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Lyx to Word Export issue

I need to produce a RTF/DOC/ODT document from LyX for my supervisors to comment and edit. The Lyx document contains ERT, master/children docs, hyperrefs, cross-references, svg/png figures, and basic ...
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Numbered equations in Lyx

I'm using Lyx and every time I try to enter a numbered equation, the number comes as (1), nothing else. I'm using Insert->Math->numbered equation. What do I do?
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tex2lyx drops underscores and circumflex accents

An old tex-file that I need to edit imports rather well in LyX, but all underscores and circumflex accents are simply removed. That is: when LyX is able to detect that math-mode is active, it ...
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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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Changing color in mathmode in LyX

I know there are \color and \textcolor commands for changing colors in mathmode. However, these commands have two arguments, so when I enter them in LyX, the first argument "swallows" the command and ...
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How to make use of selected text using LyX commands and command sequences?

I tried assigning two different shortcuts to inserting powers of ten: command-sequence math-insert 10^{ }; up; math-insert 10^{ } However, if I select some text and then use one of the shortcuts, ...
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Lyx: document cannot be opened

I am writing my very first serious Lyx document for end project of study. All was well and I was having fun until tonight when I tried to open it, it cannot be opened: Error says: Doesn't ...
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Insert hebrew at math-mode (LyX)

I'd like to insert some Hebrew words at math-mode at LyX, like can I inset \text or something like that... There is a way to do this? Even not at \text and by adding special characters (or things ...
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How to draw tree tables using lyx?

How to draw tree table using lyx? like below
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LyX installation error- text class not found- 'Reconfigure' or 'use without latex' option coming

I use win-7, 64 bit. I downloaded lyx bundle 2.1.4 packaged along with miktex 2.9. After installation, when I ran the program , a pop-up appears saying- 'lyx: no textclass found'. In detail, it tells- ...
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Subscript/superscript without using math mode or TeX code box, in LyX?

Is it possible to use subscript and superscript in LyX without entering into math mode or inserting TeX code? For example, can I get H2O to be displayed properly without \ce{H_{2}O} or Tex code box ...
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Lyx does not compile to PDF [closed]

when i try to export to pdf i get the following error: LaTeX Error: File `luaotfload.sty' not found. so it seems i'm missing some Latex files. i tried the following solutions: ...
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Problem with \includepdf in LyX

I am trying to make a different pdf in my LyX document the first pages. When I go to include it, including pagecommand={\thispagestyle{plain}},pages=- in the LaTeX options, I get a blank page for my ...
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How to add footer in Lyx when using IEEE Transactions class?

How do I add a footer in LyX file when using IEEE Transactions class?
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Lyx: Reduce vertical spacing of items [in UI only]

I like to use lists to structure my ideas before writing them down. To organize these notes it is very convenient to have shortcuts to exchange and change the level of indentation (just as in Emacs ...
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How to put multiple figures as rows in the same float in lyx

I want to add multiple figures in one float, and show them vertically , something like as in the following image. can any one help me? Image source frequency tuned salient region detection
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LYX 2.1.4 and El Capitan: Error converting eps and PDF

I installed LyX 2.1.4. on a Mac with El Capitan. When I insert a pdf or eps figure, LyX displays an error in converting the file; accordingly I can't see the figure in the software. The output PDF ...
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Can I change options of packages loaded by a Lyx module?

In Lyx, is it possible to change package options of packages that are loaded by modules? Specifically, I tried to set the options of the todonotes package which I use in conjunction with the TODO ...
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Lyx: References not available [closed]

I am using Mendeley to compile my references and papers. I export automatically a .bib file for the folder in question and it appears and updates seemingly perfectly. However, with a ...
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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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No PDF viewer installed error with LyX

Recently I reinstalled LyX under Windows 10. Even though I have installed foxit reader, I get a pop up message in preview that it says: "No PDF viewer is installed. Please install a PDF viewer such ...
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Lyx not Opening With New Acrobat Reader

I upgraded to the latest edition of the Adobe Acrobat reader. However, now whenever I try to view a preview using Lyx (Ctrl+R), it does not open. Has anyone faced similar issues? Thanks!
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How to reduce font size of TOC on lyx beamer

I am using a LyX beamer template which can be downloaded from this link. I'm having trouble with a large TOC, which can't fit on one page. How can I reduce the font size of TOC, so that it can be fit ...
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Define Assumption/Theorem… “numbering text” in Lyx

Is there any way to redefine Assumption numbering in Lyx? For example, in the following example, the Assumption numbering is "2*". Can I do this just for once instead of redefining it globally over ...
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Numbering Equations in the following form [duplicate]

I would like to number equations (in increasing order using positive integers) so that the number appears in parenthses (n) in the right margin. Currently, my equation numbers appear in the left ...
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LyX - Hyperrefs to nomenclature entries [duplicate]

