The problem with Acrobat is that they changed the naming convention for DDE commands. For the version 11 you have to use AcroviewA Still in [Exec\Acrobat ] comment out the “DDEOpen” This should make WinEdt stop showing the warning “Cannot Open DDE Link to:” You I switched to Sumatra PDF, which works well with my WinEdt Using Sumatra but still encountering DDE acrobat based error the pdf in Sumatra I encounter the following error: Cannot Open DDE Link to.

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Therefore, I’m asking a new question At any rate, the Adobe Acrobat I have doesn’t have an option for Protected Mode see previous comments. I went as far as cabnot go to the help menu and perform a search query for “Protected Mode” with 0 results, and then I reduced the query to “Protected” with only 3 results, all of them unrelated.

The problem is probably that Reader locks the PDF for editing, so pdftex cannot change it. Resolved that by repairing the Acrobat XI installation. In question pdfopen-pdfclose user user showed how to do this. Sumatta had almost decided to just uninstall it, but I use it too much. If I re-compile without closing Adobe, the compiling fails and I get an error: You can not post a blank message.


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If instead you prefer to use SyncTeX-based synchronization then you need to tweak the compilation switches in TeXnicCenter as follows:. I am running windows 7 and I am using Acrobat X Pro; hopefuly this solution will work for you as well. Whenever I open WinEdt cannt I compile a file, everything works like a charm. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

I just spent a while trying to solve this problem: Please enter lpen title.

Can someone help me? You could try Sumatra instead, this will auto-update the PDF if it changed. Thank you, Yuvraj – Great Job! Hi, I have problem in combining multiple files into single pdf. I fought with this problem for months. This file can then be used by SumatraPDF to perform synchronization. Will this patch be released as an update or as a resolution patch? Installation instructions are provided in the zip file.

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I am using acrobat with windows 10 and it didn’t work for me so. You are commenting using your WordPress. The second 0 tells SumatraPDF to stay in the background and leave the focus to the text editor.

Please type your message and try again. You are commenting using your Facebook account. If you are using the official build of SumatraPDF this setting can be set permanently at the command-line with:.


The error occurred because I run Adobe 9 and not Adobe 11; however, I’m not sure what the precise cause of it was.

It appears that the suggested ‘fix’ for this issue is not something for a layman to dabble in — as a result, the ‘fix’ is quite worthless.

Using Acrobat 9 Professional, all the above solutions had no impact on the DDE fatal error message on my computer running Windows 7 Ultimate.

You can read more about it on: When compiling your source file, LaTeX will generate a. This content has been marked as final. Unable to use pdftex if Adobe is still open Ask Question. I hadn’t tagged you earlier because I assumed you would revisit and check on the status of my question.

Thanks for your patience, -ashu.

Problems with Winedt 7 and Adobe Acrobat?

Worked like a charm. Thank you for your suamtra. Also make sure you have updated your TeX installation as only recent releases of pdftex support this feature TeXLive and MikTex 2.

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