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I'm trying to scan a photo but it keeps telling me to set the document on the platen glass, i have done this but it will not scan

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Im sorry???

for my analyzation on your problem...

maybe this is the problem...

your are scanning a photo???not documment??
try to scan photo in your scanner menu make sure scan photo is the one you will choose not scan document...some scanners have that options...

i hope it helps..rate me..

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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  2. Wipe the ADF scan area (C) with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water.

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  3. Then wipe with a clean, soft, dry, lint-free cloth making sure there are no residues left, especially on the platen glass.

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Open the Applications folder on the hard disk on which MP Navigator is installed, then open the Canon Utilities folder and double-click the navicon.gif MP Navigator 3.0 icon. MP Navigator opens.
2. