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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 ...
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Change background color for html export

When I modify the background colour of the document, it works fine when I export it to PDF or to LyxHTML but not with simple HTML. I would prefer to export in HTML rather than LyxHTML but when doing ...
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Subscript behavior is seemingly inconsistent

I'm a long-term LaTeX user trying to figure LyX out. Sometimes, the subscript underscore behavior works just fine. But, after I write an equation, if I go back to edit it, if I later add an ...
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Is there a way to gracefully handle 1 missing bib file when multiple bib resources are supplied?

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9, LyX 2.1.3, and biblatex/biber for bibliography management. I need to have a portable set of project files since I'm working on multiple computers and everything is synchronized ...
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EPS Figure is cutoff on right when built to pdf, .eps is fine

I have to make an .eps file from a large png for publication in PRL. When viewing the .eps in ghostscript/inkscape/illustrator/... it looks fine, but when I build it into a pdf using latex -> DVI -> ...
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\end{thebibliography} on bibtex bibliography of lyx document

(This may be a stupid question, but I'm new to this, and have tried to find the answer elsewhere to no avail.) When I try to update my lyx file using pdflatex after appending a BibTeX-generated ...
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For Lyx, and beamer how do I generate the red bracket on the left as attached

For LyX and beamer. how do I generate a "new" red bracket on the very left of the attached picture? I tried Shift + Enter or Ctrl + Enter.
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how to create separate bibliography per chapter in lyx [duplicate]

I am writing a book and I have separate .lyx file for every chapter (i.e., chapter1.lyx, chapter2.lyx...). In the main file, I have included all these files as child document. Now, when I want to ...
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Word “Theorem” Emphasized but not Bold

I'm using Lyx 2.1.4 on Windows 10 with hebrew, and I use xetex with David CLM font. In word, the font works great; however, in Lyx, when I use the theorem environment the word "theorem" is only ...
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LyX - Highlight a result in table without using ERT

I created a table in Lyx and I would like to put a square around a column to highlight the results without using the ERT command. Is that possible? I found that \colortbl and \mystrut can be useful ...
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Newline in table cell possible?

I am trying to add linebreaks in my table cell but found that LyX doesn't allow me to. How can I insert a newline inside a table cell?
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Following .Rnw works fine in RStudio but throws error in LyX

This .Rnw compiles fine in RStudio Version 0.99.862 \documentclass{book} \usepackage{Rd} % Rstudio will be able to find this .sty file \begin{document} <<label=Test, echo=FALSE, ...
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Is there a good reason to use LyX over ShareLaTeX? [duplicate]

I have been using ShareLatex so far, but sometimes its a pain using the website when it is much faster to just manipulate files on your own computer, for larger projects. Since I am beginning a larger ...
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Remove spacing between theorem environments in hebrew article

I'm making a cheat-sheet for an upcoming exam. It must be 1 A4 page (double sided). I've set the size of everything to tiny (it took quite a lot of effort) but now I have a serious problem with ...
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How can I create 2 TOCs: one short one and one comprehensive one with LyX?

I have a document (class = Book (Standard Class with Extra Font Sizes)) with many sections, subsections, and subsubsections. Therefore, I would like a "summary" TOC with only Part and Chapter shown. ...
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PDF preview not working with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I am using LyX 2.1. However, I cannot preview the output in PDF. This happens after I updated from Acrobat Reader 11 to Acrobat Reader DC (if I am not mistaken, it is version 15). What should I do?
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LYX: How to remove white spaces between two figures

Lyx is leaving a lot of white space between figures. I want to reduce this white space. How can I do this in LYX, I am not familiar with latex coding. Attached is the image of the actual page. In lyx ...
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Problems with pdf compiler unavailable and document class {article}

I currently have some problems with my Lyx on the new version of Mac OS X (the version just right before the El Captain). These problems are: When I go into the Documents -> Settings -> Document ...
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poor font quality when exporting to pdf

I use LyX 2.0 and export with pdflatex. When writing standard text and exporting to pdf, the font gets rigid. Text written in math mode, though, is exported crystal clear. I've tested that on several ...
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Unable to include “large” code in lyx files

Following this question I was able to insert (Java) code into my lyx document. However, when I try to visualize (export it as a .pdf) the following error comes up: I can't work with sizes bigger than ...
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hyperlinked cross referencing in Lyx

I want to make cross-referencing of Figures and Tables in text. I want them to appear in text with hyperlink, just like Journals. I have labeled all Figures and Tables and inserted them as cross ...
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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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.tex file import issue(encode xymatrix)

friends. I'm a new lyx user. I try to import my .tex file, but it fails to encode xymatrix parts. How to fix it? Thanks for your help!
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MikTex+LyX .dll error

It all started when I tried to include a new package for MikTex to be used together with LyX. Due to errors in LyX's Reconfigure command (which I needed to use in order for LyX to recognize the ...
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How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?

I've been using SVG files in my LyX documents, on Arch Linux (LyX 2.1.1), but found that when converting to PDF, the default rsvg-convert does a poor job, with many artifacts (e.g. lost text, lost ...
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Using a foreign template in LyX

I would like to use a specific template in LyX. When I try using it, however, LyX returns the following message: "The document class can still be used, but the document cannot be complied until the ...
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Text appearing bold on some pages with images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? For some reason, all the text on certain pages is appearing bold when there is a picture on the same page. I saw the other ...
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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 ...