Polyglossia is a replacement for {babel} for use with XeLaTeX. It provides multilingual support for most languages and handles automatic script changing using the {fontspec} package.

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XeLaTeX + polyglossia + Russian or Greek = page number in italics

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{russian} \setmainfont{CMU Serif} \begin{document} \itshape Text. \end{document} ...
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Line Breaking Question with Polyglossia

I am working with multiple languages (with polyglossia and XeLaTeX), and I am having issues with extra line breaks where I don't expect them, also likely related to an issue of not hyphenating where ...
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Polyglossia and navigator interference

I noticed that loading the navigatorpackage breaks my xeLaTeX documents if I use polyglossia as well. %!TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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XeTeX: polyglossia & \textarabic: some punctuation symbols appear as boxes

I use XeLaTex on Xubuntu with polyglosia to write arabic, but characters like parenthesis, brackets, etc appear as white boxes in the final pdf produced. I have a minimal working example. With the ...
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Vertical alignment of fonts from different language groups

Dear Fellow TeX enthusiasts, Thanks very much for help with solving earlier problems with the Devanagari Package. I'm working without KOMA-Scripts for the moment in Xelatex/Xetex and am trying to ...
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Biblatex using polyglossia language setting

I noticed biblatex uses the language option passed to polyglossia first, before acknowledging the option passed to it via the language = <language> option. Here is the MWE that illustrates the ...
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Problem with polyglossia and MinionPro

I have a problem with small caps not showing correctly when loading polyglossia. I am trying to use polyglossia with classicthesis, which I know is unsupported, but the same problem appears when ...
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footnotebackref does not work with babel or polyglossia for french

Whether I use the french language with babel or polyglossia, irrespective of the engine, the back references for the footnotes are missed. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifpdf,ifxetex,ifluatex} ...
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Xelatex and french through polyglossia: how to have the french punctuation even with inline mathematics

When I use xelatex, and polyglossia to deal with the french punctuation, I get the right spacing with the pure text, but not when I put mathematics in my text: \documentclass{article} ...
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Lualatex, polyglossia, french spacing, and the hole in the hookarrow with egreg fix, in texlive2015/2016

This deals with the solution by egreg to fix the hole in the arrows, when we use lualatex and french spacings through polyglossia Polyglossia and hookrightarrow You can see that, once that the arrow ...
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Sub figure number doesn't show with polyglossia

I'm trying to put 4 figures side by side I'm using the code %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx,wrapfig,lipsum} \usepackage{subfigure} % % % % % % ...
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Display custom date in the correct regional style with datetime2

I'm trying to get datetime2 to display a custom date in the proper regional style, either using the language setting defined through polyglossia, or by passing the language setting through datetime2 ...
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Appendix TOC link does not work when using Polyglossia (TeX Live 2015)

MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{spanish} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \include{chapter1} ...
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Polyglossia + Times New Roman font : small capitals not working

I'm using the polyglossia package with Times New Roman font. Everything is working, all caracters are displayed well, except for the small capitals... I tried different fonts like Arial, Arial Unicode ...
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Fonts are not rendering correctly [duplicate]

I am using xelatex for printing Malayalam fonts. This is code and it is not printing properly. In the code it is right form and in the image that produced by the code is wrong ...
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english bibliography when main language is not english with polyglossia

I use lualatex, or xelatex, and biberand bibaltexand polyglosia to compile my document. I prefer to load biblatex first if possible. I want the french language as main language for the document, but ...
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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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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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Not all Latin and Greek characters are displayed using Polyglossia

For my thesis I need to write words in different languages and so I use the polyglossia package, but I just noticed that some of the Latin and Greek characters are not showing, like latin upsilon. ...
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Problem with accentuation of polyglossia using xelatex

\documentclass[10pt]{article} % Font size - 10pt, 11pt or 12pt \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Minion Pro} \usepackage[hmargin=1.25cm, vmargin=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Use of enumitem breaks Bengali enumeration

Consider the MWE below. Here, I am trying to use Bengali numerals for enumeration as per the solution found here. \documentclass{article} % For bilingual document \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Bi-directional glossaries with glossary-mcols

I'm doing a dictionnary of terms in arabic-english languages, using the glossary-mcols package, by the usual method of producing the glossaries. Now, the suitable way to sort the two glossaries is in ...
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How to switch the bibliography to English in a document with another default language?

