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How to Download a digital Image file

You will require special software to view the downloaded files.

The materials available to download have been converted to a digital file. In order to minimise the time it would take to download a large digital file, the images have been compressed to a JPEG format.

If you are having problems downloading please check with your administrator to see if there are download restrictions in place with your network or ISP before contacting Technical Help tech-visionsofvictoria@me.com.au .

Using Zip, a public domain software product that uses non-lossy compression, the images are compressed so that they can be downloaded directly to your desktop in less time.

You will require software to unzip (expand) the images you have downloaded from the site. Using WinZip™ or StuffIt Expander™ you can expand the file back to its original file size. If you don't have WinZip or StuffIt Expander™ you can download the software from the Internet for free.

Click here to download WinZip™ for Windows™.
Click here to download StuffIt Expander™

How to expand a compressed file using WinZip:

  1. Click the 'Download image' button
  2. When the dialog box appears select "SAVE". DO NOT select "open".
  3. Locate the file on your hard drive and double click it.
  4. A WinZip window will appear. Click 'I agree'
  5. Highlight (one click only) the image file and select 'Extract' from the top menu bar
  6. Select the location to store the image and click the 'Extract' button
  7. The expanded file will be saved to the specified location
How to expand a compressed file using StuffIt Expander™:
  1. Click the 'Download image' button
  2. Save the file to your hard drive
  3. Launch StuffIt Expander™
  4. Select 'Expand' from the menu bar
  5. Select the .zip file and click 'Open'
  6. The .zip file will convert to an expanded file that you can double click to open or simply drag and drop the .zip file onto the StuffIt Expander™ icon to expand it.
If you have difficulty downloading files, your Internet connection may be busy. Please try again within [48] hours from your requests page.

How to preview and download a digital video file

Videos include a short preview movie that can be viewed directly from your browser. Simply click on the preview image to begin playing. This requires a QuickTime plugin.

Click here to download QuickTime.

Videos can be ordered simply by adding them to your basket and placing your order as described above.

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Some areas of this site may not display correctly on older versions of your browser. You can get the latest version of popular browsers here:

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For all technical enquiries please email: tech-visionsofvictoria@me.com.au

Printing

If your printer clips the side of the page when printing from this site (eg lightboxes) try one of the following:

* in Page Set Up, set margins to zero or the smallest size allowed
* in Page Set Up, choose landscape instead of portrait
* in Page Set Up, choose "shrink to fit" if that option is available. or, if the above techniques do not help,
* copy the web page (Control-A then Control-C) and paste it (Control-V) into Outlook or Outlook Express, Save the email and Print the email.

 
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