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Won't scan legal documents properly

When I scan a legal document, it comes out as letter size. How can I fix this? The legal document doesn't isn't complete. It cuts off the the top of the document. The paper size comes out legal but without a piece of the document. I don't understand what the paper sizes mean, i.e. A7 A8 B8 etc

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Before the scan you will have preview. when you get preview adjust i mean make large the document size

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It's like magic -- I can now scan a full legal-sized PDF, whether on the flatbed or through the ADF. I also tried a compressed TIFF scan and it came out fine.

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I was about to buy a different brand of scanner because of the frustration with legal-sized images. It's like having a new scanner now :) I hope this Utility Setting info helps you troubleshoot your legal-sized image problem.

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