[OS X Emacs] synctex in Aquamacs

Alex Hamann Alexander.Hamann at stud-mail.uni-wuerzburg.de
Fri Aug 15 04:43:46 EDT 2008

Am 14.08.2008 um 21:02 schrieb David Reitter:
> Why are you keen on switching to synctex?  What are the advantages  
> over pdfsync?  I quickly checked the available info on their site,  
> and it doesn't seem like they mention any specific advantages...

quoting Adam Maxwell's reply from a recent post on the skim mailing  
list to a similar question :

>> Is there a reason to use synctex over pdfsync or are they apples  
>> and oranges?
> Among other reasons, synctex is built in to pdftex and xetex, it is  
> more
> precise, does not require an external style, and doesn't alter the  
> layout of
> your PDF file.  It's also supported by viewers on Windows/Linux.   
> See the
> links below for more info.

indeed, it is primarily the fact that pdfsync sometimes had an inpact  
on the layout of the pdf (messing something up) that I am personally  
looking forward to using synctex.



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