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Problem with eulervm integral sign

I'm having a problem with eulervm integral sign. I get the usual slanted instead of the expected upright integral sign. I'm using MikTeX 2.9 in combination with Lyx 2.1.3. This is the code exported by ...
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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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Problems using the “crop” package and printing cam options using LyX

I'm having a little difficulty having default variables (with a custom page size) to load properly on the pdf. I am using the following preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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How to install an unavailable document class for LyX on Mac

I am new to LyX so I'm sorry if this question is really naive. I'm using LyX on a MacBook and I'm hoping to use the AEA document class on it. Since it is not available automatically, seems that I ...
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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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xymatrix spacing in lyx

I'm trying to use lyx to make an xymatrix with narrowed spacing between the rows. I found in Peter Gumm's notes http://www.mathematik.uni-marburg.de/~gumm/LyX/xypic/xypic.pdf that I could add to the ...
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Using a .sty file with Lyx, on a Mac

I apologise if this is a dupe, but I've had a look and can't find anything that matches my requirements. I'm having trouble finding a way of using a .sty file with Lyx. I found some instructions here ...
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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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Section numbering does not comply. I am using Lyx, Document class 'Report (standard class)'. Please help

I am writing my thesis in Lyx, using Document class 'Report (Standard Class)'. I have one main document 'thesis.lyx', in which I include all my chapters as Child Documents. In the main document ...
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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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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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Two-sided document: reverse page margins for hardcopy

Background Wrote a manual in LyX. The PDF is two-sided. Using KOMA Script v2. The pages are 8.5" x 11". Problem The spacing on the margins is not printer-friendly, it is reversed: Since this ...
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Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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RTL with tabluar

This is a question about xelatex, even though I mention LyX here. My goal is to produce an RTL table with one row, two columns, which looks more or less like that: ...
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Change the size of only a part/subset of a single equation

For example, I'd like to do: $Q^{r<1}$ but with the r<1 having a much smaller font size than the Q. Of course r<1 will naturally have a smaller size since it is a superscript, but I want ...
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How do I make my bibliography according to harvard-style (author-year, alphabetical by sourcetype…) in Lyx?

I am writing my master thesis using Lyx and I don't know how it would be the best way to set up my bibliography due to the requirements by the university. The Bibliography has to be arranged ...
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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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LyX table new line

While inside a table, it seems impossible to use Ctrl+Enter in order to start a new line in the same column. So if I have, for example, a column name "veni, vidi, vici" and I don't want it to be so ...
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Regression tables made with esttab in Stata have columns with different widths, using LyX

I am relatively new to LyX and I am trying to output regression results into TeX code, and then insert the resulting tables in a LyX document. The command I use to create the table is: reg y1 x1, ...
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Is there an Elsevier LaTeX2e book class?

I am interested in evaluating LaTeX2e book classes used by specific book publishers. I would like to lay my hands on the LaTeX2e book class, if it exists, for preparing book manuscripts for ...
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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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Problem with new version LyX 2.1.3 [duplicate]

I tried to open an older file with inserted figures in .emf files (actually created automatically by LyX when inserting copied pictures). I wonder why new LyX 2.1.3 allows inserting but does not see ...
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Footnotes are not shown

The text in the footnotes is not shown: only numbers and blank lines, however the text is ok in the text. Like that: __________________________________________ 1 2 My Latex Preamble: ...
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problem with converting into pdf file

I face the problem of converting my file into PDF. Everything was working fine until today. I reinstalled my LYX to 2.1.3. And now when I want to convert to PDF , it does not see my graphs inserted ...
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Trying to achieve the Word equivalent of “style for following paragraph”

In MSWord, when defining a paragraph style, it's possible to define the style of the following paragraph (the style that will chosen when I type return after entering the text of the style). This 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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Reorder long bullet list in LyX

In some document I have some long bullet lists (numbered or not numbered), for instance: 2001: ... 2002: .... 2003: ..... but I would just like to have the list reordered in just its inverse ...
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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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Add bst file with LaTeX / MiKTeX

I'm trying to use elsarticle-num-ident.bst, an exact copy of C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\bibtex\bst\elsarticle\elsarticle-num.bst but every time I run LyX, I get the bibtex error I couldn'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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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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Sectioned bibliography not working in Lyx

I am trying to get a sectioned bibliography in my thesis, with "References" being the cited articles, and "bibliography" containing additional uncited references. I've followed to the letter the ...
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How can I change the default background colour in Lyx to plain white?

I would like to change the default background of all content (non-preview, preview) to plain white:
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psfragfig/matlabfrag figure with LyX

I want to include some psfrag-figures in PDF output with LyX 2.1.3, e.g. ex02.eps & ex02.tex compiled from Matlabfrag's ex02.m, but it does not work. It worked with LyX 1.5.6, see Matlabfrag ...
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MiKTeX europecv (German) language

I'm translating a CV into German, under both OS X and Windows 7 with MiKTeX. The problem is that German doesn't work. I tried French, Italian, Dutch and they all work. Any idea where I should look for ...
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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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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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How can I change the thickness of individual table borders in Lyx?

Let's take the following example: Using Lyx, how can I make the top and the bottom border thicker than the bottom border of the header row?
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Editor font in LyX

The font used in LyX editor is very small for me to read. I want to increase it. Please not that I am not asking how to change the font size in the output. I could not find in the menu. (I am using ...
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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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different lang, write only right to left

I am using LYX. when I am writing a file in lyx that combines hebrew(RTL) and english(LTR) sometimes I write lines that start in english word this line and only this line that starts with english ...
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lyx shortcut for superscript and subscript

Instead of using the menu for Insert->Formatting->Superscript or Subscript, I would like to use a keyboard shortcut. I tried Tools->Preferences->Shortcuts, there are already shortcuts for ...
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Margins on two-sided documents using LyX

I have an issue trying to set my margins on LyX. I am using a two-sided document, the box for this option is checked. I've set the value of inner margins (4cm) and outer margins (2cm), but on my Pdf ...
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How to use the degree symbol in programming listing?

I'm using lyx and get the error message, that the ° symbol got excluded, when I'm trying the following example: \usepackage{listings} \begin{lstlisting} 10°C \end{lstlisting} EDIT: as asked, here ...
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how to set the footer in following manner “College Name, Department <year YYYY>” should be included. [duplicate]

I am using lyx version 2.1.0 i have to set the footer in the following format. “College Name, Department of Computer Engineering ” should be included. (10, Times Roman, Center justified) please help ...
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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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How can I preview an exported table (PDF XeTeX) directly in Lyx?

I create my tables in Lyx. Example: After using Export -> PDF (XeTeX), the table taken from the PDF looks as follows: Is it possible to generate a live preview of this rendered version ...