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Learning Adobe Acrobat X

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359855-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359855-1

In this Adobe Acrobat X video training course, expert author and trainer Michael Hoffman will show you that Acrobat X is capable of much more than being the simple PDF reader that most people use it for.  You can create documents, forms, add interactivity, collaborate, and publish your work for everybody to view.

Starting with a review of the interface and toolbars, this video tutorial will teach you to get the most out of Adobe Acrobat X.  You will learn the basics of creating PDFs, how to edit a PDF, combine documents, add or remove specific pages, and add interactivity to your PDFs.  You will also learn how to create forms and manage the data from them, how to collaborate in your PDF documents, as well as methods of securing your PDFs.  Finally, you will learn how to publish your PDF to various outlets, from email to web, as well as preparing it for professional printing.

By the conclusion of this video training course on Adobe Acrobat X, you will be fully capable of creating, editing, and sharing your documents in PDF form.  The author has included extensive working files to allow you to work alongside him as you learn.

Total Time: 8.5 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Welcome To Acrobat X Training
    0101 What You Will Learn In This Course
    0102 Using The Working Files
02. Introduction To Acrobat X
    0201 Acrobat Components
    0202 The New Acrobat Interface
    0203 Toolbars And Panels
    0204 Navigating With Zoom Tools
    0205 Navigation Tools
    0206 Finding And Searching In PDFs
    0207 Updating And Securing Acrobat
03. Creating PDFs
    0301 PDF Settings
    0302 Creating PDFs From Files
    0303 Creating PDFs With The PDF Printer
    0304 Using PDFMaker With Microsoft Word
    0305 Using PDFMaker With Microsoft Excel
    0306 Using PDFMaker With Microsoft Powerpoint
    0307 Scanning Into A PDF Document
    0308 OCR - Convert Scans To Live Text
    0309 Creating PDFs From Adobe Applications
    0310 Creating PDFs From Web Pages
    0311 Converting Email To PDF With Microsoft Outlook
04. Editing PDFs
    0401 Setting Views And Transitions
    0402 Creating And Editing Links
    0403 Managing Text Flow With Articles
    0404 Editing Document Text
    0405 Touching Up Objects
    0406 Formatting PDFs With Headers And Footers
    0407 Enhancing PDFs With Backgrounds And Watermarks
    0408 Attaching Files To PDFs
    0409 Exporting PDFs To Microsoft Office
    0410 Exporting PDF Data To Other Files
05. Advanced PDF Editing
    0501 Combining Multiple Files Into PDFs
    0502 Splitting A PDF Into Multiple Files
    0503 Adding And Removing Pages In an Existing PDF
    0504 Extracting And Replacing Pages
    0505 Adding Multimedia Content To PDFs
    0506 Adding 3D Content To PDFs
    0507 Adding Buttons To PDFs
    0508 PDF Optimization
06. Adding Bookmarks
    0601 Using Bookmarks In A PDF
    0602 Creating Bookmarks
    0603 Linking Bookmarks To Views
    0604 Modifying And Organizing Bookmarks
    0605 Assigning Actions To Bookmarks
07. Creating Forms And Managing Data
    0701 Forms Overview
    0702 Enabling Reader Users To Save Forms
    0703 Creating Text Fields
    0704 Creating Check Boxes And Radio Buttons
    0705 Creating A List Box And Dropdown List
    0706 Creating A Barcode Field
    0707 Adding A Submit Button
    0708 Distributing, Collecting And Tracking Form Data
08. Collaboration
    0801 Methods of Collaborating
    0802 Adding Comments And Annotations
    0803 Adding Drawing Markups
    0804 Stamping And Creating Custom Stamps
    0805 Sending For Email Review
    0806 Sending For Shared Review
    0807 Tracking PDF Review Results
    0808 Collaborate Live
09. Combining Multiple Files Into A PDF Portfolio
    0901 Introduction To PDF Portfolios
    0902 Creating A PDF Portfolio
    0903 Adding Files And Folders To A PDF Portfolio
    0904 Customizing Portfolio Appearance
    0905 Adding The Finishing Touches
    0906 Publishing A Portfolio On The Web
    0907 Compatibility With Older Versions
10. PDF Security
    1001 Methods Of Securing A PDF
    1002 Using Password Protection
    1003 Using Certificate Protection
    1004 Creating A Digital ID
    1005 Creating A Digital Signature
    1006 Signing A PDF File
    1007 Certifying A PDF File
    1008 Managing Certificates
11. Professional Printing Basics
    1101 Overview Of Print Production Support
    1102 Color Management And Color Conversions
    1103 Preflight Analysis And Fixups
    1104 Solving Problems
    1105 Compatibility With Standards
12. Conclusion
    1201 Further Studies And Resources


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