Commit 3e5d7816 authored by Sebastian Ramacher's avatar Sebastian Ramacher

More documentation for synctex support

Signed-off-by: Sebastian Ramacher's avatarSebastian Ramacher <>
parent d43e1f07
......@@ -54,10 +54,10 @@ OPTIONS
Set log debug level (debug, info, warning, error)
-s, --synctex
Enable synctex support
Enable synctex support for backwards synchronization.
-x [cmd], --synctex-editor-command [cmd]
Set the synctex editor command
Set the synctex editor command for backwards synchronization.
--synctex-forward [input]
Jump to the given position. The switch expcects the same format as specified
......@@ -217,6 +217,17 @@ The default appearance and behaviour of zathura can be overwritten by modifying
the *zathurarc* file (default path: ~/.config/zathura/zathurarc). For a detailed
description please consult zathurarc(5).
Both synctex forward and backwards synchronization are supported by zathura, To
enable synctex forward synchronization, please look at the *--syntex* and
*--synctex-editor* options. To support synctex backwards synchronization,
zathura provides a D-Bus interface that can be called by the editor. For
convince zathura also knows how to parse the output of the *synctex view*
command. It is enough to pass the arguments to *synctex view*'s *-i* option to
zathura via *--syntex-forward* and zathura will pass the information to the
correct instance.
If GDK_NATIVE_WINDOWS is enabled you will experience problems with large
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