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

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Getting glyph names

I can't get the XeTeXglyphname command to produce any output. My code is shown below. I suppose that this command produces a string as output; do I need to do something special to make this string ...
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How to get access to this special character?

I just bought the font Uberschrift which brings tons of ligatures with it, but u nfortunately I'm not able to get access to them. I tried to find out wich is the symbol's name and this is what ...
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Installing a .otf font and using it with fontspec (LuaLaTeX on a Mac)

I've downloaded an .otf font (specifically one called Dalelands Uncial) that I would like to use in a document. I've double-clicked on the file and selected install, so that it now sits in my ...
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Use of unicode-math results in “unprintable” PDF

In the following example, if I uncomment the inclusion of unicode-math, I still get an PDF that shows up fine in my PDF Viewer (Evince), but none of the equation shows up in print. Why is that? ...
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Fine-tuning letter space for small caps with fontspec

I'd like to have different settings for small caps letter space as a function of font size by using the appropriate fontspec settings when the compilation is done over XeLaTeX. So far I haven't been ...
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Manually specifying a system TTF font seems to break curly/smart quotes

The following code... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[a4paper, margin = 0.4in]{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \fontspec[Scale=3]{URW Bookman L Light} ...
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French spacing with xelatex and Minion Pro

I've just installed the full version of MacTex 2014 on my MacBookpro running OSX 10.8.5, and I'm surprised by the output of this minimal document compiled with xelatex, \documentclass[]{article} ...
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Which Unicode fonts are available with grades/optical sizes comparable to Donald Knuth's awesome eight grades in Computer Modern Roman?

Which Unicode fonts are available with grades/optical sizes comparable to Donald Knuth's awesome eight grades in Computer Modern Roman? It would be great to get at least 3 options! This question is ...
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xelatex select local math font

The problem I am facing is that I am typesetting with MinionPro-Regular.otf as the main font and MinionPro-Cn.otf for the captions. However I have to declare only one math font for the whole document, ...
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Mapping ‘space + character’ into ‘non-breaking space + character’

I have files containing fragments of Old English texts. These files use the letter wynn (ƿ (U+01BF) and Ƿ (U+01F7)) which I want to print as modern w (U+0077) and W (U+0057). This I have no problem ...
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Computer Modern with fontspec in XeLateX (package mod)

I'd like to type my CV/resume form Friggeri's template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv) that is based on Helvetica Neue fonts which I do not have on my computer and the ...
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How to use a system font together with latex fonts

I am trying to use a display font for special headers -- it is Anton in truetype format, but to continue to use normal Latex fonts for the rest of the document. I thought this would be achieved by ...
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En-dash instead of two short dashes for page range in bibliography

Since I'm working with the fontspec package, using the Segoe UI font (actually, let me include a secondary question here: which font would you prefer for a scientifical paper on influenza, keeping in ...
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XeLaTex: 'Font Shape undefined'

I'm trying to use custom fonts, but I can't get it to work. Compiling with XeLaTex \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How does mktexmf find fonts on mac?

I installed a new font using Font Book on my mac. But when I try using fontspec, I get an error that says "font-not-found". It seems that the name that appears in the Font Book application is not ...
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letterspacing of mathpazo and Tex Gyre Pagella in LuaLaTeX

I am typesetting my phd thesis, and I was hoping to use Palatino as main font. For some of the headings I wanted to use a fancy TTF font, so I switched from pdfLaTeX to LuaLaTeX to compile my ...
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greek character of GFS Porson is missing with LuaLaTeX (fontspec, polyglossia)

When I LuaLaTeXify a document with GFS Porson as greek font, it doesn't print the Greek semicolon (·) when written as ·, it uses the latin semicolon when written as ;. If I am right, · is ...
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XeLaTeX - Bottleneck at eu1enc.def

With XeLaTeX my compiler always consistently slows down when it comes to accessing eu1enc.def (I am using the fontspec package). I tried with copying that file and the others employed at that point ...
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Specifying various fonts with various scales with fontspec

The fontspec package allows us to define something like: \setmainfont{texgyrepagella-regular.otf}[ BoldFont = texgyrepagella-bold.otf , ItalicFont = texgyrepagella-italic.otf , ...
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Fontspec finding no fonts for XeLaTeX

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setsansfont{Latin Modern Sans} \setmonofont{Latin Modern Mono} \begin{document} X marks the ...
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Angle brackets in non-math-mode text

Is there a way to directly input angle brackets into text without resorting to math-mode symbols? I'd like to correctly indicate orthography in a linguistics paper, and have been resorting to single ...
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How can I produce TeX Gyre Pagella smallcaps using xelatex?

Here's my input file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{TeXGyrePagella} \begin{document} abcde ABCDE {\scshape abcde ABCDE} \textsc{abcde ABCDE} ...
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Fontspec can't find italic font (installed later) but will use condensed (installed first) on OSX

I installed a bunch of Myriad Pro variants in Font Book and was using LuaLateX to set the section headers to this font: \newfontfamily{\headingfont}{Myriad Pro} ...
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Training Tesseract with generated LaTeX files

My problem Tesseract is an OCR that can be trained. I need to train it to take into account a new specific font (which is a ttf font). I found this discussion that indicates it is possible to ...
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Bold weight for custom font

I just found out today about the fontspec package, which I find very useful for fonts that I have installed system-wide. I'm a big fan of handwriting-like fonts and I happen to love Pecita. So much ...
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Is cyrillic actually missing in LinLibertine monospace?

