For any beginning to intermediate level course in Computer Graphics, Web Graphics, Graphic Design, Digital Imaging, or Visual Communications that uses Adobe software applications such as Acrobat, After Effects, FrameMaker, GoLive, Illustrator, InDesign, LiveMotion, PageMaker, Photoshop, or Premiere.
Developed by the software-training experts at Adobe Systems, the Classroom in a Book Series offers complete, self-paced lessons for learning the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Each book includes a CD-ROM with Customized files to guide students through the lessons and special projects.
(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Review Questions and Review Answers.
About Classroom in a Book. Prerequisites. Installing Adobe Acrobat. Starting Adobe Acrobat. Installing the Classroom in a Book Fonts. Copying the Classroom in a Book Files. Additional Resources. Adobe Certification.Lesson 1. Introducing Adobe Acrobat.
About Adobe PDF. About Adobe Acrobat. Adobe PDF on the World Wide Web. Looking at Some Examples. Designing Documents for Online Viewing.Lesson 2. Getting to Know the Work Area.
Opening the Work File. Using the Acrobat Tools. Customizing the Toolbars. Using Acrobat Palettes. Using Context Menus. About the On-screen Display. Following Links. Printing PDF files. Using the Acrobat 5.0 Online Help. Using Adobe Online.Lesson 3. Creating Adobe PDF Files.
Using Fonts with This Lesson. About PDF Documents. About Acrobat Distiller. Using an Application's Print Command. Creating Adobe PDF from a Text File. Changing the Distiller Job Options. Adding Security to PDF Files. Converting Paper Documents to Adobe PDF. Converting Microsoft Office Application Files (Windows).Lesson 4. Customizing Adobe PDF Output Quality.
Controlling Adobe PDF Output Quality. About Compression and Resampling. Using Default Compression Settings. Using Custom Compression Settings. Managing Color in Distiller. Using Watched Folders. Exploring on Your Own.Lesson 5. Putting Documents Online.
About This lesson. Viewing the Work File. Setting an Opening View. Looking at Bookmarks and Links. Adding Bookmarks. Looking at Articles. Replacing a Page. Looking at Online Document Design. Exploring on Your Own.Lesson 6. Modifying PDF Files.
Opening and Examining the Work File. Editing Pages. Editing Text and Images. Using Links and Bookmarks to Play Actions. Copying Text from a PDF File. Converting a PDF File to an Image Format File. Exploring on Your Own.Lesson 7. Using Acrobat in a Document Review Cycle.
Opening the Work File. Working with Comments. Digitally Signing Documents. Exploring on Your Own.Lesson 8. Creating Forms.
Working with Forms online. Adding Form Fields. Calculating with Form Fields. Creating a Reset Form Field. Submitting Forms over the Web. Filling out Form Fields. Using the Fields Palette. Exploring on Your Own.Lesson 9. Creating Adobe PDF from Web Pages.
Converting Web Pages to Adobe PDF. Configuring Your Internet or Proxy Settings. Setting Options for Converting Web Pages. Creating an Adobe PDF File from a Web Page. Updating Converted Web Pages. Building an Adobe PDF File of Favorite Web Pages. Exploring on Your Own (Windows).Lesson 10. Designing Online Documents.
About This Lesson. Looking at Design Elements in Online Documents. Designing an Online Document. Creating eBooks.Lesson 11. Creating a Multimedia Project.
Opening the Work File. Adding Multiple Actions to a Button. Creating Special Effects with Buttons. About Movie and Sound Files.Lesson 12. Managing Color.
Color Management: An Overview. Managing Color in Acrobat. Previewing Overprinting. Managing Color at Print Time.Lesson 13. Distributing Document Collections.
Distributing PDF Documents. Preparing a Welcome Document. Setting an Opening View for the Document Collection. Organizing the Staging Area. Optimizing for Page-at-a-time Downloading. Indexing Your Document Collection. Adding Acrobat Reader Installers. Testing Your Document Collection. Double-checking the Checklist.Lesson 14. Building a Searchable PDF Library and Catalog.
Building an Index. Searching an Index. Using Document Info Fields in a Search. Searching with Boolean Expressions. Searching on the Web. Choosing Catalog Options. Exploring on Your Own.Index.