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Resize figures that are too high or too wide in LyX?

I would like to know how to define a preamble in Lyx to resize the width and the height if the figure is too wide or high. I've already tried this: \usepackage{graphicx} % Determine if the image is ...
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How to reduce Program-Listing line spacing in LyX

Using LyX 2.06. I have a standard document with 1.5 line spacing, but I want my program listings to use 1.0 line spacing. Is there a simple way to do this?
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Q: How to globally add space before subsubsection* headings in Lyx?

How do I set the document to add extra space above each subsubsection*? Does one redefine the subsection command in the preamble, like the following? Formatting section titles I am using KOMA ...
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Change spacing for lists in LyX through template

I want to change the vertical spacing of a list in my resume. I am using the moderncv style file through LyX in Ubuntu 12.04. One of the list environments defined in the moderncv is Computer ...
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Configure CV in LyX

I would like to ask help in configuring my CV in LyX. I am using moderncv style with LyX in Ubuntu 12.04. I shall say that I have found a close solution to my problem in this post on blank spaces, ...
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I had an install error and all of the default layout/class files are missing. How do I fix this?

During the installation process there was an error and it seems that none of the default class layouts are available. I have tried looking at the LyX wiki but it seems that only user made layouts are ...
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LyX / LaTeX Numeric Referencing question

I am writing a paper using numeric referencing. Say I have a list of references like so: ... as presented in [3], [4], [5] How do I instruct LyX or LaTeX to typeset it as: ... as presented in [3] ...
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Integral operator does not compile [closed]

When I put \int on LyX it doesn't compile. I had tried to refresh and update and nothing works. It throws me this error: Font\U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12pt not loadable: metric data not found or ...
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beamer presentation with enumerated list problem

I have a beamer presentation. In the presentation I have a numbered list... within each number I have a sub-numbered list which I would like to be like the following. How do I fix this problem? 1. ...
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relative paths for bibtex in lyx

I insert a bibliography into my LyX document through insert > list/TOC > bibtex bibliography. I find my file and everything works out. However, the path it uses is absolute as opposed to ...
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Lyx: How to add option to package automatically load

I got the problem, that links in \url only break in LyX when there is a \ character in it. I found the solution to add \usepackage[hyphens]{url} to my preamble. But the problem is, LyX loads the ...
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Lyx Graphics context menu “Edit Externally” is not working (Windows 7) [closed]

Insert an image using the Lyx menu Insert->Graphics. Right click on the image preview and click Edit externally Current Behavior: The viewer is launched but the file is not opened. Expected ...
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How to output Title & Abstract each on a separate page?

I am using default settings with Lyx 2.0.6 and need to generate PDF with a title page, an abstract page, and then the rest of the report. I tried the newpage-insert command and it caused latex errors. ...
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Multipage pdf not displaying correctly in Lyx

I have a pdf file with multiple images that I want to insert into my Lyx document as individual images. I've managed to successfully do it as described here using the \includegraphics method. ...
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Lyx - Bibliography order [duplicate]

I'm using a Lyx 2.0 for my thesis and I have a problem. The bibliography order is the bibliography order of figures index, and not the order of citations in text. Can I solve this? I use an external ...
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LyX: crossreference keeps popping up in ToC [closed]

I have a slight problem with LyX in my latest document. I do have a rather large appendix and have inserted titles to structure it a bit. Since my appendix has to be unnumbered I used \subsubsection* ...
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includeonlyframes not working in lyx beamer

I am trying to use the \includeonlyframes option in a Lyx file created using the beamer template. but it is not working. ( I am trying this solution. http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/27354/38845 ) Here ...
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How to cross-reference labels in the text using LyX?

I'm having trouble using labels and cross-referencing in Lyx. I put a label into the document where I want it. It is not embedded in anything, it's just in the text. Then I put a cross-reference to ...
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How can I make the LyX - Table of contents (TOC) page be empty after the end of the TOC and not continue with the other pages?

I have created a TOC in my LyX by simply using the TOC from the Insert menu. I have found that after the TOC ends the rest of the page is not blank as expected, but rather what I wrote comes directly ...
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\newcommand for a specific chapter

I write a document with LyX, to which I add PSTricks pictures in ERT sections. I defined a \newcommand in a certain ERT section, and it was available during this ERT section, but not available in the ...
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Cannot insert TiKZ LaTeX code in LyX [closed]

I'm trying to embed TiKZ code in my LyX document. When exporting the document to pdf (pdflatex) I get a blank area instead of the TiKZ output. Here's what I've done: I've added the following two ...
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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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Problem Inserting PDF into LyX Document [closed]

I really hope someone can help me with this as it is driving me mad. I have tried to insert a PDF document into my thesis but when I try to create the PDF, I get the following error: \usepackage ...
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Can I make lyx produce double dollar signs instead of \[ and \] it currently produces for inline math?

