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LyX: Insert bullet list inside table cell

I want to add a bullet list inside a cell, but .. I can't.
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LyX: Indent first line inside a numbered list

I am using LyX to answer questions for an assignment. Specifically, I am using the numbered list tool to number my answers. Some of the answers are quite long and go over multiple paragraphs, so I am ...
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Why does Lyx put a jpg picture on top of the text? [closed]

I want to insert a jpg picture under a section title. However, the picture is placed on top of the title in the final pdf. How can I solve this? In Lyx: Final pdf (top of A4 page, text of the jpg ...
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Roman page numbers in appendix in Lyx

I use LyX 2.0.5.1 I have a report with several chapters and 2 appendices. I have roman page numbering before chapter 1 (for table of contents, table of figures, etc) and I have arabic page numbering ...
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Using needspace for every paragraph with LyX

I am using 2.0.5.1 on a windows XP OS. I have MikTeX 2.9 installed. I am trying to use the needspace package. As such I have opened MikTex installed it , then refreshed FNDB via the 'Settings' in ...
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Lyx hierarchical lists

there. I am trying to build a list like this in LyX, but I CANNOT. I need to write something after 1. Any idea to do this in LyX? I can do it in LaTeX using code. Thanks!
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Modify locally the “array” environment for Equation Systems

When I started to use LyX 2.0.6 I noticed that when an Equation System is needed, there are two options available to typeset it: using the appropriate command on the Math Line cases, or ...
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LuaTeX: Strange symbol proportions when using Minion Pro for math [duplicate]

I'm writing my master's thesis in Minion Pro using LyX and I would like to use that font for math, too. For PDF output I use LuaTeX due to several nice features I got used to in the past (such as easy ...
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Problems with labels inside a floating with a table

I have this strange problem with the labels inside the floating that contains a table. For my first table I put the label inside the floating area, then I added the cross reference somewhere in the ...
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disable automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding in LyX

Is there a way to disable LyX's automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding? I like being able to switch languages by hand once in a while, but 99% of the times LyX inserts those ...
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Change fontsizes and distances between 2 lines

I have a problem with my fontsizes. I want to change the fontsize of my titles globally in my Latex document. I therefore created a newcommand. Here is a MWE ...
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Problems with the title and the margin in LyX

I have prepared my document and when I created the PDF I realized the problem I got with one title and the right margin. This is out of the margin. How can I fix this? (I am new with LyX)
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problem with alignment of an image in the center of the page in lyx

I have this doubt Using lyx inside a floating I been putting the images, everything was good but then I realized something: some images are aligned in the center and others not. I don't understand ...
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renewcommand cite with one or two arguments

I need to renewcommand \cite. I used the following: \let\citeOld\cite \renewcommand{\cite}[1]{{\mbox{\citeOld{#1}}}} and works correctly for citations like \cite{Taylor}. The problem is that if I ...
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Location of the numeration in the text

I been looking to see how to put the location of the numeration of the different sections to one side of the margin, something like this. As you can see the numeration is "before" of the beginning ...
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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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KOMA-Script article in LyX [duplicate]

I would like to set the document class of my LyX document to KOMA-Script article. When I try this via Document > Settings > Document Class, the document does not compile any more. Last part of ...
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Wrapping Lyx Graphic [closed]

I'm very new to this whole LaTeX system, but I love the typesetting, it looks so much better than Word, but i'm currently preparing an article with multiple columns using a \start{multicols} script i ...
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Exclude sections in Lyx

I need some versions of my text without some specific sections but I don't want to delete them, because I will need them again later. In a plain latex editor I would use %. Is there something in Lyx ...
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Dynamically change images in a LyX File

I am using LyX and have created a document that includes numerous images. I'm wondering if it's possible to reference the path and file name to the images in LyX so that when I compile and create my ...
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customize insert citation to use \citep{key} in LyX

I am using LyX and would like to know if it is possible to specify which citation command should be used by default for the "Insert -> Citation" function from the menu. Specifically I am using natbib ...
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TOC numbering of sections not incrementing correctly in lyx

I've recently discovered Lyx and am thoroughly impressed by what it can do. I'm writing my thesis in Lyx (using the article class) and would like the table of contents to look like this: Part I ...
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URLs and justification [duplicate]

I am having difficulties in keeping long URLs inside the correct margins in LyX. I can understand why there are difficulties in hyphenating URLs at a point that will ensure the average reader will ...
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Evenly split the columns of a multirow table in lyx

I would like to have a table like this: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.6 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are doing. ...
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Why does LyX flag the following maths macro definition as an error?

