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“č” character in the word “Koláč” is not output

I am having problems with the "č" character in the word "Koláč" when typesetting cooking recipes. I am using XeTeX right now. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Why there is a white space in the right side when using wallpaper & polyglossia in TexLive 2013 [closed]

when I use wallpaper & polyglossia there is a white space in the right side of the page. Please test this: \documentclass[a4paper]{book}% \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} ...
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Which Unicode fonts are available with grades/optical sizes comparable to Donald Knuth's awesome eight grades in Computer Modern Roman?

Which Unicode fonts are available with grades/optical sizes comparable to Donald Knuth's awesome eight grades in Computer Modern Roman? It would be great to get at least 3 options! This question is ...
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`keystroke` package doesn't work with polyglossia in TeXLive 2012

Example file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Ubuntu} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{russian} \usepackage{keystroke} \begin{document} ...
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Strange bug with hyperref, percent symbol and cyrillic character

I minimized it to the following snippet: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \section{\%н} \end{document} When I compile it: xelatex test.tex the first run compiles ...
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Autohyphenation of compound Russian words

The title says it all... how? There are a lot of compound Russian words that have a hyphen and they need to be hyphenated just like any other word. Polyglossia can do this for German with "- and "= ...
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reset counter when using \LTRfootnote from bidi package

I'm using xepersian package for my Persian job, and I would like the footnote counter to automatically restart from '1' for each page of my document when I using \LTRfootnote command, but footmisc ...
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Enabling c_t and longs_t without enabling s_t ligatures

I'm using the Hoefler Text font in xelatex with long s: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Contextuals=Inner]{Hoefler Text} But I want to use the ct ligature (it's from the Rare set): ...
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Set the size of pgf picture?

I have a pgf picture which I insert with: \input{m1.pgf} But the image is too big. Instead of regenerating a smaller image, I'd rather take advantage of vector graphics, and have XeLaTeX scale it. ...
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PGFPlots pattern bug [closed]

I tried to compile the example in How to combine fill and pattern in a pgfplot bar plot? to answer the question here PGFplots ybar patterns not showing and the pattern doesn't appear when I use ...
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What primitives can expandably tell us about the current horizontal list?

I've been writing some code that expands macros and catches characters and non-expandable primitives as they reach TeX's stomach, and I encountered an issue: since I gather letters one by one, with ...
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mathdesign compiles ß to SS

I'd like to use the package mathdesign, but it somehow makes problems with the german letter ß. My question is related to XeTeX: “ß” compiles as “SS”, German umlauts work but different because the ...
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Why doesn't \usepackage{times} work with cyrillic characters?

I need to add some text to my LaTeX document, I need to use Times New Roman font, and that text contains cyrillic characters. I tried using times package: \usepackage{times} but that simply omits ...
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Problem with xepersian ver 2.8 [duplicate]

when I update xepersian package to ver 2.8, and use XeLaTeX compiler for the following code: \documentclass[11pt,b5paper]{book}‎ \usepackage{xepersian}‎ \begin{document} $m$ \end{document} then I ...
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XeLaTeX problem? Undefined control sequence.

I'm new to LaTeX. I downloaded a template for making a CV. here It says to be compiled with biber and XeLaTeX Im trying with xelatex vc_10.tex but always getting errors, fixed them by searching ...
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How do I get Libertine + Libertine in math mode + historical ligatures + french-style?

I would like to write a document using: Libertine; Libertine in a correct math mode; Historical ligatures; French style of mathematics (upright greek letters and capital letters). I know I should ...
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Attribution to authors and projects in the final document?

Is it considered good practice to give attribution to authors or projects that have produced the different TeX-systems, document classes etc, in the final typeset document? Specific example: I have ...
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How do I use kpfonts with fontspec?

Is there a way to use kpfonts with fontspec ? The math font is correctly used but just loading the kpfonts package is not enough for the text. If I add the \setmainfont line (see example) the kp font ...
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Why do some fonts work and others don't in LaTeX?

I use the Helvetica font and everything is OK, but if I try to use Garamond for instance then I run into problems... and I cannot compile (or the pdf tells me that it cannot retrieve the fonts, when I ...
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How to optimize Latin Modern font with XeLaTeX

I need to create a XeLaTeX document with many fonts. I will use many fonts because my documents talk about fonts. But I want to use Latin Modern as main font. So I downloaded and installed ALL the ...
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Proper way to use LaTeX fonts in XeLaTeX

What is the proper way to use LaTeX fonts, for example calligra or other fonts from the Font Catalogue in XeLaTeX. Something like \usepackage{fontspec} \setromanfont{Calligra} doesn't work. ...
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How to use biblatex-gost with XeLaTeX?

I'm trying to make use of biblatex-gost package with XeLaTeX -- but it gives error: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % enagles loading of OpenType fonts \usepackage{polyglossia} % ...
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\setbox containing maths interferes with surrounding math mode in XeTeX

I encountered what might be a bug in XeTeX (but I would be glad to be proven wrong) while chasing a strange interaction between bytefield, unicode-math, and mathtools. In general, I do not expect a ...
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How to add cyrillic text to tikz image?

I tried the following: \documentclass[landscape]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds, shapes, arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node at (10pt, 50pt) {Й}; ...
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Upright greeks in Asana-math?

