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Opening and Printing a File from PDF

As you work through the various web-based trainings, you may encounter documents that you will need to open and print. This tutorial will show you how to download and install the additional program that will assist you in making the most of the Hit the Ground Running Online modules.

Downloading Adobe Acrobat Reader

You may have come across files on the Internet that are in a format called "PDF" (post data format). These files were at one time, a Microsoft Word document, an Excel spreadsheet, or other desktop publishing files. In an effort to maintain the look and feel of the files, Adobe has created a program that converts these documents into a consistent format called pdf. All the files in the web-based trainings will be in pdf format. Follow the instructions below to download and install the free plugin from Adobe's website. Remember to click the arrow in the top right-hand corner to proceed to the next page.

  1. Click here to go to the Adobe website.
  2. In the middle of the main page will be a box that looks similar to this:
  1. Complete the information in the box as it pertains to YOUR computer system. In my example, I have a computer that uses Windows 98.

Proceed to the next page by clicking the on the bottom righthand side of this page.

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This program was developed by the West Virginia State Department of Education, the West Virginia Workplace Education Program, and the Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) V.