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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Adobe Typekit Fonts

Adobe Typekit fonts install themselves in application fontlists (Word, InDesign etc.) but do not install in the Mac Fontbook. They are rented so this is their way of enforcing licence terms. Since ...
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XeLaTeX - Bottleneck at eu1enc.def

With XeLaTeX my compiler always consistently slows down when it comes to accessing eu1enc.def (I am using the fontspec package). I tried with copying that file and the others employed at that point ...
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XeLaTeX and pst-node

I have problems with XeLaTeX and pst-node: If I want to draw a line between two nodes, but there is nothing drawn in the pspicture. If I only put the nodes with some stuff withoud a line in, the nodes ...
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LuaLaTeX and listings do not work while XeLaTex works fine

I am trying to move from XeLaTeX to LuaLaTeX. I have some listings with special delimeters (an underscore). The following MWE compiles perfectly under XeLaTex, but gives the following error under ...
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Font-not-found Helvetica Neue Light

I'm using xelatex in ubuntu 14.04 enviroment. When I compile my file I get the following error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font ...
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Horizontal alignment of math accents for slanted symbols

I want a double widehat accent. Here's my setup: xelatex, accents package, and a definition of dwtilde command (as a reference to dhatheight shows, the code is a modification of someone else's code ...
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Using Minion Pro with Classicthesis

Good afternoon, I bought Minion Pro fonts (regular and italics) in order to use them with a classicthesis document. And following the instructions you gave me recently, I run with Xelatex but it did ...
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How would I add some small text on a category line?

How would I add some small gray text on the right side of the selected projects line? I would want the text to be on the line, smaller font, and gray. I tried using /tiny but couldn't find a way to ...
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How can I Use the Wingdings symbol? [duplicate]

Does somebody know how can I use Wingdings symbol ? This code doesn't work : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\wingdingsfont{Wingdings} ...
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Switching language within alltt environment in xelatex

How can one use more than one language in XeLaTeX within the \alltt environment? I have to issues doing this using babel and compiling with pdfLaTeX \documentclass{article} ...
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Fonts changes between computers, unreadable

I'm using TexMaker on OS X, compiling with Xetex, and I'm having some fonts issues. Depending on the computer I look at the pdf file I get the either the correct fonts or not, see in the image below: ...
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xelatex slow with wallpaper package

I am using the wallpaper package to use pdf's as background \ThisULCornerWallPaper{1}{firstpage.pdf} \ThisULCornerWallPaper{1}{lastpage.pdf} Creating an output pdf file takes 6.5 seconds. I ...
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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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Lilypond generated with MuseScore does not fit the width of the page in XeTeX doc

I am using MuseScore 1.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 to write my scores. Then I save them as LilyPond files, and include them in my tex document using \lilypondfile, like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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How to detect an empty unicode slot in a font?

Consider the below unicode table. Some slots are undefined by the Unicode Consortium and appear empty in the table (slot 7,8,15 &16 in second row). How can I detect these and replace the ...
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Latex equivalent of DECODE (check text and assign number) [closed]

I've four probable sentences in CSV file. Ex: sentence 1 here , one more sentence, one more sentence added, last sentence. In Latex; I want to print 1 if "sentence 1 here" is present. Something like ...
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xelatex can't find article.cls, but it exists

I have texlive-latex-base and texlive-latex-recommended installed in my Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to compile this document: \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{ article } \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Filling gaps by repeating a character

I want to create a macro like \mymacro that has four arguments; first and fourth arguments are any letters, second argument is a character and the third argument is a length. When I say \mymacro{م} ...
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\defaultfontfeatures in v2.4 of fontspec

Why in the following example, lipsum text does not appear in blue color as described in the fontspec manual? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How to add two lines for \rput in radar chart [closed]

I'm able to draw radar chart using code mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(-4,-4)(4,4) \psset{unit=1.2} \degrees[270] ...
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Using Pantone/Spot Colors in XeLaTeX

It is possible to use pantone color in XeLaTeX. I have found only PdfLaTeX in Using Pantone/spot colors and TikZ together. I have both CMYK and Pantone color and must use XeLaTeX because many OTF ...
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Copy and paste on iPad selects whole sentences after loading libertine

I have the following minimal document: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{LinLibertine_R.otf} \begin{document} This is some arbitrary text. I want it to be ...
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Why is the PDF font size 11.911 for Helvetica and 11.955 for Arial when using `xelatex`?

Now that the mystery is solved, why the PDF font size is 11.955 when declaring the documentclass as 12pt (see Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?), ...
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How to minimize occurring text gaps when wrapping around Images?

So I've got this problem. I am using XeTex compiler (but I think the rest give the same result too) I am using a \parshape style-method in order to form a space for a large image, in the middle, of a ...
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XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX: which is faster?

Beacuse I typeset in Japanese, I don't use LaTeX and now want to know which compiles faster: XeLaTeX or LuaTeX? Is Lua language allows to make the compile faster?
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Footnotes in list get numbered incorrectly

I am using the friggeri-cv Latex package. I have used footnotes in the following way: \documentclass[]{friggeri-cv} \section{experience} \begin{entrylist} %-- ...
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Bracket error in section heading with new version of XeLaTeX and fontspec

The following MWE compiles correctly with XeTeX version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 in TeX Live 2013 and fontspec version 2.3c: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux ...
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ArabXeTeX ignoring \allowbreak

I've got an issue with XeLaTeX ignoring \allowbreak on lines that overflow by a small amount. I've tried to recreate the issue with English text but it does not occur. We have a large amount of data ...
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Why does XeTeX not display basic Unicode characters?

I have a document like this, but when I render it by invoking xelatex on it, the π character is displayed as a blank space: \documentclass[13pt,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} % the problem ...
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XeLaTeX: Set an alternative font in case it is not found

I am setting up the packages for a shared project with someone who's not familiar with LaTeX. I want to use some of our local fonts. I used XeLaTeX and it works. However, we'll also use a notebook ...
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Why can't my build produce certain Greek symbols?

I'm trying to use the β character in a LaTeX document, but the output PDF never shows it. I am building with xelatex. From the following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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the error Missing number, treated as zero in tabular

there is my code \documentclass[a4paper,12 pt,adobefonts]{ctexart} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{multirow}%跨行表格 \usepackage{bigstrut} \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.3} ...
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XeLaTeX on centos 7 does not work

I tried to compile some trivial LaTeX files with the shipped XeLaTeX on centos 7: $ xelatex trivial.tex This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (TeX Live 2013) restricted \write18 enabled. ...
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cmbright with Xelatex and lyx

Is it possible to use cmbright with xelatex for both math and text? The way to use it in the text is here Use cmbright with unicode text under XeLaTeX But the math still appear in usual latin ...
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XeTeX seems to break headers in Tufte-handout

I get the following messed-up running headers on pages 2 and following when using Tufte-Handout class with fontspec (and therefore XeTeX). The headers repeat the Title and then add a black box. A ...
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Typesetting unicode phonetic signs

This discussion says that to use unicode phonetic signs one needs the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{tipa} \usepackage[tipa]{ucs} ...
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xdvipdfmx parse error when using particular font with fontspec

I am using the font IM FELL English PRO (open-source otf here) via the fontspec package, and when I tried typesetting the characters \"{a}, \'{n} or \"{o}, I got this error: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Type2 ...
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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. ...