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How to ignore Arabic font for line spacing in inline Latin and Arabic text with Xelatex and babel?

I have a document with inline Latin and Arabic text. I'm using Xelatex and Babel. For more information, I'm actually using Bookdown/Rmarkdown which uses pandoc so I'm somewhat, but not completely, ...
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Compiling slow!

I have slow compiling, I think it is because these following reasons: I type in Kurdish (Alphabet similar to Arabic), so I have to compile with XeLaTeX. Including a lot of pdf (graphs) files. Any ...
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Arabic text causes uneven line spacing with glosses in gb4e

I'm using gb4e to glass text in Arabic using polyglossia in XeLaTeX. An example of a gloss of the sort I'm trying to put together is provided below: \begin{exe} \ex \glll \textarabic{بِسْمِ} \...
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luaotfload fails during compilation but luaotfload-tool doesn't

Goal: compile a document with Arabic symbols in MLA style document. There is a known issue with luaotfload-tool --find. I applied the fix to the directory indicated by kpsewhich luaotfload.sty and ...
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applying stylistic sets on parts of an arabic word (in xelatex/lualatex) causes words to split in the middle

I bought the beautiful Arabic font that supports many stylistic sets. One of these has to do with the two forms for the kaaf: When I apply the relevant stylistic set to an entire word, it renders all ...
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Define your own “list of …”

I'm currently working on a book, and I want to create a list of examples. I tried lots of solutions available online, but none suited me well - see for example: https://texblog.org/2008/07/13/define-...
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I want to write a section in arabic in an overleaf template but the rest of the document is written in english

I'm using an overleaf template (https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/thesis-template-faculty-of-engineering-ain-shams-university/ykvrxppdjqmz) to write my thesis and I wanted add a section written ...
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How to get the equation numbering paretheses right with arabic?

\documentclass[fontsize=15pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[left=1.00cm, right=1.00cm, top=1.00cm, bottom=1.00cm]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{tabularx,tabulary} \usepackage{...
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Reledmac XeLaTeX Arabic: Line wrapping does not work in Critical footnotes

I ran into an issue of Reledmac with XeLaTeX. The line wrapping in critical footnotes is not working as expected, instead, the line extends and bleeds to the margins. I am Giving the following MWE for ...
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Missing Arabic character in FreeSerif font / document mixing Korean, English, and Arabic

I've got a document that has English, Arabic, and Korean in it; I'd solved the "English-Korean" combination but anything I tried to do that added Arabic caused a clash with what worked for ...
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Basic multilingual lualatex document

Traying to write a multilingual document with english as main lang, french and arabic. What is the basic preamble? I tried to start with this but it doesn't helped me. \documentclass{book} \usepackage[...
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Arabic links which are long and line breaks

I have url-links which are quite long and might exceed a regular line width. For "regular" long links with UTF-8 characters I have found the solution with the package xurl. Since the URL ...
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I need to add English sources, and Arabic numbers with the correct order

This is how the references look like, I have a problem that the numbers are in the wrong direction (like the years are 2991 instead of 1992, and when I add English sources like the one first one it ...
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Left alignment of TOC numbers and Captions numbering in arabic

I nedd help to align TOC numbers to left and to change captions numbering to arabic not hindi like in the pictures. Thank you. \documentclass[a4paper, oneside, 11pt]{book} \usepackage[top=23mm,bottom=...
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Change figures list name and Include graphics into arabic text

I want to change the figures list name from "قائمة الأشكال" to "قائمة الصور" When I try to include graphics (pdf, eps) into arabic text, the figure in the resulted pdf is always ...
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How to manually insert ornamental braces like the one in the quran package?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[voc]{arabluatex} \begin{document} \end{document} I am using the arabluatex package. How do I insert the ornamental braces (image below) manually?
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Arabic font Amiri misaligned output

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[voc]{arabluatex} \begin{document} \arb{fa.dlaTuN dAllaTuN} \end{document} Why do I get misaligned "shadda" and "fatha" (in the word "...
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Arabluatex coloring

(I have tried to contact Robert Alessi, the Arabluatex package creator, but there seems to be something wrong with his email address, which used to be okay.) In the example below, how do I make the ...
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writing an arabic math exam with Latex

I want to write my exam with latex. I tried to convert my english exam as follows: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{arabic} \setotherlanguage{english} \...
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True type font with pdftex

I want to use true type font (ttf) with pdftex. This has been discussed for latin fonts and it seems that's the problem is solved. My problem is with arabic font, for example Amiri. I learned that i ...
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Pashto Script in Latex

I would like to know, how to include Pastho-Script in my document. A similar question was asked here before, but only concering the use of one single charakter in the document, while I would like to ...
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some arabic words in beamer, babel xelatex problem!

How to insert some arabic words in a beamer presentation using the babel package and xelatex? I have tried the following code but the arab words are not displayed! \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{...
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How to write Arabic poetry on LyX?

