Questions tagged [lyx]

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Lyx Font Selction

I am using Lyx on Ubuntu. I would like to use fonts such as Biolinum, which I recently made sure is installed (apt-get install texlive-fonts-extra - along w/ a fresh install of texlive and lyx itself, ...
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How can i load the stanli pack (of tikz) into lyx?

I'm an engineering student and I'm trying to use the "TikZ Library for Structural Analysis" in LyX but can't load it in (the pack). I have tried using: \usepackage{structuralanalysis}, and \...
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Lyx export HTML keeping equations

I have a Lyx document. If I do "File --> Export --> HTML" it produces an HTML, but all inline equations are converted to single text and displayed equations to images. I want to keep ...
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every image on separate blank pages without page number

I have my final year report. I want to put every images on separate blank pages (no text, only image) without page numbers, keeping the rest of the text flow unaltered. Is there some way of doing it ...
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How to change the font to make the Arabic text similar to the English text in lyx

thank all you. I want change the font to make the Arabic text similar to English text in lyx. in the next image first I wrote the same expression by word app and by lyx bellow the image. I want ...
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bibliography in lyx

I was inserting the bibliography for chapter 3.when I saw it in pdf ,all the other number of references got mixed .for exemple chapter 1 paragraph one ,it displays to me 1 but when I click on it ?it ...
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How to open a LYX backup file

I use LYX and my file just disappeared when working. The file name remains but has no content. Luckily, I have the LYX backup file with File Type ~. This file has content but it is in ASCI format. How ...
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How to highlight text in lyx?

I want to highlight some text in lyx just like in word/docs. I can't find the way to do this in lyx, how do I do that?
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Lyx KOMA-script page header

I am working on a book using KOMA-script in LYX 2.3. The first two chapters (Preface and Introduction_ are unnumbered. I can add them to the Table of Contents using e.g., \addcontentsline{toc}{...
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Is this how to restore all settings in LyX to default?

Under Windows 10, If I delete the folder: C:\Users\[User name]\AppData\Roaming\LyX2.3 ... All settings are restored to default the next time I launch Lyx, right ? Also, the settings at Document --> ...
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Arabic number in lyx

Thank you for all of you. I have two problems, the first one is how can I type with Arabic number. the second one is why Arabic text is written in bold and the English text is not. here is an images ...
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Lyx vs Texlive 2021 on Ubuntu

I made a fresh install of texlive 2021 on Ubuntu 21.04 and removed an ancient version of Lyx . Now I am trying to install a newer version of Lyx, but I can't. From the Ubuntu Software application I ...
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insert equations in lyx

I have this problem while inserting a long equation in lyx, it took all the page width and it didn't display all the equation
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Error: extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr in lyx

Hi I got this message error while adding this two columns Em(ev) and En(ev) in my table Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr. & You have given more \span or & marks than ...
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Emphasize greek letters within LyX's (Program) Listing

I include greek letters in LyX's Program Listing (using mathescape=true) and want to emphasize them (with color & bold, using emph and emphstyle), but I can't get it to work; I geuss that it ...
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Remove redundant space before/after LyX's program listing

How can we remove the redundant space before and after LyX's program listing box which can be seen in the following example?
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How do I get more ligatures to work in Luatex via Lyx?

I came across the question "Ligatures for fi, fl, ffl do not work for Times New Roman (XeLaTeX)," and it had two solutions; but neither works completely for LuaTex. The first is Xetex/...
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Define question environment in lyx

Maybe this is a simple question, but I don't know the layouts in lyx. How can I write questions and choices environments (with \CorrectChoice) in a lyx layout? \documentclass{exam} \begin{document}...
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writing under horizontal accolade in lyx

I want to write under my accolade so that I can specify my equations,I inserted the code for accolade \underbrace but I couldn't o write under the accolade
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How to align text with against an image in a table-LyX

I am totally new to LyX and currently using the classic-thesis template. I am using a multi-column table in a float figure , where I am importing two images and a text in 3rd column. But I am unable ...
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Lyx ignores document language settings

I wish to create a pdf file in Lyx where the automatically inserted words such as "Part", "Author", "Abstract" and "Table of Contents" are replaced by their ...
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Enumeration Referencing not working properly

I started working with LyX and until now I'm really impressed. I have a problem when referencing to enumeration items of resumed enumerations. The references in the output don't give the right number ...
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LyX: how to make a two column document after abstract using Standard Class?

I am trying to write a document using Standard Class in LyX and I want it to have two columns. I only found this question to be similar, but they seem to be using a different class and the given ...
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deleting headers in lyx

hi I want to delete the "Généralités sur le plasma" and add chapter 1 before the sentence "Spectroscopie sur plasma induit par laser"
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How can I restart page numbering in lyx?

hi I used the command \thispagestyle{empty} for several pages (5) on my thesis, but lyx just continue numbering 6...7..8..etc without restarting from 1.
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problem with figure numbers in lyx

I want my figure to have the number 1.1 ,instead I got figure 1
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How to change language using LyX?

