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XChange Training Location Cardiff

For PDF's made simple Editing documents Converting files Collaboration Use across devices Use across operating systems

Adobe Acrobat 9 Masterclass 4 Days - Cardiff

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£795 + vat

Go from being a novice to mastering the advanced tasks in the leading document-publishing program. Join us as we show you how to take charge and become an Acrobat power user. Get the edge as you build PDFs, design forms, gather data, and more.

We will guide you on everything from getting started by creating a simple PDF and controlling the Acrobat environment all the way up to distributing interactive forms to your coworkers and customers. With our help, you will become confident in using the advanced features of Adobe's flagship program to produce business-class documents that work perfectly on the web and in print.

Go from being a novice to mastering the advanced tasks in the leading document-publishing program. Join us as we show you how to take charge and become an Acrobat power user. Get the edge as you build PDFs, design forms, gather data, and more.

We will guide you on everything from getting started by creating a simple PDF and controlling the Acrobat environment all the way up to distributing interactive forms to your coworkers and customers. With our help, you will become confident in using the advanced features of Adobe's flagship program to produce business-class documents that work perfectly on the web and in print.

  • Acrobat 9 Masterclass 4 Days

    Course Details

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for professionals from any field who plan to use Acrobat to create, edit, or distribute PDFs.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media. Finally, you will need basic experience in using common office applications such as spreadsheets, word processors, and web browsers.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Overview of Acrobat Family
    • Understanding the product line-up
    Create PDF from Microsoft Office
    • Generate PDFs from Microsoft Office
    • The PDF Maker
    • Embedding bookmarks, TOC, links
    Document repurposing
    • Powerpoint to PDF presentations
    • HTML pages to PDF
    Acrobat Distiller
    • Create low and high quality PDFs
    • Impact of resolution and font embedding
    • PDF versioning
    Generating PDF from Web pages
    • Conversion options
    • Selection mode
    • Output control
    • Embedded media settings
    • Flash control
    Combining PDFs
    • Combine PDFs into single file
    • Combine PDFs into PDF Portfolio
    • Advantages of single files
    • Advantages of PDF Portfolio
    • PDF Portfolio deep dive
    Layout modes
    • Appending different media
    • Customising Portfolio
    • Home, index and list modes
    • Upload to Acrobat.com
    The Organiser
    • Explore the organiser
    • Favourite places
    • Exploring metadata
    • Network places
    • New customised toolbars
    • Reset workspace
    • Navigating views and pages
    • Keyboard shortcuts
    Editing and repurposing
    • Use the touch-up text tool
    • Change properties
    • RepurposeExport data from insi
    • Save out images
    • Document wide extraction
    • Conversion options
    Secure your PDF file
    • Different types of Acrobat security
    • Security Policies
    • Applying security and testing
    • Password and permissions restrictions
    • Removing security
    • Acrobat 8.2.3 security implications
    Optimise your PDF file
    • Check for file content
    • Reduce image size and compression
    • Edit font embedding and remove metadata
    • Flatten forms fields, remove comments
    • Hosted Adobe service
    • Connect as repository
    • Product overview
    • Creating a user account
    • Remote presentations
    • Gaining control of users desktop
    • Chat and communication pods
    • Adobe Buzzword
    • File Manager and uploading
    Adobe PDF Forms generation
    • Generating a simple PDF (Acro) Form
    • Discussing Adobe Livecycle Designer
    • Examples of Form field recognition
    • Understanding form field types
    • Recycle fields across documents
    • Repeating fields and form logic
    • Naming fields and workflow considerations
    • Form logic and validation
    • Using simplified field notation
    • Mandatory form entry and options
    • Sending a forms workflow message
    • Configure the reset, print and submit buttons
    • Personal or workgroup form distribution
    • Submitting and saving data with Adobe Reader
    • Using the forms tracker
    • Adobe Reader Extensions
    • Collecting data and analysis
    • Filtering and sorting results
    • Response file and PDF Portfolio
    • Merging older responses into current
    • Exporting to CSV and XML
    Playing Adobe Flash inside Acrobat
    • Embed FLV and SWF files into Acrobat
    • Benefits of Adobe Flash runtime
    • Conversion and viewing options
    • Managing Flash content inside of AcrobatDigital Signatures
    • Creating a password driven digital signature
    • Creating a signature appearance
    • Siging and document - visibly and invisible
    • Exchanging digital signatures
    • Creating trusted identities
    • Applying security policies with trusted identities
    Stamp customisation
    • Making a signature stamp
    • Configure user preferences for stamps
    • Printing and flattening stamps
    Send for Shared Review
    • On-line workflow
    • Sending a shared review invite
    • Connecting to shared server
    • Adding and manipulating comments
    • Collaborate Live on the same page
    • Shared Tracker Review
    Collaborate Live
    • Send for shared review
    • use acrobat.com hosting
    • Collaborate together within page
    • Shared panel options
    • Combined input
    Previewing content
    • Headers/footers and watermarks
    • Add heders and footers
    • Edit headers and footers
    • Transparency effects
    • Remove content
    PDF/X Standards for Publishing and Print
    • PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3 and PDF/X-4 standards
    • Adobe PDF Print Engine
    Configure Adobe Acrobat
    • Page box geometry
    • Overprint preview
    • Page display options
    • Smooth line art
    Apply trapping
    • Integrate trapping
    • Trapping presets
    Output Preview
    • Simulation Preview
    • Object Inspector
    • Density readings
    • Rich ink control
    • Overprinting objects
    Preflight and fixups
    • Preflight templates
    • Fix-ups options
    • Build your own fixup
    • Building profiles
    • Conversion to PDF/X
    • Conversion to PDF/A
    • Preflight and fix-ups droplets
    Convert colours
    • Conversion from one colour space
    • Tag objects with ICC pfofiles
    • Embed output intent
    Crop pages
    • Enlarge PDF page sizes
    • Configure page boxes
    • Trim, bleed, crop, media and crop box
    Fixing Hairlines
    • Increase vector strokes
    • Convey minimum stroke weights for Type3
    Flatten Transparency
    • Flatten live transparency
    • Preview and conversion settings
    • Transparency overview
    Accessibility from Microsoft Word
    • Setting document structure
    • Using styles and choosing fonts
    • Document Properties
    • Tables and lists
    PDF Maker options for reflow
    • Setting options
    • Importance of reflow
    • Metadata
    • PDF presets and options
    Accessibility checker
    • Checking the PDF for accessibility
    • Understanding most common problems
    • Fixing most common problems
    • Font mapping and device issues
    Adding and modifying tags / structure
    • Changing the reading order of a tagged document
    • Adding document structure to an untagged document
    • Adding alt tags to objects
    • Remapping to artifacts and other elements
    Read-aloud and scrolling inside Acrobat/Reader
    • Configure display options
    • Configure read-aloud options
    • Configure scrolling options
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the Cardiff training centre located at:

