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XeTeX is a Unicode-capable variant of the TeX engine. Use this tag if your question is about Xe(La)TeX specific problems and is not related to standard (La)TeX.

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Building a bidirectional index jump for the question-answering environment

I am not proficient in English, and the following text is partially translated by Google. My purpose is: Construct a pair of problem-result environments, and use a pair of \question-\answer control ...
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Adding Multiple Titles with Gilded Effects

In Giving a Title a Gilded Effect, I asked how to give a "gilded effect" to the lettering in the title; to which, hpekristiansen gave a very nice answer in which both the title and ornaments ...
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Inconsistent Page Numbering Behavior in LaTeX Across Versions

I am experiencing an issue with page numbering when compiling an Rnw file using different versions of LaTeX. Here's a summary of the problem: Older LaTeX Version (MiKTeX-pdfTeX 2.9.6499): First page: ...
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In LyX is it possible to insert a PDF file but condense multiple PDF pages to a single compiled page in LyX?

In lyx I'm using the insert->file->external material and I chose the pdf options from pages 22-34 of some pdf, what I want to do is have every 4 pages (or some other number for example 6 or 2) ...
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Can you use latexmk on Overleaf to generate multiple latex files?

I'm trying to shuffle multiple choice exams and choices. I've got python code but want to be able to run it on Overleaf.com. Tried with latexmkrc file below but couldn't generate multiple outputs. You ...
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Using two subschemes in a single compound messes up output

In a simple chemical reaction (A + B → C), I'm trying to draw 2 vertical arrows, one exactly below the letter "A" and one exactly below the letter "B". chemfig's documentation ...
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Compiling multi-script unicode LaTeX documents

I'm trying to write a latex document that supports arbitrary utf-8 encoded scripts. This is turning out to be surprisingly difficult. A key point is that I want to get this working without specifying ...
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Beamer: Latexmk Warnning about Package CTex for Package hyperref

When I try to compile my own tex file by latexmk, this warnning in topic has occured. I use the following configuration: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{multicol} \...
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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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Weird spacing using inline hebrew with XeLaTex and polyglossia

I'm currently writing my master's thesis in old testament studies and am struggling with typesetting inline hebrew. I use XeLaTeX and polyglossia with the following configuration: \usepackage{...
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How to "Americanize" LaTeX Code for an EAN British Barcode?

Consider the following code which I have largely taken from Listing2 of Generating barcodes and QR codes with LaTeX: \documentclass[pstricks,12pt]{book} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-barcode} \begin{...
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tex compiler yield spurious timezone

I am in Timezone GMT+02, Germany. SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH=0 FORCE_SOURCE_DATE=1 lualatex test means that lualatex runs with time 0 seconds since 1970-01-01 midnight. To be more precise, it is the time when ...
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Sorted table of data from elsewhere in a document

I am trying to provide a sorted overview of some data points at the start of my document, e.g.: +-----------+-----+---------------------+ | height | age | description | +-----------+-----+--...
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Problems with \dot and \hbar in sfmath following an update

After updating from the 2016 version to the 2023 version, I've encountered an issue where \hbar and \dot no longer work when using the sfmath package. I'm using XeLaTeX. \documentclass{article} \...
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Add noise to Font Glyphs and specify Multiple Appearance for same character sequence

I want to render pdf just like the old presses used to do in past. The impression differs from document to document due to varying force applied to the dye. Suppose we try to apply the same effect in ...
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Title page background opacity issue with TikZ

I am using TikZ to set the page background, but changing the opacity doesn't seem to work on the title page. Here is a minimal working example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \AddToHook{...
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Conflict between TikZ math library and Beamer Metropolis + XeLaTeX

I am having trouble using the TikZ library math in a Beamer metropolis document compiled with XeLaTeX. I need XeLaTeX to use the beautiful Fira fonts. Here is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Latex: Want to Use marathi font and English font

I want to use Marathi font and English font in the same template but I don't want to specify Marathi or English in between. means I will write some random text which has Marathi or English both text ...
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XeLaTeX+polyglossia+french+biblatex complain about missing character (U+200B)

Note to inattentive users: please stop asking if Unicode char {U+200B} answers my question. When using biblatex with XeLaTeX and polyglossia-french, I get the following error which seems to come from ...
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Compiling of PDF/A-1B compatible document fails due to LaTeX Error: Loading a class or package in a group [closed]

I'm trying to build a PDF/A-1B compatible document of class scrbook. Unfortunately, I'm not able to build it, due to a strange error that's occurring since I upgraded to MacTeX 2024 (before I was ...
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Times New Roman Ligatures are not working in Overleaf

I was trying to get ligatures for Times New Roman to work in Overleaf. I have to use XeLatex for this. Through research, I have tried using [Mapping=tex-text,Ligatures=TeX], [Ligatures=TeX], [...
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Finishing a TIKZ Gold Plate with a Correspondingly Finished Title

This post is an addendum to Providing an Authentic Finish to a TIKZ Gold Plate. Consider the code: \documentclass{article} % Compiles with XELATEX \usepackage[sfdefault]{cabin} \usepackage[english]{...
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Usage of polyglossia breaks lettrine drop caps

I'm facing an issue with the usage of polyglossia and lettrine packages on the same document. Setup: MiKTeK on Windows 10 lettrine 2.60 polyglossia 2.1 Tried with both LuaLaTeX and XeLaTeX When I ...
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Path problem with subfiles, and fontspec

I have the project with the following structure: fonts/ times.ttf timesbd.ttf timesbi.ttf timesi.ttf sections/ section1.tex main.tex My main.tex contains: \documentclass{article} \...
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Circled numbers ❶, ❷, etc. as bullets and in paragraphs

