20 questions linked to/from What exactly is SyncTeX?
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### What are the synctex.gz files and what they need for? [duplicate]

I think the title is self explanatory but neither here (Egad! What are all those files?) nor here (File extensions of LaTeX-related files) I found a detailed answer
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### Find changes in pdf directly [duplicate]

I would like to track my corrections in the pdf format simply. Actually after every running I wanna avoid scroll to specified pages of changes. is there anyway to manage that?
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### Why there is a huge extra blank space at the beginning of this document? [duplicate]

After compiling following document, there is an extra blank space at the beginning of each page. I suspect there is an incompatibility between the lineno and pdfsync package. Is there a way to fix ...
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### LuaLateX callback for linebrea. use this within editor to represent line like in pdf [duplicate]

LuaLateX is able to run custom code and attach it to callback, in particular it could discover line break, receiving a list of hlist that compose a line of text. I'm not an expert at all, but I was ...
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### Why does LaTeX gzip the synctex file?

Why does latex gzip the synctex file, and no other aux files? Ungzipping the file reveals it is around 40 kB, which isn't much. Is this "legacy" behaviour (when computers did not have much storage) or ...
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### Can you have the preview open while writing in TexShop?

I'm new to this and I'm trying to write a document in TexShop. I keep needing to check my work as I go but to do this I have to save my code, close the window, reopen TexShop, then use the Open for ...
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### Understanding all output files when compiling a LaTeX document

I've been using MiKTeX for a while, but I haven't really understood what all the output files are. I'm using pdflatex and I've just started using biber for bibliography. When I compile a .tex file I ...
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### How to increase TeX main memory size

I am working on a LaTeX file with many plots containing a lot of data points. I have a main.tex file that is including chapter files and inside these chapter files I include the files that contain the ...
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### Line Numbering from .tex file lines

Is it possible to have a feature similar to the lineno package that outputs the .tex file line number that the pdf line came from? \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \...
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### Modifying TeX/Synctex

There is a glaring design flaw in TeX or Synctex for location of words. Given a text in a .tex files: Blah blah blah. This is a sentence blah! Blah Blah! The whole paragraph is treated as one unit ...
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### Kate editor, Okular, synctex: how to forward search pdf document?

Inverse search of a compiled file with -syntex=1 option is trivial: you just choose Configure -> Editor -> Kate option from Okular -> Settings menu, then use Shift-Click on your favorite line ...
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### Synctex in Texmaker and LuaLaTeX [closed]

I am using Texmaker 4.3 and LuaLaTeX. I have set the "-synctex=1" option to the pdflatex command. But the built-in pdf viewer will not jump directly to the position in the PDF file that corresponds to ...
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### Automatic new directory for new files

I am looking for some way to have a tidy folder system. My idea is, when I create a new file for latex to automatically create a new folder under the same name inside my working directory and put all ...