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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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! Package bookmark Error: Undefined style `custom-numeric-comp'

I am having trouble understanding/resolving an apparently bibliography issue, trying to compile a thesis. I use Texworks on windows. The following message is the error when compiling with XeLatex. ...
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Adding new 2 column segment in resume/cv

I was creating a new CV using the Freeman CV Template used), Is it possible to add a new section after the given details so that I can add declaration which will span over both the columns. I also ...
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Section mark styling and page number style

Im quite new to LaTex but i am willing to learn how to style my own Thesis instead of just copy and paste some code from a template. Now im facing a problem. I would like to style my thesis similar ...
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How to conveniently use textmode brackets in a mathmode \ce command (XeLaTeX)?

I'm preparing a thesis for publication, and the publisher requires the use of a font with old style numerals in textmode. This results in old style numerals being used when I use the \ce command. No ...
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Reference figure with multiple figures

I have figure with multiple figures (top, bottom). The journal that I want to send my paper to require that we use (a,b,..) for multiple figures. I followed that but since all my figures have titles ...
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Unicode characters not appearing: 𐌈 𐍈 ט 𐤈 ط

I'm attempting to get the following line to compile in XeLaTex: The letter 𐌈 (also written 𐍈 , ט, 𐤈, ط , or þ) All but ט and þ do not appear when compiling with XeLaTex using the following ...
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XeLaTeX cannot load picture in Command Prompt

I have been using TeXworks and it worked fine. Recently, I am testing with Command Prompt to work with this line: xelatex foo.tex The content of the file is below: \documentclass[a4paper,14pt,...
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English Paragraph in Arabic latex document

I'm writing my thesis using Latex, the document is in Arabic using Polyglossia, and managing the bibliography using biblatex. All the references are in English, as a result the reference Page is like ...
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Arial appearing incorrectly in the built-in PDF viewer in Texmaker

hopefully someone can help :) I am using XeLaTeX with TeX Live 2019 in Windows 8.1 (64 Bit). Arial appears incorrectly in the built-in PDF viewer - when I compile the document with XeLaTeX in ...
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LaTeX documents in Indian languages prepared using LaTeX

We know that LaTeX supports Indian languages. I have seen some documents in Sanskrit which are typeset using LaTeX. However, I am curious if there are other examples of documents in Indic scripts ...
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How can I get vector shapes from the METAFONT font `eiad` in 2019?

eiad is a font from a different era, and seemingly almost unusable today. I can't use it at all with XeLaTeX, and when I begrudgingly tried to use it with pdflatex, I get only an ugly rasterization, ...
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Replacing letters

How to make it so that following latex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} n \end{document} produces a pdf with letter n replaced by m? From How to automatically replace one letter with ...
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Why does xelatex produce a different binary of the pdf each time? [duplicate]

This is doc.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} a \end{document} Then I xelatex doc.tex and md5 doc.pdf, so I get a unique md5 code. If I run xelatex again on the same tex file it produces ...
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Bib2gls support for non-ASCII characters or non-english languages; .glstex is unable to load non-ASCII characters

I am trying to incorporate bib2gls into glossaries managment in my project, however I hit into trouble when using my native language (czech) and its diacritics (as far as my knowledge goes, those are ...
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How to get file name from inside a latex file?

In the context of biblatex its possible to bibstyle=reading, this will produce bibliography including abstract and annotation fields. The annotation might come from a file named like bibannotation-...
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Inserting Latex commands automatically at certain places in text

I'm not sure if the following question has a solution (and if there is one if it is still in the scope of what one can achive with Latex) but I hope its alright to at least ask. I'm currently ...
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Emergency stop in plain TeX, pdfTeX, XeTeX and LuaTeX?

I'm using <TeX_Engine> -jobname=TEX_TESTING -halt-on-error -interaction=nonstopmode <my_code> to TeX the one-line code A\bye. It does not work. Here are the logs: Plain TeX: This is TeX, ...
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Conflict error when using \pstMarkAngle with XeLaTeX

I’m trying to produce a pspicture with marked angles, so I’m using the pstricks extention pst-eucl. Here is a minimal example: (I’m using MikTeX 9.25 together with TeXmaker on Windows 7) \...
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Why do small caps on $\XeLaTeX$ have incorrect kerning? [closed]

This is the Adobe Garamond Pro small caps as appeared on the official Adobe spec sheet: This is what I got from XeLaTeX with \setmainfont and \textsc{}: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec}...
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Page width is getting out after adding Urdu in Table [duplicate]

When I am trying urdu in the table column it is going outside of the page width in latex this is my code of writing urdu inside the table \begin{table}[htbp] \caption{CHECKING OF URDU IN LATEX} \...
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Set a relative search path for fontspec within a package (.sty file)

I have a small .sty file for beamer, where I need to specify a particular title font (that's a TTF file). I can do this thus: \RequirePackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily{\WellcomeBold}[Path=fonts/]{...
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Better latex output, instead of being wrapped on Terminal?

Latex output is being wrapped, even if there is space on Terminal: While if I list the files ls command output seems normal (as expected): I checked Avoid linebreaks in LaTeX console / log output (...
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Latex Font Warning While Writing Urdu

I am trying to write urdu in latex but i am getting these warnings in latex fontspec error: "font-not-found" The font "Scheherazade" cannot be found. For immediate help type H <return>. ...
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How to get correct content from PDF copying/pasting with Source Han?

