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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Font portability between platforms? Windows/Linux

If I first work in Windows environment then move to Linux, do I just copy all the fonts in the Windows system font folder into the Linux system font folder? I'll be using xelatex and fontspec.
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xelatex broken: How do I get Arabic vowels back in mactex 2011?

I upgraded to mactex 2011 from 2009 and xelatex (XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-0.9997.5 (TeX Live 2011)) no longer produces the same output when using Arabic language. The vowels (called harakaat in ...
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Clipping support in XeTeX

In pdflatex I'm used to clip graphics using something like this: \includegraphics[trim=14mm 0mm 14mm 0mm,clip,width=1.2cm]{image.jpg} When I attempt this in XeLaTeX, no clipping occurs and I get a ...
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How to force pdfTeX and XeTeX to produce the same measurement for the imported image?

resolution is undefined in XeTeX so the following code will produce different values when compiled with pdfTeX and XeTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \newsavebox\IBox ...
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XeLaTeX with Polyglossia and Thai

The following example displays the English text alright, but not the Thai text. It is simply left blank in the PDF result. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} ...
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LaTeX sourcefiles older than 5 years old. XeLaTeX fails

When compiling a LaTeX document with XeTeX, I get the following error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! You are attempting to make a LaTeX format from a source ...
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XeLaTeX with polyglossia and Greek

I'm struggling a lot with XeLaTeX and polyglossia. Somehow the font selection doesn't seem to work as I would expect it (and as the error messages suggest). Please consider the following example: ...
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insdljs + xetex - newlines ignored, corrupting JavaScript

I'm trying to create some dynamic forms in my PDF file with JavaScript. I am using xelatex to compile it. Something in the way the insdljs package is inserting the JavaScript is making it not work. ...
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Table of Contents Style

I really enjoy the table of contents formatting (all sections of a chapter in a single paragraph), of the Motion Mountain's physics books. Does anyone know how to reproduce that kind of style? Is ...
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With fontspec, how can one define a variation of a font family?

I keep running into the following situation using fontspec with XeTeX: I define a "base" font family using \newfontfamily. I then want to access a "spaced small caps" variant, using the LetterSpace ...
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Possible to Embed Base64 Encoded Images in TeX Documents? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Embedding images with an encoding algorithm Most of the examples I've seen explain how to insert images by using graphicx and external images. But I'd like to know if ...
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Decimal point in LaTeX Math Mode [closed]

I am writing a large document with equations in LaTeX. I suddenly noticed that a small unusual problem is occurring. I am writing an equation as follows: \begin{equation} f_{c}(t) = 1.0 + 0.024 ...
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Execute xelatex

My xelatex application in "C" directory. My Tex file is in "D" Directory. How can I run my tex file in "D" Drive? and cmd prompt?
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Include additional Packages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? How to include additional packages like for glossary, font, etc… in LaTeX? I am using ...
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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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Plain text for cut and pasting, ligatures for viewing (or, disabling ligatures)

One reason I switched to Xelatex was that I was interested in being able to create fully unicode documents (I'm a linguist, and often have linguistic symbols as well as Arabic text in my documents) ...
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Generating a table of glyphs with XeTeX

I am trying to get XeTeX to generate a table of all the possible glyphs of a given font, but can not figure out how to make XeTeX know how many glyphs the font has, so I have to specify an exact ...
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Considerations when migrating from XeTeX to LuaTeX?

What are the things to know when moving from XeTeX to LuaTeX, particularly when it comes to TTF/OTF support and OpenType features?
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Font problems; Hebrew with KOMA document classes; error message

I am using XeLaTeX for writing texts in Hebrew. Now I have been trying to use the KOMA document classes. After applying a few changes (like changing the font used for chapter, section, ... headlines ...
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Latest MiKTeX-Update broke XeLaTeX with fontspec

I updated MiKTeX a few days ago and since then I cannot compile XeLaTeX with fontspec anymore. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} When I try ...
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I can't find the format file xelatex.fmt

I am a newbie to TeX. I want to use XeLaTeX for my CV, but when I try to compile with Texmaker. a get an error saying: This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.2-0.9997.4 (TeX Live 2010) restricted ...
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XeTeX in Linux doesn't work. [closed]

I'm a newbie, and I'm trying to use xetex in Fedora15. I'm using TeXworks as my editor. but it throws back the error: /usr/bin/xetex: unrecognized option '-synctex=1' This is XeTeXk, Version ...
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Font substitution with XeLaTeX

I have an automatically generated document (using Doxygen) that has many different Unicode characters for many languages: Hebrew, Japanese, Greek, Arabic and more. Some parts of text displayed using ...
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How can I test if a document is being compiled by XeLaTeX?

