[OS X Emacs] How do I generate HTML from Aquamacs - Auctex.

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Sat Mar 1 11:18:58 EST 2008

On Sat, 1 Mar 2008, Graham Smith wrote:

> Roussanka,
> Thanks, but I am embarrassed to admit that I recently read through this
> because I had to set up all the file paths for TexMaker, including one to
> pdfLaTex.
> And yes I have also updated to the latest version of macTex,

Accept my apology for the needless advise.

> which includes
> tex4ht, and I have been given some help (but not tried yet) to add this to
> the Auctex menu in Aquamacs.

It would be nice to share this after you handle it.


> I've been trying out Aquamacs and TextMate for editing as these also work
> with R, but I am keen to keep with Emacs because its cross platform. I tried
> TexMaker, because it has a built in HTML converter.
> Graham
> On 01/03/2008, Roussanka Loukanova <rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se> wrote:
>> Graham,
>>> Ok again, I cannot remember installing pdfLaTex seperately, but  as I
>> can
>>> ceate PDFs  I guess its installed. I had previously installed MacTex as
>> part
>>> of the Lyx installation, so maybe it was automatically installed without
>> me
>>> knowing about it.
>>> Its not at all obvious to a beginner that running pdfLaTex refers to a
>>> seperate package rather than running a command for a built in routine.
>>> Especially as I am not aware of having ever installed this package.
>> I do not have any advise on converting latex typesetting outputs into
>> html,
>> because I am not familiar with that myself, and would like to know what's
>> the best. But by reading your question, answers and comments, my advise
>> about LaTeX and texteditors on Macs would be: read (actually, it's not
>> that much reading), and possibly upgrade to the latest MacTeX, if you
>> haven't yet done that:
>> <http://www.tug.org/mactex/>
>> MacTeX comes with the excellent TeXShop editor, actually the best
>> one, but for various reasons, I myself work mostly with emacs.
>> Roussanka

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