In order to preserve the original formatting of documents we've
created, they are available on the SEP Web site as PDF files.
Portable Document Format, or PDF, allows documents to be viewed
on any computer which can run Acrobat Reader,
downloadable free (click on the icon at the bottom of the page)
from the software company Adobe.
To download a file from our site, click on the icon:
or the highlighted text next to it.
Acrobat Reader is available for Macs, IBM-compatibles, and other
platforms. Beware that the Adobe site is heavily used, and the
Reader is a large file which will take quite a while to download.
With the Reader, you will not be able to alter PDF files, only
view and print them.
If you're using Netscape, you can try their plug-in, which allows
integrated reading of PDF files within Netscape. Adobe also has
instructions on configuring your browser to load and display PDF
documents, rather than prompting you to save the document, then
opening it separately (this information is not unique to Acrobat).
Talk to us if you need the file in another format (e.g. Microsoft