{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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Skim Inverse Search Problem with Sublime Text 2

Skim Inverse Search doesn't work for me(Mac OS 10.9) Everything works fine for Sublime Text 2 with LaTexTools, building etc. Skim pops out, fine. Test PDF looks good. I set up sync in Skim wish to ...
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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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How to set up inverse search with Okular and Kile

The title pretty much sums it up. I use the package srcltx in my documents. I am running Ubuntu with Kile 2.1 and Okular 0.8.2 as a viewer. I am pretty sure that inverse search should work, but I ...
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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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TeXShop search not working for multiple file source

I am using TeXShop 3.26 under Mavericks. I have SyncTeX selected as the sync method. Searching works both ways in general (source to pdf and pdf to source). However, when editing a multifile source ...
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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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Inverse search search via syncTeX [duplicate]

I'm using TeXnicCenter 2.0 with SumatraPDF and MiKTEX2.9 and try to use the inverse search. I set up the profile according to the instructions / different fora but I can’t manage to get it work then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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 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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Forward search PDF with VIM-LaTeX and Okular not working [duplicate]

I'm using xelatex to create PDF file, and relevant global variables are like this: g:Tex_CompileRule_pdf = 'xelatex -src-specials -interaction=nonstopmode $*' TCTarget pdf At the beginning, ...
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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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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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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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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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How to cleanly post-process PDF compilation in AUCTeX and ESS?

This question is somewhat related to this one, but separate. Thanks to Jan Gleixner's utility, One can obtain synchronization between a source foo.Rnw compiled by knitr and the resultant foo.pdf. ...
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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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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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Forward-inverse search using SyncTeX with the precison of a single word

I would like to know if SyncTeX supports forward search and inverse search in a precision of a single word. The "default" implementation in both TeXLive and MikTeX only seems to be able to synchronize ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Forward/inverse search for Texmaker on OS X

I have just started to use an Apple computer and want to use Texmaker. But forward/inverse search does not work at all. I am trying to follow the instructions but I'm not successful. What could I be ...
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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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Jump to the last line of PDF when Compiling text in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime text to compile my text file using hotkey Ctrl+b, but when I write pages of equations and compile my file, the pop-up pdf always goes to the first line on the first page. So, I have ...
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Texlipse + preview in TeXShop + SyncTeX

I'm having a LaTeX project in Eclipse, which is currently being previewed by TeXShop on a second screen (Mac OS X). The reason for such combination is that in TeXShop you can simply open external PDFs ...
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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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How to avoid misled inverse search caused by the picture-environment?

Below MWE shows four paragraphs of text and two vertical lines on top as shown on the left side of the following picture: By using inverse search in the PDF viewer, that is, by clicking on any text ...
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TeXworks: synctex works only partially

I've got a document that compiles without error or warnings (and looks about right) but for some segments of the document synctex doesn't seem to be working. What could be wrong? The document ...
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Can SyncTeX work across included files?

I am using the memoir class in Texmaker. As far as I understand adding --synctex=1 to the LaTeX and PDFLaTeX command will make the output document open up at the cursor position of the code. So ...
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Change Okular's forward search position

I use Kile's live preview feature as suggested in this question. In the new Kile (the about box says I'm using 2.9.60), also forward search is working. My problem is that the location where Okular ...
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Setup SyncTeX with Emacs

I want to setup SyncTeX with Emacs, or, more specifically, with AUCTeX, and Evince in Ubuntu. How can I do that? I would like both forward search (from source to output) and inverse search (from ...