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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How to install and run beamer theme on MikeTeX 2.9 [duplicate]

I've been trying to use this beamer theme: https://github.com/ppletscher/beamerthemezurich/. When I try to compile the sample .tex file included it gives me an error that reads: ! Fatal fontspec ...
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latexmk requires two runs to finish job

I do latexmk --xelatex foo.tex to compile my job, and the program always needs another run to finish. When I run it the first time it ends saying Maximum runs of pdflatex reached without getting ...
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Custom environment with minipage and align*

I would like to have an environment that puts two equations side by side. The following works but Is there a way to make this a dedicated newenvironment? \documentclass[10pt]{article} ...
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Choosing TeX engine for novel — just how unstable is LuaTeX?

I am using LaTeX for typesetting some novels and am in a dilemma about which engine to use. pdfLaTeX has full microtype support, but I am not free to choose the font I want For XeLaTeX, the ...
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LuaLaTex/XeLaTex with KOMA for Cyrillics

How can I use LuaLatex/XeLaTex with KOMA-script for Cyrillics? When I try to write: \documentclass[twoside]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \newfontfamily\cyrillicfont{CMU Serif} ...
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Brackets spanning multiple lines in a single column inside table

I would like to typeset round brackets so that they span multiple lines inside a tabular environment, but only for a specific column. In the example below, I would like the brackets to appear around ...
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Why is \setmainfont case sensitive with XelateX but not with LuaLaTeX?

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{tex Gyre Pagella} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \end{document} If I compile it with LuaLaTeX ...
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fontspec and textcomp

On various sites, they recommend not loading the textcomp package under XeLaTeX but to simply use the combination of fontspec & xunicode (the latter being loaded automatically by the former). This ...
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Stop custom counter from incrementing twice in align* environment

This took me hours to track down, partially because I am fairly new to TeX. I want to understand why the custom counter eqpart in the following code fails to increment properly when using mathclap. ...
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babel for greek text using XeLaTeX

Recently I found out that babel can be used with XeLaTeX for hyphenating greek texts. This is a welcome addition to polyglossia, which still has some bugs, and xgreek, which seems somewhat limited ...
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How to load baskervaldx font in xelatex

I'm trying to use the baskervaldx font in XeLaTeX; however it doesn't kern properly. With LaTeX it works as supposed. What is the right way to load the Baskervaldx font? With LaTeX, default install ...
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\XeTeXglyph for Math Mode (alternative?)

Is there an alternative for \XeTeXglyph that works in math mode? Or is there a way \XeTeXglyph itself can work in math mode? I want to access a specific glyph as a math symbol (UF091F specifically) ...
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tikz draws line in wrong place (2 pages above its definition)

I am trying to get tikz to draw a line between nodes inside an attribute-value matrix defined using the avm package. For this, I am using \tikzmark as described in the answer here: tree-dvips ...
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Portable TexLive XeLaTeX work in XeTeX mode under WinXp

My XeLaTeX work in plain XeTeX mode. When I try to compile some file with LaTeX format, I get Undefined control sequence. \documentclass. TexStudio tabs: Files in the folder: XeLaTex say that ...
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Bug with XeLaTeX \setmainfont{CMU Serif} command displaying Bold/Italic/BoldItalic fonts

Bold/Italic/BoldItalic fonts with \XeLaTeX's \setmainfont does not work correctly. For example (below), the \textbf{English} and \textit{English} looks like normalfont. With \LuaLaTex it is works ...
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Annoying list of error messages pointing to missing Myriad Pro font

I'm getting an awfully annoying list of error messages pointing to Myriad Pro font missing when I use moderncv and xelatex or lulatex: \setmainfont{Myriad Pro} \setsansfont{Myriad Pro} the whole ...
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listingsutf8 in XeLaTeX

In order to cope with utf8 listing files, I want to use listingsutf8. However on XeLaTeX i receive the warning: Package listingsutf8 Warning: Package loading is aborted because of missing ...
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What are the incompatibilities of pdftex, xetex and luatex?

[Please correct me if my statements are wrong] TL;DR: pdftex, xetex and luatex exhibit different behaviour. What are these differences and why are they present. I know of three engines, which ...
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XeLaTeX compiler file is missing - where shall I download it?

I have a problem with my TeXstudio on Ubuntu, cause I can not compile my tex files via XeLaTeX. The problem: Error: Could not start the command: xelatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode ...
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space in font name

This is related to Fonts for PolyTonic Greek. That post contains (supposedly) working example using the names of many fonts, and each font name contains a space. Names include: "CMU Serif", "EB ...
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\MakeUppercase does not work with Ukrainian in Xelatex

\MakeUppercase does not work only with Ukrainian in XeLaTeX \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[english,russian,ukrainian]{babel} \usepackage{xecyr} ...
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Character escaping in \input{|“command”}

This includes two main questions: A)Which characters are forbidden in between the quotes (" ") of an \input{|"command"}? B)How can those forbidden characters be escaped so that they, infact, can be ...
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Symbols in XeLaTeX

From the mathspec documentation 4.2 Symbols There is currently no way to set the font for general mathematical symbols such as: =, ×, ↦, ∂, ∅, ∈, ∫, ⊂ I'm using XeLaTeX for better ...
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Incompatibility between fontspec and graphicx (bug of XeTeX)

I got a weird problem with the fontspec package and the graphicx package. Let's see the MWE first. %!TEX program = xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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W Small Cap + dot kerning

How can I change the kerning of specific small caps, specifically w and v in combination with dot and comma? With XeTeX, I found out how to change upper and lowercases, but no luck with small caps ...
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Missing characters in figure when printed

The following plot is displayed on my Mac and chromebook (using either Adobe Reader, Preview and Chrome). However when I print the document using Adobe Reader (on Mac) many characters are missing: ...
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xdvipdfmx error

The error message is: xdvipdfmx:fatal: CID count > 65535 I am a newbie at TeX. I tried looking at the .log, .out and .aux files but nothing seemed to click. I'm on a Mac with MacTex 2014 just ...
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Why is this picture moved to the left when using Minion?

