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lyx longtable with one LoT entry and a header on every page

I have a longtable which is spread over several pages. If I make the top row a header it appears once in the list of tables BUT I want it to appear on each page of the table... If I make the top row a ...
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Spanish language not working after update [closed]

I've recently updated my Lyx to the new 2.1 version. But when I try to compile my documents (in spanish language), I obtain the following "Undefined control sequence" error: \StartBabelCommands ...
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Lyx2.1 - New Empty Float Definition Appeared for Some Reason (cannot compile anymore)

I have used LyX to write my dissertation, and for the most part, it has worked quite well. I am baffled by the current compilation error, however. After adding a couple floats, I now get the ...
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Hyphenation doesn't work and lines overflow with French Babel (Lyx)

I'm using texlive-babel-french (on Fedora) with Lyx, and text overflows instead of having clear cuts because of hyphenation. When I change language from French to English in Document > Preferences > ...
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LyX template prerequisites on Mac are missing

This is my first time using LyX to write my thesis. Running on Mac (OSX 10.9) and downloaded LyX Version 2.1.1. I noticed that there is no installer. All LyX files are bundled here: (1) ...
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Table of Contents: add vertical space above chapters

I am using Lyx and a custom document class for my thesis. I initially had a problem with a long chapter title being hyphenated; I needed to have the TOC be ragged right for the title of chapter one ...
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Quotations spanning multiple paragraphs in csquotes with french guillemets under LyX

This question was already raised and answered here for american: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[american]{babel} \DeclareQuoteStyle[american]{english}% verified ...
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LyX: add multiple authors

In Lyx, I have to insert 3 authors in an article. For each one of them I will have to specify their email address and the university they belong to. Two belong to the same one: author_a, ...
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changing relative font size in cls file

I am using a custom class (follow links here if needed: https://cpbl.wordpress.com/2010/01/24/ubc-thesis-under-lyx-manuscript-based-thesis-under-latex/). I don't like the relative sizes of the various ...
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Lyx Beamer enumerate eating first letters of text in Madrid theme

In Lyx beamer environment, enumerate is not compiling properly: the balls overlay the first letters of the item text, and the numbers are to the left of the balls (and invisible because they're white ...
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add citations to the document

I am pretty new to latex and lyx. I am currently writing my project proposal using lyx and got an issue when putting references. I have already created a document using lyx, but I cannot remember how ...
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Finding all italicized words in a LyX document

I've italicized certain words in a LyX document which I shouldn't have. Is is possible to search for or highlight only italicized words within the document? I'd make the changes manually but the word ...
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lyx, palatino, mathpazo, and smart quotes

Consider the following mwe \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} %\usepackage{mathpazo} <<--- ISSUE \usepackage[OT2,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} // or latin9 ...
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Installing LYX&TexLive on Linux Mint 17 with Hebrew support

I'm trying to run install-tl-ubuntu script with "--hebrew" option, then install the LYX package from the repos. When I run install-tl-ubuntu I get the following error (see the original on ...
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Forward search in Lyx/SumatraPDF not working anymore

I use "Lyx" as a Latex software. I have being using the Forward/Reverse search using SumatraPDF without a problem. I used the approach described here: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX#toc1 I am using ...
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Appropriate sections in Lyx

I am new to Lyx and I want to know, how one can set appropriate sections in there. I hope this is the real term but if you don't know what I am saying here is a picture of it.
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Installing new lyx layout: where are my layout files?

I'm hoping to find an easy solution to this problem. I want to install the American Economic Association document class and use it in Lyx. I have inserted the class file into the right latex ...
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LyX - Does not appear to recognize all class variables

I have written my dissertation with LyX (which has been great), but now I need to submit it. This means I need to accord with my school's template. I have acquired and installed the class ...
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LyX preamble to auto add space before and after math (CTRL+M)

I tried everything, but nothing works. How can I make auto space bofore and after math formulas in the same line? Thank you.
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wide table in a two-column document

I have a two-column LyX document. I want to add a table that will be as wide as the entire page, so that it will not have to be squeezed into a single column. I found some suggestions: table too wide ...
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Maple 18 output in LyX

I have the following problem: I want to import the outcome of solve(b^4-(2-d)*b^2-2*d*b+d+1 > 0, [b], parametric), which is a maple code, into Lyx. Even though I managed to export the solution of ...
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After updating to LyX 2.13: getting this message Sweave Noweb syntax? [closed]

After updating to LyX 2.1.3, I'm getting this message Sweave Noweb syntax?. I wonder what message mean and why I'm getting it? After clicking on ok, it works but I'm looking to not show this ...
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LyX and biblatex authoryear-comp and same authors: Parentheses wrong [closed]

I use LyX with biblatex 2.9a, biber 1.9 and the authoryear-comp style. My biblatex configuration is below: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear-comp,natbib=true]{biblatex} When I insert two ...
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Make LyX Configuration Emulate to Scientific Workplace Workspace [closed]

I'm wondering if anyone is aware of a customization of LyX (or similar program) that emulates the workspace found in Scientific Workplace. So, for instance, similar colors, toolbar locations, ways of ...
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Lyx wrong numbering in figure and subfigure

the latex source is as follows: \begin{figure}[h] \begin{centering} \protect\caption{Accuracies comparision of different methods \label{fig:comparision}} \par\end{centering} ...
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LyX footnotes do not create footnotes, only text in body [closed]

Ever since I updated my MacBook Air to Yosemite (very late -- just this week), LyX has been malfunctioning in its footnote functionality. I did a fresh install of both TeX and LyX, but the issue ...
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Why does this fail in LyX 2.1.3 but works in .Rnw?

