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Putting a famous quote in LyX

EDIT: By a comment below, I learned that what I'm asking is: How do I add an epigraph in the beginning of a section? EDIT: I managed to use the epigraph package. I'm importing it in the LaTeX preable ...
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TikZ in LyX - compiles, but acrobat says the pdf has an error [closed]

I'm using LyX. I'm trying to use TikZ for the first time (to draw graphs, specically - trees). The LyX code compiles and the pdf is created, but when I open the pdf, Acrobat reader says: "An ...
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memoir margins and hyperref

I'm trying to use the hyperref package with the memoir class but the bottom margin of the document is no longer 2 cm as I set it. Rather, it seems like there is no margin at all. When I remove the ...
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Place image/figure beside text {Lyx}

Is it possible to place an image beside (right or left) my text in LyX ? something like that : (The screenshot is not mine)
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Multi-Document Thesis in Lyx Across Many Computers

I've recently migrated to LyX from LaTeX, recognizing some of the tradeoffs. There is one however I can't seem to work with. I have a multi document LyX project, it's my thesis. I have a main file ...
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How to typeset converge in probability in lyx or latex?

I'm a new user for lyx, and I am wondering how you can put the p above that right arrow?
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Recreating a renewenvironment using the \renewenvironment is creating a side effect!

I have a buildin environment in a module theorems-ams-bytype.inc (in lyx) example, which i copied and created a duplicate with required changes for a environment called as pitfall. Style Pitfall ...
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Using LyX bibliography sorting order is not working [duplicate]

I am new to Lyx and have spent the better part of a week getting things to work correctly. I am stumped how to fix the problem of the bibliography sorting order not working. I have a LyX file like ...
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In Lyx, I am trying to create a module for “Illustration”

I am trying to create Illustration drop down in Lyx. For this I am creating a module in the lines of theorems-ams-bytype.module and theorems-ams-bytype.inc. This is the code inside it: Style Example ...
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Modify example dropdown in memoir

In LyX, in book format memoir, the drop down has the Example format. Just wanted to know how do I change this Example format layout. Or where is the code to be changed. Edit: The example might be ...
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Avoid short sections at the end of page

I am using LyX and try to avoid the occurence of short text sections at the end of a page which start with a chapter/section etc. Is it possible to add a preamble line which can tell LyX that if a ...
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How to create bibliography in LyX

I use Lyx (Layout report) for my thesis and i need your help on adding Bibliography.. I added bibliography, but how can i add reference at each nunber in my text. For example i want when clicking on ...
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Referencing a table vs. a figure in LyX, format

Currently, when I reference things using labels I have setup LyX simply inserts the table number. I would like it to insert Table N where N is the table number. Similarly, I would like it to insert ...
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Change Colour on Chapter/Section headings {Lyx}

I am using Lyx and Layout report for my thesis. I would like to change the colour of chapters sections and subsections (only the headings) from black to blue. I attach a screenshot in order to ...
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Group itemize text by placing } in LyX

Is it possible in Lyx to group itemize text with this symbol } ? In order to understand what i want to do , i attach a screenshot :
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LyX: number table by section suddenly default, how to remove

I just installed the newest version of LyX 2.0.4 and notice that the table numbering is by section. How do I remove this so that it is naturally incremented for each table created, like it was before? ...
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Correct left aligning items in simplecv (LyX) [closed]

The simplecv class (for LyX), provides the Itemize environment which is defined in simplecv.layout as follows: Style Itemize Margin Static LatexType ...
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lyx bibliography citation style

I create a .bib file @article {HanKumar2011, author = {Han, Bing and Kumar, Alok}, title = {Speculative Retail Trading and Asset Prices}, journal = {Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis ...
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How can I set the default 'table border style' in LyX layout?

I want to specify the style of table borders (formal vs. default) in a LyX .layout file. How can I do that?
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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 ...