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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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 ...
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File format preference with graphicx

I'm using Mathematicato produce some of my graphics (when i'm not able to just TikZ them easily). All these images are availabvle as .eps and .pnghaving the same file name - let's use img.eps / ...
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How to enable option 6 in “SKT” Package

Page 4 of the below link says that I have to enable "option 6" to use Sanskrit Transliteration of RgVeda. http://mirrors.ctan.org/language/sanskrit/sktdoc.ps Can anyone help me out in enabling ...
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XeLaTeX - terminal output too verbose

Is it possible to reduce the amount of information you get from running: xelatex texfile.tex The oh so long output: This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 (TeX Live 2012/Debian) restricted ...
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Differing hyphenation in xelatex and lualatex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: lualatex and line breaks after em-dashes I am working on a manuscript that can be compiled with either with xelatex or lualatex. The PDF output from xelatex looks ...
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Problem of Arabic numbers in math mode with 'New TX' math font option [Libertine] compiled by XeLaTeX

Recently i decided to use the Libertine font to write my dissertation, because finally there is kinda math font for Libertine: \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath}. Since I want to enable of the ...
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'r' rendered improperly in Devanagari ligature [closed]

Have bumped into a LaTeX-specific problem (on my current system at least) in typesetting Devanagari: 'r' in conjunct consonants such as 'ntrya' does not render properly (e.g., as न्त्र्य, see image ...
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Emoji Characters

I'm trying to display Emoji Characters inside my XeLaTeX Document. It seems to work for some glyphs like the numbers and pound sign but not for all. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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How can the following TeX file be run without errors? [closed]

I get an error : ! I can't find file `xdvipdfmx.cfg'. l.6 \input xdvipdfmx.cfg Please type another input file name and ! Emergency stop. l.6 \input xdvipdfmx.cfg I really wish to know what ...
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Can one use \XeTeXinterchartoks in math mode?

Is the \XeTeXinterchartoks active also in math mode? I tried: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \XeTeXinterchartokenstate = 1 \newXeTeXintercharclass \myletterclass ...
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File expl3.sty not found when trying to compile a *.tex file with XeLaTeX [closed]

I've installed XeTeX to my Fedora 17 recently (before that, I was using pdfLaTeX). The main reason for switching to XeTeX was the polyglossia package I'd like to make use of. Unfortunately, whenever ...
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XeTeX/mathspec math environment font

How does one set the font for text inside a math environment? If I use \setmathsfont(Latin){FontName}, I can change the font for individual letters in the math environment, but not for functions such ...
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Using Sweave and XeLaTeX

I'm doing a report that is heavy in R but also would like to use system fonts, so I was hoping to be able to use Sweave and XeLaTeX. My preferred tex editor is TexShop (Mac 10.7), but it seems to ...
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How to use pdf:bann and pdf:eann into a tikz node?

(This question follows up How to emulate \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink with xetex?) Note: I used the last CVS version of TikZ/PGF. With xelatex, I would like to create annotations in tikz nodes. ...
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Half of a document in pdfLaTeX, half in XeLaTeX

As far as I know, I cannot use microtype in XeLaTeX, and cannot use fontspec in pdfLaTeX. I am rendering Chinese symbols only on one page, and I need this line: \newfontfamily{\J}[Scale=0.85]{Osaka} ...
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What are the forbidden characters in file name with XeLaTeX [closed]

I was wondering what are the forbidden characters in file name using XeLaTeX. I know that the forbidden characters for Windows files are \ / ? : * " > < | Also, I have found another character ...
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XeLaTeX override default sanskrit hyphenation, do not hyphenate if not indicated

Sanskrit hyphenation is not very good in xelatex as it can possibly not recognize long compound words. I want to override the default hyphenation and hyphenate only where indicated by the \\- command. ...
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The font “Kozuka” can somehow not be used in XeLaTeX on my system

This seems very weird to me, because the Kozuka fonts are the only ones that cannot be used. My system: Windows 8 64-bit, MikTeX 2.9 64-bit, TeXWorks 0.4.4 r.1003. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to install TeX on android phones?

