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Hebrew spellchecking does not work in LyX

Hi I've scoured the internet for a solution for my spellchecker problem but with no luck. The problem is that when I write misspelled Hebrew text nothing happens I did follow the guide at their ...
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Too much vertical space when displaying formulas in LyX

When I display formulas in LyX, it leaves way too much space between the text. The commands I have used are Insert -> Math -> Display Formula and Insert -> Math -> AMS multline Environment. However, ...
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Problem with bibtopic package and sectioned bibliographies

I'm using LyX 2.0.1.5 on Windows 7 (MiKTeX 2.9.4813). Since my thesis covers a very specific topic (QM of Retinal's Photoisomerization) I have to divide my Bibliography in two sections: Essential ...
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Using a congratulatory (end of proof) box properly in LyX [closed]

I know how to enter the end of proof boxes in LyX: \square, \blacksquare. However, I don't like where it ends up in the PDF. Here's an example I want it to mock the example below (cropped from ...
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Left align after \specialcell in a centered table

I'm outputting descriptive tables from Stata using estpost and esttab into TeX format, and then importing them in LyX. I use \refcat to label my survey questions, and since some of them are very long ...
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equations that are too large to fit on one line

I have an equation that is too long to fit on one line: x = a + b + c + d + e + f as an example of what it looks like. What is the correct way to handle this? Do i break it up over multiple lines? ...
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Cross reference in LyX

I would like to use the \autoref function in LyX, so that when I refer to a labeled figure or theorem, it is typeset as "Figure #" or "Theorem #". According to this answer, I can redefine the \ref ...
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How do you remove the vertical distance between references in lyx?

Using LyX, a BibTeX file and the unsrt bibliography style. The program automatically leaves an empty line between each reference, wasting lots of space in the process! Is there any way to force LyX ...
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cases environment inside an array

LyX is giving a lot of error messages for my Latex code which runs in other places. \[ \begin{array}{rl} p_{Y \mid H_1}(y \mid H_1) & = f_X(g^{-1}(y))\left| \dfrac{dg^{-1}(y)}{dy} \right| \\ \\ ...
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figure numbering with endfloat and appendix

I have a document which has figures and tables. The document also has an appendix. The tables seem to be labeled normally (1...N), however the figures seem to be labeled A.1, A.2, etc. I would like ...
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Citing multiple authors with alternate separator than “and” using BibTeX

I'm using LyX on Linux Mint 14 ... Using BibTeX with the apalike style and some modifications in the preamble, I've managed to get the bibliography as it should be except for one thing. When I cite a ...
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LyX and Summation

I am using the latest version of LyX and I am having trouble getting the limits to work at all. Ideally, I'd like to be able to place the summation limits above and below the sigma. However, at this ...
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How to change “Appendix A” to “Appendix”

I'm using Lyx, Book(Koma-Script) document class. Everything seems to work OK except I've been fiddling around for ages trying to change the name of my single appendix in the TOC from "Appendix A. Blah ...
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1answer
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Make matrix inside equation fit the page width in LyX

I have a matrix that is a bit too wide to fit inside my page width. After reading a lot of different answers on the Internet, none really related to LyX, I came up with these three different ...
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LyX template for legislation? [closed]

Anyone know of any simple template for legislation which is easy to modify and looks great so I don't have to spend several hours to figure out the syntax? Edit: By legislation, I mean something ...
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Bibliography appears as an appendix in ToC in LyX

I want to place the Bibliography after the appendices. So in LyX I mark "Start Appendix Here", insert the appendices, and after that the Bibliography. Now, all appendices appear in the Table of ...
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Fractions with `\dfrac` cause compile error

I'm new to LyX. I'm writing my next homework with it to give it a try. My example code is below: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.5.1 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% ...
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References problems in LyX [duplicate]

I put my references in in .bib file but there are errors appear in the final .pdf file Ex: the original citation: Karl, Lila. "DNA computing: arrival of biological mathematics." The mathematical ...
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Adjusting space between array rows and columns

\documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} \begin{document} % ... \[ \begin{array}{ccccc} x(1) & = & \frac{x(0)}{1} & = ...
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Is it possible to type LaTeX code and see its real time preview in LyX?

I'm new to LyX. I have just given it a try and written my first article. I discovered a panel from Menu > View > View Source. It shows the source code of my article. But as far as I see, I am ...
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LyX: cannot convert file. Error occured while running

I have been using LyX for about a year now and I have not encountered this problem. This happened two days ago and up to now I have still not been able to address this issue. I want to visualize my ...
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LyX Jurabib Style References Not Possible [closed]

I was able to write the bulk of my thesis on LyX and I thought it will end that way. With the whooshing sound of the deadline in my ears, I am desperately looking for your help. I am trying to insert ...
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lyx table footnote

I have the table below, in LyX. How can I add text that hugs the bottom line and I want it to be very small text, smaller than the font in the table. \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{c c c c c c c} ...
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How do you move a figure caption in lyx? [duplicate]

When inserting a figure in Lyx (i.e. Insert->Float->Figure), the figure caption is automatically inserted below the image. The image that I am inserting is long but narrow and therefore the ...
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Wrap around text inside frame (minipage) in Lyx

I want to insert a number of drop-shadowed frame inside a document and place (the same) graphic in the top left hand corner of each box. I would like the text in the rest of the box to wrap around ...
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LyX - Highlight a result in table

In LyX I am using this table as an ERT addition: \begin{tabular}{l rlrl } & \multicolumn{2}{c}{Model 1} & \multicolumn{2}{c@{}}{Model 2} \midrule \midrule Variable Variable Variable 1 ...
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Lyx - Editing the document class [closed]

I am using LyX Beamer but want to the option [t]. Using Document -> Settings -> Document Class if I choose presentation (beamer) and put the [t] in custom it does not compile. Is there a way to define ...
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LyX: Configure a command for 3x3 determinant

I've been trying to add a new command to LyX to easen my way through physics, when mostly 3x3 determinants are used. I clicked Document -> Settings -> Preamble and wrote the following: % det 3x3 ...
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2answers
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A table font size smaller than tiny?

