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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Setting Minion Math with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

What is the correct way to configure Minion Math with XeLaTeX? The website does not offer many information. www.typoma.com/en
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How to insert QR Code in CV

Given this CV/Resume template in xelatex (see picture below), how can I add an image above "contact" and a QR Code to the side panel under the category "programming"?
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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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Possibility of Moving Hyperlinked Files Without Breaking the Link

I have created a tex file using Kile and have used xelatex package to convert that file to pdf. Now there are nearly 50 audio files (in mp3 and wav format) hyperlinked with the document in several ...
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scrlttr2: Set refvpos for firsthead and firstfoot differently

I use scrlttr2 and need to reduce the space above and below nexthead in general and in particular for one page within my document. I tried it with the approach here, but it didn't work out. As ...
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Quoting in moderncv is not working; how can I force a quotation in moderncv?

I am using this moderncv template. The issue is that when I try to put a quote in the letter template of moderncv with \quote{} I just do not work: % recipient data \recipient{Company Recruitment ...
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xelatex can't make video play

I set up pdfpc to and xelatex to be able to play videos in the pdf on linux following this tutorial: http://abarry.org/the-new-complete-guide-to-embedded-videos-in-beamer-under-linux/ The only ...
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\fmtversion not the same with xelatex and pdflatex

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \fmtversion \end{document} Texlive 2015 was updated today (tmlgr update --all) The command: xelatex file.tex creates a .pdf ...
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How change the default font size of a particular font mid document?

I am using XeLaTeX(fontspec) and I have the following problem. I am using a lot of differents fonts in the preamble like \setmainfont{GFSDidot} \newfontfamily{\greekfont}{CMU Serif} ...
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Problem between bookcover.cls and PST-barcode

Please consider the MWE below which just places an ISBN bar-code on the backpage of a book cover using the bookcover.cls ...
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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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Order of words disturbed by using polyglossia with rtl language?

When having \setotherlanguage{hebrew} active, then even in an english environment it reverses the order of words in a \text{} and scrambles the labels for equations. Here is a minimal working example ...
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XeLaTeX and the changbar package

Does anyone know if there has been an update to changebar or a workaround that will get it to work with XeLaTeX? I found two conversations from years ago about the topic but have not found anything ...
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Can XeTeX use fonts from SkyFonts?

On my Windows 7 system I installed via SkyFonts from Fonts.com: Sabon Next Display The font does not appear in C:\Windows\Fonts. However, it shows up in certain desktop applications, for example Xara ...
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TeXstudio2015,when I choose XelaTex, which Build & View option match it better?

TeXstudio2015,when I choose XelaTex, which Build & View option match it better?
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TeXstudio Error:Could not start build view XelaTex?

enter image description here I can use PDFlaTex, but when I use XelaTex ,error happened
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Polyglossia in italian has problems with commands that requires "

Given this preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{tikz} \setdefaultlanguage{italian} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} I try to ...
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XeLaTeX in El Capitan failing to compile

I have upgraded to El Capitan (OS 10.11.1) on a mid-2010 iMac. I run TeXshop (latest version: 3.57) with MacTex (July 2015 version). I find I can't typeset in XeLaTeX. I have tried replacing the ...
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Use TikZ externalization and draft-mode with XeTeX

I try to use \tikzexternalize and the documents draft mode in XeTeX. %% tikzext.tex \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Named destinations by hyperref broken for XeTeX 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (TeX Live 2015/dev/Debian)

We have this testcase which works fine with pdflatex \documentclass[en]{article} \usepackage[ pdfauthor={Silly testcase maker}, pdftitle=, pdfsubject=, ]{hyperref} ...
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TeXLive 2015: loading arabxetex causes compilation error before `\begin{document}`?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} %\usepackage{arabxetex} %\usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Test. \end{document} This compiles, and works as ...
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How do I remove an invisible backspace character in a .tex file?

I am running a .tex file using xelatex. It crashes with this error: ! Text line contains an invalid character. l.22 ^^H egin{document} ? I understand the ^H is a backspace character. It's ...
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Undefined control sequence pdftex_strcmp fontspec

I am trying to use latex on a CentOs machine. I have it working on my windows machine. I installed texlive-*. I am using fontspec and ultimately copied it from my windows machine into ...
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XeTeX “consistency” of output?

