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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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Annoying list of error messages pointing to missing Myriad Pro font

I'm getting an awfully annoying list of error messages pointing to Myriad Pro font missing when I use moderncv and xelatex or lulatex: \setmainfont{Myriad Pro} \setsansfont{Myriad Pro} the whole ...
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Russian in document with Japanese as main language (LuaLaTeX + ltjsarticle)

I need to use some Russian text fragment in ltjsarticle class, which provides the Japanese settings like Japanese caption for LuaLaTeX. In the current MWE, There are big intervals between Russian ...
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What are the incompatibilities of pdftex, xetex and luatex?

[Please correct me if my statements are wrong] TL;DR: pdftex, xetex and luatex exhibit different behaviour. What are these differences and why are they present. I know of three engines, which ...
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unwanted double width space before inline listings when using luatexja-fontspec

I am seeing an extra big space (which looks like double width space) in my document before inline listings bits: MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Moving lua code into subdirectory

I want to move all .lua files into the subdirectory code to avoid polluting the main directory with them. However, I cannot get lualatex to find them there. Given this project layout: main.tex ...
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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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Possible Lualatex problem with documentation library from tcolorbox

I am developping a package which uses some lualatex features. In order to show examples in the documentation, I have to use lualatex for the compilation as well. I decided to use the documentation ...
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LuaLaTeX performance with RAMdisk

This question may seem like it's been asked a million times over, but the relevant questions tackle XeLaTeX or plain LaTeX. What I want to know is if moving any filesystems/file locations to a ...
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OpenDocument export in LyX with LuaTeX

I am writing in LyX a document using Georgia fonts, and tried to save it as Word via ODT. If I choose to enable "Use non-Tex fonts", I cannot save from LyX as OpenDocument. That is, the output option ...
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luaLaTeX Junicode font typesetting of ji and ii

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Junicode} \begin{document} \noindent ji\\ ii\\ j\mbox{}i\\ i\mbox{}i \end{document} is rendered by lualatex with dotless i on the ...
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Animate doesn't animate with LuaLaTeX

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{animate} \listfiles \begin{document} \animategraphics[palindrome,autoplay,width=\textwidth,controls]{5}{Testsaves}{0}{1} \end{document} ...
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Does polyglossia with LuaLaTeX hyphenate greek text?

Is there a way to tell polyglossia to hyphenate a Greek text when run with LuaLaTeX? I tried quite a lot (greek as defaultlanguage, as backgroundlanguage, as otherlanguage, with german, with english, ...
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Math font with lualatex

The result is never satisfying for Minion Pro and lualatex. I manage to get a result close to perfection with the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Using LuaLaTeX and SQLite3

I am trying to access SQLite databases from LuaLaTeX but am not able to load an installed lsqlite3 package. Here's what I tried so far: Took a brandnew Xubuntu 14.04 installation Installed a ...
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Is it possible to use literals like ⊥ outside of math mode?

I have a .tex file that I'm compiling with luatex that I would like to be able to use a utf-8 literal in. Using unicode-math, it's possible to use the literal inside of math mode as such: ...
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Arrow length in LuaTeX in combination with the unicode-math package

I have a probably rather simple question: Is it possible to use the unicode-math package within LuaLaTeX such that arrows stretch when writing some longer expression above or below it? For example ...
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LuaLatex, \includespread and libreoffice table with %

I've using LuaLatex for the last couple of days and been enjoying it despite of lack of documentation on \includespread. Nevertheless, got it to work for tables that don't have a percentage value ...
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LuaLatex and TikZ

I am having some difficulties with LuaLatex and TikZ. Can some explain to me what is wrong with the following MWE: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{luacode} % read this somewhere, doesn't change ...
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line spacing broken by \begin{english}

I am trying to produce an A4 page for our doors. I have used LuaLaTeX. In the spirit of exploration, I tried to use \begin{czech} and \begin{english} from polyglossia package. The MWE is this: ...
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Future of luatex and pstricks [closed]

As far as I know it is not (yet) possible to use pstricks directly with luatex (-> pdf) as for example in xelatex. Are there any plans to implement this in luatex in near future? If so, how is the ...
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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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minted Perl with dollar symbol

I'm using minted to display some Perl, however the "unmatched" '$' in it is breaking compilation. Escaping it with a '\' results in the \ being displayed with the rest of the code block. Is there a ...
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Is there a way to compress pdf file? [duplicate]

