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What companies provide translation services for LaTeX (XeLaTeX UTF-8) documents?

Question What are one's possibilities for getting UTF-8 .tex files translated? This is more of a wiki-style question. If anybody says to do a google search, errrr. I think a consolidated list of ...
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How to force a math font regardless of any other factors? [duplicate]

I am using Charter for math (mathdesign package) and Bitstream Vera for body text (through XeLaTeX's fontspec package. However, when using things like \text{} in math mode, the text still appears in ...
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How to format a language tree?

I would like to format the a language tree with XeLaTeX. The question is how to balance it so that it fits within the page width. Monospaced font In a mono-spaced font it looks like indicated ...
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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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Boisik font in combination with fontspec

I'm trying to use fontspec (XeLaTeX) in combination with the Boisik font, which turns out to be hard. The following order \usepackage{boisik} \usepackage{fontspec} leads to fontspec overriding ...
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How to add a letter that match nicely to this cv? [on hold]

I'm using this CV style and I would like to add a statement of purpose letter. I was thinking on use the same information box for the satement of purpose. Could anybody help me to create this ...
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Typesetting text in multiple languages without repeating the text

I am working on typesetting an Indian text in three languages using ITRANS + XeTeX. I have pasted an example below. How do I avoid having to repeat the text for getting three different outputs. Can I ...
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Line number in cross reference

Cross references in Latex allow me to print the page number of a reference. How can I print the line number too (for instance the word Lily appears on page xxx, line xx)? Thank you, A
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Multiple language index in XeLaTeX

I would like to make an index with keywords in different languages. What should be the options for xindy?
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Fake small caps with XeTeX/fontspec?

Using XeTeX and fontspec, I use the Liberation font family in of my documents. Unfortunately those fonts (esp. Liberation Serif) do not natively support small caps. Is there a way to enable fake ...
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Change caption font using xelatex

I'm new to xelatex, but I've managed to change the font of the chapter, sections, and so on. Now, I want to change the global font of the float captions (figures, tables...). I've named the font ...
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pdfLatex exitcode when running with timeout

I'm using latexmk for compilation of my document and want to limit time for every compile cycle. In order to do it I use timeout util in following way: latexmk -f -pdf -bibtex \ -pdflatex="timeout ...
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Problem with fonts and rerunfilecheck package Miktex 2.9 in Windows

I'm trying to compile a document that I download from here: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv It works on one computer, but not in my new PC. The error comes from ...
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siunitx disturbs spacing of \, in math with xelatex

In the following example - compiled with XeLaTeX - the spacing of \thinspacing/the value of mu (used by \,) is disturbed if \SI is used in the math before: \documentclass{article} ...
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What best combination of fonts for Serif, Sans, and Mono do you recommend?

Now that Xe(La)TeX is being increasingly used to deliver nifty documents, I am wondering if any recommendations have been published or discussed about the best combination of font families for mixing ...
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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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How to define XeLaTeX in special font

I need to define Symbols in special fonts and size like **Helvetica-BoldOblique** below mentioned symbols "*, \dagger, \ddagger" But i don't know how to execute the above requirement in XeLaTeX by ...
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Is there a way of using changebars with XeLaTeX?

Is there any way of using the changebars package with XeLaTeX? The current release of changebars doesn't support a xetex option. Almost three years ago there was a discussion on comp.text.tex about ...
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Using \fontsize in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

In the Wikibooks/TeX article on fonts, it is stated that The \tiny...\Huge commands are often enough for most contents. These are fixed sizes however. In most document processors, you can usually ...
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Makefile that prevents tex directory from being cluttered with build output

I am using xelatex, biber and makeglossaries to generate my bachelor thesis. All of them are creating a huge amount of temporary files that are cluttering, not only my root document directory, but the ...
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spaces in font names

I have an updated TeXLive distribution. Following Fonts for PolyTonic Greek I copied the code exactly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} ...
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An annoying overflow in mdframed environment with tufte-handout

I'd like to highlight a text block in a Tufte style document. I defined myblock environment based on mdframed package. \documentclass{tufte-handout} \definecolor{MyGray}{rgb}{0.95,0.95,0.98} ...
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font-not-found error: font “HoeflerText” cannot be found — LuaLaTex error! [closed]

I am running this CV/Resume example from here: Here is a relevant fraction of the code: \documentclass[10pt]{article} %!TEX encoding = UTF-16 % See geometry.pdf to learn the layout options. There ...
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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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Selecting optical sizes for all fonts in a family

XeTeX and LuaTeX are able to assign optical sizes to fonts when they are provided. In those situations where XeTeX or LuaTex are unable to correctly assign optical sizes I am able to specify them but ...
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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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Footnotes in list get numbered incorrectly

I am using the friggeri-cv Latex package. I have used footnotes in the following way: \documentclass[]{friggeri-cv} \section{experience} \begin{entrylist} %-- ...
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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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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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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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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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Cannot get TeX-command-extra-options to work in AucTeX 11.88

I am using the minted package, which requires "-shell-escape" to function. I use XeLateX as my command. I updated auctex using ELPA in emacs 24.3.1, which has 11.88. According to this question, I can ...
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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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\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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fonts for PolyTonic Greek

I am using XeLaTeX with the fontspec package for Polytonic Greek character support (Unicode solutions only, no hacks). The default font doesn't display most of the desired characters, but I like the ...
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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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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 ...