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How do I combine fonts for different scripts?

I want to combine Helvetica World (for roman, cyrillic, greek and arabic) and Hei Std (for simplified chinese) in one document with LuaLaTeX. Hei Std probably hasn't all the glyphs from Helvetica ...
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Cannot add metadata to pdf [closed]

i noticed that i am not able to add metadata to my pdf.. any clues? Here is a minimal working example. The produced pdf has no author or title metadata. I am using miktex and texworks. % !TeX program ...
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The ^^ notation in various engines

Basically, how does the ^^^... notation work in LuaTeX and XeTeX, exactly? In 8-bit TeX engines (recent TeX, eTeX, pdfTeX, at least), two consecutive identical catcode 7 characters (typically ^), ...
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How to choose a specific weight from a font family using fontspec and XeLaTeX

I have installed an open-type font on my OS and would like to use in a LaTeX document using XeLaTeX. It works fine, but when I define my font family like this: \ifxetex ...
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Shortcuts using double quotes in combination with mathspec

Basically, I have encountered the same error as answered here and the workaround suggested by Andrey Vihrov reenables me to compile the document. The problem now is, that any shorthand defined by the ...
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Simple xelatex or latex document which contains an apple command character [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to typeset the special mac's keyboard's symbols? I don't know how to get an apple command sign in a latex or xetex document. I know that this has been ...
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One of the glyphs used for zero in Chinese does not appear

I use XeLaTeX with TeXShop v. 2.47 and have generally good results with the SimSun and PMingLiU fonts. However, I find that the glyph ○ (U+25CB), which is used for zero in some of my sources, is ...
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inserting a pdf file in the beginning in xelatex

I was creating a book using XeLateX. I've got a front page created by someone else which is in pdf format. Now my question is how can I insert the pdf file to the beginning? I have done this in LaTeX ...
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Adobe Caslon Pro apostophes and “e” letter issue with xelatex

For my thesis I'm using XeLaTex with Adobe Caslon Pro font Here is the part of the preamble \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{csquotes} \setdefaultlanguage{french} ...
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Problem when bidi & hyperref packages are used with custom document class (XeLaTeX)

There is a problem when bidi & hyperref packages are used together and custom document style is used. For example: \documentclass[unicode]{myreport} \usepackage{xltxtra} \author{Author} ...
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When using more than 16 math alphabets, \mathtt uses italic font

I know that in TeX, you can only use 16 math alphabets but XeTeX extends this so I was curious to enlarge the number of my math alphabets and I had to redefine some internals of LaTeX. Here is my ...
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How to achieve bold section titles in a Europass CV via europecv package?

I have a problem getting the section headers of my Europass CV to appear bold in the europecv package. Neither \bf nor \textbf{} seem to work. I am using XeLaTeX and this is how my document looks: ...
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Weird problem with pgfsys-xetex.def and fadings (xelatex) [closed]

[...] Your graphic driver pgfsys-xetex.def does not support fadings [...] That's what the following MWE returns: \documentclass{beamer} \usecolortheme{rose} \usecolortheme{seahorse} ...
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Blank pages with a message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make pages which were “intentionally left blank”? I want to produce the effects as in a conventional book, wherein you have \cleardoublepage with a ...
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How to create trapezoidal multicols?

I would like to create a XeLaTeX layout where multicol's columns (two in this case, no figures, text only) are tilted where they meet. The lines still should be ordinary lines below each other, but ...
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Change the font of \hyphenchar

I'm using Tex with Telugu and English languages. When a word is hyphenated, the hyphen symbol, as apparently is not found in Telugu font, appears as undefined symbol. I want to change it's font to ...
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Diereses (German Umlauts) in math?

Is it possible to enter Umlauts directly in math? I would like to do something like the following (using XeLaTex): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[silent,no-math]{fontspec} ...
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Invalid right aligned chapter and section titles

I'm trying to write a bidirectional (English/Hebrew) document in xelatex and polyglossia. For some reason, when I enable Hebrew as a secondary language, all the chapter and section titles become ...
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Problem with persian-bib package [closed]

I have a document where the main language should be English with only some Arabic text. In my references I have English as well as Arabic references. The main direction of the document should be from ...
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Xelatex, verbatim and hyphenation [closed]

I have the following problem with XeLatex, Russian language, hyphenation and verbatim. Consider the following tex file (text below). It is compiled with XeLaTex, and before verbatim hyphenation is ...
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Broken quotes with polyglossia

I have used the following setup to typset Telugu text using polyglossia and xelatex. But the quotes seem to be broken. They appear as typed in the source and are not transformed to the curly ones (as ...
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How to use Fraktur/Gothic fonts in text mode

Is there any way to use fraktur font styles in text mode? I cannot enter math and do \mathfrak because then spaces are eaten up by LaTeX. Any pointers?
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Text appearing bold on some pages with images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? For some reason, all the text on certain pages is appearing bold when there is a picture on the same page. I saw the other ...
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PDF Layers (OCG) using xelatex

I am switching from pdflatex to xelatex and have trouble finding an alternative on how to do layers in the pdf. So far I have been using ocg.sty to separate relevant content from eye-candy content ...
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Getting pax/pdfpages to work with xelatex?

Please consider the following MWE, in a form of a batch file, which creates two tex files (one of them gets \includepdfd in the other): cat > insert.tex <<'EOF' \documentclass{article} ...
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Can't add \raisebox to ToC in XeTeX

In XeLaTeX I've defined the following command: \newcommand*{\PoETeX}{P\kern -.15em\raisebox{-0.21em}{O}\kern -.05em E\TeX} as a simple (non-robust) way to create a silly logo styled after \LaTeX. ...
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AUCTeX, preview-latex and Xelatex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: AUCTeX and Xetex sometimes I have to edit tex files with xelatex. Those files can be successfully compiled from the console. Auctex work fine with regular tex files and ...
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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: ...