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Cross Reference for multiple documents
Suppose that your files are master.lyx, chap1.lyx, chap2.lyx, and you want to insert a label from chap2.lyx to chap1.lyx.
There are three methods:
  1. Open master.lyx, open the insert reference dialog, and return to chap1.lyx. Now, whenever you open the insert reference dialog in chap1.lyx, you will get a list of all labels in all the files.
  2. Open chap2.lyx, open the insert reference dialog, and without closing the dialog, return to chap1.lyx, and then insert the reference. This doesn't work in LyX 1.1.6.
  3. In LyX 1.1.6, type alt-x reference-insert ref|++||++|<label> where <label> is the required label and written without a space behind the last |++|.

prettyref needs a label definition like \label{tab:MyTable} than
"the \prettyref{tab:Mytable} looks ..."
gives in dvi-output
"the Table looks ..." .
in lyx you have to create the labels in prettyref-style, e.g. tab:figure1

possible types of labels for prettyref

\newrefformat{lem}{Lemma \ref{#1}}
\newrefformat{thm}{Theorem \ref{#1}}
\newrefformat{cha}{Chapter \ref{#1}}
\newrefformat{sec}{Section \ref{#1}}
\newrefformat{tab}{Table \ref{#1} on page \pageref{#1}}
\newrefformat{fig}{Figure \ref{#1} on page \pageref{#1}}
with LaTeX-Preamble other definitions are possible!

Attention: The language for the prettyref-package is always english. To change the labels to german, write in LaTeX Preamble (behind(!) \usepackage{prettyref}):

\newrefformat{cha}{Kapitel \ref{#1}}
\newrefformat{sec}{Abschnitt \ref{#1}}
\newrefformat{tab}{Tabelle \ref{#1} on page \pageref{#1}}
\newrefformat{fig}{Abbildung \ref{#1} on page \pageref{#1}}

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