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Re: [AUCTeX] Wish: Editing multi file documents more conveniently

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Wish: Editing multi file documents more conveniently
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 15:55:37 +0200
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Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> I usually organize larger LaTeX documents with one file per chapter and
> one master file where I \include the chapters.
> What I'm missing is a comfortable way to edit the document as one
> without having to open the files manually.
> What I think of:
>   * On a \input{foo} or \include{foo} I press some key and the
>     corresponding file foo gets visited. 

M-x ffap RET

>   * In the foo-buffer I automatically jump back to the master file when
>     point tries to move beyond (point-min) or (point-max).

C-c ^

> Instead of visiting foo, its contents could be displayed directly
> (replacing the \include{foo}) as if it was part of the including
> file. To distinguish the including file's content from the included
> one's another face (background) could be used (like it's done when
> folding environments). When point moves out of the included file's
> region it collapsed back to \include{foo}.
> In my opinion the second approch (with the folding Look & Feel)
> would be extremely nifty, but may be hard to implement.

Without a buffer-visible text, editing is not useful.

> What do you mean?

Why do you use \include if you want to edit one large file, anyway?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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