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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Why xelatex produces 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: ...
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Nested list failed to convert from markdown or html to pdf

I am trying to convert markdown to pdf using pandoc with the latex-engine set as xelatex because I am trying to use fonts installed on my system. I have tried switching the pdf-engine to pdflatex but ...
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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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Error when adding xmp metadata with xelatex and pdfx

I want to create a pdf according to the PDF/A-1b standard with xelatex and pdfx but I get an error message now when I add my metadata. Using XMP template file: pdfa.xmp ! Argument of " has an extra ...
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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 ...
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XeLaTeX xdvipdfmx:fatal: Invalid paper size: 0bp, 0bp

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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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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Biblatex remakes bcf and bbl files despite no change to bib files

Any change to my project tex files, even those that do not involve bib files or citations, result in biblatex recompiling the bcf and bbl files. How to prevent this behavior in order to save time ...
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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 ...
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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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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} ...
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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][]{% ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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Text is white coloured after Beamer note pages when compiled with xelatex

I have a Beamer presentation with note pages, in which everything renders just fine with pdflatex. However, when the file is compiled using xelatex (I need to use fontspec), texts in frames after a ...
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Wrong math symbols with XeLaTeX and LuaTeX after TexLive update

I just updated my TeX live installation (tlmgr update --all) and now I get some wrong symbols in math mode if I use XeLaTeX or LuaTeX. This MWE for example \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} ...
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change formatting of the index

I am formatting a book which has a fairly extensive index and I am trying to figure out how to change the amount of indent that long lines wrap to. The author wants to cite entire book titles which ...
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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 ...
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Wrong pdflastxpos value with XeLaTeX+bidi

The answer from Vala helped me to rephrase my question. See the original one below. Using pdfsavepos to get absolute position of texts on the page, I faced the following problems when using XeLaTeX ...
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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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How declare a new package language

I need writing normal text and some sentences in artifical conscript language. How writing small as possible package and how use it (include?) in file? My language have my own font and each glyphs is ...
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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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How to activate hyphenation in \ttfamily without setting a font explicite?

I am suprised that in the code below no hyphenation is done. And I can not find something about that on the web. Maybe I use the wrong words for searching. \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Macedonian in TexShop

\XeTeXinputencoding utf-8 \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,xunicode} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Times New Roman} \newcommand{\clrpg}{\clearpage{\pagestyle{empty}\cleardoublepage}} ...
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How to prevent Furigana (Hiragana put above Kanji) from being copied?

The following MWE will generate pages containing Kanji with Furigana. A Furigana is a text put above Kanji to let us know how to pronounce the Kanji. MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xeCJK} ...
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Inexplicable spaces between letters in XeLaTeX

The following code \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Epigrafica} \begin{document} Abcde \end{document} produces the following result using XeLaTeX in a ...
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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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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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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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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: File `lastpage.sty' not found

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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Command \texteuro unavailable in encoding T1

I want to know how does LaTeX figures out if the Eurosymbol (€) is a glyph of a given T1 font. I tried \iffontchar but it seems the value is not unique. AFAIK it's not a standard symbol of the 256 ...
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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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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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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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XeTeX \section{} doesn't show Thai fonts

I'm learning XeTeX mainly because it enables typesetting in my native language (Thai). With normal pdfLaTeX, arranging the document into sections was easy and intuitive, and I hope to be able to do ...
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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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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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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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Xelatex bad encoding on output

I'm using the 'xgreek' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex); I can't find out why toc, date etc. seems corrupted (should be in greek) ...
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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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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 ...