auctex [was: [OS X TeX] First post to the list]

Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schmitz at
Thu Aug 17 01:27:53 EDT 2006

On Aug 17, 2006, at 2:00 AM, TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List wrote:

> I prefer to use GNU Emacs or with AUCTeX, but I think of
> kicking AUCTeX where it really hurts. It has some behaviour that I've
> heard from MS Windows users. For example, when I enter " it gets
> converted to `` or such nonsense, it has no XeTeX support, wants me
> to have stone age german enabled in Babel ... (there are WhizzyTeX,
> YaTeX ...)

Why don't you customize this if you don't like it? Takes 15 seconds...

M-x customize-group RET

M-x customize-variable RET

You can add XeTeX support easily.

As for stone-age Babel, I don't know, I use ConTeXt and consider the  
entire LaTeX stuff stone-age :-)

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