When I click $ I get another matching $ thanks to smartparens. I would like to disable this behavior but keep all other matching pairs like () enabled. I tried adding this to the Spacemacs config but it doesn't work:

(sp-local-pair 'LaTeX-mode "$" nil :actions :rem)

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Fun fact: there is LaTeX-mode, and then there is latex-mode. Both are aliases for TeX-latex-mode, which is part of the AUCTeX package. If you look at the default value of sp-pairs, you'll see settings for latex-mode, not LaTeX-mode. The following command disabled $ pairing for me in LaTex documents:

(sp-local-pair #'latex-mode "$" nil :actions nil)

(I use :actions nil because that is what is recommended by the documentation of sp-local-pair)

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