[OS X TeX] Re: [OS X Emacs] AucTeX, simpdftex, dvipdfmx in ECE plugin

Enrico Franconi franconi at inf.unibz.it
Wed Apr 18 01:05:03 EDT 2007

On 18 Apr 2007, at 06:56, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 17.04.2007 um 17:53 schrieb Enrico Franconi:
>> I have released a new version of the ECE plugin for emacs, which  
>> now handles simpdftex (for a one shot latex compilation in pdf via  
>> ps) and dvipdfmx (for a conversion from dvi to pdf dealing with  
>> different types of included graphics) in a seamless way
> Where is the Xe(La)TeX support?!

I am using the latest AUCTeX (11.84), and there is no trace of XeTeX  
in it. I guess you did add those entries by yourself? I may well add  
them, no problem.

> '(TeX-command-list (quote
> 	(("XeTeX" "%`xetex%(mode)%' %t" TeX-run-TeX nil (plain-tex-mode  
> context-mode texinfo-mode ams-tex-mode))
> 	("XeTeXx" "%`xetex -output-driver=xdvipdfmx%(mode)%' %t" TeX-run- 
> TeX nil (plain-tex-mode context-mode texinfo-mode ams-tex-mode))
> 	("XeLaTeX" "%`xelatex%(mode)%' %t" TeX-run-TeX nil (latex-mode  
> doctex-mode ams-tex-mode))
> 	("XeLaTeXx" "%`xelatex -output-driver=xdvipdfmx%(mode)%' %t" TeX- 
> run-TeX nil (latex-mode doctex-mode ams-tex-mode))
> 	...

Is it just the above?

> Don't you think it's easier to delegate all viewing to teTeX's  
> texdoc script? Once this is adapted to the user by editing a  
> private copy or by setting environment variables you have a means  
> that shows TeX documentation in the same preferred formats and  
> viewers which you set again in Emacs ...

I guess it makes sense; I'll do it for the next release.

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