[NTG-pdftex] Synchronization

LAURENS Jérôme jlaurens at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Feb 12 15:08:15 CET 2008

Le 12 févr. 08 à 09:39, Taco Hoekwater a écrit :

>>> The purpose of the lower precision in synctex end is simply to  
>>> reduce  the size of the auxiliary output file.
>>> If we use full resolution, then the size increases by 40%, which  
>>> is - very- significant because I/O operations are involved.
>>> 8192 is the best choice for that purpose.
> It would be interesting to have the full precision as an option.
> A macro package for two-pass page break optimization may want to
> use the synctex file also , and such a package would really need
> full precision to avoid rounding errors.

I am not in favour of adding complexity to synctex out of its original  
I can't see how .synctex would benefit a page breaker.
Conversely, basing extension on the synctex file will add limitations  
to both the extension and synctex.

can you elaborate?

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