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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lecturer.tex and xetex

I am experimenting with lighter-weight alternatives to beamer, and found lecturer.tex interesting. However, it depends on PDF-specific features, thus it compiles under pdftex. If I try to use xetex I ...
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Working on multiple tex files using different fonts using TexStudio - driving me insane [duplicate]

I was working with a Tex file in the standard font, and another in Calibri in Tex Studio. The problem is that I have to switch compiler between the two files. I don't want to use Configure -> Build ...
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Vertically centering a tcolorbox on a page

I'm trying to vertically center a tcolorbox on a page, but with the code below the box isn't exactly at the middle of the page. So far I've tried this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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Interactive console at terminal evaluating commands

As I'm using LaTeX (in my case xelatex), I often run into little gotchas. As a programmer from other more functional or procedural languages, it really grates me that I can't easily figure out what an ...
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Only one specific character missing when compiling with biber and xelatex

I'm having trouble showing proper reference list - one letter just does not appear. I googled possible solutions, and updated the fonts, packages, but still can't resolve this. Here's MWE: \...
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Rendering to Chinese overflows margin/papersize (pandoc)

I am using Pandoc to render from markdown to PDF. Since I have Chinese texts, I use xelatex with the WenQuanYi Micro Hei font. However, the PDF that gets produced overflows the margins on the ...
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How to redefine the \today with superscript?

How can I redefine \today so that today's current date comes in the format May 26th, 2016 I need the "th" to be superscript. It should come to the bottom right corner of the page. The code does ...
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Conflict between `ruby` and `xeCJK`

In my preamble I call xeCJK and ruby in order to add ruby text to Japanese characters. I'm compiling with xetex. Someone mentioned in an earlier post that ruby calls CJK causing a compile error (the ...
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Improving compile time with xelatex

I'm currently compiling a document using xelatex. I've included a lot of packages that I think slow it down. Here's my preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{pdfpages} \...
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Only name appears when using currfile

My problem was partly addressed in this question. Since I cannot comment yet, I will continue Ulrike Fischer's answer with a new question. The expample worked on my system as well with pdflatex, but ...
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Can I expect WYSIWYG for SVG-PDFs embedded as images in LaTeX?

I embed a lot of scalable illustrations by creating them in Inkscape as SVG, then exporting them to PDF and finally including that PDF in (Xe)LaTeX. Given I am happy with the illustration-PDF ...
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Why does \usepackage{amsmath} break \hyperref in \textnormal?

In the following sample, the second link isn't hyperlinked: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} % Removing this makes the second link work \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \...
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Different margins for second page and onwards

I am aware of similar questions, however I would like the same functionality with \newgeometry{a4paper, left=35mm, right=35mm, top=30mm, bottom=30mm} or afterpage package.. to happen when there is ...
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Multiple embedded fonts in final PDF

I am using XeLaTeX with PDFs incorporated. Each PDF has its fonts embedded and my final output therefore has fonts embedded multiple times which, presumably, increases the file size. Is there a way ...
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How to write text in style LaTeX is written? [duplicate]

I want to write text not in English but some other font and language in same manner as \LaTeX writes. i.e. some characters are raised some low, with kerning and all that. I am using XeTeX since I ...
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How to set sans serif with cmbright package?

I am starting to use xelatex. I tried, as an example, to use cmbright. But I do not obtain a sans serif output. Do I need to tell something else in the prehambule ? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{...
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How to select monospaced numerals for tables only when using mathspec?

For one of my documents I used OldStyle numerals in regular text. For math I use Lining numbers. For tabular material I would like to use monospaced lining numbers if these numbers are math-related (I ...
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Change font size with fontspec package

What is the recommended approach to change font size with the fontspec package? I have found several ways that appear to work, but some unexpected behavior along the way. What am I doing wrong? I ...
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Using tooltip with paracol

I am trying to typeset a document using XeLaTeX that has parallel columns (using paracol). In the document, I want to have tooltips for notes. I am using the code from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/...
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Nodes spanning whole matrix columns in TikZ

MWE from another question here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix, backgrounds} \begin{document} \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[% block/.style={draw, text width=...
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IPA characters not showing up in XeLaTeX

I'm new to XeLaTeX and trying to figure out how to use IPA characters. Everything I've read says that I just need to use the fontspec package and the characters will show up as intended. Unfortunately,...
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Email addresses & Abstract missing when using the elsarticle class

I am trying to format my paper using Latex with the class elsarticle for an Elsevier journal. I am using TeXnicCenter along with Miktex. It's working perfectly when the content is all in English (...
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Oriental TeX and Husayni

I have recently been typesetting a Quranic Mashaf using a combination of XeLaTeX, bidi, and polyglossia. I am generally pleased with the results so far, but after reviewing Idris Samawi Hamid's work ...
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Make bands surrounding nodes with Tikz

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fit} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, draw, text width=5em, text centered, rounded corners, minimum height=2em] \...
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XeTeX: polyglossia & \textarabic: some punctuation symbols appear as boxes

I use XeLaTex on Xubuntu with polyglosia to write arabic, but characters like parenthesis, brackets, etc appear as white boxes in the final pdf produced. I have a minimal working example. With the ...
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LyX Hyphenation Not Working

I need a little bit of help troubleshooting this. I'm also not too sure on what I can provide and how to provide it, but here's what I have: LyX 2.1.2, with options in "Preferences>Language>Language ...
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Why is text turning white (possible scope leak?) after page break and listings + tcolorbox + xelatex?

I had a very difficult time pinning this problem down, because it only exists when certain page-breaking conditions occur. Problem Text after environment mysteriously turns white under some ...
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Asymptote (XeLaTeX): Use custom-defined colors/Call drawing functions from external file

I'm quite new to Asymptote, although it's great to manipulate vector graphics within LaTeX. Specifically, I'm using XeLaTeX. What I'm trying to do is to change the color of a vector graphic to ...
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citation color and table color of contents are unusual when using MacTex2015

when I use "latexmk -xelatex thesis.tex" to compile thesis.tex, the process always be paused twice with the messages below: (/usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/trimspaces/trimspaces.sty)) (/...
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How to configure TexStudio to compile using XeLatex for Calibri Font? [closed]

I am trying to make the Calibri font work in TexStudio. Following several posts on here I included the command in the preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=text-tex]{Calibri} And ...
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XeLaTeX, Latin Modern, \mathbb and \mathcal

I'm using XeLaTeX on Linux. I know that Latin Modern Roman is the default font of XeLaTeX, however if in my preamble I write \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setsansfont{Latin Modern Sans} \...
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Xelatex and french through polyglossia: how to have the french punctuation even with inline mathematics

When I use xelatex, and polyglossia to deal with the french punctuation, I get the right spacing with the pure text, but not when I put mathematics in my text: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How can I get section titles show first letter capitalized?

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} %% General document %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.fractals} \usepackage[...
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quote command similar to bibliography

I have a book project that will be peppered with citations, as epigraphs to chapters and in the body of the text. I plan to have an index of the citations with proper reference to the source. Some ...
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`'not found .`\end{frame}`

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false},xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \...
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Undefined control sequence \end{frame} in beamer document [duplicate]

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false},xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \...
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Fix encoding for ligatures of fonts in XeTeX / LuaLaTeX (specifically for Minion Pro)

Ligatures in the MWE below are not encoded properly when compiling with LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX using TeXShop on the Mac. Copying "The difference" from the pdf to a text editor renders "e di erence". I ...
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How to include a .bmp image in XeTex using plain TeX source file

Using XeTeX, I would like to insert a bitmap image file which is in .bmp format, or alternatively, the same image in a .jpg format. I am using plain TeX, not LaTeX. Using PCTeX version 6, \special{...
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import png and jpeg figures and pdfmark destination beyond page

I am compiling a TeX document in TeXStudio on OS X El Capitan. I am able to compile it successfully with xelatex on Windows 7 in TeXStudio using ghostscript. However, when I compile it in TeXStudio on ...
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XeLaTeX French guillemets non-breaking space best practice

What is the best approach to get a non-breaking space just before the closing French guillemet » ? I wish to be able to type in the natural style, which in French is « bonjour » with non-breaking ...
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XeLaTeX ligatures clash with package xesearch

I am using XeLaTeX to compile a document in French, using the fontspec package (with the Ligatures=TeX} option) and babel package (with the french option on). The problem: the endash and emdash ...
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Generate ToC in XeTeX with single build [duplicate]

To use ToC in a pdf using XeTeX compiler I have to compile document twice to get correct table of content and page number. According to an article about Table of contents one can get a appropriate ...
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Changing font family in memoir for page headers

I am using the memoir class with XeLaTeX and am using titleps to format my page headers. I need to change the font family only for the page headers because the main font I am using has no small caps. ...
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how to set Latin Modern Mono Proportional in Xelatex

I am using xelatex and fontspec: I tried something like: \setmonofont[Mapping=tex-text, CharacterWidth=Proportional]{Latin Modern Mono} but this does not exist (?). How can I set the mono font to ...
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Reledmac and problems with RTL (Hebrew) lemmata in critical notes

I'm getting error's as soon as I start adding critical notes in my Hebrew text. I'm using XeTeX. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{b5paper} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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background package - Using text with line breaks

I'm designing a very simple cover for a university publication in Sanskrit. I'm using the package "background" to add some "watermark-like" Sanskrit text on the cover, both top and bottom, while the ...
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How to create landscape output with Xetex plain TeX source file [duplicate]

My plain TeX source file creates a wedding program for a landscape-orientation letter size (8.5" height x 11" width) format which, after printing, will be folded into an 8.5" x 5.5" format. What ...
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XeLaTex / fontspec error : “script-not-exist” e

I'm attempting to typeset Devanagari in XeLaTeX. I'm using the font chandas.ttf and the RomDev mapping (for roman --> devanagari script; found here: RomDev from somadeva). This worked for me once upon ...
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Beamer metropolis theme issue

So I am trying to get metropolis beamer theme work. For some reason, it worked on my El Capitain mac with no problem using LuaLaTeX. But the exact same file does not work on my Yosemite mac. Here ...