[OS X TeX] SyncTeX and Beamer

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Mon Sep 8 06:16:56 EDT 2008


On Sep 8, 2008, at 3:05 AM, Peter Vamos wrote:

> Thanks to all who offered/pointed explanations and and background on  
> why SyncTeX fails on a Beamer document. \
>> By default the SyncTeX option falls back to the Search when synctex  
>> fails.
> I cannot see in what sense this can be true: for a Beamer file  
> typeset with SynTex, Preview -> source synchronization essentially  
> fails but if done with  PDF search it works as expected so  with  
> SyncTeX PDF search adds nothing, i.e.SyncTeX mode is _not_ an  
> amalgam of these two.

The trouble in this case is that SyncTeX works; it just doesn't find  
the correct spot. So TeXShop doesn't fall back on the old search method.


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