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tabularnewline incompatible with rowcolors

I have a huge table I am editing with LyX I tried to use rowcolors to have alternate row colors but it does not work This looks like to depend on the use of \tabularnewline instead of \\ The ...
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Lyx does not compile to PDF [closed]

when i try to export to pdf i get the following error: LaTeX Error: File `luaotfload.sty' not found. so it seems i'm missing some Latex files. i tried the following solutions: ...
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Indentations in Algorithm floats in LYX

I am using LYX and I'm trying to enter algorithms in an algorithm float. Is there a way to have indentation?
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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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Editing Distance between Abstract and Intro in LyX

Here's an example of how I'd like my abstract to appear. Note that the amount of vertical space between the abstract and intro is minor. In my document the vertical space between the abstract and ...
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How to Enter Address in LyX in this form

I am currently in article AMS document class. In LyX I'd like to enter my name and address in the following form: Note that there's not a large gap between the author's name and the address. I ...
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Correctly Including Figures in LyX

In LyX I enter a figure/graphic at the end of a paragraph using Insert > Float > Figure. I assume this is the command that I want since I want to include a graphic with a description (please let me ...
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Writing steps to an equation

I am new to LyX, how do I write steps to an equation, and if I want to do an operation on both sides of the equation, something like x+2=2 \-2 x = 0
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Adding keywords to an algorithm in LYX

I am using the method explained in this post to add algorithms in LYX. I wonder if it is possible to add new keywords like (Input, Output, ...) so they appear in bold. I use Algorithm-Style Package ...
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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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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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Parenthesis and Apostrophes in LyX's XeteX don't show [closed]

I've checked many answers online to why Xetex in Lyx doesn't show apostrophes or parentheses, and the answers, like including fontspec and excluding other packages, simply don't work. Here's the ...
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Longtable with threeparttable

Can anyone help me to figure out why this code does not work in Lyx? Despite using longtable, the table gets truncated at the end of page after overflowing the bottom margin. \begin{threeparttable} ...
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How to see the \O in math-mode (at LyX)

I'm using LyX 2.1.2 and when I put (at math-mode) this: \O I see nothing at the pdf file. Do you know why? If this helps - when I look at the source code - this what I see: \L{$\O$} But when I put it ...
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Figure numbers in Lyx and PDF are differnt!

I am using Lyx 2.1 and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for thesis. I need to figures to be numbered for each chapter, i.e. Fig 2.3 for second chapter's third figure. I tried the codes recommended in the forum ...
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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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Adding a content page with links to each section and subsection

I am working on a thesis and need to create a contents page so that each entry is a link towards a section or subsection. The current layout I'm using is "Article". How may I introduce a content ...
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Collect number (of citations) from internet

I would like to insert a "dynamic" number in my TeX (actually LyX) file. In particular, I am working on a literature review and would like to add the number of google citations. For example: Grossman ...
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How to remove vertical space between enumerate list and sub-list? [duplicate]

I'm putting together some homework sheets for my maths class using LaTeX (more specifically via LyX) and there's something to do with the bullet points that's annoying me. Look at the following image. ...
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Binomial math symbol like but with square braces [duplicate]

I want to generate symbol like this: But I can't find a proper method in LyX. I tried frame decoration with \overset like this: I also tried square braces with matrix inside, but is too large. ...
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LyX not recognizing updates in .bib file

I have a BibTeX file with the extension .bib. For some reason, although I manually insert references in this file, the hyperlink from my LyX file does not recognize these updates. Any thoughts on why ...
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Removing or Editing the header on each page in LyX

My document is in (AMS article) mode. The title of my paper shows up as a header on each page. The problem is that the title is too long and it overlaps with the page number. I would like to use a ...
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Removing bold font and editing font style

(1) I am in section* mode in LyX. I am using (article) class. Everything seems fine except the font. It's all in bold. How can I undo this? I do not want bold font to be the default every time I am in ...
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Why CAPS LOCK in AMS mode in LyX?

I am trying to use the AMS article in LyX. I want my output to look like the following (note margins are the same for the entire paragraph and not all letters are capitalized): Here is my source ...
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Question about numbered claims

My claims starts with something like: "Claim 0.1" How do I change the numbering? Maybe to something like "Claim 1".
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LyX 2.1.4 on Mac (el capitan) problems with colon, comma, etc

I think I'm having the same issues as described here: Lyx on Mac inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks When I try to type a colon, for instance, I need to hit "shift+colon key+colon ...
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How to change font of the references in Lyx?

