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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 + 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Options problem with LaTeX using AucTeX [closed]

In my file, I use the package minted that requires to use the option -shell-escape to be passed towards the processor (in this case pdflatex). In order to use this option with emacs and AUCTeX, I ...
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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-...
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AucTeX on Android? [closed]

How hard is it to get AucTeX (LaTeX + Emacs) set up on an Android device? Right now that's the biggest hurdle to me considering buying a tablet (I'd get one of those covers with a built-in keyboard—...
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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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How can I configure AUCTeX to automatically switch to the compilation log after hitting C-c?

I would like to see the compilation results after hitting C-c, however, AUCTeX always asks me to additionally hit C-l to swich to the log window and automatically scroll down. I would prefer C-c to ...
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Use dollar sign in verbatim environment within auctex [duplicate]

I am using something similar to the following, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \lstnewenvironment{shellsession}[1][] {\lstset{language=bash basicstyle=\small\ttfamily, numbers=...
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Turn off AUCTeX's changing double quotes to single quotes

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 ...
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How to limit auctex search for style subdirectories

I've used emacs as a basic editor for a little while and decided to try setting up AUCTeX+Skim for my TeX needs. I'm using emacs 24.4.1 and AUCTeX 11.88. When I open a *.tex file, a get the error ...
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Recompile with C-c C-c in AUCTeX

Is therer a way to recompile the document when there were no changes? Currently hitting C-c C-c a second time only runs the document viewer (Skim.app in my case).
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Auctex evince synchronization problematic with accented characters in file paths

I recently stumbled on this nice problem (bug ?): I can use evince to visualize foo.pdf output from LaTeX obtained in AUCTeX and Synctex synchronization, as long as none of the files referenced in ...
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auctex 11.88 bug(?) on LaTeX-env-label, cannot automatically insert label

I have recently been trying auctex 11.88 on emacs 24.4(win7+mac). it's great so far! I used to have the following in my .emacs emacs file when I was using auctex11.87 (I bumped into it on ...
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Call GNU Make from AucTeX [duplicate]

In most Emacs major modes targetting compiled programming languages, C-c C-c invokes make. In AucTeX, it lets me choose between any of BibTeX Biber Check ChkTeX Clean Clean All File Index ...
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Emacs + AUCtex on Windows 8.1

I tried to install Emacs and AUCtex on Windows 8.1 without success (at least, it does not seem to work to me). With the risk of being pedantic, here are the steps I followed: 1) Extracted the most ...