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Fancy bibliography items

I'd like to add costumized icons (from fontawesome package) in front of each bibliographic entry in a beamer presentation. This is the code: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{...
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How can I change the size of icons in ModernCV?

Is there a way to change the size of icons (phone, mail, social etc.) in ModernCV, other than redefining each of them? If so - how? I'm using the classic theme which uses fontawesome icons, with ...
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FontAwesome5 How to Add Alt Text to the Icon for Accessibility or Screen Reader?

I am currently working on creating a Resume/CV and using fontawesome5 icons for visual elements such as links to GitHub, LinkedIn, Email, and Phone Number, instead of writing them out as text. I would ...
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How to use Font Awesome (6.5.1) icons with LuaLaTeX?

I have to use a Font Awesome 6.5.1 icon which doesn't exist in Font Awesome 5 and, therefore, I cannot use the fontawesome5 package. With LuaLaTeX, is it possible to use and, if so, how can I use a ...
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How to make all the fontawesome5 icons in a document small?

I found that the fontawesome5 icons always a little larger than the text next to them. So I should type some text before \small\faIcon{youtube}\normalsize some text after..., it's a little trouble. ...
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Installing fontawesome5 on TeX Live: Alternative to texlive-fonts-extra

In a related question regarding fontawesome the suggestion to be able to use \usepackage{fontawesome5} with TeX Live is to run sudo apt-get install texlive-fonts-extra. Yet, this wants to download ...
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Why are my bullet points for moderncv, fontspec, fontawesome not working correctly? [duplicate]

On overleaf, my CV looks fine, but when I use TexShop, the name is misaligned and the bullet points have [regular] next to them. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,roman]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{...
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Suffixing a URL with that domain's favicon (custom external link symbol)

In an existing thread, it is shown how to suffix a hyperref URL with the generic "external URL" symbol. In another thread, the top answer shows how to use FontAwesome for inserting the ...
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Encoding scheme `TU' unknown (fontawesome with moderncv)

When I try to enable fontawesome icons in moderncv, I get this error in the pdflatex log: ! LaTeX Error: Encoding scheme `TU' unknown. A minimal example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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Package fontspec Error: The font "FontAwesome" cannot be found

I have a simple latex document like this: \documentclass{hijiangtao-resume} \usepackage{zh_CN-Adobefonts_external} \usepackage{linespacing_fix} \usepackage{cite} \begin{document} \name{蒋强} \...
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Adding fontawesome icons in latex

I want to add fontawesome icons in the latex. For example, with \faCalendarDay we can add the calendar icon and with \1faIcon{phone-square-alt} we can add the phone icon. These both are working fine ...
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Some `fontawsome` icons cause build errors when enabling Japanese support

When using moderncv, enabling some kind of Japanese support (e.g. with luatexja or babel) makes it impossible to use some certain fontawesome icons, giving build errors such as Missing font identifier....
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FontAwesome5 character present in font but not defined? [closed]

Are all the icons in the free FontAwesome fonts meant to be defined by the fontawesome5 package? Best I can make out from the sources, the icon names are defined automatically in the package, but the ...
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Cannot use Font Awesome 6

I'm trying to setup Font Awesome 6 on Overleaf but I'm failing. Although Font Awesome 5 is available as a package, version 6 is not. I installed the fonts manually by downloading the .otf files from ...
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How to draw curved arrows linking two nodes and how to put an icon in the corner of a node?

I'm trying to make a diagram but I'm having some issues: I'd like to have a curver arrow linking node 5 to node 1. I'd like the icons on image nodes to be on the upper right corner. I wanted to put ...
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Missing character: There is no (U+0020) in font [academicons.ttf]:!

I am trying to compile a cv-template (available on overleaf) with xetex. My latex/xetex configuration works perfectly on every other template but this one. Bellow I attach the final lines of the log ...
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Line indents inside table matching the fontawsome symbols indents

I am using some fontawsome symbols inside one column in a table. When the text is too long the second line of text is not aligned with the first, which looks bad. I want to somehow fix this, ...
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listitemsymbol in moderncv renders as "•[regular]" when using fontawesome

I'm using fontawesome package to have \faExternalLink, but an undesired consequence is that \listitemsymbol is rendered as you can see in the image below: Here's the minimal code to reproduce it: \...
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Undefined Control Sequence in Overleaf while using social icons

I am getting this error "Undefined control sequence" in overleaf when I inserted this code - \social[linkedin]{www.linkedin.com/in/xxxxx} and \social[github]{www.github.com/xxxxx}. I tried ...
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How to include font awesome package in latex

How to include font awesome package in latex?
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Compilation failing because 'fontawesome5.sty' is not found when using package 'fontawesome5

I am unable to use the package "fontawesome5" as my compilation fails with the following error: '! LaTeX Error: File `fontawesome5.sty' not found.' The compilation runs fine on my Windows ...
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Customize icons color in fortysecond CV

I'm doing my CV using this template (main.tex) and I would like to have four different colors for the "pack" of icons just below the name, the dots of the languages, the Hard and Soft skills,...
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Find source code and documentation of Overleaf package

I am faced with a very specific issue: I wish to know which commands are provided by a package, in this specific case, by fontawesome. For that to happen, I would like to know if there is a standard ...
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How can I configure the typeface of fontawesome in general for my CV using overleaf?

