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Replacing only the text font in beamer with XeTeX

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation in which only the text font is changed, but the math remains the same. I would have thought that this would do it, \documentclass[english]{beamer} \...
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Disabling all document interactivity (for PDF/X compliance)

I am working on making my XeLaTeX-compiled PDF file compliant with PDF/X-1a:2001 standard. When I use this answer with TeXLive 2015, document validates fully (in Acrobat Pro DC). However, when I test ...
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How to add Hindi/Devnagari font in the document using sharelatex?

I am facing problem to embed Hindi font in my document. when I am using this http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/BIRP0Hot it works fine , but when I use http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/zdHxUMEb, it shows error. ...
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XeLaTeX failing with Microsoft Fonts

I am using XeLaTeX to produce a \documentclass{report} and am having problems loading Microsoft fonts. The Console reports: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Cannot proceed without the font: /Library/Fonts/...
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Adding full non-English Unicode language (Bengali) support to polyglossia

As we can see in this question, Bengali (Bangla) support in polyglossia is incomplete. The major weak areas are, Support for numerals. Support for other language related areas like dates. For ...
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How to enable protrusion for superscript numbers?

I am using the memoir class in XeTeX with the microtype package. As generally protrusion works as expected, it doesn't work for superscript numbers, which occur as footnote references. According to ...
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Titletoc / Titlesec numbers overlap text

Pretty simple problem, I have part numbers included in my section and subsection numbers, and I want to increase the space after the numbers, preferably without screwing up the rest of the alignment. ...
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Cochin and common ligatures with font spec

I'm using Cochin as main font in a XeLaTeX project, and having Cochin glyphs for common ligatures such a fi and fl, I would expect those ligatures to be used by the fontspec package—but that's not ...
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polyglossia and Russian hyphenation

I try to set Russian hyphenation for polyglossia/xelatex (I use pandoc 1.15.2.1). I've installed two packages: $ tlmgr info hyphen-russian tlmgr: package repository http://ctan.asis.io/systems/...
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Dot bellow letter in bibliography.bib file?

Using the first solution in this answer, we get a dot bellow the letter with \d{s} command, but how does this work in bibliography.bib file? MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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How to Change Header Footer font and Color in XeLatex

I need to change the Header Footer in Latex which need to be compiled in XeLatex. Header - Green using Lato-Light font Footer - Red using Raleway-Light font Here is the link to the MWE. Fonts are in ...
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latexmk -xelatex produces texfile with empty page instead of unicode characters

the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} ääßöüü \end{document} with the options: latexmk -xelatex test.tex results in a empty page. what is wrong here? logs: Latexmk: This is ...
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Using German sharp S (ß) with Bitstream Charter and XeLaTeX

I have a German sharp S (ß) in my document. When I compile the document with XeLaTeX, ß is changed to SS. It works with the default font but not with Charter (using the XCharter package): \...
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XeLaTeX - special unicode characters

I found that work with unicode characters is a lot easier using xelatex than pdflatex, therefore I'd like to use it. Most of the content is displayed correctly but I have a problem with some special ...
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How to either: wrap image in text or place image at specific location

I am very new to Latex and I am struggling to place a picture of me at the top of my resume. I did my best to make a minimal working example since I have seen that it is appreciated while looking for ...
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Using the Google Noto fonts with fontspec

I've been typing a multilingual document that uses Latin, Cyrillic and Georgian characters, and I'm utterly stumped as to how to get fontspec to select the right fonts. If I use the MWE below, it ...
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Dynamic Renaming LaTeX output

Is it possible to code into the .tex file a method for specifying its name. E.g. if I wanted it to be named based on the date, would it be possible to dynamically name as such: ...
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Installing cm-unicode font family on miktex for use with xelatex

I've been trying to install the font family cm-unicode on my MikTeX distribution (Windows 10). I'm new to XeLaTeX, and can't seem to find proper documentation on the installation of entire TrueType ...
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Save BOTH handout + standard beamer pdf outputs [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure LaTeX to simultaneously output a standard .pdf for a presentation and also a handout version? Platform: Texmaker Compiler: XeLaTeX
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Color Box Theorem Headtitle only

I want to put a colored box in every theorem, example etc. Only the headtile and not it's contents. I've found an answer here which works for simple tetx. But is does not work for theorems, examples ...
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Duotone pdf for printing?

