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How do I prevent LyX from loading inputenc?

In my (out of the box) configuration of LyX, the line \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} is inserted in the generated .tex file by default. This makes it impossible for me to set different options ...
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How to disable hyphens in Lyx BibTex?

Can you prevent all divided-word hyphens only in a Lyx document's bibliography? (example divided-word: "Microwave" becomes Mi- on one line, crowave on another)
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How to move text in lyx, preserving the information on changes

I'm editing a manuscript with several people and we are using change-tracking intensively. Now I would like to change the order of two sections of the document without loosing all information about ...
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Defining a Lyx-inset, that always has full line width in the editor

Correction: In the original text I wrote that floats are displayed full-width. This was an error; Just like the "flexi-insets" created with InsetLayout they are only displayed in full-width when they ...
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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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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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How can I install ieeetrans.cls?

I need to use the IEEEtrans.cls for use in LyX (on a Mac) but I don't understand the instructions provided by the downloaded package. How can I find out if this class is installed, install it if ...
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How to write code examples in LyX?

I'm using LyX for Hebrew documents. When I add a Verbatim environment with English language, sometimes after a little editing the language change automatically to LaTeX and the compiled Verbatim text ...
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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 and Jabref problem

I am using LyX 2.0.6 and Jabref 2.9. I am trying to incorporate my bibliography in Jabref into Lyx, however I get the following error message in JabRef: Verify that LyX is running and that the the ...
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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 longtable with one LoT entry and a header on every page

I have a longtable which is spread over several pages. If I make the top row a header it appears once in the list of tables BUT I want it to appear on each page of the table... If I make the top row a ...
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Spanish language not working after update [closed]

I've recently updated my Lyx to the new 2.1 version. But when I try to compile my documents (in spanish language), I obtain the following "Undefined control sequence" error: \StartBabelCommands ...
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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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is pdfTeX from TeX Live 2015 supposed to work with LyX 2.1.3? [closed]

I am trying to compile a PDF in LyX with the pretest TeX engines installed, and so far they break. I don't recall what else would have changed from using the folder instead of the 2014 analog. pdfTeX ...
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Lyx2.1 - New Empty Float Definition Appeared for Some Reason (cannot compile anymore)

I have used LyX to write my dissertation, and for the most part, it has worked quite well. I am baffled by the current compilation error, however. After adding a couple floats, I now get the ...
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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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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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Writing Hebrew With LyX

I am doing my first steps trying to write Hebrew articles with LyX (Or any other solution). I am using Mac and do not know what to do after I have download LyX. Thanks
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LyX template prerequisites on Mac are missing

This is my first time using LyX to write my thesis. Running on Mac (OSX 10.9) and downloaded LyX Version 2.1.1. I noticed that there is no installer. All LyX files are bundled here: (1) ...
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Table of Contents: add vertical space above chapters

I am using Lyx and a custom document class for my thesis. I initially had a problem with a long chapter title being hyphenated; I needed to have the TOC be ragged right for the title of chapter one ...
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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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Quotations spanning multiple paragraphs in csquotes with french guillemets under LyX

This question was already raised and answered here for american: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[american]{babel} \DeclareQuoteStyle[american]{english}% verified ...
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LyX: add multiple authors

In Lyx, I have to insert 3 authors in an article. For each one of them I will have to specify their email address and the university they belong to. Two belong to the same one: author_a, ...
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changing relative font size in cls file

I am using a custom class (follow links here if needed: https://cpbl.wordpress.com/2010/01/24/ubc-thesis-under-lyx-manuscript-based-thesis-under-latex/). I don't like the relative sizes of the various ...
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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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Lyx Beamer enumerate eating first letters of text in Madrid theme

In Lyx beamer environment, enumerate is not compiling properly: the balls overlay the first letters of the item text, and the numbers are to the left of the balls (and invisible because they're white ...
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add citations to the document

I am pretty new to latex and lyx. I am currently writing my project proposal using lyx and got an issue when putting references. I have already created a document using lyx, but I cannot remember how ...
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Finding all italicized words in a LyX document

