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Creating a Macro for an n-by-m Matrix in LyX

Specifically, I'd like to create a matrix such as $\left[\begin{array}{cc|c} a_{1} & a_{2} & a_{3}\\ b_{1} & b_{2} & b_{3}\\ c_{1} & c_{2} & c_{3} \end{array}\right]$ But in ...
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Problems using Expert Fonts

I recently purchased an expert font, Calluna (exljbris). There is only one problem when using the font: The font is encoded with Old Style numbers by default. I don't know how to access the Lining ...
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Problem at the Table of Contents in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. At the table of Contents, no spacing between "a few" under sections.
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Setting up a document in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to set the document as follows: font: Times New Roman size: 12 points space between the title and paragraph : 6 before and after
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LyX: How to combine two math symbols? [duplicate]

I'm a new user of LyX. I'm using it to write math lectures. How can I make a new symbol from two existing ones? To be more precise, how can I create this: It's a subset with a circle in it ...
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make all pages with the same style footer

I use Lyx 2.1. I want to make all pages with the same style footer. The first page of each chapter has its own style (Style No. 1) Other pages have a different style (Style No. 2) is it possible to ...
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Cell borders in tables “disappear”

I'm using LyX to edit some tables and TexMaker, but when I set the background color in the cell, the border line "disappear". For example: http://postimg.org/image/xp2xocp7z/ (one of my tables in ...
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How to frame a figure in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1. I want to frame the figures. I inserted a simple box and I put the figure inside it. But, I encountered these errors :
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Change page margins in LyX

I use LyX 2.1, and I want to change the margins of a document as follows: Top and bottom: 2.5 Right: 2 Left: 3 How can I do this? Thanks.
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lyx - Lost table of contents [closed]

All has been going well for weeks, but in an attempt to change font-style in headers, I've lost the table of contents: e.g. it doesn't show up in the pdf. **** Here's my preamble: % DO NOT ALTER ...
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How can I define a command before the begin{document} instruction in LyX? [duplicate]

I'd like to use the command: \usepackage{pifont} before the begin{document} instruction in LyX. But I don't know where to put it exactly. Is it possible someone can help me? Thanks!
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Choose citation style when using child documents

I am writing my thesis in Lyx, and have used the "thesis" template with have several child documents. My referencing style is "elsarticle-harv". My problem is that I can not choose the citation style ...
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Lyx bibstyle problems

I'm trying to get citations rendered like this: (Bunks et al. 2001; Alex 1999). Please mind there is no comma after author's name. I already tried natbib, authordate1-4 packes but with no success. In ...
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beamer doesn't compile

This is a LyX question... I updated my LyX to the latest 2.1.0 and since then it does not compile the PDF file when I use beamer (other files it compiles fine). I get the following error message: ...
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How to use feynmf in LyX?

LyX documentation suggest to to use feyn package to draw Feynman Diagrams, It works fine, but unfortunately too restrictive and simple for my needs, I tried to use feynmf package instead, but it ...
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Lyx citation style: et al only when three or more authors

I'm using lyx and bibtex for my master thesis. In lyx, I changed the bibliography style from standard to natbib (author-year). The problem occurs when I cite a paper with two authors. The reference to ...
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Instant preview color in LyX

I'm using the instant preview feature in LyX, which as I understand is based on a LaTeX package of the same name. As I have LyX configured with a dark background - Is there anyway to configure the ...
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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 can I tell LyX to differentiate between left Alt and right Alt (AltGr / 3rd Level)

To increase my productivity, I would like so simplify some of the existing keyboard shortcuts (in particular Greek letters), by using either Left Alt or Right Alt in a non-interchangeable manner, i.e. ...
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LyX reference problem

I'm having a minor reference problem. Im using LyX 2.1.0 on Mac and Jabref 2.9. My problem is that when I'm making a reference to an article/book, etc. that have exactly two authors it says "and" ...
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Output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5

My output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5. The BibTeX file is created by JabRef 2.9.2 and I am using Windows 7.
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Regression tables made with esttab in Stata have columns with different widths, using LyX

I am relatively new to LyX and I am trying to output regression results into TeX code, and then insert the resulting tables in a LyX document. The command I use to create the table is: reg y1 x1, ...
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Can I save pasted image to last used directory in Lyx?

I save figures in ./fig folder. While every time I paste an image, the file dialog always opens ./ folder for me, then I have to select ./fig folder and rename the image file. Can I make it default to ...
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lyx shortcut for superscript and subscript

Instead of using the menu for Insert->Formatting->Superscript or Subscript, I would like to use a keyboard shortcut. I tried Tools->Preferences->Shortcuts, there are already shortcuts for ...
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Need information to get scientific notation for the coefficient

Good afternoon everyone, I wanted to know if anyone knows how to put scientific notation for the coefficient of a variable. If you look at my results you will agree with me that to get a table with a ...
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Writing a thesis in Lyx using a Latex Template - What am I doing wrong?

