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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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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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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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Change default font size while using fontspec

I'd like to set the main font size (i.e. all text which isn't a heading or something else with an explicit font size) to a particular font size, in this case, 9.5pt. I can't use the default package ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Coloring Arab suffix without losing connection

How can I change the color of Arab word endings without losing the connections? It's just ugly and loses readability. I'm using Tex Live 2012: arabxetex with xelatex but any package and/or engine is ...
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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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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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\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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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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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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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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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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\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 put a watermark-wallpaper into a non-printing PDF layer in xetex?

Thanks to another post I used \usepackage{wallpaper} \usepackage{watermark} \leftwatermark{ Left \ThisCenterWallPaper{1.0}{Wallpaper-L.pdf} } \rightwatermark{ Right ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio (2)

I'm issuing the same problem like in this question, but unfortunately it was closed for whatever reason: XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio When I try to compile the .tex file from the ...
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Baskerville and MathTime Pro in opmac with xetex

I am using opmac with xetex, and I would like to have Monotype Baskerville as text font and MathTime Pro 2 as math font. I came up writing the following: \input opmac % roman ...
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Unable to use full use of page in LaTeX

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \addtolength{\voffset}{-1.5cm} I'm compiling it using XeLeTax I tried using \setlength\footskip{-30pt} but that hasn't helped I ...
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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 ...
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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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XeLaTex XeSyriac not getting fonts

I am attempting to input Syriac into XeLaTeX but is not loading correctly. I am using MiKTeX on windows below is my example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xesyriac} \begin{document} Hello ...
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Generate QR Code with image inside

How can I generate in xelatex a QR code with any given image inside, like so or better like this, using either pstricks or the new qrcode package? Note that the QR-code must still work after including ...
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Parenthesis and Apostrophes in LyX's XeteX don't show [closed]

I've checked many answers online to why Xetex in Lyx doesn't show apostrophes or parentheses, and the answers, like including fontspec and excluding other packages, simply don't work. Here's the ...
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Uneven line height in XeTeX

I'm embarking on a journey to create a conference abstract book using XeTeX and got stuck within five minutes: The missing 'g' in 'somethin' influences the line height of the following line. ...
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What is the XeTeX equivalent of \pdfcreationdate?

I need the time to 1-second resolution. datetime uses \pdfcreationdate for this, but only under pdf(La)TeX. As a result under XeLaTeX, this: \usepackage{datetime} ... ...
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creation date of included graphic/

Is it possible to get the file creation date of an external file, using XeLaTex? I want to include it as the caption of a figure, referring to the file in the figure. \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...