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How to keep LyX from using babel?

I'm writing a document using the copernicus_discussions.cls document class. This document class doesn't work when using babel. So I need to keep LyX from automatically using babel. However, even ...
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how puts a long table in two columns [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Balancing long table inside multicol in LaTeX In a document without columns, how puts only a long table in a two columns to save space ? Others possible duplicate ...
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Exporting database with Zotero so urls will be exported to bibtex with \url command

When exporting a database or collection within Zotero to BibTeX, a URL will not be enclosed with the \url command, thus rendering links not clickable in Lyx when hyperref enabled. Is it possible to ...
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fncychap messes up bookmarks

When using fncychap, some of the bookmarks pointing to an appendix is linked to a random chapter. If I avoid using the package, which I am hoping not to, the bookmarks are all fine. I am using report. ...
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LyX: change PDF viewer

In LyX, how can I set Ubuntu's document viewer (Evince) as the preferred PDF reader for the generated PDF files? All of a sudden it started using Okular, which I don't like all that much.
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LyX: add multiple authors

In Lyx, I have to insert 3 authors in an article. For each one of them I will have to specify their email address and the university they belong to. Two belong to the same one: author_a, ...
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lyx export suitable for journal publication [closed]

I know there are a few posts about this but i dont think they are sufficient. I wrote a paper in lyx and need to submit the contents of it to a journal (a common need). So the figures (png's, pdf's, ...
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Lyx: first chapter line indented

In Lyx, how can I make sure that the first line of each Chapter is indented? I'm writing a "report" document, if that matters.
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Lyx/Xetex/Texlive2009, error: Font \zf@basefont=Arial at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file or installed

I just lost my laptop and reinstalled Ubuntu (12.04) on my new laptop (texlive 2009, as it comes pre-installed). My local TEXMF tree had luckily been backed up via Ubuntu 1. After installing I have ...
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Lyx: can't import LaTex file

I'm trying to import this latex document into Lyx (version 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04), but it fails and won't give any explanation about the error: Lyx: cannot convert file An error occurred while ...
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Using 3dplot package in Beamer

I'm trying to make a 3d plot by adapting the one from the beamer gallery. I'm using LyX 2.0. I keep getting an error that LyX can't compile the file because it can't find \begin{document} ...
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LyX citation styles after insertion

I'm using LyX with the bibliography set to natbib > Author, Year in Document Settings and plainnat in the bibliography settings. So far, so good. This has the desired effect within the bibliography ...
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Globally set a word in Small Caps (or italics)

I am using Lyx with Preamble. I am working on a project where the abbreviation "hon." needs to be set to small caps globally. (/sc). Tried to use \renewcommand, no luck there.
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Longtable caption below table in LyX

In LyX I've created a longtable. In LyX the caption is below the table but in the PDF it is shown above the table. Is there a way to force the caption to be below the table in the PDF without ...
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elsarticle figure to left in LyX

I use elsarticle 2 docment page in LyX. I put figure in left column partion and use \resizebox{3.4in}{!}{ Figure.png } to make it smaller But I still need to align the figure to left of the page ...
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elsarticle table and figure caption

I want to change the caption of elsarticle in LyX for table to be and for figures to be Mine is the following: I use the caption package in document preamble ...
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How to decrease space height (margin) between equations

I want to decrease spaces(margin) height before and after equations because I found big space when text end and display formula appears or between equations each in separate line. Also I want to do ...
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how to justify left all numbered equations

I use displayed numberd formula in lyx the equations are appears in middel I want to justify left the equations I used elsarticl 2 column page format
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How to refer to table in lyx

Inside the float table box I add lyx:label but when inside the text and choose insert crossreference and choose the table label the text appears as ?? The reference to numbered equations appear ...
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Can LyX automatically save the PDF output in the same folder?

I use LyX 2.0.4 (on Mac OS 10.7) and would like it to do the following: whenever I hit "View" it should automatically save the pdf output of the lyx file in the same folder the lyx file resides. ...
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how to bold equation in lyx

I have equations inside text. I tried to bold equation from lyx text style->series bold but only text is bolded but equations are not. I can make font larger for equation and other options but bold ...
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Hyperref to external file in LyX

I have two separated folders, each includes LyX files with the needed attachments (pictures...etc.) , I found that I need to to use zref-xr package to make hyper cross references between those files ...
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Is it possible to search for bibtex citations in Lyx

In LyX, is it possible to search for a citation I've already inserted by BibTex key? I'm inserting references from a BibTex file using Insert -> Citation. For example, I would like to find all the ...
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Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed

I teach academic writing to computing students and one of the tasks they have to carry out is to compile a set of research notes which can then be developed into an essay. I find that the Cornell ...
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LyX, LaTeX, LaTeX2e

I need to know (for publication reasons) which are the features of LaTeX2e and the differences between LaTeX2e and normal LaTeX. On the other hand I'm working with LyX. I have no problems in ...
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Problem with \maketitle in moderncv

I downloaded the moderncv template for LyX, I tried to compile it but this error appears: \maketitle Your command was ignored. Type I to replace it with another command, or to ...
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TikZ in LyX: Package tikz error?

