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

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how to deactivate eqnarray environment in AUCTeX

It is mentioned in several places that the environment eqnarray should be avoided, e.g., this Avoid eqnarray! article. That said, when I am using AUCTeX in emacs, if I type C-c C-e eq TAB, I would ...
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Preview latex in emacs not working

I cant get preview latex to work on emacs. I am using aquamacs on a mac and every time I try to run preview, I get something that says "No auxiliary output files". Can anyone tell me what is wrong?
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How can I browse the unresolved references? [duplicate]

When I compile with LaTeX (emacs+AUCTeX), I get the following warning: LaTeX: there were unresolved references, {52} pages I know that I have some \ref{somefuturething} here and there, and I would ...
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AUCTeX: How can I add syntax highlighting for custom cite commands?

I'm new to Emacs and AUCTeX and I want to have consistent syntax highlighting. Besides the "normal" \cite command, I'm also using commands like \citeauthor or \Citeauthoror self defined commands like ...
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Preview-Ghostscript replaces equations with triangles in Emacs in LaTeX mode

I am using auctex in Emacs, and upon running Preview->Buffer (C-c C-p C-b), what happens is: Triangles with red borders and white interiors replace every math formula A white and empty Ghostscript ...
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How can I tell AUCTeX that breqn is a math environment?

I have recently been trying to use the breqn package to automatically break up my equations. However, I use emacs (and/or Aquamacs, depending on the machine I'm on) with Auctex, and it does not ...
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Useful shortcuts or key bindings or predefined commands for emacs+AUCTeX

One of the problems I've encountered with emacs in general, and with the defaults key bindings in particular, is the diversity. There are simply so many of them that sometimes, at the end of the day, ...
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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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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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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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How to turn on flyspell mode with AUCTeX?

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 ...
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citing from zotero for workflow in emacs/AUCTex

I am trying to develop a workflow as I begin writing my dissertation (in the social sciences). I am using emcas as my LaTeX editor, Zotero as my citation manager, and Linux Mint as OS. I had a ...
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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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Indentation of tabular-like environments in AUCTeX 11.88

AUCTeX 11.88 introduced a new style of indentation for tabular-like environments. I understand this is implemented in LaTeX-indent-tabular. Is there an easy way to revert to the old style?
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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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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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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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AUCTeX: How to edit environment templates

With (C-c C-e) AUCTeX allows to insert arbitrary environments. In my case I want to change the default aling-environment from \begin{align} \label{eq:145} \end{align} to insert comments in order ...
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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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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 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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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 (wrong-type-argument stringp nil) error when clicking the button

I have my AUCTeX/emacs setup following this site: http://www.stefanom.org/setting-up-a-nice-auctex-environment-on-mac-os-x/. Everything works fine, C-c C-c gives me correct pdf, and C-c C-v shows the ...
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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 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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In Auctex, bibtex cannot create reference

Everything goes well in TeXshop. In Emacs, I went through following steps: C-c C-c latex C-c C-c bibtex C-c C-c latex C-c C-c latex but it keeps saying insolvable reference. Log file says: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...