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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 nested enumerate creation

I try to create the following in LyX. But it does not give what i want. 1 (a) text OR (b) text 2 (a) (i) text (ii) text OR (b) text LyX does allow only to produce as shown ...
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Tikz code not working in LyX but working in pure Tex

I'm trying to add a tikz picture in my LyX document. To do this, I organize the tikz tex code in Texmaker (a friend sent me a tikz code model in a .tex file) and then I copy it to a ERT in LyX (making ...
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Why my lyx math equations are algned to left?

I am using a lyx template to write my thesis, I found that the equation are placed on the left of my page. I do not have "fleqn" option shown in Document->Settings->Custom section. How can I align ...
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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)

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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Lyx in Hebrew doesn't work

I will write the order of when things started occurring. When I started writing with LyX, I couldn't write in Hebrew, until someone sent me this package called culmus, which fixes the problem. The ...
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LyX 2.1.1 does not recognizing verbatim environment

I updated to LyX 2.1.1 and have issues with previous versions created files. LyX 2.1.1 throws the following error: does not recognizing verbatim environment I wonder how to overcome this issue. Any ...
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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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no new lines in lyx output from the latex code insertion

\begin{widetext} \begin{displaymath} a+b=c;\\ d+e = f;\\ e+m = n;\\ \end{displaymath} \end{widetext} I am using the above code as an inserted Tex Code in 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

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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How to set the justification for all the standard paragraphs in a LyX document

This must be trivial. I am new to LyX but I have read most of the 183 page User Guide and not found the answer. When I change the justification setting (to remove right justify) it only does it for ...
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How do I write a Physical Review or APS paper in lyx?

I am using RevTex 4.1 Document class in Lyx to write an APS paper. I do not find an option to enter Author or Abstract without the words 'Abstract' and 'Author' appearing. Also, when I convert to pdf, ...
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Font zgmr-digits at 600 not found

I'm trying to write a document using GaramondX and I keep getting the error `Font zgmr-digits at 600 not found'. I have tried reinstalling Garamond x, running upmap-sys in terminal and reconfiguring ...
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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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Hyperref linking to wrong item in TOC(Lyx)

I added the hyperreff package and a TOC to my document using Lyx's built-in options. It seemed to work almost perfect except one problem: the first item in the TOC is linked to the page of the second ...
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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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How to combine bigdelim and alternate row coloring inside a longtable in LyX? [duplicate]

It seems that it's quite a conflict to use some big (multirow) delimiter (bigdelim) and applying alternate row coloring inside a longtable at the same time (using LyX). The following example ...
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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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LyX sync document settings of child documents with master especially concerning citation style

How can I make sure, that the document settings of a child document are compatible to the master document? Today I had a big hassle concerning citation: If I choose "citation style standard ...
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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

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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Presentations that don't take up too much time to create

I am teaching a course in the upcoming semester and am trying to settle on a way to prepare presentations as rapidly as possible. I have used LaTeX beamer for years, and have even contributed some ...
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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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Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed

I teach academic writing to computing students and one of the tasks they have to carry out is to compile a set of research notes which can then be developed into an essay. I find that the Cornell ...
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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 on Windows 8 fails to install fonts

I'm new to Windows 8 and just installed LyX 2.1.0. but many of the fonts show as "not installed" I did the full installation including MikTex etc. Only a few of the fonts actually installed with ...
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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 ...