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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Selecting optical sizes for all fonts in a family

XeTeX and LuaTeX are able to assign optical sizes to fonts when they are provided. In those situations where XeTeX or LuaTex are unable to correctly assign optical sizes I am able to specify them but ...
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latexmk requires two runs to finish job

I do latexmk --xelatex foo.tex to compile my job, and the program always needs another run to finish. When I run it the first time it ends saying Maximum runs of pdflatex reached without getting ...
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Custom environment with minipage and align*

I would like to have an environment that puts two equations side by side. The following works but Is there a way to make this a dedicated newenvironment? \documentclass[10pt]{article} ...
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Choosing TeX engine for novel — just how unstable is LuaTeX?

I am using LaTeX for typesetting some novels and am in a dilemma about which engine to use. pdfLaTeX has full microtype support, but I am not free to choose the font I want For XeLaTeX, the ...
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LuaLaTex/XeLaTex with KOMA for Cyrillics

How can I use LuaLatex/XeLaTex with KOMA-script for Cyrillics? When I try to write: \documentclass[twoside]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \newfontfamily\cyrillicfont{CMU Serif} ...
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Brackets spanning multiple lines in a single column inside table

I would like to typeset round brackets so that they span multiple lines inside a tabular environment, but only for a specific column. In the example below, I would like the brackets to appear around ...
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Stop custom counter from incrementing twice in align* environment

This took me hours to track down, partially because I am fairly new to TeX. I want to understand why the custom counter eqpart in the following code fails to increment properly when using mathclap. ...
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fontspec and textcomp

On various sites, they recommend not loading the textcomp package under XeLaTeX but to simply use the combination of fontspec & xunicode (the latter being loaded automatically by the former). This ...
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Cannot get TeX-command-extra-options to work in AucTeX 11.88

I am using the minted package, which requires "-shell-escape" to function. I use XeLateX as my command. I updated auctex using ELPA in emacs 24.3.1, which has 11.88. According to this question, I can ...
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tikz draws line in wrong place (2 pages above its definition)

I am trying to get tikz to draw a line between nodes inside an attribute-value matrix defined using the avm package. For this, I am using \tikzmark as described in the answer here: tree-dvips ...
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\MakeUppercase does not work with Ukrainian in Xelatex

\MakeUppercase does not work only with Ukrainian in XeLaTeX \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[english,russian,ukrainian]{babel} \usepackage{xecyr} ...
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babel for greek text using XeLaTeX

Recently I found out that babel can be used with XeLaTeX for hyphenating greek texts. This is a welcome addition to polyglossia, which still has some bugs, and xgreek, which seems somewhat limited ...
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How to load baskervaldx font in xelatex

I'm trying to use the baskervaldx font in XeLaTeX; however it doesn't kern properly. With LaTeX it works as supposed. What is the right way to load the Baskervaldx font? With LaTeX, default install ...
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\XeTeXglyph for Math Mode (alternative?)

Is there an alternative for \XeTeXglyph that works in math mode? Or is there a way \XeTeXglyph itself can work in math mode? I want to access a specific glyph as a math symbol (UF091F specifically) ...
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Portable TexLive XeLaTeX work in XeTeX mode under WinXp

My XeLaTeX work in plain XeTeX mode. When I try to compile some file with LaTeX format, I get Undefined control sequence. \documentclass. TexStudio tabs: Files in the folder: XeLaTex say that ...
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Annoying list of error messages pointing to missing Myriad Pro font

I'm getting an awfully annoying list of error messages pointing to Myriad Pro font missing when I use moderncv and xelatex or lulatex: \setmainfont{Myriad Pro} \setsansfont{Myriad Pro} the whole ...
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listingsutf8 in XeLaTeX

In order to cope with utf8 listing files, I want to use listingsutf8. However on XeLaTeX i receive the warning: Package listingsutf8 Warning: Package loading is aborted because of missing ...
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XeLaTeX compiler file is missing - where shall I download it?

I have a problem with my TeXstudio on Ubuntu, cause I can not compile my tex files via XeLaTeX. The problem: Error: Could not start the command: xelatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode ...
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space in font name

This is related to Fonts for PolyTonic Greek. That post contains (supposedly) working example using the names of many fonts, and each font name contains a space. Names include: "CMU Serif", "EB ...
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Character escaping in \input{|“command”}

This includes two main questions: A)Which characters are forbidden in between the quotes (" ") of an \input{|"command"}? B)How can those forbidden characters be escaped so that they, infact, can be ...
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Fonts for PolyTonic Greek

I am using XeLaTeX with the fontspec package for Polytonic Greek character support (Unicode solutions only, no hacks). The default font doesn't display most of the desired characters, but I like the ...
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Too narrow kerning with xeCJK

I'm trying to typeset Japanese using xelatex and the xeCJK package. For some reason, small kana cause odd kerning in the text. In the following example, I get too narrow spacing between two small ...
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Symbols in XeLaTeX

From the mathspec documentation 4.2 Symbols There is currently no way to set the font for general mathematical symbols such as: =, ×, ↦, ∂, ∅, ∈, ∫, ⊂ I'm using XeLaTeX for better ...
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\textrecipe does not work with xelatex

The code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{wasysym} \begin{document} \textrecipe \end{document} works properly generating unicode character (U+211E) But when I add ...
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Incompatibility between fontspec and graphicx (bug of XeTeX)

I got a weird problem with the fontspec package and the graphicx package. Let's see the MWE first. %!TEX program = xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Multilingual bibliography using XeTeX, biblatex and polyglossia

I am trying to write text in Russian language with some citations in Russian, English and German references using XeLaTeX + polyglossia + biblatex + biber. As a biblatex style I use biblatex-gost ...
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Real number symbol (UTF-8: ℝ) in XeTeX

How can I get the 'real number' sign (something like \mathbb{R} with the amssymb package in LaTeX) in XeTeX?
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W Small Cap + dot kerning

How can I change the kerning of specific small caps, specifically w and v in combination with dot and comma? With XeTeX, I found out how to change upper and lowercases, but no luck with small caps ...
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Multilanguage in LaTeX?