I used VerbTeX app in my android phone. But this app do not support XeLaTeX. Also I need internet connection for using of that. Is there any distribution of TeX for android? How I can install TeX on ...
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xeLaTeX: Not enough room in an internal buffer [closed]

So i'm compiling and this is what it says. The documentation is extensive. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Manchu and Mongolian script

I am trying to write a document including Manchu script on a Mac. Manchu is written with the Mongolian alphabet with the addition of some diacritics, but the extra diacritics are included in standard ...
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xelatex doesn't work with beamer and true type font

I am trying to use a true type font in my presentation but I cannot do that withxelatex. Pdf is created although a warning is displayed but font is not chosen one. Warning is below: ...
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Frequently loaded packages: Differences between XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

Adding the missing member to pdfLaTeX vs. XeLaTeX and pdfLaTeX vs. LuaLaTeX, here's the last of the big three: XeLaTeX vs. LuaLaTeX. Where would a typical template for XeLaTeX differ from one for ...
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Bad rendering of OrnementsADF

With the code (typeset with XeTeX) \font\orn="Ornements ADF" at 12pt \centerline{\orn\char70\quad\char57\quad\char102} \centerline{\orn\char102\quad\char57\quad\char70} ...
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Why doesn't my italics work?

Why doesn't my XeLaTeX document turn this word into italics? I simply can't figure it out. \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{ifpdf} \usepackage{mla} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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XeTex - Times New Roman font for Romanian characters ș, ț, Ș and Ț

I have downloaded the Times New Roman font and put it into .local/fonts where it should be (my OS is Fedora 17 and I use TexLive 2012). It is recognized by LibreOffice and LyX. LibreOffice displays ...
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Can WhizzyTeX be used with XeTeX?

I have tried to make WhizzyTeX work with XeTeX (or, specifically, XeLaTeX), but just adding LATEX=xelatex in whizzytex.conf (or changing this setting by any other means) and specifying PDF output ...
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How to achieve or get Post script (PS) output from xelatex run?

Does this require any sort of switches while running XeLaTeX?
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xelatex hangs when using fontspec

I'm using TexStudio 2.5.1 on Windows 7 with MiKTeX. The following brief .tex file will cause xelatex to hang: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Test \end{document} ...
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Suppression of a ligature in XeLaTeX

I'm trying to reproduce an old book with XeLaTeX, and it has the ct ligature but not the st ligature. The Ligatures=Rare option seems to turn either both on or off. Is there a way to select which ...
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Does pdf syncing (forward-inverse search) work with XeLaTeX?

I commonly use textmate+skim or more recently texpad. I have zero problems with pdfsyncing (especially since skim fixed a bug not so long ago). Even more recently I have been playing around with ...
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Support for all writing systems in a single document — more than just one or two Unicode planes simultaneously

I am working on a document that contains a growing number of representatives from different writing systems. It is mostly an English document, and I have been using the following to ensure that CJK ...
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** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. with tikz-qtrees in xelatex

I've got a snippet of tikz-qtree which causes ** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. when compiling with xelatex, but works fine with pdflatex. But I need xelatex because I've got a lot of unicode ...
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Syncing text on bilingual pages

This is quite a technically involved question. Of which the essence is how XeLaTeX handles page-breaking. I need to produce a bilingual book. With one language on the left hand side page and another ...
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Choosing Tex engine for beginner: 25-page college assignment

I'm starting to write a bigger assignment (Danish, college-level: 25pages). My requirements: Internationalisation: it is in Danish The manuscript will need citations, references and a bibliography. ...
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How to emulate \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink with xetex?

In my ocgx package, I would use the new ocg-p package instead of the ocg package. With pdflatex or lualatex, all is good. But with xelatex, I obviously can't use \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink (these ...
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Hyphenate typewriter / avoid overfull \hboxes in code, using fontspec and XeTeX

I would like to avoid overfull \hboxes as a result of inline code, inserted with \textt{foo} or \ttfamily, e.g. in this MWE: % compile with xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[textwidth=4cm, ...
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XeLaTeX and 10x20 font

In Emacs I use the 10x20 font because it has a great support for Unicode symbols. I tried to use this font with xelatex using something like \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...