In order for the standard to be opened and printed, it must be opened in Adobe PDF reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC can be downloaded for free from www.adobe.com.
Some browsers sometimes uses their own PDF-program. Here is a general solution for PDF in Windows:
- Download the standard
- Go to windows folder the file resides in
- Right click the file
- Choose "Open with"
- Then choose Adobe
- The standard should now open.
Internet Explorer - recommended browser!
We recommend using the Internet Explorer on our site, since this browser works best with our website and systems.
How to open standards with Adobe in Internet Explorer - Video
(This video has no sound. Info text is in Norwegian.)
How to open standards in Google Chrome
Type «chrome://settings/content» in the address field in you Chrome browser.
“Content settings” will then popup. Scroll down to PDF Document and mark “open PDF-file in the default…”
PDF-files will now open in the standard app in Windows.
How to open standards with Adobe in Firefox - Video
Firefox setup of Adobe Reader/Acrobat. (This video has no sound.)
In some versions of Safari (Mac) and Adobe you have to change the setup to be able to download PDF documents. Read more on Adobe's website:
Other PDF readers
If you have any other PDF readers installed (FoxIt, Nuance, PDFComplete, PDF Converter, Nitro) in addition to Adobe, and these are used instead of Adobe, an error message looking like this (or similar) will appear:
This message will depend on which PDF reader who tries to open the document on your computer.
To solve this problem, you can set Adobe as the default PDF program in the operating system (Windows/Mac). For information about setting system standards see: https://helpx.adobe.com/no/acrobat/kb/not-default-pdf-owner-windows10.html If you do not want to do this, then you can right-click the file you download and select "Open in / Open with", and manually select Adobe from the list that appears.
Do you have problems with eForms?
To open eForms in PDF you have to use Adobe Acrobat Reader in your browser. Read more about this under the heading “Unable to open eForms / How to open eForms in different browsers” (PS: this info is only available in Norwegian).