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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 ...
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Lyx Templates site

Does anyone know of a site which collates Lyx templates and provides previews of how they look? I don't just mean thesis layouts but also letters, essays and all sorts. Many thanks in advance.
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Problem installing culmus-latex on ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to get Hebrew to work for my LaTeX/LyX on Ubuntu 12.04. I have TeX Live 2012 installed and the Hebrew works for that. Then I followed the instructions for installing LyX + Hebrew support, ...
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Classicthesis and space between emphasized text [closed]

I'm using classicthesis and LyX to write my graduate project, but I'm having issues in the resulting PDF. If I have a word emphasized, in typewriter family, etc., the whitespace before and after is ...
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defining macros in lyx

I am having a problem defining a script that I got as a macro in LyX (or even making it "work" in LyX). The script I have is the following: ...
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Issue Viewing my LyX in Pdf on my netbook when I click the eyeballs

I admit that this may be a netbook problem rather than a LyX problem, but I am doubtful since I have adobe and everything else in LyX is working fine. When I click the eyeballs in LyX, which usually ...
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Quotations spanning multiple paragraphs in csquotes with french guillemets under LyX

This question was already raised and answered here for american: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[american]{babel} \DeclareQuoteStyle[american]{english}% verified ...
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Depending on the edition, but in the same language, I want different kind of quotes

When I write ``something'', I want the output to be one of the following inside the whole document, just changing one setup in the preambul: "something" « something » “something” One solution is ...
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Custom Page Numbering in LyX (for thesis requirement)

I would like to place the page number in the top right corner of my page (inside the margin). My margins are 1 inch from the top and 1 inch from the right. I can put page numbers in the upper right ...
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Lyx, harvard style reference help

i need to produce the following reference style in Lyx -> (AKAMAI, 2013). i'm Having lots of problems in finding a way to produce the above mentioned reference style. Any help how to achieve this ? ...
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How to use LyX to create PDF file from the command line

I'm using LyX for technical documentation and want to automate the process of creating PDF files. Within LyX, I can simply click the button "View PDF (XeTeX)", and LyX performs the whole build ...
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Defining shortcuts in LyX

I am used to typing in Tex (since am a member of math.stackexhange), I decided to use an editor to help my with the typing and based on recommendations I installed LyX (I am very new to this and a ...
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About some shortcuts used in LyX

Please tell me how to use shortcuts in LyX to implement the codes below $\sum\limits_{\substack{0<k<p\\\gcd\left( k,p\right) =1}}$ Notice that do not use the function of inserting TeX code ...
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Higher sections like Part are missing in my table of contents

I am using LyX. My document uses Part*, Section*, Subsection*, Subsubsection* sections, and babel with \usepackage[english,frenchle]{babel}. With the memoir document template, only Subsection* and ...
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“You are using two French options for Babel” due to the use of \theendnotes with frenchle?

While compiling to pdf a LyX document that uses packages frenchle and endnotes, I get: "You are using two French options for Babel" when I try to generate the pdf. The solution is given here for ...
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Change the style of chapter in LyX

I'm trying to change the style of chapter using LyX 2.1.0. Like this style (I have the code TeX but I failed to execute): The class of my document is report. here is the code for the chapter ...
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Change the shape of the bullet list

I am trying to change the shape of the bullet list by using Lyx 2.1.0. The class of my document is report (and the language is French). I want to change the form of bullet list dash to another.
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XeTeX problem compiling when I have a table

I'm trying to compile using XeTeX and I get this error ...ab:Quizzes-open-times}Quizzes open times} Your command was ignored. Type I <command> <return> to replace it with another ...
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LyX: How to hide text style labels by default

I just upgraded to LyX 2.1.0. I use the "Code" text style from the Logical Markup module. In prior versions, whenever I formatted a word as code, it was just displayed as such (see the first line of ...
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How to use horizontal fill in math mode for LyX

I am in math mode and I would like to push text (that justifies a step in an equation) to the end of the page. Usually I would apply "Horizontal Fill"; however, this option is removed when I am in ...
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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance in lyx

I am wondering how I can change the order of the citations in my paper. They are appear in alphabetical order however I want to be in the order that I selected. (Note: I am not asking about order of ...
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Math mode in LyX (on a Mac) does not display properly [closed]

When editing math mode basic symbols (such as \in, \cdot, \leq) do not render properly. Once I leave the edit mode of a particular equation it renders properly in the cmr font. (See screen shots ...
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MLA citations in LyX

I tried several times to get MLA citations working, but I always hit some wall (mostly the problem is that LyX doesn't build in project directory - only files that it's aware of are being copied to a ...
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How to use \dotfill if I do not have a command for it in LyX

Supposedly, newer versions of LyX have a command called \dotfill where one can obtain a string of dots such as in the following attachment. I am specifically looking for (lower) dots which are ...
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How to decrease space height (margin) between equations

I want to decrease spaces(margin) height before and after equations because I found big space when text end and display formula appears or between equations each in separate line. Also I want to do ...
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write latex code in Lyx for tables

I found this template for a table on TeX.SX: Beautiful table samples The table I would like to reproduce is \documentclass[12pt, oneside, landscape]{memoir} \newif\ifblackandwhite % ...
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Tex to Lyx Error

I'm having two .tex files. For some reason one is easily imported into lyx without any problem. On the other hand, when I'm trying to import the second .tex file into lyx I'm getting the following ...
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the prob and sol environments of Springer's svmono - how to pass arguments

When using svmono the prob and sol environments require an argument (a label right after \begin{prob} giving the prob:key, and that prob:key is then to be used as an argument for the corresponding ...
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Lyx citation problem

I'm trying to get citations working with LyX but I've found that I'm getting the entire citation listed. So where it should say [1] I am getting Example(John Tosh…) ect. My document preamble is: ...
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Set default width of \shadowbox to line, not column, width

When I insert a shadowbox using Lyx (Insert>Box>Drop Shadow) the width is specified as 100% of column width (1\columnwidth). This is the source code it generates: ...
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Writing readable LaTeX

Lets say I have the following LaTeX code \subsection{Convex sets} A set \( \mathcal{S} \) in \( \mathbb{R}^n \) is said to be convex if \[ \mathbf{x}_1, \mathbf{x}_2 \in \mathcal{S} \implies \lambda ...
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LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it

LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it. I often need to hit UNDO to find my way back to the insertion point.
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How to exclude code from spell-checking in LyX?

I'm writing a technical document in LyX (version 2.0.5.1 for Windows) and I'm using Hunspell for spell checking. Throughout the text, there are code snippets which I've formatted with the "Code" text ...
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Float table with subfloat extend to multiple pages LyX

I have a float (table) which contains several subfloats. The last of these subfloats does not fit on the page and is cut off. I would like it to extend to the next page. I know of longtable but that ...