LyX vs. LaTeX Table
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 Distinctions between LyX code and LaTeX code
Trait LyX LaTeX  Comment
Comment character # % This will get you every time!
Case sensitive? Mostly not Yes LyX environment names and references to names of LaTeX entities are case sensitive.
Command structure Sometimes starts with a backslash ALWAYS starts with a backslash In the layout file, LyX commands starting with \ are always LaTeX, AFAIK.
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