[texworks] Typset - but Acrobat Reader holds pdf

Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Oct 18 11:58:59 CEST 2010

Alex Simonic (author of WinEDT) has spent some considerable
time persuading WinEDT to issue the appropriate dialogue
to Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Reader to close a file that
they are currently displaying.  It may be worth looking
into the configuration of WinEDT to see how he accomplishes

Philip Taylor
Paul A Norman wrote:
> Hi,
> Sometimes I need to preview \pdfcomment(s) and need to use Acrobat
> Reader to do that (\pdfcomment(s) are not in poppler yet).
> Does any one know why Acrobat Reader holds onto the .pdf when you want
> to Typset (Green arrow button)?
> Is there any workaround? Otherwise you always have to close Acrobat
> Reader if it is viewing the document you are going to typeset.
> Paul

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