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Is it possible to select text in formulas without selecting its whole neighborhood? (Lyx)

When I try selecting text (including math characters) appearing in formulas in lyx, it keeps selecting a larger "chunk" of text/formula than I intended, even though my mouse cursor hovers exactly over ...
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Accessing UNAVAILABLE packages in Lyx

Will there ever be a quick and simple path to making UNAVAILABLE packages in Lyx available? We've tried all the suggested tips and tricks, all to no avail (literally).
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How can I preview pdf in adobe reader or other editor instead of Yap using lyx

I recently installed lyx on a new computer. And it seems that I can't preview the pdf in adobe reader or sumatra. The yap software is invoked to preview the pdf. I tried to add the adobe path, change ...
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Change Footnote Order/Numbering at Bottom of Page

I'm using LyX. I created a box/minipage and put a table in it, so as to allow footnotes in the table (see here: How to put notes under table in LYX). I am using manyfoot for footnotes and tried ...
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How to left align a set of equations in LyX

How can I left align an AMS flalign block in LyX? The answers in Use flalign or alignat or align or similar environment to align to the left say that to left align a set of equations one should use ...
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How to specify Align separator with & in LyX?

I need to add & just before = in the aligned environment in LyX to specify the deliminator. So How to specify the deliminator with & in the aligned environment with LyX?
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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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problem in figures with caption

when I insert simple figure every thing is O.k but, when I insert figure float I had this problem the figure appear in the top of the document
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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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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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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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How to create a cover page for my report in Lyx?

I want to create a cover page for my report. The page should contain the university name, the course name, my name, id, and date.... I tried ctrl+Enter after the first line of the title ...
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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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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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Using Lyx on Fedora 20: what does this error mean?

I get this error when trying to compile a pdf with Lyx 2.1: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.6-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (format=latex 2015.4.2) 28 JUL 2015 12:45 entering extended mode ...
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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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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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Use specific font in LyX

I would like to use some of theese greek fonts in LyX for my thesis: http://aka-acid.com/fontsscript.html I installed the theme but I don't know how to use it in LyX I also installed XeTeX Can ...
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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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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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knitr not working on LyX after installation of Mac OS X El Capitan

I updated my Mac to OS X El Capitan and knitr doesn't work on it. Before the update everything was fine. Now LyX is saying : "The module knitr requires a package that is not available in your LaTex ...
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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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How to put notes under table in LYX

I'd like to ask how to write notes under the table (in float) in LYX? I found the following, but it is strangely written (how can a table be at the same time out and in the float???): 'Table ...
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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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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 Author-...
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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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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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text side in the chapter title

I used Ti*k*Z code in lyx preample to add decoration around the chapter, but the title words was not good. example: the chapter before tikz: الحركة الدورانية the chapter aftr i used tikz: الدورانية ...
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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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Copy and paste disabled in LyX 2.0

I try to copy and paste in a LyX document I am editing and it says that the command (paste) is disabled. This happens with anything, be it normal text, figures or formulae. I am working on a 64 bit PC ...
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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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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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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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Adding emphasis (italics) to a word in a chapter title LyX [closed]

I have a chapter title which contains a word which needs to be in italics. LyX allows me to add emphasis to it in the LyX window (with Ctrl+E) and it appears italicized in the LyX window. However, in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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LyX cannot recognize my MacTex 2015

My LyX system 2.1.3 cannot find my MacTex installation. When I choose Tools -> Tex Information, it appears completely blank. So far I've done the following: Completely removed MacTex 2015 and ...