Hot Adobe Acrobat How-Tos

How To: Get & download Adobe Flash Player 10

First of all you have to go to Adobe. You have to hit on the button that says "get adobe flash player". Now you have to hit the button "Agree and install now". Now you have to click on 'save file ' tab. Once the download is finished then you have to click it to open. Then hit 'run' tab. You have to make sure that you have closed all programs running on the computer before doing this step. Now this program shall be installed successfully. Once installed you have to click on 'show details' and ...

How To: Remove sensitive information in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

This video speaks about removing sensitive information in Adobe Acrobat 9. The viewer might get a very obvious idea of removing sensitive information by redaction. Redaction is the process of permanently removing sensitive information from a PDF file. This is done by opening the Advanced menu, clicking "Redaction" and then clicking "Show redaction tools", which can be in any format, images or text. The viewers will definitely get a clear idea of removing such sensitive information by redactio...

How To: Use commenting tools in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to use commenting tools in Adobe Acrobat 9. He says that the look and feel of the commenting tools are very similar to the previous version tools which were used to mark and comment documents. He shows how to open the comment button from the menu bar and explains about the options present in there to use the commenting features. He demonstrates many ways to enable comments and markup tool bar in the application. Now he shows about the various ways of ...

How To: Download, install & test Adobe Acrobat Reader

In this walk-through video ClearTechInfo shows you how to download, install and test Adobe Acrobat Reader. First download the software from the mentioned website making sure to un-check the Google tool-bar option. Install the software for all users as shown accepting the license agreement. After the installation is done open your browser go to Google.com and search for the Adobe Acrobat Reader test as shown and go to the test site and confirm the successful installation of the software.

How To: Add interactivity to PDFs in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

Now in PDF document interactivity can be added. By using Hyperlink or bookmark one can start interactivity in PDF document. In Microsoft word there will be a acrobat ribbon. In preference setting there is option for creating link. There is also ANoption for bookmark. By this we can create our PDF. When we select bookmark automatically a related topic will come up. All the interactive options are editable. After following the steps in the video you can easily create bookmarks and hyperlinks wh...

How To: Add multimedia to PDFs in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

In this Adobe video the tutor shows how multimedia can be added to your PDF document to make it richer and more appealing. She shows the basics of the software taking you around the tools available to place multimedia content in the PDF. Now she opens a blank page where she intends to put the multimedia content. She shows how to mark the area of the document so that you can insert multimedia content there. She says that in this latest version you do not need Quick time or Windows media player...

How To: Sign PDFs & create appearances in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

In this video the author shows how to sign PDF files and create digital appearances. To do this open any document where there is a place provided to digitally sign it. Now double click that area and you will be shown a pop up menu that helps you to sign the document. Now if you already have a digital sign prepared you can go ahead and sign the document. If not there is an option to create a new sign and this video shows the procedure of how to get it done. Using this feature now you can digit...

How To: Use Web Capture & Compare in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

Learn how to use the Web Capture and Compare Documents commands in Acrobat 9 Pro with this tutorial selected by experts at Adobe. You can use this command to compare the differences between two versions of a web page. First, you have to convert the pages to PDF files using the built-in Convert-to-PDF command in Acrobat 9. Then, select the Compare Document command from the Document menu, choosing the settings. The program will run through the two files, compare them and present the results in ...

How To: Add watermarks to your PDF documents in Acrobat 9 Pro

Do you have PDF documents that you want to make sure people know belongs to you? Don't want people to use your PDF documents without permission? Well, this video will teach you exactly how to add watermarks to your documents using Acrobat 9 Pro. The watermarks will stay on the documents, so that who ever uses it will know who the document belongs to. This is very useful in protecting your content from being used without your permission or credit. This is a short 3 minute video, the steps are ...

How To: Enable usage rights for Adobe Reader in Acrobat 9 Pro

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to enable usage rights for Adobe reader. She begins by showing a multiple page PDF which can be viewed by anyone having a Acrobat reader. She goes to advance menu and chooses the option of expand features in Adobe reader. She says that by granting these rights in Adobe 9, we can let other people write into the forms of the document, comment it and even sign the document. Now she applies the features and saves the document to the desktop. Now she...

How To: Export PDF files to Office formats in Acrobat 9 Pro

In this Adobe Acrobat tutorial the instructor shows how to export PDF files to other office formats. He shows how to do this with a live example. He chooses the file menu and from there goes to the export sub menu and shows all the different file format options that are available for exporting. For demonstration purposes he saves the current PDF in Microsoft Word format. He opens the converted file and shows the results of conversion. This video demonstrates the features of Adobe Acrobat 9 to...

How To: Simplify PDF form creation in Acrobat Pro 9

In this Adobe CS4 software tutorial you will learn how to work in Acrobat Pro 9 in a way that will simplify form creation. You will learn how to create fillable PDF forms, add interactive elements and distribute forms in Acrobat 9. The Acrobat 9 Pro tutorial also covers how to review, filter, and export form responses.

