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is for AUCTeX package that extends basic `tex-mode` Emacs provides for editing TeX files. AUCTeX integrates many built-in and external macro packages for creating, editing, printing, publishing, and managing multilingual TeX documents. AUCTeX works with several TeX compilers, extensions, and dialects of TeX and LaTeX. AUCTeX supports customizable bibliographies, indexes, and tables of content.

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Is it possible to have word-wrap as standard but truncate some lines in a buffer at the same time?

I'm working with large LaTeX tables in AucTEX and it would be helpful to display them in truncated lines, like here: The red marks are the "&" characters which separate the columns of the table. ...
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AucTex and PDF Tools Not Working

For the past few days I have been trying to get Emacs to update and display my PDF when I press C-c C-a, once saved. I save with C-x C-s. But everything I have tried fails, including every other ...
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Restrict available command options in AuCTeX

I'm using AuCTeX (v.11.89.6 with Emacs 25.1). I have no problems with it, just a small nuisance. Whenever I use TeX-insert-macro (C-c C-m) I get many options I never use. For instance, when I wish to ...
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How to perform incremental search inside math environments in tex/latex documents

Is there a way to perform incremental search that filters out all non-math environments (i.e., only searches within $...$, $$...$$, and if possible other relevant \begin{..}..\end{..} environments)? ...
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Spacemacs Latex: how to make view command tile vertically with emacs window?

I'm using Spacemacs Latex layer, which uses Auctex. If press space m v for the first time, the document viewer opens up in full screen over my emacs window. After, it only updates the window and keeps ...
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Overleaf like compilation check in emacs

When I am writing in latex in emacs I have to press C-c C-l to see the compilation log or use M-x TeX-error-overview to see the errors. Overleaf does have a handy feature, which lets the symbol turn ...
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'pdflatex' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file

came across on windows 10 the following error message Running `LaTeX' on `test_latex' with ``pdflatex -file-line-error -interaction=nonstopmode "test_latex.tex"'' **'pdflatex' is not recognized as ...
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How to prevent LaTeX verbatim environments to be subject to LaTeX-fill-region

With LaTeX-verbatim-environments-local, it is possible to declare environments that AUCTeX should consider as verbatim ones. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{myverbatimenv} First ...
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How to automatically expand global abbreviations in latex-mode

I have added (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook #'abbrev-mode) in my init file, but my global abbreviation table are not automatically expanded (even thought the abbreviation mode is enabled). But the ...
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pdf-tools Emacs with auctex

I have setup Emacs pdf-tools with auctex on ubuntu and the forward and reverse search work fine. But in the forward search (latex file to corresponding position in pdf document), it is difficult to ...
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Weird behavior of LaTeX-section-label for chapter

The default value of LaTeX-section-label is: (("part" . "part:") ("chapter" . "chap:") ("section" . "sec:") ("subsection" . "sec:") ("subsubsection" . "sec:")) However, for chapter, when typing ...
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Syncing tex source with `savebox`

I realize this is quite an edge case, but I am wondering if anyone can help me. I have source correlation set up in emacs as follows (setq TeX-source-correlate-start-server t TeX-source-...
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run pdf-tools and evince simultaneously with auctex

Is it possible to run pdf-tools and evince simultaneously with auctex, with forward search? That is, if I press C-click on the latex, the forward search should jump to the corresponding pdfs in both ...
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Matching pairs for character bound to a keystroke

I am using smartparens with AucTeX and it works great. I wanted to map a keystroke for the dollar sign, so I did it as follows - (global-set-key (kbd "s-m") (lambda () (interactive) (insert "$"))) ...
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AUCTeX: only use monospace for rendering macros?

