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How to incorporate tikz elements into latex labels without (xe)latex apparently hanging

I am very new to TeX, and having seen the fantastic wine label examples I thought I would see what I could come up with for some homebrew which is ready to bottle. I've got some Avery labels (MD4001, ...
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\CheckBox with hyperref: not able to check it

I'm using this simple example: \documentclass[hidelinks, english, a4paper, 11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{hyperref} % typeset hyperlinks \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{Form} ...
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Font not available despite being installed

I have TeX Live installation at ~/texlive/2014. I installed Lato font package using tlmgr. There are now several .ttf files in ~/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/truetype/public/lato/ But when I try ...
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xeCJK Source Han Sans problem [duplicate]

I am having some trouble using the new Source Han Sans font (SourceForge; Github) released by Google and Adobe in latex documents. I compile using XeLaTeX and have the TeX Live installation. I have ...
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CJK inside a math environment

I'm trying to display CJK characters as part of math formulae in XeLaTeX, and it's not working well. I've tried a number of options, and all have failed: Defining a \jp font command via fontspec and ...
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Customize appearance of chapterthumbs (scrlayer version) in this MWE

This question is similar to previous ones considering chapterthumbs -- answering this question will render them obsolete. How to get chapterthumb work in KOMA-Script? How to get chapterthumbs ...
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\MakeUppercase in \section and \chapter with hyperref cause trouble

I use hyperref package to make TOC in the pdf file (you know, the pdf reader can display a toc). But, when hyperref is used, the command \MakeUppercase in a structure command (like \section or ...
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XeLaTeX & fontspec can not use Seravek's small caps

I am using XeLaTeX & fontspec in TexLive on OS X Yosemite. The problem is I could not use font Seravek's small caps. However, if I define a font family "Seravek ExtraLight" directly, small caps ...
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How to use standard TeX fonts in XeLaTeX

How do I use the inbuilt LaTeX standard fonts (in this case Times for roman, Helvetica for sans serif and Courier for mono) when using XeLaTeX and fontspec? I have tried: \documentclass[journal, ...
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IEEEtran with XeLaTeX

I am trying to use the documentclass IEEEtran with XeLaTeX. It all seems to work fine (I load the fonts TeX Gyre Termes Heros, Cursor with fontspecs instead of the standard Times, Helvetica and ...
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Why does the hyperref package changes encoding of font commands?

If you compile the following document with hyperref using XeLaTeX you will see that the encoding of the text commands is changed by thehyperref package to "PU" encoding. Why is this necessary? ...
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Wrap word in table cell

I have such table: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |p{0.5cm}|X|p{1cm}|p{0.8cm}|p{1.1cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{1.2cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{0.9cm}|p{1.5cm}| } ...
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context to run side by side with LaTeX in Windows 8 64bit

I have installed context in Windows 8 64 bit. Already I have been running MIKTEX 2.9 successfully. Now when I try to test context in CLI I get the following error message. ...
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Getting bold digits with XeLaTeX and mathspec

I'm trying to achieve something that I assumed was quite simple but it made me waste an insane amount of time so far. I'm using XeLaTeX for a document and I'm setting “Arno Pro” as my font. I'm using ...
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Translating LaTeX document to XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX

I'm writing a Thesis on the ''use of history to teach mathematics''. The first four chapters are already typed and compiled in pdfTex, I used the memoir document class. Recently I read this Lua post ...
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Beginner Concepts about how latex works

I'm a beginner in latex, I understand that latex requires a Tex editor to compile the code and a distribution to get the libraries installed. However, there are many concepts that still I want expert ...
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How to achieve this cover design using LaTeX?

I am about to print the dissertation in an online printing house in A4 format 222 pages adhesive binding. The printing house asked to send the cover of the dissertation in a separete file as a double ...
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utopia mathdesign and biber incompatibility

I have a problem using utopia fonts with xltxtra and biber when using non-ascii characters. The problem disappears if using computer-modern (off-shelf LaTeX) or bibtex instead of biber. Here's an ...
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Is using \addfontfeatures (much?) less efficient than defining a \newfontface?

Consider the following file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Numbers={Lining,Proportional},Ligatures=Common]{EB Garamond} ...
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Lilyglyphs how to design stem

I need to set a new command for drawing a minim with mensural notehead using LilyGlyphs. So far I have made a notehead which is a single character: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lilyglyphs} ...
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Usage of a new font

I have found a font that I like and I want to use it in XeLaTeX but I have no idea what to do. I have downloaded the specific font and installed it although I don't know if I should have done that. ...
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How to enable two-column view with cventry in ModernCV?

I currently have a list of cventrys structured like this: \cventry{}{Example 1}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} \item Sample 1 \item Sample 2 \end{itemize}} \cventry{}{Example 2}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} ...
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attachfile does not work inside captions

In the caption of some figures I want to link to files using the attachfile2 package. But when I try to compile the following example with XeTeX, MiKTeX and TeXstudio I get the warning ** WARNING ** ...
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Why do eps images do not show TexLive2014? [closed]

I want insert my university logo that is .eps format with xelatex. but that do not show. my TexLive version is 2014. Why do eps images do not show TexLive2014?
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Scanned PDF inclusion problem with XeTeX driver

I have this specific problem about inclusion of my scanned PDF pages with existing LaTeX document. I use an iPad application Scanner Pro to scan and create PDF copies of my hand-written notes. Then I ...
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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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Text Editor to Keep Bilingual Versions of Text in Sync [closed]

I'm going to write two versions of a book simultaneously in two different languages, with math, data, and figures thrown in. The end product will consist in two books, each written in a single ...
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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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Parenthesis not aligned with characters inside in arabic, using Xelatex

I re-ask the same question, more precisely... I'm using Polyglossia to write a book of probability in arabic, and I've recently formatted my machine so I lost the last installation of fonts etc.. but ...
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Lilypond-book with Xelatex fails to detect textwidth

I apologize if this sounds similar to other questions. Apparently I cannot find a solution in other posts, maybe some packages I use are conflicting (fontspec?). Even running lilypond-book with 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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Why do I get black areas instead of pattern fills when compiling with xelatex? [duplicate]

I want to draw this picture with TikZ. I've used the following code. But the outcome was not good (fig1). While the Fig 2 is the correct form. I do not know where is the problem? My texlive version ...
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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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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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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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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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An Error with XeLaTeX and fontspec [closed]

So I get the following error with some of my fonts and not the others: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Type2 Charstring Parser: Parsing charstring failed: (status=-1, stack=5) Output file removed. Is there a way ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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: ...