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SumatraPDF is an open source PDF viewer for Windows which has a native predisposition for forward/inverse search within TeX documents and integrates seamlessly with every LaTeX editor in Windows.

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Forward search doesn't work (from TexMaker to SumatraPDF)

When I try to press ctrl+space (or F7) in order to activate the forward search it doesn't work. The pdfLatex field is pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex The external viewer field is ...
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Sumatra - TeXstudio - inverse search hits not the exakt line

I do use TeXStudio und Sumatra on Windows 10. I put in Sumatra "C:\Program Files\texstudio\texstudio.exe" "%f" -line %l If I double click on the PDF, it jumps into TeXstudio, but ...
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qpdfview command-line argument for forward search

With sumatrapdf, I use the following command to go to the pdf place corresponding to the line 304 of the TeX source file: sumatrapdf file.pdf -forward-search file.tex 304 What is the analogue command ...
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Sumatra+Texstudio inverse search not working

I am using TexStudio on Win10 platform. As external pdf viewer I am using SumatraPDF. Last night I got the new update of Texstudio 3.0.4 (64 distribution) and since then I have problems with the ...
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How to output in Sumatra without error?

I've now changed my command for external pdf viewer to be "C:\Users\HP\AppData\Local\SumatraPDF\SumatraPDF.exe" -reuse-instance -inverse-search "\"C:/Program Files (x86)/texstudio/...
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Texmaker forward search fails after build

I am trying to use an SumatraPDFv3.2 as an external PDF viewer to Texmaker5.0.4, and am unable to get forward search working properly. I have a master and child document structure. When I build in the ...
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Forward search by clicking on the blue pointer in the left margin of WinEdt's source box

I use WinEdt 10.3 and Sumatra. Until few days ago, I used to jump from a line of the source to the corresponding part of the PDF by clicking on this blue pointer, in the left margin, near from the ...
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Text selection adds extra spaces in Sumatra PDF

The following document: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} Hello world \end{document} result in the following weird ...
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TeXStudio: Create a command that opens a PDF file with a name based on that of the main tex file

If I have a PDF file whose name is <\jobname>~[solved].pdf (with spaces in the absolute path and the file name), how can I create a TeXStudio user command that opens this file knowing that the ...
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TexStudio forward- and inverse search with build in and Sumtra PDF

There is so much about forward- and inverse search in the net - first it worked with the configurations I found online. But now it does not even work with the build in Viewer after deleting the ini to ...
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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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LyX cannot transform figures into Sumatra?

I am using LyX and Sumatra PDF. I insert a figure in my LyX but when I click "View PDF (PdfLaTeX)", an error jumps out, it says: pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode - synctex=1 "(my file name).tex" ...
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Inverse search in Sumatra PDF opens new instance of TeXnicCenter [duplicate]

When using inverse search, Sumatra PDF opens a new instance of TeXnicCenter. Sumatra inverse search command is: "C:\Program Files\TeXnicCenter\TeXnicCenter.exe" /ddecmd "[goto('%f', '%l')]" ...
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Sumatra PDF : unknown source on some documents (Tex Live 2019, Sublime Text 3)

Up until a few days ago, I had TexLive 2018. Everything was working. Then, I installed TexLive 2019 (at last). I am working with Sublime Text 3 on Windows 10. Everything is compiling, there is no ...
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Using SumatraPDF with XeLaTeX and TeXnicCenter

I want to use SumatraPDF viewer for TeXnicCenter. I set it up as suggested in different manuals and it works nice when using pdflatex. I used mainly this manual: https://pic-projekte.de/blog/sumatra-...
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The same content but different output (it becomes landscape)

After a long nap on my computer, I found (surprisingly) that my main.pdf file got landscape. Further study on the reason why it became landscape totally confuse me. This is what I found: If I rename ...
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Grid in pattern in TikZ

Referring to the answer in How do I fill this area with inclined parallel lines , the pattern is generated with grid lines as well. I am not able to understand the behavior. \documentclass{article} \...
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Configuring Emacs/AucTeX in Windows 10 to use Sumatra PDF?

