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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Aliasing an imported font to be reused later?

I have imported a font from files and set it as the main font like this: \setmainfont{EBGaramond}[ Path = fonts/eb-garamond/, Extension = .ttf, UprightFont = *12-Regular, BoldFont = *08-Regular, ...
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Changing Chinese Font Size

I've tried to set the default font size through the documentclass optional parameter but the font size hasn't changed. I'm using xetex with texmaker. My document: \documentclass[60pt]{ctexart} ...
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How to place a photo on this resume template

I would like to use this template(xelatex) for resume, in particular, I want to add a photo in the title block, just in the right of the name, could anyone help?
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Availability of LaTeX packages' functionality in ConTeXt, XeTeX, and LuaTeX

I am considering trying out ConTeXt, XeTeX, and LuaTeX, but one concern of mine is the fact that I am using a large number of LaTeX packages. There are a number of questions comparing these TeX ...
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What's wrong in the \tensor command?

After a recent update of MikTeX (and TeX Live!) on my computers (right after my vacation :)) I am not able to compile my book. The book is big and complex, uses many \if \else \fi constructions in the ...
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My font is ignored in beamer

I use Xetex for customize my font. I installed my font in my linux system. The command fc-list | grep -i Share-TechMono returns /usr/local/share/fonts/Share-TechMono.ttf: ...
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Xelatex not giving me my font

I'm using pandoc to export to PDF via xelatex. I have the template properly set up -- or at least it was last time I backed it up, which was before I reinstalled Linux. I then had to reinstall 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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Hyphenation in two languages in XeLaTeX + polyglossia

I am fairly new to LaTeX so please excuse any obvious parts of the question. I am looking for a way to setup hyphenation in 2 languages (Greek and English) at the same time. My setup is MacTeX ...
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Memoir sheetsequence counter does not increment when bidi is loaded

I would like to use \thesheetsequence in the trim area (sheet-number.tex) as described in the Memoir documentations but the counter does not increment (it always shows 1) and \thelastsheet is always ...
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Differences between LuaTeX, ConTeXt and XeTeX

I’m interested in the differences and commonalities between the “new” (La)TeX processors: LuaTeX, XeTeX, and ConTeXt. Personally, I’ve only used XeTeX so far and without having the time to try out ...
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Which flavor of latex to use? LuaTeX, XeLaTeX or LaTeX? [duplicate]

When I started using TeX, it was easy to build. Today I discovered that I can use different flavor of LaTeX to build my (La)TeX files. Is there a general rule of which flavor I should consider for a ...
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How to inlcude svg in xelatex [duplicate]

How can I make the following snipped work in xelatex. The svg package seems buggy, and I added the following commands from http://mirror.switch.ch/ftp/mirror/tex/info/svg-inkscape/ ...
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xelatex doesn't work properly with tikz when pgfpage with \pgfpagesuselayout is used!

I'm trying to make a fading background using tikz. It works great with pdflatex, but when I use xelatex it doesn't work properly. As I noticed the problem is because of \pgfpagesuselayout command. I ...
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Incorrect hyperlinks when \part is used. How can I correct this?

I used the advice in How to split a latex document using parts and chapters to section my book in to parts and chapters. However, the table of contents has links to chapter n in part 1, for chapter n ...
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Unwanted blank lines (in both columns!) when using paracol

Problem: I'm getting unwanted blank lines at seemingly random locations in my document for no obvious reason. Background: I'm creating a collection of short stories translated from various ...
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Issue with \xrightarrow

I get something weird from the \xrightarrow command: the line is dashed. Here is my main.texfile: ...
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Empty frames in beamer in case of RTL languages without tikz package, xelatex engine

I can not understand why all components of a beamer presentation are not showing (really empty frames) with this MWE \documentclass{beamer} %\usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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XeLaTeX misplaces ActualText box

The following MWE uses accessibility features of PDF provided by the package accsupp to replace the content of the selection corresponding to BBB with ZZZ in the string AAABBBCCC. ...
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Changing Caption Font Doesn't Work

I need to format the caption of tables and figures in my document so that is is 10pt Arial font bold faced. The main font is 12pt Times New Roman. I've tried the following (MWE), but it doesn't seem ...
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XeLaTeX: Create Special Characters NOT included in my main font [duplicate]

I am trying to compile a document in XeLaTeX which uses special characters (such as ā, ḍ, ī, ḷ, ṁ, ṅ, ṇ, ō, ṛ, ś, ṣ, ṭ, ū) but the main font that I prefer to use does NOT include these extended ...
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Using minted package on Ubuntu: .w18 file not found error

I am trying to run the following code through XeLaTeX, using the -shell-escape option: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \end{document} The file is named guess.tex and ...
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Bookmark showing a box for character

The following works on the computer that generated it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdfencoding=auto,psdextra]{hyperref} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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Setting math fonts with mathspec changes monotype fonts of urls in bibliography

I'm working on a document with Xelatex so I use \fontspec. I have set the monotype fonts with \setmonofont to use Inconsolata, for example, in the urls of the bibliography. This minimal example shows ...
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using legrand-orange-book template with non-english language

I am trying to write a persian book using http://www.latextemplates.com/template/the-legrand-orange-book template. I have included xepersian package. My first problem is that when I wirte persian ...
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Use Font Awesome font in bookmarks

Is it possible to use a Font Awesome character(s) in a bookmark? This is what I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} ...
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Can i enable letter expansion with Xelatex somehow?