This is a continuation from another question, but the original issue there is (kind of) resolved. For this question you need XeTeX, Minion Pro, which is shipped with Adobe Reader. greybox.png can be ...
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Getting glyph names

I can't get the XeTeXglyphname command to produce any output. My code is shown below. I suppose that this command produces a string as output; do I need to do something special to make this string ...
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Draft-mode in XeLaTeX

PDFLaTeX is having draftmode options. It's possible in XeLaTeX. The below MWE is not working in XeLaTeX. How do increase the speed of XeLaTeX execution? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphics} ...
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How to make a graph inset

I have a graph where I want to place another graph as an inset. I now have the following code which creates an inset graph on the bottom left corner. How can I move the inset to the upper right or ...
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Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `eu2enc.def' not found

I got this error while running my tex file in XeLaTeX. For recovering this i install fonts by running following code : sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get install ...
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Time clock at the footline of a beamer slide is not adjusted in the middle if compiling with XeLaTeX

I'm adding a title clock in the foot line of a beamer slide, if I compile it with pdfLaTeX it works fine; while the clock doesn't align in the middle vertically if compiling with XeLaTeX. How can I ...
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Keep Computer Modern as bold font

I want to use Gentium as my mainfont and that is done by the command \usepackage{Gentium}. But I want "Computer Modern" to be my Bold font. Any idea of how to do it?
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Why are there no spaces in Hangul-Words (XeLaTeX - xeCJK)

This is my minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{Batang} \begin{document} 나는 남자를 이다 \end{document} As you see, there are spaces between the ...
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Where can I change the in-place citation format?

I use the ieee csl file to specify my reference-style, but where can I define how the reference within the text looks like? At the moment latex generates something like [Reference 1]. How can I force ...
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Too narrow kerning with xeCJK

I'm trying to typeset Japanese using xelatex and the xeCJK package. For some reason, small kana cause odd kerning in the text. In the following example, I get too narrow spacing between two small ...
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Can I get exactly the same pdf document (sha1) when I recompile latex document? [duplicate]

If there are no date/time specific variables in tex content (just text)... Can I after running xelatex command get the same .pdf (byte to byte) when .tex file isn't changed?
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Floating text in XELaTeX

I have the following section header which uses two different font sizes. I'd like to add a series of 2-3 vertical lines of text off to the far right, anchored to the top of the section's bounding ...
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Is LaTeX commercial free? [closed]

I'm writing some PDF for a commercial company. I use XeLaTeX to produce the PDF. Currently they ask me to change to MS Word because they have buy the licence. Does the LaTeX have commercial ...
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French spacing with xelatex and Minion Pro

I've just installed the full version of MacTex 2014 on my MacBookpro running OSX 10.8.5, and I'm surprised by the output of this minimal document compiled with xelatex, \documentclass[]{article} ...
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How get a space values between every chars?

Is possible to write to file all information of chapter with spaces, lines and chars? I have text, and 5cm wide line. I need ascii text file with Śród (space x1) takich (space x2) pól (x3) przed ...
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breakurl doesn't work with xelatex

I'm trying to use the breakurl package with xelatex but can't get even the following minimum working example to compile. \documentclass{article} % dvips added as per breakurl manual % also fails ...
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\textrecipe does not work with xelatex

The code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{wasysym} \begin{document} \textrecipe \end{document} works properly generating unicode character (U+211E) But when I add ...
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To have math in section's name with doi -package (hyperref) [duplicate]

This thread evolves from my discussion here. Minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{polyglossia} % also loads package fontspec \usepackage{unicode-math} % if you ...
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Setting glyph spacing with mathspec

I am using xelatex and the mathspec package to use the Calibri font found on recent Windows machines. The font metrics used to typeset italic characters are fine for text but not for math; glyphs ...
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To work out Europecv's arbitrary use of utf8x

Egreg about arbitrary use of outfit but using truly utf8x The europecv class arbitrarily decided that utf8 is not a good option and uses utf8x even if the passed option is utf8, which is of ...
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XeTeX error for PDF version and Image color?

I have problem about pdf version and color image with XeTeX. I get error like this : ** WARNING ** Version of PDF file (1.6) is newer than version limit specification. ** WARNING ** Color stack ...
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Manually specifying a system TTF font seems to break curly/smart quotes

The following code... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[a4paper, margin = 0.4in]{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \fontspec[Scale=3]{URW Bookman L Light} ...
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Mapping ‘space + character’ into ‘non-breaking space + character’

I have files containing fragments of Old English texts. These files use the letter wynn (ƿ (U+01BF) and Ƿ (U+01F7)) which I want to print as modern w (U+0077) and W (U+0057). This I have no problem ...