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Asymmetric quoting in LyX

In LyX, when I enter quoted text, the generated LaTeX source has uses different quotes for left and right: `` for the former and '' for the latter so that "Ugly quotes" produces ``Ugly quotes'' ...
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How does one create a title page in LyX?

What's the easiest way to create a good-looking title page in LyX? What I've currently found is a little bit of a hack. It doesn't place the title in the center, and uses raw LaTeX boxes for the ...
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Two math sections of the same type in a row?

Whenever I try to create two sections of the same type in a row LyX unites them as if they were one. I write a definition, press ENTER for a new line, and then want to write another definition on that ...
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Newline in table cell possible?

I am trying to add linebreaks in my table cell but found that Lyx doesnt allow me to. How can I do that?
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How can I disable the linking for figures in LyX?

Complete LaTeX and LyX newbie here. I am currently writing a document in LyX and I'm using hyperref to have links in the ToC, citations etc. The problem is that I added a figure (with float) and when ...
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LyX analogue for LaTeX \everymath{\displaystyle}: inline math with the style of equations

Is there a way to achieve in LyX what one can achieve using \everymath{\displaystyle} in LaTeX, that is to force all inline math to look the same as math in equations (large integral signs, full-size ...
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How to make LyX process TeX code without converting it into .lyx format?

When I do \input{file} in a .tex document I later import in LyX, LyX converts file.tex into file.lyx and changes \input{file} to \input{file.lyx}. But LyX doesn't do well with the TeX code it does not ...
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XeTeX problem compiling when I have a table

I'm trying to compile using XeTeX and I get this error ...ab:Quizzes-open-times}Quizzes open times} Your command was ignored. Type I <command> <return> to replace it with another ...
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Axiom 1 and 1' in LyX

I'm using LyX with "Theorems (AMS, numbered by type)" and "Theorems (AMS-extended, numbered by type)" modules. I would like to have the following output: Axiom 1. Lorem. Axiom 1'. Ipsum. Is there a ...
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How to line-number 1,5,10,15,20,25… in Program Listing in Lyx

I basically want every 5th line numbered, but would like to keep to 5,10,15,20,... as that seems intuitive to readers. So that means 1,5,10,15,... The first gap is 4, all subsequent ones are 5. Is ...
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single column abstract in an article and delete date below title

I am using LyX to prepare my journal for publication using article style. I use double column article. When I choose abstract from left panel, the abstract turns out to be in left-column in double ...
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prevent indentation of a paragraph

In Lyx, by default most paragraphs are indented (except at beginning of section and after lists). How can I cancel the indentation for specific paragraphs?
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How to use 2cell in Lyx?

I'd like to write natural transformation arrows in LyX (2.0.5.1) using 2cell (see this answer). The problem is, LyX seems to include the xy package by default and it's only using the [all] option. I ...
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Proofreading a LyX document

After writing a document in LyX I often convert to pdf and print for proofreading. The annoying part is that words that appear at a certain place in the pdf tend to appear in different locations in ...
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Place footnotes in a separate page

I have searched around a lot but have not been able to find a answer. How do I put all the footnotes into a separate page in LaTeX/Lyx? I need to place them after references page.
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poor font quality when exporting to pdf

I use LyX 2.0 and export with pdflatex. When writing standard text and exporting to pdf, the font gets rigid. Text written in math mode, though, is exported crystal clear. I've tested that on several ...
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Switch to LyX Code Keyboard Shortcut

In LyX, is there a keyboard shortcut to switch from the standard input to LyX code input?
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Controlling paragraph spacing in LyX

I'm working on a rather large document for my university using LyX. I have been using the report (KOMA-Script) document class. According to my university's document specification each paragraph ...
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Adding a space before each item in a multi-item citation

I am using JabRef with Lyx, and currently when I insert a multi-item citation in my document, it shows up something like this: [8,10,23] in the output, without any space before each item (except for ...
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Formatting resume in LyX

I am writing a resume in LyX (compiled using MiKTeX). How can I place my name at the top and centered? Also when I output it in PDF, there is always a huge margin space at the top. How can I set the ...
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How to reduce font size of TOC on lyx beamer

I am using a LyX beamer template which can be downloaded from this link. I'm having trouble with a large TOC, which can't fit on one page. How can I reduce the font size of TOC, so that it can be fit ...
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Spacing problem at List of Figures

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : Report. My problem is that the titles of figures are written on the numbers at List of Figures.
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Add an unnmbered section to the table of Contents in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, class document : report. I created a general introduction as unnumbered chapter, but at the table of Contents, the introduction does not exist.
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Align text in tables in LyX

I want to align the text of one of my tables like this: However, I got this: The header of the table are centered and rotated (in case of the first column header) and the rest of the text are ...
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Adding background color to table cells in LyX

