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What is the [american] option under Extbook?

I noticed that my upgraded Lyx installation adds the following line to the book class using the extsizes package: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,american]{extbook} I looked at the package ...
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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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Instant preview does not work in LyX 2.1.3 on OS X 10.10.2 yosemite

I'm having trouble with the instant preview in LyX. It seems to work in the LyX document about xy pics when I open that from the help menu, but if I generate a commutative diagram in a new doc it ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for inserting URLs in LyX?

I've looked through the keyboard shortcut documentation, and none of it shows an easy way to create a URL inset in LyX. I know that one can theoretically add a function in preferences, but every time ...
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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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How do I increase the gap between a label (under list) and text that follows? Also, is there any way to have more than one word in the label?

In Lyx, when I use "labeling" under "Lists", the first word I type is turned into a label followed by a large space. How do I increase this space between the label and the content? Also, is there any ...
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Insert knitr (1.9) Chunks From Separate File Into Lyx (2.12) Document

I have a LyX document (report class) called mwe.lyx and I would like to execute the following Rmd chunk called "mwe.Rmd". {r, eval = FALSE, echo = TRUE, cache = FALSE} 2+2 Of course, I can ...
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knitr-manual.lyx fails to compile on LyX 2.1.2

My error message gives me the following: An error occurred while running: Rscript --verbose --no-save --no-restore "C:/Program Files (x86)/LyX 2.1/Resources/scripts/lyxknitr.R" ...
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Best way to Insert R code into a LyX document

Let's suppose that I have a set of R (3.1.2) scripts that I would like to display in LyX (2.1.2). I could use Program Listings, but I think this looks very unprofessional. I am wondering if anyone can ...
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LyX and biblatex authoryear-comp and same authors: Parentheses wrong

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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Remove Indentation of Theorems

I am working with amstheorem and amsbook, and I'm trying to remove the indentation before the numbers of theorems so that they are aligned exactly to the left. Is there any way to do this? In ...
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Custom style in LyX

I am having trouble editing this template in LyX. After downloading the .tex and .sty files I can compile with pdflatex nips2013.tex which works fine. In LyX, I click File > Import > LaTeX ...
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Creating an organization chart and flowchart in Lyx [closed]

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to make these two schemes with Lyx : 1-organization chart : 2- flowchart :
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LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it

LyX 2.0.7.1, Mac 10.7.5: LyX text scrolls while I'm working on it. I often need to hit UNDO to find my way back to the insertion point. 26 Feb 2015: I have the same (continuing) problem with Mac ...
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Creating a Macro for an n-by-m Matrix in LyX

Specifically, I'd like to create a matrix such as $\left[\begin{array}{cc|c} a_{1} & a_{2} & a_{3}\\ b_{1} & b_{2} & b_{3}\\ c_{1} & c_{2} & c_{3} \end{array}\right]$ But in ...
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Shortcut for “vertical space” in LyX

Has someone got an idea what the shortcut is/where I can create one for the \medskip{} command (or any other command, that generates a vertical space in my document)? I looked in ...
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Koma Script handbook says chapters can start on any page using headings=openany?

On page 87 of THE GUIDE: Koma Script [2015-1-14] under the section "Structuring of Documents" the guide lists many "options" for changing the default output of \chapter sectioning, such as ...
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Pressing ALT key in LyX causes command Bar

I'm working in LyX (in Ubuntu 14.10) and I'm trying to use simple math macros using the Alt + M + XX combination, where XX could be anything, such as F for a fraction or ( for parentheses. However, ...
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How can I make “smart” macros in Lyx?

I want to make "smart macros," in the sense that I can write something like \mat3 in lyx and it turns into a 3x3 matrix, while \mat4 turns into a 4x4 matrix. Instead of writing out each macro for each ...
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How to read .lates extension on osx? [closed]

I am trying to read a .latex file but don't know what program I need on OSX to open the file. Usually I write my documents in LyX but that program cant seem to open .latex extension.
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How to put my name, current date and paper title in the header of every page?

I just started using Lyx and I'm very confused. It doesn't allow me to show the LaTeX code so that I cannot edit LaTeX directly. But it also has no apparent options to set certain things. What I need ...
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How to place Lyx macros in all my documents?

