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How to use a system font together with latex fonts

I am trying to use a display font for special headers -- it is Anton in truetype format, but to continue to use normal Latex fonts for the rest of the document. I thought this would be achieved by ...
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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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En-dash instead of two short dashes for page range in bibliography

Since I'm working with the fontspec package, using the Segoe UI font (actually, let me include a secondary question here: which font would you prefer for a scientifical paper on influenza, keeping in ...
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XeLaTex: 'Font Shape undefined'

I'm trying to use custom fonts, but I can't get it to work. Compiling with XeLaTex \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How does mktexmf find fonts on mac?

I installed a new font using Font Book on my mac. But when I try using fontspec, I get an error that says "font-not-found". It seems that the name that appears in the Font Book application is not ...
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Need to restart TeXShop to use XeLaTeX

I have a document that must be compiled using XeLaTeX. If I open TeXshop and compile this file first, everything is fine and it works. However, if I open a different file that is normally compiled ...
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How can I remove vertical spacing around a centered element?

I have a paper that uses the package mla13. It starts like this: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[dvips,xetex]{graphicx} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} ...
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Comma links in LTR texts in RTL arabic document

I insert an english fragment into arabic text. If there is a comma after a digit, I get surprising result. The comma goes before the number, not after. The font above is "Amiri". I tested also ...
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How can I include a PNG image using XeTeX?

I can include a pdf image using pdflatex as a compiler, and the code: \usepackage{graphicx} .... \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.6]{chiaroscuro-victorian.png} ...
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supertabular in a twocolumn env

I write a document which represents a catalog of stuff. Most of the content is a long table with heders in two balanced columns. xelatex is used to build pdf. I planned to use longtabu from tabu ...
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Avoid hyphenation ladder effect

How do I avoid the hyphenation ladder effect in XeLaTeX? Consider the following as an example... I want to hyphe- nate this senten- ce, but the pre- sence of quadru- ple lines suc- cessively ...
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Can't include a reference with BibTex

I want to include a reference. For this purpose, I create a file called References.bib in which I put this: @article{ref, author={First author, Second Author and Third author}, title={Title of ...
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Fontspec finding no fonts for XeLaTeX

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setsansfont{Latin Modern Sans} \setmonofont{Latin Modern Mono} \begin{document} X marks the ...
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How to fix “no lowerable accent” error in XeLaTeX?

I'm writing a linguistic paper and have to use several IPA characters with certain accents (e.g. œ̞, ʉ̟). I thought I might use XeLaTeX. I have tried using the tipa-package, but I only get an error ...
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Typesetting unicode phonetic signs

This discussion says that to use unicode phonetic signs one needs the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{tipa} \usepackage[tipa]{ucs} ...
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Expex glosses get broken when unicode-math is loaded in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

I'm trying to typeset multiline numbered examples with John Frampton's expex package (version 4.1). Since I'm using XeLaTeX (TeXLive 2012), I've picked unicode-math to typeset maths. The ...
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enumerate second line problem

I am new TeX user. I use enumerate. output it like in attach file in number 1. 1. XXXXX (a) YYYYYYYYYY YYYYYYYYYY but i need output like number 2. 1. XXXXX (a) YYYYYYYYYY ...
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bidi package and TeX capacity

I am working with XeLaTeX and the bidi package, which I need to use to typeset some Urdu text. From what I gather from the bidi documentation, bidi needs to be loaded as the last package in the ...
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Can't write on file in Xelatex [duplicate]

The code is: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} WinEdt in WIN7 Error messages: Command Line: xelatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=1 ...
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XeLaTeX does not compile a document when activated from Python 2.7.8

I am debugging a Python 2.7.8 script to compile a document with XeLaTeX. I have a MacTeX 2014 installation which works fine when activated through the command window or TeXmaker. Following is the ...
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Hoefler Text Swashes under Windows 7 XeTex

I'm using XeTeX on Windows 7 from the MiKTeX 2.9 package and I want to use the swashes from Hoefler Text. The common ligatures rendering well but I can't get the swashes. Here's the code I am using: ...
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This Question environment with XeLaTeX

I am still converting my pdflatex codes to XeLaTeX. Minimal case \documentclass{article} % The Question -environment works with these two lines % \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, textcomp, mathtools, ...
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I need centered, unnumbered section titles [duplicate]

Every business book I have seen have section and subsection titles centered and without numbers. If you just browse business books on Amazon and look at the preview you will see what I mean. ...
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Custom line break and column sizing in table

I use the following code to produce a table (using XeLaTex): %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{article} %---- Allow the insertion of graphics and tables ----% ...
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I can't run this code

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{XITS Math} \begin{document} The quadratic formula is \\\\ $x = \dfrac{-b \pm \sqrt{b^2 - 4ac}}{2a}$ ...
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Using XeTeXlinebreaklocale for non space delimited languages, locales?

