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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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Are there cases where fontenc + luatex (or xetex) cause problems?

According to the luatex docs, you shouldn't use fontenc with luatex. People swear up and down that fontenc is incompatible, but I haven't been able to find an example where loading the package causes ...
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How to determine “option clash for package … \usepackage”

My code so far: \documentclass[]{my-document} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[a4paper,landscape,margin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \...
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Avoiding an augmented space

I'm struggling to do something on LaTeX and I dont know if it is possible to do : If I write an expression like \displaystyle \frac{a}{n} in a sentence, that goes to a new line. The space between ...
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Reverse direction of writing automatically with RTL script

A new interesting feature with latest release of babel a lua algorithm which detect the beginning and the end of Arabic sentences and revers direction of writing without adding explicit markup (\...
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Using tex4ht to convert from XeLaTeX source that uses Unicode-named macros to Word (.docx) format

I asked a very similar question several years ago on the tex4ht listserv and received a very helpful answer from Michal Hoftich. He described certain limitations for working with Unicode and tex4ht ...
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tcolorbox, tikz [duplicate]

Please help us below code that right side of arrow not spanned based on height and and help us how to set auto width: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \makeatletter \...
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How to type special characters?

I am trying to print a text in my Latex document, but I get lots of errors and I do not know what to do. The text is: answer([Capital, Country]):-is_country(Country),borders(Country, greece),...
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XeLaTeX produces wrong ellipsis

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \textellipsis\ / \ldots\ / … / ... \end{document} With pdfLaTeX, I get this result: While XeLaTeX produces this: The kerning is ...
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pstricks image is cut to a4 in landscape mode

I am trying to create a rectangle which covers the whole page using pstricks and XeLaTex; for example \documentclass[landscape,a0b,final]{a0poster} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-grad} \begin{...
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Word wrapping in XeLateX RTL Urdu occurring right not left

Why does the following Urdu text seem to be word wrapped on the right and not left? If a word cannot be adjusted , shouldn't it be jutting out into the left margin, not the right? Am I missing some ...
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eps figure not showing up using XeLaTeX

I am trying to compile a tex file containing an eps image using XeLaTeX, here is a minimal example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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XeLaTeX Custom Font Greek

I am struggling with my document: I use XeLaTeX to change my document font to SourceSansPro (Font Source). Everything works the way I need it, except I have no idea how add the greek letters, which ...
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Unable to get fillable empty text fields in hyperref forms inside tabular environment with XeTeX

I need to get fillable text fields inside tabular environment and since I use other language scripts other than English I need to compile my document using XeTeX engine. The nearest post to this ...
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XeTeX + \overline: Which \fontdimen’s are used?

Edit: This question has been thoroughly reedited to highlight the problem at hand. I am trying to mimic \overline to create similar symbols. According to Overline thickness on TeX.SX, and ...
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Angle (degree) symbol with siunitx under XeLaTeX and mathspec

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathspec} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \ang{30}, \SI{20}{\celsius} \end{document} Compiling with XeLaTex, I get: The ...
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Convert to Xelatex

I have a document I want to convert using Xelatex. Based on the info here, I've gone through the file and made a number of changes. However, while it will output a new PDF, the conversion fails to ...
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siunitx and XeLaTeX with OldStyle in text, but Lining in math

The attached example (not really an MWE) explains the problem better than I probably can here: % !TeX program = xelatex \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{siunitx} \sisetup{% % detect-...
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Xetex support for .otf features

In the .otf fonts where they are present, the Contextual Alternate (calt) and Localized Forms (locl) functions work fine in LibreOffice. Experiment: I create a quoteright.fr glyph with a large ...
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Issue with Pythontex using a LaTeX editor (MacOS - Anaconda)

I just achieved a clean install of MacOS Mojave. I have reinstalled Pythontex with the help of TeX Live Utility. Python 3 is installed with Anaconda. The package works fine when the typesetting is ...
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Quality and efficiency of my code in LaTeX3?

As an exercise in learning LaTeX3, I would like to replace the following 7 functions, copied from xepersian.sty which do the same job in xepersian package, with a single function. 208 \...
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Missing Glyph with fontspec, XeTeX and LyX

I'm getting the error for missing glyphs in LyX using XeTeX with fontspec on Windows. The error is Missing character: There is no ^^C in font [lmroman10-regular]:mapping=tex-text;! The wierf thing is ...
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Setting up new font in environment

I'm defining a new environment to display some text in devanagari, but the text does not appear to be centered, despite defining \centering in the environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Custom numbering style using the number of Symbols instead of Numbers

Is there any possible way to count by the number of a symbol ? For instant, if I want to print 4 versions of a letter, I assigned \arabic{#1} numbers which shows: 1 2 3 4 What I want is to ...
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Rerun if last page number is not shown correctly

I am trying to build my cv and covering letter at the same time. I have taken the template form 'awesome cv' in XeLaTeX. I had this original makefile... LATEX=xelatex LATEXOPT=--shell-escape --...
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Miktex/XeLaTeX - wrong aligned images to the top of text using \wrapfigure

I'm trying to display image wrapped by text, but I'm not able to align them exactly. Image is always rendered one line below the begin of text block. Additionally, it's displayed line below even when ...
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Arabic Text inside Tikz decorations.text

I am trying to create a TikZ figure as below, but the compilation is problematic when one adds some Arabic text. \documentclass[tikz, border=5pt, multi]{standalone} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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Add Special Characters to ACM Master Template

