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Japanese font with good kanji coverage for xelatex on linux

Can anyone recommend a font that has good coverage of kanji characters that I can use with xelatex on Linux? My immediate problem is typesetting the name Suzuki Matoshi (鈴木眞年). I'm not sure that a ...
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What's wrong with my bibliography? [duplicate]

I am running my thesis.tex file, but something strange persists. It said ./thesis.tex:96: Extra }, or forgotten $. <recently read> } l.96 ...hy[heading=bibintoc, title={参考文献}] I went back to ...
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File format preference with graphicx

I'm using Mathematicato produce some of my graphics (when i'm not able to just TikZ them easily). All these images are availabvle as .eps and .pnghaving the same file name - let's use img.eps / img....
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Geometry package working but having trouble w/ headheight, headset etc

When the code below, the compiler does seem to take into account the command headheight, headsep though it seems to respond to the other ones (voffset,show frame,etc...) What am I doing wrong ? ...
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Fonts with well-behaved stacking diacritics?

My documents (compiled using XeTeX for the most part) make use of the transliteration system adopted by the Brill Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics. I had hoped to use Linux Libertine as ...
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xeCJK l3-too-old

I started using XeTeX and whenever I use the xeCJK package I get the following error: ! Critical xeCJK error: "l3-too-old" ! ! ! Support package 'expl3' too old. ! ! Please update an up to date ...
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Undefined control sequence. \begin{document} when compiling via Xelatex

This question has been asked several times before, but I think every individual's experience is a bit different. I have tried 3 latex templates, all of them giving the same error. Just for a ...
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Subscript kerning for specific letters in XeLaTeX

I have used the following code, which is a minor modification of @egreg's code provided in Making f active in math mode, to change the subscript kerning for specific letters (e.g. f in this example). ...
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Package titlesec 2.10.1 in XeLaTeX removes numbering on sections and subsections [duplicate]

I've been using titlesec in XeLaTeX for quite a long time and never had problems with it. But recently, I updated it via tlmgr (as I have TeXLive 2015) to 2.10.1 and now I'm facing this situation: ...
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Wrong function plot in TikZ

I am dealing with a polynomial function, but the TikZ plot is NOT consistent with the output from Excel. How can I fix the problem? Code (This code is generated by GeoGebra): \documentclass[a4paper,...
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How do I set the word spacing when using a specific font with fontspec?

I have a custom font that I use, but the words are always too close together. Can I fix this so that whenever this font is used, the spacing is the same? Something in em or similar would be great. I'm ...
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Disabling all document interactivity (for PDF/X compliance)

I am working on making my XeLaTeX-compiled PDF file compliant with PDF/X-1a:2001 standard. When I use this answer with TeXLive 2015, document validates fully (in Acrobat Pro DC). However, when I test ...
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Listings & unicode characters

I want to write some unicode characters to lstlisting environment but they are displayed inline in the output which isn't what I am expecting. How can I make it work like standard characters? Thanks. ...
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Replacing only the text font in beamer with XeTeX

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation in which only the text font is changed, but the math remains the same. I would have thought that this would do it, \documentclass[english]{beamer} \...
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Adding full non-English Unicode language (Bengali) support to polyglossia

As we can see in this question, Bengali (Bangla) support in polyglossia is incomplete. The major weak areas are, Support for numerals. Support for other language related areas like dates. For ...
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Producing PDF/X compliant document with XeLaTeX

I am trying to compile my source with XeLaTeX to produce PDF/X-1a:2001 compliant document. Getting PDF/X-1a:2001 is possible with pdfx package (while using up-to-date TeX distribution), but only when ...
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Unknown option `x-1a1' for package `pdfx' error

I am trying to use pdfx package to generate PDF/X-1a:2001. According to its specification: The package can be loaded with the command: \usepackage[<option>]{pdfx} and x-1a: ...
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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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“Interactive PDF, Latex and Article of the Future” with opentype/truetype fonts and unicode

I'm looking for a way to get popup references when hovering with the mouse cursor over the references in my papers. I looked around on this forum and found this question and hpesoj626's answer very ...
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How to add Hindi/Devnagari font in the document using sharelatex?

I am facing problem to embed Hindi font in my document. when I am using this http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/BIRP0Hot it works fine , but when I use http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/zdHxUMEb, it shows error. ...
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How to enable protrusion for superscript numbers?

I am using the memoir class in XeTeX with the microtype package. As generally protrusion works as expected, it doesn't work for superscript numbers, which occur as footnote references. According to ...
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XeLaTeX failing with Microsoft Fonts

I am using XeLaTeX to produce a \documentclass{report} and am having problems loading Microsoft fonts. The Console reports: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Cannot proceed without the font: /Library/Fonts/...
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Footnote separator is on the wrong direction in Hebrew documents

I am using XeLaTeX and polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting. I have found out that when I am using footnotes (when Hebrew is the default language), they appear on the right direction, but the footnote ...
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LaTeX CV template not working probably

Sadly, I wasn't able to copy more than just the first of two errors: ! Package unicode-math Error: Cannot be run with pdfLaTeX! (unicode-math) Use XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX instead.. See the unicode-math ...
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XeLaTeX - special unicode characters

I found that work with unicode characters is a lot easier using xelatex than pdflatex, therefore I'd like to use it. Most of the content is displayed correctly but I have a problem with some special ...
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Titletoc / Titlesec numbers overlap text

