There are five ways to navigate through the report.
Main menu (horizontal navigation): You can access the contents of the first menu level (chapters) via the four brown tabs at the top of the screen. You can navigate within the contents of the second level via the submenu.
The 2011 Annual Report is available in two languages. To switch between the German and English pages, click on the ‘Deutsch’ or ‘English’ icons in the service menu at the top of the screen. This function is available on every page.
The icon ‘audited’ identifies the sections of the annual report audited by the auditors. Clicking on the icon takes you to the independent auditor’s report.
Every page has a print function. Clicking on the print icon opens a separate browser window containing a preview of the page for printing (without navigation icons and other browser components). You can now print out the page with or without images. Confirm your selection by clicking on the print icon in the new browser window.
The download area of online publications can be accessed by clicking on this function in the service menu to the right of the screen. Here you can download PDF versions of the entire publication, individual chapters and single pages. You need Acrobat Reader to be able to use the PDF files. The document’s most important tables are also available as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. The figures in Excel are shown according to your computer’s country settings.
Here you can add the different files into a ZIP archive and then download it to retrieve the individual files. Click on ‘show cart’ to see an overview of your selected files. To remove files from the list, click on ‘Delete’. To create the final ZIP file, click on ‘Download ZIP file’. To open ZIP archives you need an extraction utility that supports the ZIP format. You may use the software 7ZIP which you can download for free from the producer’s website.
On most pages you can use this function to compare the contents with the previous year’s report. The contents of the previous year’s report are displayed in a new browser window. This function is not available on the following pages: homepage, shopping basket, help page, Downloads, site map, search results and the key figure comparison.
You can save the contents of every page on to your computer as a PDF version by clicking on the PDF icon at the bottom of the screen. This opens a separate browser window showing the PDF version. You can save the file on to your computer using the save function. This function is not available on the following pages: downloads page, shopping basket, site map, search result, key figure comparison and help page.