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file exporting DRAFT notation [closed]

I am exporting my lyx file to pdf by going to File -> Export -> PDF (pdflaetx) However, when I open my exported pdf file I get a notation at the top of some of the pages with the word DRAFT followed ...
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Cannot copy Red Evil Text in LyX on Windows

I just installed the latest version of LyX for Windows (2.1.2). When I copy a RET and paste it, all I get is the first line of the RET. For example, I click Ctrl-L, enter some lines ("abc", "def", ...
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How can I get LyX to compile child documents selectively?

I am writing a book using LyX. The book is divided into parts which contain chapters. The book publisher, whose LyX layout file I am using, requires the references to be listed by chapters. I am, as a ...
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I need occasional Hebrew letters in my English text

I am writing a humanities work in book format with LyX 2.1.2 in Linux Mint 17. I need text output in PDF format in an English language document with a few occasional words in Greek, and Hebrew. I ...
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Letting Lyx ignore margins for equations only

I'm using the default article template in lyx. I want to add one exception to it's margins preferences - Let equation break margins. I want that in order allow long oneliner-equations.
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Lyx how to call a local .sty file

I created a .sty file that I used locally with a tex file. I mean that I put the tex and the styfile on the same folder (in my documents) and call the styfile as a \usepackage{mycustomstyfile} ...
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Shortcut for typewriter font/style in Lyx?

I want to format part of a paragraph in typewriter font. Is there a shortcut to quickly switch to the typewriter font in Lyx? Or even better: is there a concept like character styles in Lyx so that I ...
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KOMAScript on Microsoft [closed]

I recently recommended lyx to a fellow writer. He downloaded it onto his MS box, but the download evidently didn't include KOMAScript. Questions: Does the CTAN KOMAScript package run on MS? If ...
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Resize figures that are too high or too wide in LyX?

I would like to know how to define a preamble in Lyx to resize the width and the height if the figure is too wide or high. I've already tried this: \usepackage{graphicx} % Determine if the image is ...
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How to force a page break in LyX?

Page break, New page, Clear page, Clear double page functions does not work for me in LyX. I tried to enter them via Insert ->.... and via LaTeX code \pagebreak etc. But I desperately need to brake a ...
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How to modify default parameters in the Algorithmic Environment module using LyX?

I'm using LyX together with the Springer Journal LaTeX template to write a document. I'm also using the Algorithmic Environment module to create an algorithm layout within my document. The problem is ...
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What size should MacTex be? I'm trying to download it and it's huge! [duplicate]

I'm totally new to LaTeX and similar programs. I'm actually trying to get started with LyX as I want something easy to use and basic. I'm trying to download the MacTeX 'distribution' (I think that's ...
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Avoid figures encroaching on page numbers with LyX

I'm using LyX and have figures in floats and wraps but some of them are too high on the page when converted to PDF and overlap with page numbers. Is there a way to avoid this and respect the text ...
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LyX enlarging inserted images

I have a problem with inserting images in my thesis that I write with LyX. Images in exported pdf are always larger than they actually are. Here is what it looks like in the editor, that's the real ...
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How can I modify the preamble in Lyx? [duplicate]

I am using Lyx and need to modify my document's preamble. Where should I add \documentclass[openany]{scrbook} \usepackage{classicthesis} \begin{document} \chapter{A} in order to remove blank ...
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remove blank pages from ClassicThesis

I am using ClassicThesis in LyX. I have problems with the autogeneration of blank pages in the template. At the moment a blank page is inserted infront of a chapter if the chapter would have started ...
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epstopdf error in lyx

I have read many answers here, but nothing work. I have an error in my lyx with eps to pdf conversion. when I use epstopdf in terminal it works, but with lyx doesn't work. this is my latex code: ...
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LyX XeTeX and hyperref error hline

I have a main LyX document with a number of child documents, which have English, Hebrew and Greek text. On compilation, I get an error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@currentHref ...
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Creating an organization chart and flowchart in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to make these two schemes with Lyx : 1-organization chart : 2- flowchart :
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LyX + Biblatex => XHTML (for conversion to ODT)

I am writing a document in LyX (2.1.2) and need to share it for editing and review purposes with others who do not use LyX/LaTeX. I am also using Biblatex + Biber for the bibliography. LyX's inbuilt ...
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Add figures to a minipage

I've been trying to add figures to a minipage in lyx but couldn't really find a way. Does someone know how this is done in lyx?
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How to make a sub-list with numbers (at LyX)

How do I make a sub-list with numbers? i.e.: 1. 2. 2.1 2.2 3. instead of: 1. 2. a. b. 3. Thank you!
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Lyx Convertors for Lilypond to pdf

I want to include Lilypond snippets in my report, but I'm getting an error: An error occurred while running pdflatex "project_name.lytex" I believe I don't have the convertor set up correctly in ...
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Automatic width setting in LyX

Is there any preference setting so that LyX automatically adjusts images width to \linewidth when they are added, instead of doing so by hand whenever a new image is inserted?
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LyX Toolbar off screen

Somehow my LyX standard toolbar went off screen in Windows 8 (I think it may have something to do with the full screen toggle) and I have no idea how to move it to its original position. I have ...
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bflabel undefined

