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# What is Fontspec package?

## What is Fontspec package?

Fontspec is a package for XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX. It provides an automatic and unified interface to feature-rich AAT and OpenType fonts through the NFSS in LaTeX running on XeTeX or LuaTeX engines. The package requires the l3kernel and xparse bundles from the LaTeX3 development team.

### What is the difference between XeLaTeX and PDFLaTeX?

pdfLaTeX means using the LaTeX macro package with the pdfTeX engine. XeLaTeX means using the LaTeX macro package with the XeTeX engine.

How do I switch from XeLaTeX to Overleaf?

Click on the Settings icon (i.e. the gear icon) above the preview panel of your Overleaf editor, and then select either “XeLaTeX” or “LuaLaTeX” from the “LaTeX engine” drop list.

How do I change the font on XeLaTeX?

To use OpenType fonts which are not installed on Overleaf’s servers, you must first upload the font files to your Overleaf project—provided the font licenses permit this. Once the OpenType fonts are uploaded, set the project compiler to XƎLaTeX (or LuaLaTeX) and use fontspec to configure your fonts.

## How do I convert Times New Roman to LaTeX?

change font to times new roman Topic is solved It’s as simple as adding sepackage{times} right before \begin{document} !

### Is XeLaTeX slower than Pdflatex?

The above accounts for any “final pause”, but otherwise xetex is in general slower than pdftex (and faster than luatex) they are different systems working with different font technologies and different character data structures, so you would expect some differences.

What is the difference between pdfTeX and Pdflatex?

are simply macro packages for TeX, they work equally well with pdfTeX. Hence, pdflatex , for example, calls the pdfTeX program using the standard LaTeX macros to typeset LaTeX documents, whereas it is the default rendering engine for ConTeXt documents.

Does Overleaf use Pdflatex?

Sometimes for certain languages, classes and packages it may be necessary to use a different compiler than the default pdflatex . With Overleaf, you can choose between pdfLaTeX, LaTeX, XƎLaTeX, and LuaLaTeX.

## What is Fontspec in LaTeX?

Fontspec is a package for XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX. It provides an automatic and unified interface to feature-rich AAT and OpenType fonts through the NFSS in LaTeX running on XeTeX or LuaTeX engines.

### What is LaTeX word processing?

LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX is the de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents. LaTeX is available as free software.

How do I use LaTeX in Word 2010?

just copy the whole formula that you wrote in LATEX, then paste it in the word. Select the formula and in the MathType toolbox click oh “Toggle Tex”. You will have the formula in word.

Does Overleaf use pdfLaTeX?

## Which TeX should I use?

pdfLaTeX is traditional choice, it is fast and robust. pdfLaTeX works on old TeX distributions like teTeX, TeX Live 2008- and MiKTeX 2.6-. Almost all modern packages support pdfLaTeX best (except PSTricks). XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX are quite new, both have full support of Unicode and can access fonts installed in the OS.

### What is pdflatex EXE?

Pdflatex.exe is part of pdfTeX-anextensionofKnuthstypesettingprogramTeX and developed by MiKTeX.org according to the Pdflatex.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Pdflatex.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

What is pdflatex in Linux?

PdfLatex is a tool that converts Latex sources into PDF. This is specifically very important for researchers, as they use it to publish their findings. It could be installed very easily using Linux terminal, though this seems an annoying task on Windows. Installation commands are given below.

How do I install XeLaTeX on Windows 10?

To install XeLaTeX please download and run MiKTeX installer. Select per-user installation. Select option to install missing packages automatically as shown on the screenshot below. After XeLaTeX has been installed you will be able to export your documents from Texts as PDF files in one click.