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Access standards from CSA, ICC, IEEE, ISO, and more. To request a standard we don't have, or if you have questions or technical difficulties, please email Carrie Barrett.

Accessing Techstreet Enterprise

Step One: Download Software

Before you use Techstreet, you must:

  1. Install Adobe Reader (free for Mac and PC)
  2. Install FileOpen (free)

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Step Two: Open Techstreet

Open Techstreet Enterprise and search for a standard.

Google Chrome Warning

You Must Disable PDF Viewer in Google Chrome

PDF Viewer is enabled by default in Chrome. You must disable this feature to view standards from Techstreet. Here is how.

Common Questions and Issues

For more information please review the guides below, visit the Techstreet Enterprise Help Centre, or contact Carrie Barrett.

Printing Problems?

If you are unable to print, try downloading a new copy of your file. If you are still unable to print, and you are using Acrobat Reader, use the following instructions:

  1. Open Acrobat Reader.

  2. Click on the Edit option in the menu bar.

  3. Select Preferences.

  4. Select Security (Enhanced).

  5. Uncheck the box that says Enable Protected Mode at Startup.

  6. Restart Acrobat Reader.

  7. Open your file.

Those steps should enable printing. If you continue to have difficulties, please contact Carrie Barrett or the Library.

Note: Some publishers restrict the number of times documents can be printed.

What's a Secure PDF?

A Secure PDF is a file containing features that prevent reproduction or distribution to other users, in the same way that users are prohibited from making copies of printed documents. This security features simply enforces existing copyright laws.

Note: Adobe Acrobat Reader and the FileOpen plug-in are required to view Secure PDFs.

Why is the PDF Blank?

If you attempt to open a PDF and it is blank, that likely means that the FileOpen plug-in has not yet been installed successfully. The FileOpen plug-in is required to view Secure PDFs.