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Not able to scan and print as like copier

I want to use scanner as copier. for that puropse I want to save all scanned pages in a single folder. I am unable to print the scanned pages as it print as like copier. If I select the copier option of scanner software then it scans letter size page and print as like letter size on A4 size. I hope u will solve this problem.

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When you use a regular copier, it doesn't save, right? It just copies. That's the whole idea behind the Copy program that came with your scanner - for your scanner to operate as a copy machine. What you want is document management software.

Therefore, the very best solution is to download a (free) program that will convert files (Word, Excel, etc.) into PDF files. Click here for a list of such programs.

Suggestion: Never use image files for document management because they don't have any of the necessary features, such as the ability to search the contents of a digital document, the ability to comment, etc. And you want a program that will convert into PDF - try to stay away from other file formats as PDF (Adobe) is the "standard."

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