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How to install a beamer theme in Lyx

I would like to use the Wuerzburg Beamer Theme for my thesis presentation but i dont know how to install it in Lyx. Can anyone help me please?
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problem with Greek in beamer [Lyx]

I am trying to write my thesis presentation in Lyx with Beamer but i have an issue with Greek language .. when i want to add a definition from drop down menu , the letters dont appear right in the ...
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How to use effects on beamer [Lyx user]

I am trying to use Beamer in Lyx in order to write my thesis presentation and i would like to add some effects in it (for e.x. fade away etc).. How can i add effects in Lyx while using beamer?
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How to enable LyX forward search with okular

The title says it. The instructions in http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX no longer works for forward search. I think the PDF command: okular --unique "file:$$o#src:$$n $$t" is no longer working for new ...
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using LYX to write journal with given formatting

In a way I am newbie to Lyx. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed full version of texlive 2012. I am trying to work out to generate layout file for a journal (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC) ...
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Lyx beamer titles on new frames

I am using Lyx and Beamer in order to write my thesis presentation. When i insert a title/section in a new frame , it does not appear in preview.. why is that ? How can i add titles in each frame of ...
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Lyx Beamer presentations error ( \lyxframeend)

I am trying to write my thesis presentation with Beamer on Lyx , but i have an issue which is driving me crazy.. When i add a section/part or something else i get this error : \lyxframeend ...
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How can I create a layout for corporate documents using LyX? [closed]

My employer has a layout, current stored as a Microsoft Word template that is used for all sorts of different documents. (There are a few related templates for specific types of documents.) The ...
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Specifying bbl in Latex2rtf using Lyx

I'm trying to export a Lyx-file (lyx) to a RTF-file with Latex2rtf using Lyx. I've already generated a bbl-file by writing following commands in the Terminal: latex file.tex bibtex file.aux I've ...
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pdfLaTeX hangs with no errors

PdfLateX hangs on a single-line unnumbered equation, here is a (possibly) minimal example: \documentclass[english,pointlessnumbers, abstracton, headsepline, open=any]{scrreprt} ...
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single column abstract in an article and delete date below title

I am using LyX to prepare my journal for publication using article style. I use double column article. When I choose abstract from left panel, the abstract turns out to be in left-column in double ...
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How to add unavailable document class for LyX on Linux?

I need the IEEEtran document class, and LyX asked for IEEEtran.cls. I have found it googling, now how do I install it? I've found a similar questions but that's for LyX on Mac; but I'm on Ubuntu (not ...
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lyx and texlive 2012 in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed texlive 2012. I was using TEXMAKER and it was nice to use. Meanwhile I want to try to use Lyx. I installed version 2.00 of Lyx. When I compile simple document in ...
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how to extend shaded to full page width?

I use "shaded" to indicate the reader that the text is about something special. This works fine but i can not extend the box to the full page with. How is this possible? I use LYX and i can imagine ...
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Example autonumbering in LyX

Please take a look at this: **1.1 Section 1.1** **1.1.1 Subsection 1.1.1** **1.2 Section 1.1** **1.2.1 Subsection 1.2.1** **Example 1.2.1** wqeadswqedsa **Example 1.2.2** sdaxzsad ...
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Changing how a collection of citations is shown in Lyx

I am using Lyx to write a report. I import a .bib library to the report and then pick my desired sources from the list. When I reference several sources at once, they look like this [3, 4, 5, 6] in ...
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LyX Beamer Author Names Get Cut Off

I am using LyX and the beamer template to write presentation slides for a conference paper, which has three authors. This is not a problem, until I notice that the third name gets cut off from the ...
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Problems with writing bibliography in JabRef +Lyx

I have the following problems: I want to as author: Marshal Hall, Jr. But , when writing this in JabRef, it automatically changes to: M. J. Hall ... How can I fix this? Can I write ...
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Wrong names for theorems/lemma/etc. in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.3, and I usually type my documents (my lecture notes, mainly) in french. Now, I have to write a paper in english, I can't get the label names of the AMS Theorems package to be in ...
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Difference between LaTeX and Word in setting font size

I am working in LyX (compiled with MiKTeX) on Windows. I am a newbie so I am wondering how can I manually set the font (like entering in a number as you would in Microsoft Word).
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Background for table cells in LyX

The title speaks for itself - how do I choose a background color for table cells in LyX?
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Using braket package with Lyx with WYSIWYG

The braket package defines Dirac's braket notation. To use it in Lyx, I add the line: \usepackage{braket} to the LaTeX preamble. Then Lyx will be able to compile commands like \bra and \ket. ...
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Lyx - quotation mark in C program [closed]

I have a problem with double quotation marks in program listing. When I load a file.c as a child document in lyx and set it as program listing, I get error: #include "softSPI.h" undefined control ...
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Converting multiple table cells to math mode Lyx

I am importing a .CSV file to LyX to make a table. This procedure works nicely, but numbers in the cells of the table are interpreted as normal text. I can select an individual cell press cmd+m and ...
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Inserting a table made with ERT into a float in LyX

Is it impossible to insert a table made with ERT into a float in LyX 2.0 such that I can edit the height and placement of the table in my document?
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Using LyX, how do you put a table and a figure side by side and caption them Table XX and Figure XX?

