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

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polyglossia & fontspec's script feature in 'setotherlanguage'

My fonts are able to give the wanted output. My fonts have both the Latin and Hebrew characteres, and even Greek needed. Is there any other way in which I can have the result wanted? Do I need the ...
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Extra line break and horizontal space at \begin{document}

I am trying to insert some text right at the beginning of the document with \AtBeginDocument while using lualatex and the fontspec package \documentclass{article} \AtBeginDocument{X} ...
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Latexmk and fontspec

I'm trying to use latexmk with XeLaTeX. When I type: latexmk.pl -xelatex -pvc -cd -auxdir=TeXAux myfile.tex it all works fine. However I would like to use switches with XeLaTeX, such as ...
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Change default font size while using fontspec

I'd like to set the main font size (i.e. all text which isn't a heading or something else with an explicit font size) to a particular font size, in this case, 9.5pt. I can't use the default package ...
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XeLaTeX fonts don't work well on Windows?

I have recently downloaded the template for a CV from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv. It is supposed to be compiled using XeLaTeX, with previous installation of the Fontin ...
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Accessing user-selectable features in GentiumPlus in XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX

Specifically, the combination of f plus î in the italic ends up with the upper curl of the f smashed into the peak of the circumflex (other fonts have the same problem, but the result is even uglier). ...
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TeX Gyre fonts in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX: call by name or file name?

Is there any downside of using file names with \setmainfont, except for the fact that it takes more typing? I ask because I am experiencing problems with using names for TeX Gyre fonts on my Linux ...
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Lualatex (luaotfload) broke after upgrading to Mavericks

Ever since I upgraded to OS X Mavericks—post hoc ergo propter hoc—I can no longer compile my dissertation using LuaLaTeX. When running lualatex I first got the following error: luaotfload | db: ...
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Problem with XeLaTeX xdv2pdf mode and font compilation

I recently upgraded to TexLive2013 (Basic) and this broke the setup I use for letters of recommendation. I need to use a legacy university font which requires XeLaTeX in the mode xdv2pdf. MWE is below ...
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LuaTeX error “table index is nil” loading Cinzel OTF font with fontspec [closed]

In a LuaLaTeX document I am creating with MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit (LuaTeX version beta-0.70.2-2012060719) in Windows 7, I get the following error: ! LuaTeX error ...)/MiKTeX ...
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XeLaTeX and Biber/BibLaTeX: switching font for cyrillic references

My main font unfortunately does not have support for Cyrillic script. Mixing it with Linux Libertine (which does have the required glyphs) works fine in the main text where I can simply switch the ...
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Alphabetic sorting fails in biblatex when defining characters with \newcommand

I'm citing an Icelandic guy whose last name has a first character Á (U+00C1). If I write his name in my bibliography with that character code (\char"00C1), the sorting works correctly. If, however, I ...
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Suppress character substitution in xetex

I have a situation where I need to place a combining ring above (U+030A) the character 'j'. Yes, it is silly, because the ring would collide with the dot above the 'j', but I want to combine them ...
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Side bearings of Minion Pro quotes

I'm using Minion Pro with XeLaTeX. However, quotes are much too tight. I know the MinionPro package, for use with LaTeX, has a loosequotes option which slightly increases the side bearings of the ...
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Access Specific Alternate Glyph in XeTeX

I'm trying to use Minion Pro Italic font, specifically I would like to use the italic "g" with an open tail - instead of the default two-story version. I found that it is defined as an alternate ...
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font selection for entire doc

Hello there:) Could someone show me how to select fonts (serif: regular/bold/italic/bolditalic/smallcaps, sans: regular/bold/italic) for entire document using fontspec and font's filenames. And at ...
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XeTeX font spacing awfulness [duplicate]

When using the Lato font (e.g., Google fonts or Lato fonts), I get completely overlapping text: When I view the PDF in Google Chrome's PDF viewer, it looks fine on the screen: but it still ...
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Why does LuaLaTeX produce smaller files than pdfLaTeX in this example?

I am discovering LuaLaTeX... I want to produce pdf files from my tex sources as small as possible. If I compile the following code with LuaLaTeX, the size of the generated pdf is 9 kB. ...
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Can I use these Libertine glyphs in pdftex?

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{iftex} \ifXeTeX\else \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \fi \usepackage{libertine} \begin{document} \ifXeTeX ...
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Using pst-barcode, fontspec and standalone at the same time?

I am trying to generate a series of labels using TikZ and the standalone document class. Normally, this works fine, but this time I want to use a system font and to include a barcode. Below is an ...
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Scale font only vertically (poor man’s condensed of Libertine)

I’m using Linux Libertine to typeset the translation of a poem with eledmac/eledpar. The original text appears on the left pages and the translation on the right ones. Since the translated verses are ...
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Using specific font for the equation in XeLaTex

I want to use a specific font for a specific formula in XeLaTeX. Usually, the math font can be set up using mathspec package. \usepackage{mathspec} ...
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Change lineno's number format for section headings (bold font)

This is a follow-up to the question Change from old style numbers to lining numbers in lineno's linenumbers environment I've discovered that the suggestion given there doesn't target the line ...
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Fontspec + Cabin + LuaLaTeX

I want to use the Cabin fonts (which are available on CTAN). It seems possible to use these fonts with LuaLaTeX, since there are type1 fonts available, and on CTAN it says: LuaLaTeX and xeLaTeX ...
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XeLaTeX Bad/Inconsistent Kerning [closed]

I'm running xubuntu 12.04.3 LTS with tex-full 2013 package. The kerning is terrible. For example, I have fonts-linuxlibertine 5.3.0 installed, latest and greatest; when I compile using XeLaTeX, both ...
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Problem with small caps in XeLaTeX

I'm not able to make small caps work with any font in XeLaTeX. Here is output illustrating the issue for Charis SIL, Garuda, and Times New Roman, respectively. Pasted below are a MWE and version and ...
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Does fontspec have a cache?

