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How to output Bibliography on separate page in 2-column layout (LyX)

I'm using LyX with the default document class & settings, except with 2-column layout. How do I get the Bibliography to output on a separate page? I tried inserting a New Page, but that just bumps ...
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Transferring Lyx Keyboard Shortcuts

I recently updated my version of Lyx from 1.6.7 to 2.0.6. I would like to transfer my old keyboard shortcuts to this new version, but I am having difficulty because I was inconsistent with the way ...
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How to line-number 1,5,10,15,20,25… in Program Listing in Lyx

I basically want every 5th line numbered, but would like to keep to 5,10,15,20,... as that seems intuitive to readers. So that means 1,5,10,15,... The first gap is 4, all subsequent ones are 5. Is ...
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What is the '}{' character that appears in LyX modern CV example and how to re-produce it?

I'm using LyX 2.0.6 with MikTex 2.9 I came across these }{ characters while trying to use the Modern CV example to create a CV. My question is: What are these and how can I insert one. I've noticed ...
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How to decrease space above shaded parbox in Lyx?

I'm using default settings in Lyx for document class etc., and use several small shaded boxes (via Insert -> Box -> Shaded Background). How do I decrease the amount of vertical space above and below ...
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How to change subcaption font size in Lyx?

I want to set the font for captions and sub-captions in my Lyx document to 'large'. There is no issues with changing size of captions, but I can't change sub-captions. Here are the preambles I try to ...
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Copy and paste disabled in LyX 2.0

I try to copy and paste in a LyX document I am editing and it says that the command (paste) is disabled. This happens with anything, be it normal text, figures or formulae. I am working on a 64 bit PC ...
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Q: How to globally add space before subsubsection* headings in Lyx?

How do I set the document to add extra space above each subsubsection*? Does one redefine the subsection command in the preamble, like the following? Formatting section titles I am using KOMA ...
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How to output Title & Abstract each on a separate page?

I am using default settings with Lyx 2.0.6 and need to generate PDF with a title page, an abstract page, and then the rest of the report. I tried the newpage-insert command and it caused latex errors. ...
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Change spacing for lists in LyX through template

I want to change the vertical spacing of a list in my resume. I am using the moderncv style file through LyX in Ubuntu 12.04. One of the list environments defined in the moderncv is Computer ...
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Configure CV in LyX [closed]

I would like to ask help in configuring my CV in LyX. I am using moderncv style with LyX in Ubuntu 12.04. I shall say that I have found a close solution to my problem in this post on blank spaces, ...
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I had an install error and all of the default layout/class files are missing. How do I fix this?

During the installation process there was an error and it seems that none of the default class layouts are available. I have tried looking at the LyX wiki but it seems that only user made layouts are ...
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tables in lyx that flow with the text

I have been using float:table as my default for tables. I insert a float:table, then in that float I insert a child document (as input) that contains all my latex code for the table. This works fine ...
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Integral operator does not compile [closed]

When I put \int on LyX it doesn't compile. I had tried to refresh and update and nothing works. It throws me this error: Font\U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12pt not loadable: metric data not found or ...
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How can I force LyX to rebuild intermediate files for clean PDF display?

I am working on a multi-file document in LyX (my thesis) and occasionally have problems where LyX seems to rely on old version of intermediate files when updating the PDF output. Is there an easy way ...
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Multipage pdf not displaying correctly in Lyx

I have a pdf file with multiple images that I want to insert into my Lyx document as individual images. I've managed to successfully do it as described here using the \includegraphics method. ...
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Lyx: How to add option to package automatically load

I got the problem, that links in \url only break in LyX when there is a \ character in it. I found the solution to add \usepackage[hyphens]{url} to my preamble. But the problem is, LyX loads the ...
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What is the black part in the Lyx window?

Just some very basic questions as a new user... What is that black part under the pink part of the Lyx window? Can we change the pink color? Can we remove the black part? Why can't we use "Enter" to ...
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beamer presentation with enumerated list problem

I have a beamer presentation. In the presentation I have a numbered list... within each number I have a sub-numbered list which I would like to be like the following. How do I fix this problem? 1. ...
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Lyx Graphics context menu “Edit Externally” is not working (Windows 7) [closed]

Insert an image using the Lyx menu Insert->Graphics. Right click on the image preview and click Edit externally Current Behavior: The viewer is launched but the file is not opened. Expected ...
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Converting word to lyx

Is there a tool or script which converts word documents to lyx. This python script works nicely but is not able to preserve the formatting styles of the text. Is there a way to solve this? Note : I ...
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includeonlyframes not working in lyx beamer

I am trying to use the \includeonlyframes option in a Lyx file created using the beamer template. but it is not working. ( I am trying this solution. http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/27354/38845 ) Here ...
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Lyx - Bibliography order [duplicate]

I'm using a Lyx 2.0 for my thesis and I have a problem. The bibliography order is the bibliography order of figures index, and not the order of citations in text. Can I solve this? I use an external ...
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LyX: crossreference keeps popping up in ToC [closed]

I have a slight problem with LyX in my latest document. I do have a rather large appendix and have inserted titles to structure it a bit. Since my appendix has to be unnumbered I used \subsubsection* ...
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How to cross-reference labels in the text using LyX?

