LESSON 2 Exploring the Work Area
Working with task panes
周e task panes on the right side of the application window contain many of the tools
you’ll need to perform a wide variety of tasks in Acrobat. 周e Tools pane displays
panels with tools for tasks ranging from page manipulation to form creation and
text recognition. 周e Comment pane gives you access to reviewing tools. 周e Share
pane makes it easy to share ﬁles on Acrobat.com, an online ﬁle-sharing service, or to
send them as attachments. To display the contents of a pane, click its name.
Selecting tools in the Tools pane
Tools are grouped by task in panels in the Tools pane. By default, Acrobat displays
the most commonly used panels. See “Panels in the Tools pane” for a description of
the available panels.
You’ll use tools to rotate a page and edit some text.
1 Click Tools to open the Tools pane, if it’s not already open.
2 Click Pages to display the Pages panel, if it’s not already open.
3 In the Common Tools toolbar, type 9 in the page number box, and then press
Enter or Return to go to page 9 in the document. 周e map of Meridien is
4 In the Pages panel, click Rotate. 周e Rotate Pages dialog box opens.
5 Choose Clockwise 90 Degrees from the Direction menu. 周en select Pages in
the Page Range area, and make sure you’re rotating from page 9 to page 9 of 12.
From the Library of Debbie Duff