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Adobe Acrobat 7 Tutorial


Adobe® Acrobat® 7 is the premier PDF (Portable Document Format) creation and authoring tool that enables users and workgroups to easily create, manipulate, and re-purpose intelligent PDF documents for web, print, online collaboration, and data collection. This course developed by Adobe Certified Instructor and Master Teacher Steve Adler details the proper creation and preparation of documents from just about any source and teaches how to transform them into powerful PDF documents complete with navigation, interactivity, forms, and rich media, allowing them to be easily secured, distributed, and customized for just about any purpose. The title comes complete with work files, so you can follow right along. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the Adobe Acrobat 7 movie links.

Getting Started

The Acrobat Workspace
The Acrobat Menu Overview pt. 1
The Acrobat Menu Overview pt. 2
Customizing Acrobat Toolbars
Acrobat Preferences pt. 1
Acrobat Preferences pt. 2
Document Properties

Workspace Basics

The Document Pane
The Navigation Pane
Viewing a PDF on the Web
Printing a PDF Document
Saving PDF Documents
Saving in Different Formats

Navigation Basics

Navigating a PDF Document
Using Bookmarks
Using Thumbnails
Changing Views pt. 1
Changing Views pt. 2
Changing Views pt. 3
Changing Document Magnification
Re-Tracing Views

Working with PDFs

Using the Organizer
Organizer Collections
Assembling PDF Pages
Selecting Text and Graphics
The Snapshot Tool
Search a Document
Search a Collection of Documents
Conduct an Advanced Search
Using an Index
Searching the Web

Getting Assistance

The How To? Pane
Acrobat Assistance
Online Support

The PDF Creation Process

Acrobat and Host Applications
Creating a PDF Using the Print Command
Overview of Acrobat Distiller
Distiller Settings pt. 1
Distiller Settings pt. 2
Changing PDF Settings
Creating Custom PDF Settings
Importing PDF Job Option Settings

Creating PDF Documents in Acrobat

Setting Preferences
Creating PDF From File
Creating a PDF From Multiple Files
Creating a PDF From Web Page
Creating a PDF From Scanner
Creating a PDF From Clipboard Image
Using the Snapshot Tool

Creating PDFs From Adobe Applications

From Adobe Photoshop
From Adobe Illustrator
From Adobe InDesign
From Adobe GoLive

Creating PDFs From MS Office

About the PDFMaker
From MS Word-Win
From MS Excel-Win
From MS PowerPoint-Win
From MS Outlook-Win
From Microsoft IE-Win
From the Desktop-Win

Creating PDFs From a Web Browser

Capture PDFs From the Web
Web Capture Preferences and Settings
Append a PDFs to Web Page PDFs

Creating PDFs From Scanned Images

The OCR Process and Acrobat
OCR Settings
Using Searchable Image
Formatted Text and Graphics
Working with Suspects

Add Navigation to a PDF

About Navigation Objects
Creating Bookmarks
Linking to Other Document Pages
Customize and Arrange Bookmarks
Overview of Actions
Button Navigation
Button Duplication
Bookmarks vs. Destinations

Create Interactive PDFs

Using the Link Tool
Editing Links
Set Page Actions
Using JavaScript
Creating Articles

Editing PDF Documents

Editing Documents
Text Touch-up
Object Touch-up
Cropping Pages
Watermarks and Backgrounds
Add Headers and Footers

Reviewing PDF Documents

Setting Workspace and Preferences
Marking Up a Document
Using Commenting Tools in Word
Using Engineering Comments
The Properties Toolbar
Adding Attachments
Using the Stamp Tool
Summarizing Comments
Exporting and Importing Comments
Managing Comments
Initiate a Browser-Based Review
Using the Review Tracker
Initiate an E-mail Review

PDF Security

Accessing Document Security Settings
Using Acrobat Password Security
Accessing Protected PDFs
Security Policies
Exchanging Digital IDs
Verifying Identities
Setting Signature Preferences
Applying Signatures
Comparing Documents
Certifying a Document
Using Certificate Security
Creating a Secure eEnvelope

Optimizing PDF Documents

Reducing File Size for Web
The PDF Optimizer
Optimizing PDFs For Accessibility
Pre-flighting a Document
Inspecting Pre-flight Profiles
Creating a Pre-flight Profile

PDF Forms

About Acrobat Forms
Form Field Properties
Create a Check Box
Create a Radio Button
List Box and Combo Boxes
Text Fields pt. 1
Text Fields pt. 2
Text Fields pt. 3
Using the Create Multiple Option
Create a Reset Button
Create a Print Button
Using a JavaScript Calculation
Collecting Form Data pt. 1
Collecting Form Data pt. 2
The Typewriter Tool

Using Rich Media in Acrobat

Add Multimedia Elements
Add Sounds to PDF Documents
Add Video Files pt. 1
Add Video Files pt. 2
Creating Media Renditions

Cataloging PDF Collections

Creating PDF Indexes
Using a Batch Sequence
Creating a PDF Index
Linking an Index
Auto-Attaching Indexes

In Conclusion

Wrap Up

Credits

About this Author


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