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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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 ...
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highlighting RTL text - ulem with bidi and color

following this: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/48549/22969, I tried this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} ...
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Memoir, xelatex: how to change chaptitlefont?

I'm trying to make a chapterstyle where I use the Intimacy font for the name of the chapter, but I can't get it to work. I only want to change this, not the font of the rest of the document. Any ...
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Is it possible to use TikZ shading with XeLaTeX? [duplicate]

When adding the second solution to this answer, I initially tried to compile with XeLaTeX so that I could use fontspec. However, that didn't work, although compiling with LuaLaTeX did. I've now ...
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How to insert unicode text in IEEE paper? [duplicate]

I am writing a paper for IEEE conference. I would like to know how to insert some unicode text into the paper. The primary language of the paper is English.
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why hyperref link text border(box) doesn't have uniform size under Xelatex

I found that the same code under different tex engines gives different hyperref link border(box) size, see the minimal sample code below: \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Wrong superscript positioning with xelatex and alternative font

Trying to change the math font with xelatex, I used the following commands: \usepackage[cm]{sfmath} \usepackage{mathspec} %\defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text,Scale=MatchLowercase} ...
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Fatal format file error; stymied. fmtutil: infinite recursion

I'm using texlive / ConTeXt / Xetex, but I don't know which of those might be relevant to the problem. The summary is that when I run TeX, I get a "Fatal format file error; I'm stymied" message. ...
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How to write dates in 2 lines using the Friggeri CV template?

Under the 'Experience' section, I would like to add the following dates under a job position, separated in 2 lines: Jan 2010 - Jul 2012 Jan 2014 - Jun 2015 However, writing {{Jan 2010 - Jul ...
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Using xetex, I'd like to set the monospace font size for my entire text

I set my monospace font using \setmonofont. I'd like to be able to change the size of this font for my entire document, rather than use \fontsize everywhere. How can I do that?
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Greek letters in fancyvrb verbatim on OS X using xelatex

How can I get greek letters, such as λ, to appear inside Verbatim? Which font should I use? I am on OS X, using xelatex, and currently using ...
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File-encoding issues with \lstinputlisting

Matlab save .m file with ANSI encoding. I have a sample .m file, and want import it into LaTeX with UTF-8 encoding. How to convert ANSI file encoding to UTF-8 and input it, without changing the ...
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media9 doesn't give correct output

usually I can fix all problems myself concerning...like...everything, but this really is a hard one, so... sry to bother you. Problem: Creating a beamer presentation (with university corp. design) ...
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Ligatures are not used in OpenType maths families?

The appended plain TeX example shows three cases: maths alphabets \rm, \bf, \it using plain TeX setup similarly maths alphabets loaded from "classical" Latin Modern fonts similarly maths alphabets ...
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How to format Letters in XeLaTeX?

After a long search and asking questions I managed to wright working code on miktex, that is compiled by XeLaTeX. Here is sample \documentclass[8pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Sylfaen} ...
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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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Change certain characters font in math mode

I recently changed from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX to be able to use different fonts when it comes to typesetting math. I am using mathspec package with different fonts for Latin, Numbers and Greek. I have ...
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XeLatex generating “! Missing } inserted” error (Arabic Fonts)

I am trying to embed 'Arabic Word' in a paper with main language as English. I have gone through following steps:- Installed Scheherazade Font Downloaded polyglossia Package I tried code from ...
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How to fix the space between “Figure” and “5” in “Figure 5:” in figure caption?

I use this solution to get captions for my figures at the side, which works really fine. But sometimes, if the word behind "Figure xyz:" is too long for the line, I get something like this: How can ...
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How to superimpose a photo on the Friggeri CV template?

I am using the Friggeri CV template and was wondering how I can superimpose a passport-sized photo on the right side of the default black header. If this has already been answered, please comment ...
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How to replace CM fonts with ones compatible with XeTeX (in amsppt.sty)?

I would like to try to patch amsppt.sty AMSTeX style file to make it usable with XeTeX and non-Latin languages (Cyrillic). It looks like i need to replace the following CM fonts or font families with ...
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Extend space for many authors in conference paper

Prologue For a conference paper, I am asked to use an existing style file. The typesetting code apparently has a history of re-use and adaptations of more than 20 years, and it looks pretty crumbled ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec is slow every time, not just the first time

I am running XeLaTeX (distributed as part of MikTeX) on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit. The following test file takes a long time to compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Is there a way to get rid of my \vspace{} hack?

I am creating my CV in TeX from scratch and I have come across multiple invisible lines that make my formatting inconsistent. I have this command to make a bulleted list from delimited elements: ...
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How do I use xindy with XeTeX and hyperref?