The mininimal working example is the following one: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,xunicode} \setmainfont[Numbers=OldStyle]{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} 0123456789 ...
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Having Problem using math environment in LuaLaTeX

I am at learning stage of LaTeX. While working with lualatex with fontspec package, i am not being able to use any math environment. My document's preamble: \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt]{memoir} % ...
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font set problems in beamer

i want to set the main font in my beamer as "Consolas" i do like this : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \usetheme{Warsaw} \begin{document} \setmainfont{Consolas} \begin{frame} we discuss ...
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Regular Chaparral comes out bold, bold Chaparral comes out regular. Why? [closed]

Chaparral.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Chaparral Pro} \begin{document} Hamburgefonstiv Regular \textbf{Hamburgefonstiv Bold} ...
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XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX + fontspec “font-not-found” in CV template [closed]

I am trying to compile a CV template using XeLateX. I have always used Pdflatex, so I created a XeLaTeX command as described here: Use XeLaTeX in Texmaker instead of pdfLaTeX. I then downloaded the ...
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Why does fake slant only seem to work after italics has been used? [closed]

Based on this question, can someone explain this behavior: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ SlantedFont={Linux Libertine O}, SlantedFeatures={FakeSlant=0.30}, ...
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Microtypesets and Fontspec

Is there a way to use Microtypesets so that one would specify a fontspec family. I have a very complicated document and it would be nice to be able to turn the microtype features on only for those ...
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How do I slant variables when using eulervm?

Using fontspec and xetex, when in text mode I can define: \renewcommand{\textsl}[1]{{\fontspec[FakeSlant=0.2]{Neo Euler} #1}} and I get slanted characters using Neo Euler (to fake the missing ...
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A Big fancy “Q”

One time I remember seeing a Q ligature in \setmainfont{EB Garamond} (fontspec, EB Garamond, etc.) that involved a wonderful long swash. Now I don't know how to get it. Contrary to most other ...
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\moderncvicons{awesome} giving error!

I'm getting an error when compiling a resume of moderncv, with pdflatex in Mageia 2 i586 and TEXlive 2011. Why? First I added the command \moderncvicons{awesome}, then I added \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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fontspec ruins Lilypond's note spacing

I use lilypond-book to include music examples in my TeX document, but it seems that fontspec breaks the horizontal spacing between the notes: without fontspec with fontspec This MWE shows the ...
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Why isn't XeTeX properly mapping this Th ligature to T_h?

I realize I am using a proprietary font here, but this is where I discovered this problem (it also applies to other ligatures as well as old style numbers). \documentclass{article} ...
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fontspec search path in TEXMFHOME

This is related to fontspec (xelatex) finding fonts by name, installed or in TEXMFHOME When installing an OpenType font in TEXMFHOME (~/texmf) I see the following behaviour with fontspec of TeXLive ...
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fontspec (xelatex) finding fonts by name, installed or in TEXMFHOME

This is related to my other question: fontspec search path in TEXMFHOME I'm trying to write a package using a specific opentype font through fontspec. Using TeXLive 2013 on a Debian computer (a ...
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microtype tracking disables small caps in luaLaTeX

Normall microtype tracking loosens the tracking of small caps. However, with fontspec's \setmainfont{ebgaramond}, small caps are completely disabled and I get a loose normal text, as opposed to ...
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fontspec/mathspec ruins my parentheses with beamer

My problem appears to be related to this earlier post: Parentheses differ (XeLaTeX, fontspec, newtxmath, libertine) but mine seems even simpler. My problem is that when I compile a simple beamer ...
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Turning off TeXnical enhancements

I want to create a table for comparing TeX's typography with that of (approximated) other document solutions. I'd like to turn off all TeXnical enhancements for a single column of text—no ligatures, ...
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lualatex uses DejaVuSans ExtraLight instead of DejaVu Sans

LuaLaTeX does not use the correct font shape. The following minimal example \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{DejaVu Serif} \setsansfont{DejaVu Sans} \setmonofont{DejaVu ...
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XeLaTeX cannot find bold version of URW Palladio L

I have downloaded and installed URW Palladio L which has become the free and open source variant of URW Palladio. I am using this font in my LaTeX by using XeLaTeX. XeLaTeX, however, does not find the ...
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Fontspec package makes font weird compiling with XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm new to LaTeX. I'm using the 'fontspec' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex), but when I use the package: \usepackage{fontspec} The font is all weird, not behaving like it ...
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Using specific fonts in XeTeX

I'm trying to use specific fonts in my LaTeX file. But fontspec can't find my desired fonts. I use family file | grep -i helvetica to know the names to use in XeTeX using fontspec ...
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How does fontspec actually work with the no-math attribute?

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation that has different fonts for math and text. As a MWE, when I write the following: \documentclass[english]{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Custom phonetic font with tipa and fontspec

I've been trying to typeset a document that has a lot of phonetic transcriptions, and I'm trying to do it using Tex Gyre Bonum for the body and Charis SIL for the phonetic transcriptions. I'm trying ...
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How to use fakeslant as slanted but not italic font with fontspec?

Using fontspec with Luatex it is possible to create a fake slant and use that as italic should no italics be around: \setmainfont[ AutoFakeSlant=0.15 ] {FontName} However, also if an ...