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

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how to setup Knitr workflow in Emacs?

RStudio provides a one-button way for produce PDF file from LaTeX+R source with Knitr. It looks great for doing reproducible research. And I am trying to configure my Emacs for: at left buffer LaTeX+...
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how to detect if inside a LaTeX math environment?

Q: is there a way to detect if point is inside a LaTeX math environment? How would one detect whether point is or is not inside a LaTeX math environment, whether delineated inline by $...$ or by ...
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How can I hide/display LaTeX section just like org-mode does with headlines?

When editing org files, I find it extremely convenient how you can hide and display headlines and their content by just hitting TAB on the headline. For instance, consider the following buffer * ...
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How to indent items in LaTeX/AUCTeX itemize environments?

Q: how can I get "proper" indentation of LaTeX itemize environments in auctex? Here's where I'd like to be with an item in an itemize environment: \item line is indented two spaces relative to the ...
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how to modify default command for TeX-command-master (ie, C-c C-c)?

Q: how can I get TeX-command-master (C-c C-c) to default to LaTeX rather than View? TeX-command-master dispatches to various commands, such as LaTeX, BibTeX, View, etc., almost none of which I use ...
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Editing files with one-sentence-per-line

A bit of background. I’m trying to version-control my latex documents, and the effectiveness of this initiative would be greatly improved if I adopt a one-sentence-per-line approach. For instance, ...
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How to reference source blocks in org text

I want to create source blocks (in any language including LaTeX), then refer to these in the text using internal links, with descriptions as shown below. This similar post is not working for me. I ...
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org-mode different latex document class

I am trying to use tufte-book document class in org-mode. But for some reason, org-mode doesn't let me use it and says it is unrecognized. So I am going to the resulting .tex file and manually ...
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Exporting unicode characters to pdf using latex from org mode

Hello Good people of Emacs! I'm having trouble exporting unicode math symbols from buffer (org-mode) to pdf file. 1. Problem Description: Symbols are inserted to the buffer as unicode characters (...
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Can emacs close open LaTeX tags automatically?

When using web-mode, typing a </ will autocomplete with the highest level open tag name. For example, if I have an open <div>, </ will be autocompleted to </div>. Is it possible to ...
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Make org-mode export to Beamer keep temporary files out of the current directory

Exporting to Beamer from org-mode creates a myriad of temporary files (the .tex file + files ending in .aux, .log, .toc, .fls, .nav, .vrb, etc.). Most LaTeX implementations now have an option (-...
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How do I configure class options for latex export in my .emacs?

By default org mode seems to configure 8x11 as the paper type when I export to latex. I always print to A4, so I would like all of my exports to specify a4 as the paper type -- e.g.: \documentclass[...
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How to perform a search for a string inside math environments in a tex/latex document

I have a long tex document and I would like to perform a search for finding some string inside math environments. Is there a search function already provided by auctex to do this? Other solutions are ...
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AUCTeX cannot find a working Tex distribution and don't know how to install exec-path-from-shell

When I was trying to export the pdf file. It notifies me this. And then I searched on Google. People suggest me check the method in the link below. https://github.com/purcell/exec-path-from-shell But ...
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How to enlarge latex fragments in org mode at the same time as the buffer text?

I'm using org-mode in emacs, but I think the question is also relevant for auctex users. In org-mode you can show latex fragments, as the manual demonstrates. But: these fragments (mostly math ...
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How can I customize the LaTeX export of org babel #+RESULTS?

I regularly use org-mode and org-babel to create e.g. exercises or proof-of-principle documents which I export to PDF via the LaTeX exporter. I noticed that the #RESULTS generated by a #+begin_src-#+...
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How do I limit the width of a table or columns in org-mode PDF export?

I'd like to format a table with a wide column nicely in PDF export from org-mode. Ideally it would be with a wrap on that column, but I can deal with a manual character or fraction of \textwidth for ...
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Select images in auctex with preview

If I insert an image into a latex file (via \includegraphics) auctex lets me select the file and inserts the filename. However using this dialogue, I can only choose the filename and cannot see ...
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How to install Auctex

This is how I attempted to install the package: I ran the command list-packages and then tried to install the auctex package in package mode. This was the line showing auctex entry in package mode: ...
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Auto-Indenting \if statements with AUCTeX

The current AUCTeX behaviour for primitive tex code involving if-like statements is to indent the conditional statement at the same level as the surrounding condition. I.e. code such as \if@...
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Table cell alignment breaks when using latex inside org table

Let's assume we have a table that looks like this: After running org-preview-latex-fragment command I get this: As you can see the top row is not aligned with the other rows. How can one view ...
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Is there a way to export latex template to scimax template?

Scimax has already some templates for various journals. However, is there a way to convert latex templates of some specific journals (like nuclear physics A, European physical journal etc.) to org-...
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How to cite author-date including page number in org-mode?

