[texworks] Problem with sync and accented characters in file name

Alain Delmotte esperanto at swing.be
Tue Apr 24 08:10:34 CEST 2012


I just tested with r.0998 and having an accented character 
in the name of the file prevent the use of Synctex.

I think it has always been the case.



Le 23/04/2012 20:59, Stefan Löffler a écrit :
> Hi,
> On 2012-04-23 18:31, Ignasi wrote:
>> I'm using texworks last svn version compiled with mingw32-make on
>> windowsxp.
>> I've created a new document and saved it with an accented character in
>> its name (I don't do it except today!).
>> This new file has three pages but sync jumping from source to pdf
>> doesn't work.
>> I was surprised because it worked until now, I've tested with
>> miktex-terworks and worked, and changed file name
>> avoiding accented char and both miktex and my-texworks worked again.
>> Is it a know behavior? Is it just a problem with my compiling procedure?
> Good question. Accented characters are generally not really recommended,
> but OTOH, if it worked before, it should still work (and it does on my
> Linux machine).
> To see if it's a problem with your compiling procedure, I suggest the
> following steps:
> 1) try with the official build at
> https://code.google.com/p/texworks/downloads/list (r998 ATM)
> 2) in case (1) does not work: SyncTeX has last been updated in r943. Try
> checking out a version of Tw before that (e.g., svn update -r942 should
> work) and build that. If that works, it may be a problem in the new
> SyncTeX version.
>> May be it's important, I've compiled with qmake and mingw32-make
>> (without cleaning)
> Cleaning shouldn't be relevant here, but to be sure I suggest to clean
> the Tw sources and rebuild them from scratch.
> Regards,
> Stefan

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