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Is there a way to disable middle-click=paste in LyX

I use LyX 2.0.0rc3 on Mac OS X. Like on other systems, it automatically maps middle-click to paste, which on my hardware leads to numerous accidental pastes of gobs of text. Is anyone aware of a way ...
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Lyx 2.0.7 for mac Navigate Menu No Document Open [closed]

I am using Lyx 2.0.7 for Macintosh on OSX 10.9.1 I am editing a document that was created in a previous version of Lyx. When I go to the Navigate menu to navigate to subsections I get a message that ...
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Why an online equation editor cannot be used to produce matrices in LYX?

I've started using LyX just a couple of months ago. As a beginner sometimes I use the graphic method (cmd+m), while other times I try to write TEX code by myself (cmd+L). Lately, I've discovered a ...
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IEEEtran Export to PDF version 5 or above

I'm writing a paper for an IEEE conference and am checking the PDF with PDFExpress. One of the errors that I'm getting is that the PDF version of my paper is under 5: (actually "version 5" in an ...
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How can LyX create a pdf file that's suitable for Amazon Createspace publishing? [duplicate]

LyX by default creates documents in pdf file format version 1.5 Amazon Createspace says that it supports pdf submissions in pdf file format version 1.4 and below. They don't say they support this ...
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Child Documents have different sectioning levels than Master Document. How can I incorporate?

I have three Lyx documents I would like to insert into a Master Document as Child Documents. However, the child documents begin with a Chapter. I need them to begin with a Subsection in the Master ...
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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 display footnote in beamer slide using Lyx?

I am using Lyx in beamer mode on a Mac to create a presentation. I insert a footnote on a slide title. I want the footnote to appear at the bottom of that slide. Instead I don't see it appear ...
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Beamer remove literature heading

For some reason, even though my literature frame is called Literature, the generated PDF has Literature I in the heading instead. How can I get rid of that number?
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Writing definition, theorem, lemma more than once in Lyx [duplicate]

I am trying to make a list of definitions and theorems and everything, however, I can't write definition, theorem, lemma etc. consecutively. For example I write a definition, I press enter twice , so ...
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Jump to cross-reference inside lyx-document?

Is there a way to jump to a cross-reference inside a lyx-document? example: click on an equation reference, say [eq:some_equation], to jump to the referenced equation?
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Set all paragraphs to be double spaced in LyX

Currently I have to manually go to the Edit->Paragraph Settings menu and set double spacing for each individual paragraph in the document. I'm using the article ( hebrew ) doc class as a base for ...
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How to Add Whitespace to Lyx?

It is a sad day but I find myself needing to indent (or at least add whitespace) to a document in Lyx. In particular, I have to write a formal proof, but I also have to indent it in a specific way ...
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LyX error - 'Document format failure' for file in temporary folder

I have been working during the last year in my thesis with LyX. Yesterday I opened my file in another computer and when I open it in mine this error appears: What can I do to solve this issue? ...
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In-line citation using cross-referenced bibliography

I am trying to place in-line citations using a bibliography built in a separate LyX file. For example, I have Document1.lyx and I'd like to cite John Doe who wrote a paper on the subject I'm ...
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Adding an environment to LyX for dividing a proof into steps

My question is basically a combination of the questions Is it possible to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment in a nice way? and Create new paragraph style in ...
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Installing LyX over a vanilla TeXLive

As the title says, I would like to install LyX over a vanilla TeXLive. However, when I do yum install lyx the whole distro TeXLive is set to be installed, which I obviously don't want. On the other ...
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Lyx doesn't compile a kth root

A LyX document I wrote won't compile after I added in a mathematical formula the command root (in fact, \root[k]{\alpha}). I would have written you the code, but the document is long (over than 20 ...
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LyX say that no classes are available

I'm using LyX for some Maths coursework, I've installed LyX with MiKTeX twice now (re-installed after first encountering this problem) but I'm still getting the same problems. Basically none of the ...
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How to use ERT command to long tables that is provided for float table

I have been provided with ERT (Evil Red Text) command which when used for float tables, displays the caption of the table as Table 1.1 in List of Tables. I want to know how I can use such command for ...
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Insert labels inside table rows

I have a long table with different equation, I need to make a label and then refer to them in some cells, trying to do that by putting usual label giving me wrong results in LyX, more precisely if the ...
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Lyx citation problem with OSCOLA

Since the most recent release of LyX (2.10.20- Yosemite hot-fix), my citations haven't been appearing properly using the OSCOLA style and natbib. Instead of getting the full citation in the footer, ...
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Nomenclature section

I used the following code to make sections in nomenclature. This totally works. While I wanted to add the fourth section "Matrices" which is now commented out I faced with an error. I attached the ...
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Bibliographies by chapter using bibtopic on classicthesis LyX port

I need help with bibliographies by chapter using bibtopic with classicthesis (v4.1 LyX) with LyX (v2.0.2) under Ubuntu Linux (or a better option). I need bibliographies at the end of each chapter (as ...
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The picture of tikz is not shown [duplicate]

I am new to the pgf package ant I wrote that code but when I compiled it (successfully), the picture was not shown. The code: %% LyX 2.1.2 created this file. For more info, see ...
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How can I input normal quotes in LyX?

