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

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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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auctex forward search in multifile tex with sumatra and arara

Forward inverse search work properly for single-file documents. As for multifile document, I use local file variable to indicate the master tex file. When editing in some included document, auctex can ...
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emacs+auctex: prevent region filling when inserting itemize

When inserting an itemize environment around some text (using C-c C-e) AucTeX insists on doing paragraph-filling on said text, which messes up my layout. Is there a simple way to prevent that ? ...
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Cleveref: AUCTeX and RefTeX set-up

How can I set up cleveref to work with AUCTeX and RefTeX? I have tried the advice on Emacs, RefTeX and Cleveref – can they work together? but it didn't work. Additionally, when I hit enter, \ref{} ...
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reftex-cite-format customizations not loading

RefTeX will no longer load my custom citations commands when using the lines from Setting up RefTeX with biblatex citation commands in my init file. Nothing changed in my init file, but it no longer ...
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Emacs and MacTex in El Capitan [closed]

I am a newbie to Emacs and have just installed GNU Emacs from emacsformacos.com on OSX "El Capitan" but couldn't figure out how to correctly link Mactex 2015 to Emacs. When trying to Latex a tex ...
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pdflatex fails within Emacs.app, but works in terminal

LaTeX rookie here. I'm running OS X 10.7 with Emacs 24, Auctex 11.86 and TexLive 2011 via MacTex. When i run LaTeX through Emacs in the terminal it outputs my test.tex as test.pdf just fine. ...
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How to use Auctex in MacOS El Capitan?

I'm using GNU Emacs from emacsformacos.com After Migration to OSX 10.11 "El Capitan", Auctex can't run the *tex utilities anymore: Running `LaTeX' on `poisson' with ``pdflatex -file-line-error -...
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Issue accessing Auctex environments [closed]

I recently installed AucTex on a new computer, and am having an issue that I do not recall with regards to accessing environments. Using C-c C-e, auto-complete etc., I am only able to access a handful ...
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Why are RET and C-j flipped on AucTeX?

Before installing AucTeX, when I would edit .tex files with emacs, it would automatically indent when I would press enter after typing a line such as \begin{equation}. Typing C-j would cause a ...
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Narrow to Environment in AUCTeX

I'd like to be able to use some org-mode-like features inside of AUCTeX. In org-mode, you can narrow the buffer to a node or you can flatout send the node to a separate buffer for editing. How can ...
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Emacs / AUCTeX Preserve highlights from other modes after apply style hooks

I use additional Emacs modes in conjunction with AUCTeX, such as writegood-mode and rainbow-delimiters-mode, which each add their custom highlights to the current buffer. Unfortunately, after ...
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How to load and use AucTeX when editing LaTeX snippets in Markdown files in Emacs?

I edit lots of Markdown files where LaTeX snippets are embedded between a pair of $ or $$. Is there a way to load and use AucTeX package to preview these snippets in Emacs? The motivation is to ...
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How can I change the colors AUCTeX set for some keywords?

I am using emacs + AUCTeX to edit my documents. AUCTeX seems to override many colors, which are annoyingly high contrast. It made keywords stand out so much more than the contents, which is not what ...
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How to safely migrate from MacTeX 2013 to 2015?

After downloading the MacTeX 2015 distro of TeXLive, I feel a little skeptical about its installation. I would like to clean up the previous installation of MacTeX 2013 and MacPorts installation of ...
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emacsclient issue when using pdfsync on Mac OS X

I'm trying to sync between emacs and skim, and this is the site that I reference: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7899845/emacs-synctex-skim-how-to-correctly-set-up-syncronization-none-of-the-exi ...
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Auctex not finding package [closed]

This question is the same as a previous question, although I'm using emacs24. On attempting to compile a latex document, after starting emacs from ubuntu's launcher, the file, or the terminal, I get ...
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How to organize a .bib file edited by hand?

Normally I use zotero and its bibtex/biblatex export tool to create a .bib file. But this method doesn't put you in charge of the bibliography and you could reproduces errors in the references if ...
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Auctex, view a pdf already opened in Emacs 25

I have emacs 25.0.50 and auctex 11.88. The auctex command C-c C-v opens a window with the pdf file (compiled with pdflatex). If that command is executed a second time, it does nothing. But in a ...
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Emacs + Auctex: pdflatex command not found on terminal

I'm new to emacs and latex, in general. I'm trying to compile a basic latex file after having installed auctex on emacs. However, when I run C-c C-c on emacs (inside a terminal) I get bash: pdflatex: ...
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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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Click on package name to open corresponding style file?

I think it would be super if, in my LaTeX editor, I could click on the name of package... \usepackage{blob} ... and the corresponding style file, blob.sty, would be opened. Do any LaTeX editors ...
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auctex: in-document emacs font style for latex macros and environments

Is it possible to define in the latex document also the auctex font for user macros and environments? Here is an example of what I would like to do: \newcommand{\nothing}[1]{} %% ;;; \nothing color ...
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Cygwin Emacs+Auctex+Evince?

