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Downloading an Adobe File to View or Print

Some documents on our site are in Portable Document Format. A PDF is a platform-independent file format created by Adobe and requires Acrobat Reader (available for free) to view. Created for reading and printing documents, the format of the original electronic document is retained. This format is also the largest and slowest to download, especially if you are accessing the Internet through your home phone line.

Please Note: We have been made aware of some issues when trying to view pdf documents. Please see the explanation below for more information.

Instructions for downloading Acrobat Reader (all plaforms)

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You will see the following:

2. Follow the instructions for downloading.

3. Follow the instructions given for the download. Pay close attention to the location in which the file is being saved.

 Technical Issues with Viewing or Printing Adobe Documents

Some of the problems users have experienced when trying to view a file are:

  • Blank pages
  • Partial pages appearing when viewing documents
  • Some or all of the pages blackened when viewing or printing
  • C map error or incorrect font error message when opening a pdf file
  • One or more pages have distorted images or produce black or blank pages
  • Error message file contains missing color space not understood by Acrobat CS6

If you are experiencing these or any other problems or other problems that prevent you from viewing or printing pdf files, you will need to download the latest version of Acrobat Reader. Please see the instructions above for further details. If you have additional problems, please contact the Webmaster.


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