Questions tagged [forward-inverse-search]

{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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vim-latex and Okular: forward/inverse search not working for DVI

I'm trying to get DVI forward search to work (I don't think SyncTeX is relevant) with vim-latex/latex-suite and Okular. I'm using Arch Linux. I've been following the official vim-latex beginner's ...
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Problems with proof-at-the-end package

I am recently using the proof-at-the-end package, which is supposed to move all proofs in some chosen appendix of your paper. Although I find this quite useful, I am experiencing difficulties for ...
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synctex reverse synchronization fail for multiple inputs

\input{a} \input{b} \input{c} \input{d} I used pdflatex -synctex=4 to generate pdf and paper.synctex.gz file. However I encountered a strange bug, where the first few inputs files cannot be synced. ...
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Configure forward search with SublimeText + SumatraPDF without LaTeXTools

Im trying to use forward search with Sublime Text 3 and SumatraPDF, however I am not using LaTeXTools to build my file, but my own command (for other reasons). I know I have to use the following ...
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Placing output files in a different folder breaks viewer and forward search

I am using Miktex 2.9, TexnicCenter 2.02 and Sumatra pdf v3.0 on Windows 10. I would like to place the output files in a different folder so in TexnicCenter I pass the following to the compiler: --...
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Extend synctex with emacs to support multiple open pdfs?

Using this answer I've been able to get emacs, syntex, and evince to work together almost perfectly to support forward search (tex file -> pdf) and reverse search (pdf -> tex file). The one thing ...
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SyncTex for a document with multiple .tex files

Suppose I have a large document which I decide to split into several .tex files. I have a main.tex that contains many calls like \include{chapter1} \include{chapter2} ... In order to focus on a ...
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How to keep SyncTeX aligned when re-ordering pages using LuaTeX `page_order_index` callback?

I'm using the LuaTeX callback page_order_index to re-order the PDF pages (specifically, the last page becomes the first and the rest shifts down by one). This works fine, but the SyncTeX file does ...
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how to focus Vim when doing pdf-to-tex search from Okular

When working with Latex files, I use Vim to edit the tex file and Okular to view the corresponding pdf. I have pdf-to-tex search (which requires running Vim as a server, and compiling the tex file ...
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Case sensitive search in TeXShop

In TeXShop v4.44 on a Mac, hitting Command + F brings up a narrow window on top of the input without giving me the choice to do a case-sensitive search. In older versions, Command + F opened a ...
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todonotes alternative

I'm using Overleaf, and because of todonotes package the inverse search doesn't work: Couldn't find the corresponding source file. It's a known error: https://www.overleaf.com/learn/how-to/...
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Wrong backward cursor position

I have a pdf file for which the inverse search points to a specific line in the code, but not the correct one. This is basically happening for most of the text written after that line, everything ...
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SyncTeX jumps to pgflibraryfadings in TeXstudio with todonotes

If I ctrl + mouse click on the output text in TeXstudio with the code below then it takes me to pgflibraryfadings.code.tex which is not what I would expect/like. What can I do to fix this? (LuaTeX ...
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Synctex can't search endnote content with enotez package

When enotez package is used, the endnotes are called by \printendnotes I placed at the end of the document. However, this caused synctex not recognizing endnote contents. When I click at the endnote ...
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synctex doesn't work with a `.tex` file contains `\input` command which pathname include chinese characters

synctex doesn't work with a .tex file contains \input command which pathname include chinese characters when I ctrl+click on a .pdf page, TeXworks's error reporter will say "no file name ...
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What is a LaTeX editor that syncs automatically?

Basically something I could use to work on Overleaf docs when lost internet connectivity or Chrome is not responding. Oh and runs on windows. Pdf-code sync would be nice too.
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Bug in tex iffalse and syntex

I had some code in the preamble that used \iffalse to hide it... I was noticing that every time I'd use synctex winedt would jump to the wrong position but I didn't understand why. I later removed the ...
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synctex not working with ConTeXt MkIV on macOS

I can't get synctex working with ConTeXt MkIV. A .synctex file is generated, but I don't get any syncing in either TeXShop or in Texpad. MkII works. Here are the details: I'm typesetting the simplest ...
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How is the “Go to source” from TeXstudio any different from “Jump to the line” in Texmaker?

I have found many related topics, but none of them seem to have the answer I am looking for. I have been using Texmaker ever since I migrated from Windows to Linux several years ago. However, many ...
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Win10: Kile-Settings (Live-preview, Buildtools…) difficult to comprehend: Viewer-Features seem work 'only sometimes'

I love kile even under Win10 and I'm working with since about 5 years. Unfortunately, there seem to be minor bugs I can't fix by myself, although I've studied the 'Handbuch' and thousands of ...
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Forward search with vim-latex and evince

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic texlive version: 2019 Vim version: 8.1 , big Vim Plugin Manager: pathogen Vim Plugins: vim-latex (LatexSuite) I had changed the settings in my tex.vim file so the ...
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Texstudio inverse search stopped to work

After performing Windows 10 maintenance inverse search does not work. Texstudio version: 2.12.14. The setting are as before:
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includegraphics forward/inverse search with different image DPIs

Since I started using LaTeX I've found the forward/inverse search utility most helpful. What I've always noticed is that when using \includegraphics the area highlighted when forward searching a ...
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Do line breaks help synctex at indexing?

Do line breaks help synctex? Does it for example help to add hard line breaks after 80 characters instead of writing a paragraph per line?
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How does synctex work?

