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How Do I Download Tif Files?

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#1 MickinPlymouthUK


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Posted 24 June 2007 - 07:17 PM

Hi, I found a site that allows free download of world maps, I click on the files to download them and a 'downloading now" message comes up, but after a minute or so it says 'Done' but there's nothing there, just a blank monitor screen!
I see the files are called 'tif' files, I've never heard of them before, is there a special way to download them or what?
I'm Win XP Home

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Posted 24 June 2007 - 07:27 PM

a .tif file is an image file, and should open in any image viewer.

It is probably in your temporary directory.

click start > run
then type "%temp%" in the run box (without the quotes).

This will take you to your temp directory. see if the files are in there.

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Posted 24 June 2007 - 07:50 PM

When downloading the images, right-click and select, Save Image As (in Firefox), or Save picture as... (in IE).
Then just name it, and pick a folder to save it in.
That way, you'll know where the image is "supposed" to be.
If it's not there, then you have problems. :thumbsup:

Edited by tg1911, 24 June 2007 - 07:55 PM.

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