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How do I create the universe of discourse symbol with LyX?

I've been using OpenOffice and/or MS Word to do my college assignments, but since I started this new discrete math course, I'm finding myself very annoyed with the math formula options in those ...
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Condense the space between bibliographic entries

In order to save space, I would like to condense the bibliography, specifically, reduce the amount of vertical space between entries. Currently, it seems there is double-space between consecutive ...
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Vertical alignment of cells in LyX

How can you set the vertical alignment of table cells in LyX? The right-click menu shows three choices ("Top", "Middle", "Bottom") but none of them is enabled, they are all greyed out.
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Parameterised Enviroments in Lyx

Ok, I have a set of structured data that I want to format consistently. In this case a set of spells for a role-playing game. Now in Latex I vaguely remember I could do something using ...
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How to edit tables in LyX?

I have a problem with re-sizing the table in LyX. When I export it to .pdf its too wide so it goes far out of the border. Any ideas on how to shrink it, or make it readable in .pdf? p.s. In LyX, ...
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Conditional Bibliography in LyX Subdocument

I am using LyX to manage a multi-part document (my thesis) and I would like to be able to produce stand alone sub-documents (e.g. a chapter) that include a bibliography, but only when the sub-document ...
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Vertical align in beamer frames in LyX

I am trying to vertically align content inside a single beamer frame. On the manual I've found the [t] option to add to \begin{frame}. Question is, how do I add that option in LyX? I have tried with ...
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Shortcut to repeat the last action in LyX

How to create a shortcut or hot key to repeat the last action done in LyX to be as in MS Word F4 key?
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no page numbers in lyx

How can I tell LyX to put page numbers in the rendered PDF? I looked in all the menus, and haven't find the correct option. The closest matches are: Document -> Settings -> Page Layout, or Document ...
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Using breqn in unnumbered equation in LyX

I finally found a way to use automatic line breaking in long math formulas in LyX from the last post in: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2904807/lyx-breaking-long-formula-lines I soon realized ...
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Vertical spacing between sidenotes (and, between sidenotes and captions) in tufte-book

Within from LyX, using various sidenotes in a tufte-latex-book environment, along with float figures, results sometimes in an overlapping of sidenotes and caption(s). For example, two sidenotes ...
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citations shown as zeros [closed]

In LyX, I added a BibTeX biography to the end of the document, and several citations in the document body. In the PDF, I can see the correct references at the end, but in the document body, the ...
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Print/Output only Equations/Math Formulas of a Given LaTeX or LyX Document

I have a LyX document filled with text and equations like in a scientific paper. To focus only on the math sometimes it can be really useful to only print/output the formulas and not the text around ...
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natbib: Split Bibliography Into Sections By Entrytype (without using multibib)

What's wrong with multibib? multibib lets me split up my bibliography. But I have to specify manually (by \citeabc or \citedef), which bibliography entry belongs to which section. Also, it's not ...
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In LyX, what is the most standard way to type a system of equations?

I have a system of equations and would like the alignment to be done on the equal sign. phi_{t+1} = F\xi_{t} y_t = A'X_t \theta_t = \mu + \epsilon_t What is the most standard way ...
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\begin{document} Undefined control sequence

I just have copied of Lyx files to one computer to another and i am facing above subjected problem. Complete log is given below. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9) (preloaded ...
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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 ...