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In Lyx, “Part” section in Arabic numbers and numbering the rest of the sections accordingly

The default in lyx is to have I. First part (roman number) Section 1 1.1 Subsection 1 and I'd like to have First part (arabic number) 1.1 Section 1 1.1.1 Subsection 1 etc. Any ...
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How to get the page numbers within the margins specified in the settings in Lyx? [closed]

I have specified the right, left, top and bottom margins in the Lyx settings under Page margins, but the page numbers appear outside those margins. How can I force the page numbers to be within the ...
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How to define a hotkey in LyX to insert an inline listings?

In LyX, I can define a hot-key for listing-insert. But in this case, what appears is the \begin{lstlisting}...\end{lstlisting} environment. In fact I want to insert a inline listings command \...
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Why is LyX trying to convert every image into eps?

I am trying to insert an image into my document. I tried following formats: PNG, JPG, PDF, SVG (using inkscape) and BMP. No matter what I do I get following error: LaTeX Error: Unknown graphics ...
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LyX and mathspec gives fontspec error, unicode-math no better

I get the following error message whenever using mathspec in LyX ...Package[\eu@zf@math]{fontspec}[2008/08/09] The package fontspec has already been loaded with options: [] There has now been an ...
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Ruby Code Highlight in Lyx / Latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ruby highlighter for LaTeX I am working on a tutorials document / short book and I was wondering if there is a way to use Ruby colour code highlight within Lyx ? I have ...
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Changing default paragraph style in LyX

I tried for couple hours changing Chapter, Paragraph...etc styles (especially font and it's color) in LyX, I managed to do that by modifying layout files (for example db_stdsections.inc) by simply ...
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Clean import of LaTeX into LyX: environment instead of ERT [closed]

I am importing a LaTeX code into LyX. This code has multiple uses of amsmath environments (lemma, theorem etc.). After importing, all theese environments turn into ERT boxes in LyX. I was wondering if ...
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Two Page Numbers in One Page

I am using LyX to layout a collection of essays. There is one page-number-position per spread in the design. Please find the example below. Instead of showing 59, is it possible to show 58—59? I am ...
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Cross references broken in Lyx master document [closed]

I've got a child document which contains cross references. When I export the child document to PDF, the cross references are fine. However, when I export the master document to PDF the cross ...
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Syntax Highlight in “Insert TeX code” in LyX?

Is it possible to show syntax highlighting in the "Insert TeX code" boxes in LyX? This would be very handy when one wants to input something longer using code.
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Similar header format for my company

I need to reproduce the following header format: Please help; I'm a completely starter at LaTeX or TeX. I work with LyX and this is included in the document's preamble: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \...
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Lyx: fails to insert nomenclature

I am having problems inserting nomenclature entries using Lyx. I enter the symbol and description, press OK, and the nomenclature entry is not made ( ie no box Nom: ...) [no error messages]. I haven't ...
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Changing length of an arrows from a vertex to itself

I'm working with LyX. I would like to change the length of an arrow from a vertex to itself. I would like to make the arrow stretch longer up before returning down to the encircled vertex. The code I ...
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Is it possible to change the font of line numbers in a code listing?

Using LyX I can add line numbers to my code listing. However, these are in the document (serif/Roman) font and look strange next to code blocks (Typewriter font). Is it possible to change the font of ...
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ClassicThesis, Lyx and PDFLatex: Font fvmro8r at 558 not found

I am trying to get ClassicThesis to work with Lyx. Installed the Bera and Mathpazo fonts in my local texmf tree and ran updmap: ~/texmf/bera/dvips/config$ sudo updmap --enable Map bera.map [sudo] ...
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Some styles work in Lyx's BibTeX Generated Bibliography, others don't

Some styles work correctly for Lyx's BibTeX Generated Bibliography, others give errors. For example, if I set the style to IEEEtran, then all is well. However, if I set it to apsrev, I get output like:...
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How can I add a blank page before the title of a book in tex or lyx?

I was trying to make a little booklet in Lyx. I want to export it to .pdf and then use to brochure-print function of adobe reader. Anyway I need to put an extra blank page in before the title page so ...
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Change nameddest default name

Adobe defines parameters that allow you to open a PDF document with a command or URL that specifies exactly what to display (a named destination or specific page), and how to display it (using such ...
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How do I write multicol in Lyx on the title page?

I'm trying to write some text in two columns on the titlepage, but unfortunately everytime the tabular part is on a new page with a blank page between. I guess it has something to do with \maketitle, ...
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How to add Go to the programming languages list in Lyx

I'm adding Go code to my document via 'Insert->Program Listing' in Lyx. The language Go is not available in the language dropdown in the settings. Is there an easy way to add Go syntax highlighting/...
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Writing a text as LyX user together with an LaTeX user? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I think of LyX as a LaTeX IDE? I know that LyX can import and export LaTeX. But e.g. comments and formatting of the LaTeX code is lost every time. If I send my text for ...
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Defining dynamic LyX shortcuts

I use LyX especially for writing math, and I created my own bind file for my preferred shortcuts. Among other commands, I defined shortcuts that insert a command-sequence, for inserting long data ...
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“Preamble” menu item does not appear in LyX

