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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xetex: broken accent over cyrillic letters in some fonts

I just noted that XeLaTeX yields wrong accents over cyrillic letters if I use Arno Pro or Myriad Pro fonts. I mean the command like these: \'{o}, `{o}, \~{o}, \c{o}, \d{o}, e.c.t. They ...
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Problems with opentype options under XeTeX

I am new in the LaTeX world, so I don't understand everything about it, especially about the use of fonts. I installed Linux Libertine font on my distribution (I use Gentoo, so I installed the ...
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How to use downloaded fonts with XeTeX on Ubuntu

I am wanting to use the Fontin font in my XeTeX document. What steps should I do for dowloading the font (should I choose TTF or OpenType) and where should it be stored (on Ubuntu)? How can XeTeX ...
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Embedding Movies with XeTeX+beamer+movie15 in TeXLive 2011

I recently got a new computer and so installed MacTeX 2011, previously I had been using the 2009 version. I have used the TeXLive utility to bring the 2011 version up to date today. I use XeTeX with ...
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How to make LaTeXmk work with XeLaTeX and biber

I'm trying to make LaTeX make work with XeLaTeX and biber for my thesis. The document will have many cross references. What settings do I need to ensure it works correctly? My current settings for ...
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Problem with ifxetex.sty

While compiling(pdflatex) with the following code, I am asked to install ifxetex package everytime. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Best free Baskerville font with small caps

I have been using the Baskervald font for a document but have realised that small caps do not work with it. Instead lowercase letters are used. Is there a better free option if you want these features ...
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How do I create a table that meets the following specifications?

Following this question: I want to create an environment for a table with the following specifications: The left column is a vertically centered rotated text, saying Övning. The right column contains ...
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Table paragraph spacing

In the preamble of my document, I'm using \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} to make a new line between each paragraph. But when I try to write paragraphs inside a table: ...
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How do I globally set the text color in XeLaTeX

With pdfLaTeX I typically used the following code to globally set the text color for all text in the document: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \color{red} \section{A ...
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Math mode spacing (or glyph bounds) with mathspec

With mathspec, when you change the math font to an OpenType font, the spacing within equations is not fine: it is the same than the text mode spacing. For example in the equation $e^j$, the 'j' will ...
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fontspec + package “accents” (bezos) = “! LaTeX Error: Command `\acute' already defined.”

I am trying to define the "less-than" Symbol "<" as a math-accent via the "accents" package of Javier Bezos. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{accents} \begin{document} ...
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XeLaTeX: System font for headers only?

I know that you can use \setmainfont for normal text but is there any command that will apply a font only to headers (chapters, sections, subsections)?
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Fontspec SizeFeatures and recursive font definition

I suspect this isn't valid code, but the docs are ambiguous. fontspec is loaded with \fontspec[<font features>]{fontname}. BoldFont is included in "font features". Then I should be able to ...
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How does fontspec select fonts “by name”?

When loading a font by name, what is the search mechanism being used? How is the matching done? (It's marked TODO in the documentation) I have many problems, for example: a "Hoefler Text Engraved" ...
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Europass CV in (Xe)LaTeX

I was requested to re-write my CV in the Europass format, and I would like to do it using (preferably) XeLaTeX. I came across the europecv package, which seems to do the job just fine, but I would ...
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Terminus with fontspec in XeTeX

When using \setmonofont with fontspec in XeTeX, I wonder what fonts (or type faces) I can use. fc-list yields among others: Terminus:style=Bold Terminus:style=Regular So I tried this: ...
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XeTeX fails with undefined control sequence in texlive 2012/dev

I'm using XeTeX, and I'm trying to compile a document using the following command: xelatex mydoc.tex I'm getting the following error: ...
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XeTeX and GraphicX

When processing with XeLaTeX, some .pdf (I really don't know the difference between them) files give the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in xxxx.pdf (no BoundingBox). ...
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How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?

According to Xindy revisited: Multi-lingual index creation for the UTF-8 age (TUGboat), “if one has a raw index file that was produced by [XeTeX], one can use xindy; it will ‘just work’.” ...
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Importing missing glyphs in font

I'm using a title font which has very few characters, and I need '+' and '=' for a given title, which are missing. Using fontspec, is it possible to import only these two missing glyphs from another ...
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How to flip / produce the mirror image of a special character in xelatex

I'm producing a menu with xelatex using the font Bickham Script Pro. It has a swirly pattern I'd like to use at the beginning and end of a line. The swirly character would need to be flipped to have ...
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pst-text with plain XeTeX

How, if possible, can I use pst-text with plain XeTeX? I have TeX Live 2011. When I try to run the minimal example: \input pst-text \pscharpath{TeXnik} \bye , I get a bunch of ** WARNING's, ...
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embed a PDF page in plain XeTeX

In the dvipdfm documetation, there is a special command for including the first page of an embedded pdf (using \special{pdf:epdf ... (file.pdf)}. Is there a way to insert for instance the fifth page ...
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The 'listings' package and UTF-8

Please, do you know if there's any possibility how to use the listings package together with XeLaTeX? I have to use XelaTeX and therefore I have UTF-8 encoded files. This is not compatible with ...
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Replace integral sign in CM(U) Bright with Iwona while keeping proper position of integral limits

I am typesetting my thesis in CMU Bright OpenType using font spec. For the math fonts I'm using the CM Bright T1 font. The result looks nice except for the integral sign which does not match of other ...
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Set the “font-weight: lighter/ bolder”

I need to know how to set the "font-weight: lighter/ bolder" font-weight: lighter/ bolder \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \font\ta="Times New Roman":color=ff0000 ...
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Font portability between platforms? Windows/Linux

If I first work in Windows environment then move to Linux, do I just copy all the fonts in the Windows system font folder into the Linux system font folder? I'll be using xelatex and fontspec.
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xelatex broken: How do I get Arabic vowels back in mactex 2011?

