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Is there a convenient way to include (preferably with preview) an Asymptote drawing in a Lyx document?

We have two great software tools, Lyx and Asymptote, which I found very difficult to combine. Officially, all you can do is to include in the LyX document the pdf created from the Asymptote file, ...
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Why does my citation turn?

The top rows are all added citations and all were added in the reference file of lyx the same way but why does some of it becomes ? not a proper citation.
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Lyx: add margins to the input editor (not TeX output)

I would like to display the LyX text editor/interpreter with some margins, as using a large screen makes the text very widespread and hard to read. Note that this is only about the text editor, not ...
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Picture from another subsection appears in another

Im trying to put my pictures accordingly to the content of my subsection but until one part where i had a figure in 2.1 subsection appears after the content as i want but my 2.2 subsection figures pop ...
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LyX: How to define a new number format

I am using LyX 2.3. I need to format the numbered list as J-1., J-2., and so on. An example of the output is given below: By default, I am getting the list as 1, 2, and so on. Would anyone please ...
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How to use \cutout command in shapepar package in Hebrew

I know that for inserting a cutout I can use the syntax as shown in this thread: \cutout{r}(-4em,5\baselineskip)\shapepar{\squareshape} cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut ...
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Can't read icons on Mac dark mode lyx

Recently switched to mac and I found out that I canno't read the icons when in dark mode. Please advise
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Adding a commutative diagram (using tikzcd) to a beamer presentation on LyX [duplicate]

I'm using the “beamer-conference-ornate-20min.lyx” template on LyX and I'd like to add a commutative diagram as follows: \[\begin{tikzcd} \ldots & {C_{p+1}} & {C_p} & {C_{p+1}} & \...
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How to configure a text style "code" keyboard shortcut for Lyx?

I know the preferences system for Lyx allows keyboard shortcuts to be configured. However I can't seem to find the right 'command' to set a keyboard shortcut for the text style code, imported from the ...
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LyX runs but does not show any window on Mac

The activity monitor shows lyx.app running but the computer does not show the LyX window. The lyx icon on the dock does not show the usual "dot" indicating that it is running. I tried ...
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Lyx - Pandoc: export master document to Word with child documents included

I'm working on my thesis on Lyx using the built-in thesis template (Resources\examples\thesis). I've tried exporting it with Pandoc but it's only exporting the text contained within the master ...
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References to paragraphs

I'm writing a legal document, using article as the document class. The document is divided into numbered sections (\S). The sections themselves are divided into numbered paragraphs, which in turn can ...
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Okular 20.12.3 does not open pdf after compilation in LyX

After updating okular from version 1.3.3 to okular 20.12.3 on Ubuntu 18.04.6 it can can't open pdf after it's compiled in LyX 2.3.6.1 (after clicking View button). Error message: "Could not open ...
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Cannot compile correct fonts in LyX with sweave

Fonts in LyX look different when compiled without (first picture) VS with (second picture) sweave: What is happening and how can I resolve this issue? I'm using Windows 10, R 4.2.1 (with knitr and ...
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Problem compiling Lyx document - "you are using at least one layout intended for the title after using non-title layouts"

I am trying to compile a Lyx document (written in Hebrew, if it matters), and when I try to compile I get the following message: And after a while of trying to compile it puts out the following error:...
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Center equations in lyx thesis template

I'm using the Lyx thesis template. My equations are aligned to the left, and I would like to have them centered instead. Hoowever when I go to Document settings->Math options I only have the ...
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Adding numbering to new AMS environment in Lyx

I used the method presented here to create a new environment ('Assumption') in Lyx. But this environment does not come with automatic numbering which fits with the automatic numbering of different ...
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Configuring TinyTex to work with LyX

I decided to migrate my texlive-full installation to something more lightweight,such as TinyTex. I usually like to write documents in LyX. I ran sudo apt remove texlive-full and successfully ...
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How to add a line over numbering in Lyx?

I want to add a line in footer over the page numbering in lyx, how can I do that ?
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Formatted reference in LyX

I am trying to insert cross-references so that whenever I refer to a lemma, proposition, theorem, etc. both the title "lemma" and its number are added automatically to the version. If I ...
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LyX → plain LaTeX export missing image file extensions

I have a LyX document which imports an image bla/bla/bla/image.pdf. If now I do "File→Export→LaTeX (plain)" it creates a file but it has \includegraphics{bla/bla/bla/image} instead of \...
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Lyx change the color of Math panel

is there a way for me to change the color (the blue part of the img below) of the math panel? My lyx is in dark-mode which I like. The only my un-satisfaction is coming from the blue part. I would ...
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LyX + BibLaTeX handling non ASCII UTF-8

Sorry to repeat this question, but I have gone through several similar questions asked in the past without success. I am using LyX Version 2.3.6.1 with this document #LyX 2.3 created this file. For ...
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Automatically adjust table's column width

I am a beginner in Latex. I use Lyx to create tables and then I export the pdflatex script which I can simply paste in Overleaf. I am trying to create a table as follows. As you can see the column ...
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LyX display size is small for me

I'm visually impaired and I find it really hard to use the settings themselves, I'm using the windows magnifier to navigate but can't find the option to increase the setting font size. I want the font ...
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BibTex Bibiography: Referencing web resources

