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XeLaTeX + knitr + Arial = error

When I compile the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Arial} \begin{document} Hello. <<foo, dev='tikz'>>= library(ggplot2) qplot(1) @ \end{document} ...
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Customize fonts inside an equation environment

I am using the Gill Sans font, but I remark that I,l, and 1 are confused. So I want to use another fonts just for these letters in the equation environment, I used \fontspec to do this but it does not ...
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Allowing hyphenation line breaks only when hyphens are placed intentionally

I am trying to typeset a document using XeTeX that uses Tâi-lô (Taiwanese romanization), which separates syllables in a word with hyphens, meaning hyphens are very common. I am also using the paracol ...
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How creating XeLatex cweb document

Im using fedora. I have trouble with correct polish letter ąźżć etc. How write example in cweb? I prefer latex not plain tex
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No space between letter and subscript with TeX Gyre Bonum

I'm using the TeX Gyre Bonum font with xetex, and I've found that the space between a letter and its subscript is very less. This makes things harder to read according to me. How do I fix it? For ...
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Latex Error:Missing \endcsname inserted

Following is a part of my code snippet: \begin{entrylist} \entry {02/2013} {MITx: 6.041x Introduction to Probability} {MIT OCW} \end{entrylist} \begin{entrylist} \entry {02/2013} ...
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XeLaTeX: incomplete \iffalse with pdfpages and spanish babel

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[landscape]{example-image-16x9.pdf} \end{document} when compiled with ...
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Coloring all occurrences of some specific characters

I have been wondering for ages how to do something that is absolutely crucial to the document I am writing. (I usually use XeLaTeX, but I don’t mind changing if required.) I would like to have a list ...
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Why does \setdefaultlanguage modify my fontfamily?

Please see this example code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[spelling=new]{german} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \begin{document} test \end{document} ...
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biblatex: Index authors with something like indexname (in parallel to indextitle)?

I use biblatex to compile an author index. Some authors publish under several different names, so there are bibfile entries with different author/editor names that I would like to consolidate for the ...
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A problem with two column footnotes in XeLatex

My file must be compiled by XeLateX and its footnotes should be sorted in two columns in each page. So I use this code in the preamble: \documentclass{article} ...
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One font by default a bit smaller using fontspec

I have to typeset a few Hebrew words in a document, and for this I use xelatex with polyglossia and fontspec (MWE at the bottom). The problem is that this font has a larger x-height than the font I ...
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Word “Theorem” Emphasized but not Bold

I'm using Lyx 2.1.4 on Windows 10 with hebrew, and I use xetex with David CLM font. In word, the font works great; however, in Lyx, when I use the theorem environment the word "theorem" is only ...
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Wrong color figures in pdf output

I am composing a large number of pdf figures with includegraphics that contain pixel graphics with xelatex. The individual figures are themselves compiled with xelatex using includegraphics. As the ...
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Copying ligatures from XeLaTeX PDF

For quite a while I am having the problem that copying and searching from my PDFs is a bit difficult as ligatures are not properly translated. I am using XeLaTeX with Libertine/Biolinum. I am a ...
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How can I expand the font size within a heading (section, subsection, etc.)?

I'd like to make a list of headings with their font sizes: I envision something like the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{{\textbackslash}section \makeatletter\f@size ...
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XeLaTeX, Landscape Setting Papersize for PSTricks Graphic

I found that my PSTricks Graphics only work in Landscape when I edit the dvipdfmx.cfg and add -sPAPERSIZE=a0 to the line %% Use MiKTeX Ghostscript: D "mgs.exe -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dEPSCrop ...
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Beamer “show notes on second screen” with XeLaTeX and “AtBeginSection” [duplicate]

I am using beamer with XeLaTeX. With every new section I add a dedicated section page to my presentation. Now I started to add notes to my presentation and want to use the show notes on second screen ...
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Difficulty with getting fonts embedded in pdf files produced by XeLaTeX

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXWorks 0.4.5 on Windows Vista. When typesetting, there are several choices (e.g., pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX). I've been using XeLaTeX, which produces a pdf file as the output. ...
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Making a new font family based on the default font

I'm running XeLaTeX on a Mac, and I'm getting into a lot of trouble with finding fonts. Here's my code (taken from here: Revisiting TIPA and Fontspec) \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Custom chapter number with titlesec and geometry: number past page border

I have used the titlesec package and geometry package to get the following chapter style (note that I'm using XeLaTeX): This works, however I am unable to align the chapter number in the way I ...
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XeLateX misplaces figures over text

When I do Latex > DVItoPS > PStoPDF figures appear correctly. But when I use XeLaTex, it misplaces some figures over text. I draw the frame of eps files by ...
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Use of Unicode strings as tags and group names

Is it possible to define non-ASCII tags? I'm looking to stuff like \начать{стих} некоторые \акцент{вещи} и другие \конец{стих} Which is: \begin{verse} some \emph{stuff} and other \end{verse} ...
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Using Calibri with a Mac

I am preparing a document, writing it in RStudio and knitr in a Mac (OS X El Capitan 10.11.2). I would like to use Calibri (to mimic Office documents). I already have a legal version of Microsoft ...
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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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Extract Package question: Not present \Sectionformat statement is extracted

I use the solution shown here (thanks to Mike Renfro!) to extract a synopsis from my LaTeX documents. Sadly I am struggling with the output of the headings. Basically the problem is that the extract ...
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With the package metalogo and XeLaTeX, error occurs when typing two dots above the letter

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{metalogo} \begin{document} \"A \"b \"U \XeLaTeX \LaTeX \end{document}
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\setmainfont breaks \DeclareMathOperator

\DeclareMathOperator works fine without \setmainfont. \documentclass[a4paper]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \DeclareMathOperator{\grad}{\nabla} \usepackage{unicode-math} \begin{document} $\nabla ...
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Diacritics in Bibliography using xelatex and biber [duplicate]

I use XeLaTeX to compile my documents. Now, I want to typeset diacritics both in the main document text and the bibliography. The problem is that LaTeX simply leaves out every character with a ...
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How to set priorities in fonts?

