[texworks] Synctex & r452

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 2 02:11:43 CET 2009

Hi Herb,

TeXworks has never synced to the word level; it goes to the paragraph  
(or line, as TeX understands it). You may be thinking of TeXShop,  
which uses string search in addition to synctex in order to try and  
find the exact word.


On 1 Nov 2009, at 10:25, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Howdy,
> I just noticed that using synctex to go from pdf->source the closest  
> paragraph is selected (I use soft wrap) rather than getting to the  
> closest word as I'm used to. I know that the synctex application was  
> changed for TL2009 pretest; is that what is causing the problem? is  
> it worthwhile embedding a synctex from 2008 within TeXworks or the  
> 2009 version and change the support internally?
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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