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Right-centered columns in LyX

This is very near to my topic: How to align integers on the right, but still center them. However, I do not get it to work under LyX. This is the code I have: \begin{table}[H] \centering ...
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Multiple header lines with fancyhdr in LyX?

Is it possible break up a long header or footer line so that they are positioned in two or more vertically aligned lines using fancyhdr? For example I want to break up "This is an example of a ...
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Slow scrolling with Preview on Mac OS X

I've been using Lyx recently, and I've been noticing that the produced pdfs scroll very slowly in Preview, particularly on pages with a lot of text, but it is still noticeable otherwise, even on very ...
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LaTeX error when inserting code listing in LyX

I am currently making a presentation in LyX. After I have inserted some XML code in a code listing, I am getting this error: Paragraph ended before \lst@next was complete. Paragraph ended before ...
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Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text?

Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text? I am trying to create the following layout in LyX: I'm using LyX 2.0 for mac. What are ways to ...
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Making the math-insert command in LyX exit the created element

When using the math-insert LyX function to create an element that can contains other elements, the caret ends up inside that cell, and if some text is selected when the function is called, that text ...
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How to edit footnote in LyX

Is it be possible to edit the footnote of the title of the presentation? I want to edit the author name (because by default it comes with department name) and title of the presentation (because it is ...
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Any idea about this Beamer theme?

Which Beamer theme is used in this presentation? How I can use this theme in LyX?
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Making document classes in LyX available

I'm writing a letter in LyX, and I want to choose a document class for it. (I don't like the default letter.) Looking at Document -> Settings -> Document class, I see that most classes are ...
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Table padding in LyX

I'm creating in LyX a table wich has a single character for every cell. Problem is, a lot of space is wasted, because each cell has some padding points which I'd like to reduce. A cell is now big ...
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How to reduce font size of TOC on lyx beamer

I am using a LyX beamer template which can be downloaded from this link. I'm having trouble with a large TOC, which can't fit on one page. How can I reduce the font size of TOC, so that it can be fit ...
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Use tabularx in LyX instead of default tabular

I recently got into LyX and I’m getting along quite well. The only thing that bothers me is that LyX’s table feature produces really sloppy-looking tables by default, i.e. double borders and stuff ...
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How to insert logo in LyX beamer?

I am trying to make presentation by using LyX beamer template (already installed in program files). But I am not able in insert a university logo on title page. Hope that some one can solve this ...
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Standard paragraph following subparagraph

I'm a newbie using LyX and was wondering why when I put a standard paragraph after a *subparagraph it always renders the first standard paragraph after the *subparagraph on the same line?
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Trying to Install qtree

I copied the qtree.sty file to my /usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex directory (pretty much everywhere there, in graphics/ , base/ even in qtree/) but when I run Lyx and insert the following command ...
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Continuing list item after sublist in Lyx

I'm trying to continue a list item after existing a sublist, like so: Content sublist sublist Continuing CONTENT... bla bla For some reason when trying to write the Continuing CONTENT I ...
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Using the same number for repeated use of the same equation

I'm a LyX beginner so please don't worry about stating the obvious. I'm numbering equations by section in my document. That's working fine. However, when I refer to the same equation later on in the ...
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Adjust the vertical spaces between two sections in Nomenclature, LyX

I am using LyX to write my thesis, and I sort my notation into two sections ('Abbreviation' and 'Formula symbols and units') with nomencl. I would like to insert some vertical space above the ...
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Color text in LyX?

I'm trying to color specific text in LyX, wondering how to do that with the graphical user interface (shortcut or something of sorts).
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Format intersection of groups with index below intersection symbol

I'm writing in LyX and would like to format the intersection of groups such that the index appears directly below a large U. Currently I do the following which produces a relatively small U with the ...
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Set all paragraphs to be double spaced in LyX

Currently I have to manually go to the Edit->Paragraph Settings menu and set double spacing for each individual paragraph in the document. I'm using the article ( hebrew ) doc class as a base for ...
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Need to export LyX doc as single file; figure files local, bib inline, and *tested*

The final submission process for a paper I've composed in LyX requires submission of a single .tex file. I've had some success toward that goal but I still have some major gaps towards getting that ...
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Align table-text in Lyx 1.6.9

I created a table with normal font text inside. After I select the text and go to Edit>>Text style>>Customized and select Larger, in the input the text looks aligned ok (it's right in the ...
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Document class not available

I'm new to LyX, and using LyX 2.0 for Windows. When I select a template from "File"->"New from template" it shows a alert with title "document class not available" containing the text like ...
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Problem with line spacing in Lyx 1.6.9

Maybe it's a silly thing, but in order to change line spacing to Double I have to "navigate" to Document>>Settings>>Text layout. If I click on the icon Paragraph Settings from the Lyx toolbar and ...
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LyX bibliography problems

I am using LyX 2.0.0.3. I am tyring to insert bibliography. I am using plain in the bibliography style and article as a document style. When I convert the document in the pdf, it shows heading ...
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Create a keyboard shortcut for changing listing placement in LyX [closed]

From inline to float and vice versa. Is it possible? I don't see anything immediately obvious in LyX Functions.
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How do I set default settings for all program listings in a Lyx document?

