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I need to write a document that uses Calibri. The internet is telling me that I need to use something called "LuaTeX" to do this.

I use WineFish, which is a lightweight TeX editor, in ubuntu. I've apparently got LuaTeX installed on my machine somewhere, but I don't know how to use it to make a .tex file into a PDF, and I'd prefer to continue using Winefish's compiler, rather than dealing with the terminal.

When I added BibTeX support to winefish, I needed to add the following parameters to a new line in WineFish's "TeXbox" section of its preferences menu:

  • "Pattern": for pdfLaTeX, this is "([^:]+):([0-9]+):(.*)"
  • "File number": for pdfLaTeX, this is "1"
  • "Line number": for pdfLaTeX, this is "2"
  • "Output number": for pdfLaTeX, this is "3"
  • "Command": for pdfLaTeX, this is pdflatex -file-line-error-style -src-specials '%B'
  • "Save/Show": for pdfLaTeX, this is "1"

What parameters do I put to make LuaTeX work the same way?

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Welcome to TeX.sx! – Peter Jansson Mar 1 '13 at 15:34

lualatex is a unicode extension of pdflatex so without knowing anything about winefish you should be able to change

Command": for pdfLaTeX, this is pdflatex -file-line-error-style -src-specials '%B'


Command": for pdfLaTeX, this is lualatex -file-line-error-style -src-specials '%B'

and it will use the lualatex engine instead.

You will want to use the fontspec package to access system fonts.

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