{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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How to go to a particular line in TeXShop?

I want to edit the output PDF file, but it is difficult to find the correct place in the source editor. What is the keyboard shortcut to jump from a place in the output PDF to the corresponding place ...
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Are AUCTeX forward search and inverse search meant to work with C-c C-r and C-c C-b too?

Background: C-c C-r is like C-c C-c except it's for compiling & viewing just a fixed portion (specified by the user) of a TeX buffer. C-c C-b is like C-c C-c except it's for compiling & ...
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Joining .synctex files of documents blended by \includepdf

When I typeset a journal issue, I first make the seperate articles, and I join them together (adding the Table of Contents and other stuff, that's irrelevant now). When I read the final issue.pdf, I ...
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ForwardSearch: “Cannot execute the command” when using LuaLaTeX

If I try to compile with the LuaLaTeX-compiler in TeXnicCenter with the below outputprofile-settings, there showing up this error: [ForwardSearch("%bm.pdf","%Wc",%l,0,0,1)] Cannot execute the command ...
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Skim and Aquamacs: backward search does not work anymore

I've set up pdf syncing between Aquamacs and Skim, (setq server-use-tcp t) (server-start) (custom-set-variables '(LaTeX-command "latex -synctex=1") '(TeX-view-program-list (quote (("Skim" ...
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Texlipse builder script configuration with own batch file without losing forward and inverse search

I have followed the instructions of @Paulo Cereda to configure texlipse (LaTeX in eclipse) to use my batch file when running. But in the process, I have lost forward and inverse search even if the ...
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Is Inverse Search possible after the PDF file has been modified (e.g. annotated) (with Auctex and Okular)

I have configured Okular and Auctex so that forward and inverse search work like a charm when I have the *.tex file open and after I compiled the PDF file. I do, however, often encounter a scenario ...
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portable PS-viewer with forward and inverse-search

I am using a portable Latex (Miktex, Texniccenter & Sumatrapdf) from my flashdrive and all works good. But I found no possibility to search in *.ps files through forward or inverse-search. I use ...
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Easy-to-install LaTeX editor for Windows 8 with forward and reverse search [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of LaTeX Editors/IDEs I have a very specific requirement, which is not covered by that big-list question. I want 3 things from the Latex editor: (1) Works on Win 8 without ...
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Did anybody succeed in opening a text file at a certain line from a PDF link?

In my attempt to clarify some inconclusive topics and a part of the series "did anybody succeed" (e.g. Did anyone succeed in playing embedded movies inside Acrobat in Linux?), here it is a new ...
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LaTeX editor with inverse search and on the fly output preview

I have just formatted my HDD and I am trying to build up my system again. I am running both Windows Vista and Ubuntu. I am planning to install MiKTeX 2.9 - TeX Live and I am in search of an editor. ...
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Problem with Texmaker [closed]

I'm trying to configure "Synchronization source-pdf with Synctex" in Texmaker. If I add "-synctex=1" to PdfLatex command, it can't compile and give message "Could not start the command". Only if I ...
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How do I jump from line in Skim to the same line in my text editor?

I set my text editor (Aquamacs) to produce the .synctex.gz file. But still I don't understand how to jump from Skim back into the text editor. Is there a specific command?
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Inverse search in texshop is broken — perhaps after tlmgr update

I'm a new mac user. When I tried TexShop after my fresh MacTex install, the inverse search (CMD+click from pdf to source) worked perfectly. Now it doesn't work. I suspect it stopped working when I did ...
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texmaker forward/backward search

I am using texmaker 4.0.3 and would like to use forward/backward search. If if right-click my tex document I get the possibility 'go to pdf', but it doesnt seem to do anything. I suppose my ...
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How to implement forward-inverse-search with TeXStudio and Evince in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with TexStudio and Evince 3.4.0 installed. Can I use them to realize forward-inverse-search between my tex source code and the pdf file? How? I tried the method described ...
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Xdvi to Emacs inverse search not working in Emacs 24.3.1 / AucTeX-11.87 in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to use AUCTeX to write my LaTeX documents. However I'm having issues with performing inverse search from Xdvi to Emacs. Software Specifications I currently use Emacs 24.3.1 / AUCTeX-11.87 ...
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Missing jump to source

