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Combining threeparttable with cross references - LyX

I was wondering if there was a known issue with combining threeparttable with cross references inside a float. I have my labels inside the table captions, and this works just fine unless ...
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Converting FSU LaTeX template to LyX [closed]

I wrote my dissertation thesis in LyX and FSU has a LaTeX template for theses. I was wondering if someone could help me convert the LaTeX template to LyX so that I could compile everything in my ...
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math/logic character \exists renders OK in editor, but faults when compiling [closed]

The fault message below: lyx could not find command for character "$\exists$" (code point 0*2203) This character renders OK in lyx editor, I pick it from lyx math miscellaneous, it's the first ...
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Using class file located in non-root directory with LyX

I would like to use the template elsarticle.lyx, but apparently I'm missing elsarticle.cls. Unfortunately I don't have root rights, so I can't follow most instructions on the web on installing new ...
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How to encoding of Lyx LaTeX output without Lyx adding inputenc declaration to preamble

I want to specify encoding that is used by Lyx when it generates LaTeX source for preview or export. That is not a big problem Document->Settings->Language->Encoding->Other->Select encoding from combo ...
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Option clash for package inputenc when using Lyx with LaTeX class that already uses inputenc

I use Lyx to edit document whose class declares \usepackage[latin2]{inputenc} in its .cls file. While I only use languages for which Lyx uses the same encoding it only adds the same command ...
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Cases environment makes latex hang [closed]

My .tex was compiled fine using pdflatex. Now I added to it \[ f(p(x,y))=\begin{cases} 1 & 1\end{cases} \] and the compilation never ends (pdflatex is stuck in an infinite loop). If I run the ...
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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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488 views

multirow with paragraph

I created a multirow table in LyX. When I tried to convert it to PDF, LyX hang and I had to kill the process. Finally, I narrowed the problem down to a MWE where there is only a single multirow cell, ...
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Author-year citation with self-generated Natbib-Style, Lyx [closed]

I have generated a bib-style for Lyx using the terminal (bib.bst) and am using it in Lyx 2.0.3 with JabRef, natbib and author-year citation. Everything works great, only now in citations I don't get ...
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LyX: How to put temporary files to the lyx-file folder (for TrueCrypt compatibility)

I am working on a document in a TrueCrypt volume. As far as I understand, when I view PDF, LyX puts a temporary PDF file (and probably all temporary pdflatex files) into some other folder (at least, I ...
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Naming LyX layout appropriately

I am continuing my question from Class relationship between two given .cls file? To use an custom document class one needs to create LyX layout named appropriately. In my custom document class. I ...
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standard latex font in lyx

By default, LyX sets font to be Times New Roman in the article class. When I print my document it looks different than most other latex documents which seem to be using a different font. What ...
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Change font for units with \unit (In LyX, \unittwo)

Using the command (defined in units.sty) \unit[value]{dimensions}, the dimensions are set using \mathrm. I am working on a presentation that uses the standard Beamer sans serif font (can't remember ...
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Problem with Lyx PDFPages - no page numbers on inserted PDFs

I have a problem with inserting PDFs into my lyx document. I (perhaps stupidly) have made my figures all into one page each (created using powerpoint, then PDFing them), then inserted them using ...
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disable lyx cache for compiling

When compiling the document for the first time after opening LyX, it requires some time. For another run, it is finished almost immediately. LyX seems to use a cache, if it thinks that there are no ...
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LyX: Changing layout inside table cell

I'm using LyX to write a simple report. I had some paragraph written as a "description list", when I thought that it may look better as a table instead. I created a table, and when I copied the text ...
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Lyx - put all text with same language

So, I have this LyX file in a language "a", and I picked a text from other file with language "b". How can I copy the text and be able to have the same language? Because now the copied text have a ...
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Lyx: Error message due to JabRef entry

I am using JabRef with Lyx with the jurabib-style. Everything worked fine, but lately I get error messages when inserting new literature citations. I am not sure what the problem is. The error ...
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Cover letter with modernCV in LyX

I created a CV using the modernCV package in LyX and I would like to create a fitting cover letter. I saw a lot of people doing it but following their examples does not work for me. What I tried: I ...
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How I can put the title on the head on the left side and the name of the chapter on the right?

I'm working with Lyx, and I have the fancy style in the page layout. My document is printed on both sides. On the left side, I want to only have the title of the document and on the right the name of ...
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ToC showing page number and then the chapter title

I would like to have the Table of Contents of the book I am editing showing first the pages of the chapters and then the chapter titles. Something like this book: I am working with XeTeX (through ...
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LyX: change PDF viewer

In LyX, how can I set Ubuntu's document viewer (Evince) as the preferred PDF reader for the generated PDF files? All of a sudden it started using Okular, which I don't like all that much.
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Glottal Stop in latex and LyX

I am trying to type some text in LyX. The text is in Word and full of glottal stops, especially the one with the UTF code "U+02C1", namely this: ˁṬL LaTeX prints it very differently than it is in ...
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Lyx underbrace is broken

While using underbrace in Lyx, the result looks really bad. The left to are done with Ctrl+L option, with \underbrace{Earth}_{E} (or similar), and the right three are ...
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722 views

Lyx: How to align text

I don't know how to describe exactly my issue, but I'll make a try: I am writing a document on Lyx, and I am using the module "report". I have customised the page margins but when I write paragraphs, ...
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Importing my TeX Template fails

I am trying to get the TeX template of my university into my LyX where I have written my thesis already before trying this and I am freaking out. The full template can be retrieved from ...
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LyX: why does figure-wrap-float overrun the page?

