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Creating form letter in LyX

This really refers to the following posting: How do I insert names into birthday invitations automatically? I've tried to used the suggested LaTeX coding in LyX and don't quite seem to get it to ...
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Shortcut for typewriter font/style in Lyx?

I want to format part of a paragraph in typewriter font. Is there a shortcut to quickly switch to the typewriter font in Lyx? Or even better: is there a concept like character styles in Lyx so that I ...
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Adding citations as I write and not at the end of my writing

I'm using LyX for writing my article. And I want to add a bibtex library to add references for it. I can do that and then add citations from that library without a problem. But the thing is, I'm ...
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Beamer Presentation: Stepwise Uncover Images

I don't even know if this is possible, but here goes: I'm writing slides for an upcoming presentation using the default LyX Beamer template. I am also using the uncover everything in a stepwise ...
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Beamer Presentation: Show TOC at beginning of Unnumbered Subsection (Subsection*)

I am making slides for an upcoming presentation using the default beamer ornate template. Part of the template lets me show the Table of Contents when transitioning into a new subsection (included ...
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LyX & LaTeX formulas

When I open a new project in LyX, i cannot pass LaTeX functions inside my text. e.g. \sqrt A or \frac{A}b etc. As i know and i have seen in many video presentations when the user insert a LaTeX ...
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LyX participates in the Google Summer of Code - which project ideas could be suggested?

This year, LyX participates in the Google Summer of Code. This is a great opportunity to get improvements and new features implemented. I appreciate that LyX makes entering the TeX and LaTeX world ...
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IEEEtran Export to PDF version 5 or above

I'm writing a paper for an IEEE conference and am checking the PDF with PDFExpress. One of the errors that I'm getting is that the PDF version of my paper is under 5: I opened the file in Adobe ...
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Inaccurate table numbering with LyX

I'm using LyX to create some tables, but the numbering is complete borked. In the LyX window, the table numbers are accurate. However, when I render to a PDF, they are evens only: 2, 4, 6 etc. (I'm ...
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2answers
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Centering consecutive two lines of text without extra space between them

I have two lines of text written in Lyx. I'm trying to center it without placing extra vertical space between lines. I selected the text, then went to Menu > Edit > Paragraph Settings. There, I can ...
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biblatex: Preserve capitalisation in inproceedings/booktitle

I'm using Biblatex-APA/Biber with LyX and a Bibtex file produced from Mendeley. I can produce bibliographies without any problem, but I would like to change the reference style for ...
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How to put the triangle arrow

I am looking for this symbol: ▷ I have seen it in the tutorials and manuals in menu Help. I think it's the code: \lyxarrow{} But in the example it isn't code; I can see: • Open a new file ...
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LYX- Labelling Theorems,Lemmas [duplicate]

In one of the previous posts I posted here, you told me how to make the theorem numbering restart in every new section. I now want that every theorem/lemma/claim will be of the form X.Y where X is ...
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Numbering the pages in LyX

Can someone help me understand how to make the pages in LyX numbered in Roman numerals?
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Lyx drop-in table replacement to allow table footnotes

I want to be able to use footnotes in LyX while preserving the LyX table structure. Any way to force LyX to use a different environment for its built-in tables that allows that? I.e. some code to put ...
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Keystrokes have miraculously switched to French using Beamer [closed]

Hi I'm using Beamer to prepare a presentation and for some weird reason the keystroke has decided to switch to French (it worked fine in the coursebook that I have already prepared). As far as I can ...
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1answer
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Beamer with Powerpoint title page in LyX

I want to use beamer (Madrid style) for a presentation I'm giving next week, but I am forced to use the institutional title page. That means that the whole background is filled by an image and the ...
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1answer
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Importing my TeX Template fails

I am trying to get the TeX template of my university into my LyX where I have written my thesis already before trying this and I am freaking out. The full template can be retrieved from ...
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Why doesn't reconfigure tool update modules list? [closed]

I am using LyX ver. 2.0.1 and would like to use the enumitem.module. This module is in my C:\Program Files\LyX20\Resources\layouts folder, but does not show up as an available module to add when ...
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standard latex font in lyx

By default, LyX sets font to be Times New Roman in the article class. When I print my document it looks different than most other latex documents which seem to be using a different font. What ...
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LaTeX error when using Lyx: Bad mathchar (32768) [closed]

I have been getting this error message when ouputing my LyX document: Bad mathchar (32768), with the following explanation: "A mathchar number must be between 0 and 32767. I changed this one to ...
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2answers
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Making a math poster using LyX

Is there a Beamer for LyX (or something analogous so that I can make a poster)? A code for a sample poster would be great. If so, can one please leave some details on how I would go about adding this ...
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1answer
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better spellchecker for lyx

I am using LyX 2.0.5.1 and the spell checker here does not seem to have a well developed dictionary - a lot of words that are marked as wrong are actual words. Is there a way to install another ...
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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3answers
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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 ...