# [texworks] Still an un resolved problem

Fri Jul 10 15:24:10 CEST 2009

```On 10 Jul 2009, at 14:19, Alain Delmotte wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Jonathan Kew a écrit :
>> On 10 Jul 2009, at 10:18, Alain Delmotte wrote:
>>
>>> Hi!
>>>
>>> I think it goes up a long time: Synctex, on Windows at least,
>>> doesn't work on multiple files for project.
>>> The synctex file is created containing lines like:
>>> .../...
>>> !95864
>>> }1
>>> Input:82:introduction
>>> Input:83:installation
>>> Input:84:t1jkptt.fd
>>
>> Aha, this is really interesting.... is this from TeX Live or MikTeX
>> or....?
>>
>> What I notice here is that the Input records are showing just the
>> bare filename, whereas what I see in .synctex files on OS X is the
>> complete filename (e.g., introduction.tex) and path if not in the
>> current directory (e.g., ..../tex/latex/kpfonts/t1jkptt.fd). If the
>> Windows implementations don't give the same information, then TW
>> will need to try to search for the files in the same way TeX would.
>>
>> What appears in the .synctex file if you give an explicit path to a
>> file in your TeX document, e.g., \input "c:/path/to/my/file.tex"?
>> Is the path recorded, or lost?
> When I give, between quotes " for the full path - with or without
> quotes for the file name only, the name with .tex, with or without
> the path, it is what appears in the synctex file:
> example with \input{introduction.tex} or \input{"introduction.tex"}
> !98990
> }1
> Input:82:introduction.tex
> Input:83:installation.tex
> Input:84:t1jkptt.fd
> !82
> {2
> (83,15:4736286,47378389:28548188,42642103,10046
> and the move works.
>
> But, as far as I remember, one should *not* give the extension
> (.tex) with \input. I have had cases were at typesetting an error