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How to control figure numbering in Lyx

I have a single figure in a Lyx document, and it is part of a paragraph which itself is part of a section. It is expected that Lyx will produce a caption for it as 'Figure 1: ....', however, the ...
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Book layout: bottom external page number

I'm using Lyx 2.0 to format my text with LaTex. I'm using the predefined "book" template. On the first, non-title page I have the page number "1" centered on the bottom, while on the other pages the ...
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Biblatex and listings incompatibility…

Does someone know why biblatex and listings are incompatible and if there is a way to fix it? I have a Lyx document and whenever I insert program listings I get errors like: al trabajo de ...
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Nomenclature sorting and latex code coming first

I am using LyX, which uses Nomenclature package, I guess. As you see in the screenshot 1, \hat{p} comes before everything else. How can I send it back where the other p's are? Many thanks.
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Can you put two matrices in display mode side by side in LyX?

I have two matrices, and I want to render them side by side with appropriate space in between in display mode. How should it be implemented in LyX?
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Begin every chapter on a new page using LyX

I'm writing a document in LyX (an editor for LaTeX) and I need every chapter to begin on a new page (not necessarily an odd one). Right now it just puts every chapter one after the other. How can I ...
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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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Shortcut for “vertical space” in LyX

Has someone got an idea what the shortcut is/where I can create one for the \medskip{} command (or any other command, that generates a vertical space in my document)? I looked in ...
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Best style (.bst) for Harvard bibliography with Natbib using LyX

Learning LaTeX and using LyX. I'm using BibTeX and natbib.sty for citing. Which .bst is the best for Harvard bibliographies? elsearticle-harv.bst is the closest one I have come across. I have tried to ...
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Document class downloads for LyX

I'm looking for document class downloads for LyX, i.e. .cls and .layout files for multiple purposes, mostly life sciences article writing. Anyone familiar with a source for a collection of those?
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LyX — copy images into build directory for LaTeX include tags

The default beamer-ornate template includes an option to put an institution logo at the bottom of every slide, \pgfdeclareimage[height=0.5cm]{institution-logo}{logofile.png} ...
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In LyX, how to have itemize inside a proof?

LyX is great. I use it to write everyday documents. But it seems that its environment can only have one type; different types of environments can't be mixed. For example, you can't have itemize inside ...
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Align top with multirow tables in Lyx 2.0

I'm having trouble doing vertical alignment in tables with multirow in Lyx. I have data that is in a 'tree' format that I need to present in tables. I would like Category 1, Subcategory 1.1 and Value ...
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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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Get List of Listings in an Appendix [closed]

I am using LyX with the listings package. I want to have Appendix A be titled "Code Listings" and then have the List of Listings. Right now I have \lstlistoflistings in an ERT. By using ...
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Use Revtex 4.1 in Lyx or simply on linux

I am new to latex under Linux and I recently installed LyX on an Ubuntu derivative and as we all know a lot of the provided templates don't work, one particular one that I am really interested in ...
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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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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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Overlaying two symbols

I use LyX, so a lot of the working is hidden from me. I want to overlay the symbols \star and \bigcircle. How do I do this? I know it can be done, ad there is the \not, which works like that
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In LYX, how do I set up two independent viewers for the same file format?

I would like to have two independent file viewers for SumatraPDF and Acrobat using the same file format (pdflatex=pdf2). What is the easiest way to achieve this? The viewer seems to be connected to ...
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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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Enable XeTeX for LyX [closed]

I am trying to enable XeLaTeX for LyX, but I have some problems. I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and LyX 2.0. I followed an online tutorial in order to install XeTeX. Then I opened LyX, but I can't enable ...
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'fi' or 'fl' result in big “S”-like symbol

I use LyX with XeTeX, and the output font is DejaVu Sans. When I write in the input text 'fi' or 'fl', the output text displays a strange big "S"-like symbol. I don't know why is that. Any help would ...
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What are the benefits and drawbacks of Lyx compared to TeXnicCenter

