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How to convert sty and files to LyX layout

I need to import in Lyx the following layout: brain_damage.sty http://gregorywheeler.org/latex/phil-style1.html How can I convert it to a format that LyX can understand?
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A simple line plot in LyX

I am a LyX user and I would like to use a line plot in one of my papers. This is simply a line with few identified points. For me the points of interest are 24, 32 and 38. Could you please tell what ...
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Unable to change the Chapter Number to Roman numeral alone

When I am using the following command \renewcommand\thechapter{\Roman{chapter}} to set the chapter # to roman. It is also changing the subsection numbering to roman. Do you have any idea, why? ...
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Lyx citation problem with OSCOLA

Since the most recent release of LyX (2.10.20- Yosemite hot-fix), my citations haven't been appearing properly using the OSCOLA style and natbib. Instead of getting the full citation in the footer, ...
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How to add additional references(which are not journals/papers) to the bibtex exported from Mendeley?

I have created a folder which contains a list of scientific journals/papers in Mendeley and then exported the list to .bib file But there is no provision to add something like datasheet or website or ...
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How to insert algorithm pseudocode in Lyx?

recently I found LyX is good for writing notes. But I don't know how to add a piece of algorithm pseudocode in Lyx environment. Could you please help give some advice? Thanks! How could I implement ...
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How do I put color on frame at \xymatrix?

I'm writing *++[o][F-,]{3} at \xymatrix for example. How can I make that the 3 will be green and the frame at red? And one more Q please: How can I make the *++[o][F-,]{3} that will be more dark? ...
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How to contain the Program Listing in the Appendix within the margin?

I have added the Code Listing using - Insert -> File -> Child Document
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How to make the Table of Contents, List of Figures, List of Tables to appear in Uppercase?

The following images depict my Lyx doc which gives the first output when converted to PDF. I am looking to capitalize them. I am using Koma documentclass This is the current Latex Preamble: ...
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Pasting vs typing into LyX

I have this bit of LaTeX code. f(n)=\begin{cases}n/2&\mbox{if }n\equiv0\\(3n+1)/2&\mbox{if}n\equiv1.\end{cases}\pmod{2} I want to see it rendered in my LyX document. If I copy and ...
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How to add text to a page before the name of the chapter in LyX?

For example, as shown in the attached image like in Abstract
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Lyx IEEE Transactions Figure Label Nonstandard

I am using the IEEE transactions template in lyx and I noticed on the figures instead of saying "Fig.1" or "Fig. 2", the figures are labeled as "Figure 1." or "Figure 2." I looked at the most recent ...
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How to use double line in Lyx tables

I want to have double lines in the top row in my tables in lyx. I searched through the site but could not find how to do this.
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Why doesn't Version Control option under File menu work in LyX v2.1.1?

LyX for Windows. Any separate package required? I get the following error : Some problem occured while running the command: ci -q -u -i -t-"init" "Thesis.lyx"
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What are some useful packages in lyx for writing thesis?

Useful packages and how to use them.
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How to set a 5 spaces indentation from the left for all paragraphs in LyX?

In each chapter now the first paragraph is not indented. But, to get all paragraphs to be equally indented I need some steps.
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Run an external script from within lyx

Is it possible to run external scripts from within lyx, passing information about the current file as arguments? I am thinking of usecases like Interacting with file versioning software not ...
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Custom color in keywordstyle for listings under LyX [duplicate]

There are several Questions and Answers regarding the use of listings under LyX. And they mention, or explain, how to enable syntax highlighting. While this is easy to achieve, my attempt to use a ...
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lyx program listing whitespace character

In ubuntu 14.04, I used lyx to write documents in which have source code(C language) embedded. I wrote code by using Insert->Program Listing. For example #include <stdio.h> int main() { ...
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LyX doesn't know `eqref`?

LyX somehow can't use eqref. (I use version 2.0.2 and wouldn't want to update, if possible, since I've set up everything in a very specific way and wouldn't like a new version to perhaps tamper with ...
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What characters cannot be in LyX file name?

After wasting a good deal of time, I re-discovered that LyX file names cannot contain apostrophes, otherwise the typesetting doesn't work. I kept getting a "pdflatex.exe has stopped working" error. ...
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file exporting DRAFT notation [closed]

I am exporting my lyx file to pdf by going to File -> Export -> PDF (pdflaetx) However, when I open my exported pdf file I get a notation at the top of some of the pages with the word DRAFT followed ...
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Overwrite \def to check if the command exists?

LyX supports math-macros, but sadly when passed to the latex processor, they are defined by a \def rather than a newcommand. I have found overwriting commands (e.g. using \def\v{\mathbf{v}}) to ...
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Cannot copy Red Evil Text in LyX on Windows

I just installed the latest version of LyX for Windows (2.1.2). When I copy a RET and paste it, all I get is the first line of the RET. For example, I click Ctrl-L, enter some lines ("abc", "def", ...
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Letting Lyx ignore margins for equations only

I'm using the default article template in lyx. I want to add one exception to it's margins preferences - Let equation break margins. I want that in order allow long oneliner-equations.
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I need occasional Hebrew letters in my English text

I am writing a humanities work in book format with LyX 2.1.2 in Linux Mint 17. I need text output in PDF format in an English language document with a few occasional words in Greek, and Hebrew. I ...
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Lyx how to call a local .sty file

I created a .sty file that I used locally with a tex file. I mean that I put the tex and the styfile on the same folder (in my documents) and call the styfile as a \usepackage{mycustomstyfile} ...
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How can I get LyX to compile child documents selectively?

