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LyX document compiled in OSX?

LyX is a wysiwyg LaTeX editor that I find useful to write exercises fast instead of TextMate that I use for long-term projects. So the below shows an exercise that I would like to print as PDF: ...
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Tabularx In beamer is not fitting in frame

I am having a problem with the tabularx environment in beamer which is that my columns are being squished together. I am a bit new to using beamer so would someone please provide some advice ? The ...
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Tabularx Misplaced \noalign but used to work before?

My table used to work before and all of a sudden I am having an error that says I misplaced \noalign when I changed some inputs into my tables. Would someone please help me take a look at the code ...
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Alignment problem in tabularx that happens when I change it to non-decimal

I have the following code which aligns when I have decimal figures but fails to do so when I type 0 for instance. The code is as follow \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \...
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Lyx References Broken

I lately moved my .lyx file to a different computer. Now all my citations and Formatted cross-references to subsections are broken. Formatted references to sections and images are still working for ...
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cvdoubleitem in modernCV when using recent LyX version

I would like to ask how to use the cvdoubleitem in moderncv in (recent version) of LyX. I use the cvdoubleitem for listing my computer skills exactly as displayed in this example. I created a minimal ...
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How to have both emphasis/italics and Chinese font

I'm creating a document in Lyx which has both Chinese and English characters. I need to be able to show emphasis through italics, but I cannot figure out a way to accomplish both. I changed the fonts, ...
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Multicolumn and thead problem in tabularx

I am trying to implement a code using tabularx and multicolumn along with head, but I keep on getting an error. The code is as follows: \begindocumnet{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{...
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Tabularx alignment error

I have a question with respect to the tabularx environment and the addition of new columns. Currently I have the code for a 2-column table as [![enter image description here][1]][1] However when I ...
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Set default multiline environment to align

In LyX, when I press Ctrl-Enter, I get eqnarray, which is generally deprecated. Is there a way to change the function of the Ctrl-Enter behavior to align?
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Alignment Problems in Tabularx

I have a problem a with alignment getting and the tabularx environment with a stretched table. Currently, I have the following table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{...
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Lyx - Referencing two papers as (author, date)a and (auther,date)b is cutting the date short. Any way around this?

I have to reference two papers published in the same year by the same first author and both are et al situations so I need to put them in the text as (Pollard et al, 2006a) and (Pollard et al, 2006b) ...
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Line spacing between equation and text

To reduce space between displayed equations and between text and equation, I have added the following command in LaTeX preamble in my standard article document in LyX: \usepackage[...
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How to color math symbols in beamer with lyx

I know there are answers to do that in latex. But is there a similar implementation in lyx?
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Lists of figures in Contents page

I use document class report in lyx. I want to add list of figures, tables, algorithms & Abstract as items in the table of contents page. In the forum, I read a post to change the settings in ...
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Latexdiff support for Lyx

As a regular LyX-user i'd love to know if there exists some back-end to latexdiff available for Lyx. Currently i'm using the following bash commands to get what I want. new=MyFileName old=...
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How to install language packages and .sty for lyx in ubuntu

I'm working in ubuntu 15.10 some files which I made in windows and lyx doesn't compile them. The error results are: Package babel Error. You haven't specified a language option Undefined control ...
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Changing the title of table of contents in lyx

I've already tried to follow the answer here: How to change the title of ToC? by using \renewcommand{\contentsname}{Whatever} However, it does not seem to work with lyx, neither in the preamble nor ...
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Presentation using LyX

I want to create a presentation in LyX which can also be printed out as a 'manual'. I have seen reference to including the presentation file in a beamer article file. However, this seems to leave the ...
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Lyx compiling hangs

I'm running lyx with MikTex on my Mac laptop, and it's being really weird. I have a pretty long study guide that I've been making, but every time I go to compile it, my Lyx hangs and my computer ...
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Minted text changes _ to \_ in the final PDF

I'm writing a report and I found something wrong after compiling it. The PDF file showed things like \_ instead of _ and \textquotedbl{} instead of quotation marks. It's pretty important for me to fix ...
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LyX/LaTeX widetilde with superscripts problem

Using the \widetilde command to denote a tilde on a letter usually works wonders, although the tilde needs to be slightly lowered in my opinion. This didn't bother me too terribly until I needed to ...
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no option set default output format as pdf

I've recently installed lyx on arch 64, and the 'view buffer' button as well as the shortcut (Ctrl+r) are disabled, after a bit searching I read that it's necessary to set the default output format (...
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I get an error when using \underline{x} in mathmode. Why? [closed]

I am trying to use $\underline{x}$ but I'm getting the following error in LyX: \inputencoding{latin1} $\underline{x} $\selectlanguage{hebrew}% I've inserted a begin-math/end-math symbol since ...
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Long bibliography options of BibTeX in RevTeX using LyX

I'd like to let titles appearing in a bibliography generated by BibTeX on LyX running RevTeX and using the style apsrev4-1.bst. In principle there is a longbibliography option one can use in the call ...
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How can I paste multiple rows in LyX?

I would like to paste multiple rows at the same time in LyX. The following animation shows how all data is pasted into a singular cell instead of multiple cells across multiple rows.
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How can I rotate text by 90 degrees in LyX?

