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lyx shortcut for superscript and subscript

Instead of using the menu for Insert->Formatting->Superscript or Subscript, I would like to use a keyboard shortcut. I tried Tools->Preferences->Shortcuts, there are already shortcuts for ...
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Removing a page numeration from Table of Contents

In LyX, how can I make the pages numbers start from the second page? (i.e., making the first page, which is the table of contents in my case, not having a page number on it)
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LyX: add multiple authors

In Lyx, I have to insert 3 authors in an article. For each one of them I will have to specify their email address and the university they belong to. Two belong to the same one: author_a, ...
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Vertical alignment of tables when using numbered list in LyX

I have a table on my numbered lists but the number is appearing in the middle, I want it to be at the top like normal. This is what it looks like when using tables. (Screenshot below) I've attached a ...
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Using jabref generated bibliography with lyx

I'm using a jabref generated bibliography in lyx according to the following instructions: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=477632 It works well, except for one type of error which I cannot ...
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Displaying Text Next to Section/Subsection title in LyX

Within a given section (or subsection), I would like my section title to appear on the left and I want the text to appear immediately after the title of the section as in the following example. In ...
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Beginning Thesis [closed]

I am a graduate student in statistics and am about to begin writing my thesis, having finished my analyses and theoretical work. I have used LyX in the past and am well versed in knitr and have some ...
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Remove header from the page after TOC and LOF

I am using Koma-script book document class, twosides, and I also use the package \fancyhdr to modify my pages. The problem is that header appears both in the next page after TOC and after LOF, so I ...
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How do I install a custom .cls and .bst file on Fedora 20?

I would like to add a .cls and a .bst file to texlive that will then be found by LyX. Is there a preferred way to do this? I would prefer a solution that will last a while / won't have to be fixed ...
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Footnotes: Label in paragraph, text somewhere else?

TL;DR: Is there a package that allows writing the text of a footnote after the position where the mark should be inserted? Note that I'm asking about positioning of source code, not about positioning ...
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How can I automatically copy a LyX-generated .aux file to the working directory for cross referencing?

This is a follow up to: Using the xr package in LyX (for cross-referencing an external LyX document) I have two LyX documents, called draft.lyx and supplement.lyx. I need to compile them into ...
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footmisc hang and multiple only work with english document langage [duplicate]

When I set the document to my local langage, French, and with appropriate quote style in LyX, this preamble doesn't work (neither hang nor multiple, which other options do work), ...
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Citation Style in LyX

I am using LyX on Max OS X. When I insert a citation and I compile the document I get a reference number between square brackets that matches the number of the reference in the bibliography section. ...
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Combining threeparttable with cross references - LyX

I was wondering if there was a known issue with combining threeparttable with cross references inside a float. I have my labels inside the table captions, and this works just fine unless ...
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Thesis template - LyX

I have two questions and I cannot find a solution up to now: I open a predifined template from thesis (i.e. chapter-1.lyx) and all the mathematical equations that I insert with Ctrl+Shift+M are ...
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How can you place a figure caption inside a table using LyX?

I have 3 graphs I would like to use in a LyX document. In order to save space I have placed the 3 graphs into a 2x2 table and in the final box I have inserted the figure caption. When I try and ...
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Error, command already defined - IOP article with mhchem [duplicate]

I am using LyX to prepare an article. The document class is 'IOP article' and I am using the mhchem package to typeset chemical formulae in the paper. I include \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} in the ...
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Wrong numbering persists in LyX [closed]

When I try to organise my notes using Section\Subsection\Subsubsection numeration, I keep getting the wrong numbers in the editor: Previously, I've got help finding the solution to fix this problem ...
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Noun in math mode

this is propably an Ubuntu packaging error; but just to confirm... \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $\noun{name}$ \end{document} ... this works on your texlive (2009) distribution with ...
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Insert Abbreviations in LyX document

I would like to generate the abbreviations entry in the report written in LyX. I could not find it. I would like to know 3 things : Insert the abbreviations table in the TOC. Insert the ...
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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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Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed [closed]

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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\swapnumbers in lyx

I'm using LyX 2.2dev on Mac together with Theorems (AMS), Theorems (AMS-Extended), Number Equations by Section and Theorems (Numbered by Sections) modules. I put \swapnumbers in my LaTeX preamble, but ...
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lyx with background won't load unless I type \newpage after the text

I try to write a document with a background in lyx, I made sure it works on Texmaker, on Texmaker it needed to be built a couple of times and then it got it right but when I try to preview or export ...
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Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04: Spell checker has no dictionaries

Situation: I'm trying to spell check for German in Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04. Currently I'm having Enchant selected under Preferences, but I'm open to any alternative to gain "in document" spell checking ...
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Changing Theorem(AMS) in Lyx

I use the theorem(AMS) module in Lyx. If i use the Lemma, Definition etc. enviroment then Lemma for example is written in bold letters. If i use the remark enviroment its in italic. I would like to ...
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Description Environment options in LyX

