Help - Computer and Technical

Why can't I open a PDF or file from The Learning Center?

Sometimes the connection between The Learning Center and your computer or device makes it difficult for your computer to open it. 

If you're having trouble getting a PDF open, please try one of the following solutions:

If you're trying to watch a recorded lecture, please read the article on recorded lectures.

Open the PDF in a different window:

  1. Right-click on the item you want to view. This opens a new menu.
  2. Click one of the following options: Open in window or Open link in new window. Your browser will open the item in a new window.

Save, then open:

  1. Right click on the item you want view. This opens a new menu.
  2. Click on the option that starts with Save (i.e. Save Target as... or Save link as...). This opens a save as dialog box.
  3. Choose where you'd like to save it.  Choose a place where you can find it again.
  4. Once the file has downloaded, you can go to that place on your computer and view the item.