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Acrobat X Pro Essential

Course code: 10219

Prerequisites: None

Price (plus GST): $595.00

Duration: 2 days

With Acrobat X, Adobe continues to evolve the venerable PDF from a simple paperless document into a collaborative hub for many forms of digital communication. In Acrobat X Pro we will explores the many new and enhanced features in version X of Acrobat Standard, Acrobat Pro, and Acrobat Pro Extended, demonstrating different ways to create and modify PDFs, including the enhanced OCR tool, and show how to combine them with other files into a PDF Portfolio. We will cover collaboration in detail, including the new Collaborate Live and Shared Review options as well as investigate redaction and other security features.


  • The Interface
    Getting started with Acrobat X Pro
    Understanding the difference between Acrobat and Adobe Reader
    Understanding the interface
    Navigating PDF documents
    Customizing the toolbars
    Working with the navigation panels
    Using the zoom tools
    Understanding the window views
    Using the Organizer
    Using the Full Screen and Reading modes

  • Creating PDFs
    Creating a PDF from Word
    Creating a PDF from Excel
    Creating a PDF from PowerPoint
    Creating a PDF from Outlook (Windows only)
    Creating a PDF from the web
    Creating a PDF from a file
    Setting PDF file preferences
    Creating a PDF from copied content
    Creating a PDF from a scanner
    Optimizing a scanned PDF
    Creating a PDF from a blank page
    Creating multiple PDFs in a batch
    Creating PDFs from InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

  • Combining Documents
    Combining documents
    Creating a merged document
    Creating a PDF Portfolio
    Adding files or folders to a PDF Portfolio
    Customizing PDF Portfolio options
    Previewing native files in a PDF Portfolio
    Searching in a PDF Portfolio
    Running commands on a PDF Portfolio
    Applying security to a PDF Portfolio
    PDF Portfolios and previous versions of Acrobat or Adobe Reader

  • Modifying PDFs
    Inserting and deleting pages
    Embedding and removing thumbnails
    Moving, rotating, and cropping
    Extracting and replacing pages
    Splitting PDFs
    Renumbering pages
    Adding headers and footers
    Creating watermarks and backgrounds
    Copying content
    Editing text
    Adding text using the Typewriter tool
    Touching up objects
    Using Bates numbering
    Comparing PDF documents
    Setting document properties
    Reducing file size
    Examining a document
    Attaching documents to a PDF

  • Bookmarks
    Understanding bookmarks
    Creating bookmarks
    Bookmarking specific items
    Nesting bookmarks
    Editing bookmark destinations
    Bookmarking shortcuts
    Bookmarking actions
    Using the Bookmarks navigation panel and the Initial View setting

  • Links
    Using links
    Creating links
    Editing links
    Using cross-document linking
    Creating destination links
    Using link shortcuts

  • Repurposing Content
    Exporting images from a PDF
    Exporting text from a PDF
    Exporting to Word
    Exporting to HTML
    Batch-processing an export

  • Collaborating
    Viewing comments
    Adding sticky notes
    Using the Text Edits tool
    Using the Stamp tool
    Using highlights, underlines, and strikethroughs
    Attaching files as comments
    Recording an audio comment
    Using the drawing tools
    Enabling commenting in Reader
    Understanding the different review processes
    Attaching a PDF for email review
    Using the Shared Review feature
    Reviewing via
    Using the Collaborate Live feature
    Using the Review Tracker
    Exporting and importing comments
    Reviewing comments
    Summarizing comments

  • Finding and Searching
    Using Basic Find
    Using Search
    Advanced searching

  • Security
    Showing security properties for a PDF
    Enabling Encrypt with Password security
    Removing Encrypt with Password security
    Managing security policies