{forward-inverse-search} is a technology for having synchronization between source and preview, e.g., being able to Ctrl-click (or similar) in the source and jump to the corresponding place in the preview of the document, and vice versa.

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Installing SyncTeX Library

An update in Zathura stopped bundling the SyncTeX library and instead expects it to be installed from TeXLive. The problem is, I can't seem to find it; I can only find the synctex binary. I have ...
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\synctex=1 being an ‘Undefined control sequence’

I'm still pretty new to LaTeX; and on my home computer, I've got lualatex set up with my first few (pretty simple) LaTeX documents, Skim.app on OS X for viewing, etc etc etc … … but now that I've ...
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Gedit build main file

My document is split into multiple files, that are all in one directory. I use gedit and evince to edit and view my document and synctex is working. ...
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AucTeX and Skim on El Capitan (on Mac, of course)

Since I upgraded to El Capitan, forward search from Emacs to Skim does not work any more. Backward search from Skim to Emacs works nicely. HAs anybody else experienced this problem and solved it?
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Inverse search with Emacs/AucTeX and SumatraPDF [on Windows 10]

I've been trying to use Emacs/AucTeX along with SumatraPDF to view my output. In particular, I would like to make the forward and inverse search work. I use Windows 10. Problem Every time I double ...
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“No synchronization info at this position” PARTIAL failure

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and SumatraPDF as viewer. In my thesis (about 1000 pages) forward and backward synchronization is working fine. In my friends thesis it only works in some chapters (my and his ...
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Prevent small, automatic spaces from splitting a word

I'm not sure if this is fundamental to LaTeX, or if this depends on the viewer, but I am facing the following phenomenon: \texttt{\textit{C}D} When I run pdflatex and view the result (in Okular) ...
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LatexTools Inverse search for sublime 2 opens file in wrong path on Ubuntu

I am using sublime-text 2 and LaTeXTools. I set it up and all things work, including c+b to generate the pdf file and forward search, c+l, j, to look for the specific position in the PDF file. ...
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Click right to “Go to source code” with Texstudio

I am using Texstudio (2.10.4). A great and useful function of the integrated visualizer is that if I right click at some point of the pdf, I can go to the corresponding code. This worked well in the ...
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Forward search from dependent file, b/w emacs and Sumatra on Win7?

I have GNU Emacs 24.4.1 (i686-pc-mingw32) with AUCTeX 11.88.9. In a recent document, I've noticed that the forward search (source to pdf) from a file that has been included in main.tex via the \input ...
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Windows TeX editor with forward code search

I am looking for a LaTeX editor on Windows that can Automatically change the PDF view to the current place of edit, possibly after a keyboard shortcut and can preferably highlight the section being ...
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“click to jump to the line” is not working!

I use "Texmaker-3.5.2" with "basic-miktex-2.9.4757" on Windows 8.1 on my personal laptop (LenovoZ5070). I checked Options\Configure Texmaker\Commands. It includes: LATEX: latex ...
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How to use synctex?

We are preparing an editor and pdf viewer in live code. Could you tell me how to use synctex in this application How to create forward search and reverse search? What are the things i need?
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Synchronization is not working

This is the same question as this one but as far as I see, I do have the "synctex=1" command and I have reinstalled both TexMaker and MikTex. I checked the synchronization on a new .tex file with ...
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How to convert comments in pdf file to changes in tex file

I have recently learned about the pdfcomment package which, as the name suggests, inserts comments into pdf files. So LaTeX does understand some of that. I also know about synctex: LaTeX also knows ...
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Synchronization failed between pdf and tex

I use Sumatra in my document work-flow with TeXstudio and TeXlive2015 with LuaLaTeX. Typically, a double click in the pdf sends me to the corresponding position in the tex file. In the last chapter ...
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Inverse Search with etoolbox

I have a collection of documents, all of which contain a common "sub-document" using the subfiles package. These different master documents all define various booleans using the functionality from ...
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Synctex fails for input files. Related to fancyhdr + graphicx?

I have run into a problem with the synctex option of pdflatex that seems to be related to the fancyhdr and graphicx package. Problem: Forward and inverse search between editor and PDF viewer work ...
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Synctex limited ability to jump to floats within \input chain + directory tree

I have been searching for solutions or hints to this problem on and off. It's one of those things that slightly annoy me, but then again I'm struggling with procrastination to write my thesis, so I ...
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Sumatra inverse search opens a new instance of Texnic Center

I have a little problem with SumatraPDF inverse search. I followed this post for configuration. When I click "view output", Sumatra shows my PDF (which is a good start), but when I click on a word in ...
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vim + knitr + synctex + file watch + sumatrapdf (on windows)

I'm trying to get a task runner watching a directory for changes and then run the following: knit Rnw file pdflatex the resulting tex file (with bibtex) open pdf viewer and have both forward/reverse ...
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Jump to the line works

I have "-synctex=1". It really jumps to the line from pdf file to the source. But it jumps several lines below! Any ideas how to correct it? My version of TexMaker is 4.4.1
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DVI inverse search settings in WinEdt

I am using WinEdt for latex codes. After running the code, I check the result in a dvi file. Somebody told me that we can directly jump from dvi file to latex code window by double clicking on some ...
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Forward/Backward searching stopped working on Windows 8.1

I use TeXmaker with the Built-in viewer in a Windows 8.1 environment to edit and compile my work with lateX, and the forward/backward search always worked for me. Today all of a sudden it stopped, ...
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Include original page images for side-by-side comparison + SyncTex

I'm reproducing a book from its archive.org PDF using latex. For QA purposes I'd like to have a side by side display of the original page and the latex-typeset page with the requirements that : ...
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Vim and Latex on Mac Terminal

I am very, very new to vim and using it through the mac terminal app. Based on this snip bit and the terminal being native to osx, I am trying to avoid macvim or iTerm at this point, so have not ...
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It is possible to set up inverse/forward search in LyX with zathura pdf viewer?

