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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bidi package and TeX capacity

I am working with XeLaTeX and the bidi package, which I need to use to typeset some Urdu text. From what I gather from the bidi documentation, bidi needs to be loaded as the last package in the ...
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Can't write on file in Xelatex [duplicate]

The code is: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} WinEdt in WIN7 Error messages: Command Line: xelatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=1 ...
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XeLaTeX does not compile a document when activated from Python 2.7.8

I am debugging a Python 2.7.8 script to compile a document with XeLaTeX. I have a MacTeX 2014 installation which works fine when activated through the command window or TeXmaker. Following is the ...
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Hoefler Text Swashes under Windows 7 XeTex

I'm using XeTeX on Windows 7 from the MiKTeX 2.9 package and I want to use the swashes from Hoefler Text. The common ligatures rendering well but I can't get the swashes. Here's the code I am using: ...
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This Question environment with XeLaTeX

I am still converting my pdflatex codes to XeLaTeX. Minimal case \documentclass{article} % The Question -environment works with these two lines % \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, textcomp, mathtools, ...
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I need centered, unnumbered section titles [duplicate]

Every business book I have seen have section and subsection titles centered and without numbers. If you just browse business books on Amazon and look at the preview you will see what I mean. ...
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To type these math declares in XeLaTeX

I am converting my codes from pdflatex to XeLaTeX Minimal case \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} % also loads package fontspec \setmainfont{Minion Pro} % or whatever OTF you have on ...
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Custom line break and column sizing in table

I use the following code to produce a table (using XeLaTex): %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{article} %---- Allow the insertion of graphics and tables ----% ...
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I can't run this code

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{XITS Math} \begin{document} The quadratic formula is \\\\ $x = \dfrac{-b \pm \sqrt{b^2 - 4ac}}{2a}$ ...
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Using XeTeXlinebreaklocale for non space delimited languages, locales?

I am currently using xeCJK for Chinese/Japanese/Korean languages. Using Polyglossia for Thai, with the line break setting: \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th" I've seen several people discuss the use of the ...
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How to add two lines for \rput in radar chart [closed]

I'm able to draw radar chart using code mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(-4,-4)(4,4) \psset{unit=1.2} \degrees[270] ...
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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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Embed ConTeXt into LaTeX

I have an XML document which I'm currently trying to converted into XeLaTeX code. I'd like to stick to XeLaTeX rather than move to ConTeXt. However, a problem relatex to the difference in the table ...
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Change letter colour without losing letter spacing

I am designing a poster with XeLaTeX and want a word with custom letter spacing and where each letter is a different colour. The example below shows the problem: the first word is spaced as I want but ...
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Why under Texlive2014 / win8.1 terminal xelatex does not work outside the bin/win32 directory?

When I open the terminal and type xelatex, the program ended without any prompt. It only works when I changed the directory to texlive/2014/bin/win32 This is rather odd since if the program path ...
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misaligned psplot psline in pstricks

I am trying to draw a figure using pstricks and pst-plot, compiling to a PDF with XeLaTeX. I find that lines drawn with the \psplot and \psline commands are horizontally displaced from where I want ...
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How use font in your tex

This code in my file: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} % moderncv themes %\moderncvtheme[blue]{casual} % optional argument are 'blue' (default), 'orange', 'red', 'green', ...
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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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Urdu typing in WinEdt (using Miktex)

This may sound duplicate question but i am really new to the TeX system. I have gone through following steps: Installed MiKTeX 2.9 Installed WinEdt 9.0 WinEdt automatically picked up Miktex and I ...
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XeLaTeX, Texlipse, polyglossia german language issue

I'm trying to set up an Eclipse Environment with TexLipse using XeLaTex which is throwing the following error during "build": xelatex.exe> ("C:\Program ...
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Why will this revtex article not compile if figure is included? [duplicate]

I use revtex template to write some Chinese article and find it can be compiled ONLY without \begin{figure}...\end{figure}. My OS is X64 win8.1 and texlive 2014, engine is XeLaTeX ...
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drawing vertical lines on top of symbols

I need to add a vertical bar above and below a few letters. I'm using the tipa package, and it works as long as that's the only package I load. I also need to load polyglossia to type a few foreign ...
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Could not use \rule in chapter title in latest texlive

Using XeLaTeX In texlive 2014 (versions before May or texlive 2013 or older), one can use \rule{width}{height} in a chapter title. However, in latest texlive (versions after June) form ctan, use of ...
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Typesetting braces to the index

I am trying to put { in index using xindy as my index processor and xelatex as the typesetting format: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} ...
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Use of different font by name in chapter, section, subsection In memoir class

