Adobe Acrobat Reader


Portable Document Format (PDF):
The PDF format is modeled after the PostScript language and is both device and resolution independent. Worksheets and homework assignments in the PDF format can be viewed, navigated and printed from a workstation using the freely available Acrobat Reader software from Adobe. Versions of Acrobat Reader run on Windows 95/98, Windows NT, Windows 3.1, Macintosh, LINUX, IBM AIX, Sun SPARC SunOS, Sun SPARC Solaris, SGI IRIX, HP-UX, Digital Unix and OS/2 Warp.

The most most frequently used format on is the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). This format reproduces the documents precisely as they were originally composed, provides built-in compression, is supported by all popular operating systems and is compatible with nearly any contemporary printer. The freely available Adobe Acrobat Reader software is required to view, print and search PDF documents.

Frequently asked questions:

When downloading a PDF form, my web browser window goes blank and I never receive the file.

Should you experience PDF files appearing as a blank window within your web browser after downloading, follow the appropriate steps below to resolve the issue:

Adobe Acrobat Reader
If you are using Adobe Acrobat Reader version 3.0 or earlier, upgrade to version 3.01 or later.

Internet Explorer
Please see Article ID: Q177321 in the Microsoft Support Online database for a possible resolution.

Use the "Save Target As..." or "Save Link As..." option to download the PDF file directly to your hard drive and bypass the Acrobat Reader plug-in.

Adobe Acrobat Reader claims the PDF file is damaged when I try to open it after downloading. Is your file damaged?

All of our files are verified prior to posting on the web site. Most likely your download was not successful. Try downloading the file again.

How can I download a PDF file directly to my hard drive and bypass the Acrobat Reader plug-in that normally displays the form in my web browser window?

Below is the procedure to use for Internet Explorer with Windows 95/98 or NT 4.0. If you are using Netscape, substitute "Save Target As..." with "Save Link As...".

Do you have any other general troubleshooting advice for resolving print problems?