{lyx} specifically is for questions about the LyX document-authoring application, that uses LaTeX for typesetting. Check that your problem isn't really a LaTeX problem before using this tag: export your file as LaTeX and try to compile this to find out.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
90 views

Unitled section in Lyx

I am writing a Lyx document with untitled sections. As Lyx does not permit to create untitled sections, I use to insert the latex code \section, but it would be very much convenient to have "Lyx ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

How to scale or resize a long equation in LYX without using Latex Code? [duplicate]

I am completely new to Latex and I am using LYX editor. I am looking for a way to scale a long equation in LYX without using Latex code?? I have found similar questions but all the answers were given ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

How to improve appearance of hindi deonagari font on lyx

When the devnagari or hindi font was used on Lyx, the font appear as a garbage on Lyx GUI. This can be easily seen by pasting "इस पृष्ठ पर इन्टरनेट पर उपलब्ध विभिन्न हिन्दी एवं देवनागरी सम्बंधित ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

Short cut for exporting pdf on lyx

What is the keyboard short cut for exporting pdf (xetex) on lyx? If there is no existing short cut, how can I create the one ?
3
votes
1answer
156 views

Wrap figure floats and Hebrew

I'm trying to create a wrap-float but even if there's nothing in the text it won't work. I'm using LyX 2.0.5.1. This is my MWE: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.5.1 created this file. For more ...
6
votes
1answer
230 views

How to prevent distributing vertically over whole page in Lyx?

I work with the documentclass book (koma-script) in Lyx. In the final pdf, all text, pictures, etc., are distributed vertically over the whole page. I prefer to put them on the page from the top with ...
4
votes
1answer
488 views

Complex nomenclature entries in LyX

When I try to make a particularly complex nomenclature entry - in particular, inserting curly braces, and in specific, $E_{\left(A_i|B_I\right)}$ - the result simply doesn't appear in when the ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Run LaTeX with the equivalent of pdflatex -shell-escape [duplicate]

I edited a document with LyX and clicked Ctrl+R in order to convert it to PDF. I got the following error message: "You need to run LaTeX with the equivalent of "pdflatex -shell-escape" Or turn off ...
4
votes
1answer
336 views

Lyx: Works Cited + (separate) Annotated Bibliography

I'm using mostly default settings in Lyx. How can I create two distinctly titled sections at the end, one for "Works Cited" and the next for "Annotated Bibliography"? Also, if I have normal ...
5
votes
1answer
199 views

Save from LyX to PNG

I have a LyX file with a PSTricks picture. Currently, when I want to convert it to a PNG image, I save the file as PS, then open the PS in gimp, then save it as PNG. Is there a way to save to PNG ...
1
vote
1answer
358 views

Want to eliminate the automatic time stamp of pdflatex (or lyx?)

Whenever I create a document with lyx, and if there is title and author in the document, today's time is automatically put in the document. For example, if I pdf-fy the following code by WinEdt, or ...
3
votes
1answer
990 views

How to make the equations at the center

(I'm using LyX). When I'm writing multiline equations, with \aligned the align of the equations is right, how can I make it to be center? For example: Here how it looks when I writing at math ...
6
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
243 views

Simplify itemize commands typesetting

If your document use itemize a lot of time, you are likely to get fed up putting \begin{}...\end{}. Is there any better way to do this? Something like a org mode of emacs use or lyx use?
3
votes
1answer
80 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How to write greek letters in BibTeX entry?

I'm a LyX user. I have an article title with the following text: β-glucosidase I have this entry in BibTeX so I tried to type \beta-glucosidase or {\beta}-glucosidase but they don't work. I tried ...
3
votes
1answer
821 views

Latex fonts causing “Undefined control sequence” error in pgfplot

I am trying to modify the font size of some text labels in a pgfplot graph I'm playing around with, but it seems pgfplot doesn't understand certain font sizes such as \normal etc. Yet the pgfplot ...
3
votes
2answers
185 views

batch conversion of lyx to pdf

Is it possible to "batch" covert lyx documents to pdf? I have more than 250 lyx docs in a folder. I want them in a pdf format. I can do it manually one by one. But there has to be a better way. Hope ...
9
votes
1answer
7k views

How to insert LaTeX formulas in LibreOffice?

I am using Libreoffice normally, but I need have Gauss Matrix (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaussian_elimination) in Libreoffice . I found that Latex can do that. I installed Lyx on Ubuntu. How can I ...
3
votes
1answer
88 views

insert author name in table of content

I am using latex editor LyX. I write a book with many authors. I want to list each author name in each chapter in table of content. How can I list author name in table of content?
1
vote
1answer
52 views

How is it possible that references are not in the correct order if I put them in a figure caption in LyX?

I'm using LyX and I added a reference to a figure caption. Now this reference is the number [1] in the reference list even if it appears later than many others. It looks like the float captions have a ...
4
votes
1answer
114 views

How to make LyX process TeX code without converting it into .lyx format?

When I do \input{file} in a .tex document I later import in LyX, LyX converts file.tex into file.lyx and changes \input{file} to \input{file.lyx}. But LyX doesn't do well with the TeX code it does not ...
2
votes
2answers
262 views

Double header in longtable

I'm trying to make a longtable and use some R tools for generating them. The problem is that when a long table has more than one columns, it creates double headers, as shown here: ...
3
votes
2answers
653 views

LyX, How to use more than the thirteen Roman fonts listed under Document Settings Fonts?

I noticed that LyX 2.0.6 has a very limited selection of Roman (Serif) fonts listed under the Document Settings Fonts dropdown menu. I'd like to be able to use any of the LaTeX fonts that come with my ...
3
votes
1answer
541 views

How to create A/B with LaTeX/LyX?

