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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ArnoPro font loading in xelatex

I am new to XeLaTeX, I want to typeset in ArnoPro font, when I am using the fontsize 10pt xeLaTeX automaticaly load the Font ArnoPro-smText instead of ArnoPro-Regular. The same problem is coming for ...
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Problem with accents over letters

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{ifxetex} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{czech} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Define MakeUppercase list with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX

I do custom list for to make uppercase/lowercase for 8-bit TeX for Georgian and it works fine, but how to define it for XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX? here is a similar question Applying MakeUppercase to ...
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\href crossing a page boundary messes up link in second column

I'm using \href (from the hyperref package) to put some links into a document which is being typeset in two languages using the paracol package and XeTeX. To compile it, I'm using texify -p ...
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XeTeX problem..Pdf output(win10)

I want to deploy XeTeX for betting OpenType Fonts and I have this problem. Thanks for the reply.
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XeLaTeX fontspec on Fedora 20

It's not recognizing \setmainfont as a command, if I understand this right. I switched to XeTeX from PDFTeX so I could use an OTF file on my system. This works no problem on my OS X 10.10 machine ...
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Blank PDF file in sharelatex with xelatex

I am working on my thesis and to use a fancy font I am using the xelatex converter in sharelatex, so I can work in my thesis on any computer. The problem is that I would like to add figures from ...
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XeLaTeX and `tipa`

So, this code works with XeLaTeX \documentclass[12pt]{book} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage[margin=1.8cm]{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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aligning header in table without affecting decimal alignment in the corresponding column

I have problems aligning the headers to their corresponding column without affecting the alignment of the decimals. How can I do this more automatically? \begin{table}[h!] \centering ...
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XeLaTeX with tikz external library produces pdfs of wrong size

I am trying to use TikZ and its external library together with XeLaTeX for example in this MWE where I use scrbook for compatibility to my large document, where the error occurs. % !TEX TS-program = ...
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English text inside a Hebrew paragraph

I am using XeLaTeX + polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting, and this works wonderfully. However, recently I needed to incorporate English words inside Hebrew paragraphs. This compiles wrong, as it ...
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Footnote separator is on the wrong direction in Hebrew documents

I am using XeLaTeX and polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting. I have found out that when I am using footnotes (when Hebrew is the default language), they appear on the right direction, but the footnote ...
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Latin characters with accents inside a Hebrew paragraph

This question is closely related to this one. I am trying to enter Latin characters with accents into a Hebrew paragraph, using XeLaTeX + polyglossia. It turns out that if I don't use the english ...
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Using — to produce Kav Mafrid (Hebrew dash) in XeLaTeX

I am using XeLaTeX + polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting. Recently I have encountered an issue with producing dashes (Kav Mafrid, in Hebrew) in Hebrew texts. The issue arises when I am using ...
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xelatex xdvipdfmx error, cannot proceed with font

This problem has confused me for a while. I set the mainfont garamond in my tex file: \setmainfont{Garamond} And it runs perfectly in my Windows laptop. However, I use it on my Mac and there is an ...
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Set DVI version output in xelatex?

After upgrade to TeXLive 2015 I can no longer convert xdv output of xelatex to svg with dvisvgm. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \begin{document} $x^2$ ...
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How to prevent XeLaTeX from dynamically enlarging or shrinking space after comma?

See the following output. Question How to prevent XeLaTeX from dynamically enlarging or shrinking space after comma? force XeLaTeX to break long sentences automatically without having to ...
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Why XeLaTeX and PDFLaTeX give different outputs for Beamer presentation

I have 3 questions: Why does the following code (see below) give different results in XeLaTeX than PDFLaTeX? Which one is incorrect? (My guess is that XeLaTeX's output is incorrect.) How do I ...
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Unable to load picture or PDF XeLaTeX [closed]

I have a problem when including an image under XeLaTeX : >! Unable to load picture or PDF file 'cachan.jpg'.<to be read again>\GXT@clipend \Garde I tried everything and nothing works. I ...
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Why can't Xetex find my font

I've tried following the instructions at How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? But, when I try to run the small file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Error compile in tcolorbox with package polyglossia [closed]

Where is the error \documentclass[a4paper, x11names]{article} \usepackage[margin=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{array,tabularx,multirow} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} ...
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How are non-unicode glyphs referenced in LuaTeX .dvi files?

Dvi files reference glyphs by their unicode number. However, a document often contain some unencoded glyphs, such as large math symbols. By inspecting dvi files containing such glyphs, I conclude that ...
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How to tell fontspec to load a font using a specific glyph variant not available as a CharacterVariant

I would like to use OpenType Vollkorn with xetex but its "1" causes me problems. It has an alternate glyph (whose glyph name is "one.ss01"), which I can trigger via StylisticSet={1}. But this also ...
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fontspec and background

XeLaTeX seems to calculate background positions different from pdflatex. I want to create a borderframe around a page using the background package. But unfortunately the result compiled with pdflatex ...
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Fontspec cannot read font names [closed]

XeLaTeX cannot compile the following MWE using fontspec. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello! \end{document} I get the following: ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX ...
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How does XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX extend the dvi format?

