[OS X TeX] Working with Big LaTeX Projects (was StrangeCursor Behavior)

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Sun Jul 25 13:49:27 CEST 2004

Joseph C. Slater wrote:

> On Jul 25, 2004, at 4:24 AM, Simon Spiegel wrote:
>> On 25.07.2004, at 06:49, Aditya Dushyant Trivedi wrote:
>>>> What does pdf synchronization mean?
>>> Like DVI search and inverse search. Allows you to go from the source 
>>> (.tex file) to the .pdf file and vice versa. So if you are at a 
>>> specifi para clicking a key combination will take you to that point 
>>> on the pdf. It works pretty well in most cases. Works atleast in 
>>> TeXShop, iTeXMac and emacs. Check out their manual. You need to use 
>>> the pdfsync package. By the way this is mac specific.
>> I just heard of pdfsync for the first time and wanted to try it with 
>> my PhD thesis and TeXShop. For some reasons it didn't work. Now, 
>> before I start nailing the problem down and posting a minimal 
>> example, a simple question: Is pdfsync already in a state where it 
>> should work with more complex documents (I use, among other things, 
>> jurabib, multibib, hyperref, easymovie) or isn't it just there yet? 
>> Is it usable in TeXShop without too much changing of existing documents?
> WHen you say 'it didn't work', define what you mean. Did it go to the 
> wrong place? If so, you may have found a bug. However, if it didn't go 
> anywhere, then there is most likely a user error.
> Joe
> PS. I'm getting on a plane in a few minutes, so I may not respond for 
> quite some time.
I'm not on my mac yet, but by "didn't work" I mean that there ware 
several errors during typesetting, and the doubleclick-red point thing 
just didn't work.

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