There are two ways you can use the Acrobat READER, Acrobat APPROVAL, or “full ACROBAT programs to view PDF forms, newsletters, and publications on our website: all three of these Acrobat software programs operate either as (1) a web browser plug-in or as (2) a “stand-alone application.
Below you’ll find brief directions for viewing our online PDF documents in either of these two modes.
NOTE: Depending on your particular hardware, software, and operating system configuration and settings, what you see when you perform the steps outlined below may look somewhat different from what we present on this page.
1. Navigate to one of our online document pages:
2. Scroll down, select a document to view, and click on the document’s text link or its associated icon link:
A brief splash screen will show you that your Acrobat READER (or other Acrobat program) is launching:
The PDF form, newsletter, or publication is then loaded into your browser window:
NOTE: In order to view a PDF file from your computer, you must first have the file. Therefore, you may need to save one of our forms, newsletters, or publications to your computer first.
Click here to learn more about saving a PDF file from our website to your computer.
1. Click on Start (circled in red below) at the far left end of the taskbar at the bottom of your screen.
2. Click on Programs (circled in red below) from the pop-up menu that appears.
3. Click on Acrobat [program name] (circled in red below) from the fly-out menu to open your Acrobat software.
4. When the Acrobat program opens, click File (circled in red below) at the top of the Acrobat window to open the drop-down menu:
5. Click Open (circled in red below) from the drop-down menu.
6. The Open dialog box appears. Navigate to the location on your computer where the PDF file is stored (circled in red below):
Once you locate your PDF file (circled in red, below left), select the file and click on Open (circled in red, below right).
The PDF form, newsletter, or publication then opens within the Acrobat window:
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