What is PDF

With a view to enable the visitors to the Census of India website obtain a reliable reproduction of published materials in printed formats, Portable Document Format (or PDF) files are also provided. The information, text, tables or graphics, will look the same on the screen and in print, regardless of the type of computer or printer used. The PDF files are highly compressed retaining the same formatting as the original document. The PDF files can be downloaded very fast.For viewing the PDF files, a special software, known as Adobe(R) Acrobat(R) Reader, is required. This software is available free from the Adobe web site. Windows, DOS, Macintosh, SUN, and UNIX system users - can view and print a PDF file.PDF files are indicated by the following graphic following the filename Know more about PDFTo download the free Acrobat Reader visit Once the Acrobat Reader software is installed in your computer, in order to view PDF files you may simply open the relevant PDF file.When printing Adobe Acrobat PDF files from within your web browser, do NOT use the web browser print facility. Instead, use the print button at the left end of the special Adobe Acrobat tool bar, which appears immediately above the viewing window.Adobe, Acrobat, and the Acrobat logo are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated Windows and Windows NT are trademarks of Microsoft.