I have a two column which I want to compile with Xelatex. However, I get a lot of over/underfull hbox'es. I use the microtype and fontspec package. The former can only performe protrusion with ...
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Conflict between polyglossia and ucharclasses

I have an issue with the following (Xe)LaTeX code where I want to get proper French spacing around the punctuation. Here goes: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Pantone framebox in XeLaTeX

I have my document in XeLaTeX. I need to use PANTONE colors, so I choose xespotcolor. MWE looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{xespotcolor} \usepackage{color} ...
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Layout issue with XeTeX and feynmp

I am trying to include Feynman graphics to my XeTeX document. Here is the main.tex file: ...
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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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fontspec+polyglossia… lack of spaces before punctuation marks (French) in standalone and dinbrief

I fail to get Lualatex to properly typeset punctuation marks for French when using the classes standalone or dinbrief. In this minimal example I would expect to see spaces before the colon and before ...
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How to get xetex to find a Truetype font?

I'm trying to compile a lyx document that uses the Crimson font. \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Crimson} fontspec error: "font-not-found" |''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' | A font ...
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Xetex - Font not found!

I'm a TeX Newbie and I'm trying to get XeTex to work with FontAwesome. Initially I got the error : The font "FontAwesome" cannot be found. So I added the path defaultfontfeatures as suggested in: ...
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Graphics appearing above text [duplicate]

For some reason the graphics is rendered above the text. I'm using xelatex (with Chinese characters). The relevant Chinese latex compiled using xelatex is on pastebin as for some reason stackexchange ...
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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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Problems using the “crop” package and printing cam options using LyX

I'm having a little difficulty having default variables (with a custom page size) to load properly on the pdf. I am using the following preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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A problem with unicode-math.sty used in a .cls file

I am having a problem with the unicode-math.sty (I'm using MacTeX2015, updated this morning). I am using the following MWE class file. testthis.cls \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}[2001/06/01] ...
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XeLaTeX and changing fonts inside a document

Here is a detailed explanation of how to use various fonts inside a document in XeLaTeX: How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? However, there is no MWE to ...
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Change kerning for `f'` in math mode

I want to adjust the kerning between f' in math mode (and other pairs) across the entire document. I found http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/219881/54601, which is exactly what I want but for text mode, ...
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My PSTricks is broken: empty output from pst-vowel example

Consider the following example from the pst-vowel manual (http://ctan.cs.uu.nl/macros/latex/contrib/pst-vowel/pst-vowel.pdf): \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tipa,pst-vowel} \begin{document} ...
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TexStudio - polyglossia - xelatex : how to create symbols

I'm using TexStudio to write my thesis and I just changed to polyglossia and xelatex because I'm need to write down words in a lot of different languages. Since I do this however, a lot of commands ...
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Linguex bad spacing between number and examples with certain values above 99 when using old style numbers

When using linguex example numbering packing, if I use \defaultfontfeatures{Numbers=OldStyle} with xetex or luatex, then with certain example numbers exceeding 99, there is no spacing between the ...
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RTL with tabluar

This is a question about xelatex, even though I mention LyX here. My goal is to produce an RTL table with one row, two columns, which looks more or less like that: ...
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Install a hyphenation file for xetex

This is a beginner question: I need to use this hyphenation pattern: https://www.ctan.org/pkg/xetex-greek with xetex, how can I do to install it? Thank you.
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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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Fit large tikz image on page without white space

I am working on an agenda in knitr (using XeLaTeX). I use tikz for rounded edges around a tabular environment in the monthly overview. This is the first of several pages of the overview: As you ...
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XeLaTeX: Set an alternative font in case it is not found

I am setting up the packages for a shared project with someone who's not familiar with LaTeX. I want to use some of our local fonts. I used XeLaTeX and it works. However, we'll also use a notebook ...
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using pinyin package with xelatex

I am trying to use the pinyin package for glossing Chinese text. There are two problems: First, it complains about \Xiand \Pi allready being defined and second the dash about the a and the e is not ...
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Why does XeLaTeX doubles the pdf file size with respect to pdfLaTeX? [closed]

All was fine with my using XeLaTex in TexWorks. It generated nice 6Mb pdf files. Yesterday I started getting 12Mb pdf files. I cannot post the pdf file I try to includepdf in my document. XeLaTex pdf ...