Adding Interactivity to      Adobe Acrobat       Debbie Richards       Creative Interactive Ideas       debbie@cre8iveii.c...
Download fileshttp://cii-ftp.com/ELDC2011/acrobat.zip
ADDING MULTIMEDIA
Software• Need Acrobat 9 Pro or Pro Extended to add  movies, sound files, Flash animations and  widgets to your PDF.  – 9 ...
User Requirements• Anyone can view embedded video or  animation files in PDF documents as long as  they have Acrobat 9 Rea...
Adding a video file to a PDF file1. Open the Aquo_Bottle_Ad.pdf file2. Click Multimedia button & choose Video Tool3. Drag ...
Click Ok.
Adding a video file to a PDF file7. An image from the video file appears on the   PDF page.8. A Play button automatically ...
Adding Flash animation1. Open the Aquo_FAQ.pdf file2. Click Multimedia button & choose Flash Tool3. Drag a box over the ri...
Click Ok.
Adding Flash animation7. The header appears across the top of the   document.8. Select the Hand tool and move the cursor  ...
Click Ok.
Adding Flash animation10.The animation will stop playing when the   page is not visible.11.Save the file.
Adding Sounds• Chose Multimedia>Sound Tool• Click where you want the sound to play.
TYPEWRITER
Typewriter tool• Provides a simple solution for filling out forms  that do not contain interactive form fields.  http://ap...
Enable Typewriter• Users of Acrobat Professional can enable the  Typewriter tool for users of the free Adobe  Reader.• Thi...
Adding Text• The Reader user simply clicks on the  Typewriter tool to add text to the document.• The Reader can also save ...
Typewriter Tool in Adobe Acrobat X• The Typewriter tool is  now called Add or Edit  Text Box.• To get to it, open the  Too...
FORMS
Introduction• You can convert an existing electronic  document (for example, a Word, Excel, or PDF  document) or scan a pa...
FORMS - EXAMPLE #1
Create Basic Document• Create the basic document leaving a place for  the data fields – I used PPT with tables.• Save the ...
Create the Form• Choose Forms >Start Form Wizard• Select An Existing Electronic Document and  click Next.• Select Use the ...
Add the Sale Price Per Fish Field• This is going to be a combo box – let the user  select an item from a pop-up menu• Sele...
Add the Number of Fish Sold Field•   Combo Box•   Number of Fish Sold•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – 1 t...
Add the Equipment CostField•   Combo Box•   Equipment Cost•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – 1 to 10 (commi...
Add the Hourly Wage Field•   Combo Box•   Hourly Wage•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – 1 to 8 (commit imme...
Add the Output field•   Text Box•   Output – Read Only•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – Center•   Format –...
Add the Input field•   Text Box•   Input – Read Only•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – Center•   Format – N...
Add the Value-Added field•   Text Box•   Input – Read Only•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – Center•   Form...
Preview the File• Select the Preview button
Specify Full Screen Mode• Choose File >Properties• Select Initial View tab• In the Windows Options area, select Open in  F...
FORMS -EXAMPLE #2
Create Basic Document• Create the basic document leaving a place for  the data fields – I used PPT with tables.• Save the ...
Create the Form• Choose Forms >Start Form Wizard• Select An Existing Electronic Document and  click Next.• Select Use the ...
Add the 24 months ATOI field• Combo Box• Yr2ATOI• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – 65989, 60989, 55989, 50989 e...
Add the ROI field•   Combo Box•   ROI•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – 20% - 90%
Add the Investment Now field•   Text Box•   InvestAmt•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – Center•   Format – ...
Add the Investment 24 Months field•   Text Box – Read Only•   FutureValue•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options –...
Add the Investment value of the business field•   Text Box – Read Only•   FutureBusValue•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Col...
Add the Required Share field•   Text Box – Read Only•   OwnershipPercent•   Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color•   Options – ...
Preview the File• Select the Preview button
Specify Full Screen Mode• Choose File >Properties• Select Initial View tab• In the Windows Options area, select Open in  F...
PLACING IN COURSE
Articulate Presenter• Add as a web object• Need PDF• HTML page (filename = index.html)   <html>   <head>   </head>   <body...
EXTRAS
SupportThese video and PDF tutorials give you an overview ofhow to use Adobe® Acrobat® 9.• http://www.adobe.com/designcent...
Links and Bookmarks• This video shows you how links and  bookmarks can be added to your PDF file to  create an easier navi...
Acrobat
Acrobat
Acrobat
Acrobat
Acrobat
Acrobat
Acrobat
Acrobat
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Acrobat

