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How to make a shortcut for \mathbb font in LyX?

I want to make a shortcut for the \mathbb font (or other fonts) in LyX. How can I do it?
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Address book similar to BibTeX to be used on LyX

I have a list of addresses. While writing the report (not in letter), I need to add address repeatedly. Is their something similar to BibTeX, which I can use with LyX for automating inclusion of ...
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Lyx document format with “subheader”

I am using an article class in a lyx to produce following format Company Mr XYZ Client name age <------- "repeated on every page" Address Contents footer I donot want to ...
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Can I make lyx produce double dollar signs instead of \[ and \] it currently produces for inline math?

I am using LyX to type answers and questions for Math.SE and many times I need to use use inline math (by writing two dollars signs instead of just the one, i.e $$). After finishing typing I copy the ...
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emacs as an editor and document management system [closed]

Though I use texstudeo for my latex editing and lyx for day to day work, Is there any advantage in moving to emacs in terms of ease of use document management revision control document search ...
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Lyx+article document, image under title in front page

Is it possible in a Lyx article document, to put an image under the title in the front page? I tried inserting an image but it goes in the second page Due comments that says that I have to put hands ...
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Inserting evil red code in LyX in mathmode

How can I put code inside a math environment in LyX. For example, I want to insert a matrix, that is created via the \tikzpicture command, like in the first answer from here. But if I just copy the ...
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How to divide frame by two parts in LyX?

I have a long experience with LaTeX. However, I am beginner with LyX and there is some things that differ. I start to make presentation and I can not do such very simple thing as dividing frame into ...
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Problems with formatting jurabib output in LyX

I am having trouble using jurabib to create footnote citations in LyX. I followed the instructions for setting up LyX to use jurabib, see http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/HumanitiesLyX Following the wiki ...
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Exporting database with Zotero so urls will be exported to bibtex with \url command

When exporting a database or collection within Zotero to BibTeX, a URL will not be enclosed with the \url command, thus rendering links not clickable in Lyx when hyperref enabled. Is it possible to ...
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Copy-and-paste of mathematical formulas pastes the unformatted, raw TeX

For instance: Copy Paste in a new location Result: x^{2} LyX 2.0.4 (new)/MiKTeX/Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
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Including .tex file to LyX document

Is it possible to write pure latex to a separate file and then include that in the LyX document. What are the pros and cons of doing that? As far as I understand there are problems with preamble. ...
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How do I make my bibliography according to harvard-style (author-year, alphabetical by sourcetype…) in Lyx?

I am writing my master thesis using Lyx and I don't know how it would be the best way to set up my bibliography due to the requirements by the university. The Bibliography has to be arranged ...
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Fancy cover page [closed]

Can I get help creating a fancy cover page like this one: I have the logo in an SVG file: PS: I'm using LyX on Ubuntu I have the fancy footer working, but no hope of doing the rest by myself. ...
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LyX and Jabref problem - Windows

I am using LyX 2.0.6 and Jabref 2.9. I am trying to incorporate my bibliography in Jabref into Lyx, however I get the following error message in JabRef: "Verify that LyX is running and that the the ...
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Error when using AASTeX in LyX [closed]

I am getting an error whenever I am trying to view the document in Preview. The two errors are "LaTeX Error: Command \singlespace already defined." and "LaTeX Error: Command \doublespace ...
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Can I make LyX automatically use 'smart' parentheses [\left( \right)] in math mode?

When I type in math mode I always prefer to use the parentheses using \left and \right. Currently, I go into math mode and then press the button on the ribbon that appears in this mode and creates ...
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Which commands does LyX run to generate PDF (pdflatex) and other export formats?

What commands should I run manually to repeat all the steps LyX makes to generate a final output (like pdflatex PDF) for a specific document? I need it for using in a report generator written in ...
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Error when inserting a table in LyX [closed]

I am preparing a research proposal and everything was going very well until I inserted a table. It gives me this error. Even if I use the code mode, I get the same error. I believe its a package ...
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Adobe Reader does not open file created with [xetex]{\attachfile2}

I have been using \attachfile2 successfully to create PDF documents with LaTeX already. However, when switching to XeTeX, I find the Adobe Reader says it cannot open the file due to security ...
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Beamer: logo above the slide title

I'm making my own beamer template in LyX. On every slide, I want to place a logo and a horizontal line above the slide title. Also, I would like the line to be black. In the LaTeX preamble I have the ...
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LyX as template for automated document generator

I used ERT (raw TeX code) in LyX to create PHP template for my documents. When document is exported to LaTeX, this PHP statements are intact and after processing by PHP I get real LaTeX document. So ...
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Add pdf slides to a lyx document?

