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* They can't be trivially changed by the receiver. (MicrosoftWord documents can be.)
* It is a true page description language. The same document will display identically on any viewer. (MicrosoftWord documents are notorious for displaying differently on different machines, depending on the version of MicrosoftWord in use, the fonts available to the machine, and the type of printer that computer is using as the default printer.)
* The format is described by an unencumbered, published standard. ([Microsoft] have been known to change the undocumented Word document format to force users to upgrade.)
* Because it is an open standard, viewers are available for many platforms (and can be written or ported to those without one). This means people can read the pdf file you send, even if they don't use the same software or OS.
-* PDF files do not include macro code, and so can not carry viruses or malware in the way that MicrosoftWord can.
+* PDF files do not include macro code, and so can not carry viruses or malware in the way that MicrosoftWord can .
!!! Viewers for [PDF]