# [OS X TeX] Re: PDFSync problems

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jul 20 17:56:06 EDT 2011

On Jul 20, 2011, at 4:34 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:

> Hi, Juan,
>
> On Jul 20, 2011, at 10:17 , Juan Luis Varona wrote:
>
>> Justin C. Walker <justin at ...> writes:
>>
>>>
>>> Hi, all,
>>>
>>> I just noticed the following "glitch" with labels and refs.  Maybe "pdfsync",
>>> but I'm not sure.
>>>
>>> If I put a label on an "exercise" (created with "\newtheorem"),
>>> and then click on a ref to it, I end up at page 1,
>>> not the page where the exercise is.
>>>
>>> This worked in (the latest update to) TL-2010.  I'm currently using TL-2011.
>>>
>>
>> I got the same that you describe both with texlive 2010 and texlive 2011.
>>
>> I think that the problem is that the \begin{compactenum} forces a end of line
>> just in the title of "Exercise", when latex do not want a end of line.
>>
>> A workaround is to use
>
> That worked.  I don't know enough of the innards to understand it, but I'll go with it.
>
>> Moreover, why to use \usepackage{pdfsync}?
>
> That's actually a red herring.  I meant synctex (and forgot I had the package included).  I have synctex checked in TeXShop's prefs, and the problem persists when I remove the "usepackage".
>
> Thanks for the suggestion!
>
> Justin

Howdy,

It is a fact that the pdfsync package can change the formatting of a document for the worse.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)