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How to do \hrulefill in LyX without a TeX inset

A very similar, but significantly different question is LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut. I'm trying to achieve the effect of \hrulefill in LyX, without ...
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How to add two vertical lines in LyX

I need to do two vertical lines in LyX like this: How to do that?
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Unbold references in Lyx?

I have now got into a strange problem where references are appearing in bold. I am using Report standard class for my thesis. Non latex font (Times New Roman) is selected as font style. I did not have ...
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How to format references in APA 6 style in Lyx?

I am very new to Latex/Lyx. Now I'm writing my thesis in Lyx and I have put all my references in Jabref. My references have to be in APA 6 format for which I have downloaded biblatex-apa and apa6 ...
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How to change the bottom bar structure in Beamer

I have question about the bottom bar. The structure(style) of the bottom bar differ by different theme setting. For example: Dividing into two parts with different colors One single ...
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Citations missing in the list from JabRef

I am using JabRef for bibliography but the citation section only shows the first 10 alphabatical references in Lyx. I have written most of my work and never faced this problem before but now when I ...
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Include Tikz-documents with a latex body in Lyx

I also posted this with a little different focus on stackoverflow already, but I am still looking for a elegant solution, so I will try again here. I use tikzDevice in R to transform my graphics into ...
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Normalizing nested environments for cleaner design (LyX)

LyX supports nested environments (e.g., begin{itemize}...\item...) intuitively with the Tab key. I'd like to get this to work for questions in a layout with the Exam class. Exam nests questions with ...
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Newcommand not working in Lyx

I am using lyx for writing a latex document. The following is the preamble in Document > Settings: \usepackage{fullpage} \newcommand{\authnote}[1]{\textcolor{green}{\small {\textbf{(Auth:} #1\...
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TikZ externalization with absolute path and MiKTeX distribution

This code: \documentclass[11pt,openright]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} \tikzexternalize[prefix=...
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Incorrect symbol appears with integral symbol

I am writing a paper in Lyx with relative success, but whenever I add in a math equation with an integral sign, it compiles it into a totally different symbol (like an intersection/arch symbol with a ...
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Replace \choice[1] with \CorrectChoice (hacking around a LyX limitation)

I'm working on a simple layout in LyX 2.2 for the exam class. Many things work very well, especially with the LatexType Item_Environment style in LyX layouts. However, I'm stuck at how to deal with ...
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lyx, not all citation shown when citing (JabRef) [on hold]

I am using a template for lyx, which supports the use of JabRef. My first sources work well. I have my data and can cite in lyx via "Insert->citation...". Now I have the problem, that my newest ...
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LYx 2.2. (Cannot view the file pdf)

I get this error when trying to view the file: The external program pdflatex finished with an error ... check the logs. (I am using LyX 2.2.0 Windows 7)
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How can I use a large solidus in a display fraction in LyX?

I would like to use the equivalent of the latex \middle/ in a display equation in LyX. I have a fraction with a large left hand side, and I want the solidus (/) to be automatically sized to match the ...
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Bibtex style with bold

In a bib file - how can I italicise and print a word in Capital Letters? It should be like ABC et al. (start ital) Variation within the (this should be capital letters plus ital) JKP (end) metric ...
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Header to start with sections or chapter name in Lyx

Currently I am using this preamble \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \renewcommand{\sectionmark}[1]{\markright{\thesection.\#1}} \lhead{\rightmark} \cfoot{} \fancypagestyle{plain} \fancyhf{} \...
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LyX functions: Nest label from clipboard into inset insert

In writing my thesis in LyX I make frequent use of the label-copy-as-reference function - mainly from equations but also with other labels. The labels are however not pasted as formatted reference ...
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LYX- Adding Headers

Why can't I find Header & Footer when I open an new file in LyX?
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LyX - Environments in XeTeX using Hebrew

Lately I've decided to try and use XeTeX instead of LaTeX when writing documents in LyX in Hebrew, as it was suggested to be more friendly towards different languages. More specifically, I can now use ...
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Lyx cannot export/view as pdf, external program finished with error

I get this message regardless of which program I select, there are no logs. The external program lualatex/pdflatex/xelatex finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external ...
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LyX multiple bibliographies: Illegal, another \bibdata command

Wanting to set up a dissertation with LyX, I tried to configure it for my university's format that requires both a Bibliography and a List of References as separate parts, using LyX 2.2.0 under ...
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pdf error when compile a knitr figure chunk

I am getting !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file D:/project/figure/plot-1.pdf): PD F inclusion: required page does not exist <0> ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced! when ...
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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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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 ...