Adobe Training Overview|
In Acrobat 5.0: Introduction (Windows) , you will explore the Acrobat 5.0 work environment, and practice creating and manipulating Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Some of the topics you will cover include: how to create a PDF file, how to modify a PDF file by adding navigation to it, how to add sound and movie clips to a PDF file, how to annotate (add additional comments to) a PDF file, how to create PDF forms, how to create an index of PDF documents, how to add security to PDF documents, and how to distribute PDFs.
Adobe Training Prerequisites
Students should have basic knowledge of computers and experience in navigating around the Microsoft Windows work environment. No previous knowledge of Acrobat is required.
Acrobat 5.0: Introduction (Windows) is a hands-on instruction book that teaches you to use Adobe Acrobat and to create and manipulate Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
The student will be able to set up Acrobat print drivers and identify various ways to create and manage PDF files. They will gain a complete understanding of the Acrobat suite of products including Acrobat Distiller and Acrobat Catalog.
Those who are responsible for converting documents into Acrobat PDF formats or anyone interested in creating electronically distributed PDF documents
You will need
- At least 64 megabytes (MB) of Random Access Memory (RAM).
- At least 50 MB of free hard disk space.
- A 200 MHz or faster Intel Pentium processor.
- Windows 95, 98, NT (version 4.0), or 2000.
- A 256-color (or higher) monitor capable of at least 800 x 600 resolution.
- A CD-ROM drive.
- An Internet connection.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or later.
- Microsoft Outlook Express or an equivalent e-mail application.
- Adobe Acrobat 5.0.
- Microsoft Word 97 or 2000.
- Apple QuickTime Player (newest version available from http://www.apple.com—this is a free download).
- A sound card and speakers.
Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Adobe Training Course duration
- Create a PDF file from various media, including electronic files, Web pages, and scanned images.
- Modify PDF files by adding hyperlinks, bookmarks, and movie and sound clips to them.
- Add graphic and text annotations to a PDF file.
- Create a Web Ready PDF form and validate data in the form.
- Index a collection of PDF files.
- Limit accessibility to PDF files by adding password security and digital signatures to them.
- Optimize and distribute PDF files.
Adobe Training Course outline
Lesson 1: Introduction to Acrobat 5.0
Lesson 2: Modifying PDF Files
- Topic 1A: Getting to Know Acrobat 5.0
- Topic 1B: Creating PDF Files
Lesson 3: Annotating PDF Files
- Topic 2A: Adding Navigation Tools
- Topic 2B: Creating Non-PDF Files
- Topic 2C: Movie Clips and Sounds: Adding Multimedia Elementsto a PDF File
Lesson 4: Designing and Using Electronic Forms
- Topic 3A: Annotations
- Topic 3B: Sharing Comments Online
Lesson 5: Indexing PDF Files
- Topic 4A: PDF Forms and the Web
- Topic 4B: Form Data Validation
Lesson 6: Securing PDF Files
- Topic 5A: PDF Prep: Getting PDF Files Ready for Indexing
- Topic 5B: The Altered Index: What to Do When You Haveto Update an Index
Lesson 7: Optimizing and Distributing PDF Files
- Topic 6A: Passwords and Restricted Access
- Topic 6B: Certificates and Digital Signatures
Appendix A: Batch Processing PDF Files
- Topic 7A: PDF Files: Easy Access for People with Disabilities
- Topic 7B: Optimization
- Topic 7C: The Four Basic Methods for Distributing PDFFiles
Appendix B: PDF Consultant
- Implementing Batch Processing Techniques
- Using PDF Consultant to Analyze and Repair Files