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Beamer Lyx, problems with second slide without seperator

I am trying to create a second slide using beamer in lyx. I have tried everything, pressing enter to insert seperator, or using seperator-insert command... nothing works. Once I click on Frame and ...
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In LyX, I can't seem to overwrite some shortcut keys

In LyX 2.4, I changed the shortcut for "bookmark-save 1" from "Alt+1" to "Shift+F1". I also added the shortcut "Alt+1" for "textstyle-update color 16" ...
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Math MCQs, arranging the given choices, the space between them, and some other (automatic) formatting

I am a new user of Latex, I only can write equations like in MSE, and never made a document in latex before. I wanted to create MCQs, but MicrosoftWord is not better than Latex for this purpose, where ...
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Shortcut for LyX Environment box

I usually use LyX environment box to choose section, definition, theorem, proof, etc. At that time, I need to use mouse to click the LyX environment box. However, I want to go to the LyX environment ...
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Is there a shortcut in Overleaf to switch among files in the same folder?

I am writing my thesis using Overleaf from Google Chrome in a Windows laptop. I have divided it in several files (some .tex files for the different chapters and a .bib for the references). I would ...
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LyX: How to create shortcut to toggle on or off "Spellcheck continuously"?

To toggle on and off "Spellcheck continuously", I can Click on "Abc" with the wavy underline, or go to Tools > Preferences > Language Settings > Spellchecker and check ...
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What is vi editor shortcut for "comment out the current line where the cursor is" for .tex files?

I want to know whether I can comment out the current line for LaTeX file, but have kept falling to google it.
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Typing math shortcuts is delayed on LyX [closed]

Recently I installed LyX version 2.3.7 on my Windows PC. Everything is working just fine, except for the fact that when I enter math mode (CTRL + m) and I want to enter a quick command such as \...
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Texshop : shortcut for renaming environment

There is a very convenient macro in Emacs+AucteX and I wonder whether it exists in TeXShop. It consists in renaming an environment automatically. Suppose I start with \begin{itemize} \item blabla \...
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Auto-completion all text in Texstudio without shortcut

How to autocomplete regular text in Texstudio, not just mathematical text, and without using shortcuts? Whenever I type 3 letters consecutively, I want the autocomplete window to appear. I don't want ...
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How to make environments appear by using code abbreviations?

I am looking for a way in LaTeX to make environments like \begin{equation} ... \end{equation} appear by just typing in a self-made abbreviation, e.g. 'be'. For the reason that the abbreviation shall ...
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How to change keybinding to move to next placeholder in TeXShop on Mac

I am currently using TeXShop to edit my LaTeX documents on my Mac. say on my Latex document I write-\frac and press tab.This will automatically generate- \frac{|*}{*} with my cursor where '|' is made. ...
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Texmaker: Finding the corresponding code line linked to a section of the PDFLaTeX file [duplicate]

I've recently started using Texmaker to edit on my LaTeX documents (up to now, I mostly used Overleaf or TeXworks), so I am still new to this program's shortcuts. I have been looking for a shortcut in ...
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How to bind "\" to another key in LyX?

I am somewhat new to LyX, and while I've been using it for long enough to know my way around it, there is one feature about it that is becoming ever more irritating; as a student, I mainly use it for ...
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Linebreaking an URL without any hyphens - only letters

Does anyone know how I can make a linebreak in my LaTeX output so that the link doesn't go "out of bounds"... There aren't any hyphens so I can't make any of the xurl, url, hyperref work. ...
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The LYX code to create custom new shortcuts

as swp went out of business I am now transitioning to lyx. I am trying to have the same shortcuts in lyx as in swp for example: \alpha= ctrl+g a etc, But I was wondering, if I can see the original lyx ...
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LyX list of Alt-M shortcuts

What does Alt+M then F or S or X or ... do? Is there a list of these shortcuts? There's a partial list here but I'm hoping to find a more complete list.
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A small but nagging bug in VSCode LaTeX Workshop keyboard shortcuts

I am using VSCode with LaTeX Workshop extension for writing LaTeX. I am a fan of its helpful shortcuts for math symbols. But recently, the shortcuts began exhibiting a nagging bug that isn't critical ...
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Animate frame series with hyperlinks

I would like to show 20 (or more) separate frames of an animation and let the user "plays" the frames to create the animation illusion. For each cases I provide a MWE taken from here. By ...
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How can I adapt the dimension of the symbol "|" in the displaystyle math mode, without using \left | \right. (or viceversa)?

I have to write the symbol for conditional probability "|" but I want to adapt it to the dimension of the sorrounding text in the displaystyle math mode. The only way I know to do it is the ...
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Cannot configure manual shortcuts in TeXstudio

I'm trying to change some of the default shortcuts in TeXstudio's Preferences panel, but when I try to enter a custom key combination for a shortcut the command(cmd), option, control(ctrl), and shift ...
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Binding texstudio indent section shortcut

I was wondering if there is any way to bind a keyboard shortcut to this exact button in the IDE. I can't find it in: "options > configure TexStudio > shortcuts"
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overleaf shortcut keys not working [closed]

I was using overleaf for a long time and now since I changed the laptop and the OS to windows 11 shortcuts are not working anymore like ctr+b ctrl+f even the Backspace key is not working anymore and ...
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Is it possible to use a keyboard shortcut to go back and forth between slides without pause?

My slides usually have a lot of overlays like \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \pause \item A \pause \item B \end{itemize} \end{frame} The problem is that I go back and forth a lot during presentation ...
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Make shortcuts to commands with arguments [duplicate]

I am frequently using the same command and want some shortcuts. How can I make shortcuts to \color{blue}\textbf{some text}}?
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Is there a shortcut for starting to edit/place curser at a search result (TexShop)?

