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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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LyX Hyphenation

In LyX I want my paragraphs to be justified, without the use of hyphenation. I am using \exhyphenpenalty=10000\hyphenpenalty=10000 in my preamble and it works, but I notice that the first line of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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grayed box for enumerate

I am using a lyx article template . I want to put my all enumerate items in grayed box . How can I define the enumerate environment in preamble so that all my enumerated lists appear in a grey boxes. ...
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Maintaining two similar versions without duplication

I have a long paper which I currently keep in two versions: one version for submission to a journal and another version for publication as a working paper. The working paper version is slightly longer ...
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Searching within lyx documents

I have a bunch of lyx docs in a folder. I want to search within* the document for few terms so that I can select the documents of my interest. eg I have cv's of 20 persons in lyx format. I have to ...
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(Lyx) How to add a graphic to titlepage [duplicate]

I'm using mostly standard setting, artlcle class, custom=titlepage. I generate a separate titlepage, and separate abstract page. I would like to add a graphic to the titlepage, either between title ...
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Automatic width setting in LyX

Is there any preference setting so that LyX automatically adjusts images width to \linewidth when they are added, instead of doing so by hand whenever a new image is inserted?
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Citations when importing a .tex file into Lyx

I relatively new to LaTeX and Lyx. I am using the Scrivener -> MMD -> LaTeX workflow. For citations, I used Papers2, as it allows me to insert MMD-style citations into Scrivener. When compiling, the ...
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Vertical spacing in multi-line title

Using LyX I have set the document to 1.5 spacing and it is applying to my title causing a weird space since my title goes into a second line. Other places in the document changing the paragraph ...
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Automated copy and paste?

I have found a program that can convert PDF to LaTeX, and so I have .tex files of various math textbooks. I want to make a list of theorems from the book, and so I have been manually copying and ...
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Unitled section in Lyx

I am writing a Lyx document with untitled sections. As Lyx does not permit to create untitled sections, I use to insert the latex code \section, but it would be very much convenient to have "Lyx ...
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How to scale or resize a long equation in LYX without using Latex Code? [duplicate]

I am completely new to Latex and I am using LYX editor. I am looking for a way to scale a long equation in LYX without using Latex code?? I have found similar questions but all the answers were given ...
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How to improve appearance of hindi deonagari font on lyx [closed]

If you use deonagari font on lyx, it does not appear properly on lyx user interface though the pdf generated is okay. What can I do it to improve it?
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Short cut for exporting pdf on lyx

What is the keyboard short cut for exporting pdf (xetex) on lyx? If there is no existing short cut, how can I create the one ?
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Wrap figure floats and Hebrew

I'm trying to create a wrap-float but even if there's nothing in the text it won't work. I'm using LyX 2.0.5.1. This is my MWE: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.5.1 created this file. For more ...
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How to prevent distributing vertically over whole page in Lyx?

I work with the documentclass book (koma-script) in Lyx. In the final pdf, all text, pictures, etc., are distributed vertically over the whole page. I prefer to put them on the page from the top with ...
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Complex nomenclature entries in LyX

When I try to make a particularly complex nomenclature entry - in particular, inserting curly braces, and in specific, $E_{\left(A_i|B_I\right)}$ - the result simply doesn't appear in when the ...
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Run LaTeX with the equivalent of pdflatex -shell-escape [duplicate]

I edited a document with LyX and clicked Ctrl+R in order to convert it to PDF. I got the following error message: "You need to run LaTeX with the equivalent of "pdflatex -shell-escape" Or turn off ...
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Lyx: Works Cited + (separate) Annotated Bibliography

I'm using mostly default settings in Lyx. How can I create two distinctly titled sections at the end, one for "Works Cited" and the next for "Annotated Bibliography"? Also, if I have normal ...
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Save from LyX to PNG

I have a LyX file with a PSTricks picture. Currently, when I want to convert it to a PNG image, I save the file as PS, then open the PS in gimp, then save it as PNG. Is there a way to save to PNG ...
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Want to eliminate the automatic time stamp of pdflatex (or lyx?)

Whenever I create a document with lyx, and if there is title and author in the document, today's time is automatically put in the document. For example, if I pdf-fy the following code by WinEdt, or ...
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How to make the equations at the center

(I'm using LyX). When I'm writing multiline equations, with \aligned the align of the equations is right, how can I make it to be center? For example: Here how it looks when I writing at math ...
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Using a new document class/template with LyX?

I tried googling this elsewhere but I'm new to LaTeX and extremely confused about certain things. Basically I downloaded MikteX and I'm using the latest version of Lyx with it. Now all I basically ...
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Simplify itemize commands typesetting

If your document use itemize a lot of time, you are likely to get fed up putting \begin{}...\end{}. Is there any better way to do this? Something like a org mode of emacs use or lyx use?
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Bold claim environment through local layout in LyX

I would like to create a new bold "Afirmação" ("Claim" in portuguese) environment through "Local Layout" in LyX (I don't want to create a new layout file). So I went to Document -> Settings -> Local ...
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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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Latex fonts causing “Undefined control sequence” error in pgfplot

I am trying to modify the font size of some text labels in a pgfplot graph I'm playing around with, but it seems pgfplot doesn't understand certain font sizes such as \normal etc. Yet the pgfplot ...
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batch conversion of lyx to pdf

Is it possible to "batch" covert lyx documents to pdf? I have more than 250 lyx docs in a folder. I want them in a pdf format. I can do it manually one by one. But there has to be a better way. Hope ...
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How to insert LaTeX formulas in LibreOffice?

I am using Libreoffice normally, but I need have Gauss Matrix (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaussian_elimination) in Libreoffice . I found that Latex can do that. I installed Lyx on Ubuntu. How can I ...
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insert author name in table of content

I am using latex editor LyX. I write a book with many authors. I want to list each author name in each chapter in table of content. How can I list author name in table of content?
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How is it possible that references are not in the correct order if I put them in a figure caption in LyX?

I'm using LyX and I added a reference to a figure caption. Now this reference is the number [1] in the reference list even if it appears later than many others. It looks like the float captions have a ...
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How to make LyX process TeX code without converting it into .lyx format?

When I do \input{file} in a .tex document I later import in LyX, LyX converts file.tex into file.lyx and changes \input{file} to \input{file.lyx}. But LyX doesn't do well with the TeX code it does not ...
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Double header in longtable

I'm trying to make a longtable and use some R tools for generating them. The problem is that when a long table has more than one columns, it creates double headers, as shown here: ...
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LyX, How to use more than the thirteen Roman fonts listed under Document Settings Fonts?

I noticed that LyX 2.0.6 has a very limited selection of Roman (Serif) fonts listed under the Document Settings Fonts dropdown menu. I'd like to be able to use any of the LaTeX fonts that come with my ...
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How to create A/B with LaTeX/LyX?

I want to create frac with this style: Is this possible? I try to find another way, alternative to xfrac.
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LyX table too wide

I am a newbie with LyX, and with LaTeX in general. I have a quite big table (11 columns), that it is too wide to fit in a page. I've then tried to rotate it of 90 degrees, but it is still too wide. ...
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LyX headers and footers don't span page [closed]

I'm creating a document using LyX with various packages in the preamble. I'm setting different fonts, setting colours and I have multicols working. The problem is that for some reason, the headers and ...
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How to convert a TeX file with custom commands into LyX? [closed]

LyX doesn't understand certain pieces of a .tex file when it converts it into .lyx via tex2lyx program. For instance: \rowcolors{1}{gray!15}{white} If this line is present in the .tex file, LyX ...