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What software can be used to publish an internal technical journal for my company?

I'm in the engineering department of a young company, and we're playing with the idea of starting an internal technical journal. I've found LyX to be extremely powerful for writing papers, and have ...
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pdfpage and Lyx, avoid superpositions of pages

When I include a pdf-document inside a Lyx document using the function inside Lyx (Insert -> External Material) which calls pdfpages, at least two pages are super-impressed (one appear on top of an ...
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Center part title in Lyx

How can I, in tex code or directly in the Lyx GUI, put the part title in the center. e.g. instead of this: Part I Introduction and Background theory this: Part I Introduction ...
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Lyx: how to get theorem numbers to have three parts?

Using the document class amsart, how can I get theorem numbers to also contain the number of the subsection and not just that of the section? Here is a minimal working example of what I mean, in ...
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Coincident enumeration of images in Lyx

How can I enumerate a list of images, where each image is solely displayed within precisely the same coordinates on the Beamer page? I was effectively doing this by duplicating slides; the first ...
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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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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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How to change the styles (.sty) path in Lyx?

I am using LyX Version 2.1.3 (for Mac Yosemite) Library directory: /Applications/LyX.app/Contents/Resources/ User directory: ~/Library/Application Support/LyX-2.1/ If I go to Tools-> TeX ...
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I want to insert a file into my lyx document not import

I have a lyx file and I want to attach some csv files. I don't want to import the files because most of them are very large tables, rather I would like to so something like what Microsoft word does ...
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What LaTeX / LyX classes, modules and templates are available for novel writing?

I'm very new to LyX and LaTeX, but keep seeing it mentioned while Googling for composing a novel. I'm understanding that it might offer the simplicity of being able to focus on writing the story, ...
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LyX cannot compile correctly my title page [duplicate]

I am trying to make the title page for my master thesis. I found on the internet a template, in which the cover page is given by the following code \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} \textsc{\LARGE ...
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Remove header from the page after TOC and LOF

I am using Koma-script book document class, twosides, and I also use the package \fancyhdr to modify my pages. The problem is that header appears both in the next page after TOC and after LOF, so I ...
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Installing scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class in LYX

I am having problem with installation of scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class. I am unable to install it. I needed help on how to install it. I am using Windows Machine,my Miktex is located in the ...
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Remove header in fancyhdr with new sections

I'm writing my thesis in LyX with the article class. I want my headers to have the "Section X. " except for the pages where the new sections start. Is there any way to do this? My current code is as ...
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Installed Lyx and now TexMaker won't compile

I have been using Latex for a while with no problems. I tend to just copy and paste the preamble from past reports into new ones, and that usually works fine (as you'd expect). However, I have a new ...
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Lyx to Word Export issue

I need to produce a RTF/DOC/ODT document from LyX for my supervisors to comment and edit. The Lyx document contains ERT, master/children docs, hyperrefs, cross-references, svg/png figures, and basic ...
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Why are my en-dashes and em-dashes light gray?

LyX seems to be generating light gray en-dashes and em-dashes in my PDF preview, when I use -- and ---. Why is this happening, and how can I get it to output normal black long dashes? Edit: I'm on ...
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apacite+natbib in lyx: always error “too many }'s”

I spent the last hours breaking my head and the internet over what is wrong with using apacite and natbib in lyx (since I seem not to be the only one...). Here is what I did: in settings - ...
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How to configure complex options for graphics groups in LyX

I have a document with several images from a few different sources. I'd like to indicate different formatting options for each source. I understand I can use graphics groups for this, but I don't know ...
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Margins on two-sided documents using LyX

I have an issue trying to set my margins on LyX. I am using a two-sided document, the box for this option is checked. I've set the value of inner margins (4cm) and outer margins (2cm), but on my Pdf ...
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Change page margins in LyX

I use LyX 2.1, and I want to change the margins of a document as follows: Top and bottom: 2.5 Right: 2 Left: 3 How can I do this? Thanks.
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Setting Folder for Data pgfplots in LyX

I'm trying to get a figure in my LaTeX document, but I struggle to set the search-path I use \addplot[blue] table {invcum.dat}; from the example, however it keeps saying ! Package pgfplots Error: ...
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Writing Hebrew With LyX

I am doing my first steps trying to write Hebrew articles with LyX (Or any other solution). I am using Mac and do not know what to do after I have download LyX. Thanks
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Roman numbering in TOC, LOF and Appendix in LyX

