I use Emacs, with AUCTeX. When I type a double quote character " AUCTeX changes it to a pair of single quotes, either `` or ''. I often need double quotes in this document; how can I turn that behavior off? (I've peered at customize-group AUCTeX but none of the options seemed right.)

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    Pressing " twice gives a literal ". – egreg Jan 6 '15 at 14:21
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    Fair enough, but is there a way to stop it doing that in the first place? – Jim Hefferon Jan 6 '15 at 14:22
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    I think you can toggle the user option TeX-quote-after-quote so the feature egreg describes is reversed. – Mark Wibrow Jan 6 '15 at 14:32
  • @JimHefferon Did you customize TeX-quote-language-alist? – giordano Jan 6 '15 at 14:34
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    M-x set-variable RET TeX-quote-after-quote RET 0 RET seems does what is required (it can be any value that isn't nil) M-x set-variable RET TeX-quote-after-quote RET nil RET should return things to normal. – Mark Wibrow Jan 6 '15 at 14:41

Thanks to Mark Wibrow. Toggling the user option TeX-quote-after-quote does what I need.

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