[OS X TeX] TS synchronization with \input

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Wed Nov 15 18:02:35 EST 2006

On Nov 15, 2006, at 5:53 PM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:

> On Nov 15, 2006, at 12:37 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>> We are writing a large textbook that \includes 41 files and  
>> \inputs a half a dozen others. It is currently 541 pages and the  
>> PDF file is 263 MB. Having used TeXShop's synchronization since  
>> the day it was released, my experience has been that, yes, TS will  
>> open the first file it finds with similar wording to what has been  
>> command-clicked on, but clicking on a slightly different location  
>> near the one just clicked will work very nicely 9 times out of 10.  
>> On a project this big, TS's syncing has been invaluable.
> On Nov 15, 2006, at 2:08 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> My nesting isn't very deep but clicking on the pdf (almost) always  
>> opens (under 10.3.9) the source (\input'ed) file. I say almost  
>> because on a couple of occasions it did open the root file. But  
>> since I am also getting some new, but not lethal, behaviours, I  
>> thought I would just ride it out until I upgrade to 10.4. Of  
>> course, these days, I am not sure what to do in the latter respect.
> Yes, with a textbook that I'm working on I had similarly very high  
> success rate. Where I run into problems is my collection of  
> homework problems: they have lots of math, little text, and the  
> same words show up repeatedly ("combining Eq. xxx with ...",  
> "Additional data:...", ...). In such case, the misfires can  be  
> frustrating: I click on problem 60 but problem 12 opens up. (At the  
> moment, my hw collection inputs 73 files).

Aha! Yes, I agree. When I work on documents like that I see the same  


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