In Arabi package documentation, it possible to write Arabic poetry on LaTeX using that package. But, I want to write Arabic poetry using LyX, that uses LaTeX as its backend and XeTeX for formatting ...
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Arabic text go under baseline when vocalisation diacritics (tashkil) is used

When an Arabic text is vocalized (using the diacritics called tashkil), the whole line sometimes goes below the expected baseline. Here is an example with the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,...
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Why is my Arabic writing broken? [closed]

Previously, I tested LyX for writing in Arabic with the Arabic (Arabi) language setting. LyX could render Arabic writing properly at that time without punctuation or harakat. But, if I add harakat or ...
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How to force a LateX environment to start on a new page

How can I use \breakbox, in this example, to force the example environment defined below to continue on a new page? Here is an example to clarify: \begin{document} \maketitle \section{test} \begin{...
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Problem while loading Arabic script using pdflatex on LyX

When I do an attempt to exporting to PDF a document with Arabic text on LyX using pdfTeX engine, appear an error like this. !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ae_almohanad_bold.pfb): cannot open Type 1 ...
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Table with arabic text corrupted when trying to colour cells

I have got this code to create an Arabic table: \documentclass[18pt]{article} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[arabic, provide=*, bidi=basic, layout=counters.tabular]{...
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Change language in one page to arabic when using MasterDoctoralThesis

In the masters-doctoral-thesis template, the language is chosen when the document class is called in the main and is applied to the whole thesis. However, I would like to mention some proverbs in ...
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babel not rendering Arabic font correctly

I have an Arabic font (Traditional Arabic), but babel is not rendering it correctly, it leaves gaps between the letters (they should be connected): \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{report} \usepackage{...
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Number direction in Arabic using (plain) Luatex

Following the question here, I managed to write in Arabic using Luatex (plain/Optex), but all numbers are also written from the right to the left (and in Western numbers, not Arabic). It seems that ...
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Context non equal space after itemize label in RTL document

Why in this example spaces after ) of inline itemize environment are not equal, and how to fix this? \setuppapersize[A4] \mainlanguage[arabic] \setupdirections[bidi=global,method=one] \setupalign[r2l] ...
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i need to Remove space between section number and title and make the number section in the right side

\documentclass[12pt,oneside, tikz, ignorerest=false]{book} \usepackage[paperwidth=210mm,paperheight=297mm,hmargin=0.5cm,top=10mm,bottom=23mm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{...
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Use two languages in leaflet class

I am using the following code to write a leaflet with two languages: \documentclass[10pt,foldmark,notumble]{leaflet} \renewcommand*\foldmarkrule{.3mm} \renewcommand*\foldmarklength{5mm} % Set ...
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Writing greek and arabic letters in memoir

I'm trying to write a book (documentclass "memoir") and I would like each chapter to begin alternatively with a greek or arabic letter. I have no problem with greek thanks to the package &...
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\textfrench causing no chapter numbers in theorem numbering

I am dealing with a bilingual document using polyglossia: Arabic (main) and French (secondary, mostly math only). \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{arabic} \setmainlanguage[locale=algeria]{...
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How to implement SWT, SAW, AS etc

I was just wondering if there are any way to implement the arabic words of (Subhanahu wa ta'ala) (SAW), (AS), (RA) etc.. using arabtex?
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How to add Arabic in-line with English sentence in XeLaTeX?

I'm currently working on a book and I need to add Arabic words in the document within an English sentence. Example: "The word (arabic word) is the definition of....". I tried using LR{} and {...
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Applying \textfrench to item numbering inside lists written in Arabic

CONTEXT | Bilingual document, Polyglossia in the preamble: Arabic=main, French=secondary (mostly for math). Used \textfrench to render page numbering and theorem numbering with the same font used in ...
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why mpchess generated board is out of the page here is the simplest code possible

\documentclass[a4paper, twoside,12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{arabic} \setotherlanguage{english} \setmainfont{amiri} \usepackage{...
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Dotted circle (U+25CC) with Arabic diacritics uncentered in XeLaTeX

I am trying to typeset the Arabic diacritics together with the dotted circle and for some reason, the diacritic is always un-centered. I even tried stackengine to overlap them, but they are still off. ...
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Which is better for arabic Babel or Polyglossia [closed]

I need to know for general purpose articles or books. Which one plays best with figures, diagrams, multicolumns, TOC, enumitem..etc. and most appreciated if problems with skak, and chessboard are less ...
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The current roman font does not contain the Arabic (polyglossia)

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{arabic} \newfontfamily\arabicfont[Script=Arabic,Scale=1.1]{Traditional Arabic} \setotherlanguage{english} \begin{document} ...
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I'm using the newspaper package, How do I make the title of my newspaper title in Uyghur or Farsi or Arabic

I have included Arabic in the package. but I can't display the headline of the newspaper. \documentclass{article} %In the preamble section include the arabtex and utf8 packages \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Parallel-Paging with paracol totally fail with polyglossia

I have an french-arabic belangual document, where the french version should be appear at left odd pages when arabic version sould appear at right even pages like as described here. But, I discover the ...
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Unable to Disable `colr` Feature With HarfBuzz Renderer From the `fontspec` Package

I noticed that if you use the Renderer = HarfBuzz fontspec option, the colr OpenType feature automatically gets disabled. If you use the default renderer, the feature does not get enabled but you can ...
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Transliteration asked of a Arabic word for use with arabtex / LaTeX

Could someone please help me: I need to include the official name of Egypt in Arabic characters in a LaTeX document. The transcription I find: Jumhūriyat Miṣr al-`Arabīyah cannot be used in arabtex. I ...
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I need help with customizing my List of Contents

Lads, I want to make a Table of Contents as show in. I've been using the default option, but it is not what I'm looking for. this is what I want: I. PART ONE I. Chapter one 1. subsection A 2. ...
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Citing an ancient arabic manuscript and its translation

\begin{filecontents}[force]{test.bib} @BOOK{Bag-26, author = {{{\foreignlanguage{arabic}{محمد بن الحسن بن الكريم الكاتب البغدادي}} [al-Baghdadi, Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan Ibn al-Karīm]}}, ...
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Arabicfont and URL link selection

I have some links with Arabic characters which are not properly displayed in my current font. Therefore I select Arabic language before using the link. The MWE looks like \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,...
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