AUCTeX is a package for writing (La)TeX, ConTeXt, docTeX and TeXinfo in Emacs and XEmacs.

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Getting SyncTeX to work with Emacs, AucTeX and Skim (OS X El Capitan)

I'm attempting to set up LaTeX to work with Emacs on my Mac, running OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. I can compile everything all right, but I'm unable to use forward/inverse searches with Skim. From ...
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Auctex not compiling on C-c C-c, “TeX-master-file-ask: Master file already set” [closed]

I recently started using Emacs/Auctex on windows 10. I am trying to compile a latex document using the command C-c C-c and it does not compile and instead just reports "TeX-master-file-ask: Master ...
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How to set up synctex with AUCTeX on llpp?

Recently, I switched from Zathura to llpp as llpp is a more light-weighted PDF viewer. But I find it is not easy to configure synctex on llpp. I followed the instructions on the Arch Wiki, and created ...
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AUCTeX user Macros

I know that I can add my private macros to auto-completion feature of AUCTeX by running TeX-auto-generate. However the macros that AUCTeX "knows" seem to work better i.e. it automatically ask for the ...
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exam documentclass automated \choice on emacs auctex

I am using the exam class to write some multiple choice questions on emacs. How can I achieve some sort of automatic \choice key combination in the checkboxes environment etc. Just like that I can use ...
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How may one set the equation counter in AUCTeX?

When inserting an equation with C-c C-e in Emacs, by default AUCTeX (probably in collaboration with RefTeX) also produces an autonumbered simple label for it of the form \label{eq:1}, and so on. There'...
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Latex-fill functions in AucTeX

I've been experimenting with AucTeX, and I can't tell if this is a question that best belongs in the emacs forum, or here. If it belongs there, I will gladly move it. I've been using the Latex-fill-...
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Better inverse Search for Auctex/SumatraPDF

First of all, followed some helpful answers, at Inverse search with Emacs/AucTeX and SumatraPDF [on Windows 10] , which sums it up nicely. However it is possible to set the inverse command for ...
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Automatically replace input with accents by their safe code for accents

I was checking this Automatically replace open quote with accent, and it's pretty similar of what I want. I am starting in the emacs world, and it seems that everything can be automatized. When I am ...
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Problem with Reftex - how to get it to index bib for all files?

edit : here's a screencast of the problem for me : https://vid.me/uBHN I have cloned this project : https://github.com/vermiculus/smppaper I have then created a new file in the sections directory ...
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AUCTeX calls makeindex without file extension

I note that AUCTeX calls makeindex without file extension, e.g., makeindex tmp instead of makeindex tmp.idx. It means if there is a subdirectory with the same name as the first part of the file name ...
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how to cite using emacs+auctex+reftex

I recently switched from TeXStudio to Emacs/AUCTEX. The problem is that I don't know how to cite a paper. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=apa,apabackref=true,...
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Preview images not appearing in emacs auctex

I can't get preview images to appear in auctex on emacs. I'm running emacs-w32 as part of 64-bit cygwin, on a windows 7 machine. I updated all cygwin packages yesterday. My cygwin PATH=/bin, that's ...
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How to modify Emacs/AUCTeX to make for useful debugging?

I am writing a book-length text using LaTeX. I sometimes find difficulty in finding/understanding the various errors when compiling. I am using Emacs/AUCTeX. Is there a way of modifying emacs to make ...
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How to conditionally load `tikz` and draw a TikZ diagram when `preview` is not loaded

How can I conditionally load tikz and draw a TikZ diagram only when preview is not loaded, i.e., AUCTeX is not generating images for other things (e.g., mathematical formulas)? MWE: \documentclass{...
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auctex preview with beamer--preview errors after first frame

When using AUCTex preview with the beamer packages, I get errors for any equations after the first frame. For example, the following previews fine: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Exporting .org files to LaTeX - Error

I'm new to EMACS (on Ubuntu) and I have started using the org mode to begin with. I tried to convert my .org files into LaTeX only to see an error saying pdf was not produced Upon checking the error ...
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AUCTeX beamer class does not auto-insert section label

I am now using AUCTeX 11.89.1 on emacs. When I start a beamer class document, the label is not automatically added after using C-c C-s to start a new section. I have to use C-c C-( to add the label ...
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how to make (TeX-command-run-all) save automatically without asking?

