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Referring multiple times to the same footnote inside a cell of a floating table, using Lyx

Hi I basically followed the answers from here, but it turns out that the labelling basically woks, except for the referring to the same footnote. An "Table" is always set in front of the reference. I ...
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After MikTex package update -> No float figures [duplicate]

I really need some help here. So, I am using Lyx to write my thesis right now. I updated the packages over the MikTex Console and since then, NO float figures are shown in the output. Since I have ...
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Writing Hebrew text with Lyx

I'm beginner who is interested in learning Latex and I'm currently using Mac OS Catalina. I decided to use Lyx for writing my lecture notes in Hebrew, so I'v downloaded Lyx. I managed to create files ...
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Parenthesis on numbered equations are backwards

I am trying to add numbered equations to my lyx file. Unfortunatly, when compiling I get )1(. Here is my code (it is from a template I am using) #LyX 2.3 created this file. For more info see http://...
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Direct search stopped working

Can you tell me, please, what could have happened? When I first set up the search in LyX, as it is explained here, it was possible to set up both sides, and now the direct search has stopped working, ...
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Lyx custom layout for command: newline should stay in same environment?

I am writing a Lyx custom .layout, specifically for a class-specific TeX command that takes the form \command{}. I want that when typing a newline in Lyx, the new lines stays within the \command{}, ...
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Vertical lines inside matrices disappear when exporting to pdf

All the vertical lines inside the matrices disappear when i export to pdf. Any suggestions?
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What's the name of this folder?

See. I opened the LyX program. At the same time, in the folder listed in the Tools of Settings, the Time catalog creates a folder in the text box, for example, with the same name: lyx'tmpdir.gq1336. ...
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Removing white space in LyX from table

I am using LyX and am trying to fit a table in the an A4 size. I have managed to get the table in landscape however I am not sure how I can make it in the centre. I already have tried using the ...
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Using Different line spacing in the paragraph of lyx

I am writing my thesis using Lyx 2.3.3. I have written my bibliography but the output is not looking how I want it to look I have a lot of spacing between lines. Can someone help me get the lines ...
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Creating versatile and efficient citation hyperlink in Lyx

Let's say I write the following. 1. Introduction Einstein, Newton, and Plank (2000) (hereafter ENP) assert there was Bing Bang. ENP note that there exists gravity. 2. Main Text 3. Conclusion ...
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LyX is very slow to run on Windows

I am using LyX and for some reason it running very very slow. It was working fine but now it just stopped and i think it has to do with thepackages because i updated all but don't know exaclty which ...
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Adding list of figures and list of table to table of contents in ltx

Is is possible to add the list of figures and list of tables to the TOC in document book standard class? I have added the \usepackage{tocbibind} but the below error was being prompted in lyx:
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Adding abstract/dedication/acknowledgment before table of contents in LyX

I am using LyX 2.3.0 and am trying to add the abstract, acknowledgments, dedication before the TOC. The first challenge I have encountered is that, after the first page i.e., the front page I am ...
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Bibliography style in Lyx?

I am finalizing my dissertation an am trying to add the bibliograph using Bibtex and JabRef and would like to get some help. I have used the below link as a guidance of how to input references in LyX. ...
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Subsection out of margin in LYX

I have a title of a subsection which is out of the margin of my document as can be seen below figure. Can someone help if i can use maybe some kind of ert whichi will be inline with my content?
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How to “Disable Editing” of a document in LyX by default?

Related to How to "Disable Editing" of a document in LyX?: Is it possible to open documents as read-only by default in LyX? While scrolling through a mostly finished document, or when ...
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LyX gives undefined control sequence in expl3 with mhchem

I've recently started to use LyX with mhchem to typeset chemical formula, and everything works fine when using pdflatex from the command line, but for some reason LyX will throw an error about a bad ...
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LyX: Import LaTeX from Clipboard

Whenever I try: File -> Import -> LaTeX (clipboard)... I'm presented with a dialog for selecting a latex file to import. Should it not import what I currently have on my clipboard? Or am I ...
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Break in lines under “ctrl+M” in lyx

I am using lyx for quite a time but can't figure out a way to break the equation in two steps when writing under "ctrl+M", as "enter" key doesn't support with "ctrl+M". So, please help me out with ...
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Outside of margin Equation

I am working with Lyx and am trying to fit an equation in my margin as it is getting out side of the margin as can be seen in the below image. I have tried to use the multiline enviornment but it ...
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How to create a keyboard-shortcut to custom insert at LyX?

Look at this question: How to create LyX inset without text-box (input box)? I want to create a keyboard-shortcut for one of my custom insert, it is possible? Thank you!
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LyX - Biblatex square brackets

I am working with LyX (I have no experience with writing documents in LaTeX). I have prepared my citation library with JabRef, imported it into LyX. I need all my citations in square brackets (in ...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `tcbcol@back'

I am work on lyx and i got problem when i generated pdf?! The error mg: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `tcbcol@back'. The code of local layout: Style Stop Category MainText ...
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line of text preceding equation breaking over page using Lyx

I'm in the process of implementing copy-edit comments on a book that has lots of math and lots of single lines before equations in a displayed equation environment. LaTeX likes to break pages between ...
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Center SVG made with Inkscape in PDF document exported by Lyx

