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lualatex MWE not working

\listfiles \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} test \end{document} creates MiKTeX 2.9/tex/luatex/luaotfload/fontloader-2016-04-21.lua:353: attempt to ...
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Fix encoding for ligatures of fonts in XeTeX / LuaLaTeX (specifically for Minion Pro)

Ligatures in the MWE below are not encoded properly when compiling with LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX. Copying "The difference" from the pdf to a text editor renders "e di erence". I am aware this has been ...
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How to detect the font currently in use with LuaLaTeX

I am using LuaLaTeX with opentype fonts. None of the fonts are TeX fonts; they are either commercially licensed, or custom-made. No problem, everything is working great so far. Is it possible to ...
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Lualatex from texlive 2016 is not seen by microtype

I have an error with the following document, from my texlive 2016 and everything up to date, when I use lualatex : You don't seem to be using either pdftex, luatex, or xetex. ...
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luatex85: New definition of \pdfcreationdate is problematic

The package "datetime2" scanned the macro \pdfcreationdate. This failed with the changed definition in "luatex85.sty" and LuaTeX 0.95. See the following example: \listfiles ...
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Problem while compiling friggeri CV template with: ' fontspec error: “font-not-found”'

I have somme problem while I'm trying to compile template CV from: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv . I have install texlive-full package on Ubuntu and tryied to compiled this ...
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LuaTeX bug? Abrupt stop

I'm on Windows, with latest and fully updated MiKTeX. I try to compile a document with lualatex test.tex where test.tex is \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} code ...
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Beamer metropolis theme issue

So I am trying to get metropolis beamer theme work. For some reason, it worked on my El Capitain mac with no problem using LuaLaTeX. But the exact same file does not work on my Yosemite mac. Here ...
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Using APA style referencing in elsarticle class document?

Ive just had my paper sent back to me by the editor of a journal I submitted to and was instructed to change the referencing system of my paper to APA ver. 6 style. Text: Citations in the text ...
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LuaTeX tex->dvi conversion code

I'm researching ways to teach computers to generate LaTeX code from Page Description Languages (PDL) like PostScript and PDF, using Machine Translation. For this to work, it would be majorly useful ...
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How to set the interactive editor in TeXLive? lualatex bug?

After some research we determined this is a problem inherent to lualatex. If you have a solution for this problem in LuaLaTeX please post it below and I will accept you answer. When ...
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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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installing Luatex in Miktex

How to install Luatex win 32 luatex version in Miktex 2.7, see http://www.luatex.org/download.html , my operating system is Windows XP, it seems that the luatex package is not complete, it doesn't ...
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LuaLaTeX escape input buffer

In order to simplify some of the LaTeX work for my co-authors, I have created a custom environment which sets up a tabular. This reads the input from the environment, processes it and spits it back ...
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What have been the most important changes to LaTeX in the last five years? (2011–2016)

I spent the last two years out of the loop and came looking for information about the recent advances within the (La)TeX ecosystem, basically to see whether the issues I found frustrating enough to ...
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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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Modifying command globally from within command

I've seen a couple of somewhat similar questions, but none with similar construct or -- I'll be honest -- none with answers I've been able to understand well enough to adapt to my situation. The ...
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Split list into tabular with luatex

I'm looking for a luatex solution doing something like this. \split{a;b;c;d;e} This command should produce a tabular like this one. \begin{tabular}{|*{5}{c|}} \hline a & b & c & d ...
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Font not recognised while using TexMaker

I am using TexMaker on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. And I am trying to run the following .tex file. MWE: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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LuaLaTeX OpenType style sets by 4-character style set code

This is partially answered by other questions which the TeX search found for me, but not in a comprehensive manner. I am a writer, not a mathematican or academic. I write fiction. So, my needs are ...
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Why does LuaTeX plus breqn quadruple output of \text{} when in display-math mode?

MWE needs to be compiled with LuaTeX to reproduce the problem: \documentclass[11pt]{report}% \usepackage{amsmath,mathtools} \usepackage{breqn} \begin{document} $J^{\ast} = ...
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LuaTex doesn't open installed packages with openin_any=p options

I plan to launch online LuaTeX compile service. I installed LuaTeX using TexLive 2015 in CentOS 7. For security concerns, I want to restrict opening files. Therefore, I set openin_any=p. But, it also ...
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Why does lualatex allow for tt mathmode symbols while pdflatex does not?

Consider this simple example: \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} $\texttt{\lambda}$ \end{document} Running with lualatex works fine, but pdflatex ...
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Extra space by polyglossia

The LuaLaTeX code... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{german} \begin{document} English/\textgerman{German} \end{document} ...results in ...
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No accents and ¿ ¡ in pdf bookmarks

I'm doing a book with LateX in spanish language and I'm having some problems with spanish accents and symbols ¿ and ¡. Here's my preamble, sorry, it's very huge: ...
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XeLaTeX can't turn off small caps

I found a weird issue when using the free typeface Fontin. \documentclass{article} % Default font size and paper size \usepackage{fontspec} % For loading fonts \setmainfont{Fontin} ...
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Why choose LuaLaTeX over XeLaTeX?

