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How to combine LaTeX fonts with system fonts in XeLaTeX

I am using URW Palladio L for my main text font. I have no math font of URW Palladio L on my system installed, but I like the math font of Bitstream Charter. Alternateively I could also use the URW ...
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I don't find the error

The code is here \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{mathpazo} ...
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Kerning of subscripts

I have a large document that's full of subscripted variables that represent points and vectors. I want to typeset the points and vectors upright and bold. I'm using Unicode Math with Latin Modern, and ...
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Use part of text stored in a variable

Is there a way to take only part of the text from a variable? My specific use case is with the envlab package: I want the \returnaddress command to omit the last two lines of the \fromaddress ...
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fontawesome icons are getting too big using XeLaTeX

The following example must be compiled with XeLaTeX to reproduce the issue. % arara: xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} Text Text \faMobilePhone\ Text Text ...
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All citations showing up as “?”; Display I cannot explain in bibliography [closed]

I have written a paper in MLA format, using XeLaTeX, and am now trying to make my citations work. After first compiling with XeLaTeX, then with BibTeX, then twice more with XeLaTeX, I end up with (?) ...
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TikZ images won't compile externally

I have a number of large plots which exhaust memory when I try to compile them with xelatex, so I am using lualatex instead, which is able to compile them without major difficulty. However, I am ...
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Macro psGTriangle leads to pdfLatex ignoring the figure

I've noticed that the pstricks macro psGTriangle, to draw triangles with Gouraud shading does not work in combination with auto-pst-pdf/pdflatex. There is no error message, the pspicture environment ...
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Couldn't open font map file “kanjix.map”. with MiKTeX

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} When compiling this MWE with MiKTeX 2.9’s xelatex, I get the following warning: ** WARNING ** Couldn't open font map file "kanjix.map". ...
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Linux Libertine Bold Math

I'm using Linux Libertine everywhere in my document. However, I cannot figure out how to get bold math \mathbf to display as bold text. This answer seemed related to this problem, but trying that ...
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Need some help with this program [duplicate]

How do i run this program ; because in texmaker it gives error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\urdufont[Script=Arabic,Scale=1.4]{Jameel Noori Nastaleeq} ...
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How to get polyglossia with babelshorthands to work with hyperref and csquotes?

I just switched from babel to polyglossia and got several errors which are related to the usage of \enquote in \section. The problems only occur if babelshorthands=true is set for polyglossia and ...
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fontspec ruins Lilypond's note spacing

I use lilypond-book to include music examples in my TeX document, but it seems that fontspec breaks the horizontal spacing between the notes: without fontspec with fontspec This MWE shows the ...
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Using Linux Libertine fonts for math without newtxmath

I'm trying to use Linux Libertine as the math (and main) font, and I used this answer to set the math fonts. However, the math output is still CM. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Why isn't XeTeX properly mapping this Th ligature to T_h?

I realize I am using a proprietary font here, but this is where I discovered this problem (it also applies to other ligatures as well as old style numbers). \documentclass{article} ...
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How should I use an alternative font such as TeX Gyre Pagella? LuaLaTeX? [closed]

I have long been using the TeX Gyre Pagella font for my documents. However, like many users, when I'm trying to find out how to customize documents by searching StackExchange (or often) googling, ...
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fontspec search path in TEXMFHOME

This is related to fontspec (xelatex) finding fonts by name, installed or in TEXMFHOME When installing an OpenType font in TEXMFHOME (~/texmf) I see the following behaviour with fontspec of TeXLive ...
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fontspec (xelatex) finding fonts by name, installed or in TEXMFHOME

This is related to my other question: fontspec search path in TEXMFHOME I'm trying to write a package using a specific opentype font through fontspec. Using TeXLive 2013 on a Debian computer (a ...
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FontAwesome font not found?

I'm using the latest version of MacTeX 2013 on OS X 10.8.4. All of my Tex Live packages are fully up-to-date. Tex Live also lists the fontawesome package as installed. I'm trying to use the ...
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XeLaTeX textsuperscript issue [duplicate]

In XeLaTeX I have a \textsuperscript issue with all fonts I've tested, with regard to the dash. As opposed to what happens in LaTeX, in XeLaTeX the dash does not get superscripted. This is a MWE: ...
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fontspec/mathspec ruins my parentheses with beamer

My problem appears to be related to this earlier post: Parentheses differ (XeLaTeX, fontspec, newtxmath, libertine) but mine seems even simpler. My problem is that when I compile a simple beamer ...
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beamer: suppress frames in handout mode gives spurios inclusion

While making lecture slides with XeTeX & beamer I stumbled across a problem with the exclusion of certain slides in handout mode. Since this appears to be spurious I have difficulties in ...
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Incorrect placement of quotation marks

I just want to include some sourcecode by using the listings package wit XeTeX. Here is my minimal example: % !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode ...
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No space between vertical rule and image

I want to design a titlepage for a beamer presentation (XeLaTeX, Miktex 2.9-64, Win7-64) and need to reduce the space between a rule and a graphic to 0. My code: \setbeamertemplate{background} ...
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Displaying the 64 hexagrams of the Yi Jing (using Unicode range 4DC0 up 4DFF)

I'm writing a book and I need to include the range of Unicode characters 4DC0 - 4DFF up to display the hexagrams of the Chinese book Yi Jing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Ching I've used the ...
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Fontconfig warning every time I compile a file

