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How to Paste Equation from Maxima to Lyx

I am using Maxima/wxMaxima in Windows to perform a calculation and I get a nicely formatted equation as output in wxMaxima. I can copy the Latex code of the equation and paste it into a math box in ...
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Finding duplicate words in Lyx

Is there any way to run a search which finds all duplicate words within a LyX document? For example, the the should be detected. Many thanks
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Problem with subimport command in LyX

I have the following structure (folders in italics) master.lyx parts mst mstCh1.lyx preamble packages.tex preamble.tex p1 p1Intro.lyx Each lyx file ...
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Non-float table with both footnotes and caption

Using Lyx. Is there a way to produce table with both caption and footnotes? Use of footnotes in a float is not recommended (both footnotes and tabular are float environments, footnote text is not ...
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Problem with cross reference and threeparttable - Lyx

I'm having an issue with cross reference using Lyx. I'm using threeparttable with cross reference inside a float. Although the table number is 1, the compiled file shows me "Table 2" when I cross ...
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Hyphenation doesn't work and lines overflow with French Babel (Lyx)

I'm using texlive-babel-french (on Fedora) with Lyx, and text overflows instead of having clear cuts because of hyphenation. When I change language from French to English in Document > Preferences > ...
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Is there a LyX way to add multiple cross-references to a document?

I am using refstyle and can successfully call \chapref{label-1,label-2} in an ERT, which produces the desired "Chapters 3 and 4", but I was wondering if there was a way to do this via the GUI which ...
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Using `inputminted` in lyx has no effect on document

I'm trying to import a complete code file into a lyx document using the minted package. But the resulting document has no code at all. Here is a minimal example. And there's nothing in the resulting ...
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Using minted for syntax highlighting with RTL language reverses code

I'm writing a LyX document in Hebrew and I want to inset some inline code snippet but the code is reversed when rendered. The minimal lyx example is here. And it look like this: LyX source: ...
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What other advantage, than using of special (math) symbols, is in using TeX editors over Write/MS WOrd [duplicate]

What are the features of Lyx, Bacoma, Papeerea or SharedLatex (besides the option to insert symbols) that you can not do well with LibreOfficeWrite/MS Word ?
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Author footnote with Elsevier class in lyx

I'm finishing writing my thesis in Lyx using the Elsevier documentclass and want to thank someone in a author footnote. Using the following Tex code: \fntext[fn1]{This is the specimen author ...
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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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Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04: Spell checker has no dictionaries

Situation: I'm trying to spell check for German in Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04. Currently I'm having Enchant selected under Preferences, but I'm open to any alternative to gain "in document" spell checking ...
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Option clash: using pdfpages with xcolor [duplicate]

I am using \usepackage[table]{xcolor} to alternate table row colors in my thesis. I have tried to include a .pdf file as an Appendix using pdfpages, however LyX tells me there is a option clash with ...
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Why no label text 'Definition' shows up when cross referencing to a Definition in lyx?

According to this page Cross reference in LyX, no label text 'Definition' shows up, just the number, when cross referencing to a Definition in lyx. Any suggestion? Thanks.
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Adding page number for “Appendices” to Table of contents

To meet formatting requirements I must add a page number to the ToC for the first page of the Appendices. Currently it appears as the following: Appendices ........ A Supp1............13 B ...
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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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How to create bib file from only keys, not AUX file, with JabRef?

These questions ask how to create a small .bib file with the references used in a paper from a larger one in general and in Windows. Here, I ask how to export the references from JabRef, if you only ...
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Use algorithmic in LyX

I'm used to using the algorithmic package in LaTeX, but don't see an easy way to use it in LyX. I even tried this, but it didn't work. Further, it required me to change my document type, which is a ...
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Unable to use utf8 with the LyX ClassicThesis version 4.1

This is a question about using UTF-8 symbols (e.g. å, Ä, Ö) in the LyX version of ClassicThesis. Using such symbols in the main document lyx files work without any changes at all to the ClassicThesis ...
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How to use Beamer templates and themes with LyX

I've just started using Beamer and am confused both by terminology and how to accomplish certain things in LyX. Section 6 of the Beamer class User Guide speaks of "solution templates." Section 15 ...
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A short hyphen in a math formula

In a LyX math formula, I want to write something like "r-number". However, the usual dash looks too long (like a minus sign). I am looking for a short, possibly upper hyphen. I couldn't find it in the ...
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Auto-scroll LyX window while typing

Is it possible to define a setting or something to fix window scrolling in LyX to a specific relative position? That is, say my view is set such that I'm typing on the third of the visible lines, and ...
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In LYX, how can I eliminate or change page numbering in my Appendix Chapter*?

I have tried everything suggested on the web but nothing has worked - yet! I am writing a thesis with 6 numbered Chapters. For page numbering I am using \pagenumbering{arabic} and ...
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How to create a hyperlink shortcut in Lyx?

A section of my pdf report is a collection of web links with comments. I would like to use a shortcut such as CTRL+K to insert hyperlinks. I couldn't find a hyperlink function under the Lyx Tools / ...
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How do I add numbers to all existing align environments in a Lyx document?

