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XeLaTeX and the characters “éèàç”

Using accented characters (éèçà...) I get a space in my output rather than the correct symbol in all of my tests. I am using XeLaTeX: what is wrong? \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt, ...
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Cannot typeset cyrillic text in italics and bold at the same time using the LinuxLibertine font

I cannot tell if the following is a bug in the LinuxLibertine OTF files or if it is a bug in XeLaTeX (or both?). The problem is: when I try to typeset cyrillic text in italic and bold, the glyphs ...
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How to produce layers of running commentaries?

I am looking to make a quite common document for which I'm nevertheless having difficulty finding the right package/setup. I want to produce a Sanskrit document (using xelatex) of a base text with ...
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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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xelatex mathspec with polyglossia

How to use mathspec package and polyglossia for the russian language? MWE \documentclass[14pt]{extreport} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{commath} % ...
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fontspec related font setting compiles on Linux, but not on Windows

I have this portion of code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath, fontspec} \usepackage[math-style=TeX, bold-style=TeX]{unicode-math} \setmathfont[StylisticSet=0]{xits-math.otf} ...
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How to get “xelatex.ini” in order to make a xelatex format?

I've retrieved xetex from TUG's 2013 TeX Collection disk for experimental use in private space, and I want to use xelatex. In trying to run xelatex on a tex file, some part of it begins to generate a ...
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baposter with XeTeX

I can't set the header color in baposter. I don't get any error message. Here's the MWE: \documentclass[landscape,a0paper]{baposter} \begin{document} \begin{poster}{ headerborder=closed, ...
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Neo Euler won't display greek letters

I'm trying to use the Neo Euler math font in a document, compiled using XeLaTeX: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Palatino ...
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Problem working fontspec, babel and datetime with cyrillic

I have discovered that fontspec with russian babel settings doesn't work with datetime package. I tried to compile such code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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Finding a way to get mathscr and unicode without using xelatex, which is stymied

This really should be a comment to \mathscr (LaTeX or XeLaTeX) Which is about running XeLatex to get \mathscr fonts. The sample program provided in that post is \documentclass[a4paper]{report} ...
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How to typeset an i with asterisk above?

I tried it with a modification of \overset as suggested by Werner in this question: Creating non-math mode substitutes for \overset and \underset not dependent on the amsmath package With the new ...
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Disabling ligatures in xelatex like rmligs

Ligatures set by Latex are often wrong in German (i.e. between combined words like "Auflaufform"). To set these words correct I often use rmligs which is a great tool to disable ligatures when the use ...
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Printing multiple non-standard sized document pages on two sides of one piece of paper

I am trying to find a way to create traditional Tibetan manuscripts in XeLaTex(referred to as a pecha) and one of the things I need to do is to be able to place multiple pecha pages on one sheet ...
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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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Equation numbers are shown in reverse parentheses

I am using \begin{equation} a = b \end{equation} to write the equations in my paper. However, the problem is that the number related to each equation is not shown in the correct format like the ...
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Makeindex and see subentry

In the following nearly-MWE I get an index-entry for simple, example and one for ex, see example, but I don't get one for example, see simple, example. How can I get an indexentry like the last one? ...
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bidi causes reversed parentheses in equation numbers

When writing a Hebrew document using xelatex, bidi, and polyglossia, equation numbers are in reverse parentheses. How can I fix this? MWE \documentclass[a4paper, twoside, titlepage, 11pt]{report} ...
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endfloat shifts chunks of text to the end

I am trying to use \endfloat to shift all of the figures to the end of the document. However, some text, several paragraphs typically immediately after some figures also get shifted to the end of the ...
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Request for examples of Victorian chapter TOC

Often a Victorian novel would have many chapters and the TOC was usually a delight of both information (chapter had blurb along with name) and typography. I'm looking at a project to duplicate that ...
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Incompatibility of scrbook and fontspec in TeX-Live 2013

Since updating to TeX-Live 2013 I am facing the following error: Compiling the following file by XeLaTeX ... \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} bla \end{document} ... ...
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Have something like figure but with its own counter and listof

Given the following MWE: \documentclass[english]{scrartcl} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{grammar} <example> ::= \[[ \lit{def} <identifier> \lit{=} ...
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How to force emacs with AUCTeX to show compilation in new buffer

So I am using AUCTeX with xetex in emacs and each time after I compile the file I get a split window showing the compilation process. I don't want to completely hide this since I find it useful for ...
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Setting font in TeXstudio

OK, I am really new and I do not know how to change the default font to something more supportive of non-standard Latin characters. So I have this for the preamble: ...
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\textsuperscript inside \section (XeLaTeX)

How can I get work \textsuperscript inside \section? \documentclass[unicode, fontsize=9pt, twoside=false, russian, a5paper]{scrbook} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainfont{PT Serif} \setsansfont{PT ...
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Greek circumflex accent with ascii characters using mapping does not work

I want to input Greek letters with polytonic accents (ancient Greek) using ASCII characters in my tex document (so I don't need to change the keyboard layout). I am using polyglossia. I have been ...
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Force latex to finish compiling regardless of error? (xelatex)

I have a reoccurring problem. I want to be able to force latex to finish compiling regardless of an error. I know that this error will occur several times in my script and it is a result of the ...
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Using xindy with texindy.xdy

This is a follow up on How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?. When I use this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Umlaut Ä\index{Ä} ...
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How do I get LaTeX and XeLaTeX to place my images in the same way?

