Scan a Whole Page
|Use the following basic steps to scan a whole page of the source image or document:
- Position the original source document in the Auto Document Feeder or on the flatbed.
- Start the image editing application, select the Acquire option, and select the scanning device as the source in the opened dialog.
For the details how to do that, see the image editing application documentation.
The ScanThru Main window will appear.
You can customize the scan settings, enable color matching, adjust the image color, view the histogram of image data, apply the filters, and set the scan preferences from the Options Panel. To show it, click expand button.
- Select the type of the original image or document. You can select standard or custom document type:
Click Scan Setting bar. This will expand the Scan Setting tab.
To select the standard document type, in the Document Type list, select an appropriate page format.
To specify the settings for the custom document type, select the units for the document width and height values in the Units list.
You can enter the scanned image or document width and height in Width and Height boxes or set the scanned area limits manually.
To select the scanned area manually, click Select button in the toolbox. In the image Preview Pane, click left mouse button and hold it while moving cursor to select an image area. Release the left mouse button to finish selection. In the Preview Pane your selection is outlined by dashed line.
- Choose the Image Type and (or) Resolution:
In the Image Type list, select the image type you will use to scan. The available options are:
In the Image Type list, the following item is selected: Lineart B/W, Halftone B/W, Gray 256 Scales, 256 Colors, True Color (R,G,B).
In the Resolution list, select the resolution value you will use to scan. The higher the resolution, the finer the picture you get from the scanner and the larger the resulting file size. If the file you will get from scanner is too large you can select a lower resolution.
- Click Preview to start a low-resolution scan and preview the source image or document.
- Click Scan to scan the image or document.