Using the Adobe Reader

 a basic guide to help you to fully explore the  Beautelle Brochure, Price List & Order Form

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What is Adobe Reader?

Adobe Reader allows anyone to view, navigate, and print documents created in the Portable Document Format (PDF), as well as to fill out forms created with Acrobat.

Back to TopAdobe Reader Toolbar

Below is an illustration of the Adobe Reader  toolbar, which includes:  A‑File toolbar, B‑Basic toolbar, C‑Zoom toolbar, and D‑Rotate View toolbar.

Graphic:  Toolbars

Back to TopSize of display

Graphic:  Expanded Zoom Toolbar Zoom:  Allows you the enlarge or reduce the document size as displayed on the screen.
Graphic:  Magnification Level Toolbar Magnification:  Allows you to change the level of magnification of the page displayed in the Document pane.

Back to TopAdobe Reader Status Bar

Below is the status bar that is found at the bottom of the Adobe Reader.

Graphic:  Reader Status BarIt shows the current page and allows you to page through (back and forwards) using the  arrows Graphic:  Paging toolbar

Back to TopOpening PDF Documents

There are two ways to open PDF documents:

From within Adobe Reader:  Click the Open buttonGraphic: Open button in the toolbar.  In the Open File dialog box, select the filename, and click Open.
From a folder: Double-click the filename of the PDF document -<filename>.pdf

Back to TopExploring a Document

Adobe Reader has a number of tools to let you navigate through a document:

Moving around the Current Page:  The simplest way to move around the current page is to use the hand cursor.Graphic:  Hand tool  Press the left mouse button and the hand becomes a fist, grabbing the page.  With the mouse button held down, you can drag or push the page anywhere on the screen.  The vertical scroll bar on the right of the screen lets you move up or down the page by line (via the arrows), by half-page (click in the scroll area), or by user-selected distances (drag the scroll button).

Paging through a Document:  These arrow keys Graphic:  Paging toolbarlet you move to the first, previous, next, or last page of your document.

Viewed Pages: These arrow keys Graphic: Viewed Pages toolbarlet you move backward and forward through the pages you've already viewed in the order you've viewed them.

Navigation Pane: Click on the Pages tab to display page thumbnails.4

                                                                                           Click on a thumbnail   5
                                                                                to see that page displayed in main window

Back to TopViewing Options

You can use the zoom, fit-page, rotate, and page display tools, as follows, to adjust the view of the document displayed on your screen:

Graphic:  Zoom In Increase magnification:  Select the Zoom In tool on the document page to increase the current magnification.
Graphic:  Zoom Out Decrease magnification:  Select the Zoom Out tool on the document page to decrease the current magnification.
Graphic:  Magnification Level tool Magnification:  You can click the magnification box in the zoom toolbar and choose a magnification level.  You can also type in the magnification level in the box and press Enter.
Graphic:  Actual Size button Actual Size:  Sets the zoom of the page to 100%.
Graphic: Fit to Page button Fit Page in Window:  Makes the current page fit inside the window.
Graphic:  Fit to Window button Fit Page Width Inside Window:  Makes the visible width of the current page fit inside the window.
Graphic:  Rotate Page button Rotate Page:  These buttons let you rotate pages clockwise or counterclockwise for easier viewing.

Back to TopSearching for Text

You can use the Search PDF pane to find words (or partial words) in the PDF file currently open, in PDF files stored in a specific location on your hard disk or network, or in prepared Adobe PDF index files.  Note:  To search for words in multiple PDF documents or indexes, open the Adobe Reader as a standalone application rather than within your Web browser window.

To search for text in a document:
  1. Open the document you want to search.
  2. On the toolbar, click the Search toolGraphic:  Search tool
  3. Type the word, words, or part of a word that you want to search for.
  4. Click Search. The results appear in page order showing a few words of the context in which the search appears.
  5. Click an item from the list.
  6. Continue clicking items in the results list, or choose Edit > Search Results > Next Result to see the next occurrence in the document.

Back to TopPrinting PDF Documents

To print:

  1. Click the Print button  on the Adobe Reader toolbar 
  2. Check the print options - these will allow you to print all pages or select specific pages for printing
  3. Click OK.

Back to TopSaving PDF Documents

To save the brochure, price list or order form to your PC:

  1. Click the Save button on the Adobe Reader toolbar.
  2. A notification may appear, warning you that you cannot edit the original file but may save copies of it. If so, click OK.
  3.  Open a save location, e.g. C:\My Documents, or create a folder, e.g. C:\beautelle
  4. Give the file a name, e.g. brochure
  5. Click Save.

Back to TopEmailing a PDF Document

To email a PDF document:
  1. Open the PDF document that you want to attach to an email message.
  2.  click the Email button Graphic:  Email toolon the toolbar.
  3. Address and write your email message, and then send it.  Your PDF document is attached automatically to the email message that you send.
  4. If necessary, switch to your email application to finish sending the message.