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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Is it possible to use TikZ shading with XeLaTeX? [duplicate]

When adding the second solution to this answer, I initially tried to compile with XeLaTeX so that I could use fontspec. However, that didn't work, although compiling with LuaLaTeX did. I've now ...
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Unknown option `x-1a1' for package `pdfx' error

I am trying to use pdfx package to generate PDF/X-1a:2001. According to its specification: The package can be loaded with the command: \usepackage[<option>]{pdfx} and x-1a: ...
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How to insert unicode text in IEEE paper?

I am writing a paper for IEEE conference. I would like to know how to insert some unicode text into the paper. The primary language of the paper is English.
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How to insert Bengali text in IEEE conference paper?

I am writing a paper for an IEEE conference using IEEEtran.cls. The primary language of the paper is English but my work deals with Bengali language. I want to know how do I insert some Bengali words ...
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why hyperref link text border(box) doesn't have uniform size under Xelatex

I found that the same code under different tex engines gives different hyperref link border(box) size, see the minimal sample code below: \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Wrong superscript positioning with xelatex and alternative font

Trying to change the math font with xelatex, I used the following commands: \usepackage[cm]{sfmath} \usepackage{mathspec} %\defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text,Scale=MatchLowercase} ...
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How to write dates in 2 lines using the Friggeri CV template?

Under the 'Experience' section, I would like to add the following dates under a job position, separated in 2 lines: Jan 2010 - Jul 2012 Jan 2014 - Jun 2015 However, writing {{Jan 2010 - Jul ...
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How to format Letters in XeLaTeX?

After a long search and asking questions I managed to wright working code on miktex, that is compiled by XeLaTeX. Here is sample \documentclass[8pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Sylfaen} ...
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Ligatures are not used in OpenType maths families?

The appended plain TeX example shows three cases: maths alphabets \rm, \bf, \it using plain TeX setup similarly maths alphabets loaded from "classical" Latin Modern fonts similarly maths alphabets ...
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Change certain characters font in math mode

I recently changed from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX to be able to use different fonts when it comes to typesetting math. I am using mathspec package with different fonts for Latin, Numbers and Greek. I have ...
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XeLatex generating “! Missing } inserted” error (Arabic Fonts)

I am trying to embed 'Arabic Word' in a paper with main language as English. I have gone through following steps:- Installed Scheherazade Font Downloaded polyglossia Package I tried code from ...
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How to fix the space between “Figure” and “5” in “Figure 5:” in figure caption?

I use this solution to get captions for my figures at the side, which works really fine. But sometimes, if the word behind "Figure xyz:" is too long for the line, I get something like this: How can ...
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How to superimpose a photo on the Friggeri CV template?

I am using the Friggeri CV template and was wondering how I can superimpose a passport-sized photo on the right side of the default black header. If this has already been answered, please comment ...
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How to replace CM fonts with ones compatible with XeTeX (in amsppt.sty)?

I would like to try to patch amsppt.sty AMSTeX style file to make it usable with XeTeX and non-Latin languages (Cyrillic). It looks like i need to replace the following CM fonts or font families with ...
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Extend space for many authors in conference paper

Prologue For a conference paper, I am asked to use an existing style file. The typesetting code apparently has a history of re-use and adaptations of more than 20 years, and it looks pretty crumbled ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec is slow every time, not just the first time

I am running XeLaTeX (distributed as part of MikTeX) on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit. The following test file takes a long time to compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Is there a way to get rid of my \vspace{} hack?

I am creating my CV in TeX from scratch and I have come across multiple invisible lines that make my formatting inconsistent. I have this command to make a bulleted list from delimited elements: ...
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How do I use xindy with XeTeX and hyperref?

Unfortunately, as in this post, I can't get it to “just work”; is there some additional code needed to make it work with hyperref? I used this on a XeLaTeX'd document (with hyperref) xindy -M ...
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Paragraph not indenting properly

Paragraph not indenting properly. Here is the code I'm using \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %----------------------------------------------------------- \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Keeping constant line spacing even with descendents

I am trying to create a command to typeset titles in a document. At the moment I made it as simple as possible to help debug possible problems. My code is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Making WinEdt QuickGuide.tex work with XeLaTeX

Can the WinEdt QuickGuide.tex be modified to work with XeLaTeX?
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How to Change Typesetting Engine in LEd (Latex Editor)

How to Change Typesetting Engine in LEd (Latex Editor). I'm trying to build a simple latex document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Elephant} \begin{document} My Name is ...
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Latest MiKTeX update breaks XeLaTeX + fleqn [duplicate]

I updated the MiKTeX on my system two days ago. After that, compiling my codes using XeLaTeX gives the following error: ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\base\fleqn.clo" File: fleqn.clo ...
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How to use Mathematical Pi font properly?

I was asking the other day how to find certain fonts of a document. Well at last it was easy. I came to the Mathematical Pi LT Std font and ITC New Baskerville Std results and for that part, I was ...
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Why do only some footnotes appear in superscript when set in an OTF font?

