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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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Typewriter text without spaces not wrapping in LyX

I'm using typewriter text to highlight program code within my writing, however, long method names without spaces don't seem to wrap to the next line (see Figure 1). It is possible to make typewriter ...
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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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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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LyX enlarging inserted images

I have a problem with inserting images in my thesis that I write with LyX. Images in exported pdf are always larger than they actually are. Here is what it looks like in the editor, that's the real ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Windows LyX won't open a file created in Mac LyX

I created a lyX file yesterday on a Mac. It won't open in Lyx 2.0.7 on Windows. I get: Lyx_tempdir.HP7972/Buffer_convertLyXFormat.cr7972 is not a readable LyX document. I am pretty certain my ...
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Hyperref linking to wrong item in TOC(Lyx)

I added the hyperreff package and a TOC to my document using Lyx's built-in options. It seemed to work almost perfect except one problem: the first item in the TOC is linked to the page of the second ...
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How to force LyX to convert a GraphViz file into a vector format

In the "Converters" section in LyX preferences, I have the two following converters automatically defined for GraphViz: Graphviz Dot -> PNG Graphviz Dot -> EPS When I export my document as PDF, ...
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LaTeX template for Journal of Computational Biology

I am using lyx and have to insert citation by following rules. I could not find any specific citation style in lyx. References should be presented in the following style: Journal Paper: Fujar, B.R., ...
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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance in lyx

I am wondering how I can change the order of the citations in my paper. They are appear in alphabetical order however I want to be in the order that I selected. (Note: I am not asking about order of ...
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edit LyX nomenclature command extensions

I want to edit LyX's nomenclature command to use makeglossaries in stead of makeindex. This can be don the the settings menu under Output > LaTeX. Here I can change makeindex -s nomencl.ist -o to ...
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Typesetting Classicthesis without margin notes

I am using classicthesis-v4.1 Lyx template for my thesis. I know that it is not advisable to make many changes in classicthesis.sty but I don't want to use the margin notes option in it. I tried the ...
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Change font via `ERT` at LyX

I want to change font at LyX via ERT (e.g. for one of the Culmus Hebrew fonts). I remeber that was one command like \set...{fontname} and then the font change to fontname (What was before this command ...
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Numerical order of citation - bibliography in Lyx

I'm writing my PhD thesis in Lyx. I'm using a master lyx document to compile the various chapters in their own child lyx file. Each child has its own bibtex bibliography at the end. Articles should ...
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Problems with formatting jurabib output in LyX

I am having trouble using jurabib to create footnote citations in LyX. I followed the instructions for setting up LyX to use jurabib, see http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/HumanitiesLyX Following the wiki ...
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Change spacing for lists in LyX through template

I want to change the vertical spacing of a list in my resume. I am using the moderncv style file through LyX in Ubuntu 12.04. One of the list environments defined in the moderncv is Computer ...
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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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Dynamically change images in a LyX File

I am using LyX and have created a document that includes numerous images. I'm wondering if it's possible to reference the path and file name to the images in LyX so that when I compile and create my ...
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Specifying bbl in Latex2rtf using Lyx

I'm trying to export a Lyx-file (lyx) to a RTF-file with Latex2rtf using Lyx. I've already generated a bbl-file by writing following commands in the Terminal: latex file.tex bibtex file.aux I've ...
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Installing scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class in LYX

I am having problem with installation of scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class. I am unable to install it. I needed help on how to install it. I am using Windows Machine,my Miktex is located in the ...
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Remove header in fancyhdr with new sections

I'm writing my thesis in LyX with the article class. I want my headers to have the "Section X. " except for the pages where the new sections start. Is there any way to do this? My current code is as ...
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Getting minted and LyX work together

I need to insert code in my report, so I decided to use minted with LyX, my usual editor. I found a solution for getting minted and LyX together in this post (pwaller answer), by adding a custom ...
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Can't install lyx due to libboost_regex.so.1.53.0 not present in OpenSuse

I am trying to install lyx in opensuse with sudo zypper in lyx However, I get the following error Problem: nothing provides libboost_regex.so.1.53.0()(64bit) needed by lyx-2.1.3-109.1.x86_64 ...