LuaTeX is a Unicode-capable extension of TeX which integrates the scripting language Lua. Use this tag if your question is about LuaTeX or LuaLaTeX specific problems and is not related to standard (La)TeX. For ConTeXt related questions use {context-mkiv}.

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Lyx doesn't generate pdf when using hyperref

If I don't use hyperref package everything's fine, but if I use it, after a while a message appears with something like "Command dvilualatex "filename.tex" has not yet completed. Do you want to stop ...
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Using different text and math fonts with unicode-math

When using pdfLaTeX it is sometimes possible, when using different text and math font sets, to take the fonts for operators like sin and cos from the text font even within formulae. Thus, using the ...
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\pgfmathdeclarefunction and LuaLaTeX

Is it possible to use LuaLaTeX in \pgfmathdeclarefunction? I tried with sinh which seems to work in pgfmathsetmacro but not in \pgfmathparse and pgfplots. How should I declare a pgf function with ...
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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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make texmaker show compile error output (Message/Log) with custom lualatex user-build-command

i want to compile documents with a lualatex user build command within texmaker on mac os x. here is my command: /usr/texbin/lualatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex|open %.pdf It ...
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Use other font in restricted area won't compile

I'm trying to change the font of only one character in the document, but it won't compile with lualatex, what am I missing? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \...
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How to debug error message from luaotfload-database.lua

I am beginning to think it was a really bad idea to update to TeXLive 2013. Since this update almost none of my old documents compile any longer. Does anyone have any idea what LuaLaTeX is trying to ...
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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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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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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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Tracing group-level and position in LuaTeX

I am absolutely new to LuaTeX and I have few questions about it. First of all I learned that in LuaTeX it is possible to trace all TeX tokens with `token filter' callback. Is it possible to get some ...
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eps-converted-to.pdf not found [closed]

I was trying to include a figure in LuaLatex, but got an error message of !Package pdftex.def Error: File 'test-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found. The same code run in pdfLaTex+MakeIndex+bibTex. ...
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Execute lua file out of a pdf, lua doesn´t execute “io.open” command

I would like to run program out of the compiled pdf via link. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[colorlinks, linkcolor = black, citecolor = black, filecolor = black, urlcolor = blue]{...
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Undefined control sequence ``\let`` in ``hyperref`` included after ``unicode-math``

Consider the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} aaa \end{document} When I compile it with lualatex, I get the following ...
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How to convert a TeX file with lualatex-script?

I want to convert a TeX file to a PDF file with a lua script. I can execute the lualatex.exe with os.execute("...path\lualatex.exe") Then I have to fill it out by hand, which file should be ...
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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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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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Hyphenation problem on very narrow column and \flushleft

I have a strange problem with hyphenations, when the column is very narrow. My text is finnish and I'm using lualatex. In my narrow column, I have words "Ympärileikkauksen liitto". It breaks up as ...
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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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fontawesome icons are getting too big using XeLaTeX

The following example must be compiled with XeLaTeX to reproduce the issue. % arara: xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} Text Text \faMobilePhone\ Text Text \end{...
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align* environment left-aligned with LuaTeX and RTL math direction

When using LuaLaTeX, with the math direction set right-to-left, the contents of an align* environment is left-aligned instead of centered. Why does this happens? How can I fix it? \documentclass{...
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TikZ images won't compile externally

I have a number of large plots which exhaust memory when I try to compile them with xelatex, so I am using lualatex instead, which is able to compile them without major difficulty. However, I am ...
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LuaTeX: Strange symbol proportions when using Minion Pro for math [duplicate]

I'm writing my master's thesis in Minion Pro using LyX and I would like to use that font for math, too. For PDF output I use LuaTeX due to several nice features I got used to in the past (such as easy ...
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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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LuaTeX bug with bold italic text? [closed]

Ok, so this is in a sense a bug report. But I have failed at going through the regular channels (cf. How to report a bug in LuaTeX?). The bug tracker never sent me a confirmation e-mail for an account,...
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How should I use an alternative font such as TeX Gyre Pagella? LuaLaTeX? [closed]

I have long been using the TeX Gyre Pagella font for my documents. However, like many users, when I'm trying to find out how to customize documents by searching StackExchange (or often) googling, ...
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LuaLatex: Showing nonexisting errors [closed]

I am trying to use LuaLatex for printing plots (as PdfLaTeX doesn't have enough memory) but I have a problem with it. I am using TeXLive 2013 with TeXMaker. I was trying to compile a file once with ...
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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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FontAwesome font not found?

