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Export Lyx to Latex from CLI, output only to stdout

Is there a way to export from Lyx to Latex using the CLI so that in only writes to stdout, and not to a file?
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How to install the algorithmic environment in Mac OS for use with LyX?

I'm trying to install the algorithmic environment in a Mac laptop with OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and the MacTeX-2015 distribution. I want to use it with LyX. The documentation pdf says that: The ...
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LyX: includepdf command inserts a blank page before actual page with no title environment

When I go to include a PDF, My output always seems to output a blank page before the actual included PDF. I checked my environments, and to no avail, there is nothing in the environment to cause this ...
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How to expand \cases in Lyx when using \sum?

I need to write a case differentiation in LyX which contains sums but here is the problem. This A=\begin{cases} -\sum_{j\text{=1}}^{N}a_{j}^{(1)} & \text{}\\ -\sum_{j\text{=1}}^{N}a_{j}^{(2)} ...
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Indices and References in Lyx

I am currently writing my thesis in LyX and I have a lot of references to use. Since I have no idea how BibTex works and to save time, I put my references as Index entry. However, this will not be ...
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Finding cross references in Lyx

Is there any way to find all the cross references to a label in a LyX document? One solution is to search through the source file, but I was wondering if there is anything provided in the GUI.
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Theorem/Definition/Lemma numbering in Lyx [closed]

I want to independently number different environments e.g. theorems, definitions in beamer presentation done in Lyx. I did the module selection explained here Theorem/Definition/Lemma/etc independent ...
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remove header and footer on landscape side

I am trying to remove the header and footer from my landscaped side. \pagestyle{empty} \begin{sidewaystable} ##table \end{sidewaystable} \pagestyle{plain} will flip my page anbut removes the ...
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Theorem/Definition/Lemma/etc independent numbering in Lyx

I am using the Koma-script book class in Lyx. By default, theorems, definitions, lemmas, and so on, follow the same numbering. So after "Theorem 1" comes "Definition 2", then "Lemma 3", and so on, ...
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How to change the arrows tips for the whole document?

After I asked this question: What is "\SelectTips{a}{b}" (and how to increase the head of an arrow's head?) I'd like to know one more thing: I want to change it (the arrow tips) for the ...
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Breaking equations under parentheses in nested environments of LyX

I want to reproduce something like this in LyX: Any suggestions as to how I can achieve line-breaking as depicted in the picture (in the rather long definition of a particular set under item (b), to ...
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Page numbers at the bottom in lyx

How to add page numbers at the bottom center of page in LYX? The page numbers are not coming properly. The document class is book. By adding the following code in preamble \usepackage{scrpage2} ...
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Leaving the current page empty and starting on the next

I'm trying to format a document in lyx so that each chapter or section begins on its own page. Following this question and adding the following to the latex preamble: \usepackage{afterpage} ...
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What are the benefits and drawbacks of Lyx compared to TeXnicCenter

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and have been using TeXnicCenter. I've heard one or two people rave about Lyx and am debating if I should switch to it. What are specific benefits and drawbacks to ...
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How do I make my exported PDF searchable?

I export an English document to PDF using pdflatex on LyX. The resulting PDF is not searchable (although all the external embedded PDFs that I included as graphics are searchable). Also, when I ...
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How to install an unavailable document class for LyX on Mac

I am new to LyX so I'm sorry if this question is really naive. I'm using LyX on a MacBook and I'm hoping to use the AEA document class on it. Since it is not available automatically, seems that I ...
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Lyx Paragraph Settings not working

I keep unchecking the indentation box in the lyx paragraph settings, but after I apply the change, and go back to my work, it never seems to work. I will then write a new line, and press enter and it ...
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How to “align” the LyX aligned math environment

I frequently use the aligned math environment in LyX to typeset my equations. However, if I want to save space on the page and set two equations simultaneously in the same aligned math environment, ...
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LyX will not update BibTex file

I am writing a report with Lyx using LyZ and Zotero as citation tool for my BibTex file. Everythink is working pretty smooth until i made a mistake in my citation input in zotero. Now i want to ...
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Installed LyX and now TeXMaker won't compile

I have been using LaTeX for a while with no problems. I tend to just copy and paste the preamble from past reports into new ones, and that usually works fine (as you'd expect). However, I have a new ...
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Centering figure captions in IEEEtran

I am working on a paper using the IEEEtran template in LyX. I have run into a problem: While the contents (in this case, a table) of the figure float are centered, the caption is aligned to the left ...
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Problem with a table in the header of document - LyX

I am trying to put a table as header of every page of my document. This is the cose I put in the Latex preamble setting of LyX: \usepackage{eso-pic} \AddToShipoutPicture{% \AtPageUpperLeft{% ...
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Personalize document headerwith a table - Lyx

I am trying to put a table as header of every page of my document. This is the cose I put in the Latex preamble setting of LyX: \usepackage{eso-pic} \AddToShipoutPicture{% \AtPageUpperLeft{% ...
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How to add appendix in thesis using LyX

I want to add an appendix (questionnaire etc.) at the end of my thesis after the references. I use the article class and work with LyX: Document -> Start appendix here. But I am not getting it in ...
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Appendix issues while adding in thesis in lyx document [duplicate]

I am trying to add appendix at the end of my thesis after references in LyX, Document-> Start appendix here But I am not getting where I am doing wrong as it doesn't come in TOC, please guide me what ...
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How to make longer arrows from object to itself at xy-pic

I trying to control on the length of arrow from object to itself at xymatrix (xy-pic): for example - This is what I get when I'm typing *+++[o][F.]{a}\ar@(d,r) And this is what I get when I ...
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What is “\SelectTips{a}{b}” (and how to increase the head of an arrow's head?)