I have found solutions for them to be done in normal TeX, but how do I do this in LyX? What I wish to obtain is something like that shown in Table and Figure side-by-side with Table caption above, ...
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Inserting citation inside ERT code in LyX

How do I cite a reference inside ERT code in LyX? Inside the ERT code I am unable to select Insert-->Citation as I usually do. The reason I need to do this is further to an answer to a previous ...
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Splitting ToC into two parts, each in one page

The Table of Contents in my LyX document is multiple pages long, but LyX splits it at an undesirable position. I want to split the Table of Contents manually. An equivalent to \newpage but only inside ...
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LyX: Problems with title line breaks when writing in Memoir document style

I am pretty new both to LyX and to TeX.SX, and have no LaTeX background. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX and have just changed the document style from book to book (Memoir). When I try to export ...
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how to decouple alignment of rows within a column in LyX?

How do I decouple the paragraph alignment of rows within a column in LyX? I would like my top row to be aligned in the centre, and all subsequent (content) rows to be aligned left. However, whenever ...
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Multiple text layouts in one LyX document

In general I want to use a 3mm spacing as my text layout for space between paragraphs. However, this produces an extremely spaced out Table of Contents. Hence, I would like to use an indent paragraph ...
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Color pages in specific sections in LyX

To show the difference between my theoretical an practical part, I want to change the background color of the page during practical sections/parts. Until now I used a new paragraph style, which ...
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Word count several files in LyX

I want to perform a word count on my LyX document. The problem is that I include several files within my main document main.lyx include file1.lyx include file2.lyx include file21.lyx include ...
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LyX BibTeX with child-documents not working

If I insert the bibliography within the child document, it works perfectly. (therefore it cannot be the Databank). But when I try to render the parent document, I get the following error: \citep ...
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LyX says apalike isn't compatible with author-year?

I am pretty new to LyX, and have no expirience with LaTeX. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX, though, and I'm supposed to turn it in in a week. I want my bibliography to be "apa-ish", and have set ...
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Rename “Algorithm” to “Listing”

Background Syntax-highlighted source code image listings are being used as Algorithm floats with the lst: prefix for captions. Problem The following LaTeX code in the preamble renames the caption ...
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Problem with changing refname with autoref in Lyx

Update 1 - @Andrew provided a very helpful partial answer. The \renewcommands work if you put them after begin document in the latex version. So the real question is why does the preamble not do this ...
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Array inside Algorithm with underbrace and sidebrace

I'm writing my master's thesis (using LyX's thesis template) and am trying to display an algorithm. Since LyX's algorithm support doesn't quite cut it for me, I've decided to go ERT with LaTeX code ...
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LyX Problem when referencing. Just question mark [?] [closed]

I am very new to LyX (no LaTeX background whatsoever) and cannot manage to properly insert citations. The problem is, within LyX the citation seems ok [Sayer], but when I render the PDF, I only get ...
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Pythontex workflow with LyX

I've recently learned about PythonTeX (Conference presentation). It's a tool that lets you execute python code in your LaTeX documents. This is useful for, e.g., creating matplotlib figures inside ...
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Bad math font quality in PDF

I have a problem with bad font quality that only affects "math" environments. I am writing a document with lyx 2.0.2 (OS: Ubuntu). The chosen class is "report". Since the normally used fonts were ...
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Bibliography issues in LyX

When I enter my sources, LyX doesn't break the lines. I clicked "Bibliography" in the menu, I entered [ 1 ] in the Key and my source in the Label to get the pdf I've pasted below. How do I get my ...
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Change the size of only a part/subset of a single equation

For example, I'd like to do: $Q^{r<1}$ but with the r<1 having a much smaller font size than the Q. Of course r<1 will naturally have a smaller size since it is a superscript, but I want ...
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Alternatives to $\backslash$

Background Instead of marking up the text with bold or emphasis, I read (and agree) that it is better to define a command, or environment, that describes the content. Then apply text formatting ...
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Lyx and List of Acronyms

I need to generate the List of Acronyms for a report class document, i used this method to make the acronym: insert -> nomenclature entry then I write the symbol and the description. Example: ...
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Font size of some sections in toc smaller than others

I am using the article class with a rather standard setup in LyX. In my TOC some sections with longer titles are displayed with a smaller font size even though there is enough space to the page ...
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LyX participates in the Google Summer of Code - which project ideas could be suggested?

This year, LyX participates in the Google Summer of Code. This is a great opportunity to get improvements and new features implemented. I appreciate that LyX makes entering the TeX and LaTeX world ...
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Lyx: first chapter line indented

In Lyx, how can I make sure that the first line of each Chapter is indented? I'm writing a "report" document, if that matters.
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LyX style for command with multiple arguments

I would like to create a style for a command that takes multiple arguments: \classify{A}{B}{C} I started creating a style Style Classify Category FrontMatter LatexType Command ...
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LyX: Question mark [?] instead of reference number after installing new .bst file

Hello I'm new in using LyX 2.0.6 with MacTex, and I'd try to import a citation style (file named plos2009.bst from http://www.ploscompbiol.org/static/latexGuidelines) into the BibTex style folder. I ...