Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a PDF from any file (Windows), 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 how to create …a PDF from virtually any file. So I'm going to begin by just opening up …the Notepad on my computer. And I'm just going to paste some content …in here. So, just something basic, I made a couple …of notes, I jotted down a couple of things. …And I just want to make a PDF of that file.…
So what I'm going to do is, I'm going to go to the 'File' menu and I'm going to …choose, 'Print'. And you'll notice that up here at the top …where it says, 'Select Printer', you'll probably notice that you have printers …that you've already installed. But if you scroll over, you're going to …notice there's a printer called Adobe PDF. …Now, when you choose that, and then you click the Preferences button, once again, …here's all of your PDF settings that you have to choose from. …So maybe in this example, I'll just choose "Smallest file size." …
- 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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