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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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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 ...
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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 ...