In the following wiki page of LyX it is explained how to set up reverse search in LyX using Okular and PDF Sumatra: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX#toc1 Additionally, the following link gives the set ...
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How can I create the synctex file for the LaTeX source? [duplicate]

I deleted the synctex file by mistake and I'd like to know if there's a way to recover it. I want to be able to Ctrl-click in the preview and jump to the corresponding place in the LaTeX source. I'm ...
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I can't jump to the line on my texmaker

I'm sure a lot of people is having the same problem as mine because I've tried to make this work in two completely different computers and nothing happens. I'm trying to use "Jump to the line" on my ...
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Is it possible for Texstudio to locate the source line corresponding to a given line in the preview?

I know that Texstudio will automatically highlight in the preview the line generated by the source line lastly-modified before preview, and this function is really convenient for many purposes. ...
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synctex stopped working after I used external pdf viewer

I am using TexMaker and synctex was working fine until I used the external pdf viewer option for a few hours. I did not worry about it but when I went back to the embedded viewer synctex was still no ...
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Problems with forward and backwards search in sublime (latextools)

Even though I've done everything as I should in the sublime settings, I cant get forward or backward search to function. I am using sublime2 on ubuntu, where I have both python2.7 and python3 is ...
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Configure forward and inverse search with Notpad++ and SumatraPDF

Here is a way to Use Notepad++ with MiKTeX on Windows. Using Notepad++ with MiKTeX on Windows I am wondering how to enable forward and inverse search in Notpad++ using SumatraPDF. Should I insert ...
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emacsclient issue when using pdfsync on Mac OS X

I'm trying to sync between emacs and skim, and this is the site that I reference: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7899845/emacs-synctex-skim-how-to-correctly-set-up-syncronization-none-of-the-exi ...
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Forward search in Lyx/SumatraPDF not working anymore

I use "Lyx" as a Latex software. I have being using the Forward/Reverse search using SumatraPDF without a problem. I used the approach described here: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX#toc1 I am using ...
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Override synctex position

How can I override or “fake” a synctex position? Let's say we have a file foo.tex, where we define a command: %% foo.tex \newcommand{\foo}{Very much content here} and a file bar.tex, where the ...
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Inaccurate position of inverse search with xelatex+sumatraPDF

It seems that the xelatex engin has some "bug" when work with sumatraPDF, the position is not correct! The same doc when compiled with pdflatex work prefectly. I really don't know what's the ...
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Jump to the line texmaker is not working

The version of my TEX is 4.41, the "jump to the line texmaker" is not working? I had follow the previous advice about adding synctex=1 to pdfLatex and I found that it is already set by default. Can ...
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pdflatex.exe - .synctex not written properly

I am writing on an IEEE LaTeX project at Windows 8.1 using TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX version 2.9. Further I am using SumatraPDF as viewer to perform forward and reverseSearch while watching the output. ...
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Auctex command on region - backward search leads to region.tex instead of main.tex

In auctex I can run a command only on a certain region to speed up compiling. This works great, however if then I use the backward search to jump from the .pdf to the .tex source code, it opens the ...
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Texmaker: Syncronisation between PDF and TEX file is not working for one project [closed]

I using the ClassicThesis template and TeXmaker for a project. Now I have the problem that the syncronisation (synctex, I guess) of the pdf-file an the tex-file is not working. Everything else works, ...
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Auctex evince synchronization problematic with accented characters in file paths

I recently stumbled on this nice problem (bug ?) : I can use evince to visualize foo.pdf output from LaTeX obtained in AUCTeX and Synctex synchronization,as long as none of the files referenced in ...
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Can I use synctex to jump to pdf, if pdf file name is different from .tex file name?

history For the reasons explained in this question How can I keep browsing my pdf with synctex at the same time as LaTeX is rebuilding it? I want to modify my latexmk settings. I tried the changes ...
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TeXShop inverse search highlight color

[EDIT 18 Jan 2015: This has now been fixed in 3.49! Thanks to Richard Koch and company. Copied from http://pages.uoregon.edu/koch/texshop/version.html: Three hidden preferences were added, allowing ...
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How to set up forward/inverse searches with AUCTeX and Zathura

I haven't been able to find much on how to set up Zathura to work with AUCTeX/Emacs in terms of forward/inverse-searching. Has anyone been successful in this?
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OS X Yosemite and LatTeXTools: forward search not working

First of all: I know there is a problem about Yosemite and LatTeXTools, but my problem is not about that. The problem is simple: forward search is not working anymore between ST2 or ST3 and ...
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Skim and Sublime Text 3 Multiple File Sync

When I compile the main/master file in ST3, Skim takes me right to the page where I need. But when I use other tex files linked to the main (by using\include) Skim takes me either to the beginning or ...
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How to use Texmaker Synctex - Jump between source and PDF

How to jump between lines in PDF view and source view,
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“Go to source code” function with texstudio

I am using Texstudio. A useful function of the integrated visualizer is that if I right click at some point of the pdf, I can go to the corresponding code. This works for all of my tex files, except ...
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Vim-Latex: Inverse and Forward Searching partially enabled. (Environment: Vim-Latex Suite, Sumatra, MikTex) [duplicate]

This is a question directed to those who are familiar with compiling Tex using Vim. My OS is Windows 8.1 Problem Description: Inverse and Forward Search is partially enabled. When I double click at ...