Commit 46904065 authored by Sébastien Wilmet's avatar Sébastien Wilmet
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docs: "jump between .tex and PDF" instead of "forward/backward search"

"Forward an backward search" can be confused with the normal search and
replace feature.
parent 25569642
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<list>
<item><p>A <link xref="build_tools">build tool</link> is executed on the
project's main file.</p></item>
<item><p>The <link xref="synctex#forward_search">forward search</link>
works for a secondary file of a project.</p></item>
<item><p><link xref="synctex#from_tex_to_pdf">Jumping from a .tex file to
the PDF</link> works for a secondary .tex file belonging to a
project.</p></item>
</list>
</section>
</page>
......@@ -7,10 +7,10 @@
<link type="guide" xref="index" />
</info>
<title>Forward and Backward Search</title>
<title>Jumping Between .tex and PDF</title>
<synopsis>
<p>Synchronization between the document's *.tex files and the resulting PDF output,
<p>Jumping between the document's *.tex files and the resulting PDF output,
opened with the <app>Evince</app> document viewer.</p>
</synopsis>
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<link href="help:evince#synctex"><app>Evince</app> documentation</link>.</p>
</note>
<section id="forward_search">
<title>Forward Search: from .tex to PDF</title>
<section id="from_tex_to_pdf">
<title>Jumping from .tex to PDF</title>
<p>From a certain position in the .tex source file, jump to the corresponding position
in the PDF file.</p>
in the PDF file. Also called “forward search”.</p>
<p>There are different ways to do a forward search:</p>
<p>There are different ways to do this action:</p>
<list>
<item><p>In the menu:
<guiseq>
<gui style="menu">Search</gui>
<gui style="menu">Search Forward</gui>
<gui style="menu">Jump to PDF</gui>
</guiseq>
</p></item>
<item><p>By pressing
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</list>
<p>If a document is split into several .tex files, create a
<link xref="projects">project</link>. There is no need to mention the main file
with a LaTeX comment in each secondary .tex file, like it is explained in the
<link xref="projects">project</link>. Unlike what is explained in the
<link href="help:evince/synctex-search#forward-search">
<app>Evince</app> documentation.
</link></p>
<app>Evince</app> documentation
</link>, there is no need to mention the main file with a LaTeX comment in
each secondary .tex file.</p>
</section>
<section id="backward_search">
<title>Backward Search</title>
<section id="from_pdf_to_tex">
<title>Jumping from PDF to .tex</title>
<p>From a certain position in the PDF file, jump to the corresponding
position in the .tex source file. Also called “backward search”.</p>
<p>In <app>Evince</app>, press
<keyseq>
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and the corresponding position in the .tex file will be opened in
<app>LaTeXila</app>.</p>
<p><app>Evince</app> have to be launched by <app>LaTeXila</app>. Else, the backward
search will not work.</p>
<p><app>Evince</app> has to be launched by <app>LaTeXila</app>. Else, jumping
from the PDF to the .tex file will not work.</p>
</section>
</page>
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