[OS X TeX] SyncTeX and Beamer

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Sep 8 15:05:03 CEST 2008

On Sep 8, 2008, at 5:05 AM, Peter Vamos wrote:

> ...
> I cannot see in what sense this can be true: for a Beamer file  
> typeset with SynTex, Preview -> source synchronization essentially  
> fails but if done with  PDF search it works as expected so  with  
> SyncTeX PDF search adds nothing, i.e.SyncTeX mode is _not_ an  
> amalgam of these two.
> I did not set any hidden preferences. Herb, you yourself saw how  
> SyncTeX performs with Beamer, now try with PDF search to see that if  
> Synctex fails, TeXShop _does not fall back_ on the Search  
> synchronization method.
> ...


It falls back when synctex ``says'' it failed. In this case synctex is  
saying that everything went well.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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