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Package keyval Error: sorting undefined

Even at the risk of being this question closed as too localized or a duplicate of this, I feel that it is relevant for people like me, using XeLatex and Biber for the first time... I am using Adrien ...
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Regular apostrophe with XeTeX?

I'm trying to get a regular apostrophe with XeTeX, like this one: However all I'm getting by typing who's in my .tex is (notice the diagonal apostrophe) How can I get the nice first one to get ...
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Small caps in fontspec on XeLaTeX

I'm trying to typeset my document with Times with XeLaTeX. Because Times does not include small caps, I want to use TeX Gyre Termes only for small caps. I tried this method, but it didn't work. A ...
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Can \includegraphics be used to change an image color?

I'm including a number of PDF images in my document using \includegraphics. I'm wondering if there's a way for LaTeX to adjust their color profile, hopefully the same way it can flip images upside ...
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Changing font and using amsmath [duplicate]

I've read several threads about this, but none solves my problem. When I try to change font, it won't compile. Is there an other way to change font, that will still allow me to write stuff like: $\mu$ ...
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“TeX capacity exceeded” error when converting markdown to PDF using XeLaTeX with russian language

I've installed pandoc and texlive-full packages on recent Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit to convert markdown files with russian language to PDF. Everything works fine when I run the following command: ...
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How to include program listings in C# with custom font and syntax highlighting in LyX?

I'm rather new to LaTeX and use LyX editor to create my documents. There are similar questions but none of them answer how to do that in LyX. I am wondering, how to include a program listing in ...
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XeLaTeX/xdvipdfmx or the driver bug with eps images

It seems that xelatex has problems including eps images; please see the below example; eps image can be download from LaTeX Graphics companion examples on CTAN. \documentclass{article} ...
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XeTeX kerning with \newunicodechar

Am using Adobe Garamond Pro and need the two characters ʾ and ʿ that do not exist in that font. I have solved this by rotating ˘ 90 degrees either direction and making these new unicode characters ...
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environment with local \newunicodechar{ä}{ae} or similar — is it possible?

I'm using xelatex with utf8-input. I'm trying to write a LaTeX environment inside of which every source code ä is printed as ae, every ö as oe etc. I found a number of ways that don't work, but so far ...
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Detect if all required glyphs are available

In XeTeX, a message is printed to the log file if a glyph is not available with the current font. The input \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} α \end{document} leads to the following ...
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Compatibility between Tikzlibrary with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I have a problem using tikzlibrary in XeLaTeX. I have compiled a sample code in pdfLaTeX, and it works. But I can't change my whole document to pdfLaTeX, because I would have problems with fonts: ...
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Set Sidebar Color in Beamer Class (using xelatex)

I'd like to change the color of beamer sidebar, however I don't know which parameter \setbeamercolor{}{} wants for the sidebar color. I'm using \usepackage{xcolor} and specify my own colors like that: ...
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I think fractional expressions in my text is small and not normal?

\documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb,amsfonts} \usepackage{xepersian} \begin{document} \begin{persian} \lr{$-\frac{1}{3}$} \hspace{1cm} $-\frac{1}{3}$ ...
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How to flip / produce the mirror image of a special character in xelatex

I'm producing a menu with xelatex using the font Bickham Script Pro. It has a swirly pattern I'd like to use at the beginning and end of a line. The swirly character would need to be flipped to have ...
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How to write a LaTeX command that could discriminate if it's being called with pdfLaTeX in order to use PSTricks?

I'm writing a class for LaTeX, and I need to make it general. I want to include a simple image, a logo, within the class, which would be inserted into the document as a simple command ...
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XeLatex under Ubuntu

I want to setup the XeLaTeX option to run some tex source files, however it is not listed where it should be. I am using TexLive (last version) with TexMaker on Ubuntu Desktop 12.10. Or is this ...
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Xetex does not use any of my installed fonts in Beamer document

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 which has texlive 2013 in the repositories. Before, I used Ubuntu 12.04 with texlive 2012. Everything works except that when I compile my XeTeX documents they ...
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How to typeset Chinese from word dictionary in tone colors?

I have installed MDBG Word dictionary which is using CC-CEDict database. I've installed Windows version but we can try the dictionary online, I am using word sleep as a test case. How could we typeset ...
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\verbatiminput stopped working?

In the past, I've used the \verbatiminput command in \fancyvrb without problems, but today it's not working for me. I checked, and /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/fancyvrb/fancyvrb.sty is ...
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Beramono in XeTeX?

I like the beramono font, and I want to use it for code listings (using the listings package). I want the standard CMR tt font for typewriter font in the body of the text. I could do this using ...
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XeLaTeX changing linespacing after macro

I have document for theses, and I noticed that line spacing changed after macro, creating part headline. I cant figure out what could cause this. If anyone has some idea let me know. this is the ...
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Different output between xelatex and lualatex with the same font [duplicate]

With the following code, I get the small caps with lualatex but not with xelatex, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \setmainfont[SmallCapsFeatures={LetterSpace=155}] {Charis SIL} ...
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Tracking with XeTeX via LetterSpace

When I use PDFLaTeX I have a setup using microtype and a font available in small caps (eg \usepackage{lmodern}), \usepackage[ protrusion=true, expansion=true, kerning=true, spacing=true, ...
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How to set a global setting for hyphenation of already hyphenated words using XeLaTeX?

