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Help on accessing documents in PDF format

Some of the pages available on our website are electronic versions of documents that were originally designed for printing. These documents may also be available for download in PDF format so that you can view and print them with virtually the same graphics, typography and layout as the original version.

Before you can open any of the PDF documents on our website, you will first need to install one of the free PDF reader software programs from the list below.

If you choose not to use a reader, you can have the PDF file converted to HTML or ASCII text by using an online conversion service such as one offered by Adobe online conversion or Google's view as HTML feature.

Help on accessing other formats

Word, WordPerfect, Rich Text and Text Reader
You can view documents in Word, Wordperfect, Rich Text or text formats by using Microsoft Word Viewer software, which is available for free from Microsoft.
www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3657ce88-7cfa-457a-9aec-f4f827f20cac&displaylang=en

Excel Reader
You can view documents in Excel format by using Microsoft Excel Viewer software, which is available for free from Microsoft.
www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1cd6acf9-ce06-4e1c-8dcf-f33f669dbc3a&DisplayLang=en

PowerPoint Reader
You can view documents in PowerPoint format by using Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer, which is available for free from Microsoft.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/126492

Flash Player
You can view animation and specific sites in Flashformat by using the Adobe Flash Player, which is available for free from Adobe.
www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer

Microsoft Media Player
You can view film and video or listen to sounds in Microsoft Media Player format by using Microsoft Windows Media software, which is available for free from Microsoft.
www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/ download/AllDownloads.aspx?displang=en

QuickTime
You can access files with audio and video content by using QuickTime, which is available for free from Apple.
www.apple.com/quicktime/download/win.html

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