I'm doing some tables using LyX and I tried to set a color background in the cells , but I got this error: Undefined control sequence \rowcolor {cyan} & The control sequence at the end ...
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Depending on the edition, but in the same language, I want different kind of quotes

When I write ``something'', I want the output to be one of the following inside the whole document, just changing one setup in the preambul: "something" « something » “something” One solution is ...
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Lyx Table has unwanted extra column (in an additional row) with APA

I am encountering this strange problem in LyX when my table ends up having additional "legs" as seen in the figure below. The document class article apa, doc is what seems to be causing the problem. ...
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“Contents” heading on more than one page in LyX

I'm using LyX. I have a 2 page table of contents, and Id like the header ("Contents") to appear on both pages I tried this: Table of Contents with headings on every page by putting the code in the ...
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Lyx: can I export LaTeX without the preamble?

I would like to export Latex from Lyx without the preamble. For example I would like to automatically remove all code before \section{} as well as \end{document}. This is so that I can automatically ...
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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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Inserting a table made with ERT into a float in LyX

Is it impossible to insert a table made with ERT into a float in LyX 2.0 such that I can edit the height and placement of the table in my document?
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Lyx drop-in table replacement to allow table footnotes

I want to be able to use footnotes in LyX while preserving the LyX table structure. Any way to force LyX to use a different environment for its built-in tables that allows that? I.e. some code to put ...
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Making a math poster using LyX

Is there a Beamer for LyX (or something analogous so that I can make a poster)? A code for a sample poster would be great. If so, can one please leave some details on how I would go about adding this ...
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Citing multiple authors with alternate separator than “and” using BibTeX

I'm using LyX on Linux Mint 14 ... Using BibTeX with the apalike style and some modifications in the preamble, I've managed to get the bibliography as it should be except for one thing. When I cite a ...
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wide table in a two-column document

I have a two-column LyX document. I want to add a table that will be as wide as the entire page, so that it will not have to be squeezed into a single column. I found some suggestions: table too wide ...
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Ruled Algorithms in columns/minipages

I'm using Benoit Guillon's algo styles for Lyx (at http://bgu.perso.libertysurf.fr/) in 2.0 to get nice algorithms ruled with line numbers. This is just a wrapper for the algorithm and algorithmic ...
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Regression tables made with esttab in Stata have columns with different widths, using LyX

I am relatively new to LyX and I am trying to output regression results into TeX code, and then insert the resulting tables in a LyX document. The command I use to create the table is: reg y1 x1, ...
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Quick way to enter Norm in LyX?

In LyX, if I go to the insert delimiters menu, I can insert a norm. Is there way to attach a shortcut to this? By norm, I am referring to the double bar on each side.
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Too much space at end of chapter

When writing my thesis in LyX, I encountered the following problem: After finishing a chapter, I wrote \break in order for LyX to start writing the next section in the next page. The problem is that ...
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How to surpress pagenumbers in bibliography section in LyX?

If you look at this picture you can see, that LyX generated the pagenumber where I cited book [2]. How can I surpress that behaviour?
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Change Colour on Chapter/Section headings {Lyx}

I am using Lyx and Layout report for my thesis. I would like to change the colour of chapters sections and subsections (only the headings) from black to blue. I attach a screenshot in order to ...
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elsarticle table and figure caption

I want to change the caption of elsarticle in LyX for table to be and for figures to be Mine is the following: I use the caption package in document preamble ...
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How can I add a blank page before the title of a book in tex or lyx?

I was trying to make a little booklet in Lyx. I want to export it to .pdf and then use to brochure-print function of adobe reader. Anyway I need to put an extra blank page in before the title page so ...
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Lyx 2.0 Formatted references to theorem/lemma/claim environments

In Lyx 2.0, I'm trying to use a formatted reference to a claim, but I cannot get the "formatted" part, i.e. I can't get it to typeset "claim" as well as the claim number. I'm using modules "Theorems ...
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Conditional Bibliography in LyX Subdocument

I am using LyX to manage a multi-part document (my thesis) and I would like to be able to produce stand alone sub-documents (e.g. a chapter) that include a bibliography, but only when the sub-document ...
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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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Lyx Single Column

In Lyx, one has the option of making 'Two-column' document by selecting the corresponding option in the 'Text Layout' section of the document settings. Is there any way of disabling this for a few ...
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Using PGF in Lyx

I just tried coping & pasting code from How to draw Venn diagrams (especially: complements) in LaTeX and I get errors ... I suppose I need to install/configure Lyx to use PGF/Tikz?
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Use a longtable in Lyx

The following compiles well in Kile but when imported into Lyx the title is duplicated and the "continued on next page" incorrectly appears at the end of the table. %% LyX 1.6.7 created this file. ...
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Lyx Templates site

Does anyone know of a site which collates Lyx templates and provides previews of how they look? I don't just mean thesis layouts but also letters, essays and all sorts. Many thanks in advance.