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Copying from StackExchange text to LyX

I want to copy some text from MathOverflow, that contains mathematical formulas, to LyX. Currently the text looks like this: So, we have $2r = 2rr+rl$ and $2l = 2ll+rl$. How can I automatically ...
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Using the suggested LyX sectioned nomenclature, why do deleted nomenclature entries still appear in the output? [closed]

I'm using the suggested LyX Nomenclature with Sections. When deleting a nomenclature entry, this stays somewhere hidden in the document and it is displayed in the output. Funny thing is that if trying ...
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Shortcut for changing text color

I want to create a shortcut in LyX for changing the color of selected text. I tried to create a shortcut for "set-color green" or "set-color green green", but none of these worked. What is the magic ...
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Math mode inside LyX tables

If I insert a math mode environment inside a table cell, then the output will show no vertical space between the borders and the equation, here is an example: Is there any way that will make ...
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How to define default 'program listing' title and parameters in Lyx

I'm using LyX software and need to embed python code snippets and the option I found is to put snippet in a file and then use: insert> file> Child Document ----> choose the snippet file ----> set ...
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How can I prevent TOC from appearing in TOC in LyX? [closed]

I'm using the book class and I already tried everything that prevents the Table of Contents being listed in itself that works for LaTeX, but nothing works in LyX.
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LyX: Problem with longtable in landscape

I am trying to embed a longtable in landscape mode. What I have always done is put \usepackage{longtable} and \usepackage{pdflscape} in the preamble, then put the table between \begin{landscape} and ...
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Lyx - editing the latex-code inside a math box or stop automatic converting in it [duplicate]

Ctrl+M creates a math box. I type something like \cdot and it is converted to natural symbols. How can I edit the Latex-code without copying+inserting it to somewhere out of the math box. Deleting and ...
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How to make a shortcut for a \displaystyle?

I want to make a shortcut at LyX that if I press it I'll get what the \displaystyle does (in math mode). e.g.: If I'll press Ctrl+I I'll get an integral... Is there a way to do this?
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Lyx IEEEtran template copyright overlaps text, authors not appearing

How do you make certain that the copyright and publisher id mark are correctly located at the bottom of an IEEEtran template Lyx document when rendered as PDF? I've tried a couple of suggestions but ...
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LyX: Harvard Referencing using Natbib

I'm very new to TEX, i've been using LyX as a stepping stone. It's been going pretty well up until now. I've successfully managed to create citations and link them to the References I have created ...
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LyX not showing biblatex \printbibliography

So I am trying biblatex in the end. Here's the issue I've got so far with LyX: \printbibliography doesn't print the bibliography, it just shows the citations. When I test the exported code with ...
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Can one install LyX without LaTeX?

I wish to collaborate with a LyX file, using the "track changes" functionality. The collaborator doesn't have LyX or TeX installed. They are using Mac OS X, and don't have room for the 2.3 GB MacTex ...
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Fixing Slide Number for Duplicates in LyX

I cannot find an answer for this seemingly easy question. In LyX, I build bullet points over several slides, but the slide number continues to increase. Is there a way to designate a set of frames as ...
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Name of the appendices in ToC [duplicate]

I'm using book in LyX. I changed the name on the text itself using this \renewcommand\appendixname{Anexo} , but on the ToC i get: A Expressoes fatores de forma B Expressoes radiosidade ...
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Don't want headers on ToC, Lists, Bibliography and Appendices

I'm using the fancy headers, but I dont want any headers on ToC, Lists, Bibliography and Appendices. If I put this \thispagestyle{plain}, it works on the last page, but when it has for example the ...
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special alignment for simplifications to a big expression

I want to show simplifications to a large expression with each step aligned at the equals sign below the original expression. For example: AVERAGED_EXPONENTIAL_OF_INTEGRAL_HERE = ...
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Bottom left of Beamer Slide in LyX

Looking to fully customize the bottom left of all of my slides in LyX. I have three authors and it is trying to fit all of our full names while I want is "X et al. (Institution)" or just "X et al." ...
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Hebrew in Lyx with Ubuntu 13.10

Im trying to confing my Lyx to render Hebrew but I dont manage. I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.10, Lyx 2.0.6. I followed these common instructions , downloaded and installed the latest ...
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Programmatically load an image from LyX

Following the accepted answer to this question: Can I use an image located on the web in a LaTeX document? I am trying to insert the following code to a trivial LyX document: \write18{wget ...
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Transferring Lyx Keyboard Shortcuts

I recently updated my version of Lyx from 1.6.7 to 2.0.6. I would like to transfer my old keyboard shortcuts to this new version, but I am having difficulty because I was inconsistent with the way ...
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How to line-number 1,5,10,15,20,25… in Program Listing in Lyx

I basically want every 5th line numbered, but would like to keep to 5,10,15,20,... as that seems intuitive to readers. So that means 1,5,10,15,... The first gap is 4, all subsequent ones are 5. Is ...
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What is the '}{' character that appears in LyX modern CV example and how to re-produce it?

I'm using LyX 2.0.6 with MikTex 2.9 I came across these }{ characters while trying to use the Modern CV example to create a CV. My question is: What are these and how can I insert one. I've noticed ...
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2 column: how to squeeze line numbering closer, shift code over in Lyx

I'm using 2-column in otherwise-default Lyx, with several program listings. Some of them have line numbers. Due to the 2-column layout, the line numbers take a good chunk of the gutter between ...
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How to decrease space above shaded parbox in Lyx?

