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Adding a custom symbol/logo as a font character to XeteX/Latex

Imagine you have logo or pictogram you would like to use as a font in XeTeX/LateX much like the fontawesome package provides for the likes of twitter, github etc. How would one go about this ?
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fontspec kernel/property-unknown [on hold]

I have a problem with fontspec. When i try to build simple document: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} aaa \end{document} I get an error: ...
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Undefined control sequence on fresh “vanilla” TeXLive on Windows

I reinstalled Windows today, then installed "vanilla" TeXLive 2015 using install-tl-windows.exe. I did everything as I already did before: installed TeXLive with the small-scheme and then installed ...
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substitute a character from one script to another

I am working in XeLaTeX + Memoir, and I have two documents: one typeset in English and another typeset in Arabic. As the two documents are related, I am using the package xr to establish ...
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using pinyin package with xelatex

I am trying to use the pinyin package for glossing Chinese text. There are two problems: First, it complains about \Xiand \Pi allready being defined and second the dash about the a and the e is not ...
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Adding color to table of contents and section headings

Is there a way to: In the table of contents have the "Chapter" appear in a color other than black ? Is there a way to change the "section" color? A MWE: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{memoir} %-- ...
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Xelatex doesn't find any font

I downloaded a .cls file from the internet, which contains a lot of templates for generating a fantasy-style document. Requirement for generating the document is XeLaTeX, other than pdfLaTeX which I ...
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Latest MiKTex update breaks with fontspec

I'm using this document class type https://github.com/praseodym/tudelft-report-latex/blob/master/tudelft-report.cls and I get the following error when I run it throgh XeLatex: ! Undefined control ...
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Problem with last version of font awesome in moderncv

After updating fontawesome package I can't comile my moderncv-document. It works without \moderncvicons{awesome}. % !TeX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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How to increase the font size of Xelatex IEEE Bibliography?

After I change my biblography to IEEE style (\usepackage[style=ieee,backend=biber]{biblatex} and \printbibliography[title=Bibliography]), the words in the biblography becomes smaller, so my advisor ...
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CV template run time error in TeXstudio

i am trying to make cv by using LaTex template but there is an error when i start compilation. Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to ...
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RTL with tabluar

This is a question about xelatex, even though I mention LyX here. My goal is to produce an RTL table with one row, two columns, which looks more or less like that: ...
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TexPad and fontspec package

I am compiling a .tex file with XeTeX from the cloud on an Ipad with TexPad. Whenever I try to load the fontspec package, it fails. Does anyone have any experience with this problem? Can TexPad simply ...
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Prevent XeTeX infinite loop [closed]

When compiling the following using XeTeX it just goes into an infinite loop and does not even give an error. Removing the unicode-math package solves the problem, but I want to use unicode-math. ...
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Fontawesome icons not showing

I'm recompiling my CV after updating a few details. I use a few icons throughout which have previously worked with no issues, but are not showing anymore. I get no warnings or errors. I've provided a ...
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Cannot produce english-greek document with xelatex

Here is a WME: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,xunicode,xgreek,textcomp} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setromanfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Hoefler Text} % Main document ...
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“Undefined control sequence” error with fontspec

As a result of updating the l3kernel, l3packages, and l3experimental, a XeTeX document I'm working on no longer compiles. I've narrowed down the problem to fontspec failing to find a control sequence ...
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Changing the Font of Variables in an Equation Using XeLaTeX

I am trying to digitalize a book(130pages) by retyping it all(copy is in a really bad shape to be scanned). I am attempting to use Helvetica Neue as the main font for all numbers and variables on all ...
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Producing PDF/X compliant document with XeLaTeX

I am trying to compile my source with XeLaTeX to produce PDF/X-1a:2001 compliant document. Getting PDF/X-1a:2001 is possible with pdfx package (while using up-to-date TeX distribution), but only when ...
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Create text on the side of a book

Is it possible to put some text on the side of a book (see the figure) in xelatex.
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Cannot compile xelatex template

I try to create my CV using the following template two-columns, one page. I manage to find the fonts in .ttf format and installed them in my win7 system. However, I get an error of "font-not-found" ...
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Why is babel loaded automatically in my document?

I’m currently writing my thesis in LaTeX, using the scrreprt class and xetex for better language support. With xetex, I’m supposed to use polyglossia instead of babel. I did not load the babel package ...
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Command character insertions using polyglossia and Greek with XeLaTeX

At the advice of a past question (Text related packages advised to avoid combining) I am looking into changing my document dependencies from textgreek to polyglossia, but because of restrictions to my ...
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How to change font, size, and shape in Xelatex

Having established a document platform as: \documentclass[10pt,b5paper,twoside]{report} %-------------------------- %--- Packages required %-------------------------- \usepackage{microtype} ...
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Is there any way to use OpenType’s “access all alternates” feature in XeLaTeX?