This is surely easy-ish to do, but all the advice I can find is either several years old (2012), or not helpful - the Emacs Wiki claims that "Unfortunately, configuration can be tricky to get right, ...
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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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Sumatra PDF Forward and Inverse search emacs

I have spent so much time trying to find a way to do both forward and inverse search on Emacs-Sumatra on a windows 10 computer. Whenever I do C-c C-c, I would like to be sent to the part of the PDF ...
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Sumatra Inverse Search Open new Window in Sublime

when I perform an inverse search in Sumatra on a pdf (with the corresponding tex file open in SublimeText3) the program open a new window in Sublime instead showing it directly in the one already open....
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Why can I compile PDFLaTeX if the pdf is open in Sumatra but not if it is open in most other readers?

If I compile a .tex document using PDFLatex (i.e. the compilation ultimately produces a .pdf), and I have a pdf of the same name open in Adobe Acrobat, the compile will throw an error, asking for a ...
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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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Using TeXnicCenter with Sumatra reverse-search open Notepad++, not TeXnicCenter

I'm posting this here because I've had this happen to me multiple times and no Google search ever brings up the solution. I'm running Windows 10 with 64-bit MikTex installed and I use TeXnicCenter as ...
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Hide .synctex files

I use WinEdt 10.1 and Sumatrapdf. I find the inverse search extremely useful. However, the .synctex files are quite annoying to me because I work within a folder which contains up to a hundred latex ...
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ForwardSearch suddenly not working (MikTeX + TeXnicCenter + SumatraPDF)

As I was working on my document, I found that suddenly my ForwardSearch stopped working. A MWE is very simple: \documentclass{elsarticle} \begin{document} This doesn't work. \end{document} Note that ...
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Forward-search with several SumatraPDF files opened does not work sometimes

Reproduce: Get Forward-search working Have TeXstudio opened Have the compiled PDF file opened with SumatraPDF Open a second different pdf with SumatraPDF Click on it so that this document is in ...
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WinEdt 10 forward search disabled with --synctex=1

I recently installed WinEdt 10 and use SumatraPDF. With SyncTeX switch --synctex=1 (i.e. specifying .synctex.gz), forward search (Shift+F8) doesn't work. However, Shift+F8 works fine with --synctex=-...
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SumatraPDF automatically returns to Sublime Text 3

Just now I find myself involved in a somewhat funny problem in using the combination of Sublime Text 3 (ST3) and SumatraPDF. I use LaTeXTools in ST3. Normally, when the source file is finished in ...
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Sublime text 3+ LaTeXtools + SumatraPDF, Pdf file doesn't popup after compiling

I am using Sublime text 3 + LaTeXtools + SumatraPDF (Windows 10), I can successfully compile my .tex file, but the PDF previewer(SumatraPDF) doesn't popup automatically. I need to open the .pdf file ...
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extra line at the ends of equal in tikzcd and confuse about font size of label of phantom arrow

When I choose the equal as the style of arrow, I find that there two very light extra line at the two ends of equal symbols. Maybe it depends on the PDF reader. I can find the extra lines when I use ...
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Vim-Latex: forward search doesn't work well on Windows, featuring significant delay and no visual cues

I managed to let forward search work on my Windows machine with the following specification in my _vimrc: let g:Tex_ViewRule_pdf = 'C:\Program Files\SumatraPDF\SumatraPDF.exe -reuse-instance -...
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Better inverse Search for Auctex/SumatraPDF

First of all, followed some helpful answers, at Inverse search with Emacs/AucTeX and SumatraPDF [on Windows 10] , which sums it up nicely. However it is possible to set the inverse command for ...
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ocgx2 does not work with sumatra, but ocgx does [closed]

