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I'm using flyspell mode, but unfortunatly I have to M-x flyspell-mode in each AUCTeX buffer.

Somehow (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook 'flyspell-mode) doesn't work for me.

What is the correct flyspell-hook in AUCTeX?

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Try (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook '(flyspell-mode t))

This will force flyspell-mode to turn on, instead of toggling it.

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thanks. That worked. removing the hook worked as well. The hook might have been sourced somehow otherwise (from text-mode?). – Dima Jul 30 '10 at 14:55
(add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook '(flyspell-mode t))

I would be surprised if the above worked.

The following works (using emacs 24):

(add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook #'turn-on-flyspell)
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I would be surprised if

(add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook #'turn-on-flyspell)

and

(add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook '(flyspell-mode t))

worked at all in the current Emacs 24 and AUCTeX 11.87 that most GNU/Linux distributions include. in their package managers.

And assuming of course, that ispell is set in the init file. The following works in my end:

(add-hook 'latex-mode-hook
  (lambda ()
    (flyspell-buffer)
    (flyspell-mode)))
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