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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Font cannot be found

I tried to generate a pdf file from the following document using pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX on Windows 7 (MiKTex 2.9). pdfLaTeX responded that I need to use XeLaTeX. When I used XeLaTeX, it said the the ...
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why this math mode in lettrine

Trying to use the lettrine package in XeLaTeX with the Georg Duffner's EB Garamond font results in: ! Bad USV code (-2411) Trial and error shows that the problem comes with these two lines in ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:äöü not set up for use with Latex — is my latex broken [duplicate]

When trying to compile the following document with xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \begin{document} äöüÄÖÜ ...
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TIPA: suppress tonestembar no longer works in fontspec

Most of the features in tipa from TeXLive2009 seem to be part of fontspec in TeXLive2012 -- if you activate both, you get an error message: "Command sups already defined". The following code to ...
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Switching from PDFLaTeX to XeLaTeX is messing with my pgftext coordinates

I'm working on a template for an automated report (using knitr). I created a title banner for my organization using TikZ; the last step to finish the branding was to switch to my organization's fonts. ...
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Can't compile XeLaTeX document with biblatex and gb4e together

The following document will not compile (using xelatex, biber) if the package gb4e is activated. If you comment out the gb4e package it works fine: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Adding a photo on top corner of a two column CV template

How can I add a photo on the top right/left corners to this CV Template ? http://www.latextemplates.com/template/two-column-one-page-cv I tried to use variants of the following code to insert the ...
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xelatex and pstricks [closed]

I am using miktex 2.9 with texworks & windows 7 ultimate SP1 to compile my code. I am compiling using xelatex however, my code is not compiling. What should I do ? Here is my code: ...
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Looking for links, pointers to info on type specimen generation [closed]

So far I've found the following: opentype-info.tex by Jonathan Kew TypeSp01.tex -- TypeSp10.tex by Stephen Moye t1testpage.exe by Eddie Kohler I'm hoping that I've missed a package (or two) as ...
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knitr how to label and call a figure number in a text

As a knitr beginner I don't know how to label a figure and call it. For my first figure I've tried the following code witouth succes... <<fig.cap="Dendrogram of GDP ...
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How to convert a XeLaTeX template to LuaLaTeX? [closed]

My article used a template which can only be accepted by XeLaTeX. Now I want to convert it to LuaLaTeX. How to do this? Especially for this template. SLEN template \usepackage{ctex} ...
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Towards a \ucshape and \textuc command for uppercase text (XeTeX, LuaTeX)

While we have \textit and \textsc, \itshape and \scshape etc., there's no \textuc and \ucshape to typeset its argument in uppercase. There is \MakeUppercase, but -- as uppercase is not a font style -- ...
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How to get a 1-click compilation of XeLaTeX with Biber using arara?

I want to use XeLaTeX as typesetting engine and Biber for my references. I want to have a 1-click-compilation setup, preferably in a GUI editor. I work on Windows, thus a solution for TeXworks or ...
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How to get XeLaTeX do proper hyphenation and full justification?

I want to use XeLaTeX to design a paperback (11x19cm) using Adobe's Garamond and Myriad as custom fonts. It is entirely written in German. However, both hyphenation and full justification are a mess: ...
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What' wrong with this article? It failed in compilation via XeLaTeX [closed]

I wrote an article as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Asana Math} \setmainfont{Bitstream Vera Serif} ...
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XeTeX/mathspec, more than one math digits font

When using the mathspec package, is it possible to have more than one math digits font in different places in the same document. Mostly, I want the font for my math digits to be the same as my main ...
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Clickable hyperlink with \overset and XeLaTeX

I would like my document to have clickable hyperlinks inside \overset environments. I'm using XeLaTeX because of the fonts… This is a (rather) minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} ...
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Is there any textbook for XeLaTeX?

I usually use PdfTeX. Currently I have to learn XeLaTeX which I am not familiar with. So Is there any textbook for XeLaTeX? How to use numerous math fonts in one article? E.g. use mathrsfs, ...
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Missing characters in gnuplot generated eps while compiling pdf [closed]

tTis has bug me for a few days: when I import a gnuplot generated eps into my LaTeX file, the characters are always missing. The number and text with in the figure is not complete, for example, it ...
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Is there a way to change the TeX engine from PDFLaTeX to XeLaTeX in Ipe?