Only today I decided to see the contents of a .synctex file and I saw a lot of lines with packages paths and so on. But some lines down I could see a lot of numbers, maybe coordinates I suppose. For ...
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Using synctex with CLI vim and Skim

My setup is running a command line interface vim (using iTerm) and Skim for my pdf viewer. I would like to set up synctex with Skim, but nothing I've tried has worked. Here is what I am doing: I am ...
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How to change the default PDF viewer to open an editor such as VS code

In Windows OS, it is possible to open a LaTeX-generated PDF file with TeXworks and when you press ctrl+click on the PDF file TeXworks editor is opened. I was wondering how we can make Visual Studio ...
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Arara synctex in editing a book

The problem is synctex in Arara does not work for me. I am using MacTeX with TeXShop 4.26. A special documentclass is used (hope it does not affect). For months, I run this file by putting all the ...
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Inverse search command SumatraPDF in TeXnicCenter

I've been following these advices to set up inverse command line from SumatraPDF (I have the latest version) to TeXnicCenter… So in the settings of Sumatra, I've entered the following command line: ...
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Highlighting forward search in Okular

I have a functional setup that does bidirectional search between emacs (auctex) and okular but lacks the highlighting of the position in pdf. In "conventional" editors, e.g. texstudio, when doing ...
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LyX 2.3 - How can I successfully set up the forward and inverse search?

I referred to the section "Sumatra PDF (on Windows; Updated 2015-10-19)" in the following documentation: https://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX to set up the forward and inverse search; however, it seems ...
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Can't find “Jump to source” in texstudio

I am using TeXstudio to create pdf. After generating pdf, I can't find the "Jump to source" option to go to the relevant part of the latex file. Any solution to this problem?
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TeXstudio Inverse Search problem with LuaLaTeX

I am trying to write a document using IEEEtrans document class. If I want to go from pdf to the tex source via inverse search, the cursor is always placed right before \end{document}, which is quite ...
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How does the cursor go to the place of a certain word in a text file when it clicked in a pdf file? [closed]

I use teXstudio as an editor to write my manuscript. For building PDF files, I exploit SumatraPDF v3.1.2 64bit. Once I compile my file, it opens in sumatra as a pdf file. But when I click on a certain ...
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Ctrl+click not working properly

I am using Windows x64 bit , Texmaker 5.0.3 , basic miktex 2.9.6850 and I compile pdflatex to see the pdf. Ctrl+click to go to the corrispondent line is working in a weird way. For example if a have ...
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How to configure Inverse Search with WinEdt + Okular configuration?

My environment is as follows: OS: Windows 10 Pro: 64bit kept being updated. WinEdt: Build: 20180507 (v. 10.3) - 64-bit Okulat: 1.6.70 32-bit Very sorry, I should have mentioned it. WinEdt is an ...
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How to set up Sublime Text 3 inverse search in OSX?

I am using OSX-10.10.5, Sublime Text 3 and Skim. I cannot figure out how to set up the inverse (or forward) search for my system. I downloaded the "latexmk" package: I downloaded it using the TeX ...
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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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Synctex with large equations?

I am often working with large equations inside align environment, that span upwards of four lines, often resulting in upwards of 500 characters spread across upwards of 20 lines. If anything needs to ...
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Wrong placement of Cursor Position

I am using TeXStudio. So I use Ctrl F5 to build and view my pdf file. However, when I right click on pdf it does not take to the correct line/paragraph on the tex file. I found that no synctex file ...
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Texmaker 5 forward/backward search

I recently installed Texmaker 5.0.2 (I use Windows 10) but the "forward / backward search" is not working. I thought the forward/backward search feature should already be working by default. I just ...
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Setup SyncTeX with Textadept and Okular

My question is very simple: can I setup Textadept and Okular in order to get forward and backward search? Textadept jumps to Okular with Ctrl+R and compiles my ConTeXt file with Ctrl+Shift+R. That is ...
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SyncTeX stops working in a large document

I'm currently writing on a large document, using AucTeX, and pdf-tools as my pdf viewer. Today, SyncTeX stopped working correctly. Forward search is fine, but backward search doesn't work. Whenever I ...
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Synctex bug? Emacs/LuaLaTeX with Evince/Zathura on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having a problem similar to that one and already posted there, with emacs, LuaLaTeX, and two PDF viewers (evince, zathura) on Ubuntu 18.04. Problem: The forward/backward search has gotten really ...
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Inverse search in xsim with Texstudio

I can't get xsim to get along with TexStudio's inverse search (Ctrl left-clicking in the live preview brings up the corresponding source code). The problem is that when I left-click in a given ...
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How to configure the sync between latex and resulting pdf in AUCTeX?

I am running AUCTeX in Emacs 25 (latest version) on arch linux. I have searched some configuration online, but they don't work. Here is the relevant configuration: (setq TeX-view-program-selection ...
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Forward search with okular: how to outline searched paragraph?

I have correctly configured forward search both for dvi (with xdvi) and pdf (with okular). It works fine both within lyx and within vim-latex. Yet there is a difference between dvi and pdf: if I ...
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Subime Text 3 + LatexTools + Evince: forward sync not working

I am writing a large document in Latex using ST3 + LatexTools on Ubuntu 16.04. I never had a problem, except that this morning forward sync was no longer working (by forward sync I mean that Evince ...
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Make latexmk 4.54c use synctex with xelatex

I usually want latexmk to use pdflatex and synctex by default, so I have the following in my RC file and everything works hunky-dory: $pdf_mode = 1; $pdflatex = 'pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode -...
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Inverse search jumps to wrong position

I have a problem regarding the inverse search in Texstudio. When Im doing the inverse search to find the corresponding code from the pdf, Texstudion always jumps to the wrong position. It is always ...

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