I'm using memoir class and I have an open type font I would like to use through my document. I have achieved that but I would like to customize it a little in chapter headings, section headings etc. ...
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XeLaTeX override default sanskrit hyphenation, do not hyphenate if not indicated

Sanskrit hyphenation is not very good in xelatex as it can possibly not recognize long compound words. I want to override the default hyphenation and hyphenate only where indicated by the \\- command. ...
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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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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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Missing hyphenation patterns in XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm using tlmgr to manage packages, I have installed babel-hungarian and hyphen-hungarian, but hyphenation is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage[hungarian]{babel} ...
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Best math font with Times New Roman in XeLaTeX

I compile my document with the following commands in the header: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} which works fine. What is the "best" math font that will match the text in the ...
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Change format of chapter number in memoir class

I am using XeLaTeX with the memoir class and Greek text and I would like to change the chapter title to be uppercase instead of lowercase I have this \chapter{Αποτελεσματικότητα του Ανταγωνιστικού ...
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Suppress specific ligature in XeLaTeX

Is there a way to selectively disable a specific ligature in XeLaTex? I cannot see how. The selnolig package seems to do what I need but I don't even know how to use Lualatex with my Texshop setup on ...
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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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Why php exec() fails .tex→xelatex→.pdf, but succeed .tex→xelatex→.xdv→xdvipdfmx→.pdf?

The call of command: $dir = "/path/to/source/file"; exec("cd $dir;xelatex filesource.tex", $output_array[0]); always fails, but: $dir = "/path/to/source/file"; exec("cd $dir;/usr/texbin/xelatex ...
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Subscript scaling with Latin Modern Math

I'm using XeLateX, Unicode math, and the Latin Modern fonts (Latin Modern and Latin Modern Math). To me, it looks like subscripts in mathematical expressions are being properly (optically) scaled -- ...
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xepersian, xetex can't find fonts

I'm trying to add persian text to my document but it doesn't accept the fonts I set and returns this error: The font "XB Niloofar" cannot be found. I just installed texlive using this guid. And ...
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Everything in small caps with fontspec and XeTeX

I seem to be having the opposite problem from everyone else. I am using fontspec and would like only the title and section headings to be small caps yet everything is unless I specify textbf or textit ...
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Old ligatures in Siṇhala

I am trying to reproduce a term from an old Siṇhala-English dictionary. I have checked several fonts and the best candidates for the job seemed coming from the Bhashitha font family. The font contains ...
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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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Real number symbol (UTF-8: ℝ) in XeTeX

How can I get the 'real number' sign (something like \mathbb{R} with the amssymb package in LaTeX) in XeTeX?
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Numbering poems in verse / memoir

I used this template: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59631 for typesetting for a poet friend of mine. It uses memoir and for poems the verse environment. It gives a very good ...
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Weird problem with lstlisting (xelatex) [duplicate]

I've got something really weird. Here is MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage{inputenc} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{fontspec} % fonts ...
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Listing with mixed english and russian symbols in comments

I'm using the listings package for formatting .cpp code in LaTeX. My code needs to have mixed English and Russian words in comments. The font must be monospaced (preffered Courier family). /* Prints ...
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Print “Box drawing characters” from shell in lstlisting

I have some output from the tree command, which looks something like this: . ├── Maildir/ └── scripts/ ├── backup.sh* └── OLD/ ├── backup_cleanup.sh.old └── backup.sh.old* ...
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Latex (XeTex) places equation parenthesis the wrong way [duplicate]

I recently switched compilation of my tex document from pdflatex to xetex for reasons of typesetting occasional arabic text (the rest of document though is almost entirely in English). However now I ...
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Luatex and Xetex installed but template isn't working

I have just downloaded a template from http://gtweb.uit.no/iwclul2015/2015-fiwclul.tar.gz I've installed luatex and xetex but it's not compiling: alvas@ubi:~$ sudo apt-get install texlive-xetex ...
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note move from right to down

There is a project ubuntu-manual. Result of PDF here. But note are of right. How is this note move from right to down? Thanks!
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XeLaTeX - Bottleneck at eu1enc.def

With XeLaTeX my compiler always consistently slows down when it comes to accessing eu1enc.def (I am using the fontspec package). I tried with copying that file and the others employed at that point ...
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Distiller Settings in XeLaTeX PDF

Since the PDF is getting generated from XeLaTeX, i want to add the distiller option (some of the mention below in the form of bullet list) into the generated PDF. Most of the PDF requirements are ...
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Modifying EB Garamond font

Is possible modifying this font to have only the "normal" s and u also in the doubles ? \documentclass[pagesize=auto, version=last]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{microtype} ...