PDF format (Portable Document Format) is a universal file format which preserves the fonts, formatting, colours and images of the source document, regardless of the application or platform used to create it.
PDF files on the site can be viewed and printed using Adobe Reader, which is available free of charge from Adobe .
If you do not already have this software, it can be downloaded from the Adobe website. Once installed, Adobe Reader will run every time your browser recognizes a PDF file. Installation and configuration instructions for this software are available on the Adobe website.
Static PDF files
Static PDF files, identified by the icon , can be viewed and printed.
Dynamic PDF files
Dynamic PDF files, generally forms, are identified by the icon . These documents can be viewed, completed on-screen and printed. However, the Adobe Reader utility does not allow this data to be saved to your computer. You must have Adobe Acrobat if you want to save a completed form.