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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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 ...
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Adjust width of listings including pagebreaks

I have my own lstlistings environments which are framed. Since I wanted to adjust the width so the frame starts with the text I used a minipage inside the lstlisting. (See MWE). But as I have quite ...
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Fontspec warning : “rename-feature-not-exist”

I want to use Xepersian package. But I get this error while compiling with Xelatex. fontspec warning : "rename-feature-not-exist" Can some one help me with this? \documentclass{article} ...
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What is the best Math Font for use with Minion Pro font?

I have began using the Minion Pro series of fonts and compiling with XeLaTeX. However, despite the typeface changing, I still have the same CM Modern Math fonts. Do any of you have a good suggestion ...
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Linux Libertine Italic Spacing

I believe this is related, but my issue is not math-specific. The problem is: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[12pt]{article} % PACKAGES ...
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Cannot set lining numbers in footnotes with realscripts and Times New Roman font

Whereas loading the package realscripts will change the footnote markers to lining numbers in some fonts (cf. How to change footnote number style), it does not work with Times New Roman: ...
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how to add {author}, {tableofcontents} and {date} for each {chapter} or {section}

I was composing a book (using xelatex) that each chapter comes from different author, is there any environments/packages that can put these message near each chapter/section instead of the heading ...
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Accessing special glyphs in a font with xeLaTeX

The Palatino Sans Family contains a special font for arrows that I'd like to use from xeLaTeX. The Windows font preview shows examples using the German sentence "Franz jagt im komplett verwahrlosten ...
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Measuring the true height of a character

Suppose you have got a character that sits above the reference point. When you measure its height, the empty space above reference point gets also included in its height measurement but that is not ...
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Bold italics is hard to distinguish from italics

The aim of any special mathematical notation for a particular class of objects is to allow the reader immediately recognise objects of this class in expressions. For instance, the good old arrow ...
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The pdf generated by xetex cannot be “copy-and-paste” [closed]

I just began to use xelatex generating my resume. As a matter of fact, I want the generated pdf file to be searchable, and the contents can be "copy-and-paste". But some parts of the pdf can be well ...
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upside down question/exclamation mark

I'm trying to use the urw-garamond font to write some text in spanish, but the upside down question and exclamation marks aren't recognised properly.. I've saved the source document as utf8, so ...
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How to use SciType font in LaTeX?

I saw a font with math support inside OTF glyphs. How to use it (with lualatex or xelatex for example)? Especially how to deal with stylistic sets with LaTex. Here is the link : SciType font ...
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XeTeX loads Lido STF incorrectly

This is a followup to Are the Lido STF font installation instructions up-to-date?. I have the Lido STF fonts installed as described there. I also have them installed in OpenType format in ...
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TexLive installation unable to find system fonts in OSX Mavericks

It seems my TeX system on OSX Mavericks is no longer able to find my system fonts. My tex documents no longer compile, and when I do: $ xetex opentype-info.tex I get: This is XeTeX, Version ...
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Use cmbright with unicode text under XeLaTeX

XeLaTeX has been my preferred LaTeX engine because it straightforwardly handles text in Unicode (UTF-8 encoding). I know this can be done using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} with other engines, too, but ...
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Consolas: Straight Quotes

I am using the listings-Package to display code. As I am using The Consolas Font as the Monotype-Default I expected straight quotes which isn't the case (check my MWE) ...
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Polyglossia and toc

I'm using xelatex, with the package polyglossia (french). I've got a problem with the formatting of the table of contents, using xetex and the package polyglossia (language: french). I don' manage to ...
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Replace quotation marks (or: use << and >> as csquote like auto-quotes)

I use french quotation marks (<< and >>) in many documents. Is there any way I can define in the style file to replace all french quotation marks by english ones? Furthermore I'd like to ...
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Accents and unicode-math

Why are certain accents in math mode invisible? I am using unicode-math and compile with XeLaTeX. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{unicode-math} \begin{document} x̃ŷz̄ $x̃ŷz̄$ ...
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Programmatically generating many Tagged PDFs with XeLaTex

Is it possible to create a tagged PDF with XeLaTex or any other Tex Engine? (I need to be able to use TrueType fonts). Furthermore I need to create tagged PDFs of around 70 Books so doing it ...
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Compile with TikZ external library

As explained in the pgf manual under 32.4 and in various other questions/comments here on TeX.sX (http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/44508/9077, http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/32363/9077, ...
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How can I figure out which parameters are passed to xelatex by Rstudio?

I'm using Rstudio to create a nice pdf report using sweave and xelatex. I can process the sweave file in Rstudio, but I'm trying to wrap this into a script, so I need to figure out what parameters are ...
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polyglossia & fontspec's script feature in 'setotherlanguage'

My fonts are able to give the wanted output. My fonts have both the Latin and Hebrew characteres, and even Greek needed. Is there any other way in which I can have the result wanted? Do I need the ...