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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Warning message with fonts: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right [on hold]

Why do XeLaTeX return this warning message: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right. when using some fonts as Amiri and how one can get out of this warning message. I need ...
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Blank PDF file in sharelatex with xelatex

I am working on my thesis and to use a fancy font I am using the xelatex converter in sharelatex, so I can work in my thesis on any computer. The problem is that I would like to add figures from ...
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Unable to load picture or PDF XeLaTeX [closed]

I have a problem when including an image under XeLaTeX : >! Unable to load picture or PDF file 'cachan.jpg'.<to be read again>\GXT@clipend \Garde I tried everything and nothing works. I ...
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Error compile in tcolorbox with package polyglossia [closed]

Where is the error \documentclass[a4paper, x11names]{article} \usepackage[margin=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{array,tabularx,multirow} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \...
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How to prevent Furigana (Hiragana put above Kanji) from being copied?

The following MWE will generate pages containing Kanji with Furigana. A Furigana is a text put above Kanji to let us know how to pronounce the Kanji. MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xeCJK} \...
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Using 'kmath' in XeLatex

I'm using the Kerkis font family in XeLatex, but math-mode uses the default font. I have installed the OTF font files and it works fine for text when I am specifying it as the main font like this: \...
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Parenthesis and Apostrophes in LyX's XeteX don't show [closed]

I've checked many answers online to why Xetex in Lyx doesn't show apostrophes or parentheses, and the answers, like including fontspec and excluding other packages, simply don't work. Here's the ...
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Beamer with Goettingen, xelatex: white space on top of the sidebar

Sorry, a really minor, but annoying problem. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Goettingen} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{test} test \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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Ligatures Stopped Working in XeLateX

I was recently writing a beamer presentation using Xelatex to load Arial Narrow as the font (work insists on Arial Narrow!), and using Ligatures=TeX to ensure double hyphens and quotations marks are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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mathsf font incorrect in ShareLaTeX using XeLaTeX

The mathsf font does not seem to be implemented correctly in ShareLaTeX when you compile in XeLaTeX. I selected as main text font Arial, which is correctly displayed for the normal text in my document....
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Eliminate \hbox badness in multiple verse-like environment [duplicate]

This is a question dealing with underfull \hbox badness when newlines are entered using \\. \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{polyglossia} % the multilingual support ...
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How can I find which font unicode-math is using for a particular symbol?

The following MWE produces a blank document, as the default font does not contain ⟿. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \(⟿\) \end{document} ...
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Why does kerning work with LuaLaTex but not XeLaTex for the same font?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{ifluatex} \usepackage{ifxetex} \usepackage{metalogo} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Bembo}[BoldFont = Bembo Bold] \...
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Typeset “parsing HTML the Cthulhu way” in LaTeX [duplicate]

There’s a famous answer on Stack Overflow in which the user argues that regular expressions cannot be used to parse HTML … while his sanity slowly slips out of his grasp. Unfortunately, the insane ...
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XeLaTeX FakeBold produces point at origin of tikzpicture

This is a XeLaTeX question. FontSpec's FakeBold produces an unwanted dot in any tikzpicture. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[...
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BibTeX and Subfiles package

My question is similar to Bibliographies when using subfiles, but I find some parts of the latter unclear and possibly not needed in my case. I am using the subfiles package in Xelatex, with a folder ...
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Use optical sizes of fonts with fontspec for local files [duplicate]

Now, this is the exact same question as Is there a way to use different local font files for different font size in fontspec?, but is is left without a solution. @WillRobertson answered in a comment ...
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How can I manually implement a ligature for a certain font (with XeLaTeX)? [duplicate]

I want to use a font which contains glyphs for some common ligatures (fi, fl, ff, ffi, ffl) and actually needs them to avoid ugly collisions. However, for some reason they are not accessible via any ...
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Font 'Kaiti SC Regular' does not contain script 'CJK'

I use xelatex to support Chinese, \usepackage{xeCJK} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setCJKmainfont[BoldFont=Kaiti SC Bold]{Kaiti SC Regular} but it occurs warnings: *fontspec warning: "...
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Playing sounds with Beamer+XeTeX+Linux without Acrobat

AFAIK the natural choice for playing sounds in beamer is the multimedia package But the beamer documentation says it only works with pdflatex: ∙ The sound objects do not work together with dvips ...
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Short footnotes on same line or centered in plain TeX

Is there in plain TeX a way to print two short footnotes on the same line (spaced as if in columns) or a single footnote centered?
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Memoir sheetsequence counter does not increment when bidi is loaded

I would like to use \thesheetsequence in the trim area (sheet-number.tex) as described in the Memoir documentations but the counter does not increment (it always shows 1) and \thelastsheet is always 0....
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using legrand-orange-book template with non-english language

I am trying to write a persian book using http://www.latextemplates.com/template/the-legrand-orange-book template. I have included xepersian package. My first problem is that when I wirte persian ...
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Graphics appearing above text [duplicate]

For some reason the graphics is rendered above the text. I'm using xelatex (with Chinese characters). The relevant Chinese latex compiled using xelatex is on pastebin as for some reason stackexchange ...
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Chinese punctuation not showing in output

Does anyone know how to get the following Chinese character to display? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{zhnumber} \usepackage{cjknumb} \setCJKmainfont{標楷體} \begin{...
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Is there any way to suppress non-warnings and non-errors with XeLaTeX?

TeX.sx is full of questions about suppressing certain kinds of LaTeX warnings. As warnings can often be useful for debugging, I don't want to do that. But, I'd very much like to get rid of any non-...
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Tex - XeLateX - biber how to configure? [duplicate]

I am quite new to latex and I would like to ask you for help with my bibliography. I am using XelateX on TeXworks in Texmaker. I am writing my thesis based on a template for my university. It is said ...
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Specifying the font for only one character with unicode-math

I'm using XeTeX and the fontspec and unicode-math packages. In order to use a different math font for Greek letters, I do something like this, using the range option of \setmathfont: \setmathfont[...
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Change certain characters font in math mode

I recently changed from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX to be able to use different fonts when it comes to typesetting math. I am using mathspec package with different fonts for Latin, Numbers and Greek. I have ...
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How do I use xindy with XeTeX and hyperref?

Unfortunately, as in this post, I can't get it to “just work”; is there some additional code needed to make it work with hyperref? I used this on a XeLaTeX'd document (with hyperref) xindy -M ...
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How to Change Typesetting Engine in LEd (Latex Editor)

How to Change Typesetting Engine in LEd (Latex Editor). I'm trying to build a simple latex document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Elephant} \begin{document} My Name is ...
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How to use Mathematical Pi font properly?

I was asking the other day how to find certain fonts of a document. Well at last it was easy. I came to the Mathematical Pi LT Std font and ITC New Baskerville Std results and for that part, I was ...
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microtype in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

Currently microtype package supports only protrusion in XeLaTeX. Is there an option to use other micro-typography features (expansion, kerning, spacing, tracking) in XeLaTeX? Or should I forget about ...
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xelatex my_file.tex is not working through php's exec (no pdf)

I've tried everything from using xelatex on it's own: xelatex my_file.tex , to using both: xelatex -no-pdf my_file.tex xdvipdfmx my_file.xdv and also creating a .sh file with the same commands ...
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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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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} \usepackage[no-math]{...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...