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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Compressed beautiful font for the headers

I am currently writing my dissertation. I am looking for a compressed font like the picture below for my headers. What is the nearest font to this, preferably open type? I am using xelatex and memoir ...
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Contextual Substitution with LuaLateX

Contextual substition doesn't seem to work with LuaLateX, while it works fine with XeLateX. Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How is possible to set interline inside this block of code?

Have this code that generate an aside section: \RequirePackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} \setlength{\TPHorizModule}{1cm} \setlength{\TPVertModule}{1cm} \newenvironment{aside}{% ...
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Best way to use Linux Biolinum Keyboard with fontspec?

I am trying to typeset keyboard shortcuts in my document, e.g. CTRL+SHIFT+S. The Linux Libertine font family includes a nice keyboard font that I would like to use. What's the best way to use it with ...
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Use of Chinese numers similar to \Roman and \Arabic

When formatting sections, I see things like \renewcommand \thesection{\Roman{section}}. I'm currently working on a set of Japanese History course notes, how would one go about defining a \Chinese ...
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How to change a card template?

I have a slight problem with a little project I'm working on. I downloaded a template online (from where I'm not exactly sure, since it's been a few months) to make my own business cards. This ...
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hyperref bad references

After cleaning up my project and compiling a tex file 10 times in a row: rm temp.toc temp.pdf temp.out temp.html temp.aux xelatex temp.tex # executed 10 times! I still get bad references with ...
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The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to function [closed]

I am not an expert in LaTeX, but I was writing a paper, everything was going fine, until it suddenly crashed giving me the error: The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to function. ...
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Dummy's solution for using of accent from one TTF glyph in another

I am making a document with the Josefin Sans font in LaTeX (using XeLaTeX). However, a pair of symbols I need (Žž) is missing there; I get just an empty space in PDF. I have no idea at all about ...
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Interword Spacing in XeTeX is not functioning (Fontdimen)

in Default Lyx PDF output, (I presumed it is pdflatex), I used fontdimen2/3/4 to control the interword space, stretch and shrink. In a project, I had to use XeTeX for a particular font. However, the ...
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Tikz external makefile error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Externalising TikZ pictures using XeTeX I'm having some trouble getting the externalize tikz library working correctly with xetex. In "list and make" mode, the tabs in ...
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fontspec error: “font-not-found” on Mac OS X

I need to use some system fonts in my document, and I use fontspec and XeLaTeX to do so. I find the font name from fc-list, but when I compile it with XeLaTeX, there's a fontspec error: ...
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plain xetex page labels

there are some PDF files that some reader displays the printed page number as the current page number. I also saw, that this can be achieved in latex with hyperref package. what I'm look for is ...
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XeTeX/mathspec punctuation issue

In a previous question, a solution was given for changing the font of punctuation marks in a math environment when using mathspec. Unfortunately, this solution gives the punctuation marks in italics ...
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xelatex memory problem [closed]

I have problem while running xelatex: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=1500000]. I tried increasing memory limits in texmf.cnf (also ran fmtutil-sys), but I hit maximum allowed and it ...
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Parts of XeLaTeX doesn't work after moving to LinuxMint

I one of my headerfiles, I used the command \setmathfont[]{XITS Math}, once I tried to compile the document as always with xelatex, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.87 ...
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Why is \textvisiblespace represented by a rectangle?

I use xelatex, with Ubuntu font, and for some reason I can't insert a \textvisiblespace into my document - all that I get in result is a box: ``. Is there some way to fix that? Example: ...
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Fill space with dots within table

I would like the whitespace between two items within a table to be filled with dots. Please consider the following picture to get the idea. So far I tried to achieve this output with the following ...
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XeLaTeX logo with pdfLaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to write (La)TeX (with braces) [or any other TeX-related logo] I try to typeset the XeLaTeX logo in a document that has to be run through pdfLaTeX (for a journal). ...
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XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX different default font features

The following MWE is producing different outputs on XeLaTeX and LuaLateX: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{FoglihtenNo04-070.otf} \begin{document} ffi ew \end{document} ...
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TeXShop - XeLaTeX: How to include tamil scripts?

I am using TeXShop - XeLaTeX on a MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion. I used the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \begin{document} அ \end{document} I got an ...
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PDF compatibility, how to validate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PDF conformance tool I have created PDF-files using XeLaTeX and there has been no problem when I have shared these files with co-workers using Acrobat Reader. But when I ...
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Xelatex, mathspec and microtype - weird error messages

I've tried to compile a document with XeLaTeX (TeXLive 2012) and both mathspec and microtype (version 2.5 which supports XeLaTeX). I need a 10.5pt font in the document, so I redefine the \normalsize ...
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Lyx/Xetex/Texlive2009, error: Font \zf@basefont=Arial at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file or installed

I just lost my laptop and reinstalled Ubuntu (12.04) on my new laptop (texlive 2009, as it comes pre-installed). My local TEXMF tree had luckily been backed up via Ubuntu 1. After installing I have ...
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XELATEX error : l.52 make_char_active:n

I am using WinEdt 7.0 in WINDOWS 7. I was trying run a tex file using XeLaTeX. The error reads as follows: ! Undefined control sequence l.52 \char_make_active:n{"20}% Please suggest on this. ...
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Physymb not working with fontspec unless a different font is loaded not via fontspec

I am having trouble using the physymb and fontspec packages together. When I compile using PDFLaTeX, everything works, even with the lmodern package. However, when I compile with XeLaTeX, it does not ...
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Scaling problem with fontspec package and \footnote.

footnote does not scale properly with using fontspec. Any idea how to solve this problem? Already tried realscripts and xltxtra but no luck. Thanks, \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Missing bullet points when using unicode-math in beamer

I'm using XeLaTeX on TeXShop trying to set up a presentation with the Beamer class, and wanted to take advantage of the Zapfino font in the frame titles. If I'm understanding correctly, in order to do ...
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Why would two apparently identical TeX installations produce different results?