I used to be able to right click on the pdf and the bottom of the list would be a "jump to source" option which would take me to the source code where I had clicked on the pdf. It is no longer there ...
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Texshop synctex inverse search [closed]

I'am running pdflatex from Texshop 3.18 on OS X 10.8.4 with Synctex and the inverse search is not working, meaning from the output pdf back to the source window. Command left clicking the pdf does ...
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Texmaker - easy approach to edit large paragraphs (jump to line) - inverse search

Editor: TexMaker I have been searching for a while, but couldn't find a practical solution. I am writing an article, and the problem is when I need to edit. When I find a mistake in the pdf, I use ...
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Forward search with WinEdt when compiling PDF

There is a forward search option (Shift+F8) with WinEdt 7 which works well for me, but it is only to visualize a previously compiled PDF. I am looking for a way to force a new compilation of the PDF ...
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TeXShop Search Window

I've just reinstalled TeXShop [and OS X]. I would like to find/replace/replaceall only within a block of selected text. I seem to recall my old version had this feature, but I can't find it now (my ...
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What exactly is SyncTeX?

I stumbled upon these SyncTeX files in my directories and wanted to know what they are for. I searched this site and the internet and I think I have some vague understanding of what it is but I'm ...
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How to configure TeXnicCenter 2.0 with Sumatra (2013/2014/2015 version)

Despite having gone through Configure TexnicCenter with something else than Adobe Reader X and having looked at the TeXnicCenter + Sumatra Tutorial, there seems to some little changes for ...
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Texshop and inverse search

I just updated to the latest version of TexShop and now my inverse search (from the pdf to the source) does not work anymore. Neither with command+click nor with right click -> sync. It used to work ...
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Forward Search in Emacs for Okular not working

On Emacs, I am trying to get forward search with Okular. Right now, I have the following command: okular --unique %o#src:%n`pwd`/./%b But, this does not take me to the right line, as I'd expect. ...
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Why does LaTeX gzip the synctex file?

Why does latex gzip the synctex file, and no other aux files? Ungzipping the file reveals it is around 40kb, which isn't much. Is this "legacy" behaviour (when computers did not have much storage) or ...
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Forward search from input file using TeXNicCenter

I'm using TeXnicCenter 2 Beta 1 (on a Windows Vista machine) and I am trying to use the forward search. It is configured with SumatraPDF so that when I press F5 to View Output, SumatraPDF comes to ...
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What is the closest alternative for TeXnicCenter + SumatraPDF on mac? [duplicate]

I am getting a mac soon, and I am freaked out the fact that I won't be able to use my very much familiar TeXnicCenter + SumatraPDF magic tools. I googled around and decided to switch to TeXMaker, ...
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differences of pdf sync in TexShop

I have this stupid issue that bothers me. I use TexShop on two different computers, and when I command-click the source code (i.e., a forward-inverse search), each computer behaves differently. One ...
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AucTeX PDF syncing in Emacs, multiple windows problem

I have enabled Tex-source-correlate-mode with synctex as the syncing method. When I have a single Emacs window open, it works fine. But if I have multiple Emacs windows open, whenever I press ...
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TeXnicCenter - Forward search issue [closed]

I have been facing this intermittent problem with TeXnicCenter [TC] forward search. I have gone through many posts in TeX.SX and I have followed what is to be done. It works at times and at times ...
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Texstudio and Texmaker forward and inverse search

Do these programs support forward and inverse search (with built in PDF viewer or YAP) for files that have a root file which has many chapter files used with \include? I have tried this with no ...
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How to put synctex file in different directory than pdf without segmentation fault?

