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.pdf files - Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files

Suppose you are unable to view a file properly. You discover the type of the file is .pdf or "Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)".

How do you display a .pdf file properly?

  1. Method 1: Download and use Adobe Acrobat Reader

    1. If appropriate, download "Adobe Acrobat Reader" software for free.
    2. Install the Adobe Acrobat Reader software.
    3. Use the Adobe Acrobat Reader software to open and to display .pdf files.
  2. Method 2: Use a Web browser to view a converted copy

    If (for example)

    then you might prefer to use Method 2 to try to convert the .pdf file and to view the results:

    1. Copy the Internet address (or "URL") of the .pdf file into the URL text-box at the "Adobe PDF Conversion by Simple Form" World Wide Web page in English or French / français.
    2. Use the "Get this Adobe PDF Document as HTML" button.
  3. Method 3: Use e-mail to view a converted copy

    If (for example)

    then you might prefer to use Method 3 to try to convert the .pdf file and to view the results:

    1. Use the "Adobe e-mail submission tool" in English or French / français.
    2. Access your e-mail.
    3. View the results that you have received by e-mail.

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This page was updated on July 28, 2004.


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