In Lyx, what are the different possibilities to rotate a selection of text by 90 degrees?
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Can I use Lyx to learn LaTex?

I'm completely new to LaTeX and I was toying with the idea of using it for my University assignments. However I'm afraid that, since those things are already time consuming per se, having to also ...
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Align figure inside a bulleted list

I'm using lyx, and I have a figure float inside a bulleted list. I'd like the figure and especially the figure caption to align to the bulleted list, so that it's clear that the image belongs to the ...
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LyX: Adding External PDF in Hebrew File

I am trying to add an external pdf file in my document written in LyX, using the Hebrew Article document class. Following suggestions from other questions, I tried to use the "pdfpages" package but I'...
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Lyx subsection shortcuts disabled

I am using Lyx 2.1.4 on a Windows System. When i need to create a subsection/pragrah i used the standard shortcuts Alt+A 1-5. For some reason the shortcuts are now disabled (which lyx tells me down ...
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Define when to break a Frame with a Bibliography

I am creating a presentation with the LyX beamer template. My list of references runs more than one frame, so LyX automatically enables allowframebreaks for me. However, it chooses to insert a ...
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LYX natbib insert citation not ordering by observation sequencing

I am using lyx with natbib (shown in pics of document settings and bibliography). I have lots of citations where the author/year is the same. However, it is not ordering by appearance but rather the ...
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Change background color for html export

When I modify the background colour of the document, it works fine when I export it to PDF or to LyxHTML but not with simple HTML. I would prefer to export in HTML rather than LyxHTML but when doing ...
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Lyx A3 page in an A4 document

I need to insert an A3 sized figure in my lyx document (my thesis chapter) is this possible? I have seen some on here around LaTex but not sure how to include it in lyx, I am new to it. Thanks
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Subscript behavior is seemingly inconsistent

I'm a long-term LaTeX user trying to figure LyX out. Sometimes, the subscript underscore behavior works just fine. But, after I write an equation, if I go back to edit it, if I later add an ...
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Citations not working LyX 2.1.4 and JabRef 2.8.1

I am writing a document in LyX which involves citations only. There is no text or anything else that could cause trouble. My problem: LyX does not generate either the citations or the bibliography. ...
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Centering images in lyx

I am having some trouble in centering images in lyx and have read a number of questions on the topic. However, when attempting to apply the solutions from the answers the images are still not centered....
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how to create separate bibliography per chapter in lyx [duplicate]

I am writing a book and I have separate .lyx file for every chapter (i.e., chapter1.lyx, chapter2.lyx...). In the main file, I have included all these files as child document. Now, when I want to ...
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For Lyx, and beamer how do I generate the red bracket on the left as attached

For LyX and beamer. how do I generate a "new" red bracket on the very left of the attached picture? I tried Shift + Enter or Ctrl + Enter.
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Word “Theorem” Emphasized but not Bold

I'm using Lyx 2.1.4 on Windows 10 with hebrew, and I use xetex with David CLM font. In word, the font works great; however, in Lyx, when I use the theorem environment the word "theorem" is only ...
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Referencing style in Lyx

Journal example: Gray, Jo Anna. (1976). "Wage Indexation-A Macroeconomic Approach." Journal of Monetary Economics 2, 221-235. Book example Blanchard, Olivier J., and Stanley Fischer. (1989). Lectures ...
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URL of web page in bibliography not output

First time trying to write my thesis in Lyx which has been great up until this point, and getting rather close to submission time I have noticed that webpage references are not outputting with the URL ...
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\end{thebibliography} on bibtex bibliography of lyx document

(This may be a stupid question, but I'm new to this, and have tried to find the answer elsewhere to no avail.) When I try to update my lyx file using pdflatex after appending a BibTeX-generated ...
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Is there a good reason to use LyX over ShareLaTeX? [duplicate]

I have been using ShareLatex so far, but sometimes its a pain using the website when it is much faster to just manipulate files on your own computer, for larger projects. Since I am beginning a larger ...
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Remove spacing between theorem environments in hebrew article

I'm making a cheat-sheet for an upcoming exam. It must be 1 A4 page (double sided). I've set the size of everything to tiny (it took quite a lot of effort) but now I have a serious problem with ...
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Following .Rnw works fine in RStudio but throws error in LyX

This .Rnw compiles fine in RStudio Version 0.99.862 \documentclass{book} \usepackage{Rd} % Rstudio will be able to find this .sty file \begin{document} <<label=Test, echo=FALSE, results='...
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PDF preview not working with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I am using LyX 2.1. However, I cannot preview the output in PDF. This happens after I updated from Acrobat Reader 11 to Acrobat Reader DC (if I am not mistaken, it is version 15). What should I do?
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Problems with pdf compiler unavailable and document class {article}

I currently have some problems with my Lyx on the new version of Mac OS X (the version just right before the El Captain). These problems are: When I go into the Documents -> Settings -> Document ...
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LYX: How to remove white spaces between two figures

Lyx is leaving a lot of white space between figures. I want to reduce this white space. How can I do this in LYX, I am not familiar with latex coding. Attached is the image of the actual page. In lyx ...