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Adding emphasis (italics) to a word in a chapter title LyX

I have a chapter title which contains a word which needs to be in italics. LyX allows me to add emphasis to it in the LyX window (with Ctrl+E) and it appears italicized in the LyX window. However, in ...
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I get an error when using \underline{x} in mathmode. Why?

I am trying to use $\underline{x}$ but I'm getting the following error in LyX: \inputencoding{latin1} $\underline{x} $\selectlanguage{hebrew}% I've inserted a begin-math/end-math symbol since ...
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Long bibliography options of BibTeX in RevTeX using LyX

I'd like to let titles appearing in a bibliography generated by BibTeX on LyX running RevTeX and using the style apsrev4-1.bst. In principle there is a longbibliography option one can use in the call ...
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Can I use Lyx to learn LaTex?

I'm completely new to LaTeX and I was toying with the idea of using it for my University assignments. However I'm afraid that, since those things are already time consuming per se, having to also ...
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How can I preview pdf in adobe reader or other editor instead of Yap using lyx

I recently installed lyx on a new computer. And it seems that I can't preview the pdf in adobe reader or sumatra. The yap software is invoked to preview the pdf. I tried to add the adobe path, change ...
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How can I rotate text by 90 degrees in LyX?

In Lyx, what are the different possibilities to rotate a selection of text by 90 degrees?
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How can I paste multiple rows in LyX?

I would like to paste multiple rows at the same time in LyX. The following animation shows how all data is pasted into a singular cell instead of multiple cells across multiple rows.
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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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Lyx subsection shortcuts disabled

I am using Lyx 2.1.4 on a Windows System. When i need to create a subsection/pragrah i used the standard shortcuts Alt+A 1-5. For some reason the shortcuts are now disabled (which lyx tells me down ...
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Align figure inside a bulleted list

I'm using lyx, and I have a figure float inside a bulleted list. I'd like the figure and especially the figure caption to align to the bulleted list, so that it's clear that the image belongs to the ...
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LyX: Adding External PDF in Hebrew File

I am trying to add an external pdf file in my document written in LyX, using the Hebrew Article document class. Following suggestions from other questions, I tried to use the "pdfpages" package but ...
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How to create a separate List of Appendices like List of Figures or List of Tables in Lyx

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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Define when to break a Frame with a Bibliography

I am creating a presentation with the LyX beamer template. My list of references runs more than one frame, so LyX automatically enables allowframebreaks for me. However, it chooses to insert a ...
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LYX natbib insert citation not ordering by observation sequencing

I am using lyx with natbib (shown in pics of document settings and bibliography). I have lots of citations where the author/year is the same. However, it is not ordering by appearance but rather the ...
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Lyx A3 page in an A4 document

I need to insert an A3 sized figure in my lyx document (my thesis chapter) is this possible? I have seen some on here around LaTex but not sure how to include it in lyx, I am new to it. Thanks
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LyX cannot recognize my MacTex 2015

My LyX system 2.1.3 cannot find my MacTex installation. When I choose Tools -> Tex Information, it appears completely blank. So far I've done the following: Completely removed MacTex 2015 and ...
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Change background color for html export

When I modify the background colour of the document, it works fine when I export it to PDF or to LyxHTML but not with simple HTML. I would prefer to export in HTML rather than LyxHTML but when doing ...
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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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chunk ran only once knitr/lyx then error

I am having trouble when I run the following code in lyx, using a script written in R: clean_cache(clean = TRUE) <<echo=TRUE,results='asis'>>= library(knitr) library(RMySQL) ...
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Subscript behavior is seemingly inconsistent

I'm a long-term LaTeX user trying to figure LyX out. Sometimes, the subscript underscore behavior works just fine. But, after I write an equation, if I go back to edit it, if I later add an ...
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Centering images in lyx

I am having some trouble in centering images in lyx and have read a number of questions on the topic. However, when attempting to apply the solutions from the answers the images are still not ...
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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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EPS Figure is cutoff on right when built to pdf, .eps is fine

I have to make an .eps file from a large png for publication in PRL. When viewing the .eps in ghostscript/inkscape/illustrator/... it looks fine, but when I build it into a pdf using latex -> DVI -> ...
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Citations not working LyX 2.1.4 and JabRef 2.8.1

I am writing a document in LyX which involves citations only. There is no text or anything else that could cause trouble. My problem: LyX does not generate either the citations or the bibliography. ...
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\end{thebibliography} on bibtex bibliography of lyx document

(This may be a stupid question, but I'm new to this, and have tried to find the answer elsewhere to no avail.) When I try to update my lyx file using pdflatex after appending a BibTeX-generated ...
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Lyx citation style: et al only when three or more authors

I'm using lyx and bibtex for my master thesis. In lyx, I changed the bibliography style from standard to natbib (author-year). The problem occurs when I cite a paper with two authors. The reference to ...
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Referencing style in Lyx

Journal example: Gray, Jo Anna. (1976). "Wage Indexation-A Macroeconomic Approach." Journal of Monetary Economics 2, 221-235. Book example Blanchard, Olivier J., and Stanley Fischer. (1989). Lectures ...
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For Lyx, and beamer how do I generate the red bracket on the left as attached

For LyX and beamer. how do I generate a "new" red bracket on the very left of the attached picture? I tried Shift + Enter or Ctrl + Enter.
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how to create separate bibliography per chapter in lyx

I am writing a book and I have separate .lyx file for every chapter (i.e., chapter1.lyx, chapter2.lyx...). In the main file, I have included all these files as child document. Now, when I want to ...
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Using Lyx on Fedora 20: what does this error mean?