I have just upgraded to AUCTeX 11.89.1 in emacs and find the new command (TeX-command-run-all) quite convenient. One problem is that after modifying the file and typing C-c C-a, confirmation is needed ...
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Howto use Okular with Emacs Auctex?

When I follow subham soni's instructions to connect emacs with Okular, I get the error message "Symbol's function definition is void: nil" when emacs tries to call the viewer "Command: (default View)" ...
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AuCTeX doens't compile inline equations

I installed on my Ubuntu emacs and AuCTeX (by sudo apt-get install emacs; apt-get install auctex) and when I want to get the preview I get it only for display-style. Here is a screen shot of MWE, Is ...
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pdfLaTeX in AUCTeX doesn't make pdf files with some fonts

I like AUCTeX for edit TeX files. I can generate pdf files with some fonts (like New Century Schoolbook, Helvetica or Charter), but not with other (XCharter and urw-Garamond, for example). The ...
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How to tell AUCTeX to not indent an environment?

I'm using the comment package for the comment environment. This environment cannot be indented, just like the verbatim environment. How can I configure AUCTeX to not indent this environment? Thanks in ...
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Handling left-to-right inside right-to-left paragraphs using Emacs and AUCTeX [closed]

I'm using Emacs to typeset a document which has English as its main language but which will use Hebrew and Greek as well. You can see on my screenshot how the \footnote command shows two open ...
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Insert unicode character in auctex math mode

I use emacs with auctex to run lualatex. Is there a way to modify the math input of auctex, e.g. modify LaTeX-math-zeta, bound to the keystroke <`z>, so the unicode character ζ instead of \zeta is ...
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AUCTeX LaTeX-insert-item not environment-specific for tabular [closed]

When Emacs is in AUCTeX's LaTeX mode, the command LaTeX-insert-item (C-c C-j or M-<Ret>) starts with a new \item in an itemize (or similar) environment. According to the AUCTeX manual, the ...
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Inverse search with Emacs/AucTeX and SumatraPDF [on Windows 10]

I've been trying to use Emacs/AucTeX along with SumatraPDF to view my output. In particular, I would like to make the forward and inverse search work. I use Windows 10. Problem Every time I double ...
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Biblatex entries in bibtex-mode (emacs)

Biblatex introduces new entries such as journaltitle (see Compatibility of bibtex and biblatex bibliography files?). Biblatex manual, section 2.3: In sum, the following items are different from ...
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Trouble getting AUCTeX to load with emacs update

I have just updated to Gnu Emacs 24 and am having trouble getting AUCTeX working. I have used the Emacs package manager to install AUCTeX 11.89, and I have (require 'tex-site) in my .emacs file. But ...
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AUCTeX: switch to LuaLaTex from PDFLaTeX

I just installed the Lucida Bright OpenType fonts, and it turns out they don't work with pdfLaTeX, which is what AUCTeX was configured to run with the "LaTeX" command when I first installed it. Now I ...
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AucTeX preview-latex temporary files

How can I tell preview-latex to store all temporary files (especially the folder _region_.prv which contains the preview images) in /tmp and not in the folder of my actual .tex file, when I'm using it ...
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Make Emacs ignore “mismatched” \index parentheses

I'm indexing a LaTeX document using Emacs and AUCTeX and RefTeX. One thing that makes it harder to match delimiters in the document (or to spot mismatched ones) is the propensity of Emacs (or maybe ...
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Why does emacs (or auctex?) turns — into "=?

