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Runtime logs and command prompt in Lyx?

LyX is a GUI based editor. The ability to see which LaTeX things are loaded each time would be useful. Example is Trial 5 where I try to determine whether Lyx loaded the aaltothesis.cls correctly. So ...
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no option set default output format as pdf

I've recently installed lyx on arch 64, and the 'view buffer' button as well as the shortcut (Ctrl+r) are disabled, after a bit searching I read that it's necessary to set the default output format (...
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(Lyx) How to install pdfpreview and how to export it into pdf?

I'm a Mac user and there's no preview option. I searched around on the tutorial and found that I have to install a software in order to have instant pdf preview. Is there anyway I can preview my ...
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Paste command no longer working in lyx

I have been using lyx for a while and everything was working smoothly. Recently, however, I tried deleting a float figure and inserting it at a different point in the document. Following this question ...
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Prevent Lyx from automatically including packages

Lyx question here, I think it applies to no particular version. When I include external graphics, Lyx automatically adds \usepackage{graphicx} to the beginning of the generated TEX file. However, ...
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How can I call unicode characters in LaTeX or LyX?

The only way I know to use Unicode characters in LaTeX involves another program such as Word. I'll discuss an example, the inexact differential symbol đ. U+0111 is đ, so in Word typing 0111 followed ...
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Reproduce right-align behaviour of `multline` inside `align` environment using LyX

The multline environment is great for long equations. For example, \begin{multline} First line of my long equation \\ second line of my long equation \end{multline} produces output in which the ...
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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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LyX fails with pdflatex error [closed]

When attempting to "View" (as PDF) LyX documents since updating to 2.2.0, I get The external program pdflatex finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external program'...
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Re-installed LyX on Windows 8 laptop; pdf preview doesn't work

At first, LyX was popping up an error message (something to the effect that it couldn't find some sort of MiKTeX thing; I'm sorry I didn't write down the exact message). Anyway, I was able to fix ...
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LyX: Can't compile with \usepackage{algpseudocode} with Language that isn't English

I'm pretty new to LyX and Latex. I'm writing a paper in Hebrew and I want to add an algorithm in English. So I'm adding \usepackage{algpseudocode} to the Preamble and pasting some example algorithm. ...
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Table keeps going off the text width

I have been using LyX 2.1.4 on Manjaro Linux. LyX works great and I get great quality work done on it, however what keeps me from moving my workflow into LyX is this annoying problem with tables. If ...
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LyX: Bibliography created two times with overlapping numbering

I have a little problem with my bibliography in LyX: First, I insert a bibtex-bibliography (Insert -> List/TOC -> BibTeX Bibliography) at the end of my document (in the appendix). For that, I use a *....
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Omit Date from LyX Titlepage in KOMA-Script Book

By default, when using Lyx with the KOMA-Script Book class, the date is shown below the title and author name on the titlepage. I would like to omit the date from the titlepage. Is there a way to ...
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LyX is changing horizontal spacing between words depends on the line's length - it even changes the page margins

I'm writing a paper in Hebrew and the margins of the equations from both sides is just too small, IF the line is long. What I mean that it feels like LaTeX is trying to push too much into 1 line, it ...
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Changing header style in Report

I am using LyX and I am writing my thesis using the report class (two-sided). I put in Latex preamble the following code: \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} \fancyhead[LO]{\footnotesize \...
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Is it possible to insert standalone images in lyx

I'm trying to insert an image into a document. Inserting it as: \begin{figure} \centering\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figure_name}\caption{Description} \end{figure} Leaves an entry of type "Figure x....
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Is it possible to omit references at the bottom using tufte-handout in Lyx?

I find the bottom references to be redundant, while using the tufte-handout layout. Is there a way, in Lyx, of omitting the references at the bottom, leaving only the citations in the sidenotes?
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Lyx can no longer find images

I have update a number of images in lyx and changed the contents of images but not their path. I import images as follows: \begin{figure} \centering\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figure_name_1}\caption{...
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Use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx

The question How to combine Acronym and Glossary shows us how to make a great glossaries and acronym lists. I would like to use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx. This may be too large a ...
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Lyx with template

after having written large parts of my dissertation in lyx - I would need to adopt a template for formatting 1 . Can somebody tell me how to reformat my lyx document in a way as to have it in that ...
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LyX is leaving a big gap between paragraphs in the place where float (figure) should be

I just want to ask about why is LyX leaving a big gap between paragraphs surrounding a figure?. Not all paragraphs, but only between those paragraphs where I inserted a float (figure). The figure is ...
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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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how to insert protocol in Lyx?

