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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Why is my regular font garbled but \emph and \textbf fine? [duplicate]

I'm trying to format a document following my organization's style guide. I'm using XeLaTeX for the font flexibility. I made a minimal document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} %% For ...
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What is the macro/primitive for the current run time? [duplicate]

I've seen (I don't know where) a couple of interesting metadata-oriented control sequences, and I was wondering if such a sequence exists for the job runtime. I can't expect it to give me the total ...
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How to get rid of the hyphenchar in XeLaTeX

I have the following TeX file which runs on XeLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia,xltxtra} \setdefaultlanguage{malayalam} ...
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Problem with tikz picture and polyglossia with XeTeX

The problem is that the section headings disappear and herein there is a minimal example \documentclass{report} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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TikZ externalize fails to recognize changes [duplicate]

Using XeTeX(xelatex) [i got the same using pdflatex] on Debian I am trying to save some compilation time using tikz external. Yet, the figures are never updated unless I delete the corresponding ...
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How to increase the table row height for furigana(ruby) in XeLaTeX?

The ruby package provides phonetic guide (really, it's possible to use in any language), however, if to use ruby inside the table, the row height will not increased for ruby: I also used the ...
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XeTeX error with Cambria Math, very simple formula [duplicate]

This MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Cambria} \setmathfont{Cambria Math} \newcommand{\R}{\mathbb{R}} \begin{document} $\R^{m\times n}$ ...
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“! Argument of \xpg@nospace has an extra }” error message with polyglossia

I use a code – to be found at the end – for long citations in the french tradition. When I use french quotation marks inside such a long citation, I have no problem on compiling with xetex if I load ...
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Font problems when using IPAexMincho

I am trying to run some fonts named IPAexMincho in latex under win 8 using MikTeX under TeXnic, but I got error messages in regard to not being able to run Kanji map when I have the following valid ...
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Why doesn't standalone accept my build={} package option?

I frequently use standalone to incorporate tikz images in my documents. I have some really large tikz plots which I would like to include in my beamer presentation, but I am getting "Tex capacity ...
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How do I achieve this chapter optic?

I'd like to modify the chapter appearance to become similar to this draft: I use XeLaTeX and Minion Pro/Myriad Pro (from Adobe Reader) as main fonts (the sans font in the screenshot might be a ...
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otf sans serif math only in figures

I was going to use a serif font (TG Pagella) for most of the text (including captions) and a sans serif font (Candara) for my (tikz) figures. For text this works nice, but not for maths. First I used ...
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xelatex problem: Missing chars in TeXLive 2013 / \textfont XXX is undefined errors in miktex

I'm trying to track down the source of a problem with the new xetex binary in miktex. I think it is related to the following problem in TeXLive 2013: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} ...
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unicode-math and tex4ht with utf-8 input

I have a document which I'm compiling to PDF using LuaTeX, and I want to create an HTML version from the same sources. The text is german with umlauts, and for convenience I'm using some unicode-math ...
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Makefile that prevents tex directory from being cluttered with build output

I am using xelatex, biber and makeglossaries to generate my bachelor thesis. All of them are creating a huge amount of temporary files that are cluttering, not only my root document directory, but the ...
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Error in latex: [3Broken pipe [closed]

Yesterday, I compiled my LaTeX document in this computer and everything was fine. Then, I compiled the same document in another computer and again fine. Today, I tried to compile without doing any new ...
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How can add a line to block environment in Beamer?

I would like to define a block environment as illustrated in the figure in the link I made this block using the code \begin{block}{My title\\ \vspace{-1.25em} \line(1,0){312}}\vspace{-0.7em} ...
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How to define a style for drawings using a special font and siunitx?

I would like to define a style (e. g. style=techDraw) that gives me the possibility to define the behavior of all technical drawings made by tikz or imported as pdf_tex a. s. o. when the style ...
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\hat and \widehat look terrible: fixing width and better positioning?

I want to make the use of quantum mechanical operators explicit in my text using \hat{A} or \widehat{A}. The problem is that depending on the symbol under the accent it looks either misplaced or too ...
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Friggeri resume - Very different rendering in different readers

I wrote my CV using the Friggeri resume template, but I just noticed a problem: the document it's rendered very differently between Acrobat Reader and FoxIt PDF Reader and Document Viewer: I used ...
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Embedding Python in LaTeX - Hello example?

I found example of the using Python in LaTex, but unfortunately I have problem with it. Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200] This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 32 bit) ...
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pythontex3.py does not compile very simple xelatex file

I have the following environment LinuxMint 15 (which has python2.7 and 3.3 as part of its install. I installed Texlive, Texworks, Pygments for 2.7 and 3. Working with Texworks and creating xelatex ...
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Math operator names with Neo Euler in XeLaTeX

I am writing a document in XeLaTeX using Libertine and Neo Euler as fonts: \usepackage[math-style=upright]{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine G} \setsansfont[Scale=MatchLowercase]{Liberation ...
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.aux file not found or empty while cross-referencing between files [closed]

I have an issue similar to this one. In oppose to that thread, I use xelatex. Don't know, though, if this is the issue or not. I have two files. In the first one (Characteristics.tex) I have: % ...
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Updating MiKTeX: again errors [duplicate]

After today's update of MiKTeX I got lot of errors like this: ! \textfont 192 is undefined (character ???). \beamer@doifinframe ...v 10^{13}\;\text {cm}^{-3}$ ...
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Is it possible to use tcolorbox in XeLaTeX?

