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[AUCTeX] Re: TeX input method in LaTeX

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: [AUCTeX] Re: TeX input method in LaTeX
Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2006 01:10:09 +0200
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On Sat, Sep 30 2006, Alan Ristow wrote:

> Reiner Steib wrote:
>> I wonder what's the point of using the TeX input method in LaTeX
>> files.  What's the advantage to have e.g. $α$ in the file instead of
>> $\alpha$.
> It actually never even occurred to me to use it in math mode. 

Out of curiosity: Are you saying that you switch on and off TeX input
method when entering or leaving math mode when typing LaTeX files?

> I find that it makes accented characters in text mode easier to
> read, though -- for example, Münich instead of M\"{u}nich.

Wouldn't some input method like latin-prefix ("a -> ä) be more
suitable?  (BTW, it's either Munich or München.  :-))

Bye, Reiner.
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