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How do I make my bibliography according to harvard-style (author-year, alphabetical by sourcetype…) in Lyx?

I am writing my master thesis using Lyx and I don't know how it would be the best way to set up my bibliography due to the requirements by the university. The Bibliography has to be arranged ...
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How to Convert many Lyx Windows to Tabs?

I have many Lyx windows and some tabs. I want to make all of them under the same window. How can I convert the Lyx windows under the same window with tabs?
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How to create a separate List of Appendices like List of Figures or List of Tables in Lyx [closed]

My university requires a separate "List of Appendices" to be placed after the List of Tables and List of Figures in the dissertation. I created an Appendix from a normal chapter with Document->Start ...
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hotkey for pdflatex in lyx

I would like to define a hot-key in LyX to compile my document to pdflatex. How can I do this? I looked at the currently available hotkeys in there but couldn't not find one associated with this ...
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How to fit a table to one page in LYX?

I have created a floating (sideways) table in LyX, which is too large to fit one 'pdflatex' page ... Can anyone help me scale it down so it can fit?
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How to turn off headers with KOMA-Script Book

I'm using the KOMA-Script Book class to create a book in LyX. I don't want to have any headers in my book, but they're active by default. Is there anything I can do to turn them off? Thank you for ...
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Using Lyx default 'Bibliography Environment' with Natbib

I'm trying to use default Lyx Bibliography environment with Natbib option, since i want to be able to change the citation style (i.e. author, year or author(year), etc.). On this page in says ...
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Error making a spreadsheet inset in LyX - How to make a spreadsheet inset in LyX?

I am running LyX on Windows 10. I made an inset of a spreadsheet called temp.ods, by going Insert-->File-->External Material... and then selected the spreadsheet. I keep encountering the following ...
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If I have a double quote ' " ' in my text it shows up in the pdf as \textquotedbl{}

I am new to latex. I am running xubuntu 14.04. I am using Lyx 2.0.8. I can write, compile to pdf then view the pdf. Unfortunately, if I have a double quote ' " ' in my text it shows up in the pdf as ...
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Lyx separates my footnotes

How can I set all the footnotes to have the same space between them? As you can see in the pic Lyx by default separates some of my footnotes. But I would like to have them all sticked together.
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Warning: uncodable character in LyX lstlisting

The problem I'm trying to insert the output of the tree command into a Program Listing field of LyX. The text is the following: exampleFolder/ ├── 01.mp4 ├── 02.avi ├── 03.mov └── 04.mpg If this ...
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view dependencies within lyx file

I have a lyx file that has a bunch of child documents (tables) embedded in it. How can I generate a list of these external files that are included in my main file when I compile (pdflatex) it? This ...
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Stop lyx from compiling

Is there any way to stop Lyx from compiling? (I am using Lyx with knitr, so the compilation can take very long. Sometimes, I often find errors while Lyx is still compiling. As I cannot cancel the ...
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how to justify left all numbered equations

I use displayed numberd formula in lyx the equations are appears in middel I want to justify left the equations I used elsarticl 2 column page format
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Insert second slide with Lyx and Beamer

I am trying to create a presentation in LyX using Beamer. I am using LyX 2.1.0. I created a new document, and selected Document -> Settings -> Document Class -> Presentations -> Beamer. ...
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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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lyx to pdf faulty [closed]

Why did I get this LyX: Cannot view file File does not exist: C:/Users/tekabu_t/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.Hp5536/lyx_tmpbuf2/newfile1.pdf OK when run my lyx file? Can someone help to ...
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Help installing document class for LyX on Mac, unsure on where to start

I'm trying to download a document class from a university, and would like to use this for my thesis. However I'm very new to all of this, and so really have little clue on where to start. The ...
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Alignment problem in tabularx that happens when I change it to non-decimal

I have the following code which aligns when I have decimal figures but fails to do so when I type 0 for instance. The code is as follow \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Template - Arbitrary Spacing in Lyx Formal Lab Report

I've been using Lyx and an MIT Template that is available from the link below (also including a minimal example) to write my Formal Lab reports for my undergraduate Physics labs. I (and my tutors) ...
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Lyx Table of Contents formatting [closed]

I have inserted a table of contents but have found when I create a pdf of the file the formatting is not good with the figure number over the image name. Any advice would be appreciated.
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How to embed screenshots properly?

I have a .png screenshot and I want to insert it in a LyX document. However, the screenshot needs scaling to fit in my column width. Downscaling (or upscaling) the image, if done wrong, gives all ...
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Prevent formulas from execution

When I need to correct the formula in the middle, I click on the middle of the formula, and the formula always changes it's mode from something like an "executed" mode to something like a "working" ...
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LyX: Find and replace Page Break with New Page

I want to change all the Page Break's in my LyX document to New Page. How do I do this quickly (I have a 400+ page document)? The advanced search doesn't seem to be able to find Page Breaks.
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greek encodings under lyx

In my newly installed linux machine (Fedora 19), editing a formerly working document under lyx, I get: Package fontenc Error: Encoding file 'lgrenc.def' not found and in fact I see that the dir ...
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changing spacing of caption

I'm creating a figure using LyX. I would like the spacing of the caption below the figure to be 1.3. Is there an easy way to accomplish this? Setting the spacing to 1.3 for the entire document using ...
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Changing layouts without restarting LyX?

