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Modules (Theorem,Claim,Proof etc) LyX Question

I have a question about LyX. When I use for example Proof, I write stuff, but in the middle of the proof I have to prove another lemma. So I click Lemma, but it ''closes'' the proof. I don't really ...
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Vertical space between section and top of the page?

I'm writing my thesis in Lyx and I'm using the Article layout and I would like my section heading to be centred, always starting on a new page and to have some padding from the top of the page. I ...
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Vertical spacing in multi-line title

Using LyX I have set the document to 1.5 spacing and it is applying to my title causing a weird space since my title goes into a second line. Other places in the document changing the paragraph ...
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renewcommand cite with one or two arguments

I need to renewcommand \cite. I used the following: \let\citeOld\cite \renewcommand{\cite}[1]{{\mbox{\citeOld{#1}}}} and works correctly for citations like \cite{Taylor}. The problem is that if I ...
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Unreasonable orphans in lines (classicthesis)

I am using classicthesis in Lyx, and I run into some weird orphans. From what I can see, there are no reasons for them to occur (see image for two examples). I am using this package in my ...
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LyX table border colour

I have a multi-row table in LyX, with black horizontal borders at the top and bottom of the table. I would like to insert other horizontal borders inside the table that are grey rather than black. ...
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Some problems using LyX RTL with equations

I'm really new to the whole LyX(2.0.5.1) thing I'm usually using LibreOffice Writer and it's Latex like "formulas". But I've heard so many good things about LyX, so I've decided to give it a try but ...
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Good format for homeworks in LyX

I am using LyX to type in my homework solutions, but I don't like my format. The homework itself is in the format of questions 1,2,... and each question has sub-questions: 1.1,1.2,... etc In the ...
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Cyrillic sans font in beamer (LyX)

I am trying to use Cyrillic sans-serif font in a beamer presentation. I make it using LyX 2.0.0. The code produced by LyX (exported as plain LaTeX) is %% LyX 2.0.0 created this file. For more info, ...
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Diacritics inside an Epigraph in LyX

I can use letters marked with diacritics in most parts of my document. Now, I'm making an epigraph \epigraph{,evlos t'nac uoy melborp a si ereht fI''\\ ''.ti dnif :evlos nac uoy melborp reisae na si ...
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Change vertical space between numbered formula in LyX

I have inserted serveral (20) Numbered formulas directly behind eachother in LyX 2.0.3. If I export these formulas to the final version in PDF, there is a large vertical space between the formulas. ...
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Highlighting a line in program listings in lyx

I am not able to find how i can highlight a particular line of code in program listings. Syntax highlighting seems to work but I dont need particular language keywords to be highlighted. e.g. for the ...
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minitoc package adds extra page when used with float and lastpage packages

The minitoc package adds extra page when used with float and lastpage packages. I figured out that this problem can be resolved by loading minitoc package before float and lastpage packages. In LyX ...
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How to exclude code from spell-checking in LyX?

I'm writing a technical document in LyX (version 2.0.5.1 for Windows) and I'm using Hunspell for spell checking. Throughout the text, there are code snippets which I've formatted with the "Code" text ...
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disable automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding in LyX

Is there a way to disable LyX's automatic insertion of \selectlanguage and \inputencoding? I like being able to switch languages by hand once in a while, but 99% of the times LyX inserts those ...
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How do you remove the vertical distance between references in lyx?

Using LyX, a BibTeX file and the unsrt bibliography style. The program automatically leaves an empty line between each reference, wasting lots of space in the process! Is there any way to force LyX ...
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Landscape figure float obscuring text

I am trying to insert a figure float in landscape orientation within an otherwise portrait-oriented document. The figure is inserting as it should, but for some reason it is obscuring a page of text ...
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How to tell LyX to put every sentence on its own line?

I'm planning to write my master thesis using LyX. In order to keep track of recent changes, I want to export the LyX source files to normal LaTeX source files and put these in a Git repository. In the ...
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Correct left aligning items in simplecv (LyX) [closed]

The simplecv class (for LyX), provides the Itemize environment which is defined in simplecv.layout as follows: Style Itemize Margin Static LatexType ...
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Renew command on mbox makes it freeze - Fix subscript size

I'm trying to change the font style of \mbox, but all my tries have failed. All commands I try either have no effect or make pdflatex recursively keep working and never finish and freeze. This makes ...
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Instant preview color in LyX

I'm using the instant preview feature in LyX, which as I understand is based on a LaTeX package of the same name. As I have LyX configured with a dark background - Is there anyway to configure the ...
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Save from LyX to PNG

I have a LyX file with a PSTricks picture. Currently, when I want to convert it to a PNG image, I save the file as PS, then open the PS in gimp, then save it as PNG. Is there a way to save to PNG ...
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Making document classes in LyX available