I'm writing a Portuguese LaTeX file using LyX but for some reason everything is in English. I mean the texts saying "abstract", "figure", and the likes, being in English rather ...
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How can I write above the horizontal line on LyX?

I want to write the name of my chapter above this horizontal line, I'm using LyX.
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What to do in lyx so that the compiled pdf will have “links” to the sections?

I am not sure how to explain my question that in the title, so I will provide a picture, below. I want that the compiled pdf, when run on pdf readers will have the behaviour of Table of Contents, but ...
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when write Arabic in lyx and add some words in English-The letters in English are inverse

I type in Arabic but when I add English words in the same line after Arabic word i notice the English letters are inverses. in the following picture I type two Arabic words from right to left and then ...
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Setting Default Background Color in LyX

I just installed LyX (2.3.6.2) on MacOS Big Sur (11.4). However, the background is dark. I want to set it to the default background settings. I tried to play with Colors in Look&Feel but it doesn'...
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how to customize the Lyx layout to write affiliation with new cas-dc class format?

I almost find a solution. Style Author Margin Static LatexType Command Category FrontMatter InTitle 0 Argument 1 LabelString "ref address&...
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Editing LyX Auto-Filling List teams in the program LyX

There was such a problem. I use the LyX program and there I have an add-on input in mathematical formulas. And so, when I start to use it, very often you need to choose the right team and arrows "...
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Maxima and Lyx not operating

Ive downloaded Maxima on my Mac, making it trying to work as a CAS tool on my LYX worksheets. As I have an exam coming up, it would just help me a lot not having to calculate the equations myself. But ...
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Stuck on wrong keyboard layout on LyX

I can't seem to write normal letters now inside a math equations, every letter of my keyboard now writes some weird symbols. I think I switched by accidentally using some CTRL+anykey type shortcut but ...
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Template for Science (AAAS) journal

Is there any LyX template for Science magazine papers (AAAS)?
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Aligning a TeX Code appropriately in LyX

I'm a bit new to using LyX to typeset my R code (using the Rnw(knitr) module) into a pdf. While working on it, I came across a problem. Say, for example, I have a dataset in the form of a table like ...
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How do I add two columns in one column document in Lyx?

I was trying to insert two columns text in a single column document in Lyx 2.3.6.1. I tried to use the boxes with two sub-boxes separated by horizontal spacing. But this doesn't seems to work as a ...
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Can't save file in Hebrew language

When I try to save a file includes Hebrew latters, I get this error: I have already tried culmusmiktex Hebrew configuration. Thanks guys :)
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Lyx: Presentation with beamer: How to use graphics/images/pictures

Pictures/images/graphics are for me a crucial part of presentations. Is anywhere a tutorial which describes how to use them in lyx with beamer layout? So with most important things to know how to use ...
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Table Float deletes table lines and just looks ugly

I am new to Lyx and get a really ugly table. My steps: Insert float --> table within the float I then inserted a table. Filled in my numbers and text and saw the PDF file What am I doing wrong? ...
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Package polyglossia Error: The current latin font does not contain the “Hebrew” script! (LYX NOT TEX) [closed]

I'm trying to compile a very simple file where i just typed a word (in hebrew, english works fine) into a new document and tried to do "Export [PDF(XeTeX)]", but it just doesn't work. I get ...
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How to customize proposition environment in lyx

I am using Lyx to write a document and inserted a proposition environment. I would like to make the word "proposition" large-cap. I wonder if there is a good way to do that? Many Thanks
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How to have roman pagenumbering, then arabic pagenumbering, without resetting the page number?

First two pages need not have page numbers. So I added \thispagestyle{empty} and it worked. Third page needs to have iii, not i, as the page number. I tried \pagenumbering{roman}, but it gives i, ...
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With Lyx Math is there a way to “demote” a numerator line to make it a single line?

Lyx and Latex complete newb. Say I've started writing an equation... and I've got (x+2) on the top line and (y-2) on the bottom (denominator) and then I realise I want to dispense with the bottom line ...
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Enumerate numbering without enumitem package

Hey I want to start numbering in LyX beamer from a given number but it doesnt work. Unfortunately I get following numbering: 1, 2, 1, 4. Enumitem package doesnt work for me so I am looking for ...
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Table of contents separated titles in different pages

I am in trouble I am working in my thesis in lyx and i don't know why the TOC is is separating the titles in different pages when I export to PDF. The titles are from 2 appendix (the two last one). If ...
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!pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ./2_usr_share_lyx_images_buffer-view.pdf): reading image file failed

I am a complete beginner with latex and lyx, in order to learn I installed texlive and lyx in kubuntu using the next command: sudo apt-get install lyx texlive-plain-generic ispell ispanish texlive-...
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How to change the default “edit externally” app for photos in lyx?

I'm trying to quickly add pics into my documents but when I edit the photo in paint it just doesn't cut it. is there a way to change the app I go to when I click the edit externally? the menu: if you ...
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Shifting text to the right side (Lyx)

This question may be simple, but i'm struggling to do it: I need to write, on Lyx, a text that's shifted to the right side, just like the one in the figure below (the text in inside the black square). ...

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