I want to put output files (.pdf) into a _out dir and auxiliary files such as .synctex.gz or .toc into a _aux subdir. From the help it seems that the -d option is what allows one to do it, but if I ...
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Change view-command in Emacs and AUCTeX (pdf mode)

My version of Emacs and AUCTeX[1] uses TeX-evince-sync-view for viewing pdf. This command is not working for some reason. Evince is launched but Emacs freezes and I have an error Couldn't find ...
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Set up SyncTeX with Emacs DocView

I have the source in one emacs buffer and the compiled pdf in another DocView buffer with auto-revert-mode enabled. Using latexmk -pvc to compile gives me live previews. Now I want to setup forward ...
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Issue with TeXMaker on win7 and beamer [closed]

Not sure if this question is appropriate for this forum... Just wondering if others can confirm this before sending it to the developers. Setup: TeXMaker TeXLive 2012 pdflatex with synctex enabled ...
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TexMaker + Sumatra PDF Forward search

I am trying to configure TexMaker with SumatraPDF. This has previously been discussed Configure forward search with Texmaker + SumatraPDF but the solutions did not work for me. Under "Options >> ...
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srcbook doesn't seem to work with synctex [closed]

I have bigger TeX document and I'm using srcbook with the following customisations: ...
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Configuring forward and inverse search with TeXmaker 3.5.2 + SumatraPDF 2.2.1 [duplicate]

I can't configure forward and inverse search with TeXmaker 3.5.2 + SumatraPDF 2.2.1, i already tried all solutions given for this kind of problem in Configure forward search with Texmaker + SumatraPDF ...
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Pdf sync with TeXShop

I am using TexShop on a Mac OS X Lion. I can sync between the pdf file and the tex file by a right click on "Sync" on the mouse. My question is the following: Is it possible also when I compile a ...
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Texmaker generated pdf file not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 12.04 system. When I run pdflatex and then view the pdf file (internal), it does not show me the exact place where I am editing on Texmaker i.e. ...
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Finding something in the TeX document from the PDF

I am compiling a PDF (Adobe) using LaTeX (TexWorks) so I have the text document on one side of the screen and the PDF on the other, is there any way to select something on the PDF and it to find that ...
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Does pdf syncing (forward-inverse search) work with XeLaTeX?

I commonly use textmate+skim or more recently texpad. I have zero problems with pdfsyncing (especially since skim fixed a bug not so long ago). Even more recently I have been playing around with ...
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How to get forward-search working in Kile with nested source files

I have a huge set of .tex files which compile into a single document. I have recently switched to Kile on Unbuntu (love it so far). However I see that forward search from source files other than the ...
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Setup SyncTeX with Emacs on debian stable (squeeze)

Is it possible to setup SyncTeX with Emacs on debian stable (squeeze)? Emacs24 is available from http://emacs.naquadah.org/ but squeeze is at its end of cycle and most other tools are outdated. $ ...
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Issues when using inverse/forward search with vim and xdvi (linux)

I am using vim 7.3.35 with the vim-latexsuite on ubuntu. After googling around I managed to setup forward/inverse search with xdvi by adding the following to my .vimrc: let g:Tex_CompileRule_dvi = ...
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Forward/Inverse Search Does Not work on certain tex files

I have this weird issue with forward and inverse searches. I am using WinEdt + Sumatra combination. The forward and inverse search works perfectly on certain some .tex files, but fails on some others. ...
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How to configure Okular so that I can locate the line approximately correct, when in forwardPDF [closed]

I am using Kile editing my tex files, with Okular for viewing the dvi and PDF files. And I can search the source file from PDF fairly well. I have configured Kile as follows in order to highlight the ...
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Problem with pdfcomment and pdfsync [duplicate]

I have a problem with using both pdfsync and pdfcomment together: once I use pdfsync, the comment causes a line break, which it shouldn't do. As an example, compile with and without ...