Adobe Acrobat Professional Advanced

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

Schedule your Adobe Acrobat train­ing class now!

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™