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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Undefined control sequence: bfseries [closed]

I am trying to recompile a file I have not worked with for quite some time, on a new computer with a fresh new install of MacTeX-2015. I get the following error which I couldn't make sense out of. ...
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XeLaTeX not finding font

I am trying to use a template I found online, which is compiled with XeLaTeX and uses the Fontin font. I installed that font from the included link, along with its "smallcaps" variant etc. I have ...
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Сorporate university standard for the use of latex for the preparation of bachelor's or master's final work [closed]

University administration asked for recomendations on Standard to use LaTeX for bachelor's and master's final works. Can somebody advise what to choose for corporate Standard: pdfLaTeX OR XeLaTeX or ...
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texindy style file: adding space between grouped entries

Thanks to a number of great texindy questions here on stackexchange, I have imakeidx working nicely within xelatex using splitindex and custom xindy style files. However, I've run across one ...
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How to automatically invoke all defined macros?

First of all, make sure you have installed Kanji Stroke Order font before trying to compile the following MWE. The font can be downloaded here (click). I want to create a note about my study in ...
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What hyperref options should be used for correct Unicode output?

I am trying to work out which hyperref options allow all Unicode characters to display properly, and whether XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX, and pdfLaTeX have different configuration requirements. The hyperref ...
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Compilation with xelatex stops indefinitely when using tcbitemize

First of all, in the following input file I use Kanji Stroke Order fonts. Therefore, please kindly download the font from this site (click). The real objective is to write an enumerated list of ...
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Why can't XeTeX handle this dank meme?

MWE Please use the image linked to below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \includegraphics{dank} \end{document} Oddly enough, only this picture fails and only when ...
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LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape undefined

First question. I am quite new to LaTeX (using XeTeX from TeXLive 2015 recently installed and up to date) and I get the following warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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Is there a way out of my small-cap conniptions?

I'm having difficulty getting small-caps to render properly in my (XeLaTeX compiled) document. I want to render a certain level of heading with a different font th at the default document font and in ...
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xelatex xdvipdfmx error, cannot proceed with font

This problem has confused me for a while. I set the mainfont garamond in my tex file: \setmainfont{Garamond} And it runs perfectly in my Windows laptop. However, I use it on my Mac and there is an ...
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XeLaTeX --shell-escape loses operating system commands output

A serious problem has been nagging me since I installed TeX Live 2015 in my computer with Xubuntu 15.04. It all started with this question. From time to time, whenever I use XeLaTeX to typeset ...
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mathsf font incorrect in ShareLaTeX using XeLaTeX

The mathsf font does not seem to be implemented correctly in ShareLaTeX when you compile in XeLaTeX. I selected as main text font Arial, which is correctly displayed for the normal text in my ...
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XeLatex with Koma-script and Minion Pro font

I am trying to use Minion Pro together with XeLatex and KOMA-script, setting a PhD thesis for a friend of mine. The usage of KOMA-script obviously speaks against the use of \setmainfont. However, the ...
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XeLaTex/Polyglossia small caps

When compiled, the following code works perfectly. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setdefaultlanguage{english} ...
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Incorrect glyph from \textgamma with fontspec enabled

I've been having trouble typesetting the character gamma using the textgreek package. Using textgreek, the command for the character is \textgamma. However, when using fontspec in XeLaTeX (on Mac OS X ...
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How to make titlesec show greater number depth?

\setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} \titleformat{\paragraph}[hang]{\normalfont\normalsize\bfseries}{\theparagraph}{1em}{} \titlespacing*{\paragraph}{0pt}{3.25ex plus 1ex minus .2ex}{0.5em} ...
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XeLaTeX output prints fine, pdfLaTeX print fails

I have generated two PDF files from the same source, one via XeLaTeX and the other via pdfLaTeX. The pdfLaTeX file is larger (as already noted in File size difference between XeLaTeX and pdfLaTeX). ...
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Missing text in pdf, Covington, TeXShop, XeLaTeX

The abbreviated covington portion of the sample below will not come out in the pdf. It use to before I tried a different Devanagari font. Please help. TIA!! \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{article} ...
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XeLaTex XeSyriac not getting fonts

I am attempting to input Syriac into XeLaTeX but is not loading correctly. I am using MiKTeX on windows below is my example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xesyriac} \begin{document} Hello ...
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Using different fonts based on scripts type in XeTeX?

In XeTex and XePersian, I can choose different fonts for normal Persian font, and text which is explicitly defined as Latin separately. But what if I want to typeset other scripts beyond Arabic and ...
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Which TeX engines support OFM fonts?

I'm extremely unhappy with the limitation of tfm fonts of 15 heights / 15 depths / 63 italic corrections. This is why I'm looking for a TeX engine which can load ofm fonts, probably etex, xetex or ...
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Eliminate \hbox badness in multiple verse-like environment [duplicate]

This is a question dealing with underfull \hbox badness when newlines are entered using \\. \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{polyglossia} % the multilingual support ...
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Embedding Only TrueType Fonts Using XeLaTeX

Background: I'm writing my thesis and per the department guidelines, I have to use TrueType fonts and they need to be embedded in the PDF. Now, I have managed to change everything into Computer ...
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Conditional generation of text block(s)

In the current document using xelatex, memoir class, my chapters are a compilation of a verse-commentary block. See attached code. [the text in bold face is in a different language and the text in ...
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Replace certain Unicode character with another in XeTeX

