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October 14, 2011

Win a copy of Adobe Acrobat X Classroom in a Book!

Back by popular demand, an Acrobat Tweetaway for Adobe Acrobat X Classroom in a Book, courtesy of Peachpit!  Over the next week, we’ll be providing useful Acrobat tips, tricks and advice via our Twitter account.  If you’re a follower and catch one of our tweets, helpfully labeled with the #DidYouKnow hashtag, retweet it!  You’ll be automatically entered into our drawing to win Adobe Acrobat X Classroom in a Book.

Peachpit has provided an accessible, up to date guide to maximizing your Adobe Acrobat experiences and creating the most efficient and useful PDFs around, so don’t miss your chance to pick it up for free!  For the cost of clicking the retweet button, you can start learning the best ways to save time and make your documents the envy of the office.

Over the next week, keep your eyes on our Twitter account (@Acrobat) for the first of our #DidYouKnow tweets, and stay tuned to our blog for the latest winners.  Thanks for joining us!

The contest opens 9 a.m., Friday, October 14th, 2011, and closes 2 p.m., Friday, October 21st, 2011. The prize drawing will occur on or before 5 p.m., October 21st, 2011, with the winner announcement occurring that day as well. The drawings are open to residents in North America only.

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July 22, 2011

The Winner of Peachpit’s Classroom in a Book is…

@EBhere! Congratulations Eric Brown on winning our RT contest on TwitterPeachpit’s ‘Classroom in a Book’ offers much more than your typical guidebook – it’s an official training series from Adobe developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

In 13 lessons, ‘Classroom in a Book’ covers the basics such as creating PDF files to some more advanced tips and techniques such as adding signatures and security.  Take a look at a list of topics covered:

  • Exploring the work area
  • Creating Adobe PDF files
  • Reading and Working with PDF Files
  • Using Acrobat with Microsoft Office Files (Windows)
  • Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents
  • Combining Files in PDF/Portfolios
  • Adding signatures and security
  • Using Acrobat in a Review Cycle
  • Working with forms in Acrobat
  • Using Actions
  • Using the legal features
  • Using acrobat in professional printing

If you weren’t lucky this time and are still intrigued, ‘Classroom in a Book’ is sold on Peachpit’s online store for $49.99. Take a look around because you might find something else that piques your interest. And don’t forget to follow Peachpit and Acrobat on Twitter for the latest news, tips and tutorials, interviews, and of course, contests!

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July 15, 2011

RT To Win a Copy of Adobe Acrobat X Classroom in a Book!

Adobe Acrobat X  is one of the best tools for organizing and documentation around.  But are you using it to the fullest capacity?  The publishers at Peachpit have created ‘Adobe Acrobat X Classroom in a Book’ to help users optimize their Acrobat experience, and you could win a copy of your own!  Just jump on your Twitter account and tune in for a series of helpful tips & Acro-facts – ReTweet our #DidYouKnow posts and you can be our lucky winner!

Beginning today, Friday, July 15th, and running until the 22nd, any Acrobat follower who ReTweets our ‘#DidYouKnow’ posts will be entered into a random drawing to win a copy of ‘Adobe Acrobat X Classroom in a Book.’  Peachpit provides this informative and entertaining source of Acrobat info online and as a hard copy, and now’s your chance to win it just by ReTweeting.

Adobe Acrobat X Classroom in a Book is a valuable resource, so don’t miss your chance to get a free copy.  Head on over to the Acrobat Twitter account now.
Be sure to pay attention to the Acrobat account for your chances to RT, and follow us for more information and of course winner announcements.

The contest opens 9 a.m., Friday, July 15th, 2011, and closes 2 p.m., Friday, July 22nd, 2011. The prize drawing will occur on or before 5 p.m., July 22nd, 2011, with the winner announcement occurring that day as well. The drawings are open to residents in North America only.

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April 25, 2011

Now Available: Adobe Acrobat X for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

Just getting started with Adobe Acrobat X? There’s a new resource available for beginner and intermediate users looking to take full advantage of the latest features in Acrobat X. Adobe Acrobat X for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide introduces readers to such basic tools as creating and reviewing PDF documents to more advanced tools such as digital signatures, interactive forms, and PDF Portfolios. There’s even a guide to the online services offered through Adobe Acrobat.com.

These sample chapters from the book ought to pique your interest:

Adding Links to an Acrobat Page: Learn how to add links to your own PDF document pages. Easily send users to other pages in the document, view a Web page, play a movie, and more.
Adobe Acrobat X for Windows and Macintosh: Creating PDF Files: Learn how to convert many common file types to PDF, scan paper documents directly into PDF, convert Web pages to PDF files, and combine several PDF files into a single document.

You can order Adobe Acrobat X for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide online today from Adobe Press, an imprint of Peachpit. The Acrobat X VQS was written by long-time Acrobat enthusiast, trainer and author John Deubert, who has authored several previous Acrobat books that you can find here. If you’re an Acrobat User Community member you can take advantage of this special discount.
All the authors of the VQS guides are writers and editors with extensive, real-world knowledge of and expertise in Adobe products. Some are even former Adobe employees. Be sure to keep an eye on the Acrobat blog, follow the Acrobat Twitter handle (@Acrobat), and visit the recently launched Acrobat IT Resource Center to hear more about the latest and greatest Acrobat resources!

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