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Formatting problem with lyx

I am writing a report in Lyx. I have included many images in the report. And I am having bit of problem with the placement of the image in the final report. I include a image in a section and ...
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Insert Image from multipage pdf file in Lyx

I am writing a report and I have all the images in a pdf file with very high resolution. With limited skills in editing, I am loosing the quality of the image when I try to save the individual images. ...
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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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Adding new parameter in lyx

In texmaker, I create document_setting.tex for input some document attribution like the author, publisher, some attribution in acknowledgements. And then input document_setting in master document ...
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Paste images into LyX

A fair amount of my homework is of the form: prove some statement then paste in a bunch of graphs verifying it experimentally. LyX makes me save images I paste in, which is really annoying when I ...
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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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Autofit table column with booktabs

Background Using booktabs produces the top table in the following image: Both tables reside in floats, but even when outside of the float the same result is produced. The Application and Version ...
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In LYX, how do I set up two independent viewers for the same file format?

I would like to have two independent file viewers for SumatraPDF and Acrobat using the same file format (pdflatex=pdf2). What is the easiest way to achieve this? The viewer seems to be connected to ...
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Change subsubsection to medium series

I am using Lyx on Windows. How do I get the formatting of the whole document to look like: \subsubsection{\textmd{Blah blah blah}} without manually setting it for each line?
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lyx bibliography does not display math symbols

I am using the IEEEtran template. I have to cite one reference, this reference has several special math characters, when I tried to convert it to pdf file, LyX gave many errors about it, Errors: six ...
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Nomenclature sorting and latex code coming first

I am using LyX, which uses Nomenclature package, I guess. As you see in the screenshot 1, \hat{p} comes before everything else. How can I send it back where the other p's are? Many thanks.
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Book layout: bottom external page number

I'm using Lyx 2.0 to format my text with LaTex. I'm using the predefined "book" template. On the first, non-title page I have the page number "1" centered on the bottom, while on the other pages the ...
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Biblatex and listings incompatibility…

Does someone know why biblatex and listings are incompatible and if there is a way to fix it? I have a Lyx document and whenever I insert program listings I get errors like: al trabajo de ...
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Begin every chapter on a new page using LyX

I'm writing a document in LyX (an editor for LaTeX) and I need every chapter to begin on a new page (not necessarily an odd one). Right now it just puts every chapter one after the other. How can I ...
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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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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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Document class downloads for LyX

I'm looking for document class downloads for LyX, i.e. .cls and .layout files for multiple purposes, mostly life sciences article writing. Anyone familiar with a source for a collection of those?
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LyX — copy images into build directory for LaTeX include tags

The default beamer-ornate template includes an option to put an institution logo at the bottom of every slide, \pgfdeclareimage[height=0.5cm]{institution-logo}{logofile.png} ...
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In LyX, how to have itemize inside a proof?

LyX is great. I use it to write everyday documents. But it seems that its environment can only have one type; different types of environments can't be mixed. For example, you can't have itemize inside ...
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Align top with multirow tables in Lyx 2.0

I'm having trouble doing vertical alignment in tables with multirow in Lyx. I have data that is in a 'tree' format that I need to present in tables. I would like Category 1, Subcategory 1.1 and Value ...
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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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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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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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How to include graphs in my document?

I've just started using LyX for my Economics essays. Using Inkscape, I have been able to create some very neat diagrams to go with them. However I really need to be able to insert graphs (XY charts, ...
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Overlaying two symbols

I use LyX, so a lot of the working is hidden from me. I want to overlay the symbols \star and \bigcircle. How do I do this? I know it can be done, ad there is the \not, which works like that
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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 ...
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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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'fi' or 'fl' result in big “S”-like symbol

I use LyX with XeTeX, and the output font is DejaVu Sans. When I write in the input text 'fi' or 'fl', the output text displays a strange big "S"-like symbol. I don't know why is that. Any help would ...
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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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Error with article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0

When I tried to include an R plot with the following code into article(Noweb) in LyX 2.0.0 <<fig=TRUE>>= library(graphics) pairs(iris) @ I got the following error message: ...
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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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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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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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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: 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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`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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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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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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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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Table, Figure, and Listing prefixes

Background Using LyX and KOMA Script to author a technical manual. Problem The documents are strewn with the following references: \ref{fig:Example-Database-Type} When converted to PDF, this ...
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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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How can I disable the linking for figures in LyX?

Complete LaTeX and LyX newbie here. I am currently writing a document in LyX and I'm using hyperref to have links in the ToC, citations etc. The problem is that I added a figure (with float) and when ...
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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. ...