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Period goes before number when a number ends a sentence while using polyglossia hebrew

I am using XeLatex, Windows, polyglossia. When I define \otherlanguage{} with a right to left language it causes sentences that end in a number to be displayed with the period before the number! \...
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How to do 3d barcharts in latex using tikz?

I wanted to do a barchart for annual report. I have made it in excel There are so many problems of using this in latex as it is since I dont want any backgroud for this. In the sense that it has to ...
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How can I correct for a bug in ArabXeTeX that causes problems in left-to-right text?

There seems to be a bug in the arabxetex package that came with the new MacTeX 2016 distribution. The problem I have noticed is not in Arabic text but rather in ordinary left-to-right text. In ...
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Why does setting \russianfont cause fontspec to find no support for Cyrillic in a font which works with \setmainfont and Russian as the main language?

This example is from ScumCoder's question, based on Grigory M et al.'s answer. If I compile the following code with XeLaTeX, all is well: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{...
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XeLaTeX can't find font

Yes, I've seen this question. It is (1) five years old, (2) answered with answers that do not work for me, and (3) I don't have enough reputation to comment (and posting question as an answer seems ...
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downloading and installing frutiger.sty

I want my document to have font frutiger. However I found that it is not using frutiger. I have searched online to downlaod and install frutiger.sty but I could not find the proper source. I have also ...
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How to put a text at the end of the last sentence of a document with xelatex?

I have a lot of documents witch all have to share the same last text. But this text have to follow the last sentence immediately — without line break —. I try to modify the document environment but ...
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XeLaTeX + biber cannot handle umlauts and ć in bibliography

This is a minimum working example of my original document. \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{bib.bib} @article{luka, author = {Luka Modri\'{c}}, journal = {Euro}, pages = {1--...
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xetex.fmt: Permission denied (apache/centos)

Been having this issue with xetex, it says: [Fri Jun 24 11:36:44 2016] [error] [client 10.100.1.17] /usr/local/xetex/bin/i386-linux/xetex: , referer: http://development.nathanprofiler.com/cgi/auth/...
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How to attach a digital signature to my pdf created by xetex?

I want to create a locked document created by XeLaTeX, using \special command. The instructions are provided here. By setting perm as 0x0904 the document can be signed in Acrobat (If there has been a ...
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Math Operators and beamer

I'm using xelatex and I'm having a very strange problem: while \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Biber breaks bibliography when citing mulitple references crossref'ing same entry

I'm using xetex to build my TeX file and just migrated from BibTeX to BibLaTeX / biber to get support for @online-references asf. I like biber, however it seems to break my bibliography, because ...
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How to specify font preferences in XeTeX math mode?

I would like to use specific fonts in the math formulas in a document I am writing. I mainly want to use the "great escape" font. After some search on the web I tried the following code: \...
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overfull \vbox warning in table of contents, TOC doesn't break to a new page

I'm having the overfull \vbox problem in TOC. As you can see in the following image there is an overwrite on the footer. The warning I get is: "Overfull \vbox (188.96039pt too high) has occurred while ...
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How can I use a Gurumukhi font to typeset Punjabi with XeLaTeX or PDFLatex?

Folks I'm having a hard time using a non-English font with my LaTeX file. I've struggled for the last few days without success. Some background I'm using Kile on Windows (with MikTeX). I know I need ...
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scrartcl 14pt with unicode-math and XITS math: strange prime

Please consider this minimal example. Compiled with XeLaTeX. \documentclass[fontsize=14pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{XITS Math} \begin{document} Test $\exists a'$.%^\prime: ...
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setting font size in XeLaTeX

Previous questions have sought a straightforward way to specify font size (e.g., in points) of a new font family when using fontspec. One reason for why this might be needed is that some journals ...
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Why does the picture appear in a different position in XeLaTeX?

Min reprex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{showframe} % just to illustrate \begin{document} \adjustbox{trim={.5\width} 0 0 0,clip}{\includegraphics{...
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Uppercase Gamma not appearing in mtpro2 package with fontspec, Baskerville, and XeLaTex

Please help with the stated problem. I can't get \Gamma command to render an upper case straight gamma greek letter. I am using TextPad on a MacTex distribution with mtpro2 lite and Baskerville font ...
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Vanishing math font styles in unicode-math due to a mess of mathtools, mathtt and using math fonts with ranges

I’m using TeXLive 2015. Okay, so I have some sort of poltergeist in the following code. I compile it with either XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ fontspec, % mathtools,...
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Aboriginal fonts cause wrong page size warnings

On texlive on Ubuntu I've installed texlive-xetex and texlive-humanities. I find that on a simple document with only a \maketitle, using \setmainfont{Aboriginal Serif} creates many warnings. \...
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gaps between word and greek angle quotes [closed]

I use XeLatex to write a thesis in greek. My problem is that writing «word» displayed as « word » , with a gap before and after the word. How can I change that? I don't want these gaps. Thank you
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Error while compiling XeLaTeX document

Have been trying to compile a XeLaTeX document, and have been getting the following error: ! Package ucharcat Error: \Ucharcat is defined in xetex releases from 2015 only The odd thing is that I ...
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Log paragraphs with more than n hyphenations

The (large) body of text I have written has a few paragraphs with an large number of hyphenated words. My goal is to examine these paragraphs, with the aim of rewording them. Is there a way I can make ...
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push contents of top-left cell little downward?

