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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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Symbol menu in auctex math mode

in AucTex math mode several symbold are already defined. Fom latex.el: (defconst LaTeX-math-default '((?a "alpha" "Greek Lowercase" 945) ;; #X03B1 (?b "beta" "Greek Lowercase" 946) ;; #X03B2 (?g "...
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Is it possible to preview TeX formulas automatically on auctex-mode?

In auctex mode, whenever I write a new formula I have to type C-c C-p C-p to render it as an inline image. I'm wondering if it's possible to automatically render the formula or equations as I write ...
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How to investigate “color bleeding”?

I frequently have color-bleed issues in emacs, most often with AUCTeX: all of a sudden and for no apparent reason, the line I'm writing will be fontified as math. First things first: no, I do not ...
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AUCTeX automatic extraction: beyond regexps

In my custom style support file, I would like to add custom code to parse an environment. That is, my LaTeX code looks like this \begin{foobar} some complex stuff \end{foobar} and I don't want to ...
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AUCTeX indenting after \newcommand

If I use a command that begin a new block (according to AUCTeX), e.g.: \newcommand\Test{\begin{abstract}} And then I start my document: \begin{document} AUCTeX will indent my code as if I typed: \...
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LaTeX-aware sentence endings?

Q: how do I define sentence endings to be LaTeX macro-aware? I'd like backward-sentence and forward-sentence to be smarter about LaTeX macros -- particularly \footnote -- when working in LaTeX ...
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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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AUCTeX auto parse class file in same directory as TeX file

I have a class file hmcpset.cls which defines some macros and environments. If I have it in the same directory as a TeX file, which uses \documentclass{hmcpset}, I would like AUCTeX to parse the ...
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prettify-symbols-mode not working in auctex

In my .emacs file, I have (global-prettify-symbols-mode), and if I visit a .el document, I see the lambda character instead of lambda. My understanding is that in a .tex file I should see the beta ...
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Highlighting the changed line in the source file in the resulting pdf using auctex and pdf-tools?

Is it possible to highlight the changed line in the resulting pdf using auctex and pdf-tools. I have this feature enabled in Skim with the following lines in my setup. (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook (...
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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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Installing AUCTeX, GNU Emacs 24.5.1

I'm very new to Emacs. I've installed AUCTeX version 11.89.4 using package manager (list-packages, select auctex, install it). It works, at least it shows compiled pdf result from test .tex file in ...
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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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How to Add Document Class to AucTeX

I have a .cls LaTex template I would like to use regularly. Where/how should I save it so that AucTeX is aware of it? How does one set up LaTeX templates in Emacs/Spacemacs in general? I find very few ...
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AUCTeX is obsolete on GNU ELPA?

I got this warning when installing AUCTeX from GNU ELPA. The package is installed, but I don't want to use obsolete packages for obvious reasons. I have check the official website of AUCTeX, and it ...
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Redfining autoloaded function

I discovered that auctex's texmathp-match-switch does not check whether or not dollar signs are commented out or not, therefore i get wrong results when i all M-x `texmathp' in very specific contexts. ...
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Environment default attributes

When I want to insert an environment in latex, I usually call LaTeX-environment by hitting C-C C-e. However, some environment requires extra parameters, like 'aligned' requires a position or 'proof' ...
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AUCTeX View PDF Evince SyncTeX subdirectory

I use LatexMK to output resulting files (including the .pdf and .synctex.gz) in the subdiretory out. But I also want to view the pdf and use SyncTex via Emacs and Evince. One solution (see here) ...
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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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smartparen-latex with delete-selection-mode

In my emacs setup, if I have smartparens-mode enabled with smartparens-latex and I open a latex document, type some text then select it and type any latex special command (such as $, ", \{, etc...) ...
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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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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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Make helm-find-files work with `\input{file}` in latex files

If the cursor is on file of a line \input{file} in a latex file, helm-find-files doesn't recognize that I want to open file.tex, however calling ffap does. If I write \input{file.tex} it also works ...
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auctex failing to render formula previews

I am trying to get auctex on emacs to preview formulas but it doesnt seem to work and when I click preview, it produces the following error: PDF2DSC sentinel: Wrong type argument: arrayp, nil I have ...
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preview math formula in org-mode

I would to include and preview some math formula inside an org-mode buffer, but can't find any way. I've read about auctex but how can I enable it in a non tex-mode ? Don't know really from where to ...
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Can I reuse Org's syntax highlighting in LaTeX mode?

