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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Unwanted extra lines appearing in bibliography

When I compiled a very lengthy paper with a lengthy bibliography, I noticed that at some places in the bibliography, an extra line had been entered between entries: I tried to cut down the document ...
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Prevent page breaks between item heading and item content

I have headings that appear before items in an enumerated list. The problem is that I think it looks ugly when a heading appears at the end of a page with the content of that heading on the next page. ...
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XeLaTeX problem with a vector arrow

I am trying to write $\overrightarrow{V}_{AB}$ with the vector over only V, but when I do this then the subscript AB goes far from V. On the other hand when I use the vector over the V and AB it seems ...
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Problem with defining new unicode character

I have a document that takes text from source file via pandoc (that doesn't matter anyway) and inserts it instead of $body$. The source document contains the only one symbol that's shown in hex-editor ...
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fontspec and xeCJK conflict: tie (\t{}) over Latin character displaced one position

I want to create a tie over ng by typing: \t{ng}: The following minimal example causes the tie over ng to be displaced one position to the right, so that it appears over the g and empty space. The ...
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Misplaced \omit when using \multicolumn within \multirow

I'm trying to put a \multicolumn within a \multirow environment in the following manner: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} \...
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BibLaTeX (chicago) - Single-spacing bibliography items

I'm using biblatex-chicago to format my dissertation, and everything works very well, except for one particular issue. My bibliography items are each double-spaced, rather than single-spaced, which is ...
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Selecting math font with unicode-math in beamer with XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use unicode-math in XeLaTeX to use Asana Math in a beamer presentation, but I am unable to use select the font for letters in math mode. See the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Failed pre-flight: How do I repair .notdef and incorrect glyphs?

I am trying to get a document that is written with XeLaTex printed as a book by a professional printer. The PDF I sent to the company did not pass their pre-flight check, however. Their tool "...
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How to define translations for text inserted by a custom command? [duplicate]

How would I go about having the output of a custom command depend on the language chosen (e.g. insert "Example" in English, "Exemple" in French and "Beispiel" in German)? I'm using XeTeX with ...
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How can I install a Chinese font in a Ubuntu 13.10 in a way that xelatex can see it?

I am trying to make the second example from the answer here work. It is copied here below: % Compile with xelatex % UTF-8 encoding \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{SimSun} \...
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Specific font for specific characters with mathspec package

I am trying to manipulate the font, font size and thickness of the mathematical characters individually. I came into this solution at stackexchange; XeTeX/mathspec punctuation issue ... \makeatletter ...
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shader=faceted interp does not compile in Xelatex

I am using pgfplots \begin{figure} \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[width=\linewidth] \addplot3[surf, mesh/cols=41,mesh/ordering=colwise,faceted color=black,shader=faceted ...
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Unicode Symbols [duplicate]

How do I use TeX to generate the Atom symbol? I tried the following code in XeLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{dejavu} \begin{document} \symbol{"269B} \...
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Change from Times New Roman to Arial [duplicate]

pr. 3 sg. bhavati. 3 pl. bhavanti I am using Times New Roman as the main font in a XeLaTeX doc, wherein lines like the previous occur. But after some discussion, I now need to put just some ...
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Alignment with Multicols and Polyglossia

I'm working with a two column multicol environment for an English-Yiddish dictionary (using XeLaTeX and Polyglossia). I have a couple of issues, and I'm putting them all together because I'm not sure ...
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Generating a table of all glyphs – including meta data like name, Unicode etc

The answers to Generating a table of glyphs with XeTeX cycle through character positions in the font and output a glyph (and its ordinal number) if one is assigned to that position, which is only ...
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Unicode, right to left characters in command names

What is the status, in terms of category codes, of all the Unicode letters above ASCII in XeTeX (using XeLaTex+fontspec) and LuaTeX (using ConTeXt)? Can I define a macro using Unicode characters (ex. \...
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Hyphen between page number gets (blured/diluted) in reference when viewing

Title says this weird problem. The hyphen in the end, between the page number 770-808, gets blurred and diluted. (In this case, if I select and paste in somewhere else, 770808 will show and the hyphen ...
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Globally enable a font feature for libertine package

The libertine package works with both PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX; with the latter it automatically loads and uses fontspec for OpenType font loading. Also with XeLaTeX, it's possible to load a font feature ...
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Caveats of newtxmath and fontspec together

I'm able to typeset a ~50 page set of lecture notes with heavy math using \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} with both PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX. I know that the libertine package ...
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Tweaking Biblatex-chicago citation format

I'm hoping this hasn't been asked elsewhere already; if so, I apologize. My issue is that I am trying to format my dissertation using Chicago style (biblatex-chicago). I am using XeLaTeX + ...
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Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string [duplicate]

My document contains section titles that are formatted by the listings package. (The section names are names of configure script switches.) \subsection{\lstinline!--enable-so-version!}\label{enable-...
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Font Awesome Skype icon doesn't work with moderncv

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and XeLaTeX. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,roman,english]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{blue} \usepackage[scale=0.75,a4paper]...
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Left and right quotation marks aren't correct when using fontspec

Using XeLaTeX the following document produces the correct result if \setmainfont{Arial} is never called (the quotation marks are proper left- and right-quotation marks). Once I try to set a font (even ...
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XeLaTex compilation error using bclogo (mps image problem)

I am trying to change from LaTeX to XeLaTeX, and I have some problems with the .mps images included by the bclogo package. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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siunitx disturbs spacing of \, in math with xelatex

In the following example - compiled with XeLaTeX - the spacing of \thinspacing/the value of mu (used by \,) is disturbed if \SI is used in the math before: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Adding “see:” and “: pg. ##” to Biblatex/apalike/authoryear-comp in XeLaTeX [closed]

In the Mimic BibTeX "apalike" with BibLaTeX - (biblatex-apa broken?) the answer supplied is working fine until one needs to add a page number or "see:" to the citation the whole thing gets ...
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How can the letter be set to produce all left aligned output?

