File Type: Portable Document Formart
Category: Misc Files
Program(s) to open file: Adobe Reader
Google and other search engines
now index PDF documents,
which can be viewed in a Web browser
using the free Adobe Reader plug-in.
Program(s) to edit file: Adobe Acrobat Writer>
pdf file is
created by Adobe Acrobat
or a program
with the Acrobat plug-in;
commonly used for e-mail attachments
or for saving publications
in a standard format
for viewing on mulitple computers;
usually created from another document
instead of from scratch.
May contain text, images, forms,
annotations, outlines, and other data;
preserves fonts and formatting electronically
across multiple platforms;
appears on the screen as it will
when printed on paper.