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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Greek letters in fancyvrb verbatim on OS X using xelatex

How can I get greek letters, such as λ, to appear inside Verbatim? Which font should I use? I am on OS X, using xelatex, and currently using ...
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How to enable forward search in winedt macro?

I use winedt to edit tex, and xelatex to compile. It works fine for a long time. But for some unknow reasons, I recently found that winedt often get stuck when I click the xelatex compilation button. ...
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Using sans-serif font for chemfig

In my document, I'm currently using chemformula for chemical formulae. To draw reaction mechanisms I'm trying to use chemfig, but it's proving very difficult to get chemfig to use the same sans-serif ...
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eps/pdf figures not shown with XeLaTeX (with WinEdt)

I have a trouble in including eps/pdf files using XeLaTeX. It only give a white patch where the figure supposed to be if I compile with WinEdt 8 (Build: 20130513 (v. 8.0) - 64-bit), without any ...
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Customizing navigation bar in beamer

I would like to customize the navigation bar (I'm using smoothbars) in beamer but I do not know how to proceed. To be more precise, I would like that all sections that appear on the navigation bar to ...
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With Xelatex, references not compiling after installation of BidDesk update.

I've been working on a large and extremely important document (important to me, at least), and up until today have had no problem (in Xelatex) compiling my document including references in TeXShop ...
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Hebrew/English bracket placement in short English passage using XeTeX and polyglossia is wrong

The following is a minimal example of the broken bracket placement I observe using Hebrew and English in one document. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} % sans serif fonts in math mode ...
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Use truetype Comic Sans font in XeTeX

I want to test truetype comic sans fonts in xetex, the following codes are modified from source of free-math-font-survey: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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Font error message in XeLaTeX?

I get more than 300 different error messages which are different; however, they should all have the same origin: xelatex> ! Font EU1/CatalanaSansRegular(0)/m/it/6="Catalana Sans Regular:" at 6.0pt ...
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Why do I always have to xelatex twice to make references work properly?

I found that I always have to xelatex at least twice to make references work (referring figures or equations), otherwise I have such wrong reference: The following error message appears when the ...
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I am trying to configure TeXworks to run the following chains:

I want to configure TeXWorks so that I can compile my documents in the following two different ways with just one click. xelatex, with automatic pdf viewer opening xelatex + makeindex + xelatex, ...
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Is there a way to include the document creation time with XeTeX?

I'm currently using \isodate{\today} \currenttime} to include an aproximate creation time for a XeTeX document. This is "good enough" but doesn't include the timezone. In pdflatex the creation time of ...
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pstricks with old latex-dvips-ps2pdf worked; fails with 2014 TeXLive xelatex

I have drawings using pstricks that worked just fine in an old (2008) version of LaTex. On a new machine I switched to texlive 2014 and using xelatex the drawings do not work. For example, the ...
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Ubuntu14: TexLive2014: How to install extra packages?

I'm using Ubuntu 14 LTS. I (fully) installed TexLive2013 then I (fully) uninstalled it in order to install TexLive2014 which I did it from an .iso file succesfully. Now I want to install an extra ...
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How does one prepare---on TEXLIVE— OpenType, Unicode based, fonts for use with Xe(La)Tex

I downloaded the Cree syllabics font pitabek from: http://www.languagegeek.com/font/fontdownload.html According to the information this font is opentype and follows the Unicode coding for Cree ...
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Polytonic Greek without changing other fonts

I would like to use the hitec class for a handout, I really like the look of it. However, I'd like to include some polytonic Greek as well. I'm not sure how to enable the use of a suitable font ...
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xdvipdfmx error with \slash followed by zero-width space set in Times

I’m trying to compile this document— \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} % no-math can be omitted \setmainfont{Times} \begin{document} \slash\char"200B \end{document} —using ...
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When compiling with XeTeX, why do some letters become stretched and warped?

When compiling with XeTeX using the Helvetica font, some letters become verticaly stretched (e.g: f and capital letters), some become generally bigger (e.g: j), brackets become slightly unaligned from ...
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Can't compile with apacite

I would like to use apacite for my references. Unfortunately I can't compile my file with apacite. With unsrt everything works fine. \documentclass[landscape]{article} % with or without examples ...
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problem with showing .eps graph on output .pdf with xelatex?

I am new to xelatex and use TeXstudio 2.9.4 with MiKTeX 2.9 ! I've recently upgraded from pdflatex to xelatex, due to the easy handling of new fonts in xelatex. But the new problem I am facing is ...
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Page by page compilation time

I am trying to locate the bottlenecks in compilation for a very large document. The accepted answer to this Question addresses the problem in a neat way but the method only works for pdflatex (and ...
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How to force xelatex to convert eps into pdf? speed issue with slow compilation of xelatex

I run a few simple tests to compare the compilation speed of pdflatex and xelatex. As most people said, I also found that xelatex is always much slower than pdflatex. The reason for the slowness of ...
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XeLatex otf font won't load

I am very inexperienced with LaTeX. I have a tex file that has worked for a long time, then stopped without any changes to the file. We purchased NeueHaasGrotDisp font. I have the fonts in OTF ...
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xelatex problem with datetime

I have a datetime problem if I try to compile my latex file. It is something with datetime, but I cant figured it out, what it is. I have append the log How Can solve the problem of solving the ...
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How to get proper placed closing German doublequotes using lua|xelatex and Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (Regular)?

Using Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (latest version: 2.104) the closing German doublequotes are set exactly above (instead of behind) a sentence's closing dot (e.g. questionmark is not ...
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Where are LaTeX-related bug trackers located? Where do I report `{pdf,lua,xe}latex` issues?

