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Error of “cannot determine size of graphics” [closed]

I know this topic is covered elsewhere in this forum, so I would not ask if I was not desperate and had tried everything I could already. I have a large PhD thesis with over a hundred images in it ...
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How can I revive a phantom text?

In LyX, I made a certain section "phantom". Now I want to bring it back to normal. I tried right-clicking on the text and un-checking the "Phantom" option, but it didn't have any effect. I also ...
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Documentation on the arguments used when defining styles in an .inc file

I am new to using LyX, and recently asked a question about adding a modified style in an .inc file (Add caution and warning messages to book). One of the problems I had was finding documentation on ...
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Add caution and warning messages to book

I am new to LyX, and am using v2.1.2 with the book class. In addition to help with my specific questions, I would appreciate any feedback if there is a better way to achieve my desired results. ...
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Printed PDF is missing some text when using `multicols` [closed]

I've prepared a 3-column equation sheet in LyX using the {multicols}{3} environment. The generated PDF looks great, but when I print it, some text is missing. Here are all the details: It's a 2-...
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How to automatically vertically center text in Lyx?

I have the following table in Lyx: Here is how it looks in Lyx: I want the text "My words" to be automatically vertically centered. I also want the text for the items that are rotated to be ...
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LyX “table” not capitalized IEEEtran

It seems I'm having a lot of issues with using the ieeetran class in Lyx. Currently the word "Table" appears instead of "TABLE". Each of the letters is supposed to be capitalized, but right now just ...
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xypic: Pasting Diagrams in LyX

I haven't been able to find detailed instructions on how to use \compositemap from the 2cell feature of xypic, and I want to make (relatively simple) pasting diagrams. In particular, I want to typeset ...
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How can I maintain TeX code layout when pasting into a LyX ERT inset?

When I paste TeX code from a text editor in an ERT inset in a LyX document, the text layout from the text editor is lost, I have to enter the newlines and the tabulations manually in order to regain ...
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Installing LYX&TexLive on Linux Mint 17 with Hebrew support

I'm trying to run install-tl-ubuntu script with "--hebrew" option, then install the LYX package from the repos. When I run install-tl-ubuntu I get the following error (see the original on http://...
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Issue with inserting a custom cover page

I am a beginner of latex and I use lyx as my tool. I finished my document with Lyx and found a cover page template from here(the first template in the page) I copied the code into my lyx file in the ...
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G-brief2 in LyX: Enumeration inside letter

This is really driving me crazy. Within Lyx I can use the option to include an enumerated list in my letter (g-brief2). When I do, the list is put after closing and name \end{g-brief} is inserted just ...
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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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LyX, classicthesis, Mendeley: Citing a web page

I use Mendeley to organize my Literature and to build the .bib file. I also use LyX and the classicthesis template to write my Master's Thesis. Now I want to reference a web page. Using apalike as ...
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How do I install a custom .cls and .bst file on Fedora 20?

I would like to add a .cls and a .bst file to texlive that will then be found by LyX. Is there a preferred way to do this? I would prefer a solution that will last a while / won't have to be fixed ...
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LyX errors in exporting (PDF (XeTex)) URL's containing # to footnotes of Book document

LyX 2.1.2, Linux Ubuntu/Linux Mint package version refuses to print (Export: PDF (XeTex)) URL's (internet addresses) containing the pound sign # to .pdf IN FOOTNOTES, whereas it prints such addresses ...
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Spacing between consecutive displayed equations [duplicate]

I'm trying to adjust the spacing between several display equations, without having to put them in AMS align environment. I inserted several display equations in a row, each creating its own new line, ...
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LYX: how to mark power set?

This is my first time here and I did my best to figure out if such a question is in place here. If I missed something I apologize. My questions is how can I mark a power set in the lyx document ...
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Copyright notice overlapping with text in Lyx [duplicate]

I have a copyright notice on my IEEE Journal that is overlapping with my text while using Lyx and I am not sure why it is happening or what I can do to fix the problem. I have tried looking up ways ...
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Custom tabulation in enumeration

I want to make a simple document with some exercises and I need to make a list. What I expected is something like MS Word, with a tabulation at left. But I get this: LyX: PDF: I want to get ...
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Grammar checker at Lyx on Windows 7

I know that there are some tools which can check for grammar mistakes if you run lyx under linux, so I wonder if there is any similar tool compatible with windows
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How to use ERT command to long tables that is provided for float table

I have been provided with ERT (Evil Red Text) command which when used for float tables, displays the caption of the table as Table 1.1 in List of Tables. I want to know how I can use such command for ...
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What are your favorite lesser-known LyX tips and tricks? [closed]

Things that you have learnt from experience which might help others.
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tikz-Picture in classicthesis-LyX v4.1

I exported a plot from MATLAB using matlab2tikz into a file testfig.tikz. As written here, I included \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pgfplotsset{plot coordinates/math parser=false}...
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Hyperref ruins formulas in Lyx 2.1

I am writing lecture notes in LyX 2.1 on Windows and I have recently enabled hyperref in document settings and since then I get strange crossed L marks before every formula I put, e.g.: Anybody ...
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Lyx/Tex installation problems on Linux Mint 17

