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Adobe® Acrobat® 8 PDF Bible by Ted Padova

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Chapter 29. Using Acrobat Connect

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Getting familiar with Acrobat Connect

  • Signing Up for an account

  • Working with Acrobat Connect

Acrobat Connect is a new program provided by Adobe Systems and made accessible from within Acrobat and Adobe Reader. There are two versions of Acrobat Connect designed to satisfy remote meeting needs for large organizations and individual users. Acrobat Connect Professional is a powerful web conferencing program and Acrobat Connect is a personal meeting room.

Through the Connect workspace you can host a meeting complete with screen sharing on your computer. Anyone invited to your Connect meeting can view the meeting using a Web browser on their computer. No special software is required for the Acrobat Connect participants.

In this chapter you learn how to acquire Acrobat Connect Professional and Acrobat Connect and understand some of the Connect features.

Setting Up the Work Environment

The Start Meeting tool appears by default in the Tasks toolbar in all Acrobat viewers. No other tools need to be loaded in Acrobat. To follow along in this chapter, just open a context menu on the Toolbar Well and select Reset Toolbars. The Start Meeting tool remains in the Tasks toolbar, ready for you to use the Connect features.

Understanding Acrobat Connect

If you subscribe to Acrobat Connect (the personal meeting room), your Acrobat/Reader will be automatically configured with your personal meeting room. Why? Because you only have one URL. For Acrobat Connect Professional ...

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