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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 ...
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poor font quality when exporting to pdf

I use LyX 2.0 and export with pdflatex. When writing standard text and exporting to pdf, the font gets rigid. Text written in math mode, though, is exported crystal clear. I've tested that on several ...
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Typeset a system of equations in LyX

I want to create an system of equation in LyX, like this: Can anyone help me?
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443 views

Cannot use a custom document class with LyX

I am trying to use the ACM SIG Proceedings document class for a LyX document. Basically following these instructions: Using custom LaTeX document classes in LyX Step by step, here is what I do: put ...
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1answer
370 views

Template for Wedding Order of Service?

I'm trying furiously to design an Order of Service for a wedding in Latex (wedding is tomorrow...lol). I'm also using Lyx to hopefully speed things up. First off, I can't seem to find a suitable ...
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What is the Default font for LyX when using Book(Memoir)

I'm using LyX with the following Document Settings: Document Class -- "Book (Memoir)" Fonts / Default family -- "Default" Fonts / LaTeX font encoding -- "Default" Fonts / Roman -- "Default" Fonts ...
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LyX <File> <New from Template> all require special modules, why?

My question is: Where are the LyX templates that don't require installation of extra packages, classes or modules? There isn't one for a novel under New from Template. Months ago I tried LyX without ...
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Importing in Mass from LaTeX to LyX [closed]

I have tons of tables stored in LaTeX format that I would like to import into LyX. Doing this manually (through file-->import-->latex(plain) ) will take forever and a day. Using tex2latex (text2lyx -f ...
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1answer
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Inserting existing table in a float

I have a lyx file with tables which are not in a table float, I need to put them in a new table float . It seems it is impossible to do this in the GUI of lyx, So what are the workarounds to achieve ...
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1answer
533 views

Reset equation line numbers in Lyx

In Lyx, how can I reset the line numbers between display-style equations? For example, if I have the following setup: Some text Line of display-style equation Another line of display-style ...
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1answer
382 views

Equations numbers are in the left side [duplicate]

How do I change the equation numbering to appear in the right, instead of the left default side in Lyx?
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1answer
44k views

How to add an empty line between paragraphs?

I have two sections which I'd like to separate by an empty line. Every time I press Enter, LyX removes that empty line between paragraphs. How do I prevent this?
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1answer
465 views

Cannot create a table of contents in LyX for a Hebrew document

I'm trying to create a table of contents for a Hebrew document (specifically, with Hebrew section and subsection names) I'm writing in LyX. When I try to compile my file I get a lot of error messages ...
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LyX classicthesis bibliography reference style - “et al”

I am using the classicthesis LyX template (http://code.google.com/p/classicthesis/), and was wondering how to change the format of the references in the bibliography? At the moment, the bibliography ...
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1answer
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Renewing section with bfseries and makeuppercase on LyX

I want to define a new section style with the following \renewcommand\section{% \@startsection{section}{1} {\z@}% {-3.5ex \@plus -1ex \@minus -.2ex}% ...
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1answer
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LyX + fancyhdr issue on chapter

I have a LyX document in which I have set a standard header, as is \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[EC]{\leftmark} \fancyhead[ER]{\thepage} \fancyhead[OC]{\leftmark} \fancyhead[OL]{\thepage} And I have ...
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How can I automatically copy a LyX-generated .aux file to the working directory for cross referencing?

This is a follow up to: Using the xr package in LyX (for cross-referencing an external LyX document) I have two LyX documents, called draft.lyx and supplement.lyx. I need to compile them into ...
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Problem using \begin{titlepage}

I want to make a front-page to something I've been writing in LyX but everytime I use \begin{titlepage}\text {This is a sample title}\end{titlepage}, I get in the first page this line only instead of ...
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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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1answer
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How to insert a listing inside a definition in LyX [duplicate]

My problem is that when I want to insert a list after having inserted a definition, LyX seems to end the \begin{defn} block and start the \begin{itemize} block. What I want is to have the ...
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1answer
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Issue with sliding a label in xypic using LyX

I want to slide a label so I use the tex code \xymatrix{A\ar^(.25){f}[r] & B} Using directly this code as latex in LyX works, but I want to do the same thing in equations environment in LyX, ...
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LyX Formating of Subsection Titles

Pretty simple but I cannot replicate what I have seen people do in LaTeX using LyX. I am making a resume and I want my headers to line up on the left (in a pane with no line) and have the text start ...
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1answer
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From TexShop to LyX - Table error

