CITY WEB SITE :: SUPPORTED BROWSERS & SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Browser Requirements/Monitor Settings
The City of
Arlington web site is optimized to work best with Internet Explorer 5 or
above, we assume full-screen browser use on a 1024x768 display with
16-bit and above color depth. If your settings are below 1024x768, you may
on and that cookies are enabled.
requires Microsoft's Windows Media Player 7 or higher.
download and install the latest version of Windows
Media Player that matches your operating system.
If you are using
another browser, you may be asked to download a plug-in for the Windows Media
In order to view certain documents on the City of Arlington web site, you will
need a program called Acrobat Reader. This program installs a
"plug-in" into your browser's plug-in folder so that your
browser will automatically open up PDF (Portable Document Format)
documents for you to view and/or print. To test if you already have the
Acrobat Reader plug-in installed on your computer, click on the sample
PDF document below:
Public Information Act
If the above sample PDF document
opened, you are ready for an optimized browsing of the City of Arlington web
If it did not open, it is likely that you do not have Acrobat Reader
installed on your computer. A free
copy of Acrobat Reader can be downloaded from Adobe's web site. If you already have Adobe
Acrobat installed, please verify that you have version 4.0 or 5.0. Older
versions may have some problems opening newer documents. Just
click the "Get Acrobat Reader" button below and follow the
instructions on Adobe's web site to download Acrobat Reader's
installation program to your computer. Then, double-click on the
installation program icon to install Acrobat Reader onto your computer
(which will include installing the Acrobat Reader plug-in into your web
browser's plug-in folder). Once you have installed Acrobat Reader
onto your computer, you can return to the City of Arlington web site and try to
open the above sample PDF document again.
|Note: Make sure that you
install the proper web browser before you install Acrobat Reader.
This is because Acrobat Reader needs be able to place the Acrobat Reader
plug-in inside of your browser's plug-in folder.
features of the City of Arlington web site require you to have Flash 6
and Shockwave. Visit
www.adobe.com/downloads/ for downloading instructions.
Internet Connection Requirements
Internet connection, such as DSL, cable modem, or T1 line, is recommended,
although most of the information on the site can be reached in a timely
manner using a dial-up connection.
Some features of the
City of Arlington web site, such as drop down menus and scrolling text,
may not function or display properly in other browsers or browser versions
(such as Netscape 6.0). Though all the information can still be accessed
in different ways.
How do I determine which browser I am
Windows 95/98/2000/XP: From
your browser, go to the Help menu and choose "About...." A
screen will appear showing which browser and version you are using.
Macintosh: From your browser, go to
the Apple menu. Choose either "About Netscape" or "About
Internet Explorer." A screen will appear showing which browser and
version you are using.
If you would like to
download the latest version of one of these browsers please click on one
of the links below.