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

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What is the correct way to make \setmainfont take effect?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[BoldItalicFont={Times New Roman}]{DejaVu Sans} \begin{document} 1. This is normal as expected. \textit{2. This is in italic as ...
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Using the Google Noto fonts with fontspec

I've been typing a multilingual document that uses Latin, Cyrillic and Georgian characters, and I'm utterly stumped as to how to get fontspec to select the right fonts. If I use the MWE below, it ...
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What is the font used by Nature magazine? How can we get the same or similar text font and math font in LaTex? [duplicate]

For example, in this paper: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7587/pdf/nature16961.pdf How can we get the same or similar text font and math font in LaTex?
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querying whether a font feature has been activated via a fontspec command

A LaTeX package I'm currently writing makes use of -- and definitely requires -- some of the power of LuaLaTeX. I would like to make my package's user interface -- in particular, the options that need ...
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How do I enable a font feature?

I am trying to enable the Historical Ligatures feature in EB Garamond. The guide to the font calls this feature hlig. However, I have no idea how to enable the feature. I found a question that seems ...
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Define a new \XXseries macro for light fonts

Is ist possible to define a new series with fontspec? I tried the following but … it throws an error if the font doesn’t have a light version instead of replacing the font, like \bfseries does. In ...
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Greek letters doesn't show when use charter package

I download to my laptop CMU Serif font for greek letters, but when I insert charter package (because i want to write english bold text with it) the regular greek letters doesn't show. This is my code ...
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Spurrious warning when using mathdesign for Adobe Garamond Pro in conjunction with fontspec

I am using lualatex to typeset documents with Adobe Garamond Pro, using the mathdesign package with the "adobe-garamond" option for the math fonts. However, this nets me a warning upon loading ...
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How to combine Helvetica and Symbol with LuaTeX?

For text and equation in figures I want to use the Helvetica font. Unfortunately the greek symbols from Helvetica are not really suitable. A number of publishers recommend to combine Helvetica with ...
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Using another font in page number causes incorrect page numbering in XeLaTeX

In the following code when we use another font for page number, the page number starts from 2 in the first page. The pages are numbered 2, 3, 4, 5. However, the log message during compilation shows ...
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How many font styles of $x$ and $X$ can we use?

I want to use different variable styles in my dissertation. I'm currently using $x$ for a single random variable, $\mathbf{x}$ for a set of random variables and $\mathcal{X}$ for a state space. I also ...
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Set font family default after loading it

fontspec offers the commands \setmainfont, \setsansfont and \setmonofont to load a font and set it as the default roman, sans serif or monospaced font, respectively. It also offers the command ...
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Missing font with academicons.sty [closed]

I'm using TeXlive 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04. I have a file that looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{academicons} \begin{document} \aiicon{orcid} \end{document} When I do $ latexmk ...
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How to keep a “rare” ligature from interfering with a “common” ligature?

In ligature-rich Opentype fonts which feature both "common" and "rare" ligatures, it can happen that a "rare" ligature is applied first to one character pair, pre-empting the use of a "common" or ...
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How to print \frac{1}{2} by a single Unicode character?

I am looking for a command which would print simple fractions like 1/2, 1/3 etc using glyphs available in modern TTF/OTF fonts. Ideally, I want this command to output ordinary \frac{1}{2}, \frac{1}{3} ...
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\XeTeXglyphbounds with nullfont

While typesetting a thesis I get following error messages when i use mathematical symbols. Can someone explain what do they mean and how to fix them? ! Cannot use \XeTeXglyphbounds with nullfont; not ...
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What do the various values of the Ligatures= option of fontspec do?

The fontspec package has a Ligatures option, usually encountered with the value Ligatures=TeX. This enables traditional TeX ligatures (or typing conventions) like mapping --- to an em dash. But what ...
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Font name appearing in index (left pane) of pdf

What is the reason that the font name is appearing in the index (left pane) of the pdf file. The MWE is provided: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{bookmark} ...
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Text greek symbol not appearing with fontspec package

What is the reason that \textalpha is not working when fontspec package is active? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[euler]{textgreek} \begin{document} ...
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Two different “main fonts” in use; use only one for numbers

I have defined a mainfont, but have further defined its italics to come from a different font. My question: What is the simplest way to get the "original" main font back just for numbers? I wish to ...
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microtype settings for dummies

More than a year ago, a friend of mine was totally excited about microtype features in LaTeX. He was talking about it quite a bit and then said to me: "Show me your document, let me add some lines of ...
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XeLaTeX + \setmainfont{CMU Serif} produces wrong characters

When I'm compiling with XeLaTeX and I use \setmainfont{CMU Serif}, the resulting characters are off by one. This means that an a becomes a b, a 1 becomes a 2, etc. \documentclass{article} ...
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XeTeX \section{} doesn't show Thai fonts

I'm learning XeTeX mainly because it enables typesetting in my native language (Thai). With normal pdfLaTeX, arranging the document into sections was easy and intuitive, and I hope to be able to do ...
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Latest MiKTeX-Update broke XeLaTeX with fontspec

I updated MiKTeX a few days ago and since then I cannot compile XeLaTeX with fontspec anymore. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} When I try ...
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How to use T4 fonts in LaTex?

