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

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Delete comments in tex file with Emacs+Auctex

I am working with other people LaTeX files and sometimes they look very messed up. I am looking for a way to delete all comments without changing the code. The problem is that I want to preserve all ...
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How to change (Mac)Vim's syntax highlighting rules for (La)TeX files?

I'm a long-time AUCTeX/Emacs user that switched to Vim/LaTeX-Box recently. I got everything working the way I want and grew pretty fond of Vim, but there's still one unusual thing that bothers me: ...
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Cross-ref an equation using RefTeX, AUCTeX and cleveref

After an updated of AUCTeX (to 11.87) the solution that worked wonderful from this answer stopped working. In particular, I got the following error: reftex-reference: Wrong number of arguments: ...
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Automatic indentation with AucTeX within \[…\] environment

AucTex works fine automatically indenting most environments, for example \begin{displaymath} \cos x \end{displaymath} but doesn't indent when I use \[ and \], and automatically takes away any ...
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AucTeX insert-environment C-c C-e (no label prompt)?

Does anybody know how to configure Emacs or Auctex such that when you insert an environment for example with C-c C-e equation RET? Avoid having to type RET for (Optional) What label? question? Or ...
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Disabling input method inside a math formula in Emacs with AUCTeX

I am typing a math document in Russian using Emacs 24.3.1 and AUCTeX 11.87. I am using the russian-computer input method to type Russian. It would be very convenient to disable this input method ...
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How to disable inline preview in certain parts of document while editing?

I'm using AUCTeX+emacs, and have inline preview enabled (although it could apply to other preview enabled editor like TeXstudio). My document has a TiKZ plot generated using gnuplot, and it has lots ...
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Auctex, how to use doc-view-mode?

Newbie here. I have just installed emacs/auctex on my mac. I don't like xdvi to view the dvis, I like to use emacs' builtin pdf viewer to view pdf on its own split window on the right. It used to be ...
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Auctex and Skim - basics

I am new to Emacs and Auctex. For a couple of days I've been experimenting with the programms adding codes from the internet to my init.el, sadly most of the codes are very complicated to understand ...
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How can I make AUCTeX spell check in the language specified by babel and csquotes macros?

It is possible to make AUCTeX load the spelling dictionary of the language which babel is loaded with. One further convenience would be for it to appropriately react to changes of language within a ...
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Double-quote produces guillemets in emacs

I am having a totally bizarre problem with typing quote marks in tex documents in emacs. I work as an editor, so I receive tex source files from a publisher and I work on them. I work in emacs 24.3.1 ...
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How can I avoid AUCTeX wrongly inferring the language of a document?

A colleague using a class I wrote reports that AUCTeX is inserting guillemets when he hits the double-quote key. Investigation showed that TeX-language-fr-hook is being called even though the document ...
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`a, `b etc not giving \alpha, \beta etc in auctex

I am using Auctex in Emacs for typing mathematical documents. I am very new to emacs and tex in general. I heard it from a friend that `a will expand as \alpha and so on in auctex, but this is not ...
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Problem setting master file to current file with Emacs/AucTeX

I have a tex file containing these few lines at the end: %%% Local Variables: %%% mode: latex ...
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How to change AUCTeX latex compile command? (using Emacs 23)

I'd like to configure AUCTeX to compile without stopping on errors. I can do it from a terminal with pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode filename.tex but AUCTeX apparently does pdflatex ...
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Adding math behavior to custom macro in AUCTeX

I have defined a custom macro for my equations, to simplify and decrease the amount of code I write \newcommand{\eqn}[1]{ \begin{equation} #1 \end{equation} } \eqn{\alpha + \beta = \gamma} ...
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How to change text direction from Right to Left in Emacs24 and write Hindi numbers?

I use GNU Emacs 24.3.1. I want to write Arabic text with and without English text in one buffer. when I write the Arabic letters do appear (I use Consolas font) but what I miss is the direction of ...
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What is the best side-by-side preview method for Emacs24 AUCTeX?

I am new to the Emacs world. I did this transition from one of the best latex editors and despite of the complexity of Emacs at every turn, I can still see there is future in learning it on the long ...
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Emacs AUCTeX View command

I need help using the View command in AUCTeX running in Emacs. This is essential for viewing PDFs and without it I can not make TeX documents. In my .emacs file I have the following (which was created ...
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Emacs + Skim + Live Preview?

I have been using Latexian for a while, but some of its limitations and my natural tendency to use emacs, is prompting me to take a look at my work environment again (OSX 10.9.2). I have seen some ...
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AUCTeX folding and square brackets in math mode

I want to use the folding functionality of AUCTeX, mainly to replace math macros with the corresponding symbols. But at the same time I want to continue to use square or curly brackets additionally to ...
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Cannot get Skim to open on C-x C-v

I have been trying to get Skim to start from emacs. I always get no "matching viewer found". Here are the settings of my .emacs and I am sure something is wrong here, but cannot figure it out. Any ...
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How to increase (relevant) verbosity of compilation errors with Emacs+AucTeX?

I often debug LaTeX files and Emacs+AUCTeX does not show many informations about errors. I always have the following message in the minibuffer: LaTeX errors in `*~/my/file output*'. Use C-c ` to ...
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Setup SyncTeX with Emacs

I want to setup SyncTeX with Emacs, or, more specifically, with AUCTeX, and Evince in Ubuntu. How can I do that? I would like both forward search (from source to output) and inverse search (from ...
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Emacs, RefTeX and Cleveref – can they work together?

