XeTeX is a Unicode-capable variant of the TeX engine. Use this tag if your question is about Xe(La)TeX specific problems and is not related to standard (La)TeX.

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Rendering a unicode en-dash in XeLaTeX

If I am understanding things correctly, using XeLaTeX, all of these lines should be output with proper em- and en- dashes respectively: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Font mangled beyond recognition by printer - how to fix? [on hold]

I tried printing an excerpt from my master's thesis on the printer at the office, and the following came out: The font is Junicode (v0.7.8), the PDF (v1.5) was generated by XeLaTeX from TeXLive ...
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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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AlegreyaSans with mathspec in Beamer

Somehow I cannot get the AlegreyaSans font to work in Beamer with mathspec. The standard fontenc call for AlegreyaSans works for PDFLaTeX, but I need to use auto-pst-pdf for a table, thus the use of ...
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Why does xelatex produce different files from the same deterministic sources?

Take the simple latex source file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{amsgen} \begin{document} \lipsum[1-10] \end{document} When processed with "latex" you always get the same ...
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Can't get color or textcolor to work

I'm new to latex. I'm using a template on overleaf.com. I'm trying to change the color of some of the text, but it remains grey. Here's a simplified sample of the tex file: ...
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Right-to-left interlinear translation, multiple words for one translation

I'm using ExPex for an interlinear translation in Hebrew. I'm having issues when translating one Hebrew word with multiple English words: the English words are right-to-left, while they should be ...
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Can't compile file with cyrillic name

When I try to compile file with cyrillic name in XeTeX it shows the following: : Invalid argument: "Сочинение к 08.02.2016".log xelatex.exe: Data: "Сочинение к ...
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lstlisting typesets incorrectly some special characters when used with fontspec

This document results in the ellipsis (triple dots) being typeset before the parenthesis. Why is this so? How can I avoid this behavior? Note that I use the unicode Horizontal Ellipsis U+2026 ...
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changing font size of nested lists in itemize and enumerate environment

I am using the following to change the font size of items at different levels in itemize list: \makeatletter \newcommand\ChangeItemFont[3]{% \renewcommand{\itemize}[1][]{% ...
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Different baseline skip for first item after change in font size

I am having trouble getting the same baselike skip for each item in the following code. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{XYZ} \begin{itemize} ...
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Text and scripts overlapped if subscript and superscript used at the same time [duplicate]

I am using following method to display superscript and subscript at the same time but due to the length of for e.g., superscript, the text and the superscript is being overlapped. ...
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Euler-Digits + siunitx hiding certain units (like Ohm)

It's been a couple of months since I last used my TeX, so I did some updates that became availabe (using MikTeX's software - Windows 7/64bit) and as of that moment, I noticed that my siunitx package ...
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Text symbols appearing as cross in beamer

I am using Museo Fonts (the case is same with Adobe Garamond Pro) to create beamer presentation but some greek symbols such as ϵ, δ and several others appear as cross-in-a-box. I have also tried ...
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Changing font of to address on letter.cls

I am trying to change the font of different pieces of a letter.cls letter so my cover letter better matches my resume. Right now, I have been able to change the body font, but not the font of the ...
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Undefined control sequence in first line of fontspec.sty

I am creating a CV in LaTeX. The below code is a MWE (example.tex): %%% ------------------------------------------------------------ \documentclass[paper=letterpaper,fontsize=10pt]{article} ...
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Neo Euler Math Font with XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use the following code to generate my xelatex PDF document. The main problem is that I get the error ! Internal error: bad native font flag in `map_char_to_glyph' when I compile my ...
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Referencing locations within a text box

I have a node I've drawn in tikz, like this: \node[below, text width=5cm] (SomeName) at (0,0) { \begin{itemize} \item line 1 \item line 2 \item line 3 \item line 4 ...
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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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Does XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2015 force unicode quotation marks? [closed]

Using XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2015 seems to break classic LaTeX quotations (or force unicode entry, depending on how one looks at it). Results TeX Live 2014 fontspec.sty 2015/03/14 v2.4c Font ...
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XeLaTeX is not typesetting correctly with xeCJK after texlive update

After a tlmgr update --self --all two days ago, I have had problems with xeCJK with XeLaTeX. Some documents won't compile at all, and others have strange problems. For simplicity, I tried the ...
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Wrong math symbols with XeLaTeX and LuaTeX after TexLive update

I just updated my TeX live installation (tlmgr update --all) and now I get some wrong symbols in math mode if I use XeLaTeX or LuaTeX. This MWE for example \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} ...
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How to activate hyphenation in \ttfamily without setting a font explicite?

