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The help page is intended to make your navigation of this site easier.

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Document formats

Most of the documents on the this site are available in HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) format.  However, some documents are posted in Adobe Acrobat format (*.pdf).

How to Download the Adobe Acrobat Reader

The Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to read documents in .pdf format. The Reader is available free of charge from the Adobe WWW site.

Note:   If the Adobe download site is not accessible to you, use the accessible page on the Adobe site. If the accessibility of PDF is a concern, you can have the file converted to HTML or ASCII text by using one of the access services provide by Adobe.

Downloading the Reader

On your computer, make a directory into which the software will be saved (e.g. c:\download).

Connect to the Adobe WWW site.

Step 1:  

Choose the  language version and platform version (Windows95, Windows NT, Mac, Linux, etc.) you need from the drop-down  lists.

Step 2:  

Type your name and e-mail address in the text boxes provided.

Step 3: 

  • Click the "Download" button to download the reader to your computer.
  • Install the reader on your computer (Double-click on the downloaded .exe file and following the installation prompts).
  • Open a .pdf document using the installed reader.

Printing a .pdf document

  • Open a required document in the Reader by clicking on the link.
  • Select File-Print from the menu bar in the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Low-end printers cannot handle large Adobe Acrobat documents. Send the document to the printer in sections to avoid printer memory overload.

Saving a .pdf document

NOTE: Once a document has been opened in the Reader by clicking on this site, it cannot be saved to a local drive.

  • On your computer, make a directory into which the document will be saved (e.g. c:\download).
  • On this site, locate a document you wish to download.
  • Right click on the link to the required document and select Save Target As (Internet Explorer) / Save Link As (Netscape) from the drop-down menu.
  • When prompted, specify a drive and directory into which the document should be saved (e.g. c:\download).
  • Click on Save / OK to save the document


Last updated : 2010-07-12

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