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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How do I use xindy with XeTeX and hyperref?

Unfortunately, as in this post, I can't get it to “just work”; is there some additional code needed to make it work with hyperref? I used this on a XeLaTeX'd document (with hyperref) xindy -M ...
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Paragraph not indenting properly

Paragraph not indenting properly. Here is the code I'm using \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %----------------------------------------------------------- \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Keeping constant line spacing even with descendents

I am trying to create a command to typeset titles in a document. At the moment I made it as simple as possible to help debug possible problems. My code is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Making WinEdt QuickGuide.tex work with XeLaTeX

Can the WinEdt QuickGuide.tex be modified to work with XeLaTeX?
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How to Change Typesetting Engine in LEd (Latex Editor)

How to Change Typesetting Engine in LEd (Latex Editor). I'm trying to build a simple latex document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Elephant} \begin{document} My Name is ...
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Latest MiKTeX update breaks XeLaTeX + fleqn [duplicate]

I updated the MiKTeX on my system two days ago. After that, compiling my codes using XeLaTeX gives the following error: ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\base\fleqn.clo" File: fleqn.clo ...
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How to use Mathematical Pi font properly?

I was asking the other day how to find certain fonts of a document. Well at last it was easy. I came to the Mathematical Pi LT Std font and ITC New Baskerville Std results and for that part, I was ...
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Why do only some footnotes appear in superscript when set in an OTF font?

In the example below, the numbers 1-3 are in superscript as footnote markers while 4-9 and 0 are not. This occurs when the main font is Quattrocento Sans (using \setmainfont{Quattrocento Sans}) but ...
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ruby furigana + increased ruby size + verse environment = unwanted whitespace

I'm trying to typeset song lyrics in Japanese. I want the words to be accompanied by furigana glosses, as provided by the ruby package. But the default ruby size is too small, so I increased it as ...
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Beamer compiles but does not produce any output

I'm trying to make slides with the beamer package. When I compile, it finishes successfully but does not produce any pages other than the title slide. When I remove the \maketitle, then no pages are ...
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microtype in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

Currently microtype package supports only protrusion in XeLaTeX. Is there an option to use other micro-typography features (expansion, kerning, spacing, tracking) in XeLaTeX? Or should I forget about ...
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Why do some editors support Xelatex but some do not?

I already know by experiments that Texstudio and Texworks do support Xelatex, namely they can "run" Xelatex. But I also know by experiments that there is some editor, say Bakoma, which does not ...
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Cabin font doesn't render properly apostrophe

I'm using Cabin font with XeLaTeX. The apostrophe is not render properly. As you can see on the following screenshot, there is not enough space betweend L and a. On this screenshot (with the ...
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Which else Tex editors for windows are such that XeCJK is smoothly workable?

I already know there are Tex editors compatible with XeLaTeX, say Texstudio and Texworks, so that they can process the XeCJK package. But I find that these two editors somehow get slow when using ...
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xelatex my_file.tex is not working through php's exec (no pdf)

I've tried everything from using xelatex on it's own: xelatex my_file.tex , to using both: xelatex -no-pdf my_file.tex xdvipdfmx my_file.xdv and also creating a .sh file with the same commands ...
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Underline omitting the descenders with Plain TeX

I'm reading this question Underline Omitting the Descenders and wondering if there is a way to do this with Plain TeX and XeTeX.
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Use different math font in inline-style and display-style formulas

I would like to use a different font in inline-style math mode ($...$) and displayed equations (e.g., \begin{equation} ... \end{equation}). Currently, I set my fonts with \setmainfont{Frutiger 45 ...
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Decouple nomencl from chapter class, to have its own formatting

I'm using the nomencl package to keep track of my abbreviations in my \documentclass{report}, where I am using xelatex to change the font. However, since I've made changes to the way \chapter{} is ...
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Using tipa with XeLaTeX fontspec and real UTF-8 characters

Following on from the post Using TIPA with fontspec, how would I go about using IPA glyphs with XeLaTeX using the actual Unicode UTF-8 characters instead of using the tipa re-encoding? That is, using ...
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How to use CJK font in Mac OS?

OS: Mac OS X 10.10 I am trying to write an article in Chinese and English. The preamble is: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} % Set main font for ASCII ...
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epstopdf auto implementation in xelatex

I am using xelatex compailation. epstopdf package is not supported in xelatex. So I am using below mentioned option \immediate\write18{epstopdf fpubh-03-00040-g001.eps} \begin{figure*}[!t] ...
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Cyrillic letters and Russian hyphenation in Plain XeTeX

What is the simplest method to tell XeTeX (not XeLaTeX) to use a font with Cyrillic letters and to apply Russian hyphenation rules? Ideally i would like to not have to specify anything in the source ...
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Fillable PDF Form - text field inside a table?

I am trying to create a fillable pdf form. I am using the hyperref package. I am able to create fillable text fields, however, when I want to create a fillable text field inside a table, it does not ...
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More problems with TIPA and Fontspec

I do quite a lot of work with Sanskrit and linguistics. For the Sanskrit (Devanagari letters) I used fontspec and render with xelatex. This, as far as I can tell, is the only way to go. For the ...
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code working well in \document{article} fails in {revtex4} when dealing with a table [closed]

The .tex file with a table in it works well in \documentclass{article} or \documentclass{ctexart}, but fails in \documentclass{\revtex4}. \documentclass[twocolumn,amsmath,amssymb]{revtex4} ...
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ß becomes SS in bibliography with BibLaTeX/Biber and XeLaTeX

Background: I am using BibLaTeX, Biber and XeLaTeX to write a book that contains a bibliography. The bib-file is encoded as UTF-8 and contains "special" characters such as umlauts (ä, ö, ü) and sharp ...
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URW Grotesk for XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX (fontspec)?

