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Acrobat 7 Essential Training

with Garrick Chow

Video: welcome

Take PDFs to the next level by adding interactive elements such as links, bookmarks, and form fields.
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  1. 1m 33s
    1. welcome
      1m 33s
  2. 54m 6s
    1. interface
      14m 44s
    2. customizing toolbars
      4m 2s
    3. zoom tools
      10m 31s
    4. window views
      6m 16s
    5. organizer
      10m 24s
    6. autosave
      4m 42s
    7. full screen and reading mode
      3m 27s
  3. 36m 11s
    1. using links
      3m 35s
    2. creating links
      8m 23s
    3. editing links
      4m 30s
    4. destination links
      3m 51s
    5. cross-document linking
      6m 36s
    6. web links
      9m 16s
  4. 17m 4s
    1. reading articles
      4m 16s
    2. creating articles
      6m 42s
    3. editing articles
      2m 49s
    4. article magnification settings
      1m 19s
    5. article help
      1m 58s
  5. 22m 13s
    1. creating bookmarks
      3m 56s
    2. bookmarking specific items
      5m 41s
    3. nesting bookmarks
      4m 27s
    4. quick bookmark names
      4m 12s
    5. bookmark actions
      2m 16s
    6. document open options
      1m 41s
  6. 35m 51s
    1. inserting and deleting pages
      7m 17s
    2. embedding thumbnails
      2m 24s
    3. moving, rotating, and cropping
      5m 42s
    4. extracting pages
      2m 52s
    5. renumbering pages
      3m 2s
    6. headers and footers
      5m 36s
    7. touching up content
      5m 40s
    8. adding watermarks
      3m 18s
  7. 12m 46s
    1. exporting images
      3m 20s
    2. exporting text
      4m 59s
    3. the snapshot tool
      1m 39s
    4. picture tasks
      2m 48s
  8. 1h 6m
    1. viewing comments
      6m 47s
    2. adding comments
      6m 22s
    3. text editing tools
      4m 57s
    4. drawing tools
      6m 58s
    5. attaching files
      4m 22s
    6. the stamp tool
      5m 56s
    7. enabling commenting in reader
      5m 10s
    8. reviewing via email pt 1
      4m 58s
    9. reviewing via email pt 2
      3m 38s
    10. reviewing via email pt 3
      3m 18s
    11. tracker
      2m 40s
    12. reviewing comments
      5m 47s
    13. summarizing comments
      5m 37s
  9. 1h 7m
    1. examining a completed form
      7m 3s
    2. text fields
      9m 41s
    3. formatting text fields
      3m 7s
    4. check boxes
      3m 43s
    5. radio buttons
      4m 27s
    6. combo box
      4m 3s
    7. preparing for field calculations
      9m 18s
    8. calculating fields
      5m 24s
    9. JavaScript calculations
      5m 12s
    10. grand total and calculation order
      2m 49s
    11. form buttons
      7m 57s
    12. electronic form submission
      4m 24s
  10. 34m 56s
    1. LiveCycle designer
      5m 13s
    2. adding text
      3m 34s
    3. adding text fields
      3m 56s
    4. drop down menus
      2m 15s
    5. naming fields
      1m 56s
    6. checkboxes
      3m 32s
    7. radio buttons
      2m 12s
    8. reset button
      1m 48s
    9. accessibility
      1m 55s
    10. tab order
      2m 56s
    11. submitting data
      3m 19s
    12. viewing data
      2m 20s
  11. 37m 20s
    1. basic finding and searching
      6m 20s
    2. advanced searching
      3m 20s
    3. preparing files for indexing
      4m 57s
    4. creating an index
      7m 57s
    5. searching an index
      6m 19s
    6. adding a welcome page
      8m 27s
  12. 45m 54s
    1. password security
      12m 39s
    2. creating a digital ID
      6m 0s
    3. digitally signing documents
      4m 45s
    4. validating signatures
      5m 58s
    5. encrypting PDFs for digital IDs
      5m 54s
    6. security policies
      4m 59s
    7. eEnvelopes
      5m 39s
  13. 42m 26s
    1. link actions
      4m 14s
    2. adding buttons pt 1
      7m 49s
    3. adding buttons pt 2
      3m 36s
    4. adding buttons pt 3
      5m 44s
    5. page actions
      2m 50s
    6. adding a movie
      4m 49s
    7. showing/hiding fields
      7m 12s
    8. full screen view
      6m 12s
  14. 23m 2s
    1. Distiller
      7m 47s
    2. viewing Distiller setting differences
      4m 18s
    3. creating a PostScript file (windows)
      2m 20s
    4. creating a PostScript file (mac)
      1m 54s
    5. distilling a PostScript file
      2m 17s
    6. watched folders
      4m 26s
  15. 11m 6s
    1. creating PDFs from files
      2m 44s
    2. creating PDFs from the web
      8m 22s
  16. 23m 24s
    1. creating a tagged PDF
      3m 48s
    2. examining a tagged PDF
      4m 46s
    3. checking for and adding tags
      3m 56s
    4. touchup reading order tool
      4m 36s
    5. accessibility setup assistant
      6m 18s
  17. 12s
    1. goodbye

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Acrobat 7 Essential Training
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PDF has become the standard format for electronically sharing documents. But what can you do with your PDFs once they're created? Acrobat 7 Essential Training shows you how to take your PDFs to the next level by adding interactive elements such as links, bookmarks, and form fields. You'll learn to tweak your PDFs using Acrobat Distiller, make changes to them using Acrobat's editing tools, and keep them safe using the new security features. Covering both the Standard and Professional versions of Acrobat 7, these movies ensure that you'll master the key features of this diverse application in no time.



I'm Garrick Chow, and welcome to learning Acrobat 7. In this series of movies I'm going to be showing you a lot of cool things that you can do to your PDF documents using this latest version of Acrobat. If you're brand new to Acrobat and using PDF's, you are going to be surprised when you see the neat things you can do to your PDF documents using this program. Even if you have used Acrobat in the past you are going to like the new features and enhancements that Adobe has made to this program. As is the case with Acrobat 6, Acrobat 7 comes in both the standard and professional versions.

I am going to be using professional in these movies but I will point out the features that don't appear in standard. The biggest feature that doesn't appear in standard is its lack of the ability to create interactive forms. There are a couple differences between the two programs and I will be sure to point those out as we go. If you are new to Adobe Acrobat, make sure you don't confuse the Adobe Acrobat with Adobe reader. Reader is the free program you can download from Adobes web site to view PDF documents but it has no PDF editing capabilities of its own.

When you want to edit, enhance or alter your PDF in any way you have to use Acrobat. Again, reader is just for viewing, Acrobat is for changing or enhancing your PDF document. The good news is that reader and Acrobat standard and Acrobat professional are almost identical when it comes to navigating and viewing a PDF document so why don't we start there by taking a look at the Acrobat 7 interface.

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