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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Differing hyphenation in xelatex and lualatex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: lualatex and line breaks after em-dashes I am working on a manuscript that can be compiled with either with xelatex or lualatex. The PDF output from xelatex looks ...
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'r' rendered improperly in Devanagari ligature [closed]

Have bumped into a LaTeX-specific problem (on my current system at least) in typesetting Devanagari: 'r' in conjunct consonants such as 'ntrya' does not render properly (e.g., as न्त्र्य, see image ...
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How can the following TeX file be run without errors? [closed]

I get an error : ! I can't find file `xdvipdfmx.cfg'. l.6 \input xdvipdfmx.cfg Please type another input file name and ! Emergency stop. l.6 \input xdvipdfmx.cfg I really wish to know what ...
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File expl3.sty not found when trying to compile a *.tex file with XeLaTeX [closed]

I've installed XeTeX to my Fedora 17 recently (before that, I was using pdfLaTeX). The main reason for switching to XeTeX was the polyglossia package I'd like to make use of. Unfortunately, whenever ...
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Using Sweave and XeLaTeX

I'm doing a report that is heavy in R but also would like to use system fonts, so I was hoping to be able to use Sweave and XeLaTeX. My preferred tex editor is TexShop (Mac 10.7), but it seems to ...
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XeTeX/mathspec math environment font

How does one set the font for text inside a math environment? If I use \setmathsfont(Latin){FontName}, I can change the font for individual letters in the math environment, but not for functions such ...
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How to use pdf:bann and pdf:eann into a tikz node?

(This question follows up How to emulate \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink with xetex?) Note: I used the last CVS version of TikZ/PGF. With xelatex, I would like to create annotations in tikz nodes. ...
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The font “Kozuka” can somehow not be used in XeLaTeX on my system

This seems very weird to me, because the Kozuka fonts are the only ones that cannot be used. My system: Windows 8 64-bit, MikTeX 2.9 64-bit, TeXWorks 0.4.4 r.1003. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Half of a document in pdfLaTeX, half in XeLaTeX

As far as I know, I cannot use microtype in XeLaTeX, and cannot use fontspec in pdfLaTeX. I am rendering Chinese symbols only on one page, and I need this line: \newfontfamily{\J}[Scale=0.85]{Osaka} ...
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What are the forbidden characters in file name with XeLaTeX [closed]

I was wondering what are the forbidden characters in file name using XeLaTeX. I know that the forbidden characters for Windows files are \ / ? : * " > < | Also, I have found another character ...
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Indic special characters on XeLaTeX

I am using XeLaTeX (XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 on TeX Live 2012/W32TeX). There are some special Indic unicode characters which XeLaTeX does not seem to support. I am trying to produce ...
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xeLaTeX: Not enough room in an internal buffer [closed]

So i'm compiling and this is what it says. The documentation is extensive. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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XeTex - Times New Roman font for Romanian characters ș, ț, Ș and Ț

I have downloaded the Times New Roman font and put it into .local/fonts where it should be (my OS is Fedora 17 and I use TexLive 2012). It is recognized by LibreOffice and LyX. LibreOffice displays ...
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Bad rendering of OrnementsADF

With the code (typeset with XeTeX) \font\orn="Ornements ADF" at 12pt \centerline{\orn\char70\quad\char57\quad\char102} \centerline{\orn\char102\quad\char57\quad\char70} ...
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xelatex doesn't work with beamer and true type font

I am trying to use a true type font in my presentation but I cannot do that withxelatex. Pdf is created although a warning is displayed but font is not chosen one. Warning is below: ...
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Why doesn't my italics work?

Why doesn't my XeLaTeX document turn this word into italics? I simply can't figure it out. \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{ifpdf} \usepackage{mla} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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xelatex hangs when using fontspec

I'm using TexStudio 2.5.1 on Windows 7 with MiKTeX. The following brief .tex file will cause xelatex to hang: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Test \end{document} ...
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How to achieve or get Post script (PS) output from xelatex run?

Does this require any sort of switches while running XeLaTeX?
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Syncing text on bilingual pages

This is quite a technically involved question. Of which the essence is how XeLaTeX handles page-breaking. I need to produce a bilingual book. With one language on the left hand side page and another ...
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Support for all writing systems in a single document — more than just one or two Unicode planes simultaneously

I am working on a document that contains a growing number of representatives from different writing systems. It is mostly an English document, and I have been using the following to ensure that CJK ...
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Choosing Tex engine for beginner: 25-page college assignment

I'm starting to write a bigger assignment (Danish, college-level: 25pages). My requirements: Internationalisation: it is in Danish The manuscript will need citations, references and a bibliography. ...
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How to emulate \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink with xetex?

In my ocgx package, I would use the new ocg-p package instead of the ocg package. With pdflatex or lualatex, all is good. But with xelatex, I obviously can't use \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink (these ...
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Is there any specific reason to use LaTeX over XeLaTeX?

Is there any situation in which it would be easier to do things in LaTeX rather than XeLaTeX?
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Is there a poisonous interaction between memoir, hyperref, and hyperxmp?

