[texworks] Setting search path, using (La)TeX for dvi and synctex

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Wed Sep 17 16:57:36 CEST 2008

On 17 Sep 2008, at 3:50 PM, Stephen Moye wrote:

> The fix you gave worked like a charm. Using 'tex' in place of  
> 'latex' causes the synctex data not to be written -- I recall  
> reading somewhere that this is because TeX has not been altered to  
> allow for this sort of thing. Is that correct?

Yes. However, if you want synctex in a "plain TeX" situation, you can  
use pdftex (with either pdf or dvi output) or etex (which is a symlink  
to pdftex).


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