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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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Transfer .tex file from LyX into LaTeXmk [duplicate]

Does anyone know the command that could export .tex file from my lyx? I did this because I want to compile tex file with latexmk in terminal since it is really slow to compile in lyx. I feel ...
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Removing natural indent for itemize in LyX

I would like to know whether it is possible to make an itemize list in LyX, with no indent. By default, the itemize list has a space before the text, as in the following picture: For LaTeX, the ...
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Remove numbering and edit intendation in Lyx

I need to print some python code in lyx. I have to print code like: b)def sq(t, x): y = x**2 return t(y) But, when I try the code, in Lyx, I can't remove the inner numbering and control ...
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An alternative to Beamer [duplicate]

Could somebody suggest a software more flexible than Beamer (Lyx) to do a good presentation ? An alternative for presentation ? Best,
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Arabtex package problem

I compile a lyx file with the arabtex.sty still arab characters are not recognized even when setting encoding to UT8. What might be the problem ? EDIT : i use in the preamble \usepackage{arabtex} ...
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Section and subsection and text spacing

i use beamer for lyx (warsaw theme) and when i add a section the text that is following will add to the next slide. What's wrong ? EDIT : here's the code : %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% User ...
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How to make a space between the item at description?

Here is a MWE: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.3.2-2 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are doing. \documentclass[a4paper,...
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“lyxminus” and other symbols appearing in lyx 2.3.2 for windows 10

I am currently having issues with how my version of lyx is handling math mode symbols. It is the same issue that is mentioned in this post "lyxminus" appearing in LyX however none of the ...
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Problem with elsevier class in lyx on mint 19.1

I am not sure if here is the right place for this question excuse for this. I am using linux mint 19.1 and lyx 2.3.2. Firstly I installed texlive-full and then installed lyx. After that from lyx I ...
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LyX: Remove page numbers from index entries

I want to use multiple indices to create a nomenclature with categories such as abbgreviations, symbols and subscripts. In order to achieve this, I have activated to allow for multiple indices using ...
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Need an example of a command

Could you give an example of a command that you want to insert in a file `C:\Program Files\LyX 2.0\Resources\commands\default.def?
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Change numbering style from 1. to (1)

I'm trying to change the numbering style in the Enumerate layout from displaying as: xyz to (1) xyz I've tried a few things by adding to the preamble, but mostly seem to be getting error messages....
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Texshop preview does not reload

I am using Lyx with Texshop as my preview viewer. I have the following problem: At random times, when I recompile my document using Lyx, all I get in the Texshop window is this: In other words, the ...
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Disable automatic scaling of graphics in Lyx

The following code in the master document preamble (book class) is used to scale graphics that are larger than the line width down to the line width, but leaving smaller ones alone. Currently I am ...
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Is there a way to run lyx code in terminal? [duplicate]

Is there a way to compile lyx file in terminal? If that helps, I want to do this because I made a lyx file with many packages, which is really slow running in lyx GUI. I wonder if there is a way to ...
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Layouts not loading in LyX

LyX keeps giving me this error, even though all the layout files are in the folder C:\Program Files (x86)\LyX 2.3\Resources\layouts If I open the class format menu, I see this: And the only thing ...
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Sort selected references within brackets in main text with Lyx and JabRef

I'm using Lyx and JabRef and it appears that when citing multiple references within a bracket the default sorting within the brackets is alphabetically. However, I would like to sort them by their ...
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Using newcommand in math environment lyx doesn't work

I need to make "wide dot" for time derivative. I followed what is written here : How to make a larger "\dot" I have put \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{accents} \newcommand*{\dt}[1]{...
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Citation adding a random full stop? Lyx & Bibtex [duplicate]

To preface I am a complete beginner using lyx to finish my thesis so please be patient with me. I am using bibtex to place my references and then connecting this to my lyx file. Take for example the ...
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Render/export latex into non-paper-oriented formats

I use Latex very much and I generate many PDF files. I love the output quality. However I almost never print these PDF files, I always read them from the computer. Thus I find it nonsense to have the ...
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Pasting TeX in LyX and getting editable equation

In Lyx, is there a way to paste TeX code into a math (not TeX-code) environment and have it typeset into an editable equation? If so, how?
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LyX justification problem

I am experiencing some problems with LyX justification. I left all parameters as default, but suddenly when I start a new section the subsequent text automatically changes justification. How can I ...
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Order of literature in bibliography

I have encountered a problem while using Lyx and Jabref. I use two chapters from the same book, and the order in my bibliography is seemingly random. The chapters are in the wrong order both in ...
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How do you delimit Beamer frames and blocks in LyX?

