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Citation: Author-comma-year in LyX (classicthesis)

I am writing my thesis in LyX using classicthesis and have some troubles with citation style. Basically, I want to avoid ERT when citing and instead use LyX' built-in "Insert citation" to get ...
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“Contents” heading on more than one page in LyX

I'm using LyX. I have a 2 page table of contents, and Id like the header ("Contents") to appear on both pages I tried this: Table of Contents with headings on every page by putting the code in the ...
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Crossreferencing included PDFs in the appendix for classicthesis + lyx [duplicate]

My appendix currently consists of 4 PDF's that I have manually included into the "Appendix" Part of my tex document created in Lyx (classicthesis v4.1). I would like to cross-reference these included ...
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LyX table border colour

I have a multi-row table in LyX, with black horizontal borders at the top and bottom of the table. I would like to insert other horizontal borders inside the table that are grey rather than black. ...
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Long Division of Polynomials in LyX

I look here for a way to show a long division of polynomials, and I read here about polynom.sty, but my question is if there is a way that I can write the whole division and not just give two ...
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Lyx 2.0.6, can I increase the size of the icons? [closed]

I am running Lyx 2.0.6 on a windows 8 machine, and even using the "Big-sized icon" option the icons in the various toolbars are too small for me to work comfortably. I have tried to resize the ...
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Jabref won't save files as .BST and LyX doesn't recognize .BIB

I'm having trouble with pushing a saved bibliography from Jabref to LyX, because Jabref doesn't have an option to save as a .bst file , and LyX doesn't want to recognize any other format than .bst (he ...
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Typesetting Classicthesis without margin notes

I am using classicthesis-v4.1 Lyx template for my thesis. I know that it is not advisable to make many changes in classicthesis.sty but I don't want to use the margin notes option in it. I tried the ...
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Producing .bbl file with Lyx and JabRef

How do I produce the .bbl file required for arXiv using JabRef for bibtex and Lyx?
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On pdf export LyX document is incomplete [duplicate]

As noted above the lower sections of the document seem to be cut off. The sections seem to be considered to be on the "last" page of the document but in reality they should continue to flow to the ...
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LyX analogue for LaTeX \everymath{\displaystyle}: inline math with the style of equations

Is there a way to achieve in LyX what one can achieve using \everymath{\displaystyle} in LaTeX, that is to force all inline math to look the same as math in equations (large integral signs, full-size ...
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Different paper orientation in a document lyx

I have to change the orientation from portrait to landscape in the middle of a document. Only for 1 until 3 pages after that it have to portrait again. I use this code in texmaker and running well ...
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Missing pdf when using \usetikzlibrary{external} in LyX

I'm trying to use the externalization library in LyX to speed up compilation and generate separate PDF files with each of my tikz figures. But for some reason LyX does not output a separate PDF file ...
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Typeset index upright automatically

As discussed for example here: Should subscripts in math mode be upright? subscripts should usually be typeset upright. Is there a possibility to this automatically e.g. inserting something to the ...
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Stop table going off page (vertically)

Much like this question, I want to force a table to fit within the vertical page margins. Any ideas? Edit: Margin size: \usepackage[left=3cm,right=3cm,textheight=23.5cm]{geometry} Present ...
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Problem importing .tex to LYX - Bibliography and citations not showing properly on PDF

I am trying to import a .tex file to LyX which uses a BibTeX database to populate my bibliography and for citations. In LyX everything appears to be working normally, double clicking on the gray box ...
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LyX + SyncTeX + Document Viewer Evince

I am running LyX 2.0.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 and using the default PDF viewer Evince. I want to setup SyncTeX to go back and forth between the document and the source, at the right position in the text. ...
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import latex longtable into lyx with format changing [closed]

I apologize if my question was asked alot previously i am generating my tables from stata into latex then i try to import those tables (longtables) inside a table float in lyx the result is a mess ...
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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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All document classes gone in LyX

I have somehow managed to lose all my document classes and hence cannot compile anything. I have tried re-configuring and re-installing to no avail. I am on a university computer and cannot edit the ...
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Is it possible for LyX to put space automatically after $ $ environment?

When I edit document, I usually don't see if there is space after inline equation or not. I have to compile and look where my text spills with equations. Is it possible to redefine this environment or ...
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Change font via `ERT` at LyX

I want to change font at LyX via ERT (e.g. for one of the Culmus Hebrew fonts). I remeber that was one command like \set...{fontname} and then the font change to fontname (What was before this command ...
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File location containing the shortcuts of LyX [duplicate]

Is there an editable file that contains all the shortcut a user introduces to LyX (additionally to the standart shortcuts) ? I already looked in cua.bind and my shortcuts aren't there. This whole ...
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Lyx: can I export LaTeX without the preamble?

I would like to export Latex from Lyx without the preamble. For example I would like to automatically remove all code before \section{} as well as \end{document}. This is so that I can automatically ...
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I want to embed plantuml diagram into lyx document

Please help me in embedding plantUML diagram in the LyX document. I am new to LyX, I could not figure out how to generate the diagram on the fly while converting the doc to the PDF. Let me write ...
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Figures should be numbered 4.1.1 and 4.2.1 both numbered 4.1 in list of figures

As I look at my document in LyX, the figure numbering looks like chapter.section.figurenumber. However, when a PDF is created the "section" portion of the figure number disappears, and I have multiple ...
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Keeping the names of things consistent in LyX.