There are questions on TeX.sX already about what the differences between LuaLaTeX and XeLaTeX are (Differences between LuaTeX, ConTeXt and XeTeX), what one should be keep in mind when going from ...
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API JSON in Latex

I want to know if it's possible to get data from a website using api json in a document .tex I want to do this without luatex because the idea is compile online with the sharelatex website, that ...
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Ways to parse JSON in LaTeX?

I'm writing my recipes (food) in a small textfile in JSON. Are there any ways to parse this in LaTeX? I know, that are lots of templates dealing with recipes, but I want to have my own style, which ...
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Babel or Polyglossia with LuaLatex?

what is actually better to use with LuaLaTex: Babel or Polyglossia? I read everywhere that we should prefer Polyglossia over Babel when using LuaLaTex because LuaLaTex did not completely support ...
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Check if list item is emtpy

I need to detect the presence of an empty item to shift the next one, as in the following example. I don't kwnow what's the best way to do this with luatex. Thanks for nany help about this. ...
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How can I insert pictures in (EPS/JPEG/PNG) format in a tex file?

I have a .tex file which goes something like this: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} \newcommand*{\NewFont}[1]{% ...
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Can't load system font by name with XeLaTeX but with LuaLaTeX

I installed a TrueType font in windows 10. Now I want to use it with XeLaTeX. The font can't be loaded. The first message is Sorry, but miktex-makemf did not succeed for the following rea son: The ...
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Modern TeXes handling of Unicode [closed]

I just may be misinformed, but roughly: Is still true that PDF is in principle able to use only 8bit encoding vectors? If not, how do LuaTeX/XeTeX handle larger glyph sets?
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Bad weight detection for unit in math mode with siunitx?

Here is a (minimal) code example showing the problem. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luatextra} \usepackage[bold-style=ISO]{unicode-math} \usepackage[noload=abbr]{siunitx} ...
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Missing control sequence inserted when using LuaLaTex

When I try to compile my LuaLaTex template file, I get the following error. ./fi-lualatex.toc:33: Missing control sequence inserted. <inserted text> \inaccessible l.33 ...} sectioning ...
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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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Using an OTF font with beamer and lualatex

I have recently acquired one of those very complete OTF font families (Latin / Greek / Cyrillic, with small caps and many ligatures). I managed to get it work with LuaLaTeX thanks to fontspec, but ...
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Substitute a character by another one (Lualatex)

The lowercase figures of Adobe Garamond Pro are very nice, but the 1 can be confusing: Is this 11 (as it should be) or 2 in Roman? I would like to replace automatically this lowercase 1 with ...
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How declare a new package language

I need writing normal text and some sentences in artifical conscript language. How writing small as possible package and how use it (include?) in file? My language have my own font and each glyphs is ...
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overlappings when texgyrepagella is used with stmaryrd

Consider running xelatex or lualatex on the following code: \documentclass[compsoc]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont[Extension=.otf]{texgyrepagella-math} %\usepackage{mleftright} % no ...
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In LuaTeX, how can I escape text that will be inserted in LaTeX?

I wrote a Lua function that dumps data from a TXT file in my LaTeX document. The problem I have right now is that the data the TXT file is treated as LaTeX code so I need to escape special characters ...
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Substitutions of initials by feature file, and mixing rules

I tried to add a substitution rule to the feature file from Defining an initial variant through a feature file, but the second (non-contextual) substitution only works if the first is commented out. ...
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Defining a class of glyphs when some are not in the bold font

I discovered that adding the line {\bf παπαῖ} to the answer in Defining an initial variant through a feature file results in a fatal error, because some of the glyphs in the class do not exist in the ...
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Defining an initial variant through a feature file

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{junicode.fea} languagesystem DFLT dflt; languagesystem latn dflt; feature calt { sub \beta by \uni03D0; } calt; ...
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Devanagari Combined Glyphs

Having some trouble with combined (ligature) glyphs in LaTeX. Not a hindi speaker (native or otherwise) but have been tasked with transferring translated documents in hindi into TeX format. When I ...
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Microtype problem with line-endings

today i noticed that when i compile my Tex-File with LuaLaTeX and the Microtype-Package that the line-endings are not correctly formatted. Here an small example where you can see that the punctuation ...
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LuaLaTex Hyphenation not working with Times New Roman loaded

i have the problem that the Hyphenation ist nor working correctly when i have loaded the Font Times New Roman. I'm using LuaLaTex and here you can see my MWE: \documentclass[% a4paper, 12pt, ...
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Luatex vs Xelatex automatic graphs drawing

I have question about automatic graphs drawing with latex. So I want to use \usegdlibrary To generate my graphs layout automatically without my interruption where to put states and nodes. Is it ...
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Bold math with siunitx, fourier and amsmath problem

With this configuration I can't have bold siunitx otherwise than using \pmb, but with an ugly side effect : \documentclass[margin=5pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage{fontspec} ...