We use Adobe pdf files
throughout our site.
Free Adobe Reader download
Many of the larger documents on this site are in Adobe PDF format
and will require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed on your
computer. This can be obtained free - just visit the Adobe
Acrobat Reader (external link)
Problems with pdf files?
If you get a blank page or an error message when trying to download
a pdf, you may need to upgrade your Adobe reader and/or your
browser. You will be able to do both of these for free.
There is a known problem with Internet Explorer version 5.0, you
need to be using at least version 5.5.
For further information on this problem please see the Microsoft
Product Support Service (external link) website.
You may also want to check Adobe's guide to configuring your
your web browsers (external link). This also offers a
solution to change the settings in Adobe Reader so that the
file does not open in the browser.
Sometimes you can view the document by refreshing the blank page
in your browser. In Internet Explorer you can do this by pressing
the F5 key.
You can also try right clicking the pdf name and selecting 'save
target as' from the resulting menu. Save the file onto your hard
drive and open using a pdf reader.
You can download free software from browser providers to make
sure the version you are using is the most up to date: