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I have a Canon MP610 and I am using a MAC.  How do I scan and get the images out of MP Navigator into documents, emails (MSN), etc.

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On your desk open the Canon Solution Menu (if it's not there it will be in programs). Then in the Solution Menu box click on the 1st box 'Scan/Import photos or documents'. This will do everything for you, just choose where you want to put them on your PC. If this helped please rate it. Thank you kindly.

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How do you scan?


Open the Applications folder on the hard disk on which MP Navigator is installed, then open the Canon Utilities folder and double-click the navicon.gif MP Navigator 3.0 icon. MP Navigator opens.
2. Point to Scan/Import and click 'Photos/Documents (Platen)'.
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3. Place the document face-down on the platen glass, and select 'Document Type'.
How to place the document and Document Type depends on the document to be scanned.
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How to place the document
Allow 3/8 inches (1 cm) or more space between the edges of the platen glass and the document.
Align a corner of the document with the corner at the arrow of the platen.
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  • When you select Color Photo or Black and White Photo, the position or size of the image may not be scanned correctly if you do not leave 3/8 inches (1 cm) or more space between the edges of the platen glass and the document.
  • When you select Color Photo or Black and White Photo, the position or size of the image may not be scanned correctly depending on the document. In such a case, select Document Size such as A4 or Letter according to the document to be scanned.
  • When you select Magazine(Color), the Descreen function will be enabled and scanning takes longer than usual. To reset the Descreen function, disable Descreen in the Scan Settings dialog box.

4. Click 'Specify'... and set the preferences as required.
The Scan Settings Dialog Box opens. Specify the Document Size and Scanning Resolution.
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  • When Document Size is Auto Detect or Auto Detect(Multiple Documents), the position or size of the image may not be scanned correctly depending on the document. In such a case, select Document Size, such as A4 or Letter according to the document to be scanned.
5. Click 'Scan'.
Scanning will begin.
When the document has been scanned, the scanned image is displayed in the Thumbnail List area.

Oct 26, 2010 | Canon MP610 Photo All-In-One Printer

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Scanner image is askew


Base on your explainination it seems like, this is because of your setting in MP Navigator, the image may not be scanned properly. In such a case, it is necessary to match the settings in MP Navigator to the document. please do the following. 1) Match the type of the document on the platen glass to the document type set in MP Navigator. For example, when scanning a color photo, select Color Photo in Document Type of MP Navigator. 2) Match the size of the document on the platen glass to the document size in MP Navigator. For example, when the document size is A4, select A4 in Document Size of MP Navigator. (Memo) Auto Detect is set in Document Size as the default.

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Hi. I have a canon pixma mp780. I can use it to print fine with my Macbook pro (OSX), but I cannot get it to scan with either mac's image capture (can preview image but scan button is greyed out) or with...


Hello thanks for asking, i notice you you really did some valid but the problem still exist. Please check the settings for your printer to make sure they are correct, and please uninstall and reinstall the drivers for the printer once again and please make sure its the right drivers for your printer.

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How do you get the Canon Pixma mp500 to scan?


Hi there,

Scanning images,
About Scanning images
You can scan images from the machine to a computer without printing them and save them in popular formats. Scanned data saved on your computer can be processed using image processing software. Furthermore, you can use the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert scanned paper documents to text data.

* Before scanning
Before scanning images, confirm the following :
- Are the necessary software (MP Drivers and MP Navigator) installed ?
If the software is not installed, install it.
- Does the document to be scanned meet the requirements for an original to be set on the Platen Glass ?
- Is the machine connected to a computer correclty.
Confirm that the connection between the machine and the computer is physically secure.

Scanning Methods.

A) Scanning Using the MP Navigator
MP Navigator enables you to scan in documents loaded on the Platen Glass and view images saved on your computer or on a memory card. Scanned documents can be previewed and easily printed and edited according to your needs.
You can use the supplied application softwares to edit or print the document you have scanned.