I try to configure the typeface of fontawesome5 at my CV. The outcome is always the use of the fontawesome icons and symbols but the typeface for the CV stays the same. Here is the code of which I ...
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DeclareMathOperator and fontawesome: Spacing problems

I am trying to use the symbol \faPlus from the latex package fontawesome and I have some troubles with the spacing. I declare my symbol with \DeclareMathOperator\plus{\text{\rm\scriptsize\faPlus}} The ...
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labels with faIcon and arrow positioning

How can I move the (above and below) arrows a little closer to each other?, and How to put labels under the \faIcon symbols? \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts} \...
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Fontawesome newcommand is generating an error

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[quiet]{fontspec} \usepackage{xcolor} \newfontfamily\fontawesome[]{fonts/fontawesome/FontAwesome.otf} \setfontfamily\fontawesome[]{fonts/...
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How can I remove faded color from Awesome CV template

I am using Awesome-CV template from this github (https://github.com/posquit0/Awesome-CV). The text which is used for description of section is light gray. It is hard to see the grey text. I would like ...
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add ctftime icon to my resume

Is it possible to add a CTFtime icon into a latex document? I've added previous social networks like this, but I'd like to know if I can add a flag or something like that. .cls file: \newcommand{\...
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Error compiling with fontawesome package

I'm trying to compile a motivation letter, for which I used the awesome LaTex template. I've just opened the .tex file and compiled it: no way, it doesn't compile, I get the following error: !!!!!!!!!!...
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FontAwesome 5 mapping Error

Problem I am using a custom document class from a book publishing company. When I include the fontawesome5 in it, the compilation gives me a mapping error. If I do not use the custom document class ...
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fontawesome icon on title or author in beamer slides produces a compilation error

Since few months ago I was able to include a fontawesome icon in the title or author field of a beamer slide. With the current (and updated) version of MacTeX-2021 this seems to not work anymore. A ...
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Alignment of custom icon in Beamer

I am not a Latex expert so while writing my documents, I face many problems with TeX command. And TeX StackExchange provides answers for most of my problems. However, one of my problems still does not ...
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faMapMarker not visualized properly

I am having problems visualizing properly some of the fontawesome icons, for example, my \faMapMarker looks big, ugly, and without a hole in the middle. This is a sample code: \documentclass[11pt,...
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tex4ht, missing TFM files, and "make4ht -l"

I'm having a problem with make4ht/tex4ht identifying fonts. $ make4ht --version make4ht version v0.3g $ lualatex --version This is LuaHBTeX, Version 1.13.0 (TeX Live 2021/Cygwin) $ kpsewhich ...
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Compilation error with fontawesome and xelatex

I had the "good" idea to update my Miktex distro (not just the packages, but the whole distro, by uninstalling my old version and installing the last one (2021.3)). And... obviously, ...
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Getting "Undefined Control Sequence" error after converting compiler from pdfLaTeX to either of XeLaTex or LuaLaTex

I am writing a resume based off of https://github.com/sb2nov/resume (check the .tex file here for the exact code that I am using). I tried to bring in the fontawesome package in order to use LinkedIn ...
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faSmileO undefined control sequence

I am using \usepackage{fontawesome5} and pdflatex in order to display some icons such as \faCheck or \faExclamation which work fine. If I try in the same way to display a smiley with \faSmileO I get ...
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Odd and even itemize symbols

I want to make a dialogue between two people with the "commenting icon" in front of every sentence. I somewhat got what I want by using enumitem and fontawesome packages. Here is my code so ...
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Add new sections in Make Profile section of CV

I am using this latex template for building my CV. After editing, I am left with a blank space below Skills (the one which shows bars). I want to fill it some of the relevant courses I did. I tried ...
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Trouble with fontawesome after upgrade

I just upgraded my system to miktex-20.6.29-x64 (followed by performing update) and then suddenly package fontawesome doesn't work anymore. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{...
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I am using Awesome CV, want to add Publons icon

I want to add the Publons icon and link similar to the linked-in style in the header. I've gone into the .cls file for awesome-cv where there are examples for other platforms but I cannot get it to ...
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Allow custom icons for already made sty file

I'm working on making a CV using a template called "A Customised CurVe CV" found on Overleaf, and so far I've been managing to incorporate my own style. But right now I'm struggling with ...
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Microtype's `\textls{}' and '\lsstyle' seem to break the icons from Fontawesome5

Sometimes I use the fontawesome5 icons in a block of text set in all uppercase. When I do this I'll letterspace that text with microtype's \textls{} or \lsstyle (depending on the macro) to increase ...
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Textcolor from awesomebox with htlatex

I'm trying to convert a TeX document that uses the package awesomebox to HTML using htlatex. Although I did not expect this to work out of the box and probably requires me to configure some ...
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Font-Awesome icon not showing up on Pdf viewer

I'm using fontawesome package in latex to create a document. The code snippet I'm using is as follows:- \faGlobe\enspace \href{https://www.some-url.com}{some-url.com} It shows differently when ...
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ConTeXt: Fontawesome symbols with MetaFun

I am trying unsuccessfully to pass fontawesome symbols as variable to MetaFun. I tried things like, passing the symbol directly through the variable \usesymbols [fontawesome] \startuniqueMPgraphic{...
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Some fontawesome5 icons not working in LaTeX

I'm trying to use fontawesome5 package in LaTeX. Here is my code: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontawesome5} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \faKey \faOrcid \end{...
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Placing two icons from fontawesome5 above each other

Normally you can do $\overset{a}{b}$ which results in : Is there a way to do something similar using icons from the fontawesome5 package? if I try $\overset{\faEye}{\faHeartbeat}$ I get the ...
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\usepackage{fontawesome} Double symbols in List of Figures

When using (see aswer https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/102724/67761 from the question "Symbol for external links"): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontawesome} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} % ...
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