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AUCTeX is a package for writing (La)TeX, ConTeXt, docTeX and TeXinfo in Emacs and XEmacs.

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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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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 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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SumatraPDF with AucTeX and Foxit Reader as the default viewer

I like to use Foxit Reader to view PDF's but it locks the file so i cannot use synctex with it. So I'd like to use SumatraPDF with AuCTeX when making my PDF's but still have Foxit Reader as my default ...
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Inverse search with Emacs/AucTeX and SumatraPDF [on Windows 10]

I've been trying to use Emacs/AucTeX along with SumatraPDF to view my output. In particular, I would like to make the forward and inverse search work. I use Windows 10. Problem Every time I double ...
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Choosing TeX distribution in AUCTeX

I'm using AUCTeX version 11.86 in GNU Emacs 23.2.1 in Windows 7, and I've just updated MiKTeX from version 2.8 to 2.9. How do I tell AUCTeX to use version 2.9 rather than 2.8? A similar hypothetical ...
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How can I change where preview latex stores its generated files?

I love preview-latex but it litters my directories with its temporary files. I've scanned the documentation of previewlatex, auctex, and the latex preview package but can't find a variable that lets ...
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preview-latex in emacs auctex: empty boxes?

I originally posted this question directly on the Auctex mailing list but did not receive a response. I'll hopefully get more luck on the TeX Exchange. I was recently reminded by this post regarding ...
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preview-latex does not function

Preview-latex installs, but doesn't actually preview. When I generate the preview from the source, all I see is... the source. For example, the math equations are highlighted, but not rendered. Some ...
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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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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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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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Skim and Aquamacs: backward search does not work anymore

I've set up pdf syncing between Aquamacs and Skim, (setq server-use-tcp t) (server-start) (custom-set-variables '(LaTeX-command "latex -synctex=1") '(TeX-view-program-list (quote (("Skim" "/...
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Typeset directly in Spanish

I am typesetting in emacs with AucTeX. I generally write in English and Spanish, and, therefore, use the following in my preamble: \usepackage[english,spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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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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Can not generate Preview by AUCTeX

I try to generate preview by AUCTeX (on Emacs GUI), but it displays I click on the red sign, choose View error and get /usr/bin/rungs -dOutputFile\=\(_region_.prv/tmp5971SJc/pr1-5.png\) -q -...
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For a absolute beginner, how to start to learn Emacs and AucTeX?

I am a student in pure math. And I would like to learn LaTeX in the next 3 months. After searching in Quora and some other websites. I find a lot of experts saying that although it is hard to get ...
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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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Biblatex entries in bibtex-mode (emacs)

Biblatex introduces new entries such as journaltitle (see Compatibility of bibtex and biblatex bibliography files?). Biblatex manual, section 2.3: In sum, the following items are different from ...
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Auctex font shortcut

In Aquamacs, I would like to create a keyboard shortcut for the following command: {\Hiero } for a text I want to select or type. I googled and I have not been able to find a working answer
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Show document structure in AucTeX

I'm writing a large document using AucTeX (in Linux), and I'm getting lost in the document. I previously used TexMaker and it has a vertical panel that shows you the document structure to navigate it ...
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How can I set RefTex default reference format?

I'm using RefTex and cleveref. When I want to add a cross-reference I need to enter C-c ) C <SPC> to select the uppercase (\Cref) reference format and show all label types. I use this method to ...
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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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Navigating arguments with AUCTeX

Is there a key combination to move the insertion point backward and forward through arguments using AUCTeX? For example, where "|" is my insertion point: \frac{|}{} Then I would want a command to ...
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How can I tell AUCTeX to turn off math mode for the argument of shortintertext?

I would like to have AUCTeX turn off math mode for the argument of the shortintertext command from the mathtools package. I customized the variable texmathp-tex-command to add the following line to my ...
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Fontifying certain commands using AUCTeX

One thing I've noticed when using AUCTeX recently is that sometimes some commands are not fontified by default such as \maketitle and the fontifying for something like \setlength{\droptitle}{-5em} is ...
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How to solve Undefined-Control-Sequence Error for biblatex in AucTeX

After reading many great things about biblatex in the forum, I would like to start using it. I tried the steps given in What to do to switch to biblatex? on a file on which I am already using BibTeX, ...
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Can I compile .tex to .html from within AUCTeX?