I am using Overleaf, with the ACM Master Template from here1: I need to add two special characters (🅓 and 🅒) to the document. I've looked at a lot of different solutions on the Tex Stack Exchange, ...
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XeLaTeX: Chinese characters [closed]

Firstly, apologies for my ignorance but I have tried all the options given in: this post. However, I still am unable to get it working. From the above post, I am trying to achieve this: % Compile ...
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Miktex/XeLaTeX - wrong images wrapping at the page breaks (wrapfigure)

I've asked already this question in other thread, but because I've opened it for two issues, only the other was discussed/answered. So I've added new thread only for this topics with additional ...
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Datamatrix not generated on Mac

When I compile the following file on my Mac, the datamatrix is not generated. When I compile the same file on a Linux server, the datamatrix is shown. Do you have any idea how this datamatrix can be ...
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Miktex/XeLaTeX - non-working wrapped images (wrapfigure)

I've searched hundereds forums of the same question, but without any working solution. I'd like to insert images to my document to the right side of the page and my text shall wrap them from the left....
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A lot of unwanted vertical space before, and after pmatrix [duplicate]

I have this code: یک بردار را در فضای $ R^3 $ به صورت زیر نشان میدهیم: \[ \vec{V} = \begin{pmatrix} X \\ Y \\ Z \end{pmatrix} \] همه ی قوانین $ R^2 $ برای $ R^3 $ برقرار است. مثلا به بردار ...
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Russian characters in equations without \textup in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I want to change LaTeX engine from PdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX. There are a lot of formulas and equations with Russian text inside. And it used without any commands. MWE for pdflatex: \documentclass{...
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How can I install a specific font in xelatex

I am trying to use Batang font for Koreanisch and it doesn't work. If I try a simple font, for example, Calibri it works and the file compiles. But if I use a font like Meiryo,PMingLiU,Batang and just ...
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Multi-level ordered list with prefix in different parts of the text

I'm writing a document with a list of items that must be ordered. The result should be something like this: Title 1 R1. Requirement 1 R1.1 Requirement 1.1 R2. Item 2 R2.1 Requirement 2.1 R2....
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BibLaTeX long URL extending into border despite using biburllcpenalty

MWE: test.tex: % !TeX program = xelatex \documentclass[paper=A4,fontsize=12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[left=3cm, right=3cm, bottom=3cm, top=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[backend=...
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fontspec changes indentation of biblatex bibliography

MWE: test.tex: % !TeX program = xelatex \documentclass[paper=A4,fontsize=12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear,citestyle=authoryear]{biblatex} \...
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Incorrect positioning when using tikz overlay and remember picture

When I use chemfig in conjuction when \tikz[overlay,remember picture] the positioning does go in the correct position. I am using XeLaTeX and the yLaTeX class (see this link: https://github.com/...
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Fonts in math operators not matching in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

Using XeLaTeX I have changed the body and math fonts to Gill Sans. However, the operators defined using DeclareMathOperator still appear in Computer Modern. How do I edit my configuration to make ...
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Unsucessfully, using BibLaTeX and running XeLaTeX, I tried to reduce the spacing of bibliography header

I tried by the middle of the following questions: How to reduce size of bibliography header Vertical space after Bibliography name Changing the heading style of references section How can I reduce ...
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The bbl file is not generated and still malformed file bcf even if I still use \addbibresource{file.bib} in XeLaTeX

I have already tried by middle of the following questions: Problem with biber: file.bcf is malformed Bbl file not generated Malformed bcf file not recreated by latexmk after error biber generate ...
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Check text into saved box

Can we check text into saved box? I'm using fwlw package and draw into foot first word from next page with \usebox\NextWordBox. I need check-up - if text into \NextWordBox is single cross-symbol (or ...
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XeLaTeX and black Outline characters in Devanagari?

I'd like to make some practice worksheets for Devanagari in Outline characters but can't. I've perused the archive and have not been successful in finding a MWE that works. Could someone help? TIA
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latexmk with xelatex and pdfx does not converge

Given the following minimal example: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.xmpdata} \Title{Minimal Example} \Author{John Doe} \end{filecontents*} \documentclass{article} \...
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Copying text from pdf created using xelatex containing Malayalam text

When I create a pdf file containing English text using pdflatex, I can copy text from it and get a reasonably fair text when pasted in a text editor. But when I do the same with a pdf of Malayalam ...
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Standalone Title Page

I'm trying to create a title page that I can add to documents I create with standalone in xelatex. This basic code compiles: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{titlepage} \...
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How to integrate my macros in ProTEXT

I installed ProTEXT from the TeXLive 2017 CD on a Windows 10 system  and am using TeXWorks. I use plain TeX coding and the XeTeX format. I have it working except that I have to include my macros and ...
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How to add my own directory to TexWorks search list

I am using TeXWorks as the front end for the XeTeX format. Just installed this from the TeXLive 2017 CD. I have a directory of my own plain-Tex macro files. I want my plain-TeX coded documents to ...
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How to save a bmp image from the internet for use in XeTeX

I found a bmp image file online, right clicked on it, saved it as bmp format in a local directory. Using MS Paint, I could open and view the file. Paint says the picture-file is 42.2K bytes, 240 dpi, ...
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Custom citation label [duplicate]

I have been trying to cite different publication types using different labels for each. For instance, having the following bib file \begin{filecontents}{references.bib} @article{Anonymous:2013, ...