{luaotfload} is a package to load OpenType Fonts(OTF) in Plain TeX/ LaTeX and to select OTF font features.

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Properly breaking up ligatures using selnolig / LuaLaTeX

Currently I use the selnolig package together with LuaLaTeX to automatically break up ligatures. This works quite well regarding the fact that ligatures get broken up at the right places. Note however,...
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TeXLive2016 lualatex does not use optical sizes for MinionPro opentype font

With current texlive 2016, the file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures={TeX}} \setmainfont{Minion Pro} \begin{document}% \newcommand{\MyText}{No offence ...
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Remove ligature in a font using luaotfload (TeXLive 2016)

The luaotfload package in TeXLive 2016 has an interface to add new font features and replace the FeatureFile feature of fontspec in previous versions (see the following patch: https://github.com/wspr/...
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Problems with LuaLaTeX and Combining Characters

A project I'm working on requires the use of a somewhat unusual character, m̊. Unlike, say, the "a with ring," as in Swedish, a pre-combined form of this letter does not exist in Unicode, it can only ...
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fontspec with LuaLaTeX using Arial Narrow, while XeLaTeX is correct

I'm currently working on a document which I edit from multiple machines, both running Windows 10. In both cases I'm using Miktex (x64). There is however an issue on one machine, when I try to compile ...
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How to adjust font features in LuaTeX?

As of version 2.7 of luaotfload the support for font feature files (.fea) has been dropped. On the ConTeXt mailing list Hans showed how to make font substitution work through Lua. More examples are ...
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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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error: luaotfload | db : Font names database not found, generating new one

I'm using LuaLaTex on windows 8.1. While compiling encountered this error message: luaotfload | db : Font names database not found, generating new one. luaotfload | db : This can take several ...
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LuaTeX font database cannot be created in texlive (windows)

I'm trying to generate arabic article with a new package arabluatex, which requires lualatex engine, writing simple "hello world" example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabluatex} \...
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non-printing characters in the OpenType layout of LuaLaTeX [closed]

And while we are at it, there is another probable bug in the LuaLaTex OpenType layout code: a couple of non-printing characters (such as 200c, 200d, 200e 200f and so on) do in fact show up in the pdf, ...
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letters and spacing in Arabic — bug in OpenType layout of LuaLaTeX

I perceive the following unwanted outcome: Two issues: In the first line, the last word on the right has a small gap between the second and the third letter from the right that is not supposed to ...
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luaotfload | load : path lookup unsuccessful

When I typeset documents with LuaLaTeX and OpenType fonts I regularly get messages like this in the .log file luaotfload | load : path lookup of "Palatino Linotype.ttf" unsuccessful, falling ...
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LuaLaTeX font loader picks Regular variant from system font repertory but Bold from texmf-local

I have on my system for some years TrueType versions of a an older release of a (free) font (Vollkorn) in my texmf-local. I have now downloaded the more recent release, which has more variants, and ...
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Use optical sizes of fonts with fontspec for local files [duplicate]

Now, this is the exact same question as Is there a way to use different local font files for different font size in fontspec?, but is is left without a solution. @WillRobertson answered in a comment ...
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Can't get oldstyle figures in url with lualatex

The following works with xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \urlstyle{same} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Libertine Serif}[Numbers = {OldStyle, Proportional}] \begin{...
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Context sensitive glyph appears even when hyphenation removes the context

The Alegreya font has a pretty clever feature by which it substitutes the regular f glyph with a variant that has a longer cross stroke when the f is followed by t. The result is that the two cross ...
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Combine kerning, small caps, and tracking in luatex

As is known, luatex requires the fontspec option Renderer = Basic in order to display small caps when microtype's tracking = true is used. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tracking = true]{...
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Problems with luaotfload and MacTeX 2015

I'm trying to come to terms with LuaLaTeX (MacTeX 2015, Mac OS 10.10.4). I am trying to run luaotfload -vvv -u but it hangs: 17:11 ~% luaotfload-tool -vvv -u luaotfload | util : Setting the log level ...
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LuaLaTeX luaotfload: LuaTeX error: stack overflow (too many arguments)

As I was trying to compile a document with LuaLaTex, which used to compile well before, lualatex finished on an error: luaotfload | db : Font names database not found, generating new one. luaotfload |...
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How to make the `url` package respect fontspec font options (stylisticset) with LuaLaTeX

I use the inconsolata zi4 font as the monospace font in my document but use the curved l as well as the straight quote thought the stylisticset option in fontspec. however, when using the url package ...
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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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How can I access Garamond Premier Pro's straight “quotedbl/quotesingle” using lualatex?

