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using LYX to write journal with given formatting

In a way I am newbie to Lyx. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed full version of texlive 2012. I am trying to work out to generate layout file for a journal (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC) ...
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How can I create a layout for corporate documents using LyX? [closed]

My employer has a layout, current stored as a Microsoft Word template that is used for all sorts of different documents. (There are a few related templates for specific types of documents.) The ...
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Specifying bbl in Latex2rtf using Lyx

I'm trying to export a Lyx-file (lyx) to a RTF-file with Latex2rtf using Lyx. I've already generated a bbl-file by writing following commands in the Terminal: latex file.tex bibtex file.aux I've ...
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LyX: why does figure-wrap-float overrun the page?

I find that when I add figure wrap floats to LyX documents, often they will be placed poorly such that they overrun the bottom of the page. This is always accompanied by some of the text on the next ...
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Import elements of XML-Files in LyX/Latex

I have a software which creates XML-Files with a structure looking like this: <model> <dims> <dim type="attr" name="foo"> <def>Insert Definition of the Dimension ...
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pdfLaTeX hangs with no errors

PdfLateX hangs on a single-line unnumbered equation, here is a (possibly) minimal example: \documentclass[english,pointlessnumbers, abstracton, headsepline, open=any]{scrreprt} ...
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Issue with fancyhdr and child documents for KOMA report

I have a strange problem with fancyhdr and report (KOMA) together with child documents. Individually for each child document, the headers are like I want them to be, but when I compile them all ...
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LyX — LaTeX error: File 'etex.sty' not found

I went to create a PDF of my work on LyX (by clicking the eyeballs on the top-left of the document), but it won't let me. What does this mean? How can I recover the document so that I can view the ...
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single column abstract in an article and delete date below title

I am using LyX to prepare my journal for publication using article style. I use double column article. When I choose abstract from left panel, the abstract turns out to be in left-column in double ...
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lyx and texlive 2012 in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed texlive 2012. I was using TEXMAKER and it was nice to use. Meanwhile I want to try to use Lyx. I installed version 2.00 of Lyx. When I compile simple document in ...
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Translate paragraph environment

I need to translate some reserved word of paragraph environment to my own language; like Chapter, Table of Content, Example, Bibliography, and some more. How do I achieve that? I'm using LyX in Linux. ...
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how to extend shaded to full page width?

I use "shaded" to indicate the reader that the text is about something special. This works fine but i can not extend the box to the full page with. How is this possible? I use LYX and i can imagine ...
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How to add unavailable document class for LyX on Linux?

I need the IEEEtran document class, and LyX asked for IEEEtran.cls. I have found it googling, now how do I install it? I've found a similar questions but that's for LyX on Mac; but I'm on Ubuntu (not ...
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Example autonumbering in LyX

Please take a look at this: **1.1 Section 1.1** **1.1.1 Subsection 1.1.1** **1.2 Section 1.1** **1.2.1 Subsection 1.2.1** **Example 1.2.1** wqeadswqedsa **Example 1.2.2** sdaxzsad ...
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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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LyX Beamer Author Names Get Cut Off

I am using LyX and the beamer template to write presentation slides for a conference paper, which has three authors. This is not a problem, until I notice that the third name gets cut off from the ...
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Changing how a collection of citations is shown in Lyx

I am using Lyx to write a report. I import a .bib library to the report and then pick my desired sources from the list. When I reference several sources at once, they look like this [3, 4, 5, 6] in ...
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Problems with writing bibliography in JabRef +Lyx

I have the following problems: I want to as author: Marshal Hall, Jr. But , when writing this in JabRef, it automatically changes to: M. J. Hall ... How can I fix this? Can I write ...
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Inserting a vertex correction in Feyn - the Lyx Feynman package [closed]

I can't seem to be able to draw a standard Feynman diagram and add a vertex correction like here: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Feynman_second_order_vertex.svg When I try, my fermionic lines ...
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math/logic character \exists renders OK in editor, but faults when compiling [closed]

The fault message below: lyx could not find command for character "$\exists$" (code point 0*2203) This character renders OK in lyx editor, I pick it from lyx math miscellaneous, it's the first ...
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Output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5

My output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5. The BibTeX file is created by JabRef 2.9.2 and I am using Windows 7.
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Using braket package with Lyx with WYSIWYG

The braket package defines Dirac's braket notation. To use it in Lyx, I add the line: \usepackage{braket} to the LaTeX preamble. Then Lyx will be able to compile commands like \bra and \ket. ...
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Inserting a table made with ERT into a float in LyX

Is it impossible to insert a table made with ERT into a float in LyX 2.0 such that I can edit the height and placement of the table in my document?
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Converting multiple table cells to math mode Lyx

I am importing a .CSV file to LyX to make a table. This procedure works nicely, but numbers in the cells of the table are interpreted as normal text. I can select an individual cell press cmd+m and ...
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Splitting ToC into two parts, each in one page

The Table of Contents in my LyX document is multiple pages long, but LyX splits it at an undesirable position. I want to split the Table of Contents manually. An equivalent to \newpage but only inside ...
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LyX: Problems with title line breaks when writing in Memoir document style

I am pretty new both to LyX and to TeX.SX, and have no LaTeX background. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX and have just changed the document style from book to book (Memoir). When I try to export ...
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Multiple text layouts in one LyX document

In general I want to use a 3mm spacing as my text layout for space between paragraphs. However, this produces an extremely spaced out Table of Contents. Hence, I would like to use an indent paragraph ...
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Inserting citation inside ERT code in LyX

How do I cite a reference inside ERT code in LyX? Inside the ERT code I am unable to select Insert-->Citation as I usually do. The reason I need to do this is further to an answer to a previous ...
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Color pages in specific sections in LyX

To show the difference between my theoretical an practical part, I want to change the background color of the page during practical sections/parts. Until now I used a new paragraph style, which ...
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Lyx - quotation mark in C program [closed]

I have a problem with double quotation marks in program listing. When I load a file.c as a child document in lyx and set it as program listing, I get error: #include "softSPI.h" undefined control ...
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Word count several files in LyX

I want to perform a word count on my LyX document. The problem is that I include several files within my main document main.lyx include file1.lyx include file2.lyx include file21.lyx include ...
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Wrong names for theorems/lemma/etc. in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.3, and I usually type my documents (my lecture notes, mainly) in french. Now, I have to write a paper in english, I can't get the label names of the AMS Theorems package to be in ...
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how to decouple alignment of rows within a column in LyX?

How do I decouple the paragraph alignment of rows within a column in LyX? I would like my top row to be aligned in the centre, and all subsequent (content) rows to be aligned left. However, whenever ...
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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 ...