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Adobe Acrobat XI

Video Description

In this VTC Adobe Acrobat XI course, you'll be introduced to the latest version of Acrobat and become proficient in handling PDF documents. Author and expert Geoff Blake will teach you to work efficiently within Acrobat by showing you how to customize the interface to suit your needs. He will not only show you how to navigate the tools and panels with ease, he will also demonstrate how to manage pages and files, remove and replace pages, and extract different types of content. Then you will learn how to apply security to your PDFs to protect their contents. Finally, you will discover how to make use of commenting and annotation tools, and how to efficiently manage, import, and export annotation. All this and more awaits in Adobe Acrobat XI! To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Overview
    1. Introduction 00:04:04
  2. About Acrobat & the PDF File Format
    1. Understanding the Role of PDFs 00:04:43
    2. PDF Myths 00:08:28
    3. Creating PDFs 00:06:35
  3. Getting Around Inside Acrobat
    1. A Look at the Welcome Screen 00:02:30
    2. Opening PDF Files 00:03:27
    3. Exploring the Navigation Panes 00:05:10
    4. A Tour of the Interface 00:04:24
    5. Exploring the Tools Pane 00:04:18
    6. Additional Navigation Pane Options 00:03:34
    7. Additional Tool Panes 00:04:10
    8. Customizing the Quick Tools Toolbar 00:06:36
    9. Customizing the Main Toolbar 00:07:21
    10. Understanding Tool Sets 00:04:18
    11. Creating a Custom Tool Set 00:06:39
  4. Navigating within Files
    1. Adjusting Magnification pt. 1 00:05:07
    2. Adjusting Magnification pt. 2 00:07:16
    3. Understanding Page Display 00:04:42
    4. Navigating with the Pages Pane 00:06:19
    5. Navigating within PDFs 00:06:14
    6. Using Reading Mode 00:05:05
    7. Using Previous and Next View 00:03:47
    8. Navigating More Efficiently 00:03:49
    9. Splitting the View 00:05:08
    10. Grid / Guides / Rulers 00:07:34
    11. Viewing Document Properties 00:05:23
  5. Moving / Extracting / Deleting Pages
    1. Inserting Pages 00:05:51
    2. Undoing Changes with Revert 00:04:21
    3. Deleting Pages 00:04:30
    4. Extracting Pages 00:05:20
    5. Using the Split Document Command 00:06:57
    6. Rotating the View 00:03:50
    7. Saving Rotated Pages 00:05:03
    8. Reordering with the Pages Panel 00:02:59
    9. Replacing Pages 00:06:20
  6. Headers / Footers / Watermarks / Numbering
    1. Adding a Header & Footer to a PDF 00:08:19
    2. Editing Headers & Footers 00:04:32
    3. Removing Headers & Footers 00:04:09
    4. Inserting a Watermark 00:06:07
    5. Editing & Removing Watermarks 00:03:26
    6. Backgrounds vs Watermarks 00:05:23
    7. Numbering Pages 00:06:33
  7. Reducing PDF File Size 00:06:02
  8. Using the Reduce File Size Command 00:06:02
  9. Using the PDF Optimizer 00:08:09
  10. Adding Security to PDFs
    1. Applying Open and Permissions Passwords 00:06:47
    2. Testing Your Applied Security 00:03:26
    3. Removing Security from Your Files 00:02:10
  11. Extracting Content from PDFs
    1. Saving PDFs into Image Formats 00:04:59
    2. Saving Individual Images 00:03:43
    3. Exporting All Images 00:04:23
    4. Editing Text 00:05:42
    5. Copying Text from PDFs 00:05:27
    6. Editing Images in PDFs 00:05:01
    7. Copying Graphics 00:06:46
    8. Using the Snapshot Tool 00:07:18
    9. Converting PDFs to Word 00:06:57
    10. Saving PDFs into Text Formats 00:06:22
  12. Building Navigational Bookmarks
    1. How Bookmarks Work in Acrobat 00:05:09
    2. Creating Bookmarks 00:07:25
    3. Adjusting the Destination of a Bookmark 00:05:53
    4. Deleting & Renaming Bookmarks 00:02:29
    5. Sorting & Creating Nested Bookmarks 00:06:59
    6. Automatically Opening the Bookmarks 00:05:29
    7. Creating Bookmarks from Structure pt. 1 00:06:23
    8. Creating Bookmarks from Structure pt. 2 00:07:26
    9. Generating Bookmarks Automatically 00:05:29
    10. Interactive Bookmark Functions pt. 1 00:07:29
    11. Interactive Bookmark Functions pt. 2 00:04:37
    12. Interactive Bookmark Functions pt. 3 00:04:34
    13. Creating a Bookmark to Send Email 00:05:58
  13. Creating Hyperlinks within PDFs
    1. Introducing Hyperlinks 00:04:40
    2. Creating an Initial Hyperlink 00:05:07
    3. Using Links to Open Files 00:03:28
    4. Creating Navigation Links pt. 1 00:05:05
    5. Creating Navigation Links pt. 2 00:07:26
    6. Additional Hyperlink Ideas 00:05:08
  14. Using the Commenting Tools in Acrobat
    1. Using the Drawing Markup Tools 00:07:14
    2. Managing Comments in the Comments List 00:07:58
    3. Exporting Comments for Other Users 00:02:56
    4. Importing Comments 00:04:07
    5. Summarizing Comments 00:03:48
    6. Using the Sticky Note Tool pt. 1 00:05:21
    7. Using the Sticky Note Tool pt. 2 00:05:31
    8. Using the Insert Text Tool 00:07:14
    9. Using the Highlighter Tool 00:04:07
    10. Additional Annotation Tools 00:04:15
    11. Using the Stamp Tool 00:06:23
  15. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:03:10
  16. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:00:56