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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XeLaTeX font choice for separable ligatures in PDF, redux

I've read previous question/answers on this topic (e.g. this), but am still in the dark. The problem I'm trying to solve: Which font combination for XeLaTeX will at the same time provide a legible and ...
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A rather peculiar problem: XeLaTeX, hyperref and lots of warnings [closed]

When I compile my document using XeLaTeX I get the following error: ** WARNING ** Can't begin an annotation when one is pending. ** WARNING ** Interpreting special command bann (pdf:) failed. ** ...
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Hide your e-mail address from spam crawlers

According to Security SE it is highly recommendable to cover your email address in publicly available documents. I'm aware of the discussion about handling email addresses as images: Crawler ...
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fontspec cannot find fonts on Ubuntu

I recently migrated to Ubuntu from Mac OS. I installed TexLive and it works. However, fontspec doesn't work, no matter what fonts I use. This goes for fonts native to Ubuntu and fonts that I have ...
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Xelatex polyglossia hyphenation

Is there a way to make the polyglossia package solve the hyphenation problem that presents itself in the log as "Overfull \hbox" automatically? (Note: I find that having shorter lines—even for the ...
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How to compile files with non-ASCII paths?

I cannot compile files with non-ASCII paths. I am using XeLaTeX from MikTex and TexStudio on Windows. Is it possible to read paths as utf8? The specific path contains Chinese. If I change what ...
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What's the best way to switch language in Xetex for whole chapter?

I am wondering, what might be the best way to switch a language in a Xetex document for a whole chapter. The specific problem is, that in the chapter the language is switched (say from English, which ...
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Problem with visibility and compilation for pstricks figure

I have been trying to find the solution to get my code to compile, which has an error message similar to this one. In his example, he was giving the wrong number of dimensions for one of his objects. ...
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Allow/force word wrapping at ideographic spaces

I am making a set of flashcards to help me practice my kanji, and the format I want is quite simple: On the front, I'll have the character, and on the back I will have its meanings and readings (with ...
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Bad superscript with authblk / xltxtra

I'm writing a document using the article class using XeLaTeX, and authblk to have the author / affiliation displayed using superscript. I also wants to use the package xltxtra to typeset better ...
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Beamer with XeLaTeX on TexLive2013: enumerate numbers in black

Using TeX Live 2013, with this combination: Beamer (version 3.26) Copenhagen theme. Compiled with XeLaTeX. Using enumerate environment. I get the numbers (usally as white font inside blue circle) ...
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\footnote showing a,b,c,d… upto z

Used the below line of code in xetex the footnote. \renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\textit{\alph{footnote}}} Output showing u2.22 Sabbath v2.24 Deu 23.25 w2.25 1Sa 21.1-6 x2.26 Lev 24.5-9 y2.27 ...
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Xetex on Texlipse

I want to enable the use of unicode text in my latex files. How can I compile using Xetex in Texlipse? I can't seem to find the option to select which builder to use like in other IDEs.
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How to change the font for chapter title with titlesec and titling under XeTeX?

I'm using XeTeX to edit a document in which I am trying to use titlesec and titling to set a different font for some headings. I'm using the approach suggested as a reply to a similar question, but ...
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Spacing problem with microtype and Hoefler Text under xelatex

I'm seeing an odd spacing problem with microtype and Hoefler Text under XeLaTeX. A minimal example is provided below. When typeset with xelatex, the word "he" and the emphasized word "ought" overlap ...
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Fontfamily with XeLaTeX

I'm trying to install a custom fontfamily, named Agenda, in my Latex document. I use XeLatex, so i tried to load the font with \fontspec: Using this code, the font works great: \documentclass{...
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Using class and specific font in XeLaTeX throws error [closed]

I am trying to use xelatex with its own class and a font I found on another stackexchange site. Here's a minimum working example, the Roboto font is in the same folder in a subdirectory called Roboto....
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Specifying font for a special glyph

Is it possible to set a font for a glyph without adding markup around each occurrence of the glyph? e.g. my current font does not support angle bracket (〈 〉).
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Hindi text does not show using Beamer

I am trying to write an example of using unicode font in Latex Beamer. The resulting pdf does not show the Hindi characters, rather shows blank spaces in that place. However, when I use the same code ...
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How to get a column matrix for words written in Devanagari?

I am a latex novice and I am trying to get something like the figure below except that i want to use Hindi words in place. Preamble for creating the figure below \documentclass{report} \begin{...
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How can I specify animations-path for SWF animations?

In graphics documents, one can use \graphicspath{ {/Users/masi/Dropbox/Physiology/images/} } for images. It is not for animations like SWF media. Now, I have to keep those animations in the main ...
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How can I include SWF Animations in a document?