This is a trivial color box, which provided by tcolorbox package: \begin{tcolorbox}[colback=red!5!white,colframe=red!75!black,title=My nice heading] This is another \textbf{tcolorbox}. \tcblower ...
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Paper size in XeLaTeX and pdfLaTex

I was working with pdfLaTeX, and I set the size of the A4 paper; but for some reasons I have to change to XeLaTeX. And I realize that it isn't the same size of the paper, because the header and foot ...
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How to get (No)LineFinal to work for Hoefler Text Italic with TeX Live 2013? [closed]

I’ve just installed MacTeX 2013, which includes TeX Live 2013. This somehow breaks the Contextuals=(No)LineFinal feature from fontspec with Hoefler Text Italic. It works as I expect with MacTeX 2012 ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 problem with XeLaTeX and a Bengali script

I wanted to create a Bengali document using Latex. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 in windows XP. I installed all the fonts and the packages for MiKTeX 2.9. I copied the code given here and here. Both of them ...
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Problem with xelatex and the \drop command

I have the following definition for my title page: %----- TITLE PAGE -----% \newcommand*{\plogo}{\raisebox{+1.25ex}{\includegraphics[height=1in]{logo}} } % Generic publisher logo ...
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Adobe Acrobat's markup and annotate trough LaTeX?

Adobe Acrobat has the feature that enables the user to markup words or lines and to add an annotation to these markups. These features do not only exits in Acrobat. The markup looks like this: Is ...
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Garamond Premier Pro, optical sizes, XeLaTeX v. LuaLaTeX [closed]

Update: I upgraded to TeX Live 2013 and things have gotten slightly worse, see end of post for details. I have Garamond Premier Pro and I'm trying to make sure my documents use all the appropriate ...
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Paragraph style footnotes in plain XeTeX

I’m trying to get footnotes set in the paragraph style in plain XeTeX. I’ve pasted the code from fnpara.tex into the preamble of my document and changed the fonts used in the actual footnotes to ...
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Document Bibliographies with CJK and Pandoc

Very new to LaTeX and only limited exposure via pandoc, I'm converting markdown English article that contains Japanese and Korean bibliography sources to PDF via LaTeX using pandoc, which allows the ...
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XeTeX Arabic vowels

I would like to demonstrate declension in the Arabic language by coloring a single vowel or letter. I found some solutions to color a single letter, however the connections would break. So again I'm ...
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XeTeX: What happened to \mathcal and \mathscr?

Recently I switched from pdflatex to xelatex to be able to use OpenType fonts. I like to use variables highlighted using \mathcal for specific variables, while I used to use \mathscr-typeset variables ...
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\XeTeXglyph triggers previous character variant. How to avoid this?

I’m typesetting a document in Hoefler Text with XeTeX. I am however dissatisfied with the default position hyphens and dashes and much rather use other glyphs instead. I currently achieve this with ...
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Missing caption prefix in figures and tables when using XeLaTeX

I've recently switched from PDFLaTeX to XeLaTeX, and noticed that captions on my figures and tables don't have the usual "Рис." and "Таблица" prefix any more (Fig. and Table in Russian), only a number ...
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How is cropping for EPS-files done in XeLaTeX?

When trying to crop an EPS-figure with trim=<left> <bottom> <right> <top>, clip, ... it results in strange behavior. Please find a MWE and a image of the result below. It ...
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Detect main/default language from polyglossia

I'm creating a mystyle.sty package that sets backgrounds, styles and an introduction. The main .tex file only contains few package loading and options, and of course the main text. One of the options ...
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english number and ltr direction in xetex

I'm writing a document using xepersian and the text direction is right to left. Also I need to add formulas in the document. My problem is that all numbers in the formula are persian and if I add text ...
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xepersian, xetex can't find fonts

I'm trying to add persian text to my document but it doesn't accept the fonts I set and returns this error: The font "XB Niloofar" cannot be found. I just installed texlive using this guid. And ...
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xdvipdfmx refuses to process multiple diacritics

so i'm trying to typeset a book with chinese characters and pinyin transcription, and xelatex is throwing errors. i managed to narrow down the problems to the doubly-accented ê̄ down here: ...
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Why do eps images overlap the captions in subfigures?

I'm using the package subcaption within an scrreprt compiling with XeTeX/XeLaTeX. When using subfigures for 4 images in a grid view, the images are not centered and overlap the middle subcaptions. It ...
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Writing Æ,ø,å using XeTeX [duplicate]

I would like to use the danish letters "æ,ø,å" with xelatex. Everything works just fine if i use pdflatex, but if i use xelatex "æ,ø,å" are not printed. I have tried several different fonts. I have ...
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Differences in processing DejaVu Serif between LuaTeX and XeTeX

I'm trying to set a heading in DejaVu Serif Condensed Bold. Simplified, here's the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{DejaVu Serif Condensed} \begin{document} ...
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xelatex does not find texgyreterms

I want to use xelatex together with TexGyreTerms: \ifxetex \newcommand{\lsCoverTitleFont}[1]{\fontspec[LetterSpace=-2.0]{TeXGyreTermes} \fontshape{sc}\fontsize{52pt}{16.75mm}\selectfont #1} ...
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unicode-math interferes with siunitx

The Problem I'm using unicode-math and the font TeX Gyre Pagella Math. Also, I use siunitx to denote my quantities. Unfortunately, the option \micro of siunitx doesn't get expanded to µ, but is ...
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XeLaTex - Arabic script letters mirrored [duplicate]

I'll try to inlcude arabic script in my document, but it shows the odd behavior that the arabic letters are not "connecting" to each other in the final pdf output, they are shown as single letters. ...
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Handle different font names

Preface I'm using XeLaTeX and typeset a document using the TeX Gyre Pagella Math font in conjunction with the unicode-math package. This is some sample code \documentclass{standalone} ...