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To View or Save A File

Make sure you have the proper software before proceeding.

PDF (Portable Document Format)

To read the Portable Document Format (PDF) version you can use one of the following PDF readers.

XLS (Microsoft Excel)

To read a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel format, XLS is a file extension for spreadsheet documents.

Click the name of the file to be viewed or to be saved in the format you wish to use. A popup window will open asking you whether you want to save or open the file. To view the file, click "Open it." To save the file, click "Save it to disk".

Fit the Main Page On Screen

  • Minimize all open windows and position your mouse in the center of your screen.
  • Right click your mouse button(for left handed, click your left mouse button). A shortcut menu will open.
  • Click "Properties" and select the Settings tab.
  • Drag the slider from "Desktop Area" to the right until you read "800 x 600 pixels".
  • Click "Ok". You may be asked to restart your windows. If so, save any open files if needed and restart your computer.

Get sharper Images On Screen

  • Minimize all open windows and position your mouse in the center of your screen.
  • Right click your mouse button(for left handed, click your left mouse button). A shortcut menu will open.
  • Click "Properties" and select the Settings tab.
  • From the drop-down menu of "Color Palette" select "256 Color", "High Color (16 bit)" or "High Color (32 bit)" (High Color 32 bit being the sharpest resolution).
  • Click "Ok". You may be asked to restart your windows. If so, save any open files if needed and restart your computer.

If you are unable to access Excel or PDF file formats, please contact the Canadian Dairy Information Centre to request an alternative format.