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

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Error: Font \l_tmpa_font has only 8 fontdimen parameters [duplicate]

I get the above error when I try to use my main font for the math letters. If I leave out the \sqrt[3]{2} bit, it works but gives a load of complaints about not having the OpenType feature ...
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Disabling ligatures in xelatex like rmligs

Ligatures set by Latex are often wrong in German (i.e. between combined words like "Auflaufform"). To set these words correct I often use rmligs which is a great tool to disable ligatures when the use ...
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Error when using luaotfload-tool

i am trying to install Myriad Pro at my Ubuntu PC to use it with Lualatex and fontspec. The font is correctly installed and can be used in LibreOffice. fc-list | grep -i myriad -> Myriad ...
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Compilation error with fontspec and BoldFeatures [closed]

Using fontspec 2.4, why won't the following example compile? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % version 2.4 \setmainfont[BoldFeatures={Color=AA0000}]{Arial} \begin{document} This is ...
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Incompatibility of scrbook and fontspec in TeX-Live 2013

Since updating to TeX-Live 2013 I am facing the following error: Compiling the following file by XeLaTeX ... \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} bla \end{document} ... ...
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Fontspec 2.4 and Scale=MatchLowercase causes error

I just updated to TeXLive 2014 and when compiling the following code using either XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX I get an error: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont{Latin Modern ...
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small-caps figures, anyone?

Is there a good (possibly free) opentype font out there with small-caps figures and small question and exclamation marks; and could I use them with xelatex + fontspec? Or, better still, is there a ...
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letterspacing italic small caps automatically

The MinionPro-It.otf file I am using contains italic small caps, confirmed with otfinfo -f MinionPro-It.otf and cfftot1 MinionPro-It.otf | t1testpage | epstopdf --filter > MinionPro-It.pdf. The ...
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Curly Quote usage in XeTeX via LyX

I have this preamble in my LyX document: \widowpenalty=10000 \clubpenalty=10000 \raggedbottom \usepackage{dtklogos} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Problems using Expert Fonts

I recently purchased an expert font, Calluna (exljbris). There is only one problem when using the font: The font is encoded with Old Style numbers by default. I don't know how to access the Lining ...
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Combining diacritical mark is misaligned with luatex, but not with xetex

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[BoldItalicFont = {* Semibold Italic}]{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} \textit{\textbf{V\char"0306}} ...
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XeLaTeX: How to specify a different font family for Latin text within non-Latin text?

In a XeLaTeX document whose main language is non-Latin (in the sense of using non-Latin alphabet), I'd like the Latin text to be typeset with a different font family from that of the main text. How do ...
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Ansi Encoding for Embedded Fonts in PDF Output

Rendering PDFs with identical fonts using InDesign versus using LuaLaTeX with fontspec in TeXworks, I have found differences in Acrobat Reader's descriptions of the embedded font types and encoding. ...
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Setting figure caption font face

I'd like to change font face of all figure captions. I'm currently using the fontspec package to set main font of the document. I'm also using DeclareCaptionFormat to set font size. I fail to see any ...
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Math italics with unicode-math.

I'm using Tex Live 2010. Here's the example I want to discuss. \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{amsmath} \RequirePackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} ...
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Font name in LuaTeX's fontspec

I have a document using fontspec which works fine with XeTeX, but a the Linux Libertine Initialis O font is not found when compiling with LuaTeX: Here is a MWE reproducing the problem: ...
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Parentheses and square brackets contextually in small caps

In a book publication I use references in parentheses with an open type font. The references are set in small caps (both letters and numbers): % xelatex xetex 0.9999 texlive 2013 windows ...
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Can I turn a variable width font into a fixed-width font?

I found a free ancient-typewriter font I'd like to use in a project, but the person who made it apparently traced some scanned outlines and poured them into a variable width truetype font. That is not ...
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Spacing issue when using tocloft and fontspec together

I'm using tocloft for creating a List of Equations and I think there's no other way to avoid using this package. However, everytime when tocloft and fontspec from XeLaTeX are used together the ...
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combine \usepackage{times} and \fontspec \setmainfont

I'm having difficulty finding a Times-like font which has support for Americanist phonetic symbols, bold, italic, bold italic and small caps. Currently, I've got a setup using xelatex which gets me ...
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Small caps in fontspec on XeLaTeX

I'm trying to typeset my document with Times with XeLaTeX. Because Times does not include small caps, I want to use TeX Gyre Termes only for small caps. I tried this method, but it didn't work. A ...
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How can I make fontspec avoid black italics with Charter in OS X Mavericks?

OS X Mavericks includes a copy of the font Charter in /Library/fonts/Charter.ttc. This file provides six variants: roman, italic, black, bold, black italic, and bold italic. As the following example ...
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Fontspec/xeCJK AutoFakeBold and copyable Chinese characters in PDF

I'm writing a document in mixed English and Chinese (with the xeCJK package. I want to add some fake bold headlines using the font Kaiti SC. When I do this using the AutoFakeBold option, this makes it ...
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How to flip / produce the mirror image of a special character in xelatex

I'm producing a menu with xelatex using the font Bickham Script Pro. It has a swirly pattern I'd like to use at the beginning and end of a line. The swirly character would need to be flipped to have ...
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Beramono in XeTeX?

