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Changing language of flyspell (Emacs) with a shortcut

I'm using the following code to launch flyspell when I edit LaTeX files with Emacs+AUCTeX. (if (file-exists-p "/usr/bin/hunspell") (progn (setq ispell-program-name "hunspell") ...
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Impossible to select text and, then, autoformat it with Emacs+AUCtex

With Emacs+AUCTeX, I was able to select text (with the shortcut CTRL+SPACE) and, then, format this text. For example, it was possible to select a sentence (the text is highlighted) and to press C-c ...
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strange preview latex problem with tikz and maketitle

The following example does not produce the expected preview: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \title{a} \maketitle $a$ \end{document} Instead of the inline math a ...
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Org: Latex export creates lists instead of subsections

When I export the following org file to latex using C-c C-e d, the resulting tex file does not match my expectations in regards to the way the sections are being created. The exported subsections and ...
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How to get AucTex to prompt me for a name, when inserting an environment using Ctrl-C, Ctrl-E?

I'm using emacs auctex. I've defined an environment template, as follows. \documentclass{article} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition}[section] \begin{document} \end{document} I insert instances ...
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Auto convert LaTeX escape codes to UTF-8 characters?

How do I—e.g., with AucTeX—automatically convert escaped characters like \~n to ñ for use with \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}? I could do something like this: sed \ -e "s/\\'a/á/" \ -e ...
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Run viewer command works only from master tex But not from child tex file

i am using Auctex under emacs 24.3.1 on mac. I am making master .tex file and many what i call it child .tex files. Run Latex and Run bibtex commands are working nicely from either the master ...
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Emacs — “fancy” LaTeX footer designed for regexp highlighting

I'm looking for some assistance, please, to modify my current footer setup to make it easier to create a reliable regexp for font-lock highlighting. Ideally, I'd like the bottom line of the right ...
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Maths without paper sheet

I would like to know if it is possible to write Maths on latex without having to write a first draft on paper? As far as I'm concerned latex writing seems to demand a separation between the thinking ...
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add lines into tex file

I have this tex file coming from matlab. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% width=\figurewidth, height=\figureheight, scale only axis, xmin=1, xmax=5, ymin=2, ymax=10 ] \addplot [color=red,line ...
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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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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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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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Creating 'document' environment using AUCTeX leaves a blank line after \end{document}

If I type C-c C-e document in AUCTeX mode using Eamcs, I end up with a blank line after \end{document}; see Can I stop AUCTeX from producing this extra line at the end? Notes: I use Emacs 24.3-13 ...
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Running latex (pdf) interactively in AucTeX

When I am Running latex interactively, as I like, emacs is opening a new buffer-window with output from the LaTeX compiling process. Fine! -- I like to see the processing outut. BUT I am used to that ...
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How to disable Emacs+AUCTex formating for a particular chapter

Emacs+AUCTeX formats automatically the titles (section, part, ...) by increasing the font and changing the color. I would like to disable this behavior for one (and only one) chapter. This chapter is ...
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Emacs AucTeX Customization - Adding templates

Is it possible to customize emacs (with AucTeX) so that new templates can be added for quicker typesetting. For example, If I want to prepare a letter that has a particular format, then I would like ...
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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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All lines itemized when mark is active

In AUCTeX I would like the behaviour of LaTeX-environment and/or LaTeX-insert-item to create multiple items for every line when called with mark active.
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AucTeX Emacs Compilation Problems

I installed emacs23 on my Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit system. I also downloaded the AucTeX tarball and installed it (./configure then make and finally make install). Now I get the LaTeX commands in the menu ...
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Can not preview latex equation in org-mode. dvipng and imagemagick both failed

I have a tough problem now with my org-mode in windows 7, can anyone help me to find a solution? Here is my problem: When I preview my latex equation with org-preview-latex-fragment function, it ...
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How can I link together outline-mode with RefTeX-TOC?

The question title says it, pretty much. How can I link together RefTeX's TOC functionality with outline-mode such that I can fold sections/subsections/etc.?
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Instant Rebuild & View of LaTeX Buffer in AUCTeX

Is there a command in latex-mode when using Emacs+AUCTeX that combines TeX-command-buffer and TeX-view into one single instant redisplay command? I don't see the point in having two separate key ...
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In Emacs (with AUCTeX), if i use <C-c '> to see errors, it copies the command <C-c %>

I don't know why, but since recently my Emacs is behaving strangely. As usual I compiled using C-c C-c to call LaTeX, then there were errors and it asked me to type (as usual) C-c '. but when I did it ...
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Two problems with Emacs and Latex [closed]

The first problem is that when (in AucTex mode) I click the "view dvi" in emacs, xdvi appears for a millisecond and then disappears. Doesn't happen for files that are just a few pages long. When I ...
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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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Glue 2 documents, rename all labels in one of them

I need to combine several documents into one. Unfortunately both documents started e.g the equation labeling by \label{eq:1}. Is there a neat way to work with both tex files and are cross references ...
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Setting up Embedded LaTeX in emacs org-mode

According to the org mode manual for emacs, one can view pieces of LaTeX code embedded in an org-file. This is supposed to be default behavior bound to the keys C-c C-x C-l which invokes the ...
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How to configure flyspell to ignore the content of a given environment?

