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 do I always have to xelatex twice to make references work properly?

I found that I always have to xelatex at least twice to make references work (referring figures or equations), otherwise I have such wrong reference: The following error message appears when the ...
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w32tex's xelatex doesn't recognize jpg png files

I am trying to use xelatex with W32TeX's distro, but somehow XeLaTeX complains that it doesn't recognize the jpg and png graphics extension. Is the link between xetex and xdvipdfm known to have ...
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Is there a way to include the document creation time with XeTeX?

I'm currently using \isodate{\today} \currenttime} to include an aproximate creation time for a XeTeX document. This is "good enough" but doesn't include the timezone. In pdflatex the creation time of ...
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XeLaTeX Ghostscript call for EPS to PDF conversion failing

Updated with properly minimalistic example.. I've been wrestling with this for a while now. I had a setup using pdfLaTeX with epstopdf that works nicely, but I need mathspec so I've moved to XeLaTeX. ...
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polyglossia error after MiKTeX update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: xelatex stopped working after TexLive2011 update 2 days ago Sorry, I don't know where I could report bug that appeared after MiKTeX Update. Here is a test file: % ...
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Question regarding the loading of fonts

A TeX file loads some fonts not found in the computer \setCJKmainfont[BoldFont=FZDaHei-B02S,ItalicFont=Adobe Kaiti Std]{FZZhongDengXian-Z07S}% \setCJKsansfont{Adobe Heiti Std} \setCJKmonofont{Adobe ...
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I am trying to configure TeXworks to run the following chains:

I want to configure TeXWorks so that I can compile my documents in the following two different ways with just one click. xelatex, with automatic pdf viewer opening xelatex + makeindex + xelatex, ...
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Customization of Frankfurt Beamer template

I am trying to customize the Frankfurt beamer template. More specifically, in the title slide the sections (and the corresponding bullets) are all opaque, as we can see in the following figure As ...
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pstricks with old latex-dvips-ps2pdf worked; fails with 2014 TeXLive xelatex

I have drawings using pstricks that worked just fine in an old (2008) version of LaTex. On a new machine I switched to texlive 2014 and using xelatex the drawings do not work. For example, the ...
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Ubuntu14: TexLive2014: How to install extra packages?

I'm using Ubuntu 14 LTS. I (fully) installed TexLive2013 then I (fully) uninstalled it in order to install TexLive2014 which I did it from an .iso file succesfully. Now I want to install an extra ...
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How to get straight quotation marks?

How do I get straight quotation marks, i.e., " and ' in TeX? (No, \verb changes the font and this is unacceptable.) [Edit] I forgot to mention that I’m using XeLaTeX, and fontspec is a necessity. ...
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How does one prepare---on TEXLIVE— OpenType, Unicode based, fonts for use with Xe(La)Tex

I downloaded the Cree syllabics font pitabek from: http://www.languagegeek.com/font/fontdownload.html According to the information this font is opentype and follows the Unicode coding for Cree ...
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Polytonic Greek without changing other fonts

I would like to use the hitec class for a handout, I really like the look of it. However, I'd like to include some polytonic Greek as well. I'm not sure how to enable the use of a suitable font ...
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Does UTF8 add right-quote and left-quote recognition to LaTeX, XeTeX? [duplicate]

I've got a LaTeX novel writing project with lots of character quotations. I use Focuswriter to create chapter text files (ASCII, UTF-8). There is no LaTeX markup in the chapter files. A LaTeX ...
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Quote marks - Inverted L / Gamma symbol style?

I'm using XeLaTeX along with the cjk package. I'm trying to recreate quotation marks like the inverted L symbols in the following image: A first attempt. Here's a MWE after looking at the comments ...
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xdvipdfmx error with \slash followed by zero-width space set in Times

I’m trying to compile this document— \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} % no-math can be omitted \setmainfont{Times} \begin{document} \slash\char"200B \end{document} —using ...
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When compiling with XeTeX, why do some letters become stretched and warped?

When compiling with XeTeX using the Helvetica font, some letters become verticaly stretched (e.g: f and capital letters), some become generally bigger (e.g: j), brackets become slightly unaligned from ...
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problem with showing .eps graph on output .pdf with xelatex?

I am new to xelatex and use TeXstudio 2.9.4 with MiKTeX 2.9 ! I've recently upgraded from pdflatex to xelatex, due to the easy handling of new fonts in xelatex. But the new problem I am facing is ...
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How to force xelatex to convert eps into pdf? speed issue with slow compilation of xelatex

I run a few simple tests to compare the compilation speed of pdflatex and xelatex. As most people said, I also found that xelatex is always much slower than pdflatex. The reason for the slowness of ...
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How can I extract a character code (code point) from a character slot in a given font? [XeTeX]

Question I am wondering if there is a way to provide the \XeTeXglyph as input and get the the character code (preferably in hexidecimal) as output. Situation I've been doing many experiments with ...
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Can't compile with apacite

I would like to use apacite for my references. Unfortunately I can't compile my file with apacite. With unsrt everything works fine. \documentclass[landscape]{article} % with or without examples ...
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How to get proper placed closing German doublequotes using lua|xelatex and Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (Regular)?

