[OS X TeX] Configuring Emacs 21.3.50 for AUC-TeX on OS X 10.3
mgubi at mac.com
Thu Nov 25 11:49:55 EST 2004
Add something like the following to your ~/.emacs file:
;; Patch to provide missing environment variables to Emacs
(setenv "PATH" (concat (getenv "PATH")
Applications does not share shell environment (which probably has been
set in the shell config file) unless they are started from a shell
On 25 Nov 2004, at 17:41, J.McKenzie Alexander wrote:
> I recently downloaded a build of Emacs so that I could start using
> AUC-TeX again and am encountering what is, I'm sure, a simple problem
> that I just can't figure out.
> I added Emacs to the dock by dragging the app icon from /Applications.
> When I double-click on the icon, emacs launches normally. When I
> open up a TeX file in LaTeX mode, I try to typeset it by typing
> Ctrl-C, Ctrl-C, the AUC-TeX macro for starting a shell process that
> runs latex on the main file.
> The problem? For some reason the bash process which Emacs fires up
> has a different path configuration than the bash process which starts
> when I launch Terminal, and does not have the latex executable on its
> path. From Terminal, though, I can start latex by simply typing
> "latex" at the command-line.
> The weird thing is that if I launch Emacs by typing
> instead of clicking on the Emacs icon, AUC-TeX works fine. In this
> case, the shell process *does* have the latex executable on its path.
> Any suggestions on what might need to be changed would be appreciated.
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