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Spellchecker in Lyx 2.1.4 Does Not Work

I just upgraded to Lyx 2.1.4 from Lyx 2.1.3 and the spellchecker does not work -- it asks if I want to start from the beginning and then closes like it found no errors. I am using Windows 7 with a ...
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How can I type Genzen style deduction in LyX?

As a philosophy major student, I'm learning how to use LyX. And I don't know how to type genzen style deduction on LyX. And Is there any good reference for LyX like Peter smith's for LaTeX ...
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\cdot screen representation in LyX

I just had my first experience with LyX 2.1.3. To my (unpleasant) surprise, a \cdot command is rendered indistinguishable from a \times command in the on-screen preview (as a cross, that is). Up until ...
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Setting document width in Lyx

When I view my document in a PDF with pdflatex, my stuff is squished into like only 60% of the page, leaving the rest an ugly, unused whitespace. How do I fixed this (preferably in Lyx)?
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Using Lyx on Fedora 20: what does this error mean?

I get this error when trying to compile a pdf with Lyx 2.1: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.6-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (format=latex 2015.4.2) 28 JUL 2015 12:45 entering extended mode ...
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How to fix the top and bottom margins in Lyx in order to conform to standard ERC proposal?

I need to write a document with specific margins (well, I admit, a grant proposal). They want : The minimum font size allowed is 11 points, line spacing single. The page size is A4, and all ...
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Curly braces disappear when reloading LyX document

I have a problem in LyX when using a math macro with an optional argument. I want to have an interval [a,b] as argument, which I need to group in curly braces, otherwise LaTeX will confuse the ...
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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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Insert newline into passthru paragraph style

I have a custom latex class with a command that encloses several paragraphs of text, separated with newlines. \latexcommand{First paragraph with some text. Second paragraph with some more text.} ...
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Undefined control sequence - Math mode, \hat

I received a LyX file from my friend and when I tried to compile it, LyX showed me this these errors. I have no idea what is going on. Hope you can help me out, thanks a lot. Update: Here is the ...
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LyX Beamer [t] on plaint itle frame

Here, I read how to set [t] globally for a beamer template in LyX. However, is it also possible to just set the [t] option for the PLAIN TITLE frame and leave centering for all other? Best, Fabian
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Converting LyX to LaTeX

I'm working with a colleague who uses LyX (I use LaTeX), and we have a hard time exchanging documents because of conversion issues. Is there any easy way to convert LyX to LaTeX and vice versa?
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Caption of figure in list of figures in Lyx

my question is often asked and as often answered for regular Latex, but I would like to know, if there is a simple way in Lyx to make a custom entry for a caption in the list of figures, just like ...
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How to Include external word document between the lyx document

I am writing my thesis, have to include a word file consists of 5 to 6 pages between the LyX document. Kindly help me by telling how can I include an external file in LyX document.
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Implement .sty file in Lyx

I am writing a dissertation and there are couple mandatory pages in the beginning of the document. I struggle to implement the template provided by my University into lyx - ...
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Pdf compiled file error [duplicate]

Here is my attached pdf file shot. When I compile my LyX document these figures go out of the window. Actually these are 10 sub figures whereas only 5 are visible in the pdf file after compiling. ...
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Fraction macro in lyx

I want to create a macro for word-like fraction sign in lyx. Namely, when I write 1/2 I want it to be \frac{1}{2} Any Ideas?
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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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New chapter after Appendix in LYX

Is it possible in LYX to start a new chapter after Appendix??? seems like no matter if i start a new chapter or paragraph, it continues writing in Appendix.
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Is there an online LyX to TeX converter?

My laptop with LyX on it is suddenly out of commission. For the short term I only have access to some heavily controlled university computers which have LaTeX but not LyX. I want to convert some LyX ...
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Thousand Separator in LaTeX and LyX table

I want to get thousand separator in LyX tables. I had the following LaTeX code. It works fine for the second column but not for the first column and also when I import it into LyX it adds extra ...
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writing springer book in lyx

I followed the instructions given at http://wiki.lyx.org/Examples/Springer to install classes to write a Springer book. I am writing a single-author book. The installation has worked fine. Now how ...
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Long word exceeding column in lyx [duplicate]

I have a long text that exceeds the column margins It's not an English word. it's this hexadecimal number ...
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How can I get capitalised cross references in LyX with refstyle

LyX (v2.03) uses refstyle for cross references. By default if you use the GUI to create a reference it produces source that looks like: \tabref{label1} \figref{label2} which produces an output like ...
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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 does not export postscript file!

