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How to force a long-tailed Q in EB Garamond

I'm using XeLaTeX and EB Garamond to produce a facsimile of a 17th-century French pamphlet. EB Garamond, at least with its default settings, seems to select the long-tailed Q only when the Q is ...
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Page Number on the Upper Right Corner of the Page on the Chapter Title

I am writing my thesis and as part of the University rules for the document they ask me the page number appears on the Upper right corner on every page, even in the pages where a new chapter begins. ...
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PyX with Chinese Characters / Xetex / encoding

I've been struggling with getting PyX to output some Chinese characters. The routes I have been trying are: Getting PyX to use Xetex changing my encoding using ...
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Including a music.xml file in XeTeX

Is there a way to include music.xml files in a .tex file? Background: I write a bunch of documents in XeTeX. And I use Sibelius. Sibelius doesn't directly interact with XeTeX. But, it does export ...
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Problems with Cyrillic fonts in XeTeX

I have my document with Russian text. Formerly, it was stored as UTF-8 without BOM and compiled with LaTeX. All worked fine with the following preamble: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,final]{moderncv} ...
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LyX XeTeX and hyperref error hline

I have a main LyX document with a number of child documents, which have English, Hebrew and Greek text. On compilation, I get an error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@currentHref ...
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XeLaTeX: Letterspacing with swashes

I'm trying to use XeLaTeX to typeset a word in EB Garamond, and I want only two of the letters in the word to have swashes. However, the swashed characters screw up the letterspacing: ...
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How to get sansserif font with footmisc package

Why does the footmisc package disable my footnote font settings? I want footnotes in a sans serif font, and have found a way to do this using \addtokomafont but I would also like a hanging indent ...
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\prime gives “Undefined control sequence” in xelatex with unicode-math

I cannot seem to be able to create a prime (') in any custom font. This, for example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math, polyglossia} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} ...
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Is xelatex compatible with pgf masks?

When making my presentation with beamer I use xelatex to get nice fonts or I use pgf package to make images with transparent backgrounds. Unfortunately, I cannot use both at once as xelatex ignores ...
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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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Unable to insert images when compiling with LaTeX (works with XeLaTeX)

I am unable to insert images into a document based on the article or beamer classes. My editor is Kile. I am getting the following error messages when compiling documents which use the for beamer and ...
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XeLaTeX in TeXworks can't find xdvipdfmx, crashes

I recently upgraded from Mac OS X 10.7 to Mac OS X 10.10, and I'm finding that running XeLaTeX in TeXworks no longer works. It does work, though, if I run XeLaTeX from the terminal. The first ...
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Latex equivalent of DECODE (check text and assign number) [closed]

I've four probable sentences in CSV file. Ex: sentence 1 here , one more sentence, one more sentence added, last sentence. In Latex; I want to print 1 if "sentence 1 here" is present. Something like ...
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Activate swash or alternate for Italic only

As per the Title: I would like to activate a swash or alternate only when I use italic. I am aware than I can activate it globally during the \setmainfont section of the pre-amble but do not know how ...
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Letterspaced small caps (ssc) for Minion Pro OpenType with XeLaTeX

I've installed both the Type 1 and the OpenType versions of the Minion Pro font on my TeX Live 2014 (the former through the FontPro scripts), and the TeX programs are able to properly use them. The ...
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Defining a screenplay dialog environment for breaking across pages

Edit: consider this a followup to the answer here http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/63847/64528 I'm trying to create a LaTeX/XeTeX template for screenwriting, specifically to output from an Emacs major ...
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Compiler arguments from tex file

I have several times, in different lines of investigation, seen insinuations that adding something along the lines of %& -output-directory=../output \documentclass{...} in the very beginning ...
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Table with a different fonts for different columns

I'm using XelaTeX to typeset a table with a vocabulary list in a foreign language, with a structure similar to this one: different columns are typeset in different fonts (and scripts). It seems that ...
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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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Italic numbers using Linux Libertine

I'm trying to typeset a document using xelatex with main font Linux Libertine. Here's the minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setromanfont[ Ligatures = TeX, ...
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Cannot use pgf-blur twice with XeLaTex

The following code \documentclass{article} %\def\pgfsysdriver{pgfsys-dvipdfmx.def} %this line does not matter \usepackage{tikz}\usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Strange spacing with ruby (furigana) package

If I use the ruby package to supply furigana for a kanji character, it seems to glue the characters right adjacent to the kanji closely together and preventing line breaks, creating odd and possibly ...
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latexmk with xelatex xdv mode

I want to know how to use latexmk with xelatex and tell it to write to xdv file a number of times until all the references are correct, then use xdvipdfmx once to generate the final output. This is ...
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How to compile properly a document using “fontspec” package? Part 2

Update I followed Joseph Wright's suggestion of updating MikTeX in normal and admin modes, but am still unable to successfully compile the document. Here is the current log as a gist. Original ...
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My CJK punctuation sits in a margin

I'm trying to forge a macro to produce nice formatting for pairs of sample Japanese sentences and their translation, but I seem to have run into a problem with indentation. If I have a hard line ...
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Charter font with Xelatex

On my Mac with TexLive, I am able to use the Charter font by simply having \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Charter} On my PC (using Miktex), the same file complains that it is unable to find the ...
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run xelatex, different results when run from terminal and from python

Good evening! I would like run some service that generates images with dynamic content. Everyting is working perfectly using command line, but problems start when i call compiler from python code ...
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How to use arrowheads from a unicode math font in TikZ diagrams under XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX?