The following macro is the LaTeX equivalent of a macro that I defined using the LyX maths macro facility. \global\long\def\fdd#1#2#3{\mathscr{F}^{\left(#1\right)}\left[#2_{#3}\right]} LyX comes up ...
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How to obtain “correct” Roman Numerals in ToC

I'm currently writing my second thesis template for LyX 2.0.6 under MiKTeX 2.9, and since I'm using the article document class I have to manually organize the page numbering inside the ToC, LoF, LoT ...
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Creating IEEE References in Ph.D Thesis [closed]

How to create IEEE standards references/citations, figures, tables in writing Ph.D Computer Science & Engineering thesis . Lyx tutorials/guide is helpful some extent, is there any templates like ...
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Figure with more than one image in Lyx [duplicate]

I have a Figure with 3 images inside (a) (b) and (c) when I want to write the description of each image in the figure this description is not so well aligned I mean I would like to see something like ...
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Unreasonable orphans in lines (classicthesis)

I am using classicthesis in Lyx, and I run into some weird orphans. From what I can see, there are no reasons for them to occur (see image for two examples). I am using this package in my ...
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LyX user interface; adding toolbar icon for unformatted tex

I am a heavy user of LyX 2.0 and I want to to add useful shortcuts to help me in my work. I tend to copy and paste a lot of text from PDFs or the web or even some old work written in MS Word. A ...
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list of current labels in lyx

I would like to see all the currently created labels in my document in LyX. I am creating a label and this label already exists somewhere in my document. Lyx relabels my item adding a "-1" to it. When ...
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Finding cross references in Lyx

Is there any way to find all the cross references to a label in a LyX document? One solution is to search through the source file, but I was wondering if there is anything provided in the GUI.
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wrong page size using LyX and Koma Script

First of all I am new to using Tex so please excuse any obvious things which will not be included in this question. But to the point: I am using LyX 2.0.6 (with Miktex 2.9). I am writing a thesis in ...
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how to numerate Chapters in Lyx [closed]

I'm new working with Lyx. What I want is to numerate all the chapters in my paper. I tried this code for my first chapter: \setcounter{chapter}{1}. but immediately I got this error message: ...
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How to create bibliography in LyX

I use Lyx (Layout report) for my thesis and i need your help on adding Bibliography.. I added bibliography, but how can i add reference at each nunber in my text. For example i want when clicking on ...
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In Lyx, align text inside a float caption

I'm trying to align a legend inside a table caption, so that the colons are vertically aligned. I can do it with the align ambient outside of the caption, but if I use the same code inside the caption ...
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LyX does not recognise texlive directory on Mac

I installed my TeX Live through Macports. There is no problem if I compile my .tex with xelatex in a terminal. But LyX only "knows" the texlive basic packages with are located at ...
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Problems with images in lyx [duplicate]

I have been writing a chapter of my thesis using Lyx. Everything was normal until I put the last image in the project. When I am trying to generate the DVI file I got this error message: LaTeX Error: ...
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Page numbering in lower right corner (classicthesis)

I'm using classicthesis 4.1 in LyX to write my thesis and I need help with the page numbering. How do I force the all page numbers to stay at the lower right corner?
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In Lyx, how to change “Part I” with some other text

I'm using the article class. When creating a new part, I would like to change "Part 1" to "Experiment 1", "Part 2" to "Experiment 2" and so on, followed by my part title. How can I do that? I've ...
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footmisc hang and multiple only work with english document langage [duplicate]

When I set the document to my local langage, French, and with appropriate quote style in LyX, this preamble doesn't work (neither hang nor multiple, which other options do work), ...
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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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Problem plotting hasse diagram with xypic

I need to plot the following hasse diagrams: 1) 2) I tried using xypic. For the first I worte the following code \xymatrix{ &{G}\ar@{-}[dr]\ar@{-}[dl] \\ {\mathbb{Z}_p}\ar@{-}[dr] & ...
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Doodle on top of Sweave output

It might not be possible to do this, but I was wondering if there is a way to doodle on top of the LaTeX output, or in my case on top of Sweave output. See example underneath!! ...
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LyX and TeX Live Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

When I had installed LyX on Windows 7, it had installed MiKTeX along with it. On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I had been using TeX Live and TexStudio together. However, I would like to use LyX as I am more used ...
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Lyx - Appendix problem

If I add an appendix at the end of my document, for example after the Bibliography, by choosing Chapter, Lyx will display Appendix A, what I do not want, as I have only one Appendice and I want to ...
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Is there a way to paste a matrix cell-by-cell in Lyx? [closed]

I would like to paste a matrix in Lyx, just like it was a table (edit->paste special, etc), except into a display math matrix. Any ideas? I can't get it to work, though pasting into tables works ...
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Lyx - change margins for one page or one paragraph

Is it possible in LYX to change the margins for one page or one paragraph only ? I am trying to insert logos that need to be closer to the sides of page. Thanks !
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Lyx - Set vertical margins or space between two sections [duplicate]

I would like to change the spacing between the sections of a document. Changing the margins values seem to have no effect. What can I do ? Thanks,
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LYX - change TABLE to TABLEAU [duplicate]

I use the document class "book(more font sizes)", with French language. Tables appear as "Table" in the pdf. I tried \renewcommand\tablename{TABLEAU} in the preamble, but even if it does not generate ...