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

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Electric behaviour for existing parentheses

I have enabled (LaTeX-electric-left-right-brace) in AUCTeX. Thus, when I type \bigl(, the corresponding closing \bigr) is automatically inserted. Suppose that I already have written (foo) and ...
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Reftex cross-reference files in different directories

My latex files are stored in a directory structure as this - main.tex - .dir-locals.el -- sections/ --- sec1.tex, sec2.tex, ... -- tables/ --- table1.tex, table2.tex, ... In main.tex, sec1.tex is "...
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AUCTeX problem when splitting documents

I have a problem using AUCTeX style files when a document is broken into a main file and a preamble. For instance, say my preamble is contained in the following file preamble.tex: % --------- ...
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AUCTex's line number information does not work

My setup: AUCTex 11.89.4, MikTeX 2.9 64bit, Emacs 24 on Windows 10. It has no serious customization other than setting the viewer to SumatraPDF and some colors and fonts. The problem: I compile a ...
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AucTeX: Symbol's function definition is void: signum

recently I have updated auctex-11.89.5. Then, I got Symbol's function definition is void: signum when I have some compile errors and go to the error by hitting C-c `. I don't know about lisp code and ...
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Redefining keymaps of math symbol in AUCTEX

I am a newbie here. I want to redefine keymaps of math symbol in auctex I wanted 'I to be \int and '8 to be \infty, so I changed LaTeX-math-default in auctex-11.89.4/latex.el as follows (?I "infty" "...
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Emacs gives me “Latex: problems after [0] pages”

Yesterday, out of the blue, my emacs+auctex configuration stopped working and I started getting the following error when trying to do pdflatex, "Latex: problems after [0] pages". Hitting Ctrl+C+L I ...
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Efficiently highlight known math macros in AucTeX

I am using AucTeX to write LaTeX and I have fontification enabled. The highlighting of marcos works but while macros like \begin are highlighted using font-lock-keyword-face all math macros (\sum, \...
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How can I make AUCTeX spell check in the language specified by babel and csquotes macros?

It is possible to make AUCTeX load the spelling dictionary of the language which babel is loaded with. One further convenience would be for it to appropriately react to changes of language within a ...
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Uninformative error message when using AUCTeX

I often have this error when using AUCTeX: TeX-error: Error occured after last TeX file closed However, when running for instance pdflatex on the command line, I have a proper error message. But the ...
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How to obtain the LaTeX compilation report by using AUCTeX in Emacs

Can I use Spacemacs with LaTeX layer to compile a LaTeX file and obtain the report as follows: Latex Compilation Report(Page: 14) Error: 0 Warning 8, Bod Boxes: 23 I normally use WinEdit to compile ...
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AUCTeX: changing BiBTeX templates

when creating bibliographies (i.e., bib-files) with AUCTeX, one can use pre-formatted templates (e.g, for @Book, @InCollection etc.). When printing such a template a problem I have is, that it comes ...
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Preview-Ghostscript replaces equations with triangles in Emacs in LaTeX mode

I am using auctex in Emacs, and upon running Preview->Buffer (C-c C-p C-b), what happens is: Triangles with red borders and white interiors replace every math formula A white and empty Ghostscript ...
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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 can I browse the unresolved references? [duplicate]

When I compile with LaTeX (emacs+AUCTeX), I get the following warning: LaTeX: there were unresolved references, {52} pages I know that I have some \ref{somefuturething} here and there, and I would ...
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AUCTeX: How can I add syntax highlighting for custom cite commands?

I'm new to Emacs and AUCTeX and I want to have consistent syntax highlighting. Besides the "normal" \cite command, I'm also using commands like \citeauthor or \Citeauthoror self defined commands like ...
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How can I tell AUCTeX that breqn is a math environment?

I have recently been trying to use the breqn package to automatically break up my equations. However, I use emacs (and/or Aquamacs, depending on the machine I'm on) with Auctex, and it does not ...
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Getting SyncTeX to work with Emacs, AucTeX and Skim (OS X El Capitan)

I'm attempting to set up LaTeX to work with Emacs on my Mac, running OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. I can compile everything all right, but I'm unable to use forward/inverse searches with Skim. From ...
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Preview-latex images wrong locations. (offset by 1)

I've been writing some results with various equations in align blocks using latex. I've recently begun using AUCTeX with its preview functionality, which is really cool. Things start out great, but as ...
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How to turn on flyspell mode with AUCTeX?

I'm using flyspell mode, but unfortunatly I have to M-x flyspell-mode in each AUCTeX buffer. Somehow (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook 'flyspell-mode) doesn't work for me. What is the correct flyspell-hook ...
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Auctex not compiling on C-c C-c, “TeX-master-file-ask: Master file already set” [closed]

I recently started using Emacs/Auctex on windows 10. I am trying to compile a latex document using the command C-c C-c and it does not compile and instead just reports "TeX-master-file-ask: Master ...
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AUCTeX user Macros

I know that I can add my private macros to auto-completion feature of AUCTeX by running TeX-auto-generate. However the macros that AUCTeX "knows" seem to work better i.e. it automatically ask for the ...
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Indentation of tabular-like environments in AUCTeX 11.88

AUCTeX 11.88 introduced a new style of indentation for tabular-like environments. I understand this is implemented in LaTeX-indent-tabular. Is there an easy way to revert to the old style?
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How may one set the equation counter in AUCTeX?

