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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get proper placed closing German doublequotes using lua|xelatex and Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (Regular)?

Using Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (latest version: 2.104) the closing German doublequotes are set exactly above (instead of behind) a sentence's closing dot (e.g. questionmark is not ...
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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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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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Typing Tamil using XeLaTeX

I tried to use the given example with slight modification \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \newfontfamily\tamilfont{Arial Unicode MS} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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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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How to select numbers from another font?

How can I change the numbers of the text font with the math font numbers and the other way around using XeLaTeX?
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Using a specific font for bold greek characters in maths

I'm writing a document involving some maths in which I use lots of greek letters. I would like to write some of them in bold, and the whole document is written in Linux Libertine font. Finally, I'm ...
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grffile / feynmp-auto compatibility in Texlive14

Since I reinstalled Texlive14 from scratch (I was using Texlive13 before) I ran into problems compiling my presentations that use both grffile and feynmf-auto. It appears that, due to the presence of ...
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How to contribute to FontAwesome? SVG, EPS to fontawesome? [closed]

I am very interested in contributing to fontawesome. I have some vector icons that I feel the community would benefit to use and I really like to add them to fontawesome. These icons are in svg and ...
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Apparatus for Arabic edition using Eledmac: problem in lemma direction

I'm trying to do an edition of an Arabic text using Eledmac. The lemma in the text gets put back to front in the apparatus (specifically, the first two words in the upper apparatus). ...
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pst-barcode with MikTeX portable

I have the following problem: Rendering QR codes & Barcodes via psbarcode using Xelatex from Miktex portable just seems to work if the Windows path environment variable is set to MikTeX Portable ...
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Relax a command inside minted

I'm using rich unicode in LaTeX as specified here. However I also use unicode in Julia language, so when I input Julia code in XeLaTeX I get an error because √ is bound to \sqrt in LaTeX, but is a ...
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Problem in fixing the bug of FontAwesome when compiled by XeLaTeX

I have followed the instructions that is given in this post for fontawesome icons that are too big using XeLaTeX. I was able to use FontForge and change the Em Size to 1000. I also used the following ...
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PDF/X-1a on TeX Live 2014 for publishing with POD lightining source

I am trying to get a PDF/X-1a compliant PDF for sending the pdf to Lightning Source for publishing books. I searched and found the following post and tested it PDF/A with hyperref on TeX Live 2013 ...
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Incompatibilty of Helvetica Neue italic compiled by XeLaTeX when viewed using Adobe Reader

I am running MikTex 2.9 under TeXStudio in Windows 64 bit for compiling my resume that uses friggeri-cv, which can be downloaded here. When I review the pdf made by XeLaTeX in TeXStudio Internal PDF ...
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Why don't the packages titlesec and framed work with XeLaTeX?

I'm new to XeLaTeX, and my code won't compile when I use the packages titlesec and framed. Am I doing something wrong, or are these packages just incompatible with XeLaTeX? If they are incompatible, ...
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Problem using .ttf fonts with XeLaTeX

I have some .ttf fonts in ~/Library/Fonts that I would like to use with XeLaTeX, but it can't seem to find them. For example, this will compile: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Problem with \setmainfont{Gill Sans} in MikTex 2.9

I am trying to use the beamer theme Zurich in Windows7, but when I compile it (I chose Xelatex) I get always the following error: ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Gill Sans" cannot ...
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Excess space before \[ at start of paragraph

When I have a displayed math equation (\[...\] or equivalently the displaymath environment) at the start of a paragraph right after a heading, there is too much space before it. This short code ...
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Set Helvetica as font in beamer title?

How can I set Helvetica as font in \setbeamerfont{title}{size*={32pt}{38.4pt},series=\bfseries}
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Package hyperref doesn't work anymore - break down

I'm working on a documentation for several weeks. To link the table of content with the text of the document I was working with the package hyperref. Until today everything went fine. Today I ...
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How to manually set font encoding settings of a font? [closed]

I have a font with a font table containing ligatures, but also math radicals, operators and e.g. an integral sign. (It's a different font from the one I'm showcasing in this question, which doesn't ...
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How can I set the \boldmath font with unicode-math?