I've been using the fontify features of AUCTeX, as well as magic-latex-buffer, to display my TeX code in a more readable way. But I'm wondering if I can crank this up to 11: is there a way to render ...
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Preventing `TeX-command-run-all` from shifting focus

It seems that TeX-command-run-all shifts focus to the pdf window, which is quite annoying. Is there a way to prevent that?
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auctex and pdf-tools reverse search change keybinding

Inverse search from pdf-tools to auctex uses Ctrl-click on the pdf file to go to the corresponding part of latex file. Is it possible to also assign Alt-click to do inverse search? I am using ubuntu ...
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auctex pdf-tools split buffers in separate frames

This is an extension of my previous question auctex and pdf-tools in 2 separate frames which was nicely answered by Tobias. I use auctex in one frame and pdftools in another frame. Forward and inverse ...
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AUCTeX: inconsistent behaviour when compling (probably becuase of what I'm doing)

I cannot get AUCTeX to preview updates to multifile documents. I have the following config: (use-package tex :ensure auctex :config (setq-default TeX-master nil) (setq TeX-source-...
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auctex and pdf-tools in 2 separate frames for dual monitor setup

For auctex with pdftools it is convenient for me (eyesight problems) to have the emacs latex frame on my laptop close to my eyes, and the corresponding pdf (in pdftools) on a separate frame on the ...
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Auctex imenu add frames to list?

I use imenu in auctex. For beamer slides, it only offers me the \section-commands as entry points. How can I teach imenu to also offer all frames? (Which is an environment: \begin{frame}....\end{frame}...
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auctex + evince split buffers

This is similar to a question I asked recently involving pdf-tools and auctex. I split a latex source buffer into a top and bottom buffer, call them buffer A and buffer B. I then open evince for each ...
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AUCTeX does not compile if the local variable is already set

I'm basically want to ask the question that was asked in Tex Stackexchange but was considered off-topic there (this is the link to the question). When I am trying to compile (using the command C-c C-...
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pdf-tools auctex question with split buffers

I run auctex with the latex source on the left half buffer and corresponding pdf on the right half (using C-x 3 to split the buffer). I then split the left half buffer into 2 so as two work on ...
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View command does not open pdf while in AUCTeX mode

Sometimes, after havin applied latex to my .tex file, instead of executing okular --unique my.pdf emacs tried to execute okular --unique my.pdf#src:332#("/folderToMyTex/my.tex" 0 61 (org-attr nil)) ...
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What are the main differences between latexmk and C-c C-a from Auctex?

I was wondering if anyone knows if C-c C-a in AucTeX is using behind the scenes latexmk or not? I've tried looking into the source files for both C-c C-c and C-c C-a but I couldn't find in any those ...
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Auctex autocomplete and physics.sty

I have autocomplete successfully working in auctex. It also works for included packages, so if I, for example, have \usepackage{url} in my preamble, I will get autocompletion while typing \url. ...
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How to get live preview in real time while editing latex source code using AUCTeX?

I'm using Emacs (26.1, build 1, i686-w64-mingw32) on the latest version of Windows 10. Im looking to turn my Emacs into a LaTeX IDE that has a 'live preview' functionality. Ideally I would like my ...
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Change buffer background color on LaTeX compile error, or highlight errors more prominently?

I am using Emacs+Auctex to write LaTeX code. When compiling a document that contains an error, Emacs writes LaTeX errors in ‘*~/doc output*’. Use C-c ` to display. to the Messages buffer (and ...
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Add a custom section to AUCTeX's section commands?

The KOMA-script bundle contains a package called scrjura and I'm using it to draft contracts. The command for the standard section in contracts is \Clause{title=<title heading>}. Basically, I'd ...
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flyspell overrides company key bindings

I have the following in my init file. ;; ======= Company mode set up ============ (use-package company :ensure t :defer t :init (add-hook 'after-init-hook 'global-company-mode) :config (use-...
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Making pdf-tools work after successful compiling on mac os x

After installing the required dependencies with homebrew, I was able to compile pdf-tools . But I cannot make it work (I cannot see the pdf on emacs after compiling) I would like to know if somebody ...
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AUCTEX won't create dsc file

I'm using Emacs24 on windows with AUCTEX for Latex. When I try to toggle preview it doesn't show, insteed there is a little "not working" picture on each equation and I get an error Running `...
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automatic latex-preview-pane with auctex and or-mode latex export