When using flyspell in emacs, it can be useful to configure flyspell to ignore the contents of certain environments, e.g. tikzcd or tikzpicture. For example, in the document below one would like to ...
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Get emacs to automatically insert \end{} commands after a \begin{} command

I've recently switched from Kile to Emacs/AUCTeX for LaTeX editing. I like AUCTeX a lot more in general, in part because I've put a lot of effort into learning Emacs really well. One feature I really ...
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why did i only use sudo open emacs C-c C-c can work with AUCTeX? [closed]

two question: 1.use sudo open emacs the AUCTeX can work with C-c C-c and C-c C-v 2.sudo open emacs C-c C-c show Latex erros system mac OS X Mavericks, auctex11.87.2, emacs24, zsh.
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Auctex: bug in LaTeX-mark-environment?

Before I send this on to the developers, I'd like to know if others can confirm this problem. Consider these two environments: \begin{flalign*} sdfsdf \end{flalign*} \begin{flalign*} && ...
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Is it possible to compile asymptote(.asy) file without displaying the figure

Today I want to draw several 3D schematic diagrams that could be inserted in my LaTeX files. And I chose asymptote because of its widely known 3D rendering advantage over other tools. I configured ...
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Error message when compiling ConTeXt document from Emacs [duplicate]

The command texexec --once --texutil --engine=xetex --interface=en --nonstop tmp.tex' gives the following error message when called from Emacs, but not when called from Terminal: ...
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Emacs Indentation Problem

I started using Emacs/AUCTeX for writing my LaTeX documents. I now have an \begin{inparaenum}[(1)] \item An Item \item an other Item \item this is an item, too ! \end{inparaenum} ...
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AUCTex Installation

I installed Emacs with AUCTex using the following code in Ubuntu 13.10: sudo apt-get install texlive-base emacs23 auctex preview-latex I followed these instructions, but the Code that should be ...
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Emacs 24 with AUCTeX in Ubuntu 13.10

I installed AUCTeX from the Emacs package manager. Then I configured it by typing ./configure OPTIONS. It doesn't complain and I typed make and make install. I tried to open a simple LaTeX document. ...
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How can I 'uniquify' RefTeX label defaults?

When you create a new section within AUCTeX (using C-c C-s) and give the section a name, RefTeX will prompt you for a title, insert the section, and then prompt you for a label. This label is ...
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Emacs' Preview LaTeX: Using different background colors depending on environment

In Emacs' Preview LaTeX, I would like included graphics (e.g., what's inside \includegraphics) to look different than all other previewed environments. Otherwise, graphics that have black lines ...
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Why does AUCTeX have \autocite taking two arguments?

Obviously, compiling this just yields A sample citation: [1, p. 1]arg two?no arg three. so \autocite itself definitely isn't using the argument. Why is this so, and how can it be fixed? Note ...
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Use of templates in org mode of emacs

How can I use following template in an org mode on latex. This will help me understand the org mode latex. Kindly explain the changes you make in the template so that I understand the org mode better ...
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Configuring auctex for pdf viewer

I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, Emacs 24.3.50.1, TeX Live 2013, AucTeX 11.87.2 (from ELPA). I've followed the instructions given by this page on enabling Okular (I'd rather use Evince, though), but this doesn't ...
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Are AUCTeX forward search and inverse search meant to work with C-c C-r and C-c C-b too?

Background: C-c C-r is like C-c C-c except it's for compiling & viewing just a fixed portion (specified by the user) of a TeX buffer. C-c C-b is like C-c C-c except it's for compiling & ...
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latex in org mode of emacs and regular latex

What is the difference, advantage or disadvantage of using org mode in emacs? If there are advantages, would you like to explain how it is used and what codes goes into using it. I am new (3 days) to ...
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LaTeX tricks with emacs+auctex [duplicate]

I am interested by Emacs+AUCTex tricks. By "tricks" I understand lines of code to put in the .emacs and which enhance the use of Emacs+AUCTex for producing .tex documents. My .emacs uses only reftex ...
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Is it possible to make AUCTeX preview of equations work with beamer?

When I generate preview images (using C-c C-p C-p) for the following document, the images are correctly generated but they are placed in wrong places in the buffer. Is it just me or MS Windows users? ...
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How to organize a .bib file edited by hand?

Normally I use zotero and its bibtex/biblatex export tool to create a .bib file. But this method doesn't put you in charge of the bibliography and you could reproduces errors in the references if ...
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How to make AUCTeX recognize asymptote environment for correct commenting out

Is it possible to make AUCTeX recognize the asy and asydef environments to use the correct symbol for commenting out? In latex-mode the command comment-region does add % at the beginning of the line. ...
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tikz library calc and auctex preview in emacs fails

The emacs-variable preview-default-preamble contains the statement \PreviewEnvironment{tikzpicture} so tikz pictures are processed by preview, which usually works fine. But preview in emacs fails if ...
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emacs as an editor and document management system [closed]

Though I use texstudeo for my latex editing and lyx for day to day work, Is there any advantage in moving to emacs in terms of ease of use document management revision control document search ...