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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Biber compiling but no bibliography appears although there are no errors

I am trying to use Biber but nothing appears after compiling everything without errors. I am using MikTeX, and compiling my documents with XeTeX: XeTeX -> biber -> XeTeX. The biber output is attached ...
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Copy and paste on iPad selects whole sentences after loading libertine

I have the following minimal document: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{LinLibertine_R.otf} \begin{document} This is some arbitrary text. I want it to be ...
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Why is the PDF font size 11.911 for Helvetica and 11.955 for Arial when using `xelatex`?

Now that the mystery is solved, why the PDF font size is 11.955 when declaring the documentclass as 12pt (see Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?), ...
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How to minimise occurring text gaps when wrapping around Images?

So I've got this problem. I am using XeTex compiler (but I think the rest give the same result too) I am using a \parshape style-method in order to form a space for a large image, in the middle, of a ...
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XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX: which is faster?

I was very impressed when I saw Ms. Lian Tze Lim and Bahari Belaton's book created in LaTeX (here is the PDF and related publications). Working with documenets with a lot of pictures, tables and ...
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Footnotes in list get numbered incorrectly

I am using the friggeri-cv Latex package. I have used footnotes in the following way: \documentclass[]{friggeri-cv} \section{experience} \begin{entrylist} %-- ...
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Bracket error in section heading with new version of XeLaTeX and fontspec

The following MWE compiles correctly with XeTeX version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 in TeX Live 2013 and fontspec version 2.3c: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux ...
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ArabXeTeX ignoring \allowbreak

I've got an issue with XeLaTeX ignoring \allowbreak on lines that overflow by a small amount. I've tried to recreate the issue with English text but it does not occur. We have a large amount of data ...
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Why does XeTeX not display basic Unicode characters?

I have a document like this, but when I render it by invoking xelatex on it, the π character is displayed as a blank space: \documentclass[13pt,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} % the problem ...
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XeLaTeX: Set an alternative font in case it is not found

I am setting up the packages for a shared project with someone who's not familiar with LaTeX. I want to use some of our local fonts. I used XeLaTeX and it works. However, we'll also use a notebook ...
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Why can't my build produce certain Greek symbols?

I'm trying to use the β character in a LaTeX document, but the output PDF never shows it. I am building with xelatex. From the following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to center a image [closed]

I am trying the given code to center image but its not working. \begin{figure}[ht] \centering \includegraphics[trim=0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm, clip=true,width=\linewidth]{twsd.jpg} \caption{Types of WSD} ...
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the error Missing number, treated as zero in tabular

there is my code \documentclass[a4paper,12 pt,adobefonts]{ctexart} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{multirow}%跨行表格 \usepackage{bigstrut} \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.3} ...
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XeLaTeX on centos 7 does not work

I tried to compile some trivial LaTeX files with the shipped XeLaTeX on centos 7: $ xelatex trivial.tex This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (TeX Live 2013) restricted \write18 enabled. ...
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cmbright with Xelatex and lyx

Is it possible to use cmbright with xelatex for both math and text? The way to use it in the text is here Use cmbright with unicode text under XeLaTeX But the math still appear in usual latin ...
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XeTeX seems to break headers in Tufte-handout

I get the following messed-up running headers on pages 2 and following when using Tufte-Handout class with fontspec (and therefore XeTeX). The headers repeat the Title and then add a black box. A ...
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Typesetting unicode phonetic signs

This discussion says that to use unicode phonetic signs one needs the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{tipa} \usepackage[tipa]{ucs} ...
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xdvipdfmx parse error when using particular font with fontspec

I am using the font IM FELL English PRO (open-source otf here) via the fontspec package, and when I tried typesetting the characters \"{a}, \'{n} or \"{o}, I got this error: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Type2 ...
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How to incorporate tikz elements into latex labels without (xe)latex apparently hanging

I am very new to TeX, and having seen the fantastic wine label examples I thought I would see what I could come up with for some homebrew which is ready to bottle. I've got some Avery labels (MD4001, ...
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\CheckBox with hyperref: not able to check it

I'm using this simple example: \documentclass[hidelinks, english, a4paper, 11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{hyperref} % typeset hyperlinks \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{Form} ...
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Font not available despite being installed

I have TeX Live installation at ~/texlive/2014. I installed Lato font package using tlmgr. There are now several .ttf files in ~/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/truetype/public/lato/ But when I try ...
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xeCJK Source Han Sans problem

I am having some trouble using the new Source Han Sans font (SourceForge; Github) released by Google and Adobe in latex documents. I compile using XeLaTeX and have the TeX Live installation. I have ...
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CJK inside a math environment

I'm trying to display CJK characters as part of math formulae in XeLaTeX, and it's not working well. I've tried a number of options, and all have failed: Defining a \jp font command via fontspec and ...
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Customize appearance of chapterthumbs (scrlayer version) in this MWE

This question is similar to previous ones considering chapterthumbs -- answering this question will render them obsolete. How to get chapterthumb work in KOMA-Script? How to get chapterthumbs ...
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\MakeUppercase in \section and \chapter with hyperref cause trouble

I use hyperref package to make TOC in the pdf file (you know, the pdf reader can display a toc). But, when hyperref is used, the command \MakeUppercase in a structure command (like \section or ...
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XeLaTeX & fontspec can not use Seravek's small caps

I am using XeLaTeX & fontspec in TexLive on OS X Yosemite. The problem is I could not use font Seravek's small caps. However, if I define a font family "Seravek ExtraLight" directly, small caps ...
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How to use standard TeX fonts in XeLaTeX

How do I use the inbuilt LaTeX standard fonts (in this case Times for roman, Helvetica for sans serif and Courier for mono) when using XeLaTeX and fontspec? I have tried: \documentclass[journal, ...
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IEEEtran with XeLaTeX

I am trying to use the documentclass IEEEtran with XeLaTeX. It all seems to work fine (I load the fonts TeX Gyre Termes Heros, Cursor with fontspecs instead of the standard Times, Helvetica and ...
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Why does the hyperref package changes encoding of font commands?

