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

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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 ...
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URW Grotesk for XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX (fontspec)?

How can I use URW Grotesk font with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX (fontspec) ? Or if this is not possible/easy, are there a good heavy font replacement for it (if possible that works as well with PDFLaTeX) ? ...
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Setting the optical size with beamer and fontspec

I am using fontspec to select a font for my beamer presentation. The font I am using has different optical sizes, and fontspec takes full advantage of this. This is great for high resolution print, ...
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Using sans-serif font for chemfig

In my document, I'm currently using chemformula for chemical formulae. To draw reaction mechanisms I'm trying to use chemfig, but it's proving very difficult to get chemfig to use the same sans-serif ...
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Disable shorter line spacing on lines without ascenders/descenders (setmainfont)

I'm using a system font with fontspec, and I'm using the Scale option when I declare it with \setmainfont. I've found that whenever I use the Scale option, the line spacing is no longer consistent. ...
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How can I use the SBS font in Xe|Lua|La|TeX and specify which words to replace?

The Sans Bullshit Sans (SBS) font uses (currently only three) ligatures to replace words that are hard coded into the font's internal glyph substitution table. How can I use the SBS font in ...
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LuaLaTeX from texlive-2014: Command \textsubscript unavailable in encoding EU2

Here is a minimal example of a file that lualatex from texlive-2013 compiles fine: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} X\textsubscript{Y} \end{document} If I try to ...
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How to switch back to main language after \foreignquote (csquotes, polyglossia, lualatex)? [duplicate]

csquotes' \foreignquote{language}{text} does not seem to switch back all the language specific font features automatically. In my opinion the language specific changes should be applied only locally ...
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XeLatex otf font won't load

I am very inexperienced with LaTeX. I have a tex file that has worked for a long time, then stopped without any changes to the file. We purchased NeueHaasGrotDisp font. I have the fonts in OTF ...
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`fontspec` changes indention of itemize

When I add the fontspec package, the items in an itemize environment get an additional indention. You find the code in the following example, it is mainly from this question: \documentclass{scrreprt} ...
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Text Bold with fontspec [closed]

I am trying to use: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Cambria} But I cannot manage to emphasise the text by using usual \textbf or \textit. How to do it on Mac? Or which is the closest to ...
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How to get proper placed closing German doublequotes using lua|xelatex and Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (Regular)?

Using Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (latest version: 2.104) the closing German doublequotes are set exactly above (instead of behind) a sentence's closing dot (e.g. questionmark is not ...
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How to select numbers from another font?

How can I change the numbers of the text font with the math font numbers and the other way around using XeLaTeX?
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How to contribute to FontAwesome? SVG, EPS to fontawesome? [closed]

I am very interested in contributing to fontawesome. I have some vector icons that I feel the community would benefit to use and I really like to add them to fontawesome. These icons are in svg and ...
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Switching to lualatex: How to translate font setups?

I am a long-term pdflatex user. Once in a while I want to give lualatex a try (e.g., to try the recent TikZ graph layout engine). A couple of good answers here at tex.se describe what to do in that ...
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Problem in fixing the bug of FontAwesome when compiled by XeLaTeX

I have followed the instructions that is given in this post for fontawesome icons that are too big using XeLaTeX. I was able to use FontForge and change the Em Size to 1000. I also used the following ...
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Incompatibilty of Helvetica Neue italic compiled by XeLaTeX when viewed using Adobe Reader

I am running MikTex 2.9 under TeXStudio in Windows 64 bit for compiling my resume that uses friggeri-cv, which can be downloaded here. When I review the pdf made by XeLaTeX in TeXStudio Internal PDF ...
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Problem in Printing Friggeri Resume/CV

I am using Friggeri Resume/CV template, which can be found here. This template is absolutely beautiful and easy to read on a computer. Its look is astounding and I just like it very much. However, ...
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Strange problem with additional space when figure floats away

I am using fontspec, floatrow and subfig together. When a figure floats away an additional space is inserted at the place where the figure is in the text. In cases in which the line before the figure ...
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Problem using .ttf fonts with XeLaTeX

I have some .ttf fonts in ~/Library/Fonts that I would like to use with XeLaTeX, but it can't seem to find them. For example, this will compile: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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setotherlanguage{arabic} makes inline-tikz not to be typset inline

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{french} \setotherlanguage{arabic} % comment that line, the problem disappears. ...
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Replace missing character (minus) in text font for use in siunitx with fontspec

I'm forced to use a commercial (Univers) font in my presentations, which obviously does not contain a dedicated \minus sign, which is called by siunitx. (Though I'm not sure if it is \minus or ...
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How can I set the \boldmath font with unicode-math?

