Classic Trains 15 Year Viewing Tips

Published: May 8, 2015
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• Use the disc only in a home computer. It will not work in a television-style DVD player.

• It is recommended that you temporarily disable any antivirus or malware software during the basic or full installation.

• Allow plenty of time to install the material. The Classic Trains: 15-Year Archive disc contains 76 issues and more than 7,700 magazine pages.

• There are two ways to use the collection. Basic installation places the software, index, and small thumbnail-sized images of magazine pages onto your hard drive. The actual magazine pages are read off the disc, which you will be prompted to insert into your computer as needed. In full installation, all of the material is copied into your computer’s hard drive and you do not need to insert the disc.

• Installation instructions for Macintosh and Windows PC are on the back of this insert.

• You can view single pages or use the two-page (spread) view. In the two-page view, use the “fit screen” tool on the lower right of the viewing window (it looks like a sheet of paper with a folded corner) for best viewing.

• Reading size can be enlarged by using the magnifying function at the lower right of the viewing window. You can also engage the Full Screen button to allow for more viewing room.

• When you search for a specific story, author, title, or topic, we suggest using a full text search. In rare searches, because of magazine page foldouts and un­numbered or alpha-numeric numbered pages, the search results will take you to a location two or more pages away from the material you are seeking. We suggest that you click on a few pages before or after the search result location if you believe you have encountered one of these magazine-printing irregularities.

• When using the Table of Contents feature, because of the presence of foldouts mentioned above, you may be taken to a page two or more pages away from the material you are seeking. We suggest that you click on a few pages before or after the page you are taken to locate the appropriate article.

• Full-text searches also include advertisements in the search results. You may need to experiment with alternative search terms to find the material you want.

• Some pages may appear light or discolored, and older magazine pages will have slight markings, stampings, or small tears on them. Some photographs have no­ticeable dot patterns. Many magazines were scanned from paper copies. The best available issues were used to make this DVD archive.

• The PDF pages that make up the collection are locked and cannot be removed individually for installation in another computer or tablet.