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Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.0 - Extracting PDF's


Adobe Acrobat 9.0 is software that allows you to convert numerous types of documents into the universal PDF format. As PDF files, information can be easily shared while maintaining the display and format of the original document. Adobe Acrobat allows the reader to edit, annotate, and embed the text with written and spoken notes, reminder cues, and directions.


Please click below for an audio of the introduction to Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.0 - Extracting PDFs.


Instructions on How to Use Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.0

Please click here PDF download to download a pdf version of the instructional guide to Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.0.


Please click below to view a video demonstration of how to extract pages from PDFs.

Demo: Extracting non-sequential pages from PDFs

Demo: Extracting non-sequential pages

Demo: Adobe provides a variety of video tutorials which can be accessed by clicking here.

Technical Requirements and Where to Access Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.0

Mac Requirements:

  • PowerPC G3, G4, G5 or Intel processors
  • Mac OS X 10.4.3
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 1060 MB available hard drive
  • 1024x768 screen resolution


Windows Requirements:

  • Intel Pentium III processor or equivalent
  • Windows 2000 SP 4, Server 2003 SP 1; XP Pro SP 2; Vista
  • IE 6 or 7
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 860 MB available hard drive
  • 1024x768 screen resolution

Go to http://tryit.adobe.com/us/acrobat9/purchase/?sdid=EGBQI to download a free trial of Adobe Acrobat 9.0.


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Every e-Tool in the e-Toolbox was reviewed by either a UDI Online Project research and design team member, or one or several faculty at five partner institutions who incorporated a specific e-Tool into an online or blended course they taught. Faculty from these partner institutions also requested that students review the e-Tool included in a course or products created through the use of the e-Tool (e.g., documents, videos, audio clips, or other items). Likert scale surveys with open-ended questions were used by respondents.  Feedback from the reviewing UDI Online team member or faculty who used a tool is presented in addition to student ratings when available.


e-Tool Review Results

Faculty e-Tool Review Results
Number of faculty reviewers: 1

The one reviewer of this e-tool strongly agreed with the statement that the e-tool was easy to incorporate into her course. She used the e-tool to reduce the physical demands placed on learners allowing maximum attention to learning, and to facilitate communication with and between students. She agreed that this e-tool exemplified the Principles of Universal Design for Instruction within her course. The professor commented that the benefit of this e-tool was that “Students were able to approach the material textually and at their own pace.” She did not comment on any drawbacks of using this e-tool. The reviewer would use this e-tool in another course to reduce the physical demands placed on learners allowing maximum attention to learning, and to facilitate communication with and between students. The reviewer did not use the instructional guide for this e-tool.