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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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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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How to insert <fr:assertion> tag in XMP metadata using XeLaTeX [closed]

I am unable to add the <fr:assertion> tag to XMP metadata using XeLaTeX. Below is a minimal working example (MWE). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperxmp} %\xmpNote{%% Not working % \fr:...
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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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widetilde and widehat differences between xelatex and lualatex

A user of NewCM noted that xelatex and lualatex produce different results on the same simple tex code (and not only NewCM). The code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[regular]{newcomputermodern} \...
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Is it possible to stop latex (xelatex) after rendering just one page of output? [duplicate]

Is it possible to stop Latex after rendering just one page of output? I'm attempting to do presentation slides in Emacs Orgmode with subsequent export to Latex & PDF. This way I believe I could ...
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Is the package xunicode still needed with XeLaTeX? [duplicate]

I searched all over and could not find a proper answer for this. If my document only uses OpenType fonts (e.g., NewCM10-Book, NewCMMono10-Book, NewCMMath-Book and Roboto), with fontspec and unicode-...
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Compatibility issue between chemmacros and polyglossia when using `russian` language setting

I want to use two packages chemmacros and polyglossia together in my document, and for some reason I don't want to use mhchem and babel etc. instead of them. Here are some simplified examples. ...
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error in table of figures and wrong character

Since two weeks I switched from pdflatex to xetex. In doing so, I encounter two problems: (1) an error message : Undefined control sequence. ...exthebrew{בֵּיצָה}, \textit{b=e\d s=a}} (2) In the list ...
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Undefined Xelatex citation [duplicate]

I'm writing my dissertation in xelatex, however I'm having an issue where non of my citations are defined, and just appear as [?]. I'm using the same preamble I've used on other documents which did ...
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How to use Times New Roman, 13 pt with bold section?

I'm working on my univeristy thesis and I've always thought that using latex should be easier for paging, fonts and so on. Actually, my specification are to use Times New Roman font 13 pt, but I can ...
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Why can't tikzexternalize write to a directory above

I use the command \tikzexternalize[prefix=../figures-tikz/] and I got the error message ! I can't write on file `../figures-tikz/BQ-m-meca_0.md5'. If on the other hand I write the command \...
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What is the best way to organize a thesis into two or more volumes?

My PhD thesis will be composed of at least two volumes when printed: a first volume of synthesis, and a second volume of annexes and the like. I would like to be able to cross-reference between the ...
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how to build hyperlinked tex.tex

I download tex.web and build with commands: weave tex.web pdftex tex.tex then i get tex.pdf. but my build tex.pdf don't have table of contents, bookmarks and cross-references. but when I open tex.pdf ...
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XeLatex equations and content placement between lines

How I make sure in the following template to place the equations and the statments to be exactly between the lines. They never come over any lines always in between the lines and on the right of the ...
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Xelatex on TexStudio whith tkz-fct package problems

When I use tkz-fct to build functions graphics in TexStudio using xelatex, the graphic dont´t appear, but when I use the same code on overleaf, It show me already whithout problems. Someone knows what ...
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minted package doesn't work in XeLaTeX but works well in PdfLaTeX [closed]

I'm trying to use the minted package in my new computer. My tex code is as follows, and I'm using MikTeX + TexMaker in Windows 10: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cache=false]{minted} \begin{...
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Unable to load picture or PDF file - Xelatex

As of recently I am having a problem of compiling my .tex file. Mainly it fails when processing or loading an image but only for xelatex, while pdflatex works fine. Here's the sample code: % Setting ...
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Error: “ File ended while scanning use of \__um_group_end:n.”

Yesterday I typed the command \mathcal{C) and got this error File ended while scanning use of __um_group_end:n. This is the first time I get this error and I don’t know where it comes from. Could ...
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Underlining across multiple paragraphs

I’m producing syntax-highlighted LaTeX via fancyvrb. It all works well – unless styles cross lines. I have a workaround but the output would be more concise if there were a LaTeX command for ...
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Hyperlinks to hypertargets in TOC when using XeTeX

I am trying to set up my document such that every chapter title also serves as a hyperlink to the table of contents. In my actual document, the table of contents spans several pages, so I want these ...
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Can I use delimiter for brackets of a non-math font in math mode?

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm, amsmath} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont[,Scale=1,FakeStretch=1,FakeBold=0]{NewCMMath-Book.otf} \setmathfont[range={"0028, "0029},...
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Math symbols in the text of a reference make xr-hyper crash

I want to typeset cross-references from an external document, using xr-hyper. This raises an error as soon as there are mathematical symbols in the text of some reference in the external document. ...
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Specifying tocloft package lengths - XeLaTeX

I'm using XeLaTeX compiler to create my pdf documents. Recently I had to adjust some lengths in tocloft table of contents, for example I tried changing \cftbeforechapskip using \setlength command -- ...
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Beamer block - problem with it's appearance

I made a beamer presentation with desktop that looks like... And when I open it from mobile phone, it looks like... \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage{shadowtext} \usetheme{Warsaw} \...
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Bolding IPA symbols with tipa

I am using the tipa package for IPA in my dissertation. I would like to bold certain symbols, and have tried, e.g.: \textbf{\textipa{\!d}}. However, they do not bold in Latex's default font (computer ...
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XeLaTeX: How to use Tex Gyre Pagella only outside math and how increase the height of its italic version

I would like to use the Tex Gyre Pagella font in my document but only outside the math environment. I have tried setting the math font as in the following code: % !TeX program = xelatex \documentclass{...
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Break long lines without exceeding page limits for any given font size (xelatex)

The following code block was retrieved from this answer. It shows how to break long lines (see code and screenshot below.) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \parindent0pt \...
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XeLaTeX + mathtools + unicode-math missing symbols `\Coloneqq` and `\models`

Sorry, but I am browsing since morning around and try to find a solution for that issue. I have a beamer presentation with moloch theme and want to use the Fira font but only for the mathcal part I ...
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Bold math symbols as in text mode. Old Standard TT XeLaTeX fontsetup

I am using XeLaTeX 2023 compiler with an Old Standard TT font for both text and math modes. However, bold font in math mode doesn't work at all. I want to use as the default bold math symbols the ...
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A way to include invisible comments in PDF files

In XeTeX, I would like to include comments such as "LABEL234" into the code of a PDF file, at the current TeX location but neither changing the visual appearance of the document nor changing ...
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Making XeTeX recognise accented characters

I've seen many references online that say something along the lines of "XeTeX assumes its input is Unicode by default." From this I imagined that I would be able to put in some French text ...
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