I am trying to typeset a document in Linux Libertine, and I want to use the font for alphanumeric characters in math mode as well. I am using unicode-math, not mathspec, because I need to specify ...
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Automatic substitution of spaces in fields with Biber and Biblatex

I have a pretty large .bib file which fields may contain spaces (e.g. the "series" field can be "SIGMOD '99"). When I print the bibliography, some lines are thus broken on these spaces, which is ...
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Setting a fallback font for non-Arabic charset not supported by a certain Arabic font

the desired Arabic font is Droid Arabic Naskh source here. Problem is that when I compile the document using xetex I get funny boxes instead of non-Arabic charset as in the MWE below: MWE ...
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Correcting wrong choice of character variant from a stylistic set

I'm typesetting a document in German blackletter with XeLaTeX and ran across a peculiar — for want of a better word — error: The hyphenation in itself is okay at that position. However, German ...
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Disable some xunicode macros in case of T1 font encoding?

I was hoping that, except for inputenc/fontenc versus fontspec, old .tex files encoded in UTF-8 could be used without changing anything with either pdftex, xetex or luatex engines. But the following ...
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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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How can I change to font used by hepparticles/hepnames with XeLaTeX?

I am trying to get the hepparticles/hepnames packages to work with XeLaTeX. I am using Libertine as serif font and Biolinum as sans font. The particle names are somehow rendered in the wrong font. ...
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Beamer and ampersands (XeLaTeX)

There are some known problems with ampersands and beamer (as discussed here, for instance), but I haven't been able to find a good reference... Anyway, the concrete problem I have is with tables ...
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\mathellipsis in XeLaTeX with mathspec

Following the solutions Punctuation marks in math mode in xetex/mathspec and XeTeX/mathspec punctuation issue, I am making adjustments to mathspec to force XeTeX to use punctuation marks of the ...
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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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xetex cannot use font name instead of font file name even after “texlive-enable-fontconfig”

This article says xetex can only find fonts installed by texlive with its filename instead of font name, because xetex can only find fonts by font name in the system's font system. And here says with ...
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Can one set a specific character variant in xelatex for the word first letter only?

I'd like to have some code to set, document wide, a specific character variant for the letter "v" only if it is the first in the word. The solution in the MWE is not a solution because I have a ...
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fontawesome scaling, deedy-resume pgfplots axis, XeTeX, LuaTeX issues

I am currently working on a document using the deedy-resume template http://www.latextemplates.com/template/deedy-resume-cv in LaTeX and I have two issues which result in a dilemma and I can't ...
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Font changing back for no apparent reason

Writing up a rough grammar in XeLaTeX and using fontspec to change the default font to Bitstream Charter instead of CM. Everything works fine for the first page or so of output, but on the second page ...
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LaTeX Kurdish Kurdi / كوردی (Sorani) problems

I'm trying to use arabic script but it seems I run into trouble, the output is just a mess of question marks, literally. I took this code from this page (I'm on Macbook Pro Yosemite, TeXLive, ...
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How can I solve the vertical alignment with a CH2 and a ring?

I draw a picture like this: You may find that the right side of the molecule is under the base line. I know this problem is 'Vertical alignment' mentioned in P25 of the offical documantaion. After I ...
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How to make a ring have vertical alignment correctly?

I want to use xelatex to draw a chemistry equation which contained a horizontal benzene. But it counld not be placed well, like this: And I want this, except the unpleasant blank: Here is my code: ...
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How to create identical PDF files with xelatex?

The question how to create identical PDF files with pdflatex was basically answered in this question already: How to create identical PDF files? The catch was to filter out the entry /ID in the ...
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Adding Arabic text to an English document

I'm trying to include Arabic text in an English document (I'm a new latex user), but I can't seem to get any Arabic text to render at all, using xelatex or any kind of tex. I'm using texshop 3.51 on a ...
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Unicode macros for square root and integral

Is it possible to define math-mode macros √ and ∫ which would expand in the following way: √a ≡ \sqrt{a} √{a + b} ≡ \sqrt{a + b} ∫ ≡ \int ∫_a ≡ \int\limits_a ∫^a ≡ \int\limits^a ∫_a^b ...
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How to find out why xetex hangs for seconds at innocent pages?

Compiling a 130 pages long report with xelatex takes my PC about 4 seconds, of which at least 1 second is spent at one particular page, and some more time at a later page. The page where most time is ...
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How to type gas sign and equality sign in chemfig?

I want to type some inorganic chemistry equations and some organic chemistry, but I can't type =, ^(means that there is gas) or |(means that there is solid). For example, how to type 2NaClO = 2NaCl + ...