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Acrobat X Training

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Course duration

  • 3 Days

Course Outline

This Adobe Acrobat X training class takes students through all the major features of Adobe Acrobat X. It is packed with hands-on exercises so that students can learn by doing. Students will learn to create, edit and manipulate PDF files, to combine files into portfolios, and to secure PDF documents. They will also learn how to work with many of the advanced features of Adobe Acrobat X.

  • Learn to create, edit, and organize PDF files
  • Learn to convert PDF files to interactive PDF forms
  • Learn to create, edit, and organize PDF files
  • Learn to use actions
  • Learn to add signatures
  1. Introducing Adobe Acrobat X
    1. Lesson Overview
    2. About Adobe PDF
    3. About Adobe Acrobat
    4. About Adobe Reader
    5. Adobe PDF on the Web
    6. A first look at the work area
    7. Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode
    8. Viewing PDF iles in Read mode
    9. Designing documents for online viewing
    10. Getting help
    11. Review questions and answers
  2. Exploring the Area
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Opening a PDF File
    3. Working with the toolbars
    4. Working with task panes
    5. Customizing the Quick Tools toolbar
    6. Using keyboard shortcuts to select tools
    7. Navigating PDF documents
    8. Review questions and answers
  3. Creating Adobe PDF Files
    1. Lesson overview
    2. About creating Adobe PDF Files
    3. Using the Create Command
    4. Dragging and Dropping Files
    5. Converting and combining diferent types of Files
    6. Using PDFMaker
    7. Using the Print command to create Adobe PDF Files
    8. Reducing File Size
    9. About Compression and Resampling
    10. Scanning a Paper Document
    11. Making scanned text editable and searchable
    12. Converting email messages to PDF (Windows)
    13. Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
    14. Review questions and answers
  4. Reading and Working with PDF Files
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Changing the opening view
    3. About the onscreen display
    4. Reading PDF documents
    5. Searching PDF documents
    6. Printing PDF documents
    7. Filling out PDF forms
    8. About flexibility, accessibility, and structure
    9. Sharing PDF Files
    10. Review questions and answers
  5. Using Acrobat With Microsoft Office Files (Windows)
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Getting started
    3. About Acrobat PDFMaker
    4. Converting Microsoft Word Files to Adobe PDF
    5. Converting Excel documents and starting a review
    6. Converting PowerPoint presentations
    7. Converting web pages from Internet Explorer
    8. Saving PDF Files as Word Documents
    9. Extracting PDF tables as Excel spreadsheets
    10. Review questions and answers
  6. Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Examining the work file
    3. Moving pages with page thumbnails
    4. Editing Adobe PDF pages
    5. Renumbering pages
    6. Editing links
    7. Working with bookmarks
    8. Editing text
    9. Copying text and images from a PDF file
    10. Setting document properties and metadata
    11. Review questions and answers
  7. Combining Files in PDF Portfolios
    1. Lesson overview
    2. About PDF Portfolios
    3. Creating a PDF Portfolio
    4. Customizing your PDF Portfolio
    5. Sharing your PDF Portfolio
    6. Searching a PDF Portfolio
    7. Review questions and answers
  8. Adding Signatures and Security
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Getting started
    3. Viewing documents in Protected Mode (Windows only)
    4. About security
    5. Viewing security settings
    6. Adding security to PDF Files
    7. About digital signatures
    8. Creating digital signatures
    9. Signing a document digitally
    10. Modifying signed documents
    11. Certifying PDF Files
    12. Signing certiied documents
    13. Exploring on your own: Using security envelopes
    14. Review questions and answers
  9. Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle
    1. Lesson overview
    2. About the review process
    3. Getting started
    4. Adding comments to a PDF document
    5. Working with comments
    6. Review questions and answers
  10. Working With Forms in Acrobat
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Getting started
    3. Converting PDF Files to interactive PDF forms
    4. Adding Form Fields
    5. Distributing Forms
    6. Collecting form Data
    7. Working with Form Data
    8. Exploring on your own: Calculating and Validating Numeric Fields
    9. Review questions and answers
  11. Using Actions
    1. Lesson overview
    2. About actions
    3. Using predeined actions
    4. Creating an action
    5. Sharing actions
    6. Review questions and answers
  12. Using Acrobat in Professional Printing
    1. Lesson overview
    2. Creating PDF files for print and prepress
    3. Setting up color management
    4. Advanced printing controls
    5. Review questions and answers

Adobe Acrobat X Classroom in a Book

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