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Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] Re: Auctex do not ask for the master file

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] Re: Auctex do not ask for the master file
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2007 13:38:21 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.98 (gnu/linux)

Olive <address@hidden> writes:

> Ralf Angeli wrote:
>> * Olive (2007-04-28) writes:
>>> (setq TeX-master nil)
>> This should be `setq-default' and not `setq'.
>>> I have the problem that auctex never ask for the master file (even
>>> for files that does not contains \documentclass) and apparently
>>> always assume that the current file is the master file. Normally
>>> with TeX-master set to nil, it should ask. Notice that all works
>>> properly if I manually do a M-x TeX-master-file-ask
>> The question for the master file is only asked for new files, not for
>> existing ones, as explained in the description of
>> `TeX-master-file-ask'.  (See (info "(auctex)Multifile").)
> Thank you;
> I have missed this point (have read the manual but too fast -:) )

For what it is worth: the current behavior is a bl... nuisance if you
want to create a file in any but the default TeX mode
(plain/LaTeX/Context) since it nails down the format in a file
variable before you have a chance of changing the mode.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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