Ravensbourne

Acrobat 3D Introduction

Ravensbourne
In Glasgow and London

£547
+ VAT
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Typology Training
Level Beginner
Location At 2 venues
Duration 2 Days
Description

After this course you will return to the office armed with the knowledge of how to share 3D designs and create workflows around Acrobat.
Suitable for: Engineers. IT professionals. Business users

Facilities (2)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Glasgow
George House 36 North Hanover Street, G1 2AD, Glasgow, Scotland
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On request
London
Centre For Media Excellence 7a Bayham Street, Mornington Crescent, NW1 0EY, London, England
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Starts On request
Location
Glasgow
George House 36 North Hanover Street, G1 2AD, Glasgow, Scotland
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Starts On request
Location
London
Centre For Media Excellence 7a Bayham Street, Mornington Crescent, NW1 0EY, London, England
See map

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

A practical understanding of how to work on a PC.

What you'll learn on the course

Acrobat

Course programme

Adobe Acrobat 3D Version 8 software offers design engineers and technical publishers a complete and more secure way to collaborate with extended teams on 3D designs.

Capture 3D designs from a Major CAD Applications in PDF documents to provide rich, interative 3D designs to users of free Adobe Reader software (version8.1).

Accelerate review cycles, streamline production, help reduce costly redesigns, and leverage existing CAD assets for technical manuals and marketing marterials.

Course Content

Acrobat Overview
  • Interface
    • Toolbar
    • Navigation
  • Opening and saving
  • The Orgaaniser
    • Using the Organiser
    • Collections
  • Task Area Dialogs
Create
  • PDF's and Microsoft Office
    • Word
    • Excel
    • Powerpoint
  • Email archiving
  • PDF from a website
    • Creating
    • Appending
  • From a scanner
  • From a blank page
    • Typewriter tool
  • Adobe PDF printer
  • Deleting and replacing pages
  • Reordering pages
  • Creating other documents from PDF
    • Word
    • HTML/XML
    • Image files
  • Accessibility
  • Bookmarks
  • Links
  • Interactive PDF
Combine
  • Multiple Documents
    • Single PDF
    • Packages
  • Numbering
  • Headers and foters
  • Watermarks
  • Attachments
Collaborate
  • Commenting and review
  • Adding Comments
    • Text markups
    • Drawing markups
    • Replying to comments
  • Email reviews
  • Shared reviews
  • Enabling Reader
  • Layers
  • Measuring
  • Stamping
  • Creating custom stamps
  • Connect (demo only)
Collect
  • Form overview
  • Auto field recognition
  • Enabling usage rights
  • Importing form data
  • Exporting form data
Control
  • Editing fucntions
  • Document security
  • Redaction
  • Managing print
    • Preflighting
    • Loupe tool
    • Editing Functions
3D
  • Import
  • Viewing
  • Saving views
  • Lighting
  • Adding comments
  • 3D Toolkits
  • Adding animation