I am suprised that in the code below no hyphenation is done. And I can not find something about that on the web. Maybe I use the wrong words for searching. \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Macedonian in TexShop

\XeTeXinputencoding utf-8 \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,xunicode} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Times New Roman} \newcommand{\clrpg}{\clearpage{\pagestyle{empty}\cleardoublepage}} ...
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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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Inexplicable spaces between letters in XeLaTeX

The following code \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Epigrafica} \begin{document} Abcde \end{document} produces the following result using XeLaTeX in a ...
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Biblatex remakes bcf and bbl files despite no change to bib files

Any change to my project tex files, even those that do not involve bib files or citations, result in biblatex recompiling the bcf and bbl files. How to prevent this behavior in order to save time ...
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XeLaTeX + knitr + Arial = error

When I compile the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Arial} \begin{document} Hello. <<foo, dev='tikz'>>= library(ggplot2) qplot(1) @ \end{document} ...
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Customize fonts inside an equation environment

I am using the Gill Sans font, but I remark that I,l, and 1 are confused. So I want to use another fonts just for these letters in the equation environment, I used \fontspec to do this but it does not ...
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Allowing hyphenation line breaks only when hyphens are placed intentionally

I am trying to typeset a document using XeTeX that uses Tâi-lô (Taiwanese romanization), which separates syllables in a word with hyphens, meaning hyphens are very common. I am also using the paracol ...
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How creating XeLatex cweb document

Im using fedora. I have trouble with correct polish letter ąźżć etc. How write example in cweb? I prefer latex not plain tex
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No space between letter and subscript with TeX Gyre Bonum

I'm using the TeX Gyre Bonum font with xetex, and I've found that the space between a letter and its subscript is very less. This makes things harder to read according to me. How do I fix it? For ...
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Latex Error:Missing \endcsname inserted

Following is a part of my code snippet: \begin{entrylist} \entry {02/2013} {MITx: 6.041x Introduction to Probability} {MIT OCW} \end{entrylist} \begin{entrylist} \entry {02/2013} ...
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XeLaTeX: incomplete \iffalse with pdfpages and spanish babel

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[landscape]{example-image-16x9.pdf} \end{document} when compiled with ...
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Coloring all occurrences of some specific characters

I have been wondering for ages how to do something that is absolutely crucial to the document I am writing. (I usually use XeLaTeX, but I don’t mind changing if required.) I would like to have a list ...
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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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biblatex: Index authors with something like indexname (in parallel to indextitle)?

I use biblatex to compile an author index. Some authors publish under several different names, so there are bibfile entries with different author/editor names that I would like to consolidate for the ...
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A problem with two column footnotes in XeLatex

My file must be compiled by XeLateX and its footnotes should be sorted in two columns in each page. So I use this code in the preamble: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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Word “Theorem” Emphasized but not Bold

I'm using Lyx 2.1.4 on Windows 10 with hebrew, and I use xetex with David CLM font. In word, the font works great; however, in Lyx, when I use the theorem environment the word "theorem" is only ...
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ucharclasses.sty not found

I've installed MikTex2.9 32 bit and my IDE is TexnicCenter. When I try to compile following code, "ucharclasses.sty not found" error comes. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ucharclasses} ...
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Wrong color figures in pdf output

I am composing a large number of pdf figures with includegraphics that contain pixel graphics with xelatex. The individual figures are themselves compiled with xelatex using includegraphics. As the ...
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Copying ligatures from XeLaTeX PDF

For quite a while I am having the problem that copying and searching from my PDFs is a bit difficult as ligatures are not properly translated. I am using XeLaTeX with Libertine/Biolinum. I am a ...
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How can I expand the font size within a heading (section, subsection, etc.)?

I'd like to make a list of headings with their font sizes: I envision something like the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{{\textbackslash}section \makeatletter\f@size ...
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XeLaTeX, Landscape Setting Papersize for PSTricks Graphic

I found that my PSTricks Graphics only work in Landscape when I edit the dvipdfmx.cfg and add -sPAPERSIZE=a0 to the line %% Use MiKTeX Ghostscript: D "mgs.exe -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dEPSCrop ...
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Beamer “show notes on second screen” with XeLaTeX and “AtBeginSection”

I am using beamer with XeLaTeX. With every new section I add a dedicated section page to my presentation. Now I started to add notes to my presentation and want to use the show notes on second screen ...
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Difficulty with getting fonts embedded in pdf files produced by XeLaTeX

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXWorks 0.4.5 on Windows Vista. When typesetting, there are several choices (e.g., pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX). I've been using XeLaTeX, which produces a pdf file as the output. ...
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Making a new font family based on the default font

I'm running XeLaTeX on a Mac, and I'm getting into a lot of trouble with finding fonts. Here's my code (taken from here: Revisiting TIPA and Fontspec) \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Custom chapter number with titlesec and geometry: number past page border

I have used the titlesec package and geometry package to get the following chapter style (note that I'm using XeLaTeX): This works, however I am unable to align the chapter number in the way I ...
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XeLateX misplaces figures over text

When I do Latex > DVItoPS > PStoPDF figures appear correctly. But when I use XeLaTex, it misplaces some figures over text. I draw the frame of eps files by ...