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Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X

If all you think Acrobat does is create PDF files, you're in for a big surprise! In this course, you will discover how to bring together a wide range of content from dozens of programs that you can reuse and customize in Acrobat X Pro.

Throughout this six-week course, you will work with many features, such as backgrounds, bookmarks, and modified page sizes to help unify your documents. You'll discover how to add more to your documents as you learn about bookmarks and links for navigation. You'll even master some JavaScript! You'll also see how Acrobat X can help streamline the entire collaboration process and simplify how you conduct, control, and manage a document review cycle. In each lesson, you'll work with an important Acrobat X Pro feature or process using source files provided with the course. You'll soon see why Adobe Acrobat X has become the best-selling Adobe software of all time!

6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
Starting October 18, 2017

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Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X

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Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X Details + Objective

Course Code: iax

You Will Learn
  • Learn the fundamentals and versatility of Adobe Acrobat X
  • Discover how to enhance documents as you learn about bookmarks and links for navigation
  • Practice with numerous features such as backgrounds, bookmarks, and modified page sizes to help unify your documents
  • Learn how to synthesize a wide range of content from dozens of programs that you can reuse and customize in Acrobat X Pro
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led course
  • 6 weeks in duration
  • Courses begin each month
  • 2 lessons released each week
  • 24 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Discover how to combine, create, and collaborate on documents like never before
  • Gain confidence in your ability to work with and customize a number of files compatible with Adobe Acrobat
  • Open the door to new career opportunities as you learn the essentials and advanced features of one of the most widely used software applications in any industry
Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X Outline
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Week 1

Learn how to save files that you'll use in the course projects, and explore the Acrobat X tools and panels. Then, become acquainted with several different ways to create a PDF file, including using the Adobe PDFMaker and the Adobe Printer.

Week 2

Discover how to add a blank page to a PDF file in Acrobat, add text and images to the document from other files, and format the content. Then, explore ways to add and remove pages from PDF documents, combine PDF documents, and add password security to your document.

Week 3

Learn how to make your document look put together with elements such as backgrounds, watermarks, headers, and footers. Then, learn how to insert and use bookmarks to help your readers get around your documents, and add attachments to your PDF files.

Week 4

Discover how to add links to your PDF document to open other pages, web pages, or blank emails. You will learn how to import web content to your PDF document. Then, explore how to convert tables on a simple PDF page to interactive form fields, and learn how to add new fields, calculate values in the form, and work with buttons.

Week 5

Discover how to add comments ranging from simple notes to custom stamps to a PDF document, and learn how to customize program preferences. Then, learn how to prepare and distribute a document for input from others, work with received comments, and produce a comment summary.

Week 6

Discover how to distribute and manage a form, what to do with the form data, and how to communicate with others in real time via Acrobat. Finally, learn how to split documents and combine PDF files into an animated Portfolio. You will discover how to use Acrobat to combine, create, and collaborate on documents like never before!

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Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X Instructors
Donna Baker

Donna Baker is a freelance graphic designer and author of many books on design software and Web design. She produces custom tutorials, videos, and infographics. She's an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Community Expert. She edits several books per year as a technical editor for Wiley Publishing. And she loves sharing her knowledge about graphic design and Adobe products with others.

Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Adobe Acrobat X Professional(Windows) or Adobe Acrobat X Standard(Windows), either as a standalone product or as part of a collection

Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7

Adobe Acrobat X Professional [Mac], either as a standalone product or part of a collection

Mac OS X Tiger (10.4.11), Leopard (10.5.x), Snow Leopard (10.6.x) or Mac OS X Intel

Note: Acrobat X software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins. Microsoft Office programs such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Creative Suite programs such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator are used in preparation of the course materials, although they aren't necessary to complete the course. Access to these programs will beuseful for personal project development.

Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X Frequently Asked Questions
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When can I get started?

A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!

How does it work?

Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

Keep in mind that the interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

What if I need an extension?

The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.

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