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How to add reference to a knitr figure chunk in lyx?

Is there a way to make the lyx dialog "add -> cross references" to find knitr figure chunks? I.e., is there a lyx built-in way to add references to knitr figures other than use \ref manually?
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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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I want to embed plantuml diagram into lyx document

Please help me in embedding plantUML diagram in the LyX document. I am new to LyX, I could not figure out how to generate the diagram on the fly while converting the doc to the PDF. Let me write ...
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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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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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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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Document Format Failure

I made a lyx document but when I send this document to my instructor's system, it gives the following error Kindly help, what sort of issue is this?
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Adding information for coversion between formats

I just installed LyX 2.2.0, and trying to preview the included examples/splash.lyx file that shows up the first time you start the program. I'm getting an error about not being able to convert between ...
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Adjusting space between array rows and columns

\documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} \begin{document} % ... \[ \begin{array}{ccccc} x(1) & = & \frac{x(0)}{1} & = &...
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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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LyX: change PDF viewer

In LyX, how can I set Ubuntu's document viewer (Evince) as the preferred PDF reader for the generated PDF files? All of a sudden it started using Okular, which I don't like all that much.
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In LyX, how do I indent the paragraph right after an lists (itemize/enumerate) environment

See the example above, I want to indent the second paragraph. The generated .tex file is %% LyX 2.0.4 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really ...
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Page formatting when using images [duplicate]

New Lyx user, not very good in page formatting. whenever i insert an image, the whole page formatting get messed up. like in the below figure. In my code the above paragraph was after the pic. but in ...
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on linux: lyx looses changes in preferences after restarting (screen font, color etc)

I am on linux/ ubuntu 14.04 and my user directory can be found in /.lyx. I was able to paste a color theme into /.lyx/preferences but when I try to make changes to the preferences within lyx, the ...
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use joint bibtex library in multiple files

My document is split into several smaller ones which are included in a joint document. Now how can I use one bibtex file for all subdocuments? I am using lyx, but all plain tex solutions are also ...
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Cannot See references in pdf

I am facing an issue while compiling my lyx file. My pdf generates but it doesn't show references instead question marks appear. Kindly guide me where I am doing wrong. \documentclass[english]{...
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Is there a simple way to place float side by side in Lyx?

Hello everyone. When I want to place float side by side in Lyx,which is shown in the picture, I need to add a float-figure first, then add two box, and a(maybe three)\hfill, which is very inconvenient....
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LyX: Graph (.emf) from Excel — “Error loading file into memory” and “pdfTex Error”

I copy-paste graphs from Excel into LyX. I think LyX then converts it to .emf. (So far this is the only way I've found to ensure the graphs and images I copy from Microsoft Office are high quality in ...
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Remove space between chapter heading in lLyx?

I am using standard report class. Some of the chapters have long names and the spacing between the text is more than I want. How do I reduce the interline spacing in the text of the chapter heading ? ...
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spacing between the paragraphs in lyx?

I am writing my thesis using the standard report class. I want the TOC to have bold font for the chapters and the section but not for subsection. I use the following in the preamble \usepackage{...
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Change font size of TeX code in LyX editor

I'm working on a manuscript in LyX and using knitr to incorporate R code. The problem is that my inline TeX code is unwieldy to look at in LyX. How can I make the font appear smaller in the editor? I ...
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Two seperate nomenclature lists

I'm using Lyx and want two seperate nomenclature lists. I want one for jargon and abbreviations and one for mathematical symbols. Of course with different names, which I achieved by adding the ...
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Article in APA6 in LYX

\twoauthors Very good , I 'm doing an article in APA v6 , using APA6 LYX template, I have a question , not as include two authors with two different affiliations , try different shapes and throws me ...
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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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Citations in footnotes on the same page, using LyX?

