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Key points about this course

Duration : 3 Days
Course Fee : RM 3,899.00

HRD Corp Claimable Course

Adobe Acrobat Essentials

Virtual Class

Public Class

In House Training

Private Class

Course Overview

In this 3-day course, you’ll get an excellent overview of how to convert your work into Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) using Adobe Acrobat. You will learn to use Acrobat’s cross-platform capabilities to distribute your documents efficiently without sacrificing the original design.

You will learn how to incorporate text, notes, graphics, movies, and links to the Internet. You will gain an excellent understanding of the menu and tools in Acrobat and be able to use Acrobat at a high level of efficiency.

Course Prerequisites

Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows skills.


Who Should Attend?

Professionals who need to produce superb PDF documents.

Course Content

LESSON 1: About the PDF File Format

  • About Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Reader
  • Acrobat DC Mobile App
  • Using PDF on the web
  • Opening a PDF file
  • Working with toolbars
  • Working with tools
  • Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen Mode
  • Viewing PDF files in Read Mode
  • Customizing the Acrobat toolbar


LESSON 2: Creating Adobe PDF Files

  • Creating Adobe PDF files
  • Using the Create PDF tool
  • Drag and drop file creation
  • Converting to different file types
  • Inserting blank pages
  • Using PDFMaker (Windows only)
  • Creating PDF files with the Print Command
  • Adobe PDF presets
  • Reducing file size
  • Optimizing PDF files
  • Scanning a paper document
  • Making scanned text editable and searchable
  • Converting web pages to Adobe PDF


LESSON 3: Reading and Working with PDF Files

  • On-screen display
  • Reading PDF documents
  • Searching PDF documents
  • Printing PDF documents
  • Filling out PDF forms
  • About flexibility, accessibility, and structure
  • Working with accessible documents
  • Making files flexible and accessible
  • Using Acrobat accessibility features
  • Sharing PDF files


LESSON 4: Enhancing PDF Documents

  • Moving pages with page thumbnails
  • Manipulating pages
  • Splitting Cropping & Rotating Pages
  • Renumbering pages
  • Applying Bates numbering
  • Managing links
  • Working with bookmarks
  • Setting document properties and metadata


LESSON 5: Editing Content in PDF Files

  • Editing text
  • Placing & Working with images
  • Text Redaction
  • Comparing Documents
  • Copying text and images
  • Exporting PDF content to a PowerPoint presentation
  • Saving PDF files as Word documents
  • Extracting PDF tables as Excel spreadsheets


LESSON 6: Working with Microsoft Office Files (Windows only) 

  • Acrobat PDFMaker
  • Converting Microsoft Word files
  • Converting Excel documents
  • Converting PowerPoint presentations
  • Exporting PDF’s to text and Microsoft formats


LESSON 7: Combining Files 

  • Combining files
  • Arranging pages
  • Conversion Options
  • Merging files
  • Creating a PDF Portfolio


LESSON 8: Adding Signatures and Security 

  • Acrobat Security Overview
  • Using Protected Mode in Reader (Windows only)
  • Viewing security settings
  • Adding security to PDF files
  • Using Digital signatures
  • Creating digital signatures
  • Signing a document with certificates and digital IDs
  • Modifying signed documents
  • Certifying PDF files
  • Signing certified documents


LESSON 9: Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle

  • About the review process
  • Adding comments to a PDF document
  • Working with comments
  • Initiating an email-based review


LESSON 10: Working with Forms in Acrobat 

  • Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
  • Adding form fields
  • Types of form fields
  • Distributing forms
  • Collecting form data
  • Working with form data
  • Calculating and validating numeric fields


LESSON 11: Using Actions 

  • Actions Overview
  • Using predefined actions
  • Creating Actions
  • Sharing Actions


LESSON 12: Using Acrobat in Professional Printing 

  • Creating PDF files for print and prepress
  • Guidelines for creating print-ready PDF files
  • Preflighting files
  • Working with transparency
  • PDF Standards
  • Flattening options in the Flattener Preview
  • Setting up color management
  • Previewing print jobs
  • Advanced printing controls and options


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