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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Latex Tengwar Combining Diacritics Not Combining

This is the code I am using to try and get nicely combined Tengwar, but it's coming out with all the combining diacritics on circles next to the characters, instead of on top of them. ...
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Spurious punctuation in xelatex + biblatex + Cyrillic or Greek

Biblatex has a mechanism that prevents spurious punctuation. Generally, it works fine but fails with xetex and some languages. The MWE below compiles fine with pdflatex but with xelatex yields double ...
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Using ranges with pdfpages fails

The documentation says the following: E.g.: pages=- will insert all pages of the document [...] however, when I put \includepdf[pages=-]{foobar.pdf} in my LaTeX doc (compiled w/ xelatex), I get ...
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Unwanted behavior of Chinese punctuation mark getting incorporated into the URL right before it

Minimal working example: % !TeX program = XeLaTeX \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{標楷體} \begin{document} 網址:http://www.google.com/。 \end{document} When I open the ...
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Inaccurate position of inverse search with xelatex+sumatraPDF

It seems that the xelatex engin has some "bug" when work with sumatraPDF, the position is not correct! The same doc when compiled with pdflatex work prefectly. I really don't know what's the ...
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! Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \initiate@active@char

Some weeks ago I compiled this code: \documentclass{ltxdockit} \usepackage{xltxtra} \setmainfont[Numbers=OldStyle]{TeX Gyre Bonum} \setsansfont[Ligatures=TeX,Scale=MatchLowercase]{Candara} ...
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To have this Latvian letter in Beamer

This discussion is an extension of this answer but in Beamer -documentclass and with XeLaTeX. I can get some variants working there in Pdflatex, see Christian's answer but with bad output and I do ...
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Dash sign in file .bib is double when compile it to pdf file

Why bibtext file: ... pages = "419-444", ... generates 419--444 for me in pdf?
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How to \setmainfont when “randomfont.ttf” is in different folder?

I'm currently working in sharelatex online Latex editor, using XeLaTeX. I had all the fonts working using the fontspec package, however once moved to the Fonts folder there is no way to make them ...
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Why XeLaTeX and PDFLaTeX give different outputs for Beamer presentation

I have 3 questions: Why does the following code (see below) give different results in XeLaTeX than PDFLaTeX? Which one is incorrect? (My guess is that XeLaTeX's output is incorrect.) How do I ...
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fixfoot package crashes when footnote contains enumerate enviironment

I'm trying to do something like this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fixfoot} \begin{document} \DeclareFixedFootnote{\footone} {This works OK} \DeclareFixedFootnote{\foottwo} {% ...
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Polyglossia ignores my custom hyphenation

Polyglossia systematically ignores my custom \hyphenation, and generates overfull hboxes all over the place as a consequence. Here’s an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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How to speed up XeLaTeX compilation

I am using xelatex. And I call out below mentioned packages. But the compilation takes a long duration. ...
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tikzmark and xelatex

There seems to be a problem with tikzmark and xelatex. Ulrike Fischer from the xetex list helped to track this down. The following code does not work when compiled with xelatex but produces the ...
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Tibetan unicode font not appearing properly

I am making a document using a Tibetan unicode font with XeLaTeX and fontspec. However, the text is not appearing properly. The super– and subscripted letters appear next to the base letter instead ...
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How to cite RFC using natbib

I would like to cite an RFC in my xelatex scrbook class with natbib as [RFCXXX] style, for example: in file body: this is my rfc citation [RFCXXX] and in my bibliography print [RFCXXX] authors, ...
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Accented letters in french

I have experienced problems with the following Polyglossia xelatex fontspec does not recognize accented letters in french i'm using Texniccenter as editor of tex with the latest update to my ...
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XeLaTeX, bidi, hyperref, longtable conflict

Take a look at this XeLaTeX file: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{bidi} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{l} x \end{longtable} \end{document} ...
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How do I get into XeTeX development?

The support for OpenType fonts has been a great advancement in terms of usability. Unfortunately the microtype package does not offer font expansion for OpenType fonts in XeTeX. I dug a little ...
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XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX, fontspec, unicode and normalization

I am troubled by the way LuaTeX and XeLaTeX normalize unicode composed character. I mean NFC / NFD. See the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine ...
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Hyphenation/text wrapping in \parbox

I have a \parbox with some text. The text should be wrapped as normal, but it doesn't seam to work, while the words wrap in normal text: \documentclass[a4paper,parskip]{scrartcl} ...
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Cant justify text

Let's say we have following code: \documentclass[a4paper,14pt,final,draft]{extreport} \usepackage[left=3cm,top=2.0cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=2.7cm]{geometry} \usepackage{changepage} ...
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Libertine font displays slightly bold in XeLaTex compared to PdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I love using libertine font in my document. It looks nice and clear when compiled using pdflatex. But I got different result when compiled using xelatex. It seems to be a slightly bold in my screen. ...
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Using minted package on Ubuntu: .w18 file not found error

I am trying to run the following code through XeLaTeX, using the -shell-escape option: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \end{document} The file is named guess.tex and ...
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Make Specific Math Symbols Heavier

I am trying to figure out how to have fine grain control over typesetting my documents. I have been looking at this pdf but I can't seem to figure out how to set symbols such as '(), +, -, =,...' to ...
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\textsubscript no longer works with xetex [duplicate]

The command \textsubscript used to work with xelatex (at least until sometime in the fall of 2014), but now it throws this error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \textsubscript unavailable in encoding EU1. ...
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Scaling the mtpro2 fonts to work with Baskerville

I'm using the MathTime Professional II (mtpro2) fonts with the Monotype Baskerville family. The font used for math letters in mtpro2 is Times New Roman Italic, and this can look quite good when ...
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How to add social icons to a non-moderncv resume?