Minimal tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=200pt, height=150pt ]{}{Heartaxis.swf} \end{document} Everything runs fine in ...
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What is the latest progress in the realm of TeX? [closed]

Motivation TeX.SE as well as external resources contain information from as far as 2010 regarding e.g. LuaTeX, XeLaTeX, microtype, and popular dilemmas such as KOMA/memoir or babel/polyglossia, which ...
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Horizontal Alignment in LaTeX

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=8.5in,paperheight=14in,left=1cm,right=1.5cm,top=1cm,bottom=0cm]{geometry} %margins \usepackage{amsmath,polyglossia,fontspec} \setmainlanguage{...
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XeTeX crashing when including PDF files with \includegraphics [closed]

I've only used XeTeX a little so far for Greek text and it's the first time I am trying to include figures. \includegraphics works fine with PNG images but when I try PDF files, it just crashes. Here'...
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Default language for both polyglossia and fixme

Is it possible to change the default language for both the polyglossia and fixme package at the same time? After v1.2.0 polyglossia no longer supports loading language definition files as package ...
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quotation mark (quotation sign) xelatex + polyglossia + csquotes

the problem I have is the "?" that shows instead of appropriate quotation marks (signs) when citing/quoting text in foregin language. I have searched manuals for the packages such as polyglossia or ...
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XeLaTeX and Roboto: No Ligatures

I'm trying to use the Roboto Font Family with XeLaTeX (or LuaLaTeX). When I'm writing a Document in XeLaTeX, no ligatures are used (but there are used on Android, so ligatures should be there). ...
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An equivalent of psfrag and polyglossia together?

I need to use psfrag, and Georgian language, for which the only available possibility to get correct hyphenation that I could find was polyglossia. However, seemingly psfrag does not work with xelatex ...
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Missing font in ubuntu (SimSun)

Previously I complied my file using Xelatex in window 7 using Miktex and it works fine. Now I install TexLive 2009 in Ubuntu 12.04 and compile the same file again, but the following error occurs after ...
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Small caps in fontspec on XeLaTeX

I'm trying to typeset my document with Times with XeLaTeX. Because Times does not include small caps, I want to use TeX Gyre Termes only for small caps. I tried this method, but it didn't work. A ...
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MonTeX and XeLaTeX fonts

This is my second question regarding MonTeX, a follow up to this one, which concerned a conflict between xelatex and MonTeX Since writing that question I contacted and received help from the author of ...
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Cannot use xgreek in XeLatex with Fedora

I am trying to enable greek hyphenation in a XeLatex document. But when I do I get: |Package `xgreek' version 2.4 by Apostolos Syropoulos |! Undefined control sequence. |\ds@monogreek ->\language \...
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Detect if all required glyphs are available

In XeTeX, a message is printed to the log file if a glyph is not available with the current font. The input \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} α \end{document} leads to the following ...
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Section vertical position is displaced

Here are two pages of the same document, Image 1 shows the 2nd page, where \section{Tareas realizadas} is overlapping the textheight top, while the Image 2 shows the 3rd page (correct behavior). Why ...
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Xelatex compilation with command lines

I used to integrate .eps files into my xelatex documents. Now, I changed my MacBook, I installed the MacTeX distribution and made it up-to-date on Mavericks, but it does not seem to work any more ...
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How to use Fontawesome icons in LaTeX with moderncv?

I am trying to create a resume using this fork of moderncv. I am on Mountain Lion and using TexLive-2013 (v. 2.0 Build 150). I already have moderncv, which is located at: /usr/local/texlive/2013/...
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Tufte-book under XeTeX

I am trying to use tufte-book with either XəLaΤεχ or LuaΤεχ. Both give me a ‘Missing \begin{document}’ error, which is obviously not the real cause as it is indeed there. The whole skeleton I am ...
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XeTeX and miriad “Missing character” messages in log file [duplicate]

I have a XeTeX source which compiles "nicely" into PDF except for many messages of the following kind Missing character: There is no ೛ in font [Asana-Math]/ICU:script=math;language= DFLT;! First of ...
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Unicode and listings - still no luck

Although there are already some discussions on this issue, I can't get any of the proposed solutions to work for me. Take this document and compile it with xelatex: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,...
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Unicode-math does not render the Gamma letter

(updated) I wonder why unicode-math does not render the letter Latin Gamma!? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Tahoma} \begin{document} $ɣ γ$ \end{document} This only ...
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Equation causes overfull hbox

I have the following code, which causes an overfull line. I don't know how to fix this. Any ideas? \documentclass{elsarticle} \usepackage[math-style=TeX]{unicode-math} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Cyrillic font for XeLaTeX in OS X

I'm switching to XeLaTeX and have a problem choosing a Cyrillic (Russian) font for the document. If I try just \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{...
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precision in xy axis in tikz

I have this code \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% width=\figurewidth, height=\figureheight, scale only axis, xmin=0, xmax=1.5e-05, ymin=1.222e-07, ymax=1.224e-07 ] \addplot [color=red,line ...
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Accents with lmodern fonts on XeTeX

After loading the lmroman10-regular font in XeTeX, I can't access accents in TeX' good old ways: \' \" \c etc. I would need to write Erd\H os since because I don't have the appropriate "o" on my ...
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Problems with accented characters in xelatex

The accented Portuguese characters work well when compiled with pdflatex but not with xelatex giving an inputenc error. Why? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[portuguese]...
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RTL theorem numbering problem - mdframed and xelatex

I have a problem with wrong numbering order when using mdframed theorem style. As in the MWE, the second theorem number should 2.1.1 (reading from right to left, 1.1 for the section and 2 for the ...
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Special Unicode characters with XeTeX

Most of the modern fonts out there are encoded in Unicode, but provide only a subset of the whole range of glyphs defined in Unicode. Most lack the Latin Extended Additional range (http://www.unicode....
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Fine-tuning letter space for small caps with fontspec

I'd like to have different settings for small caps letter space as a function of font size by using the appropriate fontspec settings when the compilation is done over XeLaTeX. So far I haven't been ...
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newcommand to count words?

Environment that counts words inside does like the title says, but prints the words that it counts, too. Is there a way to count the words without printing them? \countCommand{Four and twenty ...