Is there a way to quickly jump to a given section/chapter in TeXnicCenter? I am coming from TeXShop on Mac, and there was a "tag" drop-down menu which had a list of all sections/chapters (as well as any comment lines which began with %:). Selecting a tag from this menu scrolled immediately to the appropriate section.

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When you use \section, \subsection, etc. an outline is shown on the right of your main window that even displays figures, tables, etc.:

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A double click on the relevant section/figure/table brings you directly to the point.

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    You should add, that this works only in projects! This means, also if one works with a single TeX source, for structure display creating a project is necessary.
    – Speravir
    Oct 3, 2012 at 23:14
  • Ahh, thanks Speravir. That's what I needed to know. For those who are new like me and need help creating a project from an existing file, look here. (It's pretty non-obvious.) Oct 8, 2012 at 23:07
  • Christian, could you please edit your answer to include a note about the necessity of working with projects? That was the hang-up for me. Also, is there a way to include tags which don't show up as sections? Thanks for your help. Oct 8, 2012 at 23:08

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