This code works fine in .Rnw but does not work in LyX 2.1.3. In LyX 2.1.3 it throws the following error: Error in getModel.baseGmm(all_args, ...): could not find function "is" Any idea how to ...
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Numerical order of citation - bibliography in Lyx

I'm writing my PhD thesis in Lyx. I'm using a master lyx document to compile the various chapters in their own child lyx file. Each child has its own bibtex bibliography at the end. Articles should ...
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Mac shortcut in Lyx Beamer to have text associated with new frame

What is the Mac shortcut for Alt-Shift-Right in Lyx using Beamer. I have a new environment (new frame) and I am typing text underneath it that does not appear on the slide. In Windows, Alt-Shift-Right ...
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Is there any way to have more than one word in the label in LyX?

In LyX, when I use "labeling" under "Lists", the first word I type is turned into a label followed by a large space. Is there any way to have more than one word as the label. LyX isn't allowing me to ...
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How to increase space/indentation of lists like labels and enumerations in LyX?

When I use a label, it leaves a default space between the label and the following text. I want to increase this horizontal space/indentation by a lot more in LyX, but I'm not sure how to do that. ...
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Changing citation style in LyX from numeric to author-year

I'm trying to change the citation style from numeric to author-year but it somehow keeps both of them (Pyke et al. [4]). As you can see it doesn't show the year, only the ID number. I tried to change ...
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Using 3dplot package in lyx

I'm trying to get the following tikz code to run with LyX: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/the-3dplot-package/ My preamble contains: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{3dplot} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Natbib doesn't add a's and b's to same-author-same-year references

I am using natbib with bibtex8 in lyx to get my references sorted. It all seems to work fine except that natbib does not properly deal with "same-author-same-year" references. Rather than giving me: ...
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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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Hyperref ruins formulas in Lyx 2.1

I am writing lecture notes in LyX 2.1 on Windows and I have recently enabled hyperref in document settings and since then I get strange crossed L marks before every formula I put, e.g.: Anybody ...
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LyX 2.1.3 on Windows 8 Best Long Multi-column Table

I was wondering what the best 'LyX' way was to create a long multi-column (>5 columns) table with unigrams as in Figure 5.8 here. I have seen similar solved queries for LaTeX but I have not been able ...
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Part and Chapter in Header

Following up on this post: earlier question I have problems setting this style for my soon to submit thesis. Actually, it works for the beginning, but not for the entire project (created in Lyx, ...
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Problem with URLs in bibtex file when using new Thesis class/template [closed]

I am using a thesis template for my thesis write up using Lyx interface. For my bibliography, I use JabRef manager to produce .bib file. It works fine except for the entries which have URL values, ...
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How to put notes under table in LYX

I'd like to ask how to write notes under the table (in float) in LYX? I found the following, but it is strangely written (how can a table be at the same time out and in the float???): 'Table ...
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How to reduce Program-Listing line spacing in LyX

Using LyX 2.06. I have a standard document with 1.5 line spacing, but I want my program listings to use 1.0 line spacing. Is there a simple way to do this?
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Instant preview does not work in LyX 2.1.3 on OS X 10.10.2 yosemite

I'm having trouble with the instant preview in LyX. It seems to work in the LyX document about xy pics when I open that from the help menu, but if I generate a commutative diagram in a new doc it ...
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How to alternate row color and specify column color simultaneously in LyX

I'm trying to set column 0 of my table to gray as well alternate its row colors, for example: I've managed to get the alternative row colors working by inserting the ERT before the table: ...
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Why many BibTeX styles under LyX don't work?

I'm testing a well-formatted bib file with a single entry, @misc{various_authors_main_2015, title = {Main {Page}}, copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License}, url = ...
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Convert from LyX/Latex to wordpress post

I have some documents in LyX/Latex and I want them as a wordpress post. I have tried converting latex to HTML (with latex2html) and afterwards, pasting that code in the wordpress editor but everything ...
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Newline in table cell possible?

I am trying to add linebreaks in my table cell but found that Lyx doesnt allow me to. How can I do that?
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Centering figure captions in IEEEtran

I am working on a paper using the IEEEtran template in LyX. I have run into a problem: While the contents (in this case, a table) of the figure float are centered, the caption is aligned to the left ...
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LyX how to reproduce a label [closed]

What can I do in LyX to to reproduce (borders included) you can find a source file (.odt) for the label at address https://mega.co.nz/#F!x1Bx1QaB!wVg-o2BV_RX97PveXMpBGA
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In LyX, how do I indent the paragraph right after an lists (itemize/enumerate) environment

See the example above, I want to indent the second paragraph. The generated .tex file is %% LyX 2.0.4 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really ...
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Lyx and Memoir class - setting stock and paper dimensions

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and the Memoir class. I want to define a non-standard stock and page size. Where do I add the commands \setstocksize, \settrimmedsize and \settrims?