For example, if I type "this" into LyX file, the output PDF will show “this”, the quotes change to a set of curly quotes. But I want it looks like "this". Especially in LyX, there are six quotes ...
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elsevier class error

I've been trying LateX and Lyx out for a few days. Lyx is really a help for a new-comer and I had few troubles so far, except for some unknown errors when I was configuring elsarticle documentclass. ...
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How to generate a professional table in LyX? [closed]

Many academic journals ask authors to make tables in a professional style, i.e., only have horizontal rules (usually 3 horizontal rules) without any vertical rules. In LaTeX, the booktabs package ...
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How to make shortcuts for letters

I have installed LYX on Kubuntu and Hebrew fonts for LYX. So In Hebrew we have vowels, for example if under a letter we have a dot or two dots it has a different sound. So when I installed the Hebrew ...
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How can I format this in lyx?

I'm trying to format a confusion matrix in lyx. I want the data to look like this. a b c d e f g <-- classified as 1 5 10 8 4 2 0 | a = 3 3 ...
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Implement shortcut in LyX for Itemize environment nested under Lemma

I want to implement a shortcut in LyX that I can use to insert my own itemize environment. Well, the reason for implementing is the following: because when you want to add a itemize environment the ...
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MacTeX 2014 TeX Distribution panel broken under Mac OSX Yosemite

I've installed MacTex-2014 on my Mac running on Yosemite. The Tex Distribution window is broken, and am unable to explore all the templates on the Lyx. Is there any way to fix it?
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Installing New Doc Classes in Lyx

I have been following the instructions for installing a new doc class in lyx but when I open up lyx under document - settings - document class my doc class appears under unvailable. So what's gone ...
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How to change margin of the document title?

I want to move the title of my document up in order to save space. I can't figure out how to do this. This is what I have in LyX And this is how it shows up in PDF. I'd like to move it up.
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Double quotes rendering before paragraph in XHTML export

With LyX 2.1.2 on Linux and Windows, Document class is Book (Standard class). Input: "Hello" LaTeX source for paragraph: ``Hello'' XHTML output (as viewed, and as copied to clipboard) ...
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Text before title and all in one page in lyx

I am writing an article in LyX using the article.cls. I need to have some text before the title. But in the pdf output this text appears in a separate page and the title and the rest of the article is ...
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LyX: text inside a LaTeX command not exported in XHTML

I have this LaTeX command in the preamble of my LyX document: \newcommand{\scenebreak}{% \par \vspace{\baselineskip} \hfill {\Large * * *} \hfill \vspace{\baselineskip} ...
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Edit LaTeX source in LyX

I recently installed LyX 2.0.1 (2011-08-31). I have the option to display the LaTeX source. I have tried to modify this source (in the LyX tab) in order to get some changes in the LyX file and the pdf ...
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How to insert algorithm pseudocode in Lyx?

recently I found LyX is good for writing notes. But I don't know how to add a piece of algorithm pseudocode in Lyx environment. Could you please help give some advice? Thanks! How could I implement ...
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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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Making a math poster using LyX

Is there a Beamer for LyX (or something analogous so that I can make a poster)? A code for a sample poster would be great. If so, can one please leave some details on how I would go about adding this ...
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Using the xr package in LyX (for cross-referencing an external LyX document)

Question: What steps are required to use the xr package in LyX in order to reference items in other, independent LyX documents? Steps already taken: The tools package (that contains the xr package) ...
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Use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx

The question How to combine Acronym and Glossary shows us how to make a great glossaries and acronym lists. I would like to use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx. This may be too large a ...
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Lyx: text style on a paragraph only works for one line [closed]

I'm trying to color some paragraphs in my document. I applied the text style on a full paragraph, however in the created PDF only the first line of every wanted paragraph is actually colored. Facts: ...
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OpenDocument export in LyX with LuaTeX

I am writing in LyX a document using Georgia fonts, and tried to save it as Word via ODT. If I choose to enable "Use non-Tex fonts", I cannot save from LyX as OpenDocument. That is, the output option ...
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Lyx handling of \begin{align} and duplicate \tag with amsmath?

I am trying Lyx. I started Lyx and asked it to import this plain Latex file: \documentclass[12pt]{article}% \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} A &= B+C \tag{33}\\ D &= ...
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Inserting a quote as an exhibit in LyX

I would like to insert a quote into the LyX document that stands out from the rest of the text and is displayed as a display formula would be (on a separate line with space around it). For example: ...
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Spacing between consecutive displayed equations

I'm trying to adjust the spacing between several display equations, without having to put them in AMS align environment. I inserted several display equations in a row, each creating its own new line, ...
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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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Insert a image to Latex preamble in LYX

I am writing a survey report and I need used a template as a cover page from here. It is working fine and now I need to add my university logo into that cover page. Cover page has been included in to ...