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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

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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Customizing preview-latex command to use LaTeX when in TeX-Pdf mode

In short: Is there a way to tell preview-latex to NOT use pdflatex instead of just toggling TeX-Pdf mode every time I want to re-generate previews? I have a somewhat odd setup. AucTeX + GNU Emacs 24 ...
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Modifying the font head and size inside \section in emacs editor

I am running Emacs 23 with AUCTeX for editing LaTeX source files. I'd like to be able to customise the font head and size of the section name. To make things absolutely clear, the font inside the ...
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Can WhizzyTeX be used with XeTeX?

I have tried to make WhizzyTeX work with XeTeX (or, specifically, XeLaTeX), but just adding LATEX=xelatex in whizzytex.conf (or changing this setting by any other means) and specifying PDF output ...
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Emacs hint that: Cannot have two processes for the same document

I have installed emacs 24.2, okular 0.14(with KDE 4.8) and Texlive 2011 in windows7. I want to use okular to view pdf file generated by latex in emacs. Hence I have configured okular in my .emacs as ...
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Why does the Tab key in Emacs jump to the middle of the line when editing a BibTeX file?

When I edit a BibTeX file with Emacs, pressing the Tab key takes me to the middle of the line, even when I am at the beginning of an entry. This is incredibly annoying. Any clue of why it is ...
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Access from included files to environments in AUCtex [duplicate]

When I am writing slides, I usually use one master file and several dependent files; as a macro package I use beamer. I would like to access the environments defined by the beamer package also in the ...
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Beamer .sty files not recognized in Auctex emacs [closed]

I'm trying to create a beamer presentation through Auctex in emacs. In the process I have to include several style packages (subfigure.sty, stmaryrd.sty) in the tex file. However the problem is that ...
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How to use the standalone package with emacs

This is a follow-up question from A simpleton's guide to (...)TeX workflow with emacs. The main answer stated that it is possible to use emacs together with standalone: the question is how? The ...
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Auctex block indent

Is there a way to block indent whole paragraphs in emacs + auctex? I'm thinking in that functionality in such editors as WinEdt. I've search in different fora, and in the available documentation, ...
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AUCTeX, preview-latex, and Ghostscript (Emacs)

I'll keep this short and sweet; Emacs can't find gs, which has been installed via brew and works fine. Error PDF2DSC sentinel: Searching for program: No such file or directory, gs MWE ...
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Problems installing AucTeX over Emacs 24 (OSX)

http://pastebin.com/fbzXTdCU Above is a terminal log for those who would make sense of it, but basically I have done the following things in order to get the lovely promises of Emacs' screenshots: ...
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Display content in separate buffer in Emacs+AUCTeX

Is there a way to display something like table of content of my current latex file in separate buffer, where all sections, subsections, figures and tables are listed interactively? So I could ...
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Selecting text between parenthesis in Emacs+AUCTeX

I am looking for a way to select text inside surrounding nearest parenthesis. For example if I am working with a string (text \textit{text2 $a^2=b$} text3) this command selects whole string in ...
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Displaying current chapter/section in your editor

I'm dreaming about a feature of a TeX editor (read: emacs, but for the sake of generality I'd be interested in answers about other editors, too) that displays the title of the current (read: the one ...
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Selecting environment with double click in Emacs+AUCTeX

I want to select whole environment by just double clicking on \begin{environment} or \end{environment}. Maybe someone already did this? Also how can I change definition of a word that double clicking ...
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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 ...
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How to display non-printable Unicode characters in Emacs/AucTeX? [closed]

I would like to see the non-printable Unicode bidi characters PDF (202C), LRO (202D), RLO (202E) in the emacs editor (but not the pdf output). How can i do this? EDIT: Here's a minimal working ...
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how to launch skim from auctex on mac os? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launching an external PDF viewer from Emacs/AUCTeX on a Mac OSX fails. I am using emacs 24.2.1 with mac os (Mountain Lion). I am using auctex to edit my latex document. ...
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Emacs+AUCTeX lost highlighting

Adding additional highlighted keywords in Emacs+AUCTeX messes up conventional highlighting. My code: (defvar my-new-face (make-face 'my-new-face)) (defvar my-another-new-face (make-face ...
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Highlight keywords in math mode? [duplicate]

I am using Emacs+Auctex. I need additional highlighting in math mode. How can I force Emacs to highlight braces and some commands (like \quad) inside math mode with different color?
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Highlighting of latex code in emacs

I am absolutely new to Emacs and lisp, but I am considering a possibility to start using it for LaTeX code editing. What I have learned about Emacs (and it fascinated me) is that it has almost ...
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bashrc export TEXEDIT emacs

If PDFLaTeX fails to compile with See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H for immediate help. I want to press e to get an instance of Emacs. The cursor should be on ...
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Installing AUCTeX on Windows from package-install [closed]

I have Emacs 24 and MikTeX on Windows 7 professional and I have recently installed AUCTeX 11.86 from package-install. The installation seems to have completed successfully, I even succeeded at ...
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Change size of the inline image for Latex fragment in emacs org-mode

I recently started using org-mode in emacs for my paper writing needs. One problem I have is that when I render latex equation fragments, the resulting inline images are too small for me to read ...
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Does Emacs support editing bibliography files for biblatex?

Emacs includes bibtex-mode for editing bibliography files used by BibTeX. Is there a way to make it support the bibliography files used by biblatex?
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Can Emacs org-mode be used to createToDo's linked to a line in a LaTeX source?

