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Tech Support & Related Information

Need to acquire software utilities or applications to help download publications? The tables below contain links to websites where readers, viewers, and other applications can be obtained. The utilities and applications listed will help you download all of the document files located on the Local Assistance web site.

Common Document Formats

Extension

What is it?

Application Program

.pdf

Portable Document Format

Adobe's Acrobat Reader (PC/Mac)

.txt

Plain text file

Any text editor

.doc

Microsoft Word document

Word 97/2000 Viewer for Windows 3.x

Word 97/2000 Viewer for Windows 95/98/NT

Microsoft Word 97-98-2000 Converter for Mac Word 5.1 & 6.x

No Word Viewer is available for non-Office Mac users: please make use of .pdf files provided.

.xls

Spreadsheet format

MS Excel 97 viewer for Windows

No Excel Viewer is available for Mac users: please make use of .pdf files provided.

.fp7 (.fp5)

Database Format

Filemaker Pro 7.0+ (5.0~6.0)