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Lyx 2.1 Cannot Insert Anything

I am trying to continue writing a document I started a few months ago. When I tried inserting equations into the document the option was greyed out. I just updated to the newest version of lyx ...
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How to justify steps (e.g., citing numbered equations) in a displayed chain of equations

I have a chain of equations in AMS align environment in LyX, and I want to cite numbered equations as justification for some of my steps in the chain (see the picture). I don't know if there's a ...
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Lyx not opening, windows 10

Im having a strange problem. I have used lyx always and last time I used it was a few days ago. Today my computer for strange reasons starting saying it was completely full (0 byte free!). Opened lyx ...
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How to put a footnote in the title in LyX

I would like an unmarked footnote in my title. When I enter the footnote in the title, it does not appear in my PDF. How can I insert an unmarked footnote in the title which appears on the bottom of ...
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LyX: Some author affiliations not showing (achemso)

I have a document in LyX using the "American Chemical Society (ACS)" document class, with several authors from two different institutions. Some authors, however, do not have their institution ...
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shortcut for putting a text in a center of a document (at LyX)

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut for changing the alignment of a text at document (not at math-mode! regular text). The only option that I know right now, is to do it like this: But I'm looking ...
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Appendix Sections [on hold]

I am writing my dissertation using lyx but I am having some small problems with the headings. I am trying to have the title 'Appendix A' as the header of a section. I am defining my appendix using the ...
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Numbering equations in Appendix

I am trying to number the formulas in the appendices in a different way than the rest of the document. Throughout the document I am numbering the equations according to the chapter and section. So if ...
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SVG drawing created by Inkscape not displayed properly on Lyx

I created an SVG figure using Inkscape and inserted it into my Lyx paper. But the figure is not properly display either on lyx or the pdf it generated. For example, an arrow "--->" becomes a line ...
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LyX: use align environment instead of the default eqnarray

I use LyX and it uses eqnarray for multiline equations, which is bad. Is there a way to make LyX use align instead? Thanks.
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Lyx - How to remove some HTML when exporting to HTML?

I don't understand how the preamble works, I tried several times and it did nothing. So keep in mind I'm a newbie, please I use Lyx to write files and then I export to html and I modify the CSS ...
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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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Numbered equations in Lyx

I'm using Lyx and every time I try to enter a numbered equation, the number comes as (1), nothing else. I'm using Insert->Math->numbered equation. What do I do?
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tex2lyx drops underscores and circumflex accents

An old tex-file that I need to edit imports rather well in LyX, but all underscores and circumflex accents are simply removed. That is: when LyX is able to detect that math-mode is active, it ...
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Changing color in mathmode in LyX

I know there are \color and \textcolor commands for changing colors in mathmode. However, these commands have two arguments, so when I enter them in LyX, the first argument "swallows" the command and ...
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Lyx: document cannot be opened

I am writing my very first serious Lyx document for end project of study. All was well and I was having fun until tonight when I tried to open it, it cannot be opened: Error says: Doesn't ...
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How to draw tree tables using lyx?

How to draw tree table using lyx? like below
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Insert hebrew at math-mode (LyX)

I'd like to insert some Hebrew words at math-mode at LyX, like can I inset \text or something like that... There is a way to do this? Even not at \text and by adding special characters (or things ...
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How to make use of selected text using LyX commands and command sequences?

I tried assigning two different shortcuts to inserting powers of ten: command-sequence math-insert 10^{ }; up; math-insert 10^{ } However, if I select some text and then use one of the shortcuts, ...
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Problem with \includepdf in LyX

I am trying to make a different pdf in my LyX document the first pages. When I go to include it, including pagecommand={\thispagestyle{plain}},pages=- in the LaTeX options, I get a blank page for my ...
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Subscript/superscript without using math mode or TeX code box, in LyX?

Is it possible to use subscript and superscript in LyX without entering into math mode or inserting TeX code? For example, can I get H2O to be displayed properly without \ce{H_{2}O} or Tex code box ...
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LYX 2.1.4 and El Capitan: Error converting eps and PDF

I installed LyX 2.1.4. on a Mac with El Capitan. When I insert a pdf or eps figure, LyX displays an error in converting the file; accordingly I can't see the figure in the software. The output PDF ...
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How to add footer in Lyx when using IEEE Transactions class?

How do I add a footer in LyX file when using IEEE Transactions class?
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Can I change options of packages loaded by a Lyx module?

