Adobe Acrobat Fundamentals (BETEC038): Betec038

Workshop | November 5 | 1-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Kathleen Valerio

 Human Resources

This course details the process of designing PDF (Portable Document Format) files using Adobe Acrobat. Emphasis is placed on design tools, content management, form design basics, and integration with Microsoft Office applications.

Learning Objectives
* Identify the elements of the Acrobat user interface and workspace.
* Use multiple views to navigate documents and access specific functions and commands.
* Modify common application preference settings.
* Create new PDF files and modify content using text and objects.
* Activate grids, guides, and measurement tools for precision design tasks.
* Create and test basic PDF forms using common form fields.
* Organize page sequencing and layout of multipage documents. Organize specific content using Bookmarks and nested Bookmarks.
* Combine multiple PDF files into one comprehensive document. Assemble PDF Portfolios of multiple file types in a singular file archive.
* Capture live web content in PDF format.
* Integrate online storage accounts for document management.
* Produce PDF files directly from Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
* Activate Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to enable editing of static content.
* Secure documents to prevent unauthorized edits.
* Test document designs in web browsers and Acrobat Reader.

 kvalerio@berkeley.edu