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Error making a spreadsheet inset in LyX - How to make a spreadsheet inset in LyX?

I am running LyX on Windows 10. I made an inset of a spreadsheet called temp.ods, by going Insert-->File-->External Material... and then selected the spreadsheet. I keep encountering the following ...
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Lyx separates my footnotes

How can I set all the footnotes to have the same space between them? As you can see in the pic Lyx by default separates some of my footnotes. But I would like to have them all sticked together.
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view dependencies within lyx file

I have a lyx file that has a bunch of child documents (tables) embedded in it. How can I generate a list of these external files that are included in my main file when I compile (pdflatex) it? This ...
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Warning: uncodable character in LyX lstlisting

The problem I'm trying to insert the output of the tree command into a Program Listing field of LyX. The text is the following: exampleFolder/ ├── 01.mp4 ├── 02.avi ├── 03.mov └── 04.mpg If this ...
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If I have a double quote ' " ' in my text it shows up in the pdf as \textquotedbl{}

I am new to latex. I am running xubuntu 14.04. I am using Lyx 2.0.8. I can write, compile to pdf then view the pdf. Unfortunately, if I have a double quote ' " ' in my text it shows up in the pdf as ...
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Stop lyx from compiling

Is there any way to stop Lyx from compiling? (I am using Lyx with knitr, so the compilation can take very long. Sometimes, I often find errors while Lyx is still compiling. As I cannot cancel the ...
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lyx to pdf faulty

Why did I get this LyX: Cannot view file File does not exist: C:/Users/tekabu_t/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.Hp5536/lyx_tmpbuf2/newfile1.pdf OK when run my lyx file? Can someone help to ...
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Using APA style referencing in elsarticle class document?

Ive just had my paper sent back to me by the editor of a journal I submitted to and was instructed to change the referencing system of my paper to APA ver. 6 style. Text: Citations in the text ...
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Help installing document class for LyX on Mac, unsure on where to start

I'm trying to download a document class from a university, and would like to use this for my thesis. However I'm very new to all of this, and so really have little clue on where to start. The ...
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Template - Arbitrary Spacing in Lyx Formal Lab Report

I've been using Lyx and an MIT Template that is available from the link below (also including a minimal example) to write my Formal Lab reports for my undergraduate Physics labs. I (and my tutors) ...
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Lyx Table of Contents formatting

I have inserted a table of contents but have found when I create a pdf of the file the formatting is not good with the figure number over the image name. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Prevent formulas from execution

When I need to correct the formula in the middle, I click on the middle of the formula, and the formula always changes it's mode from something like an "executed" mode to something like a "working" ...
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LyX: Find and replace Page Break with New Page

I want to change all the Page Break's in my LyX document to New Page. How do I do this quickly (I have a 400+ page document)? The advanced search doesn't seem to be able to find Page Breaks.
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Changing layouts without restarting LyX?

I'm using LyX to layout a booklet of speeches from a conference based on the Editorium LyxBook layout. I've been modifying a lot to meet our needs, and when I started on that a few weeks ago, I found ...
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Renaming/redefining bibliography results in tocbibind to not work

So, I'm working on my dissertation and am trying to get the bibliographies to show up in the table of contents at the correct level. I need a bibliography for each section, so I am using chapterbib. ...
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How to insert /_/ in lyx math mode?

I am editing an xymatrix in LyX, and in order to curve some of the edges it requires me to be able to insert /_/ in math mode. However, every time I type that sequence of characters, LyX converts it ...
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I can't place a table float where I need it in Lyx

I try to place a table at the end of a paragraph, but it doesn't matter what I do, it always goes to the bottom of the document. I set the configuration of the float, but it doesn' work. And in ...
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Edit IEEEtran layout file

I'm using the IEEE transaction class with lyx (IEEEtran layout) and I need to define this options [12pt, draftclsnofoot, onecolumn] When I'm using this line in the custom layout settings only the ...
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Exporting all display formulas from Lyx to separate SVG files on Mac

Hi all :) This is my first question here, so here goes. I'm using Lyx on my Mac. I would like to use some sort of script which takes file.lyx as input and outputs SVGs of all of the display formulas ...
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Problem with authoryear-icomp and ibidem in citation using BibLaTeX in LyX

With some tricks explained here: https://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Biblatex, I'm happily using BibLaTeX (3.3) with LyX (2.1.4). With some other tricks found on http://tex.stackexchange.com I've obtained ...
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preprocessing of LaTeX document before compiling in LyX

I'd like to be able to have the following workflow for my LyX documents: Create the test.lyx file containing my writing Export this to LaTeX to obtain test.tex Apply a little text manipulation ...
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LyX — QED symbol same as last line of the proof (instead of line below)

I understand that usually for LaTeX we do \qedhere to force the QED symbol to appear where you want it. How do I change the Proof environment in LyX to get LyX to do the same thing? Right now if I ...
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\lstinputlisting with R problem

I'm trying to include my R code in a Lyx document but get the following error when trying to convert to PDF: \lstinputlisting{MonteCarlo.R} ^^M *** (cannot \read ...
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LyX Spacing after = sign in \align

My question is the same as this question, but in the context of LyX. The solution for that question was to put the & before = sign. I manually implemented this tweak in LyX, by changing the raw ...
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I cannot press enter in LyX what went wrong? [closed]

When I press enter, something like a wide space gets inserted but no new paragraph or new line. I have osx yosemite. Do you have any idea what went wrong? I guess enter should open a new paragraph ...
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What is the symbol of end of a proof?