Unfortunately, as in this post, I can't get it to “just work”; is there some additional code needed to make it work with hyperref? I used this on a XeLaTeX'd document (with hyperref) xindy -M ...
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How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?

According to Xindy revisited: Multi-lingual index creation for the UTF-8 age (TUGboat), “if one has a raw index file that was produced by [XeTeX], one can use xindy; it will ‘just work’.” ...
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Cyrillic letters and Russian hyphenation in Plain XeTeX

What is the simplest method to tell XeTeX (not XeLaTeX) to use a font with Cyrillic letters and to apply Russian hyphenation rules? Ideally i would like to not have to specify anything in the source ...
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Paragraph not indenting properly

Paragraph not indenting properly. Here is the code I'm using \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %----------------------------------------------------------- \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Keeping constant line spacing even with descendents

I am trying to create a command to typeset titles in a document. At the moment I made it as simple as possible to help debug possible problems. My code is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How to Change Typesetting Engine in LEd (Latex Editor)

How to Change Typesetting Engine in LEd (Latex Editor). I'm trying to build a simple latex document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Elephant} \begin{document} My Name is ...
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Why do only some footnotes appear in superscript when set in an OTF font?

In the example below, the numbers 1-3 are in superscript as footnote markers while 4-9 and 0 are not. This occurs when the main font is Quattrocento Sans (using \setmainfont{Quattrocento Sans}) but ...
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Latest MiKTeX update breaks XeLaTeX + fleqn [duplicate]

I updated the MiKTeX on my system two days ago. After that, compiling my codes using XeLaTeX gives the following error: ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\base\fleqn.clo" File: fleqn.clo ...
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How to use Mathematical Pi font properly?

I was asking the other day how to find certain fonts of a document. Well at last it was easy. I came to the Mathematical Pi LT Std font and ITC New Baskerville Std results and for that part, I was ...
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Beamer compiles but does not produce any output

I'm trying to make slides with the beamer package. When I compile, it finishes successfully but does not produce any pages other than the title slide. When I remove the \maketitle, then no pages are ...
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microtype in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

Currently microtype package supports only protrusion in XeLaTeX. Is there an option to use other micro-typography features (expansion, kerning, spacing, tracking) in XeLaTeX? Or should I forget about ...
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Why do some editors support Xelatex but some do not?

I already know by experiments that Texstudio and Texworks do support Xelatex, namely they can "run" Xelatex. But I also know by experiments that there is some editor, say Bakoma, which does not ...
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Which else Tex editors for windows are such that XeCJK is smoothly workable?

I already know there are Tex editors compatible with XeLaTeX, say Texstudio and Texworks, so that they can process the XeCJK package. But I find that these two editors somehow get slow when using ...
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Cabin font doesn't render properly apostrophe

I'm using Cabin font with XeLaTeX. The apostrophe is not render properly. As you can see on the following screenshot, there is not enough space betweend L and a. On this screenshot (with the ...
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XeLaTeX, xindy, imakeidx “Could not find file ”tex/inputenc/utf8.xdy"

I'm trying to use XeLaTeX, imakeidx and xindy for a german book with multiple indexes. Based on an answer on this page, (which works) I tried to switch to xelatex and imakeidx. Calling xelatex ...
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xelatex my_file.tex is not working through php's exec (no pdf)

I've tried everything from using xelatex on it's own: xelatex my_file.tex , to using both: xelatex -no-pdf my_file.tex xdvipdfmx my_file.xdv and also creating a .sh file with the same commands ...
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Plain XeTeX cyrillic font [duplicate]

I am using XeTeX and love it very much. When I use helatex, I have no problems at all. But I want to try do it «True Way»: plainTex. XeTeX takes all annoyance with unicode from me, but sample like ...
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Underline omitting the descenders with Plain TeX

I'm reading this question Underline Omitting the Descenders and wondering if there is a way to do this with Plain TeX and XeTeX.
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How to create PDF outline

According to the PDF reference (PDF document, 9.4MB), one can create an outline for the document; a visual table of contents for the viewer application which enables the user to jump to the page for ...
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Can I use XeTeX to produce a PDF/Xn file?

I am using the XeTex typesetting system on a Macintosh running Snow Leopard. I would like it to produce a PDF/X file. Is this possible? I am mainly concerned with ensuring the fonts are embedded.
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Use different math font in inline-style and display-style formulas

I would like to use a different font in inline-style math mode ($...$) and displayed equations (e.g., \begin{equation} ... \end{equation}). Currently, I set my fonts with \setmainfont{Frutiger 45 ...
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Decouple nomencl from chapter class, to have its own formatting

I'm using the nomencl package to keep track of my abbreviations in my \documentclass{report}, where I am using xelatex to change the font. However, since I've made changes to the way \chapter{} is ...