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Questions tagged [lyx]

{lyx} specifically is for questions about the LyX document-authoring application, that uses LaTeX for typesetting. Check that your problem isn't really a LaTeX problem before using this tag: export your file as LaTeX and try to compile this to find out.

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!pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file rdavid): Font rdavid at 720 not found

Getting this error while trying to compile my lyx doc, using lyx 2.3.2 on arch linux.
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Theorem 1.1 is shown as Theorem 11 on lyx

I am currently using Lyx. I have two computers. On one of my computers, when I generate a PDF it says "Theorem 1.1", "Theorem 1.2"...as desired. However, on my other computer, when I generate a PDF ...
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Exporting Lyx Math Equation to PNG

I wish to create some maths formula for use with mind mapping application iThoughts. If I define the equation in Lyx then export I can choose HTML and one the files is a nice PNG of the equation, but ...
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LyX - Random numbering of sub-figures in pdf output

The numbering of the sub-figures in my pdf output is kind of random, but in the editor the numbering is as it should be. In the LyX editor this is what I see: Where the sub-figures are correctly ...
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Questions about the usage of a Lyx thesis template

I am trying to start writing my doctoral thesis using a Lyx template. The download link is: https://code.google.com/archive/p/thuthesislyx/downloads However, many errors pop up when I try to compile ...
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Lyx on mac turn off typing special characters in math mode

I am using Lyx on my Mac and a couple of time when I have gone into the math type mode the normal keys type out as special characters such as math symbols, Greek letters etc. Does any one know how to ...
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Problem with fill between when using tikzpicture

Related to this question, my code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} [domain=0:12, samples=100,grid=major, domain=1:4, xlabel=$\lambda$, ylabel=$f$, legend pos=north west, no marks] \addplot [...
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Is there a list of style elements that I can put in a Lyx layout file?

I know a few of the commands that can go in a Lyx layout file: Align AlignPossible Font / Size / EndFont But is there a thorough list of the possible style elements that I can put in a Lyx layout ...
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LTR aligned bibliography (BibTex)

I would like to add English bibliography (BibTex) in a Hebrew document using LyX (using XeTex). However it messes up the order of the words and the alignment: Here's a minimal Tex document generated ...
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about the LyX bibliographystyle{} command

I'm working on LyX with a template which has its own \bibliographystyle{} command. when I using the compiling command, with an error reporting: Illegal, another \bibstyle command---line 28 of file ...
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Styling the page numbering in LyX

I was trying to find a way in order to get the following view of page numbering (on the bottom of the page): I tried to read some previous threads but didn't find a way to implement it. How can I do ...
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best option for texmf.cnf like main_memory

i have 32 GB Ram, and processor intel 7, please what the best option for texmf.cnf : main_memory= ? buf_size= ? extra_mem_top = ? extra_mem_bot = ? and others option. Now, Lyx (over texlive in ...
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LyX 2.3 - How can I successfully set up the forward and inverse search?

I referred to the section "Sumatra PDF (on Windows; Updated 2015-10-19)" in the following documentation: https://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX to set up the forward and inverse search; however, it seems ...
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Creating graph coordinate in LyX

I'm looking for a way to create the following graph coordinate in LyX. Which package should I use and How should I approach this problem? I read some prevoius threads on how to do such things and I ...
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Lyx error while importing Tex files

Hi I'm trying to import my tex file to lyx, and it says the following: I don't think the source of the problem is the latex file --- for the same error would occur even when I try to import a latex ...
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Formatting code of a tex file output by Lyx

When converting a LyX document to a TeX file, I've noticed that the resulting code is not formatted in a "pretty" way. For example, when writing my own documents in LaTeX, I will tab lines with ...
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How to add a continuous line at the end of every caption?

I am new to lyx. I would like to know what should i write in the LaTeX preamble of the document to add a continuous line at the end of each caption and another line to separate the foot from the text (...
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mdframed in lyx

when i used this code in local layout (in Lyx) i got error: Style myLaw Category MainText Margin Static LatexType Environment LatexName bluec ...
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How to install the hmcpset package for LyX Mac with MacTex?

I've been trying for several days to get this to work, but i haven't been successful yet. I'm new to latex and I don't have a very good idea of what I'm doing, which is why I'm using LyX. I put the ...
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Creating a multi-paragraph Command Style for Lyx

I have an existing LaTeX style which defines a \solution command (printing a box that also contains a solution as text, if showSolution is set). I now created a LyX Style for this: Style Solution ...
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Arrange image in moderncv

I would like to move the image of my CV with moderncv such that the upper edge of the image is at the same height like the upper part of my name: Is this possible? And also in such a way that the ...
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Image crosswise in CV [duplicate]

I'm using LaTeX/LyX for some while now and also to create my CV. So far, no problem. Recently, I made some new photos and I noticed that when I insert them in the CV template, that the image will get ...
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LyX Customize Export

To start off, I have a particular workflow I'm trying to support - I frequently find myself going into LyX to create a small equation or image, and I then generate a pdf and take a screenshot of it to ...
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LyX: How to correctly resume an enumeration list

When adding the enumitem package, LyX allows to resume lists. This works even when a textbox is interrupting the enumeration environment, but only in the editor (LyX 2.3.0 on MacOS 10.13.6 here). ...
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Readability and ERT's

I'm writing in Lyx and I'm using quite a lot ERTs (TeX boxes). I was wondering if it possible to somehow close those boxes so I won't see them unless I click on them (but of course they are still ...
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Is there way to reconfigure LyX from terminal?

