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LyX enlarging inserted images

I have a problem with inserting images in my thesis that I write with LyX. Images in exported pdf are always larger than they actually are. Here is what it looks like in the editor, that's the real ...
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Lyx on Mac inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks

I've just installed Lyx 2.0.7.1 on Mac OS X (Mavericks) and when trying to type in Lyx, some keys behave irregularly. More specifically, typing some punctuation marks on my keyboard (such as period, ...
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In LyX, how do I stop a figure float appearing inside a enumerate list

I have a enumerate list which splits over into the next page. My issue is a figure float from earlier in the text appears at the top of the new page and breaks up the enumerated list, which is ...
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How to set font size for minitoc in LyX

Hi all I'm writing a book in LyX with the package minitoc. If i use \documentclass [10pt]{book} the minitoc is set in one page, but if I use 12pt the minitoc is set in 2 pages. I want use the 12 pt ...
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Cross reference in tex code in LyX

I'm working with LyX. Do you know how to apply cross reference when using "Tex code" option in LyX? That's the example of what I'm writing in Tex code: \begin{table}[htbp] \begin{threeparttable} ...
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How to correctly cross reference program listing in Lyx

I learnt from another question that best way to include code was to make a child document with a program listing, which is great. My question is how do I correctly label the program listing? For a ...
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LyX won't compile without UTF8 document class option

I have a shared LyX document that is using document class article with custom class option utf8. I'm having trouble getting a newly installed .bst file to work (meaning, document will compile but all ...
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export from lyx the right LaTeX class declaration

I am using svjour3 class from Springer, but for convenience I decided to use the Lyx templates. Everything went smoothly and I managed to get all the layouts and formatting as required. However, I ...
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In Lyx how do I fix the border shift for binding? [duplicate]

WIth regards to piping answers into Lyx GUI, I am continuing the my question from here. The layout of chapters starting on the odd pages appears to be correct, however the shift left or right I ...
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In Lyx how do I get chapters to start on odd pages

I'm using Lyx and I want the pdf output to print Contents, new chapters and bib on a odd page. How can I do this? What information do you require from lyx? Class is Report. Document > ...
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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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Is there a decent table editor for use in LyX?

Is there a decent editor to create tables for inclusion in LyX? The standard table editor can't even do the most simple things in a straightforward manner.
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Centering causes change in spacing

For some reason when I center the text on my page the spacing to go from single to double. Using the latest LyX I have the following text written in standard. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 Line 4 When I ...
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Table too wide to go out of the page.

I have a table, which seems to be too wide for my page and it pops out of the page border. In lyx, it is like And in PDF, it looks like, it is going out of the page border. How can I address such ...
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Lyx Table has unwanted extra column (in an additional row) with APA

I am encountering this strange problem in LyX when my table ends up having additional "legs" as seen in the figure below. The document class article apa, doc is what seems to be causing the problem. ...
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Changing Theorem(AMS) in Lyx

I use the theorem(AMS) module in Lyx. If i use the Lemma, Definition etc. enviroment then Lemma for example is written in bold letters. If i use the remark enviroment its in italic. I would like to ...
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Lyx redefine tabular with tabularx - strange lines

I tried to redefine the tabular that is used as default for tables in Lyx. The reason is, I want to have an option for 'auto line break in cells'. That you can do with tabularx with the argument 'X'. ...
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How change “Figure #” position in lyx [duplicate]

I'm using Lyx, and adding a floating image always add a "Figure X" at the left of the image, I'd like to show this 'caption' (I don't know if is caption or not) under the image, how should I do? What ...
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beamerarticle: pause statement in tikz

I wonder how to use \pause in tikz with beamerarticle. My MWE is below which throws errors. I know this code will work fine if I don't load beamerarticle with beamer. But I need to load beamerarticle ...
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In LyX, how to put the equation number on the left (instead of the right)?

I'm writing an article in LyX v.2.0.6 and am quite new to it. All numbered equations have the equation numbering appearing on the right of the equation. I should, however, place them on the left. Does ...
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In LyX, how to change section headings from Arabic to Roman

I'm relatively new to LyX. I'm writing an article and would need to change the numbering of sections from Arabic to Roman. Would anyone know how to do this? (e.g. by means of ERT?) Also, the ...
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Description Environment options in LyX

The code given here can be used to adjust the items and text in description environment. I wonder how to use these options [leftmargin=!,labelwidth=\widthof{\bfseries The longest label}] with beamer ...
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tikz: table with mathmode and drawing in article documentclass in LyX

This is a follow up question to my earlier question here (Thanks to @Gonzalo for nice answer). I want to make the same table with boxes in article documentclass. My MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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“greater than” and “less than” not showing up in compiled document

I try to write a inline formula including a greater than sign: $A < B$ If I use the above formula in an empty document it works fine, but in my full document it will just not show up. But I can ...
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Fragile frame in lyx

I'm working on a document in LyX and I'm trying to create a frame around some verbatim text. I've tried a number of different things including ERT \begin{frame}[fragile] and \end{frame} around the ...
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ClassicThesis in Spanish Language Using Lyx

