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Allow/force word wrapping at ideographic spaces

I am making a set of flashcards to help me practice my kanji, and the format I want is quite simple: On the front, I'll have the character, and on the back I will have its meanings and readings (with ...
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fontspec and xeCJK conflict: tie (\t{}) over Latin character displaced one position

I want to create a tie over ng by typing: \t{ng}: The following minimal example causes the tie over ng to be displaced one position to the right, so that it appears over the g and empty space. The ...
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99 views

Detect if a character is Chinese character

(XeLaTeX + XeCJK) I am trying to translate an English document. I need to convert all '.' to '。' if the antecedent character is a Chinese character. I am using xstring to accomplish this object but I ...
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xeCJK messes up typographical quot and — [duplicate]

Using: XeTeX 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (TexLive 2013) on openSuse 13.1 Setting up a multilingual buddhist glossary I have encountered the problem that closing (German) typographical quotation marks “ ...
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Problem with XeTeX input and output encoding

As we all known, the TeX engine XeTeX takes UTF-8 as its default input and output encoding format. However, it provides two new primitive control sequences that could define input encoding: ...
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Open pdf file complied with xeCJK very slowly

I made a slider with ctex and xelatex which I set my special background. However if I use vector figure as my background, I have to pay more than 2 min to open the output file. But it'ok using bitmap. ...
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Old Korean han'gŭl in XeLaTeX?

Does anybody know if it's possible to typeset old han'gŭl (Korean alphabet) in XeLaTeX? I'm referring to these letters: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Hangul It is not possible to type outright ...
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246 views

Vertical Chinese text that contains characters in a “CJK fallback family font”

I am having trouble with vertical (i.e. rotated) Chinese text that contains characters in two different fonts. Rare characters requiring the "CJK fallback family font" are not displaying in the ...
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fail to add Chinese punctuation after CJKnumber in chatper title in xeLaTeX

I'm writing my thesis in Chinese with xeLaTeX and I've to format the chapter name and section name. The following command works ok: \usepackage[CJKnumber][xeCJK] ...
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votes
1answer
147 views

Can xeCJK be used with the font Times?

The following minimal example fed into xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{MingLiU} \usepackage{times} \begin{document} Test 汉语 \end{document} typesets the CJK ...
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votes
1answer
150 views

Spurious dot with xeCJK, TikZ

I have a very strange problem when using TikZ and xeCJK. I managed to extract this MWE from my original sources: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} ...
2
votes
1answer
131 views

xeCJK and paragraph indentation

I am using xelatex and want to use the xeCJK package, but without indenting the first paragraph of a section. I tried the setup directive below, which should do the trick. But it does not. The manual ...
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votes
1answer
213 views

xeCJK l3-too-old

I started using XeTeX and whenever I use the xeCJK package I get the following error: ! Critical xeCJK error: "l3-too-old" ! ! ! Support package 'expl3' too old. ! ! Please update an up to date ...
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votes
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317 views

Fix for CJK punctuation kerning in xetex?

When using xelatex with xeCJK to typeset a document in English with Japanese quotations, I get rather unsightly kerning with Japanese punctuation. In general, punctuation is shifted to the left, so ...
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vote
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871 views

Getting xeCJK package to work with MikTeX

I am trying to write Chinese in LaTeX with MikTeX 2.9, and at the moment I am using fontspec, something like the below. However, I have heard good things about xeCJK, and I am considering switching to ...
5
votes
2answers
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Finding and displaying UTF-8 characters with xesearch

The xesearch package allows one to replace text with other text. E.g.: \documentclass{ctexbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xesearch} \SearchList{list1}{newspaper}{book} \begin{document} ...
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1answer
797 views

Getting started with Chinese in ConTeXt

I am trying to setup a basic document with ConTeXt, but I am having difficulty even getting started. First, I tried the documentation at ConTeXt wiki: Chinese. I tried the sample code on that page: ...
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Displaying pinyin over Chinese characters, without impacting word spacing

I want to display pinyin (romanized form) over Chinese characters. However, the two methods I know (using stackrel or tabular both change the spacing between characters. This demonstrates the problem: ...
6
votes
1answer
201 views

Temporarily changing the spacing between Chinese text and numerals

When mixing Chinese text and non-math mode numbers together within a sentence, narrow numbers are given the same amount of space as characters: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ctexcap} ...
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votes
2answers
538 views

xeCJK messes with punctuation

Neither a question nor really a complain, but I find I cannot use xeCJK in multilingual documents (in the present case French + English + Chinese), simply because it messes with the punctuation in the ...