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Acrobat XI Basic

This course covers the essential skills for creating and modifying PDFs using Adobe Acrobat. Learn how to create PDFs from popular applications, create bookmarks, modify text, alter page layout, insert and extract pages, and protect the PDF from changes.

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Call (518) 786-1181 or contact us for customized, individual or group training.

Course Outline

Corporate and NYS discounts do not apply for this course.

This course is recommended for individuals who work with PDFs regularly and want to learn the best practices of PDF creation, modification, and viewing.

Comprehensive reference manual with participant guide and exercises
Access to participant data files
Follow-up support by email or phone for an unlimited period

Lesson 1: Getting started

  • The Acrobat environment
  • Advanced navigation
  • Finding text
  • Setting preferences

Lesson 2: Creating PDF documents

  • Printing to PDF from any application
  • Acrobat PDFMaker
  • The Create PDF commands
  • Saving to the Cloud

Lesson 3: Editing text, images, and page elements

  • Editing text and images
  • Editing page design

Lesson 4: Modifying PDF documents

  • Moving document pages
  • Inserting and manipulating pages
  • Moving PDF content to other programs
  • Optimizing PDF file size

Lesson 5: Document navigation tools

  • Working with bookmarks
  • Working with links

Lesson 6: Document security

  • Password protection
  • Digital signatures
  • Encryption certification and security envelopes
  • Electronic Signatures

Lesson 7: Document review techniques

  • Document reviews
  • Managing comments and markups
  • Shared Reviews