I like arrowheads in my TikZ diagrams to match the math font arrowheads. For Computer Modern, this is no problem: the TikZ arrows library provides matching arrowheads. But I often use other fonts ...
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Unexpected ‘Undefined control sequence’ in XeTeX, but not in TeX

When trying to do grid typesetting in plain TeX I stumbled upon old upages, which looks very promising (see also this introduction). So I opened upages-20001214.tar.gz and put everything in ...
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Xelatex has problem in generating pstricks tex file with colors [duplicate]

I have a piece of simple tex code which compiles on all of my computers. But it doesn't show properly on my laptop \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \psset{gridcolor=green, ...
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Custom sectioning below subsubsection : generic macro ? [duplicate]

I would like a to create a custom sectioning, the depth of which can be... very large. I am currently using this macro to create the subsubsubsection environment. \makeatletter \newcounter ...
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Difficulty finding/selecting CM Bright using `fontspec`

I'm trying to modify the fonts in my document so that normal text comes up in Calluna, and maths comes up in Computer Modern Bright. My preamble goes something like this: \documentclass{article} ...
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An Error with XeLaTeX and fontspec [closed]

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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How to change direction in xelatex?

When I use fontspec package to type persian, it works but it's left align and paragraphs begin from left, same thing accure with enumerations and ... . How to get ride of this problem? Note that ...
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How to make xelatex invoke my manually installed ghostscript instead of the one accompanying TeXLive?

In my investigation, TeXLive installer will automatically install GhostScript (32 bit version) as follows. I don't know whether xelatex depends on this GS. I prefer to use GS that I manually ...
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\'. gives error when fontspec package is used

The following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} The logo `\TeX\'. \end{document} produces the error: ./test.tex:5: Argument of \end has an extra }. ...
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XeLaTeX and pst-node

I have problems with XeLaTeX and pst-node: If I want to draw a line between two nodes, but there is nothing drawn in the pspicture. If I only put the nodes with some stuff withoud a line in, the nodes ...
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Adobe Typekit Fonts

Adobe Typekit fonts install themselves in application fontlists (Word, InDesign etc.) but do not install in the Mac Fontbook. They are rented so this is their way of enforcing licence terms. Since ...
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Automatically adding space in math superscripts

I am using mathspec, but the superscripts in math mode are a bit cramped. This is a well-known problem, so much so that the package defines a command to add space around characters (the double quote). ...
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LuaLaTeX and listings do not work while XeLaTex works fine

I am trying to move from XeLaTeX to LuaLaTeX. I have some listings with special delimeters (an underscore). The following MWE compiles perfectly under XeLaTex, but gives the following error under ...
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Font-not-found Helvetica Neue Light

I'm using xelatex in ubuntu 14.04 enviroment. When I compile my file I get the following error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font ...
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Horizontal alignment of math accents for slanted symbols

I want a double widehat accent. Here's my setup: xelatex, accents package, and a definition of dwtilde command (as a reference to dhatheight shows, the code is a modification of someone else's code ...
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How can I Use the Wingdings symbol? [duplicate]

Does somebody know how can I use Wingdings symbol ? This code doesn't work : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\wingdingsfont{Wingdings} ...
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Using Minion Pro with Classicthesis

Good afternoon, I bought Minion Pro fonts (regular and italics) in order to use them with a classicthesis document. And following the instructions you gave me recently, I run with Xelatex but it did ...
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\pdfglyphtounicode with XeTeX

One well known problem with using the font Linux Libertine (presumably other fonts too), is that its many ligatures are not recognized in the resulting pdf-file, so that it's not possible to search ...
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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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How would I add some small text on a category line?

How would I add some small gray text on the right side of the selected projects line? I would want the text to be on the line, smaller font, and gray. I tried using /tiny but couldn't find a way to ...
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Filling gaps by repeating a character

I want to create a macro like \mymacro that has four arguments; first and fourth arguments are any letters, second argument is a character and the third argument is a length. When I say \mymacro{م} ...
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Switching language within alltt environment in xelatex

How can one use more than one language in XeLaTeX within the \alltt environment? I have to issues doing this using babel and compiling with pdfLaTeX \documentclass{article} ...