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 installed it recently but it didn’t cause problems until now.

Unable to use pdftex if Adobe is still open Ask Question. 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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You can read more about it on:. I am running windows 7 and I am using Acrobat X Pro; hopefuly this solution cannot work for you as well.


Pdf’s do not open correct Re: Solution if you still sumatta on using Adobe: Changing the registry key worked for me! Fatal error message after update Re: Otherwise, I will be looking for another PDF reader. Am I best to call in an IT specialist?

Email Required, but never shown. Editing the registry key as described resolved the problem of not being able to directly open a PDF.

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. Windows 10 latest Microsoft update.

Problems with Winedt 7 and Adobe Acrobat?

We are using Adobe Acrobat Professional 9. It seems to be hanged forever and finally pops an error window “Fatal Error – Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE server”. Will confirm as soon as available. I ran repairs and not help. Don’t guess, search, or poke around!

This doesn’t work on my pc’s This is a joke Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Created a new Windows User account with Admin privileges, and logged in as that user. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled.


Cannot open DDE link: Acroview Error (winEdt)

Published Friday, 10 October For more details on the synchronization feature of SumatraPDF, check the following posts: Thank you so much for this! Hi, I have problem in combining multiple files into single pdf.

At the end you will find something like: Consequently WinEdt will not be able to perform forward search or close the file that is being locked by Adobe before it is recompiled. You are commenting using your Twitter account. In WinEdt start Options Interface.

Now I am happy. At any rate, the Adobe Acrobat I have doesn’t have an option for Protected Mode see previous comments.