[OS X TeX] Re: List of feature requests on this list

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Mon Jul 7 18:41:40 EDT 2008

Hi Jan,

On 08/07/2008, at 8:14 AM, Jan Anderssen wrote:
>> That is, it could be a rectangle neatly encompassing a figure or  
>> table,
>> changing to a squat wide rectangle for a referenced equation or  
>> citation.
> This is also something Skim does, or at least almost.
> If you hover over a reference, a floating window pops up that shows  
> the anchor point and some context around it, including the page  
> number corresponding to the anchor. For the most part, that  
> contains all the info you're looking for.

Thanks for the tip.
I just tried this, with a paper that I've been working on.

It worked for the first cross-ref link that I tried,
except that it showed the wrong destination within the document,
showing a portion of page 17 rather than page 23.
Clicking the link went to the right place.
Only after 3 or 4 attempts did it sync to the correct place.

Furthermore, no other cross-reference links would work,
and none of the citation links.

Would you please send me (off-list) a PDF that works properly
for you, as I'd like to explore this feature.

The other thing that I'd like is to have this view
stay up as a moveable floating window.

> In my documents, I found that it works perfectly for references,  
> but is a bit limited for tables and figures, presumable since I  
> have the caption under the table/figure, and for some reason the  
> caption ends up being at the top of the floating window. For  
> references to footnotes, it goes somewhat astray. I mostly use the  
> first case (references), so I'm very happy.
> Jan



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