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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 ...
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1answer
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change figure numbering in lyx

I have a lyx document with two figures side-by-side. right now everytime I reference to them I get them numbered like this 2a and 2b. I want to make lyx to number them like this: 2(a) and 2(b). I want ...
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What to do so text won't splitted on the edge of paragraph? [duplicate]

I don't know if my title is descriptive enough, but that is my problem. In justified paragraph some text will be splitted, like 'descriptive' become 'des-criptive' and the 'criptive' part is on the ...
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Tick marks on Lyx Beamer Presentation

I'm writing a presentation with Lyx. I don't find how to include this line of balls on top that tell you where you are in the presentation. This is a sample lyx file with this problem. Thank you.
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1answer
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Put figure text under images?

In LyX, how can I set a float that contain figure so that the caption is under the figure? By default the caption is always on the left side of figure.
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1answer
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Change Float and equation numbering format?

I'm using LyX and book document class, can I change float and equation numbering format to become [Chapter number].[Float number] instead of the default [Chapter number].[Section Number].[Float ...
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1answer
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Start chapter numbering not from 1?

Can I set chapter numbering in book document class not start from 1? I want the chapter to start from 9. Can I do this to another environment like section or equation? I'm using LyX.
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How to install a beamer theme in Lyx

I would like to use the Wuerzburg Beamer Theme for my thesis presentation but i dont know how to install it in Lyx. Can anyone help me please?
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1answer
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problem with Greek in beamer [Lyx]

I am trying to write my thesis presentation in Lyx with Beamer but i have an issue with Greek language .. when i want to add a definition from drop down menu , the letters dont appear right in the ...
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1answer
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How to use effects on beamer [Lyx user]

I am trying to use Beamer in Lyx in order to write my thesis presentation and i would like to add some effects in it (for e.x. fade away etc).. How can i add effects in Lyx while using beamer?
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1answer
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Lyx beamer titles on new frames

I am using Lyx and Beamer in order to write my thesis presentation. When i insert a title/section in a new frame , it does not appear in preview.. why is that ? How can i add titles in each frame of ...
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1answer
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Lyx Beamer presentations error ( \lyxframeend)

I am trying to write my thesis presentation with Beamer on Lyx , but i have an issue which is driving me crazy.. When i add a section/part or something else i get this error : \lyxframeend ...
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2answers
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MiKTeX europecv (German) language

I'm translating a CV into German, under both OS X and Windows 7 with MiKTeX. The problem is that German doesn't work. I tried French, Italian, Dutch and they all work. Any idea where I should look for ...
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1answer
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using LYX to write journal with given formatting

In a way I am newbie to Lyx. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed full version of texlive 2012. I am trying to work out to generate layout file for a journal (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC) ...
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How can I create a layout for corporate documents using LyX? [closed]

My employer has a layout, current stored as a Microsoft Word template that is used for all sorts of different documents. (There are a few related templates for specific types of documents.) The ...
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Specifying bbl in Latex2rtf using Lyx [closed]

I'm trying to export a Lyx-file (lyx) to a RTF-file with Latex2rtf using Lyx. I've already generated a bbl-file by writing following commands in the Terminal: latex file.tex bibtex file.aux I've ...
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1answer
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LyX: why does figure-wrap-float overrun the page?

I find that when I add figure wrap floats to LyX documents, often they will be placed poorly such that they overrun the bottom of the page. This is always accompanied by some of the text on the next ...
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2answers
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Import elements of XML-Files in LyX/Latex

I have a software which creates XML-Files with a structure looking like this: <model> <dims> <dim type="attr" name="foo"> <def>Insert Definition of the Dimension ...
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1answer
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pdfLaTeX hangs with no errors

PdfLateX hangs on a single-line unnumbered equation, here is a (possibly) minimal example: \documentclass[english,pointlessnumbers, abstracton, headsepline, open=any]{scrreprt} ...
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1answer
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Issue with fancyhdr and child documents for KOMA report

I have a strange problem with fancyhdr and report (KOMA) together with child documents. Individually for each child document, the headers are like I want them to be, but when I compile them all ...
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1answer
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LyX — LaTeX error: File 'etex.sty' not found

I went to create a PDF of my work on LyX (by clicking the eyeballs on the top-left of the document), but it won't let me. What does this mean? How can I recover the document so that I can view the ...
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1answer
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single column abstract in an article and delete date below title

I am using LyX to prepare my journal for publication using article style. I use double column article. When I choose abstract from left panel, the abstract turns out to be in left-column in double ...
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1answer
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lyx and texlive 2012 in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed texlive 2012. I was using TEXMAKER and it was nice to use. Meanwhile I want to try to use Lyx. I installed version 2.00 of Lyx. When I compile simple document in ...
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1answer
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Translate paragraph environment

I need to translate some reserved word of paragraph environment to my own language; like Chapter, Table of Content, Example, Bibliography, and some more. How do I achieve that? I'm using LyX in Linux. ...
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1answer
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how to extend shaded to full page width?