In another, now rather confused, question, I'm struggling to get copyright information into a PDF produced by memoir. The investigations so far have led to this problematical MWE: % !TEX TS-program ...
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Hyphenate typewriter / avoid overfull \hboxes in code, using fontspec and XeTeX

I would like to avoid overfull \hboxes as a result of inline code, inserted with \textt{foo} or \ttfamily, e.g. in this MWE: % compile with xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[textwidth=4cm, ...
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xelatex doesn't change the font with polyglossia [closed]

This is a follow-up question to Setting English font size in non-English documents in XeLatex Well, I'm new here and this is my first question. I've compiled the following code with xelatex but in ...
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Setting English font size in non-English documents in XeLatex

Consider a non-English document compiled in XeLatex, the standard font size is equal for all English and non-English text. How is it possible to set the size of the English text and change the font ...
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Making one page landscaped and all other portrait, is that possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change certain pages into landscape/portrait mode I'd like to have one page in landscape, in between of several other pages in portrait. I know how to make all ...
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Disable automatic kerning

I want to disable automatic kerning for a few lines in my text as the \textwidth before kerning and after kerning is not the same. And I'm sure there is a simple command to do so, but just can't ...
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XeTeX and Luatex fail to display correctly biblical hebrew fonts

My question is related to both XeTeX and LuaTeX; both fail to display correctly biblical hebrew fonts. More precisely, the text is truncated at some point, and the nikud (meaning something like ...
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How to insert Greek letters directly in math environment?

Why are non-Latin characters not displayed in formulas, even when using XeLaTeX? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \begin{document} $\omega$ %displyed $ω$ %not displyed ...
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How to view .xdv files?

How can I view eXtended DVi files in a computer? These are the output of the command xelatex -no-pdf. I am particularly interested for the solution on a Mac, but please comment on other platforms as ...
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href not working with image (but OK with text)

When I use a text in \href fine, but if I use an image it does not generate a link at all. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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XeLaTeX on OS X doesn't recognise some diacritics signs

I've just moved to OS X 10.8.2 from Ubuntu. I have TeX installed as I guess from tug.org, but I'm not sure since it wasn't me who installed it. All my files created in Ubuntu compiles exept one ...
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Can't increase spacing before section title

I'm having troubles with increasing spacing between the header and section title. As suggested in titlesec package documentation, I added the following line to my preamble: ...
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Hyperrefs in advanced ToC in XeTeX

I'm trying to apply this awesome template. I'm using XeTeX and russian -- and it gives: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \csname\endcsname l.5 ...
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How to generate compounded diacritical fonts for Sanskrit with XeTeX and LuaTeX?

I'm trying to use diacritical marks for Sanskrit with a font that does not natively support all the marks (Minion Pro). So they are compounded somehow by XeTeX. This works almost fine in using: ...
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Sideways text with rule as table label

I've been trying to achieve the following vertical sidebar effect in LaTeX for my resume, but turns out it's far more difficult than I thought (created easily in InDesign): I've tried everything ...
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How can I set default font size to [bp] instead of [pt] in order to use Lyx with XeTex?

I want to use the [bp] font size for the whole document in Lyx 2.0.4 for compilation with XeLatex. My LaTex preamble looks like this: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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Multiple accents on Greek letter in XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm new to XeLaTeX and having trouble combining a macron and breve over Greek letters. I input \textgreek{ᾱ̆}, but the breve is sitting right on top of the macron. How do I raise it up? Or, ...
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mathspec selects the wrong math font

I am trying to use DejaVu Sans Light as a math font. It doesn't have a comprehensive set of math characters, but it has what I need (Roman numerals, beta, gamma, epsilon, and just a few other ...
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Unable to load Asana-Math and compile with XeLaTeX

Just few days ago I decided to give XeLaTeX a try for its wonderful use of system fonts. I read a bit on the net about "fundamental lines" to change (I come from LaTeX) which basically boil down to ...
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amsmath - bidi - siunitx possible bug?

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[detect-all]{siunitx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[math-style=ISO,bold-style=ISO]{unicode-math} ...
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XeLaTeX: \includegraphics with a .png file shows filename in output. How do I hide this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to include graphics with spaces in their path? Ok, I was creating graphs in GNUPlot and inputing them in my XeLaTeX file as I usually do, and then I realized that ...
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Using unicode Roman numerals in XeTeX

As mentioned in How can I get Roman numerals in text?, there are several ways in which one can add Roman numerals to text in TeX. However, these solutions all seem to use three I's to make a roman ...
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libertineotf and xelatex - bold smallcaps broken?

It seems like bold smallcaps don't work with libertineotf any longer? I am currently adjusting an old template which I was using with pdflatex, and I need those bold small caps: ...
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Why do I get this error when using babel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \tableofcontents encoding issue with lualatex I tried adding babel package to my file - to get proper hyphenation for my language. But I get strange error, related ...
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PDF Layers (OCG) using xelatex

I am switching from pdflatex to xelatex and have trouble finding an alternative on how to do layers in the pdf. So far I have been using ocg.sty to separate relevant content from eye-candy content ...
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How to make a PDF/A document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to generate PDF/A and PDF/X? Are there any options that I could give to pdflatex and xelatex to make sure that all outputted documents adhere to the PDF/A standard? ...
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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 ...