PDFs on Desktop and Laptop Computers
PDF eBooks are best viewed in Adobe Reader (available for free from www.adobe.com if you don't already have it).
Click here to download Adobe Reader (free)
Browse or Download?
On many computers,
online PDFs open within a Web browser. If you'd rather download
the eBook, follow these instructions for your platform:
PC: Right-click on the desired link. In the menu that
opens, choose 'Save Target As'.
Mac/Safari: Control-click (hold down the control button on your
keyboard while you click with your mouse) on the desired link.
In the menu that opens, choose 'Download Linked File'.
Once you have downloaded the PDF, you can open it and view it
in Adobe Reader (see above). These files are very large and may take some time to open or download, so please be patient.
You'll find some nifty
e-features. For instance, you'll see bookmarks for the various
sections of the magazine. Click on one and you'll be magically
transported to that page. You can
add 'Comments' and 'Markups'. Almost all Web and email addresses
are live links: just click on a www address to open that Web
page, or click on an email address to open an email form.
To read the text
You can use the magnifying
glass to zoom into a particular area of the page or:
1. View > Zoom To > choose your
2. In Windows Cntrl + to zoom in or Cntrl to zoom out,
or on Macs Cmd/Apple + or Cmd/Apple -
3. View > Reading Mode (removes all the navigation panes on
the left side and the menus at the top.) Do the same thing and
it takes you back to normal view.
4. View > Full Screen Mode or Cntrl L in Windows, or Cmd/Apple
L on Macs, will enlarge a single page and change the background
eBooks on Issuu
If you prefer a more dynamic experience, check out our Issuu editions! (They look great on iPads too.)
Instructions for Kindle Users
Download the file(s) to your computer and transfer them to the Kindle via the USB cord. Here's a link to a complete set of instructions and a video: www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200728710#usb
Also, Instapaper provides Kindle-compatible files, easily transferred at no charge via USB, containing the text versions of your saved pages in any folder. See www.instapaper.com
Additionally, you can set up wireless delivery to automatically send your most recent Instapaper stories every day or week. Note: Amazon assesses a surcharge for each wireless delivery, and wireless delivery is not available in all countries.
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Just select a link in the yellow box to access the issue you want to read. But if you'd like to be notified by email when new issues are available, click on the blue button below to subscribe.