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Scanner I am trying to scan photos on my MP460. it is attached to my MAC OS X. I press the scan button, it asks where I want to save it. I would like to save to my computer. Then I press OK, then press the color start button. Nothing happens. Any suggestions?

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I want to scan text that is in Russian and then take that scanned text and put it in Text Edit on my Mac Powerbook and translate it.  How do I get it into text mode and transfer to Text Edit?

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Are you pressing ok on the printer? all of your scanning should be done via the MP460 navigator. check your applications under the Canon Utlitiy and click on the MP460 Navigator button. scanning needs to be done via that - not the actual printer. refer to the dialogue box when you are on the MP460 navigator. lower left area has a Save bar, when you click on it tow options: save to PC or save as PDF.

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How do I scan a document to create a pdf or jpeg file?

Hi,please follow these instructions:
1.Place your documents or photo on the scanner
2.depending on your operating system that is windows or Mac, do any any of the following:
Double click the Espon scan icon on your desktop or go to start>all programes>Espon scan

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3.if the mode setting on the upper right corner is set to FULL AUTO MODE like this, click the scan button
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6. the scanned image is saved in the specified location.

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I have a MacBook Pro connected via USB to a Kodak ESP 5 A-I-O. I've been having problems getting the scan function to work at all. So I upgraded the ESP 5 firmware & drivers to the latest available for...

Hi. To make sure that the product hardware is functioning correctly, use the product to make a photocopy. If you cannot make a copy, this solution will not help resolve the issue.

Solution 1:
Follow these steps to restart the product and the computer. NOTE: Make sure that the product connects directly to an electrical outlet and not through a surge protector or power strip.
  1. Shut down the computer.
  2. Press the Power button to turn off the product.
  3. Wait 10 seconds.
  4. Restart the computer.
  5. Press the Power button to turn the product back on.
  6. Try the scan again
Solution 2

1. Replace the USB cable.
2 .Try the scan again.

Solution 3
Fully uninstall and resintall the software and driver of Kodak printer


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How to scan with mac

    1. Connect a compatible scanner to your computer. A list of compatible scanners is available in technical document 107203 "Mac OS X 10.2: Scanners Compatible With Image Capture "

    2. Install any necessary software drivers that came with the scanner.

    Note: Not all scanners require the installation of additional software drivers.

    3. Turn on the scanner.

    4. Press the scan button on the scanner. See the documentation that came with the scanner for specific instructions. Image Capture opens automatically and a preview scan appears.

    5. Select the area of the image you want to scan.


    Figure 1 Preview image with area to be scanned selected

    6. Click Options in the toolbar to adjust settings specific to your scanner.


    Figure 2 Options icon

    7. Adjust any settings in the drawer that appears.

    8. Click Scan.
The scanned image is saved in your Pictures folder in your home directory and opened in Preview.

Note: These are the default options. They can be changed in the Image Capture toolbar.

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How do I set my scanner to scan text to transfer to a Text program on my Mac?

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