Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional

This is an Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional Course designed to get you up to speed with professional PDF creation and setting up a PDF workflow. You should be familiar with either the Windows or Macintosh operating systems. We can also configure custom training options upon request.

Adobe has integrated Adobe Acrobat into every area of it’s software suites providing a useful cross platform application independent solution. Adobe Acrobat 9 is also essential for the authoring and editing of Structured & Non–Structured Documents.

Adobe Acrobat 3D Version is now part of the Adobe Technical Communication Suite 2 featuring Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended, Adobe FrameMaker 9, Adobe RoboHelp 8, and Adobe Captivate 4.

Basic Class Info

Who Should Attend

Anybody using PDF files for print, web, online documentation, form based workflows, or needing to communicate in collaborative workflows.

If you are using Microsoft Word for technical writing or to layout your company information Adobe Acrobat is an excellent way to move your documentation to a cross platform application independent level.


Prerequisites
You should be familiar with either the Windows or Macintosh operating systems.
Workflows Benefiting from Adobe Acrobat Pro 9

Corporate & Small Business Administrators

Those who must create documentation in a cross platform software independent format with security and searchable capability, Acrobat also provides a robust Eforms capability.

Technical Publishing Departments & IT Professionals

Those who produce and deliver manuals, user guides, maintenance alluding WebDav support. Acrobat is also a key element for using a Structured Workflow with XMP support.d reference documentation in a variety of media. Adobe Acrobat provides a full set of collaboration options for the editing of projects inc

Commercial Publishers

Adobe Acrobat is essential to a create once publish many solution reducing time and production costs. Use Acrobat as a key tool for publishing to EBook formats, the Web, and Traditional Print Media

Cross–Media Publishers

Adobe Acrobat is an essential tool for the repurposing of material for Print, HTML, XML, Ebook, Palm, Tagged PDF, SVG, or SGML and is integrated into all Adobe Software Suites including FrameMaker.

Basic Pricing & Training Options

Pricing & Training Overview

KLH Basic Consulting & Training Rates

Feel free to click on any of the links below to get a general idea of our basic rates. We feel you will find them quite reasonable and competitive with the “traditional one shoe fits all” options available elsewhere.

Drop us a line and let us know what your specific workflow needs are and we will be glad to send you personal quote. We will also target any quotes to your needs and will work with you to stay within budget restraints and still deliver the best training possible.

We can also help you develop your workflow via consulting and onsite outsourcing.

FrameMaker structured workflows are especially welcome here at KLH.

Phone: 508.362.8206

Email: mab@klhpublishing.com

Online Form: Click Here Now

vText Link: Click Here Now use 508.362.8206 or 508.364.5750

Some pricing options require that travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


OnSite Training

Onsite Training

If you send 12 people to a traditional classroom setting you’ll end up paying around $8,000+. This doesn't’t include the costs of travel & lodging. Trying to coordinate schedules and down time are also hidden budget killers.

Bring KLH onsite for a set training fee that uses a custom course outline that targets your specific workflow. No per person limits or add on fees. You also get the advantage of onsite consulting since we can get a look at the real workflow in an up close and real world situation.

In-house Rates

$1,500 One Day

$2,500 Two Days

$3,000 Three Days

$4,800 Full Week

Travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


ClassRoom Training

Classroom Training

Classroom training is possible via our training partners in most major US Cities. It is useful when Onsite training is not possible or when combining several students with other clients can help keep budgets within reason.

Most classes run 3 days or can be configured to cover specific topics within your workflow.

ClassRoom Rates per Student

One to Three Students $1,200

Four to Five Students $1,000

Five to Eight Students $850

Eight Students plus $750

Costs are based upon a per student fee.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


OnLine Training

Online Training

Online training has the advantage of training employees at one time who are located in different locations.

It also has the advantage of eliminating travel and lodging costs from the training budget.

It will require a reliable connection to the Internet for those involved.

Online classes can be configured to cover specific topics within your workflow as well as provide traditional training to participants in remote locations at the same time.

Timeframes possible can be from a few hours to several days.

