This page provides help with using the site. It includes how to download and read documents from the site and a guide to the icons used on the site.
Most of the documents available on this website are in the PDF format. You can access them by navigating through the different sections of the site.
Most of the section pages on the site are 'normal webpages' (HTML) and normally need no special software, whereas the 'parts' of the MCHW, DMRB or an IAN are available as PDF files and need special viewing software.
How do I know a link is to a PDF file?
In browsers with pictures enabled you will see a small icon in a link as in the following PDF icon example. This means that the link is to a PDF document: if you follow the link it will open a new window.
If your browser has pictures disabled, or if you are using a screen-reader, you will see text instead of an icon. The text will warn you that a link is to a PDF and that a new window will be opened if you follow it. This is shown in the PDF icon example here.
How to view PDF documents - Adobe Acrobat PDF reader
You can view PDF files using Adobe Reader software, which is available for many different computer systems including Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Palm. Visit the Adobe website to obtain the Adobe Reader software.
Guide to icons used by this website
The following types of icon are used to give information on this website:
- – Link opens new window
- – Link is to a PDF document and opens a new window
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