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Parentheses changing size depending on what's in them?

Very simple problem, but very confusing. When I type \left( \frac{\partial f}{\partial x } \right)^2 I get smaller parentheses but when I type the same thing but with y instead of x, i.e. \left( ...
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Numbering subsubsections in Lyx

I need to number subsubsections i used in my Lyx document. I have tried to use the unnumbered subsubsection and the numbered default one, but it is does not matter whhich one i select . It is always ...
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Exporting LyX to LaTeX append filepath in \includegraphics [closed]

When I export LyX file to LaTeX, I get \includegraphics[width=5cm,height=4cm]{1D__User-Folder_Fig1.pdf}. Then I do have to make manual changes in LaTeX document. I wonder how to force LyX to give ...
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Using class file located in non-root directory with LyX

I would like to use the template elsarticle.lyx, but apparently I'm missing elsarticle.cls. Unfortunately I don't have root rights, so I can't follow most instructions on the web on installing new ...
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Including bigcupdot in Lyx

I need to use \bigcupdot which according to this link is available in mnsymbol. I downloaded the package through MikTeX Package Manager. When I open a document in Lyx, I went to Lyx Preamble and ...
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Cases environment makes latex hang [closed]

My .tex was compiled fine using pdflatex. Now I added to it \[ f(p(x,y))=\begin{cases} 1 & 1\end{cases} \] and the compilation never ends (pdflatex is stuck in an infinite loop). If I run the ...
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removing custom text style

I wanted to make the font of my figure captions smaller, so I just went from figure to figure and changed the captions using "Text Style -> Customized -> Font Size -> Smaller". Then I found out that ...
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multirow with paragraph

I created a multirow table in LyX. When I tried to convert it to PDF, LyX hang and I had to kill the process. Finally, I narrowed the problem down to a MWE where there is only a single multirow cell, ...
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Converting FSU LaTeX template to LyX [closed]

I wrote my dissertation thesis in LyX and FSU has a LaTeX template for theses. I was wondering if someone could help me convert the LaTeX template to LyX so that I could compile everything in my ...
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Font problem in PDF Output since updating LyX

First time poster, long time reader! I recently updated LyX from version 2.0.4 to 2.0.6. The LaTeX compiler is MikTeX 2.9, and the default output is pdflatex. Since updating Lyx though, the output of ...
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Author-year citation with self-generated Natbib-Style, Lyx [closed]

I have generated a bib-style for Lyx using the terminal (bib.bst) and am using it in Lyx 2.0.3 with JabRef, natbib and author-year citation. Everything works great, only now in citations I don't get ...
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Change font for units with \unit (In LyX, \unittwo)

Using the command (defined in units.sty) \unit[value]{dimensions}, the dimensions are set using \mathrm. I am working on a presentation that uses the standard Beamer sans serif font (can't remember ...
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disable lyx cache for compiling

When compiling the document for the first time after opening LyX, it requires some time. For another run, it is finished almost immediately. LyX seems to use a cache, if it thinks that there are no ...
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LyX: Changing layout inside table cell

I'm using LyX to write a simple report. I had some paragraph written as a "description list", when I thought that it may look better as a table instead. I created a table, and when I copied the text ...
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Combining threeparttable with cross references - LyX

I was wondering if there was a known issue with combining threeparttable with cross references inside a float. I have my labels inside the table captions, and this works just fine unless ...
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Problem with Lyx PDFPages - no page numbers on inserted PDFs

I have a problem with inserting PDFs into my lyx document. I (perhaps stupidly) have made my figures all into one page each (created using powerpoint, then PDFing them), then inserted them using ...
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Cover letter with modernCV in LyX

I created a CV using the modernCV package in LyX and I would like to create a fitting cover letter. I saw a lot of people doing it but following their examples does not work for me. What I tried: I ...
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ToC showing page number and then the chapter title

I would like to have the Table of Contents of the book I am editing showing first the pages of the chapters and then the chapter titles. Something like this book: I am working with XeTeX (through ...
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How I can put the title on the head on the left side and the name of the chapter on the right?

I'm working with Lyx, and I have the fancy style in the page layout. My document is printed on both sides. On the left side, I want to only have the title of the document and on the right the name of ...
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Lyx: Error message due to JabRef entry

I am using JabRef with Lyx with the jurabib-style. Everything worked fine, but lately I get error messages when inserting new literature citations. I am not sure what the problem is. The error ...
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Lyx underbrace is broken

While using underbrace in Lyx, the result looks really bad. The left to are done with Ctrl+L option, with \underbrace{Earth}_{E} (or similar), and the right three are ...
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Glottal Stop in latex and LyX

I am trying to type some text in LyX. The text is in Word and full of glottal stops, especially the one with the UTF code "U+02C1", namely this: ˁṬL LaTeX prints it very differently than it is in ...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined colors “Maroon”/“Royal Blue” when master has PDF included classicthesis 3.1

I am using classicthesis 3.1 in Lyx 2.0.6. When I include PDFs in the master document, I receive the following error: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `Maroon'. See the xcolor package ...
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How can I set the part name and title on the same line?