I am writing a book using LyX. The book is divided into parts which contain chapters. The book publisher, whose LyX layout file I am using, requires the references to be listed by chapters. I am, as a ...
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How to modify default parameters in the Algorithmic Environment module using LyX?

I'm using LyX together with the Springer Journal LaTeX template to write a document. I'm also using the Algorithmic Environment module to create an algorithm layout within my document. The problem is ...
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How can I modify the preamble in Lyx? [duplicate]

I am using Lyx and need to modify my document's preamble. Where should I add \documentclass[openany]{scrbook} \usepackage{classicthesis} \begin{document} \chapter{A} in order to remove blank ...
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epstopdf error in lyx

I have read many answers here, but nothing work. I have an error in my lyx with eps to pdf conversion. when I use epstopdf in terminal it works, but with lyx doesn't work. this is my latex code: ...
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LyX XeTeX and hyperref error hline

I have a main LyX document with a number of child documents, which have English, Hebrew and Greek text. On compilation, I get an error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@currentHref ...
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LyX + Biblatex => XHTML (for conversion to ODT)

I am writing a document in LyX (2.1.2) and need to share it for editing and review purposes with others who do not use LyX/LaTeX. I am also using Biblatex + Biber for the bibliography. LyX's inbuilt ...
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How to make a sub-list with numbers (at LyX)

How do I make a sub-list with numbers? i.e.: 1. 2. 2.1 2.2 3. instead of: 1. 2. a. b. 3. Thank you!
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Lyx Convertors for Lilypond to pdf

I want to include Lilypond snippets in my report, but I'm getting an error: An error occurred while running pdflatex "project_name.lytex" I believe I don't have the convertor set up correctly in ...
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Add figures to a minipage

I've been trying to add figures to a minipage in lyx but couldn't really find a way. Does someone know how this is done in lyx?
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LyX Toolbar off screen

Somehow my LyX standard toolbar went off screen in Windows 8 (I think it may have something to do with the full screen toggle) and I have no idea how to move it to its original position. I have ...
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How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?

I've just installed a gantt chart package, which I'm trying to use it in LyX. I attempted to use the first minimal example, but this failed in LyX with LaTeX Error: File 'forloop.sty' not found. ...
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enumitem.sty not found

I'm trying to compile a document on Lyx but it keeps throwing 'enumitem.sty' not found. I installed the BasicTeX package from MacTeX website. Is there anything else I need to install?
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LyX: 'Available Citations' (and .bib files) list blank

LyX seems to be having trouble accessing my .bib files. Precursor info: I use a MacBook Pro with the latest versions of both LyX (2.1.2) and MacTeX. I use BibDesk for source management. I recently ...
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Long file path get out of right margin on PDF

A simple LyX document consisting of one long file path, is wrapped inside the LyX GUI to the next line; but when exported to PDF it 'continues' after the right margin end. I'd expect it to be ...
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Lyx and the beamer class: Itemize breaks frame layout

I'm trying to create a presentation using the Beamer class in Lyx. Following the example, I start a new frame environment, insert a title and add some text. However, if I select some text to ...
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LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut

Using the menu entry Insert > Formatting > Horizontal Line I can insert a WYSIWYG horizontal line into a LyX document. I want to figure out the internal command(s) used to do this so I can set up a ...
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LyX: automatically create backup directory?

I can setup LyX to put backup files into a subdirectory of the current directory by going to Tools > Preferences > Paths and setting "Backup directory" to .backup. However, it then complains if the ...
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No Document classes found in LyX on Mac 10.10 Yosemite [duplicate]

I installed MacTex 2014, and then LyX, but when I start LyX up all the document classes are unavailable. Reconfiguring does nothing. Do you have to add something to the path for LyX to know where to ...
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Customizing bibliography style

In my PhD thesis I need to produce following type of Bibliography: I shall appreciate to get any idea about it using Lyx and JabRef AGUNLOYE C.A., ESURUOSO G.O., AGOJI I., OGUNDIPE G.AT., AGBEDE ...
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In Lyx, what's the difference between view and update pdf?

I can't figure out the difference between view (cmd+R) and update (cmd+shift+R) pdf. Searched everywhere, thanks.
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Contents and References sections translated to Greek

I am trying to export a LyX paper into PDF but the Table of Contents is named "Contents" in English and the same with the References. I would like them to be named "Βιβλιογραφία" and "Περιεχόμενα" ...
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Why did my TeX-related GUI program stop working in Mac OS X Yosemite?

For example, TeX Live Utility 1.17 and earlier will not work on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If a shell task relies on the PATH environment variable to launch a command, rather than a fully-specified ...
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How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?

I've been using SVG files in my LyX documents, on Arch Linux (LyX 2.1.1), but found that when converting to PDF, the default rsvg-convert does a poor job, with many artifacts (e.g. lost text, lost ...