Adobe Acrobat DC

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Learn how to create a PDF business plan from multiple resources, edit and comment on it, and protect it with a password. (Try it, 13 min)

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Create a PDF file with ease    

You can easily turn a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation into a PDF file and combine it with other files—such as Microsoft Word files, Microsoft Excel files or image formats —to create a single PDF file.

Acrobat DC vs Acrobat Reader DC (0:13); Create from file (1:15); Combine into one (2:41); Sort order (3:44)

Edit and comment on your PDF file

Fix a typo. Replace an image. Use the Edit PDF tool to update text and resize, rotate, or replace images directly within your PDF file. Add comments to your PDF to keep everyone on the same page and gather feedback efficiently.

Edit text (0:30); Replace an image (1:15); Add a comment (2:15)

Protect your PDF file with a password    

By adding some basic security, you can protect sensitive information in your PDF even after it is sent out. Add a password to prevent unauthorized access, or keep people from copying, editing, or printing the information inside.    

Add a document open password (0:24); Add a change permissions password (1:13)

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Matthew Pizzi

Matthew is an Adobe Certified Instructor and heads up training efforts at Train Simple, an Adobe Authorized Training Center.