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Lyx with template

after having written large parts of my dissertation in lyx - I would need to adopt a template for formatting 1 . Can somebody tell me how to reformat my lyx document in a way as to have it in that ...
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LyX is leaving a big gap between paragraphs in the place where float (figure) should be

I just want to ask about why is LyX leaving a big gap between paragraphs surrounding a figure?. Not all paragraphs, but only between those paragraphs where I inserted a float (figure). The figure is ...
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Change text color of ToC entries in LyX

I've inserted a table of contents with LyX using Insert->List/TOC->Table of Contents and it is good, but the text color text is red and I want it black. I'm using book(KOMA-script) as document class. ...
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how to insert protocol in Lyx?

I know how to insert "algorithm" in Lyx. But how to insert "protocol" as shown in the following figure?
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Lyx cannot generate hyperlinks as references

This question is related to this one. I have a bibtex file containing a number of references some of which are only links to a number of domains. The entries in the .bib file are of the form: @Misc{...
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Thickness of lines in a table in LYX

I would like to increase the thickness of the top and the bottom lines of the attached table in Lyx. I tried command \newcommand{\hthickcline}{4} as shown in the attached Lyx file but it does not work....
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Wolfram Mathematica Functions in Lyx

When using LyX, how can I call Mathematica to input a mathematical expression, such as using Mathematica's Solve[] function, and return the result directly to LyX?
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Lyx :- Package babel Error: You haven't specified a language option

I get the following error in Lyx when I try to generate the pdf file. Package babel Error: You haven't specified a language option I have tried using the information in similar questions for TeX ...
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LYX citation reference style

I'd like my reference would look like this (based on Chicago 16th ed. (Author-Date Style) ): Stabell, Charles B., and Øystein D. Fjeldstad.1998. “Configuring value for competitive advantage: On ...
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Bibliography problem [LyX & Jabref]

I'm an Ubuntu beginner. I'm using LyX to write a paper. For my bibliography I imported a .bib file created with Jabref. I'm facing 2 problems regarding the rendering of the bibliography. While I'm ...
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LyX Hyphenation Not Working

I need a little bit of help troubleshooting this. I'm also not too sure on what I can provide and how to provide it, but here's what I have: LyX 2.1.2, with options in "Preferences>Language>Language ...
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Inputenc error in bibtex during pdf output

I'm not very good with tex stuff, and although I'm a capable linux user, latex has always been a problem for me. My situation. I'm writing a thesis document. OS : Debian 8 Lyx : 2.1.2 Jabref : 2.1 ...
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Reusing custom Lyx .bind file on Linux

I have been using a custom .bind file for keyboard shortcuts with Lyx 2.1 on Windows. I recently installed Lyx 2.1.4 on Ubuntu and I would like to reuse this .bind file. I placed this file at /usr/...
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Justify left and right inside example environment

I use the "Numbered Examples (multiline)" environment in a LyX document (class : Book (Standard Class)). The text is not fully justified (it is not right justified) in the examples. Is there a way to ...
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Errors in a two column document in LyX

I am getting following errors when I select the two column option for ACS document class and link my bibtexstyle bibliography. The errors don't show when I have a single column document along with the ...
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Langmuir output in Lyx?

I have achemso package installed for Lyx, how do I select the Langmuir layout which is langd5 to get the desired output ?
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Long bibliography options of BibTeX in RevTeX using LyX

I'd like to let titles appearing in a bibliography generated by BibTeX on LyX running RevTeX and using the style apsrev4-1.bst. In principle there is a longbibliography option one can use in the call ...
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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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How to add a logo in the top left of the page? [closed]

I am using lyx and I need to add the university logo in the top left of the title page, but I couldn't I am using book document.. is there a code or package can help me? I am a new user not expert
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Installing your own class into LyX does not work

I've already read tons of posts on how to install your own class into LyX etc. but neither of them have worked in my case. I'm working on Windows 7. So far I have tried putting my .cls file into C:\...
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LyX: How to change color of an individual Shaded Background Box?

I can change it globally by going to Document -> Settings -> Colors: Shaded boxes. However, what if I want different boxes to have different colors? For example, in my case, by default I set the ...
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Break a frame into several frames [duplicate]

I am creating a beamer presentation with LyX. I have multiple slides (frames) that contain a lot of points - too many to fit on the slide. So I would like to break such slides into multiple slides so ...
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How to add an empty line between paragraphs?

I have two sections which I'd like to separate by an empty line. Every time I press Enter, LyX removes that empty line between paragraphs. How do I prevent this?
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How to combine several child files such that each child file has its own Table of Contents?

I have several child files that I want to export as one master file and each child file has its own Table of Contents. When I export the files, the first child file's Table of Contents contains all of ...
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How do I make my bibliography according to harvard-style (author-year, alphabetical by sourcetype…) in Lyx?

I am writing my master thesis using Lyx and I don't know how it would be the best way to set up my bibliography due to the requirements by the university. The Bibliography has to be arranged ...
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How to Convert many Lyx Windows to Tabs?

