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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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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Strange symbols in xelatex

I use xelatex for my documents in greek language. When I type commands like \today or \tableofcontents I get these strange symbols. My code is this \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to prevent Furigana (Hiragana put above Kanji) from being copied?

The following MWE will generate pages containing Kanji with Furigana. A Furigana is a text put above Kanji to let us know how to pronounce the Kanji. MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xeCJK} ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to make xelatex to compile just once?

I want and need to run all the incantation steps like bibtex and extra compilations only at the end of the day. It can be useful to say that I am using TexLive for Kile/Debian, just in case there is ...
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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 ...
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xelatex to html with hindi and roman languages

I have the following set-up and I want a html file out of it. My system is windows xp with miktex up to date. The font Gandhari Unicodelink for the font has all the symbols required and is installed ...
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XeLaTeX, sans serif math in beamer

I use the package cmbright with beamer when I typeset a document with pdflatex. Is there a sans-serif math font to compile a beamer presentation with XeLaTeX?
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Continued numbering in subfigure of selected figures

I am very confused about for the continued numbering in subfigure of selected figures. I want format a continued numbering in subfigures of selected figures, but not for all the figures. At the same ...
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\includegraphics not working with xelatex for PDFs with images in them

I switched to using xelatex so I could use a specific font, but now some images don't render. Here's a simplified example that illustrates the failure: % The next lines tell TeXShop to typeset with ...
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\printbibliography fails output

I am trying to get running the example of Sharelatex. Though the output PDF I \printbibliography just won't do its job. I do get 3 errors as well, but I am unable to figure out how to solve this ...
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How to add page numbers and rotated chapter title to the outer margin?

I'd like to have page numbers on the outer page border slightly bellow the center, and the current chapter title at the bottom but rotated 90 degrees counter-clockwise (i.e. to the left) such that it ...
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Change citation language temporarily

I use XeLaTex with Biblatex to write my thesis, which is in English. When I cite two authors I get "X and Y", which is fine. However, I have one part of the thesis which is a German abstract, and in ...
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Cyrillic in URLs using hyperref produces file link instead of URL link

I have an URL containing Cyrillic characters, e.g.: \href{https://bg.wikipedia.org/wiki/Начална_страница}{Bulgarian Wikipedia Main Page} When I compile the document, the link points to a local ...
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Incompatibility between opmac and amstex with xetex

Consider this simple document: \input amstex \input opmac \hyperlinks \Blue \Green \maketoc \chap Chapter \bye If compiled with pdftex or luatex gives no problems; while with xetex gives ...
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Italic, line-ending swashes in Hoefler (XeTeX, Mac OS) “disappeared”?

In an old document of mine, I used Hoefler (with XeTeX and MacTex) to get beautiful swashes at the end (and beginning) of lines of italic text. Here's a screenshot (notice top line, end of the ...
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Create a .doc or .docx file from XeLaTeX or LuaTex [duplicate]

I've just written up my CV into LaTeX, but I get the error `cannot use pdftex'. To combat this I've been using XeLatex to compile. However, I've come to submit my CV to one particular website to find ...
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! Undefined control sequence. <argument>

but it has a error. please help me. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ruled,lined]{algorithm2e} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont[Scale=1]{XB Niloofar} \setdigitfont{XB Niloofar} ...
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change formatting of the index

I am formatting a book which has a fairly extensive index and I am trying to figure out how to change the amount of indent that long lines wrap to. The author wants to cite entire book titles which ...
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lstlisting environment with caption on the first line separated with a dashed border

Still on my way to write my own LaTeX class file. My today's purpose is to write an environment similar to the result available here, in the Arch Linux Media Wiki. My question is deeply linked with ...
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Taking math operators from Unicode font, but chars from text

since I've found a nice font (oldstandard), I'm doing my very first steps using XeLaTeX. This font has enough math operators for me, but unfortunately covers no mathmematical alphanumeric signs. So ...
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Changing footnotes/endnotes into hidden comments or annotations

So I have a rather large dissertation that currently contains footnotes and endnotes (using \makepagenote). The final document can only contain footnotes. Some of the \pagenote{ ... } material will ...
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How to disable math packages in XeLaTeX?

I'm using musixtex in xelatex, and there's a problem: command \breve is defined in musixtex and in "math mode" (is it a package "amsmath"?). So, I have a warning due compilation: LaTeX Error: ...
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Using Pandoc and Xetex with Tufte-Handout class gives fontspec error

I'm using Pandoc with xetex to attempt to create a pdf from a markdown document. In the metadata of my document I have the following: --- documentclass: tufte-handout classoption: nohyper --- The ...
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Cannot compile with XeLaTeX

I was using XeLaTeX do compile all my documents. But, yesterday I formatted my laptop to Windows 10, and I installed TexLive agian. But, now when I try to compile my existing documents, that used to ...
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Fontspec error when compiling with XeLatex

I have a problem compiling a resume in Texmaker using XeLatex. Any help on this is much appreciated. It seems the problem is finding the fonts from the package fontspec. My code ...
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Problems using Harvard dissertation template

I'm trying to produce a PDF file using the Harvard dissertation template [1] file through XeTeX. I am using TeXnicCenter 2.02 stable (64-bit) on Windows 7. When trying to compile the thesis.tex ...
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Change em-dash character in an OpenType font with xetex

In a (OTF) font I'm using with xetex, loaded with the mapping=tex-text option, I found that the em-dash character is too thin, so I would like to replace it with a heavier one. For example, suppose I ...
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Is pdflscape incompatible with atbegshi or TikZ? Possible cause of Error 14 in Adobe Acrobat [XeTeX]

I am going nuts trying to figure out two issues that may be related. The first one is the fact that a \AtBeginShipout from atbegshi "seems" to be called twice on the first page, because the opacity ...
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What's the difference between terminal application of XeLaTex and XeTex?

On my Mac I wanted to create the PDF via terminal, and I found I cannot use xetex filename.tex, but xelatex filename.tex works just fine. I checked the file, xelatex is actually an alias pointed to ...
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Center last line of shapepar paragraph

I have a paragraph of text inside \shapepar to make it flow tightly around a custom shape (background image). The text itself is justified to both ends, however I would like to center the last line. ...
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Add photo to Plasmati Graduate CV Template

I want to add a photo to the Plasmati Graduate CV Latex Template. I just added the line \parpic[r]{\includegraphics[width=0.27\textwidth]{bewerbungsfoto-45x65}} to the code (using an example ...
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Using enctex with XeLaTeX

Can I use enctex with XeLaTeX? I want use it as it's a requirement for encxvlna (package that inserts non-breaking space into Czech documents). All documents howto use it describe just pdflatex ...