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Using Your Browser's "Print" function

Use your browser's Print function for printing a table of contents, a list of titles in a search result, a single Abstract, or a list of selected Abstract. To print full articles, you will get the best results by printing the version found by clicking on the "Reprint (PDF) Version of this article" link, as described below.

To use this Print function, select Print under the File menu.


Tips for Using Adobe Acrobat


Obtaining and Configuring Adobe Acrobat

The "Reprint (PDF) Version of this article" in bmj.com articles is a PDF (Portable Document Format) file. This version can be viewed and printed using any program that can open and print PDF files. We suggest using the Adobe Acrobat Reader. The Adobe Acrobat Reader allows you to view and print bmj.com articles in PDF format.

1.     The Acrobat Reader is available from the Free Adobe Acrobat Reader Software page. Follow the instructions on that page to download and install the software.

After you have downloaded and installed the Acrobat Reader software, you need to configure your browser to open PDF files with it:

2.     Go to Edit menu/Preferences/Navigator/Applications.

3.     Click the New (or New Type) button in the Applications window. Enter the following information:

Description

PDF

MIME Type

application/pdf

Suffixes, or Extension

pdf

Application

Select your copy of Adobe Acrobat. (Select "Launch Application", if available)