I am considering whether to to try to use
xelatex. Before I try, I wanted to ask: does this kind of setup work with
Usually I would just try it myself and see, but this question on SE has made me hesitate because it suggests that similar setup does not work, then a self-answer, which is marked as accepted, has an "EDIT" that says that it only works to compile the mainfile but not the individual subfiles. But compiling the subfiles is of course the whole point of using
In other words, what I want to know is whether
subfiles a robust package that should work with all these different complex packages and software -- or is it really just designed for simple LaTeX documents without automated bibliography, Unicode, or other complications?