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Duration : 1 Day
Public Class : RM 1,899.00
Live Virtual Class : RM 1,149.00

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Adobe Acrobat DC Essentials

Live Virtual Class

Public Class

In House Training

Private Class

Course Overview

This Adobe Acrobat training course helps you gain an all-round view of Adobe Acrobat, including best practices for creating, combining, optimising, securing, and sharing PDF documents.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding on how Adobe Acrobat is used to create, modify, protect, and optimise PDFs, and how you can collaborate with and gather data from your users. This Adobe Acrobat course is intended for professionals from any field who plan to use Adobe Acrobat to create, edit, or distribute PDFs.

Learn how to use Adobe Acrobat DC at our training lab in Kuala Lumpur. This Adobe Acrobat training is also available if you want to conduct at your venue, throughout Malaysia.

Upon successful completion of this Adobe Acrobat course, you will be able to:

  • Access information in a PDF document
  • Create PDFs from Microsoft Office programs and from web pages
  • Combine and modify PDFs
  • Add PDF navigation aids
  • Work with multiple PDFs
  • Review PDFs
  • Generate PDF forms that include logic and input validation
  • Collect and analyse form data
  • Optimise PDFs with measures including image compression
  • Protect PDFs with passwords and other security measures
Course Prerequisites

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer’s operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

Finally, you will need basic experience in using common office applications such as spreadsheets, word processors, and web browsers.

Course Content

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Overview of Acrobat Family

  • Understanding the product line-up

Create PDF from Microsoft Office

  • Generate PDFs from Microsoft Office
  • The PDF Maker
  • Embedding bookmarks, TOC, links

Document repurposing

  • Powerpoint to PDF presentations
  • HTML pages to PDF

Acrobat Distiller

  • Create low and high quality PDFs
  • Impact of resolution and font embedding
  • PDF versioning

Generating PDF from Web pages

  • Conversion options
  • Selection mode
  • Output control
  • Embedded media settings
  • Flash control

Combining PDFs

  • Combine PDFs into single file
  • Combine PDFs into PDF Portfolio
  • Advantages of single files
  • Advantages of PDF Portfolio
  • PDF Portfolio deep dive

Layout modes

  • Appending different media
  • Customising Portfolio
  • Home, index and list modes
  • Upload to

The Organiser

  • Explore the organiser
  • Favourite places
  • Exploring metadata
  • Network places


  • New customised toolbars
  • Reset workspace
  • Navigating views and pages
  • Keyboard shortcuts

Editing and repurposing

  • Use the touch-up text tool
  • Change properties
  • Repurpose Export data
  • Save out images
  • Document wide extraction
  • Conversion options

Secure your PDF file

  • Different types of Acrobat security
  • Security Policies
  • Applying security and testing
  • Password and permissions restrictions
  • Removing security
  • Acrobat security implications

Optimise your PDF file

  • Check for file content
  • Reduce image size and compression
  • Edit font embedding and remove metadata
  • Flatten forms fields, remove comments

  • Hosted Adobe service
  • Connect as repository
  • Product overview
  • Creating a user account
  • Remote presentations
  • Gaining control of users desktop
  • Chat and communication pods
  • Adobe Buzzword
  • File Manager and uploading

Adobe PDF Forms generation

  • Generating a simple PDF (Acro) Form
  • Discussing Adobe Livecycle Designer
  • Examples of Form field recognition
  • Understanding form field types
  • Recycle fields across documents
  • Repeating fields and form logic
  • Naming fields and workflow considerations
  • Form logic and validation
  • Using simplified field notation
  • Mandatory form entry and options
  • Sending a forms workflow message
  • Configure the reset, print and submit buttons
  • Personal or workgroup form distribution
  • Submitting and saving data with Adobe Reader
  • Using the forms tracker
  • Adobe Reader Extensions
  • Collecting data and analysis
  • Filtering and sorting results
  • Response file and PDF Portfolio
  • Merging older responses into current
  • Exporting to CSV and XML

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