Pretty simple problem, I have part numbers included in my section and subsection numbers, and I want to increase the space after the numbers, preferably without screwing up the rest of the alignment. ...
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Cochin and common ligatures with font spec

I'm using Cochin as main font in a XeLaTeX project, and having Cochin glyphs for common ligatures such a fi and fl, I would expect those ligatures to be used by the fontspec package—but that's not ...
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polyglossia and Russian hyphenation

I try to set Russian hyphenation for polyglossia/xelatex (I use pandoc 1.15.2.1). I've installed two packages: $ tlmgr info hyphen-russian tlmgr: package repository http://ctan.asis.io/systems/...
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How to Change Header Footer font and Color in XeLatex

I need to change the Header Footer in Latex which need to be compiled in XeLatex. Header - Green using Lato-Light font Footer - Red using Raleway-Light font Here is the link to the MWE. Fonts are in ...
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Dot bellow letter in bibliography.bib file?

Using the first solution in this answer, we get a dot bellow the letter with \d{s} command, but how does this work in bibliography.bib file? MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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Using German sharp S (ß) with Bitstream Charter and XeLaTeX

I have a German sharp S (ß) in my document. When I compile the document with XeLaTeX, ß is changed to SS. It works with the default font but not with Charter (using the XCharter package): \...
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Installing cm-unicode font family on miktex for use with xelatex

I've been trying to install the font family cm-unicode on my MikTeX distribution (Windows 10). I'm new to XeLaTeX, and can't seem to find proper documentation on the installation of entire TrueType ...
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Euler-Digits + siunitx hiding certain units (like Ohm)

It's been a couple of months since I last used my TeX, so I did some updates that became availabe (using MikTeX's software - Windows 7/64bit) and as of that moment, I noticed that my siunitx package ...
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latexmk -xelatex produces texfile with empty page instead of unicode characters

the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} ääßöüü \end{document} with the options: latexmk -xelatex test.tex results in a empty page. what is wrong here? logs: Latexmk: This is ...
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Plotting with TikZ/pgf (GeoGebra export): Dealing with a very small coordinate intervals

I am not so familiar to plot with TikZ-pgf. However, I am going to plot the following figure with this: Edit my ManuelKuehner According to one of the comments of the Original Poster (OP) ...
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Using the Google Noto fonts with fontspec

I've been typing a multilingual document that uses Latin, Cyrillic and Georgian characters, and I'm utterly stumped as to how to get fontspec to select the right fonts. If I use the MWE below, it ...
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Text processor for XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX

For my case, I'm interested in this EB Garamond font type. Because I have not yet used LaTeX very long, can you help me to recommend me which TeX text processor I can use to make this second type font?...
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XeLaTeX xdvipdfmx:fatal: Invalid paper size: 0bp, 0bp [closed]

I'm trying to compile .tex file by XeLaTeX under Windows XP-32bit, WinEdt 8.0, MiKTeX 2.9 environment, however, there is no .pdf file after finishing compilation. My document is quite simple. \...
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Dynamic Renaming LaTeX output

Is it possible to code into the .tex file a method for specifying its name. E.g. if I wanted it to be named based on the date, would it be possible to dynamically name as such: ...
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Save BOTH handout + standard beamer pdf outputs [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure LaTeX to simultaneously output a standard .pdf for a presentation and also a handout version? Platform: Texmaker Compiler: XeLaTeX
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Need to restart TeXShop to use XeLaTeX

I have a document that must be compiled using XeLaTeX. If I open TeXshop and compile this file first, everything is fine and it works. However, if I open a different file that is normally compiled ...
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Color Box Theorem Headtitle only

I want to put a colored box in every theorem, example etc. Only the headtile and not it's contents. I've found an answer here which works for simple tetx. But is does not work for theorems, examples ...
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Duotone pdf for printing?

I want my document to have only two colors (using CMYK). Let's say black and Cyan. For the Cyan I want to have a tint. Will the following code work or the printshop will tell me that these are more ...
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How to make LaTeXmk work with XeLaTeX and biber

I'm trying to make latexmk works with XeLaTeX and biber for my thesis. The document will have many cross references. What settings do I need to ensure it works correctly? My current settings for ...
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German quotation marks are broken in XeLaTeX

Although I known nothing about German, I have to complie some German TeX documents. The German quotation marks "' or \grqq and "' or \grqq in my document are replaced by cmr font and the PDF file is ...
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Font not found while using xelatex?

So, I am trying to make a PDF file on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from using XeLatex using the command xelatex abc where abc is the name of the tex file. Now, I downloaded xelatex using sudo apt-get install ...
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Log file remains pdfTex after changing the Quick Build to Xelatex

I'm using a CV template that requires Xelatex and not Pdftex. I did change the Quick Build to Xelatex .. however this error remains ! Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" ! ! The fontspec ...
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mathspec with XeLaTeX produces Greek character `already defined' error

As per the Title. I am trying to use \mathspec so that I can override the default math font. When I typeset, I am told that the various Greek letters (Gamma, Delta, etc.) have already been defined. I ...
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Using another font in page number causes incorrect page numbering in XeLaTeX

In the following code when we use another font for page number, the page number starts from 2 in the first page. The pages are numbered 2, 3, 4, 5. However, the log message during compilation shows ...
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Table resize problem in two coloumn format

I am trying to resize the table in single column and my table is very big and not fitting in the document. This my latex \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{acl2016} \usepackage{times} \...