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LyX BibTeX with child-documents not working

If I insert the bibliography within the child document, it works perfectly. (therefore it cannot be the Databank). But when I try to render the parent document, I get the following error: \citep ...
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LyX says apalike isn't compatible with author-year?

I am pretty new to LyX, and have no expirience with LaTeX. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX, though, and I'm supposed to turn it in in a week. I want my bibliography to be "apa-ish", and have set ...
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Array inside Algorithm with underbrace and sidebrace

I'm writing my master's thesis (using LyX's thesis template) and am trying to display an algorithm. Since LyX's algorithm support doesn't quite cut it for me, I've decided to go ERT with LaTeX code ...
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LyX Problem when referencing. Just question mark [?] [closed]

I am very new to LyX (no LaTeX background whatsoever) and cannot manage to properly insert citations. The problem is, within LyX the citation seems ok [Sayer], but when I render the PDF, I only get ...
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List of BibTeX references in PDF using LyX

I have a list of references created in BibTex and now I'm trying to put in in LyX, to then create a PDF. I tried doing: Insert -> List -> BibTex Bibliography and I get a grey box saying BibTex ...
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Problem with changing refname with autoref in Lyx

Update 1 - @Andrew provided a very helpful partial answer. The \renewcommands work if you put them after begin document in the latex version. So the real question is why does the preamble not do this ...
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Use algorithmic in LyX

I'm used to using the algorithmic package in LaTeX, but don't see an easy way to use it in LyX. I even tried this, but it didn't work. Further, it required me to change my document type, which is a ...
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Bibliography issues in LyX

When I enter my sources, LyX doesn't break the lines. I clicked "Bibliography" in the menu, I entered [ 1 ] in the Key and my source in the Label to get the pdf I've pasted below. How do I get my ...
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Font size of some sections in toc smaller than others

I am using the article class with a rather standard setup in LyX. In my TOC some sections with longer titles are displayed with a smaller font size even though there is enough space to the page ...
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LyX: Question mark [?] instead of reference number after installing new .bst file

Hello I'm new in using LyX 2.0.6 with MacTex, and I'd try to import a citation style (file named plos2009.bst from http://www.ploscompbiol.org/static/latexGuidelines) into the BibTex style folder. I ...
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LyX style for command with multiple arguments

I would like to create a style for a command that takes multiple arguments: \classify{A}{B}{C} I started creating a style Style Classify Category FrontMatter LatexType Command ...
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Lyx and List of Acronyms

I need to generate the List of Acronyms for a report class document, i used this method to make the acronym: insert -> nomenclature entry then I write the symbol and the description. Example: ...
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Pythontex workflow with LyX

I've recently learned about PythonTeX (Conference presentation). It's a tool that lets you execute python code in your LaTeX documents. This is useful for, e.g., creating matplotlib figures inside ...
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Weird break before English language citation

I'm using LyX to write my thesis I've encountering this weird problem. When in-paragraph citations are formatted as English in my Danish document (which I do to get the spell checker working for ...
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Using LyX, how do you put a table and a figure side by side and caption them Table XX and Figure XX?

I have found solutions for them to be done in normal TeX, but how do I do this in LyX? What I wish to obtain is something like that shown in Table and Figure side-by-side with Table caption above, ...
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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 ...
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How to use LyX to produce STOP (Sequential Thematic Organization of Publications) documents [closed]

I want to produce documents in the STOP format (Sequential Thematic Organization of Publications). STOP was pioneered by the Hughes Aircraft Company in the Sixties and is regarded as a forerunner of ...
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How to add multi-authors with different affiliations in Beamer using LyX?

I want to have two authors with different affiliations showing on the cover page in beamer. Can anyone help me how I can do this in LyX? Specifically, I want to have the below structure: Title ...
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What LaTeX / LyX classes, modules and templates are available for novel writing?

I'm very new to LyX and LaTeX, but keep seeing it mentioned while Googling for composing a novel. I'm understanding that it might offer the simplicity of being able to focus on writing the story, ...
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Insert a skak symbol

I'm trying to enter a chess symbols of skak package, and output it at pdflatex but it didn't compile...(at Lyx). What can I do? I enter it at math mode. (there is no other way). (Idon't know what is ...
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How to center a table in Classic thesis LyX version

I am using classic thesis for writing my thesis and while placing tables, the tables are aligning to the left. I want the table centered. I am attaching images of the LyX code and the output. Any help ...
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Numbering all equations [duplicate]

How can I number the equations of a document all at once? I've tried to find an option in LyX but I didn't find any.
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Substituting lowerbacktitle in one-sided document

I'm using LyX and the thesis template that comes with it. When I changed my document from two-sided to one-sided a page in the output disappeared. I found out that this was the \lowertitleback that ...
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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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MetaUML with LyX?

How to install MetaUML for LyX? How to use it? Is there a site where I can find resources about this subject? And if not, is there an equivalent tool for this not Dia?
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Can I make LyX automatically use 'smart' parentheses [\left( \right)] in math mode?

