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Math environments such as Definitions, Proofs and Lemmas in LyX builtin?

LyX has built-in all kinds of inserts for Math. Does LyX have some ready commands or GUI buttons to get environments for things such as proofs, lemmas and theorems? What is procedure to create for ...
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LyX-typed document exported to plain LaTex?

LyX is nice for fast homeworks and fast prototyping but not for quality type-setting at least for now as a beginner so how can I export LyX-typed document to plain LaTeX to work on the document ...
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How to add tabular lines, matrix lines to arrays in LyX?

The buttons such as Set all lines, Set right line, Set left line and Set bottom line are not activated with arrays as the example on the left while they are activated on the example on the right ...
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Is it possible to select text in formulas without selecting its whole neighborhood? (Lyx)

When I try selecting text (including math characters) appearing in formulas in lyx, it keeps selecting a larger "chunk" of text/formula than I intended, even though my mouse cursor hovers exactly over ...
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Accessing UNAVAILABLE packages in Lyx

Will there ever be a quick and simple path to making UNAVAILABLE packages in Lyx available? We've tried all the suggested tips and tricks, all to no avail (literally).
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How can I preview pdf in adobe reader or other editor instead of Yap using lyx

I recently installed lyx on a new computer. And it seems that I can't preview the pdf in adobe reader or sumatra. The yap software is invoked to preview the pdf. I tried to add the adobe path, change ...
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Change Footnote Order/Numbering at Bottom of Page

I'm using LyX. I created a box/minipage and put a table in it, so as to allow footnotes in the table (see here: How to put notes under table in LYX). I am using manyfoot for footnotes and tried ...
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How to left align a set of equations in LyX

How can I left align an AMS flalign block in LyX? The answers in Use flalign or alignat or align or similar environment to align to the left say that to left align a set of equations one should use ...
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How to specify Align separator with & in LyX?

I need to add & just before = in the aligned environment in LyX to specify the deliminator. So How to specify the deliminator with & in the aligned environment with LyX?
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LyX document compiled in OSX?

LyX is a wysiwyg LaTeX editor that I find useful to write exercises fast instead of TextMate that I use for long-term projects. So the below shows an exercise that I would like to print as PDF: ...
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problem in figures with caption

when I insert simple figure every thing is O.k but, when I insert figure float I had this problem the figure appear in the top of the document
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Tabularx In beamer is not fitting in frame

I am having a problem with the tabularx environment in beamer which is that my columns are being squished together. I am a bit new to using beamer so would someone please provide some advice ? The ...
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Tabularx Misplaced \noalign but used to work before?

My table used to work before and all of a sudden I am having an error that says I misplaced \noalign when I changed some inputs into my tables. Would someone please help me take a look at the code ...
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Lyx A3 page in an A4 document

I need to insert an A3 sized figure in my lyx document (my thesis chapter) is this possible? I have seen some on here around LaTex but not sure how to include it in lyx, I am new to it. Thanks
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Lyx References Broken

I lately moved my .lyx file to a different computer. Now all my citations and Formatted cross-references to subsections are broken. Formatted references to sections and images are still working for ...
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How to create a cover page for my report in Lyx?

I want to create a cover page for my report. The page should contain the university name, the course name, my name, id, and date.... I tried ctrl+Enter after the first line of the title ...
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How to have both emphasis/italics and Chinese font

I'm creating a document in Lyx which has both Chinese and English characters. I need to be able to show emphasis through italics, but I cannot figure out a way to accomplish both. I changed the fonts, ...
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Multicolumn and thead problem in tabularx

I am trying to implement a code using tabularx and multicolumn along with head, but I keep on getting an error. The code is as follows: \begindocumnet{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Line spacing between equation and text

To reduce space between displayed equations and between text and equation, I have added the following command in LaTeX preamble in my standard article document in LyX: ...
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Using Lyx on Fedora 20: what does this error mean?

I get this error when trying to compile a pdf with Lyx 2.1: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.6-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (format=latex 2015.4.2) 28 JUL 2015 12:45 entering extended mode ...
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Tabularx alignment error

I have a question with respect to the tabularx environment and the addition of new columns. Currently I have the code for a 2-column table as [![enter image description here][1]][1] However when I ...
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Set default multiline environment to align

In LyX, when I press Ctrl-Enter, I get eqnarray, which is generally deprecated. Is there a way to change the function of the Ctrl-Enter behavior to align?
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Alignment Problems in Tabularx

I have a problem a with alignment getting and the tabularx environment with a stretched table. Currently, I have the following table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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Use specific font in LyX

I would like to use some of theese greek fonts in LyX for my thesis: http://aka-acid.com/fontsscript.html I installed the theme but I don't know how to use it in LyX I also installed XeTeX Can ...
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Lyx - Referencing two papers as (author, date)a and (auther,date)b is cutting the date short. Any way around this?

