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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Indexing through texindy in imakeidx with custom .xdy style fails to produce desired order in index

I am trying to produce an index using texindy through the imakeidx make that follows the Sanskrit alphabetical order. I am working in XeLaTeX. I created a custom .xdy style file to be called as an ...
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Why does XeTeX differ from pdfTeX?

I understand that XeTeX was written to handle UTF-8 input better than pdfTeX. However, it seems to process documents in a slightly different way. That is, documents that don't use special fonts or ...
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How to set lining numbers in math in Beamer (with EB Garamond) under XeLaTeX

I'm using EB Garamond with XeLaTeX and Beamer as follows. (I'm not actually sure whether it's all necessary--advice accepted.): \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % not sure why ...
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XeLaTeX stops working after a few days

I have recently (October) moved to a Mountain Lion-based laptop from Snow Leopard. I find that if I have not rebooted within the last week or so, XeLaTeX will just die in the middle of a run. The ...
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Underscore should not force mathmode in macro

When trying to color words in arabic (transliteration), LaTeX wants me to be in mathmode (Missing $ inserted.), as there is an underscore in the transliteration. This is of course completely wrong as ...
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How to change all the fonts correctly? [closed]

I am very new to LaTeX. I'm learning it basically to write texts which are very heavy on mathematics. Also I am not an English speaker (my language is not too crazy, it just has a few letters with ...
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Test for old style numerals font feature (using fontspec)

Using XeLaTeX and fontspec, I want to test if the currently selected font has old style numerals (which I use in the main font, but not in the sans font). According to the fontspec documentation, it ...
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Why does XeLaTex mess up my em-dashes and quotation marks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: fontspec with Helvetica breaks quotes I'm using XeLaTeX with the fontspec package and Adobe Garamond Premier Pro. This works great, except that my em-dashes and ...
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Multiple pspicture environments breaks when using \pstMarkAngle

I have a pretty weird problem. If I use multiple pspicture environments in the same document, the first one gets rendered, but the other breaks. For example, \begin{pspicture}(-3,-3)(3,3) ...
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How to use system font for equation in XeLaTeX?

I am trying to use system font for LaTeX. I am able to do it for text but not for the math part. Here is an example (compiled using XeLaTeX), where I use the font "Broadway", but it doesn't work for ...
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MonTeX (mls, manju, mongolian) with Latin script with diacritics

I am using the montex package to type text in Manchu (manju). In my documents, I also use Latin script with diacritics. When I load montex, these diacritics no longer appear, and when characters with ...
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How to run this template of latex in a Mac OS TexLive?

CASthesis-v0.2.zip Above is a template for writing thesis in Chinese. (Fortunately, there is not very much Chinese content in this template.) It works well on a Windows machine. But when I run it on ...
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XeLaTeX - Invalid Font: -1

I try to compile the following document using XeLaTeX: \documentclass[twoside,openright,draft]{scrreprt} \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont{Univers 65 Bold} \begin{document} \section{Lorem ...
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PDF annotations: How to know if “a box is empty”?

Extract from dvipdfmx documentation: Warning: No annotation will be constructed if the content between pdf:bann and pdf:eann is an empty box. My MWE (via xelatex): \documentclass{article} ...
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Using imported font with XeLaTeX - several latin letters for one font symbol

I am importing a custom font that I made into my document, and compiling it using XeLaTeX. Let's call the font "MyFont" for sake of argument. \documentclass{article} \font\myfont="MyFont" at 12pt ...
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How can I set the 'final' option for the graphicx package in XeTeX?

