Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

PDF/CD Instructions

Viewing SMACNA Secure PDF Files

SMACNA technical manuals purchased in PDF/CD formats cannot be transferred to other computers, including company networks. You are limited to printing only one copy of the manual. If you try to open a PDF/CD version of the manual on a different computer, you will not be successful. Adobe Acrobat/Reader is required to view SMACNA Manuals.

If you have not received your password, please contact SMACNA directly at download@smacna.org or call 703-803-2980.

There are two steps: Installing the FileOpen plug-in (if you have not done so already), and entering your username and password.

Installing the FileOpen Plug-In

Download and install the plug-in on your PC or Mac.

1.   Click on the following link: http://plugin.fileopen.com/
2.   Click OK to download the FileOpen Plug-in installer and follow the prompts.

Activating your publication

Before viewing a protected PDF file for the first time, you must enter your username and password from your purchase confirmation email. If you have not received your password, please contact SMACNA directly at download@smacna.org or call 703-803-2980.

1.  When you attempt to open the PDF, a popup window will appear in Adobe Reader or Acrobat requiring you to enter your Username and Password.

2. Your email address will be your Username and the Password is the code listed on the Purchase Confirmation website screen and in the Purchase Confirmation email you received. The code is an 8-character random combination of letters and/or numbers.

 

Viewing Protected Files

Once you have installed the plug-in and entered the password you can now view SMACNA protected PDF files.

Be aware that your use of files may be restricted depending on the security controls that have been applied to the document.