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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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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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Emacs+Xetex org-latex-export-to-pdf to create pdfs out of txt files saved as org

Please advise if there is a simpler way to do this but I'm hoping to use Emacs + Xetex for turning a text file into a pdf. So far I am saving the text file as .org and I currently have #+LATEX_CLASS: ...
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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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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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entering unicode character in emacs results in numerical unicode value instead of character

Presently, I am using emacs to render lots of mathematical symbols using the Tex mode, but quite often it displays simply the numerical Unicode value instead of the actual character on Windows 10. In ...
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Emacs as the latex editor

I am using Emacs for editing my latex document. Is there any way to make Emacs as WYSIWYG editor so that the editing will be easier. I need to reduce the number of time I compile the document also. I ...
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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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synctex with emacs' old tex-mode

I am using emacs 23.3.1 under Ubuntu with gnome, with the old tex-mode for editing latex. So far, I have worked with xdvi and the xdvi-search package. But now I am using more and more graphics and ...
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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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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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How can I distinguish between error in code and bug in package? [closed]

I keep getting an error upon compilation, but cannot find an error, even with a tiny reproducible example (below). I am exporting from Emacs org-mode to LaTeX and then PDF, I am receiving the well ...
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Can't preview latex fragment in emacs

When I use C-c C-x C-l to preview a LaTeX fragment in Emacs in Windows 10, just blank box show up. And I got this error creating DVI file. Failed to create dvi file from c:/Users/Daniel-PC/AppData/...
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copy pdf and .synctex.gz to working directory with latexmk, works on windows, not on os x

I have a problem with latexmk on my Mac. I'm using emacs as my latex editor, and have configured it to use latexmk. I have specified an output directory, but for synctex to work I need the pdf and ....
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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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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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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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Org Mode Latex fragment preview fails to convert tex to png [closed]

I have a windows 10 machine, and MikTex. Whenever I try to toggle the preview of the I get an error in messages buffer below: org-create-formula-image-with-dvipng: Failed to create png file from c:/...
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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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emacs, twoside option doesn't go in documentclass, why?

I'm typing up some notes in Org-mode (emacs). When I try to export the *.org file as *.tex file and then get a pdf, I see the EVEN page numbers don't appear on the outside of the page as I want them ...
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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 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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moderncv in AUCTeX doesn't produce accented vowel, why?

I'm trying to write a resumé with the moderncv class in AUCTEX (special LaTeX mode in emacs). I actually wrote the *.tex file in TeXmaker months ago then recently tried to re-ran the file with AUCTEX. ...
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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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Error exporting from org-mode to beamer

When trying to export from org to beamer I get this msg: Processing LaTeX file ./ppt.tex... org-latex-compile: PDF file ./ppt.pdf wasn't produced: [undefined control sequence] I don't know ...
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Listings: Define new language from Emacs highlighting

In my document, I need to include code written in Macaulay2, which is not a predefined language in listings. To define it myself, I started looking for a list of keywords, and found the variable ...
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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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Compile Latex in Emacs.app with AucTex

I installed emacs 24.5 and auctex 11.88 on os 10.9. The compilation (C-c C-c) of a tex file does not work in the GUI (Emacs.app), but it does work in the terminal. I get the following error I ...
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Forward search from dependent file, b/w emacs and Sumatra on Win7?

I have GNU Emacs 24.4.1 (i686-pc-mingw32) with AUCTeX 11.88.9. In a recent document, I've noticed that the forward search (source to pdf) from a file that has been included in main.tex via the \input ...
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How to get \cref to print “Fig.” in emacs?

I'm having trouble using \cref in emacs' AUCTeX + RefTeX mode. The pdf shows the reference to a picture as "section 1.3" instead of "Fig.1a" (see snapshot below) as it should, when \usepackage{...
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Emacs is not recognizing files as latex and going into latex-mode?

I understand that the tex-mode command of Emacs is supposed to try to identify whether a file is TeX, LaTeX or some other TeX-variant when opening a .tex file, and switch automatically into the ...
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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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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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References and bibliography with knitr, ESS and AUCTEX

I'm trying to get references working in a knitr Rnw document using ESS, AUCTex, TeXLive, and natbib. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} <<...