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’m sorry if this exact question has already been asked, but the similar duplicates I’ve found didn’t have the same phrasing. Therefore, I’m asking a new question I have WinEdt 7. Whenever I open WinEdt and I compile a file, everything oepn like a charm.
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If I re-compile without closing Adobe, the compiling fails and I get an error:. 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. 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.
At this point, Cannto checked and it worked!
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The error occurred because I run Adobe 9 and not Adobe 11; however, I’m not sure what the precise cause of it was. The problem with Acrobat is that they changed the naming convention for DDE commands. For the version 11 you have to use AcroviewA11for version 9 and before it was and has to be Acroview.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Unable to use pdftex if Adobe is still open Ask Question. If I re-compile without closing Adobe, the compiling fails and I get an error: Can someone help me? The problem is ccannot that Reader locks the PDF for editing, so pdftex cannot change it.
You could try Sumatra instead, this will auto-update the PDF if it changed.
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Apr 13 ’13 at And, I’m not sure if it’s relevant, but the problem is relatively new. Sumatr installed an update for Adobe, perhaps 3 days ago who knows how old the update was, thoughand that was what started the error messages.
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. I went as far as to go to the help menu and perform a search query for “Protected Too with 0 results, and then I reduced the query to “Protected” with only 3 results, all of them unrelated. I hadn’t tagged you earlier because I assumed you would revisit and check on the status of my question.
At any rate, the Adobe Canmot I have doesn’t have an option for Protected Mode see previous comments.
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