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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Flyspell Not Working in AucTeX

A while back flyspell stopped working for me in AucTeX. I've been cleaning out my init.el file to see if I could fix the problem. I can still do M-x flyspell-mode when in a .tex file. But, I still ...
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Automatic detection of master files not working in AUCTeX

I have the following two questions: 1) Is it still recommended these days to use the guess-TeX-master snippet from AUCTeX wiki? 2) If yes, could someone provide some hints on why it doesn't work in ...
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What is causing this AUCTeX preview fatal error, or how can I find that out?

This is a minimal test file: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \[1+1=2\] \end{document} The content of texput.log is the following: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.20 (TeX Live ...
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Cannot generate previews with latex-preview

I am trying to use preview-latex but, when I generate previews, these are not loaded in Emacs gtk buffer, even though previews are correctly produced in the .pdf output file. The error produced is ...
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company-mode doesn't work on latex environment

I've installed the company package in order to get an auto-completion functionality. It works well in my ESS environment, but no in latex. In fact, no completions are showed in latex buffers when I ...
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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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Change color of preview expressions in Auctex

In the customize group "Preview Appearance", I click on "Preview Face" and set "Foreground" to "red". To the right, I see the word "sample" displayed in red. Then I select "Save for Future Sessions." ...
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Change AUCTeX behavior inside an environment

I am using the LaTeX markdown package to insert quick notes in my document. I would like Emacs to switch to markdown mode inside the markdown environment so it for example won't automatically re-...
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What is the meaning of the entry `(“%T” file t t nil t)` defined in the AucTeX variable `TeX-expand-list-builtin`

AucTeX uses the two variables TeX-expand-list and TeX-expand-list-builtin when processing (La)TeX buffers. According to the documentation of the variable TeX-expand-list ... Each entry is a ...
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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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How can I get Tex-latex-mode style inline math fontification in Org mode?

I enjoy the inline math fontification that the AucTeX TeX-latex-mode provides – both the theme-responsive coloring and visual indication for sub- and super-scripted math. I have worked in plain ...
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How to perform query-replace inside mathematical expressions in latex

Inspired by this answer, I have written the following function to perform a query-replace inside a math environment, but it does not work. Edit. If you execute the function, the query-search tries to ...
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Proper way to use use-package and hooks on Auctex package

I'm learning how to use use-package, and I've some troubles to make it work with the Auctex packages (all the other packages are fine). I made my own function configure-viewer that basically adds a ...
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AucTeX not loading beamer class

When trying to use the LaTeX document class beamer with AucTeX it does not load the template. Emacs reports Symbol’s value as variable is void: LaTeX-hyperref-package-options-list after loading ...
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TeX-view replaces current buffer

I am encountering an issue since I switched to dev-branch: when I run the TeX-view command with only one active buffer (my .tex file), instead of opening a new side-window and displaying the PDF there,...
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Trying to install auctex via package-install

I am trying to install auctex via M-x package-install RET auctex. Unfortunately after a brief splash of Contacting host: elpa.gnu.org:443, I end up with the message https://elpa.gnu.org/packages/...
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AucTeX'sTeX-next-error not catching any errors in ConTeXt

AucTeX's TeX-next-error doesn't display any of the errors listed in the output buffer, only "No more errors". MWE: \starttext \Hello \stoptext % Local Variables: % ConTeXt-Mark-version: "IV" % End: ...
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running pytontex script in auctex

When using the pythonTeX package I need to compile my latex files in three steps: run latex <mylatexfile> run pytontex <mylatexfile> run again latex <mylatexfile> How to ...
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Run flyspell-buffer automatically after emacs loads a (tex)-file

I want to load flyspell-mode and execute flyspell-buffer automatically after emacs loaded a tex file. I tried the following which loads flyspell-mode but doesn't seem to execute flyspell-buffer. What ...
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Auctex preview reportes to run as excepted but shows error preview pictures

The auctex in emacs has worked well before, but recently whenever I run a preview command such as C-c C-p C-b, it shows "Preview-Ghostscript finished at XXX" without any error notice in the log, but ...
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Spacemacs keeps installing and uninstalling auctex-latexmk

Running spacemacs 0.200.13. Everytime I start spacemacs, it either installs auctex-latexmk or deletes it saying that it is an orphan package. Here is some more information: I have latex layer ...
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AUCTeX command for Make and View

I sometimes use Makefiles with LaTeX documents, and so I'd like to define a command that does something similar to AUCTeX's C-c C-a (TeX-command-run-all) but using make. I tried creating a function ...
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AUCTeX no longer using pdf-tools after using :bind and :map from use-package to define keybindings for PDFView mode

I'd like to define a Hydra for PDFView mode and bind a key for it in pdf-view-mode-map. However, it seems that if I try to bind any keys for pdf-view-mode-map using :bind and :map of use-package, ...