After updating LaTeX (MacTex) with Tex Live Utility the other day I've had trouble compiling using \bflabel: ! LaTeX Error: \bflabel undefined. The document I'm trying to compile is a modified ...
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Lyx - Add appendix after bibliography

How can I insert Appendix after Bibliography ? If I put the cursor after the last character of the bibliography, then the last line of the bibliography is inside the appendix. If I click return after ...
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Can't modify document settings on LyX

I'm running Lyx 2.0.7dev on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I modified a document's language, but the "ok" and "apply" buttons are disabled... why? I already checked the file's permissions and they're "read & ...
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enumitem.sty not found

I'm trying to compile a document on Lyx but it keeps throwing 'enumitem.sty' not found. I installed the BasicTeX package from MacTeX website. Is there anything else I need to install?
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How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?

I've just installed a gantt chart package, which I'm trying to use it in LyX. I attempted to use the first minimal example, but this failed in LyX with LaTeX Error: File 'forloop.sty' not found. ...
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LyX: 'Available Citations' (and .bib files) list blank

LyX seems to be having trouble accessing my .bib files. Precursor info: I use a MacBook Pro with the latest versions of both LyX (2.1.2) and MacTeX. I use BibDesk for source management. I recently ...
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Long file path get out of right margin on PDF

A simple LyX document consisting of one long file path, is wrapped inside the LyX GUI to the next line; but when exported to PDF it 'continues' after the right margin end. I'd expect it to be ...
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Lyx and the beamer class: Itemize breaks frame layout

I'm trying to create a presentation using the Beamer class in Lyx. Following the example, I start a new frame environment, insert a title and add some text. However, if I select some text to ...
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LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut

Using the menu entry Insert > Formatting > Horizontal Line I can insert a WYSIWYG horizontal line into a LyX document. I want to figure out the internal command(s) used to do this so I can set up a ...
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LyX: automatically create backup directory?

I can setup LyX to put backup files into a subdirectory of the current directory by going to Tools > Preferences > Paths and setting "Backup directory" to .backup. However, it then complains if the ...
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No Document classes found in LyX on Mac 10.10 Yosemite [duplicate]

I installed MacTex 2014, and then LyX, but when I start LyX up all the document classes are unavailable. Reconfiguring does nothing. Do you have to add something to the path for LyX to know where to ...
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Customizing bibliography style

In my PhD thesis I need to produce following type of Bibliography: I shall appreciate to get any idea about it using Lyx and JabRef AGUNLOYE C.A., ESURUOSO G.O., AGOJI I., OGUNDIPE G.AT., AGBEDE ...
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In Lyx, what's the difference between view and update pdf?

I can't figure out the difference between view (cmd+R) and update (cmd+shift+R) pdf. Searched everywhere, thanks.
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Contents and References sections translated to Greek

I am trying to export a LyX paper into PDF but the Table of Contents is named "Contents" in English and the same with the References. I would like them to be named "Βιβλιογραφία" and "Περιεχόμενα" ...
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How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?

I've been using SVG files in my LyX documents, on Arch Linux (LyX 2.1.1), but found that when converting to PDF, the default rsvg-convert does a poor job, with many artifacts (e.g. lost text, lost ...
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Wrapfig in LyX causing error “You can't use a prefix with '\begingroup'”

I'm experiencing an annoying issue concerning a book inside LyX with multiple files (one per chapter) and the use of wrapfig. The file ch4.lyx contains wrapfigure floats. When processing this file ...
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Lyx 2.x: Document Class Not Available - Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite PB 3

I'm running the latest Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta, and I ran into a problem installing MacTeX (2014) and LyX (2.1.2). Upon successful installation of both, LyX would launch with an error: "Document ...
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suppress page break before chapter title in LyX

I'm using LyX and need to have the chapters to start soon after the end of the previous chapter. A LyX solution will be most appreciated. Document class report and I am not to change the document ...
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LyX: put space between first and second columns of table

When inserting a table in LyX, there's a space between the first and second rows, which I can get rid of by selecting the first row and turning off "bottom line", or selecting the second row and ...
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Aligning text in LyX: left/center/right

How can I center/right/left align text in LyX? In Microsoft Word, I can just click the 3 buttons on the toolbar.
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Floats appearing in wrong places

In Lyx I'm using float figures. I have to put three pictures one after the other, so three different float figures. When I output a pdf, the floats all appear at the top of three different pages. ...
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Lyx, MiKTeX, yfonts

I have \usepackage{yfonts,color} in my LyX preamble. The chapter begins with (inserted tex code) \yinipar{\color{darkgray}B} When I try to get a PDF output I get this error: Font ...
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Wolfram Mathematica Functions in Lyx

Can I use all functions of mathematica in Lyx? I want to use functions like Solve[]
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How to insert LaTeX formulas in LibreOffice?

I am using Libreoffice normally, but I need have Gauss Matrix (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaussian_elimination) in Libreoffice . I found that Latex can do that. I installed Lyx on Ubuntu. How can I ...
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Need help with LyX

I have two problems: (a) I can't seem to get LyX to convert LaTeX to pdf. I've changed the path in Tools>Preferences>Paths>PATH prefix to where Acrobat is installed but it does not work. (b) All the ...