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LyX is changing horizontal spacing between words depends on the line's length - it even changes the page margins

I'm writing a paper in Hebrew and the margins of the equations from both sides is just too small, IF the line is long. What I mean that it feels like LaTeX is trying to push too much into 1 line, it ...
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Omit Date from LyX Titlepage in KOMA-Script Book

By default, when using Lyx with the KOMA-Script Book class, the date is shown below the title and author name on the titlepage. I would like to omit the date from the titlepage. Is there a way to ...
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LyX: Can't compile with \usepackage{algpseudocode} with Language that isnt English

im pretty new to LyX and Latex. Im writing a paper in Hebrew and I want to add an algorithm in English. So i'm adding \usepackage{algpseudocode} to the Preamble and pasting some example algorithm. ...
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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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Re-installed LyX; pdf preview doesn't work

I have re-installed LyX on my laptop (Windows 8), and now the pdf preview doesn't work. At first, it was popping up an error message (something to the effect that it couldn't find some sort of MiKTeX ...
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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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subscript and superscript in Lyx leave large gaps in onscreen editor

When I insert superscript or subscript formatting using the Insert>Formatting menu in Lyx, it leaves a large gap between the sub/super-scripted text and the preceding text. This does not happen when ...
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Using APA style referencing in elsarticle class document?

Ive just had my paper sent back to me by the editor of a journal I submitted to and was instructed to change the referencing system of my paper to APA ver. 6 style. Text: Citations in the text ...
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Changing header style in Report

I am using LyX and I am writing my thesis using the report class (two-sided). I put in Latex preamble the following code: \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} \fancyhead[LO]{\footnotesize ...
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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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Is it possible to insert standalone images in lyx

I'm trying to insert an image into a document. Inserting it as: \begin{figure} \centering\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figure_name}\caption{Description} \end{figure} Leaves an entry of type "Figure ...
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Lyx, referencing and classic thesis

I have some issues with referencing in LyX and the classicthesis template. Ive built my .bib file with Mendeley. Referencing with the example bibliography works properly, however, when I load my own ...
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Is it possible to omit references at the bottom using tufte-handout in Lyx?

I find the bottom references to be redundant, while using the tufte-handout layout. Is there a way, in Lyx, of omitting the references at the bottom, leaving only the citations in the sidenotes?
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Lyx can no longer find images

I have update a number of images in lyx and changed the contents of images but not their path. I import images as follows: \begin{figure} ...
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Most efficient way to convert word containing many Mathtype equations to LyX

I use LyXConverter from http://www.editorium.com/lyxconverter.htm It does not convert equations, which are displayed as "no file found", that is, empty files, in LyX. so I have to use "toggle tex" ...
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Use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx

The question How to combine Acronym and Glossary shows us how to make a great glossaries and acronym lists. I would like to use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx. This may be too large a ...
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Lyx with template

after having written large parts of my dissertation in lyx - I would need to adopt a template for formatting 1 . Can somebody tell me how to reformat my lyx document in a way as to have it in that ...
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LyX is leaving a big gap between paragraphs in the place where float (figure) should be

I just want to ask about why is LyX leaving a big gap between paragraphs surrounding a figure?. Not all paragraphs, but only between those paragraphs where I inserted a float (figure). The figure is ...
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Change text color of ToC entries in LyX

I've inserted a table of contents with LyX using Insert->List/TOC->Table of Contents and it is good, but the text color text is red and I want it black. I'm using book(KOMA-script) as document class. ...
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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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Lyx cannot generate hyperlinks as references

This question is related to this one. I have a bibtex file containing a number of references some of which are only links to a number of domains. The entries in the .bib file are of the form: ...
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Thickness of lines in a table in LYX

I would like to increase the thickness of the top and the bottom lines of the attached table in Lyx. I tried command \newcommand{\hthickcline}{4} as shown in the attached Lyx file but it does not ...
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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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Wolfram Mathematica Functions in Lyx

When using LyX, how can I call Mathematica to input a mathematical expression, such as using Mathematica's Solve[] function, and return the result directly to LyX?
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LyX - export with custom document class [Linux]

I have a document written in lyx, which is supposed to be exported to pdf file on Linux. I write it on Windows, but then I commit the .lyx file to repository and it's suposed to be exported to PDF on ...
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Writing with RTL language inside of formulas in LYX

