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Searching for MSDS Titles

Selecting All of the MSDS Titles

Viewing the MSDS Titles

Internet Explorer Setup

Netscape Setup

Installing the Viewer Application


Searching for MSDS Titles

To retrieve specific MSDS titles, enter one or more search clues into the text boxes. Next, press the Search button. After the search has been completed, a list of matched MSDS titles will appear in the lower frame. To request an exact match, simply click on the Exact Match check box.

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Selecting All MSDS Titles

To retrieve all MSDS titles, press Select All button.

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Viewing an MSDS Title

To view an MSDS title, click on the MSDS file entry in the application list box (lower frame). The browser will then launch the MSDSFinder Viewer application with the first page of the MSDS showing. Viewing the MSDS is the same as in the MSDSFinder Search & Retrieval System (see also Internet Explorer Setup or Netscape Setup).

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Internet Explorer Setup

From the menu bar choose View, Options…,Program tab. Then select the File Types button. From there select New Type (only if TIFF file type does not exist, else edit the existing type). For the description choose TIFF, for Associated extension choose tif, and select image/tiff for content type (MIME). Then select New Action. Next fill in open for the Action and C:\xxx\INETVIEW.EXE (where C:\xxx\ is the path where the installed download resides) for the associated application for action.

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Netscape Setup

From the menu bar choose Options, General Preferences, then select the Helpers tab. Next, create a new type and select image for the MIME type and TIFF for the MIME Subtype (do not create a new type if a tiff type already exist for your browser, only edit the existing one). Click OK. Make the file extensions tiff,tif. Finally, select Launch Application and enter C:\xxx\INETVIEW.EXE (where C:\xxx\ is the path where the install of the download resides). Close all open windows.

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Viewer Installation

Click on the link below to go to the viewer download area. Choose the correct path. Next, when the browser prompts for an action, choose to open the file and then follow the instructions on the screen.

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