I've run into a problem when converting a book manuscript from LaTeX to XeLaTeX. The problem is that my image sizing and placement has not survived the conversion. The book has numerous picture ...
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LaTeX to XeLaTeX

I am swtiching from LaTeX to XeLaTeX. Almost 10 years i didnt find any problem with PDF produced from LaTeX with resepect to Press. Will XeLaTeX result the same. I am seeing the below information are ...
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Combining diacritical mark is misaligned with luatex, but not with xetex

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[BoldItalicFont = {* Semibold Italic}]{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} \textit{\textbf{V\char"0306}} ...
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How to make calligraphic numbers available with `unicode-math`?

I use xits-math.otf with unicode-math with XeLaTeX. It defines calligraphic upper case letters, but I need calligraphic lower case letters and especially numbers as well. I tried this: ...
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Using template in XeLaTeX

I am currently trying to make a resume using a template in XeLaTeX. I am very new to MiKTEX and really do not know so much about programming (I have a lot of experience in Texmaker though) and am ...
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Hindi words not displayed properly in pdf (generated by xelatex)

The words are not getting displayed properly in the pdf even though they are getting displayed correctly in source file. And when I tried to copy words from the pdf file and paste them, they are ...
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How to color a single cell in a longtable [duplicate]

We are using XeLaTeX and the longtable package to visualize information, one of those reports must have a colored cell. A single cell, not the entire row. An example output is here: Is there a way ...
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Problem with character placement (XeLaTeX, Linux Libertine and Unicode)

The following test document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} aɻ \end{document} displays the second character above, instead of after ...
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Biber fails on minimal example with arara [closed]

Here's my minimal example: % arara: xelatex % arara: biber % arara: xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear,sorting=nty]{biblatex} \addbibresource{mwe.bib} ...
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How to get chapterthumb work in KOMA-Script?

I came from here as I was looking for a way to get chapterthumb work according to the directions. I manually installed the chapterthumb.sty package into the texlive2013 distribution. However, the MWE ...
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Conditionally change font color of number passed from pythontex

I would like to color numbers red if they are less than zero. In my final report, these number will be generated from a python script. To use the pythontex package, I first run xelatex doc.tex, then ...
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XeLatex and greek quotation marks

Background: «» are the greek analogues of the English quotation marks "". Goal: To be able to write "quote" in my .tex file and have XeLateX render it as «quote». Minimal test case that fails for ...
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XeLaTeX: How to specify a different font family for Latin text within non-Latin text?

In a XeLaTeX document whose main language is non-Latin (in the sense of using non-Latin alphabet), I'd like the Latin text to be typeset with a different font family from that of the main text. How do ...
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Failed pre-flight: How do I repair .notdef and incorrect glyphs?

I am trying to get a document that is written with XeLaTex printed as a book by a professional printer. The PDF I sent to the company did not pass their pre-flight check, however. Their tool ...
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Figuring out Xetex fonts under Debian

I have been trying to start using xelatex. My configuration: Debian: testing Texlive: 2013.20140408-1 Taking the minimal example from unicode-math and amsmath environments viz ...
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Specifying a different font type for bold/italics [closed]

I would like to be able to specify a different font for bold/bold-italics in my document. This question was raised as I am currently using a font type without bold version.
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PSTricks transparency does not work with MikTeX's XeLaTeX

I use MikTeX and have updated all packages several minutes ago. The problem is that XeLaTeX produces a weird result where the transparency parts become opaque. It is not caused by preview as ...
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Parentheses and square brackets contextually in small caps

In a book publication I use references in parentheses with an open type font. The references are set in small caps (both letters and numbers): % xelatex xetex 0.9999 texlive 2013 windows ...
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How to get Adobe Garamond Pro to work for mathdesign on XeLaTeX?

I have the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[adobe-garamond]{mathdesign} \begin{document} This is a test. 1 $1$. \end{document} I believe the fonts are installed correctly ...
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Typesetting a dialogue - paragraphs or something else?

I'm writing and typesetting a novel using XeLaTeX and the memoir package. I'm just starting out with TeX and still trying to understand the best practices for things. Specifically right now, I'm ...
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Paragraph style footnotes in plain XeTeX

I’m trying to get footnotes set in the paragraph style in plain XeTeX. I’ve pasted the code from fnpara.tex into the preamble of my document and changed the fonts used in the actual footnotes to ...
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Compilation problem with Xelatex

Last week-end, the compilation biber + xelatex worked very well. But today I have moved my files in another place of my computer, and I can't compile any of my texts any more. Whenever I try, the ...