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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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Does AucTeX Autocomplete?

The quick start guide for AUCTeX says As nearly everywhere in AUCTeX, you can use the TAB or SPC key to get a list of available level names, and to auto-complete what you started typing. Which ...
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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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Cannot get TeX-command-extra-options to work in AucTeX 11.88

I am using the minted package, which requires "-shell-escape" to function. I use XeLateX as my command. I updated auctex using ELPA in emacs 24.3.1, which has 11.88. According to this question, I can ...
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Auctex command on region - backward search leads to region.tex instead of main.tex

In auctex I can run a command only on a certain region to speed up compiling. This works great, however if then I use the backward search to jump from the .pdf to the .tex source code, it opens the ...
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Add key binding to emacs in AucTeX does not fully work

Based on the discussion in these questions (1, 2, 3), I created the following key bindings for AucTeX in emacs. (defun AucTeX-LaTeX-beginendgroup () (local-set-key (kbd "C-{") "\\begingroup ") ...
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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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How to set up forward/inverse searches with AUCTeX and Zathura

I haven't been able to find much on how to set up Zathura to work with AUCTeX/Emacs in terms of forward/inverse-searching. Has anyone been successful in this?
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How can I configure AUCTeX to automatically switch to the compilation log after hitting C-c?

I would like to see the compilation results after hitting C-c, however, AUCTeX always asks me to additionally hit C-l to swich to the log window and automatically scroll down. I would prefer C-c to ...
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Use dollar sign in verbatim environment within auctex

I am using something similar to the following, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \lstnewenvironment{shellsession}[1][] {\lstset{language=bash basicstyle=\small\ttfamily, ...
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Turn off AUCTeX's changing double quotes to single quotes

I use Emacs, with AUCTeX. When I type a double quote character " AUCTeX changes it to a pair of single quotes, either `` or ''. I often need double quotes in this document; how can I turn that ...
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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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How to limit auctex search for style subdirectories

I've used emacs as a basic editor for a little while and decided to try setting up AUCTeX+Skim for my TeX needs. I'm using emacs 24.4.1 and AUCTeX 11.88. When I open a *.tex file, a get the error ...
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Recompile with C-c C-c in AUCTeX

Is therer a way to recompile the document when there were no changes? Currently hitting C-c C-c a second time only runs the document viewer (Skim.app in my case).
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Auctex evince synchronization problematic with accented characters in file paths

I recently stumbled on this nice problem (bug ?) : I can use evince to visualize foo.pdf output from LaTeX obtained in AUCTeX and Synctex synchronization,as long as none of the files referenced in ...
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How to cleanly post-process PDF compilation in AUCTeX and ESS?

This question is somewhat related to this one, but separate. Thanks to Jan Gleixner's utility, One can obtain synchronization between a source foo.Rnw compiled by knitr and the resultant foo.pdf. ...
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How to replace AUCTeX's “LaTeX” command with latex->dvips->ps2pdf chain?

What is the proper way of solving this problem with respect to AUCTeX's design - I mean, how to do that in a way that it will still recognize the errors, display log on demand, make "View" command ...
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Open images from AUCTeX with your favourite image editor

Suppose I edit a LaTeX-file with AUCTeX and the point is on a \includgraphics{myimage.jpg} line. Is there a possibility in AUCTeX to open myimage.jpg with my favourite image editor, say gimp by just ...
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auctex does not parse own sty file

a own sty file is not parsed to find commands, it means they can not use with C-c C-m I use the following .emacs (load "auctex.el" nil t t) (load "preview-latex.el" nil t t) (require 'tex-site) ...
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auctex 11.88 bug(?) on LaTeX-env-label, cannot automatically insert label

I have recently been trying auctex 11.88 on emacs 24.4(win7+mac). it's great so far! I used to have the following in my .emacs emacs file when I was using auctex11.87 (I bumped into it on ...
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Call GNU Make from AucTeX [duplicate]

In most Emacs major modes targetting compiled programming languages, C-c C-c invokes make. In AucTeX, it lets me choose between any of BibTeX Biber Check ChkTeX Clean Clean All File Index ...
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Emacs + AUCtex on Windows 8.1

I tried to install Emacs and AUCtex on Windows 8.1 without success (at least, it does not seem to work to me). With the risk of being pedantic, here are the steps I followed: 1) Extracted the most ...
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How do I use AUCTeX to perform forward search/synchronization in an included document?

I’m trying to sync my .tex file with the .pdf output with a forward search on OS X using Emacs + AUCTeX and Skim.app. I have added the following code to my Emacs configuration: (setq TeX-auto-save t) ...
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TeX error: “Error occurred after last TeX file closed” How to fix this with emacs? [duplicate]

I have recently started to use Emacs editor to type latex documents. For a while everything was going smooth and fine but one good day I got this annoying error message while compiling my document. It ...
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How to fix in ConTeXt problems after pages and warning 'no GlyphToUnicode entry has been inserted yet!'

