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LyX: How to hide text style labels by default

I just upgraded to LyX 2.1.0. I use the "Code" text style from the Logical Markup module. In prior versions, whenever I formatted a word as code, it was just displayed as such (see the first line of ...
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How to use horizontal fill in math mode for LyX

I am in math mode and I would like to push text (that justifies a step in an equation) to the end of the page. Usually I would apply "Horizontal Fill"; however, this option is removed when I am in ...
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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance in lyx

I am wondering how I can change the order of the citations in my paper. They are appear in alphabetical order however I want to be in the order that I selected. (Note: I am not asking about order of ...
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Math mode in LyX (on a Mac) does not display properly [closed]

When editing math mode basic symbols (such as \in, \cdot, \leq) do not render properly. Once I leave the edit mode of a particular equation it renders properly in the cmr font. (See screen shots ...
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MLA citations in LyX

I tried several times to get MLA citations working, but I always hit some wall (mostly the problem is that LyX doesn't build in project directory - only files that it's aware of are being copied to a ...
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How to use \dotfill if I do not have a command for it in LyX

Supposedly, newer versions of LyX have a command called \dotfill where one can obtain a string of dots such as in the following attachment. I am specifically looking for (lower) dots which are ...
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How to decrease space height (margin) between equations

I want to decrease spaces(margin) height before and after equations because I found big space when text end and display formula appears or between equations each in separate line. Also I want to do ...
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write latex code in Lyx for tables

I found this template for a table on TeX.SX: Beautiful table samples The table I would like to reproduce is \documentclass[12pt, oneside, landscape]{memoir} \newif\ifblackandwhite % ...
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Tex to Lyx Error

I'm having two .tex files. For some reason one is easily imported into lyx without any problem. On the other hand, when I'm trying to import the second .tex file into lyx I'm getting the following ...
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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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Lyx citation problem

I'm trying to get citations working with LyX but I've found that I'm getting the entire citation listed. So where it should say [1] I am getting Example(John Tosh…) ect. My document preamble is: ...
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Set default width of \shadowbox to line, not column, width

When I insert a shadowbox using Lyx (Insert>Box>Drop Shadow) the width is specified as 100% of column width (1\columnwidth). This is the source code it generates: ...
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Writing readable LaTeX

Lets say I have the following LaTeX code \subsection{Convex sets} A set \( \mathcal{S} \) in \( \mathbb{R}^n \) is said to be convex if \[ \mathbf{x}_1, \mathbf{x}_2 \in \mathcal{S} \implies \lambda ...
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LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it

LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it. I often need to hit UNDO to find my way back to the insertion point.
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How to exclude code from spell-checking in LyX?

I'm writing a technical document in LyX (version 2.0.5.1 for Windows) and I'm using Hunspell for spell checking. Throughout the text, there are code snippets which I've formatted with the "Code" text ...
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Float table with subfloat extend to multiple pages LyX

I have a float (table) which contains several subfloats. The last of these subfloats does not fit on the page and is cut off. I would like it to extend to the next page. I know of longtable but that ...
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Referencing a table vs. a figure in LyX, format

Currently, when I reference things using labels I have setup LyX simply inserts the table number. I would like it to insert Table N where N is the table number. Similarly, I would like it to insert ...
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Importing LaTeX table code into LyX

I create tables in a spreadsheet program, convert them to LaTeX code and then use an ERT to import into my LyX document. When I paste the LaTeX code the entire thing turns out very ugly looking. The ...
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PDF Preview not working

I'm using LyX 1.6.8 on Windows 7 Pro x64. Today I installed Adobe Reader X - and it doesn't work with LyX any more: Adobe Reader does not open the generated PDF after you created the PDF with LyX. It ...
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Converting LyX to LaTeX

I'm working with a colleague who uses LyX (I use LaTeX), and we have a hard time exchanging documents because of conversion issues. Is there any easy way to convert LyX to LaTeX and vice versa?
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Where are the .bbl files located? [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow advice at natbib authoryear error , I don't know where .bbl is. It's not in the working directory.
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How to get rid of extra numbered blank page before cover page in LyX?

