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Acrobat Training in Colorado Springs

American Media Training has regularly scheduled public classes in the Colorado Springs area and can also provide customized on site Acrobat training courses in Colorado Springs. Our private classes are normally delivered at your offices, but we can also teach you online in our virtual classroom.


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Online Acrobat Class- Beginners

Acrobat 9 level 1 beginner class

Sorry, we currently do not have any public classes scheduled for the Acrobat level 1 class. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you

Acrobat 9 level 1 beginner class
Course Description:

In this beginner Adobe Acrobat training course, you will learn how to convert your existing documents into Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files then manipulate, merge, arrange, share, review, and protect the files. Whether you are converting electronic files, paper documents, or web pages, this Acrobat training class shows you how to make them into the universally acceptable PDF file format.

Acrobat 9 level 1 beginner class
Course Details:

Understanding the Acrobat family of products

  • Adobe Reader
  • Acrobat Standard
  • Acrobat Pro
  • Acrobat Pro Extended

Introducing Adobe Acrobat 9

  • About Adobe PDF
  • About Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe PDF on the web
  • A first look at the work area
  • Viewing PDF presentations in Full Screen mode
  • Designing documents for online viewing
  • Getting help

Looking at the Work Area

  • Opening a PDF file in the work area
  • Working with Acrobat tools and toolbars
  • Working with Acrobat task buttons
  • Working with the navigation pane
  • Using Organizer

Creating Adobe PDF Files

  • About creating Adobe PDF files
  • Using the Create PDF command
  • Dragging and dropping files
  • Converting and combining different types of files
  • Using the Print command to create Adobe PDF files
  • About the Adobe PDF Settings (presets)
  • Reducing file size
  • About compression and resampling
  • Inserting multimedia files
  • Scanning a paper document
  • Converting emails to PDF (Windows)
  • Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
  • Creating Adobe PDF from the context menu (Windows)

Creating Adobe PDF from Microsoft Office Files (Windows)

  • About PDFMaker
  • Converting Microsoft Word files to Adobe PDF
  • Inserting 3D content into PowerPoint presentations (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  • Converting Excel documents and starting a review
  • Converting web pages from Internet Explorer
  • Exporting tables from PDF files
  • Converting and combining multiple Office files

Combining Files in PDF Portfolios

  • About PDF Portfolios
  • Creating a PDF Portfolio
  • Customizing your PDF Portfolio
  • Sharing your PDF Portfolio
  • Securing a PDF Portfolio
  • Searching a PDF Portfolio

Reading and Working with PDF Files

  • Changing the opening view
  • About the onscreen display
  • Reading PDF documents
  • Searching PDF documents
  • Printing PDF documents
  • Filling out PDF forms
  • About flexibility, accessibility, and structure
  • Looking at accessible documents
  • Making files flexible and accessible
  • Adding tags
  • Adding Alt Text (alternate text)
  • Using the Acrobat accessibility features

Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents

  • Looking at the work file
  • Moving pages with page thumbnails
  • Editing Adobe PDF pages
  • Editing links
  • Inserting one PDF file into another PDF file
  • Working with bookmarks
  • Deleting a page
  • Renumbering pages
  • Editing and extracting text and images
  • Editing images using the TouchUp Object tool
  • Converting PDF pages to image format files

Adding Signatures and Security

  • About digital signatures
  • Creating digital signatures
  • About security
  • Looking at security settings
  • Adding security to PDF files
  • Adding passwords
  • Certifying PDF files
  • Signing certified documents
  • Using security envelopes

Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle

  • About the review process
  • Adding comments to a PDF document
  • About the commenting tools
  • Working with comments
  • Initiating a shared review
  • Initiating live collaboration

Working with Forms in Acrobat

  • Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
  • Adding form fields
  • Distributing forms
  • Collecting form data
  • Working with form data
  • Calculating and validating numeric fields

Creating Multimedia Presentations

  • Adding a video file to a PDF file (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Adding a Flash animation (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Assigning a poster file for a video or animation (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Creating a presentation

