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XeLaTex - fontawesome: compiles without errors, but doesn't show symbols

I have trouble using fontawesome symbols with XeLaTex. Set up MikTex 2.9 on Windows 8.1 from scratch. Fontawesome installed properly. When I try to use fontawesome symbols with XeLaTex I don't get any ...
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Is it possible to have Lilypond engine and lilyglyphs package working?

% !TEX TS-program = LilyPond-Book % !LILYPOND tex = xelatex ..... \usepackage{lilyglyphs} When I try to run lilyglyphs package in parallel with lilypond engine I receive the message ...
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Playing sounds with Beamer+XeTeX+Linux without Acrobat

AFAIK the natural choice for playing sounds in beamer is the multimedia package But the beamer documentation says it only works with pdflatex: ∙ The sound objects do not work together with dvips ...
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How to define a global variable and use it's value anywhere?

So my Bachelor's thesis is finally handed in (a big thank you flies out to all here who helped me with getting it finished!) and I'm re-visiting the style file I had made for it, trying to generalise ...
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special characters cannot show after changing font with lualatex

I was using the following preamble with lualatex. I have many sanskrit words using unconventional Roman script, such as ahaḿtattva, rúpa, tanmátra. \documentclass[12pt, b5paper]{book} ...
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How to enable contextual swashes for Arabic

I recently read about Contextual Swashes for Arabic fonts from here. They have shown an example of how it would look. I've already read this question and it helped me set up my MWE. Here is a quick ...
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moving from old plain TeX to XeTeX

I have a style file I used for a project in pre-Unicode age. Now I want to convert it for use in XeTeX. I used Computer Modern and now would like to use CMU Serif. Pointers on what to do with the ...
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How to use onslide in a listing?

I need to animate single contiguous code listings by showing and hiding parts of code using \onslide. However, TeX is complaining. How can I achieve this? I tried the advice here but it didn't work. ...
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xelatex: Minted code block represents tabs as ^^I

I am producing LaTeX output with org mode. My code snippets wind up being indented with tabs, because of my c-mode settings. Changing these would be inconvenient. Although the snippet I am posting ...
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Ligatures with Alegreya Font in XeLaTeX

The following code does not create the expected ligatures (note that Alegreya is OTF): %XeLaTeX \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ SmallCapsFont={Alegreya SC}, ...
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How to print `n` arguments in a command?

This is what I want to do: \newcommand{\foobar}[n]{% \hspace*{1.5ex}-\hspace{1ex}\emph{#n}\\% } And then use it like this: \foobar {Hello} {World} However this doesnt actually work. I want ...
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XeLaTeX Unicode symbols do not show up in verbatim

The following snippet produces the desired result outside of the verbatim block, but not within the verbatim block. I guess I have to specify a font for verbatim mode that contains support for the ...
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Short footnotes on same line or centered in plain TeX

Is there in plain TeX a way to print two short footnotes on the same line (spaced as if in columns) or a single footnote centered?
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How should I include unicode characters in LaTeX? Is XeTeX better? I am using Ubuntu 14.04, do i need to install additional font package?

When I use pdflatex or xelatex, all the unicode special characters are not printed. The output only prints the normal ANSI characters.
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Defining subfamilies for a font

I wish to import from files a font family, which comes in extra light, light, regular, medium, bold and black. Instead of defining several different font names and choosing them as I need, it would be ...
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Right align footnote section rule

Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{a4wide} \usepackage{xecolor} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{fontspec} \definergbcolor{titlecolor}{750000} \setmainlanguage{arabic} ...
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\textcolor with Arabic and polyglossia highlights whole line

I would like to highlight certain phrases in my XeLaTeX document in a different color. The document is completely in Arabic and I'm using polyglossia and xcolor. My problem is that the color bleeds on ...
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Why isn't XeTeX embraced as the default TeX engine?

I'd like to know why XeTeX hasn't (yet?) replaced other engines that lack features we take as granted in modern computing, like support for Unicode and modern font formats. Is there any important ...
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Aliasing an imported font to be reused later?

I have imported a font from files and set it as the main font like this: \setmainfont{EBGaramond}[ Path = fonts/eb-garamond/, Extension = .ttf, UprightFont = *12-Regular, BoldFont = *08-Regular, ...
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How to place a photo on this resume template

I would like to use this template(xelatex) for resume, in particular, I want to add a photo in the title block, just in the right of the name, could anyone help?
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What's wrong in the \tensor command?

After a recent update of MikTeX (and TeX Live!) on my computers (right after my vacation :)) I am not able to compile my book. The book is big and complex, uses many \if \else \fi constructions in the ...
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My font is ignored in beamer

I use Xetex for customize my font. I installed my font in my linux system. The command fc-list | grep -i Share-TechMono returns /usr/local/share/fonts/Share-TechMono.ttf: ...
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Xelatex not giving me my font

I'm using pandoc to export to PDF via xelatex. I have the template properly set up -- or at least it was last time I backed it up, which was before I reinstalled Linux. I then had to reinstall xelatex ...
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Hyphenation in two languages in XeLaTeX + polyglossia

I am fairly new to LaTeX so please excuse any obvious parts of the question. I am looking for a way to setup hyphenation in 2 languages (Greek and English) at the same time. My setup is MacTeX ...
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Which flavor of latex to use? LuaTeX, XeLaTeX or LaTeX? [duplicate]

When I started using TeX, it was easy to build. Today I discovered that I can use different flavor of LaTeX to build my (La)TeX files. Is there a general rule of which flavor I should consider for a ...
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How to inlcude svg in xelatex [duplicate]

How can I make the following snipped work in xelatex. The svg package seems buggy, and I added the following commands from http://mirror.switch.ch/ftp/mirror/tex/info/svg-inkscape/ ...
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Memoir sheetsequence counter does not increment when bidi is loaded

I would like to use \thesheetsequence in the trim area (sheet-number.tex) as described in the Memoir documentations but the counter does not increment (it always shows 1) and \thelastsheet is always ...
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xelatex doesn't work properly with tikz when pgfpage with \pgfpagesuselayout is used!