I want to change my IEEE references style in Lyx, because I have all the letters somewhat capitalized: How to change it to a normal font? Edit (bib file snippet added): ...
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LyX: Bibliography created two times with overlapping numbering

I have a little problem with my bibliography in LyX: First, I insert a bibtex-bibliography (Insert -> List/TOC -> BibTeX Bibliography) at the end of my document (in the appendix). For that, I use a ...
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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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Inline resin identification codes (recycling codes)?

I would like to use resin identification codes (the recycle triangle arrows + identifier inside) inline, as part of my text. How can I achieve this? LyX-oriented answer would be appreciated.
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Formatting latex code in lyx

I have been using lyx and have run into text formatting issues when using math inline formulas. For example, the code bellow: is converted to: How can I make the formula fit the numbered list?
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How to use TikZ in Lyx

How do you use TikZ efficiently in Lyx? I understand I have to go to Insert->Tex code, which opens a box where I can type actual Tex code. But it's really difficult, there is no indentation, ...
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Continous update of PDF in LyX

I was wondering if LyX has an option whereby the PDF output file updates as I am making changes to the master file.
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Lyx can't import Bioinformatics (Oxford journal) Latex file

Hi I am trying to import a latex file given hereto lyx. http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/bioinformatics/for_authors/submission_online.html Lyx is throwing an error. Can anyone help?
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Text in Lyx out of the border

After having used the command landscape to rotate a Figure, I cannot have the text aligned within the margin of the page. I double checked that all the settings are correct and they, in fact, are. ...
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How to create a separate List of Appendices like List of Figures or List of Tables in Lyx [on hold]

My university requires a separate "List of Appendices" to be placed after the List of Tables and List of Figures in the dissertation. I created an Appendix from a normal chapter with Document->Start ...
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How to install LyX Enchant spell cheker?

My current LyX program does not check for misspelled words. Some posts suggest downloading Enchant spell checker files. I have no idea as to how to what path to be used in order to configure. Can ...
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Remove all page numbers from the table of content

I want to send the table of content of a document containing only section and subsection titles. Sections of the document are empty, therefore, page numbers do not make sense at this stage. I get a ...
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How to create a cover page for my report in Lyx?

I want to create a cover page for my report. The page should contain the university name, the course name, my name, id, and date.... I tried ctrl+Enter after the first line of the title ...
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HELP-I'm using all my equations are suddenly turning into “simple text” [closed]

HELP-I'm using all my equations are suddenly turning into "simple text" in edit mode, they become black and I can't number them, what went wrong?
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IEEEtran class is unavailable in Lyx?

I have installed Lyx. But the document class IEEEtran is unavailable. When I open a .lyx document I receive: "The selected document class IEEE Transaction requires external files that are not ...
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Float listings in LyX with classicthesis style

I can not figure out how to insert floating listings in LyX with (or without) classicthesis style. Any hints would be highly appreciated.
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LyX makes mistakes rendering svg graphics

I am writing a document in LyX 2.1.4 on Mac OS 10.11 using MacTeX-2015. I insert svg files created in Inkscape 0.91. Some of them are entirely created in Inkscape. Some are outputs from R that I ...
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Lyx tabulary substitution, similar to tabularx substitution

The Lyx wiki suggests that if I want to use tabularx when using gui-built tables, I can use the following preamble: %% Hack by Heiko Oberdiek (on de.comp.text.tex) \usepackage{tabularx} %% Redefine ...
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Bibliography not showing with classicthesis LyX v-4.2

I am trying to switch to classicthesis style in LyX but the bibliography is not showing in pdf. I downloaded the classicthesis-LyX-v4-2 package, opened a new file from template.lyx and everything ...
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Invalid Latex preamble (in lyx)?

I'm running into an error while trying to preview my document created in lyx: after adding the language setting as described here. My preamble is as follows:
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How to remove the title, author names, institutions, date from appearing at each page in lyx

I am using beamer in lyx. The preamble I have is printed below : \usepackage{booktabs} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] \useoutertheme{wuerzburg} ...
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Equation label and align [duplicate]

I'm using Lyx and I have problem with equations. I would like to add label to equation, but somehow I can't add label if formula is in table or float. Ok, I can take them outside and then I can label ...
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Unable to use .tex templates in lyx

I have written most of my thesis in office but would like to use a template as recommended by my university. When I try to open the main file Thesis.tex in lyx the following error is shown: An error ...
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“Undefined” error using LyX

I always get these errors when I try to show a file; LaTeX Error: \eqdeclaration undefined. LaTeX Error: \pagedeclaration undefined. LaTeX Error: \nomname undefined. I can't find a fix for that. I ...