Are there any news in synctex support? I am really looking forward to this feature and I am very grateful to all developers. Thank you very much for your effort. I really appreciate your work.
patrik On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 10:11:42AM +0200, Roland Schatz wrote: > > Although I don't think I would be able to implement that, I would > > warmly recommend against adopting unneeded complexity layers like > > dbus, which is deployed, e.g., for evince's syntex support. > > I'm sure that working with command line arguments, like the good old > > xkdvi does, would be just better. > In my original solution (see https://github.com/rschatz/zathura-synctex, > but that is based on an old version of zathura), I used just commandline > arguments and keyboard input. > > I added two commandline options: > -s --synctex Enable synctext support. > -x --editor-command <cmd> Synctex editor (this flag is forwarded to > the synctex -x option) > > Backwards synchronization is easy: > When you ctrl-click on the document, "synctex edit -o > <page>:<x>:<y>:<file> -x <editor>" is executed. > > Forwards synchronization works with a new command: > The ":synctex <line> [<column>] <sourcefile>" command executes "synctex > view -i '<line>:<column>:<sourcefile>' -o '<pdffile>'", parses the > result and draws the resulting data. > This command is can then be used in conjunction with "xdotool", e.g. I > have a little vim script that sends the required keystrokes to the > zathura window when I press <F5>. > > But the "xdotool" solution feels like a hack, especially since it > doesn't work when the state of zathura isn't right (e.g. someone typed > ':' before, so the resulting command will be '::synctex ...'. > > I'm open to any suggestions how to do this better. I'm sure there must > be some clean and easy solution without adding complex things like dbus ;) > > > At the moment, I'm really busy (paper deadline today), and then I'm on > holiday. After I come back, I'll look into porting synctex support to > the new version of zathura... > _______________________________________________ > zathura mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.pwmt.org/mailman/listinfo/zathura
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