I find that when I add figure wrap floats to LyX documents, often they will be placed poorly such that they overrun the bottom of the page. This is always accompanied by some of the text on the next ...
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How can I set the part name and title on the same line?

How can I set part name and title on the same line. Now (at default) , the Part number is at one line, and the name of part is one line below... For example, instead of PART I This is my title ...
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Two-sided document: reverse page margins for hardcopy

Background Wrote a manual in LyX. The PDF is two-sided. Using KOMA Script v2. The pages are 8.5" x 11". Problem The spacing on the margins is not printer-friendly, it is reversed: Since this ...
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Section+Subsection in the header AND chapter in the footer using book (memoir)

I' writing my thesis in LyX with book (memoir) style. I would like to personalize the headers and footers but I cannot use the fancy package since I'm in the memoir style. So (being a novice in ...
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How to include Publications in europeCV.lyx from a BibTeX database? [closed]

I am wondering if I can include publication list using BibTex Database. I know that I can write the publications manually but I don't want to if I have a large list of publications.
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Loss of figure subsection numbers when using mainmatter

I recently added \frontmatter, \mainmatter, etc. with the \numberwithin setting for my figures and tables into a document, but now my figures are no longer numbered by subsection on export. Inside ...
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Bibliography problem [LyX & Jabref]

I'm an Ubuntu beginner. I'm using LyX to write a paper. For my bibliography I imported a .bib file created with Jabref. I'm facing 2 problems regarding the rendering of the bibliography. While I'm ...
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LyX new macros and instant preview

When we define new macros in LyX, can we still have instant preview for them? For example, I defined a new command \abc, but when I put \abc in the math inset, it does not have instant preview. ...
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Blurry output in LaTeX using LyX [closed]

I am using LyX to type a paper. My problem is that the quality of the pdf output from LyX is very low. I am using Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the pdf output that I generate using pdflatex. I have ...
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How to integrate conference/ journal TeX templates with LyX?

A possible duplicate using LYX to write journal with given formatting but re-adding for no answers given. The comment to abstain from "LyX-ifying" isn't very helpful and moreover, I have an extensive ...
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Cannot import .sty latex. CustomThesis.sty file not found [closed]

I am trying to use the solution here Converting sty and bst files to lyx layout in order to import the sty files defined for the document type I need to write. I am actually writing my thesis. The ...
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Translate paragraph environment

I need to translate some reserved word of paragraph environment to my own language; like Chapter, Table of Content, Example, Bibliography, and some more. How do I achieve that? I'm using LyX in Linux. ...
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classic thesis lyx language problem

What changes (in the tex-configure file i guess) should i make to use this package in greek language? when i export it to pdflatex the text is gibberish. i think this is the relevant part ...
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change figure numbering in lyx

I have a lyx document with two figures side-by-side. right now everytime I reference to them I get them numbered like this 2a and 2b. I want to make lyx to number them like this: 2(a) and 2(b). I want ...
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Error, command already defined - IOP article with mhchem

I am using LyX to prepare an article. The document class is 'IOP article' and I am using the mhchem package to typeset chemical formulae in the paper. I include \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} in the ...
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two different kinds of citations in the same document

I am using LyX with the default "article" document class. All the citations look as bracketed numbers [1], [2], etc. I want to have two different citation formats in the same document, according to ...
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How to set TikZ figure size and font size to match my doc?

After some configuration nightmare i've managed to print out GNU Octave plots (via gnuplot) to tikz-pgf and display it in my LyX document.. %& -shell-escape -enable-write18 ...
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Lyx cross-referencing between branches

I'm writing a paper in LyX, of which there are two versions -- a short and a long version. I've created two branches in the (single) LyX file, and will switch them on and off appropriately. I'd like ...
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MiKTeX europecv (German) language

I'm translating a CV into German, under both OS X and Windows 7 with MiKTeX. The problem is that German doesn't work. I tried French, Italian, Dutch and they all work. Any idea where I should look for ...
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What to do so text won't splitted on the edge of paragraph? [duplicate]

I don't know if my title is descriptive enough, but that is my problem. In justified paragraph some text will be splitted, like 'descriptive' become 'des-criptive' and the 'criptive' part is on the ...
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Tick marks on Lyx Beamer Presentation

I'm writing a presentation with Lyx. I don't find how to include this line of balls on top that tell you where you are in the presentation. This is a sample lyx file with this problem. Thank you.
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Import elements of XML-Files in LyX/Latex

I have a software which creates XML-Files with a structure looking like this: <model> <dims> <dim type="attr" name="foo"> <def>Insert Definition of the Dimension ...
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Issue with fancyhdr and child documents for KOMA report

I have a strange problem with fancyhdr and report (KOMA) together with child documents. Individually for each child document, the headers are like I want them to be, but when I compile them all ...