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LyX and TeX Live Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

When I had installed LyX on Windows 7, it had installed MiKTeX along with it. On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I had been using TeX Live and TexStudio together. However, I would like to use LyX as I am more used ...
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How to make “claim” environments look like “theorem” environment?

I am using LyX 2.0.5 with document class article and 'Theorems (AMS)' in the modules. From what I understand, the claim environment copies its style from the remark environment. I'd like it to copy ...
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Lyx - Appendix problem

If I add an appendix at the end of my document, for example after the Bibliography, by choosing Chapter, Lyx will display Appendix A, what I do not want, as I have only one Appendice and I want to ...
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Is there a way to paste a matrix cell-by-cell in Lyx? [closed]

I would like to paste a matrix in Lyx, just like it was a table (edit->paste special, etc), except into a display math matrix. Any ideas? I can't get it to work, though pasting into tables works ...
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Lyx - Set vertical margins or space between two sections [duplicate]

I would like to change the spacing between the sections of a document. Changing the margins values seem to have no effect. What can I do ? Thanks,
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Lyx - change margins for one page or one paragraph

Is it possible in LYX to change the margins for one page or one paragraph only ? I am trying to insert logos that need to be closer to the sides of page. Thanks !
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LYX - change TABLE to TABLEAU [duplicate]

I use the document class "book(more font sizes)", with French language. Tables appear as "Table" in the pdf. I tried \renewcommand\tablename{TABLEAU} in the preamble, but even if it does not generate ...
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Citation Style in LyX

I am using LyX on Max OS X. When I insert a citation and I compile the document I get a reference number between square brackets that matches the number of the reference in the bibliography section. ...
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Lyx - Add appendix after bibliography

How can I insert Appendix after Bibliography ? If I put the cursor after the last character of the bibliography, then the last line of the bibliography is inside the appendix. If I click return after ...
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Lyx - Problem with Acknowledgements in the Environment Box

I use the document class "book(more font sizes)", with language setup as "French". When I want to select the french equivalent of Acknowledgements in the Environment box, it is written "Remerciements(...
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how to numerate Chapters in Lyx [closed]

I'm new working with Lyx. What I want is to numerate all the chapters in my paper. I tried this code for my first chapter: \setcounter{chapter}{1}. but immediately I got this error message: \...
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Numbering of sections and subsections in LyX [duplicate]

I am using LyX to write my thesis. I use the document class "article", and I really want to continue doing that. The problem is the numbering of the sections/subsections. If it is the x. section of ...
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Using needspace for every paragraph with LyX

I am using 2.0.5.1 on a windows XP OS. I have MikTeX 2.9 installed. I am trying to use the needspace package. As such I have opened MikTex installed it , then refreshed FNDB via the 'Settings' in ...
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LYX- Change title of “Acknowledgments” in LYX

In Lyx, section Acknowledgments, I need to change the title displayed as "Acknowledgements" in the pdf. How can I do that ?
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Messy output in lyx

When I try to convert document to pdfs I get a messy output where the paragraphs don't begin in same place. e.g (decline the content in hebrew): as you can see each of the lines begin in different ...
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Page Number in Lyx

I would like to know how one would go about finding if you have started another page in Lyx. Is there anyway within the Lyx GUI to show where a new page will begin or end ? At the moment ..I am ...
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Parentheses changing size depending on what's in them?

Very simple problem, but very confusing. When I type \left( \frac{\partial f}{\partial x } \right)^2 I get smaller parentheses but when I type the same thing but with y instead of x, i.e. \left( \...
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Numbering subsubsections in Lyx

I need to number subsubsections i used in my Lyx document. I have tried to use the unnumbered subsubsection and the numbered default one, but it is does not matter whhich one i select . It is always ...
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Exporting LyX to LaTeX append filepath in \includegraphics [closed]

When I export LyX file to LaTeX, I get \includegraphics[width=5cm,height=4cm]{1D__User-Folder_Fig1.pdf}. Then I do have to make manual changes in LaTeX document. I wonder how to force LyX to give \...
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Using class file located in non-root directory with LyX

I would like to use the template elsarticle.lyx, but apparently I'm missing elsarticle.cls. Unfortunately I don't have root rights, so I can't follow most instructions on the web on installing new ...
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Including bigcupdot in Lyx

I need to use \bigcupdot which according to this link is available in mnsymbol. I downloaded the package through MikTeX Package Manager. When I open a document in Lyx, I went to Lyx Preamble and ...
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Cases environment makes latex hang [closed]

My .tex was compiled fine using pdflatex. Now I added to it \[ f(p(x,y))=\begin{cases} 1 & 1\end{cases} \] and the compilation never ends (pdflatex is stuck in an infinite loop). If I run the ...
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removing custom text style

I wanted to make the font of my figure captions smaller, so I just went from figure to figure and changed the captions using "Text Style -> Customized -> Font Size -> Smaller". Then I found out that ...
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multirow with paragraph

I created a multirow table in LyX. When I tried to convert it to PDF, LyX hang and I had to kill the process. Finally, I narrowed the problem down to a MWE where there is only a single multirow cell, ...
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Converting FSU LaTeX template to LyX [closed]

I wrote my dissertation thesis in LyX and FSU has a LaTeX template for theses. I was wondering if someone could help me convert the LaTeX template to LyX so that I could compile everything in my ...
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Font problem in PDF Output since updating LyX