I would be grateful if you could tell me how to roman numbering in lyx of these pages where toc. lof and appendix are located. Thank you in advance!
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Typewriter text without spaces not wrapping in LyX

I'm using typewriter text to highlight program code within my writing, however, long method names without spaces don't seem to wrap to the next line (see Figure 1). It is possible to make typewriter ...
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LyX Thesis Document Class missing

I am writing my Thesis and just noticed that the Thesis Document Class is not available. On http://wiki.lyx.org/Examples/Thesis#toc1 it says that it is included since v2.0 . Is there another ...
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bibtex trouble with elsarticle.cls in lyx

I am trying to work on an article to be submitted to an Elsevier article with bibtex, however I am having trouble getting the bibliography to even show up. I am trying to use elsarticle-num.bst, as I ...
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Ctrl+key doesn't act as expected

Something weird started to happen and I don't know how to change it back. I'm using LyX. Whenever I try to undo something using Ctrl + Z I get this: →; when I try Ctrl + R I get this: ↕; the Enter, ...
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Is it possible to create a LyX Layout Style without vertical paragraph spacing?

When i define a new Style in a LyX Layout, in the LaTeX output there is always two newlines after the LyX paragraph. I can remove the vertical spacing which is displayed inside the LyX editor (with ...
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Getting minted and LyX work together

I need to insert code in my report, so I decided to use minted with LyX, my usual editor. I found a solution for getting minted and LyX together in this post (pwaller answer), by adding a custom ...
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How to use double line in LyX tables

I want to have double lines in the top row in my tables in lyx. I searched through the site but could not find how to do this.
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Math symbol question: Vertical bar for ''evaluated at …''

How do I insert the line "|" after the equation in LaTeX (see image below)? I'm using LyX so if you can point me to the symbol of that line is also OK. I don't know if this line has a proper name ...
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How to reduce font size of TOC on lyx beamer

I am using a LyX beamer template which can be downloaded from this link. I'm having trouble with a large TOC, which can't fit on one page. How can I reduce the font size of TOC, so that it can be fit ...
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Can't install lyx due to libboost_regex.so.1.53.0 not present in OpenSuse

I am trying to install lyx in opensuse with sudo zypper in lyx However, I get the following error Problem: nothing provides libboost_regex.so.1.53.0()(64bit) needed by lyx-2.1.3-109.1.x86_64 ...
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Lyx - “Use class defaults” does nothing

Using Lyx 2.2.1, after clicking "Save as Document Defaults" in the master document (menu Document / Settings / Document Class), I try to reproduce these settings in other files clicking on "Use Class ...
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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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Use custom latex package in LyX

I just downloaded the package stmaryrd and have a LyX LaTeX Beamer document in which I want to insert some symbols with this package (\llbracket). Is there a way to make LyX include the package in the ...
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Exported TOC in LyX centers Part headings

I have two matching documents with notes for two different classes. The document class, preamble, etc. are all the same. In one file, when I export it, the TOC centers the Part headings, in the other, ...
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How to disable hyphens in Lyx BibTex?

Can you prevent all divided-word hyphens only in a Lyx document's bibliography? (example divided-word: "Microwave" becomes Mi- on one line, crowave on another)
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How do I prevent LyX from loading inputenc?

In my (out of the box) configuration of LyX, the line \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} is inserted in the generated .tex file by default. This makes it impossible for me to set different options ...
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How to move text in lyx, preserving the information on changes

I'm editing a manuscript with several people and we are using change-tracking intensively. Now I would like to change the order of two sections of the document without loosing all information about ...
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Defining a Lyx-inset, that always has full line width in the editor

Correction: In the original text I wrote that floats are displayed full-width. This was an error; Just like the "flexi-insets" created with InsetLayout they are only displayed in full-width when they ...
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Custom title font in LyX

(My first problem of compiling at all is solved, so I'm now posing a slightly different question). Hi, I'd like some help with producing handouts for my students. I'm using LyX as I'm far from fluent ...
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How to write code examples in LyX?

I'm using LyX for Hebrew documents. When I add a Verbatim environment with English language, sometimes after a little editing the language change automatically to LaTeX and the compiled Verbatim text ...
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LyX and Jabref problem

I am using LyX 2.0.6 and Jabref 2.9. I am trying to incorporate my bibliography in Jabref into Lyx, however I get the following error message in JabRef: Verify that LyX is running and that the the ...
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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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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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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) ...