I'm using LyX to layout a booklet of speeches from a conference based on the Editorium LyxBook layout. I've been modifying a lot to meet our needs, and when I started on that a few weeks ago, I found ...
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Renaming/redefining bibliography results in tocbibind to not work

So, I'm working on my dissertation and am trying to get the bibliographies to show up in the table of contents at the correct level. I need a bibliography for each section, so I am using chapterbib. ...
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How to insert /_/ in lyx math mode?

I am editing an xymatrix in LyX, and in order to curve some of the edges it requires me to be able to insert /_/ in math mode. However, every time I type that sequence of characters, LyX converts it ...
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How to add the exact page numbers cited for books in the references list/bibliography, not in the text?

I am wondering if there is a package or an option in LyX that adds the page number to the references list. I don't want to generate a separate bibtex entry for each page cited of the same reference. ...
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LyX — QED symbol same as last line of the proof (instead of line below)

I understand that usually for LaTeX we do \qedhere to force the QED symbol to appear where you want it. How do I change the Proof environment in LyX to get LyX to do the same thing? Right now if I ...
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Typeset subscript material automatically in upright font shape

As discussed for example here: Should subscripts in math mode be upright? subscripts should usually be typeset upright. Is there a possibility to this automatically e.g. inserting something to the ...
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I can't place a table float where I need it in Lyx

I try to place a table at the end of a paragraph, but it doesn't matter what I do, it always goes to the bottom of the document. I set the configuration of the float, but it doesn' work. And in ...
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Edit IEEEtran layout file

I'm using the IEEE transaction class with lyx (IEEEtran layout) and I need to define this options [12pt, draftclsnofoot, onecolumn] When I'm using this line in the custom layout settings only the ...
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Installing Hebrew for LyX on OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to install this as shown in the this link. But, I'm getting the following error message: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. I guess I haven't specifyied the ...
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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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How can I get capitalised cross references in LyX with refstyle

LyX (v2.03) uses refstyle for cross references. By default if you use the GUI to create a reference it produces source that looks like: \tabref{label1} \figref{label2} which produces an output like ...
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Exporting all display formulas from Lyx to separate SVG files on Mac

Hi all :) This is my first question here, so here goes. I'm using Lyx on my Mac. I would like to use some sort of script which takes file.lyx as input and outputs SVGs of all of the display formulas ...
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Problem with authoryear-icomp and ibidem in citation using BibLaTeX in LyX

With some tricks explained here: https://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Biblatex, I'm happily using BibLaTeX (3.3) with LyX (2.1.4). With some other tricks found on http://tex.stackexchange.com I've obtained ...
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preprocessing of LaTeX document before compiling in LyX

I'd like to be able to have the following workflow for my LyX documents: Create the test.lyx file containing my writing Export this to LaTeX to obtain test.tex Apply a little text manipulation ...
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Line break when exporting tex from lyx

When I export my lyx file into *.tex it always create hard line break no matter how I do I adjust the word wrapping settings. I'm wondering whether anyone has the same problem and knows how to solve ...
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\lstinputlisting with R problem

I'm trying to include my R code in a Lyx document but get the following error when trying to convert to PDF: \lstinputlisting{MonteCarlo.R} ^^M *** (cannot \read ...
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How to create a hyperlink shortcut in Lyx?

A section of my pdf report is a collection of web links with comments. I would like to use a shortcut such as CTRL+K to insert hyperlinks. I couldn't find a hyperlink function under the Lyx Tools / ...
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cvdoubleitem in modernCV when using recent LyX version

I would like to ask how to use the cvdoubleitem in moderncv in (recent version) of LyX. I use the cvdoubleitem for listing my computer skills exactly as displayed in this example. I created a minimal ...
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LyX Spacing after = sign in \align

My question is the same as this question, but in the context of LyX. The solution for that question was to put the & before = sign. I manually implemented this tweak in LyX, by changing the raw ...
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how to put appendix before bibliography

I am using book document and I want to have the appendix before the bibliography when I chose document->start appendix here it shows after the bibliography and I cant put anything after it
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I cannot press enter in LyX what went wrong? [closed]

When I press enter, something like a wide space gets inserted but no new paragraph or new line. I have osx yosemite. Do you have any idea what went wrong? I guess enter should open a new paragraph ...
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change columns order using multicols

I've divided a Hebrew paragraph to 3 columns, using \begin{multicols}{3} with \end{multicols}. The problem (since in Hebrew we write from right to left) is that the columns came up in the opposite ...
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What is the symbol of end of a proof?

I'm trying to put a black square at the end of a proof, but is not the same as LyX gives me (when I choose "proof" at the menu). It's different from the \blacksquare command (see pic below). The ...
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How to make a matrix that wolfram and symbolab can read (ideally through lyx) dsafds

I would like to be able to visually write math equations in lyx and then copy them to wolfram and symbolab to compute the answer. For example I can copy ...