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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. ...
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Hebrew LyX reverses parenthesis [duplicate]

I'm trying to write an Hebrew document in LyX, export to LaTeX and then compile with XeTeX. Everything works great (after some minor corrections in the output, mainly removing the \L tags babel ...
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Xetex not running in Hebrew Lyx

I am trying to use Polyglossia package through Lyx. When compiling with XeLaTeX, I get undefined control sequence error and the file won't compile. Working with Windows 7, Lyx 2.03 and MiKTeX 2.9. ...
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changing font of one (or a small number of) text character only [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Font substitution with XeLaTeX I am using a text font that unfortunately does not have accents for the letter e, which I need. But I have found a very similar font, and ...
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Inline mathmode goes out the page margin in LyX

I'm using LyX for my document writing. Some of my inline mathmode formulas go out the page margin (see attached fig). I wonder how can I force these formulas to stay inside the page margin. Thanks in ...
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Front page and author in list of contents [closed]

In my list of contents, the first row is the front page. And in the second line, there is the name of the author Is there a way to delete that from my list of contents? Example: And i have the ...
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XeTeX hebrew problem with LyX

I am using LyX and trying to write in Hebrew using XeTeX. I get the following error messages: undefined control sequence Package polyglossia error Is this a package I should get manually? I would ...
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What is the equivalent to the german “Symbolverzeichnis” and how is it realizable in Lyx?

In mathematical books you have sometimes (in addition to the index of words) a list of symbols with a short description. In German it is called "Symbolverzeichnis". Is this somehowe realizable within ...
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Controlling paragraph spacing in LyX

I'm working on a rather large document for my university using LyX. I have been using the report (KOMA-Script) document class. According to my university's document specification each paragraph ...
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How to fix vertical text frame size (including footnotes)?

I'm using LyX to typeset a document, and get a predictable page size when no footnotes are around. However, when I use footnotes, those are added as extra at the bottom of the page, changing the ...
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Is it possible to omit the word “and” before the last author name in the bibliography? [closed]

Is it possible to omit the word "and" before the last author name in the bibliography? I'll be grateful for any help, because I have no idea about where to find a solution. I use Lyx 2.0.0 and the ...
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Get List of Listings in an Appendix [closed]

I am using LyX with the listings package. I want to have Appendix A be titled "Code Listings" and then have the List of Listings. Right now I have \lstlistoflistings in an ERT. By using \...
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LaTeX Error: “cmap.sty” not found [closed]

Could anybody help me with my situation. When I try to see my Lyx document in pdf Lyx write this Error note "LaTeX Error: "cmap.sty" not found" and in description "*** (cannot \read from ...
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LyX 2.0.3 Mac Version unavailable article document class [closed]

I am trying to use LyX 2.0.3 but for some reason it does not have the Document class article. Is there something else I need to install? I have installed TeXworks as well but for some reason it still ...
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How can I add automatic consistency tests for formulas in my paper? [closed]

Let me start with an analogy: In test driven software development, you craft a couple of tests that describe what your program is supposed to do. When introducing a new feature, you start with a test ...
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Insert TeX code from another Beamer presentation (which uses PGF) into Lyx while composing new Beamer presentation

I'm struggling to insert the TeX code for an older Beamer presentation into one that I'm currently putting together using Lyx. The problem seems to be that Lyx doesn't recognize the package import: \...
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Calling an external script from LyX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LyX: How to add command line option/flag for latex compiling? Is there a way to call an external script with LyX? Something like the math-extern command, that sends the ...
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Making math-extern in LyX behave in display mode like it does in inline mode [closed]

In LyX you have the option to call an external math program(CAS or numerical) on a formula. In inline mode it works fine - it takes the last part of your equation, computes it, and appends it after an ...
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LyX layout for Eurographics

Has anyone used/written/heard-of a LyX layout for Eurographics publications? (e.g., Computer Graphics Forum, Symposium on Geometry Processing, etc.) Eurographics publications provide a LaTeX class/...
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Alignement in columns and spacing between columns of an equations environment

(Too) Long ago, I had some problems with some equation. I wanted them to look like this (this is how they looked in LyX), but when compiled they looked like this: . What botheres me compared to ...