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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Text symbols appearing as cross in beamer

I am using Museo Fonts (the case is same with Adobe Garamond Pro) to create beamer presentation but some greek symbols such as ϵ, δ and several others appear as cross-in-a-box. I have also tried ...
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Changing font of to address on letter.cls

I am trying to change the font of different pieces of a letter.cls letter so my cover letter better matches my resume. Right now, I have been able to change the body font, but not the font of the ...
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Undefined control sequence in first line of fontspec.sty

I am creating a CV in LaTeX. The below code is a MWE (example.tex): %%% ------------------------------------------------------------ \documentclass[paper=letterpaper,fontsize=10pt]{article} ...
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Neo Euler Math Font with XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use the following code to generate my xelatex PDF document. The main problem is that I get the error ! Internal error: bad native font flag in `map_char_to_glyph' when I compile my ...
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Referencing locations within a text box

I have a node I've drawn in tikz, like this: \node[below, text width=5cm] (SomeName) at (0,0) { \begin{itemize} \item line 1 \item line 2 \item line 3 \item line 4 ...
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Parts not working when using multiple languages with polyglossia

I'm working on a book document with xelatex. The document is divided into parts, and I have the occasional need to switch between two languages. I've found that when my document contains more than ...
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Does XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2015 force unicode quotation marks? [on hold]

Using XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2015 seems to break classic LaTeX quotations (or force unicode entry, depending on how one looks at it). Results TeX Live 2014 fontspec.sty 2015/03/14 v2.4c Font ...
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XeLaTeX is not typesetting correctly with xeCJK after texlive update

After a tlmgr update --self --all two days ago, I have had problems with xeCJK with XeLaTeX. Some documents won't compile at all, and others have strange problems. For simplicity, I tried the ...
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Wrong math symbols with XeLaTeX and LuaTeX after TexLive update

I just updated my TeX live installation (tlmgr update --all) and now I get some wrong symbols in math mode if I use XeLaTeX or LuaTeX. This MWE for example \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} ...
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How to activate hyphenation in \ttfamily without setting a font explicite?

I am suprised that in the code below no hyphenation is done. And I can not find something about that on the web. Maybe I use the wrong words for searching. \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Macedonian in TexShop

\XeTeXinputencoding utf-8 \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,xunicode} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Times New Roman} \newcommand{\clrpg}{\clearpage{\pagestyle{empty}\cleardoublepage}} ...
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How declare a new package language

I need writing normal text and some sentences in artifical conscript language. How writing small as possible package and how use it (include?) in file? My language have my own font and each glyphs is ...
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Inexplicable spaces between letters in XeLaTeX

The following code \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Epigrafica} \begin{document} Abcde \end{document} produces the following result using XeLaTeX in a ...
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Biblatex remakes bcf and bbl files despite no change to bib files

Any change to my project tex files, even those that do not involve bib files or citations, result in biblatex recompiling the bcf and bbl files. How to prevent this behavior in order to save time ...
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XeLaTeX + knitr + Arial = error

When I compile the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Arial} \begin{document} Hello. <<foo, dev='tikz'>>= library(ggplot2) qplot(1) @ \end{document} ...
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Customize fonts inside an equation environment

I am using the Gill Sans font, but I remark that I,l, and 1 are confused. So I want to use another fonts just for these letters in the equation environment, I used \fontspec to do this but it does not ...
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Allowing hyphenation line breaks only when hyphens are placed intentionally

I am trying to typeset a document using XeTeX that uses Tâi-lô (Taiwanese romanization), which separates syllables in a word with hyphens, meaning hyphens are very common. I am also using the paracol ...
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How creating XeLatex cweb document

Im using fedora. I have trouble with correct polish letter ąźżć etc. How write example in cweb? I prefer latex not plain tex
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No space between letter and subscript with TeX Gyre Bonum

I'm using the TeX Gyre Bonum font with xetex, and I've found that the space between a letter and its subscript is very less. This makes things harder to read according to me. How do I fix it? For ...
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Latex Error:Missing \endcsname inserted

Following is a part of my code snippet: \begin{entrylist} \entry {02/2013} {MITx: 6.041x Introduction to Probability} {MIT OCW} \end{entrylist} \begin{entrylist} \entry {02/2013} ...
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XeLaTeX: incomplete \iffalse with pdfpages and spanish babel

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[landscape]{example-image-16x9.pdf} \end{document} when compiled with ...
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Coloring all occurrences of some specific characters

I have been wondering for ages how to do something that is absolutely crucial to the document I am writing. (I usually use XeLaTeX, but I don’t mind changing if required.) I would like to have a list ...
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Why does \setdefaultlanguage modify my fontfamily?

Please see this example code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[spelling=new]{german} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \begin{document} test \end{document} ...
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biblatex: Index authors with something like indexname (in parallel to indextitle)?

