[OS X TeX] synctex

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Fri Jul 11 04:35:47 EDT 2008

On 11 Jul 2008, at 5:53 AM, Franck Pastor wrote:

> It seems there is one similar environment at least: Texmaker, which  
> is very good in my opinion. http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/index.html

Yes, there are similarities, but also differences in overall design  
philosophy. TeXworks is more focused on simplicity, on giving the new  
or casual user a minimalist tool that "just works" without  
intimidating them with technicalities or options.

(This is not meant as criticism of Texmaker, which I think is a great  
tool; it's just designed for a different type of user. The same  
applies to most of the other front-ends I'm aware of, on various  


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