In a document whose default language is Sanskrit, how does one switch the bibliography to English, and the font to the one defined to be used for English? \documentclass{article} ...
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Modify specific Hebrew “Alpha” numerals on page number

I get Hebrew numerals as page number, with this code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} \setotherlanguage{english} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Footnote separator is on the wrong direction in Hebrew documents

I am using XeLaTeX and polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting. I have found out that when I am using footnotes (when Hebrew is the default language), they appear on the right direction, but the footnote ...
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polyglossia and Russian hyphenation

I try to set Russian hyphenation for polyglossia/xelatex (I use pandoc 1.15.2.1). I've installed two packages: $ tlmgr info hyphen-russian tlmgr: package repository ...
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Hebrew font characters not rendering in \caption command

I am using the polyglossia package from a TeXLive 2015 installation on a FreeBSD platform. Here is the relevant code from my preamble: % !TEX TS-program = xelatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 ...
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XeTeX \section{} doesn't show Thai fonts

I'm learning XeTeX mainly because it enables typesetting in my native language (Thai). With normal pdfLaTeX, arranging the document into sections was easy and intuitive, and I hope to be able to do ...
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Long Sanskrit string doesn't get hyphenated

I am trying to get to work the hyphenation for transliterated sanskrit provided by polyglossia. One admittedly odd problem I encounter is that a string (four compound words actually, glued together by ...
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How to obtain current language in polyglossia

How to obtain the current language set by \setotherlanguage{english} ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{czech} \begin{document} ...
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How to set the minimum characters for hyphenation?

(Related to my other question here.) It seems that the polyglossia hyphenation rules for transliterated sanskrit by default allow hyphenation after a single character. See the example, the word ...
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Can one combine ancient and modern Greek with Babel?

Using Polyglossia, it's possible to use ancient and modern Greek in a single document. Unfortunately, Polyglossia's support for Greek is broken under LuaLaTeX. Is is possible to accomplish this using ...
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Fontspec / Polyglossia error after windows 10 update

I have recently (about a week) updated the operating system from windows 7 to windows 10. As for this moment, any use of the fontspec or polyglossia packages won't compile. After the problem ...
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Glossaries for each chapter. Problem in reference

From the brilliant idea developped by Ludovic C. in the answer of this question, List of symbols for each chapter I made from it a bilingual dictionary of arabic-english words, what I'll use in a ...
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lualatex and polyglossia with \setdefaultlanguage{german} does not work after recent texlive update

Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{german} \begin{document} Hallo Welt! \end{document} And here is the error message: ...
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Caption and pseudo code in algorithm2e appears as boxes (not rendered)

I want to create a multi-language document using polyglossia in which Khmer is set to be a main language and English as another language. I also have khmer-gloss.ldf available so that Khmer font is a ...
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Polyglossia's babelshorthands spoils write-to-file command behavior and conflicts with graphviz

Example (run xelatex a.tex -shell-escape twice, or just xelatex a.tex if you don't have dot installed and then explore generated files manually): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdf]{graphviz} ...
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Section* in titlesec package

I cannot see section* in this source: \documentclass[oneside]{book} \usepackage[margin=1cm,top=1.5cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Cannot load hyphenation patterns

I installed today the latest version of Texlive 2015 on Windows 10 LuaTeX Version beta-0.80.0 TeX Live 2015/W32TeX (rev 5238) but when I compile (I use LuaLaTex) I receive the following ...
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since update, Problem with greek and hindi in polyglossia + tex4ht

I updated my texlive (for windows) and I have now a problem when I load hindi and greek languages. Everything worked fine a few days ago. I have the latest version of alternative4ht when i write this. ...
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Parts not working when using multiple languages with polyglossia

I'm working on a book document with xelatex. The document is divided into parts, and I have the occasional need to switch between two languages. I've found that when my document contains more than ...
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Glossaries with entrycounter true only for one glossary

I'm doing a bilingual dictionnary english-arabic, using the glossaries package, with the option entrycounter. I define two kinds of entries, by \newglossaryentry{adic-#1} and ...
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How to change arabic text alignment with polyglossia and memoir?

I am trying to typeset a book which is completely in arabic. I am using memoir with polyglossia? The result is fine, but the text is Fully Justified ? How can i change the text alignment either ...
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Additionally hyphenation rules like in InDesign

Is there a package or some penalty setting to control the hyphenation points of a word? In InDesign for example you could define that a word should only be broken after x letters (see link under Set ...
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Why does \setdefaultlanguage modify my fontfamily?

Please see this example code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[spelling=new]{german} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \begin{document} test \end{document} ...
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Problem with non-arabic numeral in tkz-tab and polyglossia

When I compile the following minimal working example, there is an error about arithmetic operation. It seems tkz-tab uses non-Arabic numerals and it cause a problem. Is there any way to make tkz-tab ...
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One font by default a bit smaller using fontspec

I have to typeset a few Hebrew words in a document, and for this I use xelatex with polyglossia and fontspec (MWE at the bottom). The problem is that this font has a larger x-height than the font I ...
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Polyglossia \setdefaultlanguage seems to break French quotes

This might be more of a bug report than a proper question, but here goes. In the following example, compiled with lualatex, the sequence << is translated to an opening French quotation mark ...
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Text on the right hand side column overflows to adjacent column

I need to have a parallel column layout with Hebrew on the left and Greek on the right. Within the test I need to add footnotes. However adding footnotes causes a disruption on the column layout ...
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XeLaTeX Polyglossia does not load language

I try to use XeLaTex with localisation to another language, in my case German. But when I compile the following minimal code \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...