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Accessible by Popular Browsers and Operating Systems
The HTML 5 standard has been applied to the webpages on the HAD Homepage, and users can access them with any browser that complies with the standard. But exactly how a webpage is displayed differs between browsers, computers and operating systems. For the best viewing, we suggest that you use the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome.
How You Can Customise Your Browser Settings
You can also consider adjusting your browser settings for the best view of HAD. The following is the link to tips for adjusting the setting on a popular web browser, Firefox, by
- Changing default font size of webpages
- Changing the colours, font styles or font sizes to your choice
- Suppressing the animations or videos on webpages
- Suppressing pictures on webpages
More practical tips for Firefox configuration
Where to Download Software for Reading Content of the HAD Homepage
This website includes documents and files in a number of formats such as PDF, Word and others. You may need to download and install specific software to read some of these files. Below are the links to the necessary software: