When using ctex combined with xeLatex, I found there are some missing characters in ctex, so I wonder how to solve this issue ?

For example, character .

\documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article}

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  • Welcome to TeX.SX! I tried with TeX Live from 2016 to 2019 and always got four characters. Can you please show the log file?
    – egreg
    Oct 9, 2019 at 8:35
  • @egreg Sure. I tried with VScode latexshop and overleaf, but neither of them could work. Here is the Overleaf link, you can find the log file here. overleaf.com/read/bwjzvcmvnrfm
    – WButter
    Oct 9, 2019 at 8:56
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    You get There is no 祂 in font [FandolSong-Regular.otf]/OT. Use a different font; the manuals of ctex are in Chinese, so I'm not able to suggest how to do it.
    – egreg
    Oct 9, 2019 at 9:00
  • @egreg Thank you so much ! After I referred to ctex manual, now I have worked it out.
    – WButter
    Oct 9, 2019 at 9:28

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According to ctex Chinese manual(page 9), changing the font can solve the character missing problem:



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