I am trying to typeset a document in Linux Libertine, and I want to use the font for alphanumeric characters in math mode as well. I am using unicode-math, not mathspec, because I need to specify ...
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siunitx does not detect number style

Siunitx does not recognise the oldstyle numbers, despite the detect-all setting, can you help me? MNWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Pagella} ...
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How can I change to font used by hepparticles/hepnames with XeLaTeX?

I am trying to get the hepparticles/hepnames packages to work with XeLaTeX. I am using Libertine as serif font and Biolinum as sans font. The particle names are somehow rendered in the wrong font. ...
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Why can I not use the font name listed in the fc-list's output?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Helvetica Neue LT Pro 55 Roman} % This line is OK. \setsansfont{HelveticaNeueLT Pro 55 Roman} % This line is ERROR! \begin{document} Hello ...
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Use german umlauts with a font where its not defined

I need to use special font. There are no german umlauts defined. So everytime I get an error if I try to use them with my font (BentonSans): \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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xetex cannot use font name instead of font file name even after “texlive-enable-fontconfig”

This article says xetex can only find fonts installed by texlive with its filename instead of font name, because xetex can only find fonts by font name in the system's font system. And here says with ...
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Replace greek letters with its variants in case unicode-math is used

When unicode-math is used, the replacement of e.g. greek characters with its variants does not work as before: \let\phi\varphi What is the way to achieve the same with unicode-math? minimal ...
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Font changing back for no apparent reason

Writing up a rough grammar in XeLaTeX and using fontspec to change the default font to Bitstream Charter instead of CM. Everything works fine for the first page or so of output, but on the second page ...
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Set width of tabular column to the width of tabular numerals

Take the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[oldstyle, tabular]{libertine} \usepackage{array} \newlength{\period} \settowidth{\period}{9999--9999} \begin{document} ...
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Understanding font maps / Fonts in vanilla TeXLive installation on Ubuntu

I followed closely the instructions in this tutorial to install a fresh TeXLive on my Ubuntu system, including the fake package and the font cache instruction: sudo fc-cache -fsv Still, I am ...
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how to create article with multiple (unicode) languages

I want to create a book that will help Asian people learn English. The requirements are - the book should contain text from 2 different languages, say, Hindi and English. I tried this multi-lingual ...
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LuaLaTeX: Load order fontspec, microtype (breaks hyphenation in bibliography)

The microtype documentation clearly states: With LuaTeX, load fontspec before microtype However, this breaks hyphenation in some cases in the bibliography, created with biblatex/biber. The same ...
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Colored mainfont with fontspec in a textblock yields to pdf error with LuaLaTex [closed]

When I (1) change the color of the mainfont with the fontspec package, (2) put some text in a textblock environment and (3) compile the document with LuaLaTex, the resulting pdf when opened with Adobe ...
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How to use the fontspec package in a LaTeX document?

I'm trying to make a simple document which uses the fontspec package in Tex Maker 4.4.1 with LuaLaTeX engine. Code I'm using \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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hairspace + hyphen as hyphen char with Fontspec

I would like to use for hyphen character the combination: hairspace + hyphen, in order to clearly but discreetly distinguish hyphenation from division. The traditionnal way (using another character, ...
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Is there a way to specify that some given letters are always in bold?

I am writing an article, which requires the letters 'a', 'e', 'i', 'o', 'u' are always showed in bold. Given the following TeX file: \documentclass{article} % What should be put here? ...
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FontSpec Error in Ubuntu and TexStudio

I am using this code: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Courier New} I am getting this error: The font "CourierNew" cannot be found \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Courier New} ...
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Should I use fontspec with XeLaTeX + xeCJK?

Everything is in the title. I am currently typesetting a bilingual (French/Japanese) document using XeLatex. xeCJK takes care of the Japanese part and polyglossia takes care of the French part. ...
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xetex fontspec error ubuntu

I'm using a custom style (not made by me) for a report and when I compile it using PdfLatex it works fine. However, when I want to use the house style fonts I have to compile it with XeLatex and I get ...
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Compiling letter using xelatex and Sublime Text 3?

I recently upgraded to Sublime Text 3. I have troubles compiling a letter template that requires the fontspec package and compilation with xelatex. I'm using the LaTeXTools package and tell Sublime to ...
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Smallcaps don't work if fontspec's microtype is used in luaLatex

This could be a duplicate question of this one - but I'd say the problem there is still not solved. Consider the following example: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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General guide on how to set up font families for luaLatex

In A Survey of Free Math Fonts for TEX and LATEX are great examples of harmonizing fonts in Latex. For example consider the text fragment for CM Bright: With pdfLatex it was sufficient to just ...
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Defining different scripts with fontspec

My actual problem: I want to typeset Tigrinya text, which is using Ethiopic (Ge'ez) script. But the text also contains numbers (which are afaik. in the latin script). So I've defined a new font ...