can't open or read a text file

  simongy 17:34 05 Nov 2003
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I bought a game on a cd-rom and the instruction manual is on the disk: in a format called 'pdf'. I tried opening it with MS Word and Notepad, but it does not reconise it!! How do I open the file. Any help most welcome.

  Jester2K II 17:40 05 Nov 2003

download Adobe Acrobat Reader from click here

  Jester2K II 17:41 05 Nov 2003
  Jester2K II 17:41 05 Nov 2003

It might also be on the game CD somewhere!

  simongy 20:07 05 Nov 2003

Thank you for the help: downloaded the adobe s/ware and it works fine now. what are pdf files? I thought .doc or .txt would of been the standard for written files!!
This was the first time I've come across pdf??

  Jester2K II 22:15 05 Nov 2003

Portable Document Format - basically a text file or Word Document can't be guarenteed to look the same on all PCs. PDF files allow a file to look exactly as the designer intended (layout, colurs etc etc)

More info - click here

  simongy 09:12 06 Nov 2003

Thanks for sorting out my problem

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