[OS X TeX] Aquamacs, AucTeX, and preview-latex
chooper at umich.edu
Sun Nov 27 20:14:49 CET 2005
On Nov 27, 2005, at 1:32 PM, Paulo Ferreira wrote:
> On 27/nov/2005, at 03:11, Cameron Hooper wrote:
>> I've having a look at auctex and am having trouble getting preview-
>> latex to work. I'm using Aquamacs (0.9.6) and installed auctex
>> using the package from http://yaced.sourceforge.net and installed
>> to /Library/Application Support/Emacs as stated in Aquamacs Help.
>> Visiting a latex file loads auctex, but I don't see any menu items
>> for preview-latex. I tried typing C-c C-p C-d as suggested in the
>> preview-latex manual, but emacs responds with C-c C-p is
>> undefined. I tried adding
>> (load "preview-latex.el" nil t t)
>> to .emacs, but nothing changed. Any suggestions on what I'm doing
> Sorry for asking basic questions:
> Did you install it under $HOME/Library/Application Support/Emacs
> (where $HOME is your home directory) as recommended or to /Library/
> Application Support/Emacs ?
> Did you look in the Commands menu (between the Tex and Help menus)?
> Paulo Ferreira
Thanks for taking the time to help me.
According to Aquamacs Help (at least in my version 0.9.6 which I
believe is the latest non-beta), the recommended installation
location is /Library/Application Support/Emacs not $HOME/Library/
Application Support/Emacs. Anyway, I tried the location you suggest,
removed all code related to auctex and preview-latex in my .emacs and
tried again. C-c C-p is still undefined. I have no Preview menu. I
have nothing in the Command menu (for me between Latex and Ref menus)
that seems to relate to preview-latex.
I added $HOME/Library/Application Support/Emacs/site-lisp/site-
start.d to my load path and tried with and without loading preview-
latex.el (and auctex.el).
No preview commands.
I removed the $HOME/Library/Application Support/Emacs load path and
loaded $HOME/Emacs/site-start.d as described in my response to Pete.
Hmmm, this no longer works: there is no Preview command. So I deleted
everything the installer added to the earlier load path and restarted
emacs. Now the Preview menu (between Tools and LaTeX) is back. I
think there is a bug somewhere.
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