I'm using XeTeX and wondering how to set the final option of the graphicx package. I started my document with pdfTeX and the following lines: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside, headsepline, ...
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Multiple output pdfs with limited info in one

I am making my resume using and for xelatex. Certain versions of my resume have my name and address, they others, those which are public do not. Is there an easy way to hide this information on the ...
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Computer Modern font with accented characters (in XeTeX)

I'd like to use Knuth's Computer Modern font with XeTeX in a way where I don't have to type accents in a \'-way and without any gimmick such as making accentuated characters active and then say ...
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Gentoo xelatex font installation

I have attempted to install a new font (source-sans-pro) onto my gentoo server, however when I run xelatex test.tex the PDF file it generates uses the font but does not give the expected output - i.e. ...
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How to use Xetex with Latexila?

I am trying to set up Latexila on Ubuntu 12.04 to output using the Xetex engine. I could not find any reference on the web, so I would like to ask you how to do it.
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How do I get LaTeX and XeLaTeX to place my images in the same way?

I've run into a problem when converting a book manuscript from LaTeX to XeLaTeX. The problem is that my image sizing and placement has not survived the conversion. The book has numerous picture ...
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XeTeX, LuaTeX: a good investment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Drawbacks of XeTeX/LuaTeX I'm only writing in English and French. In order to get the best appearance (ligatures, spacing between words and letters...), would it be a ...
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Debugging OpenType Feature / Substitution Problems with XeTeX [closed]

I have been sent an updated set of fonts from a professionally developed OTF typeface which I am trying to use with plain XeTeX. When using them with XeTeX, I could not get the OpenType features to ...
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Starting with TeX (not LaTeX)

I've been using LaTeX for 3 years and I'm decided to switch to (plain) TeX. For the moment I'm reading The TeXbook for the third time (I quietly start to read the double-danger signed paragraphs) and ...
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fontspec usage with XeLaTeX under MiKTeX 2.9 and Win7Pro

I've a few questions about XeLaTeX and fontspec. Given: EBGaramond12-SC.otf:Family: EB Garamond 12 SC EBGaramond12-SC.otf:Subfamily: SC EBGaramond12-SC.otf:Full name: ...
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Availability of LaTeX packages' functionality in ConTeXt, XeTeX, and LuaTeX

I am considering trying out ConTeXt, XeTeX, and LuaTeX, but one concern of mine is the fact that I am using a large number of LaTeX packages. There are a number of questions comparing these TeX ...
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Fancy header on the first page is not the same on subsequent pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: fancyhdr - anomalous behaviour on first page I'm using XeLaTeX (but I've confirmed the same issue in LaTeX), and I can't seem to get my fancy headers to work properly. ...
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XeTeX and Fedora: can't use OTF fonts

When trying to compile a document with XeLaTeX, I'm getting the following error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Linux Libertine ...
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Insert annotations using XeTeX and BibTeX / BibLaTeX in MacTeX 2012

I have the following problem. My .tex file (see below) works in MacTeX 2011 without problems (build it using XeLaTeX => BibTeX => XeLaTeX). After I updated from MacTeX 2011 to MacTeX 2012 it doesn't ...
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Are XeTeX and LuaTeX platform dependent?

One of the main goals that Don Knuth had when developing TeX (other than the obvious one of creating high-quality documents) was a 100% platform independence. A document produced on one system should ...
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XeLaTeX warning - objects still allocated in memory

I'm typesetting a document in XeLaTeX and keep getting this message: ** WARNING ** 1735 memory objects still allocated You may want to report this to tex-k@tug.org What does it mean? Am I to worry ...
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How to assign distinct font, color and style to each sectioning environment of a document? [closed]

I am trying to compose with *TeX a document that looks like a GDR manual. Basically I need to set a different font, style and color for chapter, section, subsection and subsubsection labels. It is ...
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How to use 256-glyphs font in XeTeX

I know a good font for (La)TeX. This is 256-glyphs non-Unicode LH-fonts. I use XeTeX with Unicode encoding. There are many chars with codes above 256. XeTeX currently doesn't know which glyphs are ...
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black background when including pdf with transparent background as image