Using Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro Opticals (latest version: 2.104) the closing German doublequotes are set exactly above (instead of behind) a sentence's closing dot (e.g. questionmark is not ...
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XeLatex otf font won't load

I am very inexperienced with LaTeX. I have a tex file that has worked for a long time, then stopped without any changes to the file. We purchased NeueHaasGrotDisp font. I have the fonts in OTF ...
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Page by page compilation time

I am trying to locate the bottlenecks in compilation for a very large document. The accepted answer to this Question addresses the problem in a neat way but the method only works for pdflatex (and ...
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Is it ImageMagick's fault or pdflatex's that some JPEGs aren't working?

pdflatex (as well as lualatex and xelatex) cannot process (some) JPEG images which were created by my ImageMagick. I'm on OSX Mavericks, using ImageMagick v6.9.0-0 Q16 x86_64 provided via MacPorts. ...
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Apparatus for Arabic edition using Eledmac: problem in lemma direction

I'm trying to do an edition of an Arabic text using Eledmac. The lemma in the text gets put back to front in the apparatus (specifically, the first two words in the upper apparatus). ...
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xelatex problem with datetime

I have a datetime problem if I try to compile my latex file. It is something with datetime, but I cant figured it out, what it is. I have append the log How Can solve the problem of solving the ...
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Can't change bibliography heading [duplicate]

I would like to change the heading of my bibliography. I found this thread: How to change Bibliography heading? Unfortunately, this doesn't work for me. Additionally, I would like to remove the page ...
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Where are LaTeX-related bug trackers located? Where do I report `{pdf,lua,xe}latex` issues?

Following up this question: Is it ImageMagick's fault or pdflatex's that some JPEGs aren't working? I now want to submit a bug report. However, I'm a bit confused where exactly I ...
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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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XeLaTeX and Roboto: No Ligatures

I'm trying to use the Roboto Font Family with XeLaTeX (or LuaLaTeX). When I'm writing a Document in XeLaTeX, no ligatures are used (but there are used on Android, so ligatures should be there). ...
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Trying to build XeLaTeX resume using TexLive 2014, consistently get font error

I am trying to compile a resume template I found online. It utilizes a user-made document class found within the resume docs. The .tex code requires XeLaTeX because it utilizes two Unicode fonts not ...
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Typing Tamil using XeLaTeX

I tried to use the given example with slight modification \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \newfontfamily\tamilfont{Arial Unicode MS} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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How to select numbers from another font?

How can I change the numbers of the text font with the math font numbers and the other way around using XeLaTeX?
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PDF/X-1a on TeX Live 2014 for publishing with POD lightining source

I am trying to get a PDF/X-1a compliant PDF for sending the pdf to Lightning Source for publishing books. I searched and found the following post and tested it PDF/A with hyperref on TeX Live 2013 ...
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Using a specific font for bold greek characters in maths

I'm writing a document involving some maths in which I use lots of greek letters. I would like to write some of them in bold, and the whole document is written in Linux Libertine font. Finally, I'm ...
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grffile / feynmp-auto compatibility in Texlive14

Since I reinstalled Texlive14 from scratch (I was using Texlive13 before) I ran into problems compiling my presentations that use both grffile and feynmf-auto. It appears that, due to the presence of ...
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TeXShop - XeLaTeX: How to include tamil scripts?

I am using TeXShop - XeLaTeX on a MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion. I used the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \begin{document} அ \end{document} I got an ...
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How to contribute to FontAwesome? SVG, EPS to fontawesome? [closed]

I am very interested in contributing to fontawesome. I have some vector icons that I feel the community would benefit to use and I really like to add them to fontawesome. These icons are in svg and ...
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Index, Indic words, XeLaTeX

I am hoping to learn how to make an index that displays words sorted in accordance with the Indic alphabet after having been input directly in Unicode.
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pst-barcode with MikTeX portable

I have the following problem: Rendering QR codes & Barcodes via psbarcode using Xelatex from Miktex portable just seems to work if the Windows path environment variable is set to MikTeX Portable ...
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Relax a command inside minted

I'm using rich unicode in LaTeX as specified here. However I also use unicode in Julia language, so when I input Julia code in XeLaTeX I get an error because √ is bound to \sqrt in LaTeX, but is a ...
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Unicode macros for square root and integral

Is it possible to define math-mode macros √ and ∫ which would expand in the following way: √a ≡ \sqrt{a} √{a + b} ≡ \sqrt{a + b} ∫ ≡ \int ∫_a ≡ \int\limits_a ∫^a ≡ \int\limits^a ∫_a^b ...
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XeLaTeX with Polyglossia and Thai

The following example displays the English text alright, but not the Thai text. It is simply left blank in the PDF result. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} ...
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Problem in fixing the bug of FontAwesome when compiled by XeLaTeX

I have followed the instructions that is given in this post for fontawesome icons that are too big using XeLaTeX. I was able to use FontForge and change the Em Size to 1000. I also used the following ...
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Copy and paste on iPad selects whole sentences after loading libertine

I have the following minimal document: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} %\setmainfont{Code2000} % works on texlive 2014 \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} % does not work ...
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Incompatibilty of Helvetica Neue italic compiled by XeLaTeX when viewed using Adobe Reader

I am running MikTex 2.9 under TeXStudio in Windows 64 bit for compiling my resume that uses friggeri-cv, which can be downloaded here. When I review the pdf made by XeLaTeX in TeXStudio Internal PDF ...
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How to make footnotes left-right and the numbers in English in Persian documents?

The document is compiling in Xelatex and the whole document is Persian using the package xepersian. The footnotes are all in English but they are aligned right and the numbers are persian. I want the ...
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Why don't the packages titlesec and framed work with XeLaTeX?

I'm new to XeLaTeX, and my code won't compile when I use the packages titlesec and framed. Am I doing something wrong, or are these packages just incompatible with XeLaTeX? If they are incompatible, ...
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Problem with \setmainfont{Gill Sans} in MikTex 2.9

I am trying to use the beamer theme Zurich in Windows7, but when I compile it (I chose Xelatex) I get always the following error: ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Gill Sans" cannot ...