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How to define a Lyx Layout for Custom Items?

I would like to have a list with two alternative bullets. Using the enumitem-package, I have already created an itemize-environment for one of the two bullets. For the other one, I would use ...
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\vref uses wrong language in LyX as soon as I use two languages

I am using LyX fro writing a bi-lingual document, for wich I use the following custom package definition under "Settings -> Language": \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} As soon as I add the ...
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display figures on LYX [duplicate]

Am using Lyx to write report. I have to add some figures. But when compiling my file all the figuers are displayed on the top of the page. Any help is appreciated.
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How to customize the page header of classicthesis in LyX

I use Lyx version of classicthesis: classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8. Since I have long chapter and section titles, the Chapter and section headers go off page, as shown below. I want to ...
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Lyx: Can't change page margin

Every tutorial suggests this window to change the page margins and I do recall that I was able to change it before from this window (on another machine) but here I don't have a text-input to set the ...
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changing cross-references' names in LyX 2.1.0

Salut. I am writing an article in LyX 2.1.0 in a language other than English. How do I change the cross-references' names, eg. from "Figure 1" or "equation 1" to "xxx 1" and "yyy 1" ? I have been ...
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No counter 'subfigure <at> save' defined [closed]

I am writing my PhD thesis in Lyx 2.1.6 with document class spimufcphd and I would like to make figures side by side (Fig.1 a ……Fig.1 b). When I tried to open a document (compiled fine there), it ...
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LyX use \newcommand

I'm migrating from standard LaTeX to LyX and I'm having issues with using \newcommand. I like to leave around my texts some highlighted red texts (the idea is that I should fix something afterwards). ...
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BibLaTex, Biber and Lyx: how to resolve \bibliographystyle error?

I want to learn to use biper and biblatex in Lyx. This is how I would do it in LaTeX traditionally with biblatex and biber \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside,pdftex]{report} ...
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Single LyX file with multiple bib file

I am writing my thesis in LyX. It's a collection with 3 separate .bib files with jab ref. I inserted the three bib file in three different places. But the pdf output seem to only use the first bib ...
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Adding citations to Lyx document?

I haven't used any *.bib file. I need help with citations in Lyx. How can I put references to Lyx document? How can I put my references in to insert->citation window without using any ...
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Encapsulation of LaTex code and LyX table block nicely?

Spinoff question from here where the solution required some handwritten LaTex and some LyX manouvers. So how can you encapsulate the code like the below to make it look nice in LyX?
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How to rotate a large matrix in Lyx?

I have a large adjacency matrix in LyX. How can I rotate it to fit the page? Alternative: you see that the commands such as the \begin{landscape}...\end{landscape} are not interpreted as commands ...
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Two fonts for two languages using lyx

I have decided to shift to LyX for simpler use. I use following template. I encountered two problems while trying to customise LyX. The devnagari does not display properly on LyX. I did not ...
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how add a fancyhdr.sty file to LYX

Am using LYX on wndows8 to create LATEX documents. When i compile my code a file named fancyhdr.sty is required. Some one here can help me on how i add this file. Thank you for responding me.
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Copied algorithm2e code renderes different

I'm writing a summary of my algorithms course and in order to insert new algorithms I use algorithm2e package. I am still learning the package features, so I tried to copy the code from latex ...
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Entries from JabRef do not show up in Lyx bibliography

There are no error messages when viewing the pdf. Adding references from the JabRef-bib files works. The problem is, those references do not have the selected citation style (author,year) but are ...
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I need help with LyX math environments. They keep changing typeface after reopening the app

I have recently started using LyX. I am having some issues that none of my classmates nor my instructors could help me with. Essentially whenever I close the application I and I reopen my document ...
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Importing large dataset with many macros and large table to LyX?

I want to import a large dataset to Lyx below, I currently compile it in Textmate. What is the most convenient way to import all macros and the table to LyX only for this document?
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Math environments such as Definitions, Proofs and Lemmas in LyX builtin?

LyX has built-in all kinds of inserts for Math. Does LyX have some ready commands or GUI buttons to get environments for things such as proofs, lemmas and theorems? What is procedure to create for ...
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LyX-typed document exported to plain LaTex?

LyX is nice for fast homeworks and fast prototyping but not for quality type-setting at least for now as a beginner so how can I export LyX-typed document to plain LaTeX to work on the document ...
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How to add tabular lines, matrix lines to arrays in LyX?

