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xymatrix using lyx

I'm trying to draw in LyX, using XYmatrix. I'm using it with the Ctrl+shift+M command, and then using the \xymatrix to start "drawing" what i want. I'm having a problem doint a "hookrightarrow" ...
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Thesis template - LyX

I have two questions and I cannot find a solution up to now: I open a predifined template from thesis (i.e. chapter-1.lyx) and all the mathematical equations that I insert with Ctrl+Shift+M are ...
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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) 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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How to use Rnw and bib files in Lyx?

I am writing for publication in Transportation Research Board. Someone un-officially created a LaTeX template for the journal (here). The template consists of 3 files with these extensions: .bib ...
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Presentations that don't take up too much time to create

I am teaching a course in the upcoming semester and am trying to settle on a way to prepare presentations as rapidly as possible. I have used LaTeX beamer for years, and have even contributed some ...
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Bibliography shows citation locations in LyX

I'm rather new to LaTeX and as a result I'm starting out with LyX. The problem is that in my bibliography I cannot get rid of the citation locations. You can see here it sometimes (though not ...
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Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed

I teach academic writing to computing students and one of the tasks they have to carry out is to compile a set of research notes which can then be developed into an essay. I find that the Cornell ...
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Hebrew letters in a math equation

I'm using the Lyx editor. Is it possible, in general, to mix Hebrew characters in a math formula ("math-mode" in Lyx)? When trying to compile a Lyx file with Hebrew in a math formula I get this kind ...
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vertical alignment of multirow tables in lyx

After having searched a lot, I still didn't find an option to align multirow cells vertically correctly in Lyx' native tables. There seem to be some solutions but I haven't found any for use with Lyx ...
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How to use Harvard style citation in body of text in Lyx?

I am using Lyx 2.1 with Harvard style referencing (Documents > Settings) but when I cite in the body of text, it renders something like following: In Canada, the for-hire trucking activity ...
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lyx inserting endframe in the wrong place

I create a slide using the beamer template in LyX using the following steps: Set environment to Frame Edit the Frame title to "Test" Press the right arrow and enter, change environment to itemize ...
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How to include child documents in Lyx

I am new to LaTeX and LyX. For writing my thesis I got 2 files from university: uw_masters_thesis.sty and sample_thesis.tex. The sample file contains \usepackage{uw_masters_thesis} in preamble. If I ...
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LyX 2.1 on Windows 8 fails to install fonts

I'm new to Windows 8 and just installed LyX 2.1.0. but many of the fonts show as "not installed" I did the full installation including MikTex etc. Only a few of the fonts actually installed with ...
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LyX 2.1 cannot open older Beamer presentations

I have recently upgraded my LyX installation form 2.0.7 to 2.1. Everything was fine until I found out that I am no longer able to open my older Beamer presentations made with LyX 2.0.6 or 2.0.7. ...
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the selected document class requires external files that are not available - LyX portable

I'm using LyX portable on windows, and I get this message the selected document class article(hebrew) requires external files that are not avialable. ... the following prerequisites are ...
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Nomenclature sequence in Lyx

I am using the Nomenclature package in Lyx. I am sorting my entries between Greek symbols, Roman symbols and acronyms. As you can see in the screenshot the symbols are further separated: with or ...
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ambiguity in the name of the header

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I created a chapter called "list of acronyms" after "list of tables". At the 2nd page of the chapter "list of acronyms" header is incorrect.
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Spacing problem at List of Figures

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : Report. My problem is that the titles of figures are written on the numbers at List of Figures.
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LyX error - 'Document format failure' for file in temporary folder

I have been working during the last year in my thesis with LyX. Yesterday I opened my file in another computer and when I open it in mine this error appears: What can I do to solve this issue? ...
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Lyx add page number in abstract

Hi I'm desperately looking for a way to display the page number on my page in abstract. I'm trying to do this with the \chead{\thepage}, yet it won't work. The following screenshots show the view in ...
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Lyx: can't import LaTex file

I'm trying to import this latex document into Lyx (version 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04), but it fails and won't give any explanation about the error: Lyx: cannot convert file An error occurred while ...
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Help with Lyx type problem

I am new to LaTeX and Lyx. I was typing my text when I changed something in Lyx and now, for example, I need to type two times dot (.) to show up at the display. If I type dot + space, it shows one of ...
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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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Renew command on mbox makes it freeze - Fix subscript size

