Accessing and Using Electronic Document Formats (for Members of MCS)
The Machine Cancel Society (MCS) offers a number of
its documents online in electronic formats. Using these formats allows
these products to be offered at low or no cost to our members
as well as the general public.
However, it can be a major challenge for the average computer,
phone, and tablet
user to access and then view these electronic documents. This
web page attempts to help you navigate this complex subject.
Each format will be discussed individually. Hopefully you will be
able to follow the narrative and view the electronic documents
First, the declared format and/or the
file extension of a document file is VERY IMPORTANT. You need to
know what type of file you want to view, as well as what
equipment you have for viewing.
On most computer systems, the last 3-4 letters of
the filename (after a period character) indicate the
I will try to describe your actions for each file type,
ZIP Archive Files (including website-in-a-box sets)
PDF: (Adobe Portable Document Format) Files
AZW3 or MOBI: Amazon Kindle (tm) Book Files
EPUB: Standard Ebook Format Files
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Contact information for the Society's President.
Updated 30 August, 2020
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