Learn how to locate the markup tools, choose the right tool for the job, get quick access with keyboard shortcuts, and customize your Acrobat workspace. These lessons can be applied to a variety of PDFs, from technical manuals to 3D models, floorplans to wiring diagrams. Instructor Kelly Vaughn—a technical documentation expert—also shows how to sort, track, share, and print comments, and introduces some scripts designed to temporarily enlarge comments and color code sticky notes.
- Maximizing your workspace
- Customizing shortcuts
- Working with different kinds of PDFs
- Using the text and drawing markup tools
- Using measuring tools
- Sorting comments
- Sharing comments
- Tracking comments
- Using custom scripts
- Printing comments
Skill Level Intermediate
- [Kelly] Adobe Acrobat is one of the industry standard resources for reviewing and marking up PDFs. Because Acrobat is so rich with features, knowing how to fully utilize them will help you work and communicate more efficiently and effectively, helping you to become an even more valuable member of your team. My name is Kelly Vaughn and I have worked as a technical communicator and document designer for over 15 years. I've worked on projects ranging from waste water treatment plans and theme park ride maintenance to aquarium park filtration systems and even custom yachts.
My specialty is working with engineers to create user-friendly, accurate, and attractive technical documentation. This foundational course will teach you everything you need to know to successfully comment on a variety of PDFs such as drawings, instructional manuals, and even 3D models. So let's get started. Grab your favorite technical spec sheets, floor plans and wiring diagrams and let's have some fun.
1. Overview of the Acrobat Workspace
2. About PDFs
3. Commenting Tools
4. Making Sense out of Commented Documents
5. Sharing Comments across a Team
6. Using Custom Scripts
7. Getting Your Comments Printed Out
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