I have looked and there are answers for LaTeX documents, but not a way to implement it in LyX. If I have a table and it just does not fit, is there a way to get a text size smaller than \tiny in LyX? ...
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LyX White Space on Slide [duplicate]

Using LyX I find that there is always so much white space between the figure and the the slide title and between the table caption and the table. Is there a way to reduce this space in the preamble?
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the selected document class requires external files that are not available - LyX portable

I'm using LyX portable on windows, and I get this message the selected document class article(hebrew) requires external files that are not avialable. ... the following prerequisites are ...
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Using ERT in LyX [duplicate]

Using LyX to create a Beamer presentation I used the TeX button to insert some ERT: \begin{table}\caption{Regression table\label{tab1}} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{l r l r l r l} \hline & ...
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LyX TeX Table too big

I am including a TeX file into a LyX document using Insert -> Child Document. The Table looks fine on the LyX screen but when I preview the PDF it is 10 times too big. Not sure how to fiddle with the ...
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Some problems using LyX RTL with equations

I'm really new to the whole LyX(2.0.5.1) thing I'm usually using LibreOffice Writer and it's Latex like "formulas". But I've heard so many good things about LyX, so I've decided to give it a try but ...
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Get rid of the word “equation” in cross references

I'm using the thesis template that comes with LyX and whenever I make a cross reference for an equation it comes along with the word "Equation XX.YY" and I just want the number "XX.YY". The document ...
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How to change the size of the institutional logo on Lyx- breamer?

I tried to use the following codes to insert logo in to my beamer, but they dont work with LyX. If you have a file called "institution-logo-filename.xxx", where xxx is a graphic format that can ...
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1answer
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How to add section characters in LyX?

I want my work to have those curly section marks (\S) at the beginning of every section. I came across this question: Section Symbol and Number, which does answer the question in LaTeX but I was ...
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2answers
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Multiline formula with each column left-aligned

I am using LyX and I want a multiline and multicolumn display formula with each column aligned to the left. But when I add a formula and add columns, some are aligned to the right and some are ...
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How can you place a figure caption inside a table using LyX?

I have 3 graphs I would like to use in a LyX document. In order to save space I have placed the 3 graphs into a 2x2 table and in the final box I have inserted the figure caption. When I try and ...
2
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1answer
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esttab output in Spanish (observations) using threeparttable and estwide or estauto

I am using the eststo and esttab commands to output regression results in .tex documents. I then use threeparttable (package threeparttablex) and \estwide to create and format the table in my LyX ...
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1answer
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Endnote to bibtex issue

I have quite a few references in endnote and I want to convert them to BibTeX for a report I am writing in LyX. Endnote has a BibTeX export feature and I now have a .txt file with all my references ...
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Use glossary in Lyx [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis and have to use a LyX-template which uses the glossary package. When creating the PDF in LyX there is no error but also no glossary? I check my document against the description ...
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2answers
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lyx shortcut for superscript and subscript

Instead of using the menu for Insert->Formatting->Superscript or Subscript, I would like to use a keyboard shortcut. I tried Tools->Preferences->Shortcuts, there are already shortcuts for ...
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1answer
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prevent indentation of a paragraph

In Lyx, by default most paragraphs are indented (except at beginning of section and after lists). How can I cancel the indentation for specific paragraphs?
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wide table in a two-column document

I have a two-column LyX document. I want to add a table that will be as wide as the entire page, so that it will not have to be squeezed into a single column. I found some suggestions: table too wide ...
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IEEEtran remove author picture

I'm using LyX and the article (IEEEtran) template to write a paper for an IEEE conference. In the biographies section, there's a default space for a picture for the first author. Even if I remove the ...
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Lyx - weird PDF outputs [duplicate]

I have a problem with my LyX PDF outputs. When I export LyX file to PDF using pdflatex letters are thicker on a page where .png graph is inserted than on other pages. Same thing with 'LuaTeX' and ...
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Compile document without any in-text citations

Is there any way for me to easily and reversibly remove in-text citations from LaTeX output? I need to provide an accurate character count for my senior thesis that excludes citations (and figures and ...
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Can I use standard child documents across multiple masters [closed]

I have a number of standard documents which are designed to be reusable in assembling larger documents. This doesn't seem to work in Lyx - if I set up two masters and include one child document in ...
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How to add a caption to a LyX table (with table numbering) using the menus?

I know nothing about TEX/LaTeX so I use LyX. I created a table using the LyX menu: Insert > Table..., changed the Rows and Columns values, hit the OK button, and here it is there. However, I can't ...