{fontspec} is a package for loading {opentype} fonts in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX.

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sans serif math font selection using unicode-math

I am typesetting a document in XeLaTeX using a serif font for main text, and a sans serif for everything else (section titles, tables etc). For setting of mathematics, I use TeX Gyre Pagella Math. ...
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Combine kerning, small caps, and tracking in luatex

As is known, luatex requires the fontspec option Renderer = Basic in order to display small caps when microtype's tracking = true is used. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tracking = ...
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Substitute one glyph for an alternate glyph of another stylistic set

In LuaTeX, I want to do the following: Having a text in the standard stylistic set of the font, but for a specific letter instead of having the glyph of the standard stylistic set, having it ...
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How to fix problem with `fontspec` and `wrapfig`?

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{Fundamentals of Modern Physics} ...
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Changing Caption Font Doesn't Work

I need to format the caption of tables and figures in my document so that is is 10pt Arial font bold faced. The main font is 12pt Times New Roman. I've tried the following (MWE), but it doesn't seem ...
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lualatex: Error when loading a font from a relative path

I'm trying to load a .ttf from lualatex, which works fine when I place the .ttf in the same folder as the .tex file. However, for my project structure it would be beneficial to store .ttf files in a ...
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Historic font and missing ligatures

I am trying to compose a sort of old-style book. I would like to use a specific historical font for the entire text. This font includes ligature glyphs for: ff, fi, fl, ffl, and st (see Figure 1 for ...
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Scale font to a desired x-height/em/cap-height/etc' in fontspec

When reproducing a typographic layout from print I often run into the usual difficulty of a font's "point size" not being easily measureable on a page. On the other hand, features such as x-height and ...
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Fontspec - Erewhon : what is the difference between setmainfont and usepackage?

What are the diffences and are there drawbacks involved in replacing \setmainfont{erewhon} by \usepackage{erewon}? In the first case there is no bold small caps, but there are in the second. This is ...
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Fontspec, bold small caps with Erewhon

How to have bold small caps with Erewhon ? \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Erewhon}[ Extension=.otf, UprightFont=*-Regular, ...
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Using swash italics through fontspec

I am trying to use Minion Pro’s swash italics in my files. The typical method, \usepackage{Minion Pro} and \textsw{Text to be Swashed}, fails when using fontspec. I need fontspec to switch between ...
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fontawesome and pdflatex [closed]

When using pdflatex and the fontawesome package the below error shows up. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" ! ! The fontspec package ...
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fontspec+polyglossia… lack of spaces before punctuation marks (French) in standalone and dinbrief

I fail to get Lualatex to properly typeset punctuation marks for French when using the classes standalone or dinbrief. In this minimal example I would expect to see spaces before the colon and before ...
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How can I use OpenType Collection font with fontspec package and LuaTeX?

Remark: I have accepted Herbert's answer because I'm now able to use Source Han Code JP by utilizing OTF fonts at the moment. However, that might not be a true solution to the conflict between ...
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XeLaTeX and changing fonts inside a document

Here is a detailed explanation of how to use various fonts inside a document in XeLaTeX: How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? However, there is no MWE to ...
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How to display italics (obliques) with SourceSans Pro?

I'm working in a document with lualatex where I want to use the Adobe Source family: Source Sans Pro, Source Serif Pro and Source Code Pro. My problem is that Source Serif Pro does not contain ...
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Linguex bad spacing between number and examples with certain values above 99 when using old style numbers

When using linguex example numbering packing, if I use \defaultfontfeatures{Numbers=OldStyle} with xetex or luatex, then with certain example numbers exceeding 99, there is no spacing between the ...
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Having trouble enabling ligatures with HF&J's Mercury Text OpenType font

I'm sure this font supports ligatures, but I can't get them to show up. Example with Roboto for comparison: \documentclass[ 11pt, a4paper ]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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TypeWriter font have no effect with polyglossia package

Using XeLaTeX engine, MWE1 works fine with fontspec and ucharclasses package. But when I change fontspec to polyglossia (MWE2), there is no TypeWriter font effect. Moreover, the first sentence of ...
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Incorrect rendering for Khmer using LuaLaTeX

When I compile the following MWE with XeLaTeX, it works pretty fine. But when I compile with LuaLaTeX some Khmer vowels are missing. Does LuaLaTeX support Khmer Unicode? Or is this a problem caused ...
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\setmainfont error with most recent fontspec version [duplicate]

I get a mysterious error running the following MWE (with both XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{texgyrepagella-regular.otf} \begin{document} Hello ...
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fontspec kernel/property-unknown [closed]

I have a problem with fontspec. When i try to build simple document: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} aaa \end{document} I get an error: ...
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Why does fontspec interfere with Ligatures? (In retrospect: How the dutch hyphenate)

The tufte sample text (provided by ConTeXt) contains a || sequence which normally gets turned into an emdash. For some reason the inclusion of fontspec disables this. I've tried to use various options ...
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\thinspace/\, inserts no space

In my greek-german document, the second \, of the combination \,--\, doesn't actually insert a space. It rather looks as if I wrote just \,-- (Often, the same occurs with other languages and fonts, ...
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change script of footnote label in bidi

I am using Memoir and polyglossia (including fontspec and bidi). My document contains text in Arabic script and Latin script. I'd like the footnote labels (footnotemark) to display in the defined ...
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Substitute a character by another one (Lualatex)