In the example below, the numbers 1-3 are in superscript as footnote markers while 4-9 and 0 are not. This occurs when the main font is Quattrocento Sans (using \setmainfont{Quattrocento Sans}) but ...
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ruby furigana + increased ruby size + verse environment = unwanted whitespace

I'm trying to typeset song lyrics in Japanese, using a larger furigana size than the default from the ruby package: \renewcommand{\rubysize}{0.5} % default: 0.4 % [⋮] \begin{verse} 世界に\\ ...
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Beamer compiles but does not produce any output

I'm trying to make slides with the beamer package. When I compile, it finishes successfully but does not produce any pages other than the title slide. When I remove the \maketitle, then no pages are ...
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microtype in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

Currently microtype package supports only protrusion in XeLaTeX. Is there an option to use other micro-typography features (expansion, kerning, spacing, tracking) in XeLaTeX? Or should I forget about ...
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Why do some editors support Xelatex but some do not?

I already know by experiments that Texstudio and Texworks do support Xelatex, namely they can "run" Xelatex. But I also know by experiments that there is some editor, say Bakoma, which does not ...
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Cabin font doesn't render properly apostrophe

I'm using Cabin font with XeLaTeX. The apostrophe is not render properly. As you can see on the following screenshot, there is not enough space betweend L and a. On this screenshot (with the ...
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Which else Tex editors for windows are such that XeCJK is smoothly workable?

I already know there are Tex editors compatible with XeLaTeX, say Texstudio and Texworks, so that they can process the XeCJK package. But I find that these two editors somehow get slow when using ...
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xelatex my_file.tex is not working through php's exec (no pdf)

I've tried everything from using xelatex on it's own: xelatex my_file.tex , to using both: xelatex -no-pdf my_file.tex xdvipdfmx my_file.xdv and also creating a .sh file with the same commands ...
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Underline omitting the descenders with Plain TeX

I'm reading this question Underline Omitting the Descenders and wondering if there is a way to do this with Plain TeX and XeTeX.
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Use different math font in inline-style and display-style formulas

I would like to use a different font in inline-style math mode ($...$) and displayed equations (e.g., \begin{equation} ... \end{equation}). Currently, I set my fonts with \setmainfont{Frutiger 45 ...
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Decouple nomencl from chapter class, to have its own formatting

I'm using the nomencl package to keep track of my abbreviations in my \documentclass{report}, where I am using xelatex to change the font. However, since I've made changes to the way \chapter{} is ...
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Using tipa with XeLaTeX fontspec and real UTF-8 characters

Following on from the post Using TIPA with fontspec, how would I go about using IPA glyphs with XeLaTeX using the actual Unicode UTF-8 characters instead of using the tipa re-encoding? That is, using ...
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How to use CJK font in Mac OS?

OS: Mac OS X 10.10 I am trying to write an article in Chinese and English. The preamble is: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} % Set main font for ASCII ...
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epstopdf auto implementation in xelatex

I am using xelatex compailation. epstopdf package is not supported in xelatex. So I am using below mentioned option \immediate\write18{epstopdf fpubh-03-00040-g001.eps} \begin{figure*}[!t] ...
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Cyrillic letters and Russian hyphenation in Plain XeTeX

What is the simplest method to tell XeTeX (not XeLaTeX) to use a font with Cyrillic letters and to apply Russian hyphenation rules? Ideally i would like to not have to specify anything in the source ...
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Fillable PDF Form - text field inside a table?

I am trying to create a fillable pdf form. I am using the hyperref package. I am able to create fillable text fields, however, when I want to create a fillable text field inside a table, it does not ...
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More problems with TIPA and Fontspec

I do quite a lot of work with Sanskrit and linguistics. For the Sanskrit (Devanagari letters) I used fontspec and render with xelatex. This, as far as I can tell, is the only way to go. For the ...
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code working well in \document{article} fails in {revtex4} when dealing with a table [closed]

The .tex file with a table in it works well in \documentclass{article} or \documentclass{ctexart}, but fails in \documentclass{\revtex4}. \documentclass[twocolumn,amsmath,amssymb]{revtex4} ...
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ß becomes SS in bibliography with BibLaTeX/Biber and XeLaTeX

Background: I am using BibLaTeX, Biber and XeLaTeX to write a book that contains a bibliography. The bib-file is encoded as UTF-8 and contains "special" characters such as umlauts (ä, ö, ü) and sharp ...
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URW Grotesk for XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX (fontspec)?

How can I use URW Grotesk font with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX (fontspec) ? Or if this is not possible/easy, are there a good heavy font replacement for it (if possible that works as well with PDFLaTeX) ? ...
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Very poor print quality with Linux Libertine - XeLaTeX

I'm experiencing a strange problem (to me) with the Linux Libertine O font. I compile a document like this with XeLaTeX: \documentclass[twoside,a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Change \caption behaviour

I am messing around with \caption package and what I need is to place \figurename after figure numbering and change it to be att., basicly what I need is: 1.2 att. figure text I managed to put ...
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Is XeLaTeX or pdfLaTeX best for preparing an article for mainstream publishers?

Do pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX produce documents with substantial differences, to the point that publishers such as Springer, Elsevier, etc. would reject it for publication, based on the technical properties ...
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Footnote friggeri-cv latex template

I'm trying to customise the Friggeri-CV template. I'd like to add a footnote on top of "Now". I tried the following code: \section{education} \begin{entrylist} ...
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Problem with pst-optic: Only the half picture is drawn

I just tried to complile the following picture with xelatex \documentclass[pstricks,crop]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-optic} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} ...
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Home-made format and Flashmode

I work with TeXShop 3.51 and OS X 10.9.5 on a MacMini 2012 + SSD. I successfully compiled a XeLaTeX format, say uo, and I can use it : %&uo % !TEX TS-program = uo \input uo-fonts.tex ...