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 Calibri without serif math

I have to write a document in Calibri. Please find my minimal example thereafter. The issue is when I include some math, the design looks "ugly". Is there a way to change the serif math font and ...
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How to make vim short key for xelatex and pdflatex both?

I have learned that the following setting in _vimrc will let \ll compile by engine pdflatex: let g:Tex_DefaultTargetFormat='pdf' let g:Tex_CompileRule_pdf = 'pdflatex ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec not recognizing ANY fonts on a windows platform (with miktex) [closed]

Getting the message: font-not-found see fontspec documentation. I'm using cls file abbreviated at the bottom of this page whose origin is latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv. I've tried all ...
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Font not found error fontspec using WinEdt in Windows [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile a document and (as usual) I'm getting stuck with the fontspec package. These are the only lines of code that I are giving me grief. \RequirePackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Drawing a background grid based on \linespread value

I’m trying to help a friend set an Arabic book in LaTeX and I’m facing this very same uneven line spacing issue (except that the book is completely in Arabic). Now I’m trying to find the \linespread ...
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Insert pages from password protected pdf file in latex

If I have a password protected PDF (my own document, source unfortunately lost), and I want to include a portion of it in a new document, can that be done? This previous question explains how to do ...
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latex in org mode of emacs and regular latex

What is the difference, advantage or disadvantage of using org mode in emacs? If there are advantages, would you like to explain how it is used and what codes goes into using it. I am new (3 days) to ...
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It doesn't hyphenate words ending with “—”

UPDATE Well. After a while, I decided to see again about this “problem”, and just discovered that in pdfLaTeX, using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and the — (the unicode —, not the ligature ---) it ...
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XeLaTeX and microtype protusion problems at hyphens

I was excited to learn that XeLaTeX finally has microtype support (I had asked about that earlier). However, after adding microtype to my document, I noticed that line breaks at hyphens now go wrong. ...
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How to make hyperref link boxes in XeLaTeX as big as they are in pdfLaTeX

When typesetting the following sample using xelatex, the various clickable link-boxes produced using \ref, \cite, \footnote, \href, etc. are small and ugly, and sometimes make it hard to read the ...
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LuaTeX won't end a line at Unicode emdash

I'm using LuaLaTeX instead of XeLaTeX for my book, mainly because it supports microtype's expansion feature, to produce the optimal word spacing and line breaking that will result in the most uniform ...
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Difference in PDF loading in lua- and xelatex

Someone is trying to install a package of mine (http://www.ctan.org/pkg/lilyglyphs) in MiKTeX on Windows 7. After some hassles with file and font paths we managed to get him going, but there is one ...
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esopic and repeating part of document

This answer nicely illustrate the use of eso-pic to repeat part of document. Repeating part of document on every page But when the text entered is large, it is cut-off from the page. It possibly ...
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Rubber Fails Using XeLaTeX

My document builds just fine using xelatex, but now I am trying rubber and I get the following error: $ rubber --module xelatex proposal Source path uses special characters, error tracking might get ...
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XeTeXpicfile in vertical mode

Given a minimal like \line{% \vtop{\hsize=.6\hsize Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse tempor lectus sit amet laoreet convallis. Quisque at est lacinia, porttitor ...
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XeTeX problem compiling when I have a table

I'm trying to compile using XeTeX and I get this error ...ab:Quizzes-open-times}Quizzes open times} Your command was ignored. Type I <command> <return> to replace it with another ...
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How can you use both fontspec and xmpincl?

Is there a way to use both the fontspec and the xmpincl packages? Using PDFTeX returns Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to ...
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XeLaTeX Quiet Output and Halt on Error

I find the output of XeLaTeX excessively verbose. I am really just interested in errors (not warnings), and the offending line number. I also would like xelatex to halt (exit) on error. Is there a ...
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Address book similar to BibTeX to be used on LyX

I have a list of addresses. While writing the report (not in letter), I need to add address repeatedly. Is their something similar to BibTeX, which I can use with LyX for automating inclusion of ...
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Shorthand characters in section titles (Xe(La)TeX)

I have learnt how to define shorthands by the commands \useshorthands{(a character, e.g. ')} in the preamble and \defineshorthand{(shorthand code)}{(expansion)} just after ...
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Strange linebreaks with microtype & LuaLaTex [duplicate]

I have a weird problem. If I compile with LuaLaTex and microtype some of my line breaks are messed upped, but I don't get any warnings. XeLaTex with/without microtype or LuaLaTex without microtype are ...
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Beamer: problem with \framezoom and XeLaTeX

I have a problem getting the \framezoom command to work when compiling with XeLaTeX, using fully updated MikTeX 2.9. Here is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} ...
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Adding a picture before abstract in extended abstract format

I am writing a conference paper in the Extended Abstract Format (with the chi-ext class, distributed by SIGCHI). The problem I am getting is to inserting a picture under the section of authors ...
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Pie Chart : Overlapping Text

I'm able to draw pie chart using tex code mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(-7,-4)(7,4) \psset{unit=1.2} ...
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Xelatex convert PNG image to Bitmap

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{lipsum} \setmainfont{Palatino Linotype} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \includegraphics[scale=0.7]{EIGHT} \end{document} I'm using xelatex ...
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Is there a punctuation mark that does not take up any space?

