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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How to remove font information at the head of page 1? [closed]

I set TeXLive 2011 on my MacBookPro. In my preamble I have: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Hoefler Text} \newfontfamily{\sbl}[Script=Hebrew]{SBL Hebrew} When I compile with xelatex I get at the ...
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Sample files of LTR text on left and RTL text on right

I am looking for sample files with mix LTR and RTL texts where each occupy their respective side of the page on each line. In addition I want the ability to indent odd/even lines by different ...
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How to make a line of text in a slightly different color (light gray in my case) in XeLaTeX

I Like to add an informal footnote to my document, containing web addresses. Some of the text is to be de-emphasized using gray text. How do I do that for a line or a word in XeLaTeX?
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How to disable oldstyle numerals in a boldface text in Linux Libertine?

This document compiles (in XeLaTeX), but the boldface numbers are set oldstyle. Why? How to use boldface lining digits with Linux Libertine? \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{fontspec} ...
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Linux Libertine O and Linux Biolinum O not found

I have TeX Live 2011. I set \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} \setsansfont{Linux Biolinum O} but I get a warning that these fonts are not found! If I try ...
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How to add numerical (ala No Starch Press) listing notes without XeTeX?

I've been following the instructions and code available at: https://zuttobenkyou.wordpress.com/2010/12/05/latex-saner-source-code-listings-no-starch-press-style/ I would like to add notes (and style) ...
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Dimension too large on a PNG figure under xelatex and beamer

I have PNG image I want to introduce into my presentation. The figure is black and white and the edges are small. When I compile the file in pdflatex everything is fine but when I Compile it with ...
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Arrow is too long when \vec followed by subscript or superscript after using unicode-math package

The code is below \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{XITS Math} \begin{document} \large $\vec{a}^{12345}$ \end{document} Then the arrow of ...
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No transparency in TikZ pictures including external PDF graphics in XeLaTeX [closed]

I was trying to create a tikzpicture environment which includes external graphics (as a PDF). The external graphics should be translucent, so I used the opacity parameter. Using pdfLaTeX it works as ...
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! Undefined control sequence. l.52 \char_make_active:n {"20}% [closed]

This is the XeTeX code I copied from Wikipedia, theoretically it must be working: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} ...
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How to set equation numbers in lining numerals?

I'm using XeLaTeX with Linux Libertine (using fontspec) and oldstyle numbers. I'd like, however, to set equation numbers (using amsmath's \eqref) in lining numbers. This does not work: ...
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How to use Palatino-like math fonts in XeLaTeX?

After some fighting with Asana Math, I thought that I could give a Palatino-like math font a chance. So the questions are: (1) what exactly is the difference between pxfonts and mathpazo and (2) how ...
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How to lower the superscripts (and raise the subscripts) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: tex4ht problems with footnotes I am preparing a document using XeLaTeX, unicode-math and Asana Math OTF (turned on by \setmathfont{Asana-Math.otf}). I've noticed that ...
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XeLaTeX and unicode-math problems [closed]

I am using XeLaTeX (TeXLive 2011) on OS X. It seems that unicode-math is not working as it should: \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{XITS Math} Produces: kpathsea: Invalid fontname `XITS ...
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XeLaTeX complaining about fonts

I have TeXLive 2011 installed. My document looks like this: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{orange} \usepackage{moderntimeline} ...
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AUCTeX XeLaTeX preview fails: fontspec cannot-use-pdftex error

I am struggling setting up AUCTeX preview in a way that I can use it with XeLaTeX documents. When I try to generate the previews I get the following error cannot-use-pdftex generated by the ...
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Small-caps, old-style numbers, and some ligatures produce odd symbols in PDF copy text?

This is a problem I've had consistently with XeLaTeX. Here's a small example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX,Numbers={OldStyle,Proportional}]{Minion Pro} ...
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Precompile header with xelatex

I read about precompiling the preamble in http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/15606/4918 and it worked fine with pdflatex but how can I do this for xelatex? I tried xelatex -ini -shell-escape ...
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How do I activate hanging punctuation with XeteX under ConTeXt?

I'm noob at ConTeXt. I want to use auto2 font with ConTeXt, I think the easiest way to do that is using the XeTeX backend. ConTeXt can do some protrusion with pdfTeX and LuaTeX, but with XeTeX it ...
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Glyph alternates break hyphenation

Alan Munn explined in Use stylistic set variations only for certain glyphs how to enable glyph alternates for a certain subset of glyphs. I'm using the second method he described (the other method ...
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Linux Libertine Biolinum xelatex and lualatex

This is actually two questions rolled into one. Consider the example file below: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % ...
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Trim, crop, clip not working as expected in XeTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clipping support in XeTeX Why does the crop feature not work in this example? Secondary question: Is there a good and thorough example somewhere floating around the ...
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XMP with XeLaTeX

I got the hyperxmp package to include XMP copyright information with regular LaTeX but with XeLaTeX there seems to be a problem. I need XeLaTeX for its better font support and typographic features. Is ...
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Dashed draw with a node including a fraction

