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## Re: [AUCTeX] preview vs beamer

 From: David Kastrup Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] preview vs beamer Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:27:51 +0100 User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

>
> Hi Nicolas,
>
>>>> | ! Undefined control sequence.
>>>> | l.5 \end{document}
>>>> |
>>
>>> I can reproduce that but I don't know how to fix it. :-(
>>
>> I stumbled accross the very same problem today, when updating to TL2014
>> (I was still with TL2012 before that).
>>
>> It seems that pgf is at fault, see :
>> http://pgf-and-tikz.10981.n7.nabble.com/TikZ-3-0-amp-preview-td4770.html
>> for a workaround.
>>
>> Now this raises a question : why would pgf try to fix a compatibility
>> problem between preview and everyshi... I have no idea. They claim (in
>> my pgfutil-latex.def file) :
>> % Preview hack: preview.sty hacks into \shipout (which is ok), but
>> % does not honour everyshi.sty (which is not ok). This causes everyshi
>> % material to get lost.
>>
>> Perhaps preview-latex needs fixing in this area ? I don't know.
>
> Me neither.  Maybe David can have a look at this issue.

Well, if tikz tries to fix the combination of preview and everyshi and
fails, I think it would be wrong to try fixing the failed fix from
outside of tikz.  The only thing that has a reasonable chance of working
in the long run is to make preview and everyshi combine better.

--
David Kastrup