{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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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 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 ...
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How to forward search to a character when editing using Vim?

We can forward search to a line in a tex file opened in Vim by setting the following in a pdf viewer (I'm using okular): gvim --servername GVIM --remote +%l %f But can we go straight to the ...
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How to do forward search to PDF file opened with Okular from include files when editing using VIM/GVIM

I'm using vim to edit my tex files and I use latex suite as a plugin to compile my tex sources and view them in using Okular pdf viewer. Setting the following in Okular settings makes inverse search ...
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Is the pdfsync package still relevant?

I just got a bug report for multicol because of a strange white space at the top of the first column and I traced it to the use of the pdfsync package that added material in various places that did ...
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Syncing feature between editor and pdf viewer not working

I'm using TeXStudio on Windows 7 with MikTeX. I don't know how to get the "Jump to source" command that appears in the mouse right-click menu, in the pdf viewer, once I compile a *.tex file with Quick ...
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from tex source file jump to pdf in Texlipse

In TexWorks, it is easy to jump between tex source and pdf files. In Texlipse, jump from pdf to source is easily clicking the part of pdf file, but what is the symmetric easy way to jump from tex file ...
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Making Preamble File and SyncTeX with Kile (in Linux)

I am on an Ubuntu system with TeXLive as my TeX-distribution. I would like to write a common style file and include this file in every document. What should the extension of such a file be? And, ...
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How to set up texi2dvi with synctex and error handling?

I would like to set up texi2dvi (with error-handling, synctex for forward and backward syncronization, and Okular as viewer) to compile .tex documents (under Ubuntu 12.04 with Emacs 24). (In case ...
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How to pass pdflatex option “-synctex=1” to texi2dvi?

How can I pass the option -synctex=1 (for synctex support) of pdflatex to texi2dvi?
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Finding the corresponding tex file/line from pdf

I am working on a pretty big latex project (a book) and I'd like to be able to quickly find the corresponding .tex file and line number, when having the resulting PDF in front of me. Being ...
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TeX equivalent to #line

In C there is #line which allows stating the origin of a particular line of code. This is useful for autogenerated C source files: The (unreadable) code in the generated file is mapped back to the ...
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pdflatex, latexmk, synctex: Adding an option to pdflatex causes synctex to fail

The user "Mike" kindly helped me on Latex, Emacs: automatically open TeX Help buffer on error and close it after correction of the error? to create the following function which makes error detection ...
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How to set up Okular for forward/backward search with TeX Live 2011? (not trivial anymore)

I am working with Xbuntu 12.04 on a MacBook Air 4,1. I have Okular version 0.14.3 and TeX Live 2011 installed. I used to have perfect forward (from .tex to .pdf) and backward (from .pdf to .tex) ...
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Tweaking the syncing between editor and viewer [closed]

I've been using TextMate and Skim for a while and they work great. For some reason though, whenever I compile the tex code Skim opens up the pdf but always manages to get the line wrong. What I mean ...
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How to enable LyX forward search with okular

The title says it. The instructions in http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX no longer works for forward search. I think the PDF command: okular --unique "file:$$o#src:$$n $$t" is no longer working for new ...
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Kile inverse search fails with Texlive 2011 [closed]

I am using Scientific Linux 6.1. When I installed Kile it came with Texlive 2007 so I installed Texlive 2011 and made necessary changes to make Kile use Texlive 2011. The problem is , am unable to ...
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TeXnicCenter and Sumatra PDF forward/inverse search off by a few paragraphs [closed]

I am using TeXnicCenter 2.0 Alpha 4 and MikTex 2.9 with SumatraPDF 2.0.1. My forward/inverse search is off by 3-4 paragraphs. Forward/inverse search under DVI and YAP works correctly. My setup is ...