I'm using default settings in Lyx for document class etc., and use several small shaded boxes (via Insert -> Box -> Shaded Background). How do I decrease the amount of vertical space above and below ...
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How to output Bibliography on separate page in 2-column layout (LyX)

I'm using LyX with the default document class & settings, except with 2-column layout. How do I get the Bibliography to output on a separate page? I tried inserting a New Page, but that just bumps ...
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Resize figures that are too high or too wide in LyX?

I would like to know how to define a preamble in Lyx to resize the width and the height if the figure is too wide or high. I've already tried this: \usepackage{graphicx} % Determine if the image is ...
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How to reduce Program-Listing line spacing in LyX

Using LyX 2.06. I have a standard document with 1.5 line spacing, but I want my program listings to use 1.0 line spacing. Is there a simple way to do this?
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Q: How to globally add space before subsubsection* headings in Lyx?

How do I set the document to add extra space above each subsubsection*? Does one redefine the subsection command in the preamble, like the following? Formatting section titles I am using KOMA ...
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Change spacing for lists in LyX through template

I want to change the vertical spacing of a list in my resume. I am using the moderncv style file through LyX in Ubuntu 12.04. One of the list environments defined in the moderncv is Computer ...
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Configure CV in LyX [closed]

I would like to ask help in configuring my CV in LyX. I am using moderncv style with LyX in Ubuntu 12.04. I shall say that I have found a close solution to my problem in this post on blank spaces, ...
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I had an install error and all of the default layout/class files are missing. How do I fix this?

During the installation process there was an error and it seems that none of the default class layouts are available. I have tried looking at the LyX wiki but it seems that only user made layouts are ...
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LyX / LaTeX Numeric Referencing question

I am writing a paper using numeric referencing. Say I have a list of references like so: ... as presented in [3], [4], [5] How do I instruct LyX or LaTeX to typeset it as: ... as presented in [3] ...
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Integral operator does not compile [closed]

When I put \int on LyX it doesn't compile. I had tried to refresh and update and nothing works. It throws me this error: Font\U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12pt not loadable: metric data not found or ...
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beamer presentation with enumerated list problem

I have a beamer presentation. In the presentation I have a numbered list... within each number I have a sub-numbered list which I would like to be like the following. How do I fix this problem? 1. ...
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relative paths for bibtex in lyx

I insert a bibliography into my LyX document through insert > list/TOC > bibtex bibliography. I find my file and everything works out. However, the path it uses is absolute as opposed to ...
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Lyx: How to add option to package automatically load

I got the problem, that links in \url only break in LyX when there is a \ character in it. I found the solution to add \usepackage[hyphens]{url} to my preamble. But the problem is, LyX loads the ...
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Lyx Graphics context menu “Edit Externally” is not working (Windows 7) [closed]

Insert an image using the Lyx menu Insert->Graphics. Right click on the image preview and click Edit externally Current Behavior: The viewer is launched but the file is not opened. Expected ...
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How to output Title & Abstract each on a separate page?

I am using default settings with Lyx 2.0.6 and need to generate PDF with a title page, an abstract page, and then the rest of the report. I tried the newpage-insert command and it caused latex errors. ...
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Multipage pdf not displaying correctly in Lyx

I have a pdf file with multiple images that I want to insert into my Lyx document as individual images. I've managed to successfully do it as described here using the \includegraphics method. ...
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Lyx - Bibliography order [duplicate]

I'm using a Lyx 2.0 for my thesis and I have a problem. The bibliography order is the bibliography order of figures index, and not the order of citations in text. Can I solve this? I use an external ...
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LyX: crossreference keeps popping up in ToC [closed]

I have a slight problem with LyX in my latest document. I do have a rather large appendix and have inserted titles to structure it a bit. Since my appendix has to be unnumbered I used \subsubsection* ...
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includeonlyframes not working in lyx beamer

I am trying to use the \includeonlyframes option in a Lyx file created using the beamer template. but it is not working. ( I am trying this solution. http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/27354/38845 ) Here ...
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How to cross-reference labels in the text using LyX?

I'm having trouble using labels and cross-referencing in Lyx. I put a label into the document where I want it. It is not embedded in anything, it's just in the text. Then I put a cross-reference to ...
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How can I make the LyX - Table of contents (TOC) page be empty after the end of the TOC and not continue with the other pages?

I have created a TOC in my LyX by simply using the TOC from the Insert menu. I have found that after the TOC ends the rest of the page is not blank as expected, but rather what I wrote comes directly ...
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\newcommand for a specific chapter

I write a document with LyX, to which I add PSTricks pictures in ERT sections. I defined a \newcommand in a certain ERT section, and it was available during this ERT section, but not available in the ...
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Cannot insert TiKZ LaTeX code in LyX [closed]

I'm trying to embed TiKZ code in my LyX document. When exporting the document to pdf (pdflatex) I get a blank area instead of the TiKZ output. Here's what I've done: I've added the following two ...
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How to generate a database or reference in bibliography?

I am new to LyX. I want to add bibliography but I don't have any database to insert. So how can I type the references directly in LyX or how to create a database and then insert it? Also is there any ...
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Problem Inserting PDF into LyX Document [closed]

I really hope someone can help me with this as it is driving me mad. I have tried to insert a PDF document into my thesis but when I try to create the PDF, I get the following error: \usepackage ...
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Can I make lyx produce double dollar signs instead of \[ and \] it currently produces for inline math?

I am using LyX to type answers and questions for Math.SE and many times I need to use use inline math (by writing two dollars signs instead of just the one, i.e $$). After finishing typing I copy the ...