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Working with LaTeX documents, LaTeX coding, and LaTeX source blocks in other documents.

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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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Emacs(AUCtex) can't recognize \input{~/Documents}

I have three MacOSs, and set different names for User and Home Folder. I take Emacs as my default editor in those devices. Using Emacs to edit tex-document, I found the code \input{~/Documents} and \...
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How to open a PDF after running tex-file?

I am able to run pdflatex via tex-file, and the PDF generates just fine. How would I go about automatically opening the resultant PDF file after generation?
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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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Having tinybookmarks-insert using %%% in LaTeX mode buffers

I am using the package tinybookmarks.el from project emacs-tiny-tools. It provides nice commands, to insert a separation break line, which can be used as bookmark like this one from one of my Lisp ...
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Exporting LaTeX commands to HTML/MathJax

I am writing a document that is specifying a language with associated grammar and semantics. For this I have written the specification in Latex, using a method very similar to the one presented here. ...
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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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Em dash before italic in org export

In my document, I have an em dash that needs to be followed by italics. Here's a minimal example: He was surprised—/excuse me/? The LATEX/PDF output includes the slashes and the text is not ...
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Efficient workflow to write a book in Org-mode

I plan to write a short statistics textbook using Org-mode. Even if some textbooks have been written using equivalent systems (e.g., the R package bookdown), I have no examples in mind of books ...
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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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orgmode latex export: alternative to \newpage?

In orgmode, is there a property I can set to a section that will output a pagebreak before it? Right now, I can do the following: * Section 1 ** Subsection 1 stuff ** Subsection 2 stuff \newpage ...
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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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How to turn off Latex/MathJax buffer symbol conversion in org-mode

Whenever I write, say, \Rightarrow inside of $$, I immediately see the actual right-pointing arrow substituted in. Unfortunately, this does not travel well between GUI-based Emacs and Emacs started -...
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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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Auctex previews, change foreground color of text

I am using a dark theme and the latex previews from auctex are created with black text color. How can I change it? What I can do is change the background color to white (in Preview Reference Face ...
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Org-mode parameters for custom table environment for LaTeX

I am using an overridden table environment based on tabular to get some custom cell coloring based on row alternation (similar to what rowcolors does, but also allowing column color variation at the ...
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Markdown and Latex highlighting (font lock) in R Markdown file

I am using polymode to edit rmarkdown files. Exporting to e.g. pdf is super simple and works very well. R code chunks are also properly highlighted. But: I do quite often use latex code inside (r)...
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Automatically Highlighted Pdf Code Export [Org-Mode]

I want my Org Mode Latex Pdf Export to look like Code Styles and Colours Colour definitions for the xcolor package have been added to org-format-latex-header It looks like that now: (setq org-...
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Org-export: Change position of author and title in the tex-file?

I want to convert my latex template to an org-mode template. I want to change where the \title{} and the \author commands are inserted in the tex-file. At the moment these commands gets inserted just ...
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Org-mode: How to LaTeX export “$n$-” correctly?

I have notes containing many of the following type of LaTeX fragments $p$-adic ... $n$-th ... But org-mode exports them as literal dollar sign instead of math. The problem seems to be the - ...
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org-mode: Multiple source listings in the same float

I have an org-mode document that includes source listings of two kinds: XML and text, where the XML code refers to the text file. I want to include the two source listings into the same float in the ...
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asynchronously running org-toggle-latex-fragment

In orgmode, it is quite useful to view the equations inline. However, sometimes this can take a while to execute. Running org-toggle-latex-fragment asynchronously would be quite useful. However, most ...
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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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How to get correct list numbering with code blocks items in Org-babel?

Here is a minimal working example of Org file for LaTeX export: #+OPTIONS: toc:nil * A list with R source blocks 1. This is the first item. #+begin_src R :results output :session *R* :exports both x ...
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Emacs Org-mode + Letter class = Unknown latex class 'letter'

I want to use Emacs with org-mode to export notes using 'letter' class. Texlive is installed in a Mac, and have many classes to export. But Emacs in org-mode only work with: article, report and book: ...
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Spacemacs pdf-tools inverse search with keyboard possible?

