{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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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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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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Why does Texmaker and synctex pdflatex doesn't work?

I'm using Texmaker 4.4.1, and I want to be able to jump to pdf (Ctrl+RClick) from the tex script, and vice versa. I tried to use the tips of -synctex=1 in the PDFLatex command, but it doesn't seem ...
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Window focus problem during inverse-search from Okular to GVIM

I have just setup the nice inverse search feature, from okular, by using the command gvim --remote-silent +%l %f as a custom-editor. It seems to work perfectly fine except a small bug that has been ...
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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 open-...
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How to configure inverse search with WinEdt + TeXworks viewer?

I am having trouble getting "jump to source" working properly with my new TeX set-up on my new computer. I installed WinEdt 10 with MikTex 2.9 on a new Windows 10 computer. I use pdftexify, and the ...
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Getting SyncTeX to work with Emacs, AucTeX and Skim (OS X El Capitan)

I'm attempting to set up LaTeX to work with Emacs on my Mac, running OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. I can compile everything all right, but I'm unable to use forward/inverse searches with Skim. From ...
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texshop 3.62 sync not working with Mac OSX 10.11.5

Right-click 'sync' of highlighted words or phrases in TeXshop 3.62 under Mac OSX 10.11.5 has no effect, either from source or output. No errors appear, simply nothing happens. In the Typesetting ...
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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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How do I close a busy synctex.gz file?

I tried to compile a file, and LaTeX didn't like something (I have no idea what). Now, when I try to compile, I am told that "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another ...
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Synchronization between source code and PDF viewer fails for \include{.} (go to source / go to PDF)

In my LaTeX document I am using the following structure: I have a main tex-file from which chapters are included via include(.). Thus, each chapter has its own tex-file. For some time now, I ...
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SyncTeX doesn't work when subsection heading matches specific word

I'm writing a thesis and have each chapter in its own file. I use Latexmk for compiling. With one exception, SyncTeX works wonderfully. In one of my chapters, I have \subsection{Scintillations}. ...
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TeX-based solution to Google Drive sync problems

When files are stored locally in Google Drive, and sync is turned on, problems can occur when compiling a TeX file. For example, using Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 10 to build Thesis.tex, I get ...
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macvim, skim, and sync - skim use *open* copy of file?

When using Skim.app for reverse-searches, is there any way to make the .tex file come to the front if it's already open in a macvim tab? What if there are multiple vim windows open (not just tabs)? ...
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How to set up synctex with AUCTeX on llpp?

Recently, I switched from Zathura to llpp as llpp is a more light-weighted PDF viewer. But I find it is not easy to configure synctex on llpp. I followed the instructions on the Arch Wiki, and created ...
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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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Forward/inverse search between Kile and Okular in Windows

I am using Kile (Version 2.9.60) and Okular (Version 0.16.2) on Windows 8. I've told Okular I use Kile as editor by Settings->Configure Okular->Editor-> Editor: Kile Command: kile --line %l and I've ...
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Better inverse Search for Auctex/SumatraPDF

First of all, followed some helpful answers, at Inverse search with Emacs/AucTeX and SumatraPDF [on Windows 10] , which sums it up nicely. However it is possible to set the inverse command for ...
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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 -interaction=...
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synctex with emacs' old tex-mode

I am using emacs 23.3.1 under Ubuntu with gnome, with the old tex-mode for editing latex. So far, I have worked with xdvi and the xdvi-search package. But now I am using more and more graphics and ...
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PDFTeXify — cannot remove a .synctex file

I use WinEdt 9.1, MikTeX 2.9, and Windows 7 Enterprise SP1. Sometimes when I PDFTeXify my document (main.tex), I get the following error The pdflatex.log entries related to this specific ...
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How to configure Emacs and AUCTeX to perform Forward and Inverse Search

I have emacs23 and AucTeX installed on my Ubuntu system. I would like to change the default pdf viewer in emacs and enable forward and inverse search. How do I do it? I would like to share my ...
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Retaining forward/inverse search when using Lilypond in Texstudio

When using the lilypond environment in LaTeX, you have to first run lilypond-book on yourdocument.lytex. This generates yourdocument.tex which you then run the rest of your build commands on (pdflatex,...
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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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“Goto Source” opens pgflibraryfadings.code.tex

Edit: Seems to be a problem with SyncTeX, as TeXworks reacts the same. Edit2: same problem with texlive in Win7. I have a similiar problem as described in TeXstudio Bugreport 1225 but with menukeys-...
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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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No .gz file created after MikTex/TexWorks update, Synctex fail

I updated my copy of TeXworks to version 0.4.6 recently, and updated my Miktex at the same time. Since then, it's stopped creating .gz-files, so synctex no longer works. Ctrl + Click on the source ...
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How to use forward search (synctex) in combination with build subfolder directory in TeXMaker?

In TeXMaker, forward search works fine, but not when using the build subdirectory. How can I make these two options work together?
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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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“No synchronization info at this position” PARTIAL failure [closed]

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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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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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. https://help.gnome.org/users/evince/stable/synctex-...
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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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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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How to configure TeXnicCenter 2.0 with Sumatra (2013--2016 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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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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TeXworks and textedit:// links [closed]

I use TeXworks for typesetting LilyPond music. The syntax is very similar, and the idea as well (text file -> PDF), so it's very convenient. However, LilyPond doesn't (obviously) use syncTeX for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to setup synctex with vim, pdflatex and an open-source PDF-viewer under Linux?

Inspired by the comments to this answer I am curious how to actually setup and use forward/reverse (inverse) search with vim, pdflatex and an open-source PDF-viewer under Linux. Btw, to give more ...
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Configure forward search with Texmaker + SumatraPDF

Texmaker has a Built-in pdf viewer which supports synctex forward/inverse search out of the box. This Built-in viewer can be displayed embedded or in a separate window, external viewers always have a ...
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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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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 ...