I use biblatex to compile an author index. Some authors publish under several different names, so there are bibfile entries with different author/editor names that I would like to consolidate for the ...
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A problem with two column footnotes in XeLatex

My file must be compiled by XeLateX and its footnotes should be sorted in two columns in each page. So I use this code in the preamble: \documentclass{article} ...
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One font by default a bit smaller using fontspec

I have to typeset a few Hebrew words in a document, and for this I use xelatex with polyglossia and fontspec (MWE at the bottom). The problem is that this font has a larger x-height than the font I ...
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Word “Theorem” Emphasized but not Bold

I'm using Lyx 2.1.4 on Windows 10 with hebrew, and I use xetex with David CLM font. In word, the font works great; however, in Lyx, when I use the theorem environment the word "theorem" is only ...
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ucharclasses.sty not found

I've installed MikTex2.9 32 bit and my IDE is TexnicCenter. When I try to compile following code, "ucharclasses.sty not found" error comes. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ucharclasses} ...
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Wrong color figures in pdf output

I am composing a large number of pdf figures with includegraphics that contain pixel graphics with xelatex. The individual figures are themselves compiled with xelatex using includegraphics. As the ...
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Copying ligatures from XeLaTeX PDF

For quite a while I am having the problem that copying and searching from my PDFs is a bit difficult as ligatures are not properly translated. I am using XeLaTeX with Libertine/Biolinum. I am a ...
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How can I expand the font size within a heading (section, subsection, etc.)?

I'd like to make a list of headings with their font sizes: I envision something like the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{{\textbackslash}section \makeatletter\f@size ...
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XeLaTeX, Landscape Setting Papersize for PSTricks Graphic

I found that my PSTricks Graphics only work in Landscape when I edit the dvipdfmx.cfg and add -sPAPERSIZE=a0 to the line %% Use MiKTeX Ghostscript: D "mgs.exe -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dEPSCrop ...
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Beamer “show notes on second screen” with XeLaTeX and “AtBeginSection”

I am using beamer with XeLaTeX. With every new section I add a dedicated section page to my presentation. Now I started to add notes to my presentation and want to use the show notes on second screen ...
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Difficulty with getting fonts embedded in pdf files produced by XeLaTeX

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXWorks 0.4.5 on Windows Vista. When typesetting, there are several choices (e.g., pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX). I've been using XeLaTeX, which produces a pdf file as the output. ...
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Making a new font family based on the default font

I'm running XeLaTeX on a Mac, and I'm getting into a lot of trouble with finding fonts. Here's my code (taken from here: Revisiting TIPA and Fontspec) \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Custom chapter number with titlesec and geometry: number past page border

I have used the titlesec package and geometry package to get the following chapter style (note that I'm using XeLaTeX): This works, however I am unable to align the chapter number in the way I ...
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XeLateX misplaces figures over text

When I do Latex > DVItoPS > PStoPDF figures appear correctly. But when I use XeLaTex, it misplaces some figures over text. I draw the frame of eps files by ...
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Use of Unicode strings as tags and group names

Is it possible to define non-ASCII tags? I'm looking to stuff like \начать{стих} некоторые \акцент{вещи} и другие \конец{стих} Which is: \begin{verse} some \emph{stuff} and other \end{verse} ...
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Using Calibri with a Mac

I am preparing a document, writing it in RStudio and knitr in a Mac (OS X El Capitan 10.11.2). I would like to use Calibri (to mimic Office documents). I already have a legal version of Microsoft ...
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XeLaTeX xdvipdfmx:fatal: Invalid paper size: 0bp, 0bp

I'm trying to compile .tex file by XeLaTeX under Windows XP-32bit, WinEdt 8.0, MiKTeX 2.9 environment, however, there is no .pdf file after finishing compilation. My document is quite simple. ...
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Extract Package question: Not present \Sectionformat statement is extracted

I use the solution shown here (thanks to Mike Renfro!) to extract a synopsis from my latex documents. Sadly I am struggling with the output of the headings. Basically the problem is that the extract ...
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With the package metalogo and XeLaTeX, error occurs when typing two dots above the letter

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{metalogo} \begin{document} \"A \"b \"U \XeLaTeX \LaTeX \end{document}
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\setmainfont breaks \DeclareMathOperator

\DeclareMathOperator works fine without \setmainfont. \documentclass[a4paper]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \DeclareMathOperator{\grad}{\nabla} \usepackage{unicode-math} \begin{document} $\nabla ...
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Diacritics in Bibliography using xelatex and biber [duplicate]

I use XeLaTeX to compile my documents. Now, I want to typeset diacritics both in the main document text and the bibliography. The problem is that LaTeX simply leaves out every character with a ...
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How to set priorities in fonts?

I made my own font geo_regular.ttf where draw symbols as they are in LaTeX math mode, and I am using with AozoraMinchoRegular.ttf for japanese. Here is an example of my code \documentclass{book} ...
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Illegal unit of measurement error when typesetting chapter mark

I have a class file like this \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesClass{tjutest}[2015/01/12 test commands] \LoadClass[12pt,a4paper,openany]{book} \newcommand*\MakePerPage[2][\@ne]{% ...
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XeLaTeX can't turn off small caps

I found a weird issue when using the free typeface Fontin. \documentclass{article} % Default font size and paper size \usepackage{fontspec} % For loading fonts \setmainfont{Fontin} ...
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Incomplete generation of Greek letters with Unicode and XeLaTeX

If I try to copy and paste text from Wikipedia with Greek letters into my LaTeX files in the resulting PDF files only about 70% of the Greek letters are visible. I am using XeLaTeX. E.g., If I have ...
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XeLaTeX Polyglossia does not load language

I try to use XeLaTex with localisation to another language, in my case German. But when I compile the following minimal code \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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No bold, italic and small caps with XeLaTeX

I switched my working document from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX. I have a problem with the font, because now Computer Modern Roman doesn't display bold, italic and small caps text (it works only in one page ...