In my document, I have to use XeLaTeX to get the output. On the other hand, I'm using Ipe to produce some graphic files with some labels on them. I want to have these labels in Persian. Is there a ...
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Why am I receiving a undefined-control-sequence error when compiling this custom letter class? [closed]

I've read through the Kopka & Daly book, "A Guide to LATEX", 3ed., and I'm attempting to re-crate the example custom letter that begins on page 305. The custom-letter class "mpletter" ...
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Chartwell fonts and changing colour with ligatures

Bit of a niche question. There is a beautiful set of TrueType fonts called Chartwell designed for producing graphs from text. I am trying to get these to work in Latex. I have switched to Xe(La)tex, ...
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Create a font table for all available characters for a particular font

Similar to the question: Lualatex: Font table with examples I have several ornamental fonts and I'd like to create key maps. That is, I want to know what symbol the letter a maps to by having a nice ...
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subfloat reference label language?

I want to get russian subreferences in subfloats: I think it should be provided by \usepackage{polyglossia} % support for languages \setdefaultlanguage{russian} but it doesn't work. Here's a ...
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ntheorem: vertical space between chapters in listtheorems?

I have a ToC and list of problems in the same document. I struggle to make them look the same. I solved all, but the following issue. In ToC (and LoF) there's a space between chapters. listtheorems ...
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List of theorems: no links when problem title is non-english

I'm trying to make use of this solution to get list of problems. I'm using XeTeX, and if I use non-english as a problem name -- hyperref's links to problem in "List of problems" doesn't work. Here's ...
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Hindi numbers are displayed instead of Arabic numbers using polyglossia and breaking index

I have tried to display Arabic numbers instead of Hindi numbers in my document. Below is my MWE. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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xeCJK and paragraph indentation

I am using xelatex and want to use the xeCJK package, but without indenting the first paragraph of a section. I tried the setup directive below, which should do the trick. But it does not. The manual ...
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How can I access a specific glyph in LuaLaTeX/Fontspec?

The OTF version of Minion Pro contains several Dingbats glyphs I would like to access. Some of them are not unicode, so I can not just copy the specific unicode character I want to access into my text ...
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How to get proper kerning with XeTeX and special characters? [duplicate]

I would love to switch to XeTeX to make use of my professional Adobe fonts that were shipped with Creative Suite 6. I use MikTeX on a Win 8 machine, and TeXniXcenter + XeTeX. However, kerning seems ...
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font loading via URL for all TeX-en

Firstly, I'm not asking about typesetting URLs. What I am talking about is font resolution via a URL reference. My limited experience is in using XeLaTeX so I'll couch the question accordingly. If you ...
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Expex glosses get broken when unicode-math is loaded in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

I'm trying to typeset multiline numbered examples with John Frampton's expex package (version 4.1). Since I'm using XeLaTeX (TeXLive 2012), I've picked unicode-math to typeset maths. The ...
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Arabic text in \begin{arab} displays properly but titles, sections, and everything else doesn't

Titles and Sections are not displayed properly in Arabic. They are shown as separated characters while other parts of the document is displayed perfectly. If I remove ...
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Minipage won't format properly

I need help with this. Why Block B is being printed below Block A? I need to have it right to Block A. \documentclass[10pt]{article} % Font size - 10pt, 11pt or 12pt. \usepackage[hmargin=1.25cm, ...
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Trying to use FreeSerif as a maths font — what am I doing wrong?

Always in search of the ideal font combination unicorn, I thought I'd try the GNU Free UCS Outline Fonts (FreeSerif, FreeSans, and FreeMono). I seem to have fallen at the first hurdle: ...
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Using microtype protrusion with XeTeX and Ubuntu

I believe I have all the correct versions of the software at hand and installed (v. 2.5 of microtype and .9998 of XeTeX) to get protrusion to work with XeTeX on my Ubuntu system but I keep getting an ...
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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} ...