The code for the .tex file: \documentclass[12pt]{sletter} %% to use image \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{....} \opening{Dear Sir or Madam: } ... \...
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Stripped ending utf8 chars if set as caps

I am using xelatex and while formatting by \caps (packages soul, soulutf8, polyglossia), the ending utf8 signs get stripped ("gītā" gets "gīt", see image below). Did anybody notice this issue and ...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn [closed]

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle \end{@...
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XeTeX pstricks larger page size is cropped to A4

In a Plain-XeTeX document, if I set the page size to anything bigger than the default page size, (A4 in my case) then all the pstricks elements beyond the size of an A4 page are trimmed of, so only a ...
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Compile with option

On an exact example. Here is the CV template: https://github.com/afriggeri/cv. It says that: there is an print option which renders in black and white And in .cls file there is indeed \...
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Detect if a character is Chinese character

(XeLaTeX + XeCJK) I am trying to translate an English document. I need to convert all '.' to '。' if the antecedent character is a Chinese character. I am using xstring to accomplish this object but I ...
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Having trouble with vowel positioning in Ezra SIL, XeLaTeX

I'm having trouble matching the example given in the answer What's a simple way to typeset a small amount of Hebrew content using TeX?. I copied/pasted the example exactly as given in that answer,...
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Latex command for unfilled \bigstar

\bigstar produces a black star. What is the LaTeX command for white or unfilled \bigstar? The unicode-math package has a command \bigwhitestar, but I am not able to use it in the usual way. When I ...
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\setmainfont uses features of previously defined \newfontfamily

I don't know what's wrong with this code. Shouldn't the output of the third text come in my main font, I mean SolaimanLipi? But it comes in \fancy font. Can someone tell me how to fix it? \...
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Automatically adding space in math superscripts

I am using mathspec, but the superscripts in math mode are a bit cramped. This is a well-known problem, so much so that the package defines a command to add space around characters (the double quote). ...
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teTeX Distribution in Slackware

I have installed slackware 14. It has an in-built support for TeX. The distributions provided are teTeX and eTeX. Does it make a difference if I install TeXLive 2013? Secondly, I am not able to ...
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Updating a font in fontspec

I want to implement all the LaTeX code mentioned in Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar. The implementation involves use of special fonts like Phaeton. I have installed it. But I don't get ...
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Font problem with xelatex on Windows 8 64 bits

Running xelatex with MikTex 2.9 on Windows 8.1 64 bits Arial Narrow font in bold turns into Arial bold. Arial Narrow bold is OK outside Latex. Did not have this problem on previous environment (...
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Multilanguage in LaTeX?

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage[numerals=western]{urdu} \newfontfamily\urdufont[Script=Arabic,Scale=1]{Jameel Noori Nastaleeq} \...
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xeCJK messes up typographical quot and — [duplicate]

Using: XeTeX 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (TexLive 2013) on openSuse 13.1 Setting up a multilingual buddhist glossary I have encountered the problem that closing (German) typographical quotation marks “ ...
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TikZ calendar shading opacity

When highlighting ranges in a calendar, I can't seem to get the overlapping area to blend as would normally happen with overlapping opaque objects. For example using the following code (compiled with ...
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Urdu in latex (bold font)

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{arabxetex} \newfontfamily\urdufont[Script=Arabic]{Jameel Noori Nastaleeq Kasheeda} \begin{document} \begin{urdu} مندرجہ ذیل مساوات کو حل کریں $x_2 + m$ ...
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How to use arrowheads from a unicode math font in TikZ diagrams under XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX?

I like arrowheads in my TikZ diagrams to match the math font arrowheads. For Computer Modern, this is no problem: the TikZ arrows library provides matching arrowheads. But I often use other fonts ...
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Problem with XeTeX input and output encoding

As we all known, the TeX engine XeTeX takes UTF-8 as its default input and output encoding format. However, it provides two new primitive control sequences that could define input encoding: \...
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Print business cards in LaTeX

I am trying to print a business card that I develop in LaTeX, using templates that I found on the web and combined to fit my needs. I am using XeLaTeX to compile it, since it uses different fonts. My ...
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Command \maketitle with cyrillic and Times New Roman

I am trying to output the title of the document using font Times New Roman with Bulgarian language. If I use \documentclass[14pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \...
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Help me create my out patient documentation template

\documentclass[a5paper]{article} \usepackage{eso-pic} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[pdfauthor={VB},% pdftitle={Consultation},% pagebackref=true,% ]{hyperref} \usepackage[headsep=3cm,top=4cm, ...