What Is PDF
PDF is the abbreviation for
PDF is a widely used, universal format for distributing
all types of brochures and catalogs.
A PDF file usually prints
sharper than a JPEG or GIF file, especially for text.
Text on JPEG &
GIF files tends to print fuzzy.
Viewing & Printing PDF
If you're browsing a web
page, a PDF file should open in Acrobat Reader, when
you click on the link to it in your web browser.
If you received a PDF file as an
email attachment, the file should open in Acrobat
Reader when you click on the name of the
If It Does Not
However . . . if your
browser or email program cannot automatically start
Acrobat Reader . . . then you will have to probably do
- Download the file to your
hard drive,, using the "save as" or "save to
- Start Adobe Acrobat
- Using Acrobat Reader's
menus, use the "file" --> "open"
Acrobat will allow you to both
view or print a PDF file.
Obtaining Acrobat Reader
You probably already have
Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader on your hard
Look for "acrobat".in your
However . . . if you don't have it,
it is available as a FREE download from Adobe at:
Follow the directions on their web