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Use specific font in LyX

I would like to use some of theese greek fonts in LyX for my thesis: http://aka-acid.com/fontsscript.html I installed the theme but I don't know how to use it in LyX I also installed XeTeX Can ...
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How can I revert to the defaults in LyX?

New LyX user here. How can I restore LyX to its original document defaults?* (I have tried reinstalling LyX, but that didn't work.) *I want to do this, because I want to return to the default fonts. ...
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How does one create a title page in LyX?

What's the easiest way to create a good-looking title page in LyX? What I've currently found is a little bit of a hack. It doesn't place the title in the center, and uses raw LaTeX boxes for 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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How do I load a custom class in LyX?

I'm interested in making some modifications to a standard class to use as the class for many documents I'm creating, and see that one way to do this is to simply create a "wrapper class". This ...
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date interpretation from numbers to regular

I was wondering if there exists such a package, or an option, to write the date in the form 31.1.2012 for example, and then have LaTeX present it as "January 31, 2012". I am actually using LyX and ...
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Formatting resume in LyX

I am writing a resume in LyX (compiled using MiKTeX). How can I place my name at the top and centered? Also when I output it in PDF, there is always a huge margin space at the top. How can I set the ...
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Creating LyX Layouts – No indents for first paragraphs

Based on article.cls, I created my own Document Class with a new Environment, called "Body." It shows up right when compiled, but it doesn't appear in LyX correctly. It's supposed to have the same ...
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Problem importing .tex file into LyX — ampersands displaying in IEEEeqnarray

I received a .tex file from a user and tried to open this up in Lyx 2.0.2 on Win. After importing it into LyX, the document has ampersand characters everywhere in the equations as though LyX didn't ...
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Keep Format Settings in Lyx

I currently have a resume written in Lyx. I want to make some minor changes to it and just change its content. However, I want to keep the same format (i.e. the same margin, same indentation, etc.) I ...
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Inserting a multi-paged PDF document in a LyX document.

I can successfully insert a PDF document in a LyX document using Insert -> File -> External Material (choosing PDFPages in the template dropdown). The PDF document shows up in the LyX document, ...
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Using thmbox's title with lyx

Hello I'm trying to create my own layout I'm using thmbox package for theorems, and I want to use the title feature. I'm using LyX as my editor, and I've created a layout file defining several ...
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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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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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In LyX, is it possible to customize the special characters (specifically symbols)? [closed]

This could be a problem to many newcomers to LyX (and LaTeX in general), who are migrating from word processors; the story is that first I try to insert a special character, an arrow for example, so I ...
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Making document classes in LyX available

I'm writing a letter in LyX, and I want to choose a document class for it. (I don't like the default letter.) Looking at Document -> Settings -> Document class, I see that most classes are ...
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How to insert the author of a quotation using natbib and lyx?

Hello all: have a small issue, (btw, i am quite new to LaTeX, so please be gentle :)) When I create a quote in lyx and add a reference to it: % Preview source code for paragraph 52 \begin{quote} ...
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Making the math-insert command in LyX exit the created element

When using the math-insert LyX function to create an element that can contains other elements, the caret ends up inside that cell, and if some text is selected when the function is called, that text ...
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Problem with listings-ext [closed]

I am using listings-ext on Ubuntu 11.10 (with LyX) and listings.cfg defines the style colored-code - which I also use in the LaTeX preamble: \usepackage[style=colored-code]{listings-ext} But ...
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Creating wysiwyg preview for a custom math functions on lyx

Let's say I want to create a "macro" called \limx that will be defined as: \newcommand{\limx}{\displaystyle{\lim_{x\to\x_{0}}}} How can I make LyX recognize it and make an auto-prieview of it? ...
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How to number subtheorems hierarchically?

Problem in a nutshell: I'd like to number theorems that are embedded within other theorems' proofs with numbers that indicate the parent-child relationship between the two theorems. Problem in ...
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How to reference list items in another TeX document?

Problem in a nutshell: I would like to reference items in an external LyX document (containing a list of definitions and theorems). Problem in detail: I am a Math student. I maintain a LyX document ...
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Wrong numeration in LyX Subsubsection

I'm typing my lecture notes in one big .lyx file, and I use numeration to keep stuff organised in the TOC: Numbered Sections for Lectures\Recitations\Tutorials Numbered Subsections for ...
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Wrong numbering persists in LyX [closed]

When I try to organise my notes using Section\Subsection\Subsubsection numeration, I keep getting the wrong numbers in the editor: Previously, I've got help finding the solution to fix this problem ...
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Lyx nested environments

I would like to put an enumerated list into the body of a Lemma environment, in Lyx. This is what I would have: Lemma 1. First line of the statement i) condition 1 ii) condition 2 last ...
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Multiple header lines with fancyhdr in LyX?

Is it possible break up a long header or footer line so that they are positioned in two or more vertically aligned lines using fancyhdr? For example I want to break up "This is an example of a ...
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Slow scrolling with Preview on Mac OS X

I've been using Lyx recently, and I've been noticing that the produced pdfs scroll very slowly in Preview, particularly on pages with a lot of text, but it is still noticeable otherwise, even on very ...
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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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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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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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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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How to insert logo in LyX beamer?

I am trying to make presentation by using LyX beamer template (already installed in program files). But I am not able in insert a university logo on title page. Hope that some one can solve this ...
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Any idea about this Beamer theme?

Which Beamer theme is used in this presentation? How I can use this theme in LyX?
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Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text?

Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text? I am trying to create the following layout in LyX: I'm using LyX 2.0 for mac. What are ways to ...
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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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How to use dot2texi in Lyx

I am trying to use dot2texi package in Lyx to generate graphs, and I include the following in the preamble of the document: \usepackage[all]{xy} \usepackage{dot2texi} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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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Use tabularx in LyX instead of default tabular

I recently got into LyX and I’m getting along quite well. The only thing that bothers me is that LyX’s table feature produces really sloppy-looking tables by default, i.e. double borders and stuff ...
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Standard paragraph following subparagraph

I'm a newbie using LyX and was wondering why when I put a standard paragraph after a *subparagraph it always renders the first standard paragraph after the *subparagraph on the same line?
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Trying to Install qtree

I copied the qtree.sty file to my /usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex directory (pretty much everywhere there, in graphics/ , base/ even in qtree/) but when I run Lyx and insert the following command ...
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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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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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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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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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Customize line-spacing and indentation of a list in LyX

I am currently using a list with bullet-points; however, I think the lines are spaces too far apart and they're indented way too much. I don't see any way to correct this in LyX, however.
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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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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 ...