The structure of the DVI file format is documented by Donald Knuth in TEX: the Program, Addison-Wesley, 1986. Although PDF is the primary output format, LuaTeX can also output DVI files. Are these ...
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Why does inputenc abandon so quickly under “utf8 based engines”?

Why do I need to do the extra work starting with \ifdefined in order to get my French guillemets correct in the pdf output, when using xelatex with a source specifying the use of T1-encoded fonts ? ...
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Fails to compile with XeLaTeX in TL2015 when including `newtxmath`

All my LaTeX documents stopped compiling with XeLaTeX from TeX Live 2015 sometime in the last two months. It was working before. Here is a minimum working example: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Missing \varepsilon symbol using unicode-math and XeLaTeX

I like using Unicode symbols together with XeLaTeX, especially in mathematical documents, as it improves code readability. However there is a problem with the ɛ symbol. This should be mapped to ...
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Is it possible to make TIPA's fonts available to fontspec?

I've finally accepted that it's not worth trying to use TIPA with fontspec, however, I do like its font. Specifically, I wish to continue using Latin Modern/Computer Modern as much as possible and, ...
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\alph shows strange symbols when used with xgreek package

I can assure you I searched a hell lot before posting this and I only post questions online if I have totally given up. :( I am new in LaTeX since I chose it to write my undergraduate thesis. I can ...
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LuaLaTeX + libertine… the issue of math font

Would it be possible to use Libertine otf font (using LuaLaTeX and, for example, package libertine for automatic settings) for everything but in math mode where I'd like to use newtxmath and its ...
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Polyglossia doesn't accent limits (lím) in Spanish

I'm currently writing a text in Spanish that includes limits and I have to use Times New Roman font, so I'm using XeTeX, and thus, Polyglossia. The problem is: when writing the \lim command, the text ...
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xelatex conflicts with “songs” package when setting default language

The problem is xelatex won't compile if I'm trying to use \gtab from "songs" package. That's minimal example that reproduces this annoying xelatex behavior: \documentclass[10pt]{book} ...
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Weird beamer and xelatex math interaction [duplicate]

I'm trying to use xelatex with beamer (I know, bad idea!) so that I can use a particular style file that I like. I'm running into some weird math display problems. Here's my MWE: ...
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Why is the fraction off the math axis in XeTeX?

The fraction in textstyle is off the math axis in XeTeX when I use a Unicode math font. In LuaTeX, though, it aligns nicely with the math axis. The follwing MWE should illustrate this. Also, in ...
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Text processor for XeLaTex or LuaLatex

For my case, I'm interested in this EB Garamond font type. Because I am not very old users of Latex, can you help me to recommend me which Tex text processor can I use to make this second type font? ...
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Aligning two tables separated by a line

Is there a way to align two tabular elements so that the space between their columns is identically placed, or perhaps insert a non tabular element into a tabular? Here's the example: ...
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XeTeX: special \XeTeXcharclass needed for null glues

\XeTeXcharclass for glues (including null ones) is 255. High punctuation spacing in French with XeTeX is based on \XeTeXcharclass and \XeTeXinterchartoks both in polyglossia and babel/frenchb. As a ...
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Using MinionMath fonts with unicode-math in Xelatex

I am trying to compile the TeX document using Xelatex but getting the following error: Font \l_fontspec_font has only 8 fontdimen parameters. TeX: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Combination of newtx and fontspec breaks siunitx

I am trying to use newtx and fontspec on XeLaTeX, and it looked OK until I used siunitx. The problem is negative signs are not printed by \num etc. How can I fix this? Here is MWE: ...
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Change font name in Linux

I'm using different fonts in XeLaTex. However, there are some fonts installed in the same name in my system. How can I change the name of the fonts to distinguish them in Linux System?
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Change default font size while using fontspec

I'd like to set the main font size (i.e. all text which isn't a heading or something else with an explicit font size) to a particular font size, in this case, 9.5pt. I can't use the default package ...
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Figure on an even page and caption on the following page

I would like to place a figure on an even page, then the caption on the following page. The reason for that is that the figure + caption is too big to fit in one page, but I want the reader to be ...
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Print box drawing characters with pdfLaTeX

I need to print some unicode characters (of box drawing family) in my document. I found this question that is very similar to mine but is valid only for XeLaTeX. There is a valid way to do this with ...
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Biblatex + Xelatex does not display accents

Biblatex works fine with pdflatex, but when compiling with Xelatex, suddenly accents disappear. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=alphabetic, citestyle=authoryear ...
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XeLaTeX + polyglossia + Russian or Greek = page number in italics

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{russian} \setmainfont{CMU Serif} \begin{document} \itshape Text. \end{document} ...
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Why does transparent not work well in XeLaTeX and how can I fix it?

I'm looking for a semi transparent black background on certain table rows in a pdf document. I have tried to apply http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/62528/23302 and it works if I use pdflatex. But I ...
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Using 'kmath' in XeLatex

I'm using the Kerkis font family in XeLatex, but math-mode uses the default font. I have installed the OTF font files and it works fine for text when I am specifying it as the main font like this: ...
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How to indent everything but titles?

While passing parskip=half to scrbook removes all indentation, I (unfortunately) should indent everything by 10 mm, excluding chapter/section/... titles. How can this be achieved easiest? I was ...