[OS X TeX] Multiple synctex.gz files

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Jun 15 16:51:43 CEST 2013

On Jun 15, 2013, at 9:46 AM, R Martinez <rm.tech at mac.com> wrote:

> Herb,
> All the files are in the same directory: x.aux, x.log, x.nav, x.toc, x.out, x.snm, x.tex, x.pdf. The synctex.gz files appear one at a time and accumulate. I'm not sure whether it's random. I know that the extra files appeared again after I deleted several.
> I ran 
> ls -alf *.gz
> And here is the result.
> -rw-r--r--  1 RaulMart  staff  58301 Jun 11 21:58 irrationalNumbers.synctex.gz
> Thanks for your help.
> Raul


I'm trying to figure out when those files accumulate. it appears that they DON'T appear at one time. What happens if you compile the file again, without erasing the old files. Is that when an additional synctex file gets generated?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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