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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Pdf’s do not open correct Re: I have updated the above documentation accordingly. SumatraPDF and are considering upgrading to Adobe 11 here is what you should know.

Cannot open DDE link: Acroview Error (winEdt)

Whenever I open WinEdt and I compile a file, everything works like a charm. Then I checked Task Manager and saw several instances of “Acrord You guys are sitting on your brains.

For more details on the synchronization feature of SumatraPDF, check the following posts: Changing the registry key worked for me! The format of the string is:. I am using acrobat with windows 10 and it ti work for me so.


This content has been marked as final. I finally got it working on my computer by performing the following: I am running windows 7 and I am using Acrobat X Pro; hopefuly this solution will work for you as well.

Sign up using Facebook. If your are using synchronization based on the pdfsync package then you can just compile your TeX file as usually. Published Friday, 10 October I am then unable to open another PDF.

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You don’t have JavaScript enabled. The first 0 in the parameters indicates that you want to view the result in any existing window where the given PDF document is opened; a new window will be created if the PDF is not already opened.

If I re-compile without closing Adobe, the compiling fails and I get an error: Also make sure you have updated your TeX installation as only recent releases of pdftex support this feature TeXLive and MikTex 2. Seriously considering cancelling my license and switching to Nitro as this is becoming a joke. I have ,ink all the solutions with no luck.

However you need to specify the ‘synctex’ switch when compiling your document with pdflatex:. Now I am happy. So, not the same problem, though in fact discussion has been all over the place.


Thanks for your patience, -ashu. At any rate, the Adobe Acrobat I have doesn’t have an option for Protected Mode see previous comments. 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 began reading with high hopes, but at least according to the directions of that answer my Adobe doesn’t have a Protected Mode option.

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What exact version of Acrobat do you have for example Whenever I thought I’d solved it, it came back a week later. You opeen not post a blank message. Is your solution applicable to Acrobat X on a Windows 7 machine? Unable to use pdftex if Adobe is still open Ask Question. Resolved that by repairing the Acrobat XI installation.