The buttons such as Set all lines, Set right line, Set left line and Set bottom line are not activated with arrays as the example on the left while they are activated on the example on the right ...
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Is it possible to select text in formulas without selecting its whole neighborhood? (Lyx)

When I try selecting text (including math characters) appearing in formulas in lyx, it keeps selecting a larger "chunk" of text/formula than I intended, even though my mouse cursor hovers exactly over ...
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Accessing UNAVAILABLE packages in Lyx

Will there ever be a quick and simple path to making UNAVAILABLE packages in Lyx available? We've tried all the suggested tips and tricks, all to no avail (literally).
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How can I preview pdf in adobe reader or other editor instead of Yap using lyx

I recently installed lyx on a new computer. And it seems that I can't preview the pdf in adobe reader or sumatra. The yap software is invoked to preview the pdf. I tried to add the adobe path, change ...
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Change Footnote Order/Numbering at Bottom of Page

I'm using LyX. I created a box/minipage and put a table in it, so as to allow footnotes in the table (see here: How to put notes under table in LYX). I am using manyfoot for footnotes and tried ...
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How to left align a set of equations in LyX

How can I left align an AMS flalign block in LyX? The answers in Use flalign or alignat or align or similar environment to align to the left say that to left align a set of equations one should use ...
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How to specify Align separator with & in LyX?

I need to add & just before = in the aligned environment in LyX to specify the deliminator. So How to specify the deliminator with & in the aligned environment with LyX?
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LyX document compiled in OSX?

LyX is a wysiwyg LaTeX editor that I find useful to write exercises fast instead of TextMate that I use for long-term projects. So the below shows an exercise that I would like to print as PDF: ...
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problem in figures with caption

when I insert simple figure every thing is O.k but, when I insert figure float I had this problem the figure appear in the top of the document
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Tabularx In beamer is not fitting in frame

I am having a problem with the tabularx environment in beamer which is that my columns are being squished together. I am a bit new to using beamer so would someone please provide some advice ? The ...
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Tabularx Misplaced \noalign but used to work before?

My table used to work before and all of a sudden I am having an error that says I misplaced \noalign when I changed some inputs into my tables. Would someone please help me take a look at the code ...
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Lyx A3 page in an A4 document

I need to insert an A3 sized figure in my lyx document (my thesis chapter) is this possible? I have seen some on here around LaTex but not sure how to include it in lyx, I am new to it. Thanks
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Lyx References Broken

I lately moved my .lyx file to a different computer. Now all my citations and Formatted cross-references to subsections are broken. Formatted references to sections and images are still working for ...
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How to create a cover page for my report in Lyx?

I want to create a cover page for my report. The page should contain the university name, the course name, my name, id, and date.... I tried ctrl+Enter after the first line of the title ...
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How to have both emphasis/italics and Chinese font

I'm creating a document in Lyx which has both Chinese and English characters. I need to be able to show emphasis through italics, but I cannot figure out a way to accomplish both. I changed the fonts, ...
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Multicolumn and thead problem in tabularx

I am trying to implement a code using tabularx and multicolumn along with head, but I keep on getting an error. The code is as follows: \begindocumnet{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Line spacing between equation and text

To reduce space between displayed equations and between text and equation, I have added the following command in LaTeX preamble in my standard article document in LyX: ...
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Using Lyx on Fedora 20: what does this error mean?

I get this error when trying to compile a pdf with Lyx 2.1: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.6-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (format=latex 2015.4.2) 28 JUL 2015 12:45 entering extended mode ...
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Tabularx alignment error

I have a question with respect to the tabularx environment and the addition of new columns. Currently I have the code for a 2-column table as [![enter image description here][1]][1] However when I ...
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Set default multiline environment to align

In LyX, when I press Ctrl-Enter, I get eqnarray, which is generally deprecated. Is there a way to change the function of the Ctrl-Enter behavior to align?
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Alignment Problems in Tabularx

I have a problem a with alignment getting and the tabularx environment with a stretched table. Currently, I have the following table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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Use specific font in LyX

I would like to use some of theese greek fonts in LyX for my thesis: http://aka-acid.com/fontsscript.html I installed the theme but I don't know how to use it in LyX I also installed XeTeX Can ...
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Lyx - Referencing two papers as (author, date)a and (auther,date)b is cutting the date short. Any way around this?

I have to reference two papers published in the same year by the same first author and both are et al situations so I need to put them in the text as (Pollard et al, 2006a) and (Pollard et al, 2006b) ...
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How to color math symbols in beamer with lyx

I know there are answers to do that in latex. But is there a similar implementation in lyx?
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knitr not working on LyX after installation of Mac OS X El Capitan

I updated my Mac to OS X El Capitan and knitr doesn't work on it. Before the update everything was fine. Now LyX is saying : "The module knitr requires a package that is not available in your LaTex ...
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Lists of figures in Contents page

I use document class report in lyx. I want to add list of figures, tables, algorithms & Abstract as items in the table of contents page. In the forum, I read a post to change the settings in ...
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Latexdiff support for Lyx

As a regular LyX-user i'd love to know if there exists some back-end to latexdiff available for Lyx. Currently i'm using the following bash commands to get what I want. new=MyFileName ...
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How to install language packages and .sty for lyx in ubuntu

I'm working in ubuntu 15.10 some files which I made in windows and lyx doesn't compile them. The error results are: Package babel Error. You haven't specified a language option Undefined control ...