20 questions linked to/from What exactly is SyncTeX?
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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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### Can SyncTeX corrupt the .pdf file layout?

I know that the -src-specials option can corrupt the .pdf file when I compile(d) a .tex file with the \pdfoutput=1 option (I know it's not recommended to use \pdfoutput=1). E.g. latex -src-specials ...
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### Adjust latex output profile

This might be a very stupid/mundane question to most of you, but: I am currently working with TeXnicCenter as my latex editor and sumatraPDF as my pdf viewer. When compiling my document (currently 10 ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Texworks: Failure of Jump To PDF/Source

Following the jump to pdf option in TeXworks causes TeXworks to shutdown. Same for jump to source. This is on a new Ubuntu Xenial install. Have been using TeXworks for years and never got this ...
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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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### 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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### SHareLatex PDF Viewer/DVI Viewer

we are creating a Latex Online Editor Compiler, The compiler Part and the Viewer part etc are over, but one problem i can't able to solve, In sharelatex, if we click the Pdf Viewer inside some Text, ...
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### Thumbnails Instead of Page numbers in TeXmaker's built-in PDF Viewer (separate window)

I wonder if there is a setting or workaround for seeing thumbnails instead of page numbers in TeXmaker's built-in pdf reader. I used to use TeXstudio, which is a fork of TeXmaker, and it has such a ...
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### Extra files when compiling tex [duplicate]

When building a LaTeX file (with Texstudio, if that's important) in addition to the .tex and .pdf files, there are also .aux, .log, and .synctex.gz created. What do these extra files do?