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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Problem using XeLaTeX and fontspec with arial font

I'm using LaTeX to write my reports, recently I have discovered XeLaTeX as an alternative to use different fonts with LaTeX. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 as LaTeX compiler and TeXnicCenter 2.0. I'm newbie in ...
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Combining Helvetica and Symbol fonts with mathspec

I want to combine Helvetica and Symbol fonts so that Helvetica handles the Latin letters, while Symbol handles the Greek letters. Mathspec and XeLaTeX does a reasonably good job of this, but I cannot ...
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Shorthand characters in section titles (Xe(La)TeX)

I have learnt how to define shorthands by the commands \useshorthands{(a character, e.g. ')} in the preamble and \defineshorthand{(shorthand code)}{(expansion)} just after ...
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Conflict between eplain urls and pgf(math)

I tried to insert a hyperlink with xetex and eplain, and here is what happens. \input eplain \enablehyperlinks \input pgfmath \href{http://www.google.com}{google} \bye prints this weird error in ...
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Several questions about migrating to XeLaTeX

I am using LaTeX for years now but I am considering to migrate to XeLaTeX. The main reason for this change is the babel package which change a lot the layout of my documents according to my language ...
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How do I write in Armenian inside a math expression?

I have this code which I compile with xelatex. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \newfontfamily{\armenianfont}{DejaVu Serif} \setmainlanguage{armenian} \begin{document} ...
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Strange error generated after another error and related to aux files (Xe(La)TeX)

With short files, if I get an error, I correct it, retypeset, and that's it. If the document becomes long enough (I don't know how many lines are required at least to get it, but I think 1000 should ...
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how to add conditions inside itemize list?

List mentioned below is having three items. There are four variables : 1] varone 2] vartwo 3] varthree and 4] sub ; which are coming from external CSV file. Item 2 with "Value B" will be displayed if ...
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\mathscr (LaTeX or XeLaTeX)

I'm trying to use \mathscr in my documents, but it just doesn't show up. I'm using MacTeX, with pdfTeX and XeTeX version 3.1415926 and TeXShop version 3.26. As an MWE, I can use: %!TEX TS-program = ...
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How to reassign — and — in unicode fonts?

In XeTeX, after loading the font lmroman10-regular.otf, -- and --- are not matched to en- and em-dashes. Here-have--some---text. \font\rm="[lmroman10-regular.otf]" \rm Here-have--some---text. \bye ...
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dealing with thin spaces in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

In the following small example I get unexpected but different results in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setlength\parindent{0pt} \newcommand*\x{\rule{1cm}{1cm}} ...
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Multiple instances of xelatex in parallel without overwriting generated PDF's

I've one TeX file abc.tex which is executed using xelatex abc.tex to generate the PDF file abc.pdf Inside abc.tex I'm using the datatool package to read data from an external CSV file (say pqr.csv). ...
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Xelatex Calibri without serif math

I have to write a document in Calibri. Please find my minimal example thereafter. The issue is when I include some math, the design looks "ugly". Is there a way to change the serif math font and ...
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latex in org mode of emacs and regular latex

What is the difference, advantage or disadvantage of using org mode in emacs? If there are advantages, would you like to explain how it is used and what codes goes into using it. I am new (3 days) to ...
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Embed fonts in XeLaTeX PDF output?

How do I embed fonts in XeLaTeX's PDF output? I am printing directly onto my printer, which requires PDF, EPS or PS input with embedded fonts.
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XeLaTeX with fontspec not recognizing ANY fonts on a windows platform (with miktex)

Getting the message: font-not-found see fontspec documentation. I'm using cls file abbreviated at the bottom of this page whose origin is latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv. I've tried all ...
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Font not found error fontspec using WinEdt in Windows

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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Drawing a background grid based on \linespread value

I’m trying to help a friend set an Arabic book in LaTeX and I’m facing this very same uneven line spacing issue (except that the book is completely in Arabic). Now I’m trying to find the \linespread ...
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Insert pages from password protected pdf file in latex

If I have a password protected PDF (my own document, source unfortunately lost), and I want to include a portion of it in a new document, can that be done? This previous question explains how to do ...
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Chartwell fonts and changing colour with ligatures

Bit of a niche question. There is a beautiful set of TrueType fonts called Chartwell designed for producing graphs from text. I am trying to get these to work in Latex. I have switched to Xe(La)tex, ...
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LuaTeX won't end a line at Unicode emdash

I'm using LuaLaTeX instead of XeLaTeX for my book, mainly because it supports microtype's expansion feature, to produce the optimal word spacing and line breaking that will result in the most uniform ...
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Can \includegraphics be used to change an image color?

