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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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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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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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 - 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 ...
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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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Physical page measures not matching with pdf measure tool

Perhaps related to physical printing and not to LaTex. Googling the problem don't come up with any answer addressing the issue. In a hope that maybe someone here had a similar issue and able to solved ...
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How to define a Lyx Layout for Custom Items?

I would like to have a list with two alternative bullets. Using the enumitem-package, I have already created an itemize-environment for one of the two bullets. For the other one, I would use \item[<...
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.tex file import issue(encode xymatrix)

friends. I'm a new lyx user. I try to import my .tex file, but it fails to encode xymatrix parts. How to fix it? Thanks for your help!
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Breaking equations under parentheses in nested environments of LyX

I want to reproduce something like this in LyX: Any suggestions as to how I can achieve line-breaking as depicted in the picture (in the rather long definition of a particular set under item (b), to ...
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Lyx: Reduce vertical spacing of items [in UI only]

I like to use lists to structure my ideas before writing them down. To organize these notes it is very convenient to have shortcuts to exchange and change the level of indentation (just as in Emacs ...
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Kato's Font Style [closed]

Does anyone know the font style used in Kato's Perturbation Theory for Linear Operators? Better yet, does anyone know of a TeX package or style file that replicates the layout and style used ...
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Formatting latex code in lyx

I have been using lyx and have run into text formatting issues when using math inline formulas. For example, the code bellow: is converted to: How can I make the formula fit the numbered list?
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Trouble adding new .layout to LyX based on .cls

I'm having problem with transformation of .cls to .layout of the IACAS format. I tried using Using a new document class/template with LyX?. I wish I could ask the question there but the on-site popups ...
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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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subcaption package

How to use subcaption package? I want to fix my subfigures in the pdf. As shown in the image below, my subfigures are going out of the page. I have listened that it could be fixed with subcaption ...
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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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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 can I add this code 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}% %% \newtcbtheorem[...
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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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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 LyX....
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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? [closed]

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} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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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 ...