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Changing page order


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Video: Changing page order

In this video, I'm going to show you how to delete blank pages or incorrect pages and then how to rearrange pages if they are in the wrong order. First, we're going to get rid of the blank pages. So page ii would make sense if this were printed book--it would be sort of an inside front cover--but it doesn't make sense in a PDF. So I select the page in the Page Thumbnails panel and click the Delete Pages icon. Acrobat says, "Are you sure?" because it's not going to give you an undo. Click OK because you feel sure, and then let's see if there are any more blank pages. Yes, there's another one.
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  1. 1m 3s
    1. Welcome
      47s
    2. Using the exercise files
      16s
  2. 9m 13s
    1. Understanding the Portable Document Format
      1m 55s
    2. Comparing the three versions of Acrobat
      7m 18s
  3. 16m 11s
    1. Navigating through documents
      4m 57s
    2. Changing the screen view
      7m 29s
    3. Understanding the Tool panels
      3m 45s
  4. 15m 45s
    1. Combining PDFs
      2m 57s
    2. Inserting pages
      2m 33s
    3. Replacing pages
      1m 59s
    4. Changing page order
      1m 29s
    5. Extracting pages
      1m 47s
    6. Creating portfolios
      5m 0s
  5. 16m 28s
    1. Creating PDFs from Word documents
      8m 20s
    2. Creating PDFs from PowerPoint presentations
      3m 5s
    3. Creating PDFs from Excel spreadsheets
      2m 0s
    4. Creating PDFs on a Mac
      3m 3s
  6. 14m 1s
    1. Converting web pages to PDFs
      3m 43s
    2. Scanning hard copy
      5m 27s
    3. Creating PDFs from text and image files
      1m 37s
    4. Converting selected areas of a document and clipboard contents into a PDF
      1m 49s
    5. Printing to PDF
      1m 25s
  7. 9m 43s
    1. Exporting PDF documents to Word
      3m 4s
    2. Exporting PDF documents to Excel
      1m 22s
    3. Exporting PDF documents to PowerPoint
      3m 0s
    4. Extracting images
      2m 17s
  8. 13m 21s
    1. Editing text
      3m 3s
    2. Editing graphics
      2m 38s
    3. Adding hyperlinks
      3m 23s
    4. Adding bookmarks
      4m 17s
  9. 17m 4s
    1. Adding annotations
      2m 32s
    2. Using drawing markups
      6m 48s
    3. Creating email reviews
      3m 26s
    4. Using shared reviews
      4m 18s
  10. 4m 23s
    1. Understanding interactive forms
      2m 27s
    2. Creating forms from Word documents
      1m 56s
  11. 58s
    1. Next steps
      58s

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Up and Running with Acrobat XI
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Take a tour of Acrobat XI, compare its three editions, and get a fresh look at what you can do with Acrobat. This course demonstrates the basics of working with PDFs: how to create, combine, edit, export, and review documents. Author Claudia McCue also shows how PDFs integrate with Microsoft Office applications and introduces the basics of working with forms.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the Portable Document Format (PDF)
  • Inserting, replacing, and extracting pages
  • Combining PDFs
  • Creating PDFs from Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Converting web pages to PDF
  • Scanning hard copies of documents
  • Printing to PDF
  • Exporting to other formats from Acrobat (such as the Excel .xls)
  • Adding hyperlinks and bookmarks
  • Marking up a PDF with annotations and drawings
  • Using shared reviews
Subjects:
Business Collaboration Productivity
Software:
Acrobat
Author:
Claudia McCue

Changing page order

In this video, I'm going to show you how to delete blank pages or incorrect pages and then how to rearrange pages if they are in the wrong order. First, we're going to get rid of the blank pages. So page ii would make sense if this were printed book--it would be sort of an inside front cover--but it doesn't make sense in a PDF. So I select the page in the Page Thumbnails panel and click the Delete Pages icon. Acrobat says, "Are you sure?" because it's not going to give you an undo. Click OK because you feel sure, and then let's see if there are any more blank pages. Yes, there's another one.

So I select that and tell it to be deleted. But I have another problem here. This list of illustrations is falling after page 4, and I really need that in the front matter of the book. So all I have to do is select it in the list of thumbnails, hold down my mouse button, push up, and you see that blue insertion bar? I need to keep pushing, and here's where I want it to go. I want it to go before Page 1 and after this Page iii. So I wanted to be part of the front matter. So that's where my blue insertion bar is and when, I let go of my mouse, there we go and everything is in place.

So notice that you can do this. Even though you don't have the original application, you can make these modifications to a PDF, and this gives you great flexibility. So let's save this, because we are going to do one more thing to it in the next video. So just choose File > Save As, and let's make this Art_Book_Working_3, and then click Save.

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