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

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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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Opentype fonts: A few wrong glyphs with current lualatex

As a happy user of TeXLive 2015, I came across a strange problem. With the current version (kept up-to-date with tlmgr), strange glyph substitutions occur with CronosPro and MinionPro, but not with ...
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How to typeset a letter or grapheme specimen with alternates?

I want to print a font specimen for certain letters, each of which should cover a complete A4 page. The Open Type font contains many letters with several glyphs, which are accessible as character ...
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How to load baskervaldx font in xelatex

I'm trying to use the baskervaldx font in XeLaTeX; however it doesn't kern properly. With LaTeX it works as supposed. What is the right way to load the Baskervaldx font? With LaTeX, default install ...
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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}} \end{...
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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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unicode-math and oldstyle figures

I'm trying to find a good way to archive the following using fontspec, unicode-math and lualatex: almost global oldstyle figures including inline math lining numbers for displayed equations, e.g. ...
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using a Postscript Type 1 font with fontspec and LuaLaTex on MacOSX

I am having trouble using SabonLT which is a Postscript Type 1 Outline font. I have the font installed as a system font (as described here) rather than a local font. I'm running LuaLaTex on Mac OSX. ...
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lualatex: Error when loading a font from a relative path

I'm trying to load a .ttf from lualatex, which works fine when I place the .ttf in the same folder as the .tex file. However, for my project structure it would be beneficial to store .ttf files in a ...
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Optical weight selection with fontspec

I'm using LuaTeX version 0.76 and fontspec version 2.3c. I have the full family of MinionPro, but fontspec seems not to choose the appropriate optical weight. While it works for the roman font of ...
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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} \setmathsfont(Digits,Latin,Greek)[Numbers={Lining,...
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Alegreya font kerning problems

I have a question, whether there is some possibility to adjust kerning around some specific symbols without caring what symbols will be written next. Also, could I possibly adjust kerning only for ...
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Problem with lualatex and feature files

I want to use a feature file to change the positioning of a single letter, but it does not seem to work. Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \RequirePackage{...
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How to enable contextual swashes for Arabic

I recently read about Contextual Swashes for Arabic fonts from here. They have shown an example of how it would look. I've already read this question and it helped me set up my MWE. Here is a quick ...
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Incorrect rendering for Khmer using LuaLaTeX

When I compile the following MWE with XeLaTeX, it works pretty fine. But when I compile with LuaLaTeX some Khmer vowels are missing. Does LuaLaTeX support Khmer Unicode? Or is this a problem caused ...
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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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unicode-math + siunitx + lualatex = long compile times. Why?

The following MWE, compiled under several situations (with appropriate lines removed) gives the following timings (with all output files removed between runs), as timed by Measure-Command on Windows 7 ...
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Tikz Externalize with LualateX - Fontspec?

There are several questions already posted about issues externalizing tikz with the Lualatex engine. However, most of these are dead ends with no correct answer. The reasons for externalizing are ...
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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 document....
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LuaLaTeX, fontspec, .ttc fonts and kerning (Optima on Mac OS)

I'm probably missing something obvious. I'm using MacTeX 2014. I want to use the font Optima that ships with the Mac OS (10.8.5) -- it is a .ttc font. If I typeset the following TeX file I get no ...
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current font family using fontspec

I'm trying to emulate the behaviour of a [pdf]LaTeX package that provides commands \lstyle, \ostyle, \tstyle, and \pstyle to activate lining, oldstyle, tabular and proportional figures, respectively. ...
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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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Specify fonts from specific .ttf files

In order to specify the sans serif font in report I am successfully using the following and all of the font shapes are being reproduced in the pdf without warning. \setsansfont[Path = fonts/Lato2OFL/,...
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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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How can Bengali v.2 (bng2) be used to typeset Bengali with XeTeX?

This is a follow-up to this question about typesetting Bengali. As explained in both answers there, XeLaTeX can typeset Bengali given a suitable font using polyglossia and fontspec. For example, \...
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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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LuaLatex setup a different font for numbers and the rest

This question is a duplicate of this older question that strayed from the subject. I would like to make a presentation using latex class beamer, however I would like to use different fonts than the ...
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prevent combining characters if single characters are available

I am working a lot with characters such as: ā ū ī š ṣ ḫ ḥ ǧ ġ ṯ ṭ ẓ ḍ ḏ. There are (at least) two ways to typeset such characters either as a single character or as a combined character. ...
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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} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{...
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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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How can I get fontspec to use non-system font variants intelligently?

I want to include fonts in a /include/fonts/ directory alongside my foo.tex doc, so I don't have to install the fonts to the system. I can successfully use this to get that working: \setmainfont[ ...
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A compatibility problem between the fontspec package and asymptote

Has anyone run across a compatibility issue between the fontspec package and asymptote? In the MWE below, commenting out the \usepackage{fontspec} allows for proper compilation and embedding of the ...
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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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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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fontspec: Configuring project-local opticals font

I absolute adore Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro (the full set of opticals). In normal circumstances, I can just use it with \setmainfont{Garamond Premier Pro} when I'm working on my desktop, or laptop. ...
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Skip \setsansfont if the font is not available

Is there a way to make \setsansfont conditional on the font being available, or to skip over that line if it gives an error? I'm using fontspec with XeLaTeX to use the TeX Gyre Heros font for a ...
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fontspec: Small Caps feature wrong ligatures when using Renderer=Basic

If I use SmallCapsFeatures={Renderer=Basic} as an option when setting the main font of the document, I get an obviously wrong ligature in the small caps shape. In the MWE the letters T and h are not ...
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pst-3d + macos + fontspec

I think this is a FAQ but I'm not finding the right question to look for, I think. If I use xelatex and pst-3d the resulting pdf does not show any 3d transformation. If I use latex and dvips the 3d ...
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LuaLaTeX Error: Missing characters which are in the fonts used

when I let LuaLaTeX process input files which contain certain rather unusual Unicode glyphs, some of them do not show up. Instead, there is a warning message in the log: Missing character: There is ...
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Aboriginal fonts cause wrong page size warnings

On texlive on Ubuntu I've installed texlive-xetex and texlive-humanities. I find that on a simple document with only a \maketitle, using \setmainfont{Aboriginal Serif} creates many warnings. \...
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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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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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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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superscripts and footnotemarks break in nested \import with realscripts

I managed to produce strange interference between nested \import and superscripts, made accessible for LuaTeX by realscripts.sty. My document organisation depends on the comfortable, path-agnostic ...
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latex \fontsize{12}{18} equals to MS Word 12pt and its linespace 1.5?

I use \fontsize{12}{18} in latex for 12pt and its linespace 1.5 in MS Word. But I think not equals. Why? And what is correct option in \fontsize{?}{?} ?
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Linux Libertine does not show Cyrillic small caps (XeLaTeX)

I'm trying to output any non-latin (in this particular case Cyrillic) small caps with XeLaTex using the following source code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ ...
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LuaLaTeX changes font smoothing with polyglossia or fontspec (and math looks weird)

I’m using LuaLaTeX to typeset some mathematical documents in Polish. I use the lmodern font family, along with polyglossia and fontspec to get diacritical characters. However, whenever I add \...
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fontspec and background

XeLaTeX seems to calculate background positions different from pdflatex. I want to create a borderframe around a page using the background package. But unfortunately the result compiled with pdflatex (...
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Fontspec, bold small caps with Erewhon

How to have bold small caps with Erewhon ? \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Erewhon}[ Extension=.otf, UprightFont=*-Regular, ...