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the selected document class requires external files that are not available - LyX portable

I'm using LyX portable on windows, and I get this message the selected document class article(hebrew) requires external files that are not avialable. ... the following prerequisites are ...
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Nomenclature sequence in Lyx

I am using the Nomenclature package in Lyx. I am sorting my entries between Greek symbols, Roman symbols and acronyms. As you can see in the screenshot the symbols are further separated: with or ...
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ambiguity in the name of the header

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I created a chapter called "list of acronyms" after "list of tables". At the 2nd page of the chapter "list of acronyms" header is incorrect.
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Spacing problem at List of Figures

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : Report. My problem is that the titles of figures are written on the numbers at List of Figures.
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LyX error - 'Document format failure' for file in temporary folder

I have been working during the last year in my thesis with LyX. Yesterday I opened my file in another computer and when I open it in mine this error appears: What can I do to solve this issue? ...
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Lyx add page number in abstract

Hi I'm desperately looking for a way to display the page number on my page in abstract. I'm trying to do this with the \chead{\thepage}, yet it won't work. The following screenshots show the view in ...
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Help with Lyx type problem

I am new to LaTeX and Lyx. I was typing my text when I changed something in Lyx and now, for example, I need to type two times dot (.) to show up at the display. If I type dot + space, it shows one of ...
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Renew command on mbox makes it freeze - Fix subscript size

I'm trying to change the font style of \mbox, but all my tries have failed. All commands I try either have no effect or make pdflatex recursively keep working and never finish and freeze. This makes ...
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Table of Contents numbered in Roman in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want the pages table of contents, list of figures and list of tables etc. be numbered with roman numerals. I put this tag before the table of Contents : ...
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Lyx: Quick way to insert Dirac bra-ket

In LyX, what is a quick way to insert mismatched delimiters in math environment? I tried typing \left|\right>, but it is not interpreted automatically.
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Add an unnmbered section to the table of Contents in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, class document : report. I created a general introduction as unnumbered chapter, but at the table of Contents, the introduction does not exist.
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How to remove enumerated chapter latex in lyx [duplicate]

I found an example of template's Lyx and I work fine with it, so lets explain what I'm doing: I'm writing a book's intership this later start by 3 chapter wich aren't numerated for example here: if I ...
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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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remove the spacing in a line in the Bibliography

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to eliminate the spacing gap in a line of bibliography, as shown in the picture below : The input type JabRef is "other".
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LaTeX error when inserting code listing in LyX

I am currently making a presentation in LyX. After I have inserted some XML code in a code listing, I am getting this error: Paragraph ended before \lst@next was complete. Paragraph ended before ...
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Creation of a bibliography in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I inserted the bibliography at the end of the document Lyx. I created my. bib with JabRef: citation order is wrong: if I add a new citation, it takes the ...
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Lyx margin settings for binding

I would like to edit the lyx default settings in respect to page margins in order to allow for a larger binding margin. However, when I print two-sided I can not simply use a larger margin for the ...
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Hanging indent of citations in footnotes using koma-script

I'm writing a thesis using Lyx, the Koma-script bookclass and jurabib. I'm trying to format the footnotes/citations so that the citations are not indented in The trival example below (edit to remove ...
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After changing the pagination to the centre of foot, the roman pagination does not appear for front matter [closed]

I'm using book (Memoir) document class in LyX. The original format of this particular layout is having the \frontmatter as roman pagination and the \mainmatter as Arabic pagination. The page number ...
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Lettrine: Put a letter lowercase in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I inserts a "lettrine", the letter that follows in uppercase, I want this letter to be lowercase. Code : \begin{onehalfspace} \lettrine{F} ace
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Creating an organization chart and flowchart in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to make these two schemes with Lyx : 1-organization chart : 2- flowchart :
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the spell checker has no dictionaries lyx 2.1.0 (windows7)

yesterday my spellchecker have been worked fine, but today I opened it to complete my work and when I press F7 it tell me the spell checker has no dictionaries I use hinspell and lyx 2.1.0 and I ...
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How to force LyX to convert a GraphViz file into a vector format

In the "Converters" section in LyX preferences, I have the two following converters automatically defined for GraphViz: Graphviz Dot -> PNG Graphviz Dot -> EPS When I export my document as PDF, ...
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LaTeX template for Journal of Computational Biology

I am using lyx and have to insert citation by following rules. I could not find any specific citation style in lyx. References should be presented in the following style: Journal Paper: Fujar, B.R., ...
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Package sidecap not working with Lyx 2.0.4

I tryed to use the package sidecap to put the caption beside the immage, I didnt found any other (working ^^) way to do that apart sidecap, but it is not working. I tried to make a new file, ...
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Adding empty lines for readability

I'm a new user of LyX, and reading the tutorial I found that I can't add freely spaces and empty lines to the LaTeX code, since it's about formatting the text, and it's done by the compiler. I can ...
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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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Align text in tables in LyX

I want to align the text of one of my tables like this: However, I got this: The header of the table are centered and rotated (in case of the first column header) and the rest of the text are ...
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In LyX, how can I remove the title and newline in a subsubsection?

