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Learning Acrobat 5

with Garrick Chow

Video: Welcome

Garrick Chow shows how to turn PDFs into dynamic, interactive documents.
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  1. 19m 7s
    1. Welcome
    2. The Interface
      6m 3s
    3. The Toolbar
      10m 32s
    4. Differences with Acrobat Reader
      1m 42s
  2. 19m 34s
    1. Linking Within A Document
      8m 32s
    2. Linking to a Web Page
      8m 17s
    3. Replacing A Page Containing Links
      2m 45s
  3. 13m 28s
    1. Creating and Editing Bookmarks Part 1
      10m 25s
    2. Creating and Editing Bookmarks Part 2
      3m 3s
  4. 17m 41s
    1. Inserting, Rotating, and Cropping Pages
      5m 45s
    2. Renumbering Pages
      2m 40s
    3. Thumbnails
      5m 18s
    4. Extracting Pages
      1m 31s
    5. Page Actions
      2m 27s
  5. 1h 34m
    1. Intro to PDF Forms
      6m 37s
    2. Text Fields
      9m 52s
    3. Check Boxes
      4m 32s
    4. Radio Buttons
      4m 36s
    5. Combo Boxes
      4m 10s
    6. Form Field Calculations
      5m 49s
    7. Calculating Totals
      6m 55s
    8. Calculating Subtotals
      1m 56s
    9. Custom JavaScript Calculations
      3m 15s
    10. Calculating The Grand Total
      1m 55s
    11. Field Calculation Order
      1m 54s
    12. Field Tab Order
      3m 39s
    13. Form Buttons
      11m 43s
    14. Show / Hide Fields
      7m 38s
    15. Exporting / Importing Data
      2m 47s
    16. Standard Security
      5m 59s
    17. Digital Signature Field
      2m 15s
    18. Digitally Signing A Document
      6m 51s
    19. Forms In Reader
      1m 50s
  6. 14m 40s
    1. Using Catalog to Create an Index
      4m 22s
    2. Searching an Index
      5m 50s
    3. Indexing Options
      4m 28s
  7. 26m 56s
    1. Comments in Acrobat 5
      3m 50s
    2. Adding Comments
      12m 44s
    3. Exporting / Importing Comments
      2m 54s
    4. Summarizing Comments
      4m 45s
    5. Digital Signature
      2m 43s
  8. 16m 1s
    1. Open Web Page as PDF Command
      11m 19s
    2. Web Link to PDF
      4m 42s
  9. 1m 19s
    1. Presentation Options
      1m 19s
  10. 28m 30s
    1. Creating PDFs
      2m 43s
    2. Open as PDF Command
      3m 35s
    3. Creating PDFs from Photoshop and Illustrator
      1m 59s
    4. Creating a PostScript File
      1m 17s
    5. Acrobat 5 Distiller
      2m 1s
    6. Distilling a PostScript File
      2m 36s
    7. Comparing Distiller Settings
      1m 40s
    8. Creating PDFs from Microsoft Word
      3m 10s
    9. Adding Reflow Tags in Microsoft Word (Windows Only)
      2m 47s
    10. A Last Word
      6m 13s
    11. Goodbye

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Learning Acrobat 5
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Learning Acrobat 5 with Garrick Chow is a self-paced study program. The lessons cover the most commonly used features of the program, including creating links, adding interactivity to forms, linking to PDF documents from a webpage, and using Acrobat for commenting on documents in a multiple-reviewer setting. Learning Acrobat 5 will help you turn your PDFs into dynamic, interactive documents.



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