Every time I compile a XeTeX file, the error/warning log always includes these warnings: xetex> ) [1] ("D:\Projects\Test\test.aux")Fontconfig warning: no <cachedir> elements found. Check ...
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rotated text not appearing where expected when using tikz and xelatex

I thought I'd change the font to something none standard from the list of font available on my computer. When I tried to compile the following document, the text that should appear along the spokes ...
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Displaying Cherokee text

I have a XeTeX document in Cherokee, but when it compiles to PDF, all of the Cherokee glyphs show up as boxes. Here's an example: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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dynamic font size for hbox

I would like to create an element in TeX, that is defined as a horizontal box with fixed width and to have few lines (three in my case). Each line should align by its size to the hbox size ...
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Why does XeLaTeX doubles the pdf file size with respect to pdfLaTeX? [closed]

All was fine with my using XeLaTex in TexWorks. It generated nice 6Mb pdf files. Yesterday I started getting 12Mb pdf files. I cannot post the pdf file I try to includepdf in my document. XeLaTex pdf ...
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extra else with polyglossia [closed]

This sample gives me ! Extra \else. l.6 \else and I don't see why. It is caused by line 5 and the sample is fine if I pull it out of the if or invert the logic, so the \setdefaultlanguage isn't ...
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tabulation minted xelatex

When I use tabulation inside the minted environment in pdflatex, they show as normal (several spaces). But when I use xelatex, they appear as ^^I. Example (before each letter a b c, there is ...
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Embed fonts in XeLaTeX PDF output?

How do I embed fonts in XeLaTeX's PDF output? I am printing directly onto my printer, which requires PDF, EPS or PS input with embedded fonts.
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Clickable box malformed in TOC when using math in heading and the Latin Modern Math font

The clickable box (the actual hyperlink) in the TOC is too heigh when using the Latin Modern Math font. Using Cambria Math everything looks normal. Using the \texorpdfstring{}{} command does not ...
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Automatically getting “V” as the capital letter for “u” when typesetting latin

I'm typesetting a large amount of Latin texts using XeLaTeX and the package polyglossia. I'd like to get the small letter "u" automatically printed as "V" when turned into a capital letter (including ...
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Caption and keyval conflict in harvard thesis template

I'm trying to compile the harvard thesis template just as it comes from here. I have already all packages in place and have followed the instructions in the readme file including compiling with ...
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Will XeTeX or LuaTeX support COLR table in OpenType fonts? [closed]

Announced at the Microsoft //build conference: A data structure, implemented as a new 'COLR' table in OpenType, breaks down the base glyph into a separate set of glyphs, each with its own z-order and ...
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xelatex error paragraph ended before \@tempa was complete

Hi I ve got this error message Runaway argument? \x@protect \[\protect \[ \@nil \@ifpackageloaded {amstex}{\def \@tempa \ETC. Paragraph ended before \@tempa was complete. <to be read again> ...
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unknown problem in siunitx

I'm trying to use the inch mark (the double prime) in a piece of text; in the past I've gotten away with 4 $''$ \times 6 $''$ but for some reason that doesn't work when that line is an item in an ...
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Combining unicode-math fonts: Problems with \underbrace [closed]

I switched to XeLaTeX and unicode-math a while ago. I really like the possibility to combine different fonts for mathematical symbols. But now I run into trouble by combining the \underbrace command ...
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XeLaTeX cannot find bold version of URW Palladio L

I have downloaded and installed URW Palladio L which has become the free and open source variant of URW Palladio. I am using this font in my LaTeX by using XeLaTeX. XeLaTeX, however, does not find the ...
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Title Slide of Flip Beamer Theme

I just came across the Flip Beamer Theme. It is a cool theme to use on Beamer presentations, however, I don't understand how one has to customise the title slide of the presentation. The slide title ...
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Figure going too much into right in xelatex, not in latex [duplicate]

My problem is somewhat similar to another question on this site . I tried the answer given there but it didn't solve my problem. The problem is that my figure goes too much into right, even though I ...
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Footnotes numbering placement and XeTeX [closed]

Well, I meet the following problem: the horizontal spacing between the end of a word and the footnote number is much too important – about 1.25ex. Does any one know where this comes from, and how to ...
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Biblatex + Xetex + memoir in Urdu: how to modify headings

Although a Newbie, I have been using XeteX, bidi and BiblateX with great success in Urdu. I have alphabetical footnotes with most of the secondary sources in the endnotes. The endnotes and ...
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Bibliography using biblatex, XeTeX and bidi creating wrong punctuation

Although a Newbie, I have been using XeTeX, bidi and biblatex with great success in Urdu. I have alphabetical footnotes with most of the secondary sources in the endnotes. The endnotes and ...
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saner listings monospace font size relative to surrounding text size [duplicate]

Is it possible to make listings and especially inline listings font size to be saner? It appears that the font size is chosen so that capital letters of the monospace font are full height of a line. ...
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Koma Script and real 13pt

I read about these several questions, how to use a font size other than 10, 11 oder 12 (see e.g. this one) using KomaScript, but somehow, that won't work for me. I use XeLaTeX to compile my document ...
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Fontspec package makes font weird compiling with XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm new to LaTeX. I'm using the 'fontspec' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex), but when I use the package: \usepackage{fontspec} The font is all weird, not behaving like it ...
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XeTeX in OpenBSD

How could I get XeTeX in OpenBSD? I have tried to: pkg_add texlive_base-2012, but it tries to install so much more that I ran out of space. run the install-tl perl script for TL13, but even if I ...