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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Using Lyx default 'Bibliography Environment' with Natbib

I'm trying to use default Lyx Bibliography environment with Natbib option, since i want to be able to change the citation style (i.e. author, year or author(year), etc.). On this page in says (https:/...
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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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Error making a spreadsheet inset in LyX - How to make a spreadsheet inset in LyX?

I am running LyX on Windows 10. I made an inset of a spreadsheet called temp.ods, by going Insert-->File-->External Material... and then selected the spreadsheet. I keep encountering the following ...
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Lyx separates my footnotes

How can I set all the footnotes to have the same space between them? As you can see in the pic Lyx by default separates some of my footnotes. But I would like to have them all sticked together.
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view dependencies within lyx file

I have a lyx file that has a bunch of child documents (tables) embedded in it. How can I generate a list of these external files that are included in my main file when I compile (pdflatex) it? This ...
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Warning: uncodable character in LyX lstlisting

The problem I'm trying to insert the output of the tree command into a Program Listing field of LyX. The text is the following: exampleFolder/ ├── 01.mp4 ├── 02.avi ├── 03.mov └── 04.mpg If this ...
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If I have a double quote ' " ' in my text it shows up in the pdf as \textquotedbl{}

I am new to latex. I am running xubuntu 14.04. I am using Lyx 2.0.8. I can write, compile to pdf then view the pdf. Unfortunately, if I have a double quote ' " ' in my text it shows up in the pdf as \...
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Stop lyx from compiling

Is there any way to stop Lyx from compiling? (I am using Lyx with knitr, so the compilation can take very long. Sometimes, I often find errors while Lyx is still compiling. As I cannot cancel the ...
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lyx to pdf faulty [closed]

Why did I get this LyX: Cannot view file File does not exist: C:/Users/tekabu_t/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.Hp5536/lyx_tmpbuf2/newfile1.pdf OK when run my lyx file? Can someone help to ...
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Using APA style referencing in elsarticle class document?

Ive just had my paper sent back to me by the editor of a journal I submitted to and was instructed to change the referencing system of my paper to APA ver. 6 style. Text: Citations in the text ...
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Help installing document class for LyX on Mac, unsure on where to start

I'm trying to download a document class from a university, and would like to use this for my thesis. However I'm very new to all of this, and so really have little clue on where to start. The ...
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Template - Arbitrary Spacing in Lyx Formal Lab Report

I've been using Lyx and an MIT Template that is available from the link below (also including a minimal example) to write my Formal Lab reports for my undergraduate Physics labs. I (and my tutors) ...
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Lyx Table of Contents formatting [closed]

I have inserted a table of contents but have found when I create a pdf of the file the formatting is not good with the figure number over the image name. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Prevent formulas from execution

When I need to correct the formula in the middle, I click on the middle of the formula, and the formula always changes it's mode from something like an "executed" mode to something like a "working" ...
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LyX: Find and replace Page Break with New Page

I want to change all the Page Break's in my LyX document to New Page. How do I do this quickly (I have a 400+ page document)? The advanced search doesn't seem to be able to find Page Breaks.
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Changing layouts without restarting LyX?

I'm using LyX to layout a booklet of speeches from a conference based on the Editorium LyxBook layout. I've been modifying a lot to meet our needs, and when I started on that a few weeks ago, I found ...
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Renaming/redefining bibliography results in tocbibind to not work

So, I'm working on my dissertation and am trying to get the bibliographies to show up in the table of contents at the correct level. I need a bibliography for each section, so I am using chapterbib. ...
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How to insert /_/ in lyx math mode?

I am editing an xymatrix in LyX, and in order to curve some of the edges it requires me to be able to insert /_/ in math mode. However, every time I type that sequence of characters, LyX converts it ...
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I can't place a table float where I need it in Lyx

I try to place a table at the end of a paragraph, but it doesn't matter what I do, it always goes to the bottom of the document. I set the configuration of the float, but it doesn' work. And in ...
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Edit IEEEtran layout file

I'm using the IEEE transaction class with lyx (IEEEtran layout) and I need to define this options [12pt, draftclsnofoot, onecolumn] When I'm using this line in the custom layout settings only the ...
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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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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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LyX — QED symbol same as last line of the proof (instead of line below)

I understand that usually for LaTeX we do \qedhere to force the QED symbol to appear where you want it. How do I change the Proof environment in LyX to get LyX to do the same thing? Right now if I ...
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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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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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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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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 \left(-1-\lambda\right)\cdot\left(1-\lambda\...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 this?...
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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 LyX,...
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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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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