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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Is there any textbook for XeLaTeX?

I usually use PdfTeX. Currently I have to learn XeLaTeX which I am not familiar with. So Is there any textbook for XeLaTeX? How to use numerous math fonts in one article? E.g. use mathrsfs, ...
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Missing characters in gnuplot generated eps while compiling pdf [closed]

tTis has bug me for a few days: when I import a gnuplot generated eps into my LaTeX file, the characters are always missing. The number and text with in the figure is not complete, for example, it ...
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Is there a way to change the TeX engine from PDFLaTeX to XeLaTeX in Ipe?

In my document, I have to use XeLaTeX to get the output. On the other hand, I'm using Ipe to produce some graphic files with some labels on them. I want to have these labels in Persian. Is there a ...
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Why am I receiving a undefined-control-sequence error when compiling this custom letter class? [closed]

I've read through the Kopka & Daly book, "A Guide to LATEX", 3ed., and I'm attempting to re-crate the example custom letter that begins on page 305. The custom-letter class "mpletter" ...
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subfloat reference label language?

I want to get russian subreferences in subfloats: I think it should be provided by \usepackage{polyglossia} % support for languages \setdefaultlanguage{russian} but it doesn't work. Here's a ...
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List of theorems: no links when problem title is non-english

I'm trying to make use of this solution to get list of problems. I'm using XeTeX, and if I use non-english as a problem name -- hyperref's links to problem in "List of problems" doesn't work. Here's ...
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Hindi numbers are displayed instead of Arabic numbers using polyglossia and breaking index

I have tried to display Arabic numbers instead of Hindi numbers in my document. Below is my MWE. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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xeCJK and paragraph indentation

I am using xelatex and want to use the xeCJK package, but without indenting the first paragraph of a section. I tried the setup directive below, which should do the trick. But it does not. The manual ...
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Using another font for a glyph that is not available in the current font

I want to declare more than one font so XeTeX can use other fonts when first font did not have a specific glyph. How can I do that? In windows when the current font does not have a glyph, other font ...
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How to get proper kerning with XeTeX and special characters? [duplicate]

I would love to switch to XeTeX to make use of my professional Adobe fonts that were shipped with Creative Suite 6. I use MikTeX on a Win 8 machine, and TeXniXcenter + XeTeX. However, kerning seems ...
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How to set lining numbers in math in Beamer (with EB Garamond) under XeLaTeX

I'm using EB Garamond with XeLaTeX and Beamer as follows. (I'm not actually sure whether it's all necessary--advice accepted.): \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % not sure why ...
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Arabic text in \begin{arab} displays properly but titles, sections, and everything else doesn't

Titles and Sections are not displayed properly in Arabic. They are shown as separated characters while other parts of the document is displayed perfectly. If I remove ...
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Using microtype protrusion with XeTeX and Ubuntu

I believe I have all the correct versions of the software at hand and installed (v. 2.5 of microtype and .9998 of XeTeX) to get protrusion to work with XeTeX on my Ubuntu system but I keep getting an ...
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Minipage won't format properly

I need help with this. Why Block B is being printed below Block A? I need to have it right to Block A. \documentclass[10pt]{article} % Font size - 10pt, 11pt or 12pt. \usepackage[hmargin=1.25cm, ...
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Trying to use FreeSerif as a maths font — what am I doing wrong?

Always in search of the ideal font combination unicorn, I thought I'd try the GNU Free UCS Outline Fonts (FreeSerif, FreeSans, and FreeMono). I seem to have fallen at the first hurdle: ...
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Why does XeTeX differ from pdfTeX?

I understand that XeTeX was written to handle UTF-8 input better than pdfTeX. However, it seems to process documents in a slightly different way. That is, documents that don't use special fonts or ...
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Underscore should not force mathmode in macro

When trying to color words in arabic (transliteration), LaTeX wants me to be in mathmode (Missing $ inserted.), as there is an underscore in the transliteration. This is of course completely wrong as ...
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How to change all the fonts correctly? [closed]

I am very new to LaTeX. I'm learning it basically to write texts which are very heavy on mathematics. Also I am not an English speaker (my language is not too crazy, it just has a few letters with ...
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What math fonts are available that work in xelatex?

For LaTeX, we have the Font Catalogue which is a good resource for fonts available through LaTeX. There doesn't appear to be a similar resource for Xe(La)TeX. So let's say I'm bored of computer ...
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Why does XeLaTex mess up my em-dashes and quotation marks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: fontspec with Helvetica breaks quotes I'm using XeLaTeX with the fontspec package and Adobe Garamond Premier Pro. This works great, except that my em-dashes and ...
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Multiple pspicture environments breaks when using \pstMarkAngle

I have a pretty weird problem. If I use multiple pspicture environments in the same document, the first one gets rendered, but the other breaks. For example, \begin{pspicture}(-3,-3)(3,3) ...
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Ornamental hyphenation character with Xe(La)TeX

Using Xe(La)TeX, how could the hyphenation character be set to any particular glyph in a given font? I'd also like to have the possibility to set a color for the glyph when used for that task and to ...
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How do I include a click-to-zoom thumbnail picture in a non-beamer document?

The Beamer class for presentations provides a way (using the \framezoom command) to include a picture in the document on which one can click to zoom in, and then zoom back out with another click. How ...
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How to use system font for equation in XeLaTeX?

I am trying to use system font for LaTeX. I am able to do it for text but not for the math part. Here is an example (compiled using XeLaTeX), where I use the font "Broadway", but it doesn't work for ...
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How can I configure Emacs to use XeLaTeX without AUCTeX

The title says it all I hope, I'd like to configure Emacs to use XeLaTeX instead of pdfLaTeX, which is the default. I'm using MiKTeX on Windows (it's in my PATH), if that makes a difference. I'm ...
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Is XeTeX a complete rewrite of LaTeX/TeX?

