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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Asymptote - a large dot for vertices

I'm learning asymptote and I'm trying to figure out how to increase the size of dots. For an example, when drawing this object: size(0,0); path cle=scale(2cm)*unitcircle; draw(cle); for(real i=0; ...
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formating the key words and abstract in Latex

Key words and abstract are not properly aligned. I am using Latex to write an journal article. See the attached screenshot. I want the abstract and the key words to have the same margin. How can I ...
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Reproducing ToC styling following the Legrand Orange book with memoir class

I am trying to reproduce the ToC style of The Legrand Orange Book with memoir class. I am not an expert in memoir class and managed to look similar except ToC title and Part. my MWE goes like this \...
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PDF version 1.7 output using XeLaTex and texlive 2017

I tried to use \pdfminorversion=7. This did not work, the error "!Undefined control sequence" popped up. Just to see if it would work, I also entered \pdfminorversion=2, with the same effect. Is there ...
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\XeTeXinterchartoks fails when applied to non-ASCII characters

In the following code \XeTeXinterchartoks fails when applied to non-ASCII characters. Any help? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{xcolor} % \usepackage{...
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Unicode characters misplaced within lstlistings environment

I am compiling with XeLaTex. Within the lstlistings environment (provided by the listings package), special unicode characters appear to be misplaced. This is a minimal demonstration. Code: \...
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Line breaks in really long sqrt expresssion

I am asking a question that has appeared many times on TeX StackExchange but none of the answers seem to work for my use case. I am trying to introduce line breaks, programmatically, into really ...
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Currfile and spaces

I'm having trouble with the currfile package. In fact, I found the error but don't know how to fix it. When there spaces in the path of the file (as a folder), LaTeX won't built the document saying ...
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xunicode&xeCJK TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. \begin{document}

I am making my Chinese resume with moderncv, but I meet some problem. I spent the whole afternoon in searching for some solution but they didn't work. I am using texlive2019 in win10. please help. ...
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Automating custom reports - is LaTeX the right solution for me?

I need to generate nice-looking PDF contracts and custom reports from the command-line, and I'm trying to determine whether LaTeX (XeLaTeX specifically, based on my research over the last few days) is ...
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XeLaTeX, nohyphen, space and babel/polyglossia

Consider this MWE \documentclass[french]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{hyphenat} \begin{document} \section{without relax} Cambridge : University (A) \nohyphens{Cambridge} : University (B) ...
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polyglossia, czech, xelatex: Bad character code (-1) with \tt

Polyglossia with Czech and \tt fails when I'm compiling the file with xelatex. It works with lualatex and it works with \setmainlanguage{english}. What is causing this behavior? MWE: \documentclass{...
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LaTeX Make Flow With Dashes

I am wondering if anyone can assist me in making this figure. I have not quite been able to set up the dashed lines over the two boxes, thank you so much.
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XeLaTeX does not work with \printbibliography

I've tried many different remedies found online to make XeLaTeX compile with BibTeX, although, since I am not a very experienced user, I came empty-handed. I use XeLaTeX because I would like to use ...
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Beamer text centred with Polyglossia

I am using beamer and Polyglossia. Whenever I change the default language to Hebrew, the text in the slides is centred even without writing a single word in Hebrew. The following MWE has to be ...
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Compilation problem about xelatex [closed]

I am new to tex. I just install the texlive2019 by an iso image on my windows10 system. After that, I try a simple tex file compiled by xelatex. \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \title{文章标题} \...
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Overleaf XeLatex article conversion to PdfLatex (for Arxiv submission). Problems with Arabic encoding

as many others I am looking for a solution to upload my paper written in Overleaf (XeLatex) to Arxiv. The main problem is a specific character (ڨ) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ve_(Arabic_letter) ...
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Repost it with a minimal working example for the amsmath must be loaded earlier than mathspec problem

See the following mwe: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mathspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \begin{document} \begin{equation*} 1 + 2 = 3 \end{equation*} \end{document} ...
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Package mathspec Error: `amsmath' must be loaded earlier than `mathspec' [duplicate]

I noted there are some similar questions for my problem on this list, but none of them solve my issue. So I post it here again: Hi, I try to compile letex thesis use the following steps: $ git ...
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Centering \newtcblisting

Continuing with my book in xelatex, I could't solve how to center a tcblisting. Here is my (i hope this time), MWE: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 % !TEX program = xelatex % !TEX spellcheck = es_ES % !TEX ...
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Where to find documentation for XeTeX's line breaking behavior?

I am trying to find out more about how XeTeX implements line breaking for different languages using \XeTeXlinebreaklocale. From the XeTeX reference guide: \XeTeXlinebreaklocale⟨Locale ID⟩: ...
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How to color an Arabic letter in a word without adding extra length or Tatweel?

I'd like to color in xelatex a letter in a word. \documentclass[14pt,letterpaper]{memoir} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[utf]{arabxetex} \linespread{1.6} \newfontfamily\arabicfont[Script=Arabic]{...
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stack two sub-lines of the small Chinese characters to fit into one line

I would like to stack two small sub-lines of Chinese characters to fit into one line. As shown below: What I can achieve is the following: with the source code: %!TeX program = XeLaTeX \...
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How to create an alias of Cyrillic character with leading backslash?

RUN: xelatex book.tex \documentclass[a5paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[X2,T2A,OT2]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode,xltxtra,...
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titleps bottom marks are slightly off in multicol document

I am typesetting biblical text using XeLaTeX. I need to print book, chapter, and verse references in the page headers, so I am using titleps with the extramarks option to define custom marksets for ...
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Why unicode symbols cannot be shown for XeTeX?