I get this error when trying to compile a pdf with Lyx 2.1: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.6-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (format=latex 2015.4.2) 28 JUL 2015 12:45 entering extended mode ...
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LyX 2.1.4 does't load Document Classes after using Reconfigure

I tried to add on the LyX (Windows 10) Layouts folder some .layouts, and after I run "Tools -> Reconfigure" and restarting LyX it doesn't neither the default classes. How can I solve this problem? I ...
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Word “Theorem” Emphasized but not Bold

I'm using Lyx 2.1.4 on Windows 10 with hebrew, and I use xetex with David CLM font. In word, the font works great; however, in Lyx, when I use the theorem environment the word "theorem" is only ...
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greek encodings under lyx

In my newly installed linux machine (Fedora 19), editing a formerly working document under lyx, I get: Package fontenc Error: Encoding file 'lgrenc.def' not found and in fact I see that the dir ...
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LyX - Highlight a result in table without using ERT

I created a table in Lyx and I would like to put a square around a column to highlight the results without using the ERT command. Is that possible? I found that \colortbl and \mystrut can be useful ...
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Newline in table cell possible?

I am trying to add linebreaks in my table cell but found that LyX doesn't allow me to. How can I insert a newline inside a table cell?
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URL of web page in bibliography not output

First time trying to write my thesis in Lyx which has been great up until this point, and getting rather close to submission time I have noticed that webpage references are not outputting with the URL ...
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Following .Rnw works fine in RStudio but throws error in LyX

This .Rnw compiles fine in RStudio Version 0.99.862 \documentclass{book} \usepackage{Rd} % Rstudio will be able to find this .sty file \begin{document} <<label=Test, echo=FALSE, ...
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Is there a good reason to use LyX over ShareLaTeX? [duplicate]

I have been using ShareLatex so far, but sometimes its a pain using the website when it is much faster to just manipulate files on your own computer, for larger projects. Since I am beginning a larger ...
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Remove spacing between theorem environments in hebrew article

I'm making a cheat-sheet for an upcoming exam. It must be 1 A4 page (double sided). I've set the size of everything to tiny (it took quite a lot of effort) but now I have a serious problem with ...
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How can I create 2 TOCs: one short one and one comprehensive one with LyX?

I have a document (class = Book (Standard Class with Extra Font Sizes)) with many sections, subsections, and subsubsections. Therefore, I would like a "summary" TOC with only Part and Chapter shown. ...
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PDF preview not working with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I am using LyX 2.1. However, I cannot preview the output in PDF. This happens after I updated from Acrobat Reader 11 to Acrobat Reader DC (if I am not mistaken, it is version 15). What should I do?
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LYX: How to remove white spaces between two figures

Lyx is leaving a lot of white space between figures. I want to reduce this white space. How can I do this in LYX, I am not familiar with latex coding. Attached is the image of the actual page. In lyx ...
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Problems with pdf compiler unavailable and document class {article}

I currently have some problems with my Lyx on the new version of Mac OS X (the version just right before the El Captain). These problems are: When I go into the Documents -> Settings -> Document ...
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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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how to insert protocol in Lyx?

I know how to insert "algorithm" in Lyx. But how to insert "protocol" as shown in the following figure?
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Unable to include “large” code in lyx files

Following this question I was able to insert (Java) code into my lyx document. However, when I try to visualize (export it as a .pdf) the following error comes up: I can't work with sizes bigger than ...
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Lyx still inserting blank pages between tables in floats

I have a Lyx document with many tables and figures in floats after the bibliography. Lyx is inserting a full blank page (with a page number) between Table 1 and Table 2. Note these tables are rotated, ...
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hyperlinked cross referencing in Lyx

I want to make cross-referencing of Figures and Tables in text. I want them to appear in text with hyperlink, just like Journals. I have labeled all Figures and Tables and inserted them as cross ...
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PDF Preview not working

I'm using LyX 1.6.8 on Windows 7 Pro x64. Today I installed Adobe Reader X - and it doesn't work with LyX any more: Adobe Reader does not open the generated PDF after you created the PDF with LyX. It ...
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.tex file import issue(encode xymatrix)

friends. I'm a new lyx user. I try to import my .tex file, but it fails to encode xymatrix parts. How to fix it? Thanks for your help!