The lowercase figures of Adobe Garamond Pro are very nice, but the 1 can be confusing: Is this 11 (as it should be) or 2 in Roman? I would like to replace automatically this lowercase 1 with ...
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Change font blackness

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,kantlipsum} \begin{document} \fontspec[Scale=0.9]{Trebuchet MS} \kant[1] \end{document} I'm using XeLaTeX but the text is way to black, it's like if I ...
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Latest MiKTex update breaks with fontspec

I'm using this document class type https://github.com/praseodym/tudelft-report-latex/blob/master/tudelft-report.cls and I get the following error when I run it throgh XeLatex: ! Undefined control ...
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CV template run time error in TeXstudio

i am trying to make cv by using LaTex template but there is an error when i start compilation. Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to ...
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TexPad and fontspec package

I am compiling a .tex file with XeTeX from the cloud on an Ipad with TexPad. Whenever I try to load the fontspec package, it fails. Does anyone have any experience with this problem? Can TexPad simply ...
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local application of \addfontfeature and WordSpace=x

I wanted to reduce the inter-word space for some passages in a written text with the rest of the text remaining unchanged. So I tried to use \addfontfeature locally which I execute with the command ...
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“Undefined control sequence” error with fontspec

As a result of updating the l3kernel, l3packages, and l3experimental, a XeTeX document I'm working on no longer compiles. I've narrowed down the problem to fontspec failing to find a control sequence ...
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Changing the Font of Variables in an Equation Using XeLaTeX

I am trying to digitalize a book(130pages) by retyping it all(copy is in a really bad shape to be scanned). I am attempting to use Helvetica Neue as the main font for all numbers and variables on all ...
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Cannot compile xelatex template

I try to create my CV using the following template two-columns, one page. I manage to find the fonts in .ttf format and installed them in my win7 system. However, I get an error of "font-not-found" ...
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Circumflex over Numeral with fontspec

For a music analysis paper I'm working on, I need to enter an arabic numeral with a circumflex over it to represent a musical scale degree. Normally, I can just use \^3, but as soon as I load the ...
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Is there any way to use OpenType’s “access all alternates” feature in XeLaTeX?

This is inspired by this question, where an alternate character of a font is only available via OpenType’s access all alternates (aalt) feature. My question is simply: Is it possible to access this ...
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Specifying the font for only one character with unicode-math

I'm using XeTeX and the fontspec and unicode-math packages. In order to use a different math font for Greek letters, I do something like this, using the range option of \setmathfont: ...
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Change \emph to swash in fontspec

I read this post Activate swash or alternate for Italic only about swash and \emph command. Reading comments I see that \emph just chooses between \textit and \textrm depending on the slope of the ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec is slow every time, not just the first time

I am running XeLaTeX (distributed as part of MikTeX) on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit. The following test file takes a long time to compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Problem with math symbols unicode-math

I'm begginer with lualatex, fontspec and unicode-math packages. I try load differents fonts for text and for math operators. But some math symbols not appears. For example, I try this (just to show ...
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Changing the language in a beamer presentation with mtheme

I want to set the main language of my beamer presentation to German, in order to have German dates for \today etc. I use the mtheme by Matthias Vogelgesang. A minimal example (from the demo file) ...
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Keeping constant line spacing even with descendents

I am trying to create a command to typeset titles in a document. At the moment I made it as simple as possible to help debug possible problems. My code is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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handling of `--` in minted

I'm using minted for pretty printing console output and have just noticed that double hyphens, i.e. --, for program options are getting turned in en-hyphens, i.e. –. A MWE is: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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How to make the `url` package respect fontspec font options (stylisticset) with LuaLaTeX

I use the inconsolata zi4 font as the monospace font in my document but use the curved l as well as the straight quote thought the stylisticset option in fontspec. however, when using the url package ...
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How can you check if fontspec (with LuaLaTeX) can load a font?

I want to check if fontspec (with LuaLaTeX) can load a certain font and if not try to load another one. For pdflatex I did by checking if the package file exists; but I don't find an easy way to do it ...
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luaotfload font names database creation crashes

Edit 3, re-phrasing my original question: luaotfload expects a file /usr/local/etc/fonts/fonts.conf. Why? This seems not to be a canonical place for any fonts.conf in xubuntu, or is it? luaotfload ...
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Cabin font doesn't render properly apostrophe

I'm using Cabin font with XeLaTeX. The apostrophe is not render properly. As you can see on the following screenshot, there is not enough space betweend L and a. On this screenshot (with the ...
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Using tipa with XeLaTeX fontspec and real UTF-8 characters

Following on from the post Using TIPA with fontspec, how would I go about using IPA glyphs with XeLaTeX using the actual Unicode UTF-8 characters instead of using the tipa re-encoding? That is, using ...
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How to load an OFM-based PFB font with fontspec?

In my ḍād package (for Arabic typesetting, see also the TUGboat paper) I use a PostScript font with OFM metrics file. I load the font in the usual way, going through an FD file. This works only for ...
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More problems with TIPA and Fontspec

I do quite a lot of work with Sanskrit and linguistics. For the Sanskrit (Devanagari letters) I used fontspec and render with xelatex. This, as far as I can tell, is the only way to go. For the ...