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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Use `C-q $' to force a dollar

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Use `C-q $' to force a dollar
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 01:37:56 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * David Kastrup (2005-12-01) writes:
>> ( blablabla ]
>> It just outputs "Mismatched parentheses" in the echo area, and that's
>> it.  The character still gets inserted.
>> What do you think?
> Would be fine with me.  Having a cursory look at changes in tex.el
> this would probably be the same behavior AUCTeX exhibited before
> June 1998 modulo the warning message, see `cvs diff -u -r5.161
> -r5.162'.

Would you trust your grasp of the situation enough to do the change?

> In addition it would be nice if show-paren-mode indicated matched
> and mismatched math togglers.

I am not sure whether we'd have suitable hooks into that mode.  Would
this require advising functions?

> By the way, dollar matching as done by `TeX-insert-dollar' is a
> little bit off kilter in cases like
> \begin{verbatim}
> $ ls
> \end{verbatim}
> <-- insert $ here

As long as the consequences are harmless (and beeping and doubling
some other dollar don't count as that in my book), it would probably
not be too important.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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