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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Rename “Algorithm” to “Listing”

Background Syntax-highlighted source code image listings are being used as Algorithm floats with the lst: prefix for captions. Problem The following LaTeX code in the preamble renames the caption ...
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Problem with changing refname with autoref in Lyx

Update 1 - @Andrew provided a very helpful partial answer. The \renewcommands work if you put them after begin document in the latex version. So the real question is why does the preamble not do this ...
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Array inside Algorithm with underbrace and sidebrace

I'm writing my master's thesis (using LyX's thesis template) and am trying to display an algorithm. Since LyX's algorithm support doesn't quite cut it for me, I've decided to go ERT with LaTeX code ...
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LyX Problem when referencing. Just question mark [?] [closed]

I am very new to LyX (no LaTeX background whatsoever) and cannot manage to properly insert citations. The problem is, within LyX the citation seems ok [Sayer], but when I render the PDF, I only get ...
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Bad math font quality in PDF

I have a problem with bad font quality that only affects "math" environments. I am writing a document with lyx 2.0.2 (OS: Ubuntu). The chosen class is "report". Since the normally used fonts were ...
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Bibliography issues in LyX

When I enter my sources, LyX doesn't break the lines. I clicked "Bibliography" in the menu, I entered [ 1 ] in the Key and my source in the Label to get the pdf I've pasted below. How do I get my ...
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Alternatives to $\backslash$

Background Instead of marking up the text with bold or emphasis, I read (and agree) that it is better to define a command, or environment, that describes the content. Then apply text formatting ...
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Lyx and List of Acronyms

I need to generate the List of Acronyms for a report class document, i used this method to make the acronym: insert -> nomenclature entry then I write the symbol and the description. Example: ...
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Font size of some sections in toc smaller than others

I am using the article class with a rather standard setup in LyX. In my TOC some sections with longer titles are displayed with a smaller font size even though there is enough space to the page ...
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LyX participates in the Google Summer of Code - which project ideas could be suggested?

This year, LyX participates in the Google Summer of Code. This is a great opportunity to get improvements and new features implemented. I appreciate that LyX makes entering the TeX and LaTeX world ...
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Lyx: first chapter line indented

In Lyx, how can I make sure that the first line of each Chapter is indented? I'm writing a "report" document, if that matters.
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LyX: Question mark [?] instead of reference number after installing new .bst file

Hello I'm new in using LyX 2.0.6 with MacTex, and I'd try to import a citation style (file named plos2009.bst from http://www.ploscompbiol.org/static/latexGuidelines) into the BibTex style folder. I ...
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Using \inputminted from lyx with relative path

I'm using the minted package with lyx. I want to use \inputminted and must be able to specify a relative path (to share between machines with different home directory names). The problem is that the ...
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Weird break before English language citation

I'm using LyX to write my thesis I've encountering this weird problem. When in-paragraph citations are formatted as English in my Danish document (which I do to get the spell checker working for ...
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How to add multi-authors with different affiliations in Beamer using LyX?

I want to have two authors with different affiliations showing on the cover page in beamer. Can anyone help me how I can do this in LyX? Specifically, I want to have the below structure: Title ...
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How to use LyX to produce STOP (Sequential Thematic Organization of Publications) documents [closed]

I want to produce documents in the STOP format (Sequential Thematic Organization of Publications). STOP was pioneered by the Hughes Aircraft Company in the Sixties and is regarded as a forerunner of ...
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How to center a table in Classic thesis LyX version

I am using classic thesis for writing my thesis and while placing tables, the tables are aligning to the left. I want the table centered. I am attaching images of the LyX code and the output. Any help ...
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Substituting lowerbacktitle in one-sided document

I'm using LyX and the thesis template that comes with it. When I changed my document from two-sided to one-sided a page in the output disappeared. I found out that this was the \lowertitleback that ...
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Numbering all equations [duplicate]

How can I number the equations of a document all at once? I've tried to find an option in LyX but I didn't find any.
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0answers
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Can I use standard child documents across multiple masters [closed]

I have a number of standard documents which are designed to be reusable in assembling larger documents. This doesn't seem to work in Lyx - if I set up two masters and include one child document in ...
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MetaUML with LyX?

