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LyX can't find bibliography entries after certain entry

I've been looking for hours, and can't find an answer, so here goes: LyX doesn't find several of the citations in my .bib file. It displays '??' for all missing info in the citation fields, and ...
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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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lyx - align a float (table) to center doesn't work

I tried to align a table in a float using Paragraph setting I aligned the float and the table to center, but the table is still not aligned, I also noticed that this happens only when the table width ...
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writing springer book in lyx

I followed the instructions given at http://wiki.lyx.org/Examples/Springer to install classes to write a Springer book. I am writing a single-author book. The installation has worked fine. Now how ...
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Citations not working LyX 2.1.4 and JabRef 2.8.1

I am writing a document in LyX which involves citations only. There is no text or anything else that could cause trouble. My problem: LyX does not generate either the citations or the bibliography. ...
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Using Greek Letters - Symbols in regular text (LyX)

I have been having trouble in writing Greek letters like: μ,α in regular text when using LyX. When I try to include the package "babel-greek" the programme does not compile the pdf file. I checked ...
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Customize `article` template in LyX

Lyx-2.2.0, article template and newbie in LyX and LaTeX. Planning to use LyX for office needs, like reports, letters, code listings etc. So I need to customize (create new template, based on default) ...
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One side page in a two side document in Lyx

I am writing my thesis in a two sided document style. However I want the title page, certificate page and declaration page to be in a single sided format. How do I do this in LYX ? I used standard ...
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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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Lyx citation style: et al only when three or more authors

I'm using lyx and bibtex for my master thesis. In lyx, I changed the bibliography style from standard to natbib (author-year). The problem occurs when I cite a paper with two authors. The reference to ...
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Referencing style in Lyx

Journal example: Gray, Jo Anna. (1976). "Wage Indexation-A Macroeconomic Approach." Journal of Monetary Economics 2, 221-235. Book example Blanchard, Olivier J., and Stanley Fischer. (1989). Lectures ...
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How to turn off headers with KOMA-Script Book

I'm using the KOMA-Script Book class to create a book in LyX. I don't want to have any headers in my book, but they're active by default. Is there anything I can do to turn them off? Thank you for ...
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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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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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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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LyX 2.1.4 does't load Document Classes after using Reconfigure

I tried to add on the LyX (Windows 10) Layouts folder some .layouts, and after I run "Tools -> Reconfigure" and restarting LyX it doesn't neither the default classes. How can I solve this problem? I ...
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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 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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Exported TOC in LyX centers Part headings

I have two matching documents with notes for two different classes. The document class, preamble, etc. are all the same. In one file, when I export it, the TOC centers the Part headings, in the other, ...
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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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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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Most efficient way to convert word containing many Mathtype equations to LyX

I use LyXConverter from http://www.editorium.com/lyxconverter.htm It does not convert equations, which are displayed as "no file found", that is, empty files, in LyX. so I have to use "toggle tex" ...
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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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lyx, not all citation shown when citing (JabRef) [closed]

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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How to insert algorithm pseudocode in Lyx?

recently I found LyX is good for writing notes. But I don't know how to add a piece of algorithm pseudocode in Lyx environment. Could you please help give some advice? Thanks! How could I implement ...
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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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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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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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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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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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URL of web page in bibliography not output

First time trying to write my thesis in Lyx which has been great up until this point, and getting rather close to submission time I have noticed that webpage references are not outputting with the URL ...
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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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Writing with RTL language inside of formulas in LYX

I recently started using LYX and it's GREAT! I have configured it for using Hebrew and everything works fine except I can't write in Hebrew inside formulas normally. In the equations it won't let me ...
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How to force a page break in LyX?

Page break, New page, Clear page, Clear double page functions does not work for me in LyX. I tried to enter them via Insert ->.... and via LaTeX code \pagebreak etc. But I desperately need to brake a ...
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Long Division of Polynomials in LyX

I look here for a way to show a long division of polynomials, and I read here about polynom.sty, but my question is if there is a way that I can write the whole division and not just give two ...
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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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epstopdf error in lyx

I have read many answers here, but nothing work. I have an error in my lyx with eps to pdf conversion. when I use epstopdf in terminal it works, but with lyx doesn't work. this is my latex code: ...
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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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Can I change options of packages loaded by a Lyx module?

In Lyx, is it possible to change package options of packages that are loaded by modules? Specifically, I tried to set the options of the todonotes package which I use in conjunction with the TODO ...
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Lyx: How to add option to package automatically load

I got the problem, that links in \url only break in LyX when there is a \ character in it. I found the solution to add \usepackage[hyphens]{url} to my preamble. But the problem is, LyX loads the ...
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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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Indentations in Algorithm floats in LYX [closed]

I am using LYX and I'm trying to enter algorithms in an algorithm float. Is there a way to have indentation?
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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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How to set the default output format as pdf in Lyx?

I've recently installed lyx on arch 64, and the 'view buffer' button as well as the shortcut (Ctrl+r) are disabled, after a bit searching I read that it's necessary to set the default output format (...
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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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No PDF viewer installed error with LyX

Recently I reinstalled LyX under Windows 10. Even though I have installed foxit reader, I get a pop up message in preview that it says: "No PDF viewer is installed. Please install a PDF viewer such ...
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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 ...