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In order to ensure optimal access and usage of this site, the explanations given below shall introduce you to the various service features available. To facilitate orientation we have grouped the information according to major categories: “Navigation” provides information on how to access different content areas of the report, “Service” introduces service features that are offered beyond mere content, “Page-specific features” offers information on features which are offered depending on the content of the respective page and are therefore not permanently available.

General

Deutsch/English
Click on the language button in order to switch between the available German or English language versions page by page. The language button is showing the alternative language version.
Disclaimer
The disclaimer contains all relevant legal information concerning the report.

Navigation

Navigating the report
The navigational tree on the left is the main point of access to the contents of the report. At the top level of the tree are the most important general subjects. More specific subjects are linked to them in a reader-friendly fashion following the same order as the print version of the report, just move from the top level down to up to three sub-levels. Further navigation options available are:
  • Full-text search
  • Links in text passages and HTML tables
  • Links referring to related information within this report on the right hand side
Full-Text Search
This feature enables you to search the whole report for words or phrases. The search results are displayed as a text output(top five results). Each search result is linked to the respective page.
Use of search operators
Using a compound search term by means of logical operators allows a complex search. The following operators can be used:
“and” – Entering of two or more search items separated only by blank space allows search of pages containing all of the sought items.
“or” – Entering the “|” operator allows the search for documents containing one or several of the search items.
“not” – By entering the “-” operator (minus) a certain item can be excluded from the search.
Consecutive browsing
Another possibility to read the report is to browse in succession through its pages by starting from any page. This is facilitated by the buttons (< back / next>) on the top right-hand side of any of the report’s pages which are pointing to the browsing direction.
Sitemap
The sitemap lists all pages and sub-pages that are available in the online report, displayed according to the site structure.

Service

Download Manager
The Download Manager provides you with all pdf and xls files collected by the page-specific feature "Add File(s)". You can remove them there as well or add other chapters of the report from the list below. Your selection is available as zipfile (containing all pdf and xls files) or as an individual pdf (you get your selcted parts of the report as a single pdf file).
Order Service
You will be taken to the website of the respective company, where you may leave your contact details.
File Library
This feature assembles the pdf and xls files that have been marked for download via the file library function thus far. You may obtain a compressed version (.zip) of the files you have selected per mouse-click.

Page-Specific Features

Print 
Click here to print the content of the relevant page.
Send as link 
Click here to e-mail this page’s URL.
Compare to last year 
Click here to view the relevant passage in last year’s report; it will be displayed in a new window.
Add File(s)  
This feature enables you to collect pdf and xls files from various pages by selecting them for download in zip format. You may view all the selected files under "Download Manager". Alternatively you may save your selected parts of the report as a single pdf file.
Enlarge Table  
With this function you see tables and images displayed in their original size within a new window. Use the functions at the root page for printing or saving these tables.
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