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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I need centered, unnumbered section titles [duplicate]

Every business book I have seen have section and subsection titles centered and without numbers. If you just browse business books on Amazon and look at the preview you will see what I mean. ...
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Use of different font by name in chapter, section, subsection In memoir class

I'm using memoir class and I have an open type font I would like to use through my document. I have achieved that but I would like to customize it a little in chapter headings, section headings etc. ...
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Missing hyphenation patterns in XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm using tlmgr to manage packages, I have installed babel-hungarian and hyphen-hungarian, but hyphenation is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage[hungarian]{babel} ...
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Latex (XeTex) places equation parenthesis the wrong way [duplicate]

I recently switched compilation of my tex document from pdflatex to xetex for reasons of typesetting occasional arabic text (the rest of document though is almost entirely in English). However now I ...
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Luatex and Xetex installed but template isn't working

I have just downloaded a template from http://gtweb.uit.no/iwclul2015/2015-fiwclul.tar.gz I've installed luatex and xetex but it's not compiling: alvas@ubi:~$ sudo apt-get install texlive-xetex ...
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How to compile properly a document using “fontspec” package? Part 2 [closed]

Update I followed Joseph Wright's suggestion of updating MikTeX in normal and admin modes, but am still unable to successfully compile the document. Here is the current log as a gist. Original ...
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How to add two lines for \rput in radar chart [closed]

I'm able to draw radar chart using code mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(-4,-4)(4,4) \psset{unit=1.2} \degrees[270] ...
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Copy and paste on iPad selects whole sentences after loading libertine

I have the following minimal document: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} %\setmainfont{Code2000} % works on texlive 2014 \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} % does not work ...
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ArabXeTeX ignoring \allowbreak

I've got an issue with XeLaTeX ignoring \allowbreak on lines that overflow by a small amount. I've tried to recreate the issue with English text but it does not occur. We have a large amount of data ...
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xeCJK Source Han Sans problem [duplicate]

I am having some trouble using the new Source Han Sans font (SourceForge; Github) released by Google and Adobe in latex documents. I compile using XeLaTeX and have the TeX Live installation. I have ...
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Can I use the \LaTex logo using the XeLaTex compiler? [closed]

I want to use the \LaTex logo for a XeLatex template that I am using. I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence \LaTex I think this is a dumb question but I didn't find any suitable ...
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Lilypond-book with Xelatex fails to detect textwidth

I apologize if this sounds similar to other questions. Apparently I cannot find a solution in other posts, maybe some packages I use are conflicting (fontspec?). Even running lilypond-book with the ...
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Spacing of fractions in TeX Gyre Pagella Math [closed]

Using TeX Gyre Pagella Math with xelatex, some objects like \frac12 just seem way too large compared to the rest of the equations. Have a look: In the first line, the numerator looks like it's ...
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How to continue a framed box which is defined in floating environment [duplicate]

I have defined a floating environment. It defines a framed box using \mdframe. Here is the code I used. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mdframed} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Some Chinese fonts cannot be used in xelatex

I'm using xelatex for I have to deal with Chinese characters. However, something weired bothers me. \usepackage{xeCJK} ... The following command has no bold effect: \textbf{\fontspec{SimSun} 中文} ...
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New class prevent XeLaTeX to compile the section title

I created a new class, called capitulo to prevent a page break with every chapter. But when I activate those code lines, the section number won't print. Here's a MWE: ...
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Acute accent and dot below problem in XeLaTeX for “i”

I want to add a dot below í, like this: "ị́." I am using XeLaTeX, with fontspec. My code looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMUSerif-Roman} \begin{document} ...
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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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Using template in XeLaTeX [closed]

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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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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Compatibility between Tikzlibrary with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I have a problem using tikzlibrary in XeLaTeX. I have compiled a sample code in pdfLaTeX, and it works. But I can't change my whole document to pdfLaTeX, because I would have problems with fonts: ...
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Xetex does not use any of my installed fonts in Beamer document

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 which has texlive 2013 in the repositories. Before, I used Ubuntu 12.04 with texlive 2012. Everything works except that when I compile my XeTeX documents they ...
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XeTeX not recognizing some commands, yet output is fine

I am trying an example of Arabic script in XeTeX. I use TeXstudio. The output is displayed fine, but there are some "unrecognized commands". MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Looking for trouble: the κ letter, the combining ⃗, ucharclasses and xparse… (error with κ⃗ but not with k⃗)

Now I'm seriously puzzled. Here's the MWE (using xelatex). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \NewDocumentCommand{\li}{v}{\texttt{#1}} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} ...
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xelatexmk complains of old perl version but is wrong - TeXShop/Mac10.6.8/TexLive2013-Intel64

So I've recently switched from pdflatexmk to xelatemk (moved the inactive engine out of the inactive folder on my Mac [10.6.8 so TexShop 2.xx]), but only xelatex will run, not xelatemk. It states, ...
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Using algorithm2e with polyglossia produces undesired emphasized text

Here's a minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMU Serif} \setsansfont{CMU Sans Serif} \setmonofont{CMU Typewriter Text} ...
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xdvipdfmx out of memory

