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Removing a page numeration from Table of Contents

In LyX, how can I make the pages numbers start from the second page? (i.e., making the first page, which is the table of contents in my case, not having a page number on it)
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How to edit the LaTeX path in LyX on Windows (x64) [closed]

I was using MiKTeX 2.9 (x64) on my Win 7 machine for some time with TeXnicCenter. Now I tried to install LyX on the same PC. The problem I get is Lyx does find neither latex.exe nor sees all the other ...
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why are table lines are not black? [duplicate]

my problem is that the lines of my tables (not all but most of them) are not really black but gray. Furthermore, the gray lines are also thinker than the other, which makes my tables look really bad. ...
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Begin enumerate from zero in LyX beamer

I am making a presentation using beamer in LyX. Is it possible to have a numbered list (enumerate) starting with zero (0) instead of one (1)?
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Refer to label in another chapter (another file)

I am writing my thesis using LyX's thesis template, and each chapter is a different file (chapter-x.lyx). However, sometimes, I need to refer to a section from another chapter, which is in a ...
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Landscape figure float obscuring text

I am trying to insert a figure float in landscape orientation within an otherwise portrait-oriented document. The figure is inserting as it should, but for some reason it is obscuring a page of text ...
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Write a dictionary with LyX [closed]

How to make a dictionary with LyX ? I found this page about this in LaTeX. The \newenvironment and \newcommand i put in Preamble or inside the text?
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Citation issue, author comma date

I've had a good search around Internet but can't really find anything relevant to what I'm looking for. In Lyx, when selecting a citation options the style closest to what I need is: (Author, ...
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Table with small circles on each intersection/corner

I'm a LyX user and have a small question - How do I incorporate to my a document a table consists only of the numbers {0,1}, with borders between the cells, and with small colored circles on the ...
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Lyx : change cross reference color [duplicate]

When i make a refference to a figure , the text appears black. How can i change cross reference's default black color to blye or cyan ? I had the same issue with citations but i figured it out with ...
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Ruled Algorithms in columns/minipages

I'm using Benoit Guillon's algo styles for Lyx (at http://bgu.perso.libertysurf.fr/) in 2.0 to get nice algorithms ruled with line numbers. This is just a wrapper for the algorithm and algorithmic ...
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Changing lstlistoflistings title [closed]

I'm having difficulty getting the list-of-listings section to display the proper title, it simply says "Contents" no matter what sort of changes I make. Here is the command I put in the preamble at a ...
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Importing LaTeX table code into LyX

I create tables in a spreadsheet program, convert them to LaTeX code and then use an ERT to import into my LyX document. When I paste the LaTeX code the entire thing turns out very ugly looking. The ...
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Issue Viewing my LyX in Pdf on my netbook when I click the eyeballs

I admit that this may be a netbook problem rather than a LyX problem, but I am doubtful since I have adobe and everything else in LyX is working fine. When I click the eyeballs in LyX, which usually ...
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Change hyphenation patterns only for a chapter

I am currently writing a book in Italian using LyX and I use \usepackage[italian]{babel} in the preamble. However, I need to write a chapter of this book in a different language. How can I change ...
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Does LyX support hyperlink and hypertarget commands?

Does LyX support \hyperlink and \hypertarget commands, or do I have to access them through ERTs? Is there any other way to make text links without hyperlink/hypertarget that LyX supports? I want to ...
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How do I ensure my images/graphics are embedded in the output document? [closed]

I am new to LaTex and I am learning the concept and terminology by using Lyx (TeX live under Linux). I created my first document using the Book class, added some images (combination of jpgs/pngs), ...
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How do I set group headings for an index in Lyx?

I want to set group headings, in form of a corresponding letter, for an index in lyx. I have one main lyx file, containing links (with include) to other lyx files, placed in a subfolder. I tried ...
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Including .tex file to LyX document

Is it possible to write pure latex to a separate file and then include that in the LyX document. What are the pros and cons of doing that? As far as I understand there are problems with preamble. ...
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Setting single row height with multirow

I have a table in LyX document. And I'm using multirow to span text across multiple rows. For example I might want the text to span across 2 rows, the problem occurs when it doesn't fit, then it just ...
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Regression tables made with esttab in Stata have columns with different widths, using LyX

I am relatively new to LyX and I am trying to output regression results into TeX code, and then insert the resulting tables in a LyX document. The command I use to create the table is: reg y1 x1, ...
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“Package xcolor error” shows up when a child doc has an embedded pdf [closed]

I am working on LyX Version 1.6.9. While compiling ClassicThesis, I receive the following error message: package xcolor error: undefined color 'Blue'/'Maroon'/'Black' etc This only happens when ...
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How to use 2cell in Lyx?

I'd like to write natural transformation arrows in LyX (2.0.5.1) using 2cell (see this answer). The problem is, LyX seems to include the xy package by default and it's only using the [all] option. I ...
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LyX & MiKTeX installation problems on Windows 7 [closed]

I'm having problems installing LyX on Windows 7. It gets to the point of alerting me that it's going to install MiKTeX, and after I've hit OK it aborts with the following error: No ...
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Elsevier format 2 columns in Lyx

I would like to use Elsevier class to create paper in 2 column format as shown in authors guide: http://cdn.elsevier.com/assets/pdf_file/0011/109388/elsdoc.pdf (last page). I am using Lyx and kept the ...
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Lyx: SVG files on PDF [closed]

I'm having trouble getting an SVG diagram to appear in a PDF. From researching online it looks like it should be simple enough, but I'm yet to discover what I'm doing wrong. I'm working in LyX, and ...
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How to change font styles in verse environment without setting up a new environment?

