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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC

How to configure TeXnicCenter to work with Adobe Reader DC? When I building and view current file .tex the following error "Can not execute the command" shows up and the PDF is not generated. If ...
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License of the Minion Pro fonts that came with Adobe Reader [closed]

Adobe Reader comes bundled with an open type version of Minion Pro, Myriad Pro and some other fonts. What is the license status with these fonts? Can they be used freely?
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Isn't LaTeX a complete software for producing books?

Many PDF of math books that I have, I am sure (99%) that they has been typesetted using (Pdf)LaTeX. But when I check their properties in PDF reader, the PDF producer name isn't (Pdf)LaTeX surprisingly ...
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How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?

I don't know if this is possible on Adobe Reader DC on Windows, but asking in case someone has managed to do it. When I am working on a large document in LaTeX (I use TexStudio) I sometimes like to ...
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Which hyperref variable can I set to make a pdf open with the “Comment” tool displayed in the right panel of the window?

We are using Adobe Acrobat X when viewing our pdf files produced by pdflatex and the hyperref package. To make the commenting process more intuitive for users not familiar with Adobe Acrobat X, I ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Acrobat 10

I already tried Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Sumatra PDF but all doesn't work.. The first time if I use latex -> pdf output profile it works. But if something is changed I still get the ...
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How Can I create a PDF background which is not printed (by default)?

I'm looking for a solution to include a PDF background layer, which is not printed by default. I've seen that adobe seems to support a watermark layer, as discussed on graphicdesign.SE. I cannot test ...
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Light object / source in PGF / TikZ / PGFplots pictures like in PSTricks

I came across the PSTricks animation located at http://melusine.eu.org/syracuse/pstricks/pst-solides3d/animations/a43/ http://i.stack.imgur.com/NlqHZ.gif and noticed that it uses a light object / ...
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PDFs want to scale down

I'm not sure if this is a TeX related question at all or rather a general problem with Adobe reader, or Windows, or printer drivers, or whatever else is involved. When I create PDF files with ...
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“adobe sign” for TeX?

Adobe sign is a service that allows users to integrate a digital signature to the PDF files. I would like to have something similar for *TeX in order to have a proofed signature for my job application....
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“Cannot Open DDE Link to”: Problems with Adobe Acrobat Pro and WinEdt

While using the 2017 release of Adobe Acrobat DC, I get the error every time I run PDFLatex with my PDF open. When I use PDF Search, I get the same error. Does anybody know what do I have to change ...
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Adobe Typekit Fonts

Adobe Typekit fonts install themselves in application fontlists (Word, InDesign etc.) but do not install in the Mac Fontbook. They are rented so this is their way of enforcing licence terms. Since ...
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MiKTeX, TeXnicCenter: can't show PDF file [duplicate]

I've got a problem with my pdf output. When I click the button to create and show the active document I get the alert [DocOpen("%bm.pdf")][FileOpen(%bm.pdf")]. I wonder why, because only creating ...
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Tabular and lines displaying problem with Adobe

Considering the following code (MWE) : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[table]{xcolor}% http://ctan.org/pkg/xcolor \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|c|r|} \hline Some & \cellcolor{blue!...
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viewing pdf file created from a TEX file with acrobat reader

I am using Texshop on my MacBook. I downloaded following files. http://www.math.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/puthesis.cls http://www.math.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/puthesis.sample.tex ...
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Why does animate package produce a strange PDF file that always prompts us before closing?