Please consider the MWE below, I want to globally invoke hyphenation of already hyphenated words using Babel package, Hyphenat package in English, to get the same effect when using ...
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How to get “and,” “with,” “for,” etc. to print small and with diagonal banners behind

There was a typography contest from which an answerer featured these diagonal instances of "and," "with," "for," etc. which were slightly tilted and had banner-like symbols behind them. How can I do ...
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Fixing mathit spacing with unicode-math

I am using lhs2TeX to convert code into LaTeX. It typesets code into math mode. As I am also writing math formulas in the same document, I use unicode-math to switch between different math mode fonts ...
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How to differentiate glyphs by script (semi-)automatically?

I am trying to emulate this poster which I've found at http://www.brill.com/about/brill-fonts. How could we define different color per script and get a similar glyph poster?
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Combining mark over ligature (Devanagari)

I want to typeset the combination m̐llo in Devanagari with XeLaTeX. When I use the correct Unicode ल्ँलो, there is no ligature of the ls. When I place the candrabindu on the ligature the o is not ...
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Hieroglyphs: How could we map several font files?

This question is for (TeX) archaeologists Notice: We have got better fonts for hieroglyphs these days stored in a single font file, or in SVG file(s), or in a series of GIFs covering all the ...
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Why doesn't my Chinese character display properly?

I'm trying to produce the character 𡰞, which is in unicode and as far as I'm able to ascertain included in my font HanaMinA. The character displays properly in Firefox as well as when I copy it into ...
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Ensuring embedded Fonts are hinted for on-screen PDF viewing

I'm trying to recreate a pleasing page layout from an existing pdf as a way to get more familiar with book design in latex. The geometry part was fairly simple to get right, but I've come across a ...
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Font in tikz figures

I would like to use the same font that I'm using in the whole document (Gentium Plus) for any text in figures (at the moment I only have tikz-figures) in the document. So far the standard font is used ...
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Font found with XeLaTeX not found with LuaLaTeX on Linux [closed]

The following MWE will build correctly with XeLaTeX but not with LuaLaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{TimesNewRomanPSMT} \setmathfont{CambriaMath} ...
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Generating a table of all glyphs – including meta data like name, Unicode etc

The answers to Generating a table of glyphs with XeTeX cycle through character positions in the font and output a glyph (and its ordinal number) if one is assigned to that position, which is only ...
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How to prevent footnotes leaving empty space at the top of the page?

I have a long list of footnotes at the end of my document (as opposed to them being at the bottom of the page they were referred from), and while it looks almost okay now, the problem is that when the ...
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Accessing special glyphs in a font with xeLaTeX

The Palatino Sans Family contains a special font for arrows that I'd like to use from xeLaTeX. The Windows font preview shows examples using the German sentence "Franz jagt im komplett verwahrlosten ...
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Old ligatures in Siṇhala

I am trying to reproduce a term from an old Siṇhala-English dictionary. I have checked several fonts and the best candidates for the job seemed coming from the Bhashitha font family. The font contains ...
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Could a map file / TECkit generate a TeX command?

This is not an important question. I am just wondering if we could generate a command using a map file for TECkit. Or do we have to use character classes for this task, see pages 14 and 15 in the ...
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XeTeX not recognizing some commands, yet output is fine

I am trying an example of Arabic script in XeTeX. I use TeXstudio. The output is displayed fine, but there are some "unrecognized commands". MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Alignment of Arabic transcriptions - ʾ and ʿ

When typesetting linguistic examples with transcriptions of the Arabic letters hamza and ayn, ʾ and ʿ respectively, the alignment with the literal translation on the line below looks awkward. See ...
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FontAwesome font not found?

I'm using the latest version of MacTeX 2013 on OS X 10.8.4. All of my Tex Live packages are fully up-to-date. Tex Live also lists the fontawesome package as installed. I'm trying to use the ...
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How to create Placeholder for missing figure?

I'm writing my paper using texlive2013.As for me,it is rather annoying to swich between writing and plotting figures.So I'd like to create a dummy figure when I was writing to avoid disturbance and ...
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Problem with \% in PDF bookmark under XeLaTeX

A MWE is: % !TeX program = XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \section{\^e\%} \section{20\%} \end{document} It can work fine under pdfLaTeX and LuaLaTeX. But ...
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Telugu font characters not correctly produced from xelatex

Anyone have this issue. This is the following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Gautami} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{telugu} ...
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Using MinionPro for math and ArnoPro for text

As the title says, I want to use ArnoPro as my main font for text while using MinionPro for all math (inline or display). What I did for ArnoPro was since I have Windows on my laptop as well as Linux ...
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How do you use Psvectorian?

Can someone provide a short explanation or example of using psvectorian? http://melusine.eu.org/syracuse/pstricks/vectorian/psvectorian.pdf Specifically, I am looking for an explanation of how to ...
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Remapping Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Please save your time and energy on this question, I also provide a potential solution. Notice: There are much better fonts for hieroglyphs these days, this problem is quite old-fashioned. It's ...
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wrong font variant (very swashy) in XeTeX and LibreOffice but not in Font Viewer

I have acquired an otf font (Aphrodite Pro) to print some wedding invitations; don't be alarmed, it is quite swashy as it is. But, what i get using the default variant are the contextuals of that font ...
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Complex ligatures in Devanāgarī

Ligatures are known to the Western European languages, however it isn't that common to spot vertical or complex form of them. As an exercise in typography I tried to get some complex ligatures in ...