821
-1

Published on

elearning Devcon presentation

Published in: Technology
1 Comment
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • need a adobe acrobat x typewriter tool to fill in forms
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
821
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
32
Comments
1
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Acrobat

  1. 1. Adding Interactivity to Adobe Acrobat Debbie Richards Creative Interactive Ideas debbie@cre8iveii.com http://twitter.com/cre8iveii http://cre8iveii.blogspot.com/
  2. 2. Download fileshttp://cii-ftp.com/ELDC2011/acrobat.zip
  3. 3. ADDING MULTIMEDIA
  4. 4. Software• Need Acrobat 9 Pro or Pro Extended to add movies, sound files, Flash animations and widgets to your PDF. – 9 Pro: add FLV (Flash video) files or F4V (H.264 video) – 9 Pro Extended: Add videos in a much larger range of formats and convert them into FLV automatically
  5. 5. User Requirements• Anyone can view embedded video or animation files in PDF documents as long as they have Acrobat 9 Reader.• Acrobat 9 supports Flash technology natively – no additional software is needed.
  6. 6. Adding a video file to a PDF file1. Open the Aquo_Bottle_Ad.pdf file2. Click Multimedia button & choose Video Tool3. Drag a box over the right side of the document. Insert Video dialog box appears4. Click Browse and select Aquo_T03_Loop.flv file5. Select Show Advanced Options in the Insert Video dialog box6. Click Launch Settings tab
  7. 7. Click Ok.
  8. 8. Adding a video file to a PDF file7. An image from the video file appears on the PDF page.8. A Play button automatically appears in the bottom-left corner of the page.9. Click the Play button to play the video.10.Save the file.
  9. 9. Adding Flash animation1. Open the Aquo_FAQ.pdf file2. Click Multimedia button & choose Flash Tool3. Drag a box over the right side of the document. Insert Flash dialog box appears4. Click Browse and select Aquo_Header.swf file5. Select Show Advanced Options in the Insert Video dialog box6. Click Launch Settings tab
  10. 10. Click Ok.
  11. 11. Adding Flash animation7. The header appears across the top of the document.8. Select the Hand tool and move the cursor over the header. Click the header to activate it. The animation plays and continues to play.9. Select the Flash Tool in the Multimedia toolbar again and double-click the header.
  12. 12. Click Ok.
  13. 13. Adding Flash animation10.The animation will stop playing when the page is not visible.11.Save the file.
  14. 14. Adding Sounds• Chose Multimedia>Sound Tool• Click where you want the sound to play.
  15. 15. TYPEWRITER
  16. 16. Typewriter tool• Provides a simple solution for filling out forms that do not contain interactive form fields. http://apps.americanbar.org/lpm/lpt/articles/att04061.shtml
  17. 17. Enable Typewriter• Users of Acrobat Professional can enable the Typewriter tool for users of the free Adobe Reader.• This allows Reader users to add their own typewritten annotations on top of the PDF and save the changes.• To enable the Typewriter tool for Adobe Reader users, go to Tools>Typewriter and choose Enable Typewriter tool in Adobe Reader.• Give the document a name and save it.
  18. 18. Adding Text• The Reader user simply clicks on the Typewriter tool to add text to the document.• The Reader can also save this document because the document itself has special capabilities once enabled to do so by Acrobat Professional.
  19. 19. Typewriter Tool in Adobe Acrobat X• The Typewriter tool is now called Add or Edit Text Box.• To get to it, open the Tools panel, then twirl down the Content section.http://blogs.adobe.com/acrolaw/2011/01/where-is-the-typewriter-tool-in-acrobat-x/
  20. 20. FORMS
  21. 21. Introduction• You can convert an existing electronic document (for example, a Word, Excel, or PDF document) or scan a paper document to a PDF form, and then add interactive form fields to the form.
  22. 22. FORMS - EXAMPLE #1
  23. 23. Create Basic Document• Create the basic document leaving a place for the data fields – I used PPT with tables.• Save the document as a PDF file.
  24. 24. Create the Form• Choose Forms >Start Form Wizard• Select An Existing Electronic Document and click Next.• Select Use the Current Document and click Next.
  25. 25. Add the Sale Price Per Fish Field• This is going to be a combo box – let the user select an item from a pop-up menu• Select Forms>Form Tools>Combo Box
