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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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Setting Folder for Data pgfplots in LyX

I'm trying to get a figure in my LaTeX document, but I struggle to set the search-path I use \addplot[blue] table {invcum.dat}; from the example, however it keeps saying ! Package pgfplots Error: ...
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beamer doesn't compile

This is a LyX question... I updated my LyX to the latest 2.1.0 and since then it does not compile the PDF file when I use beamer (other files it compiles fine). I get the following error message: ...
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Citations when importing a .tex file into Lyx

I relatively new to LaTeX and Lyx. I am using the Scrivener -> MMD -> LaTeX workflow. For citations, I used Papers2, as it allows me to insert MMD-style citations into Scrivener. When compiling, the ...
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Adobe Reader does not open file created with [xetex]{\attachfile2}

I have been using \attachfile2 successfully to create PDF documents with LaTeX already. However, when switching to XeTeX, I find the Adobe Reader says it cannot open the file due to security ...
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Lyx IEEEtran template copyright overlaps text, authors not appearing

How do you make certain that the copyright and publisher id mark are correctly located at the bottom of an IEEEtran template Lyx document when rendered as PDF? I've tried a couple of suggestions but ...
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hyperref link to file at position

I'm a newbie. I've figured out how to set up a hyperlink link to a file (in my case, a PDF) on the hard drive. But I would also like to change the starting position when this PDF opens up. This PDF ...
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Cover letter with modernCV in LyX

I created a CV using the modernCV package in LyX and I would like to create a fitting cover letter. I saw a lot of people doing it but following their examples does not work for me. What I tried: I ...
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Lyx: document cannot be opened

I am writing my very first serious Lyx document for end project of study. All was well and I was having fun until tonight when I tried to open it, it cannot be opened: Error says: Doesn't ...
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Lyx tabulary substitution, similar to tabularx substitution

The Lyx wiki suggests that if I want to use tabularx when using gui-built tables, I can use the following preamble: %% Hack by Heiko Oberdiek (on de.comp.text.tex) \usepackage{tabularx} %% Redefine ...
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Poblems with minipages in LyX in main pdf file

I am writing my thesis in LyX. It is in the report class and have two chapters as child documents. Both chapters have objects on mini pages. Both chapters produce fine pdf independently. But in the ...
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LyX claims it's exporting a PDF, but it isn't

I recently reinstalled both LyX and MiKTeX (on Win10, if it matters), hoping to fix a longstanding error where I couldn't export to pdf via pdflatex. Now, instead, no pdf exports work. It reports that ...
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can't compile simple plain text in Lyx (lyx_tmpbuf2)

I have recently installed a portable Lyx 2.0.8 in Win7. I already run Miktex update and reconfigure Lyx. However, I just write a few lines on Lyx (plain text, no more) and cannot compile it on pdf. ...
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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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What software can be used to publish an internal technical journal for my company?

I'm in the engineering department of a young company, and we're playing with the idea of starting an internal technical journal. I've found LyX to be extremely powerful for writing papers, and have ...
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How to follow the DRY (Dont Repeat Yourself) in multidoc?

What is the best way to keep the configurations and same content in different parts of the main document reusable from single location (e.g. from child document)? First idea was to have this ...
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MLA citations in LyX

I tried several times to get MLA citations working, but I always hit some wall (mostly the problem is that LyX doesn't build in project directory - only files that it's aware of are being copied to a ...
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Citation: Author-comma-year in LyX (classicthesis)

I am writing my thesis in LyX using classicthesis and have some troubles with citation style. Basically, I want to avoid ERT when citing and instead use LyX' built-in "Insert citation" to get ...
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opening pdf at the cursor on lyx

While creating a preview on lyx , I expect the pdf to show me the position of the text at which cursor is positioned. The default behaviour seem to open pdf at first page. How can I change this ...
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Address book similar to BibTeX to be used on LyX

I have a list of addresses. While writing the report (not in letter), I need to add address repeatedly. Is their something similar to BibTeX, which I can use with LyX for automating inclusion of ...
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I had an install error and all of the default layout/class files are missing. How do I fix this?

During the installation process there was an error and it seems that none of the default class layouts are available. I have tried looking at the LyX wiki but it seems that only user made layouts are ...
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How can I automatically copy a LyX-generated .aux file to the working directory for cross referencing?