I am using org-ref in org-mode. I want to cite a book like this: \citep[p. 1445]{Fong:2006} but I am only getting citep:Fong:2006. How can I include page number?
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Math autocompletion in org mode

What is the easiest way to get autocompletion for math symbols when I write latex formulas between \(..\) or \[...\] in org-mode? Could packages like company-math or ac-math be used in org-mode, for ...
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Exporting Org in Landscape

I have an org document I'd like to export to PDF - with several wide tables columns in it - so much so that it makes sense to export the whole document in A4 landscape to keep the orientation ...
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org-mode latex and pdf export custom title

I'm using the latest org-plus-contrib package from the org ELPA archive under emacs 24.5 (Linux and OSX). I needed to have a custom title which includes a logo PNG in documents I export from org to ...
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Make reftex-toc work with multiple files

I'm using Emacs 24.5 with AUCTeX and RefTex to edit a multi-file project. It consists of one main file with %%% TeX-master: t to mark as master. The 'slave' files all have %%% TeX-master: main to link ...
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Font size control of LateX previews in Org files

I love the ability to preview LateX fragments in Org-mode. With two easy shortcuts one can turn them on and off on-demand: Turning previewing ON: C-c C-x, C-l Turning previewing OFF: C-c C-c One ...
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Arara integration in Emacs?

Is there a way to integrate Arara as a way to automate the building process of a LaTeX document in Emacs/AUCTex?
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Is there a way to suggest label names in org-mode latex export?

In the org-mode example below, I would like to be able to specify the label name to be used by the latex export back-end. Is there such a way? I have two reasons: To be able to mix org-style ...
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prettify-symbols-mode and multi-character replacements?

With prettify-symbols-mode it is possible to replace strings by a character, or a character composition, e.g. ;; \lambda → λ (push '("\\lambda" . ?λ) prettify-symbols-alist) Optionally, it allows ...
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org-mode special blocks latex attribute

I am using special blocks to create myself a theorem environment so that I can style it in both HTML and Latex output. For this I do; #+BEGIN_theorem ---Theorem goes here---- #+END_theorem and this ...
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External links to figures in org-mode

I would like to be able to link specific figures from other documents. Basically the function of the xr package in LaTeX where it doesn't necessarily give you an actual link that will take you outside ...
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The export of external links in org files to pdf and html files

I have a problem with the export of external links in org files to pdf and html files. Let's say I have the two org files in the same directory: file1.org = here is the label of file1: <<label&...
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Rich Text Format for LaTeX in Emacs

I have seen that the online LaTeX editor Overleaf has a nice Rich Text format so instead of this: you see this: You can also see it for yourselves without any login required if you go in the website ...
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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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How to disable DocView as default command in AUCTeX?

When I'm writing a .tex file on emacs, I like to compile with pdflatex and then see the result on an external pdf viewer. The emacs manual says that I can use C-c C-c to launch any compilation method ...
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How to Place Multiple Columns Under A Single Column in Org-mode?

I am trying to reproduce the table in the image below in Org-mode. How do I go about doing it? Whenever I try to have multiple columns (the 'Trial' ones) under a single column (Time), Org-mode inserts ...
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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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How to do harvard style referencing using org-ref

I am writing a paper using spacemacs with it's org-mode to export to latex. I want to referencing using the (author, year) style for example if I had the following reference in my .bib file @article{...
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Org-mode latex pdf export command doesn't find citations

I'm trying to write my thesis in org-mode, and so far it feels amazing. The integration with my todo system, the easy markup language, integration with latex. Wow. But recently (since I upgraded to ...
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LaTeX Mode and Listings with $-signs?

I am using LaTeX-Mode and need to include some listings which contain dollar-signs: \begin{lstlisting}[caption=Meteor Server: Bereitstellen einer entfernten Prozedur,label=lst:meteor-server-publish-...
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org-mode quote block environment

Is there a way in org-mode to setup #+begin_quote my quote here #+end_quote to be expanded in latex export as \begin{quoting} ... \end{quoting} I want to use quoting latex package to style quote ...
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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 from Package Manager: Scan error

When install auctex from the Package manager using GNU Archive, I get this error: forward-sexp: Scan error: "Unbalanced parentheses", 18984, 38451 This always happens to me when I install it using ...
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Disable flycheck for LaTeX

I use emacs with AUCTeX for editing tex files. I also use flycheck for some other programming language. How to disable flycheck in TeX mode ? I tried called flycheck-mode nil in the latex hook but ...
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cycling through latex math mode and equation

Is there a way to cycle through \( x=1 \), \[ x=1\] and \begin{equation} x=1 \end{equation} in any latex package? I find this function practical but I didn't know how to implement using elisp or ...
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Background color of LaTeX fragments in Org mode

How can I control the background color of my LaTex fragments in Org-mode? I am using the badwolf-theme package, and this is what I get: I would like the background color of my formulas to match the ...
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How does AUCTeX determine the documentclass?

It's clear that AUCTeX has some way of determining the documentclass, since some functions behave differently depending on which documentclass is selected. For example, LaTeX-insert-item behaves ...
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Vim-LaTeX-Suite Macros in AucTeX / Emacs

I am a long term Vim user but I consider switching to Emacs + EVil-mode. However, there is one major obstacle. I most frequently use Vim to edit LaTeX files and I have grown quite accustomed to the ...