Idea (from here): I use \symbol{idx}, where idx is the glyphs index. To determine these two glyphs' indexes I had a look into ...texmf-var\luatex-cache\generic\fonts\otf\garamondpremrpro.lua and ...
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Kerning and ligatures in TeX without TeX

I am trying to get the same output as in this answer by topskip (an extended version with comments is presented in the TeX without TeX article). I am getting a paragraph consisting of 6 lines with ...
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How to install Luajittex from binary

(tagged luaotfload as its slowness is the main reason why I'm installing this!) I have a "BIN" file called luajittex (literally that's it, no file extension or anything) which I downloaded to use for ...
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Error during luaotfload font name database creation

I got an error on a new MiKTeX 2.9 win7 64-bit install while running the luaotfload tool. luaotfload | Updating the font names database: luaotfload | Font names database not found, generating new ...
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lualatex fontdb keeps rebuilding

I am using lualatex just because I can use current common font types. My project has its oddities, so it takes 5 lualatex runs for a complete build. I noticed a lot of the build time is for rebuilding ...
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problem with LuaLaTeX: no file found [closed]

I am trying to experiment with lualatex but I cannot make it work properly My preamble is: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[greek]{polyglossia} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \...
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LuaTeX and polyglossia -> Warnings

I am using an up-to-date version of MikTeX. As soon as I compile a document with LuaLaTeX and including the package polyglossia I get two warnings: Module luaotfload-main warning: LuaTeX v0.76 ...
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preview.sty and font transparency in LuaLaTeX

Using the preview package removes font transparency in LuaLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luaotfload} \usepackage[active]{preview} \begin{document} \begin{preview} \font\x="texgyrebonum-...
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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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compilation error with luaotfload-fontloader since update Mactex/Texlive2013 [closed]

I'm using MacOs X Maverick with the latest MacTeX 2013 (updated 22/05/2014). I'm getting this error error message : (/usr/local/texlive/2013/../texmf-local/tex/gregoriotex/gregoriotex-signs.tex) ...
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curious luatex warning checksum mismatch in font txr.vf ignored

The warning mentioned in the title occurs only if luaotfload is loaded. The txr.vf + txr.tfm files are OK: other TeX engines or dvips etc. don't have problem, tftopl and vftovp show that the checksum ...
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Changing Math Fonts with luaotfload in Plain TeX

Changing Math Fonts with luaotfload in Plain LuaTeX Without a major exposition on all the options tried, here is the short of it: Using Tex Live 2013, LuaTeX, plain.fmt and luaotfload.sty, (...
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Why does using small caps break endash ligatures in lualatex?

I've spent most of my day trying to migrate a project from pdftex tolualatex. The experience has been mostly positive but there are a few gotchas I can't make heads or tails of. Most recently I've ...
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LuaLateX (luaotfload & blacklist) do not work in Mac OS X Mavericks (Segmentation error) [duplicate]

I have the same problem as already stated by Till A. Heilmann under: Lualatex (luaotfload) broke after upgrading to Mavericks After updating to Mavericks, LuaLaTeX does no longer work for me and when ...
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Compilation error with LuaLaTeX (luaotfload- database.lua)

This file does not compile after updating TeXLive 2013 : \RequirePackage{ifluatex} \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \ifluatex \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage[urw-garamond,uppercase=...
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Segmentation fault after Mavericks upgrade [duplicate]

I can't resolve a segmentation fault after upgrading my OS X. After upgrading to Mavericks my system crashes and can't typeset any lualatex file. My lualatex files contain gregorio (a program for ...
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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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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} \end{...
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How can I avoid that a functions argument touches the brackets using unicode-math?

Maybe, I am doing something wrong, but please have a look on the alignment in this formula: % arara: lualatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[% ,math-style=ISO ]{...
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Print font name using LuaTeX

I want to print font names (full name, ps name, file name, etc) using LuaTeX's font table. It works fine previously, but recently I encountered an error message from luaotfload Here is a minimal ...
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Luaotfload: version mismatch

Compiling with LuaLaTeX and the recent update seems to produce some disturbance: ... ) (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/latex/fontspec/fontspec-luatex.sty (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-...
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Selecting optical sizes for all fonts in a family

XeTeX and LuaTeX are able to assign optical sizes to fonts when they are provided. In those situations where XeTeX or LuaTex are unable to correctly assign optical sizes I am able to specify them but ...
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What does “LuaTeX error cannot read stdin: Bad file descriptor.” mean?

I'm trying to compile with LuaLaTeX for my first time but don't get results. The goal is to get microtype to work with the standard font for scrreprt (Latin Modern I think). Or maybe to check out ...
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Luaotfload complains: “cache : Could not write lookup cache”

I am in quite the pickle about my document I would like to compile with LuaLaTeX. This is the set-up I am using for the fonts and such: \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[...
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Problems with luaotfload and certain font shapes

While playing around with lualatexon TL 13 I encountered a strange problem. Certain font shapes would produce an error without any visible reason. The following example is with Stempel Garamond LT Std ...
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$OSFONTDIR on OSX

I've been playing around with TeXLive 13 pretest on OSX, and I've been unable to tell luatex/luaotfload where to look for fonts. I know that luaotfload will look in the standard font directories and ...
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latest updates to lua* break … something [closed]

So, now, after most recent (23 Apr) updates (I'm using MiKTeX 2.9) to various things related to lualatex, I noticed that compilation of anything takes twice as long as it did (say) 10 minutes ago (i.e....
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How to properly install and use a new font with LuaLaTeX?

I have problems trying to get new fonts to work when compiling with LuaLaTeX. I'm working on Mac and use TexShop (with the MacTeX package). It goes like this: I downloaded for example the Cardo font;...
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fontspec-color not working correctly with microtype package [closed]

If I use the fontspec package together with the microtype package, the color-feature of fontspec does only colarize the last line of the paragraph instead of the whole paragraph, as the grouped \...