I'm writing a letter in LyX, and I want to choose a document class for it. (I don't like the default letter.) Looking at Document -> Settings -> Document class, I see that most classes are ...
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LyX: How to put temporary files to the lyx-file folder (for TrueCrypt compatibility)

I am working on a document in a TrueCrypt volume. As far as I understand, when I view PDF, LyX puts a temporary PDF file (and probably all temporary pdflatex files) into some other folder (at least, I ...
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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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LyX: Paragraphs ignored in PDF output

I have a document with article class. Here's the minimal example: #LyX 2.0 created this file. For more info see http://www.lyx.org/ \lyxformat 413 \begin_document \begin_header \textclass article ...
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LyX - Does not appear to recognize all class variables

I have written my dissertation with LyX (which has been great), but now I need to submit it. This means I need to accord with my school's template. I have acquired and installed the class ...
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What are your favorite lesser-known LyX tips and tricks? [closed]

Things that you have learnt from experience which might help others.
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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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Multiple bibliographies with bibtexall and LyX [closed]

I want to know how to include this script http://wiki.lyx.org/uploads/BibTeX/bibtexall in LyX in order to generate multiple bibliographies for a Master document and its child documents, each one of ...
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equations that are too large to fit on one line

I have an equation that is too long to fit on one line: x = a + b + c + d + e + f as an example of what it looks like. What is the correct way to handle this? Do i break it up over multiple lines? ...
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How to add my name on every page corner in Lyx?

My teacher has asked me to add my name on every page of my report. Is there a nice way of doing this so my name appears in a subtle way?
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LyX – is there a way to substitute variables in math formulas?

Suppose I want to replace x^{n_{1}}y^{n_{2}}z^{n_{3}} with x^{m_{1}}y^{m_{2}}z^{m_{3}} Is there a fast way to do this? I am certainly missing this feature from LaTeX editors like gvim and kile. ...
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Turning parts of text on and off

Is there a way to turn certain parts of the text on and off in LyX/Latex ? I'm thinking of having something like an environment (lets call it "TL" for "traffic light") and a parameter t such that if ...
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How to typeset converge in probability in lyx or latex?

I'm a new user for lyx, and I am wondering how you can put the p above that right arrow?
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Background for table cells in LyX

The title speaks for itself - how do I choose a background color for table cells in LyX?
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xypic: 2-Cell Triangle Identities

I would like to typeset, using xypic, the triangle identities from the definition of adjoint functors in category theory. My problem is with creating the double arrow connecting the hypotenuse and the ...
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list of current labels in lyx

I would like to see all the currently created labels in my document in LyX. I am creating a label and this label already exists somewhere in my document. Lyx relabels my item adding a "-1" to it. When ...
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How to have access to (or manage) bib files in MiKTeX?

I use Jabref to manage my bibliography database. I also use it with LyX and it's running well. But now I need to use it with MiKTeX and use TeXmaker as an editor. Using my MiKTeX settings I'm trying ...
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Lyx+article document, image under title in front page

Is it possible in a Lyx article document, to put an image under the title in the front page? I tried inserting an image but it goes in the second page Due comments that says that I have to put hands ...
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LyX — LaTeX error: File 'etex.sty' not found

I went to create a PDF of my work on LyX (by clicking the eyeballs on the top-left of the document), but it won't let me. What does this mean? How can I recover the document so that I can view the ...
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Globally set a word in Small Caps (or italics)

I am using Lyx with Preamble. I am working on a project where the abbreviation "hon." needs to be set to small caps globally. (/sc). Tried to use \renewcommand, no luck there.
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What is the [american] option under Extbook?

I noticed that my upgraded Lyx installation adds the following line to the book class using the extsizes package: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,american]{extbook} I looked at the package ...
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How to make the Table of Contents, List of Figures, List of Tables to appear in Uppercase?

The following images depict my Lyx doc which gives the first output when converted to PDF. I am looking to capitalize them. I am using Koma documentclass This is the current Latex Preamble: ...
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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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In Lyx, how to change “Part I” with some other text

I'm using the article class. When creating a new part, I would like to change "Part 1" to "Experiment 1", "Part 2" to "Experiment 2" and so on, followed by my part title. How can I do that? I've ...
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Begin enumerate from zero in LyX beamer

I am making a presentation using beamer in LyX. Is it possible to have a numbered list (enumerate) starting with zero (0) instead of one (1)?
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Vertical spacing between sidenotes (and, between sidenotes and captions) in tufte-book

Within from LyX, using various sidenotes in a tufte-latex-book environment, along with float figures, results sometimes in an overlapping of sidenotes and caption(s). For example, two sidenotes ...
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how to justify left all numbered equations

I use displayed numberd formula in lyx the equations are appears in middel I want to justify left the equations I used elsarticl 2 column page format
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Shortcut for “vertical space” in LyX

Has someone got an idea what the shortcut is/where I can create one for the \medskip{} command (or any other command, that generates a vertical space in my document)? I looked in ...