[OS X TeX] FlashMode, Up Close and Personal, TeX plug-in

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Sep 12 21:30:22 EDT 2008

On Sep 12, 2008, at 7:06 PM, Arthur Ogawa wrote:

> ...
> Is anyone thinking about the Other Great Thing that Textures did?  
> (Blue Sky called it "Up Close and Personal".) When you would click  
> in the preview window, you were immediately taken to the  
> corresponding place in your source (which was a different window,  
> you understand), and vice versa. I know how it was done, and I  
> wonder if it can be reproduced under Mac OS X.
> ...


That's what synctex in MacTeX(TeX Live) 2008 is all about. Not perfect  
but awfully good if you use pdf(la)tex. My experience is that it's  
nots as good with xe(la)tex or (la)tex---at least in the tex->pdf  
direction---because of the intermediate stages in pdf creation from  

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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