When inserting an equation with C-c C-e in Emacs, by default AUCTeX (probably in collaboration with RefTeX) also produces an autonumbered simple label for it of the form \label{eq:1}, and so on. There'...
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Latex-fill functions in AucTeX

I've been experimenting with AucTeX, and I can't tell if this is a question that best belongs in the emacs forum, or here. If it belongs there, I will gladly move it. I've been using the Latex-fill-...
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AUCTeX: How to edit environment templates

With (C-c C-e) AUCTeX allows to insert arbitrary environments. In my case I want to change the default aling-environment from \begin{align} \label{eq:145} \end{align} to insert comments in order ...
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exam documentclass automated \choice on emacs auctex

I am using the exam class to write some multiple choice questions on emacs. How can I achieve some sort of automatic \choice key combination in the checkboxes environment etc. Just like that I can use ...
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BibTex doesn't create .bbl file (Using Emacs/AUCTEX)

I am having a real issue with compiling BibTeX (has previously worked fine). When I compile LaTeX, an aux file is created. Here is my test.aux \relax \citation{carron2013big} \bibdata{rhian} \...
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Problem with Reftex - how to get it to index bib for all files?

edit : here's a screencast of the problem for me : https://vid.me/uBHN I have cloned this project : https://github.com/vermiculus/smppaper I have then created a new file in the sections directory ...
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AUCTeX (wrong-type-argument stringp nil) error when clicking the button

I have my AUCTeX/emacs setup following this site: http://www.stefanom.org/setting-up-a-nice-auctex-environment-on-mac-os-x/. Everything works fine, C-c C-c gives me correct pdf, and C-c C-v shows the ...
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AUCTeX calls makeindex without file extension

I note that AUCTeX calls makeindex without file extension, e.g., makeindex tmp instead of makeindex tmp.idx. It means if there is a subdirectory with the same name as the first part of the file name ...
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how to cite using emacs+auctex+reftex

I recently switched from TeXStudio to Emacs/AUCTEX. The problem is that I don't know how to cite a paper. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=apa,apabackref=true,...
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In Auctex, bibtex cannot create reference

Everything goes well in TeXshop. In Emacs, I went through following steps: C-c C-c latex C-c C-c bibtex C-c C-c latex C-c C-c latex but it keeps saying insolvable reference. Log file says: Package ...
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How to modify Emacs/AUCTeX to make for useful debugging?

I am writing a book-length text using LaTeX. I sometimes find difficulty in finding/understanding the various errors when compiling. I am using Emacs/AUCTeX. Is there a way of modifying emacs to make ...
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How to conditionally load `tikz` and draw a TikZ diagram when `preview` is not loaded

How can I conditionally load tikz and draw a TikZ diagram only when preview is not loaded, i.e., AUCTeX is not generating images for other things (e.g., mathematical formulas)? MWE: \documentclass{...
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AUCTeX beamer class does not auto-insert section label

I am now using AUCTeX 11.89.1 on emacs. When I start a beamer class document, the label is not automatically added after using C-c C-s to start a new section. I have to use C-c C-( to add the label ...
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how to make (TeX-command-run-all) save automatically without asking?

I have just upgraded to AUCTeX 11.89.1 in emacs and find the new command (TeX-command-run-all) quite convenient. One problem is that after modifying the file and typing C-c C-a, confirmation is needed ...
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Howto use Okular with Emacs Auctex?

When I follow subham soni's instructions to connect emacs with Okular, I get the error message "Symbol's function definition is void: nil" when emacs tries to call the viewer "Command: (default View)" ...
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Insert unicode character in auctex math mode

I use emacs with auctex to run lualatex. Is there a way to modify the math input of auctex, e.g. modify LaTeX-math-zeta, bound to the keystroke <`z>, so the unicode character ζ instead of \zeta is ...
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Handling left-to-right inside right-to-left paragraphs using Emacs and AUCTeX [closed]

I'm using Emacs to typeset a document which has English as its main language but which will use Hebrew and Greek as well. You can see on my screenshot how the \footnote command shows two open ...
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pdfLaTeX in AUCTeX doesn't make pdf files with some fonts [closed]

I like AUCTeX for edit TeX files. I can generate pdf files with some fonts (like New Century Schoolbook, Helvetica or Charter), but not with other (XCharter and urw-Garamond, for example). The ...
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How to tell AUCTeX to not indent an environment?

I'm using the comment package for the comment environment. This environment cannot be indented, just like the verbatim environment. How can I configure AUCTeX to not indent this environment? Thanks in ...
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AUCTeX LaTeX-insert-item not environment-specific for tabular [closed]

When Emacs is in AUCTeX's LaTeX mode, the command LaTeX-insert-item (C-c C-j or M-<Ret>) starts with a new \item in an itemize (or similar) environment. According to the AUCTeX manual, the ...
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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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Trouble getting AUCTeX to load with emacs update

I have just updated to Gnu Emacs 24 and am having trouble getting AUCTeX working. I have used the Emacs package manager to install AUCTeX 11.89, and I have (require 'tex-site) in my .emacs file. But ...
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AUCTeX: switch to LuaLaTex from PDFLaTeX [closed]

I just installed the Lucida Bright OpenType fonts, and it turns out they don't work with pdfLaTeX, which is what AUCTeX was configured to run with the "LaTeX" command when I first installed it. Now I ...
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Make Emacs ignore “mismatched” \index parentheses

I'm indexing a LaTeX document using Emacs and AUCTeX and RefTeX. One thing that makes it harder to match delimiters in the document (or to spot mismatched ones) is the propensity of Emacs (or maybe ...
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Why does emacs (or auctex?) turns — into "=?

When I edit LaTeX documents with emacs I have auctex turned on and when I type TikZ pictures I have to type -- a lot. However, emacs (or is it auctex?) turns -- into "=. If I add another - I finally ...
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AUCTeX, “preview image not supported”?

I'm trying to set up Emacs 24.3.1 to work with AUCTeX on Win7. When I try to use the Preview feature on the testing 'circ.tex' file I get the following error: TeX Output exited as expected with code ...
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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 ...