I made my own font geo_regular.ttf where draw symbols as they are in LaTeX math mode, and I am using with AozoraMinchoRegular.ttf for japanese. Here is an example of my code \documentclass{book} ...
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Illegal unit of measurement error when typesetting chapter mark

I have a class file like this \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesClass{tjutest}[2015/01/12 test commands] \LoadClass[12pt,a4paper,openany]{book} \newcommand*\MakePerPage[2][\@ne]{% ...
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XeLaTeX can't turn off small caps

I found a weird issue when using the free typeface Fontin. \documentclass{article} % Default font size and paper size \usepackage{fontspec} % For loading fonts \setmainfont{Fontin} ...
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Incomplete generation of Greek letters with Unicode and XeLaTeX

If I try to copy and paste text from Wikipedia with Greek letters into my LaTeX files in the resulting PDF files only about 70% of the Greek letters are visible. I am using XeLaTeX. E.g., If I have ...
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XeLaTeX Polyglossia does not load language

I try to use XeLaTex with localisation to another language, in my case German. But when I compile the following minimal code \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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No bold, italic and small caps with XeLaTeX

I switched my working document from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX. I have a problem with the font, because now Computer Modern Roman doesn't display bold, italic and small caps text (it works only in one page ...
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How do I use psvectorian with xelatex

I can't successfully compile a simple psvectorian example using xelatex. I found two answers here and here on SE but neither works for me. I have tried with TeXShop, with the settings shown here. ...
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Using longtable with reledmac and rledpar

My system is XeTeX Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (TeX Live 2015/W32TeX). I am typesetting a facing page bilingual edition of the Bhagavad-Gita. Left pages would be original Sanskrit text followed by ...
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Font Problems using XeLaTEX

Hello I'm using the following settings on my standard.lco, I have downloaded the font EB GARAMOND from Google Fonts. I downloaded the zip file and installed correctly on my windows 10. A snip from ...
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OldStyle numbers, the Fira Sans font and the siunitx package: incorrect % symbol

I am working on a document where I regularly use percentages. For that I'd like to use the siunitx package so that I can write \SI{56}{\%}. I also prefer to use OldStyle (or Lining) numbers. Currently ...
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Linux Libertine does not show Cyrillic small caps (XeLaTeX)

I'm trying to output any non-latin (in this particular case Cyrillic) small caps with XeLaTex using the following source code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ ...
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LuaLatTeX inefficiency in transliteration from cyrillic of acute accented vowels

Transliteration from cyrillic to latin characters can be done in LuaLaTeX with the help of directlua as shown by @DavidCarlisle: Create a mapping for transliteration from cyrillic to latin in LuaLaTeX ...
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XeLaTeX doesn't compile on MikTeX

On TeXLive when I tried to test xelatex and wrote simple code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ Path = /home/giorgi/Desktop/Some Files/mytex/, Extension = .ttf, ...
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Writing Japanese in Latex2e

A wonderful person has translated my free physics book into Japanese. Also the translation will be available for free. A typical part of the .tex file is: ...
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Switching to multi language in bibtex [closed]

I have a xelatex file. I write article. The article is in Persian language. In the article I use Persian references and English references. I want Persian reference alignment rtl and English reference ...
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Wrong position for page numbers in memoir + RTL

If I understand the verso-recto norms properly, page numbers should appear, both in LTR and in RTL documents, on the outer side of the pages, rather than in the inner side. This is explained in this ...
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Latin Modern looks different in pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX

I realized that Latin Modern font looks heavier in XeLaTeX and lighter in pdfLaTeX. Why? How can I get the same lighter look in XeLaTeX? IMHO, the XeLaTeX look is too heavy and I'd like to have the ...
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Create a mapping for transliteration from cyrillic to latin in LuaLaTeX

I created a .map file for Cyrillic to Latin transliteration as in using xetex for automatic transliteration of Cyrillic letters I placed the cyrillic-to-latin.tec file in the folder. ...
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help me for make to insert flash file in to xelatex [duplicate]

I like create a .pdf file with texlive and XeLaTeX. My text is Persian language. I don't insert .swf file into .pdf file.
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How can Bengali v.2 (bng2) be used to typeset Bengali with XeTeX?

This is a follow-up to this question about typesetting Bengali. As explained in both answers there, XeLaTeX can typeset Bengali given a suitable font using polyglossia and fontspec. For example, ...
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xelatex.exe failed

Could you help me please. I use windows 8.1 64 bit, MiKTeX 2.9, and I can't use xelatex with texmaker, when I compile I get this message with all my files: log file not found. I tried ...