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synctex: command line client tool to support the Synchronize TeXnology available in recent TeX engines.
synctex - command line client tool to support the Synchronize TeXnology available in recent TeX engines.
SYNOPSIScommand [options] [args]
OVERVIEWThe 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.
TEX ENGINE OPTION -synctex=NUMBERIf NUMBER=0 or no option is given, no synctex file is created. If NUMBER<0, synctex files are text files. If NUMBER>0, synctex files are compressed with gz. If NUMBER&2, no .gz extension is used. If NUMBER&4, activate form support, useful for pdftex. If NUMBER&8, better file compression.
Use for example `pdftex -synctex=15 foo.tex' to activate all the options.
SEE ALSOsynctex(5) tex(1)
AUTHORThe 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.
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