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In this lesson we'll introduce you to the getting started window in Adobe Acrobat, to help you navigate yourself through ...
the various tools available in Adobe Acrobat 8.
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Have you ever tried painting? I don’t mean painting like a house or a piece of furniture but painting on a canvass. One of the hardest things to do is to stare at a blank canvass and figure out what to do from there. And I think that the Acrobat Team, when they built Acrobat understood. So when they upgraded it and created Acrobat 8, they built in this getting started window which is actually very handy. What it does is it groups the functionality of Acrobat into these eight groupings that allow you to kind of think about what you might want to do and then get started doing it. So for example, I think I might want to combine some files. Well, I can click on—oh here we go! Combine files. And the panel then changes its focus on to combining files and starts to give me some advice about that process.
So let us say, I want to create something that looks very much like a legal document, well, here, we got this information on legal documents, I can read that. And once I am convinced and I am certainly convinced now that that is what I want to do, then I will go ahead and click on combine files. What Acrobat is doing is it is actually walking into the application. And instead of giving me a blank canvass, it is much more like a paint by numbers experience where I can add files, add folders to the next, even add files that are already open and use the combined file’s functionality to go ahead and build myself a legal document. It is a very nice way for you to start getting used to the product and maybe even thinking about it in terms that you might not have thought of it before. A lot of people consider Acrobat to be a tool for creating PDF files and they do not ever use some of these other wonderful functionality.
So I am going to go ahead and hit cancel and I will return to the home. If you are ever sitting around with a quite moment, it might be worth opening this dialogue box back and clicking one of these buttons. I am just kind of reading about the functionality there. Not because it is necessarily going to teach you something you did not know although it might but because it might give you an idea that you did not have about how to use this product in your workflow.
Now once you get to the point where, “Hey! I am over this. This panel is so last week. I know how to use Acrobat.” You can dispense of it by clicking here and this will just make it so that the next time you launch Acrobat, it won’t show. We will go ahead and put it away because one you get over yourself and you realized that nothing is so last week, there is always something to gain by learning something more about an application that you want to use. You can always bring it back. And to do so, just go the help menu and choose getting started with Adobe Acrobat 8. And then again, you can go ahead and click on one of these buttons to learn about a product that you may be using but may not be taking full advantage off.
So let us put this away. Inside the lesson 3 folder and you will find that in the part 1 folder of the project files that you installed in your hard drive, there is a PDF file. And, we are going to get started by just opening that file. Before you start doing the things that Acrobat can do, it is important to understand how Acrobat works because partially, I just want to point out that there are tools in there that you might want to take advantage. But also, if you send Acrobat up to work the way that you want to work, you are going to be able to get more out of it. And so, we are going to talk about in this lesson how to navigate around a PDF file and also how to customize the experience to make Acrobat so that once you have decided that you want to do something like collect files together or use the functionality that they are getting started when they are putting out that you can do so as efficiently as possible.