I inserted a BibTeX bibiography from JabRef to my LyX document.I need to cite a web resource. In JabRef, I tried to insert the web reference manually as below. @Electronic{iecwhitepaper, note ...
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how to define semantic logic "implies" and "not" operators for use in LyX

In Schechter's Classical and nonclassical logics, he distinguishes symbols at the semantic level, from those at the syntactic level, by encircling the operators. For example, formal logic uses "∧&...
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Removing the subfigures letters in LyX [closed]

I am using LyX beamer and I need to remove the letters (e, f) in the subfigures titles attached, but keeping the captions below each figure.
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Graphic size error in lyx

i am getting this error : Latex error :cannot determine size of graphic Try typing to proceed. If that doesn't work, type X to quit.
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Disable LyX preamble

In LyX, I would like to know if there is a way, for a given document, to disable all parts of the preamble that LyX adds automatically, leaving only the user-defined preamble before compilation occurs ...
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How do I change the font type in the table of contents in LyX

Hi all I would like to change the font type of my table of contents of a document written in LyX to Calibri (I have it installed and the rest of my document is in calibri) Document class: Article Page ...
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texlive 2022 failed to install

I installed texlive 2021 iso several times in windows 10 and no problems. but when I try to install texlive 2022 iso I found the following : Installing to: C:/texlive/2022 Installing [1/6, time/total: ...
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Add two text column into a frame

I'm new to Latex and to Lyx as well. I'm trying to create a frame in Lyx containing 2 columns, the first one being JSON formatted text, and the second one being comments of the lines of the fist ...
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Theorems (AMS, Numbered by Type) Grayed Out in Lyx

I am using Lyx with AMS article document class. Right now all my theorems, lemmas, propositions, etc. are numbered with the same counter. I would instead like them to be numbered by type. For example, ...
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How to create a new type of AMS math environment e.g. Axiom instead of Theorem?

Lyx/Latex beginner here. I'm using Lyx with an AMS article document class. How do I add a new type of math environment such as Axiom? They have Theorem, Definition, Proposition, etc. but I want axiom, ...
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How to write two theorems in a row in Lyx (or two of any AMS math environments) in a row

Lyx/Latex beginner here. I'm using Lyx with an AMS article document class. I want to write a lemma with the text "text 1" followed by another lemma with the text "text 2". When I ...
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LyX cannot instant preview / reconfigure. Frequent crash after the update macos 12.3.1

I found that after the recent macos update(Monterey 12.3.1) I cannot use instant preview in LyX any more. There are several other problems including unable to reconfigure, unable to rescan in Tools/...
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Multiple references to the same footnote

I need to refer the same footnote in different lines. I am using scrbook class. I read Reference different places to the same footnote and tried in following way: First time referencing\footnote{\...
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LyX: Using \PassOptionsToPackage in LyX

Wondering how to use \PassOptionsToPackage in lyx for beamer. Using t, unknownkeysallowed, compress, xcolor=dvipsnames, notheorems under Custom in Document Class in Document -> Setting ... as ...
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LyX: Index title does not align with section titles

When adding an index in a LyX document, the title "Index" (or its modified name) does not vertically align with other section titles in the output. There is more vertical space above it. ...
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How to write nested if else statement inside function

I am trying to write the following algorithm in LaTex using algorithm2e package. \IncMargin{1em} \begin{algorithm} \caption{An example} \SetNoFillComment \DontPrintSemicolon \BlankLine \SetKwInOut{...
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How to write a math function in LaTex

I am trying to write the following in latex. Would anyone please suggest me the command? Thank you.
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Multi-row equations aligned to the left in lyx

I'm trying to make a multi-row equation in LyX, but in order to do so, I have to center the equations (i.e. ctrl+shift+m), and I want them to be left-aligned. I found answers about using flalign, but ...
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How to make frame decorations bigger?

It is very small and often I can't see them. For instance, those tildes: \tilde{g}_{ij}\de{\tilde{x}^{i}}{x^{k}}\de{\tilde{x}^{j}}{x^{l}}
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Forcing a new line in math typing - LYX

When writing a long math sentence, the writing goes beyond the end of the page: When all I write in the file is: Is there an easy way to force a new line without actually go to a new line? Or a way ...
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LyX Heading interfering

How can I make a header like in Img.1 in LyX, I tried adding it like in Img.2 and what I get is in Img.3, as you can see it is interfering with the text.
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Prevent LyX from escaping math in color box title

I'm trying to include some math in tcolorbox title, but LyX keeps escaping them. For example: Color Box Options: title={$\psi_{T}$} gives \begin{tcolorbox}[title={\$\psi\_{T}\$}] But I want \begin{...
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Lyx IEEEtran — how to align three authors at the same row, I cannot edit the lxy source code

I try my best. I have searched many methods, like this enter link description here,but I cannot not modify its code \newcommand{\linebreakand}{% \end{@IEEEauthorhalign} \hfill\mbox{}\par \mbox{}\hfill\...
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Lyx with \graphicspath BAD, identical LaTeX with \graphicspath GOOD. Possible bug?

Consider the following MWE: I have a LyX file /home/user/latex_files/main.lyx, where I have used \graphicspath{{./img/}} to set the (relative) path for all my images that I want to include in my file ...
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Lyx 2.3.6.1 on windows 11 does not show IPE preview

In Lyx 2.3.6 under windows 11, the IPE preview does no longer appear, while it did so in windows 10. All other types of figures appear. What I tested: The ipe convertors work when called from the ...
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