Org-mode has a magical org-src-fontify-natively setting. With this on, org highlights each code snippet using the corresponding mode's font-locking support. Can I use this in LaTeX-mode? It would ...
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Fixed indentation for sectioning commands

I'm looking for a particular LaTeX indentation feature regarding sections, subsections etc. Specifically, I would like to start the text within a section (assuming \section is the highest sectioning ...
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How can I keep the TeX-error-overview buffer automatically being updated in particular frame in AUCTeX?

TeX-error-overview provides a nice overview of errors when compiling a TeX document, however the buffer does not get reused when calling it a second time. Moreover, it would be nice if it would ...
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How to disable doc-view in AUCTex

I'm using Emacs 24.3.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 with AUCTex for LaTeX editing. The command C-c C-c allows me to easily compile the document with pdflatex. However, the second time I'm running C-c C-c, instead ...
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Make \includegraphics and TEXINPUTS setting for images work together

In my .profile-file I have a setting like: export TEXINPUTS=$TEXINPUTS:/home/myuser/projects/images// If I try to include an image by using (TeX-insert-macro "includegraphics"), auctex is in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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use-package do not bind in latex-mode-map

this is a part of my init file (use-package tex-site :ensure auctex :mode ("\\.tex\\'" . latex-mode) :bind (:map LaTeX-mode-map ("<f5> <f5>" . TeX-command-save-buffer-and-...
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AUCTeX: 'reftex-cleveref-cref' inserts '\eqref' instead of '\cref' for equations

When I run 'reftex-cleveref-cref', which is supposed to insert a '\cref' command in my LaTeX file, I get the expected behaviour for figures and sections, but not for equations: I get the '\eqref' ...
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LaTeX glossary doesn't typeset (AucTeX)

Consider the following LaTeX file (named test.tex) demonstrating the use of the glossaries-extra package. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[automake]{glossaries-extra} \newglossaryentry{potato}{...
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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 Plain TeX view refresh

I write *TeX in emacs with AucTeX, using pdf-tools as the viewer. When I compile a LaTeX document in AucTeX with C-c C-c the viewer in the other window automatically refreshes, but this does not ...
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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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smartparens with LaTeX to deal with \begin \end environment and markup commands

How can I configure smartparens to treat \begin ...\end environments, and commands, e.g., \textbf, delimiters so that I can navigate them, e.g., using sp-forward-sexp.
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Set up auctex with emacs to use latex(not pdflatex) but generate a pdf at the end

I asked the question on setting up auctex with emacs on tex list but I still could not find the end solution, unfortunately. Here is the link to my original question: https://tex.stackexchange.com/...
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AucTeX preview-latex not working

When i'm working in a LaTeX-File everything works as expected. Compilation and completion via company-auctex are working perfectly. However when i want to make use of any preview-functionality inside ...
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indent items in auctex

What I would like to achieve is a deeper indentation of lines in items in Auctex. \begin{itemize} \item This is what I would like to achieve. The beginning of the second line aligns with ...
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AUCTeX folding: don't display error

Here is a common beamer slide: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test} \begin{itemize} \item \textbf<1>{Item one} \item \textbf<2>{Item two} \end{itemize} \end{frame} This is what it ...
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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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Use all the codes in the existed equations as the backend for autocompletion when type new equation

I find that I often have to suffer typing some similar latex codes many times in different equations or the same equation. So it will be convenient that all the codes in the existed equations in the ...
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How to highlight in the mode-line that a compilation process is running in AUCTeX?

As compiling LaTeX documents can take a while, I would like to be able to quickly and effortlessly check whether the compilation process is still runing. How can I achieve this with AUCTeX? I know I ...