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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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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 accessibility APIs do different latex editors have including Lyx?

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 In order to decide on the best ...
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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 way to do Algorithms in LyX?

I have been playing with several different algorithm realizations in LyX but feel unhappy with usage within LyX (pure LaTeX is fine). What is the best way to do Algorithms in LyX which you suggest?
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Bold not showing in the screenfonts in LyX! [duplicate]

I have a weird LyX problem: Bold not showing in the screenfonts in LyX! Does anybody know how to fix that?
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Problem of writing mod in congruence with brackets and fractions

I want to write this: a\pmod{\frac{a}{b}} - But the size of the brackets don't fits the fraction: What can I do to fix it? I see the answer here Fraction in \pmod bracket but I'm using LyX so I ...
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Writing custom.module file for LyX

MWE: This is for a custom.module file that should be accessed using the top-left drop down menu in LyX: #\DeclareLyXModule{custom} #DescriptionBegin #Legal Format #DescriptionEnd #Author: Jalep ...
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change text direction in lyx

I've just finished downloading lyx for the first time, and i'm having a bit of a problem with the text direction. whenever I'm trying writing something in Hebrew it's reverses the direction of the ...
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How to change the text of 'see' and 'seealso'

I'm Hebrew user and I'm want to change the title of see and see also at the index (output of course) to Hebrew words: see = ראו see also = ראו גם I look here: Change index "see also" and ...
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Lyx changed format from usepackage{} to use_package

My document was written in the following syntax with LyX: \usepackage{algorithm} then everything in the document change to (I don't know how...): \use_package algorithm 1 instead... Do you know how ...
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LyX, Error Converting to Loadable Format for PDFs under Ubuntu

I have the same problem as reported Lyx, Error Converting to Loadable Format for PDFs but I am using Ubuntu 18.04, and solutions are only described for Windows and MacOS. Here are the stderr messages ...
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lyx- how to add line-delete-backward shortcut mac?

I'm trying to add the short cut line-delete-backward to LyX and it responds by saying that this function is unknown or invalid, even though there is a line-delete-forward function. Does anyone know of ...
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lyx “error converting to loadable format”

I have very much the same problem mentioned in a past thread (Lyx, Error Converting to Loadable Format for PDFs), but the fixes described in that did not work (checking Lyx preferences, updating GS ...
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^ started producing literal ^ instead of superscript [closed]

I've been using Lyx for years and one of the most basic shortcuts is that ^ doesn't appear literally in math-mode but is displayed as an empty box in the superscript position. A couple of months ago ...
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Mixed size sub-figures in LyX without ERT (“evil red text”)

Is there a way in LyX to make this figure, with its three sub-figures having the same arrangement as in that answer, but without resorting to using actual LaTeX code? I found an almost duplicate ...
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Using math symbols in programming listing [LyX]

So I'm new to Lyx and LaTeX. I was trying to create a programming list with some information which includes math symbols. Especially I would like to use the "〉" symbol (link) and the similar one. ...
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Giving text a giant size in a custom Lyx layout?

I'm trying to create a Lyx layout file where the title of the book on the title page is in a MONSTER size font, much larger than the "Huge" option that is available. I've been trying to figure this ...
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How to insert dcases environment in LyX?

I have the same problem as here. The proposed solution was to use dcases or dcases* environment. How to do that in LyX? Insert->Math menu has only "Cases Environment".
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Ctrl+s inserts an omega sign instead of saving the document, escape inserts a sun sign

I edited the Lyx bind file as explained here to add a few shortcuts. And since the last restart I have a problem where ctrl+s inserts an omega symbol instead of saving the document, escape inserts a ...
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How to center a table on a new line

In the Embedded Objects documentation the table section shows a table in the way that I want. However, I can't seem to find an explanation of how that was achieved. How can I get the following table,...
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Beamer outline disappearing

I'm using making my first set of Beamer slides for an upcoming presentation and noticed the outline on the top of the slides doesn't have the same coloring as that shown for the particular theme I'm ...
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Wide table in LYX

I used the following command in ERT but it does not work. \noindent\resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{% ... your tabular ... } I got the following EDIT I also try this, I put the package in the ...
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Any LyX feature that automatically includes backslashes in ERT URL?

Unfortunately I sometimes need to have URLs in ERT. In such cases though, I have to insert backslashes in front of each %, #, and certain other characters, otherwise I get an error. Is there any ...
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LyX - external program error - where to check the logs?

When I hit Ctrl + R, I get this error: The external program ... finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external program's error (check the logs). What is this external ...
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Adding Griffith's script r to Lyx

I've gotten Griffiths' script r from his website https://www.reed.edu/physics/faculty/griffiths/ and have things working in just a regular Latex editor. I compile using PDFLatex. I would like to get ...
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How to insert inline `code` in Lyx

I want to add an inline text formatted as code in Lyx. For example: "The gradient is calculated via math::gradient(v)" I am aware of the Insert List command, but it is not what I'm looking for since ...
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Using biblatex in LyX: displaying all authors of multi-author works in the bibliography

I have a follow-up question to biblatex: displaying all authors of multi-author works in the bibliography. For that question, in LyX, we cannot simply write \usepackage[maxbibnames=99]{biblatex} in ...
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Beamer not compiling- external files not available

I am trying to compile a beamer document, but an error message shows up. This is due to the fact that LyX warns me that: "The selected document class beamer requires external files that are not ...
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Generate list of graphics used in a LyX document

From View > Outline Pane > Graphics (from drop-down menu), I can see a list of graphics inserted into my LyX document. Is there any way I can export this list as a simple text file?
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How can I know which font file LyX uses?

When I compiling a file at LyX, I'd like to know which fonts's files it uses. The reason I ask it, it because I have some problems with some of my fonts - I know their names of course but I'm not sure ...
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LyX Style, that renders like a \paragraph command?

In the layout/module file format of LyX, is there any method to produce a paragraph style, that renders and exports like \paragraph{title} content... The purpose would be to create layouts, where \...
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Side by side subfigures in lyx

I am using lyx and want to put two figures side by side. I could do it by inserting two minipages separated by a \hfill inside a float but it only allows me to use separate captions rather than ...