I recently started using LYX and it's GREAT! I have configured it for using Hebrew and everything works fine except I can't write in Hebrew inside formulas normally. In the equations it won't let me ...
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Lyx :- Package babel Error: You haven't specified a language option

I get the following error in Lyx when I try to generate the pdf file. Package babel Error: You haven't specified a language option I have tried using the information in similar questions for TeX ...
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LYX citation reference style

I'd like my reference would look like this (based on Chicago 16th ed. (Author-Date Style) ): Stabell, Charles B., and Øystein D. Fjeldstad.1998. “Configuring value for competitive advantage: On ...
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Bibliography problem [LyX & Jabref]

I'm an Ubuntu beginner. I'm using LyX to write a paper. For my bibliography I imported a .bib file created with Jabref. I'm facing 2 problems regarding the rendering of the bibliography. While I'm ...
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Is it possible to replace certain words in a subdocument in LyX? How?

I have an amount of LyX-subdocuments that should be recombined into a new (main-)document via input. I would like to replace certain words in the subdocuments when the publication is generated ...
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epstopdf error in lyx

I have read many answers here, but nothing work. I have an error in my lyx with eps to pdf conversion. when I use epstopdf in terminal it works, but with lyx doesn't work. this is my latex code: ...
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LyX Hyphenation Not Working

I need a little bit of help troubleshooting this. I'm also not too sure on what I can provide and how to provide it, but here's what I have: LyX 2.1.2, with options in "Preferences>Language>Language ...
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Inputenc error in bibtex during pdf output

I'm not very good with tex stuff, and although I'm a capable linux user, latex has always been a problem for me. My situation. I'm writing a thesis document. OS : Debian 8 Lyx : 2.1.2 Jabref : 2.1 ...
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Reusing custom Lyx .bind file on Linux

I have been using a custom .bind file for keyboard shortcuts with Lyx 2.1 on Windows. I recently installed Lyx 2.1.4 on Ubuntu and I would like to reuse this .bind file. I placed this file at ...
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Justify left and right inside example environment

I use the "Numbered Examples (multiline)" environment in a LyX document (class : Book (Standard Class)). The text is not fully justified (it is not right justified) in the examples. Is there a way to ...
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Errors in a two column document in LyX

I am getting following errors when I select the two column option for ACS document class and link my bibtexstyle bibliography. The errors don't show when I have a single column document along with the ...
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Langmuir output in Lyx?

I have achemso package installed for Lyx, how do I select the Langmuir layout which is langd5 to get the desired output ?
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Reproduce right-align behaviour of `multline` inside `align` environment using LyX

The multline environment is great for long equations. For example, \begin{multline} First line of my long equation \\ second line of my long equation \end{multline} produces output in which the ...
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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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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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no option set default output format as pdf

I've recently installed lyx on arch 64, and the 'view buffer' button as well as the shortcut (Ctrl+r) are disabled, after a bit searching I read that it's necessary to set the default output format ...
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How to add a logo in the top left of the page? [closed]

I am using lyx and I need to add the university logo in the top left of the title page, but I couldn't I am using book document.. is there a code or package can help me? I am a new user not expert
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Installing your own class into LyX does not work

I've already read tons of posts on how to install your own class into LyX etc. but neither of them have worked in my case. I'm working on Windows 7. So far I have tried putting my .cls file into ...
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LyX: How to change color of an individual Shaded Background Box?

I can change it globally by going to Document -> Settings -> Colors: Shaded boxes. However, what if I want different boxes to have different colors? For example, in my case, by default I set the ...
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Break a frame into several frames [duplicate]

I am creating a beamer presentation with LyX. I have multiple slides (frames) that contain a lot of points - too many to fit on the slide. So I would like to break such slides into multiple slides so ...
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How to add an empty line between paragraphs?

I have two sections which I'd like to separate by an empty line. Every time I press Enter, LyX removes that empty line between paragraphs. How do I prevent this?
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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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How to combine several child files such that each child file has its own Table of Contents?

I have several child files that I want to export as one master file and each child file has its own Table of Contents. When I export the files, the first child file's Table of Contents contains all of ...
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How do I make my bibliography according to harvard-style (author-year, alphabetical by sourcetype…) in Lyx?

I am writing my master thesis using Lyx and I don't know how it would be the best way to set up my bibliography due to the requirements by the university. The Bibliography has to be arranged ...