Full-Day Adobe Acrobat Basic



Adobe Acrobat 11 / 12 – Create and Modify PDF

Adobe Acrobat Basic Course Summary 

This course provides the skills to make information more portable, accessible, and useful in order to meet the needs of a target audience. The course will cover how to create a PDF file from different file types, navigation techniques such as Bookmarks, Links, and Articles, the modification of PDF document capabilities, Security, and open options. It will also review digital signatures.  The concepts are similar in Acrobat 9 and 10 but the command location may be in a different location. If you do not have the application installed on the computer, please just give us a call to help install an evaluation version. Note: The documentation supports both Adobe Suite CS6 (Version 11) and Adobe Suite CC (Version 12.)

Course Outline:

Overview / Interface – PDF Definition, Small File Size, Acrobat Reader, Welcome Screen, Menu Bar, Toolbars, Navigation Pane, Bookmarks, Grabber Bar, Tools Panel, Zooming, Paging Features, Read Mode, Full Screen Mode and Split.

Create PDF – Print PDF From Word, Saving a File from Word, Windows Sizing, Create PDFwithin Acrobat, Create PDF from Web Pages, Create PDF from a Graphic Image, Save to Word, Save to Graphic file, and Email Applications.

Navigation – Bookmarks, Common Actions, and Links.

Modify PDF – Content Editing Panel, Edit Text & Images, Type writer toolbar, Add Text, Add Image, Export File To, Add or Edit link, Add Bookmark,Attach a File, Page Sections, Page Thumbnails, Rotate, Delete, Extract, Replace, Crop, Split, Insert from File, More Insert Options, Combine Files into PDF, Headers & Footers, Background, Watermark, and Bates Numbering.

Organizer /  Security –
 No Security, Password Security, Document Open, Restrict Permission,   Restrict Security, Printing allowed, Changes Allowed, Certificate Security, Compatibility, and Start Up Options.

Document Review – Annotations, Add Sticky Note, Highlight text, Add Text Comment, Attach File, Record Audio, Add Stamp, Insert text at Cursor, Add Note to Replace, Strikethrough, Underline, Add note to text, Text Correction, Drawing Markups, Add text box, Add text callout, Draw Line, Draw Arrow, Draw Oval, Draw Rectangle, Draw Cloud, Draw Polygon, Draw connected lines, Draw free form, Erase free, Comments List, Find, Sort Comments, and Filter comments.

Digital Signature – Sign a PDF Document Digitally and Verify a Digital ID.