[OS X TeX] SyncTeX and Beamer

Peter Vamos P.Vamos at exeter.ac.uk
Sat Sep 6 05:20:09 EDT 2008

At 16:51 -0600 5/9/08, Peter C. Lichtner wrote:
>On Sep 5, 2008, at 4:42 PM, Peter Vamos wrote:
>>Installed MacTeX 2008 10.5.4 on an Intel Mac without a hitch, thank 
>>you Dick and all those involved.
>>Was curious to try out SyncTeX. Alas, it doesn't seem to work with 
>>the Beamer class.
>>Specifically, it works from the source to the Preview as advertised 
>>but command clicking in Preview will just highlight the command 
>>\end{frame} for the appropriate frame. Switching back to Search 
>>performs as before, and will, (usually) highlight the relevant 
>>input in source.
>Works for me! Using the latest version of LaTeX and Beamer 3.07 with 
>MacOSX 10.5.4.

Strange, same setup, I am using MacTeX 2008 which includes Beamer 
3.07. It is 2 against 1 at the moment. Are you sure that you are 
using SyncTeX? Do you have the .SyncTex.gz auxiliary file generated 
when you typeset? Correct settings in Preferences -> Misc -> SyncTex? 
Are you testing Priview to source sync? Maybe we need more people to 


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