When I edit LaTeX documents with emacs I have auctex turned on and when I type TikZ pictures I have to type -- a lot. However, emacs (or is it auctex?) turns -- into "=. If I add another - I finally ...
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Emacs and MacTex in El Capitan [closed]

I am a newbie to Emacs and have just installed GNU Emacs from emacsformacos.com on OSX "El Capitan" but couldn't figure out how to correctly link Mactex 2015 to Emacs. When trying to Latex a tex ...
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reftex-cite-format customizations not loading

RefTeX will no longer load my custom citations commands when using the lines from Setting up RefTeX with biblatex citation commands in my init file. Nothing changed in my init file, but it no longer ...
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AUCTeX: changing BiBTeX templates

when creating bibliographies (i.e., bib-files) with AUCTeX, one can use pre-formatted templates (e.g, for @Book, @InCollection etc.). When printing such a template a problem I have is, that it comes ...
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auctex forward search in multifile tex with sumatra and arara

Forward inverse search work properly for single-file documents. As for multifile document, I use local file variable to indicate the master tex file. When editing in some included document, auctex can ...
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Why are RET and C-j flipped on AucTeX?

Before installing AucTeX, when I would edit .tex files with emacs, it would automatically indent when I would press enter after typing a line such as \begin{equation}. Typing C-j would cause a ...
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Issue accessing Auctex environments [closed]

I recently installed AucTex on a new computer, and am having an issue that I do not recall with regards to accessing environments. Using C-c C-e, auto-complete etc., I am only able to access a handful ...
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Emacs / AUCTeX Preserve highlights from other modes after apply style hooks

I use additional Emacs modes in conjunction with AUCTeX, such as writegood-mode and rainbow-delimiters-mode, which each add their custom highlights to the current buffer. Unfortunately, after ...
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How to load and use AucTeX when editing LaTeX snippets in Markdown files in Emacs?

I edit lots of Markdown files where LaTeX snippets are embedded between a pair of $ or $$. Is there a way to load and use AucTeX package to preview these snippets in Emacs? The motivation is to ...
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Preview-latex images wrong locations. (offset by 1)

I've been writing some results with various equations in align blocks using latex. I've recently begun using AUCTeX with its preview functionality, which is really cool. Things start out great, but as ...
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How to use Auctex in MacOS El Capitan?

I'm using GNU Emacs from emacsformacos.com After Migration to OSX 10.11 "El Capitan", Auctex can't run the *tex utilities anymore: Running `LaTeX' on `poisson' with ``pdflatex -file-line-error -...
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How can I change the colors AUCTeX set for some keywords?

I am using emacs + AUCTeX to edit my documents. AUCTeX seems to override many colors, which are annoyingly high contrast. It made keywords stand out so much more than the contents, which is not what ...
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How to safely migrate from MacTeX 2013 to 2015?

After downloading the MacTeX 2015 distro of TeXLive, I feel a little skeptical about its installation. I would like to clean up the previous installation of MacTeX 2013 and MacPorts installation of ...
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PDF preview in emacs24 does not pop-open [closed]

On a previous distro (lubuntu) I was running, I was using emacs24 to write my .tex files (along with Acutex). When I wanted to see what the file looked like, I would click "Latex" and then I would ...
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Auctex not finding package [closed]

This question is the same as a previous question, although I'm using emacs24. On attempting to compile a latex document, after starting emacs from ubuntu's launcher, the file, or the terminal, I get ...
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AUCTeX, “preview image not supported”?

I'm trying to set up Emacs 24.3.1 to work with AUCTeX on Win7. When I try to use the Preview feature on the testing 'circ.tex' file I get the following error: TeX Output exited as expected with code ...
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Emacs + Auctex: pdflatex command not found on terminal

I'm new to emacs and latex, in general. I'm trying to compile a basic latex file after having installed auctex on emacs. However, when I run C-c C-c on emacs (inside a terminal) I get bash: pdflatex: ...
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How do you set AUCTeX so that it displays the compilation buffer in a new frame?

I'm using AUCTeX with Aquamacs to work with ConTeXt. When I compile the document, it results in a split window with the compilation output displayed in the lower window. If I tell Aquamacs to show ...