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I'm recompiling my CV after updating a few details. I use a few icons throughout which have previously worked with no issues, but are not showing anymore.

I get no warnings or errors. I've provided a simplified version of the code below which also compiles with no errors or warnings, but does not show the icons either:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{fontawesome}

\begin{document}

\faLinkedin
hello

\end{document}

Can someone please help?

  • Are you sure you have the latest (4.3) version of the fonts? I compile without any problem (even with pdflatex now). – Bernard Jul 17 '15 at 17:05
  • When I try to compile this (with xelatex in MacTeX 2015), I get the error message fontspec error: "font-not-found", even though fontawesome is included with MacTex 2015. I don't understand why. (Also, you don't need to load fontspec, since it's loaded with fontawesome, and it's not clear to me what graphicx is doing in your MWE.) – Sverre Jul 17 '15 at 17:40
  • I left graphicx in by accident, removing that from the MWE still results in the icons not loading. I have loaded fontspec as that is used elsewhere in my full document - but again removing from the MWE still results in icons not loading @Sverre – Ashley Jul 17 '15 at 17:50
  • Okay so @Bernard I've confirmed that I have the latest version of the fonts. – Ashley Jul 17 '15 at 17:54
  • Interestingly compiling with LuaLatex rather than XeLaTeX works for the MWE, but my full CV won't compile with LuaLatex. Does this help diagnose? – Ashley Jul 17 '15 at 17:55
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If compiling with XeLaTeX then fontspec package must be included. An example using this method in the modern cv resume:

% !TeX TS-program = xelatex

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv}
\moderncvstyle{classic}
\moderncvcolor{blue}
\usepackage[scale=0.75]{geometry}
\usepackage{fontawesome}
\usepackage{fontspec}
\usepackage{tikz}




\name{John}{Doe}
\title{Resum\`e title} 
\phone[mobile]{+1~(234)~567~890}
\phone[fixed]{+2~(345)~678~901}
\phone[fax]{+3~(456)~789~012}
\email{john@doe.org}   
\homepage{www.johndoe.com} 
\social[linkedin]{john.doe} 
\social[twitter]{jdoe}      
\social[github]{jdoe}       

\moderncvicons{awesome}


\begin{document}

\makecvtitle

\faLinkedin \, hello
or 
\faLinkedinSign \,  hello 

\faTwitter

\end{document}

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