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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Implementing TeX-update

From: Mosè Giordano
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Implementing TeX-update
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2015 22:47:10 +0200

2015-09-01 21:45 GMT+02:00 Tassilo Horn <address@hidden>:
> Mosè Giordano <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Now could there also be commands `TeX-update-region' and
>>> `LaTeX-update-section'?
>> In `TeX-command-sequence' there is the line
>>     (TeX-command cmd 'TeX-master-file 0)
>> so commands are always run on the whole document, but we can change
>> this by adding another argument to the function with the name of the
>> file to be compiled, for the region case.  Also the `t' branch of the
>> first `cond' should be updated to cater for the region.
> I just added an optional FILE-FN argument which can be either
> #'TeX-master-file or #'TeX-region-file.  So now you can do
>   (TeX-command-sequence t t #'TeX-region-file)
> to recompile the region.

Thanks, that's what I was thinking to.

> Well, what's missing is that the region file
> needs to be updated before doing that but I don't have time to do that.

Uhm, I'll try to have a look at this, but I don't know when.

>>> And while we are at it: do you think "update" is the best term for
>>> this feature?  IMHO, it's a too wide term, e.g., anything can be
>>> updated and there's already `TeX-update-style' which has nothing to
>>> do with that feature.  So maybe the terms "recompile" or just
>>> "compile" would fit better?
>> I don't have a strong opinion on this, but I tend to agree with you.
>> I just followed the name suggested in our wishlist which also matches
>> the proposed key binding `C-c C-u'.  Feel free to change the names
>> (and key binding), if you feel like that.
> Too bad the bindings for the only two better terms I can come up, i.e.,
> _c_ompile and _r_ecompile, are already taken for _c_ommand and
> _r_egion...

Indeed we're running out of letters.  Letters still free should be:

    a (u) x y

Actually I'm not sure about "x".  Do you have ideas for "a" or "y"?


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