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How to create a hyperlink shortcut in Lyx?

A section of my pdf report is a collection of web links with comments. I would like to use a shortcut such as CTRL+K to insert hyperlinks. I couldn't find a hyperlink function under the Lyx Tools / ...
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Lyx only properly works as root in ubuntu

I recently updated my ubuntu to 15.04, since then if i open lyx not as root i cannot save files or change documents settings. Only when i run it with root privileges i can change documents settings ...
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How do I add numbers to all existing align environments in a Lyx document?

I saw a similar post at Automatic equation numbering in LyX but it didn't answer my question, so hopefully someone can help me out. I have one of my key bindings set to: command-sequence math-mode; ...
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Sections in Nomenclature using Lyx

I am finalizing my thesis using LyX and I want to make two sections in Nomenclature (One with abbreviations and another with symbols). There a tutorial in lyx wiki about sectioning Nomenclature, but ...
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How to hide graphic (image files) in lyx editor

I use Lyx editor for a document that has a lot of high-res plots (maybe I could downscale the images, but that's not the point), these images are too large when rendered in LyX GUI, for example they ...
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Search for a cross-reference

In the LyX editor, how can I search for a cross-reference for a certain figure, e.g., search for all places where I reference fig:abc? My current workaround is to delete the reference. Then, when I ...
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LyX: viewing error for pdf

I am using lyx2.1.3 and when I try to convert my lyx file to pdf by using command ctrl+r then the message displayed is "directory path to the document cannot contain spaces". I am using adobe ...
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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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chunk ran only once knitr/lyx then error

I am having trouble when I run the following code in lyx, using a script written in R: clean_cache(clean = TRUE) <<echo=TRUE,results='asis'>>= library(knitr) library(RMySQL) ...
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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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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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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 still inserting blank pages between tables in floats

I have a Lyx document with many tables and figures in floats after the bibliography. Lyx is inserting a full blank page (with a page number) between Table 1 and Table 2. Note these tables are rotated, ...
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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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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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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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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LyX View pdflatex does not display automatically in Acrobat Pro DC

I am running LyX 2.3.1 and Acrobat Pro DC under Windows 8.1 64x. Selecting View PDF[(pdflatex)] opens Acrobat but does not display the file. I know that the file is fine, because I can find it on my ...
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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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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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Problem with subimport command in LyX

I have the following structure (folders in italics) master.lyx parts mst mstCh1.lyx preamble packages.tex preamble.tex p1 p1Intro.lyx Each lyx file ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Hyphenation doesn't work and lines overflow with French Babel (Lyx)

I'm using texlive-babel-french (on Fedora) with Lyx, and text overflows instead of having clear cuts because of hyphenation. When I change language from French to English in Document > Preferences > ...
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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 issue with the viewer

I just installed MiKTeX and LyX on my new Apple laptop (yosemite 10.10). When I open an old .lyx file or create a new one the eyes icon on the top left (cmd R) for creating a PDF is inactive, as well ...
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Lyx Beamer enumerate eating first letters of text in Madrid theme

In Lyx beamer environment, enumerate is not compiling properly: the balls overlay the first letters of the item text, and the numbers are to the left of the balls (and invisible because they're white ...
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add citations to the document

I am pretty new to latex and lyx. I am currently writing my project proposal using lyx and got an issue when putting references. I have already created a document using lyx, but I cannot remember how ...
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Finding all italicized words in a LyX document

I've italicized certain words in a LyX document which I shouldn't have. Is is possible to search for or highlight only italicized words within the document? I'd make the changes manually but the word ...