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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] [PATCH] C-c C-c compiles either the buffer or the mas
Re: [AUCTeX-devel] [PATCH] C-c C-c compiles either the buffer or the master depending on variable
Sat, 18 Dec 2010 16:14:48 +0100
* Damien Cassou (2010-12-11) writes:
> C-c C-c is encoded in your brain to compile your document. When you
> work on a big document (e.g., a thesis or book) you often want to
> compile just the current buffer. However, your fingers always press
> C-c C-c when you'd prefer them to type C-c C-b to compile the buffer
> only (and C-c C-c is easier to type). This results in a long time to
> compile the whole document when you'd prefer to have the result
It never occurred to me to compile the buffer only. I always compile
the whole document. But I see your point. (c:
> Use C-c C-c to compile either the whole document or the current buffer
> depending on a variable.
I see how this can be useful, but I'm not sure the meaning of `C-c C-c'
should become ambiguous when we also have `C-c C-b' and `C-c C-r'.
What do others think? Any opinions?
> My patch contains:
> - a new boolean variable TeX-master-compilation to store the choice
> which defaults to t (= current behavior)
> - a new function TeX-toggle-master-compilation to toggle this variable
> - a new shortcut to call the function C-c C-t C-m (m = master)
> - an adaptation of the TeX-command-master (C-c C-c) function to
> compile either the document or the buffer depending on the variable
I'd probably rather make use of the variable `TeX-command-current' and
the functions that are already available for manipulating its value.
One would just need a user option that would make `C-c C-c' adhere to
its value as well, in contrast to the just the commands in the Command
menu as it is now.