I wrote this table in TexShop and all seems to work but, when I try to insert this table in a Tex block in LyX I got some Undefined Control sequences, some Missing $ inserted and some extra} I used, ...
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LyX: Insert bullet list inside table cell

I want to add a bullet list inside a cell, but .. I can't.
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LyX: Indent first line inside a numbered list

I am using LyX to answer questions for an assignment. Specifically, I am using the numbered list tool to number my answers. Some of the answers are quite long and go over multiple paragraphs, so I am ...
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Why does Lyx put a jpg picture on top of the text? [closed]

I want to insert a jpg picture under a section title. However, the picture is placed on top of the title in the final pdf. How can I solve this? In Lyx: Final pdf (top of A4 page, text of the jpg ...
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1answer
576 views

Roman page numbers in appendix in Lyx

I use LyX 2.0.5.1 I have a report with several chapters and 2 appendices. I have roman page numbering before chapter 1 (for table of contents, table of figures, etc) and I have arabic page numbering ...
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Using needspace for every paragraph with LyX

I am using 2.0.5.1 on a windows XP OS. I have MikTeX 2.9 installed. I am trying to use the needspace package. As such I have opened MikTex installed it , then refreshed FNDB via the 'Settings' in ...
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Lyx hierarchical lists

there. I am trying to build a list like this in LyX, but I CANNOT. I need to write something after 1. Any idea to do this in LyX? I can do it in LaTeX using code. Thanks!
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2answers
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Modify locally the “array” environment for Equation Systems

When I started to use LyX 2.0.6 I noticed that when an Equation System is needed, there are two options available to typeset it: using the appropriate command on the Math Line cases, or ...
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LuaTeX: Strange symbol proportions when using Minion Pro for math [duplicate]

I'm writing my master's thesis in Minion Pro using LyX and I would like to use that font for math, too. For PDF output I use LuaTeX due to several nice features I got used to in the past (such as easy ...
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1answer
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Problems with labels inside a floating with a table

I have this strange problem with the labels inside the floating that contains a table. For my first table I put the label inside the floating area, then I added the cross reference somewhere in the ...
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1answer
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disable automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding in LyX

Is there a way to disable LyX's automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding? I like being able to switch languages by hand once in a while, but 99% of the times LyX inserts those ...
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1answer
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Change fontsizes and distances between 2 lines

I have a problem with my fontsizes. I want to change the fontsize of my titles globally in my Latex document. I therefore created a newcommand. Here is a MWE ...
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Problems with the title and the margin in LyX

I have prepared my document and when I created the PDF I realized the problem I got with one title and the right margin. This is out of the margin. How can I fix this? (I am new with LyX)
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2answers
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problem with alignment of an image in the center of the page in lyx

I have this doubt Using lyx inside a floating I been putting the images, everything was good but then I realized something: some images are aligned in the center and others not. I don't understand ...
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1answer
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renewcommand cite with one or two arguments

I need to renewcommand \cite. I used the following: \let\citeOld\cite \renewcommand{\cite}[1]{{\mbox{\citeOld{#1}}}} and works correctly for citations like \cite{Taylor}. The problem is that if I ...
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1answer
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Location of the numeration in the text

I been looking to see how to put the location of the numeration of the different sections to one side of the margin, something like this. As you can see the numeration is "before" of the beginning ...
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3answers
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biblatex: Preserve capitalisation in inproceedings/booktitle

I'm using Biblatex-APA/Biber with LyX and a Bibtex file produced from Mendeley. I can produce bibliographies without any problem, but I would like to change the reference style for ...
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0answers
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KOMA-Script article in LyX [duplicate]

I would like to set the document class of my LyX document to KOMA-Script article. When I try this via Document > Settings > Document Class, the document does not compile any more. Last part of ...
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Wrapping Lyx Graphic [closed]

I'm very new to this whole LaTeX system, but I love the typesetting, it looks so much better than Word, but i'm currently preparing an article with multiple columns using a \start{multicols} script i ...
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Exclude sections in Lyx

I need some versions of my text without some specific sections but I don't want to delete them, because I will need them again later. In a plain latex editor I would use %. Is there something in Lyx ...
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Dynamically change images in a LyX File

I am using LyX and have created a document that includes numerous images. I'm wondering if it's possible to reference the path and file name to the images in LyX so that when I compile and create my ...
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1answer
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customize insert citation to use \citep{key} in LyX

I am using LyX and would like to know if it is possible to specify which citation command should be used by default for the "Insert -> Citation" function from the menu. Specifically I am using natbib ...