How can I center/right/left align text in LyX? In Microsoft Word, I can just click the 3 buttons on the toolbar.
Horizontal alignment is associated with a paragraph style in LyX. Select the paragraph, click
Paragraph Settings... (or click the button in the toolbar) and choose one of the Alignment options:
Click OK or Apply for the selection to take effect. Checking Immediate Apply allows one to toggle and visualize the difference between selected options.
For inserting horizontal fill (or
\hfill; which also leads to a flush left and flush right formatting on the same line), you follow
Horizontal Space... and for the Spacing choose
Upon clicking OK, your document will show the horizontal fill as a stretchable dotted line which shrinks/expands to fit the window
and eventually typesets/compiles to
A similar output would have been obtain through the insertion of "TeX code":
Select all the lines that you need to align (middle/left/right). Then right click and under text style select structure Now, the whole part is one structure Again select this complete structure Next, use paragraph settings to align the texts :)
The simple and fastest way is: once you are in the desired place just click on the "TEX" button (next to the hyperlink one) and in the box just add the following:
To have dots between just do:
And to have a line:
You can find more information here: http://www.personal.ceu.hu/tex/spacebox.htm