I'm looking to write my thesis in Lyx as I'm impressed with all the document handling features. I have found, what is called, a Latex template for my university's thesis here: ...
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How to get Lyx to process aliases from the preamble in the graphical editing mode

I was trying to create my Lyx document in a structured way by defining a new latex command in the preample for the representation of complex conjugation, to keep all flexibility in case I would like ...
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LyX table row error

I hope someone can help with this problem. I have a 3x4 table which is too wide for a page if just entered as is. Therefore, I have fixed each column width at 25% of the text width and then used ERT ...
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Instant Preview on Lyx for package symbols?

I'm using LyX, and i've noticed that when I'm using the symbols from stmaryrd (\llbracket and \rrbracket), eventhough they appear on Preview (Ctrl+R), they do not appear on the editor. Is there a way ...
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Lower the whitespace on each page at the top

I just noticed that in my document every page consists of a large whitespace at the top. I have probably used some package that messed it up because I don't think it should be like this. How can I ...
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Footnotes: Label in paragraph, text somewhere else?

TL;DR: Is there a package that allows writing the text of a footnote after the position where the mark should be inserted? Note that I'm asking about positioning of source code, not about positioning ...
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Installing KOMA for Mac (Lyx)

I'm new to using Lyx and installing packages, so please be kind and patient. :) I've downloaded the entire KOMA package and folder, but have yet to install it. I will get error messages from Lyx that ...
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PDF crashes after previewing from LyX

I'm currently having a bit of a problem with LyX and have tried to fix it but to no avail, so I decided to post here in an effort to solve it once and for all. So basically, I'm using the latest ...
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Editing-like style in Lyx

Is it possible to achieve the below in Lyx (words above/under sentences)?
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changing document configuration with lyx

this is my first time with Lyx and what I wat to do is to change : the "Part" into chapter section 1 to section "ChapterNumber.sectionNumber" (1.1) subsection 1 to ...
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Lyx and Mendeley bibliography

I am absolutely new to Latex, Tex and whatever more there is, so I decided to try Lyx to make my life easier (haven't had much success, though). I am also using Mendeley to manage my bibliography and ...
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How to follow the DRY (Dont Repeat Yourself) in multidoc?

What is the best way to keep the configurations and same content in different parts of the main document reusable from single location (e.g. from child document)? First idea was to have this ...
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Creating a Table without a caption

I'm using LyX and would like to suppress any caption under a Table. How can I do that?
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Why the LyX getting reset toolbars layout every time it starts?

Every time I open Lyx it doesn't restore already opened toolbars (e.g. version control, table of contents), but instead shows only the default toolbars. How to fix it (make toolbars layout permanent)? ...
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How to make gv (DOT) files work under LyX

I'm using LyX. After adding this gv file using Insert->Graphics, LyX automatically generated a perfect preview of the file, as expected. However, when I try to export or get a preview using dvi ...
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Is there a shortcut in LyX to exit ERT mode?

I know that C-l ENTERS ERT mode, but my question is- Is there a shortcut in LyX to EXIT ERT mode ?
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Is it possible to get LyX to display non-standard symbols?

I currently need the symbol \mapsfrom, available in the package stmaryrd. If I input \mapsfrom in math-mode, then it is not replaced by a graphical representation of the symbol. Is it possible to get ...
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Lyx itemize returning to last number

I would like to have the following output: Text (a) Text Text Text That is, after a subitem, I want to return to the last number without creating a new one. Is there any way to do this without ...
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Lyx error: Could not find bind file: ertWarning

I use Lyx 2.0.2 under Linux and I've never hat problems. Since yesterday Lyx does not recognize short cuts. Every time when I try to configure Lyx using the Lyx gui (tools - new configuration) I get ...
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Page Content Misalignment

I've started using LyX to write technical specification documents. As a result of numerous hasty Google searches (many ending at this site) I have cobbled together a LyX file that mostly delivers ...
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How can I change the margins of quote environment?

I am writing a text with LyX in the KOMA Script document class and have set the following margins under Document->Settings->Page Margins top: 2.5cm bottom: 2.5cm inner: 2.5cm outer: 3cm As I am ...
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Adding Web Pages to JabRef

I want to add webpage article (from New York Times) in my research paper. How can I add it to my bibigraphie . I can add using JabRef (research Article, Book, Booklet, .. ). but how can I add ...
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blindtext, unicode-math, and babel won't play nice because of setmathfont (in LyX)

Usng unicode-math, I am trying (in LyX) to use a font for my main font, and also for math Latin and Greek characters, while keeping the rest as is. At the same time, I want to use blindtext. ...
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greek encodings under lyx

In my newly installed linux machine (Fedora 19), editing a formerly working document under lyx, I get: Package fontenc Error: Encoding file 'lgrenc.def' not found and in fact I see that the dir ...
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Why is LyX not allowing numbered chapters in my book?

LyX v2.0.6 on Linux. Document class is book (extra font sizes). Scenario I have a master document including two child documents (so far), both of which are the same document class as the master. The ...