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Parenthesis style in bibtex citation

I am using LyX with bibtex and natbib for my citations. However, for some reason when I create the pdf, the citation comes out as Author [year] instead of Author (year). Is there a way to change the ...
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chapter heading page numbers

I know this has been covered but I can't get any solutions that I've seen to work. Page numbers for my thesis are upper right but the first page of each chapter should have it bottom center. I tried ...
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Multiple bibliographies with bibtexall and LyX [closed]

I want to know how to include this script http://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/BibTeX/bibtexall in LyX in order to generate multiple bibliographies for a Master document and its child documents, each one of ...
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How do I import a text file into Lyx keeping its formatting?

I apologize in advance if this question has been asked before. I am trying to import a text file, that contains my MySQL output, into the LyX document I'm working on. The text file contains tables ...
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BibTeX references problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question mark instead of citation number I tried to add an existing BibTeX bibiography to my LyX document; it works fine when I add citations inside my document. But ...
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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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Putting a famous quote in LyX

EDIT: By a comment below, I learned that what I'm asking is: How do I add an epigraph in the beginning of a section? EDIT: I managed to use the epigraph package. I'm importing it in the LaTeX preable ...
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lyx 3 column document

I am using LyX and would like to create a document with 3 vertical columns. I noticed there was a built-in option for 2 columns, i.e. Document->Settings->Text Layout->Two-column document. Is there an ...
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TikZ in LyX - compiles, but acrobat says the pdf has an error [closed]

I'm using LyX. I'm trying to use TikZ for the first time (to draw graphs, specically - trees). The LyX code compiles and the pdf is created, but when I open the pdf, Acrobat reader says: "An ...
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memoir margins and hyperref

I'm trying to use the hyperref package with the memoir class but the bottom margin of the document is no longer 2 cm as I set it. Rather, it seems like there is no margin at all. When I remove the ...
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Place image/figure beside text {Lyx}

Is it possible to place an image beside (right or left) my text in LyX ? something like that : (The screenshot is not mine)
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Multi-Document Thesis in Lyx Across Many Computers

I've recently migrated to LyX from LaTeX, recognizing some of the tradeoffs. There is one however I can't seem to work with. I have a multi document LyX project, it's my thesis. I have a main file ...
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Avoid short sections at the end of page

I am using LyX and try to avoid the occurence of short text sections at the end of a page which start with a chapter/section etc. Is it possible to add a preamble line which can tell LyX that if a ...
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Modify example dropdown in memoir

In LyX, in book format memoir, the drop down has the Example format. Just wanted to know how do I change this Example format layout. Or where is the code to be changed. Edit: The example might be ...
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Lyx/Xetex/Texlive2009, error: Font \zf@basefont=Arial at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file or installed

I just lost my laptop and reinstalled Ubuntu (12.04) on my new laptop (texlive 2009, as it comes pre-installed). My local TEXMF tree had luckily been backed up via Ubuntu 1. After installing I have ...
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Group itemize text by placing } in LyX

Is it possible in Lyx to group itemize text with this symbol } ? In order to understand what i want to do , i attach a screenshot :
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want table to look like this

I use lyx with elsarticle class with two-column document but I made span columns so table will span over the two columns. I tried it with adding the caption package: ...
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LyX: number table by section suddenly default, how to remove

I just installed the newest version of LyX 2.0.4 and notice that the table numbering is by section. How do I remove this so that it is naturally incremented for each table created, like it was before? ...
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How to type in both English and an RTL language in LyX

I wish to write a (math) document in Hebrew, but that will contain some English (and math), currently the LyX starts a new document in LTR and I do not know how to change the language to Hebrew (I was ...
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Correct left aligning items in simplecv (LyX) [closed]

The simplecv class (for LyX), provides the Itemize environment which is defined in simplecv.layout as follows: Style Itemize Margin Static LatexType ...
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lyx bibliography citation style

I create a .bib file @article {HanKumar2011, author = {Han, Bing and Kumar, Alok}, title = {Speculative Retail Trading and Asset Prices}, journal = {Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis ...
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How to avoid page break after \end{multicols*}?

I am experimenting in LyX to create a page which has a single column and two column text. I inserted the following TeX code in the file. \begin{multicols*}{2} \lipsum[1] ...
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How to keep LyX from using babel?

I'm writing a document using the copernicus_discussions.cls document class. This document class doesn't work when using babel. So I need to keep LyX from automatically using babel. However, even ...
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how puts a long table in two columns [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Balancing long table inside multicol in LaTeX In a document without columns, how puts only a long table in a two columns to save space ? Others possible duplicate ...
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LyX, LaTeX, LaTeX2e

I need to know (for publication reasons) which are the features of LaTeX2e and the differences between LaTeX2e and normal LaTeX. On the other hand I'm working with LyX. I have no problems in ...
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How to have access to (or manage) bib files in MiKTeX?

