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  • Standards Online (SOL) PDF Product Help

    SOL Digital Rights Management Explained

    At SAI Global we supply Standards from many different publishers. Each publisher has their own requirements relating to what users are licensed to do with their content. Standards Australia have updated how their content can be used and require all distributors to ensure that users are not able to breach their licence requirement.

    As a result, we have implemented technology that limits usage of Standards Australia content to only what is allowed in the licence agreement.

    As a user of Standards Online (SOL), there is no change to how you search for and download standards. The main change here is how you are required to view them. Documents must be viewed within a PDF viewer that is supported by the FileOpen plug-in. We recommend Adobe Reader. At this stage encrypted PDF files cannot be opened within a web browser, and you will receive an error when trying to do so.

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