn't write down the exact message). Anyway, I was able to fix ...
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subscript and superscript in Lyx leave large gaps in onscreen editor

When I insert superscript or subscript formatting using the Insert>Formatting menu in Lyx, it leaves a large gap between the sub/super-scripted text and the preceding text. This does not happen when ...
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Is it possible to insert standalone images in lyx

I'm trying to insert an image into a document. Inserting it as: \begin{figure} \centering\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figure_name}\caption{Description} \end{figure} Leaves an entry of type "Figure x....
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Is it possible to omit references at the bottom using tufte-handout in Lyx?

I find the bottom references to be redundant, while using the tufte-handout layout. Is there a way, in Lyx, of omitting the references at the bottom, leaving only the citations in the sidenotes?
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Lyx can no longer find images

I have update a number of images in lyx and changed the contents of images but not their path. I import images as follows: \begin{figure} \centering\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figure_name_1}\caption{...
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Lyx with template

after having written large parts of my dissertation in lyx - I would need to adopt a template for formatting 1 . Can somebody tell me how to reformat my lyx document in a way as to have it in that ...
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Lyx cannot generate hyperlinks as references

This question is related to this one. I have a bibtex file containing a number of references some of which are only links to a number of domains. The entries in the .bib file are of the form: @Misc{...
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Thickness of lines in a table in LYX

I would like to increase the thickness of the top and the bottom lines of the attached table in Lyx. I tried command \newcommand{\hthickcline}{4} as shown in the attached Lyx file but it does not work....
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Changing header style in Report

I am using LyX and I am writing my thesis using the report class (two-sided). I put in Latex preamble the following code: \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} \fancyhead[LO]{\footnotesize \...
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LYX citation reference style

I'd like my reference would look like this (based on Chicago 16th ed. (Author-Date Style) ): Stabell, Charles B., and Øystein D. Fjeldstad.1998. “Configuring value for competitive advantage: On ...
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Is it possible to replace certain words in a subdocument in LyX? How?

I have an amount of LyX-subdocuments that should be recombined into a new (main-)document via input. I would like to replace certain words in the subdocuments when the publication is generated ...
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LyX Hyphenation Not Working

I need a little bit of help troubleshooting this. I'm also not too sure on what I can provide and how to provide it, but here's what I have: LyX 2.1.2, with options in "Preferences>Language>Language ...
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Inputenc error in bibtex during pdf output

I'm not very good with tex stuff, and although I'm a capable linux user, latex has always been a problem for me. My situation. I'm writing a thesis document. OS : Debian 8 Lyx : 2.1.2 Jabref : 2.1 ...
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LyX - export with custom document class [Linux]

I have a document written in lyx, which is supposed to be exported to pdf file on Linux. I write it on Windows, but then I commit the .lyx file to repository and it's suposed to be exported to PDF on ...