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Localise appendix numbering?

I'm using XeLaTeX with fontspec. I write Russian document and get appendix numbered with latin letters: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % enables loading of {True/Open}Type fonts ...
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Achieve Linebreak in DOI in biblatex

In my references (using XeLaTeX, biblatex and Biber) I have one specific DOI that is hanging over more than a centimeter after line-break. All other DOI are correctly wrapped. Even inserting a (wrong ...
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question about pgf-blur package in xelatex

Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} \begin{document} \tikzfading[name=fade down, top color=transparent!30, bottom ...
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Set minimum math font size

Example: \begin{equation} \begin{array}{ll} \textrm{stejne rozptyly:} & U = \frac{ \bar{x}_1 - \bar{x}_2 }{ s \sqrt{ \frac{1}{n_1} + \frac{1}{n_2} } } \\ \textrm{ruzne ...
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Problem showing English characters with xepersian

I'm using TeXstudio in order to write a report and I use XeLaTeX compiler. However the following code : \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{xepersian} \usepackage[left=1.00cm, ...
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Syriac Abbreviation Mark

I'm trying to implement in XeLaTeX the Syriac Abbreviation Mark (see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syriac_Abbreviation_Mark). The code I came up with is the following: \catcode`^^^^070f=13 ...
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How to specify self-installed fonts to XeLaTeX?

I successfully installed the font (*.tfm, *.pfb and *.vf files) of my university, I'm now struggling to use them with XeLaTeX. About my specifications: I am running TeXLive 2011 using AucTex 11.86. ...
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Russian language within figure captions in unicode-aware systems [duplicate]

When I try to compile the following document caption package seem to convert caption text to \cyr.. sequences and fontspec don't understand them. Is it possible do somehow get around that without ...
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Smart replacement of missing fonts

The Open Sans Condensed fonts only have Bold and not Bold italic, so when I use \setmainfont{Open Sans Condensed Bold} and then try to use \textit{Foo}, it doesn't render it in italic, since there ...
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XeTeX with CJK: wrong font for numero sign

I'm using XeTeX in a MiKTeX 2.9 environment on Windows. Recently, I've added the xeCJK package to a larger document for including a short passage in Chinese. This, however, caused (among others) the ...
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Command \nobreakspace unavailable in encoding EU1 if i use xelatex

This is my preamble: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{iftex} \ifXeTeX \usepackage{xunicode} %Если не ошибаюсь, то этот пакет уже загружает fontspec \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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Towards a \ucshape and \textuc command for uppercase text (XeTeX, LuaTeX)

While we have \textit and \textsc, \itshape and \scshape etc., there's no \textuc and \ucshape to typeset its argument in uppercase. There is \MakeUppercase, but -- as uppercase is not a font style -- ...
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Problem with un-clear error messages (using LaTeXmk[fls file] and XeLaTeX[bad file descriptor]) [closed]

More or less out of the blue, I've gotten the following: xelatex: Bad file descriptor Latexmk: fls file doesn't appear to have been made I've no clue about the first and the second is confusing in ...
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Xelatex math weirdness - misaligned \not

I generally use xelatex for my documents, and the following snippet generally works fine for my math: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Asana Math} But I recently ...
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How to customise the numbering system of subequations with IEEEtranstools?

I'm using IEEEtrantools's IEEEeqarray, and in there I can print sublabeled equations like x^2 (1a) y^2 (1b) with: \begin{IEEEeqnarray}{rCl} x & = & y \IEEEyessubnumber \\ z & ...
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Custom inheritance rules not working with biblatex

I work on a document (XeLaTeX), where many mixed language collections are cited. Using biblatex I can make use of the hyphenation field to switch between different languages (although the babel-option ...
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How to prevent combining a character?

"EB Garamond" font combines ʿ character and the preceding letter. Consider following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{EB Garamond} \begin{document} aʿ bʿ cʿ dʿ ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:äöü not set up for use with Latex — is my latex broken [duplicate]

When trying to compile the following document with xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \begin{document} äöüÄÖÜ ...
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How to make circumflexes wider but still of a fixed size in XeTeX?

Circumflexes looks too small and they are to close to the symbol in the PDF generated by XeLaTeX from UTF-8 source with Asana Math font for mathematics: Source: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Changing the Ruby Font (for Pīnyīn)

Using ruby package to generate both furigana for Japanese and Pīnyīn for Chinese. I use individual \sf calls to individually switch each Pīnyīn from the Japanese font back to the default sans font. ...
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How can I typeset with LaTeXDB using XeLaTeX? [closed]

Related question Using the sample code on this site, http://hgesser.com/software/latexdb/workshop.html, I would like to query my MySQL database and typeset using XeLaTeX. This is because all of ...
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How to make pdf show current date? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make a pdf show the current date (not the date when it was compiled, but when it was opened/printed)? I'm making some sign sheets and it would be great if I could put the date in ...
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List of all post original TeX control commands

Is there a well documented list of all control commands added by all post Knuth's Tex like PdfTeX, e-TeX, XeTex, LuaTeX?
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Adobe Reader does not display dsfont symbols in XeLaTeX document

When I compile the following simple document with XeLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dsfont} \begin{document} $\mathds N \subset \mathds Z \subset \mathds Q \subset \mathds R \subset ...
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What are lccode and uccode used for?