I understand that one of the great things about LaTeX is that, as long as you're using the same source file, the output is guaranteed to be identical regardless of the platform that you're generating ...
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PDF image not rendering

A co-worker and I both use Latex. If I create a pdf image to use, it does not show up. However, my co-worker can save an image as a pdf and it renders just fine. Is there documentation about how to ...
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Lowering an accented character

In the given MWE, the new sd command produces ^ carets higher than the hat carets. Is there a way to adjusted the newcommand at the bottom of the preamble to lower these carets to match? (Alegreya can ...
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Display tikzpiture environment in Righ to Left direction in a Document using a language with Left to Right direction as the main language

I write a document with mixed languages having different writing direction. The main language is in left to right direction. I want to write a tree diagram in another language having right to left ...
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Using crop package with XeLaTeX

When using the crop package with XeLaTeX the cropping of the first page doesn’t work. While the following document compiles fine with PDFLaTeX the result with XeLaTeX is this: As you can see the ...
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Working with Old Babylonian cuneiform in TeXstudio

I'm fairly new to using LaTeX and have been using the default font up until now. I need to implement a font called Santakku in order to typeset cuneiform characters, but have had trouble finding clear ...
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XeLaTeX and Beamer miniframes not compatible

Recently (about 5 mins ago) I found that miniframes, a Beamer outer template, does not works properly if I compile the file by XeLaTeX. To be specific, I tried to compile this MWE ...
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Xelatex bad encoding on output

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) ...
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Proper pronunciation of XeTeX, XeLaTeX

I've always said the first part zeh. Am I saying it correctly? Related to: What is the correct pronunciation of TeX and LaTeX?
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\@normalsize vs. \normalsize

What is the difference between \normalsize and \@normalsize? I can't find any documentation (plenty of web search hits for \normalsize, but search engines seem to ignore the @ even if I quote it; and ...
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PDF metadata when using XeLaTeX

I have following document that sets up PDF metadata using \hypersetup: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{pdfproducer={My producer},% pdfauthor={My author},% ...
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Problem with quotation spacing in listings

I'm having a problem where my quotes are being processed in inline listings rather than just literally being output. An example of the problem I have is below where despite there being a space after ...
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XeLaTeX, non-English characters don't display

I use XeLaTeX + View PDF in Texmaker to create a pdf document. However, the Chinese characters don't display, as shown in the following figure. PS: The configuration of XeLaTeX is xelatex ...
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MacTeX Error: XeLaTeX: command not found

Now here is the thing. I upgraded my Mac to the OS X EI Capitan a few days ago. And now MacTeX is not working. When I try to typeset it, the console shows the following error: xelatex: command not ...
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make formulas as \ttfamily [duplicate]

I am not new to \XeTeX but new with using formulas. For me it would make sense to display the formulas in monotype (\ttfamily). Does it make sense to do that? How can I do that? % math.tex ...
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Undefined control sequence: bfseries [closed]

I am trying to recompile a file I have not worked with for quite some time, on a new computer with a fresh new install of MacTeX-2015. I get the following error which I couldn't make sense out of. ...
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XeLaTeX not finding font

I am trying to use a template I found online, which is compiled with XeLaTeX and uses the Fontin font. I installed that font from the included link, along with its "smallcaps" variant etc. I have ...
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Сorporate university standard for the use of latex for the preparation of bachelor's or master's final work [closed]

University administration asked for recomendations on Standard to use LaTeX for bachelor's and master's final works. Can somebody advise what to choose for corporate Standard: pdfLaTeX OR XeLaTeX or ...
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texindy style file: adding space between grouped entries

Thanks to a number of great texindy questions here on stackexchange, I have imakeidx working nicely within xelatex using splitindex and custom xindy style files. However, I've run across one ...
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How to automatically invoke all defined macros?

First of all, make sure you have installed Kanji Stroke Order font before trying to compile the following MWE. The font can be downloaded here (click). I want to create a note about my study in ...
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What hyperref options should be used for correct Unicode output?

I am trying to work out which hyperref options allow all Unicode characters to display properly, and whether XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX, and pdfLaTeX have different configuration requirements. The hyperref ...
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Compilation with xelatex stops indefinitely when using tcbitemize

First of all, in the following input file I use Kanji Stroke Order fonts. Therefore, please kindly download the font from this site (click). The real objective is to write an enumerated list of ...
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Why can't XeTeX handle this dank meme?

MWE Please use the image linked to below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \includegraphics{dank} \end{document} Oddly enough, only this picture fails and only when ...
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LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape undefined

First question. I am quite new to LaTeX (using XeTeX from TeXLive 2015 recently installed and up to date) and I get the following warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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Is there a way out of my small-cap conniptions?

I'm having difficulty getting small-caps to render properly in my (XeLaTeX compiled) document. I want to render a certain level of heading with a different font th at the default document font and in ...
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xelatex xdvipdfmx error, cannot proceed with font

This problem has confused me for a while. I set the mainfont garamond in my tex file: \setmainfont{Garamond} And it runs perfectly in my Windows laptop. However, I use it on my Mac and there is an ...
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XeLaTeX --shell-escape loses operating system commands output

A serious problem has been nagging me since I installed TeX Live 2015 in my computer with Xubuntu 15.04. It all started with this question. From time to time, whenever I use XeLaTeX to typeset ...