I upgraded to mactex 2011 from 2009 and xelatex (XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-0.9997.5 (TeX Live 2011)) no longer produces the same output when using Arabic language. The vowels (called harakaat in ...
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Clipping support in XeTeX

In pdflatex I'm used to clip graphics using something like this: \includegraphics[trim=14mm 0mm 14mm 0mm,clip,width=1.2cm]{image.jpg} When I attempt this in XeLaTeX, no clipping occurs and I get a ...
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How to force pdfTeX and XeTeX to produce the same measurement for the imported image?

resolution is undefined in XeTeX so the following code will produce different values when compiled with pdfTeX and XeTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \newsavebox\IBox ...
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XeLaTeX with Polyglossia and Thai

The following example displays the English text alright, but not the Thai text. It is simply left blank in the PDF result. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} ...
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LaTeX sourcefiles older than 5 years old. XeLaTeX fails

When compiling a LaTeX document with XeTeX, I get the following error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! You are attempting to make a LaTeX format from a source ...
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XeLaTeX with polyglossia and Greek

I'm struggling a lot with XeLaTeX and polyglossia. Somehow the font selection doesn't seem to work as I would expect it (and as the error messages suggest). Please consider the following example: ...
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insdljs + xetex - newlines ignored, corrupting JavaScript

I'm trying to create some dynamic forms in my PDF file with JavaScript. I am using xelatex to compile it. Something in the way the insdljs package is inserting the JavaScript is making it not work. ...
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Table of Contents Style

I really enjoy the table of contents formatting (all sections of a chapter in a single paragraph), of the Motion Mountain's physics books. Does anyone know how to reproduce that kind of style? Is ...
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With fontspec, how can one define a variation of a font family?

I keep running into the following situation using fontspec with XeTeX: I define a "base" font family using \newfontfamily. I then want to access a "spaced small caps" variant, using the LetterSpace ...
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Possible to Embed Base64 Encoded Images in TeX Documents? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Embedding images with an encoding algorithm Most of the examples I've seen explain how to insert images by using graphicx and external images. But I'd like to know if ...
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Decimal point in LaTeX Math Mode [closed]

I am writing a large document with equations in LaTeX. I suddenly noticed that a small unusual problem is occurring. I am writing an equation as follows: \begin{equation} f_{c}(t) = 1.0 + 0.024 ...
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Execute xelatex

My xelatex application in "C" directory. My Tex file is in "D" Directory. How can I run my tex file in "D" Drive? and cmd prompt?
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Include additional Packages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? How to include additional packages like for glossary, font, etc… in LaTeX? I am using ...
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How to enter symbol for inexact differential in xelatex?

The LaTeX symbol list document recommends this: \def\dbar{{\mathchar’26\mkern-12mu d}} Compiling this gives an error about mathcar being undefined. A minimal example follows: ...
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Plain text for cut and pasting, ligatures for viewing (or, disabling ligatures)

One reason I switched to Xelatex was that I was interested in being able to create fully unicode documents (I'm a linguist, and often have linguistic symbols as well as Arabic text in my documents) ...
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Generating a table of glyphs with XeTeX

I am trying to get XeTeX to generate a table of all the possible glyphs of a given font, but can not figure out how to make XeTeX know how many glyphs the font has, so I have to specify an exact ...
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Considerations when migrating from XeTeX to LuaTeX?

What are the things to know when moving from XeTeX to LuaTeX, particularly when it comes to TTF/OTF support and OpenType features?
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Font problems; Hebrew with KOMA document classes; error message

I am using XeLaTeX for writing texts in Hebrew. Now I have been trying to use the KOMA document classes. After applying a few changes (like changing the font used for chapter, section, ... headlines ...
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Latest MiKTeX-Update broke XeLaTeX with fontspec

I updated MiKTeX a few days ago and since then I cannot compile XeLaTeX with fontspec anymore. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} When I try ...
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I can't find the format file xelatex.fmt

I am a newbie to TeX. I want to use XeLaTeX for my CV, but when I try to compile with Texmaker. a get an error saying: This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.2-0.9997.4 (TeX Live 2010) restricted ...
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XeTeX in Linux doesn't work. [closed]

I'm a newbie, and I'm trying to use xetex in Fedora15. I'm using TeXworks as my editor. but it throws back the error: /usr/bin/xetex: unrecognized option '-synctex=1' This is XeTeXk, Version ...
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Font substitution with XeLaTeX

I have an automatically generated document (using Doxygen) that has many different Unicode characters for many languages: Hebrew, Japanese, Greek, Arabic and more. Some parts of text displayed using ...