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Questions tagged [aquamacs]

An extensively-customized spin of Emacs for use on Apple's OSX.

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Package pdftex.def Error: File `./xx-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found: using draft setting

I am using Aquamacs 3.4 GNU Emacs 25.3.50.1 on macOS 10.14.2. Recently I encounter an error while converting eps to pdf. The textstudio works fine but Aquamacs does not. I have included the ...
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“ESC” no longer works as meta; how can I restore functionality?

I mistyped some command sequence and ESC stopped working as a meta prefix in Aquamacs (it still functions as usual in the command-line emacs, including both Apple's system version and the command-line ...
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Emacs Dired `C-x C-j` opens a new frame instead of a new window

I am using Aquamacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1 and Dired+. Sometimes the key sequence C-x C-j opens the Dired buffer in a new frame instead of a new tab in the running frame. I want the behaviour that the ...
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emacsclient “unknown command” when opening file

Whenever I try to open a file with emacsclient (and emacs is running, and the server is running, and the socket is there), I get this error message: Marcins-MBP:docker-influxdb-grafana marcin$ ...
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Aquamacs banner for Latex got ugly — how to get the default back?

I was setting up Aquamacs as my LaTeX editor on a new laptop (been using it for 4 years on prior machine). My one problem is that the beautiful header I was expecting: Was replaced by this ugly mess:...
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How to get customizations added to `ess-mode-hook` to run in Aquamacs ESS

In Aquamacs 3.3, ESS 16.04, I can't get customizations added to ess-mode-hook to run. Here's a simple example. (defun my-ess-hook () (setq ess-default-style 'DEFAULT) (setq ess-indent-level 2)) (...
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Why do I have to double-press alt/option to get a meta key?

I'm using Aquamacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1 under MacOSX 10.12.6 (Sierra). It's a fresh install of the operating system and aquamacs. Instead of just doing option-g to get meta-g like I used to, I now ...
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set default fonts for Aquamacs in .emacs

I am running Aquamacs 3.3 under macOS Sierra (10.12.6). The default fonts are way too small. How can I do the equivalent of the following tedious procedure via code in my .emacs? Options Menu -> ...
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TeXLive 2017 generates “LaTeX: problems after <n> pages”

I just upgraded to TeXLive 2017 as I needed one of the package updates. Now, whenever I process a file, I get the message above (I'm on Mac OS Sierra). It appears that the file processes correctly and ...
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“File error: Cannot open load file, No such file or directory, core-spacemacs” in aquamacs

I do not encounter this error in emacs Aquamacs version 3.3, which is based on EMacs 25.1 Emacs on the other hand, is 25.2 (9.0) How can I make spacmacs works with Aquamacs?
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Where should I put a custom theme in Aquamacs?

I found a vivid chalk color scheme here that I want to use with Aquamacs. After poking around, I discovered that Aquamacs stores its custom color schemes here: /Applications/Aquamacs.app/Contents/...
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How can I type simple underline “_” in Auctex

I am using Auctex in Aquamacs. Everytime I type underline "_", it will show as $_{}$ automatically which is very annoying. I am wondering how could I turn off this function. Thanks.
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aquamacs text render issue

The font on aquamacs and emacs (cocoa client) looks too narrow. It seems like it's antialiased font width rounding issue. With sublime text you can get wider font (increased spaces between characters) ...
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How to use 'glossaries' package in aquamacs, or I mean how could I run makeglossaries in aquatics

I find the instruction from enter link description here as given below \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{latex} { ...
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Got problem 'Wrong number of arguments: setq, 3' when trying to open file

I am using Aquamacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1, and I got the error message 'Wrong number of arguments: setq, 3' every time when I trying to open a file the first time. How could I solve this problem? ...
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org-mode: how can i point to python3.5 in my org-mode doc?

On: Aquamacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin14.1.0, NS appkit-1344.72 Version 10.10.2 (Build 14C109)) of 2016-09-19 in mac osx sierra i changed my ~/Library/Preferences/Aquamacs Emacs/...
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Symbol’s value as variable is void: last-command-char when trying to insert bracket

I am using aquamacs and latex mode, 'Symbol’s value as variable is void: last-command-char when trying to insert bracket' occurs when I am trying to insert a bracket. How could I do, thank you
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Auto complete is not enabled by default in aquamacs [duplicate]

I am using Aquanmacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1 and installed auto-complete by using M-x package-install. But the function only works when I type M-x auto-complete-mode in some buffer. How could I do? ...
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Debugging erratic error

The following error appears every other time that a .tex file is opened: Wrong number of arguments, setq, 3 Enabling toggle-debug-on-error gives this backtrace. How to go about debugging this? I've ...
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How can I load the solarized-dark theme correctly in Aquamacs from .emacs?

