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Adding a custom symbol/logo as a font character to XeLaTex

Imagine you have logo or pictogram you would like to use as a font in LateX much like the fontawesome package provides for the likes of twitter, github etc. How would one go about this ? NOTE TO ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Making WinEdt QuickGuide.tex work with XeLaTeX

Can the WinEdt QuickGuide.tex be modified to work with XeLaTeX?
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Stop custom counter from incrementing twice in align* environment

This took me hours to track down, partially because I am fairly new to TeX. I want to understand why the custom counter eqpart in the following code fails to increment properly when using mathclap. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 get proper placed closing German doublequotes using lua|xelatex and Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (Regular)?

Using Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (latest version: 2.104) the closing German doublequotes are set exactly above (instead of behind) a sentence's closing dot (e.g. questionmark is not ...
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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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Diereses (German Umlauts) in math?

Is it possible to enter Umlauts directly in math? I would like to do something like the following (using XeLaTex): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[silent,no-math]{fontspec} ...
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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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Apparatus for Arabic edition using Eledmac: problem in lemma direction

I'm trying to do an edition of an Arabic text using Eledmac. The lemma in the text gets put back to front in the apparatus (specifically, the first two words in the upper apparatus). ...
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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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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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How to add LineFinal (falt) or WordFinal (fina) features to Garamond Premier Pro on XeLaTeX?

I'm still familiarizing myself with XeLaTeX and the fontspec package. I would like to access the OpenType feature LineFinal or WordFinal with the Garamond Premier Pro font from Adobe. For example, I ...
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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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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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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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Drawbacks of XeTeX/LuaTeX

Currently I use pdflatex to process my documents, but I want to be with the cool kids and switch to XeTeX or LuaTeX. My documents are moderately multilingual (main text in portuguese or english, ...
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How can I get Latex to use the fonts that are already on my PC via Xetex?

I am an absolute beginner with LaTeX. I have Texnic Centre and MikTeX 2.8. I just want to be able to use the truetype or opentype fonts from my C:/Windows/Fonts folder. How hard can it be? Very ...
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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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Why under Texlive2014 / win8.1 terminal xelatex does not work outside the bin/win32 directory?

When I open the terminal and type xelatex, the program ended without any prompt. It only works when I changed the directory to texlive/2014/bin/win32 This is rather odd since if the program path ...
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Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my

I'm trying to typeset a book with bibliography entries in English, Russian and Japanese. Getting the bibliography to work right is driving me mad. I have got pretty close (I think) by cobbling ...
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Index, Indic words, XeLaTeX

I am hoping to learn how to make an index that displays words sorted in accordance with the Indic alphabet after having been input directly in Unicode.
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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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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 ...