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Adobe Acrobat Pro XI: Part One


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This all-inclusive, tailor-made training package, Adobe Acrobat Pro XI Part One, includes everything you need to deliver an introductory-level workshop on Adobe Acrobat XI Pro.

Course topics include:

  • Creating, saving, and opening PDF documents
  • Navigation techniques
  • Editing tools
  • Reviewing PDF documents with others
  • Converting PDF files to a variety of formats
  • Using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro on a touchscreen device

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About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1: Accessing PDF Documents

TOPIC A: Open a PDF Document

Adobe Acrobat XI Pro


The Welcome Screen

The Adobe Acrobat XI Pro User Interface

Activity 1-1

TOPIC B: Browse a PDF Document

The Page Navigation Commands

The Navigation Pane

Navigation Panels

PDF Page Display Views

The Read Mode

The Full Screen Mode

Zoom Options

The Select Tool and Hand Tool

Activity 1-2


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Creating and Saving PDF Documents

TOPIC A: Create and Save a PDF Document from an Existing Document

The Create Drop-Down Menu

Acrobat PDFMaker

The Adobe PDF Printer

Other PDF Creation Options

Activity 2-1

TOPIC B: Create a PDF Document from a Web Page

Web Content in PDF’s

The Adobe Acrobat Create PDF Toolbar

The Advanced Selection Feature

The Create PDF from Web Page Dialog Box

Activity 2-2

TOPIC C: Combine Multiple PDF Documents

The Combine Files Dialog Box

Activity 2-3

TOPIC D: PDF Portfolios

The Create PDF Portfolio Wizard

The PDF Portfolio Window

PDF Portfolio Headers

The Header Properties Panel

Activity 2-4


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Navigating Content in a PDF Document

TOPIC A: Perform a Search in a PDF Document

The Find Toolbar


The Manage Embedded Index Dialog Box

Activity 3-1

TOPIC B: Search Multiple PDF Documents

The Search Window

Advanced Search Options

The PDF Portfolio Search Feature

Activity 3-2

TOPIC C: Work with Bookmarks


The Bookmarks Panel

The Bookmark Properties Dialog Box

Activity 3-3

TOPIC D: Create Links and Buttons


The Create Link Dialog Box

The Link Properties Dialog Box


The Button Properties Dialog Box

Activity 3-4


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Modifying PDF Documents

TOPIC A: Manipulate PDF Document Pages

Document Page Manipulation

The Pages Panel

The Page Thumbnails Panel

Page Numbering

The Page Numbering Dialog Box

Page Extraction

The Extract Pages Dialog Box

Document Splitting

The Split Document Dialog Box

Activity 4-1

TOPIC B: Edit Content in a PDF Document

The Content Editing Panel

The Edit Text & Images Tool

Text Formatting Options

Text Boxes

The Add Text Tool

The Typewriter Tool

The Add Image Tool

Image Formatting Options

Activity 4-2

TOPIC C: Add Page Elements

Headers and Footers

The Add Header and Footer Dialog Box

Document Backgrounds

The Add Background Dialog Box


The Add Watermark Dialog Box

Activity 4-3


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Reviewing PDF Documents

TOPIC A: Add Comments and Markup


The Comment Task Pane

Annotation Tools

Drawing Markups Tools


The Comments List

Activity 5-1

TOPIC B: Compare PDF Documents

The Compare Documents Feature

The Compare Documents Dialog Box

The Compare Panel

Activity 5-2

TOPIC C: Initiate and Manage a Review

Managed Reviews

E-Mail Reviews

The Merge Comments Dialog Box

Shared Reviews

The Send for Shared Review Wizard

The Review Tracker

Activity 5-3


Review Questions

Lesson 6: Converting PDF Files

TOPIC A: Reduce the File Size of a PDF Document

The Reduced Size PDF Feature

The Reduce File Size Dialog Box

Activity 6-1

TOPIC B: Optimize PDF Files

PDF Optimizer

The PDF Optimizer Dialog Box

Space Usage Auditing

Activity 6-2

TOPIC C: Convert and Reuse PDF Document Content

Conversion File Formats

Image File Formats

Reuse PDF Document Content

The Snapshot Tool

Activity 6-3


Review Questions

Lesson 7: Acrobat XI Pro On Touchscreen Devices

TOPIC A: Using Touchscreen Devices

Touch Mode

Enter Touch Mode

Touch Mode Preferences

Activity 7-1


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson 6

Lesson Lab 6-1

Lesson 7

Lesson Lab 7-1

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet



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