I want to create frac with this style: Is this possible? I try to find another way, alternative to xfrac.
2
votes
1answer
429 views

LyX table too wide

I am a newbie with LyX, and with LaTeX in general. I have a quite big table (11 columns), that it is too wide to fit in a page. I've then tried to rotate it of 90 degrees, but it is still too wide. ...
1
vote
0answers
108 views

LyX headers and footers don't span page [closed]

I'm creating a document using LyX with various packages in the preamble. I'm setting different fonts, setting colours and I have multicols working. The problem is that for some reason, the headers and ...
3
votes
0answers
702 views

How to convert a TeX file with custom commands into LyX? [closed]

LyX doesn't understand certain pieces of a .tex file when it converts it into .lyx via tex2lyx program. For instance: \rowcolors{1}{gray!15}{white} If this line is present in the .tex file, LyX ...
3
votes
1answer
176 views

LyX texcount custom converter

Is it possible to define a new Converter in LyX so I can use texcount -sub and produce a .txt file with the statistics of the file? I was thinking in going to Tools -> Preferences -> Converters ...
4
votes
2answers
104 views

XeTeX problem compiling when I have a table

I'm trying to compile using XeTeX and I get this error ...ab:Quizzes-open-times}Quizzes open times} Your command was ignored. Type I <command> <return> to replace it with another ...
1
vote
1answer
232 views

fancyhdr with 2 different fonts

I need to write a footer with these requirements: Font for footer – page # Garamond 12 regular, right upper corner, start page 1 with title & authors (after cover page) · Rest of the footer. ...
3
votes
0answers
59 views

Address book similar to BibTeX to be used on LyX

I have a list of addresses. While writing the report (not in letter), I need to add address repeatedly. Is their something similar to BibTeX, which I can use with LyX for automating inclusion of ...
1
vote
0answers
87 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
439 views

How to make a shortcut for \mathbb font in LyX?

I want to make a shortcut for the \mathbb font (or other fonts) in LyX. How can I do it?
0
votes
1answer
566 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

How to add my name on every page corner in Lyx?

My teacher has asked me to add my name on every page of my report. Is there a nice way of doing this so my name appears in a subtle way?
1
vote
0answers
359 views

emacs as an editor and document management system [closed]

Though I use texstudeo for my latex editing and lyx for day to day work, Is there any advantage in moving to emacs in terms of ease of use document management revision control document search ...
2
votes
0answers
260 views

Problems with formatting jurabib output in LyX

I am having trouble using jurabib to create footnote citations in LyX. I followed the instructions for setting up LyX to use jurabib, see http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/HumanitiesLyX Following the wiki ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to divide frame by two parts in LyX?

I have a long experience with LaTeX. However, I am beginner with LyX and there is some things that differ. I start to make presentation and I can not do such very simple thing as dividing frame into ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Lyx+article document, image under title in front page

Is it possible in a Lyx article document, to put an image under the title in the front page? I tried inserting an image but it goes in the second page Due comments that says that I have to put hands ...
3
votes
0answers
415 views

Fancy cover page [closed]

Can I get help creating a fancy cover page like this one: I have the logo in an SVG file: PS: I'm using LyX on Ubuntu I have the fancy footer working, but no hope of doing the rest by myself. ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

LyX and Jabref problem

I am using LyX 2.0.6 and Jabref 2.9. I am trying to incorporate my bibliography in Jabref into Lyx, however I get the following error message in JabRef: Verify that LyX is running and that the the ...
2
votes
0answers
99 views

Error when using AASTeX in LyX [closed]

I am getting an error whenever I am trying to view the document in Preview. The two errors are "LaTeX Error: Command \singlespace already defined." and "LaTeX Error: Command \doublespace ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Which commands does LyX run to generate PDF (pdflatex) and other export formats?

What commands should I run manually to repeat all the steps LyX makes to generate a final output (like pdflatex PDF) for a specific document? I need it for using in a report generator written in ...
1
vote
1answer
269 views

comma separated Lyx Ieeetran bibliography citations

How do you setup Lyx with the ieeetran template to produce citations that are comma separated? for instance: "foo is reported to be bar percent in [1,2,3]". or equivalently: "foo is reported to be ...
3
votes
1answer
195 views

How to change all caption to single spacing and not have reference turn up after every chapter

I've two questions when using LyX: How to change all caption to single spacing? I've tried to insert these into the LaTeX preample but they don't work due to some error message. ...
1
vote
0answers
247 views

Beamer: logo above the slide title [closed]

I'm making my own beamer template in LyX. On every slide, I want to place a logo and a horizontal line above the slide title. Also, I would like the line to be black. In the LaTeX preamble I have the ...
4
votes
0answers
146 views

Adobe Reader does not open file created with [xetex]{\attachfile2}

I have been using \attachfile2 successfully to create PDF documents with LaTeX already. However, when switching to XeTeX, I find the Adobe Reader says it cannot open the file due to security ...
4
votes
1answer
272 views

Axiom 1 and 1' in LyX

I'm using LyX with "Theorems (AMS, numbered by type)" and "Theorems (AMS-extended, numbered by type)" modules. I would like to have the following output: Axiom 1. Lorem. Axiom 1'. Ipsum. Is there a ...
4
votes
0answers
118 views

Error when inserting a table in LyX [closed]

I am preparing a research proposal and everything was going very well until I inserted a table. It gives me this error. Even if I use the code mode, I get the same error. I believe its a package ...