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How to set sans serif with cmbright package?

I am starting to use xelatex. I tried, as an example, to use cmbright. But I do not obtain a sans serif output. Do I need to tell something else in the prehambule ? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{...
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XeTeX: polyglossia & \textarabic: some punctuation symbols appear as boxes

I use XeLaTex on Xubuntu with polyglosia to write arabic, but characters like parenthesis, brackets, etc appear as white boxes in the final pdf produced. I have a minimal working example. With the ...
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How to select monospaced numerals for tables only when using mathspec?

For one of my documents I used OldStyle numerals in regular text. For math I use Lining numbers. For tabular material I would like to use monospaced lining numbers if these numbers are math-related (I ...
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background package - Using text with line breaks

I'm designing a very simple cover for a university publication in Sanskrit. I'm using the package "background" to add some "watermark-like" Sanskrit text on the cover, both top and bottom, while the ...
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Using tooltip with paracol

I am trying to typeset a document using XeLaTeX that has parallel columns (using paracol). In the document, I want to have tooltips for notes. I am using the code from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/...
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Change font size with fontspec package

What is the recommended approach to change font size with the fontspec package? I have found several ways that appear to work, but some unexpected behavior along the way. What am I doing wrong? I ...
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Nodes spanning whole matrix columns in TikZ

MWE from another question here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix, backgrounds} \begin{document} \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[% block/.style={draw, text width=...
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IPA characters not showing up in XeLaTeX

I'm new to XeLaTeX and trying to figure out how to use IPA characters. Everything I've read says that I just need to use the fontspec package and the characters will show up as intended. Unfortunately,...
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What companies provide translation services for LaTeX (XeLaTeX UTF-8) documents?

Question What are one's possibilities for getting UTF-8 .tex files translated? This is more of a wiki-style question. If anybody says to do a google search, errrr. Criteria source language: ANY ...
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Email addresses & Abstract missing when using the elsarticle class

I am trying to format my paper using Latex with the class elsarticle for an Elsevier journal. I am using TeXnicCenter along with Miktex. It's working perfectly when the content is all in English (...
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Oriental TeX and Husayni

I have recently been typesetting a Quranic Mashaf using a combination of XeLaTeX, bidi, and polyglossia. I am generally pleased with the results so far, but after reviewing Idris Samawi Hamid's work ...
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Make bands surrounding nodes with Tikz

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fit} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, draw, text width=5em, text centered, rounded corners, minimum height=2em] \...
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Why is text turning white (possible scope leak?) after page break and listings + tcolorbox + xelatex?

I had a very difficult time pinning this problem down, because it only exists when certain page-breaking conditions occur. Problem Text after environment mysteriously turns white under some ...
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LyX Hyphenation Not Working

I need a little bit of help troubleshooting this. I'm also not too sure on what I can provide and how to provide it, but here's what I have: LyX 2.1.2, with options in "Preferences>Language>Language ...
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XeLaTeX can't turn off small caps

I found a weird issue when using the free typeface Fontin. \documentclass{article} % Default font size and paper size \usepackage{fontspec} % For loading fonts \setmainfont{Fontin} \begin{document}...
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XeTeX: What happened to \mathcal and \mathscr?

Recently I switched from pdflatex to xelatex to be able to use OpenType fonts. I like to use variables highlighted using \mathcal for specific variables, while I used to use \mathscr-typeset variables ...
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Different baseline skip for first item after change in font size

I am having trouble getting the same baselike skip for each item in the following code. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{XYZ} \begin{itemize} {\fontsize{...
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XeTeX hangs on article documentclass, while LaTeX-Mk with XeLaTeX works perfectly

I have this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \pagestyle{empty} äätewää--llll \end{document} XeTeX xetex xetex-acutex.tex produces: (...
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How to include part of an external git hash as text inside a document?

This is my first time asking a question on a site like this. Please tell me if I should do something differently, thanks! I want to include a short version of the latest commit hash from git as a ...
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Asymptote (XeLaTeX): Use custom-defined colors/Call drawing functions from external file

I'm quite new to Asymptote, although it's great to manipulate vector graphics within LaTeX. Specifically, I'm using XeLaTeX. What I'm trying to do is to change the color of a vector graphic to ...
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Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my

I'm trying to typeset a book with bibliography entries in English, Russian and Japanese. Getting the bibliography to work right is driving me mad. I have got pretty close (I think) by cobbling ...
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citation color and table color of contents are unusual when using MacTex2015

when I use "latexmk -xelatex thesis.tex" to compile thesis.tex, the process always be paused twice with the messages below: (/usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/trimspaces/trimspaces.sty)) (/...
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How to configure TexStudio to compile using XeLatex for Calibri Font? [closed]

I am trying to make the Calibri font work in TexStudio. Following several posts on here I included the command in the preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=text-tex]{Calibri} And ...
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XeLaTeX, Latin Modern, \mathbb and \mathcal

I'm using XeLaTeX on Linux. I know that Latin Modern Roman is the default font of XeLaTeX, however if in my preamble I write \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setsansfont{Latin Modern Sans} \...
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Xelatex and french through polyglossia: how to have the french punctuation even with inline mathematics

When I use xelatex, and polyglossia to deal with the french punctuation, I get the right spacing with the pure text, but not when I put mathematics in my text: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How can I get section titles show first letter capitalized?