I'm using the latest version of MacTeX 2013 on OS X 10.8.4. All of my Tex Live packages are fully up-to-date. Tex Live also lists the fontawesome package as installed. I'm trying to use the ...
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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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Making “C♯” on my resume searchable

As discussed on How to make the correct hash-symbol in C Sharp, I chose to render the name of the C# language on my resume as C$^\sharp$ I'd like to keep that typographical touch. But I'm afraid ...
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Error message about an invalid utf-8 sequence (LuaLaTeX on a Mac)

I am using LuaLaTeX on a Mac and I want to have my PDF in Calibri font. I have issues with Umlauts. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Calibri} \begin{document} äöüß \end{...
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How hard is it to use typo-dir.lua in LaTeX?

I tried to use typo-dir.lua from ConTeXt distribution in LaTeX but I could not. I searched all context sources and I added all missing functions but still it did not work. Is it possible to use this ...
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Devanagari/Indic in LuaTeX

As I gather from the mailing lists, LuaTeX is currently unable to render devanagari properly because it doesn't understand the complex ligature rules involved. This is my experience with test ...
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Does LuaTeX access write18 differently from pdftex? [closed]

Im trying to make a speedup-option for gnuplottex using md5 checksums. This works like a charm for pdftex, but it fails for LuaTeX. The comparison of the checksums work, the difference occurs when \...
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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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Would you consider Luatex to be ready for a production environment

I'm setting up a number of document with dynamic texts. Basically LaTeX is view mechanism to dynamically present the results of ongoing statistical analysis on a database. So I have numerous \ifnums ...
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How to insert a specific unicode character (such as the ZWNJ symbol) into the text stream via lua code compiled by Lua(La)TeX?

How does one instruct Lua(La)TeX -- specifically, the lua code invoked via a \directlua directive -- to insert a non-ASCII unicode symbol, such as a "zero width non-joiner" symbol (code U+200C), into ...
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Get cell content from a Google doc spreadsheet using LuaTeX

I know that LuaTeX can access network resource (at least ConTeXt can). Would it be possible to get cell values in a macro, from a Google Docs spreadsheet, dynamically at compilation time, with ...
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Will XeTeX or LuaTeX support COLR table in OpenType fonts? [closed]

Announced at the Microsoft //build conference: A data structure, implemented as a new 'COLR' table in OpenType, breaks down the base glyph into a separate set of glyphs, each with its own z-order and ...
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Redefining the emdash so as to allow hyphenation

OK, so I use the emdash as follows: someword---anotherword, but the problem is this prevents hyphenation of both words around the dash. I can fix this by replacing --- with \textemdash, but I was ...
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Lua calculation fails with a negative number

The macro runs except when the real b is negative. Why ? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[upright]{fourier} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{luacode,luatextra,luaotfload} \...
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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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Which bibliography package should I use for my thesis in LuaTeX? [closed]

I'm about to start writing a (B.Sc.) thesis. As there are some rather peculiar layout requirements (such as using Times New Roman) at my university chair I would like to use LuaTeX in order to be able ...
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Install fonts to compile with LuaLaTeX

I would like, if possible, use the same font that the document http://www.h-k.fr/publications/data/Maths_pour_Physique___Chapitre_13.pdf to compile my files with LuaLaTeX. I first tried this \...
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Compilation error with LuaLaTeX

I try to compile this code without success. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[upright]{fourier} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{luacode,luatextra,luaotfload} \begin{...
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Use lualatex to create macros

I used the following in the past and it worked: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{luacode,luatextra} \begin{document} \begin{luacode*} MyVal=123 tex.print("\\def\\MyVal{"..MyVal.."}") \end{luacode*...
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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 ...