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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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how to have page number in top right without section name in header?

I need the page number in top right but I do not want the section show in header.. is there another way to do that?
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problem with page numbering

I'm using book documentation and the page number shown in top right, and that is exactly what I need. my problem is the first page, the number shows in bottom center. why did this happen?
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How to make a Lyx shortcut for a math expression

In typing up my work I frequently use the same mathematical expressions, for example \leq \epsilon. In Lyx I must type it this way and then invoke the math function; or else select the symbols from ...
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How to create this Curly brackets around tikz-tree?

If I'm using lyx and I have a tikz-tree, how can I create Curly brackets like those and write above them:
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Implement shortcut in LyX for Itemize environment nested under Lemma

I want to implement a shortcut in LyX that I can use to insert my own itemize environment. The reason for implementing is the following: because when you want to add a itemize environment the Lemma ...
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Increase spacing in TOC (LyX)

Below is a screenshot from my LyX-generated TOC. As you can see, for subsection 24.10, there isn't a nice space between the subsection number "24.10" and the title of the subsection. How do I fix ...
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New chapter after Appendix in LYX

Is it possible in LYX to start a new chapter after Appendix??? seems like no matter if i start a new chapter or paragraph, it continues writing in Appendix.
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Adding DOI goes out of the page

I am using LyX for my CV. When I add my list of publications, many of them contain DOI's. And the problem is that when I generate the PDF, the DOI's are not "cut" or "hyphened", so that line contains ...
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How to enlarge the curly brackets in Aligned environment in LyX

I input multiple line equations following the fantastic answer to my previous question. The only problem is that the curly brackets are too small. I tried the suggestions in the detailed manual of ...
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lyx: table goes out the page margin

how to solve this problem? I tried to change the font size and text width and none helped
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In Lyx how do I set up a display formula over several lines

In Lyx, when I have a long equation in display mode I would like to display it over several lines for readability. But whenever I try to do that Lyx gives me an empty table. Is there some tex ...
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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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LyX Enumerate how to size item number

When I go into the Enumerate environment in LyX, it generates item numbers, but they are much larger than I would like. Is there a way to specify the size of the item numbers?
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Harvard citation in LyX gives “author?” or “year?”, using bibDesk

Hi and thanks for excellent forum! I am attempting to use bibDesk with LyX. I save the file in bibDesk (text encoding Unicode UTF-8), import it in lyx with style plain, and change the bibliography ...
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How to creat hanging indent reference list in Classicthesis LyX version

I already have a completed hanging-indent reference list in word, which I want to reproduce in LyX. I want common hanging indent without [number] in front (this is an example from the APA website): ...
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How to remove unwanted vertical space between paragraphs in Classicthesis LyX Version

I am using the latest Lyx version of classicthesis: classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8. It seems that whenever there is a section or subsection, subsubsection title as a first line in the next ...
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Long Math equations cause unwanted vertical paragraph spaces in the previous page in Classicthesis LyX version

This issue is identified as the cause for my previous question about unwanted space. In short, since the equation is about 1/3 pages long, it causes stretching in paragraphs and consequently leaves ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] in LyX Classicthesis

I use classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 I got this error message when I load hanging module into the parent document (probably my personal issue, as I tried it on the newly downloaded template, ...
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Elsevier format 2 columns in Lyx

I would like to use Elsevier class to create paper in 2 column format as shown in authors guide: http://cdn.elsevier.com/assets/pdf_file/0011/109388/elsdoc.pdf (last page). I am using Lyx and kept the ...
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How to have Appendix A, Appendix B, Appendix C… in Classicthesis LyX version

The Classicthesis LyX template presets the Appendix as a chapter (or a child document), with chapter number "A". So the first section appears as A.1, and the first subsection appears as A.1.1 and so ...
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How to cross reference across child documents in Classicthesis LyX version

I have perfect solution for cross referencing propositions etc within each Chapter, that is, each child document, see my previous question. but I am stuck again in cross referencing them aross Chapter ...
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How to cross reference theorem lemma etc as for example “Theorem 1” in LyX

I have loaded the theorem by type and theorem by type within Chapter (TIP for learner:add the first in order to add the second). So I use theorem environment for different types: proposition, ...
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How to customize subsubsection to have the usual four-digit numerical number in Classicthesis in LyX

I am using latest LyX version of classicthesis template. What I want is the one including the numerical number, which is normal setting under document setting "book": What I get under document ...
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(LyX) Disable footnote links

Similar to this question, I have the problem where the hyperref footnote link sends me back to the title page. I'm trying to add "hyperfootnotes=false" as an option in the LyX > Document Settings > ...
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How to use biblatex bibliography database in latest Classicthesis LyX version 4.2

I am using classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 issued in Sep 2015. I already have a bib. file by converting endnote to bib. (endnote staff confirmed with me that the file is well-converted). ...
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How to remove unwanted spaces above and below equations in classicthesis in LyX

I am using latest LyX version of classicthesis template. When I import the latex code converted by word-to-latex into LyX, there are unwanted space above and below each equation (usually two extra ...
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How to have a single vertically centred equation number for multiline equation in LyX

What I want is a single equation number located between the second and third lines (vertically centered behind the lines) like in Section 18.6 of the LyX detailed Math manual: In Lyx, I choose ...
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How to avoid figures to be pushed to the end of documents in LyX

I am using latest LyX version of classicthesis template. I know there is a similar question, but it is in LaTeX, not LyX. I have limited knowledge in LaTeX, so I really appreciate it if anyone can ...
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lyx keyboard shortcut for writing a certain word or sentence

Is there a way to define a shortcut for writing a word. I am tired of writing Ti-6Al-4V all the time in my thesis so I want to define a keyboard shortcut like Shift+t+i and Ti-6Al-4V will be written ...
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Non-pagebreaking return in LyX

I know that in TeX, I can issue \\* to make a new line without a page break. How I do that in LyX?
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how add bibliography to a LYX report

I'm writing my report using LYX . I have to integrate bibliography reference. I would know if there is a package to add.
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Software for creating beamer presentations

Lyx provide a simple Gui to create latex presentations. But has lot of limitations. Ultimately you end up using latex mark up. Is there a better program to create latex presentation similar to lyx