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Re: scanner is making lines why?
It Usually Indicates The Scanner Door Is Not Seating Properly Try To Scan Something With Two Sheets Of Paper Behind It. If That Doesn't Work Try Placing Your Hand On Top Of The Scanner And Press Down Lightly While It Scans. Please Let Me Know Your Results.
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If the line occurs when running documents through the document feeder and not when placing your document on the glass the problem is a dirty "**** glass". Open the document feeder and look for a thin glass that probably has white out on it. Carefully remove the whiteout with your fingernail or with a damp cloth. Good luck.
Most scanners scan the whole "bed" not just the document lying on it. Where no part of the document covers the bed usually appears as black.
Normally when scanning you are offered and option whether to scan the whole document or a portion thereof. When previewed, a dotted line appears around the portion the scanner thinks you want, you have to re-arrange that box so that it lies just within the part or the document you require.
Should this not resolve the issue the menu options on the left hand side of the Xerox web page should guide you to a resolution.
Have you considered simply scanning from within Adobe Acrobat or similar software that produces .pdf and then use the email feature within Acrobat?
As I look over the HP User Manual, I can't see any method to set the default output. It simply says...
Use the E-MAIL button() to scan documents or pictures and insert them in an e-mail message as an attachment. You must have an Internet connection and a supported e-mail application.
1. Place the original face down on the scanner glass or face up in the ADF. If you are scanning two-sided originals from an ADF, slide the DUPLEX switch to two-sided mode.
2.Press the E-MAIL button().A message appears asking if the original is a document or a picture.
3.Select Document or Picture, and click OK.Note:A preview image will not appear when scanning from the ADF. To change this preview setting, see the HP Photo & Imaging software Help.
4. Select the final scan area (the area inside the dotted lines) in the preview image.
5. Make adjustments to the preview image if needed.
6. Click Accept.The final scan area is scanned and your e-mail application is opened. The scanned image is added as an attachment to the e-mail message.
7. The Save As dialog box appears. Type a file name and choose a file type, and click OK.
8. Complete the e-mail as usual.
Often this is merely a mark on the scanner glass. When using the automatic document feeder the light/sensor will stay in one spot and motors will feed it. Make sure to clean the glass in this part usually left of the large glass area is a smaller strip see if there is a mark on the glass there.
A line appears if a dust particle on the scanner glass is scanned continuously. Clena the galss with Isopropyl alcohol, dont use any solvent. If the line persists even after this, there could be some sensor problem. If accidentally a paper with a staple pin is inserted, the pin can cause scratch and a line will appear.
Perhaps this: the scanner calibrates itself on a white strip above the
place where the lamp is in rest. When there is a spot on that white
strip, the scanner wil use the retreived information for the whole
scan, resulting in a line on your scan.