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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Distiller Settings in XeLaTeX PDF

Since the PDF is getting generated from XeLaTeX, i want to add the distiller option (some of the mention below in the form of bullet list) into the generated PDF. Most of the PDF requirements are ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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TeX Capabilities with Arbitrary Fonts

I am formatting 85,000 words of text in InDesign that include several (non-negotiable) .ttf and .otf fonts not canonical to LaTeX. I'd like to switch to a TeX-based format for the following ...
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Regular apostrophe with XeTeX?

I'm trying to get a regular apostrophe with XeTeX, like this one: However all I'm getting by typing who's in my .tex is (notice the diagonal apostrophe) How can I get the nice first one to get ...
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MnSymbol fails with `\mathcal`?

Let me first give you this minimal example: \documentclass[11pt]{minimal} \usepackage[retainmissing, abx]{MnSymbol} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \[ \mathcal{ABC 123} \] \end{document} ...
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Changing font and using amsmath [duplicate]

I've read several threads about this, but none solves my problem. When I try to change font, it won't compile. Is there an other way to change font, that will still allow me to write stuff like: $\mu$ ...
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How to include program listings in C# with custom font and syntax highlighting in LyX?

I'm rather new to LaTeX and use LyX editor to create my documents. There are similar questions but none of them answer how to do that in LyX. I am wondering, how to include a program listing in ...
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Aligning text to bottom of page

I need to "justify" my text to the bottom of the page, like the image below. Is this possible?
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“TeX capacity exceeded” error when converting markdown to PDF using XeLaTeX with russian language

I've installed pandoc and texlive-full packages on recent Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit to convert markdown files with russian language to PDF. Everything works fine when I run the following command: ...
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XeLaTeX/xdvipdfmx or the driver bug with eps images

It seems that xelatex has problems including eps images; please see the below example; eps image can be download from LaTeX Graphics companion examples on CTAN. \documentclass{article} ...
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environment with local \newunicodechar{ä}{ae} or similar — is it possible?

I'm using xelatex with utf8-input. I'm trying to write a LaTeX environment inside of which every source code ä is printed as ae, every ö as oe etc. I found a number of ways that don't work, but so far ...
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XeLaTeX won't compile setmainfont command after update [closed]

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \setmainfont{Cambria} Hello world \end{document} This document ...
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Loading a font via package or fontspec

In Xe(La)TeX, what is the difference between loading a font via its package, i. e. \usepackage{tgpagella}, and loading it through fontspec (\fontspec{TeX Gyre Pagella}). When loaded with the package, ...
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XeTeX kerning with \newunicodechar

Am using Adobe Garamond Pro and need the two characters ʾ and ʿ that do not exist in that font. I have solved this by rotating ˘ 90 degrees either direction and making these new unicode characters ...
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Set Sidebar Color in Beamer Class (using xelatex)

I'd like to change the color of beamer sidebar, however I don't know which parameter \setbeamercolor{}{} wants for the sidebar color. I'm using \usepackage{xcolor} and specify my own colors like that: ...
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I think fractional expressions in my text is small and not normal?

\documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb,amsfonts} \usepackage{xepersian} \begin{document} \begin{persian} \lr{$-\frac{1}{3}$} \hspace{1cm} $-\frac{1}{3}$ ...
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Compatibility between Tikzlibrary with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I have a problem using tikzlibrary in XeLaTeX. I have compiled a sample code in pdfLaTeX, and it works. But I can't change my whole document to pdfLaTeX, because I would have problems with fonts: ...
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Package keyval Error: sorting undefined

Even at the risk of being this question closed as too localized or a duplicate of this, I feel that it is relevant for people like me, using XeLatex and Biber for the first time... I am using Adrien ...
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XeLatex under Ubuntu

I want to setup the XeLaTeX option to run some tex source files, however it is not listed where it should be. I am using TexLive (last version) with TexMaker on Ubuntu Desktop 12.10. Or is this ...
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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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Color is not working properly with XeLaTeX RTL documents?

The following minimal example produced the desired results: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames]{color} \begin{document} black {\color{red} red} black black \end{document} But the ...
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Xetex does not use any of my installed fonts in Beamer document

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 which has texlive 2013 in the repositories. Before, I used Ubuntu 12.04 with texlive 2012. Everything works except that when I compile my XeTeX documents they ...
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\verbatiminput stopped working?

In the past, I've used the \verbatiminput command in \fancyvrb without problems, but today it's not working for me. I checked, and /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/fancyvrb/fancyvrb.sty is ...
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Beramono in XeTeX?

