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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} <<...
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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 to omit comfirmation when I compile the files in emacs?

When I update my document and compile it, I will experience as follows: Save file /home/*****/test2.tex? (y or n) y command: (default LaTeX) LateX I want them to perform default. And not show ...
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auctex: in-document emacs font style for latex macros and environments

Is it possible to define in the latex document also the auctex font for user macros and environments? Here is an example of what I would like to do: \newcommand{\nothing}[1]{} %% ;;; \nothing color ...
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Cygwin Emacs+Auctex+Evince?

I am trying to get emacs, auctex and evince working together on Cygwin. The forward search works, but not the reverse search (Evince->Emacs). I tried in vain to find out if the emacs bundled with ...
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LaTeXTidy in Emacs

I often use Eric Tsu's LaTeXTidy script to neaten LaTeX files in TextMate, which includes it in the LaTeX bundle. I press a key-binding and LaTeXTidy formats the file. One can do this multiple times ...
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How to input file with relative paths within

In most of my work, I use a specific .tex ("main".tex) file with a preamble and \begin- and \end{document}. In the document I use \input{...} to another .tex file, with no preamble. Let's say "main"....
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Auctex, view a pdf already opened in Emacs 25

I have emacs 25.0.50 and auctex 11.88. The auctex command C-c C-v opens a window with the pdf file (compiled with pdflatex). If that command is executed a second time, it does nothing. But in a ...
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Indentation inside align environment in Emacs + AUCTeX

I use Emacs + AUCTeX for writing LaTeX. I want in my code to have 4 spaces of indentation so I used these in my .emacs file: (setq LaTeX-indent-level 4) (setq LaTeX-item-indent 0) Everything works ...
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LaTeX error for siunitx in a longtable environment

I've been working on a large document which makes frequent use of \include{}ed longtable environments and siunitx. Recently, longer expressions using siunitx have been causing compile errors which I ...
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Why the option label are always put in before command in Auctex mode and How to fix it [closed]

dMy editing LaTeX environment is Emacs with Auctex. When I used C-c C-s to create section or C-c Ret to create environments, I am always asked to input some label for options the section or ...
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Biblatex is printing a 5 digit number when converting to pdf

I am using Emacs Org-Mode to export to pdf. I get a five digit number printing out in the references like the 00005 below. Schneier, B., (2004, January), Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a ...
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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 to add self defined environment to verbatim environments

Using the following code in emacs configuration file makes the listed environment as verbatim. (setq LaTeX-verbatim-environments-local '("Verbatim" "lstlisting")) How can I add following ...
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Using math symbols within lstlisting

I am using $ and _ symbols within lstlisting environment and the output pdf looks OK but I am having an issue within emacs editor where the occurrence of $ changes the colour of the whole document and ...
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Strange behaviour when compiling auctex from MELPA inside Cygwin's Emacs (w32 version)

I tried to compile the auctex from Emacs MELPA. The version is: 11.88.4 When I first open a .tex file, compile AUCTEX, and change to "TeX-latex-mode", Emacs will work properly, the menu bar also ...
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Make a new AucTEX command

I'm writing a document using eps graphics so I need to compile with Latex to produce a dvi file. In that file graphics don't show (they're a combination of .tex and .eps files), but if I do dvipdf ...
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Adding keybord shortcut for AUCTeX in Emacs

Disclaimer: This is a question about Emacs and AUCTeX. Sorry if this is out of the scope of tex.sx. How can I add a new command to AUCTeX? I want my AUCTeX mode to have the command C-c C-f C-p ...
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Emacs Org-mode ignores #+ATTR_LATEX

I use beamer org-mode 8.2.10 to produce presentations. In the following the width attribute (here 0.45) gets just ignored and replaced by 0.9 #+ATTR_LATEX: :width=0.45\linewidth [[file:/osx.png]] ...
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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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emacsclient issue when using pdfsync on Mac OS X

I'm trying to sync between emacs and skim, and this is the site that I reference: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7899845/emacs-synctex-skim-how-to-correctly-set-up-syncronization-none-of-the-exi ...
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How to get Emacs to load Auctex using an init file in my HOME directory?

