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

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XeLaTeX French guillemets non-breaking space best practice

What is the best approach to get a non-breaking space just before the closing French guillemet » ? I wish to be able to type in the natural style, which in French is « bonjour » with non-breaking ...
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XeLaTeX ligatures clash with package xesearch

I am using XeLaTeX to compile a document in French, using the fontspec package (with the Ligatures=TeX} option) and babel package (with the french option on). The problem: the endash and emdash ...
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how to set Latin Modern Mono Proportional in Xelatex

I am using xelatex and fontspec: I tried something like: \setmonofont[Mapping=tex-text, CharacterWidth=Proportional]{Latin Modern Mono} but this does not exist (?). How can I set the mono font to ...
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Scrartcl 13.999 point 14.4 point but not 14 point?

Can the scrartcl class make a true 14 point type? It will produce 13.999pt, 13.9999pt and 13.99998pt, but 14pt produces 14.4 point type only. Thanks :) \documentclass[fontsize=13.999pt]{scrartcl}...
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XeLaTex / fontspec error : “script-not-exist” e

I'm attempting to typeset Devanagari in XeLaTeX. I'm using the font chandas.ttf and the RomDev mapping (for roman --> devanagari script; found here: RomDev from somadeva). This worked for me once upon ...
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Palatino package and fontspec

I want to use the palatino package in XeLaTeX but I often use accented letters so I also load the package fontspec. However, after loading the fontspec package I get the error: LaTeX Font Warning: ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec gives “Undefined control sequence” error after MiKTeX update - volume 2

I have the very same problem as in XeLaTeX with fontspec gives "Undefined control sequence" error after MiKTeX update. But in my case, repeatedly running the two MiKTeX updaters does not ...
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“Debugging” installed fonts. Which font is mapped to which serie/shape?

I installed some new fonts using autoinst. Now I have a problem finding back the font family/shape/serie which belongs to my bold font which I believe I installed it. After I did: \usefont{T1}{&...
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Use Fandol fonts to create PDF with Chinese

I am using xeLaTeX to create PDF with Chinese characters. This is my code: \documentclass[openany,a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{ctex} \setCJKfamilyfont{song}{FandolSong-Regular.otf} \...
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Why 'xelatex' fails to find the font?

I'm using xelatex the create a PDF from a tex file. Normally I use the command: \setmainfont{DejaVu Sans} \newfontfamily{\hebrewfont}{DejaVu Sans} Which successfully loads the font. Though when I ...
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LuaLatex removes ligatures with LetterSpace

If I compile the following (M)WE with LuaLatex, all the possible ligatures are removed. This does not happen with the standard font or if I remove the \defaultfontfeatures{LetterSpace=1} or if I set ...
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Adding default font features to \sffamily

It seems I can't add any extra default font features with fontspec after the font is set e.g. with \setsansfont. Code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum,fontspec,xcolor} %% &...
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fontspec doesn't find Stylistic Variants in Gentium Basic

According to SIL, the font Gentium Basic --- which is a subset of Gentium Plus --- supports "literacy alternates". Consulting the font documentation (for Gentium plus, anyway), the literacy ...
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How to use 'BoldFeatures' to colorize bold texts, but override that color for individual text strings?

In my document preamble I use the following code to set my desired font and at the same time to set as default text colors different gray values for italic, bold and bold-italic text: \usepackage{...
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Tex document not building in new computer (fontspec) [closed]

I have a resume written in Tex that was working just fine. I had to change my HD drive due to a problem. I installed Miktex 2.9 and TexMaker again and configured the packages to download and install ...
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XeLaTeX, fontspec and printing the name of the current font

Is it possible, using XeLaTeX and fontspec.sty, to write a macro, say, \printcurrentfont, such that it would print the name of the font currently in use? I have looked through the fontspec ...
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Still want to use “ptm” in XeLaTeX

I'm using XeLaTeX typesetting Chinese fonts in my document. (So XeLaTeX is the only suitable way for me to do my stuff.) I want to use the LaTex original ptm font to typeset all English text. I know ...
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Can't load system font by name with XeLaTeX but with LuaLaTeX

I installed a TrueType font in windows 10. Now I want to use it with XeLaTeX. The font can't be loaded. The first message is Sorry, but miktex-makemf did not succeed for the following rea son: The ...
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ucharclasses misbehaves with Spacing Modifier Letters and Combining Diacritical Marks

The ucharclasses package makes it possible to automatically switch fonts (or do other useful things) based on the Unicode block of characters. However, it seems to be having trouble resetting the ...
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including own fonts in xelatex with fontspec doesn't work for “bold” “italic” font faces

can't solve this problem. For my thesis I am forced to use ugly "times new roman", using the free "times" won't do it. That's why I tried {font spec} (only under XelatTex) to include my own font ...
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ltxdockit and non-latin characters

I know that ltxdockit is not really a properly supported package. Still, I would welcome if someone could help me. ltxdockit seems to have problems with non-latin alphabets. The following example in ...
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Replacing only the text font in beamer with XeTeX

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation in which only the text font is changed, but the math remains the same. I would have thought that this would do it, \documentclass[english]{beamer} \...
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polyglossia undoes font changes from ClassicThesis

I'm trying to use the classicthesis.sty style class together with polyglossia with the result that polyglossia reverts all the changes to the fonts made by (I assume) classicthesis.sty (palatino for ...
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Sgaw Karen and IPA text (TIPA and fontspec)

I am writing a paper about the phonetics of the Sgaw Karen language. Because of this, I need to include both Sgaw Karen text and IPA characters. To display IPA characters, it seems that I need to use ...
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Cochin and common ligatures with font spec

I'm using Cochin as main font in a XeLaTeX project, and having Cochin glyphs for common ligatures such a fi and fl, I would expect those ligatures to be used by the fontspec package—but that's not ...
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Dot bellow letter in bibliography.bib file?

Using the first solution in this answer, we get a dot bellow the letter with \d{s} command, but how does this work in bibliography.bib file? MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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Force Font Choice in Beamer Document

I'm trying to set the font for a single part of my presentation (actually a single wordmark throughout), but as far as I can tell I'm not able to override the beamer defaults easily. Here's an MWE: \...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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\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} \usepackage{...
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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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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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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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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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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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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} \begin{...
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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 \bfseries ...
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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 ...