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Unreasonable orphans in lines (classicthesis)

I am using classicthesis in Lyx, and I run into some weird orphans. From what I can see, there are no reasons for them to occur (see image for two examples). I am using this package in my ...
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LyX user interface; adding toolbar icon for unformatted tex

I am a heavy user of LyX 2.0 and I want to to add useful shortcuts to help me in my work. I tend to copy and paste a lot of text from PDFs or the web or even some old work written in MS Word. A ...
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list of current labels in lyx

I would like to see all the currently created labels in my document in LyX. I am creating a label and this label already exists somewhere in my document. Lyx relabels my item adding a "-1" to it. When ...
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wrong page size using LyX and Koma Script

First of all I am new to using Tex so please excuse any obvious things which will not be included in this question. But to the point: I am using LyX 2.0.6 (with Miktex 2.9). I am writing a thesis in ...
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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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How to create bibliography in LyX

I use Lyx (Layout report) for my thesis and i need your help on adding Bibliography.. I added bibliography, but how can i add reference at each nunber in my text. For example i want when clicking on ...
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In Lyx, align text inside a float caption

I'm trying to align a legend inside a table caption, so that the colons are vertically aligned. I can do it with the align ambient outside of the caption, but if I use the same code inside the caption ...
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LyX does not recognise texlive directory on Mac

I installed my TeX Live through Macports. There is no problem if I compile my .tex with xelatex in a terminal. But LyX only "knows" the texlive basic packages with are located at ...
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Problems with images in lyx [duplicate]

I have been writing a chapter of my thesis using Lyx. Everything was normal until I put the last image in the project. When I am trying to generate the DVI file I got this error message: LaTeX Error: ...
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Page numbering in lower right corner (classicthesis)

I'm using classicthesis 4.1 in LyX to write my thesis and I need help with the page numbering. How do I force the all page numbers to stay at the lower right corner?
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In Lyx, how to change “Part I” with some other text

I'm using the article class. When creating a new part, I would like to change "Part 1" to "Experiment 1", "Part 2" to "Experiment 2" and so on, followed by my part title. How can I do that? I've ...
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footmisc hang and multiple only work with english document langage [duplicate]

When I set the document to my local langage, French, and with appropriate quote style in LyX, this preamble doesn't work (neither hang nor multiple, which other options do work), ...
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LaTeX error when using Lyx: Bad mathchar (32768) [closed]

I have been getting this error message when ouputing my LyX document: Bad mathchar (32768), with the following explanation: "A mathchar number must be between 0 and 32767. I changed this one to ...
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Problem plotting hasse diagram with xypic

I need to plot the following hasse diagrams: 1) 2) I tried using xypic. For the first I worte the following code \xymatrix{ &{G}\ar@{-}[dr]\ar@{-}[dl] \\ {\mathbb{Z}_p}\ar@{-}[dr] & ...
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Doodle on top of Sweave output

It might not be possible to do this, but I was wondering if there is a way to doodle on top of the LaTeX output, or in my case on top of Sweave output. See example underneath!! ...
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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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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 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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253 views

Insert a skak symbol

I'm trying to enter a chess symbols of skak package, and output it at pdflatex but it didn't compile...(at Lyx). What can I do? I enter it at math mode. (there is no other way). (Idon't know what is ...
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Command for automatically inserting wordcount in document?

I am using LyX, and I was wondering if there is any ERT Command for automatically inserting wordcount in a document? I am on Windows.
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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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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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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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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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Can one “fold” part of the paragraphs in LyX

By "folding", I mean condense some part of the codes, and by one click , you can unfold them.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to encoding of Lyx LaTeX output without Lyx adding inputenc declaration to preamble

I want to specify encoding that is used by Lyx when it generates LaTeX source for preview or export. That is not a big problem Document->Settings->Language->Encoding->Other->Select encoding from combo ...
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Option clash for package inputenc when using Lyx with LaTeX class that already uses inputenc

I use Lyx to edit document whose class declares \usepackage[latin2]{inputenc} in its .cls file. While I only use languages for which Lyx uses the same encoding it only adds the same command ...
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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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Diacritics inside an Epigraph in LyX

I can use letters marked with diacritics in most parts of my document. Now, I'm making an epigraph \epigraph{,evlos t'nac uoy melborp a si ereht fI''\\ ''.ti dnif :evlos nac uoy melborp reisae na si ...
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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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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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LyX: How to put temporary files to the lyx-file folder (for TrueCrypt compatibility)

I am working on a document in a TrueCrypt volume. As far as I understand, when I view PDF, LyX puts a temporary PDF file (and probably all temporary pdflatex files) into some other folder (at least, I ...
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Naming LyX layout appropriately

I am continuing my question from Class relationship between two given .cls file? To use an custom document class one needs to create LyX layout named appropriately. In my custom document class. I ...
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standard latex font in lyx

By default, LyX sets font to be Times New Roman in the article class. When I print my document it looks different than most other latex documents which seem to be using a different font. What ...
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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 ...