Following up this question: Is it ImageMagick's fault or pdflatex's that some JPEGs aren't working? I now want to submit a bug report. However, I'm a bit confused where exactly I ...
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Can't change bibliography heading [duplicate]

I would like to change the heading of my bibliography. I found this thread: How to change Bibliography heading? Unfortunately, this doesn't work for me. Additionally, I would like to remove the page ...
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Trying to build XeLaTeX resume using TexLive 2014, consistently get font error

I am trying to compile a resume template I found online. It utilizes a user-made document class found within the resume docs. The .tex code requires XeLaTeX because it utilizes two Unicode fonts not ...
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Typing Tamil using XeLaTeX

I tried to use the given example with slight modification \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \newfontfamily\tamilfont{Arial Unicode MS} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Is it ImageMagick's fault or pdflatex's that some JPEGs aren't working?

pdflatex (as well as lualatex and xelatex) cannot process (some) JPEG images which were created by my ImageMagick. I'm on OSX Mavericks, using ImageMagick v6.9.0-0 Q16 x86_64 provided via MacPorts. ...
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How to select numbers from another font?

How can I change the numbers of the text font with the math font numbers and the other way around using XeLaTeX?
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Using a specific font for bold greek characters in maths

I'm writing a document involving some maths in which I use lots of greek letters. I would like to write some of them in bold, and the whole document is written in Linux Libertine font. Finally, I'm ...
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grffile / feynmp-auto compatibility in Texlive14

Since I reinstalled Texlive14 from scratch (I was using Texlive13 before) I ran into problems compiling my presentations that use both grffile and feynmf-auto. It appears that, due to the presence of ...
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How to contribute to FontAwesome? SVG, EPS to fontawesome? [closed]

I am very interested in contributing to fontawesome. I have some vector icons that I feel the community would benefit to use and I really like to add them to fontawesome. These icons are in svg and ...
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Apparatus for Arabic edition using Eledmac: problem in lemma direction

I'm trying to do an edition of an Arabic text using Eledmac. The lemma in the text gets put back to front in the apparatus (specifically, the first two words in the upper apparatus). ...
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pst-barcode with MikTeX portable

I have the following problem: Rendering QR codes & Barcodes via psbarcode using Xelatex from Miktex portable just seems to work if the Windows path environment variable is set to MikTeX Portable ...
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Relax a command inside minted

I'm using rich unicode in LaTeX as specified here. However I also use unicode in Julia language, so when I input Julia code in XeLaTeX I get an error because √ is bound to \sqrt in LaTeX, but is a ...
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Problem in fixing the bug of FontAwesome when compiled by XeLaTeX

I have followed the instructions that is given in this post for fontawesome icons that are too big using XeLaTeX. I was able to use FontForge and change the Em Size to 1000. I also used the following ...
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PDF/X-1a on TeX Live 2014 for publishing with POD lightining source

I am trying to get a PDF/X-1a compliant PDF for sending the pdf to Lightning Source for publishing books. I searched and found the following post and tested it PDF/A with hyperref on TeX Live 2013 ...
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Incompatibilty of Helvetica Neue italic compiled by XeLaTeX when viewed using Adobe Reader

I am running MikTex 2.9 under TeXStudio in Windows 64 bit for compiling my resume that uses friggeri-cv, which can be downloaded here. When I review the pdf made by XeLaTeX in TeXStudio Internal PDF ...
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Why don't the packages titlesec and framed work with XeLaTeX?

I'm new to XeLaTeX, and my code won't compile when I use the packages titlesec and framed. Am I doing something wrong, or are these packages just incompatible with XeLaTeX? If they are incompatible, ...
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Problem using .ttf fonts with XeLaTeX

I have some .ttf fonts in ~/Library/Fonts that I would like to use with XeLaTeX, but it can't seem to find them. For example, this will compile: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Problem with \setmainfont{Gill Sans} in MikTex 2.9

I am trying to use the beamer theme Zurich in Windows7, but when I compile it (I chose Xelatex) I get always the following error: ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Gill Sans" cannot ...
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Excess space before \[ at start of paragraph

When I have a displayed math equation (\[...\] or equivalently the displaymath environment) at the start of a paragraph right after a heading, there is too much space before it. This short code ...
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Set Helvetica as font in beamer title?

How can I set Helvetica as font in \setbeamerfont{title}{size*={32pt}{38.4pt},series=\bfseries}
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Package hyperref doesn't work anymore - break down

I'm working on a documentation for several weeks. To link the table of content with the text of the document I was working with the package hyperref. Until today everything went fine. Today I ...
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How to manually set font encoding settings of a font? [closed]

I have a font with a font table containing ligatures, but also math radicals, operators and e.g. an integral sign. (It's a different font from the one I'm showcasing in this question, which doesn't ...
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How can I set the \boldmath font with unicode-math?

I am trying to typeset a document in Linux Libertine, and I want to use the font for alphanumeric characters in math mode as well. I am using unicode-math, not mathspec, because I need to specify ...
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Automatic substitution of spaces in fields with Biber and Biblatex

I have a pretty large .bib file which fields may contain spaces (e.g. the "series" field can be "SIGMOD '99"). When I print the bibliography, some lines are thus broken on these spaces, which is ...
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Setting a fallback font for non-Arabic charset not supported by a certain Arabic font

the desired Arabic font is Droid Arabic Naskh source here. Problem is that when I compile the document using xetex I get funny boxes instead of non-Arabic charset as in the MWE below: MWE ...