LyX uses layout files (.layout) to control the appearance of a document inside LyX. This does not (directly) control the appearance of the printed document.

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add margin figure in lyx local layout

Now I added margin figure and margin table by this package: \usepackage{capt-of} in lyx preample. and I inserted marginal note from the main menu (insert>marginal note), then I clicked Ctrl+L to ...
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how i can add this codee in local layout in lyx

i want to add this code in local layout in lyx: \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{etoolbox}%إطار النظريات \usepackage{blindtext}% \usepackage[theorems,skins,breakable]{tcolorbox}% %% ...
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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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How to resize ALL tables in a LyX document of tables?

I am using another piece of software (STATA) to generate the tex code for my statistical tables. I am also using a LyX document with many Child documents to display all the tables in the one document. ...
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automatically updating latex code used in a LyX document

I want to automatically update latex code embedded in a LyX document that was produced as output from another program, in my case STATA. The Latex code contains table commands. The concept is ...
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How can I make a professional looking article layout?

Elsevier and Springer and other publishers provide latex classes for authors, similar to the standard article class. But those classes don't have the full published formatting, it's just for ...
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Where can I get a Lyx Layout for Bioinformatics by Oxford University Press?

Oxford University Press provides a LaTeX class for their Bioinformatics journal. Does anyone know if a Lyx .layout has been created for it? I've been trying my hand at creating the layout myself, ...
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Getting minted and LyX work together

I need to insert code in my report, so I decided to use minted with LyX, my usual editor. I found a solution for getting minted and LyX together in this post (pwaller answer), by adding a custom ...
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Is it possible to create a LyX Layout Style without vertical paragraph spacing?

When i define a new Style in a LyX Layout, in the LaTeX output there is always two newlines after the LyX paragraph. I can remove the vertical spacing which is displayed inside the LyX editor (with ...
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Defining a Lyx-inset, that always has full line width in the editor

Correction: In the original text I wrote that floats are displayed full-width. This was an error; Just like the "flexi-insets" created with InsetLayout they are only displayed in full-width when they ...
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Installing new lyx layout: where are my layout files?

I'm hoping to find an easy solution to this problem. I want to install the American Economic Association document class and use it in Lyx. I have inserted the class file into the right latex ...
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Lyx wrong numbering in figure and subfigure

the latex source is as follows: \begin{figure}[h] \begin{centering} \protect\caption{Accuracies comparision of different methods \label{fig:comparision}} \par\end{centering} ...
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How to find the parent of a class file

I am trying to use the ACM Small class in LyX. A LyX Wiki page says to create a LyX layout based on the parent of the class file: "Lets assume, the LaTeX class amcsiggraph.cls is a descendant of ...
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Adding an environment to LyX for dividing a proof into steps

My question is basically a combination of the questions Is it possible to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment in a nice way? and Create new paragraph style in ...
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MacTeX 2014 TeX Distribution panel broken under Mac OSX Yosemite

I've installed MacTex-2014 on my Mac running on Yosemite. The Tex Distribution window is broken, and am unable to explore all the templates on the Lyx. Is there any way to fix it?
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Installing New Doc Classes in Lyx

I have been following the instructions for installing a new doc class in lyx but when I open up lyx under document - settings - document class my doc class appears under unvailable. So what's gone ...
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LyX template prerequisites on Mac are missing

This is my first time using LyX to write my thesis. Running on Mac (OSX 10.9) and downloaded LyX Version 2.1.1. I noticed that there is no installer. All LyX files are bundled here: (1) ...
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Publishers and Talmud layout

a) What software do publishers use for creating the complex layout of the Talmud? Here is a picture of what it looks like: b) Can anyone recommend to me a software that's easy to use for this?
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How to contain the Program Listing in the Appendix within the margin?

I have added the Code Listing using - Insert -> File -> Child Document
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How do I prevent LyX from loading fontspec automatically?

I would like to use non-TeX fonts in LyX. To do this, I use the Document->Setting->Use non-TeX fonts setting. This setting causes LyX to insert the \usepackage{fontspec} statement automatically into ...
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Slides template in LyX generates option clash for package graphicx [closed]

The slides template in LyX is generating an error even with a very simple example (that is, a single slide with a *.pdf plot) The source, provided below, generates this error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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How to write text document in two colums in Lyx2.0.2?

How to write text document in two columns in Lyx2.0.2, as authors write in published papers?
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(lyx) Chapter Number after Part Number (Chapter 4.4 instead of Chapter 4)

I know its counter-intuitive and doesn't make any sense at all, but bear with me. I am using the classic thesis style (in lyx), and the recommendation of my university ask me to do so. So currently My ...
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Insert second slide with Lyx and Beamer

I am trying to create a presentation in LyX using Beamer. I am using LyX 2.1.0. I created a new document, and selected Document -> Settings -> Document Class -> Presentations -> Beamer. ...
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How to follow the DRY (Dont Repeat Yourself) in multidoc?

What is the best way to keep the configurations and same content in different parts of the main document reusable from single location (e.g. from child document)? First idea was to have this ...
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Why the LyX getting reset toolbars layout every time it starts?

