Questions tagged [lyx]

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Problem exporting with pdflatex

I'm having a funny problem with exporting to pdf, working with LyX. On certain paths it's working fine, but for files saved in specific folders I'm having the "missing \begin{document}" error. There ...
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Text sticking out of the column with AMS layout, XeTeX and LyX [duplicate]

I'm using LyX (v 2.3.3) on Debian Sid. I set up my document class to American Mathematical Society article (amsart) with XeTeX (since I write in Hebrew). The fonts I use are David (from the non-TeX ...
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Inserting GIF file in LyX

In short, I'm having trouble inserting gif files into LyX; when I try to view the PDF I get the message: „No information for converting gif format files to png. Define a converter in the preferences.“...
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Image path when exporting from Lyx

I am trying to setup LyX to export directly to the reStructuredText format. I adapted these instructions just replacing markdown with reStructuredText. Unfortunately LyX changes the path of every ...
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Package PGF Math Error: Unknown function 'inner' [duplicate]

I wrote my thesis in the Lyx software using Windows 10. At the end, i get a succesfully compiled PDF. I tried to compile the exact same document in Lyx in Linux but i get the error Package PGF Math ...
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LyX not importing .tex correctly

this is my first time posting on StackExchange so apologies for any formatting mistakes. I have a raw .tex file from my professor of a set of lecture notes, I'm attempting to combine this with another ...
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Generic makefile for lyx

I have got a folder with many lyx files. What makefile will automatically build abc.pdf from abc.lyx? I would prefer a pattern so that I can address each pdf target separately. I have not found a ...
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Why is superscript not displaying correctly in lyx?

Why is it that whatever I type in the superscript turns into gibberish?
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Start chapter numbers with 1 in every new part of document [duplicate]

I'm using André Miede's classicthesis for Lyx. However, I couldn't figure out how to globally reset the chapter number after the start of a new part. This is how the TOC looks right now: Part 1 1 ...
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Non-automatic numbering of mathematical equations in LyX

In my LyX document, I want to number my mathematical equations as I see fit, and not automatically.   I looked for information on this question but without success. So if a LyX user could tell me how,...
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LyX cant use “view” button. exporting PDF works flawlessly

I installed recently LyX with MiKTeX and executed an external program that changed the definitions so that i can export with foreign languages. while exporting (using "pdflatex") works great the view ...
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Duplicate header when using input with author and institute element

I have an issue with a duplicate header. I'm using lyx 2.3.2 and a beamer template with no additional modules. The issues lies in including via 'input' a lyx document containing only author, institute ...
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Lyx Shortcut Math Function Sign (e.g. accepts item in A returns item in B)

I am using Lyx. I would like to know if there is an equivalent to the following"from-to" sign: I've used _ and ^ but I believe there is a better way for it.
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How to add a keyboard shortcut for AMS multi-line environment in LyX

I use the AMS multi-line environment a lot for homework, and I would like it to replace the regular math environment. I use LyX, 3.2.2. How can I do this? Thank you very much!
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New document class not added correctly

I'm pretty new to Latex and Lyx I'm having an issue while adding a new document class. Having the .cls file, I followed the steps like in here: https://www.paulkiddie.com/2010/02/adding-custom-class-...
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How to identify align points in a gather environment

I am using Lyx. I have created a set of equations in a gather environment. Now I think it would be better if I get the equal signs aligned. I don't like to reconstruct my equations again in an align ...
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in Lyx, how to reduce/increase the vertical distance within cases environment?

I read some related posts however, I still cannot control the vertical distance in cases environment. I am using Lyx. for example, I want to reduce the vertical distance between the two lines of the ...
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How make lyx recognize single alphabetic a, b, c …as mathematical symbols

I have to describe a mathematical model in words like a story. In this description I explain the variables and parameters, they are mainly alphabetic like d,B, C, R, r and etc. My question is how I ...
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Lyx: Compile 3 times to create correct TOC. (RevTeX)

The Lyx RevTeX document seems to have a problem correctly compiling the table of contents (TOC) when it contains more entries. See the failed spacing on the left in the image below. This is a known ...
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Hunspell not working in Lyx

I am using Lyx 2.2.4 supported by Linux Mint 19.2. I have Hunspell dictionaries loaded in usr/share/hunspell but they are not recognised by Lyx. Preference/paths/Hunspell is greyed out and I cannot ...
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Rotating page but not table and changing column setting for all columns

I have a wide table (15 columns), I use \begin{landscape}..\end{landscape} to set the page to be landscape but it rotates my table 90 degree instead of setting landscape page. How should I rotate the ...
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Restate theorems in LyX

I would like to have theorems in my main text with the proof being in the appendix. My idea is to repeat the theorem in the appendix including the proof. However, for that it would be necessary to ...
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LyX: Display exercise number correctly when using Theorems (AMS, Numbered by Type within Chapters)

I am using LyX with the "Theorems (AMS, Numbered by Type within Chapters)" module. Using the exercise layout (which corresponds to xcc LaTeX environment), I am able to generate a PDF with correct ...
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LyX fonts package

I use TeX Live with LyX, and when I look at TeX information I see for example the txfonts.sty in styles. I put \usepackage{txfonts} in the preamble, but when I try to enter \Perp in the mathematics ...
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LyX MiKTeX path

I try to install a package with MiKTeX to use with LyX editor on Ubuntu 18.04. It seems MiKTeX put packages in one directory and LyX reads from another. How can I resolve it?
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How to Display Conditional Probability in LyX?

