Questions tagged [xetex]

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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change pandoc font for paragraph

I am trying to change the fontfamily for a paragraph using markdown and pandoc with xetex. I couldn't find references to this online. I am currently setting my main font using this answer: --- ...
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XeLaTeX: Strange behaviour

Code \documentclass{article} \listfiles \usepackage{multido} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \psset{unit = 0.36} \centering \begin{pspicture}(-1.7,-1.1)(31.9,21.95) \...
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Embed full fonts into dvipdfmx's output

It happened to others on this forum, now it happens to me: the printing company (which I have not chosen) sent me the following message: The interior file cannot be manufactured due to unlicensed/...
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remove the space in the text overleaf

I have a code like the following, \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \begin{document} $\boldsymbol{\mathcal{X}}_\mathrm{m}\!= \![{\boldsymbol{X}_{\mathrm{m},1}}, {\boldsymbol{X}_{\mathrm{m},...
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Problem with ref and box of theorem

Dear all I have a problem when \label and \ref as it is in this minimal example please help me \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,openany]{book} %------------------------------------------------------- \...
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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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Math bold italic symbols with mathspec

In mathspec the command \mathbitis not defined, I followed advice from Ulrike here in order to define it, but it desperately remains in Computer Modern: \documentclass{article} \DeclareMathAlphabet ...
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Biblatex/Biber suddenly outputs 'invalid format of date field' [duplicate]

UPDATE: Deleting the Cache using rm -rf `biber --cache` solved my problem. I'm a new user of LaTeX and use it the first time to write a thesis. Up until now I had everything running fine and was ...
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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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lstlistoflistings is populated with XeLaTeX logs instead of actual code

I'm having a hard time with \lstlistings command as it does not generate a proper lol file with the list of listings but, for some reason, it gets populated with XeLaTeX execution logs; vice versa, ...
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xelatex: fatal: Could not undump 20182 4-byte item(s) from /var/lib/texmf/web2c/xetex/xelatex.fmt

I have the error xelatex: fatal: Could not undump 20182 4-byte item(s) from /var/lib/texmf/web2c/xetex/xelatex.fmt. no matter how I try to escape. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I tried: sudo fmtutil-sys -...
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Problem with Cyrillic in resume with XeLaTeX and fontspec

So I'm fairly new to TeX but managed to make myself a decent resume using quite a well-known Deedy-Resume template. I use overleaf to complie my .tex code into pdfs. I all worked fine enough until one ...
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Change font in my document-class [closed]

I created a new documentclass that is based on the \documentclass{article} . I would like to use the font Barlow that I just downloaded. I use the package fontspec and the compiler XeLaTeX. When I ...
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How to overcome “There is no ini file for the requested language” with babel for Tamil language?

Using the following tex with xelatex on Ubuntu: \usepackage[english]{babel} \babelprovide[import]{tamil} I get the following error: ! Package babel Error: There is no ini file for the requested ...
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Diagram using tikz

I have a diagram generated using the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{fontawesome5} \newtcolorbox{mybox}[4][]{% enhanced, ...
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How to animate a MSC? (MWE available)

I am trying to create an animation of a MSC created using a msc package. For instance, I would like that only the first message Msg1 transfer appears on the first slide, and then second message Msg2 ...
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The purpose of KOMA-scripts

I want to ask a question about KOMA-scripts. I'm a beginner in LaTeX and I'm trying to understand the term KOMA-Scripts that appears repeatedly throughout the LaTeX wiki. As far as I can make out, the ...
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Randomly reusing a custom font for the same letters (On first iteration use custom font no 1, on second iteration use custom font no 2, and so on)

I have some custom fonts that I have imported to my Font Book (I am using a macOS machine and am using XeTeX). I can import those custom fonts with the answer written in Package for changing font with ...
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Overlap text by another text in XeLaTeX

I need to overlap a text on page like on pic, but have no idea how. I know about block rotation by graphicx. I tried rotate it by tikz, but it put rotated text between lines.
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Use two font in latex

I'm completely new to Latex/XeLatex and I want to use two different font in my document: I want to write Persian letters in 'B Zar' font family and English letters in 'Times New Roman' font family. ...
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Problems with \\ in XeLaTeX when using Mac

I currently faced a problem with a XeTeX file I wrote using Windows 10 when I tried compiling it with MacOS Sierra 10.12.6. I had a .cls file containing following code snippet: ... \newcommand{\cover}[...
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“Improper alphabetic constant” error when input standalone subfile

Upgrade to TexLive2020 recently, and get "Improper alphabetic constant" error when \input a subfile with the standalone pkg. There's no problem if the subfile contents are directly put in ...
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unicode-math with greek letters upright and latin letters italic

I am using unicode-math to select math fonts in XeLaTeX. From the documentation, I see there are four options for math-style: ISO has all letters, Greek and Latin, italic TeX has all letters italic ...
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Multipage table doesn't display two standalone documents completely

I have two standalone documents which are essentially two string lists that I want to display one beside the other within a two column multipage table. Right now I'm using the package longtable and it ...
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How to fit a long table on a single page

\begin{table} \caption{Description of benchmark functions} \label{tab:1} \begin{tabular}{llll} \hline\noalign{\smallskip} Function & Dim & Range & $f_{...
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Sans serif symbols in XeLaTeX

I want to introduce a family of sans serif symbols using the TeX Gyre Heros italic font. I have only managed to use the upright font, How do I achieve this with the italic font? \documentclass{article}...
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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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Customize page header for even and odd pages WITHOUT fancyhdr

I am using MastersDoctoralThesis for writing my thesis. Its default settings are: On even numbered pages: outer header has page number while inner header has chapter number On odd numbered pages: ...
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.tif on XeLaTeX? (using Overleaf)

I am writing a thesis on XeLaTeX and I will be using a lot of .tif files. I always get errors because apparently it is not supported. I tried changing the files name to .png, it allows me to see the ...
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Missing font symbols for operators

I'd like to print operators such as union and intersection (\bigcup and \bigcap) in math mode, but apparently they are missing from the Fira Math fonts I'm currently using for my beamer document. I ...
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Using ucharclasses and XeLaTeX for ancient Greek

When I use ucharclasses with XeLaTeX to automatically change the font for Greek text, I find that it sometimes inserts transitions at the wrong point, within the Greek text. (Note: I am using the ...
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hyperlinks to a separate PDF document

I am trying to figure out a way to create hyperlinks between PDF documents. Here's an MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[a6paper]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \section{...
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TikZ shade not being drawn on first page with xelatex

Look at this example: %! TEX program = xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \AddToHook{shipout/background}{% \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \shade[left color=...
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How to build pst-barcode with xelatex?

In the following example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(1.3in,0.49in) \psbarcode{9781860742712}{textsize=8 includetext height=...
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How to configure my bib-style with XeLatex?

Here is an example of my problem \documentclass[doctor,language=english]{thesis} ... \bibliography{bib/mybib} \bibliographystyle{unsrt} ... \end{document} And for a bib-entry as @article{Marcastel:...
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Automatic text highlighting based on a dictionary

I would like to automatically highlight parts of a running text, based on whether the word is in a predefined dictionary, or not. Something along the lines of... \documentclass{article} \mydictionary{...
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The Czech accents ěščřžý are not showing in the output

I have the following MnWE, and it is non-working since after xelatex.exe it doesn't show the Czech letters with accents ěščřž, but it shows "á". So how do I type these accents no matter how ...
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Include Vector graphics by using their textual representation in XeLaTeX?

I am currently writing a XeLaTeX-compiled .cls file. This file should be able to include a specific vector background graphic that should be included within this class. At the moment, I am importing ...
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Pandoc xelatex font-family with relative path

I use Pandoc to generate PDF file from MD file with XeLaTeX engine. # in documentation directory pandoc file.md --pdf-engine=xelatex -o file.pdf I've a problem with font-family relative in YML part ...
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What is a good practice for right margin control?

I'm generally typesetting prose books, so I get a lot of right margins ;) What I currently do is check visually if the right margins are so overflown that it looks bad. I find this tiresome and error ...
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How to rotate a Markdown table to landscape? Solutions I've tried print the markup instead of the rendered table

I'm using Markdown to create a PDF via xelatex and pandoc. Here's my command line: pandoc -s combined.markdown --from markdown+table_captions+auto_identifiers --filter mermaid-filter.cmd --pdf-engine=...
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setting the pdf output directory for XeLaTeX

I am trying to get xelatex to output the pdf into a separate folder, say pdf, (also separate from the other build files in say build). I am running -xelatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode -shell-...
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bug xelatex after ubuntu update

I use ubuntu 20.4. After an update, i got several messages of error by xelatex like : File biblatex.sty' not found. ^^M` No hyphenation patterns were loaded for `french'(polyglossia) I will use \...
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Image for equation is not generated when compiling with make4ht and XeLaTeX

When compiling with make4ht and XeLaTeX engine, the images for equations are not created. Here is a sample code to illustrate it: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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xetex beamer math accent

The math accent looks ugly if I compile my beamer slides with xelatex. \hat x in xelatex \hat x in pdflatex Here is the MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsfonts,amsmath,amssymb,amsthm} \...
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I can't find the format file `XeLaTeX.fmt'! when compiling with bash script

Im very new to tex and I am using it to help me with my cover letter. I installed MacTex and I've been using the TexShop editor. I have found that I like the XeLaTeX the best so I've been using that. ...
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tikzexternalize and xespotcolor

With package xespotcolor, I can define and use spot colors with XeLaTeX. This works, even together with tikz. I am, however, having trouble when I try to use spot colors in externalized tikz pictures. ...
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Faster Compilation for a large latex book

I am working on an application where the user learns a topic by interacting with a chatbot. After the completion of the course, the user can generate a personalized notebook using their interaction ...
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Is it possible to change any character into punctuation in LaTeX?

I have a section of text that uses the mid-2000s online style of interspersing exclamation points with ones, for example (I’m sorry for the uninitiated): Oh Draco!111111!1 Oh mi fuking gud Draco!1111 ...
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urlstyle, urlfont and newfontfamily interaction

I'm using XeLaTeX and fontspec. I want to change the font (to the courier font) that is shown when using \url. I don't understand why "\renewcommand\UrlFont{\courierfont}" works but "\...

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