I use "shaded" to indicate the reader that the text is about something special. This works fine but i can not extend the box to the full page with. How is this possible? I use LYX and i can imagine ...
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1answer
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How to add unavailable document class for LyX on Linux?

I need the IEEEtran document class, and LyX asked for IEEEtran.cls. I have found it googling, now how do I install it? I've found a similar questions but that's for LyX on Mac; but I'm on Ubuntu (not ...
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1answer
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Example autonumbering in LyX

Please take a look at this: **1.1 Section 1.1** **1.1.1 Subsection 1.1.1** **1.2 Section 1.1** **1.2.1 Subsection 1.2.1** **Example 1.2.1** wqeadswqedsa **Example 1.2.2** sdaxzsad ...
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1answer
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Thesis template - LyX

I have two questions and I cannot find a solution up to now: I open a predifined template from thesis (i.e. chapter-1.lyx) and all the mathematical equations that I insert with Ctrl+Shift+M are ...
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1answer
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LyX Beamer Author Names Get Cut Off

I am using LyX and the beamer template to write presentation slides for a conference paper, which has three authors. This is not a problem, until I notice that the third name gets cut off from the ...
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1answer
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Changing how a collection of citations is shown in Lyx

I am using Lyx to write a report. I import a .bib library to the report and then pick my desired sources from the list. When I reference several sources at once, they look like this [3, 4, 5, 6] in ...
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1answer
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Problems with writing bibliography in JabRef +Lyx

I have the following problems: I want to as author: Marshal Hall, Jr. But , when writing this in JabRef, it automatically changes to: M. J. Hall ... How can I fix this? Can I write ...
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Inserting a vertex correction in Feyn - the Lyx Feynman package [closed]

I can't seem to be able to draw a standard Feynman diagram and add a vertex correction like here: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Feynman_second_order_vertex.svg When I try, my fermionic lines ...
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math/logic character \exists renders OK in editor, but faults when compiling [closed]

The fault message below: lyx could not find command for character "$\exists$" (code point 0*2203) This character renders OK in lyx editor, I pick it from lyx math miscellaneous, it's the first ...
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Output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5

My output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5. The BibTeX file is created by JabRef 2.9.2 and I am using Windows 7.
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1answer
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Using braket package with Lyx with WYSIWYG

The braket package defines Dirac's braket notation. To use it in Lyx, I add the line: \usepackage{braket} to the LaTeX preamble. Then Lyx will be able to compile commands like \bra and \ket. ...
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1answer
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Inserting a table made with ERT into a float in LyX

Is it impossible to insert a table made with ERT into a float in LyX 2.0 such that I can edit the height and placement of the table in my document?
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Converting multiple table cells to math mode Lyx

I am importing a .CSV file to LyX to make a table. This procedure works nicely, but numbers in the cells of the table are interpreted as normal text. I can select an individual cell press cmd+m and ...
3
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1answer
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Splitting ToC into two parts, each in one page

The Table of Contents in my LyX document is multiple pages long, but LyX splits it at an undesirable position. I want to split the Table of Contents manually. An equivalent to \newpage but only inside ...
3
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1answer
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LyX: Problems with title line breaks when writing in Memoir document style

I am pretty new both to LyX and to TeX.SX, and have no LaTeX background. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX and have just changed the document style from book to book (Memoir). When I try to export ...
2
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1answer
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Multiple text layouts in one LyX document

In general I want to use a 3mm spacing as my text layout for space between paragraphs. However, this produces an extremely spaced out Table of Contents. Hence, I would like to use an indent paragraph ...
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1answer
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Inserting citation inside ERT code in LyX

How do I cite a reference inside ERT code in LyX? Inside the ERT code I am unable to select Insert-->Citation as I usually do. The reason I need to do this is further to an answer to a previous ...
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2answers
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Color pages in specific sections in LyX

To show the difference between my theoretical an practical part, I want to change the background color of the page during practical sections/parts. Until now I used a new paragraph style, which ...
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Lyx - quotation mark in C program [closed]

I have a problem with double quotation marks in program listing. When I load a file.c as a child document in lyx and set it as program listing, I get error: #include "softSPI.h" undefined control ...
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1answer
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Word count several files in LyX

I want to perform a word count on my LyX document. The problem is that I include several files within my main document main.lyx include file1.lyx include file2.lyx include file21.lyx include ...
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1answer
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Wrong names for theorems/lemma/etc. in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.3, and I usually type my documents (my lecture notes, mainly) in french. Now, I have to write a paper in english, I can't get the label names of the AMS Theorems package to be in ...
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how to decouple alignment of rows within a column in LyX?

How do I decouple the paragraph alignment of rows within a column in LyX? I would like my top row to be aligned in the centre, and all subsequent (content) rows to be aligned left. However, whenever ...
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1answer
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LyX BibTeX with child-documents not working

If I insert the bibliography within the child document, it works perfectly. (therefore it cannot be the Databank). But when I try to render the parent document, I get the following error: \citep ...
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1answer
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LyX says apalike isn't compatible with author-year?

I am pretty new to LyX, and have no expirience with LaTeX. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX, though, and I'm supposed to turn it in in a week. I want my bibliography to be "apa-ish", and have set ...