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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 ...
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Problem in making a custom format for plain xetex

I have lots of macros and so would like to create a format out of them. I am using xetex as engine. Suppose format.ini is a file which looks like this: \input plain [lots of macros] \dump If ...
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Warning message with fonts: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right

Why do XeLaTeX return this warning message: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right. when using some fonts as Amiri and how one can get out of this warning message. I need ...
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LaTeX Error: File `lastpage.sty' not found [duplicate]

I'm using a LaTeX template for a research article I've converted the .tex file to a minimal example: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{SelfArx} \begin{document} \subsection*{Results} \end{document} ...
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PSfrag comparable package / method for XeLaTeX

I am compiling my TEX files using XeLaTeX. I have created a lot of EPS files using MATLAB. However, the text and math fonts are not consistent. Unfortunately the PSfrag package is not compatible ...
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How to use fontspec with palatino package?

I am trying to typeset a book in Palatino with a custom font, Rockwell, used for headings. I can easily set the book in Palatino by using the palatino package, if I use the fontspec package to import ...
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Package filehook error

I got the following error using Xelatex and unicode-math and I couldn't find a solution: Package filehook Error: Detected unknown definition of \InputIfFileExists. Here is a minimal example that ...
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Do we need to manually invoke pythontex? TeXShop Engine: PythonTeX with XeLaTeX

I have one problem with pythontex using TeXShop: after compiling it, I need to manually go to the terminal and call pythontex filename.pdf. Is it possible to avoid this and let TeXShop call pythontex? ...
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Can't compile XeLaTeX with LaTeXTools for Sublime (OSX)

LaTeXTools works for me when I do regular LaTeX files. But whenever I try building my XeLaTeX file, I get this output: [Compiling /some/path/to/file.tex] SimpleBuilder: pdflatex run 1; done. ...
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Change MinionPro Math fonts

I have installed MinionPro.sty and like the text part of the font very much for my thesis. I do not like the numbers though since they disturb readability when there are many numbers in the text. So I ...
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Missing \begin{document} in .cls file [closed]

I am using the template deedy resume. Here is my repo with my resume. I am getting an error in compilation. I have checked for BOM characters. I have reinstalled texlive-full. I am at a lost for ...
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Why is libertineotf font under “obsolete” directory?

Looking up libertineotf package on CTAN:, its sources live under the obsolete directory: http://mirror.ctan.org/obsolete/fonts/libertineotf. Does this mean this package is obsolete? Is there an ...
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Problem with accents over letters

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{ifxetex} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{czech} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Define MakeUppercase list with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX

I do custom list for to make uppercase/lowercase for 8-bit TeX for Georgian and it works fine, but how to define it for XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX? here is a similar question Applying MakeUppercase to ...
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\href crossing a page boundary messes up link in second column

I'm using \href (from the hyperref package) to put some links into a document which is being typeset in two languages using the paracol package and XeTeX. To compile it, I'm using texify -p ...
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XeTeX problem..Pdf output(win10)

I want to deploy XeTeX for betting OpenType Fonts and I have this problem. Thanks for the reply.
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XeLaTeX fontspec on Fedora 20

It's not recognizing \setmainfont as a command, if I understand this right. I switched to XeTeX from PDFTeX so I could use an OTF file on my system. This works no problem on my OS X 10.10 machine ...
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aligning header in table without affecting decimal alignment in the corresponding column

I have problems aligning the headers to their corresponding column without affecting the alignment of the decimals. How can I do this more automatically? \begin{table}[h!] \centering ...
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Blank PDF file in sharelatex with xelatex

I am working on my thesis and to use a fancy font I am using the xelatex converter in sharelatex, so I can work in my thesis on any computer. The problem is that I would like to add figures from ...
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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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Using — to produce Kav Mafrid (Hebrew dash) in XeLaTeX

I am using XeLaTeX + polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting. Recently I have encountered an issue with producing dashes (Kav Mafrid, in Hebrew) in Hebrew texts. The issue arises when I am using ...
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Latin characters with accents inside a Hebrew paragraph