For some time now I'm tracking my tasks and ToDos (privately and for work) with Emacs org-mode( http://orgmode.org/ ) and I am very happy with it. There is a large project in my life (my Ph. D. ...
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Auctex: how to cause math mode dollars to be closed automatically with electric-pair

I use electric-pair mode to cause brackets to be automatically closed for me, so that when I enter (, { or [, the closing bracket is automatically also entered into the buffer and the cursor is placed ...
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Annoying emacs autoformatting in LaTeX mode

Typing, for example, a^3 emacs would automatically change the source (!) to a³ This causes all sorts of problems with spacing, double superscripts, etc. How can I turn off any such WYSIWYG ...
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Matching the delimiters \{ and \} in AUCTeX

I'm using AUCTeX and would like the delimiters \{ and \} to be matched. How can I (permanently) achieve matching of these delimiters? The link I provided indicates that I should edit a syntax table, ...
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How do you use MacVim for LaTeX?

I'm a long-time Emacs+AUCTeX user (I even once wrote a short tutorial for it!), but for a couple of different reasons (problems maintaining my Emacs configuration, the beauty of Drew Neil's voice, and ...
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Sweave, how to suppress opening new instance of a pdf when running pdflatex

Since I have setup SumatraPDF to automatically refresh PDFs when they change, how can I suppress "view" (resulting in opening a new instance of the pdf) when using the shortcut M-n P (running ...
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AUCTeX style for siunitx

Is there any AUCTeX style for siunitx? If not are there any simple tricks which make it more easy to type siunitx commands in emacs. For example if I type C-c C-m SI it inserts just \SI{} with one ...
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Emacs interacting with MS Windows: how to minimize windows [closed]

Title says it: Is there a way to hide MS windows windows from within Emacs? What I would like to do is create a function to: Hide all windows including Emacs Restore Emacs Restore SumatraPDF (which ...
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How to show tabular environment in a fixed-width font in AUCTeX?

I would like Emacs/AUCTeX to show the contents of tabular environments in a fixed-width font, so table boundaries line up. Is it possible to set the font face of specific environments like this? The ...
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How to set up texi2dvi with synctex and error handling?

I would like to set up texi2dvi (with error-handling, synctex for forward and backward syncronization, and Okular as viewer) to compile .tex documents (under Ubuntu 12.04 with Emacs 24). (In case ...
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Why is aucTeX compiling my file like pdflatex “input” foo.tex rather than just pdflatex foo.tex?

When I compile a file using Emacs AucTeX with C-c C-c (which runs TeX-command-master which runs TeX-run-TeX) the top line of the log output looks like this: Running `LaTeX' on `mwe' with ``pdflatex ...
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Best practices for LaTeX code in org-mode-beamer (especially url links)

I'm using org-mode to produce beamer presentations. I'm having trouble figuring out the best way of including Latex snippets. As far as I can tell, there are two ways of signalling to org-mode to ...
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AUCTeX: How to enable auto expansion of sub and superscript in custom math environment

With help from the question How to add custom math-environments I taught AUCTeX that IEEEeqnarray and its starred counterpart are math environments. I added the following to my .emacs ;; teach auctex ...
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Navigate a TeX code using emacs

Are there useful navigation shortcuts in emacs when editing a TeX source? For example jump to the beginning/end of section, or similar thing for environment, etc. C-v and M-v are two coarse, and I am ...
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Emacs (AUCTeX) not writing to vc.tex file when using VC bundle in LaTeX document [closed]

I'm using GNU Emacs 24.1 for Mac OS X on Lion with the latest version of AUCTeX and the VC bundle to print version information in a footer on my LaTeX documents. The problem is that when I typeset my ...
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Default bibliography with bib-cite

I'm using Emacs 23 with bib-cite-minor-mode. However, this minor mode requires a \bibliography{} statement in the file. I have a master LaTeX file in which I have \include commands, so each section ...
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Automatically run Latex command after saving .tex file in Emacs

How can I have Emacs call the Latex command every time after I save my .tex file? Thanks A solution: while playing with ELisp and looking around, I added this to .emacs and it seems to work quite ...
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Defining a new key combination in emacs to run Latex

I want to define a new key combination in my .emacs such that it will directly run the latex command, unlike C-c C-c Ret which gives me different options every time (like view). I am using xdvik for ...
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How to change AUCTeX latex compile command? (using Emacs 23)

I'd like to configure AUCTeX to compile without stopping on errors. I can do it from a terminal with pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode filename.tex but AUCTeX apparently does pdflatex ...
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I want to disable auto-fill-mode when editing equations

How can I disable auto-fill-mode when editing equations? I like auto-fill-mode in general, but I'd like to turn it off in specific situations, e.g. between a \begin{equation} and \end{equation} or ...
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AUCTeX detecting modified files using different output directory

I'm using AUCTeX in Emacs, and would like to store all output files (.aux, .log, .pdf etc) in a sub-directory "output" rather than directly in the current working directory. To achieve this, I have ...
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preview-latex generates .png previews but does not place them in the buffer

When generating previews, I get a small, empty white box with a border around it. I looked inside the .prv folder and the .png files are indeed being created. emacs has support for .png (e.g. ...
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limiting align-current in LaTeX-mode

When working on a LaTeX document in Emacs align-current aligns & and \\, but does so for entire sections at a time. Anyone have any idea as to how one limits its range (in a new macro) to say the ...
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flyspell, emacs and aspell seem to diverge

I'm using the following configuration for aspell in my .emacs file (setq ispell-program-name "/opt/local/bin/aspell") (setq ispell-list-command "list") (setq ispell-extra-args ...