In TeX, each of the 256 bytes has an associated \lccode and an \uccode, integers in the range [0,255] which indicate among other things how \lowercase and \uppercase act. There are of course a bunch ...
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Font Handling in XeTeX

Knuth's original Tex implementation uses TFM files to use font information for typesetting. Since XeTeX supports TrueType and OpenType fonts through fontspec package, how does it use these type of ...
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Vector images rasterized when converting to PDF? (XeTeX)

I've been using LyX with vector images in *.eps format for the longest time. Now I've moved to a new machine (a mac), tried to get the same work environment back, and ran into this problem: Creating ...
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XeLaTeX Errors on Windows 7 [closed]

I'm trying to get a minimal XeLaTeX document to compile in Windows 7 with MiKTeX 2.9. I have updated all of my installed MikTeX packages and am still getting many errors during compilation. ...
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XeLaTeX and 10x20 font

In Emacs I use the 10x20 font because it has a great support for Unicode symbols. I tried to use this font with xelatex using something like \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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XeLaTeX rotating my figures in Beamer

Whenever I compile my beamer presentations with xelatex, it forces any .pdf figures I've included with \includegraphics to rotate 90 degrees. If I compile with pdflatex or lualatex, I do not have this ...
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Can xeCJK be used with the font Times?

The following minimal example fed into xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{MingLiU} \usepackage{times} \begin{document} Test 汉语 \end{document} typesets the CJK ...
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Editing page numbers

How can I make the page numbers begin from 2, and hide them in the first two pages in LaTeX document which is using the report class.
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XeTeX + polyglossia: Trying to get greek text in PDF bookmarks

Although I've googled extensively to find a solution, most of the related information online is about babel. I'm working with polyglossia and can't get the pdf bookmarks to appear in greek, although I ...
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Can't use \left. … \right| in a custom environment

I'm writing a Hebrew (RTL) document with equations and I compile it with xelatex. The equation numbers are wrong and I have found that placing \LTR tag before the equation fix this. I have created an ...
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Inserting hindi text in between English paragraphs

I want to write some Hindi text along with English using LaTeX for eg: k=क, bollywood or (बॉलीवुड). I have used the below in the preamble but I'm getting the error command: \G already defined. ...
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XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX different default font features

The following MWE is producing different outputs on XeLaTeX and LuaLateX: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{FoglihtenNo04-070.otf} \begin{document} ffi ew \end{document} ...
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Font problem with XeLaTeX

When trying to compile my .tex file using the xelatex command in TeXmaker (with MiKTeX), I get this error message: ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Linux Libertine O" cannot be ...
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How to input b with stroke?

I want to use the symbol ƀ (b with stroke) in my document. I use it for the blank symbol in the formal definition of Turing machines. I use XeLaTeX, so I should be able to use the Unicode symbol, but ...
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(missing space in) “today” formatting in Polish using polyglossia

Just discovered TeX few days ago :) Experimenting a lot now. I am trying to make a template for my thesis (which is going to use quotations and bibliography in a good few languages and some serious ...
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Custom font not loaded

I have an .otf font in same dir with .tex files. I'm using XeLaTex to work with this font, consider following code \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[xetex]{graphicx} ...
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Punctuation in superscripting with Natbib in Xetex

I'm trying to use the achemso package for my bibliography and citations. I'm also trying to using Xetex to use the Minion Pro fonts. When I just typeset with LaTeX and do everything in Computer Modern ...
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Xelatex: Accent and macrons on capital letters. Multiple accents on a single letter?

I have trouble getting capital letters with a combination of accent and macron in XeLaTeX. I used this: \'{\=A}, but I didn't get the accent where I expected it to be. Also, i was wondering if it is ...
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First time XeLaTeX UTF8 bibliography in TeXworks

I see people having various problems related to bibliographies in TEX.SE, but I cannot really benefit from answers, because I'm not sure how to use any bibliography let alone UTF8. Could anybody ...
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XeLaTeX inside chroot jail

I'm using xetex 3.1415926-2.2-0.9995.2 (TeX Live 2009/Debian). I'm trying to run xelatex inside chroot jail. I've copied following binaries and directories: pdftex bibtex xdvipdfmx xelatex ...
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how to control font and paragraph formatting in margins

i'm having a hard time to figure out how to control the exact appearance of margin text (such as is output by the \marginpar command). i'm using XeLaTeX with packages such as geometry, fontspec, ...
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How do the various LaTeX compilers (LaTeX, XeLaTeX, PDFLaTeX, ???) differ in terms of use(s), purpose(s), pros and cons? [duplicate]

How do the various LaTeX compilers (LaTeX, XeLaTeX, PDFLaTeX, ???, ConTeXt, fill-in-the-gap) differ? Is there an authoritive list of all currently available LaTeX-related compilers? Which are the ...
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Emulating amsmath's \varGamma…\varOmega with unicode-math

While recompiling old documents with XeLaTeX and unicode-math I have run into the two problems: The amsmath \varGamma...\varOmega macros for slanted uppercase Greek math characters are not defined. ...
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XeLaTeX and bib entries with nocite

I am using xelatex to compile my document for the first time. I would like to know what exactly I am doing wrong, because it is no generating any bibtex entries with nocite command. Main File - ...
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XeLaTeX: how do I make paper to be exactly the size of the content?

In LaTeX I can make a document to be exactly the size of the content: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[active]{preview} \begin{document} \begin{preview} \[ \pi = \sqrt{12}\sum^\infty_{k=0} ...
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xetex - myriad pro - want “bold” but not “bold condensed” font

Situation: I've got Myriad Pro included in xetex via: \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Myriad Pro} But when I use \textbf{this is a test} and see the result in Acrobat, I can see that I've gotten ...