Trying to look for an answer in the net yielded only one questions and one answer which I could neither understand nor use. On tex.stackexchange I found only this question which was answered but I'm ...
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void-variable latex-mode-abbrev-table

I'm using auctex + Emacs(OSX) Problem: If I open an LaTeX file, it works right. But if I open an plain tex file, it complains. Debugger entered--Lisp error: (void-variable latex-mode-abbrev-table) ...
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My PDF is not shown in Skim unless the application is already running

I have my Emacs/AucTeX/Skim development environment all set up and working perfectly ... almost. My only problem is that when I select to view my PDF, then if Skim is running, the PDF will be shown ...
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Auctex go to corresponding block between pdf and tex file

Texshop's CMD+Click can take you to the location of the current texts on its pdf/tex file. I am wondering how to do this in emacs/auctex?
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Issue with forward search (single PDF but multiple tex files) Emacs + SyncTex + Evince

I have a single master file and several other .tex files are included in this master file. TeX-source-correlate mode is enabled for forward search. For the master file forward search is working ...
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skim cannot reload file after auctex preview-latex

I am using emacs+skim to preview latex on macs, and I use auctex preview-latex from time to time. the problem is, after I run C-c C-p C-d in emacs to preview entire document, the pdf file is now ...
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Forward Search in Emacs for Okular not working

On Emacs, I am trying to get forward search with Okular. Right now, I have the following command: okular --unique %o#src:%n`pwd`/./%b But, this does not take me to the right line, as I'd expect. ...
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How to add braces automatically after \hat (or \tilde, \bar) in emacs auctex math mode

When typing operators in quantum mechanics, there is a lot of stuff like "\hat{...}" going on. But in math mode, typing apostrophe+^ only gives \hat inside math environment. How can I modify the ...
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How to force emacs with AUCTeX to show compilation in new buffer

So I am using AUCTeX with xetex in emacs and each time after I compile the file I get a split window showing the compilation process. I don't want to completely hide this since I find it useful for ...
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The hyperref package breaks AUCTeX preview with two different journal style files

The following LaTeX MWE compiles, but AUCTeX preview does not work. This file tests for two different journal style files. One is Bayesian Analysis, the other is Oxford Bioinformatics (links are to ...
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How to configure Emacs and AUCTeX to perform Forward and Inverse Search

I have emacs23 and AucTeX installed on my Ubuntu system. I would like to change the default pdf viewer in emacs and enable forward and inverse search. How do I do it? I would like to share my ...
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BibTex doesn't create .bbl file (Using Emacs/AUCTEX)

I am having a real issue with compiling BibTeX (has previously worked fine). When I compile LaTeX, an aux file is created. Here is my test.aux \relax \citation{carron2013big} \bibdata{rhian} ...
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Mavericks upgrade screwed up my pdflatex (command not found)

so everything was working fine ... until i upgraded to os x mavericks (version 10.9.2) a couple days ago. using emacs version 24.3 (9.0) auctex version 11.87.3 after upgrade, tried to compile and ...
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Preview problems in AUCTeX when using certain document classes

I just changed document class to lipics (class files here) which is used for various conference proceedings, i.e. \documentclass[a4paper,UKenglish]{lipics} I now have problems rendering previews in ...
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Problem with yasnippet in emacs + autex

I am newbie in Emacs + AucTeX and trying to get familiar with auto-complete mode in editing LaTeX. Auto-complete is a fantastic attribute, but I don't understand the follow problem: Auto-complete ...
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How can I follow input links in auctex [duplicate]

Is it possible to do the following with AucTeX: Suppose you have a master file (master.tex) like: \documentclass{minimal} \begin{document} \input{fileA} \input{fileB} \end{document} and for ...
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eqref in reftex [closed]

I'm using Emacs + AUCTeX + refTeX. I've added (setq reftex-plug-into-AUCTeX t) to my init.elfile and everything seems to work fine except for one thing. When I choose to reference a label using C-c ) ...
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AUCTeX can't find file when there is an umlaut in its name (on Mac OS X)

I'm using AUCTeX for Emacs. I've got a LaTeX document that compiles fine outside of AUCTeX (so the file itself is fine). However, when I try to compile it from inside Emacs using Ctrl-C Ctrl C, I get ...
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Edit Tabular-like Environment using Emacs+AUCTeX

I am using Emacs+AUCTeX to write all my LaTeX files. So far so good except every time when I need to edit some tabular-like environment. I need some tricks or key bindings to take advantage of Emacs ...
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AUCTeX/ RefTeX: ignore files by extension

I'm writing a very long document with dozens of figures that are all generated with matplotlib and exported as pgf files. Each figure environment then looks something like \begin{figure} ...
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AucTeX and Chapterbib

Executing BibTeX via Auctex (RefTeX) in emacs (24.2.1) only creates a .bbl file for the master file in a multifile document. Yet, if one wants bibliographies for each chapter, BibTeX has to be run on ...
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AucTeX - Turning inline mode into displaymath and vice versa

Usually, when redacting math stuff, I deal many times with the following situation : I have written some formula in a displaymath environment and, when compiling, realize it should look better inline ...
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How to call \enquote by pressing only one time " key in Emacs?

I'm using \enquote command of csquotes package to handle (multilingual) quotations. With Emacs+AUCTeX, I use the three following lines (in .emacs) to be able to call \enquote command by pressing to " ...
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How can I change the color of a \enquote quotation inside Emacs?

When I paste a text inside quotation marks into Emacs+AUCTeX, AUCTeX formats it with a soft red color (see the screenshot below at the first line). I like this color. However, I'm using csquotes ...
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How can I have titles with normal font size with AUCTeX+Emacs?

I'm wondering how to modify the way AUCTeX show titles. By defaut, the titles are too big for me and they take too much place in my screen. (ignore the red underlining created by flyspell set with ...
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Compile with emacs and update the view in docview

I'm using Emacs with AUCTeX under Ubuntu 14.04. My frame is splitted into two windows like this: ------------------------------ | | | | | | | ...