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Change default output from jpeg to pdf

I am trying to change the default output of a canon mp 780 in "Scan to Email" mode from a jpeg to a pdf. I cannot seem to locate the settings.

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You can't without very expensive Optical Caractor Reader software to convert it. All that scanners do is print thousands of dots that they see from a document into a picture in JPEG format. All they see is dots, not text.

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How to scan with my printer canon mg 2965


1. First, Install the MP Navigator EX software.
2. Select "Start" > "Programs" > "Canon Utilities" > "MP Navigator EX" > "MP Navigator EX".
3. Select "Photos/Documents".
4. Open the top of the scanner and place the document you wish to scan on the glass.
5. Set preferences on the screen as needed. Select the "Scan" button when ready.
6. The Pixma 5220 should start the scanning process. When it's finished, select "Save" to save the document(s) as a JPEG, or select "Save as PDF" to save it in PDF format.

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My Cannon Pixma MP500 multi-function printer randomly scans only part of the document on the glass. Sometimes it does get it right; that is it correctly scans the whole page, but very often, the scan...


Try to adjust the scanner resolution

Solution: Adjusting Output (Scan) Resolution (Windows) - MP150 / MP170 / MP450 / MP500 / MP800 / MP950

Adjusting Output (Scan) Resolution By changing the resolution, you can set how clear the image is going to be.
The higher the resolution, the clearer (but the larger) the scanned image is.
The resolution can be changed before scanning. (Note)
If the resolution is doubled, the image data will be quadrupled.
If the data is large, problems such as slow processing speed or lack of memory may occur.

To change standard scan settings using MP Navigator, click here
To change more advanced scan settings using the scanner driver, click here
Using MP Navigator
  1. Place the document face-down on the platen glass.

  2. Launch MP Navigator.
    1. On the Windows desktop, double-click the 'MP Navigator 2.0' icon.
    2. Alternatively, in the Windows taskbar, click 'Start', click '(All) Programs', 'Canon Utilities', 'MP Navigator 2.0' folder, then 'MP Navigator 2.0' icon.

  3. Click 'Scan Photo/Document'.

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    Display varies according to the printer model.

  4. When the Scan Photo/Document window is displayed, click 'Specify'.

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    Display varies according to the printer model.

  5. When the Scan Settings window is displayed, select the resolution in Scanning Resolution drop-down.

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    Select from the following scanning resolutions:
    [Text(OCR)]: 300/400/600
    Other: 75/100/150/200/300/400/600

  6. If necessary, set other items as well.

  7. Click 'OK'.

  8. In the Scan Photo/Document window, click 'Scan' to start scanning.

Using the scanner driver
  1. Launch MP Navigator.
    1. On the Windows desktop, double-click the 'MP Navigator 2.0' icon.
    2. Alternatively, in the Windows taskbar, click 'Start', click '(All) Programs', 'Canon Utilities', 'MP Navigator 2.0' folder, then 'MP Navigator 2.0' icon.

  2. Click 'Scan with Scanner Driver'.

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    Display varies according to the printer model.

  3. Change the resolution.
    According to your purpose, set the resolution in Simple Mode with ease, or in Advanced Mode with a detailed setting.

    To set the resolution in Simple Mode:

    (A) Select the 'Simple Mode' tab.

    (B) In Destination drop-down, select the resolution which suits the purpose.

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    To set the resolution in Advanced Mode:

    (A) Select the 'Advanced Mode' tab.

    (B) In Output Resolution drop-down, select one of the preset resolutions, or enter a number from 25 to 19200 to specify your favorite resolution.

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  4. In either Simple or Advanced Modes, select other settings as required and then click 'Scan' to start scanning.

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How do you change the resolution for scanning?


  1. Launch MP Navigator EX.
  2. On the Windows desktop, double-click the 'MP Navigator EX' icon.
  3. Alternatively, in the Windows taskbar, click 'Start', click '(All) Programs', 'Canon Utilities', 'MP Navigator EX' folder, then 'MP Navigator EX' icon.

  4. Click 'Photos/Documents (Platen)' on the Scan/Import tab.
  5. When the Scan/Import window is displayed, check Use the scanner driver, then click Open Scanner Driver.
  6. Change the resolution.
    According to your purpose, set the resolution in Simple Mode with ease, or in Advanced Mode with a detailed setting.

    To set the resolution in Simple Mode:

    (A) Select the 'Simple Mode' tab.

    (B) In Destination drop-down, select the resolution which suits the purpose.
  7. To set the resolution in Advanced Mode:

    (A) Select the 'Advanced Mode' tab.

    (B) In Output Resolution drop-down, select one of the preset resolutions, or enter a number from 25 to 19200 to specify your favorite resolution.

    In either Simple or Advanced Modes, select other settings as required and then click 'Scan' to start scanning
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You can actually initiate a document scanning via the "Scan" button on the printer or by alternately, by launching the MP Navigator EX software from your PC. Pressing the "Scan" button will launch the same software.

In MP Navigator EX, you can specify the type of original, change resolution, choose a format in which to save the scan (TIFF, JPEG, PDF, BMP), and edit the resulting scans. Within the custom scan tab, you can do advanced actions such as scanning originals larger than the platen using stitch assist and scan into a software program (such as Excel or Word). You can also attach scans to e-mails or save them to your PC.

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How to change the resolution (Windows)
The precision of printouts can be improved by changing scanning resolution.
The higher the scanning resolution is, the more precise the scanned images are represented, however, the file size gets larger.
The scanning resolution can be changed before scanning photos.
Note: When the scanning resolution is doubled, the image data size will be quadrupled.
When the data size is large, the throughput speed may slow down or may occupy too much of the computer's resources (memory).

<Procedures>
Memo: The following is explained using MP Navigator 3.0 procedures.
To scan using MP Navigator:
1. Launch MP Navigator and click Photos/Documents (Platen) on the Scan/Import tab.
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2. When the Photos/Documents (Platen) window is displayed, click Specify.
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3. When the Scan Settings window is displayed, select the resolution in Scanning Resolution.
If necessary, set other items as well.
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4. Click OK.
5. In the Photos/Documents (Platen) window, click Scan to start scanning.
6. Changing the resolution is completed.


To scan using the scanner driver:
1. Launch MP Navigator and click Open Scanner Driver on the Scan/Import tab.
80006642en_05sj00765_en_01.jpg- The window you see varies according to the printer model.
2. Change the resolution.
According to your purpose, set the resolution in Simple Mode with ease, or in Advanced Mode with a detailed setting.
- To set the resolution in Simple Mode:
(1) Select the Simple Mode tab.
(2) Select the output resolution from the Destination pulldown menu.
If necessary, set other items.
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- To set the resolution in Advanced Mode:
(1) Select the Advanced Mode tab.
(2) In Output Resolution, select one of the preset resolution, or enter the number from 25 to 19200 to specify your favorite resolution.
If necessary, set other items.
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3. Click Scan to start scanning.
4. Changing the resolution is completed.

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Hello my friend,you mean to scan a photo and save it on your folder?
If yes
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  6. Click Scan and it should start scanning
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