Technical and Navigation Help

Contents of this page


Reading Documents

Essential Software

Browser Specific Information


Adjusting Text Size


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Reading Documents

Many resources within this site are in pdf form. Portable Document Format (pdf) documents are more suitable for printing than htm documents. Pdfs require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed on your computer. If you are viewing the files in Internet Explorer, then these require the Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin. Aside from just viewing these documents in your browser, you can zoom in and out, and print from there, using the tool-boxes at the top of the document.

If the Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin is not installed on your computer you can download a copy from the

Essential Software

Essential software required to run this CD ROM:

An internet browser such as, Internet Explorer, Safari or Firefox


Adobe Acrobat Reader

NOTE: You only need to have one internet browser which will already be installed on your computer. This CD has been tested for browser compatibility on Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox.

NOTE ALSO: If you are using Internet Explorer you will need to ensure your computer is set to run active content from CDs. To do this, go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced and ensure the box next to "Allow active content from CDs to run on My computer" is ticked. You will need to restart Internet Explorer for this change to take effect.

If the QuickTime software is not already installed on your computer, it can be downloaded from where you will be guided through the installation.

If the Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin is not installed on your computer it can be downloaded from

NOTE: This CD uses Javascript in some places. To make the most of the functionality which uses Javascript you may need to 'enable Javascript' in your browser. Check your browser Help for information on setting this option.


Browser Specific Information



As Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, versions 5.5 SP2 and 6.0+ do not support components of QuickTime movies, Internet Explorer 5.5+ users may need to download an ActiveX control from the Internet. Please visit where you will be prompted to download and guided through the installation of this control if you do not already have it.

NOTE: If you are NOT prompted to download the control you will not need it and will be able to view the QuickTime movies as normal.

If you are still having problems viewing the movies, you can view the CD via Safari instead of Internet Explorer. Safari can be downloaded from


This CD has been designed using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Mac Internet Explorer users may need to check that the following option is ticked, to ensure that they can view the CD as the authors intended.

  1. On the Internet Explorer Menu Bar, click the 'Edit' drop down menu, and choose 'Preferences'.

  2. In the 'Web content' menu tick 'show style sheets'.


If you have any problems viewing any of the pages or movies on this CD, please read all of the sections on this page and then read below.

If any of the movies have intermittent problems with sound quality, wait until the movie has finished playing and then press the play button to replay the movie. The sound should now be clear. This problem may be due to a temporary lack of memory available for use by the program.

If your computer reports an error message such as 'run time error' or 'illegal operations' this may be due to insufficient memory on your computer. Be sure to close down all unnecessary programs while running this CD-ROM to minimise the potential for these errors. Also make sure that any additional browser windows which you may have opened are closed!

If you are running Internet Explorer 5.5 or above on a PC, please see the section Essential Software.

Adjusting text size

You may prefer the text of this CD to appear either larger or smaller than its default setting. To adjust the text size follow the instructions for the particular Internet browser you are using.

Internet Explorer users:

  1. On the Internet Explorer Menu Bar, click the 'View' drop down menu, and choose 'Text Size' or 'Zoom'.

  2. Click on a suitable font size (i.e. Larger, Smaller, 50%, 200% etc.)

Safari users:

  1. Click the page icon on the top right hand corner of the browser window. If you float your mouse over the icon the following text will be displayed, 'Display a menu for the current page'. Click again.

  2. Then move your mouse down and click on 'Zoom'. Adjust the setting accordingly.

Firefox users:

  1. On the Firefox Menu Bar, click the 'View' drop down menu, and choose 'Zoom'.

  2. Choose 'Zoom In', 'Zoom Out' or 'Zoom Text Only'.