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Scan to pdf?

Hello - how to you use the canoscan to create a pdf? I'm trying to scan documents, not photos, and want to create and save them as pdfs. Thanks!!

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Try saving (Drag & Drop) the scanned document into a photoshop clip art file where it will get converted then save as a pdf, (XXX.pdf)

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Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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