I'm documenting a software project using LyX and many of the "things" (classes, processes, etc.) that I'm describing don't yet have good names. As my understanding of these things improves, I want to ...
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Lag when scrolling on Mac in LyX [closed]

I have a macbook pro (OSX 10.9.1) and i'm using LyX (2.0.6). After using LyX for a while it has suddenly started to lag when i scroll (trackpad gestures and mouse wheel). Have anybody encountered this ...
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equations that are too large to fit on one line

I have an equation that is too long to fit on one line: x = a + b + c + d + e + f as an example of what it looks like. What is the correct way to handle this? Do i break it up over multiple lines? ...
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Errors in LyX after outreg2 command (Stata)

Unfortunately, I know very little about TeX-coding and so don't know what's wrong with the code below. It is produced by the outreg2 command in Stata (which so far has always worked fine) and imported ...
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Merge single cells in LyX table without ERT

Basically, I want to merge single cells in a LyX table without using ERT (hopefully) to get something similar to: To clarify, cells of Headline 1 and 2 are merged vertically and Headline 3 ...
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Set default output format in layout in Lyx

I am writing a layout for a class file. The corresponding class file specifies several \RequirePackage calls with the [dvips] option, and hence trying to compile the document using pdflatex or any of ...
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Help me create my out patient documentation template

\documentclass[a5paper]{article} \usepackage{eso-pic} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[pdfauthor={VB},% pdftitle={Consultation},% pagebackref=true,% ]{hyperref} \usepackage[headsep=3cm,top=4cm, ...
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relative paths for bibtex in lyx

I insert a bibliography into my LyX document through insert > list/TOC > bibtex bibliography. I find my file and everything works out. However, the path it uses is absolute as opposed to ...
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How to remove caption & number from wrapped figure?

I have a wrapped non-floating figure fitting within 40% of column width, and I want to remove the caption number and text. How can I do this?
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What size should MacTex be? I'm trying to download it and it's huge! [duplicate]

I'm totally new to LaTeX and similar programs. I'm actually trying to get started with LyX as I want something easy to use and basic. I'm trying to download the MacTeX 'distribution' (I think that's ...
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Lyx: Include subsubsections in PDF index but without numbering

I am attempting to enable PDF indexing of subsubsections in my Thesis but do not want them numbered. At the moment, the PDF output displays the subsubsections in the index but they link back to the ...
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How to write greek letters in BibTeX entry?

I'm a LyX user. I have an article title with the following text: β-glucosidase I have this entry in BibTeX so I tried to type \beta-glucosidase or {\beta}-glucosidase but they don't work. I tried ...
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How to change page number location on ALL pages (including chapter pages) WITHOUT fancyhdr?

Question revised: What must I do to change the page number position on EVERY page (especially for chapters) WITHOUT using fancyhdr? Background and details: I've searched now for many, many hours ...
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Numerical order of citation - bibliography in Lyx

I'm writing my PhD thesis in Lyx. I'm using a master lyx document to compile the various chapters in their own child lyx file. Each child has its own bibtex bibliography at the end. Articles should ...
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Need figure to break/ignore page margin (LyX)

I'm writing a report in LyX (using a personalized classicthesis-LyX) and I have troubles with my figures. What I want is to force a figure to break the page margin in order to center it (without ...
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Customizing Bibliography with Biblatex

Using LyX. I made the conversion from bibtex to biblatex today, as I think it will help get a quick response, and be better for the long-term. I am trying to take the apa format and tweak a few ...
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Footnote indentation on first page

Using LyX. While I can remove the indentation of the footnotes on subsequent pages, with \usepackage[flushmargin]{footmisc}, the first footnote---really a thanks---with address information stays ...
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Problem inserting pages from a PDF into a Lyx document

I want to insert one page from a PDF file into my Lyx presentation file. I use Insert-->File-->External, PDFPages, select the PDF file, then I go to Options and type 'pages={1}' to select the first ...
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Lyx cross refernce to figures not working when there is a new line between caption and label

When I put a new line between the caption and label of a figure float, the cross referencing is shown as "Figure ??" in the resulting PDF file. The hyperlink in the PDF however, works just fine. After ...
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shortcut for insert a Program Listing at LyX

There is a way to make a shortcut for Program Listing at LyX? Thank you!
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PSTricks at LyX (via pdflatex)

I'm using LyX (at Windows) and I'm trying to get pdf file output while I have PSTricks code (I put as \ERT. I Try to write at the preamble things like: \usepackage[off]{auto-pst-pdf} and ...
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fancyhdr with 2 different fonts

I need to write a footer with these requirements: Font for footer – page # Garamond 12 regular, right upper corner, start page 1 with title & authors (after cover page) · Rest of the footer. ...
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Overall formatting in LyX

I could not find a previous question that dealt with this topic, and much of the guidance is one-off. I am creating a paper and I want the text to be double spaced but not section headings, the ...
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opening pdf at the cursor on lyx

While creating a preview on lyx , I expect the pdf to show me the position of the text at which cursor is positioned. The default behaviour seem to open pdf at first page. How can I change this ...