Adobe Acrobat XI 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
  • Free class retakes forever!
  • Six months of instructor email support
  • Hands-on exercises and student labs
  • Classes never cancelled due to low enrollment
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Cost: Based on number of students

  • For groups as small as 3 people
  • Class Held at our location or yours
  • Hands-on exercises and student labs
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Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

In this Adobe Acrobat XI Pro Training Course students will learn how to use an integrated Acrobat toolbar (for popular Microsoft and browser apps) so they can easily convert files to PDF and then learn how to directly edit text and images in your PDFs. Students will also learn how to build PDF or web forms with the new built-in Adobe FormsCentral desktop app. In addition, students will learn how to speed up business workflows by gathering feedback and approval via online document reviews. Lastly, students will learn how to create interactive forms and track responses within Acrobat, how to add signatures and security to PDF files, and much more.

Course Objectives

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 FormsCentral
  • Use Actions
  • Create PDF files for professional 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.

Course Syllabus

  1. Introducing Adobe Acrobat XI
    • PDF
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • About Adobe Reader
    • PDF on the web
    • Opening a PDF file
    • Working with the toolbars
    • Working with task panes
    • Using keyboard shortcuts to select tools
    • Navigating PDF documents
    • Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode
    • Viewing PDF files in Read mode
    • Designing documents for online viewing
    • Customizing the Quick Tools toolbar
    • Creating a custom tool set
    • Getting help
  2. Creating Adobe PDF Files
    • About creating Adobe PDF files
    • Using the Create command
    • Dragging and dropping files
    • Converting different types of files
    • Using PDFMaker
    • Using the Print command to create Adobe PDF files
    • Reducing file size
    • Optimizing PDF files (Acrobat Pro only)
    • Scanning a paper document
    • Making scanned text editable and searchable
    • Converting email messages to PDF (Windows)
    • Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
  3. 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 (Acrobat Pro only)
    • Using Acrobat accessibility features (Standard and Pro)
    • Sharing PDF files
  4. 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
  5. Editing Content in PDF Files
    • Editing text
    • Working with images in a PDF file
    • 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)
    • 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
  7. Combining Files
    • About combining files
    • Selecting files to combine
    • Arranging pages
    • Merging the files
  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
  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 FormsCentral (Acrobat Pro)
    • About FormsCentral
    • Getting started
    • Creating a form from a template
    • Distributing a form
    • Tracking a form
    • Creating a form from scratch</li
  12. Using Actions (Acrobat Pro)
    • About actions
    • Using predefined actions
    • Creating an action
    • Sharing actions
    • Review questions
  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