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Problem with XeLaTeX and Devanagari font

I am writing a document in Devanagari. I am using Google's newly released font: http://www.google.com/get/noto/pkgs/NotoSansDevanagari-hinted.zip I used the following code sample to incorporate that ...
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XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio (2)

I'm issuing the same problem like in this question, but unfortunately it was closed for whatever reason: XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio When I try to compile the .tex file from the ...
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Lots of errors in default friggeri resumé cv

I get lots of errors when compiling (XeLaTeX, from up-to-date MiKTeX 2.9 x64, TeXstudio 2.8.0, Windows 8 x64) the friggeri-cv template. Download it here: ...
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Biblatex/Biber problems with Texlive 2014 (no problems 2013) [closed]

I have a TEX file which works OK with Texlive 2013 but is no longer working on 2014 (using OSX). It gives no error in the 2014 edition, but it does not produce the expected output. Here is a minimal ...
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Why IEEEtran is blurry with XeLaTeX but not with PDFLaTeX, and how to fix it?

The question is pretty simple. Compiling this code with PDFLaTeX \documentclass{IEEEtran} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} gives me back whereas compiling the ...
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Spacing of fractions in TeX Gyre Pagella Math

Using TeX Gyre Pagella Math with xelatex, some objects like \frac12 just seem way too large compared to the rest of the equations. Have a look: In the first line, the numerator looks like it's ...
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Linux Libertine O bold font combines characters

I'm typing Turkish text using Linux Libertine O boldface. Everything is OK in FreeSerif and Libertine non bold fonts, but it's messed up in Libertine when using \textbf. It seems similar to ...
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Implementing \DeclareUnicodeCharacter in LuaLaTeX an XeLaTeX

In my code, I used to write \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{27E6}{\begin{description}} % ⟦ \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{27E7}{\end{description}} % ⟧ \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2022}{\item} % • which worked ...
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Createspace package with XeLaTeX

I'm getting this compilation error from the createspacepackage \PackageError{createspace}{no PDF supported engine detected}{recompile this document using PDFLaTeX} I'm using TeXShop typesetting ...
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Font Management Problem

I'm trying to re-create a title in Peter Wilsom's examples, ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/info/latex-samples/TitlePages/titlepages.pdf I downloaded the free font Bergamo and also bought the font Mona ...
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Problem with arabxetex transliteration

I have a problem with Arabic transliteration in arabxetex. When I run the code below I get the transliteration as shown in the attached image. The transliteration is just the italicized version of ...
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Set SC font for Dialogue Package?

Is there a way to set the small caps font for use in the Dialogue package? If I use the tgtermes font everything works fine; unfortunately I'm working in another language so I need an Open Type font ...
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XeLaTeX seems to perform no kerning, here. Why?

For some reason, XeTeX isn't providing any kerning no matter font I use. The font I want to use is Goudy Old Style, which looks like this: However, I also tried it with Garamond: And here it is ...
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Something like \hfill with pstricks and XeTeX

I have a line of text in a pspicture environment and I need to distribute the words in a way like \hfill could do. Here is an image of what I want: I currently have this minimal example ...
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pstricks rput does not place stuff precisely

Description I want to use pstricks to place some stuff in a large (almost A0) pspicture. Any stuff I place in the picture with the \rput command, is not placed precisely. Why? The farther away from ...
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Convert included .eps files to .pdf with xetex during the first compilation only

Is there a way to have xetex convert .eps files, included with \includegraphics, to .pdf during the first compilation only and subsequently use the generated .pdf files, as pdflatex does?
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How to use icon fonts properly?

I have downloaded the icon font "Font Awesome" to use unicode icons to illustrate my documents. Using XeTeX, I was able to declare a new font family like this: \newfontfamily\fontawesome[ ...
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XeLaTeX: Accents (with Linux Libertine font) require T1-fonts

I need special characters (accents, cyrillic glyphs) in my file. Cyrillic seems to work well with Linux Libertine, but accents trigger warnings: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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How to continue a framed box which is defined in floating environment [duplicate]

I have defined a floating environment. It defines a framed box using \mdframe. Here is the code I used. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mdframed} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{caption} ...
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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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Greek circumflex accent with ascii characters using mapping does not work

I want to input Greek letters with polytonic accents (ancient Greek) using ASCII characters in my tex document (so I don't need to change the keyboard layout). I am using polyglossia. I have been ...
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How to simulate a bold font if I only have a Regular Height TTF file?

How can I simulate a bold font if I only have a Regular Height TTF file? I'm trying to use Ibarra Real font, but I have only Italic and Regular font files. Using xelatex and a preamble like: ...
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Source code listings - proper indenting [duplicate]

I'm doing a project where I need programming source code printed throughout a PDF, with syntax highlighting and keeping the original spacing and indentation intact so copy/pasting works. Because I ...
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Some Chinese fonts cannot be used in xelatex

I'm using xelatex for I have to deal with Chinese characters. However, something weired bothers me. \usepackage{xeCJK} ... The following command has no bold effect: \textbf{\fontspec{SimSun} 中文} ...
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Helvetica-Light in Beamer disrupts the math fonts

I am trying to make the font of a Beamer presentation match that of a co-author who is using Powerpoint. The Powerpoint font is Helvetica Light. In XeLatex I used \usepackage{fontspec} and ...
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Why don't appear the accents and the diagrams together?

