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I get the following error which is well known: enter image description here

But I can't make it work and I don't want to change the Reader (I know, some people moved to Sumatra). Is there any chance to make it work in a non-random way?

Thank you very much for your support!

Useful links - I think I tried all possible combination :-(

  • Concerning Sumatra link
  • Bug(?) "install on the fly" link
  • Reader vs. Pro link
  • acroviewRxx-setting link

My settings:

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Edit 1 (Ulrike Fischer's input): Still not working. I tried A17 and R17. Both without success. (I don't update the picture above) enter image description here

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Edit 2 (Ulrike Fischer's input): Still not working. enter image description here

Edit 3 (Ulrike Fischer's input): Good Idea, winedt takes A17-version enter image description here

But the pdf is not opend after creation and it cannot be opened: enter image description here

After closing Winedt, it says that the file is broken...

Edit 4 (Ulrike Fischer's input): ...Solution...

I used Winedt "PDF Search" button (Shift + F8). This gave the following enter image description here

I then changed the setting in TeXnicCenter accordingly and now it went through! Final settings: enter image description here

  • Yet SumatraPDF is the recommended reader under Windows. It allows direct and inverse search because it can manage the synchronisation files. – Bernard Apr 27 '18 at 16:27
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    acroviewA10 is certainly wrong. Try acroviewA17 or acroviewR17 or perhaps even 18 at the end. – Ulrike Fischer Apr 27 '18 at 16:29
  • @UlrikeFischer Thanks a lot for your help, but it is still not working, see my edit. – Christoph Apr 27 '18 at 16:39
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    You could also install a test version of winedt and check if it can detect the reader. If yes one can extract the value from there. – Ulrike Fischer Apr 30 '18 at 8:10
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    Can winedt open and close the reader between compilations? If yes: Winedt seems to use an uppercase AcroviewA17 and the exe is named Acrobat.exe and not AcroRd32.exe . Did you try this? – Ulrike Fischer Apr 30 '18 at 9:38
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Some time later, it did not work again. Using the procedure above, the final solution now is

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(Just check out out Adobe => Help => About / Info about Adobe) I will update the answer, when I face the problem again...

  • That should be soon Since 2017 the values go up with the annual revisions so for 2017 it is AcroviewR17 and AcroviewA17 2018 it is AcroviewR18 and AcroviewA18 newest 2019 (oct 2018+) it is AcroviewR19 and AcroviewA19 – KJO Oct 10 '18 at 21:31

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