I use XeLaTeX and XePersian to write Persian documents. Unfortunately, some frequently used fonts in Persian does support important characters like ی so I should replace them with Arabic counterparts ...
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Different Chapter Name by Even/Odd Page

The Chapter name that is present at the top right corner of the even page needs to be also displayed on the top left corner of the odd page, with a change. I use polyglossia and commonly available ...
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Build “Dissertate” on Windows

I'd like to build the Dissertate template (https://github.com/suchow/Dissertate) on Windows. Unfortunately the included scripts are not for Windows and building the dissertation.tex of the latex-base ...
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XeTeX \section{} doesn't show Thai fonts

I'm learning XeTeX mainly because it enables typesetting in my native language (Thai). With normal pdfLaTeX, arranging the document into sections was easy and intuitive, and I hope to be able to do ...
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UTF-8 characters in math mode

I'm new to this forum and to LaTeX. It's the first time I use use it and I really like it. I have a problem with it, though, I have looked for solution on this forum but I haven't found anything (or I ...
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Wrong parentheses size in \binom with xelatex and unicode-math in displaystyle

I am writing thesis, using XeLaTeX with unicode-math, documentclass is modified memoir. I need to typeset equations with binomial coefficient, however I get wrong sizes of parentheses around them. ...
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Why is a PDF 1.7 graphics imported by XeTeX from TeXLive 2015 not visible in a PDF viewer altough it was visible in the past?

I have been using XeLaTeX to make slides for my lectures since 2013. When recompiling my slides this year, I noted that some PDF images imported by \includegraphics macro become invisible. XeLaTeX ...
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Error after updating fontspec [duplicate]

Last night I updated my TeXLive 2015 distribution. Among the packages updated was fontspec. Now I am facing problems with documents that worked perfectly before the update. I am using Texpad (but ...
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Broken updates in fontspec? [duplicate]

Has there been a recent update to the fontspec package which changed the usage of \setmainfont in LaTeX or XeLaTeX? This seems to be the same error as in this post today: unicode-math broken I ...
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How to validate a font to be used with XeLaTeX, fontspec

I have the following minimal document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{jizura3b} \begin{document}  \end{document} The single character in the document should be ...
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Latexing: Using `program` option to change tex engine does not work

I'm using LateXing with Sublime Text 2 for my TeX needs. In the LateXing documentation it says I can choose xelatex as the TeX engine by using the following line at the start of my TeX file: % -*- ...
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Wrong marginnote positions inside a tikzpicture with XeLaTeX

The marginnote package offers the \marginnote macro. I use this inside a tikzpicture environment to place notes into the margin. While this works without problems when compiling with pdfLaTeX, this ...
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XeLaTeX pdfpages file size

I am using XeLaTeX to write my application. Everything was fine so far, but no I am adding pdf files with my certificates and the files size XeLatex is generating is about 36MB. Whereas the files I am ...
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How can I find which font unicode-math is using for a particular symbol?

The following MWE produces a blank document, as the default font does not contain ⟿. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \(⟿\) \end{document} ...
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Why does kerning work with LuaLaTex but not XeLaTex for the same font?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{ifluatex} \usepackage{ifxetex} \usepackage{metalogo} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Bembo}[BoldFont = Bembo Bold] ...
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XeLaTeX, hyperref and PDF/A

I am finishing my doctoral dissertation using XeLaTeX and facing the requirement to submit a PDF/A compliant document. First, I want to emphasize that I have found and read several related posts ...
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How can I make a PSTricks QR-code into a hyperref clickable link?

I'm trying to embed a QR code into a document, but also has it be a clickable link, so that it can be scanned when printed, or clicked when viewed. When I do this \documentclass{article} ...
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Initial 'single quote' is backwards - csquotes

Should I be using fontspec per Single quotes in csquotes ? My initial single quote faces the wrong way, latex thinks it's an apostrophe. MWE: filename: mwe-singlequotes.tex ...
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XeLaTeX and ifplatform/catchfile (loaded by “minted”): Errors on compilation

I'm using minted along with XeLaTeX, but recently I've run into strange problems. To illustrate what I mean, consider the following MWE (the filename is main.tex): \documentclass{minimal} ...
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LaTeX: Missing $ Inserted - After changing code [closed]

I downloaded a template for a resume. I changed some of the text to make it relevant to myself. I got an error saying that I should have a $ somewhere in my code. Thinking I made too many changes, ...
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XeLaTeX and `tipa`

So, this code works with XeLaTeX \documentclass[12pt]{book} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage[margin=1.8cm]{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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greek accents with TeX Gyre Termes in lualatex and xelatex

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{TeX Gyre Termes} \begin{document} This is English with some Greek: γέγονεν. Isn't that quite nice? εὕρηκα! ...
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Whose responsibility is it to load fonts in LaTeX (or XeLaTeX)? (and how do I know which ones, if mine?)

I ran into a headache-inducing problem with LaTeX (actually I used XeLaTeX to compile, but I think this issue is independent) recently due to unwittingly attempting to modify the dimensions of a math ...
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deferred node positioning in PGF and xelatex broken

I had a problem with drawing trees and using subnodes. I thought there was a workaround in the forest package, but the maintainer of the package pointed out that it is unrelated to forest. He provided ...
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Typeset “parsing HTML the Cthulhu way” in LaTeX [duplicate]

There’s a famous answer on Stack Overflow in which the user argues that regular expressions cannot be used to parse HTML … while his sanity slowly slips out of his grasp. Unfortunately, the insane ...