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Can't get page numbering to work in LyX

I am using LyX to create a document and don't know how to add page numbers to my document. This is what the TEX code part of my document looks like: \fancyhf{} \pagenumbering{arabic} \makeatletter ...
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Place figures at the bottom of a page

Does anyone know how to place figures at the bottom of a page ? At the moment, it automatically goes at the top of a new page... I am using LyX.
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How to remove the line “Received; acceped” from title?

I am using the aastex.lyx template to write an article and I cannot find a way to remove the "Received; -------- Accepted" line coming after the title. Does anyone know how to remove it ?
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Shortcut for export PDF on LyX?

Is there a shortcut in LyX for export to PDF? Is there any way to auto export on save?
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Multiple windows pop up when compiling PDFs (LyX) [closed]

To view my document in LyX (Windows), I click the view button and it compiles a PDF. But it does this by opening multiple (around but not always 5) instances/windows of the same PDF file in Acrobat ...
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How can I set the default 'table border style' in LyX layout?

I want to specify the style of table borders (formal vs. default) in a LyX .layout file. How can I do that?
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Math font in beamer class in LyX

How do I get LMR or CMR math font in beamer class in LyX? In the document settings when I change the font only the text is affected and not the equations.
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How to tell LyX to put every sentence on its own line?

I'm planning to write my master thesis using LyX. In order to keep track of recent changes, I want to export the LyX source files to normal LaTeX source files and put these in a Git repository. In the ...
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Chapterbib with lyx

I used chapterbib package to obtain bibliography by chapter in latex but now i need to use it with LyX 1.6.8 I read the documentation presented in http://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Tips and recomended to ...
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Can I change the paragraph spacing in LyX UI?

In LyX user interface, there is a good-enough large space between a chapter text and the next paragraph, but between the paragraphs there is no space and it makes harder to see the structure of what I ...
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How to restrict tables under same section

I have a problem in managing tables in LyX. Problem is that I need tables under the same section, but I could not. Can anybody help me in this regard?
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How to typeset multi-letter identifiers that contain letters with diacritic marks inside math environment?

This is edit. See original question below. In math mode I would like to use identifiers that contain of whole word. That word is not in English and does contain letters with diacritic marks. Example ...
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Too much space at end of chapter

When writing my thesis in LyX, I encountered the following problem: After finishing a chapter, I wrote \break in order for LyX to start writing the next section in the next page. The problem is that ...
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How to define LyX to switch from Hebrew to English automatically when I pass to Math mode?

I am working in Hebrew in LyX and I want it to switch to English automatically when I pass to Math mode. Is it possible?
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Using “bibitem” in LyX

How do I use \bibitem style bibliography in LyX without the ERT? Right now I prepare the @article style bibliography in a file (say) references.bib. Then I go: Insert => List/TOC => BibTeX ...
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LyX forbids horizontal centering of tables inside a theorem environment!

How can I center a table in a, say, theorem environment in LyX ? When I have a centered table in the standart LR-mode writing mode everythings ok. But when I select the whole table and try to turn it ...
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Undefined control sequence on legitimate LyX macro

I'm trying to define a LyX macro, Insert -> Math -> Macro on the menus. It's a very simple macro. Source code under View -> View Source: \global\long\def\Z{\mathbb{Z}} The file compiles nicely if I ...
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Turning parts of text on and off

Is there a way to turn certain parts of the text on and off in LyX/Latex ? I'm thinking of having something like an environment (lets call it "TL" for "traffic light") and a parameter t such that if ...
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The difference between $X^{\ast}$ and $X^*$? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \star vs. \ast in formulas. Which one to use? What is the difference between X^{\ast} and X^* ? Both look the same in the pdf file - although when using Lyx the former ...
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elsevier class error

I've been trying LateX and Lyx out for a few days. Lyx is really a help for a new-comer and I had few troubles so far, except for some unknown errors when I was configuring elsarticle documentclass. ...
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How to left align a set of equations in LyX

How can I left align an AMS flalign block in LyX? The answers in Use flalign or alignat or align or similar environment to align to the left say that to left align a set of equations one should use ...
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XeTex - Times New Roman font for Romanian characters ș, ț, Ș and Ț

I have downloaded the Times New Roman font and put it into .local/fonts where it should be (my OS is Fedora 17 and I use TexLive 2012). It is recognized by LibreOffice and LyX. LibreOffice displays ...
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Table padding in LyX

I'm creating in LyX a table wich has a single character for every cell. Problem is, a lot of space is wasted, because each cell has some padding points which I'd like to reduce. A cell is now big ...
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Lyx : Name of function : Page Break

I'm trying to find the name of the function : Insert -> formatting -> Page Break So i can set it as a shortcut from preferences ->Editing->shortcuts->new. But in order to do that i need the function ...
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Using BibTeX with LyX: errors in auto-generated .bbl

I've been puzzling with this for hours now and I can't solve it. I'm using LyX for my article and I made a BibTeX file with JabRef. I inserted the BibTeX bibliography into LyX, but when I try to ...
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Altering cell colour hides cell border in LyX