I'm including a number of PDF images in my document using \includegraphics. I'm wondering if there's a way for LaTeX to adjust their color profile, hopefully the same way it can flip images upside ...
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XeLaTeX and microtype protusion problems at hyphens

I was excited to learn that XeLaTeX finally has microtype support (I had asked about that earlier). However, after adding microtype to my document, I noticed that line breaks at hyphens now go wrong. ...
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package arabxetex produces only blank pages

I've installed the arabxetex package, but whenever I run xelatex example.tex the resulting dvi is blank (i.e., xdvi example.dvi displays a blank page). The log file has lines: Package fontspec Info: ...
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How to make hyperref link boxes in XeLaTeX as big as they are in pdfLaTeX

When typesetting the following sample using xelatex, the various clickable link-boxes produced using \ref, \cite, \footnote, \href, etc. are small and ugly, and sometimes make it hard to read the ...
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XeTeX loads Lido STF incorrectly

This is a followup to Are the Lido STF font installation instructions up-to-date?. I have the Lido STF fonts installed as described there. I also have them installed in OpenType format in ...
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esopic and repeating part of document

This answer nicely illustrate the use of eso-pic to repeat part of document. Repeating part of document on every page But when the text entered is large, it is cut-off from the page. It possibly ...
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XeTeXpicfile in vertical mode

Given a minimal like \line{% \vtop{\hsize=.6\hsize Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse tempor lectus sit amet laoreet convallis. Quisque at est lacinia, porttitor ...
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Rubber Fails Using XeLaTeX

My document builds just fine using xelatex, but now I am trying rubber and I get the following error: $ rubber --module xelatex proposal Source path uses special characters, error tracking might get ...
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XeTeX source code

There has already been a question on where to find the source code for pdfTeX. The answer is that it can be found on CTAN, in the systems directory. Unfortunately, the source code for XeTeX is not ...
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Xetex Hebrew PDF output problem in Lyx

I am trying to compile a document that contains both English and Hebrew. The problem is, that although I have selected Documents | Settings | Use non-tex fonts via XeTeX |LuaTeX, there is no option to ...
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XeTeX problem compiling when I have a table

I'm trying to compile using XeTeX and I get this error ...ab:Quizzes-open-times}Quizzes open times} Your command was ignored. Type I <command> <return> to replace it with another ...
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How can you use both fontspec and xmpincl?

Is there a way to use both the fontspec and the xmpincl packages? Using PDFTeX returns Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to ...
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Address book similar to BibTeX to be used on LyX

I have a list of addresses. While writing the report (not in letter), I need to add address repeatedly. Is their something similar to BibTeX, which I can use with LyX for automating inclusion of ...
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Small Caps in Gentium Plus after MiKTeX update

I'm using Gentium Plus under XeTeX for quite a long time now, and it always worked like a charm. However, after updating MiKTeX (I'm running version 2.9.4902 now), small caps are not displayed ...
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TeXworks with XeLaTeX + MakeIndex + BiBTeX + shell escape?

I have tried following this answer, but it gives me: xelatex.exe: Invalid command-line option xelatex.exe: Data: unknown option Shell-escape is required for minted, and is enabled for ...
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Adding a picture before abstract in extended abstract format

I am writing a conference paper in the Extended Abstract Format (with the chi-ext class, distributed by SIGCHI). The problem I am getting is to inserting a picture under the section of authors ...
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Will XeTeX or LuaTeX support COLR table in OpenType fonts? [closed]

Announced at the Microsoft //build conference: A data structure, implemented as a new 'COLR' table in OpenType, breaks down the base glyph into a separate set of glyphs, each with its own z-order and ...
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Is there a punctuation mark that does not take up any space?

I'm typesetting a text from a 17th century Chinese woodblock print. The original text is printed vertically, and I'm printing it horizontally. The text has the same number of Chinese characters per ...
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Strange linebreaks with microtype & LuaLaTex [duplicate]

I have a weird problem. If I compile with LuaLaTex and microtype some of my line breaks are messed upped, but I don't get any warnings. XeLaTex with/without microtype or LuaLaTex without microtype are ...
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Beamer: problem with \framezoom and XeLaTeX

I have a problem getting the \framezoom command to work when compiling with XeLaTeX, using fully updated MikTeX 2.9. Here is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} ...
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Vertical Chinese text in Italic and bold with uplatex

I want to typeset some ancient writings in Chinese, but there is no derictly class of document to use. Then I try uplatex. I create a sim.map file whose content is: urml UniGB-UTF16-H ...
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Adobe Reader does not open file created with [xetex]{\attachfile2}

I have been using \attachfile2 successfully to create PDF documents with LaTeX already. However, when switching to XeTeX, I find the Adobe Reader says it cannot open the file due to security ...
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How to obtain proper justification with XeLaTeX and fontspec package?

I'm trying to obtain a justified paragraph with greek text using XeLaTeX and fontspec package, but there is always a word that exceed the right alignment. Note that with LaTex and the default greek ...
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Plain TeX: missing symbol

I've tried to compile (both pdfTeX and XeTeX) simple code: ☺ \bye But in result I have a plain page, without anything. What's wrong?
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Title Slide of Flip Beamer Theme

I just came across the Flip Beamer Theme. It is a cool theme to use on Beamer presentations, however, I don't understand how one has to customise the title slide of the presentation. The slide title ...
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Document in Spanish with IPA and Greek, failing in PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX

I was passing some documents I had in HTML to LaTeX for a better printout. While the main language of those documents is Spanish (and a few more are in English) there have snips in other languages, ...
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Document management system [closed]

Is there any free / open source DMS for latex documents , which is simple to install and manage, not bulky (enterprize grade), help search the document and has revision control if possible? (I've ...
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lost symbols with unicode-math

I am trying to typeset my text and math latin/greek in Georgia, and digits (math mode) in Neo Euler. I am using XeLaTeX with unicode-math. MWE below loses ldots, also the star and minus operators, ...
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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 ...