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{libertine} is about the Linux Libertine font which can be loaded with the package of the same name.

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Make ligatures in Linux Libertine copyable (and searchable)

I'm currently working on an essay written in LaTeX form. I'm facing problems with ligatures - in my pdf output (rendered using pdftex) opened in Adobe Reader I get X's and V's when copy-pasting words ...
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Is it possible to use Linux Libertine as a mathematical font?

I recently heard that there is a package called unicode-math that makes it possible to use an ordinary TTF/OTF font for mathematic typesetting. To what degree is that possible with Linux Libertine? I ...
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What free math font could/should accompany Linux Libertine and Linux Biolinum?

Well, the title of the question pretty much says everything. To be more precise: I'd like to know (1) what font would be visually suitable to use with Linux Libertine and/or Linux Biolinum as the ...
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Linux Libertine package and fonts not working anymore (fall 2012)

So in the last couple of weeks I've had some issues with the Linux Libertine font and package, both don't seem to work anymore on a completely up-to-date version of MacTeX (which is equivalent to TeX ...
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Microtype package with Libertine font

In the microtype documentation it advices one to use settings that complement one's choice of font. I use libertine font. Does anyone know of any options or settings that specifically suit this font?
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Which typewriter font fits to Linux Libertine and supports bold letters?

I'm thinking about using the Linux Libertine font (\usepackage{libertine}) in my next TeX documents. For listings with syntax highlighting I will need a typewriter font that supports boldface. I ...
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How to get Wikipedia W from Linux Libertine?

How can I get the Wikipedia-looking crossing-w from Linux Libertine font? They talk about it on their homepage and in the wikipedia article, but I can't find an example of how to actually produce it. ...
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Parentheses differ (XeLaTeX, fontspec, newtxmath, libertine)

After Internal error: bad native font flag I stumbled upon another weird problem with the combination XeLaTeX/fontspec/Libertine/newtxmath: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \...
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Libertine monospaced font seems to big

I'd like to write a document with the Libertine font (using the libertine package). I have a couple of code snippets in the text, and to me it seems like the Libertine Mono font that is used by the ...
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libertine font package doesn't work anymore (December 2011)

If you're using an up-to-date system and you're having trouble with using the Linux Libertine fonts, you should probably check out Linux Libertine package and fonts not working anymore (fall 2012), ...
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How can I separate an fl ligature in Libertine?

I am having trouble to understand the ligatures behaviour of the Linux Libertine font. I want to use all ligatures that are possible to have (Ligatures={TeX}) but would like to disable single cases. ...
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Why Does Word Spacing Change Drastically When Using Libertine/Libertinus with the Various LaTeX Engines?

I was just messing around in LaTeX with the libertine and libertinus packages, and noticed that switching from LaTeX to XeLaTex to LuaLaTeX all produced PDFs that were mostly the same length, except ...
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lining figures in tables and math, old style figures in text

I’m using TeXLive 2012, up to date on Ubuntu 12.10. When I use the libertine package with the option osf and newtxmath for math fonts, I get oldstyle numbers everywhere, but I only want to use them in ...
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Italic Correction for Linux Libertine Font

I was looking for a new font for the manuals of my LaTeX packages and found the Linux Libertine most pleasing. However it seems that it doesn't support italic correction (yet). I assume that a font ...
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Use Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with pdfTeX

I know XeTeX can easily turn on and off Linux Libertine's different sets of ligatures as described in the Manual for Linux Libertine with XeTeX, but is there a way to use the discretionary or the ...
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Linux Libertine: Change Numeral Set

I am using the Linux Libertine font for my document. The font provides different numeral sets, "normal" numbers which are all the same height, and medieval/minuscle numbers with varying height. By ...
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two t characters next to each other form one tt glyph

I am using xelatex and linux libertine font. When I write in my text something that contains two t characters next to each other, such as "rotten", it changes these two ts into one tt character. It ...
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When should package fontenc be used with pdflatex?

I have been using package fontenc with the following invocation, mainly because of what I read here. \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} But I've noticed that I lose some of the ligatures with the libertine ...
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Internal error: bad native font flag (XeLaTeX, fontspec, newtxmath, libertine, \dot)

I'm trying to use \dot{P} in a math environment. MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{libertineotf} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Should I use the font encoding LY1 with the package libertine?

I normally use \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} without giving it any thought. The package libertine seems to provide more ligatures with the LY1 encoding. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine} \...
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Libertine font numbers have a different height than text

Currently I am writing my thesis and I want the libertine font because for example the Capital "ß" and other stuff. Following to my question, is it possible to set the numbers height on the same ...
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Linux Libertine, libertineotf package and bold

Being interested by using the Linux Libertine font, I made some test with XeLaTeX and pdfLaTeX. My idea was to find a font that is suitable for use in xelatex, pdflatex and outside of any TeX flavour. ...
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Font problem with XeLaTeX

When trying to compile my .tex file using the xelatex command in TeXmaker (with MiKTeX), I get this error message: ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Linux Libertine O" cannot be ...
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Linux Libertine ligatures / T1

The libertine package documentation says It is recommended that the font encoding be set to T1 or LY1 but the default OT1 encoding is also supported. \documentclass{article} % \usepackage[T1]{...
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Misplaced Accents in Cyrillic Text

In educational material for the Russian language and linguistic literature the need to put accents on Cyrillic vowels often arises. However when I tried to do this with luaLaTeX the accents where ...
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Libertine Mono and lualatex [closed]

Using lualatex on latest TeXLive 2012 I am not able to select Libertine Mono by its full name via fontspec. luaotfload is finding the font and it is written into ~/.texlive2012/texmf-var/luatex-cache/...
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Substitute italic ampersand with alternative ampersand in Linux Libertine O

Based in this answer I want to create a command \amper that uses the alternative ampersand of Linux Libertine O and leaves the regular \& alone. The problem with the MWE below is that hyperref ...
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Why are these sentences in Libertine so cramped and what can I do about it?

