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minitoc package adds extra page when used with float and lastpage packages

The minitoc package adds extra page when used with float and lastpage packages. I figured out that this problem can be resolved by loading minitoc package before float and lastpage packages. In LyX ...
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How to make LyX use prettyref or refstyle

In LyXm in "Document Settings" window on "Document class" pane I can choose to use either prettyref or refstyle. However the TeX code looks as if it used ordinary /ref. Why? %% LyX 2.1.0 created ...
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Referencing with bibDesk in LYX

I was trying to insert a bibliography which I created in BibDesk. However, when I insert the bibliography(.bib) in Lyx from 'Insert', and compile it the reference list is empty. Does someone know ...
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Can't get a MWE to work in Lyx

I'm a newbie and have jumped in at the deep by trying to get this MWE to work. I'm using Lyx 2.1.1. I've left out the first line from the MWE \documentclass{article} Lines 2 - 28 I've inserted ...
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How to change bibliography to webography in lyx 2.0.2?

I'm writing a report with lyx 2.0.2 and I want to insert in the end a webography which is the same as bibliography but its called webography instead. So what I want basically is either to change the ...
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Undefined control sequence by reference LYX, MikTex

For each reference I put in to the document, I get the following error message. What should I do? Undefined control sequence Document Class: scrreprt 2013/12/19 v3.12 KOMA-Script document class ...
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Greek language issue with moderncv in Lyx

I am using Lyx in order to write my CV but i have an issue with Greek language. I fill the entries like name/family name/adress/tel/mobile/email in Greek from Lyx's preamble but the email must be ...
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How to link an excel document to lyx

I want to insert tables into lyx. And I think the best way is to link the excel document where the tables are stored to the lyx file. I have installed gnumeric and inserted the excel as external ...
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How do I delete a graphic in LyX

This sounds like a joke question but it is not. I have inserted a png file without putting it in a float. It is not in the middle of any text but appears between a latex code float figure and a ...
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Adding background color to table cells in LyX

I'm doing some tables using LyX and I tried to set a color background in the cells , but I got this error: Undefined control sequence \rowcolor {cyan} & The control sequence at the end ...
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How to include child documents in Lyx [closed]

I am new to LaTeX and LyX. For writing my thesis I got 2 files from university: uw_masters_thesis.sty and sample_thesis.tex. The sample file contains \usepackage{uw_masters_thesis} in preamble. If I ...
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Lyx: can't import LaTex file

I'm trying to import this latex document into Lyx (version 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04), but it fails and won't give any explanation about the error: Lyx: cannot convert file An error occurred while ...
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Lyx View action not working (inactive) [closed]

I have created a very simple document in Lyx and want to preview it. But the "View" action (the one bound to Command+R) and its corresponding tool bar button (with the icon showing two large eyes) are ...
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Problem with Lyx-viewing pdf's

whenever I try to view a pdf of the lyx document (ctrl+r), I get the following error: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ecti1000): Font ecti1000 at 600 not found Also, I cannot properly export the Lyx ...
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Multiple references on one line of bibliography in LyX 2.0 with revtex4-1

The documentclass revtex4-1 allows multiple citations to appear on the same line in the bibliography. This is accomplished by adding a star next to the citation key [1]: \cite{bethe, *feynman, ...
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Vertical space between section and top of the page?

I'm writing my thesis in Lyx and I'm using the Article layout and I would like my section heading to be centred, always starting on a new page and to have some padding from the top of the page. I ...
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Inserting caption for listings in LyX

I'm using LyX 2.1.1 and want to put captions for listings. I can do this by using LaTeX code in ERT but would like to do by using LyX built-in capabilities of Insert > Program Listing. Any help ...
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LYX - Conditional Sections

I've created an automatic report for my company that gets some input datasets and automatically returns a data analysis report with texts, figures, tables, and some data analysis results. Depending on ...
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Conflict between UTF8 and UTF-CJK

I appear to be having a conflict with font encodings. I am currently using LyX 2.1.1 (under Linux Mint 17). I have Chinese text scattered throughout most chapters, but I receive the following error ...
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Windows LyX won't open a file created in Mac LyX [closed]

I created a lyX file yesterday on a Mac. It won't open in Lyx 2.0.7 on Windows. I get: Lyx_tempdir.HP7972/Buffer_convertLyXFormat.cr7972 is not a readable LyX document. I am pretty certain my ...
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R Chunk Code within Enumeration Environment with knitr in LyX

I need R Chunk Code within Enumeration Environment in Rnw file. The following .Rnw document works fine. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item The quick brown fox jumps ...
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How to set the listings font for the whole document

How do I change the listing font size of the whole document? I am quite sure that it must be specified in Document->Settings->Listings but I do not know the input parameter for setting the font ...
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Lyx 2.0 Formatted references to theorem/lemma/claim environments

In Lyx 2.0, I'm trying to use a formatted reference to a claim, but I cannot get the "formatted" part, i.e. I can't get it to typeset "claim" as well as the claim number. I'm using modules "Theorems ...
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Putting all cross references in brackets in LyX

I have many equation occurrences in a long document, where LyX automatically cross-referenced its equations with \ref{} rather than \eqref{}. I want all references to be in parenthesis. A few ...
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How to keep image file extension when exporting LyX to LaTeX

