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To kern double em-dashes

In Virginia Woolf's novels, she used double em-dashes quite often. In Latin Modern, the two dashes closely set together without gap. However, In ebgaramond there is a little gap which is quite ...
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Best way to use lettrine in LyX

What is the best way to use the package lettrine in LyX? Right now I've written in the Document Preamble \usepackage{lettrine} and then I use the classic tex code \lettrine{O}{nce upon a time} there ...
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Undefined control sequence \coloneqq

I'm trying to export a PDF of a LyX document (it has never caused a problem before). Below I have posted pictures of the error message along with the equation LyX highlighted for me. I don't know what ...
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BibTeX reference formats in JabRef and LyX

I am using JabRef for my references. I export them as a .bib file and import them into LyX. They are all sorted correctly and referenced fine in the text. However, when I look in the actual ...
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Quick way to enter Norm in LyX?

In LyX, if I go to the insert delimiters menu, I can insert a norm. Is there way to attach a shortcut to this? By norm, I am referring to the double bar on each side.
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Can't use theorems in lyx (mac)

I want to switch to lyx, but I'm having a hard time trying to use environments. I red that they are supposed to be as a class in the drop down list at the top left (If I'm nor wrong, together with ...
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Inserting a Preface in LyX

I'm struggling with LyX. I'm trying to insert a Preface (before the ToC) in my thesis, but I'm not sure how to do this - the dropdown list doesn't give this as an option. Any help?
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How do I create the universe of discourse symbol with LyX?

I've been using OpenOffice and/or MS Word to do my college assignments, but since I started this new discrete math course, I'm finding myself very annoyed with the math formula options in those ...
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Vertical alignment of cells in LyX

How can you set the vertical alignment of table cells in LyX? The right-click menu shows three choices ("Top", "Middle", "Bottom") but none of them is enabled, they are all greyed out.
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Float table with subfloat extend to multiple pages LyX

I have a float (table) which contains several subfloats. The last of these subfloats does not fit on the page and is cut off. I would like it to extend to the next page. I know of longtable but that ...
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How to edit tables in LyX?

I have a problem with re-sizing the table in LyX. When I export it to .pdf its too wide so it goes far out of the border. Any ideas on how to shrink it, or make it readable in .pdf? p.s. In LyX, ...
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Parameterised Enviroments in Lyx

Ok, I have a set of structured data that I want to format consistently. In this case a set of spells for a role-playing game. Now in Latex I vaguely remember I could do something using ...
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Error, command already defined - IOP article with mhchem [duplicate]

I am using LyX to prepare an article. The document class is 'IOP article' and I am using the mhchem package to typeset chemical formulae in the paper. I include \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} in the ...
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Vertical align in beamer frames in LyX

I am trying to vertically align content inside a single beamer frame. On the manual I've found the [t] option to add to \begin{frame}. Question is, how do I add that option in LyX? I have tried with ...
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Condense the space between bibliographic entries

In order to save space, I would like to condense the bibliography, specifically, reduce the amount of vertical space between entries. Currently, it seems there is double-space between consecutive ...
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references in a smaller font

How can I tell LyX to display the bibliographic references in a smaller font? I use the standard "article" document class. When I open the "Settings" of the bibliography, I get a dialog box where I ...
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242 views

Shortcut to repeat the last action in LyX

How to create a shortcut or hot key to repeat the last action done in LyX to be as in MS Word F4 key?
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Using breqn in unnumbered equation in LyX

I finally found a way to use automatic line breaking in long math formulas in LyX from the last post in: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2904807/lyx-breaking-long-formula-lines I soon realized ...
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no page numbers in lyx

How can I tell LyX to put page numbers in the rendered PDF? I looked in all the menus, and haven't find the correct option. The closest matches are: Document -> Settings -> Page Layout, or Document ...
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citations shown as zeros [closed]

In LyX, I added a BibTeX biography to the end of the document, and several citations in the document body. In the PDF, I can see the correct references at the end, but in the document body, the ...
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Classicthesis in Chinese?

I wish to compile my dissertation in the beautiful classicthesis. My setting: Mac OX 10.6.8, TeX Live 2012 + LyX 2.0.5. I am able to work and produce document in Chinese elsewhere including in book, ...
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natbib: Split Bibliography Into Sections By Entrytype (without using multibib)

What's wrong with multibib? multibib lets me split up my bibliography. But I have to specify manually (by \citeabc or \citedef), which bibliography entry belongs to which section. Also, it's not ...
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\begin{document} Undefined control sequence

I just have copied of Lyx files to one computer to another and i am facing above subjected problem. Complete log is given below. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9) (preloaded ...
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Can't get page numbering to work in LyX

I am using LyX to create a document and don't know how to add page numbers to my document. This is what the TEX code part of my document looks like: \fancyhf{} \pagenumbering{arabic} \makeatletter ...
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1answer
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In LyX, what is the most standard way to type a system of equations?