I have XeLaTeX with TeXShop installed on two different machines. One compiles documents without a problem. The other throws weird errors. As far as I can tell they're set up identically, so I don't ...
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Xetex compiling not working [closed]

I am running Opensuse 12.4, with kde 4.8.5. I try to compile a tex file using xelatex, but it always give me this output: restricted \write18 enabled. (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied) I don't ...
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fontspec LuaTeX error

I have installed "ProTeX" with "TeXstudio 2.3" & "Miktex 2.9". I get an error ! The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to function when I attempt to run \documentclass{article} ...
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Ornamental hyphenation character with Xe(La)TeX

Using Xe(La)TeX, how could the hyphenation character be set to any particular glyph in a given font? I'd also like to have the possibility to set a color for the glyph when used for that task and to ...
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Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt and XeTeX

I would like activate Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt and XeTeX compilation. Currently, I'm using this: \definetypeface[Libertine][rm][Xserif][Linux Libertine O] ...
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Using tree-dvips with XeLaTeX

I try to switch to XeLaTeX, but the package tree-dvips causes problems. It seems to require PostScript and pdftricks which causes a lot of other problems (puts a \begin{center} environment around ...
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Unicode-math and \Re

I'm experimenting with Unicode-Math. I am using Neo-Euler with Concrete so I am generating my document with xelatex. I want \Re to give me the AMS-style double-lined \mathbb{R} but I am having ...
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xelatex multilingual book with framed pages [closed]

I am compiling a multilingual book (Arabic+English), ~1400 pages, using the memoir class, and have been trying to frame each page with a simple black border using the following: ...
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Additional white spaces with xelatex and fancyvrb/Verbatim

I've tested xelatex with the following code: \documentclass[b5paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \setCJKmonofont{Adobe Ming Std} \setmonofont{Courier ...
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How to produce layers of running commentaries?

I am looking to make a quite common document for which I'm nevertheless having difficulty finding the right package/setup. I want to produce a Sanskrit document (using xelatex) of a base text with ...
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XeLatex: problem with aux-directory and include-directory options on TexLive?

I am trying to port some app from MikTex to TexLive (Windows to Ubuntu basically). The options that works perfectly fine with MikTex just ended up as not recognized for TexLive The options in ...
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XeLaTeX on Mac OSX: Using User Fonts

I recently started using XeLaTeX on Mac OSX, and was not able to get XeLaTeX to recognize the fonts that I had installed. After opening Font Book, bringing up the Preferences dialog, and opting to ...
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How to disable 'totpages' anchor link created by 'hyperref'?

I've been searching like hell for this, trying to hack the totpages and/or the hyperref packages but to no avail... The totpages package automatically creates link on every reference to the total ...
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How to get devanagari numerals in latex or xetex

How to get devanagari numerals in xetex or latex - especially in enumerate environment? I can use unicode to write devanagari text but I am unable to get devenagari numerals in section numbers, ...
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Stop counting pages and printing footers after X pages

I'm making my CV with the europecv package and I would like to customize one tiny detail, but I have no idea how. Let's assume my CV is 3 pages. After these 3 pages I have 2 more pages, they are ...
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Using WrapFigure near an environment. (Some text inside environment is not wrapped by the wrapfig)

To count words in a document, I am using a custom environment, as suggested here on tex.stackexchange. As can be seen below, when this environment is used next to a wrapfigure, the wrapfigure fails to ...
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Setting English font size in non-English documents in XeLatex

Consider a non-English document compiled in XeLatex, the standard font size is equal for all English and non-English text. How is it possible to set the size of the English text and change the font ...
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Putting Left-to-right reference in right-to-left document in XeLatex using BibTex

The whole document in XeLatex is in a right-to-left language, but all the references are in English. I want those references to be left-to-right.
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MikTex CJK Windows font issue

I usually use the MS Mincho font for doing Japanese stuff. However, with XeLatex the following creates gobbledegook: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} % Font should be available on windows ...
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unicode-math and various fonts fail at giving decent spacing in formula

I want to check if this problem is due to my configuration or if it is some kind of bug. This are the packages I load and the configuration for them (all very minimal in order to test the problem). ...
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Backquote in Arial font

Is there a workaround for the ugly backquote in the Arial font? For example, running xelatex on the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Arial} \begin{document} ...
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XeTeX: better using system fonts or packages?

I've recently switched to XeTeX. In my document I use this code to set the fonts: \usepackage[math-style=ISO,bold-style=ISO]{unicode-math} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{fontspec} ...