At is \SelectTips{a}{b} and is the meaning of {a} and {b}? I know that the first one changing the type of the arrow, but what is the second one? The value there can be only 10,11,12.... And if I can ...
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Lyx 2.1 Cannot Insert Anything

I am trying to continue writing a document I started a few months ago. When I tried inserting equations into the document the option was greyed out. I just updated to the newest version of lyx ...
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How to justify steps (e.g., citing numbered equations) in a displayed chain of equations

I have a chain of equations in AMS align environment in LyX, and I want to cite numbered equations as justification for some of my steps in the chain (see the picture). I don't know if there's a ...
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LyX and Jabref problem

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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LyX Error: Could not find LaTeX command for character '' (code point 0x2009)

I have been trying to copy and paste some code into LyX (via the 'Program Listings' menu item), and when I compile the document I get the LyX error: Could not find LaTeX command for character '' ...
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Lyx not opening, windows 10

Im having a strange problem. I have used lyx always and last time I used it was a few days ago. Today my computer for strange reasons starting saying it was completely full (0 byte free!). Opened lyx ...
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How to put a footnote in the title in LyX

I would like an unmarked footnote in my title. When I enter the footnote in the title, it does not appear in my PDF. How can I insert an unmarked footnote in the title which appears on the bottom of ...
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Appendix Sections [closed]

I am writing my dissertation using lyx but I am having some small problems with the headings. I am trying to have the title 'Appendix A' as the header of a section. I am defining my appendix using the ...
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LyX: Some author affiliations not showing (achemso)

I have a document in LyX using the "American Chemical Society (ACS)" document class, with several authors from two different institutions. Some authors, however, do not have their institution ...
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shortcut for putting a text in a center of a document (at LyX)

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut for changing the alignment of a text at document (not at math-mode! regular text). The only option that I know right now, is to do it like this: But I'm looking ...
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Use numbered references within Natbib document

I am working on a document in LyX that uses Natbib for reference formatting. I like having author and year for the in-text citations. However, for the specific case of citing references in a table, I ...
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LyX: use align environment instead of the default eqnarray

I use LyX and it uses eqnarray for multiline equations, which is bad. Is there a way to make LyX use align instead? Thanks.
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Numbering equations in Appendix

I am trying to number the formulas in the appendices in a different way than the rest of the document. Throughout the document I am numbering the equations according to the chapter and section. So if ...
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SVG drawing created by Inkscape not displayed properly on Lyx

I created an SVG figure using Inkscape and inserted it into my Lyx paper. But the figure is not properly display either on lyx or the pdf it generated. For example, an arrow "--->" becomes a line ...
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Lyx - How to remove some HTML when exporting to HTML?

I don't understand how the preamble works, I tried several times and it did nothing. So keep in mind I'm a newbie, please I use Lyx to write files and then I export to html and I modify the CSS ...
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Lyx to Word Export issue

I need to produce a RTF/DOC/ODT document from LyX for my supervisors to comment and edit. The Lyx document contains ERT, master/children docs, hyperrefs, cross-references, svg/png figures, and basic ...
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Numbered equations in Lyx

I'm using Lyx and every time I try to enter a numbered equation, the number comes as (1), nothing else. I'm using Insert->Math->numbered equation. What do I do?
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tex2lyx drops underscores and circumflex accents

An old tex-file that I need to edit imports rather well in LyX, but all underscores and circumflex accents are simply removed. That is: when LyX is able to detect that math-mode is active, it ...
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Changing color in mathmode in LyX

I know there are \color and \textcolor commands for changing colors in mathmode. However, these commands have two arguments, so when I enter them in LyX, the first argument "swallows" the command and ...
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How to make use of selected text using LyX commands and command sequences?

I tried assigning two different shortcuts to inserting powers of ten: command-sequence math-insert 10^{ }; up; math-insert 10^{ } However, if I select some text and then use one of the shortcuts, ...
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Lyx: document cannot be opened

I am writing my very first serious Lyx document for end project of study. All was well and I was having fun until tonight when I tried to open it, it cannot be opened: Error says: Doesn't ...
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Insert hebrew at math-mode (LyX)

I'd like to insert some Hebrew words at math-mode at LyX, like can I inset \text or something like that... There is a way to do this? Even not at \text and by adding special characters (or things ...
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How to draw tree tables using lyx?

How to draw tree table using lyx? like below
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LyX installation error- text class not found- 'Reconfigure' or 'use without latex' option coming

I use win-7, 64 bit. I downloaded lyx bundle 2.1.4 packaged along with miktex 2.9. After installation, when I ran the program , a pop-up appears saying- 'lyx: no textclass found'. In detail, it tells- ...