A100 – Acrobat Fundamentals: An Introduction to Acrobat XIDownload Course Outline
Title: Acrobat Fundamentals: An Introduction to Acrobat XI A100; 3 Days, Instructor-led
In this three-day course, you’ll get an excellent overview of how to convert your work into Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) using Adobe Acrobat. You will learn to use Acrobat’s 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.
At Course Completion:
Audience & Prerequisites: Professionals who need to produce superb PDF documents • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows
Course Outline Details: Lesson 1: Introducing Adobe Acrobat • About Adobe PDF • About Adobe Acrobat • Adobe PDF on the web • A first look at the work area • Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode • Designing documents for online viewing • 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 PDFMaker (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: Using Actions (Acrobat Pro) • About actions • Using predefined actions • Creating an action • Sharing actions Lesson 11: 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
Start Date: 10/19/2020
End Date: 10/21/2020