I'm using the KOMA-script article class (\documentclass{scrartcl})and would like to remove the title and newline from the subsubsection, leaving me with a number followed by standard text. Ideally ...
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Create 3 blocks in a 2-1 layout in beamer

Is it possible to create 3 blocks in a single frame in beamer with a distribution as shown in the image below? The blocks must have the same width, and block C should be centered. ----- ----- | A | ...
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Curly Quote usage in XeTeX via LyX

I have this preamble in my LyX document: \widowpenalty=10000 \clubpenalty=10000 \raggedbottom \usepackage{dtklogos} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Increase font size in a .sty file [duplicate]

I've a .sty file that contains the theme for a beamerposter file. I'm trying to increase the font size of the blocks (for both the title and the text within it), but whatever change I do, nothing ...
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Creating a Macro for an n-by-m Matrix in LyX

Specifically, I'd like to create a matrix such as $\left[\begin{array}{cc|c} a_{1} & a_{2} & a_{3}\\ b_{1} & b_{2} & b_{3}\\ c_{1} & c_{2} & c_{3} \end{array}\right]$ But in ...
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Problems using Expert Fonts

I recently purchased an expert font, Calluna (exljbris). There is only one problem when using the font: The font is encoded with Old Style numbers by default. I don't know how to access the Lining ...
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Problem at the Table of Contents in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. At the table of Contents, no spacing between "a few" under sections.
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Setting up a document in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to set the document as follows: font: Times New Roman size: 12 points space between the title and paragraph : 6 before and after
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LyX: How to combine two math symbols? [duplicate]

I'm a new user of LyX. I'm using it to write math lectures. How can I make a new symbol from two existing ones? To be more precise, how can I create this: It's a subset with a circle in it ...
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make all pages with the same style footer

I use Lyx 2.1. I want to make all pages with the same style footer. The first page of each chapter has its own style (Style No. 1) Other pages have a different style (Style No. 2) is it possible to ...
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Cell borders in tables “disappear”

I'm using LyX to edit some tables and TexMaker, but when I set the background color in the cell, the border line "disappear". For example: http://postimg.org/image/xp2xocp7z/ (one of my tables in ...
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How to frame a figure in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1. I want to frame the figures. I inserted a simple box and I put the figure inside it. But, I encountered these errors :
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Change page margins in LyX

I use LyX 2.1, and I want to change the margins of a document as follows: Top and bottom: 2.5 Right: 2 Left: 3 How can I do this? Thanks.
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lyx - Lost table of contents [closed]

All has been going well for weeks, but in an attempt to change font-style in headers, I've lost the table of contents: e.g. it doesn't show up in the pdf. **** Here's my preamble: % DO NOT ALTER ...
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How can I define a command before the begin{document} instruction in LyX? [duplicate]

I'd like to use the command: \usepackage{pifont} before the begin{document} instruction in LyX. But I don't know where to put it exactly. Is it possible someone can help me? Thanks!
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Choose citation style when using child documents

I am writing my thesis in Lyx, and have used the "thesis" template with have several child documents. My referencing style is "elsarticle-harv". My problem is that I can not choose the citation style ...
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Lyx bibstyle problems

I'm trying to get citations rendered like this: (Bunks et al. 2001; Alex 1999). Please mind there is no comma after author's name. I already tried natbib, authordate1-4 packes but with no success. In ...
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beamer doesn't compile

This is a LyX question... I updated my LyX to the latest 2.1.0 and since then it does not compile the PDF file when I use beamer (other files it compiles fine). I get the following error message: ...
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How to use feynmf in LyX?

LyX documentation suggest to to use feyn package to draw Feynman Diagrams, It works fine, but unfortunately too restrictive and simple for my needs, I tried to use feynmf package instead, but it ...
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Lyx citation style: et al only when three or more authors

I'm using lyx and bibtex for my master thesis. In lyx, I changed the bibliography style from standard to natbib (author-year). The problem occurs when I cite a paper with two authors. The reference to ...
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Instant preview color in LyX

I'm using the instant preview feature in LyX, which as I understand is based on a LaTeX package of the same name. As I have LyX configured with a dark background - Is there anyway to configure the ...
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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 ...