[XeTeX] Emacs (X11) and XeTeX -- success

Martin Steer m.steer at coombs.anu.edu.au
Wed Feb 7 04:03:34 CET 2007

Will Robertson <wspr81 at gmail.com> writes:

> On 05/02/2007, at 8:52 , Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> No, Stephen, this won't work! Well, it /will/ work as long as the
>> source is free of errors, but when XeTeX or XeLaTeX hit such an
>> error, then they'll prompt for some input. Although it's possible to
>> "input" something into AUCTeX's *output* buffer, this will /not/ be
>> sent to XeTeX or XeLaTeX. The process will get stuck ...
> This infuriates me something terrible when I use AUCTeX on Windows at  
> work. Is there a way around it? I can't believe such a vital part of  
> document processing and debugging is inaccessible in the most  
> advanced LaTeX editor...

I don't understand the problem. It is possible to interact with
latex/xelatex through the output buffer. I can enter 'I', 'R', '?',
etc. and get an appropriate response. I'm using auctex 11.83.1 on

My usual method, however, is to let the run complete then cycle
through the errors.


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