i am trying to make cv by using LaTex template but there is an error when i start compilation.

Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" The fontspec package requires either    XeTeX or LuaTeX to function. You must change your typesetting engine to, e.g., "xelatex" or "lualatex" instead of plain "latex" or "pdflatex". For immediate help type H <return>.

i have compiled this template with XeTex and LualaTex tools->commands->XeTex/LualaTex but error exists. I think there is some error in fonts package because when i compile with Xelatex it shows following error

Font EU1/HelveticaNeueUltraLight(0)/m/n/14="Helvetica Neue UltraLight:" at 14.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file or installed font not found. \header{john}{smith}{junior business analyst}

These errors show up in every cv template when i run, it would be helpful if someone guides me how to fix this and editor i am using is TexStudio.

  • 2
    I rather looks like you don't have the font HelveticaNeueUltraLight installed – user31729 Jul 21 '15 at 6:43
  • it is related to fontspec.sty package but in template i have included this package by \usepackage{fontspec}. – Afzaal Ahmad Jul 21 '15 at 6:50
  • @AfzaalAhmad can you add your minimal working example ! – Say OL Jul 21 '15 at 14:22
  • @SayOL please goto following link and download the file its the full template and example i am working on http://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv – Afzaal Ahmad Jul 23 '15 at 17:04
  • Substitute helvetica with the fonts you actually have. – Johannes_B Oct 24 '15 at 12:08

The example file of the template needs to be compiled with eitehr XeLateX or LuaLaTeX. Be careful to use fonts you actually have available on your machine.

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