Eli Brosh wrote:

Hello, When I insert a displayed eqnarray equation LyX puts extra space (around two blank lines) before the equation. How can this be avoided ?

`This is done by LaTeX, not by LyX, because the benevolent gods of`

`typesetting have apparently decreed it. If you really want to reduce`

`the space for all displayed equations, put the following two lines in`

`ERT early in your document (they don't seem to work in the preamble):`

\abovedisplayskip=0pt \abovedisplayshortskip=0pt

`The first specifies blank vertical space between text and following`

`displayed math formula when the text line passes above the formula; the`

`second applies when the text line stops short of passing over the`

`formula. Change 0pt to whatever you want if you want to leave a little`

`vertical space. Note that this applies to all displayed math formulas,`

`not just to equation arrays.`

`For details, see section 11.5.1 of Herbert Voss's "Math mode" document`

`(version 2.33).`

/Paul