I want my document to have only two colors (using CMYK). Let's say black and Cyan. For the Cyan I want to have a tint. Will the following code work or the printshop will tell me that these are more ...
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Four columns footnotes in a two columns layout

Is it possible to get 4 columns footnotes in a 2 columns layout? And also frame a thin line around the footnotes zone? A layout like this: That's what I achieved: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{...
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Plotting with TikZ/pgf (GeoGebra export): Dealing with a very small coordinate intervals

I am not so familiar to plot with TikZ-pgf. However, I am going to plot the following figure with this: Edit my ManuelKuehner According to one of the comments of the Original Poster (OP) ...
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Log file remains pdfTex after changing the Quick Build to Xelatex

I'm using a CV template that requires Xelatex and not Pdftex. I did change the Quick Build to Xelatex .. however this error remains ! Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" ! ! The fontspec ...
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Font not found while using xelatex?

So, I am trying to make a PDF file on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from using XeLatex using the command xelatex abc where abc is the name of the tex file. Now, I downloaded xelatex using sudo apt-get install ...
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mathspec with XeLaTeX produces Greek character `already defined' error

As per the Title. I am trying to use \mathspec so that I can override the default math font. When I typeset, I am told that the various Greek letters (Gamma, Delta, etc.) have already been defined. I ...
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Using another font in page number causes incorrect page numbering in XeLaTeX

In the following code when we use another font for page number, the page number starts from 2 in the first page. The pages are numbered 2, 3, 4, 5. However, the log message during compilation shows ...
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Table resize problem in two coloumn format

I am trying to resize the table in single column and my table is very big and not fitting in the document. This my latex \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{acl2016} \usepackage{times} \...
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Align sections titles with margin notes

I want to align sections titles with margin notes as shown below. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} % Page format \usepackage[left=2cm,right=6cm,top=3cm,bottom=2.5cm, headsep=1.5cm,...
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“Argument of \reserved@a has an extra }” error when using non-English language in \title

(Other answers (A, B) with similar error message do not actually take care of the situation.) I have memoir document which should contain title both in Bangla and English. But when compiled (using ...
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XeLaTeX does not load newtxmath with LinuxLibertine (sometimes)

I'd like to use newtxmath along with LinuxLibertine under XeLaTeX. What maybe sounds simple really drives me crazy. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{article} \PassOptionsToPackage{no-math}{fontspec} \...
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XeLaTex - Include PDF of version 1.6 or higher as picture

I want to include PDFs of version 1.6 (or higher) as pictures in my document. First I got the usual version-warnings, which I got rid of by changing dvipdfmx.cfg ('V 5' to 'V 6'). So now a PDF is ...
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Help with Interlinear RTL Text (Persian/Farsi and English)

I'm trying to create an interlinear text that interleaves Farsi (Persian) and English but am having a couple of problems: 1) The interlinear portion of it seems to work but the actual Persian text ...
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Set TeXstudio for Unicode .Rnw files (Sweave)

I tried to run Sweave on a .Rnw file from TeXstudio, but the unicode characters don't show up in the .tex file when I typeset with xelatex. My user command is /usr/local/bin/Rscript -e "Sweave('%.Rnw'...
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csquotes: pdflatex vs. lualatex/xelatex

The following test document \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{ifxetex,ifluatex} \ifluatex\else \ifxetex\else \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \fi \fi \usepackage{...
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What do the various values of the Ligatures= option of fontspec do?

The fontspec package has a Ligatures option, usually encountered with the value Ligatures=TeX. This enables traditional TeX ligatures (or typing conventions) like mapping --- to an em dash. But what ...
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Font name appearing in index (left pane) of pdf

What is the reason that the font name is appearing in the index (left pane) of the pdf file. The MWE is provided: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{...
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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,...