The code given here can be used to adjust the items and text in description environment. I wonder how to use these options [leftmargin=!,labelwidth=\widthof{\bfseries The longest label}] with beamer ...
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LyX: How to combine two math symbols? [duplicate]

I'm a new user of LyX. I'm using it to write math lectures. How can I make a new symbol from two existing ones? To be more precise, how can I create this: It's a subset with a circle in it ...
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Double header in longtable

I'm trying to make a longtable and use some R tools for generating them. The problem is that when a long table has more than one columns, it creates double headers, as shown here: ...
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LyX: Problem with longtable in landscape

I am trying to embed a longtable in landscape mode. What I have always done is put \usepackage{longtable} and \usepackage{pdflscape} in the preamble, then put the table between \begin{landscape} and ...
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How to generate a database or reference in bibliography?

I am new to LyX. I want to add bibliography but I don't have any database to insert. So how can I type the references directly in LyX or how to create a database and then insert it? Also is there any ...
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Why does LyX flag the following maths macro definition as an error?

The following macro is the LaTeX equivalent of a macro that I defined using the LyX maths macro facility. \global\long\def\fdd#1#2#3{\mathscr{F}^{\left(#1\right)}\left[#2_{#3}\right]} LyX comes up ...
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LyX BibTeX with child-documents not working

If I insert the bibliography within the child document, it works perfectly. (therefore it cannot be the Databank). But when I try to render the parent document, I get the following error: \citep ...
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Inhibit indentation of first paragraph of quotation

I'm using LyX. Would it be possible to format something as "quotation" in a way in which the first paragraph doesn't get indented but the subsequent paragraphs does, like the way in which text ...
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Fractions with `\dfrac` cause compile error

I'm new to LyX. I'm writing my next homework with it to give it a try. My example code is below: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.5.1 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% ...
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TikZ in LyX - compiles, but acrobat says the pdf has an error [closed]

I'm using LyX. I'm trying to use TikZ for the first time (to draw graphs, specically - trees). The LyX code compiles and the pdf is created, but when I open the pdf, Acrobat reader says: "An ...
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memoir margins and hyperref

I'm trying to use the hyperref package with the memoir class but the bottom margin of the document is no longer 2 cm as I set it. Rather, it seems like there is no margin at all. When I remove the ...
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Hyperref to external file in LyX

I have two separated folders, each includes LyX files with the needed attachments (pictures...etc.) , I found that I need to to use zref-xr package to make hyper cross references between those files ...
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Lyx bibliography displaying section number

I am using LyX to write my thesis. I am using a BibTeX Generated Bibliography (generated in Jabref) which works fine. I just have one problem, in the actual PDF, the Bibliography section after each ...
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LyX unable to access needed font resources

I'm getting an error in LyX when I attempt to use certain features that require access to font resources, even though these same features work fine in TexShop. For example, if I attempt to enable ...
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LyX and Nomenclatures

I'm using LyX and trying to use the nomenclature package to insert a bunch of acronyms into my document. I've inserted a Nomenclature table (Insert -> List/TOC -> Nomenclature). I've then created a ...
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Insert Image from multipage pdf file in Lyx

I am writing a report and I have all the images in a pdf file with very high resolution. With limited skills in editing, I am loosing the quality of the image when I try to save the individual images. ...
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How to view Latex compiler error messages using Lyx?

I do not seem to find how to view the latex error messages when I use "View DVI" or "Export to PDF", etc.
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How to add footer in Lyx when using IEEE Transactions class?

How do I add a footer in LyX file when using IEEE Transactions class?
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Paste command no longer working in lyx

I have been using lyx for a while and everything was working smoothly. Recently, however, I tried deleting a float figure and inserting it at a different point in the document. Following this question ...
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BibLatex keep producing errors in Lyx 2.1.4 with MikTex

As many people suggest to use BibLatex instead of BibTex, but I cannot get it working in Lyx 2.1.4 with MikTex. I have seen many webpages, but still confused. I followed the instruction in lyx wiki ...
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How can I preview an exported table (PDF XeTeX) directly in Lyx?

I create my tables in Lyx. Example: After using Export -> PDF (XeTeX), the table taken from the PDF looks as follows: Is it possible to generate a live preview of this rendered version ...
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Using minted for syntax highlighting with RTL language reverses code

I'm writing a LyX document in Hebrew and I want to inset some inline code snippet but the code is reversed when rendered. The minimal lyx example is here. And it look like this: LyX source: ...
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apacite+natbib in lyx: always error “too many }'s”

I spent the last hours breaking my head and the internet over what is wrong with using apacite and natbib in lyx (since I seem not to be the only one...). Here is what I did: in settings - ...
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Copyright notice overlapping with text in Lyx [duplicate]

I have a copyright notice on my IEEE Journal that is overlapping with my text while using Lyx and I am not sure why it is happening or what I can do to fix the problem. I have tried looking up ways ...