    Brunel House
    2 Fitzalan Road
    CF24 0UY

    The Cardiff training centre is located in Brunel House which is only 3 minutes on foot from Cardiff Queen Street train station. Trains to/from Cardiff Central station run every 10 minutes. Directly opposite the building is a convenient NCP car park.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

    XChange Training Location Cardiff

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  • Acrobat 9 Masterclass 4 Days - Upcoming Cardiff Course Dates

  • Client Reviews

    "A superbly delivered course with just the right number of trainees. Above all, excellent equipment and clear visual aids. Superior to any course I've yet attended. You have captured all training aspects in the right detail."

    Robin Gould, TSO Parliamentary Press , Acrobat - 1 Day Intermediate

    "Really really useful course. Very knowledgeable trainer who made the session relevant. Can't wait to start using my new skills!"

    Claire Dossie, NHS, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

    "A very enjoyable experience."

    Gary Gilbert, Marshall Cavendish, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

    "Really helpful session. Will definitely be implementing as soon as I get back to my desk!"

    Claire Dossi, NHS, Acrobat - 2 Day Masterclass

    "Really enjoyed the day, training was fun as well as educational. Staff were really friendly and food and rereshments were great. "

    Jez Williams, Total UK, Acrobat for Creating Rich Media PDFs - 1 Day Introduction

    "An excellent course with very knowledgeable and helpful instructor allowing us to ask questions and work at our own pace. "

    Jill Lessani, Hawkins, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

    "A very enjoyable, informative course in a relaxed friendly environment"

    Clare Beanland, Unilever, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

    "Great trainer, great content and great practical exercises."

    Amanda Cook, VMWare, Adobe Video Masterclass - 5 Day Introduction

    "Overall a very well presented course and I hope to be back for other courses."

    Shazad Khan, The Stationary Office, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

    "Very good relaxed but productive day."

    Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials