[texworks] latex->dvips->ps2pdf

David Arnold dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Tue May 25 08:13:23 CEST 2010


We updated to:


Cured our sync problem.



On May 24, 2010, at 10:23 PM, Stefan Löffler wrote:

> Hi,
> Am 2010-05-25 06:08, schrieb David Arnold:
>> We tried the directions on a Mac running Windows 7, Miktex 2.7, and Texworks 466.
>> http://code.google.com/p/texworks/wiki/AdvancedTypesettingTools#latex_-%3E_dvips_-%3E_ps2pdf
>> We're happy to report that it compiled our file (with lots of pstricks in it). However, we did not have forward or inverse search.
>> Has anyone been successful with this that allows Ctrl+Click forward and inverse search?
> I just tried on Linux with a simple test document, and it worked for me.
> Since MiKTeX 2.7 should in principle support synctex as well, you should
> only be a tiny step away from success ;).
> So, few questions to begin with:
> 1) Did synctex work for you before (for other documents, e.g. simple
> pdflatex'ed ones)?
> 2) When your pdf is opened, does the pdf's status bar say it found a
> synctex file or does it say it didn't find such a file (this message
> only flashes briefly)?
> 3) Do you have a file mytexfile.synctex created alongside the pdf (where
> mytexfile is the name of your tex file, of course)?
> If you only get a mytexfile.synctex.gz, and the pdf window complains
> about not finding any (useful) synctex data, you could try replacing
> "-synctex=1" by "-synctex=-1" in the .bat file to generate uncompressed
> synctex data.
> Stefan

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