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Up and Running with Acrobat X

Up and Running with Acrobat X

with Chad Chelius

Video: Welcome

Hi. My name is Chad Chelius. I'm a trainer, author, consultant and most importantly user of Adobe software, especially Adobe Acrobat. I've been using Adobe software for more than 20 years now. And teaching users like you how to use Adobe software more efficiently and more effectively for about 7 years. I'm really excited about this workshop. When I teach Acrobat in the classroom, I often find that users from the business world have been making PDFs for years without really understanding what's happening behind the scenes.
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  1. 1m 42s
    1. Welcome
      1m 42s
  2. 8m 30s
    1. What is a PDF and why should you use it?
      4m 31s
    2. Choosing a version of Acrobat X
      3m 59s
  3. 21m 39s
    1. Getting to know the Acrobat X interface
      6m 45s
    2. Customizing Acrobat X
      8m 18s
    3. Acrobat X preferences
      6m 36s
  4. 33m 48s
    1. Page navigation
      6m 53s
    2. Changing page display
      7m 54s
    3. Adding bookmarks
      6m 57s
    4. Controlling the initial view
      5m 23s
    5. Searching a PDF
      6m 41s
  5. 53m 59s
    1. PDF settings
      6m 5s
    2. Creating a PDF from the Microsoft Office applications
      7m 5s
    3. Advanced PDFMaker features
      7m 48s
    4. Creating a PDF from other applications
      4m 17s
    5. Creating a PDF from a scanner
      11m 8s
    6. Creating a PDF from a web page
      8m 40s
    7. Creating a PDF from a file
      8m 56s
  6. 34m 23s
    1. Adding a watermark
      7m 22s
    2. Adding a header or a footer
      6m 13s
    3. PDF optimization
      5m 54s
    4. Basic PDF editing
      8m 0s
    5. Using actions to automate edits
      6m 54s
  7. 20m 35s
    1. Inserting pages from other files
      5m 45s
    2. Combining multiple files into a single PDF
      5m 37s
    3. Creating a PDF portfolio
      9m 13s
  8. 46m 18s
    1. Sharing PDF files
      6m 56s
    2. Using the comment and markup tools
      9m 3s
    3. Summarizing comments
      5m 30s
    4. Round-trip comments with Microsoft Word
      6m 11s
    5. Collaborating with an email-based review
      5m 1s
    6. Collaborating with a shared review
      8m 24s
    7. Using the Review Tracker
      5m 13s
  9. 13m 27s
    1. PDF security
      7m 40s
    2. Redaction
      5m 47s
  10. 49m 47s
    1. Flat forms vs. fillable forms
      3m 45s
    2. Creating a PDF form with the Form Wizard
      5m 40s
    3. Creating a PDF form manually: Part one
      9m 53s
    4. Creating a PDF form manually: Part two
      13m 57s
    5. Distributing forms and collecting data via email
      8m 48s
    6. Distributing forms and collecting data via acrobat.com
      7m 44s

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Up and Running with Acrobat X
4h 44m Appropriate for all May 23, 2011

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Over the last decade the PDF has become increasingly popular in the business world as a means of sharing information, becoming so ubiquitous that often people find themselves using PDFs without really understanding what they are and how they work. In this workshop, author and trainer Chad Chelius explains the benefits of using the PDF file format, how to control the size of your PDFs, how to collaborate with other users on a PDF document, how to share and distribute PDF files in a variety of ways, and much more. The lessons focus on business use and the Microsoft Office applications as well as on the new features available in Acrobat X, but much of the material also applies to previous versions of Acrobat.

Topics include:
  • Customizing Acrobat X
  • Navigating and searching a PDF
  • Creating a PDF from the Microsoft Office applications
  • Creating a PDF from other applications
  • Creating a PDF from a scanner, web page, or file
  • Adding a watermark, header, or footer
  • Basic PDF editing
  • Combining multiple files into a single PDF
  • Collaborating and sharing
  • PDF security
  • Working with PDF forms
Subjects:
Business Forms PDF video2brain
Software:
Acrobat
Author:
Chad Chelius

Welcome

Hi. My name is Chad Chelius. I'm a trainer, author, consultant and most importantly user of Adobe software, especially Adobe Acrobat. I've been using Adobe software for more than 20 years now. And teaching users like you how to use Adobe software more efficiently and more effectively for about 7 years. I'm really excited about this workshop. When I teach Acrobat in the classroom, I often find that users from the business world have been making PDFs for years without really understanding what's happening behind the scenes.

And why they might be getting unexpected results. This can really limit how effective they can be. I hope to change that in this course. This workshop is focused on you, the business user. By business user I mean people who work in a computing environment using Microsoft Office. Who often need to make PDF files from Office applications to share or distribute to other people. In this course, I'll explain the benefits of using the PDF file format. How to control the overall size of your PDF files? How to collaborate with other users on a PDF document? How to share and distribute PDF files in a variety of ways and much more. Acrobat 10 introduces many new features that will be covered in this workshop. Including the new Actions Wizard, a new interface and an improved portfolio creation Wizard among others.

Even though this title will focus on Acrobat 10 Pro. Many of the concepts covered will be applicable to Acrobat 10 standard and even previous versions of Acrobat as well.

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