I am using LyX to type answers and questions for Math.SE and many times I need to use use inline math (by writing two dollars signs instead of just the one, i.e $$). After finishing typing I copy the ...
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Lyx doesn't generate pdf when using hyperref

If I don't use hyperref package everything's fine, but if I use it, after a while a message appears with something like "Command dvilualatex "filename.tex" has not yet completed. Do you want to stop ...
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Lyx minted environment layout

Before I resolved a problem to set up a minted environment in LaTeX. Now, I would like to add this environment as a LyX layout. I have tried with Style MatlabCode Category MainText ...
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hyperref link to file at position

I'm a newbie. I've figured out how to set up a hyperlink link to a file (in my case, a PDF) on the hard drive. But I would also like to change the starting position when this PDF opens up. This PDF ...
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bibliography author-year style, without hyperlinks [duplicate]

I an confused by the vast BibTeX bibliography styles available in LyX. I can't find the style that fits the requirements of my university. I currently use the "natbib" citation style, and the ...
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hyperlink with beamer using lyx

I am using LyX to build a beamer presentation that has hyperlinks. I create the hyperlink in the following manner: \hyperlink{test}{\beamerbutton{mybutton}} Then, there is a frame after the ...
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Downloading LyX 2.1 Beta1, for Windows

I am considering downloading Beta Version 2.1 of LyX, I am currently using version 2.0.6 I have Three questions. The first is, how reliable is this beta version? Second, which files should I download ...
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Change text color of ToC entries in LyX

I've inserted a table of contents with LyX using Insert->List/TOC->Table of Contents and it is good, but the text color text is red and I want it black. I'm using book(KOMA-script) as document class. ...
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An external file with macros [duplicate]

I have many common macros in all my documents. how can I move them all to external file, and include it in each document?
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Sharing an “Unavailable” layout

I am writing a document, on which I work on several computers, and also with a colleague. The document uses a certain article layout that by default is unavailable on LyX. The LyX wiki page says ...
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Error of pdflatex in LyX

I prepared a document, which was entirely okay, until some changes have been introduced (perhaps associated with the use of bibliography, or breqn/mh package, or split environment). They lead to the ...
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Putting labels inside section headings

I usually work with LyX, and when I want to label a section (in order to reference it later), I put the label inside the section heading. This usually works, but recently I tried to create an article ...
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How to remove the page number for the title in classicthesis? [closed]

I'm trying to remove the page number which appears in the title page of my classicthesis document. Unfortunately, I can't make it work by using \thispagestyle{empty} probably because classicthesis ...
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Problem installing culmus-latex on ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to get Hebrew to work for my LaTeX/LyX on Ubuntu 12.04. I have TeX Live 2012 installed and the Hebrew works for that. Then I followed the instructions for installing LyX + Hebrew support, ...
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How to change subcaption font size in Lyx?

I want to set the font for captions and sub-captions in my Lyx document to 'large'. There is no issues with changing size of captions, but I can't change sub-captions. Here are the preambles I try to ...
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Lines overrun margins

I use custom 1 inch margins for most of my homework but for some reason LyX likes to ignore the margins sometimes, for example: I don't know why it keeps doing this it happens in a lot of my ...
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Cross reference line number within program listing in lyx

I'm trying to cross reference program code line numbers within a program listing using lyx. From what I can tell, both labels and ERT are disabled within the program listing, but I'm not sure why. I ...
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LyX - undefined control sequence but package seems to be added

I am using LyX with MikTeX and I am trying to use the following command \oiiint but I am getting the following error: \oiiint The control sequence at the end of the top line of your error message ...
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Xetex Hebrew PDF output problem in Lyx

I am trying to compile a document that contains both English and Hebrew. The problem is, that although I have selected Documents | Settings | Use non-tex fonts via XeTeX |LuaTeX, there is no option to ...
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insert -> Senseless!

Working with LyX, I opened the Insert menu in order to insert a label. Accidentally, my mouse selected something else, I don't know what, and before I knew it, I saw the phrase "Senseless!!!" in the ...
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Extracting only the BibTex records relevant to the paper [duplicate]

My colleague asked me to write a page for a paper he writes. I wrote the page in LyX, compiled it to LaTeX, and sent him the TeX files. Then he reminded me that I forgot to send the .bib file with all ...
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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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Typeset a system of equations in LyX

I want to create an system of equation in LyX, like this: Can anyone help me?
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Make a 2cell diagram more beautiful (or less ugly)

I want to draw a two-cell diagram using xypic, the problem is that the bigone label is to long, how can I make the following diagram: looks like this one: using exclusively the two-cell feature ...
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Template for Wedding Order of Service?

I'm trying furiously to design an Order of Service for a wedding in Latex (wedding is tomorrow...lol). I'm also using Lyx to hopefully speed things up. First off, I can't seem to find a suitable ...
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Cannot use a custom document class with LyX

I am trying to use the ACM SIG Proceedings document class for a LyX document. Basically following these instructions: Using custom LaTeX document classes in LyX Step by step, here is what I do: put ...
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How to give color and style to one table in lyx

I have been trying to do something like this in Lyx. As you can see is a very simple style that I been trying to reproduce but without any success. I know there are to many questions related to ...