I am trying to get emacs, auctex and evince working together on Cygwin. The forward search works, but not the reverse search (Evince->Emacs). I tried in vain to find out if the emacs bundled with ...
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AuCTeX startup is slow

I have Emacs 24.4 with AuCTeX 11.88, running on windows 8.1, on a strong computer. Any time I run emacs, opening the first tex file takes 6 seconds, even if the tex file empty. This happens either ...
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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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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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LaTeX error for siunitx in a longtable environment

I've been working on a large document which makes frequent use of \include{}ed longtable environments and siunitx. Recently, longer expressions using siunitx have been causing compile errors which I ...
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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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Why the option label are always put in before command in Auctex mode and How to fix it [closed]

dMy editing LaTeX environment is Emacs with Auctex. When I used C-c C-s to create section or C-c Ret to create environments, I am always asked to input some label for options the section or ...
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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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Strange behaviour when compiling auctex from MELPA inside Cygwin's Emacs (w32 version)

I tried to compile the auctex from Emacs MELPA. The version is: 11.88.4 When I first open a .tex file, compile AUCTEX, and change to "TeX-latex-mode", Emacs will work properly, the menu bar also ...
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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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Getting AUCTeX and amsmath to work with multiple files

I'm using Emacs 23.1.1, with AUCTeX plugged in, to edit my .tex files, but I'm having a small problem with my amsmath environments. The current document I'm editing is divided into multiple files. ...
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Aquamac, AUCTeX should open PDF in external viewer, not render it in Emacs buffer

I use AUCTeX in my Mac Emacs, which is Aquamac 23.1. Typically in AUCTeX, when I type C-c C-c it runs pdflatex, then C-c C-c again and it opens it in a PDF viewer. But in this Aquamac emacs version, ...
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How to use AucTeX error handing

I can't figure out how to use it. Here's what happens if I process a LaTeX file that has multiple errors: C-c C-c (process LaTeX) [errors found] C-c ` (goto first error) fix errors in ...
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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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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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Auctex's C-c C-c issue with latexmk

This is my Emacs information. GNU Emacs 24.4.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin14.1.0, NS apple-appkit-1344.72) of 2015-02-16 I installed Auctex 11.88.2 with package-install. When I open the main tex, and C-...
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AucTeX extension for TikZ

Is there an AucTeX extension which supports the TikZ syntax and that one of the tkz-collection as well? In particular I want thinks like: syntax highlighting proper indentation that TeX-insert-macro ...
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Biblatex: How can I get same bibliography when compiling region in AUCTEX as in the complete “master” document?

Preliminary remark This problem is constantly annoying me, so I'd like to find a solution. From my experience with biber I thought I would just need to copy/rename some files created by bibtex to ...
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How to get Emacs to load Auctex using an init file in my HOME directory?

I am making the transition to Emacs from TexStudio because I can see that it's gonna really speed up things even though it's going to be a tough learning curve. So far all my initialisation code ...
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How to uninstall TeX Live on Mac which is installed through command “sudo port install texlive +full”?

At the beginning, my purpose is to set up AUCTeX with Emacs. I just do like below Download AUCTeX, then cd to the directory, make and sudo make install. It works well when the .tex file only ...
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Auctex command on region - backward search leads to region.tex instead of main.tex

In auctex I can run a command only on a certain region to speed up compiling. This works great, however if then I use the backward search to jump from the .pdf to the .tex source code, it opens the ...
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Auctex preview for included documents

I've two *.tex documents, a main one and another one included in main. main.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{Hello} \begin{equation} \label{eq:1} \frac{1}{9000} \end{...
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How can I change the color of a \enquote quotation inside Emacs?

When I paste a text inside quotation marks into Emacs+AUCTeX, AUCTeX formats it with a soft red color (see the screenshot below at the first line). I like this color. However, I'm using csquotes ...
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Editor with mode-sensitive syntax highlightning

Is there a text editor with support for the following (somewhat special) syntax highlightning. I want to be able to set a different background color for math mode and for normal mode. (I realize this ...
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Two installations of texlive

I installed TeXLive 2014 complete from a DVD on Fedora 21. I have set the PATH as per the instructions to /usr/local/texlive/2014/bin/x86_64-linux and it is working correctly. While installing auctex ...
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How to disable Emacs+AUCTex formating for a particular chapter

Emacs+AUCTeX formats automatically the titles (section, part, ...) by increasing the font and changing the color. I would like to disable this behavior for one (and only one) chapter. This chapter is ...
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Best way to use multi-lingual quotes using csquotes package in AUCTeX Emacs

When I write in Arabic (Rt-to-Lt) language I get the quotation marks reversed (the right instaed of left and vice versa) if I want to keep font-locking of AUCTeX setup. Emacs editor using AUCTeX Font-...