How To: Create comments in PDFs with Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

Acrobat 9 Pro is an essential tool for creating, reviewing and sharing comments with others you work with. In this video you will learn about commenting PDF files and the methods for including others in your review process with Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. Learn how to use comment tools and review cycles in Acrobat 9 Pro as well as how to collaborate via email or Acrobat.com and share pages.

How To: Create full screen image slideshows in Adobe Acrobat

Geoff Blake talks about the little-known ability in Acrobat to create full-screen image slideshows. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver and Flash.

How To: Use bookmarks in Acrobat

In this tutorial, Geoff Blake gets started using bookmarks in Adobe Acrobat. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver and Flash.

How To: Use built-in preflight tools in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

This Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro tutorial shows you how you can use the built-in preflight tools to identify issues in a PDF like colors, fonts, standards conformance and more. Learn how to analyze and fix an entire PDF, or run single checks and fixups on trouble spots or certain objects. You will also see how to embed an audio trail of the inspection in Acrobat 9 Pro.

How To: Add music to a PDF slideshow from Lightroom in Acrobat

At first glance there doesn’t look like a way to save your slideshows into a format that you can send to some one. If you look a little further you’ll see you can indeed export them though. It exports the whole slideshow into a PDF Presentation (much like Photoshop’s PDF presentation automation). However, it won’t include any music tracks you’ve added in Lightroom. Well there’s a workaround if you’ve got Acrobat Professional. You can go in after the fact and embed the music to the presentatio...

How To: Get started with Acrobat 3D Toolkit

The application Acrobat 3D comes with an associated utility called Acrobat 3D Toolkit, which allows the 3D content in the PDF file to be enhanced by editing lighting, adding textures and materials, and creating animations. In this video tutorial you will learn to set up the Acrobat 3D Toolkit environment for technical illustration. Learn about the shortcuts and quick keys to quicken your workflow!

How To: Create an internal page link in Acrobat 5

If you have a website, and would like to direct people to it via your free ebook, you might want to include an Internal Page Link in it. In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to create an Internal Page Link by adding a link action, setting default page scale, and saving and viewing the working link. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Create an internal page...

How To: Create a custom watermark in Adobe Acrobat

In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to create a custom stamp and apply it as a watermark. It might be a good way to add copyright notice to your PDF documents. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Create a custom watermark in Adobe Acrobat.

How To: Add AVI movies to a PDF using Adobe Acrobat

Need a video presentation in your product catalog? In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to add AVI movies to PDF files. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Add AVI movies to a PDF using Adobe Acrobat.

How To: Create page navigation in Adobe Acrobat

It's important to assist your readers as they browse through your PDF document, especially it has a lot of pages. In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to create basic buttons for navigation between pages. You'll see how to create a default view state, and save buttons with actions inside the file. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Create page navigation i...

How To: Add a url link inside a PDF page in Acrobat 5

In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to add an url link inside a PDF page. Many Internet businesses use this feature to promote their websites by distributing free ebooks. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Add a url link inside a PDF page in Acrobat 5.

How To: Use the rubber stamp tool in Acrobat 5

In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to use the Rubber Stamp Tool. You use the Stamp tool in Acrobat 5 to apply a stamp to an Adobe PDF document in much the same way you would use a rubber stamp on a paper document. In addition to the standard stamps offered, dynamic stamps obtain information from your system and from the Identity panel of the Preferences dialog box, allowing you to indicate name, date, and time information on the stamp. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in ...

How To: Insert and delete pages in Acrobat 5

Do you want to include more pages after your file is published into PDF? Or you have accidentally included pages that are not meant to be in the PDF? In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to insert and delete pages in a PDF document. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Insert and delete pages in Acrobat 5.

How To: Add movie clips to PDF files in Acrobat 5

PDF is no longer limited to text and images. In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to add movie clip to PDF files, and adjust clip properties. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Add movie clips to PDF files in Acrobat 5.

How To: Navigate multiple page documents in Acrobat 5

If you have just downloaded a 500-page PDF ebook, you might really enjoy this video. In this Adobe Acrobat video tutorial you will learn how to navigate multiple page documents using free scroll, thumbnail view, focus square, and view documents as spread. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Navigate multiple page documents in Acrobat 5.

How To: Combine files into a PDF file in Acrobat 8

This video shows you how to combine multiple files of various types into one sequentially numbered PDF file in Acrobat 8. You also learn how to manage the options for combining files, and wrap the separate files into a PDF Package that retains individual attributes of the files. Check out this lesson from Brian Wood now! Combine files into a PDF file in Acrobat 8.

How To: Use Acrobat 8 Preflighting and Fixups

In previous versions of Acrobat you could run PDFs against the Preflight tool and it would either pass or fail. If it failed you would then have to manually resolve the problems in the PDF or by generating a new PDF. In Acrobat 8 Professional you can now apply "Fix-ups" to correct the most common problems encountered in working with PDFs for print.