Parkland computers have Adobe Acrobat Reader DC installed by default which allows users to view, print, sign, and comment on PDF documents and to fill, send, and sign PDF forms. It also allows users to convert various other file types to PDF including but not limited to •Word (DOC, DOCX) •PowerPoint (PPT, PPTX) •Excel (XLS, XLSX) •Text (TXT) •Adobe Fill & Sign (FORM) • and Image files (bitmap, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG).To access Reader on a Parkland machine, please do a search for Acrobat Reader DC if need be and/or launch it . Once it opens to your Home view, you will see a list of Recent Files as well as a Tools option in the upper left which will allow you to utilize the various features. There is a Sign In option in the upper right but it is NOT tied to your ParklandOne account and creating an Adobe ID is not necessary. Popular Acrobat Reader DC help topics can be found here: https://helpx.adobe.com/reader.html
If you are in need of additional Adobe Acrobat features such as the ability to create/edit PDF documents/forms, export PDFs to Word/Excel, password protect PDF files, and or obtain signatures and track responses in real time, then you must submit a Work Request for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to be installed on your machine. Note: If you already have access to the Adobe Creative Cloud through Parkland College, Adobe Acrobat DC is part of this suite. Popular Acrobat DC help topics can be found here: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/user-guide.html1.To access Pro, please do a search for Acrobat DC ("Pro" may or may not be included in the name) and launch it. When you open Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, you may be prompted to sign in. If so, select Sign in with an Enterprise ID. If you DO NOT see the Sign in with an Enterprise ID option, type in your full Parkland email address and skip down to step 3.2. Enter your full Parkland email address. Once you have entered your email address, select Tab or the Enter/Return key on your keyboard. You will not enter a password here.3. You may be redirected to the Parkland single sign-on screen. Enter your ParklandOne username and password and select Sign in.4. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC will now open to your Home view where you will see a list of Recent Files as well as a Tools option in the upper left which will allow you to utilize the various features.
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