When I type in math mode I always prefer to use the parentheses using \left and \right. Currently, I go into math mode and then press the button on the ribbon that appears in this mode and creates ...
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Doodle on top of Sweave output

It might not be possible to do this, but I was wondering if there is a way to doodle on top of the LaTeX output, or in my case on top of Sweave output. See example underneath!! ...
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LaTeX error file 'ulem.sty' not found in windows

while trying to read a file as PDF (pdflatex) I get this error: LaTeX error: file 'ulem.sty' not found I have searched far and wide on the web, but I can't figure out how to fix this. Things I ...
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LyX: Paragraphs ignored in PDF output

I have a document with article class. Here's the minimal example: #LyX 2.0 created this file. For more info see http://www.lyx.org/ \lyxformat 413 \begin_document \begin_header \textclass article ...
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Manually made folding marks in article don't appear as intended

I am writing a letter in the article documentclass in LyX. I tried Koma-script v2, and found it nice, but not quite fulfilling with customization, at any rate not within LyX. Most of my letter works ...
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Adding Subsubsection & Subsubsection* to the TOC with lyx?

I'm using, lyx 2.0.2, how can I add the Subsubsection in a document with a report class to the TOC, I tried the solution provided in this Question but didn't work for me, it generated no errors but no ...
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Change the size of only a part/subset of a single equation

For example, I'd like to do: $Q^{r<1}$ but with the r<1 having a much smaller font size than the Q. Of course r<1 will naturally have a smaller size since it is a superscript, but I want ...
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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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Theorem/Definition/Lemma/etc independent numbering in Lyx

I am using the Koma-script book class in Lyx. By default, theorems, definitions, lemmas, and so on, follow the same numbering. So after "Theorem 1" comes "Definition 2", then "Lemma 3", and so on, ...
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Insert image in the header

I am a real beginner in LyX and I want to insert a small image into the header. Actually I want to insert two images. But let's begin by one. I have no idea how to do this and would appreciate any ...
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Inhibit indentation in paragraph after using the “quoting” package

A little while ago I asked this questions concerning how to quote in the style of "quotation" but without the first paragraph being indented. The answer I got was to use the quoting package instead of ...
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How to make a given LaTeX template compatible with my LyX file?

I have already written my entire thesis in LyX. But my university has a fixed LaTeX format in which I've to turn my thesis in. Kindly advise.
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Insert a TeX code into a math mode at LyX

If i'm at math mode at LyX and I want to add a TeX code, how can I do it? This is possible? i.e something like: \Ding{152} (or code that is more then a symbol) in math mode.
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LyX: reduce spacing in TOC

Is it possible to reduce line spacing in the Table of Contents? I have tried adding \singlespacing before the TOC but I get "Undefined control sequence" I have also tried \setlength{\itemsep}{0mm}
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LyX: remove header in specific page

My thesis is sectioned in Parts -> Sections -> Subsections. Currently I am printing the part name on the header of each page. However, I would like to remove the header completely on the first page ...
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LyX: How to get the Part name to print in headers [duplicate]

I have a LyX article, structured with Parts -> Sections -> Subsections, and I want to print the Part name in the document header. I am trying to get the part name with the following command, but it ...
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LyX table border colour

I have a multi-row table in LyX, with black horizontal borders at the top and bottom of the table. I would like to insert other horizontal borders inside the table that are grey rather than black. ...
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ClassicThesis, Lyx and reference ordering?

I am writing my PhD thesis with ClassicThesis, in LyX under Linux. Everything is working perfect... until I noticed that the order of apperance for my references is off. For example, the first listed ...
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Word count in LyX which does not include Figure captions

Is they a way of obtaining a word count in LyX that does not include text inside captions (Figures, tables etc.)?
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Figures after reference in text [duplicate]

I'm using LyX and I'd like to ensure that figures do not appear until after they are referenced in the text, ideally at the top of the following page. Is there any way to do this in LyX or LaTeX? I ...
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Can't install LyX through package installer [closed]

There once was a question that popped up and was closed without an answer...well, I have the same problem, and the same amount of answers as Iszi. LyX & MiKTeX installation problems on Windows 7 ...
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Inhibit indentation of first paragraph of quotation

I'm using LyX. Would it be possible to format something as "quotation" in a way in which the first paragraph doesn't get indented but the subsequent paragraphs does, like the way in which text ...
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How to set custom headers?

Having some experience with Latex, I'm now using LyX seriously for the first time. Since I need to set custom headers, I have enabled the Custom Header/Footerlines module and set the page layout to ...
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How do I make a circled frame?

I'm using LYX at XyMatrix. If I'm writing in one of the cells a code like that: \save"1,1"."1,2"*+[r][F]\frm{}\restore I get a rectangle frame. If want to get a circled frame what should I write? ...
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Bad math font quality in PDF

I have a problem with bad font quality that only affects "math" environments. I am writing a document with lyx 2.0.2 (OS: Ubuntu). The chosen class is "report". Since the normally used fonts were ...