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LyX 2.1 Report Class Changing Part to Other Text When Using non-TeX fonts (via XeTeX/LuaTeX)

I am using LyX 2.1 with the document class "Report". I am writing my thesis, which consists of three essays. How do I change word "Part" for each section to "Essay"? I have not been able to find an ...
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Insert explanatory text into numbered list in LyX

I try to insert some explanatory text into numbered list as below: 1. Number 1 explanation of Number 1 2. Number 2 But when I do it in LyX, I try to change the "explanation" line as "Standard", ...
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apacite not working in tex

I've been requested to change the bibliographic reference style of one of my papars to APA style, but when using the apacite command the document is not compiling. A MWE is shown below. My problems ...
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How to “Disable Editing” of a document in LyX?

Sometimes it is useful to open a document as read-only (e.g. when copy/pasting from an old document to a newer one, and wanting to avoid any accidental modifications to the old document). This ...
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LyX not accessing styles, classes, and bibliographies

Precursor info: I'm on a Mac operating OSX 10.9.4, which I updated to months ago, before this problem started. I'm running LyX 2.1. Just a few days ago I was using LyX with no problems. The next ...
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use chinese in lyx beamer slide

I wish to use lyx beamer document type but use Chinese in document. Maybe it's possible to use CJK but not sure how to do it. Anyone can share your suggestion?
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KOMAScript on Microsoft

I recently recommended lyx to a fellow writer. He downloaded it onto his MS box, but the download evidently didn't include KOMAScript. Questions: Does the CTAN KOMAScript package run on MS? If ...
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Customizing LyX Shortcuts

I am using LyX 2.0.6 on my macbook and would like to define a few custom shortcuts to make my life easier. In particular, I'd like to add the following command: controlfa should insert an algorithm ...
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A short hyphen in a math formula

In a LyX math formula, I want to write something like "r-number". However, the usual dash looks too long (like a minus sign). I am looking for a short, possibly upper hyphen. I couldn't find it in the ...
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Lyx won't create PDF - “File doesn't exist”

I'm new using Lyx, and apparently I don't understand it very well. My problem is when I try to compile a file to pdf. When I click "View", the debug messages shows the following: 08:46:53.880: ...
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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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LyX - Hiding inserted latex commands

I'm new to LyX. I needed to find an easy way for my boss to be able to edit my reports without the need to learn LaTeX. I found LyX and I think it's the solution. Even in LyX, often times I need to ...
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Highlighting a line in program listings in lyx

I am not able to find how i can highlight a particular line of code in program listings. Syntax highlighting seems to work but I dont need particular language keywords to be highlighted. e.g. for the ...
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Problem when using Tikz in Lyx

I am using Lyx 2.1 on a windows 7 machine with MikTex 2.9. When I embed even very simple tikz code in a Lyx document it appears to go off into a loop and eventually generates the error message The ...
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What is the difference between LyX and LaTeX?

Currently I am using LaTeX to typeset all my math reports. Recently I found out that LyX also uses LaTeX, which can also generate PDF, accept commands from LaTeX, but is easier to use as it does not ...
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Book(standard class), headings for chapter* sections not all caps - urgent help needed

I have a 400 page document in Lyx 2.1, book(standard class), using default settings. The \chapter headings appear in all caps in the header, but the \chapter* headings (which I manually add to the TOC ...
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Numeration of formulas in Lyx

How to numerate formulas in Lyx? Is there exist LaTeX command like "\tag "? I haven't found corresponding info before.
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Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04: Spell checker has no dictionaries

Situation: I'm trying to spell check for German in Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04. Currently I'm having Enchant selected under Preferences, but I'm open to any alternative to gain "in document" spell checking ...
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Slight customization to bibtex cites in LyX

I am using LyX and BibTeX for my bibliography. I would like the following setup for my citations: 1) In the text a cite should have a comma between the last author name and year (LAST_NAME, YEAR). 2) ...
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Change Colour on Chapter/Section headings {Lyx}

I am using Lyx and Layout report for my thesis. I would like to change the colour of chapters sections and subsections (only the headings) from black to blue. I attach a screenshot in order to ...
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LyX Cross Referencing in Different Language not working

I'm having troubles using the cross referencing system with LyX (version 2.1.1). I place labels on the side of the environment i want to be able to make reference in the future, using the label ...
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LyX Layout File for the SIAM book class

Is there a LyX layout file for the SIAM book (SIAM-GH-book.cls) class?
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Lyx 2.1, Book(standard class), need to implement openany

Major problem. I have a 384 page book which is due to go to the publisher in 3 days. It is slightly too long and I need to get rid of a few pages. This could be achieved by using "openany" to remove ...
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How to change the indents between LaTeX formulas and text in Lyx

I want to change the indents between LaTeX formulas and text in Lyx, but I don't know where is this option. Can you help me?
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Lyx doesn't display matrix correctly

I have tried to insert following LaTeX code for matrix in Lyx: $u_{L}(k) = \sqrt{E}\begin{pmatrix} 0 \\ 1 \\ 0 \\ -1 \end{pmatrix}$. In all LaTeX-based sites this code is displayed correctly, but ...
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Conditional Zebra Tables