I am running spacemacs and pdf-tools on Ubuntu 18.04. It does work quite well, however now I asked myself whenever there is an option to do inverse search (or to make a new command doing inverse ...
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Avoid Adding Backslash to Curly Brackets when Exporting Latex

I want to export an org tree to latex, but whenever I have a command that nests curly brackets, org export will automatically prepend all brackets with a backslash. For example, the tree: Exports to ...
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How to execute a org-babel source block within the working directory?

Say you have the following org-babel source block: #+BEGIN_SRC latex :results raw :file test.pdf \LaTeX #+END_SRC When executing it, org-babel will do the actual compilation in a temporary directory ...
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Exporting Org to PDF while displaying Regex literal strings

I've been searching for the past couple of days to a solution to an issue I'm having. Hoping somebody who is more apt with emacs/exporting could provide some insight. Upon exporting an .org file (C-...
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Skim: search backward generates shell buffer in Emacs

I have configured forward and backward search between Emacs and Skim (MacOS) for my LaTeX work. While the search works fine, every time I do an backward search from Skim, an additional shell buffer ...
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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 align the source code block when export to PDF in Org-mode?

While using org-mode to export source code to PDF files, the source code is not aligned with the indentation of the text. The .org file are as follow: And the output result looks like this: Would ...
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Yasnippets: How to add if statements that check for regex?

I would like to replicate some of the snippets shown in this blog post Some of the snippets shown in that post involved if statements that check for regexp in snippet fields as well as checking for ...
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Spacemacs/LaTeX : How to scroll at the same time and pace a tex file and its pdf preview?

Config : Spacemacs 0.300.0@27.0.5 with latex layer I am using two windows in one frame with a tex file and its preview: |---------------------------------------------------------| | \section{...
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How to allow multi language output with org mode and Latex?

I'm using the most recent version of emacs on Windows10. I have an issue where when I want to convert an org file to Pdf through Latex but I'm having languages issues. If I use English I have to ...
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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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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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Semantic way to export Org subtrees inside arbitrary LaTeX environments

I would like to begin taking math class notes in Org mode -- I have thus far used plain LaTeX, but I have found Org has the potential to be much faster for real-time scribing. I already made a custom ...
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Org mode export to latex with adjustbox

I have some document, in which I make use of tables. These tables are sometimes a little too wide to fit on a page and will overflow the page margin, when I make the PDF file from the Latex code, ...
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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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org-mode export to LaTeX: Wrapping a section in an environment

What's a good way to wrap every section in org-mode inside a LaTeX environment when exporting from org to LaTeX? For example, say, I want to wrap each section in a minipage so that the width is ...
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Non-hex digit used for Unicode escape error when setting org-latex-classes

When I try to set org-latex-classes with the following code: (setq org-latex-classes '(("article" " \\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} %\usepackage[heading]{...
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Native Org Citation Style

CSL style-sheets can be easily customized to render, for example, Chinese citations like these: 徐復觀〈陰陽五行及其有關文獻的研究〉,收入《中國人性論史》,頁555-563。陳鼓應,《易傳與道家思想》(台北:臺灣商務印書館,1994年)。 from the bibtex entries ...
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Merge two cells in an org table

I basically stumbled onto this older question how to merge cells in an org-table. This would be very useful to create a header, something like: |Merged header| |----+--------| | / | < | | 1 ...
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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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How can I split LaTeX inline math from preceeding or following sticked words?

I have this LaTeX code: Lorem $math$ ipsum $math$dolor sit consecteruer adipscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. $math$Ut $math$ enim ad minim veniam$math$, ...
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How do I have tables side by side?

I'd like to have small tables being shown side by side instead of one under the other, when I export to PDF. Is there an easy way to do that ? Like a break between tables ?
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How can I reliably create latex classes in org mode?

I'm trying to modify my .emacs to create my own classes, I tried this article and using org-latex rather than ox. I also tried this different approach. I tried enclosing the above classes with ...
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Disable tex-mode's auto tex-insert-quote functionaliy

So basically, for reasons unknown we don't use regular LaTeX style quotes at my company, instead just using regular double quotes. However, tex-mode in emacs automatically substitutes the " key for ``'...