I try to export a lyx file to .ps format. But while I hit the save button I got the following error: "No information to export the format Postscript" Any help will be appreciated. Thanks,
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Lyx outline pane and menu truncating titles after N chars

using Lyx I've encountered the following problem: In the outline pane section's and subsection's text are truncated after a certain number of chars. The same limit seem to be applied in the "Navigate" ...
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switching to pdf view with Adobe Acrobat DC

I just installed Lyx 2.1 on my computer for the first time. I wanted to create my first trial pdf but switching to viewing mode is for some reason not working with the Acrobat Reader DC. I tried many ...
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Writing readable LaTeX

Lets say I have the following LaTeX code \subsection{Convex sets} A set \( \mathcal{S} \) in \( \mathbb{R}^n \) is said to be convex if \[ \mathbf{x}_1, \mathbf{x}_2 \in \mathcal{S} \implies \lambda ...
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LyX Install Not Recognizing Installed Spellcheck Dictionaries

I just installed LyX on my Windows 10 machine. I have Language Settings > Language > User Interface package set to "Default" (I have also tried English (UK)), package set to "Automatic" and there is ...
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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 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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Automatic line-breaks in a long display-mode equation

I have a long sequence of equalities and inequalities in a display-mode formula. Currently, this formula is longer than the page width. Is there a way to tell LyX to automatically break the formula ...
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Lyx output problem: cannot open Type 1

I use Lyx 2.1.4 on Mac OSX and I installed The BasicTeX 2015 Distribution (https://tug.org/mactex/morepackages.html). I wrote a document that contains some math characters (lambda, delta...) and I get ...
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Lyx - Template and summation parameters

I'm fairly new to LyX. I recently imported a template for my Math homework, and it's working perfectly, except for when I use \stackrelthree; my parameters above and below the summation (big sigma) ...
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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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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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text side in the chapter title

i used tikz code in lyx preample to add decoration around the chapter, but the title words was not good. example: the chapter before tikz: الحركة الدورانية the chapter aftr i used tikz: الدورانية ...
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Extend table width automatically for all columns

I'm using LyX for tables in my thesis with the Article class. I would like all my Tables to span the entire text width of the document and that each column is extended proportionally so it doesn't ...
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Installing Hebrew for LyX on OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to install this as shown in the this link. But, I'm getting the following error message: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. I guess I haven't specifyied the ...
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LyX: insert minipage with 100% line width

I defined the following command sequence in my toolbar: Item "Insert Minipage" "command-sequence box-insert Frameless; inset-modify width \"100line%\"" Unfortunately, this is not working. lyx -dbg ...
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Gaps between columns are too wide in Latex (or Lyx)

I am writing up my dissertation and this particular table has bothered me for a while. I've tried many ways to shorten length, shrink the table (which I really want to avoid because I want to have ...
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Adding emphasis (italics) to a word in a chapter title LyX

I have a chapter title which contains a word which needs to be in italics. LyX allows me to add emphasis to it in the LyX window (with Ctrl+E) and it appears italicized in the LyX window. However, in ...
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figures and sub figures are too wide in a row to see in the document

I am facing an issue of floated figures and their sub figures and tables adjustment in the compiled document... They get out of the document and can't be seen when it is compiled. kindly help!
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How to add horizontal fill after an displayed equation in lyx?

So how to put the horizontal fill immediately after the displayed equation? I mean, I want the "(equation 1)" to be in the same line as the displayed equation. How should I do that? Guys please ...
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Is Texinfo used much except for the GNU manuals?

It looks kind of nice, but I'm not certain I should invest the time or just put LyX and org-mode away and finally learn LaTeX properly.
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C++ code listing exported to HTML using elyxer has problem with < and > symbols

C++ code listing exported to HTML using Elyxer has problem with < and > symbols for example #include <iostream> shown as #include. I have to change manually all < to &lt; and > to ...
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float is coming in the wrong place

I am using a table in the float which keeps on coming between the paragraphs. I have tried using here definitely but it is still not working. This is my first time using lyx so please explain in ...
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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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No PDF viewer installed error with LyX

Recently I reinstalled LyX under Windows 10. Even though I have installed foxit reader, I get a pop up message in preview that it says: "No PDF viewer is installed. Please install a PDF viewer such ...