How do I enable synctex?

In order to use synctex, you need to load the module for texlive 2012. Our workstation build uses TL2007 by default.

In order to utilize it, type the following on a command line (or your login script):

module load texlive

If you type module list, you should see the following output:

How do I get Inverse Search and Forward Search working in Kile?

  • Set up Kile to tell LaTeX to add source info, i.e., set LaTeX build tools from Default to Modern:
    Settings -> Configure kile -> Build -> LaTeX -> "Modern" in the dropdown menu
    Click ForwardDVI in the list
    Select Embedded Viewer configuration
    Click OK
    Click LaTeX in the build toolbar menu
    Click ForwardDVI in the view toolbar menu. This will open up an Okular window.
    Open Settings->Configure Viewer
    Click Editor
    Select Kile as the editor
    Click OK
  • Setup inverse search from Okular: