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misaligned psplot psline in pstricks

I am trying to draw a figure using pstricks and pst-plot, compiling to a PDF with XeLaTeX. I find that lines drawn with the \psplot and \psline commands are horizontally displaced from where I want ...
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Urdu typing in WinEdt (using Miktex)

This may sound duplicate question but i am really new to the TeX system. I have gone through following steps: Installed MiKTeX 2.9 Installed WinEdt 9.0 WinEdt automatically picked up Miktex and I ...
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drawing vertical lines on top of symbols

I need to add a vertical bar above and below a few letters. I'm using the tipa package, and it works as long as that's the only package I load. I also need to load polyglossia to type a few foreign ...
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Why will this revtex article not compile if figure is included? [duplicate]

I use revtex template to write some Chinese article and find it can be compiled ONLY without \begin{figure}...\end{figure}. My OS is X64 win8.1 and texlive 2014, engine is XeLaTeX ...
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Could not use \rule in chapter title in latest texlive

Using XeLaTeX In texlive 2014 (versions before May or texlive 2013 or older), one can use \rule{width}{height} in a chapter title. However, in latest texlive (versions after June) form ctan, use of ...
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XeLaTeX, Texlipse, polyglossia german language issue

I'm trying to set up an Eclipse Environment with TexLipse using XeLaTex which is throwing the following error during "build": xelatex.exe> ("C:\Program ...
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Typesetting braces to the index

I am trying to put { in index using xindy as my index processor and xelatex as the typesetting format: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} ...
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Use of different font by name in chapter, section, subsection In memoir class

I'm using memoir class and I have an open type font I would like to use through my document. I have achieved that but I would like to customize it a little in chapter headings, section headings etc. ...
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Cannot get TeX-command-extra-options to work in AucTeX 11.88

I am using the minted package, which requires "-shell-escape" to function. I use XeLateX as my command. I updated auctex using ELPA in emacs 24.3.1, which has 11.88. According to this question, I can ...
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Missing hyphenation patterns in XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm using tlmgr to manage packages, I have installed babel-hungarian and hyphen-hungarian, but hyphenation is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage[hungarian]{babel} ...
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Change format of chapter number in memoir class

I am using XeLaTeX with the memoir class and Greek text and I would like to change the chapter title to be uppercase instead of lowercase I have this \chapter{Αποτελεσματικότητα του Ανταγωνιστικού ...
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Best math font with Times New Roman in XeLaTeX

I compile my document with the following commands in the header: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} which works fine. What is the "best" math font that will match the text in the ...
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Subscript scaling with Latin Modern Math

I'm using XeLateX, Unicode math, and the Latin Modern fonts (Latin Modern and Latin Modern Math). To me, it looks like subscripts in mathematical expressions are being properly (optically) scaled -- ...
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Suppress specific ligature in XeLaTeX

Is there a way to selectively disable a specific ligature in XeLaTex? I cannot see how. The selnolig package seems to do what I need but I don't even know how to use Lualatex with my Texshop setup on ...
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Everything in small caps with fontspec and XeTeX

I seem to be having the opposite problem from everyone else. I am using fontspec and would like only the title and section headings to be small caps yet everything is unless I specify textbf or textit ...
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Wrong pdflastxpos value with XeLaTeX+bidi

The answer from Vala helped me to rephrase my question. See the original one below. Using pdfsavepos to get absolute position of texts on the page, I faced the following problems when using XeLaTeX ...
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Numbering poems in verse / memoir

I used this template: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59631 for typesetting for a poet friend of mine. It uses memoir and for poems the verse environment. It gives a very good ...
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Weird problem with lstlisting (xelatex) [duplicate]

I've got something really weird. Here is MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage{inputenc} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{fontspec} % fonts ...
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Latex (XeTex) places equation parenthesis the wrong way [duplicate]

I recently switched compilation of my tex document from pdflatex to xetex for reasons of typesetting occasional arabic text (the rest of document though is almost entirely in English). However now I ...
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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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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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Luatex and Xetex installed but template isn't working

I have just downloaded a template from http://gtweb.uit.no/iwclul2015/2015-fiwclul.tar.gz I've installed luatex and xetex but it's not compiling: alvas@ubi:~$ sudo apt-get install texlive-xetex ...
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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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Print “Box drawing characters” from shell in lstlisting

I have some output from the tree command, which looks something like this: . ├── Maildir/ └── scripts/ ├── backup.sh* └── OLD/ ├── backup_cleanup.sh.old └── backup.sh.old* ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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} ...