Top reasons for Engineering
  • Convert virtually any CAD file into a 3D PDF file
    Convert 3D designs from CAD applications such as CATIA V4 and V5, UGS NX, I-DEAS, JT SolidWorks, Pro/ENGINEER, Autodesk Inventor, and many others to rich, interactive Adobe 3D PDF documents to empower customers, suppliers, and co-workers to easily review, mark up, and interrogate designs.
  • Easily create 3D PDF documents from OpenGL applications
    Instantly capture your CAD designs in Adobe 3D PDF with one-button ease from OpenGL-based applications on Microsoft® Windows® and UNIX® systems.
  • Produce highly compressed, easy-to-share 3D PDF files
    Create highly compressed and more secure Adobe 3D PDF files that can be up to 150 times smaller than the native CAD files, making it easier to share designs through e-mail.
  • Reduce the need to create 2D drawings by sharing PMI
    Easily distribute 3D designs containing product manufacturing information (PMI) such as dimensions, tolerances, and annotations to your extended manufacturing teams, enabling them to access PMI in 3D PDF files directly on the geometry and from the assembly tree.
  • Enable 3D interrogation and collaboration tools in Adobe Reader
    Let your extended team fully participate in e-mail- or web-based reviews of PDF documents. The collaboration tools in Adobe Reader enable them to mark up, add callouts to, rotate, zoom, measure, and interact with 3D assemblies and individual parts, as well as save new 3D views, cut cross-sections, and view internal structures and assembly relationships without the need for CAD applications or CAD viewers.
  • Share CAD data and other critical project documents in a single PDF file
    Quickly create a single Adobe 3D PDF document package from multiple source files, including spreadsheets, Microsoft Office documents, e-mails, 2D CAD drawings, and 3D designs. Use the de facto PDF standard for more reliable electronic information exchange as the foundation of the release process of your data to your customers and suppliers.
  • Export to neutral file formats for downstream manufacturing process
    Use Acrobat 3D to convert virtually any CAD format to a neutral file format such as STEP or IGES that can be used in CAD, CAM, and CAE applications for downstream processes.
  • Retain control of your native CAD files and protect your sensitive information
    Share 3D PDF files instead of native CAD files. Apply advanced document controls and security features that enable you to protect your proprietary information. Use password protection to restrict access to documents or assign permissions to help control who can print, save, copy, or modify documents.
  • Insert 3D CAD designs into Microsoft Office documents and convert them to PDF
    Easily insert 3D CAD designs into existing and new Microsoft Office documents, including Word and PowerPoint files, and convert them to PDF for easy distribution.
  • Repurpose CAD design data to create richer documentation
    Use the Acrobat 3D Toolkit to quickly clean up CAD designs; add and modify lighting, materials, textures, or colors; create exploded views and animations; and then save the designs as 3D objects or 2D raster/vector images for use in interactive marketing collateral or technical manuals.
  • Take advantage of all the features of Acrobat 8 Professional
    Reliably create, combine, and control PDF documents for easy, more secure distribution, collaboration, and data collection.
Top reasons for IT professionals
  • Reduce risk and cost by using an open industry standard format
    Eliminates the need to manage different visualization file formats. Adobe PDF adheres strictly to industry standards such as PDF/A for archiving, PDF/X for publishing, and PDF/E for engineering, and enables you to maintain better control of your data. Learn more.
  • Customize and deploy Acrobat 3D and Adobe Reader across the enterprise
    Use the free Adobe Customization Wizard 8 to take greater control of enterprise-wide deployments of Adobe Acrobat 8 and the free Adobe Reader 8. By supporting multiple tasks with well known tools, IT organizations can dramatically reduce their cost of implementation, training, and maintenance. Learn more.
  • Protect information inside and outside the firewall
    Increase control of sensitive information, contracts, and electronic documentation across the extended enterprise. Leverage existing identity management systems and use 128-bit encryption and permissions to restrict who can print, save, copy, or modify a document, improving document security and adhering to your company's security standards.
  • Rights-protect business-critical information at the document level
    Combine Acrobat 3D with Adobe Policy server to help maintain persistent protection and dynamic control over business-critical information while collaborating with suppliers and other supply-chain partners electronically.
  • Improve people effectiveness while reducing training cost
    Let engineers work with their CAD system of choice and share 3D designs in 3D PDF with users of the free Adobe Reader, enabling them to view, manipulate, analyze, mark up, and comment on the designs without expensive, proprietary CAD applications or CAD viewers.
  • Leverage your existing investment in Acrobat and PDF
    Reduce training, implementation, and maintenance costs - build your engineering processes and workflows on the same trusted technology the rest of your company already uses to share data and information.
  • Increase operational efficiency
    The Acrobat 3D platform also increases operational efficiency. Just as users save time by using common desktop productivity tools such as Microsoft Office, they will be more successful with common processes and workflows built on the ubiquitous Acrobat platform and PDF format.
  • Eliminate the need to buy or deploy expensive CAD translators
    Acrobat 3D helps you reduce the cost of managing incompatible CAD files by providing import and export features that virtually eliminate your need to manually translate or re-create CAD data or invest in costly CAD translators.
  • Streamline data collection with Adobe PDF forms
    Collect data from employees, vendors, and suppliers using forms that can plug into back-end database systems. Automatically locate form fields in static Adobe PDF documents and convert them to interactive fields.
  • Communicate with confidence
    Use one of the world's most trusted technologies, currently read by more than a half billion people, to ensure your valuable engineering information will be available well into the future. Also import all the major CAD formats and export STEP and IGES data.
  • Enjoy cross-platform support
    Adobe PDF enables partners, customers, and suppliers to view, print, and interact with Adobe PDF documents on virtually any platform - including Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux, and many mobile systems.
  • Take advantage of support and maintenance programs
    Adobe technical support plan offerings are designed to help you get the answers you need, when you need them. Learn more.
  • Leverage Adobe Professional Services
    Adobe Professional Services offers a full set of consulting, education, and support services for each phase of an IT deployment from assessment and implementation to upgrade planning and training users. Learn more.
Top reasons for Business Users
  • Reduce risk and cost by using an open industry standard format
    Eliminate the need to manage different visualization file formats. Adobe PDF is a highly flexible, open standard that enables more secure visualization, collaboration, CAD data interoperability, and data publishing across the entire product lifecycle.
  • Accelerate design communication and collaboration processes
    Improve efficiency, accelerate design changes and cycle times, and reduce time to market by using common tools that are already well known and trusted by virutally everyone in your enterprise.
  • Streamline sourcing, procurement, supply chain communication
    With Acrobat 3D, users in sourcing, procurement, and supply chain processes (just to mention a few) can instantly and easily share product information with the rest of your organization.
  • Improve people effectiveness while reducing training cost
    Let engineers work with their CAD system of choice and share 3D designs in 3D PDF with users of the free Adobe Reader, enabling them to view, manipulate, analyze, mark up, and comment on the designs without expensive, proprietary CAD applications or CAD viewers.
  • Protect information inside and outside the firewall
    Protect your 3D design data and other proprietary information. With Acrobat 3D, you can apply passwords to restrict access to documents; assign permissions to help control who can print, save, copy, or modify documents; delete any unwanted document metadata; and require digital signatures to certify document authenticity.
  • Reduce CAD data interoperability issues and cost
    Reduce the cost of managing incompatible CAD files by providing import and export features that virtually eliminate your need to manually translate or re-create CAD data, or purchase expensive CAD translators for every CAD format you work with.
  • Leverage your existing investment in Acrobat and PDF
    Protect your investment in Adobe Acrobat software and PDF files and extend it to new classes of users who could not previously use your 3D CAD data, but already know and trust Adobe's tools.
  • Maximize the use of 3D CAD data throughout the product lifecycle
    Dramatically increase and expand the value of your 3D product data assets by enabling more users in new processes to access and leverage these assets using the Adobe PDF forms and format they already use and trust.
  • Meet compliancy and regulatory issues
    The Adobe PDF file format is already broadly used to manage and share documentation related to compliance and regulatory requirements, inlcuding control data, and audit data. With Acrobat 3D, you can save time and increase efficiency by sharing more types of information more easily in more compliance workflows.

Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation. A certificate will be given on completion of the course and you may also have the opportunity to sit for an accredited exam. Courses may also be customized to fit your exact requirements.


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Payment options: Note: Price is per delegate and excludes VAT, which will be charged at the UK standard rate of 15%.

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