Pasting latex in a lyx file

Paul A. Rubin parubin73 at
Wed Apr 7 15:14:01 UTC 2021

On 4/7/21 10:14 AM, Mario D wrote:
> Hi all,
> sometime I need to paste some latex code inside a lyx file.
> When I do this, I lose all the formatting and, in particular,  I lose 
> all new lines: this means that what I end up with in my red box in lyx 
> is a complete mess which requires a lot of editing.
> This is quite annoying: am I missing something which results in this 
> behaviour?
> Thank you
Have you tried Edit > Paste Special > Paste from LaTeX? Note that this 
is used to paste directly into the LyX document, /not/ into an ERT box 


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