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Springer author-date bibliography in Lyx

How can one set-up LyX to succesfully compile at least the provided Springer example? How to reproduce: New from template -> springer/svjour3.lyx Delete the two missing images in the figures or just ...
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Runtime logs and command prompt in Lyx?

LyX is a GUI based editor. The ability to see which LaTeX things are loaded each time would be useful. Example is Trial 5 where I try to determine whether Lyx loaded the aaltothesis.cls correctly. So ...
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Aalto custom CLS file in Lyx?

Oxford has instructions to set up CLS file for Lyx here so this thread for Aalto uni. So How can you use Aalto custom CLS file in Lyx? Aalto files CLS file (copy here) Aalto Thesis LaTex ...
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(Lyx) How to install pdfpreview and how to export it into pdf?

I'm a Mac user and there's no preview option. I searched around on the tutorial and found that I have to install a software in order to have instant pdf preview. Is there anyway I can preview my ...
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Prevent Lyx from automatically including packages

Lyx question here, I think it applies to no particular version. When I include external graphics, Lyx automatically adds \usepackage{graphicx} to the beginning of the generated TEX file. However, ...
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How can I call unicode characters in LaTeX or LyX?

The only way I know to use Unicode characters in LaTeX involves another program such as Word. I'll discuss an example, the inexact differential symbol đ. U+0111 is đ, so in Word typing 0111 followed ...
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Table keeps going off the text width

I have been using LyX 2.1.4 on Manjaro Linux. LyX works great and I get great quality work done on it, however what keeps me from moving my workflow into LyX is this annoying problem with tables. If ...
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LyX is changing horizontal spacing between words depends on the line's length - it even changes the page margins

I'm writing a paper in Hebrew and the margins of the equations from both sides is just too small, IF the line is long. What I mean that it feels like LaTeX is trying to push too much into 1 line, it ...
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Omit Date from LyX Titlepage in KOMA-Script Book

By default, when using Lyx with the KOMA-Script Book class, the date is shown below the title and author name on the titlepage. I would like to omit the date from the titlepage. Is there a way to ...
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LyX: Can't compile with \usepackage{algpseudocode} with Language that isn't English

I'm pretty new to LyX and Latex. I'm writing a paper in Hebrew and I want to add an algorithm in English. So I'm adding \usepackage{algpseudocode} to the Preamble and pasting some example algorithm. ...
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Re-installed LyX on Windows 8 laptop; pdf preview doesn't work

At first, LyX was popping up an error message (something to the effect that it couldn't find some sort of MiKTeX thing; I'm sorry I didn't write down the exact message). Anyway, I was able to fix ...
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subscript and superscript in Lyx leave large gaps in onscreen editor

When I insert superscript or subscript formatting using the Insert>Formatting menu in Lyx, it leaves a large gap between the sub/super-scripted text and the preceding text. This does not happen when ...
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Is it possible to insert standalone images in lyx

I'm trying to insert an image into a document. Inserting it as: \begin{figure} \centering\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figure_name}\caption{Description} \end{figure} Leaves an entry of type "Figure x....
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Is it possible to omit references at the bottom using tufte-handout in Lyx?

I find the bottom references to be redundant, while using the tufte-handout layout. Is there a way, in Lyx, of omitting the references at the bottom, leaving only the citations in the sidenotes?
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Lyx can no longer find images

I have update a number of images in lyx and changed the contents of images but not their path. I import images as follows: \begin{figure} \centering\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figure_name_1}\caption{...
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Lyx with template

after having written large parts of my dissertation in lyx - I would need to adopt a template for formatting 1 . Can somebody tell me how to reformat my lyx document in a way as to have it in that ...
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Lyx cannot generate hyperlinks as references

This question is related to this one. I have a bibtex file containing a number of references some of which are only links to a number of domains. The entries in the .bib file are of the form: @Misc{...
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Thickness of lines in a table in LYX

I would like to increase the thickness of the top and the bottom lines of the attached table in Lyx. I tried command \newcommand{\hthickcline}{4} as shown in the attached Lyx file but it does not work....
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Changing header style in Report [on hold]

I am using LyX and I am writing my thesis using the report class (two-sided). I put in Latex preamble the following code: \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} \fancyhead[LO]{\footnotesize \...
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LYX citation reference style

I'd like my reference would look like this (based on Chicago 16th ed. (Author-Date Style) ): Stabell, Charles B., and Øystein D. Fjeldstad.1998. “Configuring value for competitive advantage: On ...
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Is it possible to replace certain words in a subdocument in LyX? How?

I have an amount of LyX-subdocuments that should be recombined into a new (main-)document via input. I would like to replace certain words in the subdocuments when the publication is generated ...
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LyX Hyphenation Not Working

I need a little bit of help troubleshooting this. I'm also not too sure on what I can provide and how to provide it, but here's what I have: LyX 2.1.2, with options in "Preferences>Language>Language ...
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Inputenc error in bibtex during pdf output

I'm not very good with tex stuff, and although I'm a capable linux user, latex has always been a problem for me. My situation. I'm writing a thesis document. OS : Debian 8 Lyx : 2.1.2 Jabref : 2.1 ...
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LyX - export with custom document class [Linux]

I have a document written in lyx, which is supposed to be exported to pdf file on Linux. I write it on Windows, but then I commit the .lyx file to repository and it's suposed to be exported to PDF on ...
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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" ...