Recently I was writing a document in LaTeX using Linux Libertine. Overall I love this font, but I found a strange case of italicized text where there is almost no space between the word of and a ...
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Bold type and font specification with fontspec

When I manually specify the Linux Libertine O font types fontspec should load, the bold type is significantly bolder than when I load the exact same font family as a system font. MWE: \documentclass{...
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Contextual Substitution with LuaLateX

Contextual substition doesn't seem to work with LuaLateX, while it works fine with XeLateX. Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{...
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Linux Libertine and pdfTeX: glyph `a' undefined

I have little doubt, usually, in the Linux Libertine font with LaTeX / pdflatex, but a couple of weeks ago, the following happened to me: I have the file with the following test.tex \documentclass{...
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Linux libertine, the {\l} character, ligatures, and T1 fontenc

If I understand correctly from the answers to this question, the default OT1 encoding will not get me enough "font space" for the proper \l character. On the other hand, I can't seem to get ...
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why does newtxmath fail to work with pdflatex and libertine

There seems to be some sort of incompatibility between the newtxmath package and libertine-legacy; the following code fails to compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \...
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textls breaks smallcaps with luatex

I'm switching a code to LuaTex from XeTeX. In XeTeX, I had a combination of tracking and small caps using LetterSpace and WordSpace parameters in fontspec calls, but these are not supported in with ...
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Specifying a different font for polytonic Greek in pdfTeX with Babel

I am writing my master’s thesis with the ulthese class, which is now part of MiKTeX and TeX Live. This class is based on memoir and is fairly flexible, but assumes the use of pdfTeX and sets the font ...
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Libertine newtxmath and text (oldstyle) figures in headers

This is closely related to the OP with title "lining figures in tables and math, old style figures in text", and to the answer provided therein. The following (semi)MWE is to be run with pdfLaTeX: \...
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Possible Biolinum bug with italic bold face [closed]

The following example produces some wrong font shapes: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[biolinum]{libertine} \begin{document} \textsf{\textit{\textbf{E L g h}}} \end{...
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Using Linux Libertine in math mode with unicode-math (XeLaTeX)

I'm trying to use the Linux Libertine font for my thesis. Libertine in fact does have mathematical symbols, but I didn't manage to use them properly in unicode-math. The following example sums up my ...
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replace capital ›ẞ‹ with ›ss‹ when using small caps

I like small caps for author surnames. Until quite recently, capitalized ›ß‹ – a special character that is regularly used in the German alphabet – was replaced by ›SS‹ (in headings, small caps in ...
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Best way to use Linux Biolinum Keyboard with fontspec?

I am trying to typeset keyboard shortcuts in my document, e.g. CTRL+SHIFT+S. The Linux Libertine font family includes a nice keyboard font that I would like to use. What's the best way to use it with ...
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Combining diacritical mark is misaligned with luatex, but not with xetex [closed]

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[BoldItalicFont = {* Semibold Italic}]{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} \textit{\textbf{V\char"0306}} \...
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Linux Libertine does not show Greek SmallCaps

According to the Linux Libertine font tester you can have Greek small caps. However the following example does not yield the desirable result: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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Differences between libertine and libertinus packages regarding pdfTeX

Until now I did not switch to LuaTeX and prefer pdfTeX, because it's faster. Since some years I've been using the old libertine-legacy package, e.g. because I need the command \libertingeGlyphand \...
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Libertine fonts not working in ConTeXt

In a previous question about vertical rhythm, I was pointed at ConTeXt, which I am now trying to use. I first took the step from LaTeX to luaLaTeX in order to get simplified font selection and the ...
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Microtype's tracking feature works with some fonts, not others

In the code below, tracking works with the libertine font, but not with the Alegreya font. Why is this, and how can I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tracking = true, letterspace = 100]{...
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\pdfglyphtounicode with XeTeX

One well known problem with using the font Linux Libertine (presumably other fonts too), is that its many ligatures are not recognized in the resulting pdf-file, so that it's not possible to search ...
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Math digits are rendered in CM when using libertine and newtxmath with XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2016

I’m trying to use Linux Libertine in both text and math mode with XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2016. Back in TeX Live 2014, I was able to achieve this using libertine and newtxmath packages, as suggested in ...
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Specifying proportional numbers when using Libertine with pdfLaTeX

If I use the Libertine fonts from within XeLaTeX I can specify the use of proportional numbers/figures by including it as an option when I set the main font like so: \setmainfont[Numbers={Lining,...
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‘LaTeX’ logo with kerning issue and not scaling properly

I recently discovered that the \LaTeX command does not have proper kerning between the first ‘L’ and the ‘A’, the ‘A’ looks too thin (like fake smallcaps, simple downscaling). Also the logo doesn't ...
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How does "libertine-type1" work?

I am really struggling to understand how the packages libertine-type1 and biolinum-type1 work now that libertine-legacy is depreciated. According to the new libertine.sty all options when using \...
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