Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration  Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read  LinuxQuestions.org cannot insert latex environment using emacs (C-c C-e) with auctex  User Name Remember Me? Password  Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues. Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum. Notices  09-01-2004, 11:47 AM #1 parv Member Registered: Jul 2004 Location: USA Distribution: Mint, Scientifc Linux, Ubuntu Posts: 180 Rep: cannot insert latex environment using emacs (C-c C-e) with auctex recently, i reinstalled my system. i have auctex, preview-latex, etc. installed, running xemacs-21.4.15 and emacs-21.3. now, in latex mode, i could not insert environment using C-c C-e, it says: couldn't find unended \begin i was able to run this command previously, do i need to add anything to .emacs or a particular .el file? thanks very much for your help.  09-01-2004, 12:40 PM #2 slackie1000 Senior Member Registered: Dec 2003 Location: Brasil Distribution: Arch Posts: 1,037 Rep: hi there, from the top of my head.. please check syntax.. in your .emacs file.. Code: (global-set-key "\C-c\c-e" 'latex-inset-environment) regards slackie1000  09-01-2004, 02:48 PM #3 parv Member Registered: Jul 2004 Location: USA Distribution: Mint, Scientifc Linux, Ubuntu Posts: 180 Original Poster Rep: have not tried your way yet, but i found another way which is to add: (require 'tex-site') in .emacs will try your way later.  09-01-2004, 02:50 PM #4 parv Member Registered: Jul 2004 Location: USA Distribution: Mint, Scientifc Linux, Ubuntu Posts: 180 Original Poster Rep: oh, i remembered i once used "latex-insert-environment" but it seemed to be unavailable. i also tried "latex-insert-item" but it only gave me "\begin item", which is not what i wanted. 09-01-2004, 03:15 PM #5 slackie1000 Senior Member Registered: Dec 2003 Location: Brasil Distribution: Arch Posts: 1,037 Rep: Quote:  Originally posted by parv have not tried your way yet, but i found another way which is to add: (require 'tex-site') in .emacs will try your way later. i am not sure how the lisp code is built with autex but this line should not be necessary. Do you have also the tex-site.elc in your$EMACS_PATH env?
if not, you can compile the lisp code and take out this line from .emacs
My way is just to map the keywboard shortcut. If tex-site has it as bultin is not necessary.

regards

slackie1000

 09-01-2004, 04:20 PM #6 parv Member   Registered: Jul 2004 Location: USA Distribution: Mint, Scientifc Linux, Ubuntu Posts: 180 Original Poster Rep: i removed (require 'tex-site) from .emacs and C-c C-e still works for emacs. i do not know why because it did not work before i added this line. but it no longer works in xemacs without having this line in .xemacs/custom.el and (global-set-key "\C-c\c-e" 'latex-inset-environment) does work for me in both cases. by the way, $EMACS_PATH is not defined in my system  09-02-2004, 01:19 AM #7 slackie1000 Senior Member Registered: Dec 2003 Location: Brasil Distribution: Arch Posts: 1,037 Rep: hi there,$EMACS_PATH sould not exist... i just mean where emacs is installed. sorry for the misunderstanding.. regards slackie1000