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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Fix for CJK punctuation kerning in xetex?

When using xelatex with xeCJK to typeset a document in English with Japanese quotations, I get rather unsightly kerning with Japanese punctuation. In general, punctuation is shifted to the left, so ...
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Command \nobreakspace unavailable in encoding EU1 if i use xelatex

This is my preamble: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{iftex} \ifXeTeX \usepackage{xunicode} %Если не ошибаюсь, то этот пакет уже загружает fontspec \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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How to make compilation faster? [closed]

I have a rather large document (about 150~200 pages) with plenty of cross-references. I can, of course, use \include and \includeonly, but I do not only have new chapters, I also use \input for ...
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Beamer shadows are different in pdfLateX and XeLaTeX

I am getting different results on the shadows beneath the boxes (title page and all others) depending on whether I compile with pfdLaTeX or XeLaTeX. When compiling with pdfLaTeX the shading works as ...
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What's the difference between XeLaTeX and XeTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I am new to TeX. Should I use LaTeX, XeLaTeX, …? Can't find any information or i don't know where to search. Anyone can explain, please?
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bigfoot footnotes overrun text area [closed]

In writing a rather complex critical edition, I often encounter problems with XeLaTeX typesetting bigfoot footnotes so that they overrun the text area and spill into the bottom margin. How can I ...
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utf8 math characters from source code file with minted in XeLaTeX

I want XeLaTeX/minted to display all my mathematical characters from my .java source file. More detailed: I file my programming homework in PDF documents in my university. I have been using LaTeX and ...
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Can I use an easy programming language with XeTeX?

TeX is frustrating me. It has only the basics - and even then, I have to search how to divide two numbers. The question is this: can I write my macros in more convenient language like Ruby or Lisp? ...
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Achieve Linebreak in DOI in biblatex

In my references (using XeLaTeX, biblatex and Biber) I have one specific DOI that is hanging over more than a centimeter after line-break. All other DOI are correctly wrapped. Even inserting a (wrong ...
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superscripts with xelatex? (footnotes, natbib)

This example illustrates some conflict between xelatex and natbib- and footnote-generated superscripts. The semi-colon between distinct citations is not typeset as a superscript, nor is the dagger. ...
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Make xelatex cache font families in Windows 7? [closed]

I'm using TeXLive + TeXMaker to write a paper and I need to include the font Scala Sans Pro, which I have as a set of otf files in the local directory as part of the file. After much wrangling with ...
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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 ...