In Lyx, is it possible to change package options of packages that are loaded by modules? Specifically, I tried to set the options of the todonotes package which I use in conjunction with the TODO ...
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Lyx: References not available [closed]

I am using Mendeley to compile my references and papers. I export automatically a .bib file for the folder in question and it appears and updates seemingly perfectly. However, with a ...
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LyX installation error- text class not found- 'Reconfigure' or 'use without latex' option coming

I use win-7, 64 bit. I downloaded lyx bundle 2.1.4 packaged along with miktex 2.9. After installation, when I ran the program , a pop-up appears saying- 'lyx: no textclass found'. In detail, it tells- ...
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Lyx not Opening With New Acrobat Reader

I upgraded to the latest edition of the Adobe Acrobat reader. However, now whenever I try to view a preview using Lyx (Ctrl+R), it does not open. Has anyone faced similar issues? Thanks!
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Define Assumption/Theorem… “numbering text” in Lyx

Is there any way to redefine Assumption numbering in Lyx? For example, in the following example, the Assumption numbering is "2*". Can I do this just for once instead of redefining it globally over ...
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Lyx: Reduce vertical spacing of items [in UI only]

I like to use lists to structure my ideas before writing them down. To organize these notes it is very convenient to have shortcuts to exchange and change the level of indentation (just as in Emacs ...
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Numbering Equations in the following form [duplicate]

I would like to number equations (in increasing order using positive integers) so that the number appears in parenthses (n) in the right margin. Currently, my equation numbers appear in the left ...
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LyX - Hyperrefs to nomenclature entries [duplicate]

I added several nomenclature entries in my document. In the exported document the nomenclature is created where I want it, but there is no link from where the entry is defined to the corresponding ...
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tabularnewline incompatible with rowcolors

I have a huge table I am editing with LyX I tried to use rowcolors to have alternate row colors but it does not work This looks like to depend on the use of \tabularnewline instead of \\ The ...
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Lyx does not compile to PDF [closed]

when i try to export to pdf i get the following error: LaTeX Error: File `luaotfload.sty' not found. so it seems i'm missing some Latex files. i tried the following solutions: ...
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Indentations in Algorithm floats in LYX

I am using LYX and I'm trying to enter algorithms in an algorithm float. Is there a way to have indentation?
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Displaying Text Next to Section/Subsection title in LyX

Within a given section (or subsection), I would like my section title to appear on the left and I want the text to appear immediately after the title of the section as in the following example. In ...
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Editing Distance between Abstract and Intro in LyX

Here's an example of how I'd like my abstract to appear. Note that the amount of vertical space between the abstract and intro is minor. In my document the vertical space between the abstract and ...
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How to Enter Address in LyX in this form

I am currently in article AMS document class. In LyX I'd like to enter my name and address in the following form: Note that there's not a large gap between the author's name and the address. I ...
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Correctly Including Figures in LyX

In LyX I enter a figure/graphic at the end of a paragraph using Insert > Float > Figure. I assume this is the command that I want since I want to include a graphic with a description (please let me ...
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Writing steps to an equation

I am new to LyX, how do I write steps to an equation, and if I want to do an operation on both sides of the equation, something like x+2=2 \-2 x = 0
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Adding keywords to an algorithm in LYX

I am using the method explained in this post to add algorithms in LYX. I wonder if it is possible to add new keywords like (Input, Output, ...) so they appear in bold. I use Algorithm-Style Package ...
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Is there a way to gracefully handle 1 missing bib file when multiple bib resources are supplied?

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9, LyX 2.1.3, and biblatex/biber for bibliography management. I need to have a portable set of project files since I'm working on multiple computers and everything is synchronized ...
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Leaving the current page empty and starting on the next

I'm trying to format a document in lyx so that each chapter or section begins on its own page. Following this question and adding the following to the latex preamble: \usepackage{afterpage} ...
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Parenthesis and Apostrophes in LyX's XeteX don't show [closed]

I've checked many answers online to why Xetex in Lyx doesn't show apostrophes or parentheses, and the answers, like including fontspec and excluding other packages, simply don't work. Here's the ...
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Longtable with threeparttable

Can anyone help me to figure out why this code does not work in Lyx? Despite using longtable, the table gets truncated at the end of page after overflowing the bottom margin. \begin{threeparttable} ...
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How to see the \O in math-mode (at LyX)

I'm using LyX 2.1.2 and when I put (at math-mode) this: \O I see nothing at the pdf file. Do you know why? If this helps - when I look at the source code - this what I see: \L{$\O$} But when I put it ...
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Figure numbers in Lyx and PDF are differnt!

I am using Lyx 2.1 and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for thesis. I need to figures to be numbered for each chapter, i.e. Fig 2.3 for second chapter's third figure. I tried the codes recommended in the forum ...
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Paste command no longer working in lyx

I have been using lyx for a while and everything was working smoothly. Recently, however, I tried deleting a float figure and inserting it at a different point in the document. Following this question ...
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Adding a content page with links to each section and subsection

I am working on a thesis and need to create a contents page so that each entry is a link towards a section or subsection. The current layout I'm using is "Article". How may I introduce a content ...
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Collect number (of citations) from internet

I would like to insert a "dynamic" number in my TeX (actually LyX) file. In particular, I am working on a literature review and would like to add the number of google citations. For example: Grossman ...
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How to remove vertical space between enumerate list and sub-list? [duplicate]

I'm putting together some homework sheets for my maths class using LaTeX (more specifically via LyX) and there's something to do with the bullet points that's annoying me. Look at the following image. ...