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Fast Track to Adobe Acrobat XI

Learn how to efficiently and effectively create and manage PDF files!

Duration: 2 days

Price: 695.00
GSA Price: 665.24
Online Price: 795.00

Course Prerequisites

To successfully complete this course, you should know how to:

  • Use the mouse, standard menus and commands
  • How to open, save and close files

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Effeciently create optimized PDF files from Microsoft Office documents
  • Add multimedia to a PDF
  • Create PDF Portfolios!
  • Secure a PDF with passwords
  • Effectively use Digital Signatures
  • Use Acrobat in a Review Cycle
  • Redact content from a PDF
  • Preflight PDF files for professional printing

Course Outline

Introducing Adobe Acrobat X

  • About the Acrobat family of products
  • Looking at the work area
  • Viewing content
  • Designing documents for online viewing
  • Getting Help

Exploring the Work Area

  • Opening a PDF file
  • Working with the toolbars
  • Working with task panes
  • Customizing the Quick Tools toolbar
  • Using Keyboard Shortcuts

Creating Adobe PDF Files

  • Using the Create Command
  • Using Drag & Drop
  • Using PDFMaker
  • Using the Print command
  • Optimizing your PDF
  • Scanning a document
  • Converting email to PDF
  • Converting web pages to PDF

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
  • Introduction to accessibility
  • Sharing PDF files

Using Acrobat with Microsoft Office Files

  • Creating PDF from MS Word
  • Creating PDF from MS Excel
  • Creating PDF from Powerpoint
  • Creating PDF from Internet Explorer
  • Extracting data from PDF to Microsoft office
  • Converting PDF files to Microsoft Office files

Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents

  • Moving Pages
  • Editing content
  • Renumbering pages
  • Editing links
  • Adding bookmarks
  • Adding Multimedia
  • Editing text
  • Extracting text and images

Combining files in PDF Portfolios

  • Creating a portfolio
  • Customizing a portfolio
  • Sharing a portfolio
  • Searching a portfolio

Adding Signatures and Security

  • Viewing documents in Protected Mode
  • Adding security
  • Working with Digital Signatures
  • Certifying PDF files

Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle

  • Adding Comments
  • Working with comments
  • Initiating a shared review
  • Using live collaboration

Working with Forms

  • Converting PDF files to forms
  • Adding form fields
  • Distributing forms
  • Collecting form data
  • Working with form data
  • Making your forms accessible

Using Actions

  • About actions
  • Using predefined actions
  • Creating an action
  • Sharing actions

Using the Legal Features

  • Using Bates numbering
  • Redacting content

Using Acrobat in Professional Printing

  • Creating files for print and prepress
  • Preflighting files
  • Working with transparency
  • Working with color management
  • Previewing your print job

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