Windows : Double-click the [MP Navigator 2.0] icon on your desktop to launch MP Navigator.
Mac : Select [Applications] from the [Go] menu, then double-click the [MP Navigator 2.0] icon to launch MP Navigator.

You can launch the following application software from the MP Navigator.
* Easy-PhotoPrint (Photo Printing)
* ArcSoft PhotoStudio (Photo image editing)
* ScanSoft OmniPage SE ( Converting scanned document to text)
- This application software may not be supplied with teis machine in some country.

Note : If you did a [Custom Install] and only installed the MP Driver and MP Navigator, these application software were not installed and thus cannot be launched. To launch any of the above application softwares from MP Navigator, do a [Custom Install] once again to install them.
For detailed operations of the MP Navigator, refer to the Scan Guide.


B) Scanning Using the Operation Panel of the Machine
You can scan documents to your computer by using the Operation Panel.
Important : Do not insert or remove USB cables when scanning images with the machine connected to a computer, or when the computer is at sleep or standby mode.
*If you are using Windows XP
The program selection screen is displyed the first time you press [Color] or [Black] on the machine.. Specify the [MP Navigator 2.0] as the application software to use, check [Always use this program for this action], then click [OK]. From the next time, MP Navigator is automatically started.

*When using Mac OS X
For the machine to start scanning when [Color] or [Black] is pressed, you need to set MP Navigator as the starting application software in Image Capture under [Applications] of Mac OS X.

1) Press [ON/OFF] to turn on the machine.
2) Load the documents on the Platen Glass.
3) Select the scan option.
a) Press [Scan].
The scan operation selection screen is displayed.
b) Use Up or Down arrows to select the scan operation, then press [OK].
Scan standby screen is displayed.
Save to PC : The document is scanned and saved.
Save as PDF file : The document is scanned and stored as a PDF file.
Attach to E-Mail : The document is scanned, and the image is attached to an e-mai using the e-mail application software.
OPen with application : The document is scanned and displayed on the registered application software.

4) Press [Color] or [Black].
The document is scanned. The settings configured from MP Navigator apply when scanning.
Important : If with some types of original the position and size of the image is not scanned in correctly, please refer to the "Selecting the Behaviour of the Operation Panel with Mp Navigator " in the Scan Guide (on-screen manual). and change the MP Navigator [Document Type] and [Document Size]] to match those of the original being scanned.
Note : The operation to be performed after scanning the document depends on the scan operation setting you have selected in step 3. For details on how to modify the operation settings, refer tp the Scan Guide on-screen menual.

C) Scanning from an Application Software
You can scan an image from TWAIN-or- WIA (Windows XP only) complaint application software and handle the scanned image in the application software. For detailed operations, refer to the Scan Guide (on-screen manual).

Hope this helps.
Please rate my response.
Thanks
Have a good day.

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I CAN'T FIGURE OUT HOW TO SCAN ON A 210


Hi there,
Scanning images : You can scan images from the machine to a computer without printing them and save them in popular image types such as JPEG, TIFF, bitmaps or PDF. If you are scanning printed text, you can use the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert it to text data.

Scanning Methods : You can select from various scanning methods.
* If you want ot Edit or Print the Scanned images
MP Navigator EX enables you to edit the scanned images, such as optimizing or trimming. You can also start appilication sotfware from MP Navigator EX to edit ot print the scanned images.
For detailed operations of MP Navigator EX, refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen manual.
You can also use the Operation Panel to open MP Navigator EX as well as open it using the computer.

-- Opening MP Navigator EX using the Operation Panel
1) (MAC only) Prepare your computer before scanning.
This operation is not necessary for MAC OS X v.10.4 x.
For details, refer to "Scanning Methods" in the User's Guide on-screen manual.
2) Turn on the machine.
3) Load the original Document on the Platen Glass.
4( Press the SCAN button, then press the Color or Black button.

* If you want to Scan Originals with Advanced Settings.
Scan Gear enables you to scan originals with advanced settings such as the resolution. For detailed operations of ScanGear , refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen-manual.

