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Re: [O] TeX-master: TeX-master is let-bound

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: [O] TeX-master: TeX-master is let-bound
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:54:04 -0400

Sebastien Vauban <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi Nick,
> Nick Dokos wrote:
> > Not in my case: (latex-mode) loads the standard tex mode. How do you get
> > auctex loaded? I thought it was a separate package that needs special
> > initialization: (load "auctex.el" nil t t) is what the documentation says.
> > And I have 11.86 which I believe is latest available, but I might be behind
> > the times: I haven't worried about it in a few years.
> 11.86 is still the latest, dating back from one year or two, something like
> that.
> Regarding installing it, I have:
>       (add-to-list 'load-path "~/Downloads/emacs/site-lisp/auctex-11.86/lisp")
>       (add-to-list 'load-path 
> "~/Downloads/emacs/site-lisp/auctex-11.86/lisp/auctex")
>       (when (locate-library "auctex")
>         (load "auctex.el") t)
> But you must pay attention to the following:
> - (la)tex-mode :: default Emacs built-in (La)TeX mode
> - (La)TeX-mode :: AUCTeX (`LaTeX/P' in the modeline?)
> and AUCTeX aliases `(la)tex-mode' to `(La)TeX-mode'.
> Something very bad IMHO (having very different packages bound to the same
> name, but in a different capitalization) for the sake of simplicity...

Yes, but in order to get LaTeX-mode when you ask for latex-mode, auctex
must already be loaded, otherwise emacs won't know about the alias.

Not sure how Christopher Schmidt's initialization goes: he uses ELPA packages
and something seems to go awry.

> But, apart from that, it's a great package -- until you find out about Org 
> ;-).

It's a great package even after you find out about Org :-)


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