[texworks] Ubuntu and synctex
martin at texberatung.com
Wed Sep 17 14:55:04 CEST 2008
Jonathan Kew schrieb:
> On 17 Sep 2008, at 1:04 PM, Martin Sievers wrote:
>> Martti Nikunen schrieb:
>>> Hello, is there a way to make synctex work with TeXworks in Ubuntu?
>>> It does not create any synctex data. This happens with Martin Sievers'
>>> package (the latest) and also with self compiled version.
>>> Martti Nikunen
>>> University of Helsinki
>> Hello Martti,
>> just hold Ctrl and click on the element you want to sync.
>> That works for me.
> Hi Martti,
> I'm guessing that you have a TeX installation based on TeX Live 2007, as
> the Ubuntu packages probably haven't been updated to the 2008 release
> yet. In that case, the pdftex and xetex engines won't generate synctex
> data; this is a new feature of the engines in the TL2008 distribution
> (or other very up-to-date packages).
> What does "pdftex --version" report, and "xetex --version"? For synctex,
> you need
> $ pdftex --version
> pdfTeX 3.1415926-1.40.9-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.7)
> $ xetex --version
> XeTeX 3.1415926-2.2-0.999.6 (Web2C 7.5.7)
> I don't know the status of TL2008 packaging for Ubuntu; it should be
> possible to install it directly from the TUG distribution, though,
> separately from the Ubuntu-packaged TeX.
I had already forgotten, that I updated pdftex manually exactly for
using synctex. Sorry for that Martti.
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