I'm probably doing something simple wrong, but I'm having the following problem. I've got a table with two columns, on the left there are multirows with coloured cells, on the right there are normal ...
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Proofreading a LyX document

After writing a document in LyX I often convert to pdf and print for proofreading. The annoying part is that words that appear at a certain place in the pdf tend to appear in different locations in ...
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Good format for homeworks in LyX

I am using LyX to type in my homework solutions, but I don't like my format. The homework itself is in the format of questions 1,2,... and each question has sub-questions: 1.1,1.2,... etc In the ...
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Cell colouring a multirow in LyX

I've got a multirow cell and I need to make it all have one background colour, but I'm having trouble achieving this. I've defined my color (lightgreen) in the preamble, but don' know how to apply it ...
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No Bibliography is printed and citations shown bibtex key

I writing a document in LyX (2.0.5) with references. For displaying references I use biblatex. (http://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Biblatex). My latex environment is MiKTeX 2.9 Since I switched my Desktop, ...
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Two consecutive remarks on LyX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Two math sections of the same type in a row? I am new to lyx, and I am searching for a way to create two remarks one after the other. When I create a remark, the only ...
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Changing the Lyx UI [closed]

Is any way to change the look of the Lyx workspace to something more appealing? I know it's not WYSIWYG, I'm just wondering if the look of the typing window can be changed to something resembling ...
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pdffonts and adobe X disagree whether all fonts are embedded [closed]

I'm finishing up my dissertation (in LyX, converted to pdf with pdflatex), and I checked to ensure that all fonts were embedded in the final pdf file, using pdffonts. It showed that all fonts were ...
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Lyx : After Changing numbering, Part appears in regular text in pdf

Lyx. Document class : article (paper) I wanted numbering for the TOC but without the "Part I" before it. So I went to Document -> Settings -> Numbering & TOC and changed the numbering column to ...
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Recreating a renewenvironment using the \renewenvironment is creating a side effect!

I have a buildin environment in a module theorems-ams-bytype.inc (in lyx) example, which i copied and created a duplicate with required changes for a environment called as pitfall. Style Pitfall ...
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Numbering equations with LyX

I am using LyX with layout report for my thesis. I would like to have numbering on my equations but dont know how to do it. I'd like the first number to show the chapter and the second one the number ...
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EPS figures are pixelized in the final PDF with LyX

This is the first time that I compile a LyX file with some EPS picture inside on my current computer. I already did that before on other computers, without any problem. But here, the result is ...
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How can I set default font size to [bp] instead of [pt] in order to use Lyx with XeTex?

I want to use the [bp] font size for the whole document in Lyx 2.0.4 for compilation with XeLatex. My LaTex preamble looks like this: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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No symbols inside a multilevel numbered list in Lyx [closed]

I have some numbered lists in Lyx with 4 levels of indentation. On the first level there are numbers (1,2,3,....), on the second small letters ( (a),(b),(c),...), then Roman numbers (i, ii, iii,...) ...
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How to write a vertical vector in LaTeX for LyX

I can't work out how to write a vertical (two dimensional) vector, with brackets spanning two lines. Do you know how to write it for LyX?
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I am using Lyx to edit my document and would like to reduce the spacing between subsections

I am using floats throughout the text perhaps this messes with spacing. It seems such an easy thing to adjust, yet I find no answer.
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Create new paragraph style in LyX

Background In OpenOffice and Microsoft Word it takes seconds to create a new paragraph style. Here is how I currently use LyX with the KOMA Script document class to mark text as a quotation: Type ...
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Making an edit to an inline equation that went off of the screen

I'm using LyX, and I want to make an edit to an equation. Since the inline equation is really long, it continues off of the screen. I'm literally in the dark when I try to edit my work since I ...
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Lyx Draw a curve from point A to B using xy-pic [closed]

How can I draw a curve using an xy-pic picture to draw a curve from point A to B?
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Place footnotes in a separate page

I have searched around a lot but have not been able to find a answer. How do I put all the footnotes into a separate page in LaTeX/Lyx? I need to place them after references page.
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Using TikZ on Linux (Lyx)?

I've recently upgraded to Linux, and without MikTeX I really have no idea how to manage my packages. What should I do in order to use TikZ on Lyx in Linux? Edit: oh yeah, I forgot: Linux is Ubuntu ...
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How to align bibliography to the left

I am using a custom bibliography style I created with makebst. For some reason, the references are not aligned to the left, only the first line is aligned to the left and the rest seems to be ...
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Lyx Single Column

In Lyx, one has the option of making 'Two-column' document by selecting the corresponding option in the 'Text Layout' section of the document settings. Is there any way of disabling this for a few ...
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Appendix trouble [closed]

I am in trouble with my appendix. I include \appendix<br> \chapter{Appendix Title 1} \section{Section 1} \section{Section 2} but in the TOC does not show the letters. The TOC is just this... ...
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fncychap messes up bookmarks

When using fncychap, some of the bookmarks pointing to an appendix is linked to a random chapter. If I avoid using the package, which I am hoping not to, the bookmarks are all fine. I am using report. ...