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Getting soulutf8 to work with luatex

Is it possible to get soul(utf8) to work with luatex? In the following example only the first three lines are typeset. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{soulutf8} \...
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Can I make \directlua understand unicode chars like ≥, ≤, ≠, ∙, and −?

MWE: \directlua{% local abs=math.abs function gcd(x, y) if y \csstring\~= 0 then return gcd(y, x \csstring\% y)% I would like to write "≠" instead of "~=". else ...
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new install of Miktex and luatex does no longer compile

I did a fresh install of my Windows and reinstalled MikTex and now I can no longer compile any document using luatex. This problem seems similar to this Lualatex produces no output (MiKTeX) and this ...
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Embed PDF metadata with Luatex

I'm trying to add metadata to the pdf generated from the compilation of my .tex document. I understand that this is a functionality offered by the hyperref package but I am not able to make it work, ...
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Named overlay specifications in beamer?

I use beamer to create complex animations of program execution, where multiple parts change at each step. The final animation has 30 to 40 steps. Here is a simplified MWE: \begin{document} \begin{...
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Why does printing an array cause lualatex to freeze?

The following MWE sends lualatex into an infinite loop on my machine: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{luacode} \begin{luacode*} start = {42}; \end{luacode*} \begin{document} \directlua{tex....
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Foreign-Language support in \part, \Section, etc

I have a document with a lot of different languages, some of which appear in \part{}, \section{}, etc. blocks. For example, the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{scrbook} \...
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Corrupt PDF with \includegraphics

I'm trying to include an image that is in .pdf format within my document. I am including lots of images in my real document with others displaying correctly: I need to retain their high quality hence ...
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Shifting curved line downwards in xymatrix

In the following MEW I have two problems Only due to the MWE: stackexchange is having some problem highlighting my code (due to the back upper coma) The real problem: I would like that the snake go ...
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Chinese text in English scrbook with luatexja-fontspec and polyglossia

I have the following document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \makeatletter \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage{luacode} %\usepackage[UTF8]{ctex} \usepackage{...
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Straight quote literals when using LuaTeX and fontspec

This is a similar question to How to get straight quotation marks?, but in my case, I want literal ' and " marks to stay that way, as I use Unicode curly quotes when I want curly quotes. Is there ...
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Fill page with text

With command \raggedbottom lines on pages are aligned. I need it, \flushbottom generate quite ugly book spread, but in result some pages have different height of text block. I tried play agound with &...
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Render difference between LuaLaTeX and XeLaTeX for thick lines

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{xhfill} \begin{document} Foo \xrfill[0pt]{30pt}[black] \end{document} When rendered by LuaLaTeX, this produces a thick black line with clearly visible vertical ...
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Latex for telegram whatsapps and email

In the site of Quora we can write mathematics formulas with latex codes. It converts automatically the codes to Math. formulas. can one do the same in "telegram", Whatsapp. or emails ...
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Tracking (microtype) causes different results within \makebox

Why is the tracking for small caps text different in \makebox and how can I get an equal result? % !TeX TS-program = lualatex \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[% tracking=...
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Group separator issue using siunitx and unicode-math together

I wanted to use the unicode "π" symbol inside siunitx macros. As many other people, I ran into several issues and used TeX StackExchange to learn about and solve them one by one. However, ...
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Include glossary and nomenclature with LuaTeX

I'm a Latex beginner and I'm trying to include a glossary as well as nomenclature section at the beginning of my thesis. As I'm using the fontspec.sty package I have to use either XeTeX or LuaTeX for ...
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Texlive-2020's lualatex fails to compile due to “no writeable cache path”. Texlive-2019's lualatex works fine

After upgrading my texlive distribution to v2020 on my linux machine lualatex stopped working altogether producing the same fatal error for all projects. Even compiling the following minimal source ...
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Inconsistent spacing around equation environments with EB Garamond

Problem I have inconsistent spacing between text and equation (not ending paragraph). It doesn't seem to be related to large symbols like integrals or indexed sums. (see edit 2.) When using default (...
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Differences between .dvi-files created via LuaLaTeX and .dvi-files created via pdfLaTeX

System in use for experiments: Debian buster (i386), vanilla TeX Live 2020 Creating .dvi-files with LuaLaTeX currently appears to have no practical use to me as end-user as long as due to the lack of ...
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LuaLaTeX, Vollkorn and Math Symbols

A similar question was asked a few years ago here but since then, Vollkorn claims to have included support for a variety of math symbols, greek letters, and others. I have tried to use the .otf files ...
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Font features of EBGaramond don't work correctly

%% Fontspec provides an interface to system fonts and Opentype features \usepackage{fontspec} %% Load default features. An asterisk means they are supposed to be %% enabled by default, but engines ...
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LuaLaTeX: How to speed up PDF generation?

With pdflatex, I used to write \pdfcompresslevel 0 and \pdfobjcompresslevel 0 before the \documentclass command. This would disable the PDF compression which in turn speeds up the generation of the ...
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Root index and subscript placement with STIX Two Math Font (Lualatex)

The index spacing is somewhat problematic in STIX Two Math (v2.1) font. It is most evident with the root index, but subscripts are a little to close to the main symbol in my opinion, too. Exponents ...
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How to adapt a per-line background to parshape?