% test.tex \documentclass[preview,border=12pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} Why does animate package produce a strange PDF file \\that always prompts us before closing? \...
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Launch video from pdf

I am using package multimedia to insert videos into my PDF document using the command: \movie[externalviewer]{Caption}{moviefile} which works fine. My problem is that when I click on the caption I ...
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Adobe Reader does not display dsfont symbols in XeLaTeX document

When I compile the following simple document with XeLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dsfont} \begin{document} $\mathds N \subset \mathds Z \subset \mathds Q \subset \mathds R \subset \...
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Unable to use pdftex if Adobe is still open

I'm sorry if this exact question has already been asked, but the similar duplicates I've found didn't have the same phrasing. Therefore, I'm asking a new question... I have WinEdt 7.0 on Windows 7 and ...
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Strange artifacts with pstricks plot

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[border=5pt,pstricks]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-plot,pst-math} \listfiles \begin{document} \psset{xunit=1.05cm,yunit=1.05cm} \begin{pspicture*}(-...
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Sync between Adobe and Texniccenter

I am using TeXnicCenter and Adobe Acrobat Pro 11. My problem is whenever I compile my article in TeX -> PDF profile, it produces the output PDF and give me back from the first page, it does not ...
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How do I make Portable Document Format — portable? [duplicate]

I prepared a document in XeLaTeX in Linux, fonts embedded, then I went to a printing guy on windows + lots of Adobe tools, and pdf looks the other way on his machine: some fonts get scaled which ...
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Convert Indesign content to LaTeX? [closed]

Are there any tools for migrating the content of an Indesign document to LaTeX markup? I guess some preprocessing, and a lot of postprocessing would be needed. I am only looking for the most basic ...
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Asana Math + XeLaTeX: missing math upon resaving or editing in Adobe Acrobat Pro [duplicate]

Related to this question: Asana-math + LuaTeX : missing greeks/arrows I experienced similar problems with a PDF produced by XeLaTeX (v0.9998) with MiKTeX 2.9 and Adobe Acrobat Pro IX or XI: The PDF ...
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WinEdt has stopped being able to close pdf files [duplicate]

Ulrike Fischer's answer shows the previous similar questions are all out of date. The latest of them, Problems with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2017 and WinEdt refers to AcroviewA17 and AcroviewR17 and ...
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Form: A drawing as a form field

Can I implement the following as a form, to set the cross mark? A Form-Document: \documentclass[parskip=half, paper=a4,]{scrartcl} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{selinput} \SelectInputMappings{...
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Adobe Reader always asks for saving when using eforms and hyperref packages

I am creating a series of laboratory exercises for my University. Thus, I created a .cls file that includes every package and applies any format I need. Among the included packages is the eforms ...
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Is there a package that can create signatures for Adobe pdf version 1.6 code?

We are having issues with Adobe ADS version 1040.20121017114537.881796 signing documents. We can confirm that it can sign Adobe pdf version 1.6 documents internally generated. It cannot sign eforms ...
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Beamer pdf generated with pdflatex on Linux won't open with Windows/Adobe Reader [duplicate]

Apologies if this question is a duplicate, but I couldn't find anyone with the same problem as me: I'm using TexMaker 4.1 to compile .pdf's with the pdflatex command. My operating system is Linux ...
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MiKTeX / TeXnicCenter / Adobe Reader: No pdf produced

I know this post may be related to others on MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter, I read most of those. Yet, my problem is still unsolved. Any help would be awesome! I used to work on TeXnicCenter on another ...
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How can I preview pdf in adobe reader or other editor instead of Yap using lyx

I recently installed lyx on a new computer. And it seems that I can't preview the pdf in adobe reader or sumatra. The yap software is invoked to preview the pdf. I tried to add the adobe path, change ...
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Why can't I change the title entry font of TOC using \cftsecfont?

Below is the MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[adobefonts]{ctex} \usepackage{tocloft} \usepackage{titlesec} \begin{document} \title{Hello, \LaTeX !} \author{kk@latex.com} \date{\...
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ForwardSearch: “Cannot execute the command” when using LuaLaTeX

If I try to compile with the LuaLaTeX-compiler in TeXnicCenter with the below outputprofile-settings, there showing up this error: [ForwardSearch("%bm.pdf","%Wc",%l,0,0,1)] Cannot execute the command ...
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pdftex: Embedded pdf graphics not printed or partially printed

My problem concerns PDF not being portable across platforms. I use these apps: * MacOSX 10.6.8. * Texshop 2.47, right out of the box, nothing customized. Default command is LaTeX. Default script is ...
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Hyperlinks on moderncv not working Adobe Acrobat Pro

So, I know there's already a question about this (Hyperlink in moderncv with acrobat reader) but I have tried the solutions there (updating and security settings) and it still doesn't work and I don't ...
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Is there a viewer command that will close only the current PDF document in TeXnicCenter?

