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Acrobat Fundamentals: An Introduction to Acrobat DC

Acrobat Fundamentals: An Introduction to Acrobat DC


Future Media Concepts
299 Broadway
Ste 1510
New York, NY 10007
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Monday, April 22, 2019 - 6:00am


In this three-day course, youll get an excellent overview of how to convert your work into Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) using Adobe Acrobat. You will learn to use Acrobats cross-platform capabilities to distribute your documents efficiently without sacrificing the original design. You will learn how to incorporate text, notes, graphics, movies, and links to the Internet. You will gain an excellent understanding of the menu and tools in Acrobat and be able to use Acrobat at a high level of efficiency. Who Should Attend Professionals who need to produce superb PDF documents Prerequisites: Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows skills. Course Outline: Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class. Lesson 1: Introducing Adobe Acrobat About PDF About Adobe Acrobat About Adobe Reader Using 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 Lesson 2: Creating Adobe PDF Files About creating Adobe PDF files Using the Create command Dragging and dropping files Converting different types of files Using PDF Maker (explained only)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 web pages to Adobe PDF Lesson 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 Lesson 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 Lesson 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 Lesson 6: Combining Files About combining files Selecting files to combine Arranging pages Merging the files Lesson 7: 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 Lesson 8: 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 Lesson 9: 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 Lesson 10 (optional): Using Actions (Acrobat Pro) About Forms Central Getting started Creating a form from a template Distributing a form Tracking a form Creating a form from scratch Lesson 11: Using Actions (Acrobat Pro) About actions Using predefined actions Creating an action Sharing actions Lesson 12: 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 Lesson 13 (optional): Using the Engineering and Technical Features Working with layers Using the Pan and Zoom tool Using the 2D measuring tools Using the Loupe tool Converting a drawing file to PDF (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended) Permanently removing text from PDF documents Lesson 14 (optional): Working with 3D in PDF Files Working with 3D content in PDF files Reviewing and commenting on 3D models

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