Sams Teach Yourself Emacs in 24 Hours

Hour 17: Editing LaTeX/HTML Files

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 Sections in this Hour: HTML and Emacs Writing and Processing LaTeX The GNU Emacs HTML Mode Summary Writing HTML with XEmacs Q&A Using Emacs in Conjunction with HTML Editors Exercises

## Q&A

Q What is the result of pressing the keys C-h-m?

A The window is split and the new half displays a Help buffer with documentation for the mode.

Q What is the text-formatting system upon which LaTeX relies?

A Donald Knuth's TeX system.

Q What is the outermost tag that defines the document class of a LaTeX file?

A This tag: \documentclass{article}, with article replaced by book, letter, or any other valid class.

Q What significance does the % character have in a LaTeX file?

A This is the comment character; anything after % anywhere in a line is ignored when the file is processed.

Q How do you step from one trouble spot in a LaTeX file to the next?

A Use the menu item Next Error or the keybinding C-c '.

Q How do you convert a LaTeX file into a DVI file from within Emacs?

A In the Command menu, select either LaTeX or LaTeX Interactive.

Sams Teach Yourself Emacs in 24 Hours

Hour 17: Editing LaTeX/HTML Files

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 Sections in this Hour: HTML and Emacs Writing and Processing LaTeX The GNU Emacs HTML Mode Summary Writing HTML with XEmacs Q&A Using Emacs in Conjunction with HTML Editors Exercises