I figured out how to make macros in Lyx (insert->math->macro) so I'm super excited. But they only seem to apply in the document they are in. How can I include my macros automatically in all documents ...
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xypic: 2-Cell Triangle Identities

I would like to typeset, using xypic, the triangle identities from the definition of adjoint functors in category theory. My problem is with creating the double arrow connecting the hypotenuse and the ...
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\swapnumbers drops chapter

I'm trying to use \swapnumbers to get the numbering of theorems etc first in amsbook, as detailed here: \swapnumbers in lyx However, when I add \swapnumbers, it seems like the numbering scheme ...
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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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Problem with LyX installation on Mac Yosemite

after installing MacTeX and the recent version of LyX, I receive the following error message: "due to some error in it, the layout file could not be loaded. lyx will not be able to produce the correct ...
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Inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks (LyX on Mac)

For some reason, punctuation marks on my keyboard produce diacritical marks (accent marks such as "á"); pressing the keyboard key twice actually produces the desired key. For example pressing period ...
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Lyx on Mac inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks

I've just installed Lyx 2.0.7.1 on Mac OS X (Mavericks) and when trying to type in Lyx, some keys behave irregularly. More specifically, typing some punctuation marks on my keyboard (such as period, ...
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LyX enumeration style from numbers to letters

I'd like to use, for this specific instance, letter style enumeration [ like a) b) c) ] . I realize that I can nest one enumerate environment in another and the style will change, but I don't want a ...
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\swapnumbers in lyx

I'm using LyX 2.2dev on Mac together with Theorems (AMS), Theorems (AMS-Extended), Number Equations by Section and Theorems (Numbered by Sections) modules. I put \swapnumbers in my LaTeX preamble, but ...
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Modules (Theorem,Claim,Proof etc) LyX Question

I have a question about LyX. When I use for example Proof, I write stuff, but in the middle of the proof I have to prove another lemma. So I click Lemma, but it ''closes'' the proof. I don't really ...
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Lyx - Siggraph template not generating pdf

I am trying to use the Lyx and ACM Siggraph template but I cant seem to generate the pdf. I have used this link - http://wiki.lyx.org/Examples/AcmSiggraph - as a reference. I get the following and I ...
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How can I use a specific font in a program listing in Lyx?

I would like to know how to use a specific font (Arial, for example) in a program listing. The idea is to insert in my document a part of code in a 'program listing'. I found a way to insert some ...
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How to add my name on every page corner in Lyx?

My teacher has asked me to add my name on every page of my report. Is there a nice way of doing this so my name appears in a subtle way?
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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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no pdf output - view command disabled in LyX (2)

Yesterday I wrote : I am working in LyX with documentclass{amsart} and all was doing well until MiKTeX Update made impossible to produce PDF output, error messages being amscls.sty not found or ...
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Long file path get out of right margin on PDF

A simple LyX document consisting of one long file path, is wrapped inside the LyX GUI to the next line; but when exported to PDF it 'continues' after the right margin end. I'd expect it to be ...
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Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text?

Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text? I am trying to create the following layout in LyX: I'm using LyX 2.0 for mac. What are ways to ...
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Yet another “LaTeX Error: File '***.sty' not found” question

My apologies for what is probably a duplicate question, but I've looked through similar queries, and I either can't make head nor tail of them or they haven't helped me (likely due to my own lack of ...
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Rotated Text in Table Extending into Rows in Lyx

I'm trying to create a table with some rotated text in it, but the rotated text is extending into the rows below the cell, as shown here: Here is what my screen looks like in Lyx: I've tried ...
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no pdf output - view command disabled in LyX [closed]

I am working in LyX with documentclass{amsart} and all was doing well until MiKTeX Update made impossible to produce PDF output, error messages being amscls.sty not found or Undefined control ...
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How to improve appearance of hindi deonagari font on lyx

When the devnagari or hindi font was used on Lyx, the font appear as a garbage on Lyx GUI. This can be easily seen by pasting "इस पृष्ठ पर इन्टरनेट पर उपलब्ध विभिन्न हिन्दी एवं देवनागरी सम्बंधित ...
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...
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Pixelated PDF output [duplicate]

The PDF output of my LyX documents is rather pixelated as can be seen on the image. Does anyone know how to fix this? This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (MiKTeX 2.9) (preloaded ...
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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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Formatting Versions of the same Document

So I have a puzzle here that my Google-Foo is insufficient to handle. I've written my dissertation in Lyx with one master-document and a pile of child-documents for each important chapter or logical ...
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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: put space between first and second columns of table

When inserting a table in LyX, there's a space between the first and second rows, which I can get rid of by selecting the first row and turning off "bottom line", or selecting the second row and ...
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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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Can't move sidecap figures from top of page

Thanks for your help in advance. I am using LyX to typeset my dissertation. However when I export to plain LaTeX the problem persists, so I know is is a LaTeX problem. I am using sidecap with ...