How to work with Actions in Acrobat XI Pro

Learn how to create PDF actions or how to automate PDF using the Action Wizard panel in Acrobat XI Pro.

By September 20, 2012

 



In this tutorial, learn how to create PDF actions or how to automate PDF using the Action Wizard panel in Acrobat XI Pro to automate PDF tasks that you perform.
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How to work with Actions in Acrobat XI Pro

Donna BakerSeptember 20, 2012

How do you know what your Action is doing as it runs?

Follow these 7 steps to learn more about Actions in Acrobat XI Pro.

  1. Open the Action Wizard tools in the Tools pane.
  2. Click the Action you want to run to open the Action's pane.
  3. You see the open document’s name. Click Add Files to locate and select more files.
    open document
    choose an option
    click Add Files
  4. Click Start to process the first command.
    click Start
  5. Some tasks stop for you to work manually. Review, then select Click to proceed to move on.
    review the comments
    return to Action
  6. The Action runs automatically and shows checkmarks after each step and when the Action finishes.
    each completed step shows a checkmark
    each completed document shows a checkmark
  7. The next document processes automatically. Click Close to end the task.
    documents process automatically
    click Close

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2 comments

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Lori Kassuba

1, 2014-04-28 28, 2014

Hi herbert,

Can you elaborate on your question?

Thanks,
Lori

herbert

4, 2014-04-26 26, 2014

how do I get pdf files on computer?

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