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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Questions regarding the distinction between XeTeX and XeLaTeX and how they relate to TeX and LaTeX? [duplicate]

Briefest possible version of the question (after having seen comments): Is the only distinction between XeTeX and XeLaTeX that the commands xetex and xelatex are differently compatible with TeX and ...
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Text greek symbol not appearing with fontspec package

What is the reason that \textalpha is not working when fontspec package is active? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[euler]{textgreek} \begin{document} \...
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How to keep a “rare” ligature from interfering with a “common” ligature?

In ligature-rich Opentype fonts which feature both "common" and "rare" ligatures, it can happen that a "rare" ligature is applied first to one character pair, pre-empting the use of a "common" or "...
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Changing linespacing in Chinese

I am going to write a document containing Chinese and English words. However, the linespaces for the two different language are not the same. Now, I take "Temporarily increase line spacing" as the ...
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Beamer: My subsection bullets in navigation bar doesn't jump by clicking when I use XeLaTeX, though the pdfLaTeX can render it normally

\documentclass[compress]{beamer} \usetheme{Dresden} \usecolortheme{crane} \title{\LaTeX~\textsc{Beamer}Testing} \author{Testname} \institute{Testing University} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}...
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XeLaTeX + \setmainfont{CMU Serif} produces wrong characters

When I'm compiling with XeLaTeX and I use \setmainfont{CMU Serif}, the resulting characters are off by one. This means that an a becomes a b, a 1 becomes a 2, etc. \documentclass{article} \...
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Missing font with academicons.sty [closed]

I'm using TeXlive 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04. I have a file that looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{academicons} \begin{document} \aiicon{orcid} \end{document} When I do $ latexmk -...
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Todonotes for right-to-left languages

I want to add some marginal explanation notes for math lectures notes written in Arabic and I am using for that todonotes package. The problem is that the note text is not well adjusted.. I thought of ...
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Two different “main fonts” in use; use only one for numbers

I have defined a mainfont, but have further defined its italics to come from a different font. My question: What is the simplest way to get the "original" main font back just for numbers? I wish to ...
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LuaLaTeX vs XeLaTeX hyphenation and line layout [closed]

I am typesetting my journal just for the fun of it. I am using KOMA-script's scrartcl with two columns. I am testing with both LuaLaTeX and XeLaTeX. I haven noticed page count is different between the ...
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formular with cyrillic in Xe/Lua

Cyrillic in formular (https://www.ctan.org/pkg/formular) does not work with (Xe/Lua)LaTeX, but works in pdfLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifxetex} \ifxetex \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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Bug in xelatex + unicode+math + vphantom

This question is a simplified version of a slightly more complicated problem with XITS Math: Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \begin{document} \(|^a\) \(\...
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Implicite addressing of inner matrix nodes doesn't work here

Addressing the nodes inside of this matrix implicite doesn't work here. I don't want to name them explicte. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,...
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Bug in xelatex + unicode-math + xits + \vphantom?

Compiling the file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont[ Extension=.otf, range={\smallblacktriangleright}, BoldFont = *bold ]{xits-math} \begin{document} \[\vphantom{\...
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Repeat the footnote as a header and footnote on next pages

I am quite new with Latex, and I am trying to solve a problem but I can't on my own. The thing is that I am editing a document, and I'd like that in that document, there are a header and "footnote" as ...
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How to avoid scaling of font?

Source: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{Scale=1} \setromanfont{Times New Roman} \begin{document} Hello, World! \end{document} When checking font size with ...
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fontspec package causes error

For some reason the inclusion of the fontspec package causes XeLaTeX to not compile properly. Here is an MWE (inspired by Rob Hyndman): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum,fontspec} \begin{...
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making hat over a character BOLD in text mode

Using the following method, I can place a hat symbol over any character in text mode. \^{} How can I render the hat in bold? UPDATE: \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \...
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“No room for a new \mathgroup” when trying to set math font style on XeLaTeX

There's a similar question (http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/86343/no-room-for-a-new-mathgroup) which doesn't help me because the original poster only needed a few glyphs and the answers seemed ...
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Texmaker 4.4.1 xelatex invokes pdflatex

I encountered an error while trying to compile a xelatex document from texmaker. This is information about my system Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Texmaker 4.4.1 (installed form synaptic) texlive-2015 full ...
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\addfontfeatures attribute lost after next fontspec command (like \textbf{})

I'm using Linux Libertine font (from system) with XeTeX. In the body, I'm using OldStyle numerals while I want Lining numerals in the tables. I'm typesetting tables that have some cells with \bfseries ...
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How to create Tagged PDF using XeLaTeX

I have successfully generated Tagged PDF using PDFMark in \special{ps: } via DVI->PS->PDF method. Now I am trying to achieve the same in XeLaTeX and not success. Can anybody help me to put PDF tags ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec gives “Undefined control sequence” error after MiKTeX update [duplicate]

I updated MiKTeX this morning and now I can't get XeLaTeX with fontspec to compile at all. It throws an "undefined control sequence" error for \sys_if_engine_luatex:T A minimum working example is: \...
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Using Unicode character assertion 0x22a6

