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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Print business cards in LaTeX

I am trying to print a business card that I develop in LaTeX, using templates that I found on the web and combined to fit my needs. I am using XeLaTeX to compile it, since it uses different fonts. My ...
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XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX, fontspec, unicode and normalization

I am troubled by the way LuaTeX and XeLaTeX normalize unicode composed character. I mean NFC / NFD. See the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine ...
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XeLaTeX, bidi, hyperref, longtable conflict

Take a look at this XeLaTeX file: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{bidi} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{l} x \end{longtable} \end{document} ...
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tikzmark and xelatex

There seems to be a problem with tikzmark and xelatex. Ulrike Fischer from the xetex list helped to track this down. The following code does not work when compiled with xelatex but produces the ...
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Accented letters in french

I have experienced problems with the following Polyglossia xelatex fontspec does not recognize accented letters in french i'm using Texniccenter as editor of tex with the latest update to my ...
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How to make XeLaTeX display nothing except warnings and errors? [duplicate]

When I run XeLaTeX XeLaTeX --max-print-line=2048 --c-style-errors --interaction=nonstopmode "C:\Report.tex" I get this output This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) ...
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Hyphenation/text wrapping in \parbox

I have a \parbox with some text. The text should be wrapped as normal, but it doesn't seam to work, while the words wrap in normal text: \documentclass[a4paper,parskip]{scrartcl} ...
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Make Specific Math Symbols Heavier

I am trying to figure out how to have fine grain control over typesetting my documents. I have been looking at this pdf but I can't seem to figure out how to set symbols such as '(), +, -, =,...' to ...
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Libertine font displays slightly bold in XeLaTex compared to PdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I love using libertine font in my document. It looks nice and clear when compiled using pdflatex. But I got different result when compiled using xelatex. It seems to be a slightly bold in my screen. ...
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Cant justify text

Let's say we have following code: \documentclass[a4paper,14pt,final,draft]{extreport} \usepackage[left=3cm,top=2.0cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=2.7cm]{geometry} \usepackage{changepage} ...
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Using minted package on Ubuntu: .w18 file not found error

I am trying to run the following code through XeLaTeX, using the -shell-escape option: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \end{document} The file is named guess.tex and ...
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\textsubscript no longer works with xetex [duplicate]

The command \textsubscript used to work with xelatex (at least until sometime in the fall of 2014), but now it throws this error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \textsubscript unavailable in encoding EU1. ...
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Wrong dimensions when using \XeTeXpicfile with CMYK image

When including images in XeTeX using \XeTeXpicfile I noticed that the dimensions of the output picture are wrong. I created the following MWE: \nopagenumbers % The TeXbook, p. 311 ...
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Scaling the mtpro2 fonts to work with Baskerville

I'm using the MathTime Professional II (mtpro2) fonts with the Monotype Baskerville family. The font used for math letters in mtpro2 is Times New Roman Italic, and this can look quite good when ...
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How to add social icons to a non-moderncv resume?

I am using Deedy Das's resume template and would like to include links to my GitHub, Quora, and LinkedIn accounts. Is there any way to include those icons in the resume file?
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How to know the correct name for an installed font to be passed as the argument of \setmainfont?

I have just installed a font called "28 Days Later" from www.1001freefonts.com but now I have a problem because the following code snippet does not compile, it produces some errors, roughly saying ...
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Make pdf created by xetex searchable [closed]

I used a xetex template to write a resume. However, the resume cannot be searched through parts selected for copy-pasting. Would it be possible to enable this in the document? I am using the template ...
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I am running this code but it gives error that i can't understand

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Termes} \setmathfont{TeX Gyre Termes Math} \begin{document} Linear equation \(\sqrt{x+y}=2\) ...
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XeLaTeX fonts don't work well on Windows?

I have recently downloaded the template for a CV from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv. It is supposed to be compiled using XeLaTeX, with previous installation of the Fontin ...
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Define an invisible caption

Short Question: How can I make a caption, which is not shown in document? Long version: I am using xelatex with memoir and trying to make a figure going over 2 pages. Basically, something like: ...
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titlesec with the explicit option messes up toc title

When using titlesec with the option explicit the toc title "Contents" is formatted using settings from the (where the explicit #1 parameter must be used). I think the MWE shows it all. %!TEX ...
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Times font with polyglossia package

How to configure Times font to work with XeLaTeX's polyglossia package? I tried configuring it same as with PdfLaTeX, but this way does not work: bold and italic are shown as normal font. Minimal ...
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Do I need XeLaTeX to compile a file which uses the unicode-math package?

I have found some information on Wikipedia concerned with XeTeX and the unicode-math package. My question is, if I include the unicode-math package in my document, is it enough to have LaTeX installed ...
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How do I modify the placement of the prime symbol?

Some colleagues and I are writing a series of math notes and the house style (not up to us) is to use the Gotham Book family of fonts. So our math italic font is Gotham Book Italic. We're noticing ...
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Basic Persian in plain XeTeX

I am trying to write Persian in plain-XeTeX as follows: \font\frmnorm = "Nazli" at 24pt \let\rm = \frmnorm \uselanguage{farsi} \rm این فقط یک آزمایش است \bye ...but it does not work for me well: ...
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aside in XeLaTeX can't break line automatically

I downloaded a resume template and try to modify it. However, when I modify the email address on the left aside. Since my email address is much longer than the previous mail address within the file. ...
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XeLaTeX won't use superscript-table of OTF

The following MWE will show you the problem I encountered today. As asked, the problem I see, is that in math-mode the numbers aren't displayed as in the first line. David Carlisle stated, that this ...
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What are the incompatibilities of pdftex, xetex and luatex?

