This has become impossible.

The advice on the forums is to use magnifying glass in Execution Modes -Pdf viewer and then navigate to C:\Program Files\SumatraPDF

but SumatraPDF is not there, it is hidden somewhere. Thanks for your time

  • Welcome to TeX.SE! Please explain your issue better, for example show the used path, show a configuration screenshot etc.
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    Sep 8, 2022 at 16:31
  • I am referring to the advice at gist.github.com/rkitover/b4c75fc2eb4e245ee03d5489483db0b7 Beginning is clear, in Winedt menu Go to Options -> Execution Modes -> PDF Viewer. Uncheck the Auto-detect checkbox. Click the top magnifying glass icon. After that one needs to know where is Sumatra. This is know complicated forum.sumatrapdfreader.org/t/… Sep 8, 2022 at 17:29
  • well you did install sumatra? Then you should know where it is. Sep 8, 2022 at 17:40

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In the Options menu, click on the Execution modes submenu. You'll have this window, in which you can choose your main pdf viewer:

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