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Emacs AUCTeX View command

I need help using the View command in AUCTeX running in Emacs. This is essential for viewing PDFs and without it I can not make TeX documents. In my .emacs file I have the following (which was created ...
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Does AucTeX Autocomplete?

The quick start guide for AUCTeX says As nearly everywhere in AUCTeX, you can use the TAB or SPC key to get a list of available level names, and to auto-complete what you started typing. Which ...
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How can numbering of specific headings be disabled in Org-mode's LaTeX export?

By default Org-mode exports to numbered LaTeX headings. For example, the following #+title: Test * Introduction * Heading * Heading * References exports to \section{Introduction} \label{sec-1} ...
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cocoAspell + Emacs 24 + Mac OS X Yosemite

Having trouble configuring emacs 24 on Mac OS X to work with cocosAspell. Installed MacTex dist. with success; Installed AUCTex through emacs package manager; Downloaded and installed the brazilian ...
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texdoc finds no results for any package

Whatever package name I use when invoking texdoc, I get no results. Which seems to indicate that something is missing from the setup. I made sure that several documentation packages are installed. ...
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Problem setting master file to current file with Emacs/AucTeX

I have a tex file containing these few lines at the end: %%% Local Variables: %%% mode: latex ...
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Add key binding to emacs in AucTeX does not fully work

Based on the discussion in these questions (1, 2, 3), I created the following key bindings for AucTeX in emacs. (defun AucTeX-LaTeX-beginendgroup () (local-set-key (kbd "C-{") "\\begingroup ") ...
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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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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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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, ...
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Cross-ref an equation using RefTeX, AUCTeX and cleveref

After an updated of AUCTeX (to 11.87) the solution that worked wonderful from this answer stopped working. In particular, I got the following error: reftex-reference: Wrong number of arguments: ...
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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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How to cleanly post-process PDF compilation in AUCTeX and ESS?

This question is somewhat related to this one, but separate. Thanks to Jan Gleixner's utility, One can obtain synchronization between a source foo.Rnw compiled by knitr and the resultant foo.pdf. ...
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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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How to write Hindi numbers within Arabic text in Emacs 24? [closed]

I use GNU Emacs 24.3.1. I want to write multilingual text including Arabic text and English text in one buffer. Problem is how to write Hindi numbers instead of Arabic numbers when writing Arabic text ...
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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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Open images from AUCTeX with your favourite image editor

Suppose I edit a LaTeX-file with AUCTeX and the point is on a \includgraphics{myimage.jpg} line. Is there a possibility in AUCTeX to open myimage.jpg with my favourite image editor, say gimp by just ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I fix 'org-reftex-citation: No bibliography defined in file' error?

I am using Debian Wheezy with Emacs24.4.50.1 and Org-Mode 8.2.6. I am using Kieren Healy's Emacs Starter Kit for the Social Science. http://kieranhealy.org/resources/emacs-starter-kit/ With this ...
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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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Tell speck-mode to not highlight commands?

As flyspell-mode is slow, I use speck-mode. With LaTeX files, this mode also spell checks commands. For example, not being an English word, documentclass is highlighted: Can I tell speck-mode to ...
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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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How can I get my LaTeX set up on Emacs/AUCTeX to use the -file-line-error option when calling pdfTeX [duplicate]

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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Exporting from Org-mode without LaTeX preamble?

Is it possible to export an *.org file to LaTeX file, without the usual preamble of \documentclass[...]{article} and a number of \usepackage[]{xyz}, yet take advantage of LaTeX and org-mode's math and ...
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Setting Emacs TeX-engine locally does not work

I'd like to follow the advice from @egreg in http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/21212/24483, however the given code does not work for me. I have \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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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 ...
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RefTeX won't find my .bib file in local library tree

RefTeX gives out the following error when trying to insert a citation: No valid bibliography in this document, and no default available I keep a master .bib file in ...
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Indentation in AUCTEX and algorithmic package

When working with EMACS+AUCTEX I encountered the problem of proper indentation when using the algorithmic package. In this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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What is the best side-by-side preview method for Emacs24 AUCTeX?

I am new to the Emacs world. I did this transition from one of the best latex editors and despite of the complexity of Emacs at every turn, I can still see there is future in learning it on the long ...
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Auctex, how to use doc-view-mode?

Newbie here. I have just installed emacs/auctex on my mac. I don't like xdvi to view the dvis, I like to use emacs' builtin pdf viewer to view pdf on its own split window on the right. It used to be ...
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Set up SyncTeX with Emacs DocView

I have the source in one emacs buffer and the compiled pdf in another DocView buffer with auto-revert-mode enabled. Using latexmk -pvc to compile gives me live previews. Now I want to setup forward ...
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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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Auctex support for building using makefile in subdirectory?

I am editing my PhD thesis using Emacs & Auctex, but my elisp is quite weak. Additionally, I build my thesis in a subdirectory, using makefiles generated by CMake and the UseLATEX CMake package, ...
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Ispell in Emacs without a middle mouse button

Ispell/Flyspell in Emacs uses the mouse middle button to activate the context menu for a misspelled word. The problem is that my laptop doesn't have a middle button. So is there any way to tell Ispell ...
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Change view-command in Emacs and AUCTeX (pdf mode)

My version of Emacs and AUCTeX[1] uses TeX-evince-sync-view for viewing pdf. This command is not working for some reason. Evince is launched but Emacs freezes and I have an error Couldn't find ...
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Emacs / AUCTeX search/replace in multifile documents

Is there a way to let emacs automatically search and replace strings/regex in all files that are part of a multifile document? With C-s or M-% only the current buffer is included in the search, even ...
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AUCTeX View and Compile commands in Emacs 24.4

With Emacs 24.3 on Mac OS X, I have used the method described in the answer by CodeKingPlusPlus at Emacs AUCTeX View command to use C-c C-v to open compiled latex PDFs using Preview.app. After ...
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latex preview in emacs unable to run ghostscript

So, on Windows 8, emacs, trying to use preview-latex. Each time I get the same error: Preview-PDF2DSC finished at Mon Oct 13 12:55:42 PDF2DSC sentinel: Searching for program: permission denied, ...
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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 and beamer: TeX-error: Error occured after last TeX file closed

I use Auctex to create a beamer document. Frequently I run into this rather uninformative error message: TeX-error: Error occured after last TeX file closed I found a similar thread here and ...
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Disabling the “select reference format” menu in reftex

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, so if not, please let me know where it would be more appropriate. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, something seems to have gone wonky ...
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AuCTeX Preview “Finds No Preview Images”

I am currently trying to set up AuCTeX in emacs, but I'm encountering difficulty in getting the preview feature to work. For reference, I'm using Windows 7 64-bit, GNU Emacs 24.3.1, AuCTeX 11.87.7 ...
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Forcing a default class in emacs org-mode other than Article?

Looking for some help on how to set org-latex-default-class inside my .emacs file. Currently I have to put this in my documents to switch out of article mode: #+:LaTex_CLASS: hitec In the ...
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AucTex minted package not finding pygmentize

I am trying to compile a latex document with the minted package. I can do this quite happily from the terminal (I'm using texlive on os x) with the following code: xelatex --shell-escape demo.tex ...