I'm using XeTeX, unicode-math with Asana-math.otf and required to make all greek letters in math -- upright. Asana-math seem to have upright greek letters: (on the contrary I can't find italic ...
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xelatex myriad pro l with apostrophe issue

I compile my document with xelatex. I use Myriad pro \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Myriad Pro} My problem is that the "l'a" is looking OK but not the "l'i" the i touches the apostrophes. Can ...
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Tufte running headers not using full width of page

I use Minion Pro and XeLaTeX together with the tufte class. There is an issue with caps in headers (as can be noticed if removing the two line marked %% headings fixes below). My fix is to use the ...
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XeLaTeX / XeTeX — fontspec and ornaments/dingbats [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to use the ornaments contained in a font like Minion Pro from Adobe. I'm using XeLaTeX and fontspec (or mathspec), but I don't find information on ornaments in ...
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Trying to use biblatex-historian with a BibTeX backend and XeLaTeX

I'm currently working with a large bibliography that I've assembled for my PhD studies that I've edited in several different programs (KBibTeX, JabRef, and ebib from emacs primarily) and that was ...
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Ferial class option of evweek does not work with fontspec

I am trying to produce a two page weekly calendar using package evweek with the class option ferial. The following file works fine: \documentclass[a4paper,ferial]{evweek} ...
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Create pdf with subset of slides

I use knitr and RStudio with XeLaTeX to create a presentation with many slides. But sometimes not all of the slides should appear in the final pdf. Is it possible to have a variable that I change ...
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Cannot compile tabu

I have been trying to compile the following tabu environment with xelatex, but to no avail: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \taburowcolors ...
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Conflict between ifxetex and ucs under pdflatex/xelatex - why?

I use TexLive 2012 (on Mac) and the following minimal example does not work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifxetex} \usepackage[mathletters]{ucs} % Need newline here! \ifxetex \else \fi ...
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Old Korean han'gŭl in XeLaTeX?

Does anybody know if it's possible to typeset old han'gŭl (Korean alphabet) in XeLaTeX? I'm referring to these letters: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Hangul It is not possible to type outright ...
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pstricks and admin rights

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on an XP account with restricted user rights. Unfortunately I was not able to compile a file under xelatex which included pstricks graphics, so I tried everything that I found on ...
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Replace all standard LaTeX fonts with [arbitrary fonts] for journal submission

A physics journal I'm submitting to requests that image files not contain any non-standard fonts. Standard fonts, as far as they are concerned, are: Times-Roman, Times-Italic, Times-Bold, ...
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Xelatex beamer Calibri: how to suppress unwanted ligatures [duplicate]

Solution: \setsansfont[Ligatures={NoRequired,NoCommon,NoContextual}]{Calibri} I'm no typographer, therefore I didn't know the techinical terms, but this Wikipedia article describes it: ...
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Adobe Garamond Pro (otf) with mathdesign

I would like to use the Adobe Garamond Pro (otf) font with mathdesign. The readme of the package says: The following commercial families are also supported: mdpga family corresponds to ...
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Glossaries, polyglossia, xindy, naiive and ï

I'm getting error: ERROR: READ: comma is illegal outside of backquote when executing: polyglossia together with \"{\i} placed in the name field of newglossaryentry Also, it seems to have something ...
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XeLaTex: — sign

I use following code: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}[]{llcl} \hline \rowcolor[gray]{.9}\textbf{Parameter} & \textbf{Description} \\\hline -c, --create & Do something\\\hline \end{tabular} ...
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XeTex on ubuntu [closed]

I got an error (/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/beamer/base/themes/o/beamerouterthemedefault.st y))) (/usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/xelatex/fontspec/fontspec.sty ! ...
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Change the way XeTeX sees a string before running/building PDF

For some reason, I'm really struggling to articulate my question, so let me apologise in advance. I may not be approaching this from the right angle. I'm working in XeTeX (and it's far too late to ...
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How I put \sqrt in arial with unicode-math?

I need to write an document with Arial. And have some math. I almost do this in entire document with this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mathspec} ...
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“Interactive PDF, Latex and Article of the Future” with opentype/truetype fonts and unicode

I'm looking for a way to get popup references when hovering with the mouse cursor over the references in my papers. I looked around on this forum and found this question and hpesoj626's answer very ...
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Font not found by XeLaTeX

Hi LaTeX gurus out there. I understand that you could use XeLaTeX to use any system font. Well, recently I downloaded a LaTeX template for a CV from http://www.latextemplates.com The template uses ...
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titlesec titlemarks not working with pdfcolparallel

As you can see from the screenshot the numbers showing the verse locations in the titlemarks only show the very last values which were set. If you comment out the line \usepackage{pdfcolparallel} and ...
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luatex cannot find font metric data

After installing TeX Live 2012 in a non system directory (not sure if this makes a difference) and running some of the tests found at TeX Live Install, LuaTeX can't find the example font metrics even ...
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Link to and attached/embedded file? [closed]

I'm using XeTeX and I'd like to have a link to an attached/embedded file. There's a solution here -- but it doesn't work for me: I'm using TeXlive2012. As I understand it the best bet is to use ...
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Changing the Greek math font with mathspec

I've recently changed from pdftex to xetex to be able to write documents in Bembo Std but I'm not quite there yet. While trying to typeset some notes from one of my classes, I tried to typeset Greek ...
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Does XeLaTeX automatically select optical sizes for a given font, if available?

I've been intrigued by a great feature of XeLaTeX (perhaps it was already a feature of (La)TeX) for a long time -- its ability to automatically select the appropriate optical size of a font for a ...