Creating PDF Forms

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    PDFs are everywhere, and forms are still one of the most popular PDF types. Whether you are creating a form from scratch or updating an existing one, I bet I can show you a few things you didn't know about PDF forms. Creating a New PDF Form.

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Using PDF Job Aids for Just-in-Time Training

Association eLearning

If a learner is going to be using a process or piece of information frequently, it might be good to have it memorized. The American Society for Training & Development has a handy PDF resource for matching up needs (consistency, decision making, process order, etc.)

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Trending Sources

Best Practices: Working with Text-Based (PDF) Courses

360 Training

This blog discusses a few best practices on working with text-based ( PDF ) courses. Just like any course, PDF-based courses need to be created keeping the learner in mind. Before you begin uploading your PDF into your course authoring tool , it is always a great idea to analyze it. Is all information in place (course description, learning objectives, topic name, headings, additional resources, glossary of terms, etc.)? What software is required to view the PDF?

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How to Embed a PDF Viewer with Multiple PDFs in Articulate Storyline (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Now that we know how to embed a single PDF in Articulate Storyline from my first post , the next step is utilizing the same system in order to put multiple PDFs in the same course. Now that we know how Storyline’s triggers execute, we can use this information to our advantage.

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How to Transform a PDF into an eLearning Course

360 Training

In this post, we will shed light on how to transform PDF content (training material) into an online course. PDF and PowerPoint are the two major formats that we use for training material and/or presentation. If you already have the training material in a PDF format, you are good to go.

Online Training Job Aids: Critical Information Just a Click Away!

CommLab India

With a tap, and a click he is able to find the information he needs without stumbling and mumbling through his interaction with a prospect. Let’s check a few online job aids to help your workforce get the critical numbers, steps, or information they need.

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Over-engineered for information transfer, under-engineered for learning

Clive on Learning

We over-engineer for information transfer and we under-engineer for learning. Mostly, the developers of these programmes are going to these lengths because they know that they're really just passing over information. But surely all that matters is that the information is relevant and useful. What's wrong with a nicely written and well illustrated web page or PDF? Use other, much more straightforward media instead for information transfer.

Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

What does a PDF bring to mind? One of the biggest myths surrounding e-learning is that it is simply information presented on a computer screen. Chunking content will be the basic task of converting any PDF to a course. Pages and pages of words? Lengthy research documents?

Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015

eLearning 24-7

4 Nitro PDF – Frankly the best PDF tool out on the market. But, editing, adding your signature, outputting to Word, Excel, PowerPoint (and I can tell you, it actually looks quite good and not cruddy which you see in other PDF push to Word products). I use Nitro as my PDF solution and even use their Cloud version, where I can send out documents, get people to sign them, and then save it all. Same with the informal-formal learning. . Not informal-formal.

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Export SSRS Report into PDF Format from Application

E-learning Uncovered

Citation Machine™ helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use. Export SSRS Report into PDF Format from Application. Cite sources in APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, and Harvard for free. Now a days, it is often required to execute SSRS Report from web application and export that

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A better way to create a custom PDF of lesson variables from captivate

Adobe Captivate

I’ve seen a number of cases where people have tried to use the eLearningBrothers “print.html” technique to create a custom PDF of information gathered during a lesson. On the slide you want to create the PDF, create a button that has an action “on success, execute javascript” the code for the button is simply: printVars(); That’s it. you can set the print function to save as PDF and you’re on your way.

Price of Real Learning going from $2.99 to $6.99

Jay Cross

The price of the pdf version of Real Learning will increase from $2.99 Real Learning diy DIY learning informal learning jay cross real learning social learningto $6.99 on October 25th, a week from today. Buy enough for your team now. At $2.99

A better way to create a custom PDF of lesson variables from captivate

Adobe Captivate

I’ve seen a number of cases where people have tried to use the eLearningBrothers “print.html” technique to create a custom PDF of information gathered during a lesson. On the slide you want to create the PDF, create a button that has an action “on success, execute javascript” the code for the button is simply: printVars(); That’s it. you can set the print function to save as PDF and you’re on your way.

How To Convert Your PDFs into eLearning


No matter where you go, you will run into a pdf file! It’s a pdf again – electronic or hard copy. Go through the pdf to learn “step by step” how to and several other how-to’s – all in pdfs. Divide a large pdf into parts.

Adobe RoboHelp 2015: New Book Now Shipping

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  The output files you learn to generate (Single Source Layouts) will allow you to deliver content to the iPad and other tablets, smartphones, and desktops using output formats such as Responsive HTML5, WebHelp, Microsoft HTML Help, Adobe AIR Help, PDF and eBooks.   More information. Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials.   We are proud to announce that our "Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials" workbook is now shipping.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The client informed the developer that he could not open the email attachment since he didn't own Adobe Captivate. And while the publish destination folder will include multiple files (including a SWF and a PDF), the only thing you'll need to email to a learner is the PDF.

Viva la evolution

E-Learning Provocateur

To me it’s a total waste of time reposting the information that already exists somewhere on the intranet in a pdf. It seems that if we just point people in the right direction for the information we can’t be sure they’ve read it.