I have to reference two papers published in the same year by the same first author and both are et al situations so I need to put them in the text as (Pollard et al, 2006a) and (Pollard et al, 2006b) ...
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How to color math symbols in beamer with lyx

I know there are answers to do that in latex. But is there a similar implementation in lyx?
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knitr not working on LyX after installation of Mac OS X El Capitan

I updated my Mac to OS X El Capitan and knitr doesn't work on it. Before the update everything was fine. Now LyX is saying : "The module knitr requires a package that is not available in your LaTex ...
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Lists of figures in Contents page

I use document class report in lyx. I want to add list of figures, tables, algorithms & Abstract as items in the table of contents page. In the forum, I read a post to change the settings in ...
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Latexdiff support for Lyx

As a regular LyX-user i'd love to know if there exists some back-end to latexdiff available for Lyx. Currently i'm using the following bash commands to get what I want. new=MyFileName ...
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How to install language packages and .sty for lyx in ubuntu

I'm working in ubuntu 15.10 some files which I made in windows and lyx doesn't compile them. The error results are: Package babel Error. You haven't specified a language option Undefined control ...
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How to put notes under table in LYX

I'd like to ask how to write notes under the table (in float) in LYX? I found the following, but it is strangely written (how can a table be at the same time out and in the float???): 'Table ...
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Align subfigures centrally in LyX

In LyX, I am placing 2 figures side-by-side by placing 2 subfloats inside a single float. This allows me to have individual captions for each subfloat and hence, each sub-figure. My problem is that ...
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Citation: Author-comma-year in LyX (classicthesis)

I am writing my thesis in LyX using classicthesis and have some troubles with citation style. Basically, I want to avoid ERT when citing and instead use LyX' built-in "Insert citation" to get ...
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Presentation using LyX

I want to create a presentation in LyX which can also be printed out as a 'manual'. I have seen reference to including the presentation file in a beamer article file. However, this seems to leave the ...
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Changing the title of table of contents in lyx

I've already tried to follow the answer here: How to change the title of ToC? by using \renewcommand{\contentsname}{Whatever} However, it does not seem to work with lyx, neither in the preamble nor ...
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text side in the chapter title

I used Ti*k*Z code in lyx preample to add decoration around the chapter, but the title words was not good. example: the chapter before tikz: الحركة الدورانية the chapter aftr i used tikz: الدورانية ...
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Lyx compiling hangs

I'm running lyx with MikTex on my Mac laptop, and it's being really weird. I have a pretty long study guide that I've been making, but every time I go to compile it, my Lyx hangs and my computer ...
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Copy and paste disabled in LyX 2.0

I try to copy and paste in a LyX document I am editing and it says that the command (paste) is disabled. This happens with anything, be it normal text, figures or formulae. I am working on a 64 bit PC ...
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Align figure inside a bulleted list

I'm using lyx, and I have a figure float inside a bulleted list. I'd like the figure and especially the figure caption to align to the bulleted list, so that it's clear that the image belongs to the ...
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Centering images in lyx

I am having some trouble in centering images in lyx and have read a number of questions on the topic. However, when attempting to apply the solutions from the answers the images are still not ...
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Minted text changes _ to \_ in the final PDF

I'm writing a report and I found something wrong after compiling it. The PDF file showed things like \_ instead of _ and \textquotedbl{} instead of quotation marks. It's pretty important for me to fix ...
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LyX/LaTeX widetilde with superscripts problem

Using the \widetilde command to denote a tilde on a letter usually works wonders, although the tilde needs to be slightly lowered in my opinion. This didn't bother me too terribly until I needed to ...
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Adding emphasis (italics) to a word in a chapter title LyX [closed]

I have a chapter title which contains a word which needs to be in italics. LyX allows me to add emphasis to it in the LyX window (with Ctrl+E) and it appears italicized in the LyX window. However, in ...
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I get an error when using \underline{x} in mathmode. Why? [closed]

I am trying to use $\underline{x}$ but I'm getting the following error in LyX: \inputencoding{latin1} $\underline{x} $\selectlanguage{hebrew}% I've inserted a begin-math/end-math symbol since ...
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Can I use Lyx to learn LaTex?

I'm completely new to LaTeX and I was toying with the idea of using it for my University assignments. However I'm afraid that, since those things are already time consuming per se, having to also ...
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How can I rotate text by 90 degrees in LyX?

In Lyx, what are the different possibilities to rotate a selection of text by 90 degrees?
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How can I paste multiple rows in LyX?

I would like to paste multiple rows at the same time in LyX. The following animation shows how all data is pasted into a singular cell instead of multiple cells across multiple rows.
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Lyx subsection shortcuts disabled

I am using Lyx 2.1.4 on a Windows System. When i need to create a subsection/pragrah i used the standard shortcuts Alt+A 1-5. For some reason the shortcuts are now disabled (which lyx tells me down ...
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LyX: Adding External PDF in Hebrew File

I am trying to add an external pdf file in my document written in LyX, using the Hebrew Article document class. Following suggestions from other questions, I tried to use the "pdfpages" package but ...