I am looking for a way to show $P(\theta|X)$ but with the proper spacing?
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lyx: how to set the output label of my figures and table

Hy, I used (in 2011) Lyx to compile my PhD. I have to recompile it today, but I have an issue in style. My table and figure label are written in 2011 like: FIGURE 1.1: my description TABLE 1.1: ...
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Format heading and subheading

I'm working with LyX (class: report) and have tried to make the headlines more appealing. This also works partly, but I would like to improve some details and can't get any further after some trial ...
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Getting a proper reference for a presentation

I wish to reference a presentation in my PhD thesis. (URL is https://samate.nist.gov/docs/SwMM-RSV2016/SwMM-RSV_13_UsingMalwareAnalysis_CWoody.pdf) Try as I might I cannot get anything better (...
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Lyx Math issues - missing a cell

I used to have a default setting of three cells, when using math (cmd+m, enter). But at some point it has changed to only to cells, and when I add an additional colon, when there are not aligned. I ...
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I can't seem to be able to draw the simplest thing with TikZ on LyX, but with MiKTeX it works

I was trying to make a plot of something for my physics homework and found This article explaining how to do it. I called all the necessary packages (I tried both tikz and pgfplots) in the preamble in ...
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Creating versatile and efficient citation hyperlink

Let's say I want to write the following. 1. Introduction Einstein, Newton, and Plank (2000) (hereafter ENP) assert there was Bing Bang. ENP note that there exists gravity. 2. Main Text 3. ...
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Lyx and python tex

I try to execute a python script in LyX documents, using python text. When I compile the document it returns no error as I see, and I just have some "??" where I expect python answers. I have the same ...
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Line break in title in LyX

I am using Beamer Article (standard class) in LyX. I have tried to break my title into many lines as I choose but I failed. I have tried "...line 1... ctrl+enter ...line2..." but in the PDF ...
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Lyx - disable auto-jumping to cursor when clicking on math/table/etc.?

As the title says I don't want to have any auto-scrolling/jumping etc. when writing my documents. Is there a way to disable that feature? I'd go so far to recompile and edit source code myself if ...
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How to move tables location in lyx

I created a table in lyx (used insert - table) but how do I copy the table to another location ? When I select the table and try to copy it to another place in the document, it lost all the table ...
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Change default heading/parts names in lyx

I am a new user to Lyx and I am writting my CV in Europass format in Lyx 2.3.2. The default heading "language" displays "other languages". Is there any way to change this heading to "Foreign languages"...
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Cross-referencing without the prefix: “Figure, Eqaution…” for several references

I am working with Lyx and the cross referencing works fine in general. But I wonder if there is a better way to do it in Lyx. When I refer to more than one e.g. equations, Lyx always past the prefix "...
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How to use uncodable chars like Σ inside program listings in LyX? [duplicate]

I have a code that runs with some characters like Σ and I'm trying to include them in my program listings but I get the "LyX: Uncodable characters in listing inset". I don't want to "mathscape = true"...
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Inserting integral symbol in table or matrix

I want to include an integral symbol with a "C" subscript in a table or matrix, but the "C" ends up in the wrong place. I'm a basic LyX user with minimal/zero LaTeX coding ability. I can copy/paste ...
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I can't create my own export tool in LyX

Maybe someone's come across this. Please suggest that this summer I was able to create new tools for processing the .lyx file, which I am currently editing, written by me with a .bat file, to which I ...
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Referring multiple times to the same footnote inside a cell of a floating table, using Lyx

Hi I basically followed the answers from here, but it turns out that the labelling basically woks, except for the referring to the same footnote. An "Table" is always set in front of the reference. I ...
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After MikTex package update -> No float figures [duplicate]

I really need some help here. So, I am using Lyx to write my thesis right now. I updated the packages over the MikTex Console and since then, NO float figures are shown in the output. Since I have ...
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Writing Hebrew text with Lyx

I'm beginner who is interested in learning Latex and I'm currently using Mac OS Catalina. I decided to use Lyx for writing my lecture notes in Hebrew, so I'v downloaded Lyx. I managed to create files ...
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Parenthesis on numbered equations are backwards

I am trying to add numbered equations to my lyx file. Unfortunatly, when compiling I get )1(. Here is my code (it is from a template I am using) #LyX 2.3 created this file. For more info see http://...
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Direct search stopped working

Can you tell me, please, what could have happened? When I first set up the search in LyX, as it is explained here, it was possible to set up both sides, and now the direct search has stopped working, ...
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Lyx custom layout for command: newline should stay in same environment?

I am writing a Lyx custom .layout, specifically for a class-specific TeX command that takes the form \command{}. I want that when typing a newline in Lyx, the new lines stays within the \command{}, ...
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Vertical lines inside matrices disappear when exporting to pdf

All the vertical lines inside the matrices disappear when i export to pdf. Any suggestions?
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What's the name of this folder?

See. I opened the LyX program. At the same time, in the folder listed in the Tools of Settings, the Time catalog creates a folder in the text box, for example, with the same name: lyx'tmpdir.gq1336. ...
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Removing white space in LyX from table

I am using LyX and am trying to fit a table in the an A4 size. I have managed to get the table in landscape however I am not sure how I can make it in the centre. I already have tried using the ...

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