Adobe Acrobat

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2 days - $1,395

In this two-day course, attendees will learn how to convert documents into Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) using Adobe Acrobat. All the fundamentals of Acrobat’s cross-platform capabilities to distribute documents efficiently without sacrificing the original design will be fully addressed. The student will gain a thorough proficiency in using notes, incorporating text, graphics, movies, creating design forms, as well as learning the functions to link them flawlessly to the Internet. This course is focused on providing a high competence level of understanding of the menu and tools in Acrobat and to be able to use this software package with confidence and precision.

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This course is focused on providing a high competence level of understanding of the menu and tools in Acrobat and to be able to use this software package with confidence and precision.

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  • Course Outline
  • Objectives
  • Navigating the Work Area & Arranging Panels

    • User Interface
    • Overview of Menu Bar & Toolbars
    • Navigation Tools
    • Pane & Task Panes
    • Customizing Tools
    • Viewing Documents
    • Setting Preferences

    Creating PDFs and PDFs Portfolios

    • PDFs with Navigation & Security from MS Office
    • PDF Creation within Acrobat
    • Inserting & Reordering Pages
    • Adding Bookmarks
    • Assembling Documents Automatically & Numbering Pages
    • Capturing Web Pages
    • Using Clipboard Images
    • Creating PDF Portfolios

    Editing & Repurposing PDF Files

    • Touching up Text & Images in PDF Documents
    • Using Text in Word Processing or Layout Applications
    • Exporting Spreadsheet Information to Excel
    • Extracting Images to use in other applications
    • Inserting and Editing PDF pages

    Document Security

    • Adding & Removing Security
    • Using eEnvelopes
    • Redacting Text – removing sensitive information
    • Adding Digital Signatures
    • Sending Documents for others to sign
    • Modifying Signed Documents
    • Certifying PDF Documents

    Using Actions

    • Automating Tasks in Acrobat

    Enhancing PDF Documents

    • Examining the Work File
    • Moving Pages with Page Thumbnails
    • Manipulating Pages
    • Renumbering Pages
    • Managing Links
    • Working with Bookmarks
    • Setting Document Properties and Metadata

    Optimizing Files

    • Reducing File Size of PDF documents
    • Using the PDF Optimizer

    Attaching Files

    • Document-level Attachments
    • Page-level Attachments
    • Using Pre-defined Actions
    • Sharing Actions

    Collaboration & Review

    • Setting up an E-mail Based or Shared Review
    • Using the Commenting Tools
    • Creating Custom Stamps
    • Exporting, Importing & Filtering Comments
    • Summarizing Comments
    • Comparing Documents

    Searching PDFs

    • Finding Words
    • Advanced Search Options

    Manipulating PDFs

    • Cropping Pages
    • Sectioning Documents
    • Adding Document Links
    • Adding Hyperlinks
    • Adding Multimedia Files
    • Searching & Creating Searchable PDFs
    • OCR Text from Scanned Documents
    • Adding Watermarks

    Creating Interactive PDF Forms

    • Creating Text Fields, Check Boxes, Radio Buttons, Signature Fields,
    • List Boxes and Buttons
    • Formatting Form Fields
    • Creating Calculating Fields
    • Using Hidden Fields
    • Applying Actions
    • Using JavaScript
    • Replicating Forms
    • Enabling Forms for Adobe Reader Users

    Using Acrobat in Professional Printing

    • Creating PDF Files for Print and Prepress
    • Guidelines for Creating Print-ready PDF files
    • Preflighting Files
    • Working with Transparency
    • PDF Standards
    • Flattening Options in the Flattener Preview Dialog Box
    • Setting up Color Management
    • Previewing the Print Job
    • Advanced Printing Controls
    • Navigating the Work Area & Arranging Panels
    • Creating PDFs and PDFs Portfolios
    • Editing & Repurposing PDF Files
    • Document Security
    • Using Actions
    • Enhancing PDF Documents
    • Optimizing Files
    • Attaching Files
    • Collaboration & Review
    • Searching PDFs
    • Manipulating PDFs
    • Creating Interactive PDF Forms
    • Using Acrobat in Professional Printing