I am making the transition to Emacs from TexStudio because I can see that it's gonna really speed up things even though it's going to be a tough learning curve. So far all my initialisation code ...
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Emacs gives me “Latex: problems after [0] pages”

Yesterday, out of the blue, my emacs+auctex configuration stopped working and I started getting the following error when trying to do pdflatex, "Latex: problems after [0] pages". Hitting Ctrl+C+L I ...
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What are the advantages of switching to Emacs for TeX/knitR work? [closed]

Currently, I am using TeXStudio. Now, I am considering to switch to Emacs because I heard that is has its advantages when it comes to R and knitR. But what are the specific advantages? Yet, I am still ...
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How to properly make reftex work with multiple biblatex bibs?

I saw a comment in here that support for multiple addbibresource has been integrated into Emacs. However I'm using a few custom stys from where I require biblatex package with all the necessary ...
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reftex: include from `tex/`

In order to keep doc dir clean, I keep a master file in the top level of the doc, and other files in folders: . ├── bib │ └── refs.bib ├── img │ ├── img1.png │ └── img2.png ├── tex │ ├── ...
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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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Unable to produce bibliographic references in Emacs+AUCTex

I am trying to include references in a document of mine but I have a problem. First of all I use Emacs+AUCTex in Ubuntu. I have the following .tex and .bib files: Document File \documentclass[11pt]...
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Why isn't the LaTex preview pane showing the preview in emacs?

I recently installed latex preview pane on my emacs. It turned out that it is not showing the proper preview. Instead it shows some random codes as shown in the snapshot. How do I make it show the ...
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Options problem with LaTeX using AucTeX

In my file, I use the package minted that require to use the option -shell-escape . In order to use this option, I need to add the following line in AucTeX : %%% TeX-command-extra-options: "-shell-...
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Best way to use multi-lingual quotes using csquotes package in AUCTeX Emacs

When I write in Arabic (Rt-to-Lt) language I get the quotation marks reversed (the right instaed of left and vice versa) if I want to keep font-locking of AUCTeX setup. Emacs editor using AUCTeX Font-...
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AucTeX on Android? [closed]

How hard is it to get AucTeX (LaTeX + Emacs) set up on an Android device? Right now that's the biggest hurdle to me considering buying a tablet (I'd get one of those covers with a built-in keyboard—...
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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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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, numbers=...
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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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Including a forward slash within org mode italics block

In org mode (Emacs-24.4.1) I am trying to include a forward slash in a sentence that is italic but it is used as the italic boundary e.g. /Using double Flk1^{-/-} mutants/ where I want the whole ...
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Making pdftex default

The default TeXing option is LaTeX and for each document I have to use the menu item Command|Texing options|Generte PDF to change it to PDFLaTeX. How can I make PDFTeX the default TeX engine? ...
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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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How to make Reftex menu recursive (or nested)?

I have the fllowing lines in my .emacs: (add-hook 'reftex-load-hook 'imenu-add-menubar-index) (add-hook 'reftex-mode-hook 'imenu-add-menubar-index) (global-set-key [down-mouse-3] 'imenu) It ...
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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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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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Do not ask for optional argument when autocompleting

I have Emacs 24.4.1 with the following packages so to get autocompletion: yasnippet auto-complete auto-complete-auctex (and of course AUCTeX) After I type \usep and then press TAB, the string is ...
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Setting Emacs TeX-engine locally does not work

I'd like to follow the advice from @egreg in his answer to the question AUCTeX and XeTeX. However the given code does not work for me. I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{...
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Emacs “built-in output viewer”

I'm learning Emacs and I was reading the mighty LaTeX Editors/IDEs, where it says that Emacs has a "built-in output viewer". However I can't seem to find it. According to my understanding, a "built-...