I am currently using xeCJK for Chinese/Japanese/Korean languages. Using Polyglossia for Thai, with the line break setting: \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th" I've seen several people discuss the use of the ...
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How to add two lines for \rput in radar chart [closed]

I'm able to draw radar chart using code mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(-4,-4)(4,4) \psset{unit=1.2} \degrees[270] ...
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Text is white coloured after Beamer note pages when compiled with xelatex

I have a Beamer presentation with note pages, in which everything renders just fine with pdflatex. However, when the file is compiled using xelatex (I need to use fontspec), texts in frames after a ...
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Embed ConTeXt into LaTeX

I have an XML document which I'm currently trying to converted into XeLaTeX code. I'd like to stick to XeLaTeX rather than move to ConTeXt. However, a problem relatex to the difference in the table ...
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Change letter colour without losing letter spacing

I am designing a poster with XeLaTeX and want a word with custom letter spacing and where each letter is a different colour. The example below shows the problem: the first word is spaced as I want but ...
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Why under Texlive2014 / win8.1 terminal xelatex does not work outside the bin/win32 directory?

When I open the terminal and type xelatex, the program ended without any prompt. It only works when I changed the directory to texlive/2014/bin/win32 This is rather odd since if the program path ...
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misaligned psplot psline in pstricks

I am trying to draw a figure using pstricks and pst-plot, compiling to a PDF with XeLaTeX. I find that lines drawn with the \psplot and \psline commands are horizontally displaced from where I want ...
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How use font in your tex

This code in my file: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} % moderncv themes %\moderncvtheme[blue]{casual} % optional argument are 'blue' (default), 'orange', 'red', 'green', ...
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Urdu typing in WinEdt (using Miktex)

This may sound duplicate question but i am really new to the TeX system. I have gone through following steps: Installed MiKTeX 2.9 Installed WinEdt 9.0 WinEdt automatically picked up Miktex and I ...
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XeLaTeX, Texlipse, polyglossia german language issue

I'm trying to set up an Eclipse Environment with TexLipse using XeLaTex which is throwing the following error during "build": xelatex.exe> ("C:\Program ...
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Why will this revtex article not compile if figure is included? [duplicate]

I use revtex template to write some Chinese article and find it can be compiled ONLY without \begin{figure}...\end{figure}. My OS is X64 win8.1 and texlive 2014, engine is XeLaTeX ...
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drawing vertical lines on top of symbols

I need to add a vertical bar above and below a few letters. I'm using the tipa package, and it works as long as that's the only package I load. I also need to load polyglossia to type a few foreign ...
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Could not use \rule in chapter title in latest texlive

Using XeLaTeX In texlive 2014 (versions before May or texlive 2013 or older), one can use \rule{width}{height} in a chapter title. However, in latest texlive (versions after June) form ctan, use of ...
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Typesetting braces to the index

I am trying to put { in index using xindy as my index processor and xelatex as the typesetting format: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} ...
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Use of different font by name in chapter, section, subsection In memoir class

I'm using memoir class and I have an open type font I would like to use through my document. I have achieved that but I would like to customize it a little in chapter headings, section headings etc. ...
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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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Missing hyphenation patterns in XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm using tlmgr to manage packages, I have installed babel-hungarian and hyphen-hungarian, but hyphenation is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage[hungarian]{babel} ...
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Best math font with Times New Roman in XeLaTeX

I compile my document with the following commands in the header: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} which works fine. What is the "best" math font that will match the text in the ...
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Change format of chapter number in memoir class

I am using XeLaTeX with the memoir class and Greek text and I would like to change the chapter title to be uppercase instead of lowercase I have this \chapter{Αποτελεσματικότητα του Ανταγωνιστικού ...
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Suppress specific ligature in XeLaTeX

Is there a way to selectively disable a specific ligature in XeLaTex? I cannot see how. The selnolig package seems to do what I need but I don't even know how to use Lualatex with my Texshop setup on ...
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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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Why php exec() fails .tex→xelatex→.pdf, but succeed .tex→xelatex→.xdv→xdvipdfmx→.pdf?

The call of command: $dir = "/path/to/source/file"; exec("cd $dir;xelatex filesource.tex", $output_array[0]); always fails, but: $dir = "/path/to/source/file"; exec("cd $dir;/usr/texbin/xelatex ...
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Subscript scaling with Latin Modern Math

I'm using XeLateX, Unicode math, and the Latin Modern fonts (Latin Modern and Latin Modern Math). To me, it looks like subscripts in mathematical expressions are being properly (optically) scaled -- ...
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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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Everything in small caps with fontspec and XeTeX

I seem to be having the opposite problem from everyone else. I am using fontspec and would like only the title and section headings to be small caps yet everything is unless I specify textbf or textit ...