I am going through different tutorials and Q&A, but no luck yet. I am new to Latex, and hence not aware of many packages, and not sure why some change is not coming into effect. Currently, I have ...
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Use pdfx with customized XMP packet

When using pdfx for producing PDF/A-1b documents, one should supply the necessary metadata in a file named _texname_.xmpdata, which will be translated later to the XMP packet proper, pdfa.xmpi. (...
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How to add rip-out pages exactly in the middle of a booklet?

I am creating a staple-bound booklet for printing. I make sure it has a page count that is a multiple of 4. Now I have a few independent pages, also always a multiple of 4, that I would like to inject ...
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PDF-1.6 appears with pdflatex but not with xelatex

Adobe Acrobat Pro extract pages from a PDF file and saves them as PDF-1.6 by default. When those PDF-1.6 files are included in a beamer presentation and compiled with Xelatex, they don't appear (...
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Recreating a layout in LaTeX (XeTeX), but I have some concerns

Apologies for not being able to make the title of this questions clearer. I am trying to recreate a - lets say - 'book' layout in XeTeX, however I have some concerns. Below I have a sketch of the ...
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XeLaTeX: How to prevent the use of subscripted and superscripted versions of Arabic numerals in the math mode?

I use the Libertinus font family in my documents. Libertinus Serif contains superscripted and subscripted versions of Arabic numerals, whereas Libertinus Math don't. In the math mode, for some reason ...
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Defining new font family with fontspec

I'm trying to reproduce historical examples of typography and there's something I don't know how to obtain: poems are typed in italic, except the initial capital letters of each verse is upshape, and ...
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How to improve my unicode/tikz enabled big integral sign?

I found the following Big integral sign after I asked the (almost?) duplicate Is there a more typographically-satisfying bigints package? and decided that the given solutions are not great. I found ...
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Overview of Arabic fonts available for LaTeX/XeTeX?

is there an overview available for Arabic fonts in LaTeX / XeTeX? Ideally with output examples, so that it becomes clear how they compare. So far, I'm aware of Geeza Pro, Amiri (and its variants), ...
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How to fix or change randomly marked json snippet?

So my problem is that my json snippets are marked red, but I don't want to mark them red. How my JSON looks like: [ {obj1} {obj2} {obj3} ] And my snippet looks like: [ {obj1} ... ] And that ......
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How to breakafter?

I want to break after whitespace or symbol in my http code example. I am using minted with my Xelatex. How my preamble looks like: \newminted{json}{breaklines,frame=bottomline,rulecolor=\color{...
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Xelatex, and strange textcolor behavior in tikz

Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=black} \setbeamercolor{normal text}{fg=white} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \...
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XeLaTeX: \mathrm in a footnote uses a different typeface from that specified by \setmathfont

In the following XeLaTeX example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,unicode-math} \setmainfont{Libertinus Serif} \setmathfont{Libertinus Math} \begin{document} $\mathrm{d}$: d\footnote{$\...
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computing md5sum of file content in XeTeX

PdfTeX has \pdfmdfivesum{...} and \pdfmdfivesum file {...} for inline text and external file content, respectively. On the other hand, XeTeX seems to provide only \mdfivesum. Is there a means to ...
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algorithm2e and xeCJK cause TeX capacity exceeded on texlive2016

My document cannot be compiled after I updated texlive on my Mac to version 2016. It works fine on texlive 2013. Here is an example: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[vlined,linesnumbered,...
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Trouble with fonts in XeLaTeX in MacTeX 2016

Consider the code % !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont [Ligatures=TeX] {TeX Gyre Pagella} \setmathfont [...
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baseline seems to change automatically [closed]

I don't have a MWE, since this appeared on the bottom of page 12 of a document I'm working on (by surprise). I'm just wondering if anyone will recognize what's going on. It looks to me as though the ...
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Making my equation flush left

I am trying to make the first 3 lines of this equation flush left. How can I do so? Also, is there an easier way to enter the parentheses and have the size I want? If I don't use the \left( and \right ...
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% and non-ASCII characters in headings

It appears that a % together with some non-ASCII characters on a heading is causing problems for hyperref in xelatex. Here's a minimal working example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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How to use Coolvetica font in LaTeX for Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I use the Coolvetica font within my document? I downloaded the fonts as a .zip file and have to install it and call it using XeLaTex.
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LuaTeX for memoir and microtype

I'm typesetting a novel using the memoir class and trying to figure out whether to use XeTeX or LuaTeX. As per the microtype documentation, protrusion, expansion and (=auto) work with LuaTeX, but only ...
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latex, xetex - and zapfino

I know how to use LaTeX (not an expert, but still quite some experience - wrote couple of papers and my thesis, can make TikZ pictures etc.), but I don't have the slightest idea, what XeTeX, LuaTeX, ...
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polyglossia or bidi bug: [\d\.] gets inverted to [\.\d]

After bidi was updated to v. 19.6 (2016-05-23), using at least one RTL language with polyglossia leads to number and following dot being inverted. Cf. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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XeLaTeX fails after MikTeX update (6-1-16)

When I xelatex a file it gives me the following message: When I try to install that package, it gives me this message: Using the command prompt also generates the same errors. Here is a sample ...
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Accessing glyph using \XeTeXGlyph disrupts content

I wish to use KFGQPC Symbols font in my document. It's not a standard font as it consists of only symbols. It can be downloaded from here named as Symbols1_Ver02.otf. The index of the symbols can be ...
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Getting biblatex-chicago to include year when citing something included in a book

Writing something where I need to cite a lot of letters and such from a book. I'd like to have the year these things were first published/written included, but the only way I've been able to get it to ...