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Removing or Editing the header on each page in LyX

My document is in (AMS article) mode. The title of my paper shows up as a header on each page. The problem is that the title is too long and it overlaps with the page number. I would like to use a ...
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Binomial math symbol like but with square braces [duplicate]

I want to generate symbol like this: But I can't find a proper method in LyX. I tried frame decoration with \overset like this: I also tried square braces with matrix inside, but is too large. ...
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LyX not recognizing updates in .bib file

I have a BibTeX file with the extension .bib. For some reason, although I manually insert references in this file, the hyperlink from my LyX file does not recognize these updates. Any thoughts on why ...
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Removing bold font and editing font style

(1) I am in section* mode in LyX. I am using (article) class. Everything seems fine except the font. It's all in bold. How can I undo this? I do not want bold font to be the default every time I am in ...
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Why CAPS LOCK in AMS mode in LyX?

I am trying to use the AMS article in LyX. I want my output to look like the following (note margins are the same for the entire paragraph and not all letters are capitalized): Here is my source ...
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How to change font of the references in Lyx?

I want to change my IEEE references style in Lyx, because I have all the letters somewhat capitalized: How to change it to a normal font? Edit (bib file snippet added): ...
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Question about numbered claims

My claims starts with something like: "Claim 0.1" How do I change the numbering? Maybe to something like "Claim 1".
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Keeping the names of things consistent in LyX.

I'm documenting a software project using LyX and many of the "things" (classes, processes, etc.) that I'm describing don't yet have good names. As my understanding of these things improves, I want to ...
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LyX 2.1.4 on Mac (el capitan) problems with colon, comma, etc

I think I'm having the same issues as described here: Lyx on Mac inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks When I try to type a colon, for instance, I need to hit "shift+colon key+colon ...
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Inline resin identification codes (recycling codes)?

I would like to use resin identification codes (the recycle triangle arrows + identifier inside) inline, as part of my text. How can I achieve this? LyX-oriented answer would be appreciated.
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Formatting latex code in lyx

I have been using lyx and have run into text formatting issues when using math inline formulas. For example, the code bellow: is converted to: How can I make the formula fit the numbered list?
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How to use TikZ in Lyx

How do you use TikZ efficiently in Lyx? I understand I have to go to Insert->Tex code, which opens a box where I can type actual Tex code. But it's really difficult, there is no indentation, ...
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Continous update of PDF in LyX

I was wondering if LyX has an option whereby the PDF output file updates as I am making changes to the master file.
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Lyx can't import Bioinformatics (Oxford journal) Latex file

Hi I am trying to import a latex file given hereto lyx. http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/bioinformatics/for_authors/submission_online.html Lyx is throwing an error. Can anyone help?
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Text in Lyx out of the border

After having used the command landscape to rotate a Figure, I cannot have the text aligned within the margin of the page. I double checked that all the settings are correct and they, in fact, are. ...
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Remove all page numbers from the table of content

I want to send the table of content of a document containing only section and subsection titles. Sections of the document are empty, therefore, page numbers do not make sense at this stage. I get a ...
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How to install LyX Enchant spell cheker?

My current LyX program does not check for misspelled words. Some posts suggest downloading Enchant spell checker files. I have no idea as to how to what path to be used in order to configure. Can ...
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Problem with footnote in Title and author enviroment

i am trying to write a paper using LyX instead of latex directly. i have to use the mnras (Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society) template. Since this template is not supported natively by ...
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Change vertical space between numbered formula in LyX

I have inserted serveral (20) Numbered formulas directly behind eachother in LyX 2.0.3. If I export these formulas to the final version in PDF, there is a large vertical space between the formulas. ...
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HELP-I'm using all my equations are suddenly turning into “simple text”

HELP-I'm using all my equations are suddenly turning into "simple text" in edit mode, they become black and I can't number them, what went wrong?
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Float listings in LyX with classicthesis style

I can not figure out how to insert floating listings in LyX with (or without) classicthesis style. Any hints would be highly appreciated.
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LyX makes mistakes rendering svg graphics

I am writing a document in LyX 2.1.4 on Mac OS 10.11 using MacTeX-2015. I insert svg files created in Inkscape 0.91. Some of them are entirely created in Inkscape. Some are outputs from R that I ...
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IEEEtran class is unavailable in Lyx?

I have installed Lyx. But the document class IEEEtran is unavailable. When I open a .lyx document I receive: "The selected document class IEEE Transaction requires external files that are not ...
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Bibliography not showing with classicthesis LyX v-4.2

I am trying to switch to classicthesis style in LyX but the bibliography is not showing in pdf. I downloaded the classicthesis-LyX-v4-2 package, opened a new file from template.lyx and everything ...
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“Undefined” error using LyX

I always get these errors when I try to show a file; LaTeX Error: \eqdeclaration undefined. LaTeX Error: \pagedeclaration undefined. LaTeX Error: \nomname undefined. I can't find a fix for that. I ...
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Lyx tabulary substitution, similar to tabularx substitution

The Lyx wiki suggests that if I want to use tabularx when using gui-built tables, I can use the following preamble: %% Hack by Heiko Oberdiek (on de.comp.text.tex) \usepackage{tabularx} %% Redefine ...
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Invalid Latex preamble (in lyx)?