Is the warning no GlyphToUnicode entry has been inserted yet! exclusive of texexec or is it caused by patches loaded by mkii or by using 'cont-sys.rme' instead of cont-sys.tex? The funny thing is, ...
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How can I get my LaTeX set up on Emacs/AUCTeX to use the -file-line-error option when calling pdfTeX [duplicate]

I have been puzzling over this for the past few hours and can't quite figure it out. I am using AUCTeX 11.87 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Emacs 24.2 (obtained from Vincent Goulet with AUCTeX pre-packaged): I ...
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RefTeX won't find my .bib file in local library tree

RefTeX gives out the following error when trying to insert a citation: No valid bibliography in this document, and no default available I keep a master .bib file in ...
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Indentation in AUCTEX and algorithmic package

When working with EMACS+AUCTEX I encountered the problem of proper indentation when using the algorithmic package. In this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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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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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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Adding an option to the PDFLaTeX call from AUCTeX

In my .emacs I have '(TeX-PDF-mode t) set. So I'm using PDFLaTeX. I'm not sure why this is not the default these days. I had also set '(LaTeX-command "latex -shell-escape") In hindsight this ...
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ams math + AUCTeX + refTeX causing label references to always be \eqref not the desired \vref

As stated on the reftex documentation “Note that this is automatically done by the ‘amsmath.el’ style file of AUCTEX, see Section 7.8.2, page 38 – so if you use AUCTEX, this configuration will not be ...
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Auctex support for building using makefile in subdirectory?

I am editing my PhD thesis using Emacs & Auctex, but my elisp is quite weak. Additionally, I build my thesis in a subdirectory, using makefiles generated by CMake and the UseLATEX CMake package, ...
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Change view-command in Emacs and AUCTeX (pdf mode)

My version of Emacs and AUCTeX[1] uses TeX-evince-sync-view for viewing pdf. This command is not working for some reason. Evince is launched but Emacs freezes and I have an error Couldn't find ...
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Emacs / AUCTeX search/replace in multifile documents

Is there a way to let emacs automatically search and replace strings/regex in all files that are part of a multifile document? With C-s or M-% only the current buffer is included in the search, even ...
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AUCTeX View and Compile commands in Emacs 24.4

With Emacs 24.3 on Mac OS X, I have used the method described in the answer by CodeKingPlusPlus at Emacs AUCTeX View command to use C-c C-v to open compiled latex PDFs using Preview.app. After ...
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latex preview in emacs unable to run ghostscript

So, on Windows 8, emacs, trying to use preview-latex. Each time I get the same error: Preview-PDF2DSC finished at Mon Oct 13 12:55:42 PDF2DSC sentinel: Searching for program: permission denied, ...
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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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Auctex and beamer: TeX-error: Error occured after last TeX file closed

I use Auctex to create a beamer document. Frequently I run into this rather uninformative error message: TeX-error: Error occured after last TeX file closed I found a similar thread here and ...
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AUCTeX error with utf8 package recognizing “ \%CW”

I'm in AUCTeX in a 32-bit Win7 machine. When compiling the master file with pdflatex I'm getting the error msg given below. Can you help me understand the error and correct it? ERROR: Package ...
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Disabling the “select reference format” menu in reftex

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, so if not, please let me know where it would be more appropriate. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, something seems to have gone wonky ...
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AuCTeX Preview “Finds No Preview Images”

I am currently trying to set up AuCTeX in emacs, but I'm encountering difficulty in getting the preview feature to work. For reference, I'm using Windows 7 64-bit, GNU Emacs 24.3.1, AuCTeX 11.87.7 ...
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AucTex minted package not finding pygmentize

I am trying to compile a latex document with the minted package. I can do this quite happily from the terminal (I'm using texlive on os x) with the following code: xelatex --shell-escape demo.tex ...
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Emacs not rendering PDF correctly

I'm using AUCTeX, preview-latex and latex-preview-pane to compile and preview documents written in LaTeX. However, whenever I compile my document and it is shown in the preview pane, it is not ...
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Do I use preview-latex correctly?

I open a LaTeX file in Emacs, and press C-c C-p C-b (M-x preview-buffer) to generate math/graphics previews for the entire buffer. I find that a pdf file is generated with each page containg a math ...
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Strange interaction between emacs (auctex) and hyperref [duplicate]

I just upgraded from Precise Pangolin to Trusty Tahr (Ubuntu) and found that both the new emacs24 and the older emacs23 are now not able to locate compile errors when I use the hyperref package. This ...
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emacs auctex: how to get \frac{}{} and \bm{}?

How can I find out (in AUCTeX) if \frac{}{} and \bm{} have predefined keyboard shortcuts? I couldn't find these two.
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Error adding new value to LaTeX-math-list with custom function

I am using Auctex with math mode enabled. One of my favorite features is insert \mathcal with the key sequence "[backtick] c". I decided to try and customize the variable LaTeX-math-list so I can do ...
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Tex-shell in AUCTeX

Whenever I compile a file in AUCTeX (e.g. C-c C-c and then choosing an option) , it creates a buffer tex-shell where I can see the output of the compilation command. Once the compilation finishes this ...
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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 ...