I like the beramono font, and I want to use it for code listings (using the listings package). I want the standard CMR tt font for typewriter font in the body of the text. I could do this using ...
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XeLaTeX changing linespacing after macro

I have document for theses, and I noticed that line spacing changed after macro, creating part headline. I cant figure out what could cause this. If anyone has some idea let me know. this is the ...
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Different output between xelatex and lualatex with the same font [duplicate]

With the following code, I get the small caps with lualatex but not with xelatex, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \setmainfont[SmallCapsFeatures={LetterSpace=155}] {Charis SIL} ...
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How to set a global setting for hyphenation of already hyphenated words using XeLaTeX?

Please consider the MWE below, I want to globally invoke hyphenation of already hyphenated words using Babel package, Hyphenat package in English, to get the same effect when using ...
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How to get “and,” “with,” “for,” etc. to print small and with diagonal banners behind

There was a typography contest from which an answerer featured these diagonal instances of "and," "with," "for," etc. which were slightly tilted and had banner-like symbols behind them. How can I do ...
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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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Fixing mathit spacing with unicode-math

I am using lhs2TeX to convert code into LaTeX. It typesets code into math mode. As I am also writing math formulas in the same document, I use unicode-math to switch between different math mode fonts ...
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Hieroglyphs: How could we map several font files?

This question is for (TeX) archaeologists Notice: We have got better fonts for hieroglyphs these days stored in a single font file, or in SVG file(s), or in a series of GIFs covering all the ...
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How to differentiate glyphs by script (semi-)automatically?

I am trying to emulate this poster which I've found at http://www.brill.com/about/brill-fonts. How could we define different color per script and get a similar glyph poster?
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Ensuring embedded Fonts are hinted for on-screen PDF viewing

I'm trying to recreate a pleasing page layout from an existing pdf as a way to get more familiar with book design in latex. The geometry part was fairly simple to get right, but I've come across a ...
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How to typeset Chinese from word dictionary in tone colors?

I have installed MDBG Word dictionary which is using CC-CEDict database. I've installed Windows version but we can try the dictionary online, I am using word sleep as a test case. How could we typeset ...
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Font in tikz figures

I would like to use the same font that I'm using in the whole document (Gentium Plus) for any text in figures (at the moment I only have tikz-figures) in the document. So far the standard font is used ...
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Font found with XeLaTeX not found with LuaLaTeX on Linux [closed]

The following MWE will build correctly with XeLaTeX but not with LuaLaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{TimesNewRomanPSMT} \setmathfont{CambriaMath} ...
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How to prevent footnotes leaving empty space at the top of the page?

I have a long list of footnotes at the end of my document (as opposed to them being at the bottom of the page they were referred from), and while it looks almost okay now, the problem is that when the ...
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Could a map file / TECkit generate a TeX command?

This is not an important question. I am just wondering if we could generate a command using a map file for TECkit. Or do we have to use character classes for this task, see pages 14 and 15 in the ...
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XeTeX not recognizing some commands, yet output is fine

I am trying an example of Arabic script in XeTeX. I use TeXstudio. The output is displayed fine, but there are some "unrecognized commands". MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Tracking with XeTeX via LetterSpace

When I use PDFLaTeX I have a setup using microtype and a font available in small caps (eg \usepackage{lmodern}), \usepackage[ protrusion=true, expansion=true, kerning=true, spacing=true, ...
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Alignment of Arabic transcriptions - ʾ and ʿ

When typesetting linguistic examples with transcriptions of the Arabic letters hamza and ayn, ʾ and ʿ respectively, the alignment with the literal translation on the line below looks awkward. See ...
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How to create Placeholder for missing figure?

I'm writing my paper using texlive2013.As for me,it is rather annoying to swich between writing and plotting figures.So I'd like to create a dummy figure when I was writing to avoid disturbance and ...
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Problem with \% in PDF bookmark under XeLaTeX

A MWE is: % !TeX program = XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \section{\^e\%} \section{20\%} \end{document} It can work fine under pdfLaTeX and LuaLaTeX. But ...
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Telugu font characters not correctly produced from xelatex

Anyone have this issue. This is the following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Gautami} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{telugu} ...
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Using MinionPro for math and ArnoPro for text

As the title says, I want to use ArnoPro as my main font for text while using MinionPro for all math (inline or display). What I did for ArnoPro was since I have Windows on my laptop as well as Linux ...
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How do you use Psvectorian?

Can someone provide a short explanation or example of using psvectorian? http://melusine.eu.org/syracuse/pstricks/vectorian/psvectorian.pdf Specifically, I am looking for an explanation of how to ...