I'm trying to change the font style of \mbox, but all my tries have failed. All commands I try either have no effect or make pdflatex recursively keep working and never finish and freeze. This makes ...
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Table of Contents numbered in Roman in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want the pages table of contents, list of figures and list of tables etc. be numbered with roman numerals. I put this tag before the table of Contents : ...
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Lyx: Quick way to insert Dirac bra-ket

In LyX, what is a quick way to insert mismatched delimiters in math environment? I tried typing \left|\right>, but it is not interpreted automatically.
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Add an unnmbered section to the table of Contents in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, class document : report. I created a general introduction as unnumbered chapter, but at the table of Contents, the introduction does not exist.
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How to remove enumerated chapter latex in lyx [duplicate]

I found an example of template's Lyx and I work fine with it, so lets explain what I'm doing: I'm writing a book's intership this later start by 3 chapter wich aren't numerated for example here: if I ...
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changing spacing of caption

I'm creating a figure using LyX. I would like the spacing of the caption below the figure to be 1.3. Is there an easy way to accomplish this? Setting the spacing to 1.3 for the entire document using ...
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remove the spacing in a line in the Bibliography

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to eliminate the spacing gap in a line of bibliography, as shown in the picture below : The input type JabRef is "other".
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LaTeX error when inserting code listing in LyX

I am currently making a presentation in LyX. After I have inserted some XML code in a code listing, I am getting this error: Paragraph ended before \lst@next was complete. Paragraph ended before ...
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Creation of a bibliography in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I inserted the bibliography at the end of the document Lyx. I created my. bib with JabRef: citation order is wrong: if I add a new citation, it takes the ...
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Lyx margin settings for binding

I would like to edit the lyx default settings in respect to page margins in order to allow for a larger binding margin. However, when I print two-sided I can not simply use a larger margin for the ...
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Hanging indent of citations in footnotes using koma-script

I'm writing a thesis using Lyx, the Koma-script bookclass and jurabib. I'm trying to format the footnotes/citations so that the citations are not indented in The trival example below (edit to remove ...
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error in lyx compilation

I am trying to compatible a document using Koma-script document class, but it throws the following error, which I could not understand. \tableofcontents {} The control sequence ...
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After changing the pagination to the centre of foot, the roman pagination does not appear for front matter [closed]

I'm using book (Memoir) document class in LyX. The original format of this particular layout is having the \frontmatter as roman pagination and the \mainmatter as Arabic pagination. The page number ...
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Lettrine: Put a letter lowercase in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I inserts a "lettrine", the letter that follows in uppercase, I want this letter to be lowercase. Code : \begin{onehalfspace} \lettrine{F} ace
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Creating an organization chart and flowchart in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to make these two schemes with Lyx : 1-organization chart : 2- flowchart :
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the spell checker has no dictionaries lyx 2.1.0 (windows7)

yesterday my spellchecker have been worked fine, but today I opened it to complete my work and when I press F7 it tell me the spell checker has no dictionaries I use hinspell and lyx 2.1.0 and I ...
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How to force LyX to convert a GraphViz file into a vector format

In the "Converters" section in LyX preferences, I have the two following converters automatically defined for GraphViz: Graphviz Dot -> PNG Graphviz Dot -> EPS When I export my document as PDF, ...
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LaTeX template for Journal of Computational Biology

I am using lyx and have to insert citation by following rules. I could not find any specific citation style in lyx. References should be presented in the following style: Journal Paper: Fujar, B.R., ...
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Package sidecap not working with Lyx 2.0.4

I tryed to use the package sidecap to put the caption beside the immage, I didnt found any other (working ^^) way to do that apart sidecap, but it is not working. I tried to make a new file, ...
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Adding empty lines for readability

I'm a new user of LyX, and reading the tutorial I found that I can't add freely spaces and empty lines to the LaTeX code, since it's about formatting the text, and it's done by the compiler. I can ...
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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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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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Align text in tables in LyX

I want to align the text of one of my tables like this: However, I got this: The header of the table are centered and rotated (in case of the first column header) and the rest of the text are ...
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In LyX, how can I remove the title and newline in a subsubsection?

I'm using the KOMA-script article class (\documentclass{scrartcl})and would like to remove the title and newline from the subsubsection, leaving me with a number followed by standard text. Ideally ...
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Create 3 blocks in a 2-1 layout in beamer

Is it possible to create 3 blocks in a single frame in beamer with a distribution as shown in the image below? The blocks must have the same width, and block C should be centered. ----- ----- | A | ...
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Curly Quote usage in XeTeX via LyX

I have this preamble in my LyX document: \widowpenalty=10000 \clubpenalty=10000 \raggedbottom \usepackage{dtklogos} \usepackage{fontspec} ...