[OS X TeX] Texshop-pdf behavior

Franck Pastor pastor at fusl.ac.be
Fri Jun 29 04:13:46 EDT 2007

Le 28-juin-07 à 21:20, Herbert Schulz a écrit :

> On Jun 27, 2007, at 10:06 PM, Alan Munn wrote:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>> I am using Texshop on a Mac OSX 10.4, gwTex and am wondering if  
>>> there is a keystroke or other technique that I could use when I  
>>> am viewing the document in pdf viewer mode associated with  
>>> Texshop that could take me immediately to the text in the .tex  
>>> window where the mouse is over.
>> Hold down the apple key and click on the text in the pdf.  It  
>> should take you right there.  Make sure that in the preferences  
>> under Misc , sync method "Search" is checked.
>> Alan
> Howdy,
> One extra note. TeXShop uses a search for text surrounding the  
> point of Cmd-clicking and then in the source file. This works well  
> if you are more or less in a plain text section of text but not in  
> the middle of an equation or heavy formatting code. Also, if you  
> have lots of repeated text (e.g., you're trying to test out  
> something with Lorem Ipsum text) this search technique doesn't work  
> very well. Most of the time I've had great success and would miss  
> it if I lost it.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)

The most successful method is to use the package pdfsync in  
conjunction with PDF search (choose "both" in the corresponding panel  
of TeXShop's preferences and include "\usepackage{pdfsync} in the  
preamble of your LaTeX file). Thus it works also with equations.

Franck Pastor
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