I know that I can change the language, placement, and highlighting details of a listing in Settings. How do I set the default settings for all listings?
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Dedication on Lyx

I am using Lyx (template report) and I would like to add a dedication to my family on the 3rd page of my document. Something like this: I tried the code \begin{dedication} text \end{dedication} but ...
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Change Text Colour in LyX

I am using LyX (module: report). I would like to change the colour of my title from black (wich is default) to another colour but I don't know how. From what I saw from LyX's menu, colours are ...
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How to correct errors from Lyx

I have been using Lyx to edit documents, and after changing the Document Class, I Lyx complains of errors when I try to render a preview (PDF) ... How can I fix this? UPDATE I am not certain ...
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LyX — how to insert a dummy newline? [closed]

I have some Algorithmic sections, which are written externally in LaTeX and included as file includes in my LyX document. The algorithmic section renders with line breaks before and after, but appears ...
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LyX – is there a way to substitute variables in math formulas?

Suppose I want to replace x^{n_{1}}y^{n_{2}}z^{n_{3}} with x^{m_{1}}y^{m_{2}}z^{m_{3}} Is there a fast way to do this? I am certainly missing this feature from LaTeX editors like gvim and kile. ...
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Bibliography in LyX 2.0.0 [closed]

I am trying to insert bibliography in LyX 2.0.0 in the following steps. First i select Bibliography from drop down menu. Next i click on insert --> list/TOC ---> Bibtex Bibliography ---> Add And ...
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LyX and Nomenclatures

I'm using LyX and trying to use the nomenclature package to insert a bunch of acronyms into my document. I've inserted a Nomenclature table (Insert -> List/TOC -> Nomenclature). I've then created a ...
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How to render \Lyx like \LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to write (La)TeX (with braces) [or any other TeX-related logo] Is there a macro defined somewhere that I can use so that \LyX{} renders like \LaTeX in pure LaTeX? ...
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Edit LaTeX source in LyX

I recently installed LyX 2.0.1 (2011-08-31). I have the option to display the LaTeX source. I have tried to modify this source (in the LyX tab) in order to get some changes in the LyX file and the pdf ...
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A list of all glossary (nomenclature) in Lyx [closed]

I'm very new in Lyx and I plan to write an SRS in Lyx. I expect a lot of words, how I have to explain in a glossary. For this purpose, I use the nomenclaure (nomancl) which works well. But I expect ...
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Change nameddest default name

Adobe defines parameters that allow you to open a PDF document with a command or URL that specifies exactly what to display (a named destination or specific page), and how to display it (using such ...
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xtable in pgfSweave (on lyx) : output=tex is invalid?

Many tutorials online say that to include a table in Sweave one should write something like this: <<output=tex>>= require(xtable) stuff xtable(stuff) @ That makes sense. But when I do ...
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Lyx and kerkis font error

I am a LyX and Ubuntu user. I am trying to use a Greek font named kerkis. I have installed the needed packages in order to enable xelatex in LyX and Greek language: texlive-xetex texlive-lang-greek ...
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Noun in math mode

this is propably an Ubuntu packaging error; but just to confirm... \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $\noun{name}$ \end{document} ... this works on your texlive (2009) distribution with ...
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Align an image at the right of a text in LyX

I am LyX user and I would like to align an image at the right side of my title but I don't know how..:/ I am using as module "report". I've attached a screenshot in order to illustrate where I want ...
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Lyx: How to align text

I don't know how to describe exactly my issue, but I'll make a try: I am writing a document on Lyx, and I am using the module "report". I have customised the page margins but when I write paragraphs, ...
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Create appendix in LyX? [closed]

I use report class, I create appendix in LyX : The definition of the appendix has been defined from the LyX menu Document->Start Appendix Here The contents of Appendices are listed in a separate ...
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convert ctable to rtf/word/odt etc

I need to convert ctables, like the following, into a format for a word processor (MS Word, OOWrite etc.) It should be an editable table but in worse case, an img would be also fine... \ctable[ ...
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Can I think of LyX as a LaTeX IDE?

Can LyX be used as an IDE for LaTeX? I am considering using LyX instead of Emacs to write my LaTeX papers. Emacs is powerful editor/IDE which helps me be more productive while writing LaTeX. LyX looks ...
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Insert Abbreviations in LyX document

I would like to generate the abbreviations entry in the report written in LyX. I could not find it. I would like to know 3 things : Insert the abbreviations table in the TOC. Insert the ...
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Formatting problem with lyx

I am writing a report in Lyx. I have included many images in the report. And I am having bit of problem with the placement of the image in the final report. I include a image in a section and ...
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Is there a way to enable syntax highlighting coloring in Lyx for program listings?

I want to embed a small program listing and have used Insert -> Program Listing in LyX's menu for that. The settings dialog supports selecting a language (Java), but I can't actually see any ...