I have been looking into XeTeX for type-setting Unicode Text. I looked into the source code of it. XeTeX source distribution comes with Web2C. Is XeTeX a complete rewrite of TeX? If not, how did it ...
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PDF annotations: How to know if “a box is empty”?

Extract from dvipdfmx documentation: Warning: No annotation will be constructed if the content between pdf:bann and pdf:eann is an empty box. My MWE (via xelatex): \documentclass{article} ...
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XeLaTeX - Invalid Font: -1

I try to compile the following document using XeLaTeX: \documentclass[twoside,openright,draft]{scrreprt} \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont{Univers 65 Bold} \begin{document} \section{Lorem ...
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Using imported font with XeLaTeX - several latin letters for one font symbol

I am importing a custom font that I made into my document, and compiling it using XeLaTeX. Let's call the font "MyFont" for sake of argument. \documentclass{article} \font\myfont="MyFont" at 12pt ...
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Multiple output pdfs with limited info in one

I am making my resume using and for xelatex. Certain versions of my resume have my name and address, they others, those which are public do not. Is there an easy way to hide this information on the ...
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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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How to use Xetex with Latexila?

I am trying to set up Latexila on Ubuntu 12.04 to output using the Xetex engine. I could not find any reference on the web, so I would like to ask you how to do it.
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Gentoo xelatex font installation

I have attempted to install a new font (source-sans-pro) onto my gentoo server, however when I run xelatex test.tex the PDF file it generates uses the font but does not give the expected output - i.e. ...
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Are XeTeX and LuaTeX platform dependent?

One of the main goals that Don Knuth had when developing TeX (other than the obvious one of creating high-quality documents) was a 100% platform independence. A document produced on one system should ...
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Debugging OpenType Feature / Substitution Problems with XeTeX [closed]

I have been sent an updated set of fonts from a professionally developed OTF typeface which I am trying to use with plain XeTeX. When using them with XeTeX, I could not get the OpenType features to ...
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Better way of embedding OpenOffice plots into LaTeX?

Right now, I create plots in the spreadsheet, copy them to OpenOffice Draw, save as images, and then put them (as images) into my .tex file. But that leads to problems with resolution (labels too ...
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XeTeX, LuaTeX: a good investment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Drawbacks of XeTeX/LuaTeX I'm only writing in English and French. In order to get the best appearance (ligatures, spacing between words and letters...), would it be a ...
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a xe(la)texify script for WinEdt 6

I like how WinEdt has a PDFTeXify script, with an associated button, which re-runs everything necessary until you get a PDF, and also opens the PDF in a viewer. I want the same thing for XeTeX, but ...
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fontspec usage with XeLaTeX under MiKTeX 2.9 and Win7Pro

I've a few questions about XeLaTeX and fontspec. Given: EBGaramond12-SC.otf:Family: EB Garamond 12 SC EBGaramond12-SC.otf:Subfamily: SC EBGaramond12-SC.otf:Full name: ...
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'Not element of' in Latin Modern

In the following example, the ∉ symbol does not look good. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} \begin{document} This ...
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Using XeLaTeX + BiBTeX in TeXWorks

I'm trying to define a run configuration for using XeLaTeX with BiBTeX from within TeXWorks, but I'm coming up empty. I tried following this guide and adapt it to what I wanted to do, and ended up ...
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XeTeX and Fedora: can't use OTF fonts

When trying to compile a document with XeLaTeX, I'm getting the following error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Linux Libertine ...
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Fancy header on the first page is not the same on subsequent pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: fancyhdr - anomalous behaviour on first page I'm using XeLaTeX (but I've confirmed the same issue in LaTeX), and I can't seem to get my fancy headers to work properly. ...
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What's the difference between color and xcolor packages? [closed]

I am working off a template. I recently updated my TeXLive from 2009 to 2012. One issue I am having is with the following like \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} When I use this I get now ...
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Insert annotations using XeTeX and BibTeX / BibLaTeX in MacTeX 2012

I have the following problem. My .tex file (see below) works in MacTeX 2011 without problems (build it using XeLaTeX => BibTeX => XeLaTeX). After I updated from MacTeX 2011 to MacTeX 2012 it doesn't ...
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XeLaTeX warning - objects still allocated in memory

I'm typesetting a document in XeLaTeX and keep getting this message: ** WARNING ** 1735 memory objects still allocated You may want to report this to tex-k@tug.org What does it mean? Am I to worry ...
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How to assign distinct font, color and style to each sectioning environment of a document? [closed]

I am trying to compose with *TeX a document that looks like a GDR manual. Basically I need to set a different font, style and color for chapter, section, subsection and subsubsection labels. It is ...
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black background when including pdf with transparent background as image

I have a pdf image with transparent background that I'll include by using graphicx (\includegraphics). Everything is fine when using pdfLaTeX to build my pdf, but when I switch to XeTeX the image ...
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Xetex: use OTF font (MacPorts)

I have a problem using my own OTF fonts within a LaTeX document. I read I should compile the document with xelatex which I have installed on my Mac with MacPorts (package texlive-xetex) My minimal ...
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Liberation Mono: The current roman font does not contain the Cyrillic script!

Ok, so the problem is next, I use Liberation fonts in my XeLaTeX document: \setmainfont{Liberation Serif} \setsansfont{Liberation Sans} \setmonofont{Liberation Mono} \setmainlanguage{ukrainian} ...