Microsoft Word documents display differently on different systems because of differences between the systems. Getting Microsoft Word documents to display identically typically means processing them into something else.
Downloading a file from the internet is easy – typically just a click or two. But knowing and controlling where downloads go takes a little more effort.
Ebooks are commonly distributed as simple PDF files which you can download and then read on your computer or other devices using any of several free PDF readers.
Configuring where PDF documents on the web should be displayed – within your browser or not – turns out to be somewhat tricky. I’ll look at the options.
When a PDF is printed, even though it may be standard sized pages, the printer may add margins. You can adjust this behavior when you print.
I had no idea how to go about this, but it’s such an interesting question. It seems like there should be a way, right? This is one of those cases where it really pays to know smart people. I asked a few of my friends, and quickly had several potential solutions.