[texworks] "jump to source" not working 0.3r736

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 20:26:37 CET 2011

On 08/03/2011 1:15 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> I've just installed the test build TeXworks-w32-v0.3r736-build1.zip on a
> 64 bit Windows 7 machine.  The "Jump to Source" menu item on the right
> mouse button in the previewer appears to do nothing; "Jump to PDF" in
> the editor brings the previewer to the front, but doesn't go to the
> right page.
> I suspect this is due to problems reading the .synctex file, but I don't
> know how to diagnose what they are.  Version 0.1 r432 is fine with the
> file.  (The reason I suspect problems is that the .synctex file is a
> little unusual:  it is not compressed, and it has been edited from the
> original one produced by pdflatex.  So it is possible that the edits
> have messed it up, but I don't know how.)
> I have put most of the example files online at
> http://www.stats.uwo.ca/faculty/murdoch/temp/texworks.  (There are
> missing figures, but the main source files are there.)  The .Rnw file is
> the real source; jumps should almost all go to it.  The .tex file is an
> intermediate file produced by Sweave.

Quick followup:  version 0.2.3 r466 is fine in this regard.

Duncan Murdoch

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