To enable automatic latex-preview-pane-mode with AUCTex I bound it to a hook: (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook 'latex-preview-pane-mode) This works. When I open a *.tex file, then latex-preview-pane-mode ...
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Indentation with cdlatex

I am using Emacs 25.1.1 on Windows 10 OS with auctex, and cdlatex minor mode. Cdlatex has a very useful feature of command input, which is typing a shortcut followed by TAB. for instance: When I ...
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Custom verbatim environments/macros in AucTeX

Here's my MWE: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{tscode}{}{} \def\tscode|#1|{} \begin{document} \tsinline|efwe| \begin{tscode} efihw$feiw$ \end{tscode} \end{document} % Local Variables: % ...
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My emacs does not use the LaTeX-includegraphics-extensions option in my .emacs file

I tried to customize my .emacs file adding the options to the macro command \includegraphics. I use Emacs 25.3.1 on MacOS. My .emacsfile is as follows: (package-initialize) (custom-set-variables '(...
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Spelling check in Emacs 25.2 on Mac OS Sierra

I am new to Emacs and I have a hard time to have spelling check when I use Emacs+AUCTex. Here is a list of what I have done so far: I read on a post saying that I should not install Flyspell. So I ...
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Change overlaid text of an outline header?

Q: how do I add a new outline header regexp but change the overlaid text? I often write presentations with Beamer in LaTeX. As such, there are a lot of frame (ie, "slide") environments: \begin{...
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Indenting LaTeX code for \if \else \fi statements

This is related to this Emacs.SE question. I use the code from the answer: (setq LaTeX-begin-regexp "\\(?:begin\\|if@\\)\\b") (setq LaTeX-end-regexp "\\(?:end\\|else\\|fi\\)\\b") (defun LaTeX-indent-...
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Omit ~ before the \ref command (with RefTeX+AUCTeX)

The default behaviour of C-c ) is to insert \ref and prefix it with~. I don't need the tilde after \S (i.e. I need the output to look like \S\ref{label}, rather than \S~\ref{label}). Is there a short ...
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AUCTeX not loading its TeX-latex-mode

I have emacs 25.2.2 and installed through M-x list-packages AUCTeX 12.1.1. Opening any LaTeX file gives the native latex mode, so it seems through C-h m: LaTeX/P mode defined in ‘tex-mode.el’: :...
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AUCTeX Preview rung error

I'm new to emacs and AUCTeX and I'm having a problem with document preview (C-c C-p C-d). My LaTeX file is the following \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{report} \usepackage{cite} \begin{document} \...
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make AucTeX structure aware?

TeXStudio seems to be aware of the interdependencies of files and internal structure (e.g., blocks for beamer posters shown in example below). For instance, the left column panel in TeXStudio shows ...
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Text and backround colour with auctex has the same colour, how to change

In LaTeX mode with Auctex, I have a problem with \textbf and that is that the text inside the {} has the same colour as the background of the textbf field, as illustrated here: This is only a problem ...
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Automatic preview generation with AUCTeX

Right now, when using AUCTeX's preview feature, I have to manually refresh the previews after I change existing sources or write new text. I have to run preview-document every time, which is both ...
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AUCTeX fontification for any command: overkill?

Reading the AUCTeX manual I see that it is possible to add expressions to those one wants to highlight in a .tex file. There are also many specific suggestions around for how to add specific commands ...
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Semantic linefeeds (one sentence per line) in Emacs

I'm trying to get Emacs to insert a line break at the end of each sentence as I type. (Why? Makes for easier version control of tex files.) Looking around I found a few places with some suggestions ...
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Why does emacs not apply some config settings when editing tex files?

I'm facing a rather peculiar situation where my emacs settings seem to be lost every time that I open a .tex file. That's doesn't happen when I'm editing .el or .py files. Heres some examples with ...
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Is it possible to use AUCTeX preview-latex in emacs terminal?

I was wondering if it is possible to have latex preview working in emacs terminal. This is somehow related to this question. But 3 years have passed and I'm wondering if anything has changed? For ...

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