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Sharp al-1551 Is there a way to scan a multiple page document and get it to save as a single file on my computer? It currently saves each page individually, how do I get one file for all pages?

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I believe at the company I work we use Nuance's PaperPort (formerly known as Scansoft PaperPort)

If you are interested, you can download a trial version here:
[Nuance PaperPort 11 Trial]

I hope this works for you, there might be free alternatives though.
Please rate this solution.

Greetings,

DarkNeogen.

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How do i make multiple pages scan as one document rather than each pages saving as seperate documents?


One of two things I can suggest:

1. make sure you are not scanning in JPEG or TIFF format as these are typically single page documents only. PDF is your best option for scanning.

2. Check settings, as some scanning software has an option that you can turn on or off depending on whether you want a single file with all pages or multiple files each containing a page.

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1. You need to install a PDF printer driver on your computer first.
There are quite a few freeware PDF writer programs on the Internet you can download one such as CutePDF.
To download CutePDF printer driver (freeware) click on this link :-
http://www.cutepdf.com/


2. Using your computer SCAN the first page then click on File - Save the image as a jpg file Eg. image1.jpg

3. Repeat the scan the next page and save the image file Eg. image2.jpg

4. Repeat step 3 for the other pages.

5. Close the scanner when finished scaning.

6. Open a Word document then place each image file on a new page in the Word document

7. Save the Word document if you require but not needed.

8. Click on File - Print then select CutePDF printer (or your PDF printer driver) and save the PDF file. This PDF file will contain the multiple pages of the scanned pages.

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When scanning a document, such document stays with the previous document scanned and wont save as a different file. How can I separate what I'm scanning from what I scanned previously on my computer? How...


If you had selected 'multipage' option, the scanner will convert all pages into a single page. Switch off (uncheck) multipage option and you will get individual page outputs. Check in the software if your clicked unnecessary button for saving in the last file. Try 'Default' button if available and try again.

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Can't scan multiple pages into single document - reinstalled drivers but still can't - used to be able to. How do I fix this?


http://files.support.epson.com/htmldocs/…

I think this says you need Professional Mode rather than Full Auto Mode.

Under File Save Settings in the Professional Mode, you should see buttons for Add Page / Edit Page / Safe File.

Basically, you keep adding pages then finish.

If you already have multiple .pdf files that you wish to combine, Acrobat Professional (not READER) can do that.

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4. Select PDF as the file type setting. The current Paper Size, Orientation, Margin, and Compression setting are displayed below it.

5. If you need to change any of the current PDF settings, click the Options button. You see the EPSON PDF Plug-in Settings window:


Select the settings that match your document and click OK. You return to the File Save Settings window.
6. When you are finished selecting file settings, click OK. Epson Scan scans your page and displays this window:


7. If you are scanning only one document page, or you don’t need to edit your pages, click Save File and go to step 10.

If you are scanning multiple pages, click Add page and replace the first page on the document table with the second page and click Scan. Repeat this step for each page in your document. When you are finished, click Edit page and go to step 8.
8. You see the Editing Page window displaying thumbnail images of each scanned page:


If you want to include all the document pages in your PDF file as they currently look, go to step 9.
If you want to delete some of the pages, click the odd pages or even pages icons, or click the individual pages you want to delete. Then click the delete icon to delete them.
If you want to rotate pages, click the pages or use the odd pages, even pages, or all pages icon to select the pages. Then click the left or right rotate icon to rotate them.
Note:
The delete icon is not available when all document pages are selected.
9. When you have finished editing your document pages, click OK. Your document is saved in a PDF file in the location you selected and you return to the EPSON Scan window.

10. Click Close to exit Epson Scan. Source(s): http://files.support.epson.com/htmldocs/…

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Don't know how to set scanner for multiple page scan into single pdf file


The supplied Canon software is horrible, but it can be done!

Launch ScanGearStarter, choose advanced tab and click preferences button, then select scan tab.
Untick box "Automatically quit ScanGear....." then click ok.
(This box being ticked totally prevents multipage single file scanning).

Now choose simple mode tab, select the document type, dpi and document size.
Now click the green "Multi Scan" button, place the document on the scanner glas and press next in the new window.

The page will be scanned and the ScanGear window will return, just click "Multi Scan" again and place next document, press next. Keep repeating until all pages are scanned, then close the ScanGear window.

This will bring up a third window showing thumbnails of each page, any of these pages can be deselected if required.
The other important step is to choose from the pull down list Saved as Type: "MultiPagePDF".

Choose the location for saving the file and click save.
Hallelujah! .......stupid software.

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Try OCR Terminal,which is an online OCR service that converts scanned images into searchable text. Register an account and you can convert 20 pages for free every month.
Have a try and hope it helps.

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Scanning multiple pages as a single document


The pages you scan in are each individual "pictures" which are very different than the text in the everyday word processing file. What you can do is to make a new word processing document and insert each of the scanned pictures into this new document in order. This will allow you to print all the pages in one job by printing the word processing document. As far as I know there is no way to scan all of the pages into one single file.

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Use the PDF function of the CanoScan Toolbox. On the options screen for a pdf, click the drop down box next to “Save as Type:”. Select “PDF (Multiple Pages)”. This option causes CanoScan to stop after each page is scanned and ask if there is a next page or if you are finished.

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Has the machine got a doc feeder if so select twain scanning select doc feeder and the scan it will scan all pages in the feeder and then you should be able to save as one file.

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