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Generating a table of all glyphs – including meta data like name, Unicode etc

The answers to Generating a table of glyphs with XeTeX cycle through character positions in the font and output a glyph (and its ordinal number) if one is assigned to that position, which is only ...
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Unicode, right to left characters in command names

What is the status, in terms of category codes, of all the Unicode letters above ASCII in XeTeX (using XeLaTex+fontspec) and LuaTeX (using ConTeXt)? Can I define a macro using Unicode characters (ex. ...
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Hyphen between page number gets (blured/diluted) in reference when viewing

Title says this weird problem. The hyphen in the end, between the page number 770-808, gets blurred and diluted. (In this case, if I select and paste in somewhere else, 770808 will show and the hyphen ...
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Globally enable a font feature for libertine package

The libertine package works with both PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX; with the latter it automatically loads and uses fontspec for OpenType font loading. Also with XeLaTeX, it's possible to load a font feature ...
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Caveats of newtxmath and fontspec together

I'm able to typeset a ~50 page set of lecture notes with heavy math using \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} with both PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX. I know that the libertine package ...
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Tweaking Biblatex-chicago citation format

I'm hoping this hasn't been asked elsewhere already; if so, I apologize. My issue is that I am trying to format my dissertation using Chicago style (biblatex-chicago). I am using XeLaTeX + ...
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Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string [duplicate]

My document contains section titles that are formatted by the listings package. (The section names are names of configure script switches.) ...
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Font Awesome Skype icon doesn't work with moderncv

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and XeLaTeX. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,roman,english]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{blue} ...
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Left and right quotation marks aren't correct when using fontspec

Using XeLaTeX the following document produces the correct result if \setmainfont{Arial} is never called (the quotation marks are proper left- and right-quotation marks). Once I try to set a font (even ...
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XeLaTex compilation error using bclogo (mps image problem)

I am trying to change from LaTeX to XeLaTeX, and I have some problems with the .mps images included by the bclogo package. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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siunitx disturbs spacing of \, in math with xelatex

In the following example - compiled with XeLaTeX - the spacing of \thinspacing/the value of mu (used by \,) is disturbed if \SI is used in the math before: \documentclass{article} ...
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Adding “see:” and “: pg. ##” to Biblatex/apalike/authoryear-comp in XeLaTeX [closed]

In the Mimic BibTeX "apalike" with BibLaTeX - (biblatex-apa broken?) the answer supplied is working fine until one needs to add a page number or "see:" to the citation the whole thing gets ...
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How can the letter be set to produce all left aligned output?

The code for the .tex file: \documentclass[12pt]{sletter} %% to use image \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{....} \opening{Dear Sir or Madam: } ... ...
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Stripped ending utf8 chars if set as caps

I am using xelatex and while formatting by \caps (packages soul, soulutf8, polyglossia), the ending utf8 signs get stripped ("gītā" gets "gīt", see image below). Did anybody notice this issue and ...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn [closed]

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...
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XeTeX pstricks larger page size is cropped to A4

In a Plain-XeTeX document, if I set the page size to anything bigger than the default page size, (A4 in my case) then all the pstricks elements beyond the size of an A4 page are trimmed of, so only a ...
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Compile with option

On an exact example. Here is the CV template: https://github.com/afriggeri/cv. It says that: there is an print option which renders in black and white And in .cls file there is indeed ...
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Detect if a character is Chinese character

(XeLaTeX + XeCJK) I am trying to translate an English document. I need to convert all '.' to '。' if the antecedent character is a Chinese character. I am using xstring to accomplish this object but I ...
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Having trouble with vowel positioning in Ezra SIL, XeLaTeX

I'm having trouble matching the example given in the answer What's a simple way to typeset a small amount of Hebrew content using TeX?. I copied/pasted the example exactly as given in that ...
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Latex command for unfilled \bigstar

\bigstar produces a black star. What is the LaTeX command for white or unfilled \bigstar? The unicode-math package has a command \bigwhitestar, but I am not able to use it in the usual way. When I ...
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\setmainfont uses features of previously defined \newfontfamily

I don't know what's wrong with this code. Shouldn't the output of the third text come in my main font, I mean SolaimanLipi? But it comes in \fancy font. Can someone tell me how to fix it? ...
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Automatically adding space in math superscripts

I am using mathspec, but the superscripts in math mode are a bit cramped. This is a well-known problem, so much so that the package defines a command to add space around characters (the double quote). ...
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teTeX Distribution in Slackware

I have installed slackware 14. It has an in-built support for TeX. The distributions provided are teTeX and eTeX. Does it make a difference if I install TeXLive 2013? Secondly, I am not able to ...
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Updating a font in fontspec

I want to implement all the LaTeX code mentioned in Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar. The implementation involves use of special fonts like Phaeton. I have installed it. But I don't get ...
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Font problem with xelatex on Windows 8 64 bits

Running xelatex with MikTex 2.9 on Windows 8.1 64 bits Arial Narrow font in bold turns into Arial bold. Arial Narrow bold is OK outside Latex. Did not have this problem on previous environment ...
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Multilanguage in LaTeX?