Using the Legal Features

  • About Bates numbering and redaction
  • Applying Bates numbering
  • Defining Bates numbering
  • Editing Bates numbering
  • Applying redaction
  • Changing the Documents preferences
  • Setting the Redaction tool properties
  • Searching text for redaction
  • Creating PDF Portfolios

Using the Engineering and Technical Features

  • Working with layers
  • Using the Pan & Zoom tool
  • Using the 2D measuring tools
  • Using the Loupe tool
  • Converting a drawing file to PDF (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Permanently removing text from PDF documents
  • Using the PDF Maps feature
  • Geospatial registration (Acrobat Pro Extended)

Using Acrobat in Professional Printing

  • Creating PDF files for print and prepress
  • Preflighting files (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Working with transparency (Acrobat Pro and Pro Extended)
  • Setting up color management
  • Previewing your print job
  • Advanced printing controls

Working with 3D in PDF Files

  • About Acrobat Pro Extended and Adobe 3D Reviewer (Windows)
  • Working with 3D content in PDF files
  • Reviewing and commenting on 3D models
  • Converting 3D design files to PDF (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  • Using 3D PDF files in your manufacturing workflow (Acrobat Pro Extended)
  • Using 3D models in technical publishing (Acrobat Pro Extended)

Acrobat - Advanced

Acrobat 9 level 2 advanced class

Sorry, we currently do not have any public classes scheduled for the Acrobat level 2 class. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you

Acrobat 9 level 2 advanced class
Course Description:

This Adobe Acrobat training course takes you to the next level with Acrobat and PDF. Learn to develop advanced Acrobat forms and to submit them electronically with any version of Acrobat, including the free Reader. Become more productive with advanced editing tools and techniques, and discover how to create PDF files accessible to the visually impaired. In this Adobe Acrobat Training class you also find out how to apply interactivity to PDFs with buttons, links, and actions, and how to automate repetitive tasks

Acrobat 9 level 2 advanced class
Course Details:

    Module 1: Creating Interactive PDF Navigation

  • Working with Actions
  • Using Page Actions in Adobe Acrobat
  • Using JavaScript Actions in Adobe Acrobat
  • Creating a Thread of Linked Articles
  • Working with the Destinations Panel
  • Module 2: Creating PDF Forms

  • Creating a PDF Form
  • Using the Form Wizard
  • Creating Form Fields
  • Using JavaScript Actions in an Acrobat form
  • Enabling Usage in Adobe Reader
  • Distributing and Manage Forms in Acrobat
  • Module 3: Adding Digital Signatures and Document Security

  • Removing Sensitive Content from an Adobe Acrobat document
  • Using Digital Signatures in your Adobe Acrobat document
  • About Acrobat Security
  • Certifying a Document
  • Creating a Security Envelope
  • Module 4: Optimizing PDF Documents

  • About Tagged Documents
  • Optimizing Documents for the Visually Impaired
  • Optimizing Documents for Your Local Printer
  • Optimizing Documents forCD/DVD Applications
  • Optimizing Documents for the Web
  • Customizing Acrobat Distiller Conversion Settings
  • PDF Font Considerations  
  • Module 5: Acrobat Online

  • Viewing Adobe Acrobat PDF Documents in a Web Browser
  • Conducting a Shared Review
  • Preparing PDF Documents for the Internet
  • Saving an Adobe Acrobat PDF for the Internet
  • Combining HTML and PDF Files
  • Collaborating with Acrobat
  • Module 6: Creating a PDF Index

  • Creating an Index in Adobe Acrobat
  • Purging and Rebuilding an Index
  • Moving an Index
  • Creating and Managing an Embedded Index
  • Module 7:Batch Processing and Optimizing PDF Documents for Print

  • Editing with Batch Processing
  • Optimizing PDF Documents for Print
  • Creating PDF/X Compliant Documents
  • Performing a Preflight Check of your PDF document
  • Adding Information for the Printer
  • Module 8: Add Multimedia to PDF Documents

  • Working with Images in Adobe Acrobat
  • Adding Sound to PDF Documents
  • Adding Video Clips to and Adobe Acrobat PDF Presentations