auctex
[Top][All Lists]

## [AUCTeX] Re: Extra braces in math mode

 From: Ralf Angeli Subject: [AUCTeX] Re: Extra braces in math mode Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2006 07:50:46 +0200

* Yevgeniy Makarov (2006-08-07) writes:

> I am wondering if there is ever a reason for inserting the braces
> following TeX math mode commands with no arguments. How does it help
> that in text mode \lambda is followed by braces? It is not allowed in
> text mode anyway.
>
> On the other hand, there are some TeX commands from lesser-known
> packages which start math mode themselves (i.e., they don't require \$ or
> \[ ). For example, the author of proof.sty recommends using
> \vcenter{\infer{...}{...}} for entering vertically centered deductions.
> If I remember right, Paul Taylor in his diagrams package does not
> recommend enclosing \begin{diagram}...\end{diagram} in display math. In
> such cases, I presume, AUCTeX would consider it a text mode and insert
> superfluous braces.

You can make AUCTeX aware of commands and environments by customizing
texmathp-tex-commands'.  Insertion of braces can be controlled with
TeX-insert-braces'.

--
Ralf