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Using Downloadable Documents in PDF Format:

Where can I get the free Adobe PDF reader?

Click on the following icon to download the software:


What is a PDF Document?

Adobe PDF is a universal file format that preserves all the fonts, formatting, graphics, and color of any source document, regardless of the application and platform used to create it. Adobe PDF files are compact and can be shared, viewed, navigated, and printed exactly as intended by anyone with the free Adobe Acrobat® Reader® software.

Why use the PDF format?

Clark Wilson LLP's BCRELinks.com uses the PDF format to limit your exposure to computer viruses that are more prominent with distributing documents via "MS Word" or other word processing formats. The PDF format also allows users to print the forms we are offering as we distribute them. Users may take then these "basic" forms and modify them for their own use.   

How can I use these PDF's in my word processing software?

We suggest that you perform the following steps if you wish to use these forms in your wordprocessing application:

1) First, print out a copy of the original PDF document as a reference
    to the original document formatting.

2) Press the "Text Select" button to change the cursor.

3) Right click anywhere on the PDF document and choose "Select All".

4) Press "Ctrl - C" to copy all the PDF document's text.

5) Open your word processing software (MS Word, Wordperfect)

6) Press "Ctrl - V" to paste the PDF content into your new document.

7) Format the document to the original printed PDF version.


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