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

Salvatore Enrico Indiogine hindiogine at
Fri Oct 31 17:43:25 CET 2008


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 Indiogine

Mathematics Education
Texas A&M University
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