MS Word is evil! Is there a good alternative?

As a developer I really don't like writing documentation but when I have to I'd like to make the process as painless as possible. The problem with Word is that it constantly gets in my way. I...

How can I beautify JSON inside a document?

I was writing a LaTeX document, using Lyx as a front-end. I did not find a way to correctly format JSON data inside these documents. How can I beautify or format JSON data inside a Latex document?

LyX - breaking long formula lines

How can I break long formulas in LyX into two (or more) lines? I know how to write several lines of equations in one "math box" but I'm looking for a solution to break lines even in the middle of...

How to draw a graph in LaTeX?

First of all, let me say I'm using LyX, though I have no problem using ERT. Secondly, what is the most simplest way to draw a simple graph like this in Latex? I've seen some documents with graphs...

how to insert a visible box around a set of content in latex?

I'm trying to figure out how the books draw a box perhaps with different background around a digression/example? Preferably how this would be accomplished in lyx, but latex solution would be...

How to get rid of navigation bars in beamer?

How can I remove the navigation bar of sections and subsections on the top of each slide generated from a beamer latex file? I'm using the package beamerthemesplit.

What are these characters: ⎲⎳?

I used Lyx (a Latex distribution) to convert my content to an HTML page. I noticed that the sigma symbol represented in firefox is composed of these 2 characters: ⎲ ⎳ The first character is...

Word VBA event for detecting text change in the document?

I'm working on a macro for Word which detects key words in the text while these are typed. for example, I want that a Table will be added when the user types \table or something like that.. very...

Error with R function using Knitr in Lyx

I am getting an error when using the summary() function using Knitr in Lyx. The functions preceding it works. <<>>= library(faraway) head(teengamb) mdl <- lm(gamble ~ sex + status, data=teengamb)...

knitr installation in Lyx

I was trying to install Knitr package in Lyx but I encountered the following error. "The module knitr requires a package that is not available in your Latex installation or a converter that you...

Prevent Sympy from rearranging the equation

Perhaps im overlooking the obvious but how do you prevent sympy from rearranging equations? Im using Sympy in the iPython notebook so i can easily copy-paste the Latex code to Lyx, but i want the...

Lyx - how to create sections without titles

I'm currently looking into lyx because I'm starting to get fed up with writing LaTeX by hand. The problem is, LyX seems to be a bit opiniated about how sections should be written - I'm used to...

tikzDevice in Lyx

Would like to use the tikzDevice in conjunction with knitr, but am unable to get Yihui's Code Externalization (Stat546-HW4-Xie.lyx) demo working. Rscript is in the path and Lyx 'view messages'...

LyX: citation style author, year

I would like to use the citation style: author, year. Which configuration do I have to use? If I do \usepackage[comma]{natbib} it collides with the preferences where I can only chose between...

Switching background in markdown beamer

I'm trying to transfer a LaTeX/LyX presentation into a Beamer markdown document. On some slides I suspend the background image (which has logos of funding bodies on it) to make more space for code...

R loses information when saving plot as encapsulated postscript (.eps)

Lyx and Latex work splendidly with .eps images. But when I export a scatter plot with a smoothing curve from Rstudio, the points are lost and the plot is delivered with only the curve. The two...

LaTeX code was abbreviatedly displaied by Vimwiki in Vim

My GVim distribution on a Windows 8.1 machine has both vimwiki and Vim-Latex-Suite installed through Vundle. It bothers me that the following display (on the left) will occur when I do the...

How to insert a table in TikzEdt? (Create Tikz diagrams with tables using a GUI)

I'm trying to find the easiest way to create Tikz diagrams mixed with tables. Such as these: or https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/400557/how-to-add-connected-graphs-to-a-table Writing...

Angular material 2 mat-error in child form not showing when submitting forum

Placing a child component with inputs in a parent form and submitting with invalidation will not show the errors in the child component only in the parent. The mat-error in the child will only...

How to increase screen font size in lyx 2.3? (lyx 2.2.3 works)

I want to increase the screen font size in lyx 2.3 because it is extremely small. However, when I use ctrl+mouse, the font size of some words change, but not the whole document. Please see...

Can a LyX/LaTeX file be too large to create a PDF?

I've been working on my bachelors thesis in LyX for about a month without encountering any problems and today, all of a sudden, when creating a PDF LyX just loads indefinitely and even asks me at...

docker run error: Unable to access jarfile

Docker image is built but when I want to run it, it shows this error: Error: Unable to access jarfile rest-service-1.0.jar My OS is Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and I use docker build -t doc-service &...

Remove Warning When Enabling shell-escape in Lyx

I have enabled minted+pygmentize to highlight my program listings, and since pygmentize is an external program, the shell-escape flag must be enabled on pdflatex in Lyx. Now, every time I compile...

Adding line numbers for R code chunks with knitr with Lyx

I am using Lyx with the R knitr package and am having a hard time placing line numbers into my code chunks in R. I want every line of my code to have a number, not just output lines as I've seen...

knitr to pdflatex converter for lyx

I am writing a book using LYX, have been using it for several years. Some time ago, maybe close to a year, evidently after updating R, MikTeX, LYX, I started getting a dialog saying that my...

Can't knit PDF files in Spanish from RStudio (on Centos 7)

I've been figthing a bit trying to create PDF files with RStudio in Spanish. When I knit the document without any lang specification, everything works. This is a .Rmd file that renders without any...

How to improve the sharpness of the output video on centOS?

I'm using the same ffmpeg cmd on Windows and centOS to add timecode for the input video, the output video on centOS has low sharpness and mosaic. ffmpeg version: ffmpeg on Windows: 4.1.3 built...

PIP: "Fatal error in launcher" when trying to download scipy

THE PROBLEM After failing to download scipy due to some error, I've tried installing and uninstalling python, downgrading to python3.75 and back to python 3.8 - now nothing works. That is, typing...

Lyx CV modern \cventry not aligned

I'm new using lyx and learning LaTex. I have to make myself a CV. You may found below the latex code taken lyx LaTex overview, the lyx window, and the pdf overview. Normally the dates are supposed...

Latex outputs "?figurename?" surrounded by question marks in output file

Good day, I've been having a lot of trouble getting Latex to output a normal figurename. For some reason, each caption reads "?figurename? x" (with x being the number of the image), despite me not...