Can you please help in fixing a problem with inverse PDF search in beamer documents

beamer does not work correctly with SyncTeX. Inverse PDF search (in Sumatra, Texworks, etc. I’ve tried all windows options) shows only the end of a frame, not the line with corresponding code.

So if you have 30 pages in [allowframebreaks], inverse PDF search is useless.

Any suggestions?

Is it possible to insert some commands like line numbering to create inverse search points in beamer?

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    I guess that's one of the reasons why Till Tantau considers allowframebreaks as evil. – Gonzalo Medina Jun 14 '11 at 2:02

The beamer class works by reading the input and typesetting in a manner reminiscent of verbatim. Regrettably, that means that the hook for SyncTeX is at the end of a frame, and not as the source is written. There is not much that can be done about this.

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