Adobe Acrobat X Pro Training

How To Take This Class

Live Instructor-Led Online Class

Cost: $695.00

  • Open enrollment class for individuals
  • Live class with an instructor
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  • Six months of instructor email support
  • Hands-on exercises and student labs
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Cost: Based on number of students

  • For groups as small as 3 people
  • Class Held at our location or yours
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Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

Adobe Acrobat is an essential tool in today's electronic workplace. In this Adobe Acrobat X Pro Training course, students will learn both fundamental and advanced features of Adobe Acrobat X Pro. Students will see how to create and manage PDF files, how to edit PDF files, how to enhance the accessibility of PDF documents, how to prepare PDF documents for commercial printing and how to create interactive PDF forms.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Access information in a PDF document.
  • Create PDF documents.
  • Navigate to and search for a specific content in a PDF document.
  • Update PDF documents.
  • Work with multiple PDF documents.
  • Review a PDF document.
  • Validate a PDF document.
  • Optimize and convert PDF documents to other formats.
  • Create PDF files from technical documents.
  • Enhance the utility and accessibility of PDF documents.
  • Create interactive PDF forms.
  • Make a PDF document ready for commercial printing.
  • Finalize PDF files for commercial printing.

Course Audience

This course is designed for both new and experienced Adobe Acrobat users who are interested in becoming more proficient in their use of Adobe Acrobat.

Course Prerequisites

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

Certification Exam

This course helps prepare students for the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) ® Exam. View ACE exam objectives and ACE exam practice questions.

Course Syllabus

  1. Introducing Adobe Acrobat X
    • About Adobe PDF
    • About Adobe Acrobat
    • About Adobe Reader
    • Adobe PDF on the web
    • A first look at the work area
    • Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode
    • Viewing PDF files in Read mode
    • Designing documents for online viewing
    • Getting help
  2. Exploring the Work Area
    • Opening a PDF file
    • Working with the toolbars
    • Working with task panes
    • Customizing the Quick Tools toolbar
    • Using keyboard shortcuts to select tools
    • Navigating PDF documents
  3. Creating Adobe PDF Files
    • About creating Adobe PDF files
    • Using the Create command
    • Dragging and dropping files
    • Converting and combining different types of files
    • Using PDFMaker
    • Using the Print command to create Adobe PDF files
    • Reducing file size
    • About compression and resampling
    • Scanning a paper document
    • Making scanned text editable and searchable
    • Converting email messages to PDF (Windows)
    • Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
  4. Reading and Working with PDF Files
    • Changing the opening view
    • About the onscreen display
    • Reading PDF documents
    • Searching PDF documents
    • Printing PDF documents
    • Filling out PDF forms
    • About flexibility, accessibility, and structure
    • Working with accessible documents
    • Making files flexible and accessible
    • Using the Acrobat accessibility features
    • Sharing PDF files
  5. Using Acrobat with Microsoft Office Files (Windows)
    • Getting started
    • About Acrobat PDFMaker
    • Converting Microsoft Word files to Adobe PDF
    • Converting Excel documents and starting a review
    • Converting PowerPoint presentations
    • Converting web pages from Internet Explorer
    • Saving PDF files as Word documents
    • Extracting PDF tables as Excel spreadsheets
  6. Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents
    • Examining the work file
    • Moving pages with page thumbnails
    • Editing Adobe PDF pages
    • Renumbering pages
    • Editing links
    • Working with bookmarks
    • Adding multimedia files
    • Editing text
    • Copying text and images from a PDF file
    • Setting document properties and metadata
  7. Combining Files in PDF Portfolios
    • About PDF Portfolios
    • Creating a PDF Portfolio
    • Customizing your PDF Portfolio
    • Sharing your PDF Portfolio
    • Searching a PDF Portfolio
  8. Adding Signatures and Security
    • Getting started
    • Viewing documents in Protected Mode (Windows only)
    • About security
    • Viewing security settings
    • Adding security to PDF files
    • About digital signatures
    • Creating digital signatures
    • Signing a document digitally
    • Modifying signed documents
    • Certifying PDF files
    • Signing certified documents
    • Exploring on your own: Using security envelopes
  9. Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle
    • About the review process
    • Getting started
    • Adding comments to a PDF document
    • Working with comments
    • Initiating a shared review
    • Exploring on your own: Initiating live collaboration
  10. Working with Forms in Acrobat
    • Getting started
    • Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
    • Adding form fields
    • Distributing forms
    • Collecting form data
    • Working with form data
    • Exploring on your own: Calculating and validating numeric fields
  11. Using Actions
    • About actions
    • Using predefined actions
    • Creating an action
    • Sharing actions
  12. Using the Legal Features
    • Legal features in Adobe Acrobat X
    • About Bates numbering and redaction
    • Applying Bates numbering
    • Defining Bates numbering
    • Editing Bates numbering
    • Applying redaction
    • Changing the appearance of redactions
    • Searching text for redaction
    • Assembling PDF documents
    • Marking redactions across multiple pages
  13. Using Acrobat in Professional Printing
    • Creating PDF files for print and prepress
    • Preflighting files (Acrobat Pro)
    • Working with transparency (Acrobat Pro)
    • Setting up color management
    • Previewing your print job (Acrobat Pro)
    • Advanced printing controls