Acrobat 201 – Adobe Acrobat – eForms Introduction

Class Description

This is a 2-day course which introduces various techniques for using Adobe Acrobat Forms to create intelligent documents that can be filled in online, include interactive elements, automatically validate and calculate data, support custom actions through scripting. After the completion of this course, Participants will be able to create interactive forms that can reduce data collection and processing errors, and enhance the user experience. The course first introduces the basics of form design and describes how to design Participants forms for efficient data exchange. Participants will learn how to create a seamless workflow between forms and processing. More advanced topics include connecting online forms directly to databases so that data can be prepopulated interactively.

Course Benefits

  • Moving from paper to eForms
  • Field Formatting and Calculations
  • Working with JavaScript in Acrobat
  • Using templates in eForms
  • Document security issues
  • Routing and archiving eForms
  • FDF solutions versus XML based solutions
  • Deploying an eForm Solution
  • Edit scanned documents-instantly edit paper scans-as naturally as any other file.
  • Create protected pdfs-prevent others from copying or editing sensitive information.
  • Edit PDF text and images-fix a typo or swap an image in a PDF- right within Acrobat.
  • Export PDFs to office-convert PDFs to Word, Excel, or PowerPoint formats and keep the formatting.
  • Work with Dropbox, box, and onedrive-access, edit, and store files in your Dropbox, box, or Microsoft OneDrive account.

Suggested Prerequisites

Knowledge of your operating system and basic computer navigation is required for all classes. We also recommend that you have the Adobe Acrobat software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site.

Course Outline

  • Designing Forms
  • Creating and Editing Form Fields
  • Performing Math
  • Securing Forms
  • Distributing and Managing

Related Classes

Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.