Adobe Acrobat 7 Course Outline

Adobe Acrobat 7

Section 1: Starting Out

Lesson 1.1: Opening Adobe Acrobat 7

A History of PDF

What is Adobe Acrobat 7?

What's New in Adobe Acrobat 7?

Launching Adobe Acrobat

Interface Overview

Closing Adobe Acrobat


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Understanding the Interface

Interface Overview

Menu Overview

Toolbar Overview

Showing and Hiding Toolbars


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Creating a PDF File

Creating a New PDF File

Selecting Text

Typing Text

Deleting Text


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Lesson 1.4: Working with your PDF File

Saving Files

Opening Files

Switching Between Open Files

Closing Documents


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Lesson 1.5: Getting Help in Adobe Acrobat

Opening Help

Using the Help Screen

Searching for Help

Using the Table of Contents and Index

Getting Help in a Dialogue Box


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Creating PDF Files

Lesson 2.1: Ways to Create a PDF File

Creating a File from an Existing Document

Creating a File from Several Existing Documents

Creating a File from a Web Page

Creating a File with the Print Command

Creating a File from Scratch


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Lesson 2.2: Navigating in your PDF File

Using the Navigation Pane

Navigating Using the Mouse

Navigating Using the Keyboard

Using the Scroll Bars and the Status Bar

Using the Find Dialogue

Using the Search Pane


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Lesson 2.3: Using Acrobat's Tools

Using the Hand Tool

Using the Select Tool

Using the Snapshot Tool

Using OCR

Extracting a Single Page


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Lesson 2.4: Moving Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text

Using Undo and Redo

Finding Text

Replacing Text


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Lesson 2.5: Window Tools

Using the Zoom Tool

Using the Loupe Tool

Using the Fit Commands

Rotating the Page

Using the Window Menu


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Editing PDF Files

Lesson 3.1: Working with PDF Pages

Inserting Pages

Deleting Pages

Moving Pages

Replacing Pages

Rotating Pages


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Lesson 3.2: Polishing your File

Running a Spell Check

Adding Headers and Footers

Adding Page Numbers

Formatting a Story as an Article


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Lesson 3.3: Linking Files

Using Bookmarks

Creating Links

Removing Links

Removing All Links


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Advanced Topics

Lesson 4.1: Using Collections

Using the Organizer

Creating a Collection

Adding a File to a Collection

Removing a File from a Collection

Using Folders and Collections


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Lesson 4.2: Sending a File for Review

Using the Tracker

Sending a PDF File for E-mail Review

Using Browser-Based Review


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Lesson 4.3: Reviewing the File

Adding Notes

Adding Stamps

Adding Highlights

Adding Drawing Markup


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Lesson 4.4: Viewing Comments

Exporting Comments

Summarizing Comments

Viewing the Comments List


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Lesson 4.5: Protecting your File

Digitally Signing a PDF File

Setting Security Policies

Protecting Multiple Documents


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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