Convert a PDF to Word with Acrobat Pro

A PDF is a final version of a document All students, teachers, and staff have access to Adobe Acrobat Pro through the self-service app.  Since PDFs are a final version of a document, be sure to observe copyright permissions. Scroll down for a 1-minute video. How to convert a PDF to a Word document Save […]

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GPS Self Service App

All GPS laptops and iPads come with the GPS Self Service App installed. The Self Service app is the school’s own app store, where you have free access to apps like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Adobe Creative Suite (laptops only – Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Lightroom, etc.), and many others. All school apps are either preloaded […]

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Converting docs to PDF on the Mac or PC

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware and operating systems. A PDF can be opened and annotated in Adobe on a PC and in Preview on a Mac, but no changes can be made to the actual document without special software. Documents […]

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Mac’s Preview App: Sign documents & View-Edit PDF and Image Files

The Preview App is a hidden gem, mainly because the editing toolbar in Preview is hidden by default. Preview is the default app on the Mac for viewing and editing PDFs and image files. It is great for completing forms, attaching an e-signature, combining files, and sharing. Adobe Acrobat, available in Self Service, is a full-featured PDF reader. […]

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How to Install Adobe Flash for Mac

Note: The most common problem with Flash Player installation is failure to quit your browser when prompted. See Step 2, #5. What is Adobe Flash Player? “Adobe® Flash® Player is a lightweight browser plug-in and rich Internet application runtime that delivers consistent and engaging user experiences, stunning audio/video playback, and exciting gameplay. Installed on more than 1.3 billion systems, Flash […]

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