I have a 50 pages document in LyX. For this report I have to add a coverpage before the title with different style and template from the report. This is what I do: I create my coverpage in a separate ...
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lyx url.sty missing [duplicate]

New installation of full Lyx package. Inserted a hyperlink in paper and I am getting the following error. Any solutions suggested, I've tried inserting a couple insert package solutions and none have ...
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Small editing issues in LyX document

I'm editing a LyX document and am struggling with a few issues: I would like to include an abstract but suppresses the word "Abstract" above the abstract. The title sections and "References" are in ...
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LyX and Summation

I am using the latest version of LyX and I am having trouble getting the limits to work at all. Ideally, I'd like to be able to place the summation limits above and below the sigma. However, at this ...
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Lyx Moving Pagination to Top Right in an Inserted PDF [closed]

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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How do I number sections by parts? [duplicate]

I guess the title says it all. I want my sections numbered according to the Part I am currently in. For example, if I am working in Part 3, then I want my section to be numbered by 'Section 3.1', ...
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\int does not work on my LyX

Just starting to use LaTeX to type up my homework. I am doing differential equations right now and I have to type in an integral symbol. However when I do that, and try to make a DVI, LyX gives me ...
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How to enbale SyncTex in LyX?

I'm using LyX 2.0.7, and I tried to enable 'Synchronization with output' by following the guide on LyX wiki. I couldn't succeed after doing each step exactly as the wiki stated. After lots of ...
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edit LyX nomenclature command extensions

I want to edit LyX's nomenclature command to use makeglossaries in stead of makeindex. This can be don the the settings menu under Output > LaTeX. Here I can change makeindex -s nomencl.ist -o to ...
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Figure numbering removing section LyX

Figures are labeled as 1.0.1 but as I am only using "Parts" and do not have "chapters" or"sections" i would like them to be 1.1, 1.2 and so on.
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Package to load in Lyx to use \quad?

I'm using Lyx software to typeset an algorithm. I'm trying to use the \quad command to indent in a loop I'm writing, yet the \quad command is not being recognized when I compile the page. I'm assuming ...
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TOC Problems: Every pages appear word “CONTENTS”

I got the problems with TOC, by the way. When I start to put TOC in my book, after that in every pages header appear word "CONTENTS" with capitalize font. I don't know how to edit or custom it. I try ...
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Axiom 1 and 1' in LyX

I'm using LyX with "Theorems (AMS, numbered by type)" and "Theorems (AMS-extended, numbered by type)" modules. I would like to have the following output: Axiom 1. Lorem. Axiom 1'. Ipsum. Is there a ...
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Caption in LyX appears below a “sub-title”

I'm using the following TeX code in LyX for creating a double table. When viewing it in .pdf I don't know why the caption "Main Title" appears below the text Panel A: Effect. Definitely it should be ...
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Change the color of the “remark” environment in Beamer

I would like to change the color (bg and fg) of the remark environment in a Beamer document. I have setup my document using: \usetheme{AnnArbor} \usecolortheme{crane} I read in some other question ...
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Multiple images and proper side-caption positioning

I would like to put three images on one page (as one figure). First two of them stretched over 100% of textwidth and the third one over 50 % with the caption beside the third picture (to spare space). ...
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Color highlighting text and environments in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.5 with document class article and 'Theorems (AMS)' in the modules. I am wondering if it is possible to make it so that the titles of different environments will be highlighted in ...
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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 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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Uppercase index Title with fncychap

Hi I'm using LyX and with \usepackage[Lenny]{fncychap} in preamble. The tile of TOC or Index List is lowercase but i want it uppercase. what command and where I must write in for do what i want?
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...
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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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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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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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How to add my name on every page corner in Lyx?

My teacher has asked me to add my name on every page of my report. Is there a nice way of doing this so my name appears in a subtle way?
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How to change all caption to single spacing and not have reference turn up after every chapter

I've two questions when using LyX: How to change all caption to single spacing? I've tried to insert these into the LaTeX preample but they don't work due to some error message. ...
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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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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 ...