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Problem using \begin{titlepage}

I want to make a front-page to something I've been writing in LyX but everytime I use \begin{titlepage}\text {This is a sample title}\end{titlepage}, I get in the first page this line only instead of ...
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LyX + fancyhdr issue on chapter

I have a LyX document in which I have set a standard header, as is \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[EC]{\leftmark} \fancyhead[ER]{\thepage} \fancyhead[OC]{\leftmark} \fancyhead[OL]{\thepage} And I have ...
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Lyx inserts and removes words randomly

I have a problem with my lyx file. Lyx randomly inserted words like max or plain in my document, changed numbers in my table, and removed spacing between words. It all happened after I edited my work ...
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How to make unavailable document classes available for LyX on Macbook?

I have a problem with making unavailable document classes available for LyX on Mac OS X. I have installed LyX and MacTeX (latest versions). I can see the nature class in TeX information of LyX, but ...
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LyX: Indent first line inside a numbered list

I am using LyX to answer questions for an assignment. Specifically, I am using the numbered list tool to number my answers. Some of the answers are quite long and go over multiple paragraphs, so I am ...
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Lyx hierarchical lists

there. I am trying to build a list like this in LyX, but I CANNOT. I need to write something after 1. Any idea to do this in LyX? I can do it in LaTeX using code. Thanks!
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Runtime error while importing a poster from .tex to .lyx

I try to import a .tex file (an A0 poster created from baposter template in some older version of MikTex) to Lyx (2.0.6), but the conversion fails with Runtime error tex2lyx "poster.tex" "poster.lyx" ...
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How do I add something to the preamble in LyX?

I'm trying to add something to the preamble, but don't know how. I tried Insert -> Latex Code and just picked places on my article, but I guess they were never in the preamble? I guess I cannot ...
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LuaTeX: Strange symbol proportions when using Minion Pro for math [duplicate]

I'm writing my master's thesis in Minion Pro using LyX and I would like to use that font for math, too. For PDF output I use LuaTeX due to several nice features I got used to in the past (such as easy ...
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tables in lyx that flow with the text

I have been using float:table as my default for tables. I insert a float:table, then in that float I insert a child document (as input) that contains all my latex code for the table. This works fine ...
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Change fontsizes and distances between 2 lines

I have a problem with my fontsizes. I want to change the fontsize of my titles globally in my Latex document. I therefore created a newcommand. Here is a MWE ...
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Problems with labels inside a floating with a table

I have this strange problem with the labels inside the floating that contains a table. For my first table I put the label inside the floating area, then I added the cross reference somewhere in the ...
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Problems with the title and the margin in LyX

I have prepared my document and when I created the PDF I realized the problem I got with one title and the right margin. This is out of the margin. How can I fix this? (I am new with LyX)
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Losing the quality of the image in lyx [closed]

I have been looking for a possible answer for this problem (it seems that I am not the only one facing this), but the answers do not help too much. I got this image (.png) which I consider having a ...
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renewcommand cite with one or two arguments

I need to renewcommand \cite. I used the following: \let\citeOld\cite \renewcommand{\cite}[1]{{\mbox{\citeOld{#1}}}} and works correctly for citations like \cite{Taylor}. The problem is that if I ...
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Location of the numeration in the text

I been looking to see how to put the location of the numeration of the different sections to one side of the margin, something like this. As you can see the numeration is "before" of the beginning ...
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Modify locally the “array” environment for Equation Systems

When I started to use LyX 2.0.6 I noticed that when an Equation System is needed, there are two options available to typeset it: using the appropriate command on the Math Line cases, or ...
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Why does Lyx put a jpg picture on top of the text? [closed]

I want to insert a jpg picture under a section title. However, the picture is placed on top of the title in the final pdf. How can I solve this? In Lyx: Final pdf (top of A4 page, text of the jpg ...
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Linking files into TeXnicCenter: main file, .eps figures, and a .bib file

I am trialling TeXnicCenter 2 on files used by LyX 2, with the latter linking all files and producing correct PDF output. My files are an article class file, a number of .eps figures, and a .bib file ...
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disable automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding in LyX

Is there a way to disable LyX's automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding? I like being able to switch languages by hand once in a while, but 99% of the times LyX inserts those ...
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Exclude sections in Lyx

I need some versions of my text without some specific sections but I don't want to delete them, because I will need them again later. In a plain latex editor I would use %. Is there something in Lyx ...
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Dynamically change images in a LyX File

I am using LyX and have created a document that includes numerous images. I'm wondering if it's possible to reference the path and file name to the images in LyX so that when I compile and create my ...
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URLs and justification [duplicate]

I am having difficulties in keeping long URLs inside the correct margins in LyX. I can understand why there are difficulties in hyphenating URLs at a point that will ensure the average reader will ...
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Evenly split the columns of a multirow table in lyx

I would like to have a table like this: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.6 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are doing. ...
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How to obtain “correct” Roman Numerals in ToC

I'm currently writing my second thesis template for LyX 2.0.6 under MiKTeX 2.9, and since I'm using the article document class I have to manually organize the page numbering inside the ToC, LoF, LoT ...
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KOMA-Script article in LyX [duplicate]