I want to add the pdf slides into a lyx document. That means: for each page in pdf document insert it to the lyx document and seperate it from other slides. I need it for adding notes to lectures. In ...
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Sections in appendices are moved to table of contents under references instead of loa

I am very new to LaTex. I started by using a template in Lyx. In this template, chapters,sections etc are written in table of contents and only chapter names for the appendices are written to list of ...
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Latex unable to recognize Fontin fonts

I am trying to adapt the following to my needs - https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv/professional_cv/ I am using Lyx, on Ubuntu 12.04. the .fonts folder in my home directory contains a) .otf ...
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references in a smaller font

How can I tell LyX to display the bibliographic references in a smaller font? I use the standard "article" document class. When I open the "Settings" of the bibliography, I get a dialog box where I ...
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Advice on an efficient method to strip out color tags from LaTeX

I have revised a manuscript in LyX, and as requested by the journal editor, coloured the new text in red. Once I completed the revision I exported to LaTeX to do the final tweaking of the manuscript. ...
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Using the suggested LyX sectioned nomenclature, why do deleted nomenclature entries still appear in the output? [closed]

I'm using the suggested LyX Nomenclature with Sections. When deleting a nomenclature entry, this stays somewhere hidden in the document and it is displayed in the output. Funny thing is that if trying ...
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LyX — LaTeX error: File 'etex.sty' not found

I went to create a PDF of my work on LyX (by clicking the eyeballs on the top-left of the document), but it won't let me. What does this mean? How can I recover the document so that I can view the ...
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LyX and BibDesk (OS X): Citation of URLs in footnotes and bibliography doesn't work

I have a problem concerning citation of URLs in LyX with BibDesk. Whenever I try to cite a URL, for example an entry in Wikipedia, LyX only gives me a question mark ("?") in my footnote and no entry ...
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Cannot insert TiKZ LaTeX code in LyX [closed]

I'm trying to embed TiKZ code in my LyX document. When exporting the document to pdf (pdflatex) I get a blank area instead of the TiKZ output. Here's what I've done: I've added the following two ...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined colors “Maroon”/“Royal Blue” when master has PDF included classicthesis 3.1

I am using classicthesis 3.1 in Lyx 2.0.6. When I include PDFs in the master document, I receive the following error: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `Maroon'. See the xcolor package ...
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Copying from StackExchange text to LyX

I want to copy some text from MathOverflow, that contains mathematical formulas, to LyX. Currently the text looks like this: So, we have $2r = 2rr+rl$ and $2l = 2ll+rl$. How can I automatically ...
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Shortcut for changing text color

I want to create a shortcut in LyX for changing the color of selected text. I tried to create a shortcut for "set-color green" or "set-color green green", but none of these worked. What is the magic ...
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How to define default 'program listing' title and parameters in Lyx

I'm using LyX software and need to embed python code snippets and the option I found is to put snippet in a file and then use: insert> file> Child Document ----> choose the snippet file ----> set ...
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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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LyX: Problem with longtable in landscape

I am trying to embed a longtable in landscape mode. What I have always done is put \usepackage{longtable} and \usepackage{pdflscape} in the preamble, then put the table between \begin{landscape} and ...
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How can I prevent TOC from appearing in TOC in LyX? [closed]

I'm using the book class and I already tried everything that prevents the Table of Contents being listed in itself that works for LaTeX, but nothing works in LyX.
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Aligning text in LyX: left/center/right

How can I center/right/left align text in LyX? In Microsoft Word, I can just click the 3 buttons on the toolbar.
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Lyx - editing the latex-code inside a math box or stop automatic converting in it [duplicate]

Ctrl+M creates a math box. I type something like \cdot and it is converted to natural symbols. How can I edit the Latex-code without copying+inserting it to somewhere out of the math box. Deleting and ...
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Can one install LyX without LaTeX?

I wish to collaborate with a LyX file, using the "track changes" functionality. The collaborator doesn't have LyX or TeX installed. They are using Mac OS X, and don't have room for the 2.3 GB MacTex ...
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How to make a shortcut for a \displaystyle?

I want to make a shortcut at LyX that if I press it I'll get what the \displaystyle does (in math mode). e.g.: If I'll press Ctrl+I I'll get an integral... Is there a way to do this?
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Lyx IEEEtran template copyright overlaps text, authors not appearing

How do you make certain that the copyright and publisher id mark are correctly located at the bottom of an IEEEtran template Lyx document when rendered as PDF? I've tried a couple of suggestions but ...
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LyX / LaTeX Numeric Referencing question

I am writing a paper using numeric referencing. Say I have a list of references like so: ... as presented in [3], [4], [5] How do I instruct LyX or LaTeX to typeset it as: ... as presented in [3] ...
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LyX: Harvard Referencing using Natbib

I'm very new to TEX, i've been using LyX as a stepping stone. It's been going pretty well up until now. I've successfully managed to create citations and link them to the References I have created ...
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Fixing Slide Number for Duplicates in LyX

I cannot find an answer for this seemingly easy question. In LyX, I build bullet points over several slides, but the slide number continues to increase. Is there a way to designate a set of frames as ...
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Name of the appendices in ToC [duplicate]

I'm using book in LyX. I changed the name on the text itself using this \renewcommand\appendixname{Anexo} , but on the ToC i get: A Expressoes fatores de forma B Expressoes radiosidade ...
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special alignment for simplifications to a big expression

I want to show simplifications to a large expression with each step aligned at the equals sign below the original expression. For example: AVERAGED_EXPONENTIAL_OF_INTEGRAL_HERE = ...
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Don't want headers on ToC, Lists, Bibliography and Appendices

I'm using the fancy headers, but I dont want any headers on ToC, Lists, Bibliography and Appendices. If I put this \thispagestyle{plain}, it works on the last page, but when it has for example the ...
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Bottom left of Beamer Slide in LyX

Looking to fully customize the bottom left of all of my slides in LyX. I have three authors and it is trying to fit all of our full names while I want is "X et al. (Institution)" or just "X et al." ...