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TkiZ: \spy is behaving unexpectedly, it does not spy there where I'm magnifying

I'm running in a bizar problem with \spy: it does not spy there where I specify. To illustrate the problem, here is my simple code: \documentclass[border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Numbers in Newcommand

I have some thousands of special text lines specifically numbered. 001001=aaaaaaaa 001002=bbbbbbbb 001003=cccccccc 002001=dddddddd 002002=mmmmmmmm 002003=jjjjjjjj 003001=uuuuuuuu 003002=iiiiiiii ...
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Long lines don't wrap when characters are input by number

Why doesn't the following long line wrap and how to force it to? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{arabic} ...
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XeLaTeX, fontspec, Arial (TTF), umlauts?

How do I get german umlauts in a PDF using Arial TT-Font and XeLaTeX or luaLaTeX? The following example produces a box instead of "ü": \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Using active characters to swap fonts?

I should probably say in advance that this question is inspired by sheer bloody-mindedness, and also apologize in advance if it's unanswerable or just silly. I've gotten it into my head that when I ...
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xskak and xelatex

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{skak} \setmainfont{Arial} \setmonofont{Courier New} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \catcode"2654=\active ...
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Why do slide transitions in beamer not work with XeLaTeX? [closed]

I try to use some slide transitions in beamer with XeLaTex but it does not work. Why does this happens and how can I deal with it? But it works when I use slide transitions in beamer with PDFLaTeX. ...
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Render (export) entire document as image

Background Using LyX to create a document and xetex to leverage a TrueType font. The entire text is within a minipage. Ultimately, I'm trying to produce the following output (no white page ...
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Cyrillic symbols in math equation xetex

I use Times New Roman font for my report. But in the math expressions are not displayed Cyrillic characters. Example: \begin{equation} S_{ном.} = S_{123} \end{equation} output ...
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Parenthesis problem in Xelatex

The number parenthesis () scuh as (1) (2) etc disappear when compiled on xelatex/polyglossia. Adding space character inside the parenthesis is not a solution in my case. So need your help desperately. ...
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Texmaker + Ubuntu 12.04

I want to setup latex environment on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Machine. As I am making a backup system for Windows 7 machine. I have installed the latest version of Texmaker 3.3.4. Now I want to know which ...
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XeLaTeX Fontspec: restore original fonts

I'm trying to use a TTF font for my code excerpts, but want to use the standard latex fonts for the rest of the document. I'm using the following code, as recommended by this question. ...
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How to build xelatex from xetex source

I'm trying like to build xelatex from xetex source on Linux. Source link: http://scripts.sil.org/svn-view/xetex/TAGS/xetex-0.996.tar.gz With the source I was able to build xetex executable. ...
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Tables are not numbered using Polyglossia in Hebrew

I have a problem using Polyglossia in Hebrew: While defining main language as Hebrew, my tables are not numbered in the caption(It appraes as just "Table" (טבלה) instead of "Table 1" (or "טבלה 1"). If ...
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MultiScript Bibliography using biber/xelatex/polyglossia

I have succeeded in having a multiscript document using polyglossia. I tried to use biber to have a multiscript bibliography. Every thing compiles well but the Arabic Script in the .bib file doesn't ...
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Substitute italic ampersand with alternative ampersand in Linux Libertine O

Based in this answer I want to create a command \amper that uses the alternative ampersand of Linux Libertine O and leaves the regular \& alone. The problem with the MWE below is that hyperref ...
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XeTeX + Polyglossia: Incorrect presentation of Bengali glyph - how can I correct it?

I started using XeTeX with polyglossia for typesetting Bengali. I use the following command for turning on language-specific ligatures: \newfontfamily\bengalifont[Script=Bengali]{FONTNAME} ...
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Alternate Q in Garamond Premier Pro with XeLaTeX

My question is closely related to Glyph substitution: alternate capital Q in URW-Garamond? (LaTeX, Mac OS X) but I am using XeLateX. It looks like there is a hidden mechanism that I do not understand. ...
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How to tell when to use pdflatex, latex, and xelatex for any given tex file?

I'm writing an automatic compiling pipeline that should be able to compile any given tex file into a pdf. The diversity of the input tex files mainly shows up in what format of figures they use and ...
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How do I add a for loop to a class file function?

I'm using this XeLaTeX class file to write my resume. One of the features is for section headings it colors the first 3 letters: \section{experience} This is hardcoded to the first 3 letters, and ...
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Cyrillic monospaced font in XeLaTeX

I've installed full TexLive 2011 using "install-tl" script in Ubuntu 12.04. When I was using TexLive 2009 from repositories the following file was compiled without any errors. ...
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TeXLive2011, XeLaTex and Beamer won't compile lists

Approximately a year ago I created a beamer presentation using TeXLive 2009 on Ubuntu and XeLaTeX (since I wanted to use system fonts). Meanwhile I upgraded to TeXLive 2011. Yesterday I tried to run ...
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Unnecessary first line shift in XeTeX

Using XeTeX I noticed how first line is shifted with \usepackage{indentfirst} in a document which I don't want to happen. In LaTeX everything works Ok. Examples: XeTeX: ...
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Different compilation times with different Operating Systems

I have noticed that when compiling or rather typesetting with XeLaTeX, I experience very different compilation times on different Operating Systems. When I typeset on Windows, the compilation process ...
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hyperxmp + xelatex bug: duplication of pdfkeywords

I found an annoying bug(?) relating to the pdfkeywords metadata field which hyperref allows to set. When hyperref is used in combination with hyperxmp and the document is compiled with xelatex the ...
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Wrong positioning of images inside tikzpicture with XeLaTeX

Consider following code: \tikzstyle{box}=[draw, fill=brown!40, text width=7em, text centered, minimum height=7em, rounded corners] \tikzstyle{usb}=[draw, fill=blue!40, text width=3em, ...
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Xelatex hyperref problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hyperlinking a drawing I need a drawn line hyperlinked a specific page in the document. In the following MWE when I comment out polyglossia package and use PDFLatex, it ...
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Hyperlinking a drawing

Is it possible to hyperlink a drawn line to a specific page in the document? I use following command to draw a line: \line(1,0){20} Many thanks! Here is MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Xetex not running in Hebrew Lyx

I am trying to use Polyglossia package through Lyx. When compiling with XeLaTeX, I get undefined control sequence error and the file won't compile. Working with Windows 7, Lyx 2.03 and MiKTeX 2.9. ...
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XeLaTeX weird characters in numbering and headers

When I build my document, several weird characters appear. Take a look at the picture below: The most strange thing, is that exactly the same tex file compiles fine on an other computer of mine. I ...
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vedic symbols in XeTeX

How do I produce the vedic, anudatta and udatta via XeTeX. The one in this links gives http://mirrors.ctan.org/language/devanagari/velthuis/doc/generic/velthuis/xetex-examples.tex The normal ...
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Where does XeLaTeX look for smallcaps shapes in fonts?

In response to a deleted post, here is my attempt at formulating a question to an answer: Where does XeLaTeX look for smallcaps shapes in fonts, on an Ubuntu system?
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Avoiding increase of number of fonts (families) with fontspec/xelatex?

(I actually came to a solution with this, which I've posted separately, but I thought it'd be good to document anyways - and of course, any comments to this are welcome) This is the problem - I need ...
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Use of \scshape or \textsc with fontspec/xelatex

I've already tried Use of \scshape or \textsc in beamer \institute fix with \rmfamily in the MWE below, but it doesn't work - I've seen A problem with \textsc as well, but I don't think I should load ...
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combine two sans fonts for xelatex/lualatex

I'm still finding my way around latex, so forgive me is this is an obvious question... I have two sans serif ttf fonts available at my workplace that I want to use in xelatex or lualatex. The serif ...
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Tabulators like in OpenOffice/LibreOffice

Is there any way to achieve the same result in LaTeX as done with tabulators in other Word Processors? The difference to tables is that the text is not limited to cells but can flow across there ...
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Problem with setting correct custom page size with 'geometry' in xelatex

I'm trying to set the page size using the geometry package as shown in the following MWE, compiled with xelatex test.tex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[b5paper,pass]{geometry} ...
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Visualizing correct page lengths with 'layouts' and 'tikz' packages?

I am currently working on a project with xelatex/fontspec and tikz, and so, this example is basically the same as the one from layouts package reads all length as zero with tikz/fontspec/xelatex?. ...
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Fake small caps with XeTeX/fontspec?

Using XeTeX and fontspec, I use the Liberation font family in of my documents. Unfortunately those fonts (esp. Liberation Serif) do not natively support small caps. Is there a way to enable fake ...
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layouts package reads all length as zero with tikz/fontspec/xelatex?

After getting the suggestion to use the layouts package for visual debugging of lengths, I came up with the following example, which I compile with xelatex test.tex: ...
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Strange latex font warnings with fontsize, tikz, fontspec

This is mostly the same code as in: Problem with itemize indentation in minipage in tikz node ... but with a few changes - notably, it uses fontspec with Junicode font, and so needs to be compiled ...
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How to create multilingual (English, Japanese) and multi-format bibliographies with biblatex and biber

As a follow-up to this thread, I would like to know if it is possible to extend this further to change the citation format depending on whether kanji or romanization is selected. Japanese entries ...
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How to use Arabic text inside addcontentsline

I am using arabxetex package. I need my TOP be all in Arabic script including page numbers. \addcontentsline works with Latin [English] text, but not with Arabic. \phantomsection ...
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XeLaTeX: WordInitial, Inner and WordFinal seem to match everywhere

I am creating a blackletter font and would like to use it with XeLaTeX. I try to use initial/medial/final substitution for letters, like s/ſ, but the context seems to match even when it should not. ...
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Centering full-page tikz images - with mid-document paper size change

I just got this question answered: xetex - Centering full-page Tikz image on page without margins with xelatex? - TeX - LaTeX ... and all works there.   However, here is my problem - I ...
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Centering full-page Tikz image on page without margins with xelatex?

I'm trying to export some full-page SVG images via inkscape2tikz, and then trying to include these tikz-code images in a Latex document; but there seems to be a slight problem with xelatex. After ...
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'Not element of' in Latin Modern

In the following example, the ∉ symbol does not look good. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} \begin{document} This ...
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Remapping LaTeX symbol to another unicode value

When compiling the following piece of LaTeX code, the ∖ symbol does not show up. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} ...
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Error in amsmath as primitive \eqno no longer primitive [closed]

I am trying to typeset (with XeLaTeX) a simple Tufte-LaTeX example (http://tufte-latex.googlecode.com/files/Week5Lecture.tex) and getting an error message like the following: ...
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Changing the font for braces

I managed to successfully hack mathspec to use parentheses () and brackets [] from the specified font via e.g. \DeclareMathSymbol{]}{\mathord}{\eu@DigitsArabic@symfont}{`]} Obviously, I'd like to ...