Questions tagged [auctex]

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

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Configuring TEXINPUTS from AUCTeX?

I'm working on a collaborative (version controlled) LaTeX project. We have a bunch of custom .sty files in a subdirectory of our project named tex. We set TEXINPUTS=".:tex:" in the project Makefile ...
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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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AUCTeX can't find PDFLaTeX

I installed TeX Live 2011 from source in my Ubuntu. The AUCTeX module was also compiled and installed instead of pulling from Ubuntu's repository. However, when I opened a LaTeX file with Emacs, and ...
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error catching in AUCTeX

When working with AUCTeX, I experience an unexpected behavior regarding error catching. In particular, when I hit C-c C-c, and there are errors, then C-c ` does two things: Splits the window and ...
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how to highlight certain environments in emacs

For example, I want to highlight the theorem and lemma environments, but leave the proof environment unchanged. I tried to search the variables in font locking but no luck.
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preview-LaTeX: Specific scaling for graphics [closed]

I'm using Emacs 23 with AUCTeX/preview-LaTeX for all my LaTeX editing. Mostly I am very happy with this, but I do not like the included graphics previewed in full size. For now my solution is to ...
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Beamer to not output PDF automatically in presentation mode

I am using beamer with the wkbeamer theme in Emacs and I can't figure out how to get it to not output in presentation mode, which is quite annoying when creating the document. Every time I view it the ...
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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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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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Emacs + Auctex, Latex environment

I'm writing a document in LaTeX. The document is divided in .tex documents and compiled using a Makefile. My question is, could I see the dvi/PDF for the section of the document that I'm already ...
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Setting auxiliary files path in Aquamacs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent pdflatex from writing a bunch of files. I use Aquamacs and TeX Live 2009 to edit my Latex files. Is there a way to define a default or project-based path where the ...
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Installing new packages from ctan through command line or AUCTeX on Mac OS?

I've needed a few new packages for some macros to draw diagrams that I'm working with. I've heard that some LaTeX editors can automatically download the correct packages from CTAN when they're not ...
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Aquamacs + AUCTeX inline preview

I tried to search for the solution, but I couldn't even find references to this problem. I'm trying to use Aquamacs+AUCTeX as my LaTeX editor. One of the major features available in this setting is ...
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Auctex indentation with xemacs [closed]

I'm running xemacs 21.4.22 and auctex 11.66 on a win7 PC. Althought I'm quite sure auctex is loaded (e.g. I got the LaTeX menu with some AUCTeX references). I cannot get indentification to work. ...
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TeXlive 2011 Pretest - Trouble with Synctex? [closed]

Is anyone else having trouble with synctex in the TeXlive 2011 pretest? My set-up is Emacs+Auctex+Okular (on Linux). I can't get forward-search/sync to work with TeXlive 2011. (I confirmed that my ...
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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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Getting Emacs to choose between LaTeX/ConTeXt mode depending on file?

I have lots of LaTeX files, and my AucTeX has been set up to automatically open up all *.tex files in LaTeX-mode. But more recently I've started using ConTeXt, and for those files (which also end in ....
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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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What is the \name macro?

Is anyone familiar with the macro \name{}? The AucTeX configuration uses it to avoid spell-checking people names, but it does not seem to be defined. Is it just a mock macro, or it has some real ...
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Formatting Bibtex entries using auctex

In general auctex makes a good job of formating latex. However, the formating for Bibtex doesn't seem that great. For example, I would tend to format my bibtex entries in this way: @article{Smith, ...