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Isn't LaTeX a complete software for producing books?

I guess you a are wondering why so many books are produced with InDesign and much less with LaTeX, because LaTeX obviously is suited to typeset the books you are buying. LaTeX had in the past and ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC

With the (silent) April 2017 update to Acrobat Reader DC to version 2017.009.20044, the parameters in Jiří's answer don't work anymore. TeXnicCenter just stops responding when trying to view the ...
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Isn't LaTeX a complete software for producing books?

The output from TeX may need postprocessing before being suitable to be sent to a printer to be made into books. So the PDF's are read into the appropriate tool, post processed and then when done, ...
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"Cannot Open DDE Link to": Problems with Adobe Acrobat Pro and WinEdt

Support for Adobe Acrobat DC 2017 has been added only in WinEdt 10.2 Build 20170413. The name of the DDE service is, in the case of Acrobat DC Pro 2017, AcroviewA17, while in the case of Adobe Reader ...
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How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?

Been a few months since I asked this question, so I figured would be good to give it closure, for anyone facing the same problem. The best solution I found is to install SumatraPDF. It is very ...
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Isn't LaTeX a complete software for producing books?

My own use is for poetry (see: http://madbaddangerous.com/?smd_process_download=1&download_id=1925, set in LaTeX) and prose. Not theses or math. But, after many years casual use of PDFLaTeX, XeTeX,...
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WinEdt has stopped being able to close pdf files

Adobe regularly changes the names you need to call the DDE service. This name can not be guessed or extracted from the registry, so you need to adapt the configuration in winedt yourself. The newest ...
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Form: A drawing as a form field

You need to enter integer numbers between 0 and 90 \documentclass{article} \usepackage{animate} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{siunitx} \usetikzlibrary{positioning, shapes} \...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC

To complement the answers by Jiří Chmelík and Frank Seifert. Update: In October 2018, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC has been updated to 2019.008.20071. acroviewR19 should be used instead, if you have this ...
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Isn't LaTeX a complete software for producing books?

Yes, (La)TeX and friends are used extensively to create books in many technical fields. You looked at a Springer book. Springer has LaTeX templates and I know of no authors in maths or physics who ...
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viewing pdf file created from a TEX file with acrobat reader

The error seems due to % the next two lines are needed to make packages using xcolor happy \RequirePackage{xcolor} \def\current@color{ Black} If I comment out the third line, the error doesn't ...
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Form: How to change the font into TextFields globally

\documentclass[fontsize=14pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[]{hyperref} % Global Styles \def\DefaultOptionsofText{ print, bordercolor=red,backgroundcolor=lightgray,borderstyle={U}, ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC

We're now in 2020, so the version is 20!
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"adobe sign" for TeX?

You can use the digsig package or the eforms package. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{digsig} \begin{document} \begin{Form} \digsigfield{10cm}{5cm}{Your signature} \end{Form} \...
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TeXnic Center not interacting with Adobe Reader

Have the same problem popping up occasionally after an update to the adobe reader. What helps sometimes is to update these To match the version of your adobe acrobat reader
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Texnic center and Adobe Acrobat DC, again

I believe the correct server name can be consulted in the Registry. For Adobe Acrobat DC, such key is located in: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\acrobat\shell\open\ddeexec\application] I believe that there ...
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How to make Adobe Reader the default PDF viewer in Winshell

Go to the Options -> Program calls menu and select PDFView. In the exe -File fill form, select the path to SumatraPDF.exe, as in this image: I don't know how to configure direct search for ...
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extra line at the ends of equal in tikzcd and confuse about font size of label of phantom arrow

Two be sure not to have the issue, whichever is the viewer, you can draw two dash lines side by side instead of one equal line. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} With \...
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Adobe Reader always asks for saving when using eforms and hyperref packages

A bit of JavaScript that is executed just before the document closes (/WC <<...>> % "will close") un-dirties the PDF: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{eforms} \usepackage{...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC in 2020

For people who are facing this problem in 2021, it is necessary to change "acroviewR20" to "acroviewR21" that the problem is solved.
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Type color and stroke weight with fourier package

It's unlikely that the "professional" version of Adobe Utopia makes a difference. For one thing, as far as I know, no such thing exists. Where there are "Pro" alternates of fonts ...
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Texnic center and Adobe Acrobat DC, again

I don't want to synchronize this answer with my update here (click) because it violates DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) design principle. So please visit the given link for the latest update. Latest ...
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How to disable Beamer's theming on last page?

Given the iteration in the comments, I'll try to answer, even though I'm still not clear on what the OP wants. If I understood correctly, you could try the following: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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How to view TeXnicCenter PDF output with Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader?

This can be configured in TeXnicCenter under Build > Define Output Profiles... Reader DC 2017: See image below Reader DC 2015: Change server to acroviewR15 Reader 11: Change server to acroviewR11 ...
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How to compute two checkbox values of form and present on Adobe?

In order to create radio buttons using hyperref, use the \ChoiceMenu command. Combining this with a custom JavaScript command to populate a text field as demonstrated in the linked answer, we get \...
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Why should one use pltotf AND vptovf to intall a font?

Quoting from Philipp Lehman's Font Installation Guide, section 1.3 (p. 16): In order to convert the TeX metrics into a binary format that TeX can read directly, we run the property list files (pl)...
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Form: How to put Form-Fields perfectly into table cells?

The width can be done rather easily by measuring the label. The height is more difficult: the best values depends also a bit on the pdf viewer used and on the exact visual effect you want to achieve. ...
Ulrike Fischer's user avatar
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Form: Height of TextField until the end of page

\documentclass[fontsize=14pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[margin=1.75cm, includefoot, includehead, showframe=true, headheight=2\baselineskip, ]{geometry} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{xcolor} \...
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