I load the solarized-dark theme in the last line of my .emacs files thusly: (load-theme 'solarized-dark t) However, this causes Aquamacs to look like: If I then load the theme again by entering M-x ...
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Control-Enter doesn't work in ESS?

I checked my ess/lisp/ess-mode.el file and it has the line of code I'm expecting for this to work (below). Anyone know why this would happen? (define-key map [(control return)] 'ess-eval-region-or-...
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how to install Aquamacs' OSX spellchecker (NSSpellChecker) in GNU Emacs?

Spellcheck in Aquamacs works much better than either the default aspell or the improved hunspell. Example typo: whtehr Here are the suggestions provided by the various engines when I do flyspell-...
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Flycheck installation to aquamacs from melpa failing

Using Aquamacs Aquamacs 3.2 GNU Emacs 24.4.51.2 (x86_64-apple-darwin14.0.0, NS apple-appkit-1343.14) of 2014-11-07 (Aquamacs-3.2) on watson.local trying to install Flycheck from stable.melpa....
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How to open windows with 85 characters width

Newbie question In my Preferences.el file there is a line (setq-default fill-column 78) which works wonderfully. Now I need to tell Emacs (Aqumacs in my case) to open windows with 85 characters ...
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How to set the dimensions of additional frames in Emacs / Aquamacs (OS X)

I'm using Aquamacs on OS X and have multiple monitors in my setup. I'd like for all my Aquamacs frames to open with a certain position and size. In fact, my problem is rather similar to this one on ...
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How to run tmux in Aquamacs

I quite like tmux and Aquamacs. I've recently been interested in how to integrate the two together. As far as I know, one cannot run Aquamacs within a terminal even with the Aquamacs CLI tool, so the ...
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Unset key “C-;” in Aquamacs, bound to toggle-mac-option-modifier

I use Aquamacs. C-; is bound to toggle-mac-option-modifier. When I use C-h k C-;, I get ^; runs the command toggle-mac-option-modifier, which is an interactive Lisp function in `emulate-mac-...
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How to bind a keycode to hyper key in Aquamacs

I am using Aquamacs. I have used Seil to change my caps lock key to emit key code 110. I would like to bind that code to super/hyper/another modifier so that I can create more key combinations. How ...
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When using keybindings a capital letter is assumed by Aquamacs

I have an issue with Aquamacs. When press something like C-c a t (= org-todo-list in org-mode) the minibuffer shows an error message that there is no keybinding for ^C A, despite Shift is neither ...
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Text is black on startup — how to debug?

I just helped a colleague to configure package.el, smex, and ido and set up a nice theme (spolsky from the sublime-themes package) for Aquamacs. When I evaluate (load-theme 'spolsky t) everything ...
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Have different font colours in the same Aquamacs document

I am writing a document in Aquamacs, and I want some (not all) of the text to be in a different colour. Is this possible? I googled it but could only see how to change the font colour of all the text....
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Why doesn't this script set package-archives in Aquamacs?

This is the script I used to initialise packages in emacs: Inside ~/.emacs.d/init.d (load (expand-file-name "package_init.el") user-emacs-directory) Inside ~/.emacs.d/package_init.el (...
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Why aquamacs does not read ~/.emacs.d/init.el?

I have some customisation in my ~/.emacs.d/init.el. My command line emacs can pick up the init.el as expected. However Aquamacs does not seem to read the file at all. Here is the buffer of the *...
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Do I still need to create a .emacs file?

I have both aquamacs and emacs (installed from brew) on my macbookpro. I intend to learn to use aquamacs as my main editor/IDE. When I use C-h v user-init-file in aquamacs, it reports the value as ~/....
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How can I tell align-current to align multicolumn cells properly?

Can align-current also handle multicolumn cells properly? IT does not in my case, you can see in the following example, that the 2 columns called "Col" are placed above cell "c" in the editor after ...
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Auctex align-current does not properly align table in Aquamacs - what's wrong?

I'm working with very large tables (14 columns for example) and it's really difficult to find the right cell to edit. I discovered the align-current command and tried to use it on my table, but the ...
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How to use keybindings containing @ in MacOS X?

I'm using Aquamacs 2.x in MacOS X 10.6. (I'm using the Command key as M and the Ctrl key as C.) WHen I try to use keybindings containing "@", it does not work, e. g. C-c @ C-t in outline-minor-mode. ...
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What is the difference between Aquamacs and other Mac versions of Emacs?

Macintosh users have several choices of pre-built Emacs. I am aware of the following versions: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu's version David Caldwell's version Vincent Goulet's version David Reitter's Aquamacs ...