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LaTeX error file 'ulem.sty' not found in windows

while trying to read a file as PDF (pdflatex) I get this error: LaTeX error: file 'ulem.sty' not found I have searched far and wide on the web, but I can't figure out how to fix this. Things I ...
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Manually made folding marks in article don't appear as intended

I am writing a letter in the article documentclass in LyX. I tried Koma-script v2, and found it nice, but not quite fulfilling with customization, at any rate not within LyX. Most of my letter works ...
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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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Adding Subsubsection & Subsubsection* to the TOC with lyx?

I'm using, lyx 2.0.2, how can I add the Subsubsection in a document with a report class to the TOC, I tried the solution provided in this Question but didn't work for me, it generated no errors but no ...
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Insert image in the header

I am a real beginner in LyX and I want to insert a small image into the header. Actually I want to insert two images. But let's begin by one. I have no idea how to do this and would appreciate any ...
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Theorem/Definition/Lemma/etc independent numbering in Lyx

I am using the Koma-script book class in Lyx. By default, theorems, definitions, lemmas, and so on, follow the same numbering. So after "Theorem 1" comes "Definition 2", then "Lemma 3", and so on, ...
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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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Can't install LyX through package installer [closed]

There once was a question that popped up and was closed without an answer...well, I have the same problem, and the same amount of answers as Iszi. LyX & MiKTeX installation problems on Windows 7 ...
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How to make a given LaTeX template compatible with my LyX file?

I have already written my entire thesis in LyX. But my university has a fixed LaTeX format in which I've to turn my thesis in. Kindly advise.
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Inhibit indentation in paragraph after using the “quoting” package

A little while ago I asked this questions concerning how to quote in the style of "quotation" but without the first paragraph being indented. The answer I got was to use the quoting package instead of ...
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Newline in a “cases” environment

I have the same issue as in this question: Split-like environment inside cases environment with one difference - I would like to get the same result with LyX, using as little LaTeX code as possible. ...
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What is the easiest way to insert Thai words in an English lyx document?

I am a big fan of Lyx, but find that when I want to include a few Thai words within an English document, things start getting difficult. There are many solutions posted online, not all of which are ...
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Insert a TeX code into a math mode at LyX

If i'm at math mode at LyX and I want to add a TeX code, how can I do it? This is possible? i.e something like: \Ding{152} (or code that is more then a symbol) in math mode.
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LyX: reduce spacing in TOC

Is it possible to reduce line spacing in the Table of Contents? I have tried adding \singlespacing before the TOC but I get "Undefined control sequence" I have also tried \setlength{\itemsep}{0mm}
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LyX: remove header in specific page

My thesis is sectioned in Parts -> Sections -> Subsections. Currently I am printing the part name on the header of each page. However, I would like to remove the header completely on the first page ...
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LyX: How to get the Part name to print in headers [duplicate]

I have a LyX article, structured with Parts -> Sections -> Subsections, and I want to print the Part name in the document header. I am trying to get the part name with the following command, but it ...
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ClassicThesis, Lyx and reference ordering?

I am writing my PhD thesis with ClassicThesis, in LyX under Linux. Everything is working perfect... until I noticed that the order of apperance for my references is off. For example, the first listed ...
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Word count in LyX which does not include Figure captions

Is they a way of obtaining a word count in LyX that does not include text inside captions (Figures, tables etc.)?
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Lyx is ignoring typewriter font setting for program listings

I'm using Lyx's Insert|Program Listing to insert a code listing into my document. Unfortunately, Lyx seems to ignore the Typewriter font selection I made in DocumentOptions under Fonts ⇒ ...
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Figures after reference in text [duplicate]

I'm using LyX and I'd like to ensure that figures do not appear until after they are referenced in the text, ideally at the top of the following page. Is there any way to do this in LyX or LaTeX? I ...
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Inhibit indentation of first paragraph of quotation

I'm using LyX. Would it be possible to format something as "quotation" in a way in which the first paragraph doesn't get indented but the subsequent paragraphs does, like the way in which text ...
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How to set custom headers?

Having some experience with Latex, I'm now using LyX seriously for the first time. Since I need to set custom headers, I have enabled the Custom Header/Footerlines module and set the page layout to ...
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How do I make a circled frame?

I'm using LYX at XyMatrix. If I'm writing in one of the cells a code like that: \save"1,1"."1,2"*+[r][F]\frm{}\restore I get a rectangle frame. If want to get a circled frame what should I write? ...
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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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Lyx and Hebrew - Subsection numbering in the wrong direction [duplicate]

I'm using LaTeX to typeset Hebrew math papers, and just started using LyX for that purpose. I use the KOMA script article class and XeTeX, and everything works great except for one glitch: The ...
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How to typeset converge in probability in lyx or latex?

I'm a new user for lyx, and I am wondering how you can put the p above that right arrow?
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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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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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Can I think of LyX as a LaTeX IDE?

Can LyX be used as an IDE for LaTeX? I am considering using LyX instead of Emacs to write my LaTeX papers. Emacs is powerful editor/IDE which helps me be more productive while writing LaTeX. LyX looks ...
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Classicthesis in Chinese?

I wish to compile my dissertation in the beautiful classicthesis. My setting: Mac OX 10.6.8, TeX Live 2012 + LyX 2.0.5. I am able to work and produce document in Chinese elsewhere including in book, ...
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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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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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Does LyX support hyperlink and hypertarget commands?

Does LyX support \hyperlink and \hypertarget commands, or do I have to access them through ERTs? Is there any other way to make text links without hyperlink/hypertarget that LyX supports? I want to ...
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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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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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Can a LyX (RCS) “revert to repository version” be undone?

In LyX I accidentally clicked 'Version Control' -> 'Revert to Repository Version' as it's just below 'Check In changes' option. This resulted in loss of all work since last check in, and using ...
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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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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- 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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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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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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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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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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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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LyX: Configure a command for 3x3 determinant

I've been trying to add a new command to LyX to easen my way through physics, when mostly 3x3 determinants are used. I clicked Document -> Settings -> Preamble and wrote the following: % det 3x3 ...
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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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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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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 ...