This is inspired by this question, where an alternate character of a font is only available via OpenType’s access all alternates (aalt) feature. My question is simply: Is it possible to access this ...
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logo made with tikz is bigger in scrlttr2 as in scrartcl

This is my first question here. From time to time I'm using LaTex to create some documents. Usually I'm able to get an answer from Google if I run into any obstacles. Now I'm unable to find any ...
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Change kerning for `f'` in math mode

I want to adjust the kerning between f' in math mode (and other pairs) across the entire document. I found http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/219881/54601, which is exactly what I want but for text mode, ...
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How to type hindi font with texmaker and miktex?

trying to type hindi font using Texmaker with Miktex. The hindi typing is done using hindi google input tools installed in the system. Please help in this regard. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Set DVI version output in xelatex?

After upgrade to TeXLive 2015 I can no longer convert xdv output of xelatex to svg with dvisvgm. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \begin{document} $x^2$ ...
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Whitespace in fractions in XITS

I am using XITS to typeset math, but I have noticed that whitespace in fractions gets larger due to subscripts. The minimal example (typesetted with XeLaTex): \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Wrong ending single quote with \grq under XeLaTeX

I'm experiencing a glyph issue when using \grq from the german package under xelatex. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{german} \begin{document} \glq test\grq ...
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Beamer like Sidebar in Article

I would like insert a sidebar (colored with text) on certain page. I searched for a while but couldn't find anything. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ a4paper, ...
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Tex - XeLateX - biber how to configure? [duplicate]

I am quite new to latex and I would like to ask you for help with my bibliography. I am using XelateX on TeXworks in Texmaker. I am writing my thesis based on a template for my university. It is said ...
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Specifying the font for only one character with unicode-math

I'm using XeTeX and the fontspec and unicode-math packages. In order to use a different math font for Greek letters, I do something like this, using the range option of \setmathfont: ...
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LuaTeX equivalent of \XeTeXglyph [duplicate]

Does LuaTeX have an equivalent of \XeTeXglyph? Or better yet, is there a command to select a glyph by number that works both with xelatex and lualatex? I did find a handmade version in German, but ...
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My PSTricks is broken: empty output from pst-vowel example

Consider the following example from the pst-vowel manual (http://ctan.cs.uu.nl/macros/latex/contrib/pst-vowel/pst-vowel.pdf): \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tipa,pst-vowel} \begin{document} ...
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Memoir, xelatex: how to change chaptitlefont?

I'm trying to make a chapterstyle where I use the Intimacy font for the name of the chapter, but I can't get it to work. I only want to change this, not the font of the rest of the document. Any ...
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Is it possible to use TikZ shading with XeLaTeX? [duplicate]

When adding the second solution to this answer, I initially tried to compile with XeLaTeX so that I could use fontspec. However, that didn't work, although compiling with LuaLaTeX did. I've now ...
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Unknown option `x-1a1' for package `pdfx' error

I am trying to use pdfx package to generate PDF/X-1a:2001. According to its specification: The package can be loaded with the command: \usepackage[<option>]{pdfx} and x-1a: ...
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How to insert unicode text in IEEE paper? [duplicate]

I am writing a paper for IEEE conference. I would like to know how to insert some unicode text into the paper. The primary language of the paper is English.
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How to insert Bengali text in IEEE conference paper?

I am writing a paper for an IEEE conference using IEEEtran.cls. The primary language of the paper is English but my work deals with Bengali language. I want to know how do I insert some Bengali words ...
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why hyperref link text border(box) doesn't have uniform size under Xelatex

I found that the same code under different tex engines gives different hyperref link border(box) size, see the minimal sample code below: \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Wrong superscript positioning with xelatex and alternative font

Trying to change the math font with xelatex, I used the following commands: \usepackage[cm]{sfmath} \usepackage{mathspec} %\defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text,Scale=MatchLowercase} ...
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How to write dates in 2 lines using the Friggeri CV template?

Under the 'Experience' section, I would like to add the following dates under a job position, separated in 2 lines: Jan 2010 - Jul 2012 Jan 2014 - Jun 2015 However, writing {{Jan 2010 - Jul ...
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How to format Letters in XeLaTeX?

After a long search and asking questions I managed to wright working code on miktex, that is compiled by XeLaTeX. Here is sample \documentclass[8pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Sylfaen} ...
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Ligatures are not used in OpenType maths families?

The appended plain TeX example shows three cases: maths alphabets \rm, \bf, \it using plain TeX setup similarly maths alphabets loaded from "classical" Latin Modern fonts similarly maths alphabets ...
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Change certain characters font in math mode

I recently changed from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX to be able to use different fonts when it comes to typesetting math. I am using mathspec package with different fonts for Latin, Numbers and Greek. I have ...
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XeLatex generating “! Missing } inserted” error (Arabic Fonts)

I am trying to embed 'Arabic Word' in a paper with main language as English. I have gone through following steps:- Installed Scheherazade Font Downloaded polyglossia Package I tried code from ...
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How to fix the space between “Figure” and “5” in “Figure 5:” in figure caption?

I use this solution to get captions for my figures at the side, which works really fine. But sometimes, if the word behind "Figure xyz:" is too long for the line, I get something like this: How can ...
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How to superimpose a photo on the Friggeri CV template?

I am using the Friggeri CV template and was wondering how I can superimpose a passport-sized photo on the right side of the default black header. If this has already been answered, please comment ...