I installed the “Language-specific OTFs” version of Source Han Sans from Adobe Font’s Release page, e.g., SourceHanSansSC-Regular.otf, which sets the default ideographs suitable under Simplified ...
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Font issue with legacy 8-bit fonts + fontspec

Some kind souls mentioned in some of my past questions that my using \usepackage{fontspec} is wrong. One of them suggested that I use \setmainfont[Scale=1.0, Ligatures={Common, Rare, TeX}]{Palatino ...
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Installing Lyx2.3.2 on ubuntu

I'm trying to install lyx 2.3.2 on ubuntu 18.10, so I installed miktex and donwloaded a lyx2.3.2 source file from the official site and builded it using cmake I maneged to exucte the app but only ...
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This code is not executable, Please help [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-sc} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{multirow} %\usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{amssymb,amsthm} \usepackage{caption} \captionsetup[figure]{...
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How to use Chinese font Song typeface?

I found how to change font to times with: \usepackage{mathptmx} But what about Chinese fonts, the instructions I have say I should use Song typeface. I fount this https://www.overleaf.com/learn/...
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IEEEtran, standalone, and XeLaTex: do not crop

I am using the following MWE. \documentclass[tikz,class=IEEEtran]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[draw, line width=5pt,blue, fill=green](boxofgreen) {This box ...
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Automatically move `tikzpicture` to the following page if it does not fit current page

Problem Description I’d like to automatically move the tikzpicture to new page if it does not fit the current page. See the MWE—if you compile it as it is, the tikzpicture starts on the current page, ...
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Odd Behaviour: Missing Chapter Title in Footer, However the Page Number is Displayed

Problem Description I’d like to create a footer style that would be displayed on all pages except for the page, where there is \part title and its verso page (this exception is not a problem, as it ...
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Defining fallback fonts for entire Unicode ranges

Is it possible to automatically define fallbackfonts for specific Unicode ranges? I know there are packages to do this such as xeCJK for CJK fonts as in this answer But that's limited to those ...
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Override small-caps \chapter locally

When I customise the \chapter format using titlesec as follows (important bit is the \bfseries for small caps): \titleformat{\chapter}[block] {\titlerule[1pt]\addvspace{0pt}\Large\scshape\...
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XeLaTeX typesets characters in some Lato fonts on top of each other

When I try to use the Lato-Regular ttf font and Lato-Bold ttf font XeLaTeX produces a pdf in which some of the characters are set on top of each other, but when using eg. Lato-Italic, Lato-BoldItalic, ...
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`microtype`: Set Minimum Width of a Space

Problem Description I am a newbie. I use microtype package. I would like to set the minimum width of a space to a width of a regular space. However, with default settings, it is shrinked too much and ...
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Raising errors when using fontawesome5 and XeTeX in Debian

I have been trying to compile my CV using the command xelatex cv.tex on a Debian-based TeXlive. I normally run it successfully on a MacOS with MacTex using the package fontawesome5. However, when I ...
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Xelatex created PDF printable standard

We are using xelatex for typesetting, and the xelatex will be created direct PDF only. can be the created PDF will be printable standards? Thanks Prasad
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Why PStricks requires XeLaTeX to compile?

Why PStricks compiles only with XeLaTeX engine and not PDFLaTeX. When I compile with PDFLaTeX I get the error that PDFLaTeX is not able to find package pstricks.
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Using the unicode prime character outside math mode with unicode-math and newunicodechar

I am trying to use unicode-math, newunicodechar and LuaLaTeX/XeLaTeX to write my LaTeX code making use of unicode characters in the source text. This works fine, except for the prime character; if I ...
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Tikz .tex file for a ggplot image made in R won't render as pdf in my tex document (but no compile error!)

I'll preface by saying that I'm not sure whether this is better off posted in StackOverflow, and I'd be happy to move it over there if that turns out to be the case. tl;dr I followed the ...
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Unicode symbols with XeLaTeX and Lato font

I'm trying to print the ✔ symbol using XeLaTeX and directly from the code (i.e. putting the symbol into the source code directly and not using some \macro). I have the following MWE: \documentclass{...
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Fontspec compilation error with MacTeX-2018

Fontspec (and several other packages) were not working. I reinstalled MacTeX-2018, but the same errors keep coming up (see below). l3kernel & l3packages are both installed. All packages on TeX ...
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TeXstudio, no preview pdf file after compiling with User Commands

I have similar problem as the person who asked this question (TeXstudio, no preview pdf file after compiling using User Commands), which was not solved. Since I use package minted to insert Python ...
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Using different fonts for multiple languages in Overleaf

I'm using Twenty Seconds Resume template in overleaf https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/twenty-seconds-resume-slash-cv/mhyfwrmwjkbc But I met a problem and I can't solve it after trying for ...
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Greek fonts in Calibri, Times, Consolas etc

I am confused and I have a general-purpose question. If I want to use Calibri, Times, Consolas fonts in Greek and English language (something like Libre, Microsoft Word) which is the most common way ...
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Engine problem? Creating dynamic diacritics using the Brill typeface

I’m trying to recreate the following image from John Hudson’s (principal designer of the Brill typeface) presentation slides: Source: The Brill Types, p. 22. The typeface is free for non-...
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Disabling specific ligatures fontspec

I made changes to something in an (English language) .tex file and discovered all my ss now exported as ß. After some debugging in my version control, there was no clear culprit to undo (maybe a font ...
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Fonts FontAwesome and Fira not found after fresh installation of MacTeX

I try to build the examples of the limecv package after a fresh installation of MacTeX 2018 under macOS Mojave. The package requires the fonts FontAwesome and Fira which are both installed on my ...
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Uncommon problem on xdvipdfmx in macTeX?

When I use the following code to type Chinese text in TeXShop of macTeXIt reports an error This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99999 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded format=xelatex) restricted \write18 ...
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How to stop output generation after the first page?

I need to render labels. My labels are 102mm * 152mm. When the input is too long, TeX creates two pages. But I can not print on two labels. So I would like to throw away everything but the first page. ...