I added several nomenclature entries in my document. In the exported document the nomenclature is created where I want it, but there is no link from where the entry is defined to the corresponding ...
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How to Enter Address in LyX in this form

I am currently in article AMS document class. In LyX I'd like to enter my name and address in the following form: Note that there's not a large gap between the author's name and the address. I ...
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tabularnewline incompatible with rowcolors

I have a huge table I am editing with LyX I tried to use rowcolors to have alternate row colors but it does not work This looks like to depend on the use of \tabularnewline instead of \\ The ...
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Indentations in Algorithm floats in LYX

I am using LYX and I'm trying to enter algorithms in an algorithm float. Is there a way to have indentation?
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Displaying Text Next to Section/Subsection title in LyX

Within a given section (or subsection), I would like my section title to appear on the left and I want the text to appear immediately after the title of the section as in the following example. In ...
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Correctly Including Figures in LyX

In LyX I enter a figure/graphic at the end of a paragraph using Insert > Float > Figure. I assume this is the command that I want since I want to include a graphic with a description (please let me ...
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Editing Distance between Abstract and Intro in LyX

Here's an example of how I'd like my abstract to appear. Note that the amount of vertical space between the abstract and intro is minor. In my document the vertical space between the abstract and ...
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Writing steps to an equation

I am new to LyX, how do I write steps to an equation, and if I want to do an operation on both sides of the equation, something like x+2=2 \-2 x = 0
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Adding keywords to an algorithm in LYX

I am using the method explained in this post to add algorithms in LYX. I wonder if it is possible to add new keywords like (Input, Output, ...) so they appear in bold. I use Algorithm-Style Package ...
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'classicthesis-config.tex' not found

I'm trying to make Classic Thesis work with Lyx. I downloaded the package, unzipped it, and opened ClassicThesis.lyx. So far, so good, but when I try to compile it, I get the following error message: ...
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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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Typesetting the Middle Four Interchange Law

I would like to typeset the middle four interchange law of 2-categories. In xypic, I managed to typeset the following repulsive thing: Here's the code: \xymatrix { \text{Middle} & \text{Four} ...
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Parenthesis and Apostrophes in LyX's XeteX don't show [closed]

I've checked many answers online to why Xetex in Lyx doesn't show apostrophes or parentheses, and the answers, like including fontspec and excluding other packages, simply don't work. Here's the ...
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Figure numbers in Lyx and PDF are differnt!

I am using Lyx 2.1 and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for thesis. I need to figures to be numbered for each chapter, i.e. Fig 2.3 for second chapter's third figure. I tried the codes recommended in the forum ...
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How to see the \O in math-mode (at LyX)

I'm using LyX 2.1.2 and when I put (at math-mode) this: \O I see nothing at the pdf file. Do you know why? If this helps - when I look at the source code - this what I see: \L{$\O$} But when I put it ...
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Longtable with threeparttable

Can anyone help me to figure out why this code does not work in Lyx? Despite using longtable, the table gets truncated at the end of page after overflowing the bottom margin. \begin{threeparttable} ...
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Adding a content page with links to each section and subsection

I am working on a thesis and need to create a contents page so that each entry is a link towards a section or subsection. The current layout I'm using is "Article". How may I introduce a content ...
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Paste command no longer working in lyx

I have been using lyx for a while and everything was working smoothly. Recently, however, I tried deleting a float figure and inserting it at a different point in the document. Following this question ...
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Copy and paste disabled in LyX 2.0

I try to copy and paste in a LyX document I am editing and it says that the command (paste) is disabled. This happens with anything, be it normal text, figures or formulae. I am working on a 64 bit PC ...
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Collect number (of citations) from internet

I would like to insert a "dynamic" number in my TeX (actually LyX) file. In particular, I am working on a literature review and would like to add the number of google citations. For example: Grossman ...
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Lyx nested enumerate creation

I try to create the following in LyX. But it does not give what i want. 1 (a) text OR (b) text 2 (a) (i) text (ii) text OR (b) text LyX does allow only to produce as shown ...
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How to remove vertical space between enumerate list and sub-list? [duplicate]

I'm putting together some homework sheets for my maths class using LaTeX (more specifically via LyX) and there's something to do with the bullet points that's annoying me. Look at the following image. ...
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Removing or Editing the header on each page in LyX

My document is in (AMS article) mode. The title of my paper shows up as a header on each page. The problem is that the title is too long and it overlaps with the page number. I would like to use a ...
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Binomial math symbol like but with square braces [duplicate]

I want to generate symbol like this: But I can't find a proper method in LyX. I tried frame decoration with \overset like this: I also tried square braces with matrix inside, but is too large. ...
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LyX not recognizing updates in .bib file

I have a BibTeX file with the extension .bib. For some reason, although I manually insert references in this file, the hyperlink from my LyX file does not recognize these updates. Any thoughts on why ...