I would like to input some African language symbols (\B{t}, \m{y}). I tried command: \usepackage[T4]{fontenc} But it did not work. How can I use T4 font encoding?
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fontspec package causes error

For some reason the inclusion of the fontspec package causes XeLaTeX to not compile properly. Here is an MWE (inspired by Rob Hyndman): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum,fontspec} ...
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\addfontfeatures attribute lost after next fontspec command (like \textbf{})

I'm using Linux Libertine font (from system) with XeTeX. In the body, I'm using OldStyle numerals while I want Lining numerals in the tables. I'm typesetting tables that have some cells with ...
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Cells of equal width using tabular

Is it possible to give these cells the same width as the widest in the first row (κεῖσθαι?)? (keeping the text centered). The leftmost cells should be allowed to be wider. \documentclass{article} ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec gives “Undefined control sequence” error after MiKTeX update [duplicate]

I updated MiKTeX this morning and now I can't get XeLaTeX with fontspec to compile at all. It throws an "undefined control sequence" error for \sys_if_engine_luatex:T A minimum working example is: ...
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“Rare” ligatures in LuaLaTeX and LMR font

How do I get "Rare/Discretionary" ligatures with the Latin Modern Roman Font in LuaLateX? So far I have loaded the fontspec package and have tried several different approaches the most promising ...
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Assign custom fontfamily to setmonofont

Is there an easier way instead of writing those commands twice? \newfontfamily\codefont[ Scale=MatchLowercase, Path = fonts/] {Inconsolata-dz} \setmonofont[ Scale=MatchLowercase, Path = ...
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Fontspec / Polyglossia error after windows 10 update

I have recently (about a week) updated the operating system from windows 7 to windows 10. As for this moment, any use of the fontspec or polyglossia packages won't compile. After the problem ...
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Loading an array of fontfaces with fontspec and pgffor

I'm trying to produce a document to compare a bunch of fontfaces. I'd like to parse an array to load and try them all. This is what I have done: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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What about \cyrdash in EU1 and EU2 encodings?

cyrdash is defined in T2A, T2B, T2C and some other legacy encodings but seems to escape from EU1 (xetex) and EU2 (luatex) encodings. cyrdash should, by idea, print something intermediate between ...
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The footnote number changes sizes unexpectedly within document after third footnote

For some reason, the footnote number in the body of the text and in the footnote change size after the third footnote in my document. I'm not sure why it is. I thought it may have been a font problem, ...
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How can I define my own ligatures in lualatex?

Why are my ligatures not working? \documentclass[12pt,a4page]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[FeatureFile=pytanie.fea, Path = /usr/share/fonts/dejavu/, Extension=.ttf]{DejaVuSerif} ...
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Load fonts that are in a ./fonts directory

I'm new to TeX. I have the following problem: How can I load a font from a file in a directory, which is located in the root of the project? Say I have something like: /project /fonts ...
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fontspec cannot find fonts on Ubuntu

I recently migrated to Ubuntu from Mac OS. I installed TexLive and it works. However, fontspec doesn't work, no matter what fonts I use. This goes for fonts native to Ubuntu and fonts that I have ...
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How to get subs/sups for figures but not letters?

I am playing with a font (found here) that has sups/subs defined for figures but not for letters. If I don't enable them, I don't get them: But if I \usepackage{realscripts} to enable them, I lose ...
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lstlisting typesets incorrectly some special characters when used with fontspec

This document results in the ellipsis (triple dots) being typeset before the parenthesis. Why is this so? How can I avoid this behavior? Note that I use the unicode Horizontal Ellipsis U+2026 ...
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Can't use fontspec with LuaLatex [closed]

I have MiKTeX 2.9 installed on Windows 7. I want to make use of the package fontspec, but the command \usepackage{fontspec} is enough to cause the following error message: LaTeX Error: File ...
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LuaLaTeX and TeX Gyre Pagella in pdflatex for arXiv

Since arXiv still doesn't seem to support LuaLaTeX, I need to make my document work with pdfLaTeX instead. The only LuaLaTeX-specific stuff is \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} ...
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Having trouble using fontspec package with LuaLaTex in TexWorks

I am trying to compile the following code in TexWorks with LuaLaTex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} It works without the line: ...
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Undefined control sequence in first line of fontspec.sty

I am creating a CV in LaTeX. The below code is a MWE (example.tex): %%% ------------------------------------------------------------ \documentclass[paper=letterpaper,fontsize=10pt]{article} ...
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superscripts and footnotemarks break in nested \import with realscripts

I managed to produce strange interference between nested \import and superscripts, made accessible for LuaTeX by realscripts.sty. My document organisation depends on the comfortable, path-agnostic ...
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Modifying fraction macro for in-line text and exponents

There's an amazing fraction macro here* for FontSpec with LuaLaTeX (*: that would be the second macro in that answer, called \unifrac, which I like better than the first "macro"/ using the frac ...
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New version of fontspec gives WordSpace error

The new version of fontspec (February 1, 2016, version 2.5a) gives the following error (MacTeX2015): !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ./mathcal2016.tex:17: fontspec error: ...
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Customize fonts inside an equation environment

I am using the Gill Sans font, but I remark that I,l, and 1 are confused. So I want to use another fonts just for these letters in the equation environment, I used \fontspec to do this but it does not ...
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How to activate hyphenation in \ttfamily without setting a font explicite?

I am suprised that in the code below no hyphenation is done. And I can not find something about that on the web. Maybe I use the wrong words for searching. \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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lualatex with package unicode-math does not work after texlive update

After the recent TeX Live update (tlmgr update --all), LuaLaTeX together with unicode-math does not work any more! Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} ...