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5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act , as amended in 1998 (PL 105-220), sets the minimum level of accessibility for electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by Federal agencies. The Word, PDF, PowerPoint,mp3,wmv.,

Does Your eLearning Have too Much Content?

Bottom-Line Performance

“ But our people need all of this information for their jobs. Whether it’s an easy to navigate PDF with a clickable table of contents or a mobile app, make your reference tool house all the content learners need to reference at some point without ever having to know it cold.

How to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars

Visual Lounge

This post offers a wealth of information when it comes to recording things like webinars, Google Hangouts, and Skype calls. Before we dive in, I want to highlight two takeaways: If you have Windows XP, you may not be able to do this without a workaround/hack (more detail in the PDF). Now, Learn from Walter on the Forge, a PDF, or a Video Tutorial. A PDF guide. An informal video going through the process of recording a Google Hangout with Snagit.

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The Certificate is Obsolete

Web Courseworks

Andy will be presenting about one (particularly vexing) problem: traditional PDF certificates. The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE, and Certification. We’re now in the third month of my webinar series, Managing eLearning: Thought Leaders.

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Storytelling LMS Presentation

Experiencing eLearning

They manage their classroom training and webinars with spreadsheets and email, and they maintain a PDF course catalog that has to be sent to everyone every time they make a change. For example, you can’t manage informal learning, with or without an LMS. Often when we talk about storytelling in learning, it’s related to e-learning. However, storytelling can be used in live presentations too. It’s much more interesting than a bunch of bullet points.

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McDonald’s Selects Inkling to Deliver Critical Operating Procedures to More Than 750,000 Workers


By eliminating printed paper, PDF and Word files, Inkling enables the real-time delivery of standard operating procedures to over 14,500 locations. In contrast, Word and PDF files deliver static and passive experiences. Employees today expect to go online to find accurate and compelling information on how to do their job, yet employers still ship paper binders or static PDF and Word files.

Three Rules for Supplying Memorable Content to Employees


In our personal lives, we’ve all become accustomed to instant access to knowledge and information on our mobile devices. That same mobile access and ease should apply to work-related information, as well. Teams should also be able to easily search and quickly navigate to precise operational information the moment they need it—on demand and just in time. A knowledgeable and well-trained labor workforce is a productive workforce—an easy enough concept in theory.

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New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

The book is available as a Paperback or PDF. PDF (with colour images and clickable links). 12.50 – CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THE PDF ON LULU. SITE LICENCE available for organisational distribution/use of the PDF available. for further information.

Videos in eLearning: A Snack Sized Solution

Association eLearning

Videos can contain smaller chunks of information in a short amount of time making content easier to absorb. Now would you rather read that excessively long academic paper of a blog post or watch a 3-minute video which gives you the same information?

How to Use a Learning Management System to Solve the I-Didn’t-Get-the-Memo Problem

Absorb LMS

If you work in emergency response, healthcare, security, transportation, among many other industries, people’s safety may be compromised if you don’t get and act on this information. Create a `course’ that contains the critical information embedded as a PDF document.

3 Ways eLearning Infographics Can Increase Engagement

eLearning Brothers

Infographics allow us to display information and data in an eye-catching way that is bound to stick in the learner’s brain. Allow your learners to share the graphic via social media or even download it as a JPG or PDF for their own reference.

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How To Easily Create ELearning Videos from Microsoft PowerPoint


It can be a simple PDF that someone interacts with, or you could use a program like Articulate Presenter to transform that presentation into an interactive, online asset. For more information on SlideAllow, head on over to the iSpring site where you can watch a demonstration video.

Best of: 100+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Just click on the links below to find more information on each list. 7 PDF Tools for eLearning Professionals. Sometimes your online course PDF files can get a bit out of hand. Instead of wasting your time and resources on unsuccessful PDF editing, check out these great PDF tools. Happy 2015! The start of a new year usually brings numerous projects and endeavors along with it.

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59 Tips for Creating Engaging Screencasts

Visual Lounge

We’ve distilled all the focus group information down into 59 informative tips and tricks and put them into a PDF guide for you to download. Have you ever wondered what techniques you can employ to create a great video?

eLearning Weekly » Free PDF: Top 100 Tools For Learning 2007

eLearning Weekly

Our “Recipe” for Learning and Remembering in Corporate Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

How do our brains respond when we learn new information? If you overload the learner with information then none of it will stick. Story: As we stated above, story both gives the learner context and creates an emotional element that will help them retrieve the information later.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

They developed a multifaceted information system that connects their EMR (Electronic Medical Records) with their physician performance improvement education. Last December, we placed some of eLearning’s most interesting trends on the hype curve.

Fourth and Ten: My Fourth Grade Homework Routine

E-learning Uncovered

3rd grade math worksheets – Printable PDF activities for math practice. The purpose of this website is to provide information to parents, students, and teachers. Parents will find information onThis is a suitable resource page for third graders, teachers and parents. Welcome to our third grade website.


Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

What’s it about: CME is getting a face lift as MedBiquitous is pushing CME into the 21 st Century with their Activity Report, a technology that sends CE information directly from the provider to the certification board. The key part: no PDF Certification needed.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

JITT- Just in Time Training refers to delivering information or training the learner needs when and where they need it. Some examples of learning objects include Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint files, PDF files, video, and audio.