I'm typesetting a text from a 17th century Chinese woodblock print. The original text is printed vertically, and I'm printing it horizontally. The text has the same number of Chinese characters per ...
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Vertical Chinese text in Italic and bold with uplatex

I want to typeset some ancient writings in Chinese, but there is no derictly class of document to use. Then I try uplatex. I create a sim.map file whose content is: urml UniGB-UTF16-H ...
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Adobe Reader does not open file created with [xetex]{\attachfile2}

I have been using \attachfile2 successfully to create PDF documents with LaTeX already. However, when switching to XeTeX, I find the Adobe Reader says it cannot open the file due to security ...
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How to obtain proper justification with XeLaTeX and fontspec package?

I'm trying to obtain a justified paragraph with greek text using XeLaTeX and fontspec package, but there is always a word that exceed the right alignment. Note that with LaTex and the default greek ...
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Plain TeX: missing symbol

I've tried to compile (both pdfTeX and XeTeX) simple code: ☺ \bye But in result I have a plain page, without anything. What's wrong?
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Document in Spanish with IPA and Greek, failing in PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX

I was passing some documents I had in HTML to LaTeX for a better printout. While the main language of those documents is Spanish (and a few more are in English) there have snips in other languages, ...
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lost symbols with unicode-math

I am trying to typeset my text and math latin/greek in Georgia, and digits (math mode) in Neo Euler. I am using XeLaTeX with unicode-math. MWE below loses ldots, also the star and minus operators, ...
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Document management system [closed]

Is there any free / open source DMS for latex documents , which is simple to install and manage, not bulky (enterprize grade), help search the document and has revision control if possible? (I've ...
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Latex unable to recognize Fontin fonts

I am trying to adapt the following to my needs - https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv/professional_cv/ I am using Lyx, on Ubuntu 12.04. the .fonts folder in my home directory contains a) .otf ...
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PDF output showing blank spaces instead of math [closed]

I have a big problem now. I need to print my thesis tomorrow, but I learned that for mysterious reasons my supervisor most of the time sees blank spaces instead of math symbols in the pdf I send her ...
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How to use empheq with unicode-math?

I tried to change the engine from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX, but I can't compile a simple project: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} ...
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Misplaced \noalign when using \afterpage{\clearpage} with either \onehafspacing or \tableofcontents [closed]

I have a LaTeX document divided into three files. One of them is a longtable containing multicolumns. Now, if I use either \onehalfspacing or \tableofcontents with \afterpage{\clearpage} in the ...
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Computer Modern fonts and Cyrillic letters

I am trying to typeset a multi-language unicode document (English, German, Spanish, Russian and there are more languages to come) in XeLaTeX and I am struggling with Cyrillic letters. Consider the ...
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Small Caps Computer Modern Unicode problem

I want to use CMU with xelatex for my docs. Everything is working fine except small caps for greek letters. My input (code) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xunicode,fontspec,xltxtra} ...
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NFSS-like selection of font weights using fontspec and xelatex

OK, so I have mastered fontspec to the extent that I can say \setromanfont[Mapping=tex-text,Ligatures=Common,Numbers=OldStyle]{Sabon LT Std} and indeed, for effect, I can say stuff like ...
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How to get all the possible sizes of delimiters with Cambria Math

After this question, Cambria Math \bigg command doesn't work as expected, I discovered that Cambria has so many sizes of delimiters. I think the next logical step is to come up with a way of ...
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Exsheets does not work with unicode-math package

Here is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[vmargin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{xfrac,fontspec,unicode-math} \setmathfont[version=lm]{Latin Modern Math} \setmathfont[version=cambria]{Cambria ...
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Headings for extended characters?

How can I make a glossary headings for my extended characters? I need them to be groups such as Š and '. I do not want "default"! Here's my xelatex MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Cambria Math \bigg command doesn't work as expected

I get wrong sizes when I use \bigg and family with Cambria. Here is an example (I loaded mathtools before unicode-math and then my actual problem showed up). We can see that the size \bigg exists ...
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Arabic with colored vowels and colored suffix … possible?

is it possible to do this with XelaTex? (Im using texmaker): I already tried some of the suggestions posted here, for instance by using Arabtex. But I wanted to this with arabic type text and not ...
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Table Header with vertically centered alignment

I'm creating table header using latex code mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c|l|c|c|c|c|} \hline $\textbf{Q }$&$\textbf{Header one}$&$\textbf{Test} ...
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kvoptions and conditional environment

I'm trying to create a package with a single option, which provides an environment, which behaves differently if called by latex or pdflatex XeLaTeX. I tried to use kvoptions, but I'm a little lost. ...
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Using negative coordinates in EPS file with XeLaTeX

I've run into inconsistent behavior with XeLaTeX and EPS files with negative coordinates. The wrapping block for the figure is calculated correctly; however, the content of the figure is misplaced ...
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Longtable leaves the header only at the first page: how can I fix it?

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and XeLaTeX. Here is minimal working example: \documentclass[oneside,final,14pt]{extreport} \usepackage[top=2.0cm,bottom=2.0cm,left=2.0cm,right=1.0cm]{geometry} ...
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Inkscape and XeLaTeX and pdf_tex/pdf+tex graphics

How XeLaTeX can be used to include pdf_tex graphics files produced from svg files including amstex code and exported with Inkscape (v48.2) with the PADF+LaTeX option? (the problem occurs independently ...