reftex and noweb -- solution

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Mon Jul 22 15:25:38 CEST 2002

Thanks for tracing this down.  I'll add stuff to ess-site and perhaps
to the docs.  

Still need to get someone to run the FAQ -- I know a few of you
offerred, but I can't seem to get it to the next step (someone else
will have to take the initiative).


>>>>> "markus" == Markus Jäntti <markus.jantti at> writes:

    markus> To those who, like me, wand to edit files for Sweave mode
    markus> using ess, noweb, AUCTeX, bibcite and reftex:

    markus> The author of reftex, Carsten Dominick, suggested (see forwarded
    markus> message below) that the variable reftex-file-extensions be set in
    markus> .xemacs/init.el as follows (along with a modification for auctex):

    markus> (setq reftex-file-extensions '(("Rnw" "nw" "tex" ".tex" ".ltx") ("bib"
    markus> ".bib")))
    markus> (setq TeX-file-extensions '( "Rnw" "nw" "tex" "sty" "cls" "ltx" "texi"
    markus> "texinfo"))

    markus> this works for me using the noweb-mode that is distributed with
    markus> ess.

    markus> ( in the sense that reftex parses the file correctly
    markus> and all commands i have tried so far generate expected results...)

    markus> hope someone may find this helpful. 

    markus> markus

    markus> -----Forwarded Message-----

    markus> From: Carsten Dominik <dominik at>
    markus> To: Markus Jäntti <markus.jantti at>
    markus> Subject: Re: reftex and noweb (file extension?)
    markus> Date: 22 Jul 2002 12:20:29 +0200

>>>>> "n" == ntti  <Markus> writes:

    n> On Fri, 2002-07-19 at 15:53, Carsten Dominik wrote:
    >>> Hi,
    >>> RefTeX currently does not work with noweb files.  I don't know why -
    >>> it is on my list.

    n> Hi -- thanks for the swift reply. It would be nice to be able
    n> to use reftex with noweb, but in the absence of any actual
    n> coding help, the options include waiting.

    markus> I just looked at it again, and for me the following seems to work:

    markus> (setq reftex-file-extensions '(("nw" "tex" ".tex" ".ltx") ("bib"
    markus> ".bib")))

    markus> If you are running AUCTeX, you need to add also the nw extension to
    markus> AUCTeX's loist of file extensions.

    markus> (setq TeX-file-extensions '( "nw" "tex" "sty" "cls" "ltx" "texi"
    markus> "texinfo"))

    markus> Let me know if this does the trick for you - I have not extensively
    markus> tested it.

    markus> - Carsten

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