Advantages and Disadvantages of Lyx Editor

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What advantages have you come across whiles using Lyx? How specifically, did lynx help you to have a wonderful experience will working on a project? Which features did you find useful compared to other similar software which you have used in the past? Please also share anything about Lyx editing software that you did not find quite palatable.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Lyx Editor

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Lyx is an Editor is having some advantages. It can be easily done by mouse clicks or else you can insert Latex code and make it hide. It has forward and inverse search and auto-completion function. So, it is very easy and fast to use who don’t know Latex also. It saves a lot time when you write in pure LaTeX. There are some disadvantages also using Lyx editor like it is not user friendly, complex macro packages to use, normal text can be easily edited with any text editor.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Lyx Editor

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If you want to know the advantages of LyX then here it is. Check the list below.

  • It is free, stable, and easy to use.
  • It is well written with clever documents.
  • It focuses on the content rather than on the layout or the design.
  • It automatically creates lists, table of contents, and others.
  • It uses bibtex for excellent bibliographies.
  • You will have amazing cross references because citations and cross references are automatically numbered and maintained.
  • You will have lean group/departmental standard documents.
  • Any math equations you add will be processed professionally.
  • Journals may give individual latex classes.
  • You can produce PDF files using pdflatex.
  • It persuades a user to do structured thinking with adding section and subsection when you begin writing.
  • You can add graphics as well as tables within tables.
  • Features Minitoc.

Since there are pros or advantages, there are also cons or disadvantages when producing documents with LyX. Exporting between Microsoft Office Word and LyX is awful. If you want to export, try exporting to an XML format. When you print a document, you may notice that the location of a word in the printed document is not the same as when it is displayed on the screen.

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