First, I'm using LyX with a rather long preamble because I want things fairly specific, but almost all the code in the preamble is cut-n-pasted from the 'Net with a couple modifications. I'm not a ...
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How to insert hebrew In backround (with Tikz) in Lyx

I try to do a background with a text on the top right corner of the page (with borders and page number) I succeeded in creating it but I want to insert a hebrew text (it renders english the way I ...
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Hebrew in lyx 2.1 (using MiKTeX 2.9)

Recently I've upgraded my OS to windows 8.1 and I had to reintsall lyx and LaTeX. After finished the installation, I ran the culmus-miktex-0.2.1 file but when I want to compile my document I get the ...
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lyx with background won't load unless I type \newpage after the text

I try to write a document with a background in lyx, I made sure it works on Texmaker, on Texmaker it needed to be built a couple of times and then it got it right but when I try to preview or export ...
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No hebrew shows in DVI (CTRL+D)

I've installed LyX with culmus-latex on Ubuntu 14.04 and set settings according to this tutorial: http://gadial.net/Documents/LyX%20Guide.pdf My problem is that when I preview some document in hebrew ...
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minitoc package adds extra page when used with float and lastpage packages

The minitoc package adds extra page when used with float and lastpage packages. I figured out that this problem can be resolved by loading minitoc package before float and lastpage packages. In LyX ...
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LyX + SyncTeX + Document Viewer Evince

I am running LyX 2.0.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 and using the default PDF viewer Evince. I want to setup SyncTeX to go back and forth between the document and the source, at the right position in the text. ...
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How to make LyX use prettyref or refstyle

In LyXm in "Document Settings" window on "Document class" pane I can choose to use either prettyref or refstyle. However the TeX code looks as if it used ordinary /ref. Why? %% LyX 2.1.0 created ...
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Cross Equation Reference -Unwanted display of section's name

I use Lyx version 2.0.2, Document class:article(KOMA-Script) and Among added Modules is also "Number Equations by Section". The numbering works as wished, however, at the place where I enter the ...
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How to insert newline in Lyx-macro?

I want to create a Lyx-macro that takes two inputs in math and stacks them above each other, upper and lower part of the same size. Below is the definition in Latex and its desired use. How can I ...
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Referencing with bibDesk in LYX

I was trying to insert a bibliography which I created in BibDesk. However, when I insert the bibliography(.bib) in Lyx from 'Insert', and compile it the reference list is empty. Does someone know ...
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Bibliographies by chapter using bibtopic on classicthesis LyX port

I need help with bibliographies by chapter using bibtopic with classicthesis (v4.1 LyX) with LyX (v2.0.2) under Ubuntu Linux (or a better option). I need bibliographies at the end of each chapter (as ...
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Is there an Elsevier LaTeX2e book class?

I am interested in evaluating LaTeX2e book classes used by specific book publishers. I would like to lay my hands on the LaTeX2e book class, if it exists, for preparing book manuscripts for ...
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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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How to add the exact page numbers cited for books in the references list/bibliography, not in the text?

I am wondering if there is a package or an option in LyX that adds the page number to the references list. I don't want to generate a separate bibtex entry for each page cited of the same reference. ...
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Lyx generated PDF with JavaScript encounters NotAllowedError

I am trying to generate a pdf file that opens another pdf file with this code \usepackage[pdftex]{insdljs} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % Main Script ...
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Can't get a MWE to work in Lyx

I'm a newbie and have jumped in at the deep by trying to get this MWE to work. I'm using Lyx 2.1.1. I've left out the first line from the MWE \documentclass{article} Lines 2 - 28 I've inserted ...
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Figure numbers repeat when using \numberwithin

I'm using lyx, and I found out that if I add the command \numberwithin for figures, the figure numbers get repeated! For example, figure 5.1 comes twice... and a huge confusion between figures come ...
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LyX is leaving a big gap between paragraphs in the place where float (figure) should be

I just want to ask about why is LyX leaving a big gap between paragraphs surrounding a figure?. Not all paragraphs, but only between those paragraphs where I inserted a float (figure). The figure is ...
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How to change bibliography to webography in lyx 2.0.2?

I'm writing a report with lyx 2.0.2 and I want to insert in the end a webography which is the same as bibliography but its called webography instead. So what I want basically is either to change the ...
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removing custom text style

I wanted to make the font of my figure captions smaller, so I just went from figure to figure and changed the captions using "Text Style -> Customized -> Font Size -> Smaller". Then I found out that ...
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LyX Bibliography not compatible with author-year citation

citation style is natbib author-year. I have read something about plainnat maybe helps, but it is not available, better i cannot see it. Document Class: scrreprt 2013/12/19 v3.12 KOMA-Script ...
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Undefined control sequence by reference LYX, MikTex

For each reference I put in to the document, I get the following error message. What should I do? Undefined control sequence Document Class: scrreprt 2013/12/19 v3.12 KOMA-Script document class ...
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Greek language issue with moderncv in Lyx

I am using Lyx in order to write my CV but i have an issue with Greek language. I fill the entries like name/family name/adress/tel/mobile/email in Greek from Lyx's preamble but the email must be ...
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From LyX to LaTeX and back without losing information

I work in LyX but my colleagues work in LaTeX. If I export from LyX to LaTeX, then send them the tex file, then receive the tex file with their editions and then import it back to LyX, will I have all ...