OnLine per Day Rates per Student

One to Three Students $450

Three to Five Students $325

Five to Eight Students $275

Eight Students plus $225

Costs can be based upon a per student fee or a flat fee for seminars.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote


Private Training

Private Training

Most people will agree that private training is the best option for intensive learning. It is a great option for career changers or those who work within an intensive workflow.

All attention is on you and discounts for software packages such as any of the Adobe Suites can make it actually more cost effective than the traditional training offered anywhere else. Contact us now for a great deal.

Training can be done OnSite, OnLine, or at a designated location.

Private training runs 2 to 5 days depending on the workflow and needs of the client.

Private Rates per class

One to Three Days $1,650

Four to Five Days $2,400

Two Weeks $3,850

Costs are based upon a per student fee.

Rates can be discounted for software packages such as the any of the Adobe Software Suites.


KLH Job Contracting & Outsourcing Services

KLH Basic Consulting & Training Rates

Feel free to rollover any of the links above to get a general idea of our basic rates. We feel you will find them quite reasonable and competitive with the “traditional one shoe fits all” options available elsewhere

Drop us a line and let us know what your specific workflow needs are and we will be glad to send you personal quote. We will also target any quotes to your needs and will work with you to stay within budget restraints and still deliver the best training possible.

We can also help you develop your workflow via consulting and onsite outsourcing.

FrameMaker structured workflows are especially welcome here at KLH.

Phone: 508.362.8206

Email: mab@klhpublishing.com

Online Form: Click Here Now

vText Link: Click Here Now use 508.362.8206 or 508.364.5750

Some pricing options require that travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


Class & Topics Outlines

Topics Outline

Acrobat Professional 9 Topics Outline
What’s new
Workspace
Work area basics
Customizing the work area
Viewing PDF pages
Adjusting PDF views
Grids, guides, and measurements
Organizer
Maintaining the software
Non-English languages
Acrobat in Mac OS
Creating PDF's Basics
Overview of creating PDF's
Creating simple PDF's
Using the Adobe PDF printer
Creating PDF's with PDFMaker
Converting web pages to PDF
Creating PDF's with Distiller
Adobe PDF conversion settings
Fonts
Combining content in PDF's
Combining files into a PDF Portfolio
Other options for combining files
Adding unifying page elements
Rearranging pages in a PDF
Saving and exporting PDF's
Saving PDF's
Exporting PDF's to other file formats
Reusing PDF content
Collaboration
File sharing & real-time collaboration
Preparing for a PDF review
Starting a review
Participating in a PDF review
Tracking and managing PDF reviews
Commenting
Managing comments
Importing and exporting comments
Approval workflows
Forms basics
Creating and distributing forms
Form fields behavior
Setting action buttons
Publishing interactive web forms
Using QuickBooks data in forms (Windows)
Collecting and managing form data
Completing & submitting PDF forms
Security Basics
Opening secured documents
Choosing a security method
Securing documents with passwords
Securing documents with certificates
Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management ES
Setting up security policies
Creating or obtaining digital IDs
Removing sensitive content
Digital signatures
Digital signatures
Signing PDF's
Validating signatures Accessibility, tags, and reflow
Accessibility features
Checking the accessibility of PDF's
Reading PDF's with reflow & accessibility
Creating accessible PDF's
Making existing PDF's accessible
Editing document structure

Working with the Content & Tags tabs
Editing PDF's
Page thumbnails and bookmarks
Links and attachments
Actions and scripting
Converted web pages
Articles
Optimizing
Editing text and objects
Setting up a presentation
Document properties
Using metadata
Layers
Processing in batches
Using Geospatial PDF's
Searching and indexing
Searching PDF's
Creating PDF indexes
Multimedia and 3D models
Multimedia in PDF's
Adding 3D models to PDF's
Interacting with 3D models
Color management
Understanding color management
Keeping colors consistent
Color-managing imported images
Color-managing for online viewing
Proofing colors
Color-managing when printing
Working with color profiles
Color settings
Printing
Basic printing tasks
Other ways to print PDF's
Printing custom sizes
Advanced print settings
Printing color
Print production tools
Tools for high-end output
Trapping color
Previewing output
Color conversion & ink management
Printer marks and hairlines
Transparency flattening
Preflight
Analyzing documents
Viewing preflight results, objects, & resources
Preflight reports
Advanced inspections
Preflight profiles
Additional checks
Correcting problem areas
PDF X, PDF A, and PDF E compliant files
Automating document analysis
Output intents
Job Definition Format
About JDF files
View JDF job definitions
Create JDF job definitions
Edit JDF job definitions
Contact information for a print job
Media specifications for a print job
Add and remove JDF job definitions
Converting job definition files to HTML
Submitting print jobs