Is there a way to programatically test whether the current document is being compiled by (pdf)LaTeX or XeLaTeX?
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Curly quotes in non-default font with xelatex

I have the following: \usepackage{fontspec} \setromanfont [Ligatures={Common}, Numbers={OldStyle}]{Palatino} And compile with this: xelatex main.tex I use: ``word'' But the quotes are never ...
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Using parindent within the longtable environment

Here is a simple test case of the problem I'm having: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{p{2in}|p{5in}} foo & \parindent=1in bar \\ ...
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longtable example+error:Package longtable Error: Column widths have changed in table…

I'm trying to use a longtable in landscape. I obtain a compilation error (I use XeLaTex) and I don't know where is the problem. The code is: \begin{landscape} \begin{longtable}{ccccccc} \caption{My ...
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LaTeX custom distribution

I have two questions: Is it legal to redistribute LaTeX in a commercial software? if is, how do I make a minimal and portable distribution of plain latex and a few packages? Note: I wish to use ...
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Make an invisible vbox

I'm placing a PDF meta information in a \vbox in a plain XeTeX document, and I would like it to behave as if there were no box at all (so any additional \vskip after the \vbox will appear). Right now, ...
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xetex: setting a font only for the text

I am using \usepackage{xltxtra} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Ubuntu} to change the "text" font in my latex document. However this has messed up some math equations and things like \mathbf{E} ...
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XeTeX, microtype and fontspec

I am using XeTeX from TL2010 with microtype 2.5 beta and fontspec. My main font is Linux Libertine O. I do not see a single difference with and without including the microtype package. Am I doing ...
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XeLaTeX and Microtype [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Margin kerning in Xe(La)TeX for TeXlive 2010: how to enable? Is it possible to get microtype to work with XeLaTeX? Is there any other alternatives to that kind of ...
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mathaccent skewchar with XeTeX

How can I get the dots in the correct position: \font\test="XITS Math:script=math;mapping=italic" \skewchar\test=127 \XeTeXmathchardef\beta="0"1`β \def\ddot{\XeTeXmathaccent"7"1"0308} ...
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xelatex error: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape.

Thank you all in advance. I know not much about fonts. but once I compile my document I get: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `EU1/lmr/bx/sc' undefined (Font) using `EU1/lmr/bx/n' ...
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\emph yields bold-italic using the package “libertine”

How can I make \emph use italics again after loading the package libertine? I suspect that this may be a bug in the font itself. I tried reinstalling the font and upgrading it onto the most recent ...
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Linux Libertine Initials break emph

Loading the Linux Libertine Initials font breaks the emph command, even if the font is not used: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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XeTeX can't find font

I'm using fontspec with XeTeX from TL2010. I've installed the Linux Libertine OTF font files in /usr/local/share/fonts, ran fc-cache and I can see them listed: $ fc-list | grep -i libert Linux ...
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Selecting an alternate style with fontspec

I've got a font with two styles showing up in fc-list, corresponding to two TTF files: Humanistic:style=Regular Humanistic:style=Cursive How can I select the Cursive style in fontspec?
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Disappearing characters Xelatex?

I've noticed that when I compile my .tex file (xelatex -- biber -- xelatex), that several characters (like π and Λ) become missing. Here is what I'm getting: [1] P. del Amo Sanchez et al. ``Searches ...
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Using `mathbb` fonts from other packages

I am currently using a combination of mathpazo and mathspec for my maths typesetting. To be specific, my preamble contains the following: \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{mathrsfs} ...
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Using XeLaTeX instead of pdfLaTeX

I would like to give XeLaTeX a try. I've been using pdflatex to process the following: \listfiles \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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Is there a LuaTeX analogue to XeTeXinterchartoks?

Just as the title of the questions says, is there an LuaTeX analogue to XeTeXinterchartoks?
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Using listings' escapebegin/escapeend with short commands

I'm building beamer slides with code set using listings and I want to draw arrows to parts of the code. To achieve that I have a zero width command that defines a named PGF coordinate (given as the ...
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How should one setup fontspec package to exploit best features of Pro fonts ?

Suppose that you have a Pro class fonts such as Adobe Arno which has several design sizes as described below: Design Size Size Ranges Caption: 8 point 5–8.5 point SmText: 10 ...
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Hyperref ignores \setdefaultlanguage from polyglossia

I use polyglossia to set my default language with \setdefaultlanguage to German. This works for the captions of tables, figures etc. I want to reference to these figures with the \autoref command of ...
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AUCTeX and XeTeX

I use Emacs+AUCTeX to write my *-tex. Using the PDF mode, I can run pdfTeX automatically with the C-c C-c command. However, I don't see a way to run XeTeX automatically, or even set up a command ...
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XeLaTeX and missing spaces in PDF text

I use xelatex to compile a PDF from this tex-file: \documentclass[14pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Change XeTeX fonts automatically depending on Unicode blocks

I would like to move from p(La)TeX (which was a TeX system specifically tailored to Japanese in a pre-Unicode era) to Xe(La)TeX, and I'm having a problem. In p(La)TeX, Japanese fonts are only used ...
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Transparency in tikz, preview package and xelatex

Is it possible to have transparency in a tikz picture while using the preview package and compiling with xelatex? The following mwe compiles without warnings/errors under both xelatex and pdflatex ...
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Xelatex and hyperref to file

I would like to add link to video in the same folder where pdf document is stored. There is code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...