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} %% General document %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.fractals} \usepackage[...
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quote command similar to bibliography

I have a book project that will be peppered with citations, as epigraphs to chapters and in the body of the text. I plan to have an index of the citations with proper reference to the source. Some ...
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Fix encoding for ligatures of fonts in XeTeX / LuaLaTeX (specifically for Minion Pro)

Ligatures in the MWE below are not encoded properly when compiling with LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX using TeXShop on the Mac. Copying "The difference" from the pdf to a text editor renders "e di erence". I ...
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`'not found .`\end{frame}`

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false},xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \...
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Undefined control sequence \end{frame} in beamer document [duplicate]

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false},xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \...
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How to include a .bmp image in XeTex using plain TeX source file

Using XeTeX, I would like to insert a bitmap image file which is in .bmp format, or alternatively, the same image in a .jpg format. I am using plain TeX, not LaTeX. Using PCTeX version 6, \special{...
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Macedonian in TexShop

\XeTeXinputencoding utf-8 \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,xunicode} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Times New Roman} \newcommand{\clrpg}{\clearpage{\pagestyle{empty}\cleardoublepage}} \hyphenation{...
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Europass CV in (Xe)LaTeX

I was requested to re-write my CV in the Europass format, and I would like to do it using (preferably) XeLaTeX. I came across the europecv package, which seems to do the job just fine, but I would ...
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import png and jpeg figures and pdfmark destination beyond page

I am compiling a TeX document in TeXStudio on OS X El Capitan. I am able to compile it successfully with xelatex on Windows 7 in TeXStudio using ghostscript. However, when I compile it in TeXStudio on ...
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XeLaTeX ligatures clash with package xesearch

I am using XeLaTeX to compile a document in French, using the fontspec package (with the Ligatures=TeX} option) and babel package (with the french option on). The problem: the endash and emdash ...
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Generate ToC in XeTeX with single build [duplicate]

To use ToC in a pdf using XeTeX compiler I have to compile document twice to get correct table of content and page number. According to an article about Table of contents one can get a appropriate ...
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Reledmac and problems with RTL (Hebrew) lemmata in critical notes

I'm getting error's as soon as I start adding critical notes in my Hebrew text. I'm using XeTeX. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{b5paper} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Changing font family in memoir for page headers

I am using the memoir class with XeLaTeX and am using titleps to format my page headers. I need to change the font family only for the page headers because the main font I am using has no small caps. ...
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Xelatex and pdfLatex and thesis template [closed]

I'm trying to use this template here to write my thesis. I am using xelatex because I need to write my thesis in Greek. The template works great when I compile it using xelatex without adding xgreek ...
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Normal text is invisible when using beamer with notes and XeLaTeX

I'm using beamer with xelatex to prepare a talk. If I switch on notes on right I'm experiencing strange behaviour: When using csqoutes in the title, all normal text afterwards becomes invisible (or ...
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How to create landscape output with Xetex plain TeX source file [duplicate]

My plain TeX source file creates a wedding program for a landscape-orientation letter size (8.5" height x 11" width) format which, after printing, will be folded into an 8.5" x 5.5" format. What ...
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Beamer metropolis theme issue

So I am trying to get metropolis beamer theme work. For some reason, it worked on my El Capitain mac with no problem using LuaLaTeX. But the exact same file does not work on my Yosemite mac. Here ...
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XeLaTex / fontspec error : “script-not-exist” e

I'm attempting to typeset Devanagari in XeLaTeX. I'm using the font chandas.ttf and the RomDev mapping (for roman --> devanagari script; found here: RomDev from somadeva). This worked for me once upon ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec gives “Undefined control sequence” error after MiKTeX update - volume 2

I have the very same problem as in XeLaTeX with fontspec gives "Undefined control sequence" error after MiKTeX update. But in my case, repeatedly running the two MiKTeX updaters does not ...
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Explanatory notes (for BibTex or BibLaTeX “fields”) showing on mouse-hover (a.k.a. tooltip) when hovering over references' fields

Imagine you have a bibtex reference entry with many different (also non-standard: called e.g. this1 here) "fields", as such: @online{foo, title = {...}, url = {...}, urldate = {...}, this1 = {...
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Appendix TOC link does not work when using Polyglossia (TeX Live 2015)

MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{spanish} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \include{chapter1} \begin{...
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Xelatex bad encoding on output [closed]

I'm using the 'xgreek' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex); I can't find out why toc, date etc. seems corrupted (should be in greek) \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,titlepage,12pt]{...
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Why Table of Contents contains custom latex command?

I am writing a UTF-8 (malayalam) document using Xelatex. Below shown is my sample Latex code. If you see(screenshot) the Table Of Contents generated, you can see Noto Sans Malayalam which came ...
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Localtableofcontents creates empty table of contents

I found that etoc module has \localtableofcontents that creates tableofcontents only in separate section. I've tried it but it makes section for table of contents which is empty. (in result I see only ...
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What is the source of 'Compile Error' message in a project built upon MNRAS template in overleaf?

I am trying to make a paper using MNRAS template in Overleaf website. Once I added all my references to .bib file and added the file to my project, I noticed that there is a Compile Error ...