ACR 401: PDF Creation and Editing with Acrobat Pro

PDFs are everywhere and yet most people don’t know what they are or how they work. Learn about the three kinds of PDFs, Adobe’s Cloud and all of the different methods you can use to create a PDF.

Static PDFs are so 1997! Learn how to Edit PDFs and create specialty PDFs. Redacting content and organizing the pages are how professional PDF packages are put together.

If you get lucky, your PDF will automagically come with built-in navigation. Unfortunately, no one is lucky all of the time. Master the skills of giving users the ability to navigate through any PDF document. 

Sharing and protecting PDFs are the two most common questions that come up after how to edit a PDF. You’ll also learn about the the world of different kinds of PDFs you can create.

  • What is a PDF?
  • Authoring Documents
  • Software
  • Which Version of Acrobat to Use?
  • Opening a PDF in Acrobat Pro
  • Sign In to Acrobat Pro
  • Setting the Default App for PDFs
  • New Acrobat vs. Old Acrobat
  • The Home View
  • Adobe Cloud
  • The Tools Center and Task Pane
  • Three Types of PDFs
  • Acrobat Add In for Office
  • Turn Add In on through Options
  • Using the Acrobat Tab to make a PDF
  • Quality Settings when Making a PDF
  • Create PDF from Save As
  • Printing to PDF
  • Create a PDF Starting in Acrobat Pro
  • Scanning a Document to PDF
  • Convert Website to PDF
  • Create Email Portfolios
  • Creating a Portfolio
  • Editing Text
  • Adding Graphics
  • Performing Extensive Edits in Word
  • Export PDF to Word
  • Redacting Content the Right Way
  • Redact Tool Set
  • Redact with Find and Search
  • Changing the Page Display
  • Insert Pages with Organize Pages
  • Using Page Thumbnails Panel to Move Pages
  • Headers, Footers & Page Numbering
  • Coordinating Page Numbers with Thumbnails
  • Adding & Removing Watermarks
  • Navigation Links
  • Creating Destinations and Linking to Them
  • Creating Buttons
  • Adding a Button with an Action
  • Bookmarks and the Bookmarks Panel
  • Changing Bookmark Hierarchy
  • Web Links
  • Sharing a PDF
  • Working on a PDF Shared with You
  • Turn Off Sharing on a Document
  • Using Comments
  • Creating a Comment Summary
  • Comparing Two PDFs
  • Creating a PDF/A
  • Save As to a Smaller Size
  • Reader Extended PDF
  • Password Protected PDFs
  • Restrict Printing, Editing and Copying