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Installing Acrobat Reader 3.0 adds the Acrobat Reader Plugin to your web browser. Select the link to the issue you want in your browser, and the selected issue will be loaded into your browser.

Browser behaviour

Sixteen Bits Online has been tested with both the Internet Explorer and Netscape browsers. The later versions (version 4.0 and up) seem to work best for online viewing as both have improved support for 'third party readers' (like Acrobat Reader). If you use another type of browser, or earlier versions of IE, you may need to check that your browser supports these readers by looking up the preferences or settings and making sure Acrobat Reader or PDFs are listed in the recognised programs.

Netscape 3 or later

The full version of Sixteen Bits Online should be delivered a page at a time and you can navigate through it, downloading each page as you request it. If you wish to read the full version offline (by loading it onto your hard disk) depress the shift key before selecting the link. When you select the link with the shift key depressed, you will be prompted to save the file to your hard disk. You can then view that issue of Sixteen Bits Online by opening that file in either your browser or Acrobat Reader 3.

Netscape Communicator 4.04

The full version should be delivered a page at a time, as for Netscape 3. If you wish to store the issue on your hard disk, right click on the link and choose 'Save link as ...'

Internet Explorer 4.01

Internet Explorer usually will not allow page-by-page downloading. There is an ActiveX plug-ing available from Adobe that solves this problem; however, this did not work when tested for Sixteen Bits Online. To view the full version, you will need to either allow the whole file to download or store it on your hard disk. To store the file on your hard disk, right click the link and select 'Save target as ...'.


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Last updated 29 March 2004 Comments to