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How can I center all tables in a document?

Background Would like to center all tables within floats, without having to add \centering to each table. Ideas Tried the following: \let\originaltabular\tabular ...
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Autofit table column with booktabs

Background Using booktabs produces the top table in the following image: Both tables reside in floats, but even when outside of the float the same result is produced. The Application and Version ...
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Lyx Templates site

Does anyone know of a site which collates Lyx templates and provides previews of how they look? I don't just mean thesis layouts but also letters, essays and all sorts. Many thanks in advance.
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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 ...
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How to include graphs in my document?

I've just started using LyX for my Economics essays. Using Inkscape, I have been able to create some very neat diagrams to go with them. However I really need to be able to insert graphs (XY charts, ...
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Using jabref generated bibliography with lyx

I'm using a jabref generated bibliography in lyx according to the following instructions: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=477632 It works well, except for one type of error which I cannot ...
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Setting document width in Lyx

When I view my document in a PDF with pdflatex, my stuff is squished into like only 60% of the page, leaving the rest an ugly, unused whitespace. How do I fixed this (preferably in Lyx)?
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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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Can one “fold” part of the paragraphs in LyX

By "folding", I mean condense some part of the codes, and by one click , you can unfold them.
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Lyx customized view of command

I have a command definition in my LaTeX preamble: \newcommand*{\code}[1]{\texttt{#1}} But the usage of this command appears as an ERT e.g. \code{select}. I would like this to appear as select that ...
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LyX new macros and instant preview

When we define new macros in LyX, can we still have instant preview for them? For example, I defined a new command \abc, but when I put \abc in the math inset, it does not have instant preview. ...
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What is the black part in the Lyx window?

Just some very basic questions as a new user... What is that black part under the pink part of the Lyx window? Can we change the pink color? Can we remove the black part? Why can't we use "Enter" to ...
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How to embed screenshots properly?

I have a .png screenshot and I want to insert it in a LyX document. However, the screenshot needs scaling to fit in my column width. Downscaling (or upscaling) the image, if done wrong, gives all ...
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LyX AMS align environment justification/ horizontal alignment

I'd like to know how to justify individual columns in the AMS align environment. In the matrix environment, the Table toolbar buttons are active, but not inside the AMS align environment.
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Lyx template for scientific paper

Anyone know of any simple Template for scientific paper which is easy to modify and looks great? So that i don't have to use several hour to find out the syntax.
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Lyx template for scientific paper

Anyone know of any simple Template for scientific paper which is easy to modify and looks great? So that i don't have to use several hour to find out the syntax.
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Converting LyX to LaTeX

I'm working with a colleague who uses LyX (I use LaTeX), and we have a hard time exchanging documents because of conversion issues. Is there any easy way to convert LyX to LaTeX and vice versa?
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How can I disable the linking for figures in LyX?

Complete LaTeX and LyX newbie here. I am currently writing a document in LyX and I'm using hyperref to have links in the ToC, citations etc. The problem is that I added a figure (with float) and when ...
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How do I get started with LaTeX on Windows XP?

My only knowledge of LaTeX is that it is a markup language that lets me concentrate on the structure of my document rather than its appearance. It uses tags similar to HTML. My problem is that I've ...
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Reducing the title spacing

I use LyX. When I use the "Title" environment under article(hebrew), it uses very big spacings between it and the rest of the document. How do I control the spacing and make it use a compact title so ...
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Custom title font in LyX

(My first problem of compiling at all is solved, so I'm now posing a slightly different question). Hi, I'd like some help with producing handouts for my students. I'm using LyX as I'm far from fluent ...
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Automatically define macros in LyX documents

I'm using LyX all the time and over the last 2 years I've accumulated some very handy macros for my lecture notes. As it is today, every time I start a new document, I copy and paste the macros from ...