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LyX Toolbar off screen

Somehow my LyX standard toolbar went off screen in Windows 8 (I think it may have something to do with the full screen toggle) and I have no idea how to move it to its original position. I have ...
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bflabel undefined

After updating LaTeX (MacTex) with Tex Live Utility the other day I've had trouble compiling using \bflabel: ! LaTeX Error: \bflabel undefined. The document I'm trying to compile is a modified ...
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Lyx - Add appendix after bibliography

How can I insert Appendix after Bibliography ? If I put the cursor after the last character of the bibliography, then the last line of the bibliography is inside the appendix. If I click return after ...
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Can't modify document settings on LyX

I'm running Lyx 2.0.7dev on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I modified a document's language, but the "ok" and "apply" buttons are disabled... why? I already checked the file's permissions and they're "read & ...
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enumitem.sty not found

I'm trying to compile a document on Lyx but it keeps throwing 'enumitem.sty' not found. I installed the BasicTeX package from MacTeX website. Is there anything else I need to install?
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How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?

I've just installed a gantt chart package, which I'm trying to use it in LyX. I attempted to use the first minimal example, but this failed in LyX with LaTeX Error: File 'forloop.sty' not found. ...
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LyX: 'Available Citations' (and .bib files) list blank

LyX seems to be having trouble accessing my .bib files. Precursor info: I use a MacBook Pro with the latest versions of both LyX (2.1.2) and MacTeX. I use BibDesk for source management. I recently ...
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Lyx and the beamer class: Itemize breaks frame layout

I'm trying to create a presentation using the Beamer class in Lyx. Following the example, I start a new frame environment, insert a title and add some text. However, if I select some text to ...
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LyX: automatically create backup directory?

I can setup LyX to put backup files into a subdirectory of the current directory by going to Tools > Preferences > Paths and setting "Backup directory" to .backup. However, it then complains if the ...
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No Document classes found in LyX on Mac 10.10 Yosemite [duplicate]

I installed MacTex 2014, and then LyX, but when I start LyX up all the document classes are unavailable. Reconfiguring does nothing. Do you have to add something to the path for LyX to know where to ...
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In Lyx, what's the difference between view and update pdf?

I can't figure out the difference between view (cmd+R) and update (cmd+shift+R) pdf. Searched everywhere, thanks.
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Contents and References sections translated to Greek

I am trying to export a LyX paper into PDF but the Table of Contents is named "Contents" in English and the same with the References. I would like them to be named "Βιβλιογραφία" and "Περιεχόμενα" ...
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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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Wrapfig in LyX causing error “You can't use a prefix with '\begingroup'”

I'm experiencing an annoying issue concerning a book inside LyX with multiple files (one per chapter) and the use of wrapfig. The file ch4.lyx contains wrapfigure floats. When processing this file ...
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Lyx 2.x: Document Class Not Available - Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite PB 3

I'm running the latest Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta, and I ran into a problem installing MacTeX (2014) and LyX (2.1.2). Upon successful installation of both, LyX would launch with an error: "Document ...
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suppress page break before chapter title in LyX

I'm using LyX and need to have the chapters to start soon after the end of the previous chapter. A LyX solution will be most appreciated. Document class report and I am not to change the document ...
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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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Floats appearing in wrong places

In Lyx I'm using float figures. I have to put three pictures one after the other, so three different float figures. When I output a pdf, the floats all appear at the top of three different pages. ...
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Lyx, MiKTeX, yfonts

I have \usepackage{yfonts,color} in my LyX preamble. The chapter begins with (inserted tex code) \yinipar{\color{darkgray}B} When I try to get a PDF output I get this error: Font ...
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Wolfram Mathematica Functions in Lyx

Can I use all functions of mathematica in Lyx? I want to use functions like Solve[]
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How to insert LaTeX formulas in LibreOffice?

I am using Libreoffice normally, but I need have Gauss Matrix (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaussian_elimination) in Libreoffice . I found that Latex can do that. I installed Lyx on Ubuntu. How can I ...
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Need help with LyX

I have two problems: (a) I can't seem to get LyX to convert LaTeX to pdf. I've changed the path in Tools>Preferences>Paths>PATH prefix to where Acrobat is installed but it does not work. (b) All the ...
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How to insert newline in Lyx-macro?

