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Acrobat Introduction & Intermediate Adobe (public class max is 5 students)


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Course Description
You may have used different applications to create documents and files for your own reference. However, you may now be required to share your files electronically by email, over a network, or on the web, so that recipients can view, print, and offer feedback. In this course, you will use Adobe® Acrobat®  to make your information more portable, accessible, and useful to meet the needs of your target audience.

Course Objective: You will use Adobe® Acrobat® Professional to create, manage, and collaborate PDF documents.

Target Student: This course is designed for anyone who will use a computer and Acrobat Standard/Professional to work with PDF files.

Prerequisites: Minimal experience with computers and common Microsoft applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, and web browser applications.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.


Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • access information in a PDF document.
  • create PDF documents.
  • modify PDF documents.
  • add PDF navigation aids.
  • work with multiple PDF documents.
  • review PDF documents.


Course Content

Lesson 1: Accessing Information in PDF Documents

Topic 1A: Browse a PDF Document
Topic 1B: Navigate to Specific Content Within a PDF Document
Topic 1C: Conduct a Simple Search
Topic 1D: Extract Content from a PDF Document

Lesson 2: Creating PDF Documents

Topic 2A: Create a PDF Document from a Word Document
Topic 2B: Create PDF Documents Using the Print Command
Topic 2C: Create PDF Documents from Web Pages
Topic 2D: Create a PDF Document Using Acrobat
Topic 2E: Create PDF Documents Using Email Applications

Lesson 3: Modifying PDF Documents

Topic 3A: Manipulate PDF Document Pages
Topic 3B: Edit Content in a PDF
Topic 3C: Add Headers and Footers

Lesson 4: Adding PDF Navigation

Topic 4A: Use Bookmarks
Topic 4B: Work with Links
Topic 4C: Define Articles

Lesson 5: Working with Multiple PDF Documents

Topic 5A: Organize PDFs into a Collection
Topic 5B: Control Access to Multiple PDF Documents
Topic 5C: Search Multiple PDF Documents

Lesson 6: Reviewing a PDF Document

Topic 6A: Choose a Collaboration Workflow
Topic 6B: Add Review Tools to a PDF Document
Topic 6C: Digitally Sign a PDF Document
Topic 6D: Verify a Digital ID
Topic 6E: Markup a PDF Document
Topic 6F: Initiate a Meeting with Adobe Acrobat Connect

Appendix A: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Program®

Appendix B: Implementing a PDF Document Review

Supplemental Lesson Implementing Managed Reviews

Topic 1A: Initiate a Shared Review
Topic 1B: Initiate an Email-Based Review
Topic 1C: Initiate a Browser-Based Review

 


Day 2 -- Acrobat Intermediate


Course Description
As a business professional, you have some experience in using Adobe Acrobat. Now, you are ready to further develop your PDF documents. In this course, you will use Adobe® Acrobat® Professional to convert technical documents to PDF files, enhance and control PDF content accessibility, customize PDF documents for interactive use online, and prepare PDFs for commercial printing.

Course Objective: You will use Adobe® Acrobat® Professional to convert technical documents to PDF files, enhance and control PDF content accessibility, customize PDF documents for interactive use online, and prepare PDFs for commercial printing.

Target Student: The audience may or may not be creative and/or print professionals.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • create PDF files from technical documents.
  • enhance the utility and accessibility of PDF documents.
  • create interactive PDF forms.
  • begin preparing a PDF document for commercial printing.
  • finalize PDF files for commercial printing.

 


Course Content

Lesson 1: Creating PDFs from Technical Documents


Topic 1A: Create PDF Documents Using Microsoft Visio
Topic 1B: Create PDF Documents Using Autodesk AutoCAD
Topic 1C: Measure Technical Drawing Content

Lesson 2: Enhancing PDF Documents

Topic 2A: Embed Multimedia
Topic 2B: Create Actions
Topic 2C: Index Documents
Topic 2D: Optimize PDF Files
Topic 2E: Batch Process PDF Documents
Topic 2F: Make a PDF Document More Accessible
Topic 2G: Repurpose a PDF Document for Other Displays

Lesson 3: Creating Interactive PDF Forms in Adobe LiveCycle Designer

Topic 3A: Create a PDF Form
Topic 3B: Add Text Form Fields
Topic 3C: Create Calculations
Topic 3D: Create Fields with Predefined Responses
Topic 3E: Create Buttons
Topic 3F: Track Forms
Topic 3G: Compile Returned Forms into a PDF Package
Topic 3H: Organize Collected Data in a Spreadsheet

Lesson 4: Preparing PDF Files for Commercial Printing

Topic 4A: Examine the Commercial Printing Process
Topic 4B: Choose Appropriate Methods of Creating PDF Files for Prepress
Topic 4C: Apply Color Management Settings
Topic 4D: Create and Apply Appropriate Adobe PDF Settings for Prepress
Topic 4E: Preview Printed Effects on Screen

Lesson 5: Finalizing PDF Files for Commercial Printing

Topic 5A: Preflight Documents
Topic 5B: Create PDF/X and PDF/A Compliant Files
Topic 5C: Create a Composite
Topic 5D: Create Color Separations

Appendix A: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Program®