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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, ...
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From TexShop to LyX - Table error

I wrote this table in TexShop and all seems to work but, when I try to insert this table in a Tex block in LyX I got some Undefined Control sequences, some Missing $ inserted and some extra} I used, ...
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Cannot create a table of contents in LyX for a Hebrew document

I'm trying to create a table of contents for a Hebrew document (specifically, with Hebrew section and subsection names) I'm writing in LyX. When I try to compile my file I get a lot of error messages ...
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LyX Formating of Subsection Titles

Pretty simple but I cannot replicate what I have seen people do in LaTeX using LyX. I am making a resume and I want my headers to line up on the left (in a pane with no line) and have the text start ...
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How to insert a listing inside a definition in LyX [duplicate]

My problem is that when I want to insert a list after having inserted a definition, LyX seems to end the \begin{defn} block and start the \begin{itemize} block. What I want is to have the \begin{...
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Problem using \begin{titlepage}

I want to make a front-page to something I've been writing in LyX but everytime I use \begin{titlepage}\text {This is a sample title}\end{titlepage}, I get in the first page this line only instead of ...
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LyX + fancyhdr issue on chapter

I have a LyX document in which I have set a standard header, as is \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[EC]{\leftmark} \fancyhead[ER]{\thepage} \fancyhead[OC]{\leftmark} \fancyhead[OL]{\thepage} And I have ...
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Lyx inserts and removes words randomly

I have a problem with my lyx file. Lyx randomly inserted words like max or plain in my document, changed numbers in my table, and removed spacing between words. It all happened after I edited my work ...
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How to make unavailable document classes available for LyX on Macbook?

I have a problem with making unavailable document classes available for LyX on Mac OS X. I have installed LyX and MacTeX (latest versions). I can see the nature class in TeX information of LyX, but ...
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LyX: Indent first line inside a numbered list

I am using LyX to answer questions for an assignment. Specifically, I am using the numbered list tool to number my answers. Some of the answers are quite long and go over multiple paragraphs, so I am ...
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Lyx hierarchical lists

there. I am trying to build a list like this in LyX, but I CANNOT. I need to write something after 1. Any idea to do this in LyX? I can do it in LaTeX using code. Thanks!
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Runtime error while importing a poster from .tex to .lyx

I try to import a .tex file (an A0 poster created from baposter template in some older version of MikTex) to Lyx (2.0.6), but the conversion fails with Runtime error tex2lyx "poster.tex" "poster.lyx" ...
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How do I add something to the preamble in LyX?

I'm trying to add something to the preamble, but don't know how. I tried Insert -> Latex Code and just picked places on my article, but I guess they were never in the preamble? I guess I cannot ...
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LuaTeX: Strange symbol proportions when using Minion Pro for math [duplicate]

I'm writing my master's thesis in Minion Pro using LyX and I would like to use that font for math, too. For PDF output I use LuaTeX due to several nice features I got used to in the past (such as easy ...
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tables in lyx that flow with the text

I have been using float:table as my default for tables. I insert a float:table, then in that float I insert a child document (as input) that contains all my latex code for the table. This works fine ...
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Change fontsizes and distances between 2 lines

I have a problem with my fontsizes. I want to change the fontsize of my titles globally in my Latex document. I therefore created a newcommand. Here is a MWE \documentclass[BCOR=8mm,DIV=12,11pt,...
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Problems with labels inside a floating with a table

I have this strange problem with the labels inside the floating that contains a table. For my first table I put the label inside the floating area, then I added the cross reference somewhere in the ...
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Problems with the title and the margin in LyX

I have prepared my document and when I created the PDF I realized the problem I got with one title and the right margin. This is out of the margin. How can I fix this? (I am new with LyX)
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Losing the quality of the image in lyx [closed]

I have been looking for a possible answer for this problem (it seems that I am not the only one facing this), but the answers do not help too much. I got this image (.png) which I consider having a ...
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renewcommand cite with one or two arguments

I need to renewcommand \cite. I used the following: \let\citeOld\cite \renewcommand{\cite}[1]{{\mbox{\citeOld{#1}}}} and works correctly for citations like \cite{Taylor}. The problem is that if I ...
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Location of the numeration in the text

I been looking to see how to put the location of the numeration of the different sections to one side of the margin, something like this. As you can see the numeration is "before" of the beginning ...
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Modify locally the “array” environment for Equation Systems

When I started to use LyX 2.0.6 I noticed that when an Equation System is needed, there are two options available to typeset it: using the appropriate command on the Math Line cases, or ...
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Why does Lyx put a jpg picture on top of the text? [closed]

I want to insert a jpg picture under a section title. However, the picture is placed on top of the title in the final pdf. How can I solve this? In Lyx: Final pdf (top of A4 page, text of the jpg ...
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Linking files into TeXnicCenter: main file, .eps figures, and a .bib file

I am trialling TeXnicCenter 2 on files used by LyX 2, with the latter linking all files and producing correct PDF output. My files are an article class file, a number of .eps figures, and a .bib file ...
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disable automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding in LyX

Is there a way to disable LyX's automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding? I like being able to switch languages by hand once in a while, but 99% of the times LyX inserts those ...