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Software information

Adobe Acrobat Reader | PDF print instructions | Adobe Flash Player | Microsoft Excel Viewer | Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer | Microsoft Word Viewer | MP3 audio player | Windows Media Player | WinZip

 

Adobe Acrobat PDF files (.pdf)

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The PDF format is modeled after the PostScript language and is device and resolution independent. Publications in the PDF format can be viewed, navigated and printed from a workstation using the freely available Adobe Reader software from Adobe Systems, Inc. Versions of Adobe Reader run on DOS, Windows, Macintosh and Unix systems.

You can download the Adobe Reader free of charge.

If you are having trouble opening or using PDF files on the Wisconsin Department of Transportation site please make sure you have the most recent version of Adobe Reader installed. Most PDF files on this site are best viewed with Adobe Reader 4.0 or higher.

PDF print instructions - to zoom in and print a zoomed view of PDF files:

  • Open PDF file in Internet browser or in Adobe Acrobat
  • Click on 'marquee zoom tool' icon from toolbar and select area to zoom in on
  • Right click anywhere on zoomed view and select 'print'
  • In print dialog box, under 'Print range', select 'Current view'
  • Click 'OK'
  • Print out should be of area zoomed in on

Adobe Flash Player (.swf)

Adobe Flash Player files on this site are designated by this icon: Flash Player

The Adobe Flash Player is a widely distributed proprietary multimedia and application player for use with the Internet. Flash Player runs SWF files that can include text, graphics, animation, audio, video and music.

Flash Player is typically installed on all new computers. On computers where it is not installed, Flash Player will typically download and install itself when a Flash-driven Web page is encountered. Failing that, you can manually download and install the Flash Player free of charge.

If you are having trouble opening or using Flash Player files on the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Web site, make sure you have at least version 8.0 of Flash Player. When possible, WisDOT will provide a non-Flash Player version of its content.

Microsoft Excel Viewer

Microsoft Excel files on this site are designated by this icon: MS Excel

If you do not have Microsoft Excel 2000 or higher, you may use Microsoft Excel viewer to view Excel files. This product, available free of charge, is a viewer only and does not allow you to make changes to Excel files.

If you have MS Excel 2003 or an earlier version, use the Microsoft Excel 2007 compatibility pack.

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

Microsoft PowerPoint files on this site are designated by this icon: MS Excel

If you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 or higher on your machine, you may use Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer to view PowerPoint files. This product, available free of charge, is a viewer only and does not allow you to make changes to PowerPoint files.

If you have MS PowerPoint 2003 or an earlier version, use the Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 compatibility pack.

Microsoft Word Viewer

Microsoft Word files on this site are designated by this icon: MS Word

If you do not have Microsoft Word: use Microsoft Word viewer to view Word files. This product, available free of charge, is a viewer only and does not allow you to make changes to Word documents.

If you have MS Word 2003 or an earlier version, use the Microsoft Word 2007 compatibility pack.

MP3 audio file players

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If you do not have an MP3 player on your machine, you may use Nullsoft's Winamp to listen to MP3 audio files. This product is available free of charge.

Windows Media Player

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If you do not have a video player on your machine that can play these videos, you may use Windows Media Player. This product is available free of charge.

WinZip

Zipped files on this site are designated by this icon: Zipped file

If you do not have software to unzip these files, you may download WinZip for a free 30-day evaluation period.


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Last modified: March 21, 2012

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