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Avoid PDF for On-Screen Reading

        

Avoid PDF for On-Screen Reading

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Forcing users to browse PDF files makes usability approximately 300% worse compared to HTML pages. Only use PDF for documents that users are likely to print. In those cases, following six basic guidelines will minimize usability problems.
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: July 15, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 03, 2007
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Submitter: Sorel Reisman

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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