Adobe Acrobat 9 Training

3 Days

This Adobe Acrobat 9 training course takes students through all the major features of Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro. It is packed with hands-on exercises so that students can learn by doing. Students will learn to create, edit and manipulate PDF files, to combine files into portfolios, and to secure PDF documents. They will also learn how to work with many of the advanced features of Adobe Acrobat 9.

  1. Learn to use the Organizer to manage your PDF files.
  2. Learn to create PDF Portfolios.
  3. Learn to create Adobe PDF files with a single click.
  4. Learn to save websites and other clipboard content as PDF files.
  5. Learn to repurpose the content of Adobe PDF files for use in other applications.
  6. Learn to edit PDF documents.
  7. Learn to create multimedia presentations.
  8. Learn to review and add comments to Adobe PDF documents, using streamlined workflows and tools, including the ability to share a document for live review.
  9. Learn to create, distributing, and gathering data from forms.
  10. Learn to obtain measurements with tools designed for engineering and technical users.
  11. Learn to redact information and using Bates numbering, for legal professionals.
  12. Learn to secure PDF documents.
  13. Learn to work with 3D objects in PDFs.
  1. Introducing Adobe Acrobat 9
    1. About Adobe PDF
    2. About Adobe Acrobat
    3. Adobe PDF on the web
    4. A first look at the work area
    5. Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode
    6. Designing documents for online viewing
    7. Getting help
  2. Looking at the Work Area
    1. Opening a PDF file in the work area
    2. Working with Acrobat tools and toolbars
    3. Working with Acrobat task buttons
    4. Working with the navigation pane
    5. Using Organizer
  3. Creating Adobe PDF Files
    1. About creating Adobe PDF files
    2. Using the Create PDF command
    3. Dragging and dropping files
    4. Converting and combining different types of files
    5. Using the Print command to create Adobe PDF files
    6. About the Adobe PDF Settings (presets)
    7. Reducing file size
    8. About compression and resampling
    9. Inserting multimedia files
    10. Scanning a paper document
    11. Converting emails to PDF (Windows Only)
    12. Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
    13. Exploring on your own: Creating Adobe PDF from the context menu (Windows Only)
  4. Creating Adobe PDF from Microsoft Office Files (Windows Only)
    1. About PDFMaker
    2. Converting Microsoft Word files to Adobe PDF
    3. Inserting 3D content into PowerPoint presentations (Acrobat Pro Extended)
    4. Converting Excel documents and starting a review
    5. Converting web pages from Internet Explorer
    6. Exploring on your own: Exporting tables from PDF files
    7. Exploring on your own: Converting and combining multiple Office files
  5. Combining Files in PDF Portfolios
    1. About PDF Portfolios
    2. Getting started
    3. Creating a PDF Portfolio
    4. Customizing your PDF Portfolio
    5. Sharing your PDF Portfolio
    6. Securing a PDF Portfolio
    7. Searching a PDF Portfolio
  6. Reading and Working with PDF Files
    1. Changing the opening view
    2. About the onscreen display
    3. Reading PDF documents
    4. Searching PDF documents
    5. Printing PDF documents
    6. Filling out PDF forms
    7. About flexibility, accessibility, and structure
    8. Looking at accessible documents
    9. Making files flexible and accessible
    10. Adding tags
    11. Adding Alt Text (alternate text)
    12. Using the Acrobat accessibility features
  7. Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents
    1. Looking at the work file
    2. Moving pages with page thumbnails
    3. Editing Adobe PDF pages
    4. Editing links
    5. Inserting one PDF file into another PDF file
    6. Renumbering pages
    7. Editing and extracting text and images
    8. Editing images using the TouchUp Object tool
    9. Converting PDF pages to image format files
  8. Adding Signatures and Security
    1. Getting started
    2. About digital signatures
    3. Creating digital signatures
    4. About security
    5. Looking at security settings
    6. Adding security to PDF files
    7. Adding passwords
    8. Certifying PDF files
    9. Signing certified documents
    10. Exploring on your own: Using security envelopes
  9. Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle
    1. About the review process
    2. Getting started
    3. Adding comments to a PDF document
    4. About the commenting tools
    5. Working with comments
    6. Initiating a shared review
    7. Exploring on your own: Initiating live collaboration
  10. Working with Format in Acrobat
    1. Getting started
    2. Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
    3. Adding form fields
    4. Distributing forms
    5. Collecting form data
    6. Working with form data
    7. Exploring on your own: Calculating and validating numeric fields
  11. Creating Multimedia Presentations
    1. Getting started
    2. Adding a video file to a PDF file (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
    3. Adding a Flash animation (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
    4. Assigning a poster file for a video or animation (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
    5. Creating a presentation
  12. Using the Legal Features
    1. About Bates numbering and redaction
    2. Applying Bates numbering
    3. Defining Bates numbering
    4. Editing Bates numbering
    5. Applying redaction
    6. Changing the Documents preferences
    7. Setting the Redaction tool properties
    8. Searching text for redaction
    9. Creating PDF Portfolios
  13. Using the Engineering and Technical Features
    1. Getting started
    2. Working with layers
    3. Using the Pan & Zoom tool
    4. 6Using the 2D measuring tools
    5. Using the Loupe tool
    6. Converting a drawing file to PDF (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
    7. Permanently removing text from PDF documents
    8. Using the PDF Maps feature
    9. Geospatial registration (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  14. Using Acrobat in Professional Printing
    1. Getting started
    2. Creating PDF files for print and prepress
    3. Preflighting files (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
    4. Working with transparency (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
    5. Setting up color management
    6. Previewing your print job
    7. Advanced printing controls
  15. Working with 3D in PDF Files
    1. About Acrobat Pro Extended and Adobe 3D Reviewer (Windows)
    2. Working with 3D content in PDF files
    3. Reviewing and commenting on 3D models
    4. Converting 3D design files to PDF (Acrobat Pro Extended)
    5. Using 3D PDF files in your manufacturing workflow (Acrobat Pro Extended)
    6. Using 3D models in technical publishing (Acrobat Pro Extended)
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Acrobat class:

  • Experience with basic software programs such as Microsoft Word