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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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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XeLaTeX override default sanskrit hyphenation, do not hyphenate if not indicated

Sanskrit hyphenation is not very good in xelatex as it can possibly not recognize long compound words. I want to override the default hyphenation and hyphenate only where indicated by the \\- command. ...
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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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How to install TeX on android phones?

I used VerbTeX app in my android phone. But this app do not support XeLaTeX. Also I need internet connection for using of that. Is there any distribution of TeX for android? How I can install TeX on ...
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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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Manchu and Mongolian script

I am trying to write a document including Manchu script on a Mac. Manchu is written with the Mongolian alphabet with the addition of some diacritics, but the extra diacritics are included in standard ...
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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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Frequently loaded packages: Differences between XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

Adding the missing member to pdfLaTeX vs. XeLaTeX and pdfLaTeX vs. LuaLaTeX, here's the last of the big three: XeLaTeX vs. LuaLaTeX. Where would a typical template for XeLaTeX differ from one for ...
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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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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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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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Can WhizzyTeX be used with XeTeX?

I have tried to make WhizzyTeX work with XeTeX (or, specifically, XeLaTeX), but just adding LATEX=xelatex in whizzytex.conf (or changing this setting by any other means) and specifying PDF output ...
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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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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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Suppression of a ligature in XeLaTeX

I'm trying to reproduce an old book with XeLaTeX, and it has the ct ligature but not the st ligature. The Ligatures=Rare option seems to turn either both on or off. Is there a way to select which ...
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Does pdf syncing (forward-inverse search) work with XeLaTeX?

I commonly use textmate+skim or more recently texpad. I have zero problems with pdfsyncing (especially since skim fixed a bug not so long ago). Even more recently I have been playing around with ...
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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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** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. with tikz-qtrees in xelatex

I've got a snippet of tikz-qtree which causes ** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. when compiling with xelatex, but works fine with pdflatex. But I need xelatex because I've got a lot of unicode ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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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svg from inkscape — doesn't work in xelatex?

I want to make use of "svg in tex" technology. Here's a tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{graphicx} \newcommand{\executeiffilenewer}[3]{% ...
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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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Weird spacing with DejaVu Sans Mono with MiKTeX's XeLaTeX

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{DejaVu Serif} \setsansfont{DejaVu Sans} \setmonofont{DejaVu Sans Mono} \begin{document} Hello World! \textsf{Hello World!} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Coloring Arab suffix without losing connection

How can I change the color of Arab word endings without losing the connections? It's just ugly and loses readability. I'm using Tex Live 2012: arabxetex with xelatex but any package and/or engine is ...
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xelatex select local math font

The problem I am facing is that I am typesetting with MinionPro-Regular.otf as the main font and MinionPro-Cn.otf for the captions. However I have to declare only one math font for the whole document, ...
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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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Same font embedded twice when including graphics created with standalone

I use XeLaTeX, TikZ and standalone to create a figure, e.g. a flowchart. When I use includegraphics{} to include that figure into another document which uses the same font, then that font will be ...
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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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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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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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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 ...