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Document Formats

Some files on this website require special software to view. This page describes how you can download and install that software.

Portable Document Format (PDF)

Some files on this website are available in Portable Document Format (PDF) only.

PDF is a file format for representing documents in an independent manner, suitable for displaying identically on a variety of hardware and software and operating systems, in such a way that the original format is preserved.

To view these files you may need to install special software on your computer. This software is free and available for a variety of platforms. To decide which program you need to download and install on your computer, please click the appropriate link in the table below:

Microsoft WindowsAdobe® Acrobat® Reader
Macintosh

Mac OS X has built-in support for PDF files.

Users of previous versions of Mac OS should use Adobe® Acrobat® Reader.

Linux / Unix Adobe® Acrobat® Reader or XPDF

Microsoft Word Document (DOC)

Some of these documents are available as Microsoft Word files.

Microsoft Office for Windows and Macintosh can open these files. If you do not possess Microsoft Office, you may need to install special software on your computer in order to view these files. This software is free and available for a variety of platforms. To decide which program you need to download and install on your computer, please click the appropriate link in the table below:

Microsoft Windows

Word 97/2000 Viewer

or OpenOffice.org

MacintoshMac OS X has built-in support for Microsoft Word files.
Linux / Unix OpenOffice.org or wvWare

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet (XLS)

Some of these documents are available as Microsoft Excel files.

Microsoft Office for Windows and Macintosh can open these files. If you do not possess Microsoft Office, you may need to install special software on your computer in order to view these files. This software is free and available for a variety of platforms. To decide which program you need to download and install on your computer, please click the appropriate link in the table below:

Microsoft Windows

Excel 97/2000 Viewer

or OpenOffice.org

Macintosh-
Linux / Unix OpenOffice.org or Gnumeric

StarOffice Writer Document (SXW)

Many Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel files on this site are accompanied by a StarOffice document.

This format is an alternative, open format to Microsoft's and thus can be viewed on a wide variety of systems.

Use the free OpenOffice.org to view these files.

Audio File (WAV)

Some files on this website (such as radio excerpts) are in audio format.

To listen to these files you may need to install special software on your computer. This software is free and available for a variety of platforms. To decide which program you need to download and install on your computer, please click the appropriate link in the table below:

Microsoft Windows

Windows has built in support for WAV files.

Alternatively download Windows Media Player or Winamp or iTunes.

MacintoshiTunes
Linux / Unix X Multimedia System

Last modified: 12/12/2007

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