This is a related question to: How to change font size in verse environment? Although this answer works very well, it does create a new Verse environment without the inherent functions of the verse ...
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Lyx - setting bibtex options

I want to turn off printing of DOIs in my BibTex bibliography in Lyx. When I try to add the option doi=false under Document settings -> Bibliography -> Bibliography generation -> Options the ...
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Lyx cross-referencing between branches

I'm writing a paper in LyX, of which there are two versions -- a short and a long version. I've created two branches in the (single) LyX file, and will switch them on and off appropriately. I'd like ...
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To kern double em-dashes

In Virginia Woolf's novels, she used double em-dashes quite often. In Latin Modern, the two dashes closely set together without gap. However, In ebgaramond there is a little gap which is quite ...
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Best way to use lettrine in LyX

What is the best way to use the package lettrine in LyX? Right now I've written in the Document Preamble \usepackage{lettrine} and then I use the classic tex code \lettrine{O}{nce upon a time} there ...
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Undefined control sequence \coloneqq

I'm trying to export a PDF of a LyX document (it has never caused a problem before). Below I have posted pictures of the error message along with the equation LyX highlighted for me. I don't know what ...
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BibTeX reference formats in JabRef and LyX

I am using JabRef for my references. I export them as a .bib file and import them into LyX. They are all sorted correctly and referenced fine in the text. However, when I look in the actual ...
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Quick way to enter Norm in LyX?

In LyX, if I go to the insert delimiters menu, I can insert a norm. Is there way to attach a shortcut to this? By norm, I am referring to the double bar on each side.
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Can't use theorems in lyx (mac)

I want to switch to lyx, but I'm having a hard time trying to use environments. I red that they are supposed to be as a class in the drop down list at the top left (If I'm nor wrong, together with ...
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Inserting a Preface in LyX

I'm struggling with LyX. I'm trying to insert a Preface (before the ToC) in my thesis, but I'm not sure how to do this - the dropdown list doesn't give this as an option. Any help?
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How do I create the universe of discourse symbol with LyX?

I've been using OpenOffice and/or MS Word to do my college assignments, but since I started this new discrete math course, I'm finding myself very annoyed with the math formula options in those ...
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Vertical alignment of cells in LyX

How can you set the vertical alignment of table cells in LyX? The right-click menu shows three choices ("Top", "Middle", "Bottom") but none of them is enabled, they are all greyed out.
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Float table with subfloat extend to multiple pages LyX

I have a float (table) which contains several subfloats. The last of these subfloats does not fit on the page and is cut off. I would like it to extend to the next page. I know of longtable but that ...
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How to edit tables in LyX?

I have a problem with re-sizing the table in LyX. When I export it to .pdf its too wide so it goes far out of the border. Any ideas on how to shrink it, or make it readable in .pdf? p.s. In LyX, ...
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Parameterised Enviroments in Lyx

Ok, I have a set of structured data that I want to format consistently. In this case a set of spells for a role-playing game. Now in Latex I vaguely remember I could do something using ...
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Error, command already defined - IOP article with mhchem [duplicate]

I am using LyX to prepare an article. The document class is 'IOP article' and I am using the mhchem package to typeset chemical formulae in the paper. I include \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} in the ...
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Vertical align in beamer frames in LyX

I am trying to vertically align content inside a single beamer frame. On the manual I've found the [t] option to add to \begin{frame}. Question is, how do I add that option in LyX? I have tried with ...
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Condense the space between bibliographic entries

In order to save space, I would like to condense the bibliography, specifically, reduce the amount of vertical space between entries. Currently, it seems there is double-space between consecutive ...
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references in a smaller font

How can I tell LyX to display the bibliographic references in a smaller font? I use the standard "article" document class. When I open the "Settings" of the bibliography, I get a dialog box where I ...
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Shortcut to repeat the last action in LyX

How to create a shortcut or hot key to repeat the last action done in LyX to be as in MS Word F4 key?
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Using breqn in unnumbered equation in LyX

I finally found a way to use automatic line breaking in long math formulas in LyX from the last post in: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2904807/lyx-breaking-long-formula-lines I soon realized ...
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no page numbers in lyx

How can I tell LyX to put page numbers in the rendered PDF? I looked in all the menus, and haven't find the correct option. The closest matches are: Document -> Settings -> Page Layout, or Document ...
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citations shown as zeros [closed]

In LyX, I added a BibTeX biography to the end of the document, and several citations in the document body. In the PDF, I can see the correct references at the end, but in the document body, the ...
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Classicthesis in Chinese?

I wish to compile my dissertation in the beautiful classicthesis. My setting: Mac OX 10.6.8, TeX Live 2012 + LyX 2.0.5. I am able to work and produce document in Chinese elsewhere including in book, ...