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Disabling ligatures in xelatex like rmligs

Ligatures set by Latex are often wrong in German (i.e. between combined words like "Auflaufform"). To set these words correct I often use rmligs which is a great tool to disable ligatures when the use ...
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Printing multiple non-standard sized document pages on two sides of one piece of paper

I am trying to find a way to create traditional Tibetan manuscripts in XeLaTex(referred to as a pecha) and one of the things I need to do is to be able to place multiple pecha pages on one sheet ...
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Equation numbers are shown in reverse parentheses

I am using \begin{equation} a = b \end{equation} to write the equations in my paper. However, the problem is that the number related to each equation is not shown in the correct format like the ...
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Makeindex and see subentry

In the following nearly-MWE I get an index-entry for simple, example and one for ex, see example, but I don't get one for example, see simple, example. How can I get an indexentry like the last one? ...
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bidi causes reversed parentheses in equation numbers

When writing a Hebrew document using xelatex, bidi, and polyglossia, equation numbers are in reverse parentheses. How can I fix this? MWE \documentclass[a4paper, twoside, titlepage, 11pt]{report} ...
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endfloat shifts chunks of text to the end

I am trying to use \endfloat to shift all of the figures to the end of the document. However, some text, several paragraphs typically immediately after some figures also get shifted to the end of the ...
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Request for examples of Victorian chapter TOC

Often a Victorian novel would have many chapters and the TOC was usually a delight of both information (chapter had blurb along with name) and typography. I'm looking at a project to duplicate that ...
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Incompatibility of scrbook and fontspec in TeX-Live 2013

Since updating to TeX-Live 2013 I am facing the following error: Compiling the following file by XeLaTeX ... \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} bla \end{document} ... ...
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Have something like figure but with its own counter and listof

Given the following MWE: \documentclass[english]{scrartcl} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{grammar} <example> ::= \[[ \lit{def} <identifier> \lit{=} ...
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How to force emacs with AUCTeX to show compilation in new buffer

So I am using AUCTeX with xetex in emacs and each time after I compile the file I get a split window showing the compilation process. I don't want to completely hide this since I find it useful for ...
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Setting font in TeXstudio

OK, I am really new and I do not know how to change the default font to something more supportive of non-standard Latin characters. So I have this for the preamble: ...
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\textsuperscript inside \section (XeLaTeX)

How can I get work \textsuperscript inside \section? \documentclass[unicode, fontsize=9pt, twoside=false, russian, a5paper]{scrbook} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainfont{PT Serif} \setsansfont{PT ...
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Force latex to finish compiling regardless of error? (xelatex)

I have a reoccurring problem. I want to be able to force latex to finish compiling regardless of an error. I know that this error will occur several times in my script and it is a result of the ...
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Using xindy with texindy.xdy

This is a follow up on How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?. When I use this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Umlaut Ä\index{Ä} ...
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How do I get LaTeX and XeLaTeX to place my images in the same way?

I've run into a problem when converting a book manuscript from LaTeX to XeLaTeX. The problem is that my image sizing and placement has not survived the conversion. The book has numerous picture ...
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LaTeX to XeLaTeX

I am swtiching from LaTeX to XeLaTeX. Almost 10 years i didnt find any problem with PDF produced from LaTeX with resepect to Press. Will XeLaTeX result the same. I am seeing the below information are ...
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Combining diacritical mark is misaligned with luatex, but not with xetex

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[BoldItalicFont = {* Semibold Italic}]{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} \textit{\textbf{V\char"0306}} ...
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How to make calligraphic numbers available with `unicode-math`?

I use xits-math.otf with unicode-math with XeLaTeX. It defines calligraphic upper case letters, but I need calligraphic lower case letters and especially numbers as well. I tried this: ...
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Using template in XeLaTeX

I am currently trying to make a resume using a template in XeLaTeX. I am very new to MiKTEX and really do not know so much about programming (I have a lot of experience in Texmaker though) and am ...
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Hindi words not displayed properly in pdf (generated by xelatex)

The words are not getting displayed properly in the pdf even though they are getting displayed correctly in source file. And when I tried to copy words from the pdf file and paste them, they are ...
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How to color a single cell in a longtable [duplicate]

We are using XeLaTeX and the longtable package to visualize information, one of those reports must have a colored cell. A single cell, not the entire row. An example output is here: Is there a way ...
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Problem with character placement (XeLaTeX, Linux Libertine and Unicode)

The following test document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} aɻ \end{document} displays the second character above, instead of after ...
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Biber fails on minimal example with arara [closed]

Here's my minimal example: % arara: xelatex % arara: biber % arara: xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear,sorting=nty]{biblatex} \addbibresource{mwe.bib} ...
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Conditionally change font color of number passed from pythontex

I would like to color numbers red if they are less than zero. In my final report, these number will be generated from a python script. To use the pythontex package, I first run xelatex doc.tex, then ...
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XeLatex and greek quotation marks

Background: «» are the greek analogues of the English quotation marks "". Goal: To be able to write "quote" in my .tex file and have XeLateX render it as «quote». Minimal test case that fails for ...
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XeLaTeX: How to specify a different font family for Latin text within non-Latin text?

In a XeLaTeX document whose main language is non-Latin (in the sense of using non-Latin alphabet), I'd like the Latin text to be typeset with a different font family from that of the main text. How do ...
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Failed pre-flight: How do I repair .notdef and incorrect glyphs?