I'm trying to use xy-pic in LyX to create diagrams and using this tutorial. It says on page 3 to go Layout->Document->Preamble to enable the xy-pic package. However, there is no "Layout" menu on my ...
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Command right after closing a verbatim environment

I need to use a form of a verbatim environment, so that after the closing of the environment, there immediately follows another command. In particular I need something like the following - assuming ...
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Lyx template for scientific paper

Anyone know of any simple Template for scientific paper which is easy to modify and looks great? So that i don't have to use several hour to find out the syntax.
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Lyx suddenly stopped working, completely lost [closed]

I've been using Lyx (on windows) to write my thesis and for some reason tonight it just stopped working. If i try opening a new file, no layouts are available. I am able to open my thesis file, but I ...
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Combine many files in LyX

I have written dozens of exercises as LyX documents in separate files. Each of them has its own unique number. For example: 1013, 2053 etc. I would like to create a booklet with all the exercises, ...
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Not able to switch to any other document class than “article”

I'm using LyX with Hebrew and whenever I'm trying to change my document setting to something else than article (i.e. article(AMS)) I can't create a pdf. I'm getting these errors: Undefined control ...
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LyX Question on Table Numbering

How can you change table numbers in LyX. I want to get tables numbered within section (Table 1.1, 1.2 etc.). For some reason \numberwithin{table}{section} is not working.
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Using jabref generated bibliography with lyx

I'm using a jabref generated bibliography in lyx according to the following instructions: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=477632 It works well, except for one type of error which I cannot ...
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In LyX: Skipping numbers in enumerate and changing symbol of enumeration

I would like to skip numbers in a list. Consider the following example: \begin{enumerate} \item text1 \item[3.] text2 \item[22.] text3 \end{enumerate} However, I cannot figure out how to do this in ...
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How to apply alternate row coloring in a longtable in LyX?

In attempting to apply an alternate table row coloring (using xcolor) in a longtable, one confronts, sooner or later, problems in compiling a PDF. In xcolor's documentation it is clearly stated, ...
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Lyx Modify Document Class

I have spent the last few hours trying to modify article.cls to conform to my professor's paper requirements (title above abstract, page numbers don't start until the second page of the introduction), ...
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Sans-serif font different in output

I am currently using Lyx. I was typing with sans-serif font and the interface shows it like the Arial font. However, the output is different; it's still sans-serif but the letters have more spaces in ...
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Using Bibtex with LyX help [closed]

I am currently using LyX, and I have a .bib file with all of my BibTeX references. Everything seems to work fine at first, but then goes terribly wrong when I try to view the pdf. I have added the ....
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Use of \hiderowcolors & \showrowcolors within LyX

Loading the xcolor package with the [table] option provides the command(s) \rowcolors(*) for alternate table row coloring. Any attempt, however, to use \hiderowcolors and \showrowcolors inside table ...
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How can I add a logo to a page header in Lyx? [closed]

I am writing a thesis and want to add the university logo accross the top of my first page. I have a banner.pdf file, which will fit nicely accross the top of the page. But how do I go about placing ...
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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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Migrating Indesign [closed]

I've been producing a technical book in Lyx. I've decided that for this work, I'ld be better off using Adobe Indesign. it need allot of complex layout/graphical stuff. Like timelines, sidebars, ...
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Switch to LyX Code Keyboard Shortcut

In LyX, is there a keyboard shortcut to switch from the standard input to LyX code input?
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Automatically index bold terms in lyx

I'm writing a document in LyX and I whish to auto-index all the terms in bold. I'm using the Insert -> Index Entry every time I need to index a word, but since I don't require special modifications ...
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How to insert links to file in LyX? [closed]

I am writing a report in LyX. I want to insert a link to a PDF file. I used the hyperlink feature available in LyX. Then in the target field I gave the path. In the name field I gave a random name. ...
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Problems with compiling a lyx document (error is related to limits of sum)

I am having problems compiling a lyx document I created, the problem seem to be with the limits on the summation I made, can someone please tell me how can I fix this problem ? The problems are in ...
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Render (export) entire document as image

Background Using LyX to create a document and xetex to leverage a TrueType font. The entire text is within a minipage. Ultimately, I'm trying to produce the following output (no white page background,...
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Italic/bold font in Lyx

I am using the latest version of lyx and I have selected a custom roman font in the settings menu in my document. I am using this font: http://www.fontspace.com/roger-white/oxford The problem I am ...
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Drag and drop image files to LyX

Is it possible somehow to drag and drop image files from a browser or files directly to LyX when creating a latex document? If not, is there any other editor for OS X that can do this? I find it ...
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References showing question marks [closed]

In LyX, I'm using the reference style apsrev.bst, which I downloaded from here: http://www.maik.ru/pub/tex/revtex4/ This reference style is the one used in Physical Review. But now when I add ...
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Automatic equation numbering in LyX

I would like to create automatic numbering of equations in LyX. when I entered \renewcommand\[{\begin{equation}} \renewcommand\]{\end{equation}} for the "equation" environment it worked. However, ...
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writing a document in hebrew and getting Ł after every mathematical formula

I don't know if it's the right place to ask in, because I use LyX but if I'm wrong I'd like that you tell me where should I ask. I use LyX,and installed MikTex + Culmus for supporting hebrew fonts. ...