I am generating my PDF document (thesis) with LuaLaTeX. Almost all of my figures are made with the pgfplots package and do not exceed 40 kB. The document is 178 pages. The size of this document is 34 ...
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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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LuaLatex + Unicode-math, can't get upright greek with “\up*” commands

I was trying to type in upright greek letters in LaTex, and I've been recommended to use LuaLaTex with Unicode-math package to accomplish that. However I ran into a weird issue. If I want to type in ...
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Difference between luatex and lualatex binaries [duplicate]

I installed MacTeX Basic on my laptop (OS X 10.10), and I got 2 binaries, luatex and lualatex. Those 2 binaries behave totally differently (lualatex is able to parse \documentclass, the other is not), ...
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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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Transform paper folding diagram to 3D object or vice versa

I made this commands to make paper models, and I ask if it is possible to have a 3D view of them converting in tikz-3D, or backward. But it's easier to draw the flat model and generate the volume ...
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Use specific non-unicode character in lualatex

I've looked everywhere for an answer to this question, but none could answer this specific one: I have MinionMath font (from typoma.com, MinionMath-Regular.otf) and I want to use unicode f3a0f (under ...
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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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Best Practices for Lua Modules

In the Lua world Lua Modules are installed using LuaRocks. With LuaTeX these modules are normally installed in the scripts folder (under MikTeX windows). What tools are available for downloading and ...
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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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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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How to delay a command execution until the next hmode?

I want to write an environment which adds a marginnote at the begin. The problem is that I can't control the content of the enviroment and so the placement of the marginnote varies a lot. How could I ...
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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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LuaTeX: Line break problem with microtype + geometry (bindingoffset) [duplicate]

I have a problem with the combination LuaTeX + package microtype + option bindingoffset from the geometry package when typesetting the following example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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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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Lualatex capacity exceeded with Gb's of free RAM

I'm trying to compile dense graphs generated my matlab2tikz (file size ~ 50Mb). I'm running lualatex and externalising with lualatex \tikzset{external/system call={lualatex ...
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ConTeXt system font search path

I read from the official manual (http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Fonts_in_LuaTex#How_LuaTeX_handles_system_fonts) that I need to export OSFONTDIR="/usr/local/share/fonts;$HOME/.fonts" to specify where ...
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LuaLaTeX, Fontspec: Wordspacing and Letterspacing

I have a command \work which will format titles in SmallCaps and with less letter spacing. Now the funny thing: If I try to add some word spacing, too, and only for SmallCaps, it affects the whole ...
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White fields in ltjsarticle class

This question is extention for other my question Replacing \fancyhdr with \titlesec in complicated design documents. When I use solution from answer to prevous question with LuaLaTeX and ltjsarticle ...
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Accessing an alternate representation of a letter in fontspec

Recently I've been trying to access a specific letter from the WatersTitlingPro-Rg font, through LuaLaTeX and fontspec. The Waters Titling Pro fonts is a small caps only font. Specifically, I'm ...
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Problem with a Lua function in a \foreach loop

I have written a Lua function to position dates in a timeline that I am drawing with TikZ. The function seems to work, but when I use it in a \foreach loop I get the following error: ! LuaTeX error ...
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LuaLaTex produces beamer slides on variable speed

Why LuaLatex produces slides with speed depending on the number of them not on the complexity (still the same). \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec,luacode,tikz} ...
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In LuaLaTeX, how do I pass the content of an environment to Lua verbatim **Without displaying it** in a beamer frame?

In this question / answer : one pass verbatim latex material to lua, but latex displays this material by him self. If one suppress the two lines : local buf_without_end = ...
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Hard hyphens in LuaLatex

Why does not the hard hyphen “‑” work in lualatex with the package luainputenc with option utf8? With hard hyphen, I mean a hyphen, which prohibits the line to break directly after it. MWE: ...
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Lualatex error with polyglossia's \setotherlanguages and ntheorem

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[10pt,twoside,openright]{book} % http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/44701/2595 \usepackage{iftex} \ifPDFTeX \usepackage[greek,danish,english]{babel} ...
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Let fontspec handle bold font automatically

I recently installed a commercial font called Monospace 821. The font came in ttf format and I installed it as usual in a Linux machine. Problem is that when I use \textbf{Bold} the resulting ...