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The e-edition

The e-edition

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An electronic replica, or e-edition, of the Richmond Times-Dispatch is available to all digital subscribers.

To read the e-edition, use an Internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome) to visit Subscribers must be logged in to the website to read the e-edition. (Click here to learn more about logging in to

From, click on the front page of the edition you wish to read. The current day's edition displays in a large image. Previous days' front pages are pictured in smaller iamges below. Click on a page to launch the e-edition for that day.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch e-edition has been updated with navigation improvements to make it easier to find and read your daily news.

Click on any e-edition to view these reader-requested, new features on your device.

• Large arrows on each side of your screen allow you to easily advance from page to page.

• Page thumbnails, which help you visually navigate from page to page, are now at the bottom of your screen. Click on the blue Pages button to expand the images which can be viewed on all devices.

• In the upper right hand corner of your screen, you’ll find a button to alternate between text view and page view. Text view displays an article in a separate window. Page view allows you to read the complete newspaper page.

• Also in the upper right corner is a control button that allows you to change the size of the text. Click the A button and choose from small, medium and large font sizes.

• In text view, shaded blue corners identify the stories you can click on to read.

• If there are updates to news stories throughout the day, those updates will be available in the e-edition.

You can also visit RTD 101 and learn more about navigation and reading the e-edition.

If you have questions or comments, call us at (804) 644-4181 or send us an email.

Thank you for subscribing to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Reading and navigating the e-edition

There are two modes for reading the e-edition

  • Page mode allows you to read the newspaper page just as it was printed. You can select the page from the thumbnail images under the Pages link at the bottom.
  • Text mode allows you to click on articles on the left and read them in a panel in the middle of the page. Since Text mode pulls articles from our website, the headlines often will include more description, and information in the article could be updated. There also are links to related stories.

To change modes, click on the toggle switch at the top.

To read each page in order, use the arrows on the sides of the page.

Navigate e-edition using the arrows on the side to browse in order or click the Pages button at the bottom to see the thumbnail images of pages.

To jump to a specific page, click the blue Pages button at the bottom of the screen and thumbnail images of each page display. Scroll through the pages by clicking and dragging right or left to get to the desired page. Click the page you want to read and it displays in the main section of the screen.

E-edition page thumbnails display when you click the blue Pages button. Click and drag right and left to scroll through the day's pages.

Zoom In

If you're using a desktop or laptop that does not have a touch screen, double click on the image in order to zoom on a photo or article.

If you're using a touch screen device, double-tap on your screen.

Font Size

Click the A button in the upper right and choose from small, medium and large font sizes.

Menu Options

The three horizontal bars at the top left launch a menu.

From here, you can:

  • Return to the main e-edition page
  • Choose a different day’s edition to read
  • Download a single page or an entire edition for off-line reading
  • Search for a specific term
  • Sign out

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