I would like to set the document class of my LyX document to KOMA-Script article. When I try this via Document > Settings > Document Class, the document does not compile any more. Last part of ...
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problem with alignment of an image in the center of the page in lyx

I have this doubt Using lyx inside a floating I been putting the images, everything was good but then I realized something: some images are aligned in the center and others not. I don't understand ...
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Figure with more than one image in Lyx [duplicate]

I have a Figure with 3 images inside (a) (b) and (c) when I want to write the description of each image in the figure this description is not so well aligned I mean I would like to see something like ...
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Unreasonable orphans in lines (classicthesis)

I am using classicthesis in Lyx, and I run into some weird orphans. From what I can see, there are no reasons for them to occur (see image for two examples). I am using this package in my ...
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remove blank pages from ClassicThesis

I am using ClassicThesis in LyX. I have problems with the autogeneration of blank pages in the template. At the moment a blank page is inserted infront of a chapter if the chapter would have started ...
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customize insert citation to use \citep{key} in LyX

I am using LyX and would like to know if it is possible to specify which citation command should be used by default for the "Insert -> Citation" function from the menu. Specifically I am using natbib ...
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Roman page numbers in appendix in Lyx

I use LyX 2.0.5.1 I have a report with several chapters and 2 appendices. I have roman page numbering before chapter 1 (for table of contents, table of figures, etc) and I have arabic page numbering ...
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LyX user interface; adding toolbar icon for unformatted tex

I am a heavy user of LyX 2.0 and I want to to add useful shortcuts to help me in my work. I tend to copy and paste a lot of text from PDFs or the web or even some old work written in MS Word. A ...
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Finding cross references in Lyx

Is there any way to find all the cross references to a label in a LyX document? One solution is to search through the source file, but I was wondering if there is anything provided in the GUI.
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Why does LyX flag the following maths macro definition as an error?

The following macro is the LaTeX equivalent of a macro that I defined using the LyX maths macro facility. \global\long\def\fdd#1#2#3{\mathscr{F}^{\left(#1\right)}\left[#2_{#3}\right]} LyX comes up ...
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TOC numbering of sections not incrementing correctly in lyx

I've recently discovered Lyx and am thoroughly impressed by what it can do. I'm writing my thesis in Lyx (using the article class) and would like the table of contents to look like this: Part I ...
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Creating IEEE References in Ph.D Thesis [closed]

How to create IEEE standards references/citations, figures, tables in writing Ph.D Computer Science & Engineering thesis . Lyx tutorials/guide is helpful some extent, is there any templates like ...
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Wrapping Lyx Graphic

I'm very new to this whole LaTeX system, but I love the typesetting, it looks so much better than Word, but i'm currently preparing an article with multiple columns using a \start{multicols} script i ...
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wrong page size using LyX and Koma Script

First of all I am new to using Tex so please excuse any obvious things which will not be included in this question. But to the point: I am using LyX 2.0.6 (with Miktex 2.9). I am writing a thesis in ...
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Non-English in-text citation

I have changed the language setting in my lyx document to Danish but my in-text citations still read e.g. (Jones and Jones, 2013) and not (Jones og Jones, 2013) which would be the Danish equivalent. ...
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In Lyx, align text inside a float caption

I'm trying to align a legend inside a table caption, so that the colons are vertically aligned. I can do it with the align ambient outside of the caption, but if I use the same code inside the caption ...
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LyX does not recognise texlive directory on Mac

I installed my TeX Live through Macports. There is no problem if I compile my .tex with xelatex in a terminal. But LyX only "knows" the texlive basic packages with are located at ...
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Problems with images in lyx [duplicate]

I have been writing a chapter of my thesis using Lyx. Everything was normal until I put the last image in the project. When I am trying to generate the DVI file I got this error message: LaTeX Error: ...
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Page numbering in lower right corner (classicthesis)

I'm using classicthesis 4.1 in LyX to write my thesis and I need help with the page numbering. How do I force the all page numbers to stay at the lower right corner?
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In Lyx, how to change “Part I” with some other text

I'm using the article class. When creating a new part, I would like to change "Part 1" to "Experiment 1", "Part 2" to "Experiment 2" and so on, followed by my part title. How can I do that? I've ...
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footmisc hang and multiple only work with english document langage [duplicate]

When I set the document to my local langage, French, and with appropriate quote style in LyX, this preamble doesn't work (neither hang nor multiple, which other options do work), ...
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list of current labels in lyx

I would like to see all the currently created labels in my document in LyX. I am creating a label and this label already exists somewhere in my document. Lyx relabels my item adding a "-1" to it. When ...
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Greek language issue with moderncv in Lyx

I am using Lyx in order to write my CV but i have an issue with Greek language. I fill the entries like name/family name/adress/tel/mobile/email in Greek from Lyx's preamble but the email must be ...
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How to force a page break in LyX?

Page break, New page, Clear page, Clear double page functions does not work for me in LyX. I tried to enter them via Insert ->.... and via LaTeX code \pagebreak etc. But I desperately need to brake a ...
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Problem plotting hasse diagram with xypic

I need to plot the following hasse diagrams: 1) 2) I tried using xypic. For the first I worte the following code \xymatrix{ &{G}\ar@{-}[dr]\ar@{-}[dl] \\ {\mathbb{Z}_p}\ar@{-}[dr] & ...