Otter Tail County web site features a number
of documents in Portable Document Format
(PDF). A PDF file is a file that will look
the same on the screen and in print, regardless
of what kind of computer or printer someone
is using, and regardless of what software
package was originally used to create it.
PDFs contain the complete formatting of
the original document, including fonts and
images, PDF files are highly compressed,
allowing complex information to be downloaded
efficiently. The Otter Tail County web site
uses the flexibility of PDF to make forms,
applications, newsletters, bulletins, and
other "print" documents readily
or documents with the
logo indicate the portable document format.
Simply click on the link or the graphic
associated with the PDF file.
An Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed in order
to download and read PDF documents. The
Acrobat Reader is commonly bundled with
popular graphics and publishing software,
and is also available as a free download
(viewer only) via Adobe Web site. You
may to access the Adobe Acrobat Reader download
Web page, http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html.
Otter Tail County web site uses Adobe Acrobat
version 8.0 to create and distribute PDF
For assistance with downloading and/or installing
this software, see Adobe
Acrobat Reader Troubleshooting Guide
at Adobe's Web Site.
Adobe also has information about PDF and
the Acrobat Reader software is properly
installed, just click on a link to a PDF
file and it will be loaded for viewing on
your computer. Note that the file is sent
to your computer as a temporary file that
will be deleted when you exit your browser.
printing Adobe Acrobat PDF files from within
your web browser, do
NOT use the web browser print facility.
Instead, use the print button at the left
end of the special Adobe Acrobat tool bar,
which appears immediately above the viewing
window (see illustration to right).
To save the file for later use once you
have loaded it for viewing, on most browsers
you just select "File" then "Save
As..." from the menu bar. To just save
without viewing, place the cursor over the
link to the PDF file, hold down the shift
key and click the mouse. This will bring
up the "Save As" window.
resource may be found at Adobe's Web site,
Acrobat technical support, http://www.adobe.com/support/acrobat/.
Acrobat, and the Acrobat logo are trademarks
of Adobe Systems Incorporated.