I have a SVG made with Inkscape (Windows) imported into my Lyx document, https://www.lyx.org/ but the exported PDF shows the image beyond the page boundary PDF here https://github.com/pedro-...
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LyX Advanced Find and Replace

Say I want to replace each instance of "(XXX)" (in math mode) with "[XXX]", where "XXX" stands for any arbitrary string of characters. How might I do this? I know that in LyX there is an "Advanced ...
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Lyx Dutch spellchecker not recognising any word

I've installed Lyx 2.3.3 on Windows 10 Pro. The English spellchecker works (see image). De Dutch spellchecker does not recognise any word (see image). Each word is showing up either underlined in red ...
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Change name for numbered figures

Is there any way to change the numbered figure caption in Lyx? For example, in Section 2 to be 2.1.1 then 2.1.2, etc. but I don't want to write in the caption "Figure 2.1.1. blabla" I want "Fig. 2.1.1 ...
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Hyphenation of bold font

I am getting unexpected hyphenation behavior when using bold font. Below is the output using normal font. Below is when using bold font. Note that font is not justified on the right side. Source ...
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Rotation in LYX package

Hey I am using Lyx and would like to use to rotate a table because it does not fit my page. I used the below link to rotate however when running the programming an error occured . tex.stackexchange....
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Having LaTeX equation in LyX numbered equation

I have a LaTeX Equation that I am trying to insert in my LyX document as in the attached image So, I Click Ctrl+L to insert TeX code inside that numbered equation but it doesn't work. It only works ...
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How do I make the vertical lines in a LyX table match the size of the table?

I created a table in LyX, and then right-clicked the table, clicked: Settings -> Borders, then put "2mm" for the additional space at the top of the row. The LaTeX code generated by LyX is the ...
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LyX: Make shortcut for turning text red

By going to Tools > Preferences > Editing > Shortcuts, we can form new keyboard shortcuts. Is it possible to create such a shortcut for turning text red (or whatever other color or whatever other ...
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LyX: Same layout for floating table and longtable

I am using some short tables in my document which are all placed in a float environment. I now have to create a multipage longtable which I want to look exactly as the other tables (with the same row ...
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LyX question about nomenclature and editing custom styles

Three related questions: What are these things called (that the arrows are pointed at)? (I'm going to refer to them as "custom styles".) How does one edit these "custom styles"? How does one copy ...
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LyX only shows the 1st section

I have a .tex file which consists of 4 sections. When I run it on LaTeX the result is consistent with the .tex file. But when I import the file using LyX, LyX only hsows the first section , the others ...
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Combining `handout` with `allowframebreaks`

I'm writing some slides using the Beamer template. In order to get all my bibliography entries displayed, I added the allowframebreaks option to my bibliography frame. However, since I have \...
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Can I make a matrix from just a parts of the cells?

Can I make a matrix from just a parts of the cells? i.e. not all the cells just some of it, like here: It possible to make something like this? Thank you!! P.S. I'm using LyX.
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Updating Citations in Lyx

I am using JabRef to handle my bibliography and the natbib package in LyX for citations. The questions is: if I decide to change the bibtex keys of my references in the .bib file, how can I tell LyX ...
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How can I put all examples and theorems into boxes with different shaded in Lyx?

I am in the middle of writing a book with Lyx. I have definitions, theorems, examples, and solutions. Is there a way to put all definitions, theorems, examples, and solutions into boxes with ...
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LyX interface too large

I am having a problem with LyX on my laptop. I am running Windows 10 at a resolution of 3840x2160. When I open LyX, the interface is simply too large: So large in face, I can't even "apply" any ...
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LYX debugging does not allow going to error in document

Lyx produces an error message when compiling, but I cannot find where the error is in the document. When hovering over the errors it says clicking it would take me to the error in the document but it'...
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lyx grammar checking for windows

There is a tool named LyX-GC for grammar checking here in LyX. It is for Linux but I have windows. I do not have any information about linux. According to the maintainer, it should work if I'm using ...
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dot2text, Lyx, and Windows: Getting it to Output

Referring back to this question How to use dot2texi in Lyx, I can get the following to work on Linux Mint 19.1 but there is no output or errors on Windows 10: \begin{dot2tex}[dot,tikz,options=-tmath] ...
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simple calculator in lyx

I'm trying to find a very simple calculator for lyx. for now, I just want to do something like this: 1+1-50+30*5= \ans and let lyx to calculate this. I could not find something to do that, may you ...
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It is possible write multilingual text with different scripts in Lyx for dummies?

I'm noob in lyx. I like Lyx but in terms of multilingual is a pain ass for dummies .... I try so many times I need many languagues error error error.. It is possible for lyx ? similar to this link: ...
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Render/Preview Commands Stored in External File in LyX

I would like a file of latex commands to be rendered in LyX's editor. Variations of this question exist all over the internet and tex stack exchange, but the answers seem either inconsistent, not ...
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What is LYXCMD?

Tell me, please, I correctly understand that commands like echo "LYXCMD:test:get-xy:" >~/.lyxpipe.in you need to write to the file .bat. And if you run this file in the open window, the commands ...
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Configure search in LyX [duplicate]

I'm using LyX 2.0.6 on Windows7. Anyone from the knowledge of English language, please check the admission described here, really works? I don't understand, I can't configure due to incorrect ...