I’m a new LyX user, and I would like to make a Beamer presentation. But I don’t understand how to perform some absolutely basic functions: inserting a block in a frame that does not have one yet ...
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Use Dinbrief without addresses (LyX)

How to remove the From and To area in Dinbrief using LyX?
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help with errors — to create a Portable install of LyX

SOLVED -- SEE AT BOTTOM I have a work computer that is completely locked down and I can't install most software in it (including LyX). Not much of a problem, I've discovered the world of "Portable ...
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Problem with running old Lyx files after upgrading Lyx

I used an earlier version of Lyx (2.0) to create my files. After uploading to the latest version, when I run the old files today I get: "The external program pplatex finished with an error. It is ...
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Child and Master documents in Lyx with different titles

I think this is a simple question. I am currently writing an article in LyX using the document class RevTeX 4.1. I want to do a Supplementary Material for this text using the same document class and ...
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How can I add intertext to multilines of formulas?

In LaTeX, I know how to do it, just writing \intertext{This is a text.} between the parantheses of the align*,I wrote below. But in LyX, it does not read the command \intertext. I am temporarily using ...
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Lag while typing and scrolling

I'm having some trouble with Lyx: once the document reaches a certain length typing and scrolling start to take so long I can actually end doing it and I will see it get done in the screen a couple of ...
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MiKTeX missing latex.exe file

After downloading and installing MiKTeX, I went on to download LyX. I was then prompted to choose the path for my LaTeX distribution. I chose the path to where my MiKTeX is supposed to store its ...
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Is there a way to allow typing a space before a space in Lyx 2.3 to be able to use the input completeion?

So back in older version of Lyx, while it still didn't allow you to type two spaces in a row, if you went back and put the cursor before a space and tried to type another space it allowed you to do so....
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Lyx spell check only understands latin characters under windows

My language is Bulgarian. Apparently, under Windows Lyx only understands Latin characters. It understands English and the spell checking works for English, French, Spanish, German. This is shown by ...
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How do I import latex files into LyX?

I am new to LyX and trying to import the Latex file: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This is a Latex document. \end{document} I get the error An error occurred while running tex2lyx2.3-f "...
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Label alignment with expression

I am trying to add a label to an mathematical expression (under Lyx) but the alignment of it with the expression isn't right (slightly under the line of the expression) as shown in the attached ...
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Installing Lyx2.3.2 on ubuntu

I'm trying to install lyx 2.3.2 on ubuntu 18.10, so I installed miktex and donwloaded a lyx2.3.2 source file from the official site and builded it using cmake I maneged to exucte the app but only ...
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2 installations of latex and lyx

(o.s windows 10 64 bit) today I've installed lyx 2.3.1 from a hebrew website. now the installation didnt find my current miktex installation (which is in program files folder) so it automatically ...
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How to define one display for several LilyPond fragments in LyX?

I would like to separate the notes from the score display using LyX and LilyPond, because I have several music fragments that should have the same display. Is there a way to define the display in a ...
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Table wider than screen in Lyx when its width set to 100% of page width

When I change width of table's columns in Lyx (for example: 30, 30 and 40% of page width in the case of table with three columns), I get result that I expected in PDF, but in Lyx editor this table is ...
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ntheorem and LyX (with amsmath)

Recently, I tried to use the ntheorem package with LyX and amsmath, but when compiling (pdflatex format) it complains: "! Package ntheorem Error: Theorem style plain already defined." When exporting ...
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Beamer itemize symbol size changed randomly

Opening up a previously made beamer presentation and compiling it again without making any changes, the size of the itemize item symbols (default triangles) has somehow increased. Original: vs. ...
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Captioning a table that is not a float in LyX

I have a table that is so wide that previously I was inserting it sideways as a float, but to limit document length I need to insert it in normal orientation. In LyX using ERT I can do this: \...
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Programmatically Insert Text from External File

I am looking to insert text from an external file to LyX. The external file (simple ascii file) has a single line but it will change on future document interations based on modelling output. Is there ...
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Installing LyX: “No textclass is found.”

About installing LyX! This is my old post. I have been trying to install LyX, but the same error message pops out when I excute LyX.exe as follows: LyX: No textclass is found LyX will only ...
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LyX in Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon does not display the correct characters in maths mode. How can I fix this?

I recently installed the latest Mint OS and installed TexLive-full, then LyX (via terminal). Unfortunately some symbols aren't shown up correctly within LyX itself. For example typing \alpha, \beta, \...
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About installing LyX!

I am trying to install LyX, which is a typewriter program for LaTeX, but I'm having trouble doing it. Really I tried tons of way to do this, but the error message is the same: LyX: No textclass is ...
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How to sub-enumerate without new line?

I'm new with LyX, and need some help. I'm trying to write homework, and every question is separate to a few "sub-question" (there is not "main" question - only 1.1, 1.2, 1.3...). I success only to ...
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Tikz arrows and circles not working

I'm using this website to draw graphs: http://madebyevan.com/fsm/ My graph is supposed to look like this: The website creates the suitable LaTeX code which I put in my document: \begin{center} \...
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Lyx instant preview in Fedora 29

I recently did a fresh install of Fedora 29 Workstation on my laptop with Lyx 2.3.2 installed. In working with previous Lyx documents, I needed to add different .sty files to get things to work, so I ...
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lstlisting basicstyle with color and fontsize

I have a setting of lstlisting as shown below. I would like to change to font size of the listing. I know that I can do that with basicstyle=\tiny or similar, but that loses the basicstyle=\color{...