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and have been using TeXnicCenter. I've heard one or two people rave about Lyx and am debating if I should switch to it. What are specific benefits and drawbacks to ...
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Error with article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0

When I tried to include an R plot with the following code into article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0 <<fig=TRUE>>= library(graphics) pairs(iris) @ I got the following error message: ...
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article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0

I've tough luck with running article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0. Could someone guide me how to run article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0? Sharing an example will be highly appreciated.
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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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lyx newcommand and newtheorem

I have two simple problems with preamble (Lyx 2.0.0rc3 on Ubuntu 11.04 or Debian Wheezy) If I put in preamble the line \newcommand{\gra}{\alpha} then within the math formula when I type \gra I ...
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Cross-reference to an entry in the toc?

Is there any way to cross-reference to sections/subsections via their title? I find myself writing "Please see section 4 for more details", and it gets annoying very soon, especially when I have to ...
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How to convert source code from LaTeX to LyX?

I have difficulties to make a document in LyX. I have create my document in TexMaker (LaTeX) and I want to put this codes in LyX editor and see the result as a PDF or DVI. but it seem some errors ...
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LyX: How to add command line option/flag for latex compiling?

I'm using LyX 1.6.9 with MikTex on Windows XP. I want to use the "minted" package (for colored listings). This package uses Pygmentize to color the output. However, to do so, it uses ...
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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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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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space around figures and how to remove it [closed]

I'm inputting several figures in my thesis and I'd like to know why there is always so much white space above and to the side of the figure and below the caption. Below the caption is particularly ...
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LyX: Export Warning! about BibTeX

I'm trying to export a LyX file to LaTeX format and getting the following warning. LyX: Export Warning! There are spaces in the paths of your BibTeX databases. BibTeX will be unable to find them. ...
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LyX: modify thesis.cls preamble

I'm using LyX and a custom class from Colorado-Boulder which is based on the thesis class. I'm at another school and my advisor wants me to include titles of the readers on the signature page as well ...
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LyX: listings over multiple pages [closed]

I am trying to use LyX to insert child document-listing-program. The program imports OK but it is too long to fit on a single page. At the bottom of the page it outputs over the margin, sometimes ...
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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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Setting margins with LyX

I've looked around and can't seem to get my problem right. I'm trying to set the margins of my thesis and it looks right on screen (PDF) but when i print it it's totally different. I'm using a class ...
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Has anyone got a LyX 2 precompiled for Windows?

I've been trying to compile LyX 2 myself but I can't start the resulting executable (the Resources directory is missing a lot of subdirectories). I don't know what the problem is, I exactly followed ...
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How to install Beamer in Windows XP using LyX

I installed LyX on Windows XP, but when I attempt to load a file which uses beamer it says MikTeX does not have it! What to do? (I have MikteX 2.7) I am trying to update MikTeX, but when ...
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Avoid figures encroaching on page numbers with LyX

I'm using LyX and have figures in floats and wraps but some of them are too high on the page when converted to PDF and overlap with page numbers. Is there a way to avoid this and respect the text ...
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How to view Latex compiler error messages using Lyx?

I do not seem to find how to view the latex error messages when I use "View DVI" or "Export to PDF", etc.
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Background for table cells in LyX

The title speaks for itself - how do I choose a background color for table cells in LyX?
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In Lyx turn greyed out text into comments

In Lyx I would like to convert greyed out text into comments. The Lyx environment is lyxgreyedout. I have considered switching to another IDE already and it is not an acceptable solution. The ...
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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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how to make a shortcut at toolbar in lyx?

I'm sorry my english is bad. how to add a shorcut at toolbar in lyx?? so that If I klick the shorcut, I can connect to the TortoiseSVN, just shorcut(seemlessly) thanks.
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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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First time LaTeX with Lyx user need help converting to PDF

I've been told that to edit a .tex file with LyX, I'll have to import the .tex file, do my editing etc. Then if I want to turn it into a .pdf file, I have to export it as DVI then convert it somehow ...
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In Lyx find a word and replace with ERT

In Lyx how do I find and replace words with latex code (ERT)?