Aquamacs with XeLaTeX (was: Re: [OS X TeX] Using LaTeX to write Greek and Arabic text)

Alex Hamann mailinglist at
Sat Nov 1 08:34:33 CET 2008

> Alex!
> 2008/10/31 Alex Hamann <mailinglist at>:
>> easy. Try to do the following:
>> open a buffer in LaTeX mode
>> got to the menu (the one at the top of the screen, not the toolbar of
>> the
>> frame: LaTeX
>> go to Customize AucTeX
>> expand the menu
>> TeX Command
>> TeX Command List
>> click on "INS" to create a new entry
>> Name: XeLaTeX
>> Command: %`xelatex --synctex=1%(mode)%' %t   (use this if you have
>> MacTeX
>> 2008 which includes SyncTeX)
>> oterhwise use: %`xelatex%(mode)%' %t
>> Value Menu: TeX-run-command
>> check the boxes for modes: LaTeX, ConTeXt, AmSTeX
>> Save the settings
>> You now have a new entry in the Command menu which runs XeLaTeX
> Thanks & Danke!   It works perfectly now!    I tried to find this info
> in the AucTeX manual yesterday but could not find it.  I wonder where
> you all find this info?
> Enrico
> --
> Enrico Indiogine

Well, the way I found it was some experimenting and help of the  
Aquamacs mailing list (helpful and responsive).
Glad I could help, all the best over to Texas from a former UT Longhorn,


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