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Re: [AUCTeX] Tex-Master (faq ?)

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Tex-Master (faq ?)
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 21:50:55 +0200
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Mister Woody <address@hidden> writes:

> At the moment I have:
> (setq TeX-master "main.tex") ; Query for master file.

Uh, that would not query.

> and from the doc, I know this:
> ----------------------------------------
> If AUC TeX finds the line indicating the end of the header in a master file
> (TeX-header-end), it can figure out for itself that this is a master file.
> Otherwise, it will ask for the name of the master file associated with the
> buffer. To avoid asking you again, AUC TeX will automatically insert the name 
> of
> the master file as a file variable (see section `File Variables' in The Emacs
> Editor). You can also insert the file variable yourself, by putting the
> following text at the end of your files.
> ---------------------------------------
> Now I don't want to use any "File variable", since I share the .tex
> files with other people.

Why would that be a problem?

> At the same time, I would like to use the name "main.tex" only for
> papers that I have \input inside.  Otherwise I would like to use
> Tex-Mister just as the current buffer.  Is there any way to do that,
> automatically?

I am afraid that I don't get either
a) what the problem with a file variable would be
b) what you wish done.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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