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Adobe Acrobat X

Video Description

Ready to delve into the world of Acrobat? In this VTC course, author Geoff Blake introduces you to the latest version of Acrobat and guides you through the steps necessary to become proficient in the newly revised interface of version X. Learn how to navigate through the tools and panels, manage pages and files, remove and replace pages, and extract different types of content. Geoff will also demonstrate how to add interactivity and multimedia to your PDF documents, making them easy to use and media rich. Finally, you will discover how to utilize the commenting and annotation tools, and how to efficiently manage, import, and export annotation. Work files are included. Get started now by clicking on one of the movie links below!

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Overview 00:02:28
  2. About Acrobat & the PDF File Format
    1. Understanding the Role of PDFs 00:04:26
    2. PDF Myths 00:04:47
  3. Getting Around Inside Acrobat
    1. Welcome Screen 00:03:59
    2. Interface pt. 1 00:05:20
    3. Interface pt. 2 00:04:16
    4. Navigation Panes 00:04:17
    5. Customizing the Interface 00:05:53
    6. Customizing Acrobat Quick Tools 00:05:09
    7. Adjusting Magnification 00:06:43
    8. Navigation within Files pt. 1 00:03:12
    9. Navigation within Files pt. 2 00:05:46
    10. Navigating with the Pages Pane 00:04:45
    11. Using the New Reading Mode 00:04:23
    12. Splitting the View 00:04:34
    13. Grid/Guides/Rulers 00:06:06
    14. Viewing Document Properties 00:04:23
  4. Moving/Extracting/Deleting Pages
    1. Inserting Pages 00:06:02
    2. Deleting Pages 00:05:02
    3. Rotating the View 00:03:00
    4. Saving Rotated Pages 00:05:15
    5. Replacing Pages 00:05:28
    6. Undoing Changes with Revert 00:03:27
    7. Extracting Pages 00:04:10
    8. Using the Split Document Command 00:05:48
    9. Reordering with the Pages Panel 00:03:06
  5. Headers/Footers/Watermarks/Numbering
    1. Adding Headers & Footers to a PDF 00:06:21
    2. Editing Headers & Footers 00:04:11
    3. Removing Headers & Footers 00:02:30
    4. Inserting a Watermark 00:05:34
    5. Editing & Removing Watermarks 00:02:28
    6. Backgrounds Versus Watermarks 00:03:48
    7. Numbering Pages 00:07:21
  6. Reducing PDF File Size
    1. Using the Reduce File Size Command 00:04:12
    2. Using the PDF Optimizer 00:06:35
  7. Adding Security to PDFs
    1. Applying Open & Permissions Passwords 00:05:57
    2. Testing Your Applied Security 00:03:54
    3. Removing Security from Files 00:03:01
  8. Extracting Content from PDFs
    1. Copying Text from PDFs 00:04:44
    2. Copying Graphics 00:04:22
    3. Using the Snapshot Tool 00:05:45
    4. Converting PDFs to Word pt. 1 00:03:45
    5. Converting PDFs to Word pt. 2 00:05:29
    6. Saving PDFs into Text Formats 00:06:00
    7. Saving PDFs into Image Formats 00:05:18
    8. Saving Individual Images 00:03:11
    9. Exporting All Images 00:04:28
  9. Creating PDF Files
    1. Using the Acrobat Print Driver 00:07:46
    2. Creating PDFs within Mac OS 00:03:08
    3. Creating PDFs within Applications pt. 1 00:03:33
    4. Creating PDFs within Applications pt. 2 00:02:56
    5. Creating PDFs of Varying Quality pt. 1 00:04:05
    6. Creating PDFs of Varying Quality pt. 2 00:05:28
    7. Opening Files as PDFs in Acrobat 00:04:24
    8. Creating PDFs from Multiple Files 00:04:47
    9. Converting Scans to Searchable Text 00:05:32
    10. Capturing Web Pages as PDFs 00:05:31
  10. Building Navigational Bookmarks
    1. How Bookmarks Work in Acrobat 00:04:25
    2. Creating Bookmarks 00:07:11
    3. Creating Bookmarks from Structure pt. 1 00:05:29
    4. Creating Bookmarks from Structure pt. 2 00:03:31
    5. Generating Bookmarks from Styles pt. 1 00:03:16
    6. Generating Bookmarks from Styles pt. 2 00:02:05
    7. Adjusting the Bookmark Destination 00:04:13
    8. Deleting & Renaming Bookmarks 00:03:18
    9. Sorting & Creating Nested Bookmarks 00:04:19
    10. Automatically Opening the Bookmarks 00:04:50
    11. Interactive Bookmark Functions pt. 1 00:06:10
    12. Interactive Bookmark Functions pt. 2 00:03:34
    13. Interactive Bookmark Functions pt. 3 00:03:27
    14. Creating a Bookmark to Send Email 00:05:49
  11. Creating Hyperlinks in PDFs
    1. Introducing Hyperlinks 00:07:43
    2. Creating Navigation Links pt. 1 00:05:18
    3. Creating Navigation Links pt. 2 00:05:46
    4. Using Links to Open Files 00:05:29
    5. Creating Links to Control Acrobat pt. 1 00:05:25
    6. Creating Links to Control Acrobat pt. 2 00:04:58
  12. Adding Audio & Video in Acrobat
    1. Adding Audio Via the Sound Tool 00:06:42
    2. Adding Audio Using the Link Tool 00:03:56
    3. Inserting Video Files 00:04:31
    4. Customizing Video Playback 00:05:28
  13. Commenting Tools
    1. Sticky Note Tool pt. 1 00:05:54
    2. Sticky Note Tool pt. 2 00:04:57
    3. Insert Text Tool 00:04:32
    4. Additional Text Edit Tools 00:04:48
    5. Additional Annotation Tools 00:06:28
    6. Stamp Tool 00:04:51
    7. Drawing Markup Tools 00:05:08
    8. Managing Comments in the Comments List 00:06:44
    9. Exporting Comments for Other Users 00:05:13
    10. Summarizing Comments 00:06:08
  14. Conclusion
    1. Wrap Up 00:02:34
  15. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:00:54