Acrobat Introduction – Online

This Acrobat introduction online training course is the start of your PDF creation and manipulation journey.

Acrobat Introduction Training  – Online Course Objectives

Over the two days of training you’ll get up to speed with the Acrobat interface, before getting hands on with features like creating, editing, combining, securing, intelligent forms creation and more. This course is excellent for beginners and for those who are new to Acrobat and who wish to extend their knowledge of Acrobat and also start building intelligent PDF forms

  Acrobat Introduction – Course Contents

Day one – Getting to grips with Acrobat

Getting to know the basics

  • Home (interface)
  • Tools (interface)
  • Linking to Adobe Document Cloud
  • Linking to DropBox
  • Linking to Sharepoint
  • Working with multiple documents

Create PDF from Microsoft Office

  • Generate PDFs from Microsoft Office
  • The PDF Maker options
  • Embedding bookmarks, links and comments
  • Retaining rich content
  • Embedding fonts


  • Automatic bookmarks
  • Creation of manual bookmarks
  • Bookmarks that do something different
  • Importing bookmarks


  • PDF to Word
  • PDF to Excel
  • PDF to Powerpoint


  • Combining single PDFs
  • Combining multiple PDFs
  • Copy and paste pages
  • Extract pages
  • Replaces pages


  • Adding and editing text
  • Formatting text
  • Change image properties
  • Open images in image editor
  • Open objects in object editor
  • Save out images

Scanned content to copy-edit

  • Enhance documents ready for conversion
  • Enhance scanned content
  • Convert to real text
  • Edit real text

Send for signature

  • The basics of e-sign
  • Creating and sending
  • Signing desktop
  • Signing on phone and tablet
  • e-sign services


  • Different types of Acrobat security
  • Security Policies
  • Applying security and testing
  • Password and permissions restrictions
  • Removing security

Day two – Building interactive forms

Forms generation

  • Generating a simple PDF (Acro) form
  • Examples of form field recognition
  • Understanding form field types
  • Recycle fields across documents
  • Repeating fields and form logic
  • Naming fields and workflow considerations

Form logic

  • Form logic and validation
  • Configuring simple calculations
  • Mandatory form entry and options
  • Sending a forms workflow message

Form Fields

  • Text field
  • Radio button field
  • Checkbox field
  • List field
  • Dropdown field
  • Image field
  • Calendar field
  • Reset button
  • Print button
  • Submit button

Fine tuning the form

  • Rulers and guides
  • Alignment and distribution
  • Replacing background content
  • Setting the tab order
  • Layering content

Working with buttons

  • Configure a button
  • Show and hide options
  • Creating a button effect

Form distribution (Reader extensions)

  • Personal or workgroup form distribution
  • Submitting and saving data with Adobe Reader
  • Using the forms tracker
  • Adobe Reader Extensions
  • Collecting data and analysis
  • Filtering and sorting results
  • Exporting to CSV and XML

Acrobat Introduction- Online Course Details

This is a two-day introductory course running from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.


To gain the maximum benefit from this course an attendee should have a basic knowledge of Windows and be able to use the mouse.

Online Course

This course is delivered live online. Course delegates will need a reliable internet connection and a PC or laptop with audio and video capability with the relevant software installed for the training.  Delegates see, hear and interact with the tutor.


An Adobe authorised training centre certificate of attendance will be emailed after your training course.

What Next? Acrobat advanced

This Acrobat advanced training course is the natural next step for those that have previously attended the Acrobat introduction course or for those with prior Acrobat experience

The more you learn, the more you earn

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