I know how to insert "algorithm" in Lyx. But how to insert "protocol" as shown in the following figure?
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Lyx cannot generate hyperlinks as references

This question is related to this one. I have a bibtex file containing a number of references some of which are only links to a number of domains. The entries in the .bib file are of the form: @Misc{...
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Thickness of lines in a table in LYX

I would like to increase the thickness of the top and the bottom lines of the attached table in Lyx. I tried command \newcommand{\hthickcline}{4} as shown in the attached Lyx file but it does not work....
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Wolfram Mathematica Functions in Lyx

When using LyX, how can I call Mathematica to input a mathematical expression, such as using Mathematica's Solve[] function, and return the result directly to LyX?
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Lyx :- Package babel Error: You haven't specified a language option

I get the following error in Lyx when I try to generate the pdf file. Package babel Error: You haven't specified a language option I have tried using the information in similar questions for TeX ...
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LYX citation reference style

I'd like my reference would look like this (based on Chicago 16th ed. (Author-Date Style) ): Stabell, Charles B., and Øystein D. Fjeldstad.1998. “Configuring value for competitive advantage: On ...
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Bibliography problem [LyX & Jabref]

I'm an Ubuntu beginner. I'm using LyX to write a paper. For my bibliography I imported a .bib file created with Jabref. I'm facing 2 problems regarding the rendering of the bibliography. While I'm ...
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Is it possible to replace certain words in a subdocument in LyX? How?

I have an amount of LyX-subdocuments that should be recombined into a new (main-)document via input. I would like to replace certain words in the subdocuments when the publication is generated ...
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LyX Hyphenation Not Working

I need a little bit of help troubleshooting this. I'm also not too sure on what I can provide and how to provide it, but here's what I have: LyX 2.1.2, with options in "Preferences>Language>Language ...
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Inputenc error in bibtex during pdf output

I'm not very good with tex stuff, and although I'm a capable linux user, latex has always been a problem for me. My situation. I'm writing a thesis document. OS : Debian 8 Lyx : 2.1.2 Jabref : 2.1 ...
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Reusing custom Lyx .bind file on Linux

I have been using a custom .bind file for keyboard shortcuts with Lyx 2.1 on Windows. I recently installed Lyx 2.1.4 on Ubuntu and I would like to reuse this .bind file. I placed this file at /usr/...
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Justify left and right inside example environment

I use the "Numbered Examples (multiline)" environment in a LyX document (class : Book (Standard Class)). The text is not fully justified (it is not right justified) in the examples. Is there a way to ...
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Errors in a two column document in LyX

I am getting following errors when I select the two column option for ACS document class and link my bibtexstyle bibliography. The errors don't show when I have a single column document along with the ...
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Langmuir output in Lyx?

I have achemso package installed for Lyx, how do I select the Langmuir layout which is langd5 to get the desired output ?
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Long bibliography options of BibTeX in RevTeX using LyX

I'd like to let titles appearing in a bibliography generated by BibTeX on LyX running RevTeX and using the style apsrev4-1.bst. In principle there is a longbibliography option one can use in the call ...
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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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How to add a logo in the top left of the page? [closed]

I am using lyx and I need to add the university logo in the top left of the title page, but I couldn't I am using book document.. is there a code or package can help me? I am a new user not expert
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Installing your own class into LyX does not work

I've already read tons of posts on how to install your own class into LyX etc. but neither of them have worked in my case. I'm working on Windows 7. So far I have tried putting my .cls file into C:\...
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LyX: How to change color of an individual Shaded Background Box?

I can change it globally by going to Document -> Settings -> Colors: Shaded boxes. However, what if I want different boxes to have different colors? For example, in my case, by default I set the ...
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Break a frame into several frames [duplicate]

I am creating a beamer presentation with LyX. I have multiple slides (frames) that contain a lot of points - too many to fit on the slide. So I would like to break such slides into multiple slides so ...
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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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How to combine several child files such that each child file has its own Table of Contents?

I have several child files that I want to export as one master file and each child file has its own Table of Contents. When I export the files, the first child file's Table of Contents contains all of ...
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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 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 ...