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Adobe Acrobat Professional

This Adobe Acrobat Professional training course is a 1 Day public programme, designed to cover both Adobe Professional and Acrobat Standard for Designers, Developers, and Business Users. Where a tool or feature is specific to Acrobat Professional, the information is italicized and called out with an icon in the coursebook.

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1 Day
Cost Includes:
Training course materials and after-training support
Contact Name:
Sinead Landers
X €295.00
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Adobe Acrobat Professional-Course Content

Unit 1. Introducing Adobe Acrobat About Adobe PDF

  • About Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe PDF on the web
  • A first look at the work area
  • Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode
  • Designing documents for online viewing
  • Using Organizer
  • Getting help
  • Review

Unit 2. Looking at the Work Area

  • Opening a PDF file in the work area
  • Working with Acrobat tools and toolbars
  • Working with Acrobat task buttons
  • Working with the navigation pane
  • Using Organizer
  • Review

Unit 3. Creating Adobe PDF Files

  • About creating Adobe PDF files
  • Using the Create PDF command
  • Dragging and Dropping files
  • Converting and combining different types of files
  • Using the Print command to create Adobe PDF files
  • About the Adobe PDF Settings (presets)
  • Reducing file size
  • About compression and resampling
  • Inserting Multimedia files
  • Scanning a paper document
  • Converting emails to PDF (Windows)
  • Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
  • Exploring on your own: Creating Adobe PDF from the context menu (Windows)
  • Review

Unit 4. Creating Adobe PDF from Microsoft Office Files (Windows)

  • About PDFMaker
  • Converting Microsoft Word files to Adobe PDF
  • Inserting 3D content into PowerPoint presentations (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  • Converting Excel documents and starting a review
  • Converting web pages from Internet Explorer
  • Exploring on your own: Exporting tables from PDF files
  • Exploring on your own: Converting and combining multiple Office files
  • Review

Unit 5. Combining Files in PDF Portfolios

  • About PDF portfolios
  • Getting started
  • Creating a PDF Portfolio
  • Customizing your PDF Portfolio
  • Sharing your PDF Portfolio
  • Securing a PDF Portfolio
  • Searching a PDF Portfolio
  • Review

Unit 6. 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
  • Looking at accessible documents
  • Making files flexible and accessible
  • Adding tags
  • Adding Alt Text (alternate text)
  • Using the Acrobat accessibility features
  • Review

Unit 7. Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents

  • Looking at the work file
  • Moving pages with page thumbnails
  • Editing Adobe PDF pages
  • Editing links
  • Inserting one PDF file into another PDF file
  • Working with bookmarks
  • Deleting a page
  • Renumbering pages
  • Editing and extracting text and images
  • Editing images using the TouchUp Object tool
  • Converting PDF pages to image format files
  • Review

Unit 8. Adding Signatures and Security

  • About digital signatures
  • Creating digital signatures
  • About security
  • Looking at security settings
  • Adding security to PDF files
  • Adding passwords
  • Certifying PDF files
  • Signing certified documents
  • Exploring on your own: Using security envelopes
  • Review

Unit 9. Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle

  • About the review process
  • Adding comments to a PDF document
  • About the commenting tools
  • Working with comments
  • Initiating a shared review
  • Exploring on your own: Interactive live collaboration
  • Review

Unit 10. Working with Forms in Acrobat

  • Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
  • Adding form fields
  • Distributing forms
  • Collecting form data
  • Working with form data
  • Explore on your own: Calculating and validating numeric fields
  • Review

Unit 11: Creating Multimedia Presentations

  • Adding a video file to a PDF file (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Adding a Flash animation (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Adding a poster file for a video or animation (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Creating a presentation
  • Review

Unit 12. Using the Legal Features

  • About Bates numbering and redaction
  • Applying Bates numbering
  • Defining Bates numbering
  • Editing Bates numbering
  • Applying redaction
  • Setting the Redaction tool properties
  • Searching text for redaction
  • Creating PDF portfolios
  • Review

Unit 13: Using the Engineering and Technical Features

  • Working with layers
  • Using the Pan & Zoom tool
  • Using the 2D measuring tools
  • Using the Loupe tool
  • Converting a drawing file to PDF (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Permanently removing text from PDF documents
  • Using the PDF Maps feature
  • Geospatial registration (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  • Review

Unit 14. Using Acrobat in Professional Publishing

  • Creating PDF files for print and prepress
  • Preflighting files (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Working with transparency (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Setting up color management
  • Previewing your print job
  • Advanced printing controls
  • Review

Unit 15. Working with 3D in PDF Files

  • About Acrobat Pro Extended and Adobe 3D Reviewer (Windows)
  • Working with 3D content in PDF files
  • Reviewing and commenting on 3D models
  • Converting 3D design files to PDF (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  • Using 3D PDF files in your manufacturing workflow (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  • Using 3D models in technical publishing (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  • Review


This Adobe Acrobat Professional training programme may be of interest to anyone involved in graphics – Adobe Professional and Acrobat Standard for Designers, Developers, and Business Users.  Computer experience is essential.

No previous knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Professional is required.




Classroom based, instructor lead, practical hands on course with Computer / Laptop per person during the session

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