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage[numerals=western]{urdu} \newfontfamily\urdufont[Script=Arabic,Scale=1]{Jameel Noori Nastaleeq} ...
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xeCJK messes up typographical quot and — [duplicate]

Using: XeTeX 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (TexLive 2013) on openSuse 13.1 Setting up a multilingual buddhist glossary I have encountered the problem that closing (German) typographical quotation marks “ ...
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TikZ calendar shading opacity

When highlighting ranges in a calendar, I can't seem to get the overlapping area to blend as would normally happen with overlapping opaque objects. For example using the following code (compiled with ...
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Urdu in latex (bold font)

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{arabxetex} \newfontfamily\urdufont[Script=Arabic]{Jameel Noori Nastaleeq Kasheeda} \begin{document} \begin{urdu} مندرجہ ذیل مساوات کو حل کریں $x_2 + m$ ...
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How to use arrowheads from a unicode math font in TikZ diagrams under XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX?

I like arrowheads in my TikZ diagrams to match the math font arrowheads. For Computer Modern, this is no problem: the TikZ arrows library provides matching arrowheads. But I often use other fonts ...
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Problem with XeTeX input and output encoding

As we all known, the TeX engine XeTeX takes UTF-8 as its default input and output encoding format. However, it provides two new primitive control sequences that could define input encoding: ...
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Print business cards in LaTeX

I am trying to print a business card that I develop in LaTeX, using templates that I found on the web and combined to fit my needs. I am using XeLaTeX to compile it, since it uses different fonts. My ...
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Command \maketitle with cyrillic and Times New Roman

I am trying to output the title of the document using font Times New Roman with Bulgarian language. If I use \documentclass[14pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} ...
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Help me create my out patient documentation template

\documentclass[a5paper]{article} \usepackage{eso-pic} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[pdfauthor={VB},% pdftitle={Consultation},% pagebackref=true,% ]{hyperref} \usepackage[headsep=3cm,top=4cm, ...
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TIPA package causing error in xelatex: \sups already defined [duplicate]

I am trying to include some of my publications in my CV, which it typeset in LaTeX. I have a .bib file and I call the references using \bibverse{}. The problem is that I am unable to compile the ...
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XeTeX: Line numbering in a book with Devanagari and polyglossia

I am typesetting a book in XeLaTeX with both Samskrita in Devanagari script and English. I am trying to include line numbers for proofreading purposes. I want to use the lineno package which works on ...
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How to install font “lmmath-regular.otf”?

I have downloaded a cv template from here, and I want to use it for my CV. This is the first time I am trying to use tex to do something. I have got stuck with the following error ...
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two t characters next to each other form one tt glyph

I am using xelatex and linux libertine font. When I write in my text something that contains two t characters next to each other, such as "rotten", it changes these two ts into one tt character. It ...
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how to execute external commands from (Xe)(La)TeX?

i'm trying to capture output from an external command in a XeLaTeX document. as per http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/20566/28067 and http://stackoverflow.com/a/8929976/256361, i'm specifically doing ...
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Taking advantage of auto-pst-pdf when XeLaTeXing

I use a lot of PSTricks-based graphics. Since graphics generation takes an awful long compilation time over XeLaTeX, I resort to pdfLaTeX first using the auto-pst-pdf package. On a later run, meaning, ...
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Using oldstyle numbers in XeLaTeX math mode for ONLY inline math

Is there any way to use OldStyle numbers for text and inline math only, while using Lining in the align and equation environments? Ideally via mathspec, but I'm open to other solutions.
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ifetex always true

I am working on a document preamble that allows me to compile a document with pdlatex and with xelatex. I found that the \ifetex condition to check whether the document is going through e-tex is ...
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Problem using XeLaTeX and fontspec with arial font

I'm using LaTeX to write my reports, recently I have discovered XeLaTeX as an alternative to use different fonts with LaTeX. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 as LaTeX compiler and TeXnicCenter 2.0. I'm newbie in ...
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Conflict between eplain urls and pgf(math)

I tried to insert a hyperlink with xetex and eplain, and here is what happens. \input eplain \enablehyperlinks \input pgfmath \href{http://www.google.com}{google} \bye prints this weird error in ...
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/ActualText in small cap hyperlinks

I'm using the frenchlinks option for hyperref, which due to solicitous care of XeLaTeX + Linux Libertine, gives bona fide small-caps links on the page. The problem is, when I cut and paste out of the ...
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Changing page margins in {pdf-,Xe-}TeX

In TeX, changing the \hsize and the \vsize changes the main text size and the page size of the dvi output. When I compile a document with pdftex or xetex, the page size remains at A4. How can I change ...
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How do I write in Armenian inside a math expression?

I have this code which I compile with xelatex. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \newfontfamily{\armenianfont}{DejaVu Serif} \setmainlanguage{armenian} \begin{document} ...
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Several questions about migrating to XeLaTeX

I am using LaTeX for years now but I am considering to migrate to XeLaTeX. The main reason for this change is the babel package which change a lot the layout of my documents according to my language ...
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how to add conditions inside itemize list?

List mentioned below is having three items. There are four variables : 1] varone 2] vartwo 3] varthree and 4] sub ; which are coming from external CSV file. Item 2 with "Value B" will be displayed if ...
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\mathscr (LaTeX or XeLaTeX) [duplicate]

I'm trying to use \mathscr in my documents, but it just doesn't show up. I'm using MacTeX, with pdfTeX and XeTeX version 3.1415926 and TeXShop version 3.26. As an MWE, I can use: %!TEX TS-program = ...