I have many Lyx windows and some tabs. I want to make all of them under the same window. How can I convert the Lyx windows under the same window with tabs?
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How to create a separate List of Appendices like List of Figures or List of Tables in Lyx [closed]

My university requires a separate "List of Appendices" to be placed after the List of Tables and List of Figures in the dissertation. I created an Appendix from a normal chapter with Document->Start ...
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hotkey for pdflatex in lyx

I would like to define a hot-key in LyX to compile my document to pdflatex. How can I do this? I looked at the currently available hotkeys in there but couldn't not find one associated with this ...
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Using Lyx default 'Bibliography Environment' with Natbib

I'm trying to use default Lyx Bibliography environment with Natbib option, since i want to be able to change the citation style (i.e. author, year or author(year), etc.). On this page in says (https:/...
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Error making a spreadsheet inset in LyX - How to make a spreadsheet inset in LyX?

I am running LyX on Windows 10. I made an inset of a spreadsheet called temp.ods, by going Insert-->File-->External Material... and then selected the spreadsheet. I keep encountering the following ...
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If I have a double quote ' " ' in my text it shows up in the pdf as \textquotedbl{}

I am new to latex. I am running xubuntu 14.04. I am using Lyx 2.0.8. I can write, compile to pdf then view the pdf. Unfortunately, if I have a double quote ' " ' in my text it shows up in the pdf as \...
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Lyx separates my footnotes

How can I set all the footnotes to have the same space between them? As you can see in the pic Lyx by default separates some of my footnotes. But I would like to have them all sticked together.
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Warning: uncodable character in LyX lstlisting

The problem I'm trying to insert the output of the tree command into a Program Listing field of LyX. The text is the following: exampleFolder/ ├── 01.mp4 ├── 02.avi ├── 03.mov └── 04.mpg If this ...
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view dependencies within lyx file

I have a lyx file that has a bunch of child documents (tables) embedded in it. How can I generate a list of these external files that are included in my main file when I compile (pdflatex) it? This ...
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Stop lyx from compiling

Is there any way to stop Lyx from compiling? (I am using Lyx with knitr, so the compilation can take very long. Sometimes, I often find errors while Lyx is still compiling. As I cannot cancel the ...
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how to justify left all numbered equations

I use displayed numberd formula in lyx the equations are appears in middel I want to justify left the equations I used elsarticl 2 column page format
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Insert second slide with Lyx and Beamer

I am trying to create a presentation in LyX using Beamer. I am using LyX 2.1.0. I created a new document, and selected Document -> Settings -> Document Class -> Presentations -> Beamer. ...
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How to install a beamer theme in Lyx

I would like to use the Wuerzburg Beamer Theme for my thesis presentation but i dont know how to install it in Lyx. Can anyone help me please?
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lyx to pdf faulty [closed]

Why did I get this LyX: Cannot view file File does not exist: C:/Users/tekabu_t/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.Hp5536/lyx_tmpbuf2/newfile1.pdf OK when run my lyx file? Can someone help to ...
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Help installing document class for LyX on Mac, unsure on where to start

I'm trying to download a document class from a university, and would like to use this for my thesis. However I'm very new to all of this, and so really have little clue on where to start. The ...
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Alignment problem in tabularx that happens when I change it to non-decimal

I have the following code which aligns when I have decimal figures but fails to do so when I type 0 for instance. The code is as follow \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \...
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Template - Arbitrary Spacing in Lyx Formal Lab Report

I've been using Lyx and an MIT Template that is available from the link below (also including a minimal example) to write my Formal Lab reports for my undergraduate Physics labs. I (and my tutors) ...
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Lyx Table of Contents formatting [closed]

I have inserted a table of contents but have found when I create a pdf of the file the formatting is not good with the figure number over the image name. Any advice would be appreciated.
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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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Prevent formulas from execution

When I need to correct the formula in the middle, I click on the middle of the formula, and the formula always changes it's mode from something like an "executed" mode to something like a "working" ...
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LyX: Find and replace Page Break with New Page

I want to change all the Page Break's in my LyX document to New Page. How do I do this quickly (I have a 400+ page document)? The advanced search doesn't seem to be able to find Page Breaks.
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greek encodings under lyx

In my newly installed linux machine (Fedora 19), editing a formerly working document under lyx, I get: Package fontenc Error: Encoding file 'lgrenc.def' not found and in fact I see that the dir /...
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changing spacing of caption

I'm creating a figure using LyX. I would like the spacing of the caption below the figure to be 1.3. Is there an easy way to accomplish this? Setting the spacing to 1.3 for the entire document using ...
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Changing layouts without restarting LyX?

I'm using LyX to layout a booklet of speeches from a conference based on the Editorium LyxBook layout. I've been modifying a lot to meet our needs, and when I started on that a few weeks ago, I found ...
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Renaming/redefining bibliography results in tocbibind to not work

So, I'm working on my dissertation and am trying to get the bibliographies to show up in the table of contents at the correct level. I need a bibliography for each section, so I am using chapterbib. ...