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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Using Linux Libertine in math mode with unicode-math (XeLaTeX)

I'm trying to use the Linux Libertine font for my thesis. Libertine in fact does have mathematical symbols, but I didn't manage to use them properly in unicode-math. The following example sums up my ...
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Which fonts can be used with *unicode-math* package?

What can i put into \setmathfont{<...>.otf} for the unicode-math package to make it all work (with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX)? There are several suggestions on the GitHub page of unicode-math, but ...
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Wrap word in table cell

I have such table: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |p{0.5cm}|X|p{1cm}|p{0.8cm}|p{1.1cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{1.2cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{1.5cm}| } ...
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Problem with documentclass memoir + pgfplots from data file

I'm using the documentclass memoir and I want to make a plot from a file.dat of two rows, nothing special. But I keep getting that pgfplots could not open the file. The point is that if I make a new ...
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Getting bold digits with XeLaTeX and mathspec

I'm trying to achieve something that I assumed was quite simple but it made me waste an insane amount of time so far. I'm using XeLaTeX for a document and I'm setting “Arno Pro” as my font. I'm using ...
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How to get chapterthumbs match their chapter titles in KOMA-Script?

This is an add-on question to a previous one on chapterthumbs. Please consider the MWE below, the chapterthumbs are not matching the chapter titles (Discussion should appear instead of Materials & ...
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context to run side by side with LaTeX in Windows 8 64bit

I have installed context in Windows 8 64 bit. Already I have been running MIKTEX 2.9 successfully. Now when I try to test context in CLI I get the following error message. ...
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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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Translating LaTeX document to XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX

I'm writing a Thesis on the ''use of history to teach mathematics''. The first four chapters are already typed and compiled in pdfTex, I used the memoir document class. Recently I read this Lua post ...
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How can I include SWF Animations in a document?

Minimal tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=200pt, height=150pt ]{}{Heartaxis.swf} \end{document} Everything runs fine in ...
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Beginner Concepts about how latex works

I'm a beginner in latex, I understand that latex requires a Tex editor to compile the code and a distribution to get the libraries installed. However, there are many concepts that still I want expert ...
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How to achieve this cover design using LaTeX?

I am about to print the dissertation in an online printing house in A4 format 222 pages adhesive binding. The printing house asked to send the cover of the dissertation in a separete file as a double ...
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Is using \addfontfeatures (much?) less efficient than defining a \newfontface?

Consider the following file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Numbers={Lining,Proportional},Ligatures=Common]{EB Garamond} ...
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utopia mathdesign and biber incompatibility

I have a problem using utopia fonts with xltxtra and biber when using non-ascii characters. The problem disappears if using computer-modern (off-shelf LaTeX) or bibtex instead of biber. Here's an ...
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Lilyglyphs how to design stem

I need to set a new command for drawing a minim with mensural notehead using LilyGlyphs. So far I have made a notehead which is a single character: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lilyglyphs} ...
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Why do I get black areas instead of pattern fills when compiling with xelatex? [duplicate]

I want to draw this picture with TikZ. I've used the following code. But the outcome was not good (fig1). While the Fig 2 is the correct form. I do not know where is the problem? My texlive version ...
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attachfile does not work inside captions

In the caption of some figures I want to link to files using the attachfile2 package. But when I try to compile the following example with XeTeX, MiKTeX and TeXstudio I get the warning ** WARNING ** ...
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Usage of a new font

I have found a font that I like and I want to use it in XeLaTeX but I have no idea what to do. I have downloaded the specific font and installed it although I don't know if I should have done that. ...
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How to enable two-column view with cventry in ModernCV?

I currently have a list of cventrys structured like this: \cventry{}{Example 1}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} \item Sample 1 \item Sample 2 \end{itemize}} \cventry{}{Example 2}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} ...
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Scanned PDF inclusion problem with XeTeX driver

I have this specific problem about inclusion of my scanned PDF pages with existing LaTeX document. I use an iPad application Scanner Pro to scan and create PDF copies of my hand-written notes. Then I ...
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Parenthesis not aligned with characters inside in arabic, using Xelatex

I re-ask the same question, more precisely... I'm using Polyglossia to write a book of probability in arabic, and I've recently formatted my machine so I lost the last installation of fonts etc.. but ...
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Korean characters scrambled [XeLaTeX; Noto Sans Korean]?

I was trying to find a font which has obsolete jamo and the right combining behaviour. Yesterday I found out about Noto Sans, which seems to have both of these. However, when I use it in XeTeX, I get ...
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Why do eps images do not show TexLive2014?