I'm running into an error while trying to preview my document created in lyx: after adding the language setting as described here. My preamble is as follows:
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How to remove the title, author names, institutions, date from appearing at each page in lyx

I am using beamer in lyx. The preamble I have is printed below : \usepackage{booktabs} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] \useoutertheme{wuerzburg} ...
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Equation label and align [duplicate]

I'm using Lyx and I have problem with equations. I would like to add label to equation, but somehow I can't add label if formula is in table or float. Ok, I can take them outside and then I can label ...
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Unable to use .tex templates in lyx

I have written most of my thesis in office but would like to use a template as recommended by my university. When I try to open the main file Thesis.tex in lyx the following error is shown: An error ...
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LyX not accessing styles, classes, and bibliographies

Precursor info: I'm on a Mac operating OSX 10.9.4, which I updated to months ago, before this problem started. I'm running LyX 2.1. Just a few days ago I was using LyX with no problems. The next ...
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LYX: how to mark power set?

This is my first time here and I did my best to figure out if such a question is in place here. If I missed something I apologize. My questions is how can I mark a power set in the lyx document ...
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from Yosemite to El Capitan on Mac

Today I updated my operating system from Yosemite to El Capitan on Mac. Lyx was not compiling the pdf anymore, so I used this system: https://tug.org/mactex/UpdatingForElCapitan.pdf Although the ...
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How to insert LaTeX formulas in LibreOffice?

I am using Libreoffice normally, but I need have Gauss Matrix (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaussian_elimination) in Libreoffice . I found that Latex can do that. I installed Lyx on Ubuntu. How can I ...
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Why does LyX keep resizing my graphics?

When I add graphics to my text (inside a float "figure") and then export to PDF, the picture is enlarged by something like 25% comparing to its original size. While in the LyX file, the picture is ...
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Enormous blank spaces in LyX

I'm relatively new to LyX and as I can't program in Latex it seemed like a reasonable alternative. Nevertheless this tool is extremely inconvenient to use, at least for me. Let me just depict my ...
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Blank Space(s) in Directory Path

when I use it to compile my document (Ctrl+R) a message box appears immediately saying that "The directory path to the document cannot contain spaces", an error that I have never encountered ...
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How to change space between rows in Tables in Lyx?

I've notices that when i want to decrease space between rows in LYX (using More->Settings->Row Setting), I can't select Row Setting? what's the problem? I know how to change the Tex code, but i ...
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Knitr not available in LyX (Windows)

I installed LyX with MicTeX on my pc. I installed the Knitr module. So I see in the packages in R studio that I can add 'Knitr'. After that i added the path of R.home('bin') to the PATH in the ...
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Beginning Thesis [closed]

I am a graduate student in statistics and am about to begin writing my thesis, having finished my analyses and theoretical work. I have used LyX in the past and am well versed in knitr and have some ...
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How to represent table of contents in a table via LyX [duplicate]

I am in need of urgent help regarding formatting the table of contents in Latex. In the thesis preparation guidelines provided by our university, the table of contents, list of figures and list of ...
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Another newbie “thesis LaTeX template to LyX” problem

I am about to start writing my thesis and decided to finally learn sth other than Word. Realized that LyX has shorter learning curve than plain LaTeX so I decided to give it a shot. It is great so far ...
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LyX sync document settings of child documents with master especially concerning citation style

How can I make sure, that the document settings of a child document are compatible to the master document? Today I had a big hassle concerning citation: If I choose "citation style standard ...
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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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Changing citation style in LyX from numeric to author-year

I'm trying to change the citation style from numeric to author-year but it somehow keeps both of them (Pyke et al. [4]). As you can see it doesn't show the year, only the ID number. I tried to change ...
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Using 3dplot package in Lyx

I'm trying to get the following tikz code to run with LyX: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/the-3dplot-package/ My preamble contains: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{3dplot} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed

I teach academic writing to computing students and one of the tasks they have to carry out is to compile a set of research notes which can then be developed into an essay. I find that the Cornell ...
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Place footnotes in a separate page

I have searched around a lot but have not been able to find an answer. How do I put all the footnotes into a separate page in LaTeX/Lyx? I need to place them after the references page.
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Auto-scroll LyX window while typing

Is it possible to define a setting or something to fix window scrolling in LyX to a specific relative position? That is, say my view is set such that I'm typing on the third of the visible lines, and ...
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Package of 'bidi.sty'

I'm trying to compile a hebrew Lyx file on Linux, and I get an error that the file 'bidi.sty' is not found. Which package has this file? I'd like to install it and see if it works...