I use Jabref to manage my bibliography database. I also use it with LyX and it's running well. But now I need to use it with MiKTeX and use TeXmaker as an editor. Using my MiKTeX settings I'm trying ...
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Getting email address as endnote in LyX revtex document

I'm having trouble getting the author email address to appear as an endnote -- marked with a letter -- in a LyX revtex document. Instead, it's showing up as a footnote. Here's a .lyx document and an ...
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LyX citation styles after insertion

I'm using LyX with the bibliography set to natbib > Author, Year in Document Settings and plainnat in the bibliography settings. So far, so good. This has the desired effect within the bibliography ...
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lyx export suitable for journal publication [closed]

I know there are a few posts about this but i dont think they are sufficient. I wrote a paper in lyx and need to submit the contents of it to a journal (a common need). So the figures (png's, pdf's, ...
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How to add a PDF file in appendix in Lyx?

I'm writing a thesys Using LyX, it worked fine up to now. I need to insert a PDF of 4 pages in Appendix, so I looked for a solution. Here in StackOverflow I found a possible solution, using a ...
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Using 3dplot package in Beamer

I'm trying to make a 3d plot by adapting the one from the beamer gallery. I'm using LyX 2.0. I keep getting an error that LyX can't compile the file because it can't find \begin{document} ...
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Globally set a word in Small Caps (or italics)

I am using Lyx with Preamble. I am working on a project where the abbreviation "hon." needs to be set to small caps globally. (/sc). Tried to use \renewcommand, no luck there.
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Longtable caption below table in LyX

In LyX I've created a longtable. In LyX the caption is below the table but in the PDF it is shown above the table. Is there a way to force the caption to be below the table in the PDF without ...
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elsarticle figure to left in LyX

I use elsarticle 2 docment page in LyX. I put figure in left column partion and use \resizebox{3.4in}{!}{ Figure.png } to make it smaller But I still need to align the figure to left of the page ...
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elsarticle table and figure caption

I want to change the caption of elsarticle in LyX for table to be and for figures to be Mine is the following: I use the caption package in document preamble ...
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How to refer to table in lyx

Inside the float table box I add lyx:label but when inside the text and choose insert crossreference and choose the table label the text appears as ?? The reference to numbered equations appear ...
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how to justify left all numbered equations

I use displayed numberd formula in lyx the equations are appears in middel I want to justify left the equations I used elsarticl 2 column page format
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Lyx change font

I don't like the way Lyx typesets my documents. Letters look jagged around the edges. When I click Document>Settings>Fonts the only options I have available are Default, Roman, Sans Serif and ...
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how to bold equation in lyx

I have equations inside text. I tried to bold equation from lyx text style->series bold but only text is bolded but equations are not. I can make font larger for equation and other options but bold ...
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Hyperref to external file in LyX

I have two separated folders, each includes LyX files with the needed attachments (pictures...etc.) , I found that I need to to use zref-xr package to make hyper cross references between those files ...
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Is it possible to search for bibtex citations in Lyx

In LyX, is it possible to search for a citation I've already inserted by BibTex key? I'm inserting references from a BibTex file using Insert -> Citation. For example, I would like to find all the ...
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problem with numbering when exporting to latex

I am using LyX, and want to export into a LaTeX format. I did it, but when I compile, the number of citation or reference does not appear and a question mark appears instead. Does anyone know how to ...
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TikZ in LyX: Package tikz error?

I am trying to compile a document that uses the tikzpicture and pgf packages, but I am getting this error UPDATE Code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{semilogyaxis}[ ...
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In Lyx, how to change the “Part” section to “Chapter”?

I am using the default Lyx document "article". My sections range from "Part" to "Subsubsection". When I compile my pdf, I would like to replace "Part 1 Title1", "Part 2 Title2", etc by "Chapter 1 ...
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Lyx: remove subsections from table of contents

I don't want subsections to appear in the table of contents of my Lyx document. How do I turn them off? I went to Tools -> Settings -> Numbering & TOC, but it won't let me modify anything. What ...
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In Lyx, “Part” section in Arabic numbers and numbering the rest of the sections accordingly

The default in lyx is to have I. First part (roman number) Section 1 1.1 Subsection 1 and I'd like to have First part (arabic number) 1.1 Section 1 1.1.1 Subsection 1 etc. Any ...
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How to get the page numbers within the margins specified in the settings in Lyx? [closed]

I have specified the right, left, top and bottom margins in the Lyx settings under Page margins, but the page numbers appear outside those margins. How can I force the page numbers to be within the ...
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How to define a hotkey in LyX to insert an inline listings?

In LyX, I can define a hot-key for listing-insert. But in this case, what appears is the \begin{lstlisting}...\end{lstlisting} environment. In fact I want to insert a inline listings command ...
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Why is LyX trying to convert every image into eps?

I am trying to insert an image into my document. I tried following formats: PNG, JPG, PDF, SVG (using inkscape) and BMP. No matter what I do I get following error: LaTeX Error: Unknown graphics ...
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LyX and mathspec gives fontspec error, unicode-math no better

I get the following error message whenever using mathspec in LyX ...Package[\eu@zf@math]{fontspec}[2008/08/09] The package fontspec has already been loaded with options: [] There has now been an ...