Every time I open Lyx it doesn't restore already opened toolbars (e.g. version control, table of contents), but instead shows only the default toolbars. How to fix it (make toolbars layout permanent)? ...
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Lower the whitespace on each page at the top

I just noticed that in my document every page consists of a large whitespace at the top. I have probably used some package that messed it up because I don't think it should be like this. How can I ...
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Examples of simple beautiful PhD theses

Please share the simplest, most beautiful PhD / master's theses you've ever seen. Looking for ideas for layout (medicine). Source code appreciated.
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Easy way to make changes in a class?

I'm using the article (Hebrew) class for my document. I'm using the "theorem" and "proof" modules (I hope that's the correct term), and I'd like to make very simple changes. For example, make "Proof" ...
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Set default output format in layout in Lyx

I am writing a layout for a class file. The corresponding class file specifies several \RequirePackage calls with the [dvips] option, and hence trying to compile the document using pdflatex or any of ...
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Header superimposed over text

The header in my report is superimposed on the text. I've tried altering voffset and header height but it didn't get me satisfactory results. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Using a new document class/template with LyX?

I tried googling this elsewhere but I'm new to LaTeX and extremely confused about certain things. Basically I downloaded MikteX and I'm using the latest version of Lyx with it. Now all I basically ...
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Bold claim environment through local layout in LyX

I would like to create a new bold "Afirmação" ("Claim" in portuguese) environment through "Local Layout" in LyX (I don't want to create a new layout file). So I went to Document -> Settings -> Local ...
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Lyx document format with “subheader”

I am using an article class in a lyx to produce following format Company Mr XYZ Client name age <------- "repeated on every page" Address Contents footer I donot want to ...
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Lyx IEEEtran template copyright overlaps text, authors not appearing

How do you make certain that the copyright and publisher id mark are correctly located at the bottom of an IEEEtran template Lyx document when rendered as PDF? I've tried a couple of suggestions but ...
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Fixing Slide Number for Duplicates in LyX

I cannot find an answer for this seemingly easy question. In LyX, I build bullet points over several slides, but the slide number continues to increase. Is there a way to designate a set of frames as ...
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Bottom left of Beamer Slide in LyX

Looking to fully customize the bottom left of all of my slides in LyX. I have three authors and it is trying to fit all of our full names while I want is "X et al. (Institution)" or just "X et al." ...
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I had an install error and all of the default layout/class files are missing. How do I fix this?

During the installation process there was an error and it seems that none of the default class layouts are available. I have tried looking at the LyX wiki but it seems that only user made layouts are ...
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Lyx minted environment layout

Before I resolved a problem to set up a minted environment in LaTeX. Now, I would like to add this environment as a LyX layout. I have tried with Style MatlabCode Category MainText ...
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Sharing an “Unavailable” layout

I am writing a document, on which I work on several computers, and also with a colleague. The document uses a certain article layout that by default is unavailable on LyX. The LyX wiki page says ...
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Lines overrun margins

I use custom 1 inch margins for most of my homework but for some reason LyX likes to ignore the margins sometimes, for example: I don't know why it keeps doing this it happens in a lot of my ...
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How to make unavailable document classes available for LyX on Macbook?

I have a problem with making unavailable document classes available for LyX on Mac OS X. I have installed LyX and MacTeX (latest versions). I can see the nature class in TeX information of LyX, but ...
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Is the Standard LaTeX Book class capable of a Novel's dimensions, and the front back matter? [duplicate]

Can the standard LaTeX “Book” class adjust to the paper size and structure of a Novel sized book? It would be smaller than the standard dimensions that LaTeX seem to be setup for. The LyX dialog box ...
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Change fontsizes and distances between 2 lines

I have a problem with my fontsizes. I want to change the fontsize of my titles globally in my Latex document. I therefore created a newcommand. Here is a MWE ...
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wrong page size using LyX and Koma Script

First of all I am new to using Tex so please excuse any obvious things which will not be included in this question. But to the point: I am using LyX 2.0.6 (with Miktex 2.9). I am writing a thesis in ...
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LyX does not recognise texlive directory on Mac

I installed my TeX Live through Macports. There is no problem if I compile my .tex with xelatex in a terminal. But LyX only "knows" the texlive basic packages with are located at ...
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LyX: Changing layout inside table cell

I'm using LyX to write a simple report. I had some paragraph written as a "description list", when I thought that it may look better as a table instead. I created a table, and when I copied the text ...
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How can I create a layout for corporate documents using LyX? [closed]

My employer has a layout, current stored as a Microsoft Word template that is used for all sorts of different documents. (There are a few related templates for specific types of documents.) The ...
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Multiple text layouts in one LyX document

In general I want to use a 3mm spacing as my text layout for space between paragraphs. However, this produces an extremely spaced out Table of Contents. Hence, I would like to use an indent paragraph ...
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Using \inputminted from lyx with relative path

I'm using the minted package with lyx. I want to use \inputminted and must be able to specify a relative path (to share between machines with different home directory names). The problem is that the ...