[texworks] 'No SyncTex data available', Xunbuntu 9.10, TeXWorks 0.3 ver 571
Paul A Norman
paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 12:30:58 CEST 2010
I did this to get synctex working on Ubuntu 9.10 (as I wrote earlier)
Set up for an update using this repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:aelmahmoudy/tl2009
Got TeXLive2007 off, and did the TeXLive 2009-07 install (not having
any reference to a more recent one not having seen Alain's message
sudo apt-get install texlive
Is there a public repository for ...
" >> It can't hurt to test the executables provided by Akira thoroughly
>> because what he provides goes into TeX Live 2010."
On 7 April 2010 00:44, Alain Delmotte <esperanto at swing.be> wrote:
> Reinhard Kotucha a écrit :
>> On 5 April 2010 Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> > Reinhard Kotucha mentioned a TeX Live network installer (I had
>> > forgotten there was one), it could provide the kind of
>> > functionality you're looking for.
>> I just looked into the TeX Live repository and all I found there were
>> synctex binaries for various platforms and none of them was updated
>> since last summer. So, however you install TeX Live 2009, you always
>> get version 1.2. The sources in the Build tree of the repository
>> contain bugfixes applied by Jerome (according to log entries), but
>> when I compile a binary from the sources I still get something which
>> claims to be version 1.2.
>> I don't know how relevant the bugfixes are, Jerome knows best, but if
>> it's helpful I could make an up-to-date executable for x86_64-linux
>> availabe. But I fear that Alain needs a Windows binary because he's
>> obviously using MinGW.
> No, under Windows I am using MikTeX and I have synctexing.
> I use MinGW to compile TeXworks under Windows.
> I was also trying Ubuntu9.10 and installed TeX Live from the web, and
> synctexing is not working.
> I installed TeXworks from Stefan's ppa. (r.578)
>> I just downloaded Jerome's current sources and I found a file
>> "synctex_parser_version.txt" which contains the string "1.9". It's
>> obviously much newer than what's in TeX Live currently. I could try
>> to create a synctex-1.9 binary for x86_64-linux if desired.
>> Regarding Windows, it's likely that executables for Windows are more
>> up-to-date here rather than in TeX Live:
>> Don't know which of all these packages contains synctex.exe.
>> It can't hurt to test the executables provided by Akira thoroughly
>> because what he provides goes into TeX Live 2010.
> OK I'll try, but as I am very new to Linux (Ubuntu) I'll have first to
> understand how to do this.
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