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Creating and Editing PDFs

Skill Level 1

$295 • one day (6 hours)
meets 9:30am–4:30pm

Not currently scheduled, but available for custom training upon request

Class Description

Short and sweet, good gear, good tech, nice environment, small class size, price is right.
Acrobat student

We use PDFs constantly in our everyday work environment, now find out the correct methods to create and edit your own custom PDFs!

In this class you will discover how to make PDFs from many types of source files to create digital documents. The mystery of what settings to use and best practices to save trouble down the road will all be discussed in this hands-on class.

who should take this class?

what we cover—in detail

(always customized for the students in attendance)

Differences between Acrobat Pro and Adobe Reader
  • When to use Pro vs. Reader
  • Using Acrobat to create PDFs
    • Settings to use when beginning a PDF
    • Turning scanned documents into PDFs
    • Make PDFs using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, etc...
    • Working with Pages: add, delete, merge, rearrange
    • Merging multiple files into PDF, or multiple PDFs into a singlePDF
    • Turning non-PDF files into PDFs
    • Cropping, adding crop marks, and changing the page size
    • The value of Preset for Output
    Editing PDFs
    • Editing PDFs using Acrobat
    • Changing type
    • Basic editing of images and artwork
    • Copying items from a PDF
    • Making text recognizable using the OCR tool
    Fine Tuning
    • Basic vs. Presentation Mode
    • Making PDFs work in both Acrobat Pro and Adobe Reader
    • Utilizing an efficient Acrobat workflow
    • Q & A

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    This is a "Level 1" class

    Level 1: For students new to the software or skill being taught, or with broad gaps in knowledge, but familiar with the concepts under discussion

    Required Knowledge: The following (or equivalent experience) is Required:

    All of our classes require basic computer skills

    Not currently scheduled, but available for custom training upon request


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