I am trying to get a document that is written with XeLaTex printed as a book by a professional printer. The PDF I sent to the company did not pass their pre-flight check, however. Their tool ...
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Figuring out Xetex fonts under Debian

I have been trying to start using xelatex. My configuration: Debian: testing Texlive: 2013.20140408-1 Taking the minimal example from unicode-math and amsmath environments viz ...
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Specifying a different font type for bold/italics [closed]

I would like to be able to specify a different font for bold/bold-italics in my document. This question was raised as I am currently using a font type without bold version.
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Parentheses and square brackets contextually in small caps

In a book publication I use references in parentheses with an open type font. The references are set in small caps (both letters and numbers): % xelatex xetex 0.9999 texlive 2013 windows ...
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How to get Adobe Garamond Pro to work for mathdesign on XeLaTeX?

I have the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[adobe-garamond]{mathdesign} \begin{document} This is a test. 1 $1$. \end{document} I believe the fonts are installed correctly ...
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Typesetting a dialogue - paragraphs or something else?

I'm writing and typesetting a novel using XeLaTeX and the memoir package. I'm just starting out with TeX and still trying to understand the best practices for things. Specifically right now, I'm ...
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Paragraph style footnotes in plain XeTeX

I’m trying to get footnotes set in the paragraph style in plain XeTeX. I’ve pasted the code from fnpara.tex into the preamble of my document and changed the fonts used in the actual footnotes to ...
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Compilation problem with Xelatex

Last week-end, the compilation biber + xelatex worked very well. But today I have moved my files in another place of my computer, and I can't compile any of my texts any more. Whenever I try, the ...
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MnSymbol fails with `\mathcal`?

Let me first give you this minimal example: \documentclass[11pt]{minimal} \usepackage[retainmissing, abx]{MnSymbol} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \[ \mathcal{ABC 123} \] \end{document} ...
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TeX Capabilities with Arbitrary Fonts

I am formatting 85,000 words of text in InDesign that include several (non-negotiable) .ttf and .otf fonts not canonical to LaTeX. I'd like to switch to a TeX-based format for the following ...
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Package keyval Error: sorting undefined

Even at the risk of being this question closed as too localized or a duplicate of this, I feel that it is relevant for people like me, using XeLatex and Biber for the first time... I am using Adrien ...
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Regular apostrophe with XeTeX?

I'm trying to get a regular apostrophe with XeTeX, like this one: However all I'm getting by typing who's in my .tex is (notice the diagonal apostrophe) How can I get the nice first one to get ...
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Small caps in fontspec on XeLaTeX

I'm trying to typeset my document with Times with XeLaTeX. Because Times does not include small caps, I want to use TeX Gyre Termes only for small caps. I tried this method, but it didn't work. A ...
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Can \includegraphics be used to change an image color?

I'm including a number of PDF images in my document using \includegraphics. I'm wondering if there's a way for LaTeX to adjust their color profile, hopefully the same way it can flip images upside ...
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Changing font and using amsmath [duplicate]

I've read several threads about this, but none solves my problem. When I try to change font, it won't compile. Is there an other way to change font, that will still allow me to write stuff like: $\mu$ ...
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“TeX capacity exceeded” error when converting markdown to PDF using XeLaTeX with russian language

I've installed pandoc and texlive-full packages on recent Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit to convert markdown files with russian language to PDF. Everything works fine when I run the following command: ...
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XeLaTeX/xdvipdfmx or the driver bug with eps images

It seems that xelatex has problems including eps images; please see the below example; eps image can be download from LaTeX Graphics companion examples on CTAN. \documentclass{article} ...
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XeTeX kerning with \newunicodechar

Am using Adobe Garamond Pro and need the two characters ʾ and ʿ that do not exist in that font. I have solved this by rotating ˘ 90 degrees either direction and making these new unicode characters ...
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environment with local \newunicodechar{ä}{ae} or similar — is it possible?

I'm using xelatex with utf8-input. I'm trying to write a LaTeX environment inside of which every source code ä is printed as ae, every ö as oe etc. I found a number of ways that don't work, but so far ...
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Detect if all required glyphs are available

In XeTeX, a message is printed to the log file if a glyph is not available with the current font. The input \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} α \end{document} leads to the following ...
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Compatibility between Tikzlibrary with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I have a problem using tikzlibrary in XeLaTeX. I have compiled a sample code in pdfLaTeX, and it works. But I can't change my whole document to pdfLaTeX, because I would have problems with fonts: ...
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Set Sidebar Color in Beamer Class (using xelatex)

I'd like to change the color of beamer sidebar, however I don't know which parameter \setbeamercolor{}{} wants for the sidebar color. I'm using \usepackage{xcolor} and specify my own colors like that: ...
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I think fractional expressions in my text is small and not normal?

\documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb,amsfonts} \usepackage{xepersian} \begin{document} \begin{persian} \lr{$-\frac{1}{3}$} \hspace{1cm} $-\frac{1}{3}$ ...
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How to flip / produce the mirror image of a special character in xelatex

I'm producing a menu with xelatex using the font Bickham Script Pro. It has a swirly pattern I'd like to use at the beginning and end of a line. The swirly character would need to be flipped to have ...