How to install MetaUML for LyX? How to use it? Is there a site where I can find resources about this subject? And if not, is there an equivalent tool for this not Dia?
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LyX: Paragraphs ignored in PDF output

I have a document with article class. Here's the minimal example: #LyX 2.0 created this file. For more info see http://www.lyx.org/ \lyxformat 413 \begin_document \begin_header \textclass article ...
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LaTeX error file 'ulem.sty' not found in windows

while trying to read a file as PDF (pdflatex) I get this error: LaTeX error: file 'ulem.sty' not found I have searched far and wide on the web, but I can't figure out how to fix this. Things I ...
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Manually made folding marks in article don't appear as intended

I am writing a letter in the article documentclass in LyX. I tried Koma-script v2, and found it nice, but not quite fulfilling with customization, at any rate not within LyX. Most of my letter works ...
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Problem with bibtopic package and sectioned bibliographies

I'm using LyX 2.0.1.5 on Windows 7 (MiKTeX 2.9.4813). Since my thesis covers a very specific topic (QM of Retinal's Photoisomerization) I have to divide my Bibliography in two sections: Essential ...
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Adding Subsubsection & Subsubsection* to the TOC with lyx?

I'm using, lyx 2.0.2, how can I add the Subsubsection in a document with a report class to the TOC, I tried the solution provided in this Question but didn't work for me, it generated no errors but no ...
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Insert image in the header

I am a real beginner in LyX and I want to insert a small image into the header. Actually I want to insert two images. But let's begin by one. I have no idea how to do this and would appreciate any ...
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Can't install LyX through package installer [closed]

There once was a question that popped up and was closed without an answer...well, I have the same problem, and the same amount of answers as Iszi. LyX & MiKTeX installation problems on Windows 7 ...
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How to make a given LaTeX template compatible with my LyX file?

I have already written my entire thesis in LyX. But my university has a fixed LaTeX format in which I've to turn my thesis in. Kindly advise.
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Inhibit indentation in paragraph after using the “quoting” package

A little while ago I asked this questions concerning how to quote in the style of "quotation" but without the first paragraph being indented. The answer I got was to use the quoting package instead of ...
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Newline in a “cases” environment

I have the same issue as in this question: Split-like environment inside cases environment with one difference - I would like to get the same result with LyX, using as little LaTeX code as possible. ...
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What is the easiest way to insert Thai words in an English lyx document?

I am a big fan of Lyx, but find that when I want to include a few Thai words within an English document, things start getting difficult. There are many solutions posted online, not all of which are ...
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Insert a TeX code into a math mode at LyX

If i'm at math mode at LyX and I want to add a TeX code, how can I do it? This is possible? i.e something like: \Ding{152} (or code that is more then a symbol) in math mode.
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LyX: reduce spacing in TOC

Is it possible to reduce line spacing in the Table of Contents? I have tried adding \singlespacing before the TOC but I get "Undefined control sequence" I have also tried \setlength{\itemsep}{0mm}
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LyX: remove header in specific page

My thesis is sectioned in Parts -> Sections -> Subsections. Currently I am printing the part name on the header of each page. However, I would like to remove the header completely on the first page ...
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LyX: How to get the Part name to print in headers [duplicate]

I have a LyX article, structured with Parts -> Sections -> Subsections, and I want to print the Part name in the document header. I am trying to get the part name with the following command, but it ...
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ClassicThesis, Lyx and reference ordering?

I am writing my PhD thesis with ClassicThesis, in LyX under Linux. Everything is working perfect... until I noticed that the order of apperance for my references is off. For example, the first listed ...
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Word count in LyX which does not include Figure captions

Is they a way of obtaining a word count in LyX that does not include text inside captions (Figures, tables etc.)?
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Lyx is ignoring typewriter font setting for program listings

I'm using Lyx's Insert|Program Listing to insert a code listing into my document. Unfortunately, Lyx seems to ignore the Typewriter font selection I made in DocumentOptions under Fonts ⇒ ...
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Figures after reference in text [duplicate]

I'm using LyX and I'd like to ensure that figures do not appear until after they are referenced in the text, ideally at the top of the following page. Is there any way to do this in LyX or LaTeX? I ...
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Inhibit indentation of first paragraph of quotation

I'm using LyX. Would it be possible to format something as "quotation" in a way in which the first paragraph doesn't get indented but the subsequent paragraphs does, like the way in which text ...
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How to set custom headers?

Having some experience with Latex, I'm now using LyX seriously for the first time. Since I need to set custom headers, I have enabled the Custom Header/Footerlines module and set the page layout to ...
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How do I make a circled frame?

I'm using LYX at XyMatrix. If I'm writing in one of the cells a code like that: \save"1,1"."1,2"*+[r][F]\frm{}\restore I get a rectangle frame. If want to get a circled frame what should I write? ...
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Adding citations as I write and not at the end of my writing

I'm using LyX for writing my article. And I want to add a bibtex library to add references for it. I can do that and then add citations from that library without a problem. But the thing is, I'm ...