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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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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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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Combining \ifxetex and \ifluatex with the logical OR operation

I want to write in the preamble of a LaTeX document code that should be take into account by different compilers when the document is typeset. There are fragments that should be used: only by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Access Specific Alternate Glyph in XeTeX

I'm trying to use Minion Pro Italic font, specifically I would like to use the italic "g" with an open tail - instead of the default two-story version. I found that it is defined as an alternate ...
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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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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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Difference in PDF loading in lua- and xelatex

Someone is trying to install a package of mine (http://www.ctan.org/pkg/lilyglyphs) in MiKTeX on Windows 7. After some hassles with file and font paths we managed to get him going, but there is one ...
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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.) ...
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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} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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How do I use an OpenType font with my LaTeX document?

I want to use a really cool open-source OpenType font with my LaTeX document. I was told that either I could go through a long process of converting the OpenType font to one useable by LaTeX, or I ...
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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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Why doesn't standalone accept my build={} package option?

I frequently use standalone to incorporate tikz images in my documents. I have some really large tikz plots which I would like to include in my beamer presentation, but I am getting "Tex capacity ...
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Macro psGTriangle leads to pdfLatex ignoring the figure

I've noticed that the pstricks macro psGTriangle, to draw triangles with Gouraud shading does not work in combination with auto-pst-pdf/pdflatex. There is no error message, the pspicture environment ...
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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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xelatex and pgfpages compatibility

I've just switched from pdflatex to xelatex for my lectures to take advantage of the unicode-math package so that I can change the colours of all my mathematics. When compiling the "handout" version ...
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XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX + fontspec “font-not-found” in CV template [closed]

I am trying to compile a CV template using XeLateX. I have always used Pdflatex, so I created a XeLaTeX command as described here: Use XeLaTeX in Texmaker instead of pdfLaTeX. I then downloaded the ...
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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, ...
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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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How to make vim short key for xelatex and pdflatex both?

I have learned that the following setting in _vimrc will let \ll compile by engine pdflatex: let g:Tex_DefaultTargetFormat='pdf' let g:Tex_CompileRule_pdf = 'pdflatex ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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TIPA package causing error in xelatex: \sups already defined [duplicate]

I am trying to include some of my publications in my CV, which it typeset in LaTeX. I have a .bib file and I call the references using \bibverse{}. The problem is that I am unable to compile the ...
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How to install font “lmmath-regular.otf”?

I have downloaded a cv template from here, and I want to use it for my CV. This is the first time I am trying to use tex to do something. I have got stuck with the following error ...
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xelatex: I can't write on file `test.pdf'.

Every so often I'll be working and all of a sudden xelatex won't work, saying "I can't write on file `test.pdf'". But why not? Is it something I did? Did I insult xelatex? Now it won't even compile my ...
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XeTeX: Line numbering in a book with Devanagari and polyglossia

I am typesetting a book in XeLaTeX with both Samskrita in Devanagari script and English. I am trying to include line numbers for proofreading purposes. I want to use the lineno package which works on ...