I want insert my university logo that is .eps format with xelatex. but that do not show. my TexLive version is 2014. Why do eps images do not show TexLive2014?
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Text Editor to Keep Bilingual Versions of Text in Sync [closed]

I'm going to write two versions of a book simultaneously in two different languages, with math, data, and figures thrown in. The end product will consist in two books, each written in a single ...
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fontawesome icons are getting too big using XeLaTeX

The following example must be compiled with XeLaTeX to reproduce the issue. % arara: xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} Text Text \faMobilePhone\ Text Text ...
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Lilypond-book with Xelatex fails to detect textwidth

I apologize if this sounds similar to other questions. Apparently I cannot find a solution in other posts, maybe some packages I use are conflicting (fontspec?). Even running lilypond-book with the ...
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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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LaTeX sourcefiles older than 5 years old. XeLaTeX fails

When compiling a LaTeX document with XeTeX, I get the following error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! You are attempting to make a LaTeX format from a source ...
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Problem with XeLaTeX and Devanagari font

I am writing a document in Devanagari. I am using Google's newly released font: http://www.google.com/get/noto/pkgs/NotoSansDevanagari-hinted.zip I used the following code sample to incorporate that ...
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XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio (2)

I'm issuing the same problem like in this question, but unfortunately it was closed for whatever reason: XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio When I try to compile the .tex file from the ...
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Lots of errors in default friggeri resumé cv

I get lots of errors when compiling (XeLaTeX, from up-to-date MiKTeX 2.9 x64, TeXstudio 2.8.0, Windows 8 x64) the friggeri-cv template. Download it here: ...
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Biblatex/Biber problems with Texlive 2014 (no problems 2013) [closed]

I have a TEX file which works OK with Texlive 2013 but is no longer working on 2014 (using OSX). It gives no error in the 2014 edition, but it does not produce the expected output. Here is a minimal ...
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Why IEEEtran is blurry with XeLaTeX but not with PDFLaTeX, and how to fix it?

The question is pretty simple. Compiling this code with PDFLaTeX \documentclass{IEEEtran} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} gives me back whereas compiling the ...
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No hyperref link in stackrel with xelatex

Consider the following example document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \label{eq:eq1} a = b\quad \wedge \quad b = c ...
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Problem with preparing presentation slides in persian/arabic language

I am trying to make my thesis presentation slides in persian language using beamer and xelatex or bidi; I am using texlive but when I run the following code without any error, the persian fonts do not ...
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Spacing of fractions in TeX Gyre Pagella Math

Using TeX Gyre Pagella Math with xelatex, some objects like \frac12 just seem way too large compared to the rest of the equations. Have a look: In the first line, the numerator looks like it's ...
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Linux Libertine O bold font combines characters

I'm typing Turkish text using Linux Libertine O boldface. Everything is OK in FreeSerif and Libertine non bold fonts, but it's messed up in Libertine when using \textbf. It seems similar to ...
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Implementing \DeclareUnicodeCharacter in LuaLaTeX an XeLaTeX

In my code, I used to write \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{27E6}{\begin{description}} % ⟦ \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{27E7}{\end{description}} % ⟧ \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2022}{\item} % • which worked ...
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Createspace package with XeLaTeX

I'm getting this compilation error from the createspacepackage \PackageError{createspace}{no PDF supported engine detected}{recompile this document using PDFLaTeX} I'm using TeXShop typesetting ...
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Font Management Problem

I'm trying to re-create a title in Peter Wilsom's examples, ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/info/latex-samples/TitlePages/titlepages.pdf I downloaded the free font Bergamo and also bought the font Mona ...
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Problem with arabxetex transliteration

I have a problem with Arabic transliteration in arabxetex. When I run the code below I get the transliteration as shown in the attached image. The transliteration is just the italicized version of ...
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Set SC font for Dialogue Package?

Is there a way to set the small caps font for use in the Dialogue package? If I use the tgtermes font everything works fine; unfortunately I'm working in another language so I need an Open Type font ...
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XeLaTeX seems to perform no kerning, here. Why?

For some reason, XeTeX isn't providing any kerning no matter font I use. The font I want to use is Goudy Old Style, which looks like this: However, I also tried it with Garamond: And here it is ...
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Last xe(la)tex colors text in white in some circumstances

Last xe(la)tex: XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99991 (preloaded format=xelatex 2014.6.19) (the one shipped with TeX Live 2014) colors text in white in some circumstances: in the following MWE file ...
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An Error with XeLaTeX and fontspec

So I get the following error with some of my fonts and not the others: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Type2 Charstring Parser: Parsing charstring failed: (status=-1, stack=5) Output file removed. Is there a way ...
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note move from right to down

There is a project ubuntu-manual. Result of PDF here. But note are of right. How is this note move from right to down? Thanks!
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Distiller Settings in XeLaTeX PDF

Since the PDF is getting generated from XeLaTeX, i want to add the distiller option (some of the mention below in the form of bullet list) into the generated PDF. Most of the PDF requirements are ...
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Something like \hfill with pstricks and XeTeX

I have a line of text in a pspicture environment and I need to distribute the words in a way like \hfill could do. Here is an image of what I want: I currently have this minimal example ...
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pstricks rput does not place stuff precisely

Description I want to use pstricks to place some stuff in a large (almost A0) pspicture. Any stuff I place in the picture with the \rput command, is not placed precisely. Why? The farther away from ...
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Convert included .eps files to .pdf with xetex during the first compilation only

Is there a way to have xetex convert .eps files, included with \includegraphics, to .pdf during the first compilation only and subsequently use the generated .pdf files, as pdflatex does?