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How do I download and view a PDF file?

Whenever you see on this site a Download link similar to the (fake) one below, you can proceed as follows.

Downloading the PDF file to your computer

  • Right-click the link (on the Mac, you can also Control-click) and, in the menu that appears, select "Save Target As..." (in Internet Explorer), or "Save Link As..." (in Firefox), or "Save Linked File As..." (in Safari).
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Internet Explorer 6 Internet Explorer 7 (on Vista) Firefox 3.5 (Windows)
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Safari 4 Firefox 3.5 (Mac)
  • Alternatively, Alt-click (or Option-click on the Mac) on the link.
  • Then choose where you wish to save the file, and click "OK" or "Save".