Application form in PDF format question

  gazmix 18:34 31 Mar 2007

I have downloaded an application form in pdf format.
It opens in Microsoft word & i can't actually see the application form, i just get a box saying:-

File Conversion 150996_APP_FORM_COMPLETE
select the encoding that makes your document readable
Text encoding & all the cyrillic, arial, times new roman etc & 3 options:-

other encoding

& the preview is all unreadable jargon.

I guess i need a version of something that reads the pdf like acrobat, but are there any better & use less space?

Will i still get the "File Conversion" thing & what encoding (of the 3 above) do i use!



  VoG II 18:36 31 Mar 2007

Try Foxit click here

  gazmix 20:15 31 Mar 2007

I saw this, thanks.
It gives me 3 options.

Foxit reader 2.0 installer
Foxit reader 2.0 zip package
Foxit reader msi

It says on the1st page it's 1.5 M download size & yet the above 3 are all bigger.

Which of the 3 do i download? as they all click & download individually!


  VoG II 20:19 31 Mar 2007

click here and click on Download latest version.

  gazmix 20:44 31 Mar 2007

Thanks, it works ok!
It looks similar to Microsoft office in layout!
Can't Microsoft office open & read a pdf file!?

On installation, it said that 'Foxit' isn't my default pdf reader, yet i don't know what could be!!! as nothing else reads pdf's as i know of?


  gazmix 23:52 31 Mar 2007

Can't Mocrosoft office read a pdf!

If not why does my pc when downloading Foxit, it says that it isn't my default reader??

Microsoft office & all it has is, is what i have got & thats the only thing i can think of that i can think off that could read pdf files!

How do i find what my default reader is when i didn't think i had one??


  €dstowe 06:18 01 Apr 2007

Microsoft Office does not read or write pdf files (although the latest 2007 may be able to, I'm not familiar with it). Some other office suites can read and write pdf (OpenOffice for example)

Most computers have Adobe Reader installed - this was called Acrobat Reader until a year or so ago. This is designed to read pdf files. Do you have that? If not is is available in many places as a free download.

Foxit is an alternative to Adobe Reader and is a much smaller program although it does much the same job.

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