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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 ...
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LyX and classicthesis: Linespacing of notes within floating table like footnotes

I use LyX and the classicthesis template. Now I want to add some lines of notes below a floating table (within the floating environment). In principle, this works without any problems, but the ...
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Change Colour on Chapter/Section headings {Lyx}

I am using Lyx and Layout report for my thesis. I would like to change the colour of chapters sections and subsections (only the headings) from black to blue. I attach a screenshot in order to ...
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LyX Cross Referencing in Different Language not working

I'm having troubles using the cross referencing system with LyX (version 2.1.1). I place labels on the side of the environment i want to be able to make reference in the future, using the label ...
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Using LyX bibliography sorting order is not working [duplicate]

I am new to Lyx and have spent the better part of a week getting things to work correctly. I am stumped how to fix the problem of the bibliography sorting order not working. I have a LyX file like ...
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IEEE tran: How to left justify Single column headings in Lyx

I'm using LyX and have created an IEEE tran document. It says in the documentation that in order to make the document single column all one has to do is add the following to the class option: ...
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Hanging indent of citations in footnotes using koma-script

I'm writing a thesis using Lyx, the Koma-script bookclass and jurabib. I'm trying to format the footnotes/citations so that the citations are not indented in The trival example below (edit to remove ...
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lyx program listing whitespace character

In ubuntu 14.04, I used lyx to write documents in which have source code(C language) embedded. I wrote code by using Insert->Program Listing. For example #include <stdio.h> int main() { ...
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How to draw Young diagrams in LyX

I would like to draw Young diagrams with LyX. I found the LaTeX package yountab which allows me to draw such diagrams in LaTeX, but I have no idea how to install it on LyX. How should I go about ...
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Lyx: export with tracking changes to pdf

I want to export from Lyx a document as a PDF file. Since my person I am sending the file to does not have Lyx I would like to send him the PDF file containing the changes I made since the last ...
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How do I ensure that linebreaks in URLs occur at the right position? [closed]

I am writing my survey report using LyX. In my bibliography section, there is unusual behavior in my pdf. One reference breaks the margin. This is the issue You can see that one line is out of ...
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Edit figure numbering in LyX [closed]

I am beginner to LaTeX and LyX as well. I am writing my survey report and got an issue with labeling the figures. I first inserted a figure float and then the picture.Once I add a float it names that ...
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How can I maintain TeX code layout when pasting into a LyX ERT inset?

When I paste TeX code from a text editor in an ERT inset in a LyX document, the text layout from the text editor is lost, I have to enter the newlines and the tabulations manually in order to regain ...
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How do I install a custom .cls and .bst file on Fedora 20?

I would like to add a .cls and a .bst file to texlive that will then be found by LyX. Is there a preferred way to do this? I would prefer a solution that will last a while / won't have to be fixed ...
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Is it possible to change the color character by character in Lyx?

I know that it is possible to change the color of blocks of text, however I seem to be having trouble changing it character by character. I know it is possible to do it in LaTeX, but I'm not sure if ...
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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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Typesetting Triangulations

On page 49 of these notes appears the following diagram of a triangulation of a torus: Noting I work in LyX, Can anyone give code to reproduce this beautiful diagram? Where can I learn how to ...
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Aligning the \text in formula

I have, let's say, 5 of the equations spread throughout the document and I want them to be aligned similarly. The equation consist of two parts -- the formula itself and short descriptions (let's say ...
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Can't indirectly include images in LyX

In a folder example/ there are subdirectories example/chapter1/, example/chapter2/ etc. Some images occur in more than one chapter, hence I made a subdirectory example/images/ where I put the images, ...
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Using apalike and natbib in Lyx with author abbreviation as index

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and want to use the apalike citation style. I created a BibTEX generated Bibliography, added my bib file and set the style to apalike, which all worked so far. But then I wanted ...
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Classicthesis short title not appear in Table of Content in LYX

I'm writting my thesis with the classicalthesis package. I have a problem with long chapter titles being too long for headings. For that reason I use the short title option (in Lyx). By definition ...
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Long url is not wrapped [duplicate]

In my report I have a long url in my bibliography section. it is not formatted as the other references. I followed this and this articles for that. But I cannot solve my issue. I am using LyX This is ...
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Why did my TeX-related GUI program stop working in Mac OS X Yosemite?

For example, TeX Live Utility 1.17 and earlier will not work on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If a shell task relies on the PATH environment variable to launch a command, rather than a fully-specified ...
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Add caution and warning messages to book

I am new to LyX, and am using v2.1.2 with the book class. In addition to help with my specific questions, I would appreciate any feedback if there is a better way to achieve my desired results. ...
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Local packages not found on MacTex [duplicate]

I want a package that is not part of the MacTeX distribution. I'm running Lyx 2.1.1 (on OSX) and want to use icml2013.sty I followed this thread, which said to make local additions to MacTeX in ...
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Bibliography headline in capital letters using classicthesis and biblatex [duplicate]

I use LyX with classicthesis. I just switched from natbib/bibtex to biblatex/biber, because I need some of the functionalities. Everything works fine, but now the word "Bibliography" does not appear ...
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LyX, classicthesis, Mendeley: Citing a web page

I use Mendeley to organize my Literature and to build the .bib file. I also use LyX and the classicthesis template to write my Master's Thesis. Now I want to reference a web page. Using apalike as ...
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LyX - Unable to Preview PDF after Upgrade 2.0.6 to 2.1.3

I recently had to upgrade my LyX distribution to remain compatible with a LyX distribution on a different machine. When I upgraded (2.0.6 to 2.1.3), I was no longer able to generate preview PDFs. I ...
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Output to PDF doesn't print out everything

I have the following text in a file: 1 A2: 1.1 General Information 1.1.1 About This Manual 1.1.2 Typographical and Syntax Conventions 1.1.3 Overview of the MySQL Database Management System 1.1.4 ...
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How can I make the LyX - Table of contents (TOC) page be empty after the end of the TOC and not continue with the other pages?

I have created a TOC in my LyX by simply using the TOC from the Insert menu. I have found that after the TOC ends the rest of the page is not blank as expected, but rather what I wrote comes directly ...
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Insert Beamer Frame before the first Frame in Lyx

In Lyx2.1.2.2, I have created a Beamer frame. Now I want to add a new Frame before the first Frame, but I am lost about how to do it. I don't want to delete it and create a new one again. Is it ...
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LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut

Using the menu entry Insert > Formatting > Horizontal Line I can insert a WYSIWYG horizontal line into a LyX document. I want to figure out the internal command(s) used to do this so I can set up a ...