I've spent two days messing about with this now! If I install TexLive from the repositories, I'm unable to use tlmgr to update it, and Lyx can't find any of the document classes. the "Tex ...
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How to convert sty and files to LyX layout

I need to import in Lyx the following layout: brain_damage.sty http://gregorywheeler.org/latex/phil-style1.html How can I convert it to a format that LyX can understand?
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A simple line plot in LyX

I am a LyX user and I would like to use a line plot in one of my papers. This is simply a line with few identified points. For me the points of interest are 24, 32 and 38. Could you please tell what ...
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Unable to change the Chapter Number to Roman numeral alone

When I am using the following command \renewcommand\thechapter{\Roman{chapter}} to set the chapter # to roman. It is also changing the subsection numbering to roman. Do you have any idea, why? ...
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Lyx citation problem with OSCOLA

Since the most recent release of LyX (2.10.20- Yosemite hot-fix), my citations haven't been appearing properly using the OSCOLA style and natbib. Instead of getting the full citation in the footer, I'...
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How to add additional references(which are not journals/papers) to the bibtex exported from Mendeley?

I have created a folder which contains a list of scientific journals/papers in Mendeley and then exported the list to .bib file But there is no provision to add something like datasheet or website or ...
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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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How do I put color on frame at \xymatrix?

I'm writing *++[o][F-,]{3} at \xymatrix for example. How can I make that the 3 will be green and the frame at red? And one more Q please: How can I make the *++[o][F-,]{3} that will be more dark? (...
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How to contain the Program Listing in the Appendix within the margin?

I have added the Code Listing using - Insert -> File -> Child Document
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How to make the Table of Contents, List of Figures, List of Tables to appear in Uppercase?

The following images depict my Lyx doc which gives the first output when converted to PDF. I am looking to capitalize them. I am using Koma documentclass This is the current Latex Preamble: \...
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Pasting vs typing into LyX

I have this bit of LaTeX code. f(n)=\begin{cases}n/2&\mbox{if }n\equiv0\\(3n+1)/2&\mbox{if}n\equiv1.\end{cases}\pmod{2} I want to see it rendered in my LyX document. If I copy and ...
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Lyx IEEE Transactions Figure Label Nonstandard

I am using the IEEE transactions template in lyx and I noticed on the figures instead of saying "Fig.1" or "Fig. 2", the figures are labeled as "Figure 1." or "Figure 2." I looked at the most recent ...
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How to use double line in LyX tables

I want to have double lines in the top row in my tables in lyx. I searched through the site but could not find how to do this.
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What are some useful packages in lyx for writing thesis? [closed]

Useful packages and how to use them.
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How to set a 5 spaces indentation from the left for all paragraphs in LyX?

In each chapter now the first paragraph is not indented. But, to get all paragraphs to be equally indented I need some steps.
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Run an external script from within lyx

Is it possible to run external scripts from within lyx, passing information about the current file as arguments? I am thinking of usecases like Interacting with file versioning software not ...
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Custom color in keywordstyle for listings under LyX [duplicate]

There are several Questions and Answers regarding the use of listings under LyX. And they mention, or explain, how to enable syntax highlighting. While this is easy to achieve, my attempt to use a ...
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LyX doesn't know `eqref`?

LyX somehow can't use eqref. (I use version 2.0.2 and wouldn't want to update, if possible, since I've set up everything in a very specific way and wouldn't like a new version to perhaps tamper with ...
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What characters cannot be in LyX file name?

After wasting a good deal of time, I re-discovered that LyX file names cannot contain apostrophes, otherwise the typesetting doesn't work. I kept getting a "pdflatex.exe has stopped working" error. ...
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file exporting DRAFT notation [closed]

I am exporting my lyx file to pdf by going to File -> Export -> PDF (pdflaetx) However, when I open my exported pdf file I get a notation at the top of some of the pages with the word DRAFT followed ...
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Overwrite \def to check if the command exists?

LyX supports math-macros, but sadly when passed to the latex processor, they are defined by a \def rather than a newcommand. I have found overwriting commands (e.g. using \def\v{\mathbf{v}}) to ...
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Cannot copy Red Evil Text in LyX on Windows

I just installed the latest version of LyX for Windows (2.1.2). When I copy a RET and paste it, all I get is the first line of the RET. For example, I click Ctrl-L, enter some lines ("abc", "def", "...
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I need occasional Hebrew letters in my English text

I am writing a humanities work in book format with LyX 2.1.2 in Linux Mint 17. I need text output in PDF format in an English language document with a few occasional words in Greek, and Hebrew. I ...
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Lyx how to call a local .sty file

I created a .sty file that I used locally with a tex file. I mean that I put the tex and the styfile on the same folder (in my documents) and call the styfile as a \usepackage{mycustomstyfile} ...
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How can I get LyX to compile child documents selectively?

I am writing a book using LyX. The book is divided into parts which contain chapters. The book publisher, whose LyX layout file I am using, requires the references to be listed by chapters. I am, as a ...