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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Adobe Acrobat and Reader official update containing the fix for this issue is now available. You are commenting using your WordPress.

At this point, I checked and it worked! Will confirm as soon as available.

Sign up using Email and Password. Now I am happy. I installed it recently but sumstra didn’t cause problems until now. Fatal error message after update Re: Worked like a charm. You are commenting using your Facebook account. You could try Sumatra instead, this will auto-update the PDF if it changed. Am I best to call in an IT specialist? Post as a guest Name.

With SyncTeX it is not necessary to load any package. I am then unable to open another PDF. Unable to use pdftex if Adobe is still open Ask Question. I have tried all the solutions with no luck.


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Problems with Winedt 7 and Adobe Acrobat?

I checked the registry like others have suggested, no luck, already “R”. In question pdfopen-pdfclose user user showed how to do this. That was the fix for us! Created a new Windows User account with Admin privileges, and logged in as that user. Thank you, Yuvraj – Great Job! I’m sorry if this exact question has already been asked, but the similar duplicates I’ve found didn’t have the same phrasing.

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Then found that could no longer double click on a PDF and open it, or drag the file to the Acrobat window and open it. Apr 13 ’13 at Remove the comment in the last line and restart WinEDT. You can download it from vim-fwdsumatra. For more details on the synchronization feature of SumatraPDF, check the following posts: Are you trying to combine files like the original poster, or something else?

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Does anyone know how to solve it?? I hadn’t tagged you earlier because I assumed you would revisit and check on the status of my question. Please export the registry before making any changes to it. We are using Adobe Acrobat Professional 9. Linm, I’m asking a new question So I suspect that cnnot problem is due to some problem in version updates. Then I checked Task Manager and saw several instances of “Acrord Whenever I thought I’d solved it, it came back a week later.


Don’t guess, search, or poke around! SumatraPDF and are considering upgrading to Adobe 11 here is what you should know.

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cahnot We are aware of this issue and the fix is currently undergoing internal validations. I fought with this problem for months. Finally I uninstalled and went back to Acrobat Pro 9.

Changing the registry key worked for me! Back leveling to 9. The problem is probably that Reader locks the PDF for editing, so pdftex cannot change it. Thank you for your patience. I have updated the above documentation accordingly.

If I re-compile without closing Adobe, the compiling fails and I get an error:. 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.

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