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage[numerals=western]{urdu} \newfontfamily\urdufont[Script=Arabic,Scale=1]{Jameel Noori Nastaleeq} ...
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Programmatically generating many Tagged PDFs with XeLaTex

Is it possible to create a tagged PDF with XeLaTex or any other Tex Engine? (I need to be able to use TrueType fonts). Furthermore I need to create tagged PDFs of around 70 Books so doing it ...
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How can I access a specific glyph in LuaLaTeX/Fontspec?

The OTF version of Minion Pro contains several Dingbats glyphs I would like to access. Some of them are not unicode, so I can not just copy the specific unicode character I want to access into my text ...
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Want to add the Skype and LinkedIn Icon on the left side of Friggeri Resume?

\documentclass[]{myfriggeri-cv} % Add 'print' as an option into the square bracket to remove colors from this template for printing \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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How do I include eps files using XeLaTeX?

According to everything I can find on Google, eps files in xelatex should work out-of-the-box. But that's not what I'm seeing (using TeX Live 2010 on Arch Linux). Consider the following simple input: ...
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Why is this picture moved to the left when using Minion?

This is a continuation from another question, but the original issue there is (kind of) resolved. For this question you need XeTeX, Minion Pro, which is shipped with Adobe Reader. greybox.png can be ...
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Missing characters in figure when printed

The following plot is displayed on my Mac and chromebook (using either Adobe Reader, Preview and Chrome). However when I print the document using Adobe Reader (on Mac) many characters are missing: ...
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xdvipdfmx error

The error message is: xdvipdfmx:fatal: CID count > 65535 I am a newbie at TeX. I tried looking at the .log, .out and .aux files but nothing seemed to click. I'm on a Mac with MacTex 2014 just ...
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How to use arrowheads from a unicode math font in TikZ diagrams under XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX?

I like arrowheads in my TikZ diagrams to match the math font arrowheads. For Computer Modern, this is no problem: the TikZ arrows library provides matching arrowheads. But I often use other fonts ...
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Draft-mode in XeLaTeX

PDFLaTeX is having draftmode options. It's possible in XeLaTeX. The below MWE is not working in XeLaTeX. How do increase the speed of XeLaTeX execution? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphics} ...
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Getting glyph names

I can't get the XeTeXglyphname command to produce any output. My code is shown below. I suppose that this command produces a string as output; do I need to do something special to make this string ...
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xetex and tikz fadings dont work

Here is the following siple code \begin{tikzpicture} \fill[black] (0,0) rectangle (8,1); \fill[white,fading=west] (0,0) rectangle (8,1); \end{tikzpicture} i use it with the following library ...
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How to make a graph inset

I have a graph where I want to place another graph as an inset. I now have the following code which creates an inset graph on the bottom left corner. How can I move the inset to the upper right or ...
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What is the latest progress in the realm of TeX? [closed]

Motivation TeX.SE as well as external resources contain information from as far as 2010 regarding e.g. LuaTeX, XeLaTeX, microtype, and popular dilemmas such as KOMA/memoir or babel/polyglossia, which ...
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How to change direction in xelatex?

When I use fontspec package to type persian, it works but it's left align and paragraphs begin from left, same thing accure with enumerations and ... . How to get ride of this problem? Note that ...
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Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `eu2enc.def' not found

I got this error while running my tex file in XeLaTeX. For recovering this i install fonts by running following code : sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get install ...
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Include trimmed multipage PDF in XeTeX

I have a multipage PDF manuscript (for example, my_PDF.pdf) that I would like to include in a new document. I would also like to trim/clip off the header and footer from each page of this included ...
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Could not insert pdf graphics

Using \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{mypdf} I tried to insert a PDF image to my XeLaTeX document. But instead of the images empty area places in its place. \documentclass{article} ...
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Time clock at the footline of a beamer slide is not adjusted in the middle if compiling with XeLaTeX

I'm adding a title clock in the foot line of a beamer slide, if I compile it with pdfLaTeX it works fine; while the clock doesn't align in the middle vertically if compiling with XeLaTeX. How can I ...
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How get a space values between every chars?

Is possible to write to file all information of chapter with spaces, lines and chars? I have text, and 5cm wide line. I need ascii text file with Śród (space x1) takich (space x2) pól (x3) przed ...
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Keep Computer Modern as bold font

I want to use Gentium as my mainfont and that is done by the command \usepackage{Gentium}. But I want "Computer Modern" to be my Bold font. Any idea of how to do it?
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Why are there no spaces in Hangul-Words (XeLaTeX - xeCJK)

This is my minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{Batang} \begin{document} 나는 남자를 이다 \end{document} As you see, there are spaces between the ...