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DES - Online Annual Report 2008



My Annual Report

My Annual Report


General information

Browser selection and screen resolution
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The online report fulfills the requirements for the blind and visually impaired according to W3C (Level ”A”).).

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PDF Files
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The Online Annual Report is set up according to the Deutsche Euroshop website: the navigation bar on the left side and the real content area. The navigation bar is set according to the content of the print report. In the rightside container you will find the History function that shows the last five visited pages. So you can easily jump to previous pages.

The Quickfinder offers a selection of key words with which you can make a preliminary selection. The selection list provide easy access to the main areas. The start page also includes an overview of the highlights of the report which can be accessed directly.

Linear browsing
You can browse through the online report in the same way as the printed report. You will find this function at the bottom of the contents page.

Full text context search
With our full text context search you can search the entire report for words. Please put in the sought word in the text area on top of the right side container. After starting the quest you will get a page with the results (sorted according to the relevance). From here you can directly jump to the corresponding page where the word you was looking for is highlighted in the text of the page.

Contents / sitemap
The table of contents contains a list of all the pages in the online Annual Report, just like the table of contents in the printed version..

Service functions

”My Annual Report” and ”Save this page” function
You can compile your own offline report using this function. When reading the online report, you can mark the page currently displayed using ”Save this page” in the right-hand navigation bar. The number of pages saved in this way is displayed next to ”My Annual Report”. After clicking on ”My Annual Report”, you will access a page where you can download or print the pages you have collected in PDF format.

You can download the entire report or chapters of it in PDF format in the download area. You will also find Excel files with tables for downloading. As well as in the Download Centre, the Excel files are also available in the report itself at the corresponding tables.

You may find that you may want to print pages from the site for future references. Selecting the PRINT button from your browser or the „Print Page” button in the Main Content Area and directing your output to a printer would allow you to do this. The special „Print Page” function provides you an optimized version of the Content Area without head and navigation bar. You can also choose whether you want to print with or without pictures. This decreases the time of printing and reduces the consumption of your ink or toner.

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Language selection: German/English
Using this function, you can switch between the German and English versions of the Annual Report.