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Archived - Using the Finance Canada FTP Site

This Web page has been archived on the Web.

Downloading a File

  • On your computer, make a directory into which the file(s) will be saved. (e.g. c:\download).

  • Click on the link to the Finance Canada FTP site located on the navigation bar of a publication in HTML. You will see a list of directories.

  • Double-click to open the required directory (budget2008).

  • Right-click on the link for budget08.exe.

  • Select Save Target As (Internet Explorer) or Save Link As (Netscape) from the drop-down menu.

  • Specify a local drive and directory into which the file should be saved (e.g. c:\download).

  • Click on Save / OK to save the document.

Using a File

Opening a file

  • Open your word processor and select File-Open from the menu bar.

  • In the list of  "Files of Type" select the default "All files".  

  • Navigate through your local drives and directories to the required file.

  • Double-click on the file name to open the file.
Saving a file
  • Select File-Save As from the menu bar.

  • Select the word processor native format (e.g. *.doc for MS Word; *.wpd for WordPerfect) from the "Save as File Type" drop-down menu.

  • Click on Save/OK.