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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 17:54:51 +0200
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Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * David Kastrup (2007-04-29) writes:
>> Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:
>>> * David Kastrup (2007-04-29) writes:
>>>> 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.
>>> You could implement a prompt asking for disambiguation of the mode.
>> That would happen when creating any new file.  Defeats the point of
>> having a default mode.
> Sure, but it might be more convenient for people writing documents
> in a lot of different "TeX variants".  I'm not sure, however, if
> this is a relevant use case.

People writing more than just a single format?  Sure.

> In any case you can do `M-x context-mode RET' or similar once you
> opened a new file.  You just have to adapt the "mode:" line.

Uh, that was what I was complaining about: the thing you "just" have
to do. Namely move to the line, edit it, move back, change the mode
(possibly by reloading the file), start editing.

It is inconvenient.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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