Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a PDF from any file (Mac), part of Building PDFs with Acrobat XI.
The beauty of Acrobat 11 is that it allows you to create a PDF from any file …that you wish. The only real requirement is that you're …able to print from the application. Let's take a quick look at a couple of …examples to see how to create a PDF file from any file at all. …So I'm going to start with a real basic example. …I'm going to open up a text application on my computer. …And I'm just going to paste some content in there. …So, something really basic, nothing fancy. …Just, maybe, I took a couple of notes or jotted down a couple of memos and I want …to make a PDF of this and send it out to other users.…
So, from the Text Edit application that I'm using right now I just go to the File …menu and choose Print. And on the Mac platform, in the lower …left corner, again you want to make sure you choose Save as Adobe PDF. …When I choose that option, I'll be presented with a dialog box that allows …me to choose my PDF settings. I'm going to choose smallest file size. …And after the creation, open it in Acrobat Pro.…
- Customizing the workspace
- Setting the initial view of a PDF
- Changing how a page displays
- Adding bookmarks
- Creating links
- Searching a PDF
- Creating and modifying PDF files
- Collaborating using comments and reviews
- Sharing files via email
- Creating and distributing PDF forms
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Acrobat Interface
3. Viewing and Navigating PDF Files
4. Creating PDF Files
5. Modifying PDF Files
6. Collaborating with PDF Files
7. Sharing PDF Files
Sharing files via email2m 58s
8. PDF Forms
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