I have a big thesis that, when using xdvipdfmx to convert the xdv file generated by xelatex to pdf, generated the error message "Out of memory" and it listed that 4 Gig memory is asked for a xdv file ...
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Hindi text does not show using Beamer

I am trying to write an example of using unicode font in Latex Beamer. The resulting pdf does not show the Hindi characters, rather shows blank spaces in that place. However, when I use the same code ...
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Missing font in ubuntu (SimSun)

Previously I complied my file using Xelatex in window 7 using Miktex and it works fine. Now I install TexLive 2009 in Ubuntu 12.04 and compile the same file again, but the following error occurs after ...
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Xelatex compilation with command lines

I used to integrate .eps files into my xelatex documents. Now, I changed my MacBook, I installed the MacTeX distribution and made it up-to-date on Mavericks, but it does not seem to work any more ...
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Is it possible to get EPS output from XeLaTeX

I need to get a good way to produce quality equations in MS Word documents. There is no simple way to produce vector graphics in TeX, that Word natively understands (EMF, WMF). There is yet another ...
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How to define translations for text inserted by a custom command? [duplicate]

How would I go about having the output of a custom command depend on the language chosen (e.g. insert "Example" in English, "Exemple" in French and "Beispiel" in German)? I'm using XeTeX with ...
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Alignment with Multicols and Polyglossia

I'm working with a two column multicol environment for an English-Yiddish dictionary (using XeLaTeX and Polyglossia). I have a couple of issues, and I'm putting them all together because I'm not sure ...
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Hyphen between page number gets (blured/diluted) in reference when viewing

Title says this weird problem. The hyphen in the end, between the page number 770-808, gets blurred and diluted. (In this case, if I select and paste in somewhere else, 770808 will show and the hyphen ...
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XeTeX: Line numbering in a book with Devanagari and polyglossia

I am typesetting a book in XeLaTeX with both Samskrita in Devanagari script and English. I am trying to include line numbers for proofreading purposes. I want to use the lineno package which works on ...
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Font not found error fontspec using WinEdt in Windows [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile a document and (as usual) I'm getting stuck with the fontspec package. These are the only lines of code that I are giving me grief. \RequirePackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Latex unable to recognize Fontin fonts

I am trying to adapt the following to my needs - https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv/professional_cv/ I am using Lyx, on Ubuntu 12.04. the .fonts folder in my home directory contains a) .otf ...
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Compressing with Ghostscript - transparency turns cyan

I'm about to finish my paper on fractals, and because fractals can get very detailed I'm including a lot of EPS files at high DPI and lots of pictures... And that way the 40 pages long PDF is nearly ...
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Problem with XeLaTeX xdv2pdf mode and font compilation

I recently upgraded to TexLive2013 (Basic) and this broke the setup I use for letters of recommendation. I need to use a legacy university font which requires XeLaTeX in the mode xdv2pdf. MWE is below ...
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Someone has redefined \pdfoutput? [closed]

I am very confused by my TeX Live (2012). I used XeLaTeX to run a .Rnw file in RStudio and got the following message: Compiled PDF failed ...
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Biber: Cannot decode string with wide characters (encode.pm) [closed]

I have ran into problems with biber and Xelatex, so I decided to test a working example and see what's up. I used the test files from this question, but the result I got was: INFO - This is Biber 1.7 ...
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\href and \includegraphics not making hyperlinks in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I need to make hyperlink on a image. For that, I setup as follows. \href{http://stackexchange.com/users/1170155/thekojueffect?tab=accounts}{\includegraphics[height=11pt]{stackexchange.png}} The ...
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beamer: suppress frames in handout mode gives spurios inclusion

While making lecture slides with XeTeX & beamer I stumbled across a problem with the exclusion of certain slides in handout mode. Since this appears to be spurious I have difficulties in ...
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Why does XeLaTeX doubles the pdf file size with respect to pdfLaTeX? [closed]

All was fine with my using XeLaTex in TexWorks. It generated nice 6Mb pdf files. Yesterday I started getting 12Mb pdf files. I cannot post the pdf file I try to includepdf in my document. XeLaTex pdf ...
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Footnotes numbering placement and XeTeX [closed]

Well, I meet the following problem: the horizontal spacing between the end of a word and the footnote number is much too important – about 1.25ex. Does any one know where this comes from, and how to ...
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Fontspec package makes font weird compiling with XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm new to LaTeX. I'm using the 'fontspec' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex), but when I use the package: \usepackage{fontspec} The font is all weird, not behaving like it ...
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xelatex and asian writing

I just managed to change font (thanks!) but now I have a problem... The text, once written in traditional asian form (top to bottom, right to left on pdflatex) is now normal. So my question now is - ...
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Xetex, how to fix/change “kpathsea” fontnames? [closed]

When running xelatex on our latex sources, we get the following error kpathsea: Invalid fontname `<dictsym.pfb', contains '<' ** WARNING ** Could not locate a virtual/physical font for ...
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WSUIPA package options?

Is there a package that contains the IPA fonts in SANS-Serif mode? WSUIPA is the most extensive package I see, but the fonts are serif. I would like a sans serif version, especially for the ...
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How does xelatex change an image [closed]

I have a particular logo image saved as a pdf file that I can include fine with pdflatex, but when I compile with xelatex the compilation fails. I think the issue is essentially the same as in this ...