[TxMt] Re: synctex support in LaTeX bundle

Mark Moll mmoll at cs.rice.edu
Fri Aug 8 12:30:50 UTC 2008

I don't have MacTex2008, but I do have xetex from svn. You can do  
something like:

 > xetex --help | grep synctex
-synctex=NUMBER         generate SyncTeX data for previewers if nonzero

For older version of xetex this would return an empty string, I imagine.

On Aug 8, 2008, at 1:41 AM, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:

> On Aug 7, 2008, at 12:44 PM, Mark Moll wrote:
>> Are there any plans to add synctex support to the LaTeX bundle?
>> Synctex is part of the *tex engine and replaces pdfsync. It will be
>> part of TeXLive 2008. Skim.app already includes support for synctex.
> Yes there are. In fact, they were first formed the moment I heard
> about synctex on the mactex mailing list. I haven't gotten around to
> looking closer into it though. Don't know if Brad has had time to
> think about it either.
> So how can we test if the installed tex has synctex support or not?
>> -- 
>> Mark
> Haris Skiadas
> Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
> Hanover College
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