According to this artivle Can I automatically split an ocg environment over page breaks a new pages was introduced by AlexG \documentclass{article} % \usepackage{ocgx2}[2015/11/23] \usepackage{ocgx} \...
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Inverse search with Emacs/AucTeX and SumatraPDF [on Windows 10]

I've been trying to use Emacs/AucTeX along with SumatraPDF to view my output. In particular, I would like to make the forward and inverse search work. I use Windows 10. Problem Every time I double ...
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“No synchronization info at this position” PARTIAL failure [closed]

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and SumatraPDF as viewer. In my thesis (about 1000 pages) forward and backward synchronization is working fine. In my friends thesis it only works in some chapters (my and his ...
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How can I preview pdf in adobe reader or other editor instead of Yap using lyx

I recently installed lyx on a new computer. And it seems that I can't preview the pdf in adobe reader or sumatra. The yap software is invoked to preview the pdf. I tried to add the adobe path, change ...
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Synchronization failed between pdf and tex

I use Sumatra in my document work-flow with TeXstudio and TeXlive2015 with LuaLaTeX. Typically, a double click in the pdf sends me to the corresponding position in the tex file. In the last chapter ...
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Sumatra inverse search opens a new instance of Texnic Center

I have a little problem with SumatraPDF inverse search. I followed this post for configuration. When I click "view output", Sumatra shows my PDF (which is a good start), but when I click on a word in ...
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SumatraPDF, how to configure negative page spacing? [closed]

The file SumatraPDF-settings.txt has an option to change the PageSpacing in the FixedPageUI configuration, it accept values ranging from 0 to (very high number). The question is, if possible, how to ...
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How to enable forward search in winedt macro?

I use winedt to edit tex, and xelatex to compile. It works fine for a long time. But for some unknow reasons, I recently found that winedt often get stuck when I click the xelatex compilation button. ...
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SumatraPDF Bookmarks bar

To make my document editing a bit more easier, does anyone know how to get SumatraPDF to display the bookmarks in the bookmarks bar when using it as the PDF viewer? I am using SumatraPDF + TexStudio. ...
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Using external pdfviewer when the pdf name is changed using -job-name

I am using TexMaker and SumatraPDF for a viewer. Everything works fine. I then wanted to change the pdf name when compiling using the following command: %& -job-name=SLR-Review This placed on ...
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Enable special characters in directory name?

I'm using Sublime Text 2 + TeXlive + SumatraPDF (in a win8 PC) to write my documents. I've noticed that, if my directory name doesn't contain special characters, such as é or ã or ç, Sublime compiles ...
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latexmk -pv default previewer

I currently use Acrobat as my default pdf viewer for everything other than latex related tasks. So not particularly keen on changing my system default. I would like to get latexmk to use sumatrapdf ...
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Forward search in Lyx/SumatraPDF not working anymore

I use "Lyx" as a Latex software. I have being using the Forward/Reverse search using SumatraPDF without a problem. I used the approach described here: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/SyncTeX#toc1 I am using ...
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Inverse-search opens Notepad [closed]

I am using TeXnicCenter in combination with SumatraPDF and I have followed these instructions. However, the problem at my university is that I need to use a server-based version of TeXnicCenter, so ...
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TexStudio, MiKTeX and Sumatra; Compilation Issue

All is in place: latest version of TexStudio, latest version of MiKTeX (I chose the installation for my 64x windows 8.1), and latest version of SumatraPDF. I installed every package by hand which ...
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Is there a key shortcut in SumatraPDF for inverse search? [closed]

I recently use vim-LaTeX and SumatraPDF for editing LaTeX document. When I type \lv to perform forward search, I have to double click my mouse to perform inverse search. Is there any key shortcuts ...
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SumatraPDF inverse search for RNW files

I'm using TexStudio to edit my rnw files. I setup an inverse search from SumatraPDF to TexStudio using THIS (verbatim) which is a renewed version of THIS. When I double click a text in SumatraPDF it ...