Besides the above mentioned methods, you can use a TWAIN or WIA-( Windows Vista and Windows XP only) complaint application software and the Control Panel (Windows Vista and Windows XP only) to scan originals with this machine. For detailed operations, refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen manual.

Hope this helps.
Have a good day.

Dec 05, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP210 Photo All-In-One Printer

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HOW DO I SCAN A DOC.


Hi there,
Scanning images : You can scan images from the machine to a computer without printing them and save them in popular image types such as JPEG, TIFF, bitmaps or PDF. If you are scanning printed text, you can use the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert it to text data.

Scanning Methods : You can select from various scanning methods.
* If you want ot Edit or Print the Scanned images
MP Navigator EX enables you to edit the scanned images, such as optimizing or trimming. You can also start appilication sotfware from MP Navigator EX to edit ot print the scanned images.
For detailed operations of MP Navigator EX, refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen manual.
You can also use the Operation Panel to open MP Navigator EX as well as open it using the computer.

-- Opening MP Navigator EX using the Operation Panel
1) (MAC only) Prepare your computer before scanning.
This operation is not necessary for MAC OS X v.10.4 x.
For details, refer to "Scanning Methods" in the User's Guide on-screen manual.
2) Turn on the machine.
3) Load the original Document on the Platen Glass.
4( Press the SCAN button, then press the Color or Black button.

* If you want to Scan Originals with Advanced Settings.
Scan Gear enables you to scan originals with advanced settings such as the resolution. For detailed operations of ScanGear , refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen-manual.

Besides the above mentioned methods, you can use a TWAIN or WIA-( Windows Vista and Windows XP only) complaint application software and the Control Panel (Windows Vista and Windows XP only) to scan originals with this machine. For detailed operations, refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen manual.

Hope this helps.
Have a good day.



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I don't know how to get my MP210 to scan! And pressing the button do nothing! I am using a MAC too.


Issue: Scanning from MP Navigator cannot be performed in Mac OS X 10.5
Solution: Use a Different Application such as ImageCapture or PhotoStudio to Acquire images

Use a Different Application such as ImageCapture or PhotoStudio to Acquire images
Some incompatibilities have been noted with some versions of Toolbox and MP Navigator.
Use a Different Application such as ImageCapture or PhotoStudio to Acquire images. ImageCapture and ArcSoft PhotoStudio (if installed) can be found in the Applications folder on the hard drive.
Check the Canon Website frequently for updates to Toolbox or MP Navigator

May 05, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP210 Photo All-In-One Printer

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Problem using OCR with Canon MP610 all-in-one


I got this message too, before I installed an OCR program. It may be that you need to install one (or specify it, if you have one already). With my MP610, an installation disk was included that contained the OmniPage SE program for OCR. When I installed that on my computer, and told MP Navigator (another Canon-supplied program, that controls scanning) to use it as the "Open With" program for OCR, it worked.

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Scanning with Canon Pixma MP450


I just did it then! With help from solution posted Feb 08 leave the acual scanner alone can be done from the computer. Steps:

1. Go to - start - control panel - printers & hardware - scanners.
2. Once inside the scanners folder just click once on the scanner icon (mine is called WIA Canon) so it is highlighted.
3. Then click on the toolbar 'File' > 'scan', then select the correct program from the list (mine was MP Navigator 2).
4. Use the MP Navigator program to select "scan photo/document", follow the instructions. At the bottom if the window that is open you can change the document type to PHOTO or DOCUMENT!

This is where the problem lies it is scanning the document as a photo which is why it is coming out as multiple documents.

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Scanning from Canon MP530 to Mac Powerbook


If you;ve installed the MP Navigator software from the CD, then you should be able to press the scan button on the printer with your Mac connected and the MP navigator will open automatically on your Mac ready to scan. You can also try going into Preview (the Mac app) and from the file menu select Import... and it should open a scan window.  Hope this helps!

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