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How can I change the margins of quote environment?

I am writing a text with LyX in the KOMA Script document class and have set the following margins under Document->Settings->Page Margins top: 2.5cm bottom: 2.5cm inner: 2.5cm outer: 3cm As I am ...
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Is there a shortcut in LyX to exit ERT mode?

I know that C-l ENTERS ERT mode, but my question is- Is there a shortcut in LyX to EXIT ERT mode ?
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Adding Web Pages to JabRef

I want to add webpage article (from New York Times) in my research paper. How can I add it to my bibigraphie . I can add using JabRef (research Article, Book, Booklet, .. ). but how can I add ...
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Page Content Misalignment

I've started using LyX to write technical specification documents. As a result of numerous hasty Google searches (many ending at this site) I have cobbled together a LyX file that mostly delivers ...
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Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04: Spell checker has no dictionaries

Situation: I'm trying to spell check for German in Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04. Currently I'm having Enchant selected under Preferences, but I'm open to any alternative to gain "in document" spell checking ...
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Why is LyX not allowing numbered chapters in my book?

LyX v2.0.6 on Linux. Document class is book (extra font sizes). Scenario I have a master document including two child documents (so far), both of which are the same document class as the master. The ...
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Classicthesis and space between emphasized text

I'm using classicthesis and LyX to write my graduate project, but I'm having issues in the resulting PDF. If I have a word emphasized, in typewriter family, etc., the whitespace before and after is ...
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How to insert newline in Lyx-macro?

I want to create a Lyx-macro that takes two inputs in math and stacks them above each other, upper and lower part of the same size. Below is the definition in Latex and its desired use. How can I ...
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Quotations spanning multiple paragraphs in csquotes with french guillemets under LyX

This question was already raised and answered here for american: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[american]{babel} \DeclareQuoteStyle[american]{english}% verified ...
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blindtext, unicode-math, and babel won't play nice because of setmathfont (in LyX)

Usng unicode-math, I am trying (in LyX) to use a font for my main font, and also for math Latin and Greek characters, while keeping the rest as is. At the same time, I want to use blindtext. ...
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Depending on the edition, but in the same language, I want different kind of quotes

When I write ``something'', I want the output to be one of the following inside the whole document, just changing one setup in the preambul: "something" « something » “something” One solution is ...
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Lyx, harvard style reference help

i need to produce the following reference style in Lyx -> (AKAMAI, 2013). i'm Having lots of problems in finding a way to produce the above mentioned reference style. Any help how to achieve this ? ...
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How to use LyX to create PDF file from the command line

I'm using LyX for technical documentation and want to automate the process of creating PDF files. Within LyX, I can simply click the button "View PDF (XeTeX)", and LyX performs the whole build ...
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“You are using two French options for Babel” due to the use of \theendnotes with frenchle?

While compiling to pdf a LyX document that uses packages frenchle and endnotes, I get: "You are using two French options for Babel" when I try to generate the pdf. The solution is given here for ...
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Higher sections like Part are missing in my table of contents

I am using LyX. My document uses Part*, Section*, Subsection*, Subsubsection* sections, and babel with \usepackage[english,frenchle]{babel}. With the memoir document template, only Subsection* and ...
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Change the style of chapter in LyX

I'm trying to change the style of chapter using LyX 2.1.0. Like this style (I have the code TeX but I failed to execute): The class of my document is report. here is the code for the chapter ...
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LyX: How to hide text style labels by default

I just upgraded to LyX 2.1.0. I use the "Code" text style from the Logical Markup module. In prior versions, whenever I formatted a word as code, it was just displayed as such (see the first line of ...
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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance in lyx

I am wondering how I can change the order of the citations in my paper. They are appear in alphabetical order however I want to be in the order that I selected. (Note: I am not asking about order of ...
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MLA citations in LyX

I tried several times to get MLA citations working, but I always hit some wall (mostly the problem is that LyX doesn't build in project directory - only files that it's aware of are being copied to a ...
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Change the shape of the bullet list

I am trying to change the shape of the bullet list by using Lyx 2.1.0. The class of my document is report (and the language is French). I want to change the form of bullet list dash to another.
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Custom Page Numbering in LyX (for thesis requirement)

I would like to place the page number in the top right corner of my page (inside the margin). My margins are 1 inch from the top and 1 inch from the right. I can put page numbers in the upper right ...
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Lower the whitespace on each page at the top

I just noticed that in my document every page consists of a large whitespace at the top. I have probably used some package that messed it up because I don't think it should be like this. How can I ...
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How to use horizontal fill in math mode for LyX

I am in math mode and I would like to push text (that justifies a step in an equation) to the end of the page. Usually I would apply "Horizontal Fill"; however, this option is removed when I am in ...
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How to use \dotfill if I do not have a command for it in LyX

Supposedly, newer versions of LyX have a command called \dotfill where one can obtain a string of dots such as in the following attachment. I am specifically looking for (lower) dots which are ...
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Math mode in LyX (on a Mac) does not display properly [closed]

