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Creation of a bibliography in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I inserted the bibliography at the end of the document Lyx. I created my. bib with JabRef: citation order is wrong: if I add a new citation, it takes the ...
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How to use Harvard style citation in body of text in Lyx?

I am using Lyx 2.1 with Harvard style referencing (Documents > Settings) but when I cite in the body of text, it renders something like following: In Canada, the for-hire trucking activity ...
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Add an unnmbered section to the table of Contents in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, class document : report. I created a general introduction as unnumbered chapter, but at the table of Contents, the introduction does not exist.
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Insert second slide with Lyx and Beamer

I am trying to create a presentation in LyX using Beamer. I am using LyX 2.1.0. I created a new document, and selected Document -> Settings -> Document Class -> Presentations -> Beamer. ...
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In LyX, how can I remove the title and newline in a subsubsection?

I'm using the KOMA-script article class (\documentclass{scrartcl})and would like to remove the title and newline from the subsubsection, leaving me with a number followed by standard text. Ideally ...
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Increase font size in a .sty file [duplicate]

I've a .sty file that contains the theme for a beamerposter file. I'm trying to increase the font size of the blocks (for both the title and the text within it), but whatever change I do, nothing ...
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Creating a Macro for an n-by-m Matrix in LyX

Specifically, I'd like to create a matrix such as $\left[\begin{array}{cc|c} a_{1} & a_{2} & a_{3}\\ b_{1} & b_{2} & b_{3}\\ c_{1} & c_{2} & c_{3} \end{array}\right]$ But in ...
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Align text in tables in LyX

I want to align the text of one of my tables like this: However, I got this: The header of the table are centered and rotated (in case of the first column header) and the rest of the text are ...
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Curly Quote usage in XeTeX via LyX

I have this preamble in my LyX document: \widowpenalty=10000 \clubpenalty=10000 \raggedbottom \usepackage{dtklogos} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Problems using Expert Fonts

I recently purchased an expert font, Calluna (exljbris). There is only one problem when using the font: The font is encoded with Old Style numbers by default. I don't know how to access the Lining ...
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Setting up a document in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to set the document as follows: font: Times New Roman size: 12 points space between the title and paragraph : 6 before and after
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LyX 2.1 cannot open older Beamer presentations

I have recently upgraded my LyX installation form 2.0.7 to 2.1. Everything was fine until I found out that I am no longer able to open my older Beamer presentations made with LyX 2.0.6 or 2.0.7. ...
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Create 3 blocks in a 2-1 layout in beamer

Is it possible to create 3 blocks in a single frame in beamer with a distribution as shown in the image below? The blocks must have the same width, and block C should be centered. ----- ----- | A | ...
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Problem at the Table of Contents in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. At the table of Contents, no spacing between "a few" under sections.
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make all pages with the same style footer

I use Lyx 2.1. I want to make all pages with the same style footer. The first page of each chapter has its own style (Style No. 1) Other pages have a different style (Style No. 2) is it possible to ...
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Cell borders in tables “disappear”

I'm using LyX to edit some tables and TexMaker, but when I set the background color in the cell, the border line "disappear". For example: http://postimg.org/image/xp2xocp7z/ (one of my tables in ...
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How to frame a figure in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1. I want to frame the figures. I inserted a simple box and I put the figure inside it. But, I encountered these errors :
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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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Header font in LyX

I would like to change the header font in my book ms from serif to sans serif. I've spent much time trying to find the answer on the web. I'm using book (KOMA script) and fancyhdr. Can some kind soul ...
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lyx - Lost table of contents

All has been going well for weeks, but in an attempt to change font-style in headers, I've lost the table of contents: e.g. it doesn't show up in the pdf. **** Here's my preamble: % DO NOT ALTER ...
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How can I define a command before the begin{document} instruction in LyX? [duplicate]

I'd like to use the command: \usepackage{pifont} before the begin{document} instruction in LyX. But I don't know where to put it exactly. Is it possible someone can help me? Thanks!
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Adding background color to table cells in LyX

I'm doing some tables using LyX and I tried to set a color background in the cells , but I got this error: Undefined control sequence \rowcolor {cyan} & The control sequence at the end ...
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beamer doesn't compile

This is a LyX question... I updated my LyX to the latest 2.1.0 and since then it does not compile the PDF file when I use beamer (other files it compiles fine). I get the following error message: ...
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How to use feynmf in LyX?