Can I compile .tex to .html from within AUCTeX? What are the keybindings? Thanks!
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Emacs + auctex freezes when compiling with lualatex

Trying to compile the following using C-c C-c in emacs + auctex freezes emacs: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} asdf \end{document} %%% Local Variables: %%% TeX-engine: lualatex %%% TeX-...
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Adding math behavior to custom macro in AUCTeX

I have defined a custom macro for my equations, to simplify and decrease the amount of code I write \newcommand{\eqn}[1]{ \begin{equation} #1 \end{equation} } \eqn{\alpha + \beta = \gamma} ...
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How to force emacs with AUCTeX to show compilation in new buffer

So I am using AUCTeX with xetex in emacs and each time after I compile the file I get a split window showing the compilation process. I don't want to completely hide this since I find it useful for ...
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Turning off line-wrapping in auctex for smooth transition with ess in same file

I sometimes use auctex + ess for Sweave/knitr documents. Every time I switch from auctex to ess and vice versa, there is a pause/jolt while the auctex lines re-wrap themselves. Previously, I also ...
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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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Emacs, preview-latex, sseq

I like using preview-latex in Emacs. I have been working a lot with spectral sequences lately and so I would like to get the figures I draw in sseq to show up in preview-latex. So far no luck. Does ...
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AucTeX PDF syncing in Emacs, multiple windows problem

I have enabled Tex-source-correlate-mode with synctex as the syncing method. When I have a single Emacs window open, it works fine. But if I have multiple Emacs windows open, whenever I press Ctrl-...
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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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Parse \input statements in AucTeX, TeX-insert-quote

AucTeX recognizes for example the statement \usepackage[german]{babel} in a .tex file. Then typing " twice will result in "` before a word resp. "' after a word. However if \usepackage[german]{...
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biblatex-chicago does not run biber automatically in Emacs

I'm using AUCTeX (version 11.90.2)+RefTeX on Emacs (version 24.5.2). While I'm using the biblatex package, if I do C-c C-c, it would suggest biber as default. However, if I use the package biblatex-...
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how to deactivate eqnarray environment in AUCTeX

It is mentioned in several places that the environment eqnarray should be avoided, e.g., this Avoid eqnarray! article. That said, when I am using AUCTeX in emacs, if I type C-c C-e eq TAB, I would ...
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How to add braces automatically after \hat (or \tilde, \bar) in emacs auctex math mode

When typing operators in quantum mechanics, there is a lot of stuff like "\hat{...}" going on. But in math mode, typing apostrophe+^ only gives \hat inside math environment. How can I modify the ....
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My PDF is not shown in Skim unless the application is already running

I have my Emacs/AucTeX/Skim development environment all set up and working perfectly ... almost. My only problem is that when I select to view my PDF, then if Skim is running, the PDF will be shown ...
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Tex-shell in AUCTeX

Whenever I compile a file in AUCTeX (e.g. C-c C-c and then choosing an option) , it creates a buffer tex-shell where I can see the output of the compilation command. Once the compilation finishes this ...
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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 "s/...
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font-lock defining keywords containing special characters and whole-words

I found the reference to "\\" on line 283 of font-latex.el of auctex-11.86, and I'd like to remove it as a warning (which is easy enough to delete manually). I have not figured out a way to define ...
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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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Making AUCTeX aware of SageTeX

When you compile a file with AUCTeX, it will prompt you to re-run LaTeX and BibTeX as necessary. Is there a way to get it to also run sage when using SageTeX?
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Creating a Keyboard Shortcut in Emacs for a Command in Auctex

I have created a custom command in the command list in Auctex. I want to be able to set it to a key binding like the View command which is C-c C-v. I know how to set global key bindings in the .emacs. ...
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Disabling input method inside a math formula in Emacs with AUCTeX

I am typing a math document in Russian using Emacs 24.3.1 and AUCTeX 11.87. I am using the russian-computer input method to type Russian. It would be very convenient to disable this input method ...
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Can't turn off fontified subscripts in Emacs 24

Under Emacs 24.3 and Auctex, the sub/superscript fontification is occurring outside math modes. This appears in either Beamer or normal LaTeX docs. Per this question, I've included the following ...
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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 ...