I saw a similar post at Automatic equation numbering in LyX but it didn't answer my question, so hopefully someone can help me out. I have one of my key bindings set to: command-sequence math-mode; ...
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Lyx only properly works as root in ubuntu

I recently updated my ubuntu to 15.04, since then if i open lyx not as root i cannot save files or change documents settings. Only when i run it with root privileges i can change documents settings ...
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the spell checker has no dictionaries lyx 2.1.0 (windows7)

yesterday my spellchecker have been worked fine, but today I opened it to complete my work and when I press F7 it tell me the spell checker has no dictionaries I use hinspell and lyx 2.1.0 and I ...
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LyX issue with the viewer

I just installed MiKTeX and LyX on my new Apple laptop (yosemite 10.10). When I open an old .lyx file or create a new one the eyes icon on the top left (cmd R) for creating a PDF is inactive, as well ...
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LyX View pdflatex does not display automatically in Acrobat Pro DC

I am running LyX 2.3.1 and Acrobat Pro DC under Windows 8.1 64x. Selecting View PDF[(pdflatex)] opens Acrobat but does not display the file. I know that the file is fine, because I can find it on my ...
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Using custom-aligned subarray in LyX

I need to write a vertically stacked subscript in a notation meant to say "evaluate expression at k=..., and k'=...". In the end it should look like / SOME \ | BIG | \ ...
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Sections in Nomenclature using Lyx

I am finalizing my thesis using LyX and I want to make two sections in Nomenclature (One with abbreviations and another with symbols). There a tutorial in lyx wiki about sectioning Nomenclature, but ...
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Fixed column width ruins alignment of table row using Lyx

I am having the worst luck with a table I am trying to create. The problem occurs when I want to have multiple lines in a column, I use the trick posted on here (and I think Lyx's wiki) and set a ...
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How to hide graphic (image files) in lyx editor

I use Lyx editor for a document that has a lot of high-res plots (maybe I could downscale the images, but that's not the point), these images are too large when rendered in LyX GUI, for example they ...
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Align an image at the right of a text in LyX

I am LyX user and I would like to align an image at the right side of my title but I don't know how..:/ I am using as module "report". I've attached a screenshot in order to illustrate where I want ...
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Search for a cross-reference

In the LyX editor, how can I search for a cross-reference for a certain figure, e.g., search for all places where I reference fig:abc? My current workaround is to delete the reference. Then, when I ...
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undefined control sequence - \@rllanguagename

I've been using LyX for a while for math typing. So far I was using the "standard article" class, and everything worked well. But when I'm trying to use an AMS article class, I get this error (even if ...
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LyX: viewing error for pdf

I am using lyx2.1.3 and when I try to convert my lyx file to pdf by using command ctrl+r then the message displayed is "directory path to the document cannot contain spaces". I am using adobe ...
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amsfonts become pixelated in PDF

I'm completely new to LaTeX. I've downloaded LyX 1.6.8 which uses MiKTeX 2.9, so there is probably some markup which is not required. When I create a PDF from this a bitmap font of AMSFonts is used. ...
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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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What software can be used to publish an internal technical journal for my company?

I'm in the engineering department of a young company, and we're playing with the idea of starting an internal technical journal. I've found LyX to be extremely powerful for writing papers, and have ...
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pdfpage and Lyx, avoid superpositions of pages

When I include a pdf-document inside a Lyx document using the function inside Lyx (Insert -> External Material) which calls pdfpages, at least two pages are super-impressed (one appear on top of an ...
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Center part title in Lyx

How can I, in tex code or directly in the Lyx GUI, put the part title in the center. e.g. instead of this: Part I Introduction and Background theory this: Part I Introduction ...
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Lyx: how to get theorem numbers to have three parts?

Using the document class amsart, how can I get theorem numbers to also contain the number of the subsection and not just that of the section? Here is a minimal working example of what I mean, in ...
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Coincident enumeration of images in Lyx

How can I enumerate a list of images, where each image is solely displayed within precisely the same coordinates on the Beamer page? I was effectively doing this by duplicating slides; the first ...
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Mac shortcut in Lyx Beamer to have text associated with new frame

What is the Mac shortcut for Alt-Shift-Right in Lyx using Beamer. I have a new environment (new frame) and I am typing text underneath it that does not appear on the slide. In Windows, Alt-Shift-Right ...
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bflabel undefined

After updating LaTeX (MacTex) with Tex Live Utility the other day I've had trouble compiling using \bflabel: ! LaTeX Error: \bflabel undefined. The document I'm trying to compile is a modified ...
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How to change the styles (.sty) path in Lyx?

I am using LyX Version 2.1.3 (for Mac Yosemite) Library directory: /Applications/LyX.app/Contents/Resources/ User directory: ~/Library/Application Support/LyX-2.1/ If I go to Tools-> TeX ...
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I want to insert a file into my lyx document not import

I have a lyx file and I want to attach some csv files. I don't want to import the files because most of them are very large tables, rather I would like to so something like what Microsoft word does ...
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What LaTeX / LyX classes, modules and templates are available for novel writing?

I'm very new to LyX and LaTeX, but keep seeing it mentioned while Googling for composing a novel. I'm understanding that it might offer the simplicity of being able to focus on writing the story, ...