This is a follow up to: Using the xr package in LyX (for cross-referencing an external LyX document) I have two LyX documents, called draft.lyx and supplement.lyx. I need to compile them into ...
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Evenly split the columns of a multirow table in lyx

I would like to have a table like this: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.6 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are doing. ...
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Breaking equations under parentheses in nested environments of LyX

I want to reproduce something like this in LyX: Any suggestions as to how I can achieve line-breaking as depicted in the picture (in the rather long definition of a particular set under item (b), to ...
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How to make longer arrows from object to itself at xy-pic

I trying to control on the length of arrow from object to itself at xymatrix (xy-pic): for example - This is what I get when I'm typing *+++[o][F.]{a}\ar@(d,r) And this is what I get when I ...
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SVG drawing created by Inkscape not displayed properly on Lyx

I created an SVG figure using Inkscape and inserted it into my Lyx paper. But the figure is not properly display either on lyx or the pdf it generated. For example, an arrow "--->" becomes a line ...
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LyX installation error- text class not found- 'Reconfigure' or 'use without latex' option coming

I use win-7, 64 bit. I downloaded lyx bundle 2.1.4 packaged along with miktex 2.9. After installation, when I ran the program , a pop-up appears saying- 'lyx: no textclass found'. In detail, it tells- ...
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tabularnewline incompatible with rowcolors

I have a huge table I am editing with LyX I tried to use rowcolors to have alternate row colors but it does not work This looks like to depend on the use of \tabularnewline instead of \\ The ...
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Editing Distance between Abstract and Intro in LyX

Here's an example of how I'd like my abstract to appear. Note that the amount of vertical space between the abstract and intro is minor. In my document the vertical space between the abstract and ...
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Package of 'bidi.sty'

I'm trying to compile a hebrew Lyx file on Linux, and I get an error that the file 'bidi.sty' is not found. Which package has this file? I'd like to install it and see if it works...
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Can't Make pdf of Math Help Document in Lyx 2.14

Using Lyx 2.14 on Windows 7. When I try to create a pdf of the built-in Math help document I get the following error: LaTex Error: Command \@textsubscript already defined. I have had no problems ...
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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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remove “” from lyx macro

I am using LyX and followed http://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Biblatex. I don't want to use an absolute path with \addbibresource so I've tried following there example of using the \input@path macro. This ...
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It is possible to set up inverse/forward search in LyX with zathura pdf viewer?

In the following wiki page of LyX it is explained how to set up reverse search in LyX using Okular and PDF Sumatra: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX#toc1 Additionally, the following link gives the set ...
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Lyx: force Wrap Float not to cross a subsubsection

I have a Wrap Float in Lyx with a graphics in it and the text of the current subsubsection on the side of the Wrap Float. When the next subsubsection starts, it yet fills the space left next to the ...
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Is there a LyX way to add multiple cross-references to a document?

I am using refstyle and can successfully call \chapref{label-1,label-2} in an ERT, which produces the desired "Chapters 3 and 4", but I was wondering if there was a way to do this via the GUI which ...
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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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Using 3dplot package in Lyx

I'm trying to get the following tikz code to run with LyX: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/the-3dplot-package/ My preamble contains: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{3dplot} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Adding an environment to LyX for dividing a proof into steps

My question is basically a combination of the questions Is it possible to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment in a nice way? and Create new paragraph style in ...
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MacTeX 2014 TeX Distribution panel broken under Mac OSX Yosemite

I've installed MacTex-2014 on my Mac running on Yosemite. The Tex Distribution window is broken, and am unable to explore all the templates on the Lyx. Is there any way to fix it?
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Using apalike and natbib in Lyx with author abbreviation as index

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and want to use the apalike citation style. I created a BibTEX generated Bibliography, added my bib file and set the style to apalike, which all worked so far. But then I wanted ...
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Insert Beamer Frame before the first Frame in Lyx

In Lyx2.1.2.2, I have created a Beamer frame. Now I want to add a new Frame before the first Frame, but I am lost about how to do it. I don't want to delete it and create a new one again. Is it ...
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Lyx how to call a local .sty file

I created a .sty file that I used locally with a tex file. I mean that I put the tex and the styfile on the same folder (in my documents) and call the styfile as a \usepackage{mycustomstyfile} ...
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LyX XeTeX and hyperref error hline

I have a main LyX document with a number of child documents, which have English, Hebrew and Greek text. On compilation, I get an error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@currentHref ...
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using hebrew in powerdot/beamer

I am trying to make a presentation in hebrew using lyx. I tryed beamer but it did not go well. Then I tryed powerdot, but when I compiled the document (ps2pdf) no hebrew was displayed (empty ...
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lyx with background won't load unless I type \newpage after the text

I try to write a document with a background in lyx, I made sure it works on Texmaker, on Texmaker it needed to be built a couple of times and then it got it right but when I try to preview or export ...
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Bibliographies by chapter using bibtopic on classicthesis LyX port

I need help with bibliographies by chapter using bibtopic with classicthesis (v4.1 LyX) with LyX (v2.0.2) under Ubuntu Linux (or a better option). I need bibliographies at the end of each chapter (as ...