I have a system of equations and would like the alignment to be done on the equal sign. phi_{t+1} = F\xi_{t} y_t = A'X_t \theta_t = \mu + \epsilon_t What is the most standard way ...
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Print/Output only Equations/Math Formulas of a Given LaTeX or LyX Document

I have a LyX document filled with text and equations like in a scientific paper. To focus only on the math sometimes it can be really useful to only print/output the formulas and not the text around ...
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Section+Subsection in the header AND chapter in the footer using book (memoir)

I' writing my thesis in LyX with book (memoir) style. I would like to personalize the headers and footers but I cannot use the fancy package since I'm in the memoir style. So (being a novice in ...
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10k views

Place figures at the bottom of a page

Does anyone know how to place figures at the bottom of a page ? At the moment, it automatically goes at the top of a new page... I am using LyX.
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379 views

How to remove the line “Received; acceped” from title?

I am using the aastex.lyx template to write an article and I cannot find a way to remove the "Received; -------- Accepted" line coming after the title. Does anyone know how to remove it ?
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2k views

Shortcut for export PDF on LyX?

Is there a shortcut in LyX for export to PDF? Is there any way to auto export on save?
3
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613 views

Math font in beamer class in LyX

How do I get LMR or CMR math font in beamer class in LyX? In the document settings when I change the font only the text is affected and not the equations.
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Vertical spacing between sidenotes (and, between sidenotes and captions) in tufte-book

Within from LyX, using various sidenotes in a tufte-latex-book environment, along with float figures, results sometimes in an overlapping of sidenotes and caption(s). For example, two sidenotes ...
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Can I change the paragraph spacing in LyX UI?

In LyX user interface, there is a good-enough large space between a chapter text and the next paragraph, but between the paragraphs there is no space and it makes harder to see the structure of what I ...
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242 views

How to restrict tables under same section

I have a problem in managing tables in LyX. Problem is that I need tables under the same section, but I could not. Can anybody help me in this regard?
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Chapterbib with lyx

I used chapterbib package to obtain bibliography by chapter in latex but now i need to use it with LyX 1.6.8 I read the documentation presented in http://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Tips and recomended to ...
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How to typeset multi-letter identifiers that contain letters with diacritic marks inside math environment?

This is edit. See original question below. In math mode I would like to use identifiers that contain of whole word. That word is not in English and does contain letters with diacritic marks. Example ...
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Too much space at end of chapter

When writing my thesis in LyX, I encountered the following problem: After finishing a chapter, I wrote \break in order for LyX to start writing the next section in the next page. The problem is that ...
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How to tell LyX to put every sentence on its own line?

I'm planning to write my master thesis using LyX. In order to keep track of recent changes, I want to export the LyX source files to normal LaTeX source files and put these in a Git repository. In the ...
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Using “bibitem” in LyX

How do I use \bibitem style bibliography in LyX without the ERT? Right now I prepare the @article style bibliography in a file (say) references.bib. Then I go: Insert => List/TOC => BibTeX ...
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LyX forbids horizontal centering of tables inside a theorem environment!

How can I center a table in a, say, theorem environment in LyX ? When I have a centered table in the standart LR-mode writing mode everythings ok. But when I select the whole table and try to turn it ...
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How to encoding of Lyx LaTeX output without Lyx adding inputenc declaration to preamble

I want to specify encoding that is used by Lyx when it generates LaTeX source for preview or export. That is not a big problem Document->Settings->Language->Encoding->Other->Select encoding from combo ...
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Option clash for package inputenc when using Lyx with LaTeX class that already uses inputenc

I use Lyx to edit document whose class declares \usepackage[latin2]{inputenc} in its .cls file. While I only use languages for which Lyx uses the same encoding it only adds the same command ...
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Multiple windows pop up when compiling PDFs (LyX) [closed]

To view my document in LyX (Windows), I click the view button and it compiles a PDF. But it does this by opening multiple (around but not always 5) instances/windows of the same PDF file in Acrobat ...
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Turning parts of text on and off

Is there a way to turn certain parts of the text on and off in LyX/Latex ? I'm thinking of having something like an environment (lets call it "TL" for "traffic light") and a parameter t such that if ...
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The difference between $X^{\ast}$ and $X^*$? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \star vs. \ast in formulas. Which one to use? What is the difference between X^{\ast} and X^* ? Both look the same in the pdf file - although when using Lyx the former ...
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elsevier class error

I've been trying LateX and Lyx out for a few days. Lyx is really a help for a new-comer and I had few troubles so far, except for some unknown errors when I was configuring elsarticle documentclass. ...
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How to left align a set of equations in LyX

How can I left align an AMS flalign block in LyX? The answers in Use flalign or alignat or align or similar environment to align to the left say that to left align a set of equations one should use ...
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XeTex - Times New Roman font for Romanian characters ș, ț, Ș and Ț

I have downloaded the Times New Roman font and put it into .local/fonts where it should be (my OS is Fedora 17 and I use TexLive 2012). It is recognized by LibreOffice and LyX. LibreOffice displays ...
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Lyx : Name of function : Page Break

I'm trying to find the name of the function : Insert -> formatting -> Page Break So i can set it as a shortcut from preferences ->Editing->shortcuts->new. But in order to do that i need the function ...
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Proofreading a LyX document

After writing a document in LyX I often convert to pdf and print for proofreading. The annoying part is that words that appear at a certain place in the pdf tend to appear in different locations in ...