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## Re: etags in tex files

 From: Eli Zaretskii Subject: Re: etags in tex files Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 09:34:09 +0300

> From: Colin Baxter <m43cap@yandex.com>
> Cc: help-gnu-emacs@gnu.org
> Cc:
> Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 21:15:56 +0100
>
>     > Is the problem in the TAGS file, or is the problem in etags.el
>     > functions that search for the tags?  I think it's the latter, but
>     > if so, then...
>
>     >> Is there any way in which I can configure etags to recognise
>     >> everything with the curly brackets of a \label?
>
>     > ...which "etags" do you want to configure and how?
>
> I don't really know at this stage

Look at the produced TAGS file: does it include the problematic
labels?  If it does, then etags the program is not your problem.

> but I think part of the problem lies with
>
> defun find-tag-tag (string)
>
> which seems to reserve a significant use for the colon.

How do you see its "reserving a significant use for the colon"?

> as that file's commentary puts it, "The namespacing of this package
> is a mess:". I agree.