{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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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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Inverse search search via syncTeX

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Problem with Texmaker

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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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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Issue with forward search (single PDF but multiple tex files) Emacs + SyncTex + Evince

I have a single master file and several other .tex files are included in this master file. TeX-source-correlate mode is enabled for forward search. For the master file forward search is working ...
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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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Getting the line number in the source code for an equation?

I have a long file (about 5000 lines, the pdf is about 100 pages) and I want to find an equation with a specific number (for example: 11.5) in the source code. Of course, I have access to all the ...
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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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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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scrbook and synctex don't work together

I have a larger document that uses scrbook as a basis. Since the doc is long, I rely on SyncTeX for direct and inverse searches. However, there are lots of parts in the document I can't jump to. I ...
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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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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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Synchronization between the typseset PDF and the editable file fails on OC 10.9.3

I have identical .tex files on my MacPro (OS 10.6.8) and MacAir (OS 10.9.3), and the same TexShop application on each. PDF synchronizes with the .tex file on my the old machine, but won't synchronize ...
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Inverse search jumps to wrong position in tex-file if using crop package

When using pdflatex I generate a synctex file for inverse search. So far, pointing and clicking in the PDF viewer (SumatraPDF) brings me to the correct line in the TeX editor (TeXnicCenter). However, ...
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Synctex Go to source from pdf and comment package

Synctex is very usefull for me. Jumping between source text and the compiled PDF is is absolutely great. But when I use comment package: in TeXStudio --- I can't switch from pdf to source. in ...
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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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Synctex between Emacs and Evince, which would move focus for backward search

There is a great way to make Emacs, Evince and Synctex work together. However it has a minor caveat: when you do backward search, focus is not moved to Emacs (so you have to do that using mouse or ...
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Makefile using latexmk not syncing between ST3 and Skim

I am busy writing my dissertation. I am using Sublime Text 3 to edit the documents and Skim as the PDF viewer. There are several reasons why I am not using LaTeXing/LaTeXTools to compile: The ...
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Lost .tex file, how to restore it? Using synctex? [closed]

something really stupid happened to me. I was running a matlab code, my computer crashed as it completey ran out of memory, i had to restart it. Unfortunately, at the same time a had a .tex file ...
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How to enbale SyncTex in LyX?

I'm using LyX 2.0.7, and I tried to enable 'Synchronization with output' by following the guide on LyX wiki. I couldn't succeed after doing each step exactly as the wiki stated. After lots of ...
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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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Skim,emacs,sublime text3, backward search doesn't work

My working enviroment follows: OS: OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Skim: 1.4.8 Editors: emacs-mac with AucTeX(Homebrew), sublime 3 with LaTeXtools (all versions are up-to-date) I have met a strange issue ...
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PDF inverse search in acrobat revisited

I've found this question about impossibility of inverse search with acrobat, but it is from 2012 so I decided to post in case there is some update. Does anybody know if situation has changed in any ...
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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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why is texmaker backward synctex search not working if the .tex file's dir name contains chinese characters?

I found a strange thing when I use texmaker. When my tex file's directory name is in english, the backward search is OK. While if the directory name contains chinese, the backward search is disabled. ...
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Where is the specification of the Synctex file format?

In the context of a new LaTeX web-based IDE, we're writing a parser for Synctex. Where can we find a specification or explanation of its structure and content in order to correctly parse it?
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Forward/Inverse search in my TeXstudio (2.6.2) does not work

Forward/Inverse search in my TeXstudio (2.6.2) does not work, although the command -synctex=1 is activated, the synctex.gz file is created, the "Go to Source" button appears, and there is no error ...
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Sync between Adobe and Texniccenter

I am using TeXnicCenter and Adobe Acrobat Pro 11. My problem is whenever I compile my article in TeX -> PDF profile, it produces the output PDF and give me back from the first page, it does not ...
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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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RStudio, Sweave and synctex

For a few days now I was wondering why RStudio stopped showing the "Sync PDF view to editor location". I still don't know for sure, but since my .synctex.gz file is apparently "(busy)" I assume there ...
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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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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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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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TeXworks and textedit:// links

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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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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How to set up forward search: from .tex under Emacs to position .pdf under Okular

I edit .tex file under Emacs and view them with Okular. I have already set up the backward search: from .pdf to .tex by pressing Shift+Left click on the .pdf file. The related part of .emacs file is ...
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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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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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How can I keep browsing my pdf with synctex at the same time as LaTeX is rebuilding it?

As discussed here pdflatex preview problem: white pdf pages with only hyperref-rectangles visible during compile? when working on my dissertation which takes a long time to compile (even when ...
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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" ...