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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Overview of Arabic fonts available for LaTeX/XeTeX?

is there an overview available for Arabic fonts in LaTeX / XeTeX? Ideally with output examples, so that it becomes clear how they compare. So far, I'm aware of Geeza Pro, Amiri (and its variants), ...
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How to attach a digital signature to my pdf created by xetex?

I want to create a locked document created by XeLaTeX, using \special command. The instructions are provided here. By setting perm as 0x0904 the document can be signed in Acrobat (If there has been a ...
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How to put a text at the end of the last sentence of a document with xelatex?

I have a lot of documents witch all have to share the same last text. But this text have to follow the last sentence immediately — without line break —. I try to modify the document environment but ...
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Improving compile time with xelatex

I'm currently compiling a document using xelatex. I've included a lot of packages that I think slow it down. Here's my preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{pdfpages} \...
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xetex.fmt: Permission denied (apache/centos)

Been having this issue with xetex, it says: [Fri Jun 24 11:36:44 2016] [error] [client 10.100.1.17] /usr/local/xetex/bin/i386-linux/xetex: , referer: http://development.nathanprofiler.com/cgi/auth/...
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XeLaTeX + biber cannot handle umlauts and ć in bibliography

This is a minimum working example of my original document. \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{bib.bib} @article{luka, author = {Luka Modri\'{c}}, journal = {Euro}, pages = {1--...
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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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how to set Latin Modern Mono Proportional in Xelatex

I am using xelatex and fontspec: I tried something like: \setmonofont[Mapping=tex-text, CharacterWidth=Proportional]{Latin Modern Mono} but this does not exist (?). How can I set the mono font to ...
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“No room for a new \mathgroup” when trying to set math font style on XeLaTeX

There's a similar question (http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/86343/no-room-for-a-new-mathgroup) which doesn't help me because the original poster only needed a few glyphs and the answers seemed ...
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Math Operators and beamer

I'm using xelatex and I'm having a very strange problem: while \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Biber breaks bibliography when citing mulitple references crossref'ing same entry

I'm using xetex to build my TeX file and just migrated from BibTeX to BibLaTeX / biber to get support for @online-references asf. I like biber, however it seems to break my bibliography, because ...
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Why does the picture appear in a different position in XeLaTeX?

Min reprex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{showframe} % just to illustrate \begin{document} \adjustbox{trim={.5\width} 0 0 0,clip}{\includegraphics{...
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How to specify font preferences in XeTeX math mode?

I would like to use specific fonts in the math formulas in a document I am writing. I mainly want to use the "great escape" font. After some search on the web I tried the following code: \...
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overfull \vbox warning in table of contents, TOC doesn't break to a new page

I'm having the overfull \vbox problem in TOC. As you can see in the following image there is an overwrite on the footer. The warning I get is: "Overfull \vbox (188.96039pt too high) has occurred while ...
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setting font size in XeLaTeX

Previous questions have sought a straightforward way to specify font size (e.g., in points) of a new font family when using fontspec. One reason for why this might be needed is that some journals ...
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How can I use a Gurumukhi font to typeset Punjabi with XeLaTeX or PDFLatex?

Folks I'm having a hard time using a non-English font with my LaTeX file. I've struggled for the last few days without success. Some background I'm using Kile on Windows (with MikTeX). I know I need ...
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scrartcl 14pt with unicode-math and XITS math: strange prime

Please consider this minimal example. Compiled with XeLaTeX. \documentclass[fontsize=14pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{XITS Math} \begin{document} Test $\exists a'$.%^\prime: ...
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Why 'xelatex' fails to find the font?

I'm using xelatex the create a PDF from a tex file. Normally I use the command: \setmainfont{DejaVu Sans} \newfontfamily{\hebrewfont}{DejaVu Sans} Which successfully loads the font. Though when I ...
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gaps between word and greek angle quotes [on hold]

I use XeLatex to write a thesis in greek. My problem is that writing «word» displayed as « word » , with a gap before and after the word. How can I change that? I don't want these gaps. Thank you
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Use pdfx with customized XMP packet

When using pdfx for producing PDF/A-1b documents, one should supply the necessary metadata in a file named _texname_.xmpdata, which will be translated later to the XMP packet proper, pdfa.xmpi. (...
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Uppercase Gamma not appearing in mtpro2 package with fontspec, Baskerville, and XeLaTex

Please help with the stated problem. I can't get \Gamma command to render an upper case straight gamma greek letter. I am using TextPad on a MacTex distribution with mtpro2 lite and Baskerville font ...
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Vanishing math font styles in unicode-math due to a mess of mathtools, mathtt and using math fonts with ranges

I’m using TeXLive 2015. Okay, so I have some sort of poltergeist in the following code. I compile it with either XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ fontspec, % mathtools,...
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Aboriginal fonts cause wrong page size warnings

On texlive on Ubuntu I've installed texlive-xetex and texlive-humanities. I find that on a simple document with only a \maketitle, using \setmainfont{Aboriginal Serif} creates many warnings. \...
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XeLaTeX French guillemets non-breaking space best practice

What is the best approach to get a non-breaking space just before the closing French guillemet » ? I wish to be able to type in the natural style, which in French is « bonjour » with non-breaking ...
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How to set a font family with pandoc?