I want to create a Lyx-macro that takes two inputs in math and stacks them above each other, upper and lower part of the same size. Below is the definition in Latex and its desired use. How can I ...
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using hebrew in powerdot/beamer

I am trying to make a presentation in hebrew using lyx. I tryed beamer but it did not go well. Then I tryed powerdot, but when I compiled the document (ps2pdf) no hebrew was displayed (empty ...
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Lyx error - Changing the control keys

I wished to re-define the control keys for directly change Alt+A 1 (selection chapter) towards Alt+1. So the control-key-file was not chosen. I've search for the correct control key, deleted it and ...
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Manually change citation style in Lyx\Tex

I'v been cracking my head over this for a few days now. I'm using Lyx and would like to manually change the way my citations look inside the text (what's inside the brackets). So, for example, what ...
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Lyx, harvard style reference help

i need to produce the following reference style in Lyx -> (AKAMAI, 2013). i'm Having lots of problems in finding a way to produce the above mentioned reference style. Any help how to achieve this ? ...
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How to perform keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl+I for italics or Ctrl+U for underlining in LyX?

Every time I try to use the aforementioned keyboard shortcuts, LyX says "Command Disabled". How do I activate these shortcuts?
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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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Make Notes from Lyx into Annotations on the PDF

Lyx Supports Notes. It would be great to have any notes in lyx show up as Annotations in a draft produced PDF. For example: LyX: PDF: The use case I have in mind is when showing this draft ...
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removing custom text style

I wanted to make the font of my figure captions smaller, so I just went from figure to figure and changed the captions using "Text Style -> Customized -> Font Size -> Smaller". Then I found out that ...
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Numbering equations with LyX

I am using LyX with layout report for my thesis. I would like to have numbering on my equations but dont know how to do it. I'd like the first number to show the chapter and the second one the number ...
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Automatic Lyx newcommands

I am starting to gather a list of LyX macroes that I use frequently - \del to \nabla, for example. I'd like a way to automate this. Making *.sty files and putting it in the default preamble seems to ...
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How to link to link table in lyx

I have edited a few tables in an lyx file A. And now I am creating a beamer presentation based on that file. Is there a easy way to use the tables created in file A in the presentation. The ...
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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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changing document configuration with lyx

this is my first time with Lyx and what I wat to do is to change : the "Part" into chapter section 1 to section "ChapterNumber.sectionNumber" (1.1) subsection 1 to ...
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Is there an Elsevier LaTeX2e book class?

I am interested in evaluating LaTeX2e book classes used by specific book publishers. I would like to lay my hands on the LaTeX2e book class, if it exists, for preparing book manuscripts for ...
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Package `fixltx2e` conflicts with `float` and cannot be resolved in Lyx

The latex package fixltx2e conflicts with float and prevents using the option H for floats. This can be solved in LaTeX if fixltx2e is loaded prior to float. However, this doesn't work in Lyx, and an ...
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Chapter Style in Lyx

Im using Lyx for my lab reports, but i dont like the way it displays chapters. How can i change it so it shows 1. "Chapter Name" and not Chapter "Chapter Name" ? Every help is highly appreciated!
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Frame break in LyX

I'm trying to use the insert frame breaks in LyX. [allowframebreaks] before/after the frame title and \framebreak don't seem to work. I'm indeed using those two as TeX codes. Thanks
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How to control figure numbering in Lyx

I have a single figure in a Lyx document, and it is part of a paragraph which itself is part of a section. It is expected that Lyx will produce a caption for it as 'Figure 1: ....', however, the ...
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How to set the justification for all the standard paragraphs in a LyX document

This must be trivial. I am new to LyX but I have read most of the 183 page User Guide and not found the answer. When I change the justification setting (to remove right justify) it only does it for ...
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Importing Word Documents Into LyX

I found this link which explained how to import Word documents into LyX. I downloaded word2lyx and put the unzipped word2lyx into D:\ (Windows 7). Then created the new converter as shown below: ...
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Importing OpenDocument into LyX 2.1.2

I'm trying to import .odt document into LyX 2.1.2. This throws the following error: An error occurred while running: w2l -clean Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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Two fonts for two languages using lyx

I have decided to shift to lyx for simpler use. I use following template. I encountered two problems while trying to customise lyx. 1. The devnagari does not display properly on lyx. 2. I did not ...
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Can LyX automatically save the PDF output in the same folder?

I use LyX 2.0.4 (on Mac OS 10.7) and would like it to do the following: whenever I hit "View" it should automatically save the pdf output of the lyx file in the same folder the lyx file resides. ...
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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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Lyx: change screen fonts for “section” and “part” environments

Default screen fonts for Part and Section are the same, which makes them confusing to use. Is there a way to change them?
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Lyx - Enable emphasized text hyphenation, prevent overflow

I use emphasis in Lyx to indicate variables in a description of a computational algorithm. Some of these variables have a long name. Lyx does not attempt to hyphenate these variables when they enter ...
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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 ...