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Start chapters on the left side of the PDF files

How is it possible to start each chapter on the left papers (odd pages). Because in Persian books, chapters start on the odd pages because it is a right to left language. I use XePersian and use this ...
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Color in pstricks not showing

I'm compiling this MWE with xelatex, I don't get any compilation errors, but the texts are all big black regular ones without any style applied. I'm using TexLive 2013 by the way. How should the file ...
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XeLaTeX and the characters “éèàç”

Using accented characters (éèçà...) I get a space in my output rather than the correct symbol in all of my tests. I am using XeLaTeX: what is wrong? \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt, ...
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XeLaTeX can't use TikZ 3 features?

I copied this code from this answer. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \tikz [blend group=screen] { \fill[red!90!black] ( 90:.6) circle (1); \fill[green!80!black] (210:.6) ...
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Cannot typeset cyrillic text in italics and bold at the same time using the LinuxLibertine font

I cannot tell if the following is a bug in the LinuxLibertine OTF files or if it is a bug in XeLaTeX (or both?). The problem is: when I try to typeset cyrillic text in italic and bold, the glyphs ...
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xelatex mathspec with polyglossia

How to use mathspec package and polyglossia for the russian language? MWE \documentclass[14pt]{extreport} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{commath} % ...
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fontspec related font setting compiles on Linux, but not on Windows

I have this portion of code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath, fontspec} \usepackage[math-style=TeX, bold-style=TeX]{unicode-math} \setmathfont[StylisticSet=0]{xits-math.otf} ...
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How to get “xelatex.ini” in order to make a xelatex format?

I've retrieved xetex from TUG's 2013 TeX Collection disk for experimental use in private space, and I want to use xelatex. In trying to run xelatex on a tex file, some part of it begins to generate a ...
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Neo Euler won't display greek letters

I'm trying to use the Neo Euler math font in a document, compiled using XeLaTeX: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Palatino ...
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baposter with XeTeX

I can't set the header color in baposter. I don't get any error message. Here's the MWE: \documentclass[landscape,a0paper]{baposter} \begin{document} \begin{poster}{ headerborder=closed, ...
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Problem working fontspec, babel and datetime with cyrillic

I have discovered that fontspec with russian babel settings doesn't work with datetime package. I tried to compile such code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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Using Lucida Math Std

I'm trying to use Adobe's Lucida font with the corresponding Lucida Math font (as contained in Adobe Font Folio). Using Lucida as the main font works however when I try to use the math font I get the ...
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Finding a way to get mathscr and unicode without using xelatex, which is stymied

This really should be a comment to \mathscr (LaTeX or XeLaTeX) Which is about running XeLatex to get \mathscr fonts. The sample program provided in that post is \documentclass[a4paper]{report} ...
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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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How to typeset an i with asterisk above?

I tried it with a modification of \overset as suggested by Werner in this question: Creating non-math mode substitutes for \overset and \underset not dependent on the amsmath package With the new ...
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Last xe(la)tex colors text in white in some circumstances

Last xe(la)tex: XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99991 (preloaded format=xelatex 2014.6.19) (the one shipped with TeX Live 2014) colors text in white in some circumstances: in the following MWE file ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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\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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Greek circumflex accent with ascii characters using mapping does not work

I want to input Greek letters with polytonic accents (ancient Greek) using ASCII characters in my tex document (so I don't need to change the keyboard layout). I am using polyglossia. I have been ...
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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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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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Combine Type1 and OpenType libertine fonts

I would like to use the Type1 libertine fonts provided by the package libertine and compile with XeLaTeX. According to the manual under section 4, this can be activated with the option type1: ...
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Linux Libertine O bold font combines characters

I'm typing Turkish text using Linux Libertine O boldface. Everything is OK in FreeSerif and Libertine non bold fonts, but it's messed up in Libertine when using \textbf. It seems similar to ...
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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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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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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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How to get chapterthumbs match their chapter titles in KOMA-Script?

This is an add-on question to a previous one on chapterthumbs. Please consider the MWE below, the chapterthumbs are not matching the chapter titles (Discussion should appear instead of Materials & ...
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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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How to get chapterthumb work in KOMA-Script?

I came from here as I was looking for a way to get chapterthumb work according to the directions. I manually installed the chapterthumb.sty package into the texlive2013 distribution. However, the MWE ...
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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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note move from right to down

There is a project ubuntu-manual. Result of PDF here. But note are of right. How is this note move from right to down? Thanks!
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Distiller Settings in XeLaTeX PDF

Since the PDF is getting generated from XeLaTeX, i want to add the distiller option (some of the mention below in the form of bullet list) into the generated PDF. Most of the PDF requirements are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...