Rural Water Resources Planner: Help with Alternative Formats

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Table of Contents

  1. Portable Document Format (PDF)
  2. Word Processing Software (DOC, WPD)
  3. Presentation Software (PPT)
  4. Spreadsheet Software (XLS)
  5. Media Players (to access audio, video and Flash files)
  6. Web Browsers


Most content is available in HTML format (like this page). Many documents are also available in their original format.

Portable Document Format (PDF)

To read the Portable Document Format (PDF) version you can use one of the many PDF readers available:

Having difficulty with a PDF? In the event that you have trouble accessing an on-line fillable PDF or a very large PDF file found on this website, you can simply save a copy to your computer's hard drive or network. Position the cursor on the PDF link, using the right mouse button, choose "Save Target As..." if using Internet Explorer or "Save Link As..." if using Firefox. Once the PDF is saved, you should then be able to access it. You must have "Adobe Acrobat" software in order to write to and save the file.

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Word Processing Software (DOC, WPD)

The following software can be used to read word processing documents in Microsoft Word Document (DOC) format or Wordperfect Document (WPD) format:

Presentation Software (PPT)

The following software can be used to open presentations in the Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) format:

Spreadsheet Software (XLS)

The following software can be used to read a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel (XLS) format:

Media Players(to access audio, video and Flash files)

If you have problems accessing the multimedia applications, you may want to download and install a free copy of one of the following software:

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Web Browsers

A Web browser is the software program you use to access the World Wide Web. Browsers come with a variety of helpful features. For the most up-to-date information about your browser and a complete tutorial, check your browser's Help menu or go to the Web site of the company that made it.

How to Adjust the Text Size in Your Browser

This site is designed to be viewable at any resolution. All text can be made larger or smaller to suit your needs. This may cause some wrapping of lines at higher magnifications. Most graphical browsers allow you some control over the font size and colour combinations that are displayed. To increase the text size on our Web pages, you can change the settings in your Web browser. Just follow the instructions below, based on the browser you are using or see your browser's help for details. Please note that the resolution you have your screen set to could affect the outcome of increasing your text size.

Internet Explorer:
  • Select "View" in the menu bar
  • Select "Text Size" and then choose a suitable size from the text size options
  • Select "View" in the menu bar
  • Select "Zoom"
  • Select "Zoom In"
  • To increase the type further, continue selecting "Zoom In"
  • Select "View" in the menu bar
  • Select "Make Text Bigger"
  • To increase the type further, continue selecting "Make Text Bigger"