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Custom title font in LyX

(My first problem of compiling at all is solved, so I'm now posing a slightly different question). Hi, I'd like some help with producing handouts for my students. I'm using LyX as I'm far from fluent ...
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What are your favorite lesser-known LyX tips and tricks?

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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In LyX, is it possible to customize the special characters (specifically symbols)? [closed]

This could be a problem to many newcomers to LyX (and LaTeX in general), who are migrating from word processors; the story is that first I try to insert a special character, an arrow for example, so I ...
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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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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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Document class not available

I'm new to LyX, and using LyX 2.0 for Windows. When I select a template from "File"->"New from template" it shows a alert with title "document class not available" containing the text like ...
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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 write a vertical vector in LaTeX for LyX

I can't work out how to write a vertical (two dimensional) vector, with brackets spanning two lines. Do you know how to write it for LyX?
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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 table new line

While inside a table, it seems impossible to use Ctrl+Enter in order to start a new line in the same column. So if I have, for example, a column name "veni, vidi, vici" and I don't want it to be so ...
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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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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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Lyx is ignoring typewriter font setting for program listings

I'm using Lyx's Insert|Program Listing to insert a code listing into my document. Unfortunately, Lyx seems to ignore the Typewriter font selection I made in DocumentOptions under Fonts ⇒ ...
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Resize large images that exceed page margin whilst respecting existing scale

The solution posted here Scale (resize) large images (graphics) that exceed page margins works great. Just to summarise, Dave Jarvis suggested \usepackage{graphicx} % Determine if the image is too ...
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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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Footnote indentation on first page

Using LyX. While I can remove the indentation of the footnotes on subsequent pages, with \usepackage[flushmargin]{footmisc}, the first footnote---really a thanks---with address information stays ...
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Math mode inside LyX tables

If I insert a math mode environment inside a table cell, then the output will show no vertical space between the borders and the equation, here is an example: Is there any way that will make ...
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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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LyX: Insert bullet list inside table cell

I want to add a bullet list inside a cell, but .. I can't.
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How to make “claim” environments look like “theorem” environment?

I am using LyX 2.0.5 with document class article and 'Theorems (AMS)' in the modules. From what I understand, the claim environment copies its style from the remark environment. I'd like it to copy ...
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How to put the triangle arrow

I am looking for this symbol: ▷ I have seen it in the tutorials and manuals in menu Help. I think it's the code: \lyxarrow{} But in the example it isn't code; I can see: • Open a new file ...
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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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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 center a table in Classic thesis LyX version

I am using classic thesis for writing my thesis and while placing tables, the tables are aligning to the left. I want the table centered. I am attaching images of the LyX code and the output. Any help ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...