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[AUCTeX-devel] a conflict with auto-capitalize-mode

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: [AUCTeX-devel] a conflict with auto-capitalize-mode
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 22:28:59 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13001 (Ma Gnus v0.10) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)


One of the packages I use in mail, LaTeX files etc is
auto-capitalize-mode written by Kevin Rodgers. Last version is from 2005
and Kevin does not maintain it any longer. The package as its name
indicates, auto-capitalize every word which starts a new sentence. It
also capitalize for example i --> I which is very convenient.

So far it worked well with auctex. However in order that it would not
work in math mode say change 

$A_{ij}$ to $A_{Ij}$

Kevin suggested me the following code a long time ago
 (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook 'my-set-auto-capitalize) 
 (defun my-set-auto-capitalize ()
         (set (make-local-variable 'auto-capitalize-predicate)
              (lambda () (not (texmathp)))))

And when I switched from Xemacs to GNU emacs I first forget all about
it, but today I put it in and run in a problem.

Kevin's solutions works and avoids the unwanted capitalization, however
now at a price:

When I

Put cursor on eqnarray and run C-u C-c C-e to change it to equation it


Which is unacceptable. Any idea why now that command does not work? 

BTW if somebody knows a better solution of auto-capitalization I would
be glad to hear about.


Uwe Brauer 

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