LyX documentation suggest to to use feyn package to draw Feynman Diagrams, It works fine, but unfortunately too restrictive and simple for my needs, I tried to use feynmf package instead, but it ...
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Lyx bibstyle problems

I'm trying to get citations rendered like this: (Bunks et al. 2001; Alex 1999). Please mind there is no comma after author's name. I already tried natbib, authordate1-4 packes but with no success. In ...
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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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How to include child documents in Lyx

I am new to LaTeX and LyX. For writing my thesis I got 2 files from university: uw_masters_thesis.sty and sample_thesis.tex. The sample file contains \usepackage{uw_masters_thesis} in preamble. If I ...
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Lyx citation style: et al only when three or more authors

I'm using lyx and bibtex for my master thesis. In lyx, I changed the bibliography style from standard to natbib (author-year). The problem occurs when I cite a paper with two authors. The reference to ...
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How can I tell LyX to differentiate between left Alt and right Alt (AltGr / 3rd Level)

To increase my productivity, I would like so simplify some of the existing keyboard shortcuts (in particular Greek letters), by using either Left Alt or Right Alt in a non-interchangeable manner, i.e. ...
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LyX reference problem

I'm having a minor reference problem. Im using LyX 2.1.0 on Mac and Jabref 2.9. My problem is that when I'm making a reference to an article/book, etc. that have exactly two authors it says "and" ...
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Instant preview color in LyX

I'm using the instant preview feature in LyX, which as I understand is based on a LaTeX package of the same name. As I have LyX configured with a dark background - Is there anyway to configure the ...
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Need information to get scientific notation for the coefficient

Good afternoon everyone, I wanted to know if anyone knows how to put scientific notation for the coefficient of a variable. If you look at my results you will agree with me that to get a table with a ...
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Can I save pasted image to last used directory in Lyx?

I save figures in ./fig folder. While every time I paste an image, the file dialog always opens ./ folder for me, then I have to select ./fig folder and rename the image file. Can I make it default to ...
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Writing a thesis in Lyx using a Latex Template - What am I doing wrong?

I'm looking to write my thesis in Lyx as I'm impressed with all the document handling features. I have found, what is called, a Latex template for my university's thesis here: ...
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LyX Table of Contents

I'm new so please be patient. When I Insert > Table of Contents, I get the typical grayed box that says Table of Contents in my user window. However, when I view my doc as a PDF, I get a page that ...
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How to include program listings in C# with custom font and syntax highlighting in LyX?

I'm rather new to LaTeX and use LyX editor to create my documents. There are similar questions but none of them answer how to do that in LyX. I am wondering, how to include a program listing in ...
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Installing KOMA for Mac (Lyx)

I'm new to using Lyx and installing packages, so please be kind and patient. :) I've downloaded the entire KOMA package and folder, but have yet to install it. I will get error messages from Lyx that ...
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Footnotes: Label in paragraph, text somewhere else?

TL;DR: Is there a package that allows writing the text of a footnote after the position where the mark should be inserted? Note that I'm asking about positioning of source code, not about positioning ...
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LyX error - 'Document format failure' for file in temporary folder

I have been working during the last year in my thesis with LyX. Yesterday I opened my file in another computer and when I open it in mine this error appears: What can I do to solve this issue? ...
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LyX table row error

I hope someone can help with this problem. I have a 3x4 table which is too wide for a page if just entered as is. Therefore, I have fixed each column width at 25% of the text width and then used ERT ...
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How to make LyX use prettyref or

In LyXm in "Document Settings" window on "Document class" pane I can choose to use either prettyref or refstyle. However the TeX code looks as if it used ordinary /ref. Why? %% LyX 2.1.0 created ...
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PDF crashes after previewing from LyX

I'm currently having a bit of a problem with LyX and have tried to fix it but to no avail, so I decided to post here in an effort to solve it once and for all. So basically, I'm using the latest ...
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Editing-like style in Lyx

Is it possible to achieve the below in Lyx (words above/under sentences)?
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changing document configuration with lyx

this is my first time with Lyx and what I wat to do is to change : the "Part" into chapter section 1 to section "ChapterNumber.sectionNumber" (1.1) subsection 1 to ...
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How to follow the DRY (Dont Repeat Yourself) in multidoc?

What is the best way to keep the configurations and same content in different parts of the main document reusable from single location (e.g. from child document)? First idea was to have this ...
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Why the LyX getting reset toolbars layout every time it starts?

Every time I open Lyx it doesn't restore already opened toolbars (e.g. version control, table of contents), but instead shows only the default toolbars. How to fix it (make toolbars layout permanent)? ...
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How to make gv (DOT) files work under LyX

I'm using LyX. After adding this gv file using Insert->Graphics, LyX automatically generated a perfect preview of the file, as expected. However, when I try to export or get a preview using dvi ...
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No hebrew shows in DVI (CTRL+D)

I've installed LyX with culmus-latex on Ubuntu 14.04 and set settings according to this tutorial: http://gadial.net/Documents/LyX%20Guide.pdf My problem is that when I preview some document in hebrew ...
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Creating a Table without a caption

I'm using LyX and would like to suppress any caption under a Table. How can I do that?
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How to get Lyx to process aliases from the preamble in the graphical editing mode

I was trying to create my Lyx document in a structured way by defining a new latex command in the preample for the representation of complex conjugation, to keep all flexibility in case I would like ...