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article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0

I've tough luck with running article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0. Could someone guide me how to run article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0? Sharing an example will be highly appreciated.
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Quadrants in slides using LyX and beamer

In LyX to do columns on a beamer slide you have to do many sub tasks: Columns (top aligned) Column Width Indentation, for each paragraph in column repeat 2--4 for second column Is there maybe a ...
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lyx newcommand and newtheorem

I have two simple problems with preamble (Lyx 2.0.0rc3 on Ubuntu 11.04 or Debian Wheezy) If I put in preamble the line \newcommand{\gra}{\alpha} then within the math formula when I type \gra I ...
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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 ...
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How to convert source code from LaTeX to LyX?

I have difficulties to make a document in LyX. I have create my document in TexMaker (LaTeX) and I want to put this codes in LyX editor and see the result as a PDF or DVI. but it seem some errors ...
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LyX: How to add command line option/flag for latex compiling?

I'm using LyX 1.6.9 with MikTex on Windows XP. I want to use the "minted" package (for colored listings). This package uses Pygmentize to color the output. However, to do so, it uses ...
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chapter heading page numbers

I know this has been covered but I can't get any solutions that I've seen to work. Page numbers for my thesis are upper right but the first page of each chapter should have it bottom center. I tried ...
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Is there a way to disable middle-click=paste in LyX

I use LyX 2.0.0rc3 on Mac OS X. Like on other systems, it automatically maps middle-click to paste, which on my hardware leads to numerous accidental pastes of gobs of text. Is anyone aware of a way ...
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space around figures and how to remove it [closed]

I'm inputting several figures in my thesis and I'd like to know why there is always so much white space above and to the side of the figure and below the caption. Below the caption is particularly ...
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LyX: Export Warning! about BibTeX

I'm trying to export a LyX file to LaTeX format and getting the following warning. LyX: Export Warning! There are spaces in the paths of your BibTeX databases. BibTeX will be unable to find them. ...
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LyX: modify thesis.cls preamble

I'm using LyX and a custom class from Colorado-Boulder which is based on the thesis class. I'm at another school and my advisor wants me to include titles of the readers on the signature page as well ...
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LyX: listings over multiple pages [closed]

I am trying to use LyX to insert child document-listing-program. The program imports OK but it is too long to fit on a single page. At the bottom of the page it outputs over the margin, sometimes ...
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Inserting a multi-paged PDF document in a LyX document.

I can successfully insert a PDF document in a LyX document using Insert -> File -> External Material (choosing PDFPages in the template dropdown). The PDF document shows up in the LyX document, ...
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Setting margins with LyX

I've looked around and can't seem to get my problem right. I'm trying to set the margins of my thesis and it looks right on screen (PDF) but when i print it it's totally different. I'm using a class ...
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Has anyone got a LyX 2 precompiled for Windows?

I've been trying to compile LyX 2 myself but I can't start the resulting executable (the Resources directory is missing a lot of subdirectories). I don't know what the problem is, I exactly followed ...
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How to install Beamer in Windows XP using LyX

I installed LyX on Windows XP, but when I attempt to load a file which uses beamer it says MikTeX does not have it! What to do? (I have MikteX 2.7) I am trying to update MikTeX, but when ...
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Avoid figures encroaching on page numbers with LyX

I'm using LyX and have figures in floats and wraps but some of them are too high on the page when converted to PDF and overlap with page numbers. Is there a way to avoid this and respect the text ...
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How to view Latex compiler error messages using Lyx?

I do not seem to find how to view the latex error messages when I use "View DVI" or "Export to PDF", etc.
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Background for table cells in LyX

The title speaks for itself - how do I choose a background color for table cells in LyX?
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In Lyx turn greyed out text into comments

In Lyx I would like to convert greyed out text into comments. The Lyx environment is lyxgreyedout. I have considered switching to another IDE already and it is not an acceptable solution. The ...
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Using thmbox's title with lyx

Hello I'm trying to create my own layout I'm using thmbox package for theorems, and I want to use the title feature. I'm using LyX as my editor, and I've created a layout file defining several ...
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how to make a shortcut at toolbar in lyx?

I'm sorry my english is bad. how to add a shorcut at toolbar in lyx?? so that If I klick the shorcut, I can connect to the TortoiseSVN, just shorcut(seemlessly) thanks.
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Lyx change font

I don't like the way Lyx typesets my documents. Letters look jagged around the edges. When I click Document>Settings>Fonts the only options I have available are Default, Roman, Sans Serif and ...
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First time LaTeX with Lyx user need help converting to PDF

I've been told that to edit a .tex file with LyX, I'll have to import the .tex file, do my editing etc. Then if I want to turn it into a .pdf file, I have to export it as DVI then convert it somehow ...
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In Lyx find a word and replace with ERT

In Lyx how do I find and replace words with latex code (ERT)?
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LyX Layout for TrueType Fonts [closed]

I'm trying to create a Layout for user manuals for a couple of software applications we made. One important aspect of the layout is that it must use TrueType fonts. In my .lyx documents, I found a ...
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How to write raw text verbatim in LyX?