I like the beramono font, and I want to use it for code listings (using the listings package). I want the standard CMR tt font for typewriter font in the body of the text. I could do this using ...
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Tracking with XeTeX via LetterSpace

When I use PDFLaTeX I have a setup using microtype and a font available in small caps (eg \usepackage{lmodern}), \usepackage[ protrusion=true, expansion=true, kerning=true, spacing=true, ...
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How to select a font for the main Chinese character and another font for its Furigana?

The objective is to make a list of Japanese vocabularies with Kanji stroke order for the main characters, its furigana (small kana characters placed above the main characters), and its meaning (in ...
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Ensuring embedded Fonts are hinted for on-screen PDF viewing

I'm trying to recreate a pleasing page layout from an existing pdf as a way to get more familiar with book design in latex. The geometry part was fairly simple to get right, but I've come across a ...
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Capital ẞ in LaTeX/XeTeX/lualatex/whatever

I am trying to get a ẞ in my LaTeX document. How can I do this? I already tried: Using other fonts: dejavu and libertine Using \MakeUppercase{ß}, which sometimes produces nothing, sometimes produces ...
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Font found with XeLaTeX not found with LuaLaTeX on Linux [closed]

The following MWE will build correctly with XeLaTeX but not with LuaLaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{TimesNewRomanPSMT} \setmathfont{CambriaMath} ...
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Generating a table of all glyphs – including meta data like name, Unicode etc

The answers to Generating a table of glyphs with XeTeX cycle through character positions in the font and output a glyph (and its ordinal number) if one is assigned to that position, which is only ...
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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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Accessing special glyphs in a font with xeLaTeX

The Palatino Sans Family contains a special font for arrows that I'd like to use from xeLaTeX. The Windows font preview shows examples using the German sentence "Franz jagt im komplett verwahrlosten ...
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Set length to the line height of a particular font

How to define new length using : \newlength{...} \setlength{...}{...} and equal to the line height of a particular font (for example \tiny\ttfamily) Note : I want a solution which does not involve ...
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Vector font for suetterlin

I want to use the old German "Kurrentschrift" in equations. In LaTeX, this is already integrated in the package suetterl: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{suetterl} \begin{document} ...
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Telugu font characters not correctly produced from xelatex

Anyone have this issue. This is the following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Gautami} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{telugu} ...
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Using MinionPro for math and ArnoPro for text

As the title says, I want to use ArnoPro as my main font for text while using MinionPro for all math (inline or display). What I did for ArnoPro was since I have Windows on my laptop as well as Linux ...
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Complex ligatures in Devanāgarī

Ligatures are known to the Western European languages, however it isn't that common to spot vertical or complex form of them. As an exercise in typography I tried to get some complex ligatures in ...
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It doesn't hyphenate words ending with “—”

UPDATE Well. After a while, I decided to see again about this “problem”, and just discovered that in pdfLaTeX, using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and the — (the unicode —, not the ligature ---) it ...
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Lualatex, fontspec and externalized tikz problem in MacTeX

To enable faster compilation of large documents I'd like to externalize tikz pictures. I also have to use lualatex and fontspec. EDIT: After further testing it seems that this is a problem only when ...
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Translate content in fields in bibliography entries (biblatex)

I have in the @thesis entries in my .bib file the names of institutions and types written in the local language of the thesis. I need to translate these to English. As an example, I need to translate ...
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About font and designs

I'm new to Latex, I finally decided to learn it after having discovered that LibreOffice writer sucks. I thought it helps you create better text but after having spent almost two hours on this site, I ...
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Sans serif fonts in block headers while using another package [duplicate]

I'm brand new to TeX and am making my first beamerposter. I'm using XeLaTeX and I like the package pxfonts for the math and the body text. However, I'd like to have sans serif text in the block ...
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Whatever happened to \newfontinstance?

I just installed a pretest version of TeXLive 2010 and tried compiling some files as a test. None of my XeLaTeX files compile because apparently the command \newfontinstance (which was defined in ...
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Big brackets are always opening and square when using fontspec with MnSymbol

I have here a strange problem I don't get. When using the fontspec package in combination with MnSymbol package all big brackets in math mode are square and opening... when I deactivate one of the ...
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Font “AGaramondPro-semibold” cannot be found

I have a document [CV template taken from Paul Gessler. I am having difficulty finding AGaramondpro-Semibold font from fontspec package. I have already upgraded the fontspec package from package ...
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textls breaks smallcaps with luatex

I'm switching a code to LuaTex from XeTeX. In XeTeX, I had a combination of tracking and small caps using LetterSpace and WordSpace parameters in fontspec calls, but these are not supported in with ...
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Custom font family with siunitx

I'm trying to set some relatively large tables in my document. I used fontspec to create a new font family, which I use only to set tables. Specifically, I'm using the Bell Centennial font to set my ...
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XeLaTeX font choice for separable ligatures in PDF, redux

I've read previous question/answers on this topic (e.g. this), but am still in the dark. The problem I'm trying to solve: Which font combination for XeLaTeX will at the same time provide a legible and ...
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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 ...