I have a pdf image with transparent background that I'll include by using graphicx (\includegraphics). Everything is fine when using pdfLaTeX to build my pdf, but when I switch to XeTeX the image ...
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XeLaTeX and Biber do not Produce a *.bbl File

MiKTeX (updated); TeXworks Used to do this a couple of months ago, now after PC and MiKTeX reinstall (Win7) bibliographies on old files seem not to be working any more. Read many similar questions, no ...
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Xetex: use OTF font (MacPorts)

I have a problem using my own OTF fonts within a LaTeX document. I read I should compile the document with xelatex which I have installed on my Mac with MacPorts (package texlive-xetex) My minimal ...
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How can I configure Emacs to use XeLaTeX without AUCTeX

The title says it all I hope, I'd like to configure Emacs to use XeLaTeX instead of pdfLaTeX, which is the default. I'm using MiKTeX on Windows (it's in my PATH), if that makes a difference. I'm ...
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Liberation Mono: The current roman font does not contain the Cyrillic script!

Ok, so the problem is next, I use Liberation fonts in my XeLaTeX document: \setmainfont{Liberation Serif} \setsansfont{Liberation Sans} \setmonofont{Liberation Mono} \setmainlanguage{ukrainian} ...
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Alternates for specific characters & kerning

I am trying to change the stylistic set used for italic y in my document. I used Alan Munn's method, explained here: Use stylistic set variations only for certain glyphs. It works properly, except ...
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What's the difference between color and xcolor packages? [closed]

I am working off a template. I recently updated my TeXLive from 2009 to 2012. One issue I am having is with the following like \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} When I use this I get now ...
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Changing the Ruby Font (for Pīnyīn)

Using ruby package to generate both furigana for Japanese and Pīnyīn for Chinese. I use individual \sf calls to individually switch each Pīnyīn from the Japanese font back to the default sans font. ...
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Multilingual bibliography using XeTeX, biblatex and polyglossia

I am trying to write text in Russian language with some citations in Russian, English and German references using XeLaTeX + polyglossia + biblatex + biber. As a biblatex style I use biblatex-gost ...
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Inserting wrapfig causes margin notes to disappear

I have this short example derived from this XeTeX CV template, which uses margin notes to show years. You can use the Mandrill picture for pic.jpg, and you could also use the original template to ...
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Lao, Vowels, XeLaTeX, fontspec

Can anyone see an error here? I'm using \newfontfamily{\L}[Script=Lao]{Lao Sangam MN} to switch to Lao, then using \L{ວຽງຈັນ}, but getting ວຽງຈ ັນ in the PDF. No luck in other fonts (all ...
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Ê character used in a template leads to square characters being added

I've downloaded a CV template to play with from here, all is going well when I'm outputting with XeLaTeX apart from one thing, I can't understand the use of the string Ê Ê Ê Ê& In this piece of ...
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Inserting some Arabic script in an English article

Until now I was using XePersian package to typeset Persian articles, now I want insert some Persian word in an English document, what is minimum code to do that without using XePersian package? ...
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Graphite features (Chinese Pinyin and low diacritics) on Gentium Plus

I'm trying to activate the Graphite features on Gentium Plus (Chinese Pinyin tone marks + low diacritics). This is my minimal example: \documentclass[utf8,12pt,letterpaper]{article} ...
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Using Greek letters with the Nath package

I'd like to use the Nath package together with a math font which supports Greek letters, while retaining the default font for the non-Greek letters. Is this possible? I tried compiling the following ...
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ConTeXt + XeTeX (TeXLive 2012) does not work for Indic scripts like Malayalam

This is a follow up question to What is the state of support for (Unicode) Indic scripts in Context? I have been trying to get texexec/mkii to work with XeTeX engine, but the resulting rendering is ...
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Why does \uchyph=0 not work for me?

Why does \uchyph=0 not work for me? It is in my preamble, but Istill get names of people hyphenated. Is it a font issue? I typeset with XeLaTeX. Minimal example: try with XeLaTeX with and ...