Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro Course Outline

Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro

Section 1: Starting Out

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

A History of PDF

What is Adobe Acrobat 8?

What's New in Adobe Acrobat 8?

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Opening Adobe Acrobat

Launching Adobe Acrobat 8

The Getting Started Window

Understanding the Interface

Closing Acrobat 8

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Understanding the Interface

Interface Overview

Menu Overview

Toolbar Overview

Showing and Hiding Toolbars

Customizing Toolbars

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: Navigating Through Your PDF File

Using the Navigation Panel

Navigating Using the Mouse

Navigating Using the Keyboard

Using the Scroll Bars

Using the Find Feature

Using the Search Dialog

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.5: Getting Help in Acrobat 8

Opening Help

Using the Help Screen

Searching for Help

Using the Table of Contents

Using the Index

Getting Help in a Dialog Box

Using How To

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Creating PDF Files

Lesson 2.1: Working With PDF Files

Saving Files

Opening Files

Switching Between Open Files

Closing Documents

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Working with a PDF File

Creating a New PDF File

Selecting Text

Typing Text

Deleting Text

Formatting a Text Box

Step by Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: 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

Creating a File with the Getting Started Window

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: Creating a PDF Package

Combining Files

Understanding the Package

Searching Files in a Package

Sorting a Package

Editing a Package

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Working With Files

Lesson 3.1: Using Acrobat's Tools

Using the Hand Tool

Using the Select Tool

Using the Snapshot Tool

Using OCR

Extracting Pages

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Moving Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text

Using Undo and Redo

Finding Text

Replacing Text

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.3: Window Tools

Using the Zoom Tool

Using the Loupe Tool

Using the Fit Commands

Rotating the Page

Using the Window Menu

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Editing PDF Files

Lesson 4.1: Working With PDF Pages

Inserting Pages

Deleting Pages

Moving Pages

Replacing Pages

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Polishing Your File

Running a Spell Check

Adding Headers and Footers

Adding Page Numbers and Dates

Formatting a Story as an Article

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.3: Linking Files

Using Bookmarks

Creating Links

Using the Create Links from URLs Command

Removing Links

Removing All Links

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.4: Creating Forms

The LiveCycle Designer

Getting Started

Creating a Form from a Template

Adding a Static Control

Adding a Dynamic Field

Using Validation with a Dynamic Field

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Advanced Topics

Lesson 5.1: Using Collections

Using the Organizer

Creating a Collection

Adding a File to a Collection

Removing a File from a Collection

Using the Toolbar

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.2: Sending a File for Review

Using the Review Tracker

Sending a PDF File for E-mail Review

Using a Shared Review

Using Browser-Based Review

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.3: Reviewing the File

Receiving a Review Request

Adding Comments

Adding Stamps

Adding Highlights and Text Edits

Adding Drawing Markup

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.4: Viewing and Sending Comments

Sending Shared Comments

Exporting Comments

Summarizing Comments

Viewing the Comments List

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.5: Protecting Your File

Creating a Digital Signature

Digitally Signing a PDF File

Setting Security Policies

Protecting Multiple Documents

Removing Hidden Data

Using the Redaction Tool

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions

Section 6: Adobe Acrobat and Other Applications

Lesson 6.1: Adobe Reader

Enabling Digital Signatures in Adobe Reader

Enable Saving of Completed Forms

Enabling Commenting in Adobe Reader

Enabling the Typewriter Tool

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 6.2: Internet Explorer

Opening a PDF

Viewing a PDF

Setting PDF Viewing Options

Saving a PDF from Within Internet Explorer

Printing a PDF from Within Internet Explorer

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 6.3: Using PDF Files with Microsoft Office

Archiving Outlook E-mail with Adobe Acrobat

Sending a PDF as an E-mail

Enabling PDF Creation in Microsoft Office 2007

Saving a PDF as a Word Document

Step-By-Step

Skill Sharpener

Section 6: Case Study

Section 6: Review Questions

Index


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