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Polyglossia is a replacement for {babel} for use with XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX. It provides multilingual support for most languages and handles automatic script changing using the {fontspec} package.

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Using algorithm2e with polyglossia produces undesired emphasized text

Here's a minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMU Serif} \setsansfont{CMU Sans Serif} \setmonofont{CMU Typewriter Text} \newfontfamily{\...
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boxed text between pages in arabic, rightmargin with tikz

First, I want to thank the members of the discussion of the message Boxed text between pages which was very interesting for my use, so I got a macro in arabic for my examples (which is right-to-...
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Alignment with Multicols and Polyglossia

I'm working with a two column multicol environment for an English-Yiddish dictionary (using XeLaTeX and Polyglossia). I have a couple of issues, and I'm putting them all together because I'm not sure ...
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What to choose for [Language X], babel or polyglossia?

I’m hoping to find a sort fo canonical per-language answer whether babel or polyglossia is a better choice when typesetting with lualatex. This is a discussion of them in general, this is too short ...
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Package polyglossia not working

I am using a linux system. By mistake I issued a command - sudo apt-get purge python (I know I've committed a very big mistake :( but now I want everything back to normal.) As soon as I issued this ...
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Using multiple language fields in a bbliography (English / Korean)

This is a clarification of this question and uses that MWE. The MWE origtitle, origpublisher etc fields aren't fully populated yet. @article{Ka91, origtitle = {투자은행이 IPO의 가격형성에 미치는 영향에 관한 실증분석},...
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Numbering pages with hindi numerals using polyglossia

I use polyglossia to produce multi-lingual documents, written in arabic and english. I use the usual numeration with arabic numbers 1,2,3 and I want to number the pages by using the hindi numbers, ...
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Correct typesetting of phonetic alphabet and sounds

I'm writing a small article that includes a section about Greek, Arabic and Hebrew phonetic alphabet and sounds. After reading this, this and this, it's a bit blurry on what the best practice is to ...
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Polyglossia + XeLaTeX worked before but the same code is not working now… Any idea

I have been using XeLaTeX + polyglossia package for ages to write my documents in Thai. There has not been any problem until recently. The thing that is perplexing to me is that I used the exact ...
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Polyglossia pesky about spaces in front of punctuation (French - Lualatex)

I just installed a fresh version of Basic TeX (version 2019) for Mac after deleting all previous version of TeXLive. Documents which used to compile perfectly now fail due to what seems a very pesky ...
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sectioning with polyglossia

I have a problem in writing section in arabic using polyglossia and titlesec \PassOptionsToPackage{svgnames}{xcolor} \documentclass[12.5pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[usestackEOL]{stackengine} \...
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How to write in greek with xelatex polyglossia

I'm using TeXshop on Mac. I'm writing an article in french using Xelatex and I need to type some sentences in ancient greek, so i tried : \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Polyglossia - Italic in Hebrew

I am new to LaTeX and I just strated to use Polyglossia to write Hebrew documents. When I try to write text in italic, it just produces the same text style. For example \documentclass{article} \...
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tcolorbox and RTL script in polyglossia

I want to use tcolorbox in my Arabic document with polyglossia. I want to insist on RTL display, but somehow LTR keeps appearing. In the MWE below: The first displayed line (ordinary text) is ...
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Polyglossia messes references in Hebrew blocks

As a follow-up to another issue I've noticed with Hebrew blocks using polyglossia, I also encountered the following problem with references: all references to a list in Hebrew blocks appear as to the ...
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Problem with latex editing in Bengali

When I'm going to run the following content in XeLaTeX mode in MikTeX: How to write Bengali in LaTeX. The following error comes up: This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99996 (MiKTeX 2.9) ...
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roman numerals with polyglossia

In the short example below I have an issue with incorrect writing the roman numerals (in frontmatter page numbering and in the plain text). Both issues come from using the polyglossia and setting the ...
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Polyglossia and French punctuation with explicit spaces

When I write in French, I tend to include a space before « high » punctuation: Voici un point-virgule ; je mets un espace avant. Voici une « citation » entre guillemets. With Babel, the spaces are ...
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Polyglossia + Times New Roman font : small capitals not working

I'm using the polyglossia package with Times New Roman font. Everything is working, all caracters are displayed well, except for the small capitals... I tried different fonts like Arial, Arial Unicode ...
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\begin{language} causes unwanted vertical space e.g. in tabular

The \begin{language} environment in polyglossia seems to create an extra vertical space which misaligns text, for example in a table. Here is an example. I have tabular with 2 columns of type p{} , ...
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Nested environments: is sequence important?

In the MWE right at the bottom, I define a new environment called teacheronly which wraps text inside two environments. The first environment is a polyglossia language setting, and the second is a ...