[OS X Emacs] Switching from Carbon Emacs to Emacs.app
Lindsay.Stirton at manchester.ac.uk
Sat Jan 5 08:14:07 EST 2008
Greetings, once more!
I decided to take Pete's advice, and to install AUCTeX directly. I seem
managed this, but with problems. Can anybody advise?
When I first tried to configure AUCTeX I got the following error
configure: error: Cannot find the texmf directory!
Please use --with-texmf-dir=dir to specify where the preview tex files go
configure: error: ./configure failed for preview
So I tried
Macintosh:auctex-11.84 ljs$ ./configure
which seemed to work. However, after I finished the install, I get the
when I try to LaTeX something.
Running `LaTeX' on `TMA01' with ``pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode "\input"
/bin/sh: pdflatex: command not found
LaTeX exited abnormally with code 127 at Sat Jan 5 13:03:30
Just to check, when I go back to using Enhanced Carbon Emacs, I can use
As usual, any suggestions greatly appreciated.
PS. My earlier problem with imaxima was solved with this in .emacs
(setq imaxima-pt-size 12
imaxima-use-maxima-mode-flag (locate-library "maxima"))
Quoting Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE>:
> Am 05.01.2008 um 11:21 schrieb Lindsay Stirton:
>> 1. I tried to install Enrico Franconi's Enhanced Carbon Emacs. Mostly, this
>> works OK but the Preview-LaTeX doesn't work. Here is a typical
>> error message:
>> Preview-Ghostscript finished at Fri Jan 4 21:26:41
>> Running `Preview-Ghostscript' with ``gs
>> -dOutputFile\=\(TMA01.prv/tmp90158CBL/pr195-\%d.png\) -q -dSAFER - dNOPAUSE
>> -DNOPLATFONTS -dPrinted -dTextAlphaBits\=4 -dGraphicsAlphaBits\=4
>> -sDEVICE\=png16m -r110.522x110.836''
> This is no error message, it's just the report of the invocation of a
> helper application, gs (Ghostscript), to convert the pdfTeX output
> of the region marked to PNG format which then can be inserted in
> place of the LaTeX code marked.
> This fails for me too. I'll report the bug to AUCTeX and report later!
> BTW, IMO there is not much sense in using this plug-in. It comes from
> a time when AUCTeX was rather primitive. Meanwhile it has developed.
> Try to do your work without it! See what you can customise in AUCTeX
> Chicago, n.:
> Where the dead still vote ... early and often!
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