From: Michel Ludwig <michel.ludwig@kd...> - 2010-03-01 21:45:06
On Mon 01 Mar 2010 18:37:04 Christian Trippe wrote:
> after Forward Search and Inverse Search work now also for pdf files with
> Kile and okular for KDE 4, I tried to reflect this in the manual of Kile.
> I also corrected the fact that okular uses the left mouse button while
> pressing Shift for inverses search, instead of the middle mouse button
> which is used by KDVI.
> Attached is a patch for the index.docbook file.
> However while doing this I noticed a few things I do not like:
> Kile uses the non-technical term 'Modern' for compilation with
> -src-specials, but the technical term 'Synctex' for compilation with
> -synctex=1, where the latter naming is my fault.
> I find the documentation distinguishing between the two cases for DVI and
> PDF files not so nice.
> However, for some reason Kile has also configured the 'Modern'
> configuration with -src-specials for pdftex, pdflatex and xelatex(PDF)
> which do produce PDF files. However this is superfluous as '-src-specials'
> is ignored in this case, see e.g. from the man page of pdflatex
> In DVI mode, insert source specials into the DVI file. This
> option is ignored in PDF mode
> So for pdflatex, pdftex and xelatex (PDF) the Modern option is just the
> same as the Default one, these are however the commands which benefit from
> the -synctex=1 option.
> So my question is, wouldn't it be the best the change the Modern option
> from -src-specials to synctex=1 in these three cases to get a more
> consistent naming scheme.
Yes, that sounds like a good idea.
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