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How do I get into XeTeX development?

The support for OpenType fonts has been a great advancement in terms of usability. Unfortunately the microtype package does not offer font expansion for OpenType fonts in XeTeX. I dug a little ...
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Latex Tengwar Combining Diacritics Not Combining

This is the code I am using to try and get nicely combined Tengwar, but it's coming out with all the combining diacritics on circles next to the characters, instead of on top of them. ...
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Spurious punctuation in xelatex + biblatex + Cyrillic or Greek

Biblatex has a mechanism that prevents spurious punctuation. Generally, it works fine but fails with xetex and some languages. The MWE below compiles fine with pdflatex but with xelatex yields double ...
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Using ranges with pdfpages fails

The documentation says the following: E.g.: pages=- will insert all pages of the document [...] however, when I put \includepdf[pages=-]{foobar.pdf} in my LaTeX doc (compiled w/ xelatex), I get ...
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Unwanted behavior of Chinese punctuation mark getting incorporated into the URL right before it

Minimal working example: % !TeX program = XeLaTeX \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{標楷體} \begin{document} 網址:http://www.google.com/。 \end{document} When I open the ...
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To have this Latvian letter in Beamer

This discussion is an extension of this answer but in Beamer -documentclass and with XeLaTeX. I can get some variants working there in Pdflatex, see Christian's answer but with bad output and I do ...
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Inaccurate position of inverse search with xelatex+sumatraPDF

It seems that the xelatex engin has some "bug" when work with sumatraPDF, the position is not correct! The same doc when compiled with pdflatex work prefectly. I really don't know what's the ...
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! Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \initiate@active@char

Some weeks ago I compiled this code: \documentclass{ltxdockit} \usepackage{xltxtra} \setmainfont[Numbers=OldStyle]{TeX Gyre Bonum} \setsansfont[Ligatures=TeX,Scale=MatchLowercase]{Candara} ...
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Dash sign in file .bib is double when compile it to pdf file

Why bibtext file: ... pages = "419-444", ... generates 419--444 for me in pdf?
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How to \setmainfont when “randomfont.ttf” is in different folder?

I'm currently working in sharelatex online Latex editor, using XeLaTeX. I had all the fonts working using the fontspec package, however once moved to the Fonts folder there is no way to make them ...
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Why XeLaTeX and PDFLaTeX give different outputs for Beamer presentation

I have 3 questions: Why does the following code (see below) give different results in XeLaTeX than PDFLaTeX? Which one is incorrect? (My guess is that XeLaTeX's output is incorrect.) How do I ...
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XeLaTeX and TikZ - how do I ensure my PDFs are using the CMYK color model?

The place I want to print my document at needs the PDF to be provided in CMYK. The document is mostly text, except for a few graphs and plots which are done in TikZ or pgfplots. As suggested in this ...
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Fake small caps with XeTeX/fontspec?

Using XeTeX and fontspec, I use the Liberation font family in of my documents. Unfortunately those fonts (esp. Liberation Serif) do not natively support small caps. Is there a way to enable fake ...
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fixfoot package crashes when footnote contains enumerate enviironment

I'm trying to do something like this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fixfoot} \begin{document} \DeclareFixedFootnote{\footone} {This works OK} \DeclareFixedFootnote{\foottwo} {% ...
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Polyglossia ignores my custom hyphenation

Polyglossia systematically ignores my custom \hyphenation, and generates overfull hboxes all over the place as a consequence. Here’s an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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How to cite RFC using natbib

I would like to cite an RFC in my xelatex scrbook class with natbib as [RFCXXX] style, for example: in file body: this is my rfc citation [RFCXXX] and in my bibliography print [RFCXXX] authors, ...
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XeLaTeX - Bottleneck at eu1enc.def [closed]

With XeLaTeX my compiler always consistently slows down when it comes to accessing eu1enc.def (I am using the fontspec package). I tried with copying that file and the others employed at that point ...
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Different compilation times with different Operating Systems

I have noticed that when compiling or rather typesetting with XeLaTeX, I experience very different compilation times on different Operating Systems. When I typeset on Windows, the compilation process ...
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How to speed up XeLaTeX compilation

I am using xelatex. And I call out below mentioned packages. But the compilation takes a long duration. ...
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Print business cards in LaTeX

I am trying to print a business card that I develop in LaTeX, using templates that I found on the web and combined to fit my needs. I am using XeLaTeX to compile it, since it uses different fonts. My ...
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XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX, fontspec, unicode and normalization

I am troubled by the way LuaTeX and XeLaTeX normalize unicode composed character. I mean NFC / NFD. See the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine ...
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XeLaTeX, bidi, hyperref, longtable conflict

Take a look at this XeLaTeX file: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{bidi} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{l} x \end{longtable} \end{document} ...
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tikzmark and xelatex

There seems to be a problem with tikzmark and xelatex. Ulrike Fischer from the xetex list helped to track this down. The following code does not work when compiled with xelatex but produces the ...
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Tibetan unicode font not appearing properly

