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In the context of a new LaTeX web-based IDE, we're writing a parser for Synctex.

Where can we find a specification or explanation of its structure and content in order to correctly parse it?

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Aren't you supposed to just use (link to) the SyncTeX libraries rather than write your own parser? – Joseph Wright Jan 31 '14 at 9:31
Thanks Joseph, the thing is that we are in the browser, in Javascript :) – Martin Monperrus Jan 31 '14 at 9:34
Official page (linked by e.g. TeXworks help) is itexmac.sourceforge.net/SyncTeX.html: does that help at all? – Joseph Wright Jan 31 '14 at 9:41
The link "Specifications" is broken. – Martin Monperrus Jan 31 '14 at 9:48
@MartinMonperrus, it is an internal link to the same page, seems they have to put it on the page. So I'm guessing you need to look at those parser files on the page. – daleif Jan 31 '14 at 9:58

There is a manual file:

man 5 synctex

also available at: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/lucid/man5/synctex.5.html

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