I'm trying to put a black square at the end of a proof, but is not the same as LyX gives me (when I choose "proof" at the menu). It's different from the \blacksquare command (see pic below). The ...
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How to make a matrix that wolfram and symbolab can read (ideally through lyx) dsafds

I would like to be able to visually write math equations in lyx and then copy them to wolfram and symbolab to compute the answer. For example I can copy ...
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problem with page numbering

I'm using book documentation and the page number shown in top right, and that is exactly what I need. my problem is the first page, the number shows in bottom center. why did this happen?
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change columns order using multicols

I've divided a Hebrew paragraph to 3 columns, using \begin{multicols}{3} with \end{multicols}. The problem (since in Hebrew we write from right to left) is that the columns came up in the opposite ...
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How to make a Lyx shortcut for a math expression

In typing up my work I frequently use the same mathematical expressions, for example \leq \epsilon. In Lyx I must type it this way and then invoke the math function; or else select the symbols from ...
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how to put appendix before bibliography

I am using book document and I want to have the appendix before the bibliography when I chose document->start appendix here it shows after the bibliography and I cant put anything after it
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How to create this Curly brackets around tikz-tree?

If I'm using lyx and I have a tikz-tree, how can I create Curly brackets like those and write above them:
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how to have page number in top right without section name in header?

I need the page number in top right but I do not want the section show in header.. is there another way to do that?
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Increase spacing in TOC (LyX)

Below is a screenshot from my LyX-generated TOC. As you can see, for subsection 24.10, there isn't a nice space between the subsection number "24.10" and the title of the subsection. How do I fix ...
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How to enlarge the curly brackets in Aligned environment in LyX

I input multiple line equations following the fantastic answer to my previous question. The only problem is that the curly brackets are too small. I tried the suggestions in the detailed manual of ...
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In Lyx how do I set up a display formula over several lines

In Lyx, when I have a long equation in display mode I would like to display it over several lines for readability. But whenever I try to do that Lyx gives me an empty table. Is there some tex ...
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lyx: table goes out the page margin

how to solve this problem? I tried to change the font size and text width and none helped
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Adding DOI goes out of the page

I am using LyX for my CV. When I add my list of publications, many of them contain DOI's. And the problem is that when I generate the PDF, the DOI's are not "cut" or "hyphened", so that line contains ...
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LyX Enumerate how to size item number

When I go into the Enumerate environment in LyX, it generates item numbers, but they are much larger than I would like. Is there a way to specify the size of the item numbers?
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Long Math equations cause unwanted vertical paragraph spaces in the previous page in Classicthesis LyX version

This issue is identified as the cause for my previous question about unwanted space. In short, since the equation is about 1/3 pages long, it causes stretching in paragraphs and consequently leaves ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] in LyX Classicthesis

I use classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 I got this error message when I load hanging module into the parent document (probably my personal issue, as I tried it on the newly downloaded template, ...
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How to remove unwanted vertical space between paragraphs in Classicthesis LyX Version

I am using the latest Lyx version of classicthesis: classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8. It seems that whenever there is a section or subsection, subsubsection title as a first line in the next ...
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How to cross reference across child documents in Classicthesis LyX version

I have perfect solution for cross referencing propositions etc within each Chapter, that is, each child document, see my previous question. but I am stuck again in cross referencing them aross Chapter ...
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How to have Appendix A, Appendix B, Appendix C… in Classicthesis LyX version

The Classicthesis LyX template presets the Appendix as a chapter (or a child document), with chapter number "A". So the first section appears as A.1, and the first subsection appears as A.1.1 and so ...
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Harvard citation in LyX gives “author?” or “year?”, using bibDesk

Hi and thanks for excellent forum! I am attempting to use bibDesk with LyX. I save the file in bibDesk (text encoding Unicode UTF-8), import it in lyx with style plain, and change the bibliography ...
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How to creat hanging indent reference list in Classicthesis LyX version

I already have a completed hanging-indent reference list in word, which I want to reproduce in LyX. I want common hanging indent without [number] in front (this is an example from the APA website): ...
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(LyX) Disable footnote links

Similar to this question, I have the problem where the hyperref footnote link sends me back to the title page. I'm trying to add "hyperfootnotes=false" as an option in the LyX > Document Settings > ...
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How to use biblatex bibliography database in latest Classicthesis LyX version 4.2

I am using classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 issued in Sep 2015. I already have a bib. file by converting endnote to bib. (endnote staff confirmed with me that the file is well-converted). ...
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Lyx, referencing and classic thesis

I have some issues with referencing in LyX and the classicthesis template. Ive built my .bib file with Mendeley. Referencing with the example bibliography works properly, however, when I load my own ...
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How to cross reference theorem lemma etc as for example “Theorem 1” in LyX

I have loaded the theorem by type and theorem by type within Chapter (TIP for learner:add the first in order to add the second). So I use theorem environment for different types: proposition, ...