I am trying to compile a document that uses the tikzpicture and pgf packages, but I am getting this error UPDATE Code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{semilogyaxis}[ ...
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Floats appearing in wrong places

In Lyx I'm using float figures. I have to put three pictures one after the other, so three different float figures. When I output a pdf, the floats all appear at the top of three different pages. ...
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In Lyx, how to change the “Part” section to “Chapter”?

I am using the default Lyx document "article". My sections range from "Part" to "Subsubsection". When I compile my pdf, I would like to replace "Part 1 Title1", "Part 2 Title2", etc by "Chapter 1 ...
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want table to look like this

I use lyx with elsarticle class with two-column document but I made span columns so table will span over the two columns. I tried it with adding the caption package: ...
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How to get the page numbers within the margins specified in the settings in Lyx? [closed]

I have specified the right, left, top and bottom margins in the Lyx settings under Page margins, but the page numbers appear outside those margins. How can I force the page numbers to be within the ...
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In Lyx, “Part” section in Arabic numbers and numbering the rest of the sections accordingly

The default in lyx is to have I. First part (roman number) Section 1 1.1 Subsection 1 and I'd like to have First part (arabic number) 1.1 Section 1 1.1.1 Subsection 1 etc. Any ...
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Lyx: remove subsections from table of contents

I don't want subsections to appear in the table of contents of my Lyx document. How do I turn them off? I went to Tools -> Settings -> Numbering & TOC, but it won't let me modify anything. What ...
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How to define a hotkey in LyX to insert an inline listings?

In LyX, I can define a hot-key for listing-insert. But in this case, what appears is the \begin{lstlisting}...\end{lstlisting} environment. In fact I want to insert a inline listings command ...
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Ruby Code Highlight in Lyx / Latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ruby highlighter for LaTeX I am working on a tutorials document / short book and I was wondering if there is a way to use Ruby colour code highlight within Lyx ? I have ...
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Changing default paragraph style in LyX

I tried for couple hours changing Chapter, Paragraph...etc styles (especially font and it's color) in LyX, I managed to do that by modifying layout files (for example db_stdsections.inc) by simply ...
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Can a LyX (RCS) “revert to repository version” be undone?

In LyX I accidentally clicked 'Version Control' -> 'Revert to Repository Version' as it's just below 'Check In changes' option. This resulted in loss of all work since last check in, and using ...
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Lyx bibliography displaying section number

I am using LyX to write my thesis. I am using a BibTeX Generated Bibliography (generated in Jabref) which works fine. I just have one problem, in the actual PDF, the Bibliography section after each ...
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Two Page Numbers in One Page

I am using LyX to layout a collection of essays. There is one page-number-position per spread in the design. Please find the example below. Instead of showing 59, is it possible to show 58—59? I am ...
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problem with numbering when exporting to latex

I am using LyX, and want to export into a LaTeX format. I did it, but when I compile, the number of citation or reference does not appear and a question mark appears instead. Does anyone know how to ...
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Clean import of LaTeX into LyX: environment instead of ERT [closed]

I am importing a LaTeX code into LyX. This code has multiple uses of amsmath environments (lemma, theorem etc.). After importing, all theese environments turn into ERT boxes in LyX. I was wondering if ...
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Syntax Highlight in “Insert TeX code” in LyX?

Is it possible to show syntax highlighting in the "Insert TeX code" boxes in LyX? This would be very handy when one wants to input something longer using code.
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Similar header format for my company

I need to reproduce the following header format: Please help; I'm a completely starter at LaTeX or TeX. I work with LyX and this is included in the document's preamble: \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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In LyX, how do I indent the paragraph right after an lists (itemize/enumerate) environment

See the example above, I want to indent the second paragraph. The generated .tex file is %% LyX 2.0.4 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really ...
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Lyx: fails to insert nomenclature

I am having problems inserting nomenclature entries using Lyx. I enter the symbol and description, press OK, and the nomenclature entry is not made ( ie no box Nom: ...) [no error messages]. I haven't ...
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Is it possible to change the font of line numbers in a code listing?

Using LyX I can add line numbers to my code listing. However, these are in the document (serif/Roman) font and look strange next to code blocks (Typewriter font). Is it possible to change the font of ...
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Changing length of an arrows from a vertex to itself

I'm working with LyX. I would like to change the length of an arrow from a vertex to itself. I would like to make the arrow stretch longer up before returning down to the encircled vertex. The code I ...
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Getting email address as endnote in LyX revtex document

I'm having trouble getting the author email address to appear as an endnote -- marked with a letter -- in a LyX revtex document. Instead, it's showing up as a footnote. Here's a .lyx document and an ...
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How can I force LyX to rebuild intermediate files for clean PDF display?

I am working on a multi-file document in LyX (my thesis) and occasionally have problems where LyX seems to rely on old version of intermediate files when updating the PDF output. Is there an easy way ...
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Some styles work in Lyx's BibTeX Generated Bibliography, others don't

Some styles work correctly for Lyx's BibTeX Generated Bibliography, others give errors. For example, if I set the style to IEEEtran, then all is well. However, if I set it to apsrev, I get output ...