I am aware that citations on the same page in LaTeX are possible with biblatex (1, 2). But how do I make them appear automatically as footnotes in LyX, when I add citations using the built-in ...
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error when runnin lyx file

I create new file lyx. When am running it, this message error is displayed : How can i fix it please
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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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LyX: Harvard Referencing using Natbib

I'm very new to TEX, i've been using LyX as a stepping stone. It's been going pretty well up until now. I've successfully managed to create citations and link them to the References I have created ...
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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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Knitr not available in LyX (Windows)

I installed LyX with MicTeX on my pc. I installed the Knitr module. So I see in the packages in R studio that I can add 'Knitr'. After that i added the path of R.home('bin') to the PATH in the ...
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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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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: Equation number overlaps equation

Using LyX 2.0.1, using the book (KOMA-script) class with the "Number Equations by Section" module, I have a long equation (in an equation array) that is overlapped by the equation number: Is there ...
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LaTeX Error: File `../classicthesis.sty' not found

I downloaded a LyX template that uses the style called classicthesis. The file was installed from the 'package manager' as an admin and the classicthesis.sty file is located in the same folder as my ...
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LyX, Biblatex, ClassicThesis: How can I avoid line breaks in citations?

I suspect I am not the only person with this problem but I cannot find any solution for it: I am writing a thesis using LyX and the classicthesis template. I manage my bibliography with Zotero but ...
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Using Hyperref in LyX - PDFLaTeX Hebrew

In the past year or so I have been using LyX in Hebrew with the Hebrew Article document class, with the PDFLaTeX format. Lately I found the Hyperref package, and with a single click all non-Hebrew ...
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Aalto custom CLS file in Lyx?

Oxford has instructions to set up CLS file for Lyx here so this thread for Aalto uni. So How can you use Aalto custom CLS file in Lyx? Aalto files CLS file (copy here) Aalto Thesis LaTex ...
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Springer author-date bibliography in Lyx

How can one set-up LyX to succesfully compile at least the provided Springer example? How to reproduce: New from template -> springer/svjour3.lyx Delete the two missing images in the figures or just ...
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Using a new document class/template with LyX?

I tried googling this elsewhere but I'm new to LaTeX and extremely confused about certain things. Basically I downloaded MikteX and I'm using the latest version of Lyx with it. Now all I basically ...
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Runtime logs and command prompt in Lyx?

LyX is a GUI based editor. The ability to see which LaTeX things are loaded each time would be useful. Example is Trial 5 where I try to determine whether Lyx loaded the aaltothesis.cls correctly. So ...
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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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(Lyx) How to install pdfpreview and how to export it into pdf?

I'm a Mac user and there's no preview option. I searched around on the tutorial and found that I have to install a software in order to have instant pdf preview. Is there anyway I can preview my ...
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Paste command no longer working in lyx

I have been using lyx for a while and everything was working smoothly. Recently, however, I tried deleting a float figure and inserting it at a different point in the document. Following this question ...
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Prevent Lyx from automatically including packages

Lyx question here, I think it applies to no particular version. When I include external graphics, Lyx automatically adds \usepackage{graphicx} to the beginning of the generated TEX file. However, ...
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How can I call unicode characters in LaTeX or LyX?

The only way I know to use Unicode characters in LaTeX involves another program such as Word. I'll discuss an example, the inexact differential symbol đ. U+0111 is đ, so in Word typing 0111 followed ...
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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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Pythontex workflow with LyX

I've recently learned about PythonTeX (Conference presentation). It's a tool that lets you execute python code in your LaTeX documents. This is useful for, e.g., creating matplotlib figures inside ...
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LyX fails with pdflatex error [on hold]

When attempting to "View" (as PDF) LyX documents since updating to 2.2.0, I get The external program pdflatex finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external program'...
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Re-installed LyX on Windows 8 laptop; pdf preview doesn't work

At first, LyX was popping up an error message (something to the effect that it couldn't find some sort of MiKTeX thing; I'm sorry I didn't write down the exact message). Anyway, I was able to fix ...