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How can I make the LyX - Table of contents (TOC) page be empty after the end of the TOC and not continue with the other pages?

I have created a TOC in my LyX by simply using the TOC from the Insert menu. I have found that after the TOC ends the rest of the page is not blank as expected, but rather what I wrote comes directly ...
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\newcommand for a specific chapter

I write a document with LyX, to which I add PSTricks pictures in ERT sections. I defined a \newcommand in a certain ERT section, and it was available during this ERT section, but not available in the ...
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Cannot insert TiKZ LaTeX code in LyX [closed]

I'm trying to embed TiKZ code in my LyX document. When exporting the document to pdf (pdflatex) I get a blank area instead of the TiKZ output. Here's what I've done: I've added the following two ...
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How to generate a database or reference in bibliography?

I am new to LyX. I want to add bibliography but I don't have any database to insert. So how can I type the references directly in LyX or how to create a database and then insert it? Also is there any ...
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Problem Inserting PDF into LyX Document [closed]

I really hope someone can help me with this as it is driving me mad. I have tried to insert a PDF document into my thesis but when I try to create the PDF, I get the following error: \usepackage ...
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Can I make lyx produce double dollar signs instead of \[ and \] it currently produces for inline math?

I am using LyX to type answers and questions for Math.SE and many times I need to use use inline math (by writing two dollars signs instead of just the one, i.e $$). After finishing typing I copy the ...
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Lyx doesn't generate pdf when using hyperref

If I don't use hyperref package everything's fine, but if I use it, after a while a message appears with something like "Command dvilualatex "filename.tex" has not yet completed. Do you want to stop ...
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Lyx minted environment layout

Before I resolved a problem to set up a minted environment in LaTeX. Now, I would like to add this environment as a LyX layout. I have tried with Style MatlabCode Category MainText ...
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hyperref link to file at position

I'm a newbie. I've figured out how to set up a hyperlink link to a file (in my case, a PDF) on the hard drive. But I would also like to change the starting position when this PDF opens up. This PDF ...
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bibliography author-year style, without hyperlinks [duplicate]

I an confused by the vast BibTeX bibliography styles available in LyX. I can't find the style that fits the requirements of my university. I currently use the "natbib" citation style, and the "...
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hyperlink with beamer using lyx

I am using LyX to build a beamer presentation that has hyperlinks. I create the hyperlink in the following manner: \hyperlink{test}{\beamerbutton{mybutton}} Then, there is a frame after the \...
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Downloading LyX 2.1 Beta1, for Windows

I am considering downloading Beta Version 2.1 of LyX, I am currently using version 2.0.6 I have Three questions. The first is, how reliable is this beta version? Second, which files should I download ...
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Change text color of ToC entries in LyX

I've inserted a table of contents with LyX using Insert->List/TOC->Table of Contents and it is good, but the text color text is red and I want it black. I'm using book(KOMA-script) as document class. ...
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An external file with macros [duplicate]

I have many common macros in all my documents. how can I move them all to external file, and include it in each document?
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Sharing an “Unavailable” layout

I am writing a document, on which I work on several computers, and also with a colleague. The document uses a certain article layout that by default is unavailable on LyX. The LyX wiki page says that,...
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Error of pdflatex in LyX

I prepared a document, which was entirely okay, until some changes have been introduced (perhaps associated with the use of bibliography, or breqn/mh package, or split environment). They lead to the ...
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Putting labels inside section headings

I usually work with LyX, and when I want to label a section (in order to reference it later), I put the label inside the section heading. This usually works, but recently I tried to create an article ...
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How to remove the page number for the title in classicthesis? [closed]

I'm trying to remove the page number which appears in the title page of my classicthesis document. Unfortunately, I can't make it work by using \thispagestyle{empty} probably because classicthesis ...
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Problem installing culmus-latex on ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to get Hebrew to work for my LaTeX/LyX on Ubuntu 12.04. I have TeX Live 2012 installed and the Hebrew works for that. Then I followed the instructions for installing LyX + Hebrew support, ...
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How to change subcaption font size in Lyx?

I want to set the font for captions and sub-captions in my Lyx document to 'large'. There is no issues with changing size of captions, but I can't change sub-captions. Here are the preambles I try to ...
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Lines overrun margins

I use custom 1 inch margins for most of my homework but for some reason LyX likes to ignore the margins sometimes, for example: I don't know why it keeps doing this it happens in a lot of my ...
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Cross reference line number within program listing in lyx

I'm trying to cross reference program code line numbers within a program listing using lyx. From what I can tell, both labels and ERT are disabled within the program listing, but I'm not sure why. I ...
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LyX - undefined control sequence but package seems to be added

I am using LyX with MikTeX and I am trying to use the following command \oiiint but I am getting the following error: \oiiint The control sequence at the end of the top line of your error message ...
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Xetex Hebrew PDF output problem in Lyx

I am trying to compile a document that contains both English and Hebrew. The problem is, that although I have selected Documents | Settings | Use non-tex fonts via XeTeX |LuaTeX, there is no option to ...
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insert -> Senseless!

