I would like to know, if I can use LaTeX to generate report if I only have Adobe Reader or do I need Adobe Acrobat as well?
Adobe Acrobat is the full suite for creating/manipulating PDF documents. Adobe Reader is the less powerful but more convenient display version with limited document manipulation features. However Adobe Acrobat is not the only way to create PDF files. As long as the result is PDF-standard-compatible, the creator of the PDF document is not relevant.
The (La)TeX input file is a plain text file. If you compile this input file with
But if you compile the input file with
You might be confused with either using a single