If you consider this MWE, then for me lualatex does not display texttt{Привет, мир!} but non-monospaced cyrillic text is displayed fine. \documentclass[notitlepage,oneside]{article} ...
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Using the fonts from the pxfonts package with fontspec

I've been using the pxfonts package to typeset my document since I liked the look of the text fonts. I now have cause to use the fontspec package but now my favoured pxfonts don't load. I'm getting ...
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Change letter colour without losing letter spacing

I am designing a poster with XeLaTeX and want a word with custom letter spacing and where each letter is a different colour. The example below shows the problem: the first word is spaced as I want but ...
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How to set background image using XeLaTex?

I need to create {beamer} presentation like this one: Unfortunately I can't set picture background using XeLaTeX properly. With pdfLaTeX it works fine but TrueType fonts disappears. ...
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\LaTeX macro: “Font shape `OT1/LatinModernSans(0)/m/n' undefined” [closed]

I tried compiling the following example using LuaLaTeX (LuaTeX v0.76/TeX Live 2013): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} ...
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How to have Helvetica or helvet font with lualatex having similar look as with pdflatex?

Continuing the migration to lualatex, how to have the same aspect for sans serif fonts in lualatex as with pdflatex ? Is there something I haven't install or is it the wrong commands ? ...
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Lualatex : € as a utf8 character is not recognized : why?

I need to include some tex files as parts of a more global project. Some of this global projects have to be compiled with pdflatex, some others with lualatex, but the parts are the same. All this part ...
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Letterspacing via microtype vs fontspec (in LuaLaTeX)

I've just realised that I can get somewhat similar letterspacing effects using either the microtype or fontspec packages; for example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Access a glyph on fontspec using a GID (Glyph ID)

I'm trying to access a glyph, but it's only mentioned in the "Basic Latin and Latin 1" set for a font. The glyph has no name or unicode ID, but it does have a glyph ID or GID. fontspec doesn't mention ...
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Scale font sizes – match text font (Comfortaa) and math font

Before I start, I want to note that I don't know very much about (La)TeX's font system and find it to be very confusing and not very well-documented. I've read the "fntguide", but that only gives very ...
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fontspec – sans-serif as main font?

fontspec defines the commands \setmainfont[font features]{font name} \setsansfont[font features]{font name} \setmonofont[font features]{font name} to set the document's default fonts. However, if I ...
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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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LuaLaTeX protrusion problem with Negative value

Please see the following screen shots. As you can see there are two "overfull" hbox there. However, LaTeX does not produced any overfull box warning at all. I tried to produce a minimal working ...
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Everything in small caps with fontspec and XeTeX

I seem to be having the opposite problem from everyone else. I am using fontspec and would like only the title and section headings to be small caps yet everything is unless I specify textbf or textit ...
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Problem with greek letters in Computer Modern Unicode

I've tried to use Computer Modern Unicode (version 0.7.0) with XeLaTeX to write greek letters. However, using the following code in TeXLive 2012 or 2014, the shapes of "βγλθωχ" seem different with ...
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Old ligatures in Siṇhala

I am trying to reproduce a term from an old Siṇhala-English dictionary. I have checked several fonts and the best candidates for the job seemed coming from the Bhashitha font family. The font contains ...
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The quote symbol in LuaLatex [duplicate]

I have a document which are previously compiled with regular pdflatex with \usepackage{times}, the typographic quote symbols are generated correctly as: And once I started to use LuaLatex with: ...
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Bold and sans serif at once with fontspec and LuaLaTeX

As you know, the code like \sffamily{\bfseries{...}} gives bold and serif font at once. If to use fontspec (luatexja-fontspec in my case) it is not enough just to define bold and sans serif fonts. If ...
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Is there a way to use external font files with unicode-math?

I use fontspec with LuaLaTeX to load fonts from external file even if they are not installed on the system. Such as \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Path=fonts/, Extension=.otf, ...
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Modifying EB Garamond font

Is possible modifying this font to have only the "normal" s and u also in the doubles ? \documentclass[pagesize=auto, version=last]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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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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How to force a long-tailed Q in EB Garamond

I'm using XeLaTeX and EB Garamond to produce a facsimile of a 17th-century French pamphlet. EB Garamond, at least with its default settings, seems to select the long-tailed Q only when the Q is ...
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PyX with Chinese Characters / Xetex / encoding

I've been struggling with getting PyX to output some Chinese characters. The routes I have been trying are: Getting PyX to use Xetex changing my encoding using ...
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Fontspec en- and em-dash ligatures

When producing en- or em-dashes with fontspec enabled i XeLaTeX, the ligatures are not produced, it simply prints -- and ---. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux ...
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XeLaTeX: Letterspacing with swashes

I'm trying to use XeLaTeX to typeset a word in EB Garamond, and I want only two of the letters in the word to have swashes. However, the swashed characters screw up the letterspacing: ...