The problem is the following: I'm using classicthesis to write my thesis, and I need the names of the captions displayed in spanish (e.g. "figura" instead of "figure"), so I uncommented the next ...
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Including Xfig figures with LaTeX formulas into Lyx documents

I want to include in a Lyx document an Xfig figure with some LaTeX formulas. Following this guide I can do this in ordinary .tex documents: I export my Xfig figure as a "Combined PDF/LaTeX (both ...
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Error exporting LyX document to PDF

I'm using LyX on Windows (with Miktex installed) and I'm having problems exporting to PDF. I have successfully exported from LyX to PDF previously, on this computer, with this installation and in fact ...
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Creating PDF-forms with TeX/LaTeX? [duplicate]

I've been looking at the creation of PDF-forms - ie. PDF-documents with boxes where the user may fill in information like name and phonenumber or simply check a box to confirm something - in ...
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latex and cross references [closed]

I have defined my own enumerable environment in the layout and cls files and I have set a marker behind the automatic enumerations in the lyx file which reads A1, the name of the marker is A:1 When I ...
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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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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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How do I use frontmatter without maketitle in LyX? [closed]

With the LyX file included below, I appear to need to use frontmatter tags. I try to preview the thing in PDF. But maketitle makes the title page appear twice with broken numbering of author ...
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Change screen math font in LyX

In LyX, under Tools -> Preferences -> Look & Feel -> Screen Fonts, I cannot find an option to change the default screen font used to display math. Is there some way to do it?
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add marginefigure in Recipe book

i used "Recipe book" class in lyx 2.1 , i want to add marginfigure from menu (gui) without tex code? (like tufte book). regards
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Error: LaTeX Error: Command \iint already defined [closed]

I'm trying to just type an integral into Lyx and I'm getting the following error: LaTeX Error: Command \iint already defined. All I'm doing: \iint Thanks!
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Align Image in LyX [closed]

I am writing my CV on LyX and I would like to insert my mugshot next to my personal details, which are aligned in the top center of the document. How can I do that without disturbing the text? I ...
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Problems in inserting images in LyX

Recently I have installed LyX in my Ubuntu 12.04LTS for the purpose of text editing. But I am facing some problems while inserting images. Whenever I go to the "insert graphics" option, browse the ...
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After changing the pagination to the centre of foot, the roman pagination does not appear for front matter [closed]

I'm using book (Memoir) document class in LyX. The original format of this particular layout is having the \frontmatter as roman pagination and the \mainmatter as Arabic pagination. The page number ...
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Easy way to make changes in a class?

I'm using the article (Hebrew) class for my document. I'm using the "theorem" and "proof" modules (I hope that's the correct term), and I'd like to make very simple changes. For example, make "Proof" ...
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Choose citation style when using child documents

I am writing my thesis in Lyx, and have used the "thesis" template with have several child documents. My referencing style is "elsarticle-harv". My problem is that I can not choose the citation style ...
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Citation: Author-comma-year in LyX (classicthesis)

I am writing my thesis in LyX using classicthesis and have some troubles with citation style. Basically, I want to avoid ERT when citing and instead use LyX' built-in "Insert citation" to get ...
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Lyx error when creating nomenclature: “No file (%.nls.”

I have a new installation of Lyx 2.0.7. I'm trying to create a minimal nomenclature listing. I've added a single "Nomenclature Entry..." and a single "List / TOC -> Nomenclature". When I try to ...
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“Contents” heading on more than one page in LyX

I'm using LyX. I have a 2 page table of contents, and Id like the header ("Contents") to appear on both pages I tried this: Table of Contents with headings on every page by putting the code in the ...
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Crossreferencing included PDFs in the appendix for classicthesis + lyx [duplicate]

My appendix currently consists of 4 PDF's that I have manually included into the "Appendix" Part of my tex document created in Lyx (classicthesis v4.1). I would like to cross-reference these included ...
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Lyx 2.0.6, can I increase the size of the icons? [closed]

I am running Lyx 2.0.6 on a windows 8 machine, and even using the "Big-sized icon" option the icons in the various toolbars are too small for me to work comfortably. I have tried to resize the ...
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Jabref won't save files as .BST and LyX doesn't recognize .BIB

I'm having trouble with pushing a saved bibliography from Jabref to LyX, because Jabref doesn't have an option to save as a .bst file , and LyX doesn't want to recognize any other format than .bst (he ...
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Lyx Moving Pagination to Top Right in an Inserted PDF

I am preparing a thesis that includes a publication after the appendix. I have been able to correctly insert the PDF of the publication as well as number it. However, the page numbers appear in the ...
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Typesetting Classicthesis without margin notes

I am using classicthesis-v4.1 Lyx template for my thesis. I know that it is not advisable to make many changes in classicthesis.sty but I don't want to use the margin notes option in it. I tried the ...
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Producing .bbl file with Lyx and JabRef

How do I produce the .bbl file required for arXiv using JabRef for bibtex and Lyx?