Scanning documents to your PC

28/02/2005

PaperPort gives you the power to easily turn your paper documents into digital copies

1) Open PaperPort

From the start menu open PaperPort

2) Select scan

In the top toolbar select the Scan icon

3) Select product

On the left column on the screen:
a. From the scanner drop down menu, select your Product
b. Select the document type you would like to scan, either Document or Photography
c. Click the Scan button. The Scan Manager function will now open

4) Place your document in the scanner
Place your document face down in the flat bed scanner

TIP: Make sure that the top of your page is towards the left of the scanner so that it will scan upright. Although you can amend this after using the Scan Manager

5)Select Flatbed

Using the Scan manager function, select flatbed from the drop down menu

6) Preview

Click the Preview button and wait a few seconds to see how your scanned document will appear

7)Scan

If you are happy with the preview of your document then click the Scan button. If you would like to make some amends before you commence a final scan then this is also possible by using the options to the right of the preview. You make want to crop in on a certain part of your document, or remove boarders for example.

8) When your document has finished scanning, click the Exit button and then click done.

You will now be able to see your file stored on the PaperPort desktop. Your documents will be stored within a default location at:Mydocuments/PaperPortDocuments

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