I have some reports written in MultiMarkDown and want to convert them to pdf (via xelatex) with pandoc. As I am in an professional environment, a certain font-family is mandatory. The fonts are ...
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Log paragraphs with more than n hyphenations

The (large) body of text I have written has a few paragraphs with an large number of hyphenated words. My goal is to examine these paragraphs, with the aim of rewording them. Is there a way I can make ...
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Error while compiling XeLaTeX document

Have been trying to compile a XeLaTeX document, and have been getting the following error: ! Package ucharcat Error: \Ucharcat is defined in xetex releases from 2015 only The odd thing is that I ...
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push contents of top-left cell little downward?

I am going through different tutorials and Q&A, but no luck yet. I am new to Latex, and hence not aware of many packages, and not sure why some change is not coming into effect. Currently, I have ...
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How to add rip-out pages exactly in the middle of a booklet?

I am creating a staple-bound booklet for printing. I make sure it has a page count that is a multiple of 4. Now I have a few independent pages, also always a multiple of 4, that I would like to inject ...
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PDF-1.6 appears with pdflatex but not with xelatex

Adobe Acrobat Pro extract pages from a PDF file and saves them as PDF-1.6 by default. When those PDF-1.6 files are included in a beamer presentation and compiled with Xelatex, they don't appear (...
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Recreating a layout in LaTeX (XeTeX), but I have some concerns

Apologies for not being able to make the title of this questions clearer. I am trying to recreate a - lets say - 'book' layout in XeTeX, however I have some concerns. Below I have a sketch of the ...
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XeLaTeX: How to prevent the use of subscripted and superscripted versions of Arabic numerals in the math mode?

I use the Libertinus font family in my documents. Libertinus Serif contains superscripted and subscripted versions of Arabic numerals, whereas Libertinus Math don't. In the math mode, for some reason ...
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Defining new font family with fontspec

I'm trying to reproduce historical examples of typography and there's something I don't know how to obtain: poems are typed in italic, except the initial capital letters of each verse is upshape, and ...
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How to improve my unicode/tikz enabled big integral sign?

I found the following Big integral sign after I asked the (almost?) duplicate Is there a more typographically-satisfying bigints package? and decided that the given solutions are not great. I found ...
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animated convolution in PStricks

how to create animated convolution of two arbitrary function in pstricks like this
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Four columns footnotes in a two columns layout

Is it possible to get 4 columns footnotes in a 2 columns layout? And also frame a thin line around the footnotes zone? A layout like this: That's what I achieved: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{...
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LuaTeX for memoir and microtype

I'm typesetting a novel using the memoir class and trying to figure out whether to use XeTeX or LuaTeX. As per the microtype documentation, protrusion, expansion and (=auto) work with LuaTeX, but only ...
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How to fix or change randomly marked json snippet?

So my problem is that my json snippets are marked red, but I don't want to mark them red. How my JSON looks like: [ {obj1} {obj2} {obj3} ] And my snippet looks like: [ {obj1} ... ] And that ......
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How to breakafter?

I want to break after whitespace or symbol in my http code example. I am using minted with my Xelatex. How my preamble looks like: \newminted{json}{breaklines,frame=bottomline,rulecolor=\color{...
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Xelatex, and strange textcolor behavior in tikz

Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=black} \setbeamercolor{normal text}{fg=white} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \...
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XeLaTeX: \mathrm in a footnote uses a different typeface from that specified by \setmathfont

In the following XeLaTeX example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,unicode-math} \setmainfont{Libertinus Serif} \setmathfont{Libertinus Math} \begin{document} $\mathrm{d}$: d\footnote{$\...
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Still want to use “ptm” in XeLaTeX

I'm using XeLaTeX typesetting Chinese fonts in my document. (So XeLaTeX is the only suitable way for me to do my stuff.) I want to use the LaTex original ptm font to typeset all English text. I know ...
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computing md5sum of file content in XeTeX

PdfTeX has \pdfmdfivesum{...} and \pdfmdfivesum file {...} for inline text and external file content, respectively. On the other hand, XeTeX seems to provide only \mdfivesum. Is there a means to ...
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algorithm2e and xeCJK cause TeX capacity exceeded on texlive2016

My document cannot be compiled after I updated texlive on my Mac to version 2016. It works fine on texlive 2013. Here is an example: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[vlined,linesnumbered,...
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baseline seems to change automatically [closed]

I don't have a MWE, since this appeared on the bottom of page 12 of a document I'm working on (by surprise). I'm just wondering if anyone will recognize what's going on. It looks to me as though the ...
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Trouble with fonts in XeLaTeX in MacTeX 2016

Consider the code % !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont [Ligatures=TeX] {TeX Gyre Pagella} \setmathfont [...
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Can't load system font by name with XeLaTeX but with LuaLaTeX

I installed a TrueType font in windows 10. Now I want to use it with XeLaTeX. The font can't be loaded. The first message is Sorry, but miktex-makemf did not succeed for the following rea son: The ...
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Custom Build (Sublime Text, Latextools)

I'm trying to customise the build function on Sublime text 3 to include separate outputs for the build files and the pdf. I am using Miktex and xelatex (by adding %!TEX program = xelatex) at the top ...
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Outline text using TrueType fonts

I'd like to write outlined text. Here is a minimal example, what I'd like to achieve. \documentclass[a4paper]{minimal} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{xcolor} \...