Working with LyX, I opened the Insert menu in order to insert a label. Accidentally, my mouse selected something else, I don't know what, and before I knew it, I saw the phrase "Senseless!!!" in the ...
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Extracting only the BibTex records relevant to the paper [duplicate]

My colleague asked me to write a page for a paper he writes. I wrote the page in LyX, compiled it to LaTeX, and sent him the TeX files. Then he reminded me that I forgot to send the .bib file with all ...
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Can't modify document settings on LyX

I'm running Lyx 2.0.7dev on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I modified a document's language, but the "ok" and "apply" buttons are disabled... why? I already checked the file's permissions and they're "read & ...
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Typeset a system of equations in LyX

I want to create an system of equation in LyX, like this: Can anyone help me?
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Make a 2cell diagram more beautiful (or less ugly)

I want to draw a two-cell diagram using xypic, the problem is that the bigone label is to long, how can I make the following diagram: looks like this one: using exclusively the two-cell feature ...
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Template for Wedding Order of Service?

I'm trying furiously to design an Order of Service for a wedding in Latex (wedding is tomorrow...lol). I'm also using Lyx to hopefully speed things up. First off, I can't seem to find a suitable ...
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Cannot use a custom document class with LyX

I am trying to use the ACM SIG Proceedings document class for a LyX document. Basically following these instructions: Using custom LaTeX document classes in LyX Step by step, here is what I do: put ...
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How to give color and style to one table in lyx

I have been trying to do something like this in Lyx. As you can see is a very simple style that I been trying to reproduce but without any success. I know there are to many questions related to ...
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Importing in Mass from LaTeX to LyX [closed]

I have tons of tables stored in LaTeX format that I would like to import into LyX. Doing this manually (through file-->import-->latex(plain) ) will take forever and a day. Using tex2latex (text2lyx -f ...
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Converting word to lyx

Is there a tool or script which converts word documents to lyx. This python script works nicely but is not able to preserve the formatting styles of the text. Is there a way to solve this? Note : I ...
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error while importing tex file to lyx

i'm getting this error message An error occurred while running: /Applications/LyX.app/Contents/MacOS/tex2lyx" -f "nrcd.tex" "nrcd.lyx while importing tex file to lyx 2.0.6 can anyone help please?
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Inserting existing table in a float

I have a lyx file with tables which are not in a table float, I need to put them in a new table float . It seems it is impossible to do this in the GUI of lyx, So what are the workarounds to achieve ...
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EPS Figure is cutoff on right when built to pdf, .eps is fine

I have to make an .eps file from a large png for publication in PRL. When viewing the .eps in ghostscript/inkscape/illustrator/... it looks fine, but when I build it into a pdf using latex -> DVI -> ...
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LyX <File> <New from Template> all require special modules, why?

My question is: Where are the LyX templates that don't require installation of extra packages, classes or modules? There isn't one for a novel under New from Template. Months ago I tried LyX without ...
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Reset equation line numbers in Lyx

In Lyx, how can I reset the line numbers between display-style equations? For example, if I have the following setup: Some text Line of display-style equation Another line of display-style ...
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Equations numbers are in the left side [duplicate]

How do I change the equation numbering to appear in the right, instead of the left default side in Lyx?
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How to add an empty line between paragraphs?

I have two sections which I'd like to separate by an empty line. Every time I press Enter, LyX removes that empty line between paragraphs. How do I prevent this?
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What is the Default font for LyX when using Book(Memoir)

I'm using LyX with the following Document Settings: Document Class -- "Book (Memoir)" Fonts / Default family -- "Default" Fonts / LaTeX font encoding -- "Default" Fonts / Roman -- "Default" Fonts ...
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LyX classicthesis bibliography reference style - “et al”

I am using the classicthesis LyX template (http://code.google.com/p/classicthesis/), and was wondering how to change the format of the references in the bibliography? At the moment, the bibliography ...
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Renewing section with bfseries and makeuppercase on LyX

I want to define a new section style with the following \renewcommand\section{% \@startsection{section}{1} {\z@}% {-3.5ex \@plus -1ex \@minus -.2ex}% ...
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How can I automatically copy a LyX-generated .aux file to the working directory for cross referencing?

This is a follow up to: Using the xr package in LyX (for cross-referencing an external LyX document) I have two LyX documents, called draft.lyx and supplement.lyx. I need to compile them into ...
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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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Hebrew text in English LyX file

I have a LyX paper that needs some text (specifically, text within a table) to be in Hebrew. Culmus is installed, language hebrew is mapped to F10. linguistics module is activated. When I try to ...
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LyX linguistics module - table within example

Using LyX with the linguistics module. I want to have a table as a Numbered Example. When I insert a table float after the example, the number appears after the table on the PDF, rather than before it....
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LyX: Insert bullet list inside table cell

I want to add a bullet list inside a cell, but .. I can't.
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Issue with sliding a label in xypic using LyX

I want to slide a label so I use the tex code \xymatrix{A\ar^(.25){f}[r] & B} Using directly this code as latex in LyX works, but I want to do the same thing in equations environment in LyX, ...