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Adobe Acrobat Essentials

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  $462 inc GST
  • Version DC
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Why study this course

Adobe Acrobat® is a powerhouse of an application, but few people utilise all of its features. Besides the editing of pages, you can also easily add interactive elements to documents, such as a table of contents that allows users to click through instantly to a selected page, and embed multimedia elements such as a video clip to improve your presentation.

How many times have you received an important PDF from a colleague, only to find spelling errors? Well, now you can add, edit, replace, and precisely position text and images - all from within Acrobat, no other files necessary!

Or alternatively, perform Acrobat functions without having to open the program at all – create PDFs from within Word, Excel, and Outlook using Acrobat’s clever in-built toolbar, and discover the compatibility between Acrobat and Microsoft Office.

With so much editing functionality now available from within Acrobat, users may also benefit from exploring its equally robust security tools to make sure nothing is viewed or altered without your permission.

And if you need a second opinion, you can use Acrobat’s Shared Review tool to upload your PDF to a server where it can be accessed by a list of selected recipients who can add and view Annotations and Mark-Ups to it in real time.

City Desktop Public Schedule

With Lumify Group's recent acquisition of City Desktop Training, we're pleased to now offer you an extensive public schedule of Adobe end user training in Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. As we move to consolidate our offering, you can access the schedule of the most closely aligned courses and book, by clicking on the link below.

What you can expect with City Desktop Training

  • Small classes (average 4 to 6)

  • Adobe Authorised Training Centre (AATC) with industry experienced, certified instructors

  • Course eBook and sample files

  • Class exercises relevant to industry

  • AATC Adobe endorsed certificate upon course completion

  • After-course support

  • Free course resit (6 months) *

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* Free resit applies to all public courses; does not include custom or private training.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will have the knowledge to:

  • Navigate Acrobat's interface

  • Create PDFs from various sources

  • Use Acrobat with Microsoft Office

  • Edit existing PDF documents

  • Adding interactive elements

  • Optimise files: reducing PDF file sizes

  • Secure PDF documents

  • Master annotations, markups, and review cycles

  • Utilise the PDF Portfolio tool for efficient document management

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City Desktop Training, part of the Lumify Group, is an Adobe Authorised Training Centre (AATC).

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for users who are new to Adobe Acrobat, as well as users of earlier versions of Acrobat.

Course subjects

Acrobat’s Interface

  • Panes, Panels, Toolbars and Toolsets

  • Viewing and Navigating the Document with the View Menu

  • Optimal Viewing and Navigation using the Pages Pane

  • Adding and Hiding Tools from your Tool Set

  • Tailoring the Workspace for your Needs

Creating PDFs

  • Creating PDFs from within Acrobat

  • Dragging and Dropping Files to Create PDFs

  • Creating PDFs from Different Sources – File, Microsoft Office, Web, etc

  • Creating PDFs via the Adobe PDF Printer

  • Creating a Reduced Size PDF

  • Creating an Optimised PDF that allows you to Control the Visual Quality of Specific Elements

  • Using Acrobat to Combine Different Formats (Word, Excel, Images) into a Single PDF

  • Understanding PDF Settings and Presets

  • Understanding Compression and Resampling

  • Converting Scanned Text into Live Text using OCR Technology and the Text Recognition Tool

Acrobat Ribbon in Microsoft Office

  • Using the Acrobat Ribbon in Microsoft Office Applications

  • Creating PDFs from Documents within Native Application

  • Create Restricted PDFs from Documents within Native Applications to Prevent Unauthorised Viewing or Editing
    of Content

  • Convert Microsoft Word Bookmarks into Acrobat Bookmarks

  • Configure Outlook to Auto-Archive your Emails to PDF

  • Create and Attach PDF Documents to Emails in Outlook

  • Export PDF Tables to Live Excel Spreadsheets

Working with Existing PDFs

  • Using the Find/Replace Function

  • Using the Pages Panel to Add, Extract, Replace and Delete Pages

  • Using the Pages Panel to Hard Edit Page Rotation, Crop and Add Design Elements

  • Adding Page Numbers

  • Setting Up a Bates Numbering System

  • Using the Content Editing Panel to Add and Edit Text and Images

  • Extracting Text and Images from PDFs

  • Formatting Text – Font, Size, Colour, Alignment, Placement, etc.

  • Replacing Images in an Existing Frame

  • Opening Images in their Native Program from Acrobat to Seamlessly Edit their Appearance in the PDF

  • Exporting PDF Documents to Office Documents

Adding Interactivity to a PDF

  • Creating a Working Table of Contents that Links to the Correct Page

  • Creating Buttons that Link to a Page or Web Address

  • Using the Bookmarks Pane to Link to Sections

  • Using the Nested Bookmarks Tool to Link to Subsections

  • Adding a Video File

Securing a PDF

  • Understanding the Different Degrees of Protection

  • Securing a Document with the Security Tab

  • Using the Password Encryption Feature

  • Creating a Security Envelope to Protect Multiple Documents

  • Using the Redact Feature to Disable the Viewing of Sensitive Content or Remove it Altogether

Annotations, Markups, and Review Cycles

  • Recognising Annotations and Markups in a PDF Document

  • Adding Annotations such as Comments and Sticky Notes to a PDF

  • Using the Stamps Palette

  • Highlighting Text

  • Using Tools to Indicate where Text needs to be Inserted or Replaced

  • Using Other Tools such as Strikethrough and Underline

  • Drawing Markups to bring Attention to Points in a Document

  • Uploading a PDF document to the Adobe Server and Selecting Recipients to Participate in a Shared Review

  • Importing Annotations and Markups into a PDF Document using the FDF Format

Using the PDF Portfolio Tool

  • Creating a Presentation using the PDF Portfolio Tool

  • Selecting and Customising a Premade Template

  • Adding your Content



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The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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