This question is closely related to this one. I am trying to enter Latin characters with accents into a Hebrew paragraph, using XeLaTeX + polyglossia. It turns out that if I don't use the english ...
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English text inside a Hebrew paragraph

I am using XeLaTeX + polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting, and this works wonderfully. However, recently I needed to incorporate English words inside Hebrew paragraphs. This compiles wrong, as it ...
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XeLaTeX with tikz external library produces pdfs of wrong size

I am trying to use TikZ and its external library together with XeLaTeX for example in this MWE where I use scrbook for compatibility to my large document, where the error occurs. % !TEX TS-program = ...
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Unable to load picture or PDF XeLaTeX [closed]

I have a problem when including an image under XeLaTeX : >! Unable to load picture or PDF file 'cachan.jpg'.<to be read again>\GXT@clipend \Garde I tried everything and nothing works. I ...
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Why can't Xetex find my font

I've tried following the instructions at How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? But, when I try to run the small file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Error compile in tcolorbox with package polyglossia [closed]

Where is the error \documentclass[a4paper, x11names]{article} \usepackage[margin=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{array,tabularx,multirow} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} ...
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fontspec and background

XeLaTeX seems to calculate background positions different from pdflatex. I want to create a borderframe around a page using the background package. But unfortunately the result compiled with pdflatex ...
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How to tell fontspec to load a font using a specific glyph variant not available as a CharacterVariant

I would like to use OpenType Vollkorn with xetex but its "1" causes me problems. It has an alternate glyph (whose glyph name is "one.ss01"), which I can trigger via StylisticSet={1}. But this also ...
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How are non-unicode glyphs referenced in LuaTeX .dvi files?

Dvi files reference glyphs by their unicode number. However, a document often contain some unencoded glyphs, such as large math symbols. By inspecting dvi files containing such glyphs, I conclude that ...
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How does XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX extend the dvi format?

The structure of the DVI file format is documented by Donald Knuth in TEX: the Program, Addison-Wesley, 1986. Although PDF is the primary output format, LuaTeX can also output DVI files. Are these ...
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Why does inputenc abandon so quickly under “utf8 based engines”?

Why do I need to do the extra work starting with \ifdefined in order to get my French guillemets correct in the pdf output, when using xelatex with a source specifying the use of T1-encoded fonts ? ...
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How to prevent XeLaTeX from dynamically enlarging or shrinking space after comma?

See the following output. Question How to prevent XeLaTeX from dynamically enlarging or shrinking space after comma? force XeLaTeX to break long sentences automatically without having to ...
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Fails to compile with XeLaTeX in TL2015 when including `newtxmath`

All my LaTeX documents stopped compiling with XeLaTeX from TeX Live 2015 sometime in the last two months. It was working before. Here is a minimum working example: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Fontspec cannot read font names [closed]

XeLaTeX cannot compile the following MWE using fontspec. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello! \end{document} I get the following: ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX ...
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Missing \varepsilon symbol using unicode-math and XeLaTeX

I like using Unicode symbols together with XeLaTeX, especially in mathematical documents, as it improves code readability. However there is a problem with the ɛ symbol. This should be mapped to ...
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Is it possible to make TIPA's fonts available to fontspec?

I've finally accepted that it's not worth trying to use TIPA with fontspec, however, I do like its font. Specifically, I wish to continue using Latin Modern/Computer Modern as much as possible and, ...
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\alph shows strange symbols when used with xgreek package

I can assure you I searched a hell lot before posting this and I only post questions online if I have totally given up. :( I am new in LaTeX since I chose it to write my undergraduate thesis. I can ...
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LuaLaTeX + libertine… the issue of math font

Would it be possible to use Libertine otf font (using LuaLaTeX and, for example, package libertine for automatic settings) for everything but in math mode where I'd like to use newtxmath and its ...
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Polyglossia doesn't accent limits (lím) in Spanish

I'm currently writing a text in Spanish that includes limits and I have to use Times New Roman font, so I'm using XeTeX, and thus, Polyglossia. The problem is: when writing the \lim command, the text ...