I am using Deedy Das's resume template and would like to include links to my GitHub, Quora, and LinkedIn accounts. Is there any way to include those icons in the resume file?
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How to know the correct name for an installed font to be passed as the argument of \setmainfont?

I have just installed a font called "28 Days Later" from www.1001freefonts.com but now I have a problem because the following code snippet does not compile, it produces some errors, roughly saying ...
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Make pdf created by xetex searchable [closed]

I used a xetex template to write a resume. However, the resume cannot be searched through parts selected for copy-pasting. Would it be possible to enable this in the document? I am using the template ...
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I am running this code but it gives error that i can't understand

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Termes} \setmathfont{TeX Gyre Termes Math} \begin{document} Linear equation \(\sqrt{x+y}=2\) ...
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Define an invisible caption

Short Question: How can I make a caption, which is not shown in document? Long version: I am using xelatex with memoir and trying to make a figure going over 2 pages. Basically, something like: ...
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titlesec with the explicit option messes up toc title

When using titlesec with the option explicit the toc title "Contents" is formatted using settings from the (where the explicit #1 parameter must be used). I think the MWE shows it all. %!TEX ...
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Times font with polyglossia package

How to configure Times font to work with XeLaTeX's polyglossia package? I tried configuring it same as with PdfLaTeX, but this way does not work: bold and italic are shown as normal font. Minimal ...
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Do I need XeLaTeX to compile a file which uses the unicode-math package?

I have found some information on Wikipedia concerned with XeTeX and the unicode-math package. My question is, if I include the unicode-math package in my document, is it enough to have LaTeX installed ...
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What are XeTeX and LuaTeX? [duplicate]

I have been using LaTeX for nearly a year now, but I have never heard about XeTeX and LuaTeX. What is the difference between them and LaTeX? Since I use the TeXMaker as interface for LaTeX, can I ...
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Basic Persian in plain XeTeX

I am trying to write Persian in plain-XeTeX as follows: \font\frmnorm = "Nazli" at 24pt \let\rm = \frmnorm \uselanguage{farsi} \rm این فقط یک آزمایش است \bye ...but it does not work for me well: ...
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Wrong dimensions when using \XeTeXpicfile with CMYK image

When including images in XeTeX using \XeTeXpicfile I noticed that the dimensions of the output picture are wrong. I created the following MWE: \nopagenumbers % The TeXbook, p. 311 ...
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How do I modify the placement of the prime symbol?

Some colleagues and I are writing a series of math notes and the house style (not up to us) is to use the Gotham Book family of fonts. So our math italic font is Gotham Book Italic. We're noticing ...
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Unable to load picture or pdf file, XeTeX, Win 8

I was A-OK with my previous Win 7. I have been having this problem ever since I changed to Win 8. I use TeXstudio to edit my files. I get the error below: Unable to load picture or PDF file ...
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aside in XeLaTeX can't break line automatically

I downloaded a resume template and try to modify it. However, when I modify the email address on the left aside. Since my email address is much longer than the previous mail address within the file. ...
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XeLaTeX won't use superscript-table of OTF

The following MWE will show you the problem I encountered today. As asked, the problem I see, is that in math-mode the numbers aren't displayed as in the first line. David Carlisle stated, that this ...
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can't draw a line far enough to the right in a pspicture in landscape

I want to use pspicture in a landscape document, but I can't draw a line to the right hand side of the document with \psframe, while \rput works as expected. I've tried to create an MWE to demonstrate ...
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Foreign currency signs in XeTeX

I'm creating an invoice document using LaTeX that is supposed to have any currency symbol in the document. However, when converting to PDF, the signs never show up, most likely because I'm not using ...
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tcolorbox and bidi behaviour

When using bidi with tcolorbox package the box is not inline with the text. Running the MWE with bidi commented or not makes it all clear. Can somebody explain this behaviour and possibly come up with ...
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How to achieve Glyph Level Kerning in Xelatex

In the image below: The legacy font for Kannada is rendering correctly. Indic fonts have poor lookup table which makes rendering incorrect. So is there a possibility to automatically kern these by ...
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Select first available font XeTeX

How to select first available font from the list of suitable fonts? Currently I use \setmainfont{Liberation Serif} command in Ubuntu and \setmainfont{Times New Roman} in Windows environment. I would ...
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Can fontspec temporarily change a feature for a specific font on the fly?

Question After setting up fonts in the preamble with \usepackage[quiet]{fontspec} \newcommand{\fontspath}{/path/to/fonts/} \setmainfont[% AGaramondPro Path = \fontspath , Extension = .otf , ...
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Pst-geo3d sans / without contours

Je me demande s'il est possible de dessiner une carte sans contour avec pst-geo3d (compilation: xelatex). J'ai besoin de zones de couleur pour la terre et pour l'eau et de la possibilité de placer les ...
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soul package for wavy underline with bidi does not compile

I am using the soul+tikz code provided by Gonzalo Medina in Red squiggly imitation to get a wavy underline All works well until I include the raqgged2e and bidi packages. At compile time I get ! ...