I can't find anything on the wiki. I'm using a Mac OS X 10.11.6 if that helps. https://wiki.lyx.org/Mac/Mac EDIT: I was trying to find a shortcut for the tedious Tools > Reconfigure.
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Why is the quality of the images so different?

The quality of many of my images is recognisable worse when exporting (in LuaTex). The image how I see it in Lyx: and how it is in the pdf-file:
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Not setting the location when using tikz

I'm using tikz in LyX. I'm trying to build a basic graph. Is it possible to somehow add the path of the nodes without setting the location of each one? For now I used: \begin{tikzpicture} [scale=....
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Pass commands to Biblatex in Lyx via Latex Preamble (Errors)

[For the following, I found an answer myself, but I didn't find the necessary extra step on any forums. Therefore, I shortly provide it in Q&A style.] I have some custom formatting to tweak my ...
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LYX crash - SIGFPE signal caught

I'm using LYX 2.3 version on Win10. When I try to save my document, I get an error popup: "LYX crashed! SIGFPE signal caught! Bye". What can I do to fix this? Thanks
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Increasing the thickness of lines in a table in LyX

I'm trying to increase the thickness of lines in a table in LyX. I have tried to use one of the previous threads but it does not answer my question. I created a table as following: And I inserted \...
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LyX reporting “Unknown function” with user.bind file that remaps keyboard shortcuts to LyX functions (LFuns)

I'm using a customized user.bind file with LyX to remap keyboard shortcuts to LyX functions (LFuns), but when I try to use any of the keyboard shortcuts, LyX reports "Unknown function." Thanks for any ...
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What LaTeX editors have an accessibility API?

I am currently working with a couple others on a system for writing math by voice. An early demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-iHvPmjcas&feature=youtu.be for more information see https://...
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Use multi-page PDF as multiple graphics in LyX with correct preview?

In LyX, the "Insert > Graphics" dialog is the standard way for including graphics and, usefully, provides an inline-preview of the graphic in question. LaTeX's \includegraphics command allows to ...
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Formula with non-closing brackets

I need to represent formulas similar to this: I have tried to get this with Lyx on Ubuntu but struggled to make "non closing" single brackets. Do you know either a proper way to code this in LaTeX?
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How to format LabelString in Lyx .module file?

MWE Style Brief_Name Category Pleading LatexType Command Align Left Margin Dynamic LabelType Static ...
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LyX. How to change space between paragraph and list

How to change space between paragraph and list? I'm new in Lyx. Can I do it without code?
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Use environment variable to specify part of image path in Lyx figures

Suppose I set an environment variable that contain an OS dependent file path (e.g. /User/Dropbox/Project1/Images on Mac and C:\Users\Dropbox\Project1/Images on Windows) How would I go about using ...
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Listings package does not return the expected output

So I was trying to use the listings package for LyX in order to create something as following: After some research (link) I saw a suggestion to do the following steps: In settings->LaTeX Preamble ...
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Passing arguments to an environment in Lyx modules?

I have created a LyX module which generates an environment but has one necessary parameter Format 66 Style Goals Category "Goal Box" LatexName "goalbox" LatexType ...
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LyX PlantUML with !include directives

I'm aware of the process of embedding PlantUML into LyX. (I want to embed plantuml diagram into lyx document) However, I need additional .plantuml files to be copied to LyX temp dir, so that I can ...
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How do I create a custom layout module in LyX for a special itemized list?

How do I create a custom layout module in LyX for a special itemized list? \newenvironment{goalbox}[1][\unskip] {\begin{goalboxT}[#1]\begin{eBox}\ \begin{enumerate}} ...
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PGFPlots package does not show any graphs

As I told in my previous thread, I'm trying to find my way out with the PGFPlots package. The package is installed and I added \usepackage{pgfplots} in the Latex Preamble section. I pressed the TeX ...
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Finding the path to .lyx directory in order to install a package

I'm trying to use the PGFPlots package in order to create some graphs on LyX. I'm following this tutorial (link). It told to insert \usepackage{pgfplots} in the Latex Preamble section, so I did. Also ...
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Lyx: xygraph and xymatrix in the same document

I need to write an article concerning knots, so I want to use the knot package in xy Adding \usepackage[knot]{xy} to the preamble works fine, until I also draw diagrams (not knot diagrams) using ...
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LyX “exam” document layout - multiple paragraphs per question

I am using Christopher Fuhrman's exam layout in LyX. When using the SmartQuestion style, I can add a numbered list of questions, but I cannot find a way to include paragraph breaks for multiple ...
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Missing Glyph with fontspec, XeTeX and LyX

I'm getting the error for missing glyphs in LyX using XeTeX with fontspec on Windows. The error is Missing character: There is no ^^C in font [lmroman10-regular]:mapping=tex-text;! The wierf thing is ...
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Increasing the size of a symbol “|”

I'm using LyX, and I'm trying to create a large |, as shown in the following image: If I'll use: G=\left\{ \begin{pmatrix}t & 0\\ 0 & \frac{1}{t} \end{pmatrix}|t\in\mathbb{R}^{\times}\right\}...
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Horizontal lines don't close in table using LyX

I'm using LyX to construct a table, and for some reason, the horizontal line don't close. It looks like this: The LaTeX code for the table is % Preview source code %% LyX 2.3.1 created this file. ...
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What is the best Module/Approach for writing about Algorithms in LyX?

I would like to develop and write about algorithms directly in LyX while minimizing the use of ERTs and Tex Code while maximizing the comprehensibility of the LyX code as several people will look at ...