With the workflow: LyX -> LaTeX -> ePub (via pandoc) And I'm having a problem where an image filename included in LyX (say "image.jpg") will be converted into "image" (no extension) in LaTeX. pandoc ...
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Non-English in-text citation

I have changed the language setting in my lyx document to Danish but my in-text citations still read e.g. (Jones and Jones, 2013) and not (Jones og Jones, 2013) which would be the Danish equivalent. ...
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In Lyx, I am trying to create a module for “Illustration”

I am trying to create Illustration drop down in Lyx. For this I am creating a module in the lines of theorems-ams-bytype.module and theorems-ams-bytype.inc. This is the code inside it: Style Example ...
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Header font in LyX

I would like to change the header font in my book ms from serif to sans serif. I've spent much time trying to find the answer on the web. I'm using book (KOMA script) and fancyhdr. Can some kind soul ...
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error while importing tex file to lyx

i'm getting this error message An error occurred while running: /Applications/LyX.app/Contents/MacOS/tex2lyx" -f "nrcd.tex" "nrcd.lyx while importing tex file to lyx 2.0.6 can anyone help please?
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How to use Rnw and bib files in Lyx?

I am writing for publication in Transportation Research Board. Someone un-officially created a LaTeX template for the journal (here). The template consists of 3 files with these extensions: .bib ...
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cannot import tex file into LyX [duplicate]

I have installed the LaTeX class files for Springer svjour3 as instructed at http://wiki.lyx.org/Examples/Springer But I cannot import template.tex into LyX (using plain latex option). The error ...
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external reference with lyx [duplicate]

I am attempting to reference labels in an external LyX document. I have found how to do this using the xr package in .tex files. However, I see no way of doing this in LyX without having to export to ...
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Use Revtex 4.1 in Lyx or simply on linux

I am new to latex under Linux and I recently installed LyX on an Ubuntu derivative and as we all know a lot of the provided templates don't work, one particular one that I am really interested in ...
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xymatrix using lyx

I'm trying to draw in LyX, using XYmatrix. I'm using it with the Ctrl+shift+M command, and then using the \xymatrix to start "drawing" what i want. I'm having a problem doint a "hookrightarrow" ...
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Thesis template - LyX

I have two questions and I cannot find a solution up to now: I open a predifined template from thesis (i.e. chapter-1.lyx) and all the mathematical equations that I insert with Ctrl+Shift+M are ...
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(lyx) Chapter Number after Part Number (Chapter 4.4 instead of Chapter 4)

I know its counter-intuitive and doesn't make any sense at all, but bear with me. I am using the classic thesis style (in lyx), and the recommendation of my university ask me to do so. So currently My ...
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Bibliography shows citation locations in LyX

I'm rather new to LaTeX and as a result I'm starting out with LyX. The problem is that in my bibliography I cannot get rid of the citation locations. You can see here it sometimes (though not ...
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Hebrew letters in a math equation

I'm using the Lyx editor. Is it possible, in general, to mix Hebrew characters in a math formula ("math-mode" in Lyx)? When trying to compile a Lyx file with Hebrew in a math formula I get this kind ...
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vertical alignment of multirow tables in lyx

After having searched a lot, I still didn't find an option to align multirow cells vertically correctly in Lyx' native tables. There seem to be some solutions but I haven't found any for use with Lyx ...
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How to use Harvard style citation in body of text in Lyx?

I am using Lyx 2.1 with Harvard style referencing (Documents > Settings) but when I cite in the body of text, it renders something like following: In Canada, the for-hire trucking activity ...
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lyx inserting endframe in the wrong place

I create a slide using the beamer template in LyX using the following steps: Set environment to Frame Edit the Frame title to "Test" Press the right arrow and enter, change environment to itemize ...
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LyX 2.1 cannot open older Beamer presentations

I have recently upgraded my LyX installation form 2.0.7 to 2.1. Everything was fine until I found out that I am no longer able to open my older Beamer presentations made with LyX 2.0.6 or 2.0.7. ...
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the selected document class requires external files that are not available - LyX portable

I'm using LyX portable on windows, and I get this message the selected document class article(hebrew) requires external files that are not avialable. ... the following prerequisites are ...
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Nomenclature sequence in Lyx

I am using the Nomenclature package in Lyx. I am sorting my entries between Greek symbols, Roman symbols and acronyms. As you can see in the screenshot the symbols are further separated: with or ...
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ambiguity in the name of the header

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I created a chapter called "list of acronyms" after "list of tables". At the 2nd page of the chapter "list of acronyms" header is incorrect.
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Spacing problem at List of Figures

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : Report. My problem is that the titles of figures are written on the numbers at List of Figures.
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Lyx add page number in abstract

Hi I'm desperately looking for a way to display the page number on my page in abstract. I'm trying to do this with the \chead{\thepage}, yet it won't work. The following screenshots show the view in ...
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Help with Lyx type problem

I am new to LaTeX and Lyx. I was typing my text when I changed something in Lyx and now, for example, I need to type two times dot (.) to show up at the display. If I type dot + space, it shows one of ...
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Renew command on mbox makes it freeze - Fix subscript size

I'm trying to change the font style of \mbox, but all my tries have failed. All commands I try either have no effect or make pdflatex recursively keep working and never finish and freeze. This makes ...
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Table of Contents numbered in Roman in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want the pages table of contents, list of figures and list of tables etc. be numbered with roman numerals. I put this tag before the table of Contents : ...