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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I have no idea what you are talking about!! Thanks for your patience and support!

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All of the problems I’ve found on the site have been related to changing acroview to acroviewA11but I wasn’t able to find these anywhere. That having been said, I still have a CS6 version of Acrobat that will not run on a Windows 7 machine. Notify me of new comments via email. I just did a search and found some mentions that this stops stuff from working.

Please export the registry before making any changes to it. Since I can’t post answers for another 6 hours, and I have a high probability of forgetting to return here and accept an answer, I’ll post my exact actions here. WinEdt works fine with it and you no longer need to close your pdf-document manually everytime you compile your LaTeX text. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. You can read more about it on: Thank you so much for this!


This has been such a pain! Post as a guest Name. This is a joke Am I best to call in an IT specialist?

Post 1 Post 2 Post 3. Adobe Acrobat and Reader official update containing the fix for this issue is now available.

Thank you for your patience. I never added a “me too” I only replied I can then open another PDF, but Acrord 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 could try Sumatra instead, this will auto-update the PDF if it changed. Resolved that by repairing the Acrobat XI installation. Changing the registry key worked for me!

Email required Address never made public. If you have full Acnnot rather than a free reader then the service is probably AcroviewA11 or else just Acroview for Acrobat Pro try a few values until it works for your version.

Problems with Winedt 7 and Adobe Acrobat?

I am running windows 7 and I am using Acrobat X Pro; hopefuly this solution will work for you as well. How about a fix, or at some decent commentary on how to resolved it. I am using acrobat with windows 10 and it didn’t work for me so. 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. What exact version of Acrobat do you dfe for example The format of the string is:. Do you have something called “Symantec Endpoint Security”.

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With the inverse search synchronization feature, double-clicking on the PDF file in SumatraPDF brings you directly to corresponding line in the. If your are using synchronization based on the pdfsync package then you can just compile your TeX file as usually.

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If you are using my own build then go to SumatraPDF setting dialog and set up the inverse search command from there. Also make sure you have updated your TeX installation as only recent releases of pdftex lnik this feature TeXLive and MikTex 2. You guys are sitting on your brains. If I re-compile without closing Adobe, the compiling fails and I get an error:.

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Please enter a title. The problem is probably that Reader locks the PDF for editing, so pdftex cannot change it.

I have WinEdt 7. More information about this release is here: I am also having this issue and it’s costing me a lot of time, have tried uninstalling reinstalling multiple times and it gets Acrobat working for a period before I face the same issue again.

With SyncTeX it is not necessary to load sumatraa package. You can read more about it on:.

Here is the situation: I installed an update for Adobe, perhaps 3 days ago who knows how old the update was, thoughand that was what started the error messages. Otherwise, I will be looking for another PDF reader.