[Please correct me if my statements are wrong] TL;DR: pdftex, xetex and luatex exhibit different behaviour. What are these differences and why are they present. I know of three engines, which ...
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svg from inkscape — doesn't work in xelatex?

I want to make use of "svg in tex" technology. Here's a tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{graphicx} \newcommand{\executeiffilenewer}[3]{% ...
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Foreign currency signs in XeTeX

I'm creating an invoice document using LaTeX that is supposed to have any currency symbol in the document. However, when converting to PDF, the signs never show up, most likely because I'm not using ...
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Generating PDF without any intermediary files (stdin/stdout)

I am programmatically generating PDF's from a template and would like to avoid hitting the hard-drive all the time. Not so much for optimization but because I run parallell threads on all the cores ...
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tcolorbox and bidi behaviour

When using bidi with tcolorbox package the box is not inline with the text. Running the MWE with bidi commented or not makes it all clear. Can somebody explain this behaviour and possibly come up with ...
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XeLaTeX in TeXworks can't find xdvipdfmx, crashes [closed]

I recently upgraded from Mac OS X 10.7 to Mac OS X 10.10, and I'm finding that running XeLaTeX in TeXworks no longer works. It does work, though, if I run XeLaTeX from the terminal. The first ...
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An annoying overflow in mdframed environment with tufte-handout

I'd like to highlight a text block in a Tufte style document. I defined myblock environment based on mdframed package. \documentclass{tufte-handout} \definecolor{MyGray}{rgb}{0.95,0.95,0.98} ...
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How to achieve Glyph Level Kerning in Xelatex

In the image below: The legacy font for Kannada is rendering correctly. Indic fonts have poor lookup table which makes rendering incorrect. So is there a possibility to automatically kern these by ...
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Select first available font XeTeX

How to select first available font from the list of suitable fonts? Currently I use \setmainfont{Liberation Serif} command in Ubuntu and \setmainfont{Times New Roman} in Windows environment. I would ...
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Pst-geo3d sans / without contours

Je me demande s'il est possible de dessiner une carte sans contour avec pst-geo3d (compilation: xelatex). J'ai besoin de zones de couleur pour la terre et pour l'eau et de la possibilité de placer les ...
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Can fontspec temporarily change a feature for a specific font on the fly?

Question After setting up fonts in the preamble with \usepackage[quiet]{fontspec} \newcommand{\fontspath}{/path/to/fonts/} \setmainfont[% AGaramondPro Path = \fontspath , Extension = .otf , ...
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How to add outline to a character under xelatex?

It will be like: How to change color of edge of characters? The codes seem not to work under xelatex envirnment. Does anyone know how to do this with xelatex? Thanks
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soul package for wavy underline with bidi does not compile

I am using the soul+tikz code provided by Gonzalo Medina in Red squiggly imitation to get a wavy underline All works well until I include the raqgged2e and bidi packages. At compile time I get ! ...
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What companies provide translation services for LaTeX (XeLaTeX UTF-8) documents?

Question What are one's possibilities for getting UTF-8 .tex files translated? This is more of a wiki-style question. If anybody says to do a google search, errrr. Criteria source language: ANY ...
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How to force a math font regardless of any other factors? [duplicate]

I am using Charter for math (mathdesign package) and Bitstream Vera for body text (through XeLaTeX's fontspec package. However, when using things like \text{} in math mode, the text still appears in ...
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How to format a language tree?

I would like to format the a language tree with XeLaTeX. The question is how to balance it so that it fits within the page width. Monospaced font In a mono-spaced font it looks like indicated ...
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Boisik font in combination with fontspec

I'm trying to use fontspec (XeLaTeX) in combination with the Boisik font, which turns out to be hard. The following order \usepackage{boisik} \usepackage{fontspec} leads to fontspec overriding ...
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Typesetting text in multiple languages without repeating the text

I am working on typesetting an Indian text in three languages using ITRANS + XeTeX. I have pasted an example below. How do I avoid having to repeat the text for getting three different outputs. Can I ...
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Line number in cross reference

Cross references in Latex allow me to print the page number of a reference. How can I print the line number too (for instance the word Lily appears on page xxx, line xx)? Thank you, A
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Multiple language index in XeLaTeX

I would like to make an index with keywords in different languages. What should be the options for xindy?
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Change caption font using xelatex

I'm new to xelatex, but I've managed to change the font of the chapter, sections, and so on. Now, I want to change the global font of the float captions (figures, tables...). I've named the font ...
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pdfLatex exitcode when running with timeout

I'm using latexmk for compilation of my document and want to limit time for every compile cycle. In order to do it I use timeout util in following way: latexmk -f -pdf -bibtex \ -pdflatex="timeout ...
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Problem with fonts and rerunfilecheck package Miktex 2.9 in Windows

I'm trying to compile a document that I download from here: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv It works on one computer, but not in my new PC. The error comes from ...