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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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FontAwesome font not found?

I'm using the latest version of MacTeX 2013 on OS X 10.8.4. All of my Tex Live packages are fully up-to-date. Tex Live also lists the fontawesome package as installed. I'm trying to use the ...
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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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Centering full-page tikz images - with mid-document paper size change

I just got this question answered: xetex - Centering full-page Tikz image on page without margins with xelatex? - TeX - LaTeX ... and all works there.   However, here is my problem - I ...
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can't draw a line far enough to the right in a pspicture in landscape

I want to use pspicture in a landscape document, but I can't draw a line to the right hand side of the document with \psframe, while \rput works as expected. I've tried to create an MWE to demonstrate ...
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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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How to get a list of all available (TTF-) Fonts with XeTeX?

Very neat that I can use any available Truetype font on my Windows machine with MikTeX and XeTeX. %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[]{article} ...
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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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xetex complains about missing kanjix.map

I've just installed TL2011 on Windows 7 and updated it from the net. The installation produced no errors and everything is fine - but now xelatex (and not pdflatex nor lualatex) ends every invocation ...
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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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How to force xelatex to convert eps into pdf? speed issue with slow compilation of xelatex

I run a few simple tests to compare the compilation speed of pdflatex and xelatex. As most people said, I also found that xelatex is always much slower than pdflatex. The reason for the slowness of ...
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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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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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XeLaTeX Ghostscript call for EPS to PDF conversion failing

Updated with properly minimalistic example.. I've been wrestling with this for a while now. I had a setup using pdfLaTeX with epstopdf that works nicely, but I need mathspec so I've moved to XeLaTeX. ...
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polyglossia error after MiKTeX update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: xelatex stopped working after TexLive2011 update 2 days ago Sorry, I don't know where I could report bug that appeared after MiKTeX Update. Here is a test file: % ...
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Question regarding the loading of fonts

A TeX file loads some fonts not found in the computer \setCJKmainfont[BoldFont=FZDaHei-B02S,ItalicFont=Adobe Kaiti Std]{FZZhongDengXian-Z07S}% \setCJKsansfont{Adobe Heiti Std} \setCJKmonofont{Adobe ...
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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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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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How to get straight quotation marks?

How do I get straight quotation marks, i.e., " and ' in TeX? (No, \verb changes the font and this is unacceptable.) [Edit] I forgot to mention that I’m using XeLaTeX, and fontspec is a necessity. ...
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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 ...
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Does UTF8 add right-quote and left-quote recognition to LaTeX, XeTeX? [duplicate]

I've got a LaTeX novel writing project with lots of character quotations. I use Focuswriter to create chapter text files (ASCII, UTF-8). There is no LaTeX markup in the chapter files. A LaTeX ...
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Quote marks - Inverted L / Gamma symbol style?

I'm using XeLaTeX along with the cjk package. I'm trying to recreate quotation marks like the inverted L symbols in the following image: A first attempt. Here's a MWE after looking at the comments ...
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xdvipdfmx error with \slash followed by zero-width space set in Times

I’m trying to compile this document— \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} % no-math can be omitted \setmainfont{Times} \begin{document} \slash\char"200B \end{document} —using ...
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When compiling with XeTeX, why do some letters become stretched and warped?

When compiling with XeTeX using the Helvetica font, some letters become verticaly stretched (e.g: f and capital letters), some become generally bigger (e.g: j), brackets become slightly unaligned from ...
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problem with showing .eps graph on output .pdf with xelatex?

I am new to xelatex and use TeXstudio 2.9.4 with MiKTeX 2.9 ! I've recently upgraded from pdflatex to xelatex, due to the easy handling of new fonts in xelatex. But the new problem I am facing is ...
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How can I extract a character code (code point) from a character slot in a given font? [XeTeX]

Question I am wondering if there is a way to provide the \XeTeXglyph as input and get the the character code (preferably in hexidecimal) as output. Situation I've been doing many experiments with ...
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Can't compile with apacite

I would like to use apacite for my references. Unfortunately I can't compile my file with apacite. With unsrt everything works fine. \documentclass[landscape]{article} % with or without examples ...
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XeLatex otf font won't load

I am very inexperienced with LaTeX. I have a tex file that has worked for a long time, then stopped without any changes to the file. We purchased NeueHaasGrotDisp font. I have the fonts in OTF ...
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Page by page compilation time

I am trying to locate the bottlenecks in compilation for a very large document. The accepted answer to this Question addresses the problem in a neat way but the method only works for pdflatex (and ...
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Is it ImageMagick's fault or pdflatex's that some JPEGs aren't working?

pdflatex (as well as lualatex and xelatex) cannot process (some) JPEG images which were created by my ImageMagick. I'm on OSX Mavericks, using ImageMagick v6.9.0-0 Q16 x86_64 provided via MacPorts. ...
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xelatex problem with datetime

I have a datetime problem if I try to compile my latex file. It is something with datetime, but I cant figured it out, what it is. I have append the log How Can solve the problem of solving the ...
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Can't change bibliography heading [duplicate]

I would like to change the heading of my bibliography. I found this thread: How to change Bibliography heading? Unfortunately, this doesn't work for me. Additionally, I would like to remove the page ...
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Where are LaTeX-related bug trackers located? Where do I report `{pdf,lua,xe}latex` issues?

Following up this question: Is it ImageMagick's fault or pdflatex's that some JPEGs aren't working? I now want to submit a bug report. However, I'm a bit confused where exactly I ...
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XeLaTeX and Roboto: No Ligatures

I'm trying to use the Roboto Font Family with XeLaTeX (or LuaLaTeX). When I'm writing a Document in XeLaTeX, no ligatures are used (but there are used on Android, so ligatures should be there). ...