I currently compile .pdf files using TeXnicCenter with the following settings in Build -> Define Output Profiles -> Viewer -> Close document before running LaTeX: Server: AcroViewR11 Command: [...
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TikZ: transparency causes problems with the color black (opacity, transparency, color model, Adobe Reader)

I want to have a fill color with transparency but I also want the text to be perfectly opaque. But somehow it does not work. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,} \begin{...
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What features of PDF produced by TeX and Co determine its interpretation by other programs

This is a revision of my previously posted question that was put on hold. In short, I would like to know how different fonts are embedded in PDFs and interpreted by other programs. It is my naïve ...
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How to use Mathematical Pi font properly? [closed]

I was asking the other day how to find certain fonts of a document. Well at last it was easy. I came to the Mathematical Pi LT Std font and ITC New Baskerville Std results and for that part, I was ...
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Transparent png prints incorrectly from Reader

I have a transparent PNG over a tikzpicture. This prints fine from TeXworks (left image), but from Adobe Reader the transparent area is noticeable (right image). Since most people use Reader, this is ...
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Change with Adobe Pro a PDF document generated with LaTeX

I have produced a PDF with LaTeX and now need to change something within Adobe Pro (being able to do so is a requirement by an editor). If I open the document within Adobe Pro and want to change some ...
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Adjusting the framerate with the `animate` package [closed]

I am using the animate package to produce a slide deck with beamer and having issues adjusting the framerate. I have experienced the following issues and I suspect that the problem lies with Adobe ...
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Can pdflatex create the pdf file while a previous version is being viewed with Adobe Reader?

Within Cygwin I use vim to write my .tex file, then compile with pdflatex. I then view the .pdf file with Adobe Reader (outside Cygwin that is, I just double-click the .pdf file from within a windows '...
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How to ensure that Adobe Distiller and Adobe Reader will be able to print pdf [closed]

When producing LaTeX documents using e.g. pdflatex with many embedded figures (pdfs, pngs, jpgs, etc.) I have often run into the problem that professional printers are not able to print the document. ...
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Cannot edit my document in Adobe Reader

I am typing and creating a tex file using Latexila (which I think is compiling via pdftex) and am asking a few friends to help edit this doc. These friends, however, are not conversant with tex, and ...
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TeXnic Center not interacting with Adobe Reader [duplicate]

Every time I do a pdf build, TeXnic center opens my Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (version 2019.010.20098), but does not actually open the document in the Reader; I have to do that manually from the File ...
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Replace Glyph with Another Glyph (Adobe Garamond Pro Dot Operator)

Adobe Garamond Pro does not include U+22C5, the dot operator, as shown here on the Y axis multiplier: Is there any way to replace just instances of the dot operator with another glyph, such as ...
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How to make Adobe Reader the default PDF viewer in Winshell

I am a Windows user. I use Winshell to edit Latex. In the Winshell toolbar, there is a magnifier sign labelled with PDF. When I click on it to view my document as PDF, it views it in GSView. I want to ...
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extra line at the ends of equal in tikzcd and confuse about font size of label of phantom arrow

When I choose the equal as the style of arrow, I find that there two very light extra line at the two ends of equal symbols. Maybe it depends on the PDF reader. I can find the extra lines when I use ...
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href does not run properly

I have been working with Mac and TeX Live, the newest version. I want to run videos by a mouse click on the PDF generated by a beamer presentation. I tried with shells and I also used appify to ...