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Longs Peak Council

Boy Scouts of America

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Many parts of this site have documents in PDF format. The Portable Document Format (PDF) format is a standard for electronic document distribution. It preserves fonts, formatting, colors, and graphics, so is used for forms and manuals to ensure they have a consistent look.

In order to view and print these PDF documents, you must download and install on your computer the free Adobe Acrobat® Reader.

Our documents require Version 4.0 or newer of Acrobat Reader. If you are having problems, check your version, and download a newer version if necessary.

If you continue to have problems . . .

Many people have reported that the Adobe Acrobat Reader "hangs" (never shows the file) when viewing large PDF files in their browser window. The work-around is to save the file and view it directly from Acrobat. Here's how:

  • Instead of "clicking" on the link to the brochure, RIGHT CLICK on the link and a menu will pop up.
  • Select "Save Target As". A file dialog box will pop up (showing some folder on your computer . . usually the last folder you downloaded something to)
  • Select where you want the file to be saved, and REMEMBER the location, so you can find it.
  • Click "Save".
  • Using your Windows File Explorer on your computer, locate the saved file.
  • Double-click on the file and it should come up in Acrobat.
  • Remember to delete the copy of the file on your computer once you are done with it.
 
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Last Updated Sunday, 26-Feb-2006 18:10:07 MST