How can I set part name and title on the same line. Now (at default) , the Part number is at one line, and the name of part is one line below... For example, instead of PART I This is my title ...
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How to include Publications in europeCV.lyx from a BibTeX database? [closed]

I am wondering if I can include publication list using BibTex Database. I know that I can write the publications manually but I don't want to if I have a large list of publications.
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Loss of figure subsection numbers when using mainmatter

I recently added \frontmatter, \mainmatter, etc. with the \numberwithin setting for my figures and tables into a document, but now my figures are no longer numbered by subsection on export. Inside ...
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Bibliography after each chapter - classicthesis - LYX

I'd like to insert a bibliography for each chapter associated to different .bib files. I'm using the classicthesis for LYX which has a unique Bibliography.lyx in the appendix. I have tried with ...
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Bibliography problem [LyX & Jabref]

I'm an Ubuntu beginner. I'm using LyX to write a paper. For my bibliography I imported a .bib file created with Jabref. I'm facing 2 problems regarding the rendering of the bibliography. While I'm ...
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435 views

Blurry output in LaTeX using LyX [closed]

I am using LyX to type a paper. My problem is that the quality of the pdf output from LyX is very low. I am using Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the pdf output that I generate using pdflatex. I have ...
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Cannot import .sty latex. CustomThesis.sty file not found

I am trying to use the solution here Converting sty and bst files to lyx layout in order to import the sty files defined for the document type I need to write. I am actually writing my thesis. The ...
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534 views

How to integrate conference/ journal TeX templates with LyX?

A possible duplicate using LYX to write journal with given formatting but re-adding for no answers given. The comment to abstain from "LyX-ifying" isn't very helpful and moreover, I have an extensive ...
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A short hyphen in a math formula

In a LyX math formula, I want to write something like "r-number". However, the usual dash looks too long (like a minus sign). I am looking for a short, possibly upper hyphen. I couldn't find it in the ...
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classic thesis lyx language problem

What changes (in the tex-configure file i guess) should i make to use this package in greek language? when i export it to pdflatex the text is gibberish. i think this is the relevant part ...
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two different kinds of citations in the same document

I am using LyX with the default "article" document class. All the citations look as bracketed numbers [1], [2], etc. I want to have two different citation formats in the same document, according to ...
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change figure numbering in lyx

I have a lyx document with two figures side-by-side. right now everytime I reference to them I get them numbered like this 2a and 2b. I want to make lyx to number them like this: 2(a) and 2(b). I want ...
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What to do so text won't splitted on the edge of paragraph? [duplicate]

I don't know if my title is descriptive enough, but that is my problem. In justified paragraph some text will be splitted, like 'descriptive' become 'des-criptive' and the 'criptive' part is on the ...
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Tick marks on Lyx Beamer Presentation

I'm writing a presentation with Lyx. I don't find how to include this line of balls on top that tell you where you are in the presentation. This is a sample lyx file with this problem. Thank you.
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Put figure text under images?

In LyX, how can I set a float that contain figure so that the caption is under the figure? By default the caption is always on the left side of figure.
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Change Float and equation numbering format?

I'm using LyX and book document class, can I change float and equation numbering format to become [Chapter number].[Float number] instead of the default [Chapter number].[Section Number].[Float ...
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Start chapter numbering not from 1?

Can I set chapter numbering in book document class not start from 1? I want the chapter to start from 9. Can I do this to another environment like section or equation? I'm using LyX.
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How to install a beamer theme in Lyx

I would like to use the Wuerzburg Beamer Theme for my thesis presentation but i dont know how to install it in Lyx. Can anyone help me please?
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problem with Greek in beamer [Lyx]

I am trying to write my thesis presentation in Lyx with Beamer but i have an issue with Greek language .. when i want to add a definition from drop down menu , the letters dont appear right in the ...
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How to use effects on beamer [Lyx user]

I am trying to use Beamer in Lyx in order to write my thesis presentation and i would like to add some effects in it (for e.x. fade away etc).. How can i add effects in Lyx while using beamer?
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Lyx beamer titles on new frames

I am using Lyx and Beamer in order to write my thesis presentation. When i insert a title/section in a new frame , it does not appear in preview.. why is that ? How can i add titles in each frame of ...
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Lyx Beamer presentations error ( \lyxframeend)

I am trying to write my thesis presentation with Beamer on Lyx , but i have an issue which is driving me crazy.. When i add a section/part or something else i get this error : \lyxframeend ...
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MiKTeX europecv (German) language

I'm translating a CV into German, under both OS X and Windows 7 with MiKTeX. The problem is that German doesn't work. I tried French, Italian, Dutch and they all work. Any idea where I should look for ...
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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 ...