Adobe Acrobat DC Advanced Course Outline
** This class is taught on PC running Windows **
As a business professional, you have some experience using Adobe® Acrobat®. Now you're ready to take further advantage of all the features of Acrobat Pro DC to bring your documents to the next level. Whether you are creating PDFs for commercial printing or for viewing digital versions on a range of platforms, Adobe Acrobat Pro DC enables you to output your content so your audience will be able to access and view the document just the way you intended.
In this course, you will use Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to convert technical documents to PDF files, enhance PDF documents, create interactive PDF forms, and prepare PDF files for commercial printing.
This course is taught using Acrobat Pro DC. Older versions of Acrobat do not have the same GUI interface. If you are using an older version of Acrobat and take this class, note that the interface has changed. Also, Acrobat DC has several new features that will not be available in older versions. Users of prior Acrobat versions can take this class, but it is recommended that you consider upgrading to Acrobat DC because of its many enhanced capabilities.
In this course, you will create and manage PDF documents.
Customize the Acrobat Pro DC workspace.
Create PDFs from technical documents.
Enhance PDF documents.
Create interactive PDF forms.
Finalize PDF files for commercial printing.
The target students for this course are office professionals with a foundational understanding of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC who want to use the advanced productivity features and the creative features of Acrobat Pro DC.
To ensure your success in your course you should be comfortable using the basic features of Acrobat Pro DC. Additionally, you should be proficient in using the Windows® 8 operating system to perform work-related computing tasks. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following course:
Adobe® Acrobat® Pro DC Introduction
About combining files
Selecting files to combine
Merging the files
Creating a PDF Portfolio (Acrobat Pro)
ADDING SIGNATURES AND SECURITY
Viewing documents in Protected Mode in Reader (Windows only)
About security in Acrobat
Viewing security settings
Adding security to PDF files
About digital signatures
Sending a document for others to sign
Creating digital signatures
Using the Fill & Sign tool
Signing in Preview mode
Sharing certificates with others
Signing a document digitally with certificates and digital IDs
Modifying signed documents
Certifying PDF files
Signing certified documents
Securing PDFs in FIPS mode (Windows)
USING ACROBAT IN A REVIEW CYCLE
About the review process
Adding comments to a PDF document
Commenting in Acrobat Reader
Working with comments
WORKING WITH FORMS IN ACROBAT
Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
Adding form fields
Specifying an answer format
Types of form fields
Working with form data
Exploring on your own: Calculating and validating numeric fields
USING ACTIONS (ACROBAT PRO)
Using predefined actions
Creating an action
Avoiding the Full-Screen mode warning
USING ACROBAT IN PROFESSIONAL PRINTING
Creating PDF files for print and prepress
Guidelines for creating print-ready PDF files
Preflighting files (Acrobat Pro)
Working with transparency (Acrobat Pro)
Custom preflight profiles
What is rasterization?
About flattening options in the Flattener
Preview dialog box
Setting up color management
Previewing your print job (Acrobat Pro)
Advanced printing controls
View outline in Word