I'm trying to make a fading background using tikz. It works great with pdflatex, but when I use xelatex it doesn't work properly. As I noticed the problem is because of \pgfpagesuselayout command. I ...
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Incorrect hyperlinks when \part is used. How can I correct this?

I used the advice in How to split a latex document using parts and chapters to section my book in to parts and chapters. However, the table of contents has links to chapter n in part 1, for chapter n ...
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Unwanted blank lines (in both columns!) when using paracol

Problem: I'm getting unwanted blank lines at seemingly random locations in my document for no obvious reason. Background: I'm creating a collection of short stories translated from various ...
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Issue with \xrightarrow

I get something weird from the \xrightarrow command: the line is dashed. Here is my main.texfile: ...
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Empty frames in beamer in case of RTL languages without tikz package, xelatex engine

I can not understand why all components of a beamer presentation are not showing (really empty frames) with this MWE \documentclass{beamer} %\usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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XeLaTeX misplaces ActualText box

The following MWE uses accessibility features of PDF provided by the package accsupp to replace the content of the selection corresponding to BBB with ZZZ in the string AAABBBCCC. ...
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Changing Caption Font Doesn't Work

I need to format the caption of tables and figures in my document so that is is 10pt Arial font bold faced. The main font is 12pt Times New Roman. I've tried the following (MWE), but it doesn't seem ...
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XeLaTeX: Create Special Characters NOT included in my main font [duplicate]

I am trying to compile a document in XeLaTeX which uses special characters (such as ā, ḍ, ī, ḷ, ṁ, ṅ, ṇ, ō, ṛ, ś, ṣ, ṭ, ū) but the main font that I prefer to use does NOT include these extended ...
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Bookmark showing a box for character

The following works on the computer that generated it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdfencoding=auto,psdextra]{hyperref} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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using legrand-orange-book template with non-english language

I am trying to write a persian book using http://www.latextemplates.com/template/the-legrand-orange-book template. I have included xepersian package. My first problem is that when I wirte persian ...
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Use Font Awesome font in bookmarks

Is it possible to use a Font Awesome character(s) in a bookmark? This is what I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} ...
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Can i enable letter expansion with Xelatex somehow?

I have a two column which I want to compile with Xelatex. However, I get a lot of over/underfull hbox'es. I use the microtype and fontspec package. The former can only performe protrusion with ...
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Conflict between polyglossia and ucharclasses

I have an issue with the following (Xe)LaTeX code where I want to get proper French spacing around the punctuation. Here goes: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Pantone framebox in XeLaTeX

I have my document in XeLaTeX. I need to use PANTONE colors, so I choose xespotcolor. MWE looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{xespotcolor} \usepackage{color} ...
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Layout issue with XeTeX and feynmp

I am trying to include Feynman graphics to my XeTeX document. Here is the main.tex file: ...
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fontspec+polyglossia… lack of spaces before punctuation marks (French) in standalone and dinbrief

I fail to get Lualatex to properly typeset punctuation marks for French when using the classes standalone or dinbrief. In this minimal example I would expect to see spaces before the colon and before ...
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How to get xetex to find a Truetype font?

I'm trying to compile a lyx document that uses the Crimson font. \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Crimson} fontspec error: "font-not-found" |''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' | A font ...
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Setting math fonts with mathspec changes monotype fonts of urls in bibliography

I'm working on a document with Xelatex so I use \fontspec. I have set the monotype fonts with \setmonofont to use Inconsolata, for example, in the urls of the bibliography. This minimal example shows ...
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Xetex - Font not found!

I'm a TeX Newbie and I'm trying to get XeTex to work with FontAwesome. Initially I got the error : The font "FontAwesome" cannot be found. So I added the path defaultfontfeatures as suggested in: ...
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Graphics appearing above text [duplicate]

For some reason the graphics is rendered above the text. I'm using xelatex (with Chinese characters). The relevant Chinese latex compiled using xelatex is on pastebin as for some reason stackexchange ...
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A problem with unicode-math.sty used in a .cls file

I am having a problem with the unicode-math.sty (I'm using MacTeX2015, updated this morning). I am using the following MWE class file. testthis.cls \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}[2001/06/01] ...
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XeLaTeX and changing fonts inside a document

Here is a detailed explanation of how to use various fonts inside a document in XeLaTeX: How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? However, there is no MWE to ...
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Changing Chinese Font Size

I've tried to set the default font size through the documentclass optional parameter but the font size hasn't changed. I'm using xetex with texmaker. My document: \documentclass[60pt]{ctexart} ...