I am trying to typeset a document using Xelatex. The document contains assertion unicode character 0x22a6 but unable to render it. I have tried several methods such as using newunicodechar package, ...
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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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How to obtain current language in polyglossia

How to obtain the current language set by \setotherlanguage{english} ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{czech} \begin{document} \ifthenelse{\equal{\xpg@other@...
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Modern TeXes handling of Unicode [closed]

I just may be misinformed, but roughly: Is still true that PDF is in principle able to use only 8bit encoding vectors? If not, how do LuaTeX/XeTeX handle larger glyph sets?
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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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Overfull \hbox when inserting citation in blockquote

I am inserting a \blockquote in my document but when adding a citation at the end of it (with a \hfill to make it right-aligned), I get an Overfull \hbox. This only happens using xelatex which I'm ...
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Use Fira Code font with ligatures in code listings

I would like to use the Fira Code OTF font for code listings and verbatim blocks, which has beautiful ligatures. The font loads correctly using the following line: \setmonofont{FiraCode-Regular} ...
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Rendering a unicode en-dash in XeLaTeX [closed]

If I am understanding things correctly, using XeLaTeX, all of these lines should be output with proper em- and en- dashes respectively: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{...
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Polyglossia's babelshorthands spoils write-to-file command behavior and conflicts with graphviz

Example (run xelatex a.tex -shell-escape twice, or just xelatex a.tex if you don't have dot installed and then explore generated files manually): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdf]{graphviz} \...
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AlegreyaSans with mathspec in Beamer

Somehow I cannot get the AlegreyaSans font to work in Beamer with mathspec. The standard fontenc call for AlegreyaSans works for PDFLaTeX, but I need to use auto-pst-pdf for a table, thus the use of ...
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Why does xelatex produce different files from the same deterministic sources?

Take the simple latex source file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{amsgen} \begin{document} \lipsum[1-10] \end{document} When processed with "latex" you always get the same ...
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Can't get color or textcolor to work

I'm new to latex. I'm using a template on overleaf.com. I'm trying to change the color of some of the text, but it remains grey. Here's a simplified sample of the tex file: \documentclass[]{deedy-...
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Right-to-left interlinear translation, multiple words for one translation

I'm using ExPex for an interlinear translation in Hebrew. I'm having issues when translating one Hebrew word with multiple English words: the English words are right-to-left, while they should be left-...
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Can't compile file with cyrillic name

When I try to compile file with cyrillic name in XeTeX it shows the following: : Invalid argument: "Сочинение к 08.02.2016".log xelatex.exe: Data: "Сочинение к 08.02.2016"....
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lstlisting typesets incorrectly some special characters when used with fontspec

This document results in the ellipsis (triple dots) being typeset before the parenthesis. Why is this so? How can I avoid this behavior? Note that I use the unicode Horizontal Ellipsis U+2026 ...
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changing font size of nested lists in itemize and enumerate environment

I am using the following to change the font size of items at different levels in itemize list: \makeatletter \newcommand\ChangeItemFont[3]{% \renewcommand{\itemize}[1][]{% \beamer@ifempty{##1}{}{\...
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Different baseline skip for first item after change in font size

I am having trouble getting the same baselike skip for each item in the following code. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{XYZ} \begin{itemize} {\fontsize{...
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Text and scripts overlapped if subscript and superscript used at the same time [duplicate]

I am using following method to display superscript and subscript at the same time but due to the length of for e.g., superscript, the text and the superscript is being overlapped. \documentclass[...
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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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Text symbols appearing as cross in beamer

I am using Museo Fonts (the case is same with Adobe Garamond Pro) to create beamer presentation but some greek symbols such as ϵ, δ and several others appear as cross-in-a-box. I have also tried ...
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Changing font of to address on letter.cls

I am trying to change the font of different pieces of a letter.cls letter so my cover letter better matches my resume. Right now, I have been able to change the body font, but not the font of the ...
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Undefined control sequence in first line of fontspec.sty

I am creating a CV in LaTeX. The below code is a MWE (example.tex): %%% ------------------------------------------------------------ \documentclass[paper=letterpaper,fontsize=10pt]{article} ...
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Neo Euler Math Font with XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use the following code to generate my xelatex PDF document. The main problem is that I get the error ! Internal error: bad native font flag in `map_char_to_glyph' when I compile my ...
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Referencing locations within a text box

I have a node I've drawn in tikz, like this: \node[below, text width=5cm] (SomeName) at (0,0) { \begin{itemize} \item line 1 \item line 2 \item line 3 \item line 4 ...
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Parts not working when using multiple languages with polyglossia

I'm working on a book document with xelatex. The document is divided into parts, and I have the occasional need to switch between two languages. I've found that when my document contains more than ...
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Does XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2015 force unicode quotation marks? [closed]

Using XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2015 seems to break classic LaTeX quotations (or force unicode entry, depending on how one looks at it). Results TeX Live 2014 fontspec.sty 2015/03/14 v2.4c Font ...
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XeLaTeX is not typesetting correctly with xeCJK after texlive update

After a tlmgr update --self --all two days ago, I have had problems with xeCJK with XeLaTeX. Some documents won't compile at all, and others have strange problems. For simplicity, I tried the ...