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synctex: command line client tool to support the Synchronize TeXnology available in most TeX engines.

NAME

synctex - command line client tool to support the Synchronize TeXnology available in most TeX engines.

SYNOPSIS

command [options] [args]

OVERVIEW

The Synchronization TeXnology is a feature of recent TeX engines. It allows to synchronize between input and output, which means to navigate from the source document to the typeset material and vice versa.

Run `synctex help' to access the built-in tool documentation.

TEX ENGINE OPTION -synctex=NUMBER

Use for example `pdftex -synctex=15 foo.tex' to activate all the options.

Notice that LuaTeX option is `--synctex=NUMBER' with two dashes.

AUTHOR

The Synchronize TeXnology is essentially due to Jerome Laurens, with useful suggestions by some well known actors of the TeX world.

HISTORY Revised on Sun Apr 23 09:54:20 UTC 2017.

SEE ALSO

synctex(5) tex(1)