I am making a document using a Tibetan unicode font with XeLaTeX and fontspec. However, the text is not appearing properly. The super– and subscripted letters appear next to the base letter instead ...
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Accented letters in french

I have experienced problems with the following Polyglossia xelatex fontspec does not recognize accented letters in french i'm using Texniccenter as editor of tex with the latest update to my ...
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How to make XeLaTeX display nothing except warnings and errors? [duplicate]

When I run XeLaTeX XeLaTeX --max-print-line=2048 --c-style-errors --interaction=nonstopmode "C:\Report.tex" I get this output This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) ...
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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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Hyphenation/text wrapping in \parbox

I have a \parbox with some text. The text should be wrapped as normal, but it doesn't seam to work, while the words wrap in normal text: \documentclass[a4paper,parskip]{scrartcl} ...
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can't draw a line far enough to the right in a pspicture in landscape

I want to use pspicture in a landscape document, but I can't draw a line to the right hand side of the document with \psframe, while \rput works as expected. I've tried to create an MWE to demonstrate ...
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Make Specific Math Symbols Heavier

I am trying to figure out how to have fine grain control over typesetting my documents. I have been looking at this pdf but I can't seem to figure out how to set symbols such as '(), +, -, =,...' to ...
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Libertine font displays slightly bold in XeLaTex compared to PdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I love using libertine font in my document. It looks nice and clear when compiled using pdflatex. But I got different result when compiled using xelatex. It seems to be a slightly bold in my screen. ...
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Cant justify text

Let's say we have following code: \documentclass[a4paper,14pt,final,draft]{extreport} \usepackage[left=3cm,top=2.0cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=2.7cm]{geometry} \usepackage{changepage} ...
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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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\textsubscript no longer works with xetex [duplicate]

The command \textsubscript used to work with xelatex (at least until sometime in the fall of 2014), but now it throws this error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \textsubscript unavailable in encoding EU1. ...
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Wrong dimensions when using \XeTeXpicfile with CMYK image

When including images in XeTeX using \XeTeXpicfile I noticed that the dimensions of the output picture are wrong. I created the following MWE: \nopagenumbers % The TeXbook, p. 311 ...
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Copy and paste on iPad selects whole sentences after loading libertine

I have the following minimal document: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} %\setmainfont{Code2000} % works on texlive 2014 \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} % does not work ...
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Scaling the mtpro2 fonts to work with Baskerville

I'm using the MathTime Professional II (mtpro2) fonts with the Monotype Baskerville family. The font used for math letters in mtpro2 is Times New Roman Italic, and this can look quite good when ...
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Footnotes in list get numbered incorrectly

I am using the friggeri-cv Latex package. I have used footnotes in the following way: \documentclass[]{friggeri-cv} \section{experience} \begin{entrylist} %-- ...
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How to add social icons to a non-moderncv resume?

I am using Deedy Das's resume template and would like to include links to my GitHub, Quora, and LinkedIn accounts. Is there any way to include those icons in the resume file?
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How to know the correct name for an installed font to be passed as the argument of \setmainfont?

I have just installed a font called "28 Days Later" from www.1001freefonts.com but now I have a problem because the following code snippet does not compile, it produces some errors, roughly saying ...
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Make pdf created by xetex searchable [closed]

I used a xetex template to write a resume. However, the resume cannot be searched through parts selected for copy-pasting. Would it be possible to enable this in the document? I am using the template ...
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I am running this code but it gives error that i can't understand

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Termes} \setmathfont{TeX Gyre Termes Math} \begin{document} Linear equation \(\sqrt{x+y}=2\) ...
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XeLaTeX fonts don't work well on Windows?

I have recently downloaded the template for a CV from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv. It is supposed to be compiled using XeLaTeX, with previous installation of the Fontin ...
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Define an invisible caption

Short Question: How can I make a caption, which is not shown in document? Long version: I am using xelatex with memoir and trying to make a figure going over 2 pages. Basically, something like: ...
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Arabic with colored vowels and colored suffix … possible?

is it possible to do this with XelaTex? (Im using texmaker): I already tried some of the suggestions posted here, for instance by using Arabtex. But I wanted to this with arabic type text and not ...
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titlesec with the explicit option messes up toc title

When using titlesec with the option explicit the toc title "Contents" is formatted using settings from the (where the explicit #1 parameter must be used). I think the MWE shows it all. %!TEX ...
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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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Times font with polyglossia package

How to configure Times font to work with XeLaTeX's polyglossia package? I tried configuring it same as with PdfLaTeX, but this way does not work: bold and italic are shown as normal font. Minimal ...
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Do I need XeLaTeX to compile a file which uses the unicode-math package?

I have found some information on Wikipedia concerned with XeTeX and the unicode-math package. My question is, if I include the unicode-math package in my document, is it enough to have LaTeX installed ...
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What are XeTeX and LuaTeX? [duplicate]

I have been using LaTeX for nearly a year now, but I have never heard about XeTeX and LuaTeX. What is the difference between them and LaTeX? Since I use the TeXMaker as interface for LaTeX, can I ...