Class Outline

Introducing Adobe Acrobat 9
Lesson Overview
About Adobe PDF
About Adobe Acrobat
Adobe PDF on the web
A first look at the work area
Viewing PDF presentations
in Full Screen mode
Designing documents for online viewing
Getting help
Looking at the Work Area
Lesson Overview
Opening a PDF file in the work area
Working with Acrobat tools and toolbars
Working with Acrobat task buttons
Working with the navigation pane
Using Organizer
Creating Adobe PDF Files
Lesson Overview
About creating Adobe PDF files
Using the Create PDF command
Dragging and dropping files
Converting and combining
different types of files
Using the Print command
to create Adobe PDF files
About the Adobe PDF Settings
Reducing file size
About compression and resampling
Inserting multimedia files
Scanning a paper document
Converting emails to PDF
Converting web pages to Adobe PDF
Creating Adobe PDF
from the context menu
Creating Adobe PDF from Microsoft Office Files
Lesson Overview
About PDFMaker
Converting Microsoft Word files to PDF
Inserting 3D content
into PowerPoint presentations
Converting Excel documents
and starting a review
Converting web pages
from Internet Explorer
Exporting tables from PDF files
Converting and combining
multiple Office files
PDF Portfolios
Lesson Overview
About PDF Portfolios
Getting started
Creating a PDF Portfolio
Customizing your PDF Portfolio
Sharing your PDF Portfolio
Securing a PDF Portfolio
Searching a PDF Portfolio
Reading and Working with PDF Files
Lesson Overview
Changing the opening view
About the onscreen display
Reading PDF documents
Searching PDF documents
Printing PDF documents
Filling out PDF forms
About flexibility, accessibility, and structure
Looking at accessible documents
Making files flexible and accessible
Adding tags
Adding Alt Text (alternate text)
Using the Acrobat accessibility features

Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents
Lesson Overview
Looking at the work file
Moving pages with page thumbnails
Editing Adobe PDF pages
Editing links
Adding passwords
Certifying PDF files
Signing certified documents
Using security envelopes
Acrobat in a Review Cycle
Lesson Overview
About the review process
Getting started
Adding comments to a PDF document
About the commenting tools
Working with comments
Initiating a shared review
Initiating live collaboration
Creating Forms in Acrobat
Lesson Overview
Converting PDF files to interactive PDF forms
Adding form fields
Distributing forms
Collecting form data
Working with form data
Calculating and validating numeric fields
Multimedia Presentations
Lesson Overview
Adding a video file to a PDF file
Adding a Flash animation
Assigning a poster file for a video or animation
Creating a presentation
Using the Legal Features
Lesson Overview
About Bates numbering and redaction
Applying Bates numbering
Defining Bates numbering
Editing Bates numbering
Applying redaction
Changing the Documents preferences
Setting the Redaction tool properties
Searching text for redaction
Creating PDF Portfolios
Using the Engineering & Technical Features
Lesson Overview
Getting started
Working with layers
Using the Pan & Zoom tool
Using the 2D measuring tools
Using the Loupe tool
Converting a drawing file to PDF
Permanently removing text from PDF documents
Using the PDF Maps feature
Geospatial registration
Using Acrobat in Professional Printing
Lesson Overview
Getting started
Creating PDF files for print and prepress
Preflighting files
Working with transparency
Setting up color management
Previewing your print job
Advanced printing controls
Working with 3D in PDF Files
Lesson Overview
About Acrobat Pro Extended
and Adobe 3D Reviewer
Working with 3D content in PDF files
Reviewing and commenting on 3D models
Converting 3D design files to PDF
3D PDF files in a manufacturing workflow
Using 3D models in technical publishing