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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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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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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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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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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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How to install an unavailable document class for LyX on Mac

I am new to LyX so I'm sorry if this question is really naive. I'm using LyX on a MacBook and I'm hoping to use the AEA document class on it. Since it is not available automatically, seems that I ...
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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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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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Command for automatically inserting wordcount in document?

I am using LyX, and I was wondering if there is any ERT Command for automatically inserting wordcount in a document? I am on Windows.
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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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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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Displaying a really long chain of inequalities

I'm trying to enter a long chain of inequalities in math display mode. If I enter the expressions as I want them to, LyX will continue displaying them off the screen - so that they don't show up when ...
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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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Package sidecap not working with Lyx 2.0.4

I tryed to use the package sidecap to put the caption beside the immage, I didnt found any other (working ^^) way to do that apart sidecap, but it is not working. I tried to make a new file, ...
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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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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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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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Adjust margins for BibTeX using LyX

I'm working on my thesis. Most of the new chapters etc start with a 2" margin on the first page. However, the Bibliography is supposed to start with an 1" margin. I left the document's default margins ...
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bookmark language isn't Greek {LyX}

I am using LyX in order to write my thesis in Greek Language. When I press the preview button on LyX, everything is ok with the greek language on my thesis except the bookmarks on the side of pdf. ...
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How to change hyperlinks color {Lyx}

I am using Lyx and i would like to change the color of hyperlinks on my bibliography. The default color is pink (at least on report layout , which i am using) Is it possible to change it, to blue ? ...
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Make volume bold in custom bibliography style .bst

Since I could not find the style that met my teacher's requirements for the bibliography I have to do, I created my own bst with latex makebst on my mac. I had chosen to make the volume bold but it ...
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How can I number theorems by section in LyX?

The theorem count doesn't update when I move to another section. I.e. I'm currently in section 6, and LyX has already in theorem 30, when theorem 1 is in section 1. How can I make LyX start counting ...
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While using Literature references in LyX provided by BibDesk on Mac OS 10.8 capital letters are getting confused

On my Mac I am working with BibDesk to manage my literature references in LyX. Everything works just fine. Except for the following. In BibDesk I added a certain book with a german title in which ...
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How to surpress pagenumbers in bibliography section in LyX?

If you look at this picture you can see, that LyX generated the pagenumber where I cited book [2]. How can I surpress that behaviour?
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Unicode characters changing order in listings (XeTeX)

I am trying to input code listings with unicode characters and everything seems to work (more or less) except some unicode characters being displayed out of order. For example instead of służąca ...
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How to show the “commutate” symbol inside a diagram in LyX?

I am using this code $$ \xymatrix{ z\in\ar@{|->}[d] & \mathbb{C}\ar[r]^{f}\ar[d] & \overline{\mathbb{C}}\\ {}[z]\in & \mathbb{C}/L\ar[ru]_{\hat{f}} } $$ to generate this ...
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chip Lyx 4.2 latex

I am a recent user of Lyx. In settings, I have chosen the French language, but after compiling my text, symbols Itemize (dot, dash, star, small point) all have the same shape (the dash). At each ...
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ctable position in classicthesis with lyx

I'm using the classicthesis package with ctable. Normally it works just fine, but I have one file (chapter file) where I placed the following table with ctable: \ctable[ cap = {Übersicht der ...
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Graphics preview in Lyx gives `Error loading file into memory`

When I add a pdf figure into lyx the preview works only for the current session. When I restart Lyx I get an error: Error loading file into memory. This only seems to occur with .pdf files (i.e. not ...
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Copy-and-paste of mathematical formulas pastes the unformatted, raw TeX

For instance: Copy Paste in a new location Result: x^{2} LyX 2.0.4 (new)/MiKTeX/Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
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How do I realize an arrow representing “line numbers” in LyX?

I want to draw an arrow, who shall represent line numbers like in the following screenshot. I struggeled with xymatrix, but this doesn't seem to be the right approach. Any ideas?
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Output to PDF doesn't print out everything

I have the following text in a file: 1 A2: 1.1 General Information 1.1.1 About This Manual 1.1.2 Typographical and Syntax Conventions 1.1.3 Overview of the MySQL Database Management System 1.1.4 ...
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Instant Preview on Lyx for package symbols?

I'm using LyX, and i've noticed that when I'm using the symbols from stmaryrd (\llbracket and \rrbracket), eventhough they appear on Preview (Ctrl+R), they do not appear on the editor. Is there a way ...
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How can I add an explanation under an equal sign in Lyx (/Tex)?

When I write some equation with pen and paper I usually do something like in the following picture: Is there a way to do something similar in Lyx (my working environment) /Tex ? That is: having an ...
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How to make tex appear in the middle of a line in Lyx?

When I write, for example, in Math.SE and I want some equation to appear in the middle of the line I just use $$ instead of just one dollar sign. How can I do something similir in Lyx ? doing ...
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Lyx incorrect figure numbering [closed]

Just a quick question. I am currently working on writing my thesis. I have many figures and I want the numbering to be something like 4.1 or 5.3. Where the first number is my section number and the ...
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Cyrillic sans font in beamer (LyX)

I am trying to use Cyrillic sans-serif font in a beamer presentation. I make it using LyX 2.0.0. The code produced by LyX (exported as plain LaTeX) is %% LyX 2.0.0 created this file. For more info, ...
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Parenthesis style in bibtex citation

I am using LyX with bibtex and natbib for my citations. However, for some reason when I create the pdf, the citation comes out as Author [year] instead of Author (year). Is there a way to change the ...
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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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What is the shortcut for triggering environments in LyX 2.0.4 without having to use the mouse?

I have LyX 2.0.4 installed on Mac OS X Mountain Lion. In earlier versions, there was a shortcut to trigger environment without touching the mouse - allowing a more efficient write flow. I wonder if ...
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How do I import a text file into Lyx keeping its formatting?

I apologize in advance if this question has been asked before. I am trying to import a text file, that contains my MySQL output, into the LyX document I'm working on. The text file contains tables ...
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BibTeX references problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question mark instead of citation number I tried to add an existing BibTeX bibiography to my LyX document; it works fine when I add citations inside my document. But ...
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Non-italic quote in the quote environment

Any idea how to produce a quote in the quote environment that's not italicized (using LyX)? I'm trying to create a presentation in beamer and can't seem to figure it out.
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Diacritics inside an Epigraph in LyX

I can use letters marked with diacritics in most parts of my document. Now, I'm making an epigraph \epigraph{,evlos t'nac uoy melborp a si ereht fI''\\ ''.ti dnif :evlos nac uoy melborp reisae na si ...
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LyX table new line

While inside a table, it seems impossible to use Ctrl+Enter in order to start a new line in the same column. So if I have, for example, a column name "veni, vidi, vici" and I don't want it to be so ...
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lyx 3 column document

I am using LyX and would like to create a document with 3 vertical columns. I noticed there was a built-in option for 2 columns, i.e. Document->Settings->Text Layout->Two-column document. Is there an ...
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Putting a famous quote in LyX

EDIT: By a comment below, I learned that what I'm asking is: How do I add an epigraph in the beginning of a section? EDIT: I managed to use the epigraph package. I'm importing it in the LaTeX preable ...