Acrobat Introduction - 2 days

Adobe - Adobe Acrobat

Course Overview

Improve the way in which you create, combine, distribute and share Adobe PDF documents with this highly acclaimed introduction course. We concentrate on the major areas of Adobe Acrobat - creating, combining, editing and securing, and also harnessing the power of Acrobat PDF forms.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Generate PDF documents
Understand different PDF conversion options
Evaluate integration with Microsoft Office
Combine PDFs
Extract information
Convert static forms to intelligent PDF forms
Add form fields and form logic
Prepare forms for distribution
Test and collate data through response files
Examine data through Excel or via
Secure PDF files.

This is a two-day course running from 10am - 5pm.
Training is hands-on and tutor-led.
We provide a comprehensive training manual, lunch and certification.

This course can be run as a company specific event at your premises.

  • Course Content

    Create PDF from Microsoft Office

    Generate PDFs from Microsoft Office
    The PDF Maker
    Embedding bookmarks, TOC (Tables of contents), links

    Document repurposing

    Powerpoint to PDF presentations
    HTML pages to PDF

    Acrobat Distiller

    Create low- and high-quality PDFs
    Impact of resolution and font embedding
    PDF versioning

    Generating PDF from Web pages

    Conversion options
    Selection mode
    Output control
    Embedded media settings
    Flash control

    Combining PDFs

    Combine PDFs into a single file
    Combine PDFs into PDF Portfolios
    Advantages of single files
    Advantages of PDF Portfolios
    PDF Portfolio deep dive

    Layout modes

    Appending different media
    Customising Portfolios
    Home, index and list modes
    Uploading to

    The Organiser

    Explore the Organiser
    Favourite places
    Exploring metadata
    Network places


    New customised toolbars
    Reset workspace
    Navigating views and pages
    Keyboard shortcuts

    Editing and repurposing

    Use the touch-up text tool
    Change properties
    Save out images
    Document-wide extraction
    Conversion options

    Secure your PDF file

    Different types of Acrobat security
    Security Policies
    Applying security and testing
    Password and permissions restrictions
    Removing security
    Acrobat 8.2.3 security implications

    Optimise your PDF file

    Check for file content
    Reduce image size and compression
    Edit font embedding and remove metadata
    Flatten forms fields, remove comments

    Hosted Adobe service
    Connect as repository
    Product overview
    Creating a user account
    Remote presentations
    Gaining control of a user's desktop
    Chat and communication pods
    Adobe Buzzword
    File Manager and uploading

    Adobe PDF forms generation

    Generating a simple PDF (Acro) form
    Discussing Adobe Livecycle Designer
    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 and validation
    Using simplified field notation
    Mandatory form entry and options
    Sending a forms workflow message
    Configure the reset, print and submit buttons
    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
    Response file and PDF Portfolios
    Merging older responses into current
    Exporting to CSV and XML

  • Prerequisites

    This course is excellent for beginners and for those who are new to Acrobat and who wish to extend their basic knowledge (day 1) and start building intelligent PDF forms (day 2).

    You do not require any previous knowledge of Acrobat.

  • Qualification

    Every course comes with an Adobe Authorised completion certificate. This is either for the specific application (e.g. Acrobat, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop) or for a Masterclass, which might contain multiple applications.

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