Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video How to use the exercise files, part of Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.
- [Voiceover] If you have access to the exercise files for this course, you can download them to your desktop as I have done here. Each chapter has its own folder with exercise files, and within each folder there is a subfolder for each individual lesson, with files. There is also a Common Links folder for any file that has linked graphics that have been placed into it. All of the files are saved in Adobe CC or Office 2016 format. For the Adobe InDesign files, I've also saved a version as IDML so that if you have an earlier version of InDesign, you an open those files as well.
If you're viewing this course on a mobile device, a set-top device, or your membership doesn't provide access to the exercise files, that's okay. You can still follow along by watching how I use the files. Now let's get started.
She begins with an overview of the major differences between the suites and platforms and between Office for Mac and Office for Windows. From there, she breaks down common challenges such as importing and editing Adobe art and text in PowerPoint, using PowerPoint elements in Adobe apps, integrating Excel data and charts in Adobe apps, and more. Find solutions to your most common challenges, improve your workflow, and get the results you want.
- Understanding essential differences in the way Office and Adobe CC treat fonts, graphics, and color
- Using proprietary Adobe-to-Office conversion software
- Using the "secret weapon," Acrobat, to do conversions
- Editing Illustrator graphics in PowerPoint
- Extracting PowerPoint art for use in Adobe apps
- Creating InDesign tables from Excel spreadsheets
- Importing Excel data into Illustrator's chart worksheet
- Recreating InDesign layouts as editable Word files
- Converting Word art into high-res vector files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of Essential Differences
Understand color differences6m 12s
2. Converting with Specialized Software
Use Snagit for screenshots4m 37s
3. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft PowerPoint
4. Between Microsoft Excel and Adobe Creative Apps
5. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft Word
Next steps2m 50s
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