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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 ...
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How to make the reference label start with a capital letter?

I have the following lines in my document: In \secref{2}, a very basic review is presented. \secref{3} compares different structures. \secref{3} must start with a capital letter. However, LaTeX ...
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1answer
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Different paper orientation in a document lyx

I have to change the orientation from portrait to landscape in the middle of a document. Only for 1 until 3 pages after that it have to portrait again. I use this code in texmaker and running well ...
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1answer
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Insert Image from multipage pdf file in Lyx

I am writing a report and I have all the images in a pdf file with very high resolution. With limited skills in editing, I am loosing the quality of the image when I try to save the individual images. ...
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Adding new parameter in lyx

In texmaker, I create document_setting.tex for input some document attribution like the author, publisher, some attribution in acknowledgements. And then input document_setting in master document ...
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Using PGF in Lyx

I just tried coping & pasting code from How to draw Venn diagrams (especially: complements) in LaTeX and I get errors ... I suppose I need to install/configure Lyx to use PGF/Tikz?
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Lyx edit source code otherwise, How to insert diagrams

Is it possible to edit source code in Lyx? Otherwise, how might I draw diagrams like venn diagrams or graphs
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Newline in table cell possible?

I am trying to add linebreaks in my table cell but found that Lyx doesnt allow me to. How can I do that?
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Is it possible to draw simple diagrams with LaTeX/LyX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to generate a nice function graph in LaTeX? How to draw Venn diagrams (especially: complements) in LaTeX I wonder instead of images, can I have LaTeX/LyX draw ...
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Misaligned paragraph (after subsubsection)

I'm new to LaTeX & LyX. I find that in LyX, when I have a "subsubsection" then "standard" block of text, it looks like where the immediate line after the subsubsection is aligned with the ...
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How to change ERT alignment in LyX to “left” instead of “block”?

LyX displays text in ERT layouts block aligned, and there is no "align" parameter for the inset layouts (such parameter exists for styles, and may take values such as Left, Block...). I don't find it ...
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Lyx Single Column

In Lyx, one has the option of making 'Two-column' document by selecting the corresponding option in the 'Text Layout' section of the document settings. Is there any way of disabling this for a few ...
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Change subsubsection to medium series

I am using Lyx on Windows. How do I get the formatting of the whole document to look like: \subsubsection{\textmd{Blah blah blah}} without manually setting it for each line?
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Problems with character display in LyX

When I type some Romanian characters (ș and ț, to be more specific) in LibreOffice and in LyX, they are not displayed. I just see blank spaces, nothing shows up. However, the same characters are ...
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lyx bibliography does not display math symbols

I am using the IEEEtran template. I have to cite one reference, this reference has several special math characters, when I tried to convert it to pdf file, LyX gave many errors about it, Errors: six ...
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How to control figure numbering in Lyx

I have a single figure in a Lyx document, and it is part of a paragraph which itself is part of a section. It is expected that Lyx will produce a caption for it as 'Figure 1: ....', however, the ...