[OS X TeX] Carbon Emacs getting AUCTeX

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Mon Feb 21 23:13:23 CET 2005

Am 21.02.2005 um 20:58 schrieb Norman Gall:

> but the compiler also failed to point aspell at the right directory 
> for its libraries. aspell thus quits with an error. I can't even get 
> /sw/bin/aspell to load in it without an error.

One thing I've found is that the new Japanese Carbon Emacs comes 
without aspell dictionaries. If your own /sw/bin/aspell programme 
fails, there's another one in 

To make AUCTeX work you'll need to change in 
/Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/site-lisp/tex-site.el two 
variables. Here are the corrected settings:

line #55: (defvar TeX-lisp-directory 
line #67: (defcustom TeX-auto-global 

Aspell: at line #154: (setq ispell-program-name "aspell") is set. Maybe 
it helps to set it to: (setq ispell-program-name 
"/Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/aspell"). For me it helped 
to make line #154 a comment and ispell worked very fine: it now was 
even able to recognise 'sérifs' as a normal word without UTF-8 

All path names starting with "/Applications/Emacs.app" assume that 
you've installed that Emacs simply by dragging it in your Applications 
folder. If you did it otherwise you'd need to adapt that path name.



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