I want to write PlantUML diagrams from within LyX, and I want to put the result right into the document itself. To do so, I attempted to create a comment environment, in which I put the diagram ...
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Adding my own format to lyx

I have written a LaTeX math document with lyx (using document ams class), but now my teacher sent me some LaTeX code which should make the style as he wants it. I tried a few options to insert the ...
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How to change the way theorems are displayed with LyX?

The theorems are currently all displayed in bold, but I would like to display them in small-caps. My question is much like this one. However, I am using LyX with an AMS style document class, and was ...
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using \input and pygmentize together: trying to get line numbers to show [closed]

I am using pygments to highlight the code I insert in my lyx document. The external file gets inserted in my document like this: {\small \input{listings/blah.tex} } And I use this command to ...
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Powerdot shrink text in figure caption

I am using the powerdot class to make my first presentation in LaTeX (LyX). I have a figure whose caption contains a lot of text. Currently the text rolls off the slide. I can manually change the font ...
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`backgroundcolor` in `lstset` does not work

When I use the backgroundcolor option in lstset, all I get is a colored line above the listing: \lstset{% language=Matlab, backgroundcolor=\color{blue} } and in the document: ...
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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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Error: class or style file required by it is not available

I'm new to Latex. I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit with Lyx 1.6.7. I had created a modified APA template for school. It works on my Windows XP and Mac OSX systems. But in the Ubuntu system I get an ...
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Resize large images that exceed page margin whilst respecting existing scale

The solution posted here Scale (resize) large images (graphics) that exceed page margins works great. Just to summarise, Dave Jarvis suggested \usepackage{graphicx} % Determine if the image is too ...
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Use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx

The question How to combine Acronym and Glossary shows us how to make a great glossaries and acronym lists. I would like to use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx. This may be too large a ...
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LyX - changing subsection from numbers to letters

I have a problem set that I want to type up. In my section, i get numbers which is fine since I have 4 problems on my problem set. But each subsection is lettered on my problem set, so I would like ...
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\int does not work on my LyX

Just starting to use LaTeX to type up my homework. I am doing differential equations right now and I have to type in an integral symbol. However when I do that, and try to make a DVI, LyX gives me ...
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LyX enumeration style from numbers to letters

I'd like to use, for this specific instance, letter style enumeration [ like a) b) c) ] . I realize that I can nest one enumerate environment in another and the style will change, but I don't want a ...
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Is there a way to change the appearance of LyX output with change tracking (or alter the commands in LaTeX)?

I tend to use LyX for composing scientific papers, but a journal wants me to have changed text marked in specific ways that don't happen to be the way that LyX translates tracked changes into PS/PDF. ...
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Apply gradient (shading) background to algorithm listing

Background A number of source files are included within floating algorithm boxes. The source files are PNG images with a transparent background. The document is edited using LyX. Problem The source ...
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Two-sided document: reverse page margins for hardcopy

Background Wrote a manual in LyX. The PDF is two-sided. Using KOMA Script v2. The pages are 8.5" x 11". Problem The spacing on the margins is not printer-friendly, it is reversed: Since this ...
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Unequivocally force first reference to same page as the referred item?

Background Writing a manual using LyX. All tables, figures, and source listings are always referenced in the paragraph (or enumerated step) that immediately precedes them. The preamble to the manual ...
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Use a longtable in Lyx

The following compiles well in Kile but when imported into Lyx the title is duplicated and the "continued on next page" incorrectly appears at the end of the table. %% LyX 1.6.7 created this file. ...
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How do I fix missing 'fi' characters in LyX?

I have a paper written and edited in LyX. On a printing today I noticed that all 'fi' combinations are not visible. The characters are in the document and displays in the PDF but doesn't print. Is ...
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How do you install a module in Lyx?

How do you install a module in Lyx? I find this site is not helpful enough: http://wiki.lyx.org/Layouts/Modules
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Use custom latex package in LyX

I just downloaded the package stmaryrd and have a LyX LaTeX Beamer document in which I want to insert some symbols with this package (\llbracket). Is there a way to make LyX include the package in the ...
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How to create (1) a new Environment for LyX's Environment drop-down menu, (2) a new Text Style

My two part question pertains to LyX. How do you create a new "Environment" ("Paragraph Style") for LyX's Environment drop-down list (Standard, Itemize, Enumerate, Chapter, Section, Subsection, ...
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Use xcolor for colored tables in a beamer slide

How can I use a table with alternately colored rows like this in a beamer slide? There seems to be a conflict with beamer and xcolor. I am using LyX too, bonus marks for something that works well in ...
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Can Lyx syntax files override document class defaults?

I'm editing a client's Latex file in Lyx, where the client has used a document class not supported by Lyx. In these cases, I use tex2lyx with either -c article or -c report to ensure Lyx can import ...