Online instructor-led training

Acrobat Intro

Jun 7-14,
12PM-7PM EST

Sunday

About the event

Course Details

Description:

Adobe Acrobat enables business professionals to reliably create, combine, and control Adobe PDF documents for easy, more secure distribution, collaboration, and data collection. This class will enable you to prepare and edit PDF documents, as well as add the interactive features which have made Acrobat so successful in the business environment today.

Prerequisites:

This class is appropriate for novice to intermediate level users. Bringing samples of the kinds of projects that you’d like to be able to do is helpful but not required. We also recommend that you have the software installed before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site at www.adobe.com.

CLASS STARTS IN:

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COURSE OUTLINE

  • Adobe Acrobat vs. 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
  • Designing documents for online viewing
  • Customizing the Quick Tools toolbar
  • Creating a custom tool set
  • 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
  • About creating Adobe PDF files
  • Using the Create command
  • Converting and combining different files
  • Using PDFMaker
  • Using Print command to create Adobe PDF files
  • Reducing file size
  • About compression and resampling
  • Making scanned text editable and searchable
  • Converting email messages to PDF (Windows)
  • Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
  • Changing the opening view
  • About the onscreen display
  • Searching PDF documents
  • Printing PDF documents
  • Filling out PDF forms
  • Using the Acrobat accessibility features
  • Sharing PDF files
  • About Acrobat PDFMaker
  • Converting Microsoft Word files to Adobe PDF
  • Converting Excel documents
  • Converting PowerPoint presentations
  • Converting web pages from Internet Explorer
  • Saving PDF files as Word documents
  • Extracting PDF tables as Excel spreadsheets
  • 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
  • Setting document properties and metadata
  • Viewing documents in Protected Mode
  • 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
  • Using security envelopes
  • About the review process
  • Adding comments to a PDF document
  • Working with comments
  • Initiating a shared review
  • Initiating live collaboration
  • Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
  • Adding form fields
  • Distributing forms
  • Collecting form data
  • Working with form data
  • Calculating and validating numeric fields
  • About Actions
  • Using Predefined Actions
  • Creating an Action
  • Sharing Actions
  • Legal Features in Adobe Acrobat
  • About Bates Numbering and Redaction
  • Apply Bates Numbering
  • Defining Bates Numbering
  • Applying Redaction
  • Changing the Appearance of Redaction
  • Searching Text for Redaction
  • Marking Redaction across Multiple Pages
  • Creating PDF Files for Print and Prepress
  • Preflighting Files 
  • Working with Transparency 
  • Setting Up Color Management
  • Previewing your Print Job 
  • Advanced Printing Controls

All Classes Taught by Industry Pros

Instructor

Christine Marsh

With over two decades of experience as a producer, director, editor, animator, marketing consultant, designer, and digital media trainer, Christine is a creative professional who has worked with clients such as Johns Hopkins University, Voice of America, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She has taught a wide range of classes and custom training sessions for colleges, professional development centers, and private clients on topics such as graphic design, web design and development, 508 compliance, marketing, interactive media, video editing, animation, motion graphics, 3D modeling & animation, virtual/augmented reality, pre-production skills, and video production techniques, i.e. cinematography, directing and producing.

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