Adobe Acrobat


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If all you think Acrobat does is create PDF files, you’re in for a big surprise! In this course, you will discover how to bring together a wide range of content from dozens of programs that you can reuse and customize in Acrobat X Pro.

Throughout this course, you will work with many features, such as backgrounds, bookmarks, and modified page sizes to help unify your documents. You’ll discover how to add more to your documents as you learn about bookmarks and links for navigation. You’ll even master some JavaScript! You’ll also see how Acrobat X can help streamline the entire collaboration process and simplify how you conduct, control, and manage a document review cycle. In each lesson, you’ll work with an important Acrobat X Pro feature or process using source files provided with the course. You’ll soon see why Adobe Acrobat X has become the best-selling Adobe software of all time!

Enrollment Options: Instructor-Led
6 Weeks Access
Course Code: iax

Lesson 1 – Meet Adobe Acrobat X
Lesson 2 – Creating a PDF Document
Lesson 3 – Designing a New PDF File
Lesson 4 – Changing and Moving Pages in a PDF File
Lesson 5 – Applying Common Page Elements
Lesson 6 – Navigating with Bookmarks and Attachments
Lesson 7 – Navigating With Links
Lesson 8 – Designing a PDF Form
Lesson 9 – Adding Comments to a PDF Document
Lesson 10 – Tracking Document Reviews
Lesson 11 – Distributing and Managing Forms
Lesson 12 – Designing a PDF Portfolio


Hardware Requirements:

This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
Software Requirements:

PC: Windows 8 or newer.
Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
Adobe Acrobat X Professional (Windows), Adobe Acrobat X Standard (Windows), or Adobe Acrobat X Professional (Mac), either as a standalone product or as part of a collection (not included in enrollment).
Microsoft Office programs such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Creative Suite programs such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator (not included in enrollment) are used in preparation of the course materials, although they aren’t necessary to complete the course. Access to these programs will be useful for personal project development.
Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Donna Baker is an educator, learning designer, and technical editor with more than 15 years of experience creating instructional materials. Donna started her career instructing and designing content for health and medical classes. She has since branched out to teaching courses on professional design and publishing tools. She is Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Community Expert.