I've been adding rules behind each line of text in LuaTeX by filling \localleftbox with a box whose width is set to 0 but whose contents are rules of length \textwidth. So long as I have standard ...
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Using post_linebreak_filter in LuaTeX to set height and depth of boxes

After reading this answer Automatically prevent extra line spacing because of math by David Carlisle, I experimented with the code to get grid typesetting. My approach: The height of a line is always (...
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Confusion around the tikz-feynman package

I know very little about LaTeX and TeX in general aside from how to actually write documents in it. I need to be able to make Feynman diagrams for a document I'm working on. However, when I use the ...
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Combination of \qedhere and \tag on the left

If I put a \qedhere in combination with \tag{2} but on the left I get an error: Package amsmath Error: Multiple \tag. The error also say to copnsult the documenation, thing I did and put a \mbox ...
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lualatex hyphenation issue in fancyhdr, with gregoriotex and multicols, latin text

The problem presents as each word in the header becoming hyphenated with each syllable on its own line, making the header unreasonably tall. The problem is intermittent, not occurring on every page. ...
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How can I get a line from an external text (input by `\lstinputlisting` of the listings package) into the table of contents?

I am just experimenting with a couple (about 50 or more) of simple text files, inputting them into a collection to be printed. My first problem, getting the first line printed as a heading in bold, ...
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Using degree symbol with lualatex and mathdesign package

I started writing my thesis with pdflatex, since this is what the template used. But I have some large tables, which just barely do not fit. By reducing the font size they become a bit small, still ...
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Vertical alignment of foreign language in table

I'm trying to have two texts parallel in a tabular environment. My MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[nil, main=german, bidi=basic]{babel} \babelfont[hebrew]{rm}{Ezra SIL} \usepackage{array}...
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Adding one or two Vietnamese words in lualatex

I'm using lualatex and I just need to have a couple Vietnamese workds. I'd like to be able to do the special characters like /^a but some of the letters have diacritics above and below, such as: ậ I ...
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\Umath doesn't work in LuaLatex and OTF fonts

I have tried to change the vertical space in fractions using LuaLaTeX and STIX fonts. I have used the following commands \Umathfractionnumup\textstyle \Umathfractiondenomdown\textstyle \...
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Spacing issues with unicode-math in lualatex but not xelatex

I am getting a spacing issue on a document if I compile with lualatex but not with xelatex. If I input $Y \bigr]$, the top serif of Y collides with the bracket in lualatex. Xelatex is handling this ...
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Loading symbols iteratively from several packages

The following does not compile with LuaLaTeX: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[mathrm=sym]{unicode-math} \...
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Show spacing, paragraphs and tab characters in PDF

I am writing my Masterthesis with Latex (lualatex). For the actual writing part I like to use showframe option of the geometry package. This helps me to find overfull hboxes. Today I wondered if I ...
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LuaLaTeX: How to reduce the file size of the generated PDF on the fly?

I'm using LaTeX to generate a PDF that will have around 1500 - 2000 pages. The PDF includes a lot of pictures. Approximately 5000 photographs (JPG) that are each 2MB and a couple of hundred smaller ...
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Help with drawing this diagram Tikz or any useful code to be rendered in latex

I need help with drawing this diagram in tikZ
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pdfcomment with LuaLaTeX

It seems, \pdftooltip (pdfcomment) does not work with LuaLaTeX, at least, this does not seem to work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \...
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MiKTeX can't find stix2 font files

I want to use the stix2 fonts together with unocode-math. I was trying to load them as in the MWE below, which works fine with TeX Live, but fails with MiKTeX, telling me The font "STIX2Text-...
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LuaLaTeX ignoring newgeometry command

In using the newgeometry command in LuaLaTeX, the command does not appear to have effect. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{luacode, lipsum} \begin{document} \...
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Last Word not break avoid automatically

I have need to avoid last word break. It must print in PDF before the line or break with previous word. My MWE IS: \documentclass{book} \doublehyphendemerits=100000 \frenchspacing \usepackage{...
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How can I change the font in latex Beamer (using LuaLatex) to Calibri font?

When trying to reproduce a slide in Powerpoint (with font Calibri) to Latex beamer, I've noticed that the font used by Latex beamer "takes more space": it uses a larger space between words ...
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TexLive: extra fonts for XeTeX and LuaTeX installed locally

I have a problem with XeTeX and extra fonts installed with TexLive 2020, which are required for XeTex and LuaTeX. I work on Ubuntu 2020. The file name I am referring to is texlive-fontconfig.conf. ...
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Math Fonts Substitute Missing Glyphs

I have using LuaLaTeX V: 1.12.0 and how to do automatically missing characters in Math? My LaTeX: \documentclass{article} \tracinglostchars=2 % Warn if the current font does not have a character! \...
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lualatex: includegraphics and image resoulution

I have an automated import of images into my LaTeX file which will finally compiled via luaHBTex 1.12. I want to include the images as they are but they shouldn't exceed the pagesize (neither height ...
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Package latexalpha2 Error: WolframScript cannot be found, which is required to use latexalpha2

Although wolframscript is fully working on the command prompt of Windows 10, the package latexalpha2 gives this error Package latexalpha2 Error: WolframScript cannot be found, which is required to ...
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Problem writing to file through \directlua in a memoir class document

Below is a minimal example of some code where the memoir class seems to collide with Lua code, executed within a \directlua command, that writes to an external file. Can anyone help me figure out the ...
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page width long table

Is there a better way to set this long table? something better than >{\raggedright\arraybackslash}p{6cm}? many thanks in advance. \documentclass[11pt,authoryear,sort&compress]{report} \...

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