How can I use URW Grotesk font with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX (fontspec) ? Or if this is not possible/easy, are there a good heavy font replacement for it (if possible that works as well with PDFLaTeX) ? ...
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Very poor print quality with Linux Libertine - XeLaTeX

I'm experiencing a strange problem (to me) with the Linux Libertine O font. I compile a document like this with XeLaTeX: \documentclass[twoside,a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Change \caption behaviour

I am messing around with \caption package and what I need is to place \figurename after figure numbering and change it to be att., basicly what I need is: 1.2 att. figure text I managed to put ...
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Is XeLaTeX or pdfLaTeX best for preparing an article for mainstream publishers?

Do pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX produce documents with substantial differences, to the point that publishers such as Springer, Elsevier, etc. would reject it for publication, based on the technical properties ...
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Footnote friggeri-cv latex template

I'm trying to customise the Friggeri-CV template. I'd like to add a footnote on top of "Now". I tried the following code: \section{education} \begin{entrylist} ...
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Problem with pst-optic: Only the half picture is drawn

I just tried to complile the following picture with xelatex \documentclass[pstricks,crop]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-optic} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} ...
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Home-made format and Flashmode

I work with TeXShop 3.51 and OS X 10.9.5 on a MacMini 2012 + SSD. I successfully compiled a XeLaTeX format, say uo, and I can use it : %&uo % !TEX TS-program = uo \input uo-fonts.tex ...
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Help compiling with XeLaTeX. A few errors

I'm trying to compile a document with XeLaTeX. The document is a beamer document created from the template of the theme \usetheme[titleprogressbar]{m} that OverLeaf provides. I was trying to ...
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Greek letters in fancyvrb verbatim on OS X using xelatex

How can I get greek letters, such as λ, to appear inside Verbatim? Which font should I use? I am on OS X, using xelatex, and currently using ...
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How to enable forward search in winedt macro?

I use winedt to edit tex, and xelatex to compile. It works fine for a long time. But for some unknow reasons, I recently found that winedt often get stuck when I click the xelatex compilation button. ...
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Using sans-serif font for chemfig

In my document, I'm currently using chemformula for chemical formulae. To draw reaction mechanisms I'm trying to use chemfig, but it's proving very difficult to get chemfig to use the same sans-serif ...
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eps/pdf figures not shown with XeLaTeX (with WinEdt)

I have a trouble in including eps/pdf files using XeLaTeX. It only give a white patch where the figure supposed to be if I compile with WinEdt 8 (Build: 20130513 (v. 8.0) - 64-bit), without any ...
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Customizing navigation bar in beamer

I would like to customize the navigation bar (I'm using smoothbars) in beamer but I do not know how to proceed. To be more precise, I would like that all sections that appear on the navigation bar to ...
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With Xelatex, references not compiling after installation of BidDesk update.

I've been working on a large and extremely important document (important to me, at least), and up until today have had no problem (in Xelatex) compiling my document including references in TeXShop ...
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Hebrew/English bracket placement in short English passage using XeTeX and polyglossia is wrong

The following is a minimal example of the broken bracket placement I observe using Hebrew and English in one document. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} % sans serif fonts in math mode ...
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Use truetype Comic Sans font in XeTeX

I want to test truetype comic sans fonts in xetex, the following codes are modified from source of free-math-font-survey: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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Font error message in XeLaTeX?

I get more than 300 different error messages which are different; however, they should all have the same origin: xelatex> ! Font EU1/CatalanaSansRegular(0)/m/it/6="Catalana Sans Regular:" at 6.0pt ...
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Why do I always have to xelatex twice to make references work properly?

I found that I always have to xelatex at least twice to make references work (referring figures or equations), otherwise I have such wrong reference: The following error message appears when the ...
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I am trying to configure TeXworks to run the following chains:

I want to configure TeXWorks so that I can compile my documents in the following two different ways with just one click. xelatex, with automatic pdf viewer opening xelatex + makeindex + xelatex, ...
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Is there a way to include the document creation time with XeTeX?

I'm currently using \isodate{\today} \currenttime} to include an aproximate creation time for a XeTeX document. This is "good enough" but doesn't include the timezone. In pdflatex the creation time of ...
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pstricks with old latex-dvips-ps2pdf worked; fails with 2014 TeXLive xelatex

I have drawings using pstricks that worked just fine in an old (2008) version of LaTex. On a new machine I switched to texlive 2014 and using xelatex the drawings do not work. For example, the ...
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Ubuntu14: TexLive2014: How to install extra packages?

I'm using Ubuntu 14 LTS. I (fully) installed TexLive2013 then I (fully) uninstalled it in order to install TexLive2014 which I did it from an .iso file succesfully. Now I want to install an extra ...
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How does one prepare---on TEXLIVE— OpenType, Unicode based, fonts for use with Xe(La)Tex

I downloaded the Cree syllabics font pitabek from: http://www.languagegeek.com/font/fontdownload.html According to the information this font is opentype and follows the Unicode coding for Cree ...
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Polytonic Greek without changing other fonts

I would like to use the hitec class for a handout, I really like the look of it. However, I'd like to include some polytonic Greek as well. I'm not sure how to enable the use of a suitable font ...