What is a PDF?

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Documents are saved in PDF (portable document file) format when users are likely to want to print information and won't need to alter the document.
These documents are published on our website to ensure that you have immediate access to the information. These files can either be read in your browser or downloaded to your computer.
Most documents on this website are in a PDF format. You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read a PDF file. If this software isn't already on your computer, you can download it automatically from the Adobe website. This software is free and reliable.
For example, if you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed you can download documents like our 2016/2017 Report & Accounts: