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1answer
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“greater than” and “less than” not showing up in compiled document

I try to write a inline formula including a greater than sign: $A < B$ If I use the above formula in an empty document it works fine, but in my full document it will just not show up. But I can ...
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3answers
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LyX: How to combine two math symbols? [duplicate]

I'm a new user of LyX. I'm using it to write math lectures. How can I make a new symbol from two existing ones? To be more precise, how can I create this: It's a subset with a circle in it ...
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0answers
97 views

Integral operator does not compile [closed]

When I put \int on LyX it doesn't compile. I had tried to refresh and update and nothing works. It throws me this error: Font\U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12pt not loadable: metric data not found or ...
2
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1answer
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Including bigcupdot in Lyx

I need to use \bigcupdot which according to this link is available in mnsymbol. I downloaded the package through MikTeX Package Manager. When I open a document in Lyx, I went to Lyx Preamble and ...
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2answers
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A short hyphen in a math formula

In a LyX math formula, I want to write something like "r-number". However, the usual dash looks too long (like a minus sign). I am looking for a short, possibly upper hyphen. I couldn't find it in the ...
3
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0answers
159 views

math/logic character \exists renders OK in editor, but faults when compiling [closed]

The fault message below: lyx could not find command for character "$\exists$" (code point 0*2203) This character renders OK in lyx editor, I pick it from lyx math miscellaneous, it's the first ...
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1answer
176 views

Insert a skak symbol

I'm trying to enter a chess symbols of skak package, and output it at pdflatex but it didn't compile...(at Lyx). What can I do? I enter it at math mode. (there is no other way). (Idon't know what is ...
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25 views

Lyx program listings output wrong symbols [duplicate]

This is what I added to the preamble: basicstyle={\footnotesize\ttfamily} emph={si, //,{,}, <, >, if, para, cada, devolver, en, de} emphstyle={\color{red}} frame=single ...
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1answer
235 views

How to put the triangle arrow

I am looking for this symbol: ▷ I have seen it in the tutorials and manuals in menu Help. I think it's the code: \lyxarrow{} But in the example it isn't code; I can see: • Open a new file ...
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0answers
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How do I prevent pdflatex from making strange symbols when text is copied? [duplicate]

I use LyX to create my LaTeX files. Recently, when I've used LyX's pdflatex to view my file, the text looks fine, but when I attempt to copy it, I just get strange symbols. If I use LyX's dvipdfm, I ...
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1answer
1k views

Undefined control sequence \coloneqq

I'm trying to export a PDF of a LyX document (it has never caused a problem before). Below I have posted pictures of the error message along with the equation LyX highlighted for me. I don't know what ...
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1answer
453 views

How do I create the universe of discourse symbol with LyX?

I've been using OpenOffice and/or MS Word to do my college assignments, but since I started this new discrete math course, I'm finding myself very annoyed with the math formula options in those ...
5
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1answer
168 views

The difference between $X^{\ast}$ and $X^*$? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \star vs. \ast in formulas. Which one to use? What is the difference between X^{\ast} and X^* ? Both look the same in the pdf file - although when using Lyx the former ...
4
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1answer
150 views

No symbols inside a multilevel numbered list in Lyx [closed]

I have some numbered lists in Lyx with 4 levels of indentation. On the first level there are numbers (1,2,3,....), on the second small letters ( (a),(b),(c),...), then Roman numbers (i, ii, iii,...) ...
5
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1answer
363 views

What is the equivalent to the german “Symbolverzeichnis” and how is it realizable in Lyx?

In mathematical books you have sometimes (in addition to the index of words) a list of symbols with a short description. In German it is called "Symbolverzeichnis". Is this somehowe realizable within ...
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4answers
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Math symbol question: Vertical bar for ''evaluated at …''

How do I insert the line "|" after the equation in LaTeX (see image below)? I'm using LyX so if you can point me to the symbol of that line is also OK. I don't know if this line has a proper name ...
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1answer
765 views

lyx bibliography does not display math symbols

I am using the IEEEtran template. I have to cite one reference, this reference has several special math characters, when I tried to convert it to pdf file, LyX gave many errors about it, Errors: six ...
3
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1answer
792 views

Nomenclature sorting and latex code coming first

I am using LyX, which uses Nomenclature package, I guess. As you see in the screenshot 1, \hat{p} comes before everything else. How can I send it back where the other p's are? Many thanks.
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1answer
524 views

Overlaying two symbols

I use LyX, so a lot of the working is hidden from me. I want to overlay the symbols \star and \bigcircle. How do I do this? I know it can be done, ad there is the \not, which works like that
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460 views

In LyX, is it possible to customize the special characters (specifically symbols)? [closed]

This could be a problem to many newcomers to LyX (and LaTeX in general), who are migrating from word processors; the story is that first I try to insert a special character, an arrow for example, so I ...