In this situation, when I compile for LATEX-PDF I have the correct text, with all the accents but does not show the diagrams. When I compile for XeLATEX the result displays all diagrams, but the text ...
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New class prevent XeLaTeX to compile the section title

I created a new class, called capitulo to prevent a page break with every chapter. But when I activate those code lines, the section number won't print. Here's a MWE: ...
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Copy/Pastable output in Friggeri's CV

I'm rather new to TeX, but I find the editor a great tool and I'm starting to use it as much as I can - love the clean output you can achieve with it! Speaking about outputs, I have a problem when ...
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How to make \chapter and \part align right and get a quote under them?

Consider this example: http://jmvdveer.home.xs4all.nl/algol68g.pdf Section and chapter titles are set so they align with the right margin, how do I do that? and more importantly, how do I make them ...
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using paracol with breakable box (tcolorbox)

see this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage{paracol} \tcbuselibrary{breakable} \begin{document} \begin{paracol}{2} \begin{rightcolumn} \lipsum[1-2] ...
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Loading a font via package or fontspec

In Xe(La)TeX, what is the difference between loading a font via its package, i. e. \usepackage{tgpagella}, and loading it through fontspec (\fontspec{TeX Gyre Pagella}). When loaded with the package, ...
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What is happening to the quotes?

Here is my MWE: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{xltxtra} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setromanfont{Times New Roman} \begin{document} ``abcde'' ...
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How to use Eastern Armenian month names instead of Western Armenian?

When using for example the datetime package and printing month names, LaTeX uses Western Armenian month names: Յունուար Փետրուար Մարտ Ապրիլ Մայիս Յունիս Յուլիս Օգոստոս Սեպտեմբեր Հոկտեմբեր Նոյեմբեր ...
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Change language to chinese (XeLaTeX, memoir, polyglossia)

I am writing a document, which is to be available in english, danish, german and chinese (so far). Changing between the first three languages is easily achieved; by substituting the desired language ...
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\llap mystery with TeX--XeT

Consider \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xecolor} % loads fontspec by default \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \begin{document} \fontsize{60}{70}\selectfont TEST\llap{\textxecolor{red}{TEST}} ...
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Using Lucida Math Std

I'm trying to use Adobe's Lucida font with the corresponding Lucida Math font (as contained in Adobe Font Folio). Using Lucida as the main font works however when I try to use the math font I get the ...
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Problem with dash using XeLaTeX

I am writting with LaTeX my bachelor thesis. I am using XeLaTeX because you can easily highlight text with the xesearch package. My problem is that words with a dash like HTML-Request are not broken ...
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FiraSans and XCharter — XeLaTeX

I found both packages and wanted to use Fira Sans as sans serif font and XCharter as serif, body text font. But for some reason, only compiling with pdflatex works with both fonts at the same time. ...
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Testing if XeTeX is being used [duplicate]

I'm writing a package. One of its options is supposed to do some font selection. However, the commands it uses are XeTeX-specific, as far as I know: \newfontfamily, \setromanfont and so forth. So I ...
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Stopping the accidental absorption of digits into literals

I recall that I was once writing some TeX code, and I encountered something like this \count\foo \foo=2\otherMacro [\the\foo] If \otherMacro was defined as something like \def\otherMacro{9 cats is ...
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“pdf_open: Not a PDF 1.[1-5] file.” when typesetting TeX file in TextMate

I have a TeX file, which is typeset by XeLaTeX. The file has \includegraphics{coverimage.eps} on the first page, and coverimage.eps is located in the same directory as the TeX file. OS: MacOS ...
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Aligning text to bottom of page

I need to "justify" my text to the bottom of the page, like the image below. Is this possible?
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Color is not working properly with XeLaTeX RTL documents?

The following minimal example produced the desired results: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames]{color} \begin{document} black {\color{red} red} black black \end{document} But the ...
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Want to add the Skype and LinkedIn Icon on the left side of Friggeri Resume?

\documentclass[]{myfriggeri-cv} % Add 'print' as an option into the square bracket to remove colors from this template for printing \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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Set default sans serif font in XeLaTeX

How can I set the default sans serif font to the default in this example in XeLaTeX? I can only get Helvetica with \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=5pt]{geometry} ...
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I am new to TeX. Should I use LaTeX, XeLaTeX, …?

I am starting to learn LaTeX and I really like what I am seeing. However, I get the feeling I should actually start with another 'TeX' version. I've been reading about different options. Some ...
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Rotated figures and tables with xelatex in PoD book [closed]

We produced several Print on Demand books and the printed copies have the pages with sideways figures rotated: This is the book. The figure is on page 5. I know about the auto-rotate option, but ...
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Acute accent and dot below problem in XeLaTeX for “i”

I want to add a dot below í, like this: "ị́." I am using XeLaTeX, with fontspec. My code looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMUSerif-Roman} \begin{document} ...
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XeLaTeX + kpfonts + Greek

Because of this question, I'm using the following code to typeset my XeLaTeX document. The problem is, there does not seem to be any support for Greek. The Greek text in the following comes out as ...
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Command \texteuro unavailable in encoding T1

I want to know how does LaTeX figures out if the Eurosymbol (€) is a glyph of a given T1 font. I tried \iffontchar but it seems the value is not unique. AFAIK it's not a standard symbol of the 256 ...