I have following example, which I would the unicode symbols to be shown automatically, how should I do? Please kindly help. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{xeCJK} \begin{document} 你好! ⃝ ⃞ \...
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Jupyter PDF via LaTeX - TeXLive installation incomplete

Context: Notebooks on a Jupyter Litlest Hub When I want to download as 'pdf via LaTeX', I get the following error ... Message: nbconvert failed: PDF creating failed, captured latex output: Failed to ...
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lstinline code with curly quotes \lstinline!“”!

EDIT1 I have a markdown with inline code with curly quotes and I use pandoc to generate a PDF. The markdown is Fancy Unicode quotes inlined `“”`. The resulting latex is : Fancy Unicode quotes ...
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Add original date of text to bibliography

I'm using biblatex and want the option to create a bibliography entry like this (without the linebreaks ofc) Luther, Martin (1530). Von der Stadtmaus und der Feldmaus. In: Martin Luthers Fabeln und ...
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Russian script doesn't work in Beamer

I am having an issue with using Babel in Beamer. I am running the presentation in XeLaTeX, and whenever I try to use Cyrillic via Babel it gives me a regular B rather than Б. I've got it to work in a ...
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Switch font for one character in xelatex

Currently working with a text that has a maltese cross character (U+2720) in a signature and my EBGaramond main font for this document does not provide the corresponding glyph. As expected I end up ...
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XeLaTex, \includegraphics, and spaces in filepath

I am using XeLaTeX and need to include graphics wherein the filepath has spaces in it. I am trying to use the grffile package to help with the space issue; nothing else works without error. But when ...
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Minimal Malayalam XeLaTeX document

I have been typesetting books in Malayalam using XeLaTeX, with the Rachana font for Malayalam and FreeSerif for English. One problem with Rachana is that it doesn't contain glyphs such as the "curly ...
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How to create a personal citestyle from a personal bibstyle?

I created a personal bibstyle with makebst and it works perfectly fine but i'd like to use that same file to create a personal citestyle to use instead of verbose-trad2. Is it possible ?
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mathspec percent sign

I am using mathspec with XeTeX (Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.999991 (TeX Live 2019)), and the percent sign \% shows up in Computer Modern (or a similar font) in math mode, rather than the font set using ...
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Problem with XeLaTeX and undefined citations with nested \input commands

I have the following folder structure: report ├── build │   └── 0_report.pdf ├── img │   └── fig1.png ├── main │   ├── 0_report.tex │   ├── 1_introduction.tex │   ├── 2_discussion.tex │   ├── ...
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File names with spaces stopped working in \includepdf and \includegraphics in TeX Live 2019 if compiled with XeLaTeX

Now the problem from File names with spaces stopped working in \includepdf and \includegraphics in TeX Live 2016 if compiled with LuaLaTeX has arrived to XeLaTeX. After upgrading my system (to NixOS ...
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How to print Unicode characters in LaTeX by its code? (For example \U0001316E)

For example, the character [ \U0001316E ] in Unicode is 𓅮. How could I transform it into a LaTeX command. I tried to use XeLaTeX compiler and directly copy the symbol into Overleaf, but is became �� ...
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Conflict between unicode-math and glossaries-extra

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[symbols]{glossaries-extra} \usepackage{unicode-math} \makeglossaries \glsxtrnewsymbol[description={tilde}]{tilde}{\ensuremath{\tilde{D}}} \glsxtrnewsymbol[...
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How to specify RGB color for xelatex/graphviz combo

Xelatex, while processing graphviz code doubles the hashmark (#) char before the RGB color specification. E.g. latex/graphviz code: \digraph [scale=1]{mygraph} { node [color="#365559"] a->b }...
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Link colour fills page [closed]

This morning I updated my local MikTeX distribution with the pending package updates. I now get a completely blue page if the page contains a link, but only when compiled with XeLaTeX. Removing ocgx2 ...
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VS code/Latex Workshop: -output-driver in latex-workshop.latex.tools

I reduce the compression of gzip when compiling large files with XeLaTeX with the XeLaTeX command line option -output-driver='xdvipdfmx -z0'(see Speeding up LaTeX compilation). When I add this line ...
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Font style in math mode [duplicate]

How can I generate this font style in Math mode? See attachment for font.
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Why is my output partially BiDi?

I'm using xelatex (on Debian stable). My TeX file looks like this: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{hebrew} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman}...
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Defining font size in standalone with xelatex

I want to produce svg images of tikz pictures in a standalone environment that match the main document. So far everything works just fine. However, I am struggeling with defining the fontsize of the ...
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LaTex how to auto break line within text subscript environment

I'm using \newcommand{\textss}[1]{\textsubscript{\,\underline{#1}}} to make text comment like this: Here are some text\textss{and I made some comments here, but the text maybe too long to feed a ...
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Apply command on range of characters of a word

This is a complement of my last question Apply command on nth character of a word, I need to color a range of characters like this \ColorRgChar{2-5}{examination} which color from second to the fifth ...
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How to edit pdf output in nbconvert

I am trying to edit an output from nbconvert. I have a jupyter notebook which I wanted as a pdf. I used the following code to get the pdf output with miktext backend. jupyter nbconvert --to pdf Latex....
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Table Formatting in LaTex

I am trying to create a table having the following outlook. Any ideas why in the 1st column in the 2nd and 3rd merged rows are not aligned vertically in the middle like the 3rd row??? The same ...
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Cannot use XeTeXglyph with ptmr8c; not a native platform font

After I update my texlive in macOS Catalina 15.03.When I compile my latex book,throw this error: Cannot use XeTeXglyph with ptmr8c; not a native platform font. what should I do to fix this problem?

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