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Acrobat Training

Course Duration: 2 Days

This Course Covers Version(s): Adobe Acrobat DC

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In this Adobe Acrobat DC Training course, students will learn how to reliably create, edit, and sign PDF documents and forms with Adobe Acrobat DC. This cross-platform (Mac and Windows) training course shows students how to collaborate effectively through electronic reviews, easily share their work across multiple platforms and devices (including via the new Adobe Document Cloud service), and speed up their production and business task workflow with Acrobat DC.

Students will also learn how to use the new Tool pane so they can easily convert files (Microsoft Office documents and graphics) to PDF and then learn how to directly edit text and images in their PDFs. Students will also learn how to use the newly refreshed tools to build PDF or web forms, speed up business workflow by gathering feedback and approval via online document reviews. Finally, students will see how to create interactive forms and track responses within Acrobat, how to add signatures and security to their PDF files, and much more.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create and edit PDF files
  • Create interactive PDF forms
  • Combine files
  • Add digital signatures and secure document
  • Review and comment on documents
  • Use Actions
  • Create PDF files for professional printing
  1. Introducing Adobe Acrobat DC
    • About PDF
    • About Adobe Acrobat
    • About Acrobat Reader
    • About the Acrobat DC mobile app
    • Using PDF on the web
    • Opening a PDF file
    • Working with toolbars
    • Using the toolbar
    • Using the Page Controls toolbar
    • Working with tools
    • Selecting tools in the Tools pane
    • Navigating PDF documents
    • Changing magnification
    • Accessing specific pages
    • Using bookmarks to navigate documents
    • Viewing multiple documents
    • Splitting the view of a document
    • Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode
    • Viewing PDF files in Read mode
    • Customizing the Acrobat toolbar
    • Getting help
  2. Creating Adobe PDF Files
    • About creating Adobe PDF files
    • Using the Create PDF tool
    • Dragging and dropping files
    • Converting different types of files
    • Assembling the files
    • Using PDFMaker
    • Using the Print command to create Adobe PDF files
    • Printing to the Adobe PDF printer (Windows)
    • Printing with the Save As Adobe PDF option (Mac OS)
    • Reducing file size
    • Optimizing PDF files (Acrobat Pro only)
    • Scanning a paper document
    • Making scanned text editable and searchable
    • Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
    • Converting web pages from within Acrobat
    • Downloading and converting linked pages
    • Converting web pages in a web browser
  3. Reading and Working with PDF Files
    • About the onscreen display
    • Reading PDF documents
    • Browsing the document
    • Changing the page view magnification
    • Using the Dynamic Zoom tool
    • Following links
    • Searching PDF documents
    • rinting PDF documents
    • Filling out PDF forms
    • About flexibility, accessibility, and structure
    • Working with accessible documents
    • Checking for accessibility (Acrobat Pro only)
    • Reflowing a flexible PDF file (Standard and Pro)
    • Making files flexible and accessible (Acrobat Pro only)
    • Using the Make Accessible action
    • Using Acrobat accessibility features (Standard and Pro)
    • Using the Accessibility Setup Assistant
    • About automatic scrolling
    • About keyboard shortcuts
    • Modifying onscreen elements
    • Setting screen reader and reading-out-loud preferences
    • Sharing PDF files
    • Sending email attachments
    • Using Adobe Send
  4. Enhancing PDF Documents
    • Examining the work file
    • Moving pages with page thumbnails
    • Manipulating pages
    • Inserting a page from another file
    • Rotating a page
    • Deleting a page
    • Renumbering pages
    • Managing links
    • Working with bookmarks
    • Adding a bookmark
    • Changing a bookmark destination
    • Moving bookmarks
    • Setting document properties and metadata
  5. Editing Content in PDF Files
    • Editing text
    • Editing a single text block
    • Replacing multiple occurrences of text
    • Changing text properties
    • Adding text
    • Working with images in a PDF file
    • Replacing images
    • Adding images
    • Editing an image in Acrobat
    • Editing an image in another application
    • Copying text and images from a PDF file
    • Exporting PDF content to a PowerPoint presentation
    • Saving PDF files as Word documents
    • Extracting PDF tables as Excel spreadsheets
  6. Using Acrobat with Microsoft Office Files (Windows)
    • About Acrobat PDFMaker
    • Converting Microsoft Word files to Adobe PDF
    • Converting Word headings and styles to PDF bookmarks
    • Converting Word comments to PDF notes
    • Specifying the conversion settings
    • Converting your Word file
    • Converting Excel documents
    • Converting the entire workbook
    • Creating the PDF file
    • Using the spreadsheet split view
    • Converting PowerPoint presentations
  7. Combining Files
    • About combining files
    • Selecting files to combine
    • Adding files
    • Browsing files
    • Arranging pages
    • Merging the files
  8. Adding Signatures and Security
    • Viewing documents in Protected Mode in Reader (Windows only)
    • About security in Acrobat
    • Viewing security settings
    • Adding security to PDF files
    • Adding passwords
    • Opening password-protected files
    • About digital signatures
    • Sending a document for others to sign
    • Preparing the form
    • Sending the document
    • Signing the document
    • Creating digital signatures
    • Adding images to your digital signatures
    • Selecting a verification method
    • Creating digital IDs
    • Signing a document digitally with certificates and digital IDs
    • Modifying signed documents
    • Certifying PDF files
    • Signing certified documents
  9. Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle
    • About the review process
    • Getting started
    • Adding comments to a PDF document
    • About the commenting tools
    • Adding sticky notes
    • Emphasizing text
    • Marking text edits
    • Working with comments
    • Importing comments
    • Viewing comments
    • Initiating an email-based review
    • Inviting reviewers
    • Participating in an email-based review
    • Tracking review comments
  10. Working with Forms in Acrobat
    • Getting started
    • Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
    • Adding form fields
    • Adding a text field
    • Adding a multiline text field
    • Adding radio buttons
    • Adding an action button
    • Distributing forms
    • Collecting form data
    • Working with form data
    • Exploring on your own: Calculating and validating numeric fields
    • Validating numeric fields
    • Calculating numeric fields
  11. Using Actions (Acrobat Pro)
    • About actions
    • Using predefined actions
    • Creating an action
    • Adding steps to an action
    • Saving an action
    • Testing an action
    • Sharing actions
  12. Using Acrobat in Professional Printing
    • Creating PDF files for print and prepress
    • About Adobe PDF presets
    • Creating the PDF file
    • Preflighting files (Acrobat Pro)
    • Working with transparency (Acrobat Pro)
    • Previewing transparency
    • Specifying flattener preview settings
    • Setting up color management
    • Previewing your print job (Acrobat Pro)
    • Previewing color separations
    • Soft-proofing your document
    • Inspecting objects in a PDF file
    • Advanced printing controls

Students should have experience using a computer to complete basic tasks.

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