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Our hands-on Acrobat classes are taught by Adobe certified instructors present in the classroom. This is still the fastest and most effective way to learn Acrobat.

We also include the following with each Acrobat class:

  • a color printed Acrobat training manual
  • certificate of course completion
  • and most importantly a 6 month free repeat.

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Course Summary

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Acrobat DC Fundamentals

In this hands-on course you will learn to create, edit, combine, secure and share Adobe PDF documents before moving onto more advanced features, such as the collaboration tools, and creating PDF forms. No prior experience of Acrobat is needed.

2 Days | $895.00

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What's Included

Certificate of Course Completion
Training Manual
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Detailed course outline

  • Introducing Adobe Acrobat
    • About PDFs
    • About Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader
    • Using PDF on the web
    • Opening a PDF file
    • Working with the toolbars
    • Working with task panes
    • Using keyboard shortcuts to select tools
    • Navigating PDF documents
    • Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode
    • Viewing PDF files in Read mode
    • Designing documents for online viewing
    • Customizing the Quick Tools toolbar
    • Creating a custom tool set
  • Creating Adobe PDF Files
    • About creating Adobe PDF files
    • Using the Create command
    • Dragging and dropping files
    • Converting different types of files
    • Using PDFMaker
    • Using the Print command to create Adobe PDFs
    • Reducing file size
    • Optimizing PDF files (Acrobat Pro only)
    • Scanning a paper document
    • Making scanned text editable and searchable
    • Converting email messages to PDF (Windows)
    • Converting web pages to Adobe PDFs
  • Reading and Working with PDF Files
    • Changing the opening view
    • About the onscreen display
    • Reading PDF documents
    • Searching PDF documents
    • Printing PDF documents
    • Filling out PDF forms
    • About flexibility, accessibility, and structure
    • Working with accessible documents
    • Using Acrobat accessibility features
    • Sharing PDF files
  • Enhancing PDF Documents
    • Examining the work file
    • Moving pages with page thumbnails
    • Manipulating pages
    • Renumbering pages
    • Managing links
    • Working with bookmarks
    • Setting document properties and metadata
  • Editing Content in PDF Files
    • Editing text
    • Working with images in a PDF file
    • Copying text and images from a PDF fill
    • Exporting PDF content to PowerPoint
    • Saving PDF files as Word documents
    • Extracting PDF tables as Excel spreadsheets
  • Using Acrobat with MS Office
    • About Acrobat PDFMaker
    • Converting Microsoft Word files to Adobe PDF
    • Converting Excel documents and starting a review
    • Converting PowerPoint presentations
    • Converting web pages from Internet Explorer
  • Combining Files
    • About combining files
    • Selecting files to combine
    • Arranging pages
    • Merging the files
  • Adding Signatures and Security
    • Viewing documents in Protected Mode (Windows only)
    • About security
    • Viewing security settings
    • Adding security to PDF files
    • About digital signatures
    • Creating digital signatures
    • Signing a document digitally
    • Modifying signed documents
    • Certifying PDF files
    • Signing certified documents
    • Exploring on your own: Using security envelopes
  • Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle
    • About the review process
    • Adding comments to a PDF document
    • Working with comments
    • Initiating a shared review
  • Working with Forms in Acrobat
    • Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
    • Adding form fields
    • Distributing forms
    • Collecting form data
    • Working with form data
    • Exploring on your own: Calculating and validating numeric fields
  • Using FormsCentral
    • About FormsCentral
    • Creating a form from a template
    • Distributing a form
    • Tracking a form
    • Creating a form from scratch
  • Using Actions
    • About actions
    • Using predefined actions
    • Creating an action
    • Sharing actions
  • Using Acrobat in Professional Printing
    • Creating PDF files for print and prepress
    • Preflighting files
    • Working with transparency
    • Setting up color management
    • Previewing your print job
    • Advanced printing controls

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.



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Recent student feedback

5.0 stars The instructor took the time to ask how much of the subject I knew and what were my interests or things I hoped to learn by the time I left the class that way he knew what topics to concentrate on. We had a very small class therefore we were able to customize and personalize it. I liked that very much and feel I walked out knowing a lot more on the subject. Ana Valenzuela
Guidance Software, Inc.
5.0 stars Ms Beverly Houwing is very knowledgeable in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. She made the class fun. I've been to many other training classes and she is the best instructor I've had! Paulette Gomez
County of San Bernardino
5.0 stars Michael is great. I would definitely want to sign up for other courses that he teaches. Very enjoyable - willing to answer so many of our questions. I'd also recommend him to others. Also, what a nice training room!Cyndi Hefler
Freeborn & Peters LLP
5.0 stars I really enjoyed the hands-on approach to this course as it reinforced my learning and further understanding of the topic. I would come back to the Training Connection for other training courses as I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Erin Emerson
DeVry University

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