I'm trying to use circled numbers (❶, ❷, etc.) as bullets and generally in text. I'm using XeLaTeX from Pandoc, but I'm not afraid of some inline TeX expressions or editing the template that Pandoc ...
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pdfpages Error with subfiles and XeLaTeX

I have a project with the following structure: ./sections/appendices/appendices.tex ./sections/appendices/my_file.pdf main.tex Here's a MWE: main.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \...
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how to fix the frametitle override the beamer logo [duplicate]

I am trying to add a logo in the beamer, when I add the frame title, I found the logo was overrided by the frame title. how to make the transparent png shows in front of the frame title? This is the ...
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how to make the transparent content show in beamer

I am using latex beamer to show the company logo in the top right side of beamer. This is the miminal code I am using: \documentclass{ctexbeamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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XeLaTeX: fallback specifically for monospace

I'm using a package that ends up delegating to pygments for some code rendering. I use ≡ and ∈ as symbols within the code, which lmmono10-regular complains about not having. What can I add to the ...
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Japanese font in table overlaps with adjacent column when compiled with XeLaTeX in Overleaf

I'm working on a LaTeX document in Overleaf where I have a table containing text in multiple languages, including Japanese. I'm using XeLaTeX as the compiler. However, when I compile the document, the ...
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What is the correct way to give the Path of a locally given font to be used for the title of a document (xelatex)

I use the solution given in How can I change the font size of the title and the font size of the authors in Latex? to have the font size of the title as big as possible. But how to precise the Path if ...
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RStudio/Quarto is unable to make a pdf because it can't find xelatex.fmt, which is in system path

RStudio/Quarto is unable to make a pdf because it can't find xelatex.fmt. I've recently updated tlmgr and all LaTeX packages I've also run fmtutil-sys --all xelatex is in /c/texlive/2024/bin/windows/...
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Sanserif Font for some group of text

Need some group of text in Arial font, for this, tried with the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} % For specifying fonts \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Times} \...
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XeLaTeX compile teaser header image title text does not display

Title doesn't display properly when compiling teaser header image with XeLaTeX on Overleaf Switching to pdfLaTex is fine, but I need to use xeLaTex \documentclass[journal]{vgtc} % ...
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Math Command Different Font

for a homework template, I want to use Arial as the main font, for the header, footer, and just normal text. For math mode, I want to use the default font, for commands with "\" I want to ...
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Changing the directionality of Private User Area characters in the bidi code

I'm building a Hebrew font with about 9,000 additional glyphs. I first wanted to keep them without Unicode assignment and call them through OpenType features, but sadly, their number exceeds Adobe's ...
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Using ucharclasses and babel together

How can I use ucharclasses with babel in XeLaTeX while defining the font with \babelfont? Alternatively, is there a method to achieve automatic locale and font switching in XeLaTeX, rather than ...
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On Generating Barcodes with Pst-Barcode

This is a follow-up question to the one posed in Generating ISBN Barcodes. Prior to posting the MWE code: \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \begin{document} \...
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A Spine for My Book with Pspicture

Consider the following code for a .767" spine with a height of 8.49". \documentclass[12pt,onecolumn,openany,final]{book} \usepackage[hmargin=0in,vmargin=0in,paperwidth=0.767in,paperheight=8....
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Why do XeLaTeX and ucharclasses falsely claim my characters are in italics?

I am using ucharclasses to automatically switch fonts for Latin (using Noto Serif) and for Anatolian Hieroglyphs (using Noto Sans Anatolian Hieroglyphs). The Anatolian Hieroglyphs font is available ...
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Setting small caps fallback fonts in fontspec

Note: This question is only for the macOS operating system The Times New Roman font in my mac doesn't have small caps shapes. So I want to set TeX Gyre Termes as the small caps fallback font. Using ...
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XeLateX stopped compiling

I am using xelatex on vscode and i was working on a lab report when i set up some simple figures and now it doesnt generate the pdf anymore and no problems are detected. It worked perfectly before ...
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Does XeTeX 3.141592653 from TeX Live 2024 support variable fonts (specifically, NotoSansMonoCJKSC-VF.otf)?

I have downloaded these two fonts: NotoSansMonoCJKSC-VF.otf (permalink to file in the official Github repository) NotoSansMonoCJKsc-Regular.otf (permalink to file in the official Github repository) ...
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Problematic install of babel-scottish

Here are two failed attempts to install the downloaded (by MiKTeX) files for babel-scottish. It seems to revolve around the missing file hilatex-dev.fmt presumably needed for XeLaTeX. The internet ...
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supercite punctuation not superscripts when using kpfonts-otf with Lua/XeLaTeX

I am trying to use XeLaTeX with kpfonts-otf, but for some reason the punctuation in the supercitations is "normalscript"(?), making the citations look a little out of place. MWE: \...
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how can I adjust the first includegraphics opacity? [closed]

xeLaTeX i can't adjust the first background's opacity.
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References under the same shortauthor

I want to make something like this, where references with same shortauthor but different shorttitle are ordered in this way: this is a MWE, I'm using philosophy-verbose as bibstyle: \documentclass[...
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Multiple columns with different widths - complex layout [closed]

I am having troubles typesetting more complex layout that consists of multiple columns with different widths and vertically rotated text. Layout image I've trield multiple packages such as \multicol \...
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Proper dash with XeLaTeX / Lucida Calligraphy

When using the font Lucida Calligraphy with XeLaTeX the dashes do not work correctly: -- gives two small dashes instead of a longer one. How can I repair that? MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} \...
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I want LaTeX to handle word's before-after spaces automatically without me adding spaces

I am currently creating a LaTeX document dynamically with templates whereas I create a sentence in a loop with one or more words. The template for this sentence is He said: "<%words%>."...
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