I am doing a lot of searching and subsequent editing. I have not been able to find if a shortcut for starting to edit/placing the cursor were I have my search result (search here and google). ...
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Putting the same shortcuts in every LyX page

I have math macro shortcuts that look like that: Every time I open a new document, I want them to be at the top of the page. Is that an option?
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How to execute the main file while being in sub-file in TexMaker? [duplicate]

I am using TexMaker on Linux. I have a main.tex file which contains a sub-file subfile.tex by the command \input{subfile} Now, I am being in the subfile.tex, how can I execute (''quick build'') the ...
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How to define combined shortcuts followed by the grave accent ` (backtik) in Emacs auctex?

I know how to define a new shortcut for grave accent followed by a single key. For example the below code assign the shortcut `8 for inserting \times in a latex document. (add-to-list 'LaTeX-math-list ...
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lyx shortcuts: adding a Table using a shortcut

I want to add this table using a lyx shortcut: The LaTex code is as follows: \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \textenglish[variant=american]{state} & \LRE{$P\left[kPa\right]$} & \...
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itemize shortcut environment in emacs

I know that M-RET creates a \item in emacs (latex mode) even if there is no \begin{itemize} \end{itemize} around. In the case we are not within such environment I am wondering if it is possible to ...
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Parenthesis redefinition

Is it possible to redefine the left and right parenthesis (or define new parentheses in the form of a shortcut) in such a way that the character "(" to be equivalent with "\left (" ...
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Way to shortcut `\limits` for a whole page

Is it only me or does it get annoying whenever I've to write \limits before every operator? Is there a way to make that happen for every operator without having to list them all one by one? \...
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Commenting several lines in Overleaf, without numerical pad, FR keyboard [closed]

In order to comment/uncomment quickly several lines, Overleaf shortcut is: Ctrl + / I can't use it on my laptop without a numerical pad, with French keyboard with slash key among the capitals (on ...
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ctrl+shift+m shortcut for display math not functioning in lyx on windows and how to make it work?

I believe ctrl+shift+m should be a default shortcut for creating display maths in lyx as is mentioned on https://wiki.lyx.org/Tips/FrequentlyUsedShortcuts and on my linux machine it does do that. ...
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How to create new macros for combination of several keys

I am using WinEdt 10.3. I previously used WinEdt 7.1. For WinEdt 7.1 I have configured macros for combination of several keys. For example, in WinEdt 7.1 in order for an \jour to appear when you press ...
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how to insert tex code in lyx shortcut?

how can I insert "tex code" into a shortcut? I'm trying to create a short cut for some tikz code and can't find how to do so
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using the "enter" kay in lyx shortcuts

I'm trying to make a shortcut for the beginning and end of the tikz code. how can I separate the lines that are on? I'm using the code: command-sequence preview-insert; ert-insert; self-insert \begin{...
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New keyboard shortcut in TeXStudio

You probably know that if you highlight text with cursor, and push Ctrl+B, you can get \textbf{highlighted text} instead of what was before: highlighted text I would like to create a keyboard ...
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TeXstudio shortcuts for next/previous placeholder not working on Mac

I'm on a Mac and trying to make a shortcuts on TexStudio (latest version) for next/previous placeholder, but nothing is working. On mac there seems to be no default shortcut for these, so I'm trying ...
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Is there a Texstudio keyboard shortcut for moving to new paragraph (up and down)?

I'm on a Mac and wondering if there is a Texstudio keyboard shortcut that can move the cursor up/down to a new paragraph, starting at the beginning of the paragraph. Supposedly option + up/down arrow ...
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Can't use a Chrome Extension for Overleaf

I've been trying to make my workflow faster on Overleaf. Months ago I installed Overleaf Commander, which uses a keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + P as a standard) to access other files in the project. This ...
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Texmaker: Compile keyboard shortcut

A simple question: Is there a keyboard shortcut to compile the document in Texmaker? E.g. like Ctrl + Enter for Overleaf? I've gotten quite used to it after switching from TeXworks, but couldn't find ...
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LaTex for taking notes? Clicking Enter generates a \newline?

I've just started using LaTex and I'm thinking about using it to take notes during lectures (don't know if it's a good idea to begin with). Is there a way to use the enter button as a shortcut for \...
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Create 1 shortcut for 2 actions

I want to create a shortcut for a key combination (e.g. Alt+1) for 2 actions: textstyle-update color 17 font-bold I tried to create a shortcut as textstyle-update color 17; font-bold but it is not ...
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How to customise two different powers at the same time

Is it possible to define shorthand for a definition as follows: \def\par#1{\frac{x_{#1}}{y^{#1}}} In the document I have \par1 + \par2 + \par3 whereas for \par2 and \par3 this is expected outcome, ...
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How do I add shortcuts to TeX Maker?

For example, I want to create a shortcut for \(...\) command and or more specific one _{\circ} etc. Because it is hard to write in a minute. But I cannot create a new shortcut. I only configure the ...
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Adding \underline{} shortcut in the vertical bar next to structure window - Texmaker

I'm wondering if there is a way to add the \underline{} shortcut in the vertical bar next to structure window in Texmaker: Thank you for your time.
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How to define customized keyboard shortkeys in TeXstudio?

I am writing an article in TeXstudio and want to include an index that contains (many) selected keywords that have already been written. To do so, I use the imakeidx package. Is there a possibility to ...
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Is there a shortcut in Overleaf for indexing selected words?

I am writing a text in Overleaf and want to include an index that contains (many) selected words. To do so, I use the imakeidx package. Is there a possibility to define a shortcut or a keyboard hotkey ...
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