I've italicized certain words in a LyX document which I shouldn't have. Is is possible to search for or highlight only italicized words within the document? I'd make the changes manually but the word ...
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lyx, palatino, mathpazo, and smart quotes

Consider the following mwe \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} %\usepackage{mathpazo} <<--- ISSUE \usepackage[OT2,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} // or latin9 ...
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Installing LYX&TexLive on Linux Mint 17 with Hebrew support

I'm trying to run install-tl-ubuntu script with "--hebrew" option, then install the LYX package from the repos. When I run install-tl-ubuntu I get the following error (see the original on ...
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Forward search in Lyx/SumatraPDF not working anymore

I use "Lyx" as a Latex software. I have being using the Forward/Reverse search using SumatraPDF without a problem. I used the approach described here: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX#toc1 I am using ...
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Appropriate sections in Lyx

I am new to Lyx and I want to know, how one can set appropriate sections in there. I hope this is the real term but if you don't know what I am saying here is a picture of it.
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Installing new lyx layout: where are my layout files?

I'm hoping to find an easy solution to this problem. I want to install the American Economic Association document class and use it in Lyx. I have inserted the class file into the right latex ...
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LyX - Does not appear to recognize all class variables

I have written my dissertation with LyX (which has been great), but now I need to submit it. This means I need to accord with my school's template. I have acquired and installed the class ...
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LyX preamble to auto add space before and after math (CTRL+M)

I tried everything, but nothing works. How can I make auto space bofore and after math formulas in the same line? Thank you.
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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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Maple 18 output in LyX

I have the following problem: I want to import the outcome of solve(b^4-(2-d)*b^2-2*d*b+d+1 > 0, [b], parametric), which is a maple code, into Lyx. Even though I managed to export the solution of ...
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After updating to LyX 2.13: getting this message Sweave Noweb syntax? [closed]

After updating to LyX 2.1.3, I'm getting this message Sweave Noweb syntax?. I wonder what message mean and why I'm getting it? After clicking on ok, it works but I'm looking to not show this ...
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LyX and biblatex authoryear-comp and same authors: Parentheses wrong [closed]

I use LyX with biblatex 2.9a, biber 1.9 and the authoryear-comp style. My biblatex configuration is below: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear-comp,natbib=true]{biblatex} When I insert two ...
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Make LyX Configuration Emulate to Scientific Workplace Workspace [closed]

I'm wondering if anyone is aware of a customization of LyX (or similar program) that emulates the workspace found in Scientific Workplace. So, for instance, similar colors, toolbar locations, ways of ...
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Lyx wrong numbering in figure and subfigure

the latex source is as follows: \begin{figure}[h] \begin{centering} \protect\caption{Accuracies comparision of different methods \label{fig:comparision}} \par\end{centering} ...
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LyX footnotes do not create footnotes, only text in body [closed]

Ever since I updated my MacBook Air to Yosemite (very late -- just this week), LyX has been malfunctioning in its footnote functionality. I did a fresh install of both TeX and LyX, but the issue ...
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Why does this fail in LyX 2.1.3 but works in .Rnw?

This code works fine in .Rnw but does not work in LyX 2.1.3. In LyX 2.1.3 it throws the following error: Error in getModel.baseGmm(all_args, ...): could not find function "is" Any idea how to ...
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Numerical order of citation - bibliography in Lyx

I'm writing my PhD thesis in Lyx. I'm using a master lyx document to compile the various chapters in their own child lyx file. Each child has its own bibtex bibliography at the end. Articles should ...
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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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Is there any way to have more than one word in the label in LyX?

In LyX, when I use "labeling" under "Lists", the first word I type is turned into a label followed by a large space. Is there any way to have more than one word as the label. LyX isn't allowing me to ...
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How to increase space/indentation of lists like labels and enumerations in LyX?

When I use a label, it leaves a default space between the label and the following text. I want to increase this horizontal space/indentation by a lot more in LyX, but I'm not sure how to do that. ...
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Changing citation style in LyX from numeric to author-year

I'm trying to change the citation style from numeric to author-year but it somehow keeps both of them (Pyke et al. [4]). As you can see it doesn't show the year, only the ID number. I tried to change ...