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kgorahava
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Error message on opening Winedt

Postby kgorahava » Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:22 am

Hi,

I just installed Winedt 5.5 and whenever I open it, it automatically opens a file called "Acrobat OpenDoc.edt" and it there are 126 lines of code in that file and it highlights the line number 106 that says, DDEOpen('%$("AcroRead")',"acroview","control",0);

When I create a DVI file by executing the code, it does so successfully but also a pop up window comes up, with the heading, "Warning" and it says,

  1. Cannot Open DDE link to:
  2. "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Readder\AcroRd32.exe"
  3. Service: acroview
  4. Topic: control
  5. DDEOpen('%$("AcroRead")',"acroview","control", 0);


And I have to press OK to close that window.

Is there a problem in my acrobat reader installation or in my Winedt installation ?

Please help me as I am using Winedt for the first time.

Thanks,
Kaushik.

dram62
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Postby dram62 » Mon Oct 06, 2014 6:31 pm

Hi!

You just need to change "acroview" in the following line to "acroviewR10" or "acroviewA10":

// DDE: Required for Adobe 8!
DDEOpen('%$("AcroRead")',"acroview","control",0);


If it does not work, then probably you are using Acrobat 11 or another version. Thus, just change "10" to "11" and it will definitely work out.

Ahmad Mohaddespour

dineshjk
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Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:28 am

Postby dineshjk » Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:40 am

You may try changing the line

DDEOpen('%$("AcroRead")',"acroview","control");

to

DDEOpen('%$("AcroRead")',"acroviewR10","control");

or

DDEOpen('%$("AcroRead")',"acroviewR11","control");

as the case may be.


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