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Adobe Acrobat Professional Advanced

Adobe Acrobat Professional Advanced

Prerequisites: Success in this course depends on students having this knowledge before beginning this class.

A working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat 8 or later as well as a familiarity to working with PDF files is required.
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In Tracks:

This course is part of the following workflow-oriented and product- or technology-oriented learning tracks: Acrobat & PDF, Business of Design, General Business, Graphic Design, Law Enforcement / Mil. / Intel., Legal Profession, Scientific & Forensic, Writing & Editorial

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Adobe Acrobat is an essential part of business, enabling professionals to reliably create, combine, and deploy Adobe PDF documents and electronic forms, and Adobe Acrobat Training is an essential part of making Acrobat do its best work for you.

This class will take you beyond the basics of creating and combining PDFs into the true power of Adobe Acrobat that will make your PDFs compliant, accessible, secure, and successful.

What You Will Learn

  • PDF Accessibility
  • Portfolios
  • Document Security
  • Document Review
  • Forms
  • Actions
  • Legal Features
  • Redaction
  • Color Management

Lesson Outline

The following is a list of possible topics for you to use as a guide. Your course will be fully customized to your unique goals, workflow, and learning pace. Because every course we teach is fully customized to each group, the following list of topics to be learned should be considered a guideline, one that will be expanded or altered as required to fit your needs.


  • About Flexibility, Accessibility, and structure
  • Working with Accessible Documents
  • Making Files Flexible and Accessible
  • Using the Acrobat Accessible Features

Combining Files in PDF Portfolios

  • About PDF Portfolios
  • Creating a PDF Portfolio
  • Customizing your PDF Portfolio
  • Sharing your PDF Portfolio
  • Searching a PDF Portfolio

Adding Signatures and Security

  • Viewing Documents in Protected Mode (Windows Only)
  • About Security
  • Viewing Security Settings
  • Adding Security to PDF Files
  • About Digital Signatures
  • Creating Digital Signatures
  • Signing a Document Digitally
  • Modifying Signed Documents
  • Certifying PDF Files
  • Signing Certified Documents
  • Exploring on your own: Using security envelopes

Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle

  • About the Review Process
  • Sharing PDF Files
  • Adding Comments
  • Working with Comments
  • Initiating a Shared Review
  • Exploring on your own: Initiating Live Collaboration

Working with Forms in Acrobat

  • Converting PDF Files to interactive PDF Forms
  • Adding Form Fields
  • Distributing Forms
  • Collecting form Data
  • Validating Numeric Fields
  • Working with Form Data

Using Actions

  • About Actions
  • Using Predefined Actions
  • Creating an Action
  • Sharing Actions

Using the Legal Features

  • Legal Features in Adobe Acrobat
  • About Bates Numbering and Redaction
  • Apply Bates Numbering
  • Defining Bates Numbering
  • Applying Redaction
  • Changing the Appearance of Redaction
  • Searching Text for Redaction
  • Assembling PDF Documents
  • Marking Redaction across Multiple Pages

Using Acrobat in Professional Printing

  • Color Management
  • Creating PDF Files for Print and Prepress
  • Preflighting Files (Acrobat Pro)
  • Working with Transparency (Acrobat Pro)
  • Setting Up Color Management
  • Previewing your Print Job (Acrobat Pro)
  • Advanced Printing Controls

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