Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

How to create a PDF report

Learn how to create a business report for the fictitious Pluralist Outdoor photo shoot project in just two steps: generate a PDF file from various sources and edit the file. (Try it, 30 min)

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Create an attractive report in a snap.

With Acrobat Pro, creating reports is no longer a daunting and time-consuming task. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a business report for the fictitious Pluralist Outdoor photo shoot project in just two steps: generate a PDF file from various sources and edit the file. If you need any help or have questions along the way, let us know in our forum.

Note: For the best experience, we recommend closing all other applications on your computer before beginning this project.

Open Acrobat Pro (2:33); Create from file (2:44); Combine into one (3:44)

Edit your PDF report.

While you were creating your report, did you notice a typo? Have a last-minute sentence or two you’d like to add? Decide to use a different image? No sweat. You can make changes to your PDF files without ever needing to open the source documents using the editing tools in Acrobat Pro.

Note: The company names “The Pluralist” and “Custom Solutions” are fictional. Any reference to the company names, their logos and/or their products or services is for demonstration purposes only.

Edit text (0:48); Replace an image (1:55); Export to image (2:53)

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Rebecca Staley

Rebecca is part of the Acrobat Solutions marketing team at Adobe, where she writes for the Acrobat blog.