  26. 26. Add the Number of Fish Sold Field• Combo Box• Number of Fish Sold• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – 1 to 20 (commit immediately)• Format – Number with Zero Decimal Places
  27. 27. Add the Equipment CostField• Combo Box• Equipment Cost• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – 1 to 10 (commit immediately)• Format – Number with Zero Decimal Places
  28. 28. Add the Hourly Wage Field• Combo Box• Hourly Wage• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – 1 to 8 (commit immediately)• Format – Number with Zero Decimal Places
  29. 29. Add the Output field• Text Box• Output – Read Only• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – Center• Format – Number with 2 Decimal Places• Calculate – Product of Number of Fish Sold, Sale Price Per Fish
  30. 30. Add the Input field• Text Box• Input – Read Only• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – Center• Format – Number with 2 Decimal Places• Calculate – Sum of Equipment Cost, Hourly Wage
  31. 31. Add the Value-Added field• Text Box• Input – Read Only• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – Center• Format – Number with 2 Decimal Places• Calculate – Simplified field notation - Output- Input
  32. 32. Preview the File• Select the Preview button
  33. 33. Specify Full Screen Mode• Choose File >Properties• Select Initial View tab• In the Windows Options area, select Open in Full Screen mode• Click OK• Choose File Save and then File Close• Open the file again
  34. 34. FORMS -EXAMPLE #2
  35. 35. Create Basic Document• Create the basic document leaving a place for the data fields – I used PPT with tables.• Save the document as a PDF file.
  36. 36. Create the Form• Choose Forms >Start Form Wizard• Select An Existing Electronic Document and click Next.• Select Use the Current Document and click Next.
  37. 37. Add the 24 months ATOI field• Combo Box• Yr2ATOI• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – 65989, 60989, 55989, 50989 etc. to 30989• Format – Number with 0 Decimal Places
  38. 38. Add the ROI field• Combo Box• ROI• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – 20% - 90%
  39. 39. Add the Investment Now field• Text Box• InvestAmt• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – Center• Format – Number with 0 decimal places
  40. 40. Add the Investment 24 Months field• Text Box – Read Only• FutureValue• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – Center• Format – Number with 0 decimal places• Simplified notation - (InvestAmt+(InvestAmt*ROI/100))+((InvestAm t+(InvestAmt*ROI/100))*ROI/100)
  41. 41. Add the Investment value of the business field• Text Box – Read Only• FutureBusValue• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – Center• Format – Number with 0 decimal places• Simplified notation - 2*Yr2ATOI
  42. 42. Add the Required Share field• Text Box – Read Only• OwnershipPercent• Text – 18 Helvetica Maroon Color• Options – Center• Format – Percentage with 0 decimal places• Simplified notation - FutureValue/FutureBusValue
  43. 43. Preview the File• Select the Preview button
  44. 44. Specify Full Screen Mode• Choose File >Properties• Select Initial View tab• In the Windows Options area, select Open in Full Screen mode• Click OK• Choose File Save and then File Close• Open the file again
  45. 45. PLACING IN COURSE
  46. 46. Articulate Presenter• Add as a web object• Need PDF• HTML page (filename = index.html) <html> <head> </head> <body> <embed src="form.pdf#toolbar=0&navpanes=0&scrollbar=0" width="640" height="480"> </body> </html>
  47. 47. EXTRAS
  48. 48. SupportThese video and PDF tutorials give you an overview ofhow to use Adobe® Acrobat® 9.• http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/acrobat/articles/ tutorial_index.htmlFor tutorials and videos on creating forms, see theseresources:• Simplifying form creation: www.adobe.com/go/lrvid4203_a9• Creating Acrobat forms: http://movielibrary.lynda.com/html/modPage.a sp?id=540
  49. 49. Links and Bookmarks• This video shows you how links and bookmarks can be added to your PDF file to create an easier navigation method. Starting from Microsoft Word to the final PDF settings.• http://tv.adobe.com/watch/acrobat-tips-and- tricks/adding-interactivity-to-your-pdf- document-links-bookmarks/
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×