Adobe Acrobat DC

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day.
Classes are priced from $395.00. See individual sessions for details.


​You may have used different applications to create documents for your own reference. However, you may now be required to share your files electronically by email, over a network, or on the web, so that recipients can view, print, and offer feedback. In this course, you will use Adobe® Acrobat® DC to make your information more portable, accessible, and useful to meet the needs of your target audience.

Intended Audience

​This course is designed for office professionals who need to create and share PDF files and PDF Portfolios.

At Completion

​You will use Adobe® Acrobat® DC Pro to create and manage PDF documents.


​Basic experience with computers and common Microsoft applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, and web browser applications.


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Course Outline

Introduction to Adobe Acrobat DC

  • What are the PDF files, Acrobat DC, and Acrobat Reader DC.
  • Selecting tools in the toolbars
  • Using tools in the Tools pane
  • Customizing toolbars
  • Navigating a PDF document using the toolbars, menu commands, page thumbnails, and bookmarks
  • Changing the view of a document in the document pane
  • Viewing a PDF document in Read mode
  • Using Adobe Acrobat DC Help

Creating Adobe PDF Files

  • Using the Create PDF tool
  • Converting a file to Adobe PDF using the print command
  • Converting multiple documents into a single PDF file
  • Exploring the Adobe PDF settings used to convert files to Adobe PDF
  • Reducing the size of a PDF file
  • Scanning a paper document into Acrobat
  • Converting scanned images into searchable text
  • Converting web pages to Adobe PDF from Acrobat and directly from a web browser

Reading and Working with PDF Files

  • Navigating an Adobe PDF document using tools and bookmarks
  • Changing how a PDF document scrolls and displays in the document window
  • Searching a PDF document for a word or phrase
  • Filling out a PDF form
  • Printing all or a portion of a PDF document
  • Printing booklets
  • Exploring the accessibility features that make it easier for users with vision and motor impairments to use Acrobat
  • Adding tags and Alt text to a PDF document
  • Sharing a document with others electronically

Enhancing PDF Documents

  • Rearranging pages in a PDF document
  • Rotating and delete pages
  • Inserting pages into a PDF document
  • Editing links and bookmarks
  • Renumbering pages in a PDF document
  • Inserting video and other multimedia files
  • Setting document properties and add metadata to a PDF
  • Setting up presentations

Editing Content in PDF Files

  • Editing text in a PDF document
  • Adding text to a PDF file
  • Adding and replace images in a PDF file
  • Editing images in a PDF document
  • Copying text and images from a PDF document
  • Exporting PDF content to a Word, Excel, or PowerPoint document
  • Redacting content

Using Acrobat with Microsoft Office Files

  • About Acrobat PDF Maker
  • Converting a Microsoft Word file to Adobe PDF
  • Changing the Adobe PDF conversion settings
  • Converting a Microsoft Excel file to Adobe PDF
  • Creating PDF files from a Word mail-merge template
  • Using the spreadsheet split view
  • Converting a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to Adobe PDF

Combining Files

  • Combining files of different types into one PDF document
  • Selecting individual pages to include in a combined PDF file
  • Customizing a combined PDF file
  • Combining files into a PDF Portfolio 

Adding Signatures and Security

  • Using Acrobat Reader in Protected Mode (Windows only)
  • Applying password protection to a file to restrict who can open it
  • Applying a password to prevent others from printing or changing a PDF file
  • Signing documents using a digital ID
  • Certifying a document

Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle

  • Using Acrobat in a document review process
  • Annotating a PDF file with the Acrobat commenting and markup tools
  • View, reply to, search, and summarize document comments
  • Importing comments
  • Initiating an email-based review

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