[texworks] Problem with syncing between source and preview

Stefan Löffler st.loeffler at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 19:29:33 CET 2019

Dear David,

On 18.02.19 11:56, David Saunders wrote:
> Suddenly, however, I have a problem syncing with one of the included
> TeX files. When I right-click on the TeX file and select "Jump to
> PDF", nothing happens. When I right-click on the part of the pdf
> corresponding to that file and select "Jump to Source", I get the
> following error message:
> Cannot read file "":
> No file name specified
> ----- configuration info ----- TeXworks version : 0.5r1361 (Debian)
> ------------------------------

It seems that you are using quite an old version of TeXworks. I would
advise to update to a more recent version.
This particular error message comes from the fact that if no
synchronization match is found (the filename to open is empty), TeXworks
(naturally) fails to open the file. This error is silenced in recent
versions (since

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