I'm having trouble using labels and cross-referencing in Lyx. I put a label into the document where I want it. It is not embedded in anything, it's just in the text. Then I put a cross-reference to ...
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Hebrew text in English LyX file

I have a LyX paper that needs some text (specifically, text within a table) to be in Hebrew. Culmus is installed, language hebrew is mapped to F10. linguistics module is activated. When I try to ...
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\newcommand for a specific chapter

I write a document with LyX, to which I add PSTricks pictures in ERT sections. I defined a \newcommand in a certain ERT section, and it was available during this ERT section, but not available in the ...
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Lyx doesn't generate pdf when using hyperref

If I don't use hyperref package everything's fine, but if I use it, after a while a message appears with something like "Command dvilualatex "filename.tex" has not yet completed. Do you want to stop ...
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How to generate a database or reference in bibliography?

I am new to LyX. I want to add bibliography but I don't have any database to insert. So how can I type the references directly in LyX or how to create a database and then insert it? Also is there any ...
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Enable XeTeX for LyX [closed]

I am trying to enable XeLaTeX for LyX, but I have some problems. I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and LyX 2.0. I followed an online tutorial in order to install XeTeX. Then I opened LyX, but I can't enable ...
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Problem Inserting PDF into LyX Document [closed]

I really hope someone can help me with this as it is driving me mad. I have tried to insert a PDF document into my thesis but when I try to create the PDF, I get the following error: \usepackage ...
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Lyx minted environment layout

Before I resolved a problem to set up a minted environment in LaTeX. Now, I would like to add this environment as a LyX layout. I have tried with Style MatlabCode Category MainText ...
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hyperlink with beamer using lyx

I am using LyX to build a beamer presentation that has hyperlinks. I create the hyperlink in the following manner: \hyperlink{test}{\beamerbutton{mybutton}} Then, there is a frame after the ...
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hyperref link to file at position

I'm a newbie. I've figured out how to set up a hyperlink link to a file (in my case, a PDF) on the hard drive. But I would also like to change the starting position when this PDF opens up. This PDF ...
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bibliography author-year style, without hyperlinks [duplicate]

I an confused by the vast BibTeX bibliography styles available in LyX. I can't find the style that fits the requirements of my university. I currently use the "natbib" citation style, and the ...
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Downloading LyX 2.1 Beta1, for Windows

I am considering downloading Beta Version 2.1 of LyX, I am currently using version 2.0.6 I have Three questions. The first is, how reliable is this beta version? Second, which files should I download ...
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Error of pdflatex in LyX

I prepared a document, which was entirely okay, until some changes have been introduced (perhaps associated with the use of bibliography, or breqn/mh package, or split environment). They lead to the ...
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Change text color of ToC entries in LyX

I've inserted a table of contents with LyX using Insert->List/TOC->Table of Contents and it is good, but the text color text is red and I want it black. I'm using book(KOMA-script) as document class. ...
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Runtime error while importing a poster from .tex to .lyx

I try to import a .tex file (an A0 poster created from baposter template in some older version of MikTex) to Lyx (2.0.6), but the conversion fails with Runtime error tex2lyx "poster.tex" "poster.lyx" ...
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An external file with macros [duplicate]

I have many common macros in all my documents. how can I move them all to external file, and include it in each document?
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Putting labels inside section headings

I usually work with LyX, and when I want to label a section (in order to reference it later), I put the label inside the section heading. This usually works, but recently I tried to create an article ...
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Sharing an “Unavailable” layout

I am writing a document, on which I work on several computers, and also with a colleague. The document uses a certain article layout that by default is unavailable on LyX. The LyX wiki page says ...
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How to remove the page number for the title in classicthesis? [closed]

I'm trying to remove the page number which appears in the title page of my classicthesis document. Unfortunately, I can't make it work by using \thispagestyle{empty} probably because classicthesis ...
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Lines overrun margins

I use custom 1 inch margins for most of my homework but for some reason LyX likes to ignore the margins sometimes, for example: I don't know why it keeps doing this it happens in a lot of my ...
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Cross reference line number within program listing in lyx

I'm trying to cross reference program code line numbers within a program listing using lyx. From what I can tell, both labels and ERT are disabled within the program listing, but I'm not sure why. I ...
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LyX - undefined control sequence but package seems to be added

I am using LyX with MikTeX and I am trying to use the following command \oiiint but I am getting the following error: \oiiint The control sequence at the end of the top line of your error message ...
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Extracting only the BibTex records relevant to the paper [duplicate]

My colleague asked me to write a page for a paper he writes. I wrote the page in LyX, compiled it to LaTeX, and sent him the TeX files. Then he reminded me that I forgot to send the .bib file with all ...
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insert -> Senseless!

Working with LyX, I opened the Insert menu in order to insert a label. Accidentally, my mouse selected something else, I don't know what, and before I knew it, I saw the phrase "Senseless!!!" in the ...
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Lyx inserts and removes words randomly

I have a problem with my lyx file. Lyx randomly inserted words like max or plain in my document, changed numbers in my table, and removed spacing between words. It all happened after I edited my work ...
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How to give color and style to one table in lyx

I have been trying to do something like this in Lyx. As you can see is a very simple style that I been trying to reproduce but without any success. I know there are to many questions related to ...