First time poster, long time reader! I recently updated LyX from version 2.0.4 to 2.0.6. The LaTeX compiler is MikTeX 2.9, and the default output is pdflatex. Since updating Lyx though, the output of ...
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Author-year citation with self-generated Natbib-Style, Lyx [closed]

I have generated a bib-style for Lyx using the terminal (bib.bst) and am using it in Lyx 2.0.3 with JabRef, natbib and author-year citation. Everything works great, only now in citations I don't get ...
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Change font for units with \unit (In LyX, \unittwo)

Using the command (defined in units.sty) \unit[value]{dimensions}, the dimensions are set using \mathrm. I am working on a presentation that uses the standard Beamer sans serif font (can't remember ...
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disable lyx cache for compiling

When compiling the document for the first time after opening LyX, it requires some time. For another run, it is finished almost immediately. LyX seems to use a cache, if it thinks that there are no ...
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LyX: Changing layout inside table cell

I'm using LyX to write a simple report. I had some paragraph written as a "description list", when I thought that it may look better as a table instead. I created a table, and when I copied the text ...
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Combining threeparttable with cross references - LyX

I was wondering if there was a known issue with combining threeparttable with cross references inside a float. I have my labels inside the table captions, and this works just fine unless ...
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Problem with Lyx PDFPages - no page numbers on inserted PDFs

I have a problem with inserting PDFs into my lyx document. I (perhaps stupidly) have made my figures all into one page each (created using powerpoint, then PDFing them), then inserted them using ...
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Cover letter with modernCV in LyX [closed]

I created a CV using the modernCV package in LyX and I would like to create a fitting cover letter. I saw a lot of people doing it but following their examples does not work for me. What I tried: I ...
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ToC showing page number and then the chapter title

I would like to have the Table of Contents of the book I am editing showing first the pages of the chapters and then the chapter titles. Something like this book: I am working with XeTeX (through ...
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How I can put the title on the head on the left side and the name of the chapter on the right?

I'm working with Lyx, and I have the fancy style in the page layout. My document is printed on both sides. On the left side, I want to only have the title of the document and on the right the name of ...
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Lyx: Error message due to JabRef entry

I am using JabRef with Lyx with the jurabib-style. Everything worked fine, but lately I get error messages when inserting new literature citations. I am not sure what the problem is. The error ...
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Lyx underbrace is broken

While using underbrace in Lyx, the result looks really bad. The left to are done with Ctrl+L option, with \underbrace{Earth}_{E} (or similar), and the right three are \overset{\underbrace{Comparison\...
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Glottal Stop in latex and LyX

I am trying to type some text in LyX. The text is in Word and full of glottal stops, especially the one with the UTF code "U+02C1", namely this: ˁṬL LaTeX prints it very differently than it is in ...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined colors “Maroon”/“Royal Blue” when master has PDF included classicthesis 3.1

I am using classicthesis 3.1 in Lyx 2.0.6. When I include PDFs in the master document, I receive the following error: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `Maroon'. See the xcolor package ...
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How can I set the part name and title on the same line?

How can I set part name and title on the same line. Now (at default) , the Part number is at one line, and the name of part is one line below... For example, instead of PART I This is my title ...
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How to include Publications in europeCV.lyx from a BibTeX database? [closed]

I am wondering if I can include publication list using BibTex Database. I know that I can write the publications manually but I don't want to if I have a large list of publications.
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Loss of figure subsection numbers when using mainmatter

I recently added \frontmatter, \mainmatter, etc. with the \numberwithin setting for my figures and tables into a document, but now my figures are no longer numbered by subsection on export. Inside ...
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Bibliography after each chapter - classicthesis - LYX

I'd like to insert a bibliography for each chapter associated to different .bib files. I'm using the classicthesis for LYX which has a unique Bibliography.lyx in the appendix. I have tried with ...
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Bibliography problem [LyX & Jabref]

I'm an Ubuntu beginner. I'm using LyX to write a paper. For my bibliography I imported a .bib file created with Jabref. I'm facing 2 problems regarding the rendering of the bibliography. While I'm ...
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Blurry output in LaTeX using LyX [closed]

I am using LyX to type a paper. My problem is that the quality of the pdf output from LyX is very low. I am using Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the pdf output that I generate using pdflatex. I have ...
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Cannot import .sty latex. CustomThesis.sty file not found [closed]

I am trying to use the solution here Converting sty and bst files to lyx layout in order to import the sty files defined for the document type I need to write. I am actually writing my thesis. The ...
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How to integrate conference/ journal TeX templates with LyX?

A possible duplicate using LYX to write journal with given formatting but re-adding for no answers given. The comment to abstain from "LyX-ifying" isn't very helpful and moreover, I have an extensive ...
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A short hyphen in a math formula

In a LyX math formula, I want to write something like "r-number". However, the usual dash looks too long (like a minus sign). I am looking for a short, possibly upper hyphen. I couldn't find it in the ...
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classic thesis lyx language problem

What changes (in the tex-configure file i guess) should i make to use this package in greek language? when i export it to pdflatex the text is gibberish. i think this is the relevant part \...
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two different kinds of citations in the same document

I am using LyX with the default "article" document class. All the citations look as bracketed numbers [1], [2], etc. I want to have two different citation formats in the same document, according to ...