Is this intended behavior (with plain XeTeX): \input tikz \tikz\draw[dashed] node {$3T\over4$}; \bye It renders as: !? The fraction line is dashed, too! Is this intentional? Is there something I ...
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Typesetting boardgame positions using ttf font

For presenting positions in the game of backgammon, there is a commercially developed, but free for personal use, without modifications, font called eXtremeGammon. The ttf font file is available from ...
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Usage of UNC paths in XeTeX Documents

Is it possible to use UNC paths in a XeTeX document?
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containverbatim shows up in output

When I compile the following code in XeLaTeX (also works with pdflatex) under windows, [containsverbatim] shows up in the ouput: Here is the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{showexpl} ...
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Xetex and Times New Roman font

I want to create a document using latex, but I discovered that latex only works with plain ascii, and my native language is not English :) So I tried xetex instead (with example from here). The ...
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XeLaTeX exit codes

I'm running XeLaTeX from a shell script and would like to check for exit codes, to see if an error was encountered during processing. So I'm looking for a list of possible exit codes. I've checked ...
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Palatino with text figures, not in math mode or headings

I'm working on a document which is fairly math-heavy, but also contains numbers outside of math mode. I want these numbers to be displayed as old-style/text figures. I also want a Palatino-type font ...
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Trying to create a trifold leaflet on A3 paper using xelatex

I'm trying to make the program for my wedding. Basically what I want is for each program to be a single sheet of A3 printed front and back in landscape orientation and folded into three panels. This ...
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Fontspec transparency problems

I'm using this minimal document to test transparency: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{xunicode, xltxtra} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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On the fly pdf conversion for inclusion

A while ago I asked how to Include Adobe Illustrator files (ai) with XeTeX. However, the PDF version of the Illustrator files is 1.5 and I compile my XeLateX documents to version 1.4 so the newer ...
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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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Biblatex bibliography quotes break when using fontspec

As soon as I use fontspec in my biblatex xelatex document, my quotes stop appearing as proper quotes ", and start appearing as a pair of `` and ''. My minimal working example, first: ...
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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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fontspec FakeBold affects text in graphics

In the minimal example below (compiled with XeLaTeX in MacTex), the FakeBold option in package fontspec works as intended for the main text, using Times to represent the non-default font I am using in ...
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What free math font could/should accompany Linux Libertine and Linux Biolinum?

Well, the title of the question pretty much says everything. To be more precise: I'd like to know (1) what font would be visually suitable to use with Linux Libertine and/or Linux Biolinum as the ...
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Custom hyphenation for different languages in XeTeX

When I define custom hyphenation with \hyphenation in XeTeX, it seems to only work for the main body of the text, but not for the bits inside \text<language> (as in \textgerman) environments. I ...
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XeLaTeX warning: Redefining document command \oldstylenums with arg. spec. 'm'

I updated my MiKTeX to the newest version a few days ago, and after this when I compile documents with the fontspec package included, there's a warning. For example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Problem getting biber/biblatex/XeLaTeX/TeXworks working together

OK, here my situation: I'm writing a paper for my class, and I want to include a bilingual bibliography since some of my sources are in Korean and I want the bibliography to show the original Korean ...
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siunitx uses math mode for symbols - workaround needed when using different fonts for math and text

This is a follow up question from Using old style fonts of palatino (mathpazo) in math mode. The original problem has been solved using siunitx instead of dcolumn. However, the problem is that I am ...
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Randomizing font selection in XeLaTeX, per character [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The effect of the anonymous letter I have a bit of a programming question, and I think it's in line with what LaTeX (XeLaTeX in my case) is suited to do. I would like ...
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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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hyperref error when using XeLaTeX and fontspec with LaTeXmk

I have defined a compilation tool for TeXWorks as follows: Program: latexmk Arguments: -e $xelatex=q/xelatex $synctexoption %0 %S/ -pdf $fullname It works fine in ...
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How do we install additional fonts for xepersian on MiKTeX 2.9 Win XP/Win 7 [closed]

I want to install several fonts such as IranNastaliq Niloofar and several others. How is this done?
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Unicode characters not displaying in XeTeX

I am trying to get Unicode characters to compile into a PDF file using XeLaTeX. My MWE looks like this: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} Here is α, β, and finally γ. \end{document} ...
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How to customize the default xelatex command in TexShop for OSX

I am trying to make use of the minted package for source code highlighting, and am running into an error telling me I need to install pygmentize combined with an message regarding the --shell-escape ...
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Putting quotation marks in TeX document

Have to put double quotes mark for a sentence. I am using Xetex. For the input string ``The work'', the output is also ``The work'' whereas it should be “The work”. Below is the list of packages and ...
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Using XeTeX for automatic transliteration of cyrillic letters

This is a follow-up question to the following question: Serbian Cyrillic using LuaTeX and XeTeX. I actually often need character substitution the other way around, that is, I write cyrillic, but ...