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XeLaTeX does not compile a document when activated from Python 2.7.8

I am debugging a Python 2.7.8 script to compile a document with XeLaTeX. I have a MacTeX 2014 installation which works fine when activated through the command window or TeXmaker. Following is the ...
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This Question environment with XeLaTeX

I am still converting my pdflatex codes to XeLaTeX. Minimal case \documentclass{article} % The Question -environment works with these two lines % \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, textcomp, mathtools, ...
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I need centered, unnumbered section titles [duplicate]

Every business book I have seen have section and subsection titles centered and without numbers. If you just browse business books on Amazon and look at the preview you will see what I mean. ...
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To type these math declares in XeLaTeX

I am converting my codes from pdflatex to XeLaTeX Minimal case \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} % also loads package fontspec \setmainfont{Minion Pro} % or whatever OTF you have on ...
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Can't write on file in Xelatex [duplicate]

The code is: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} WinEdt in WIN7 Error messages: Command Line: xelatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=1 ...
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bidi package and TeX capacity

I am working with XeLaTeX and the bidi package, which I need to use to typeset some Urdu text. From what I gather from the bidi documentation, bidi needs to be loaded as the last package in the ...
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Custom line break and column sizing in table

I use the following code to produce a table (using XeLaTex): %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{article} %---- Allow the insertion of graphics and tables ----% ...
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I can't run this code

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{XITS Math} \begin{document} The quadratic formula is \\\\ $x = \dfrac{-b \pm \sqrt{b^2 - 4ac}}{2a}$ ...
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Using XeTeXlinebreaklocale for non space delimited languages, locales?

I am currently using xeCJK for Chinese/Japanese/Korean languages. Using Polyglossia for Thai, with the line break setting: \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th" I've seen several people discuss the use of the ...
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Text is white coloured after Beamer note pages when compiled with xelatex

I have a Beamer presentation with note pages, in which everything renders just fine with pdflatex. However, when the file is compiled using xelatex (I need to use fontspec), texts in frames after a ...
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Embed ConTeXt into LaTeX

I have an XML document which I'm currently trying to converted into XeLaTeX code. I'd like to stick to XeLaTeX rather than move to ConTeXt. However, a problem relatex to the difference in the table ...
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Why under Texlive2014 / win8.1 terminal xelatex does not work outside the bin/win32 directory?

When I open the terminal and type xelatex, the program ended without any prompt. It only works when I changed the directory to texlive/2014/bin/win32 This is rather odd since if the program path ...
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Change letter colour without losing letter spacing

I am designing a poster with XeLaTeX and want a word with custom letter spacing and where each letter is a different colour. The example below shows the problem: the first word is spaced as I want but ...
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How use font in your tex

This code in my file: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} % moderncv themes %\moderncvtheme[blue]{casual} % optional argument are 'blue' (default), 'orange', 'red', 'green', ...
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misaligned psplot psline in pstricks

I am trying to draw a figure using pstricks and pst-plot, compiling to a PDF with XeLaTeX. I find that lines drawn with the \psplot and \psline commands are horizontally displaced from where I want ...
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Urdu typing in WinEdt (using Miktex)

This may sound duplicate question but i am really new to the TeX system. I have gone through following steps: Installed MiKTeX 2.9 Installed WinEdt 9.0 WinEdt automatically picked up Miktex and I ...
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drawing vertical lines on top of symbols

I need to add a vertical bar above and below a few letters. I'm using the tipa package, and it works as long as that's the only package I load. I also need to load polyglossia to type a few foreign ...
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Why will this revtex article not compile if figure is included? [duplicate]

I use revtex template to write some Chinese article and find it can be compiled ONLY without \begin{figure}...\end{figure}. My OS is X64 win8.1 and texlive 2014, engine is XeLaTeX ...
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Could not use \rule in chapter title in latest texlive

Using XeLaTeX In texlive 2014 (versions before May or texlive 2013 or older), one can use \rule{width}{height} in a chapter title. However, in latest texlive (versions after June) form ctan, use of ...
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XeLaTeX, Texlipse, polyglossia german language issue

I'm trying to set up an Eclipse Environment with TexLipse using XeLaTex which is throwing the following error during "build": xelatex.exe> ("C:\Program ...
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Typesetting braces to the index

I am trying to put { in index using xindy as my index processor and xelatex as the typesetting format: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} ...
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Use of different font by name in chapter, section, subsection In memoir class

I'm using memoir class and I have an open type font I would like to use through my document. I have achieved that but I would like to customize it a little in chapter headings, section headings etc. ...
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Cannot get TeX-command-extra-options to work in AucTeX 11.88

I am using the minted package, which requires "-shell-escape" to function. I use XeLateX as my command. I updated auctex using ELPA in emacs 24.3.1, which has 11.88. According to this question, I can ...
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Missing hyphenation patterns in XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm using tlmgr to manage packages, I have installed babel-hungarian and hyphen-hungarian, but hyphenation is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage[hungarian]{babel} ...
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Change format of chapter number in memoir class

I am using XeLaTeX with the memoir class and Greek text and I would like to change the chapter title to be uppercase instead of lowercase I have this \chapter{Αποτελεσματικότητα του Ανταγωνιστικού ...
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Best math font with Times New Roman in XeLaTeX

