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Acrobat Essentials 2 Days | 14 hours | $675 PLUS TAX

This course is hands-on -- you will learn to create, edit, and combine PDF documents for distribution, collaboration, and data collection. It sounds daunting, but this app has a LOT of features that will make your day easier. In class, we’ll make sure you have enough practice to feel completely comfortable when you start working with Acrobat back at the office. Includes eForms. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills. 

The Interface

  • » Preferences, Tools, and Panels
  • » Navigating PDF documents
  • » Using the zoom tools
  • » Understanding the window views
  • » Using the Full Screen and Reading modes

Creating PDFs

  • » Creating a PDF from Microsoft apps
  • » Setting PDF file preferences
  • » Optimizing a scanned PDF

Combining Documents

  • » Combining documents
  • » Creating a merged document
  • » Creating a PDF Portfolio

Modifying PDFs

  • » Inserting and deleting pages
  • » Embedding and removing thumbnails
  • » Moving, rotating, and cropping
  • » Extracting and replacing pages
  • » Splitting PDFs
  • » Renumbering pages
  • » Adding headers and footers
  • » Creating watermarks and backgrounds
  • » Copying content
  • » Editing text
  • » Adding text
  • » Touching up objects
  • » Comparing PDF documents
  • » Setting document properties
  • » Reducing file size
  • » Attaching documents to a PDF

Bookmarks

  • » Creating bookmarks
  • » Nesting bookmarks
  • » Editing bookmark destinations
  • » The Bookmarks panel and Initial View setting

Links

  • » Using links
  • » Creating links
  • » Editing links
  • » Creating destination links

Repurposing Content

  • » Exporting images from a PDF
  • » Exporting text from a PDF
  • » Exporting to Word
  • » Exporting to HTML

Finding and Searching

  • » Using Basic Find
  • » Using Search

Collaborating

  • » Viewing comments
  • » Adding sticky notes
  • » Using the Stamp tool
  • » Highlights, underlines, and strikethroughs
  • » Attaching files as comments
  • » Using the drawing tools
  • » Enabling commenting in Reader
  • » The different review processes
  • » Using the Review Tracker
  • » Reviewing comments
  • » Summarizing comments

Security

  • » Enabling Encrypt with Password security
  • » Removing Encrypt with Password security
  • » Redacting

e Forms

  • » Converting documents into pdf e-forms
  • » Creating fields for data input
  • » Creating buttons with specific actions
  • » Setting tab order
  • » Adding math functions to pdfs

Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. This outline is intended as a guide to provide structure for the workshop. Don’t be afraid to ask questions outside the box; our instructors are experts in the use of Acrobat at all levels and are prepared to answer your questions on the fly.

Custom Training. We love it when clients ask for custom training. Whether your team wants to combine certain topics from various courses or needs us to create a completely customized solution using your data, this is something we do really well. (Available for groups of three or more.)

  • Online:
  • Oct 24-25
  • Jan 23-24
  • Feb 27-28
  • Also runs on request