When editing math mode basic symbols (such as \in, \cdot, \leq) do not render properly. Once I leave the edit mode of a particular equation it renders properly in the cmr font. (See screen shots ...
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Tex to Lyx Error

I'm having two .tex files. For some reason one is easily imported into lyx without any problem. On the other hand, when I'm trying to import the second .tex file into lyx I'm getting the following ...
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write latex code in Lyx for tables

I found this template for a table on TeX.SX: Beautiful table samples The table I would like to reproduce is \documentclass[12pt, oneside, landscape]{memoir} \newif\ifblackandwhite % ...
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Lyx citation problem

I'm trying to get citations working with LyX but I've found that I'm getting the entire citation listed. So where it should say [1] I am getting Example(John Tosh…) ect. My document preamble is: ...
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Lyx and Mendeley bibliography

I am absolutely new to Latex, Tex and whatever more there is, so I decided to try Lyx to make my life easier (haven't had much success, though). I am also using Mendeley to manage my bibliography and ...
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Set default width of \shadowbox to line, not column, width

When I insert a shadowbox using Lyx (Insert>Box>Drop Shadow) the width is specified as 100% of column width (1\columnwidth). This is the source code it generates: ...
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LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it

LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it. I often need to hit UNDO to find my way back to the insertion point.
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How to exclude code from spell-checking in LyX?

I'm writing a technical document in LyX (version 2.0.5.1 for Windows) and I'm using Hunspell for spell checking. Throughout the text, there are code snippets which I've formatted with the "Code" text ...
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Lyx error: Could not find bind file: ertWarning

I use Lyx 2.0.2 under Linux and I've never hat problems. Since yesterday Lyx does not recognize short cuts. Every time when I try to configure Lyx using the Lyx gui (tools - new configuration) I get ...
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Where are the .bbl files located? [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow advice at natbib authoryear error , I don't know where .bbl is. It's not in the working directory.
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How to get rid of extra numbered blank page before cover page in LyX?

I have a 50 pages document in LyX. For this report I have to add a coverpage before the title with different style and template from the report. This is what I do: I create my coverpage in a separate ...
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LyX : Some Parts and Sections Full-Justifying

LyX / LaTex newbie here. I have a document I'm working on and for most part and section headings the text is being outputted as left-aligned (which is what I want). However I have a handful that ...
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Small editing issues in LyX document

I'm editing a LyX document and am struggling with a few issues: I would like to include an abstract but suppresses the word "Abstract" above the abstract. The title sections and "References" are in ...
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How do I number sections by parts? [duplicate]

I guess the title says it all. I want my sections numbered according to the Part I am currently in. For example, if I am working in Part 3, then I want my section to be numbered by 'Section 3.1', ...
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lyx url.sty missing [duplicate]

New installation of full Lyx package. Inserted a hyperlink in paper and I am getting the following error. Any solutions suggested, I've tried inserting a couple insert package solutions and none have ...
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edit LyX nomenclature command extensions

I want to edit LyX's nomenclature command to use makeglossaries in stead of makeindex. This can be don the the settings menu under Output > LaTeX. Here I can change makeindex -s nomencl.ist -o to ...
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defining macros in lyx

I am having a problem defining a script that I got as a macro in LyX (or even making it "work" in LyX). The script I have is the following: ...
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How to enbale SyncTex in LyX?

I'm using LyX 2.0.7, and I tried to enable 'Synchronization with output' by following the guide on LyX wiki. I couldn't succeed after doing each step exactly as the wiki stated. After lots of ...
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Package to load in Lyx to use \quad?

I'm using Lyx software to typeset an algorithm. I'm trying to use the \quad command to indent in a loop I'm writing, yet the \quad command is not being recognized when I compile the page. I'm assuming ...
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TOC Problems: Every pages appear word “CONTENTS”

I got the problems with TOC, by the way. When I start to put TOC in my book, after that in every pages header appear word "CONTENTS" with capitalize font. I don't know how to edit or custom it. I try ...
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Figure numbering removing section LyX

Figures are labeled as 1.0.1 but as I am only using "Parts" and do not have "chapters" or"sections" i would like them to be 1.1, 1.2 and so on.
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Caption in LyX appears below a “sub-title”

I'm using the following TeX code in LyX for creating a double table. When viewing it in .pdf I don't know why the caption "Main Title" appears below the text Panel A: Effect. Definitely it should be ...
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Change the color of the “remark” environment in Beamer

I would like to change the color (bg and fg) of the remark environment in a Beamer document. I have setup my document using: \usetheme{AnnArbor} \usecolortheme{crane} I read in some other question ...
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Multiple images and proper side-caption positioning

I would like to put three images on one page (as one figure). First two of them stretched over 100% of textwidth and the third one over 50 % with the caption beside the third picture (to spare space). ...
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Color highlighting text and environments in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.5 with document class article and 'Theorems (AMS)' in the modules. I am wondering if it is possible to make it so that the titles of different environments will be highlighted in ...
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...