I compile my document with the following commands in the header: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} which works fine. What is the "best" math font that will match the text in the ...
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Subscript scaling with Latin Modern Math

I'm using XeLateX, Unicode math, and the Latin Modern fonts (Latin Modern and Latin Modern Math). To me, it looks like subscripts in mathematical expressions are being properly (optically) scaled -- ...
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Suppress specific ligature in XeLaTeX

Is there a way to selectively disable a specific ligature in XeLaTex? I cannot see how. The selnolig package seems to do what I need but I don't even know how to use Lualatex with my Texshop setup on ...
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Everything in small caps with fontspec and XeTeX

I seem to be having the opposite problem from everyone else. I am using fontspec and would like only the title and section headings to be small caps yet everything is unless I specify textbf or textit ...
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Wrong pdflastxpos value with XeLaTeX+bidi

The answer from Vala helped me to rephrase my question. See the original one below. Using pdfsavepos to get absolute position of texts on the page, I faced the following problems when using XeLaTeX ...
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Numbering poems in verse / memoir

I used this template: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59631 for typesetting for a poet friend of mine. It uses memoir and for poems the verse environment. It gives a very good ...
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Weird problem with lstlisting (xelatex) [duplicate]

I've got something really weird. Here is MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage{inputenc} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{fontspec} % fonts ...
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Latex (XeTex) places equation parenthesis the wrong way [duplicate]

I recently switched compilation of my tex document from pdflatex to xetex for reasons of typesetting occasional arabic text (the rest of document though is almost entirely in English). However now I ...
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How to force a long-tailed Q in EB Garamond

I'm using XeLaTeX and EB Garamond to produce a facsimile of a 17th-century French pamphlet. EB Garamond, at least with its default settings, seems to select the long-tailed Q only when the Q is ...
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Page Number on the Upper Right Corner of the Page on the Chapter Title

I am writing my thesis and as part of the University rules for the document they ask me the page number appears on the Upper right corner on every page, even in the pages where a new chapter begins. ...
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PyX with Chinese Characters / Xetex / encoding

I've been struggling with getting PyX to output some Chinese characters. The routes I have been trying are: Getting PyX to use Xetex changing my encoding using ...
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Including a music.xml file in XeTeX

Is there a way to include music.xml files in a .tex file? Background: I write a bunch of documents in XeTeX. And I use Sibelius. Sibelius doesn't directly interact with XeTeX. But, it does export ...
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Problems with Cyrillic fonts in XeTeX

I have my document with Russian text. Formerly, it was stored as UTF-8 without BOM and compiled with LaTeX. All worked fine with the following preamble: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,final]{moderncv} ...
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Luatex and Xetex installed but template isn't working

I have just downloaded a template from http://gtweb.uit.no/iwclul2015/2015-fiwclul.tar.gz I've installed luatex and xetex but it's not compiling: alvas@ubi:~$ sudo apt-get install texlive-xetex ...
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LyX XeTeX and hyperref error hline

I have a main LyX document with a number of child documents, which have English, Hebrew and Greek text. On compilation, I get an error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@currentHref ...
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XeLaTeX: Letterspacing with swashes

I'm trying to use XeLaTeX to typeset a word in EB Garamond, and I want only two of the letters in the word to have swashes. However, the swashed characters screw up the letterspacing: ...
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How to get sansserif font with footmisc package

Why does the footmisc package disable my footnote font settings? I want footnotes in a sans serif font, and have found a way to do this using \addtokomafont but I would also like a hanging indent ...
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\prime gives “Undefined control sequence” in xelatex with unicode-math

I cannot seem to be able to create a prime (') in any custom font. This, for example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math, polyglossia} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} ...
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Print “Box drawing characters” from shell in lstlisting

I have some output from the tree command, which looks something like this: . ├── Maildir/ └── scripts/ ├── backup.sh* └── OLD/ ├── backup_cleanup.sh.old └── backup.sh.old* ...
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media9 doesn't give correct output

usually I can fix all problems myself concerning...like...everything, but this really is a hard one, so... sry to bother you. Problem: Creating a beamer presentation (with university corp. design) ...
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Is xelatex compatible with pgf masks?

When making my presentation with beamer I use xelatex to get nice fonts or I use pgf package to make images with transparent backgrounds. Unfortunately, I cannot use both at once as xelatex ignores ...
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XeLaTeX in TeXworks can't find xdvipdfmx, crashes

I recently upgraded from Mac OS X 10.7 to Mac OS X 10.10, and I'm finding that running XeLaTeX in TeXworks no longer works. It does work, though, if I run XeLaTeX from the terminal. The first ...
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Unable to insert images when compiling with LaTeX (works with XeLaTeX)

I am unable to insert images into a document based on the article or beamer classes. My editor is Kile. I am getting the following error messages when compiling documents which use the for beamer and ...
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Activate swash or alternate for Italic only

As per the Title: I would like to activate a swash or alternate only when I use italic. I am aware than I can activate it globally during the \setmainfont section of the pre-amble but do not know how ...
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Letterspaced small caps (ssc) for Minion Pro OpenType with XeLaTeX

I've installed both the Type 1 and the OpenType versions of the Minion Pro font on my TeX Live 2014 (the former through the FontPro scripts), and the TeX programs are able to properly use them. The ...