Questions tagged [pdfsync]

For discussions of the use of the pdfsync package. With versions of pdftex (and xetex and luatex) later than early-2012, the consensus seems to be that the pdfsync package causes lots of conflicts with other packages. Since the package's functionality is currently offered more robustly by many modern TeX-aware editors a, there seems to be little reason to the pdfsync package any longer.

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SyncTex on TeXworks

I recently made the switch from Overleaf to TeXworks. In Overleaf, one can just double click a part of the compiled pdf, and it takes you to the relevant source code on the left. I wanted something ...
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Function sync does not work when using include on TeXShop

I am writing a book and, to manage all the chapters, I use the function \include as in the example below \begin{document} \include{chapt1.tex} \include{chapt2.tex} ... \include{chapt10.tex} \end{...
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TeXShop sync between reference and .bib file?

TeXShop syncs well between the .tex file and the preview for the main text. But when I sync in the reference section, it goes to the .bbl file entry instead of the .bib file entry. Can it go to the ....
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Modifying Latex of Document in the PDF of Latex Editor

Is there any opensource Latex editor which allows us to edit the latex content from the PDF (created using tex) itself. It will be useful when modifying the Latex document. It should pop the Latex box ...
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Define an easily removable piece of text that synchronises well

I am looking for a command / environment that can easily toggle text, such as (...) \def\var{1} \usepackage{environ} \NewEnviron{hello}{ { \if\var1 \BODY \fi }} \begin{document} \begin{hello} bla ...
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texstudio not synchro 'Go to source' in one of the chapter (or child document)

I'm having a problem with SyncTeX. 'Go to source' (i.e. from PDF to TeX and vice versa) only in one of my chapter, but in others it is spot on. Any idea what might be going on? NB I am compiling with ...
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Exercise disappears after adding equation (exercise package)

I'm having a weird problem with the following document: The preamble consist of \documentclass[11pt, letterpaper]{amsart} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} ...
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Fixed width with p doesn't work

When I try to fix the width of columns in my table (using tabular with p), the column widths are wider than I specify. When I try different widths, the widths should change but they don't. Here is the ...
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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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Need Winedt output files in a separate folder

I use WinEdt. How can I dump all output files (except .pdf) into a separate folder? My main issue is that when files are stored locally in Google Drive, and sync is turned on, problems can occur when ...
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Programmatically editing Synctex files?

I'm in a situation where I'm building my LaTeX with a script that preprocesses my .Tex files, producing new ones as output that are then compiled with latexmk. Ideally, the synctex files will point ...
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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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Preview in TextMate 2 scrolls to the top each time it is refreshed

On my Mac I am using BasicTeX and TextMate 2 with the LaTeX bundle. I can typeset my document and display a PDF preview from within TextMate using the "Typeset & View" shortcut, but it scrolls the ...
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Synctex doesn't work for some subfiles [closed]

I'm writing my Master's thesis with TeXMaker 4.5 (MiKTeX 2.9) on Windows 10. Furthermore, the structure is orgnizes in sub-directories and separate files. I use the following command to compile my ...
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Auctex command on region - backward search leads to region.tex instead of main.tex

In auctex I can run a command only on a certain region to speed up compiling. This works great, however if then I use the backward search to jump from the .pdf to the .tex source code, it opens the ...
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Table width bug

I'd like my table to look like it does in the top picture. If I delete either LINE-A, or LINE-B, in the code below, it works. If I leave them both there, however, it results in the wrong width of the ...
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Can I use synctex to jump to pdf, if pdf file name is different from .tex file name?

history For the reasons explained in this question How can I keep browsing my pdf with synctex at the same time as LaTeX is rebuilding it? I want to modify my latexmk settings. I tried the changes ...
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Tabular* environment in harvard-thesis template

I have one issue with tables in harvard-thesis template version 0.4. I cannot set column width with column types such as p, m, b or even custom column types. If I set width to any of the columns, the ...
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How to use Serbian cyrillic script with Polyglossia and minted

I'm using polyglossia for writing a document in Serbian cyrillic script, but when I try to use minted for source code syntax highlighting there's an error (although pdf is generated): polyglossia: ...
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Vim-Latex: Inverse and Forward Searching partially enabled. (Environment: Vim-Latex Suite, Sumatra, MikTex) [duplicate]

This is a question directed to those who are familiar with compiling Tex using Vim. My OS is Windows 8.1 Problem Description: Inverse and Forward Search is partially enabled. When I double click at a ...
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table badly too wide

I got a bad problem with the width of my table. I can't get the point why its so wide. I'm using latexmk. Here's my code: \documentclass[final,12pt,abstracton,oneside,a4paper, bibliography=...
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Second Column too wide!

Hello Smart People of Latex Planet; I have this following table: \documentclass[draft,phd,inlinechaptertoc]{psuthesis} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{...
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Amsbook \part error

In my tex file I have \documentclass[11pt]{amsbook} \usepackage{amsmath,caption,fancyhdr,multirow,booktabs,lscape,pbox} \usepackage{amssymb,nomencl,todonotes,framed,booktabs,graphicx} \usepackage{...
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Stretched columns when trying to color individual cells

I'm trying to make a time plan for a project using tables in LaTeX but I've run into a small problem. The table below will look fine until I try to colour individual cells by adding \usepackage[table,...
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Is the pdfsync package still relevant? [duplicate]

I just got a bug report for multicol because of a strange white space at the top of the first column and I traced it to the use of the pdfsync package that added material in various places that did ...
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Conflict between my modified .sty file and babel's ngerman?

There is some conflict or error I don't understand. I can skip it and nothing visible happens. The output is okay and everything seems to be fine. Still I would like to get rid of the error message. ...
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tabular tabularx automatic linebreak (p/m/b doesn't work as expected)

The following snipped should break at the end of the column \begin{table}[hb] \begin{tabular}{|l|p{.5\textwidth}|} \hline \bfseries Col 1 & \bfseries Col 2\\\hline \hline Line ...
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Forward-inverse search using SyncTeX with the precison of a single word

I would like to know if SyncTeX supports forward search and inverse search in a precision of a single word. The "default" implementation in both TeXLive and MikTeX only seems to be able to synchronize ...
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What is the status of pdfsync?

The pdfsync homepage states that: At the end of this summer (2007), pdfsync is slowly migrating to pdftex itself. We are working at giving pdftex all the pdfsync ability and more... The pdfsync ...
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