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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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Use a longtable in Lyx

The following compiles well in Kile but when imported into Lyx the title is duplicated and the "continued on next page" incorrectly appears at the end of the table. %% LyX 1.6.7 created this file. ...
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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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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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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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Unequivocally force first reference to same page as the referred item?

Background Writing a manual using LyX. All tables, figures, and source listings are always referenced in the paragraph (or enumerated step) that immediately precedes them. The preamble to the manual ...
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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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How to change the way theorems are displayed with LyX?

The theorems are currently all displayed in bold, but I would like to display them in small-caps. My question is much like this one. However, I am using LyX with an AMS style document class, and was ...
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Apply gradient (shading) background to algorithm listing

Background A number of source files are included within floating algorithm boxes. The source files are PNG images with a transparent background. The document is edited using LyX. Problem The source ...
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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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Is there a way to disable middle-click=paste in LyX

I use LyX 2.0.0rc3 on Mac OS X. Like on other systems, it automatically maps middle-click to paste, which on my hardware leads to numerous accidental pastes of gobs of text. Is anyone aware of a way ...
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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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Quadrants in slides using LyX and beamer

In LyX to do columns on a beamer slide you have to do many sub tasks: Columns (top aligned) Column Width Indentation, for each paragraph in column repeat 2--4 for second column Is there maybe a ...
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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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How to work with SVN version control in Lyx?

In Lyx versions 1.6.8 and higher there is a version control toolbar. I successfully got RCS working but I cannot find any information on how to use SVN. However, there always is an "use SVN" button ...
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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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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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Powerdot shrink text in figure caption

I am using the powerdot class to make my first presentation in LaTeX (LyX). I have a figure whose caption contains a lot of text. Currently the text rolls off the slide. I can manually change the font ...
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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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Paste images into LyX

A fair amount of my homework is of the form: prove some statement then paste in a bunch of graphs verifying it experimentally. LyX makes me save images I paste in, which is really annoying when I ...