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Shirnking I am wondering if it is possible to shrink documents using the scanner. When we scan documents they come out just fine on the screen but when we print them the documents are too large and it cuts off the numbers (Which are kind of important) If I could be told if it can shrink and how to shrink without having to go through a mess of unnecissary paper that would be great. Thanks

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Re: Shirnking

Most all copiers have a built-in expansion factor of about 1% to account for slop in the paper feeding. The only way to change this is to go into the lens area and move the lens so that is closer to the drum, however this might open a whole new set a problems, with borders appearing at the edges of your copies. CAUTION: It takes only a small amount of adjustment of the lens to make a noticable difference in the size of the copies. Hope that this helps. Aloha

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I have a Lexmark 1200 . I use it also as a scanner. It works fine producing jpg documents. Is there a possibility to obtain pdf documents and how? Thanks Giorgio Zanini

You scan documents to PDF format. You will need to install the Lexmark OCR scan software to do that. The scan software is only available on the install disc that came with your printer. Insert the disc to your computer hard drive and run the software. After the installation is successful, try to scan your document. You will then have the option to save it as a PDF file.
If you don't have the disc, please contact Lexmark technical support for additional assistance.

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Which software to scan ?

Down load the software for your windows 32 or 64 bit here:

You need the full package to use the scanner.

To scan a picture or document, follow these steps: Step one: Load the item to scan You can scan from the scanner glass or from the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) tray, if your product has one.
  1. Make sure that the product is connected to the computer.
  2. Turn the product on.
  3. Load the picture or document:
    • Scanner glass : Place the item with the print side down on the scanner glass, and then position it according to the engraved guides around the glass (usually on the right-front corner or the left-front corner). Close the scanner lid.
    • ADF : Place the item into the document feeder tray. The printed side faces up and the top edge goes into the tray first. Adjust the width guides to fit the item. CAUTION: Do not load photos in the ADF. Use the scanner glass instead to prevent damage to photos.
Step two: Scan the item
  1. Open HP Solution Center with one of the following methods:
    • Click Start , click All Programs , click the HP folder, and then click HP Solution Center
    • Double-click the HP Solution Center icon (c01810967.gif ) on your desktop.
  2. If you have more than one HP device installed, click the tab or icon for the product that you are using to scan.
  3. Use one of the following methods to start the scan:
    • For photos or artwork : Click the on-screen Scan Picture "button" in HP Solution Center.
    • For a text document with or without graphics : Click the on-screen Scan Document "button" in HP Solution Center.
    A screen displays to prompt for scan settings. If a settings screen does not display before the scan starts, a preference was set to bypass the prompt. To adjust settings, follow these steps to turn the prompt back on:
    1. Cancel the scan, return to the home screen of HP Solution Center, and then click the Settings option.
    2. For the HP Solution Center "button" that you are using ("Scan Picture" or "Scan Document"), set the option to prompt for settings each time you scan, and then click OK .
    3. Start the scan again.
  4. Read through the various options for the scan settings. Make selections for at least the following items:
    • Scan to: Select your scan destination from the drop-down list.
    • File Type: Select the file type from the drop-down list.
    • ...Save Options...: (available only for certain "Scan to" destinations): For example, if you are saving to a file, click this option to select your Save Location .
    • Show preview...: Select this check box if you want to see a preview before the actual scan.
    c01940398.gifImportant : HP Solution Center software versions vary, depending on the age of your product, and whether you installed updated software after the initial setup. For specific instructions on all the settings the software offers, click the Help button on the home screen or settings screens in HP Solution Center.
  5. Click Scan . The preview screen might display, if you selected an option to show a preview. Use the options on the preview screen to make any desired adjustments before you complete the scan.
After the scan completes, it goes to the destination that you specified in the settings. hpweb_1-2_plus.gifhpweb_1-2_minus.gif Using the scan button on your printer HP recommends that you first get comfortable with using the "Scan Picture" and "Scan Document" on-screen "buttons" in HP Solution Center as explained in the previous steps. By doing this, you determine the scan settings that you use most often, and then you can more easily set up the scan button on your printer. c01940398.gifImportant: Before you use the scan button on your printer, use HP Solution Center to create the settings for that button . For example, you need to decide whether you want a settings prompt screen and a scan preview for each scan. Also, you must create the list of "shortcuts" that you want to display on the front panel of the printer. To get started, click Settings , click Scan Settings , click Button Settings , and then click the tab for Front Panel Scan Buttons . Read through the options, and then create the settings that you want.

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Lines on copy's when using auto document feeder on epson artisan 800

You don't say exactly, but I'm guessing that scanning when laying the document flat on the glass (ie, not using the document feeder) you get a printout that is fine. It's only when you use the document feeder that you get the vertical lines on the printout?
Epson repair tech in my area says this is a common problem. It is due to the aging of the calibration strip (the white strip at the underside of the flat bed glass near the "home" position). It shrinks after years and can't provide correct calibration.
This is a problem only with the pages fed through the document scanner. It sounded weird to me, but the tech said he stocks lots of replacement glass and does lots of these repairs to Epson scanners.
It might be cheaper to buy a new scanner rather than get yours fixed. He said it's pretty inexpensive to do this repair, but scanners are also pretty cheap.
Good luck.

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Will not scan from glass but feeder will?

Using your scanner program such as PaperPort, you really have to pay attention on where the document/photo is located for scanning.

1. Click on Start, Programs, Paperport
2. Right above the Word "SCAN", you will have several options on;
a. Document or Photo
b. Flatbed or Feeder
3. Once step 2b has been selected, the M20i will scan your document per your instructions.

If you place your document on Flatbed but your selection on your screen says "Feeder" where do you think the scanner will look for your document? The answer is --> Feeder!!!

Note #2
Make sure that you click Accept,& DONE, other wise M20i will just sit and wait for your next command.

I hope this resolves the confusion between GLASS and FEEDER scanning.

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Unable to Scan documents

If the software is installed correctly it should scan from the scanner, otherwise i would suggest using the scan button on the software screen. Make sure all your drivers are up to date!

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My Canon MP510 scanner won't scan - the printer works fine, but I can't get it to scan. It used to work just fine.

Try using your scanner from your computer, I'm using windows XP and when i go to My Computer and the printer is connected i see a section that says Scanner and Cameras, your printer should be there, click on it and follow the easy step to scan a document.

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Cannon MP530

Hey, so if you already have everthing else working, drivers installed and so on. Lets try scanning a document, this should work if everything is installed fine.

press start
select run
(if your using windows vista just hold down the windows key and press r to open the run menu)
type in mspaint

now that you have paint started, click File and from scanner or camera


if a document gets scanned fine, (follow on screen instructions) then we can look at optional software to scan documents, if paint is not enought.


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One approach that works for me is to scan the document at high resolution and then shrink it afterwards. For some reason this seems to result in higher quality than scanning at the final (lower) resolution in many cases. For example I use ACDSee Photo Manager to scan or post process a scan from elsewhere. Within ACDSee there is an option in the jpg output (file save as) dialog for quality versus compression. I set this to default to the highest compression and resave the jpg or convert to jpg if the file did not start out that way. This generally shrinks the file by up to 2x or even 4x without any degradation that I can see. For example the screen capture below went from 39k to 18k after this step with no resolution change. If that is not enough I then perform a resize operation, for example 50% which would further reduce the file size down to a quarter of the input size (the dimensions in each direction would shrink by 50%. Even after shrinking, I find that files lookbetter than if they had simply been scanned at the final resolution.f611aa5.jpg

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