If you compile the following document with hyperref using XeLaTeX you will see that the encoding of the text commands is changed by thehyperref package to "PU" encoding. Why is this necessary? ...
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Wrap word in table cell

I have such table: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |p{0.5cm}|X|p{1cm}|p{0.8cm}|p{1.1cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{1.2cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{1.5cm}| } ...
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context to run side by side with LaTeX in Windows 8 64bit

I have installed context in Windows 8 64 bit. Already I have been running MIKTEX 2.9 successfully. Now when I try to test context in CLI I get the following error message. ...
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Getting bold digits with XeLaTeX and mathspec

I'm trying to achieve something that I assumed was quite simple but it made me waste an insane amount of time so far. I'm using XeLaTeX for a document and I'm setting “Arno Pro” as my font. I'm using ...
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Translating LaTeX document to XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX

I'm writing a Thesis on the ''use of history to teach mathematics''. The first four chapters are already typed and compiled in pdfTex, I used the memoir document class. Recently I read this Lua post ...
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Beginner Concepts about how latex works

I'm a beginner in latex, I understand that latex requires a Tex editor to compile the code and a distribution to get the libraries installed. However, there are many concepts that still I want expert ...
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How to achieve this cover design using LaTeX?

I am about to print the dissertation in an online printing house in A4 format 222 pages adhesive binding. The printing house asked to send the cover of the dissertation in a separete file as a double ...
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utopia mathdesign and biber incompatibility

I have a problem using utopia fonts with xltxtra and biber when using non-ascii characters. The problem disappears if using computer-modern (off-shelf LaTeX) or bibtex instead of biber. Here's an ...
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Is using \addfontfeatures (much?) less efficient than defining a \newfontface?

Consider the following file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Numbers={Lining,Proportional},Ligatures=Common]{EB Garamond} ...
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Lilyglyphs how to design stem

I need to set a new command for drawing a minim with mensural notehead using LilyGlyphs. So far I have made a notehead which is a single character: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lilyglyphs} ...
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Usage of a new font

I have found a font that I like and I want to use it in XeLaTeX but I have no idea what to do. I have downloaded the specific font and installed it although I don't know if I should have done that. ...
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How to enable two-column view with cventry in ModernCV?

I currently have a list of cventrys structured like this: \cventry{}{Example 1}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} \item Sample 1 \item Sample 2 \end{itemize}} \cventry{}{Example 2}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} ...
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attachfile does not work inside captions

In the caption of some figures I want to link to files using the attachfile2 package. But when I try to compile the following example with XeTeX, MiKTeX and TeXstudio I get the warning ** WARNING ** ...
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Why do eps images do not show TexLive2014? [closed]

I want insert my university logo that is .eps format with xelatex. but that do not show. my TexLive version is 2014. Why do eps images do not show TexLive2014?
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Scanned PDF inclusion problem with XeTeX driver

I have this specific problem about inclusion of my scanned PDF pages with existing LaTeX document. I use an iPad application Scanner Pro to scan and create PDF copies of my hand-written notes. Then I ...
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Problem with XeLaTeX and Devanagari font

I am writing a document in Devanagari. I am using Google's newly released font: http://www.google.com/get/noto/pkgs/NotoSansDevanagari-hinted.zip I used the following code sample to incorporate that ...
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Text Editor to Keep Bilingual Versions of Text in Sync [closed]

I'm going to write two versions of a book simultaneously in two different languages, with math, data, and figures thrown in. The end product will consist in two books, each written in a single ...
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Biblatex/Biber problems with Texlive 2014 (no problems 2013) [closed]

I have a TEX file which works OK with Texlive 2013 but is no longer working on 2014 (using OSX). It gives no error in the 2014 edition, but it does not produce the expected output. Here is a minimal ...
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Parenthesis not aligned with characters inside in arabic, using Xelatex

I re-ask the same question, more precisely... I'm using Polyglossia to write a book of probability in arabic, and I've recently formatted my machine so I lost the last installation of fonts etc.. but ...
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Lilypond-book with Xelatex fails to detect textwidth

I apologize if this sounds similar to other questions. Apparently I cannot find a solution in other posts, maybe some packages I use are conflicting (fontspec?). Even running lilypond-book with the ...
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Problem with preparing presentation slides in persian/arabic language

I am trying to make my thesis presentation slides in persian language using beamer and xelatex or bidi; I am using texlive but when I run the following code without any error, the persian fonts do not ...
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Spacing of fractions in TeX Gyre Pagella Math

Using TeX Gyre Pagella Math with xelatex, some objects like \frac12 just seem way too large compared to the rest of the equations. Have a look: In the first line, the numerator looks like it's ...