[TxMt] Re: synctex support in LaTeX bundle

Mark Moll mmoll at cs.rice.edu
Fri Aug 8 15:46:49 UTC 2008

On Aug 8, 2008, at 10:37 AM, Brad Miller wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 1:41 AM, Charilaos Skiadas  
> <cskiadas at gmail.com> 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.
> Its been on my long-term todo list as well.  But I'd kind of  
> forgotten about it until now.  I'm running Skim 1.1.10 and I don't  
> see any visual evidence that it supports synctex.

It's only described on the Skim wiki:


> I also have  not had the time to download the TeXLive 2008 beta.
> The book goes to the printer next week so there may be a small  
> window of opportunity to look at this before school starts up again.
> Brad
> So how can we test if the installed tex has synctex support or not?


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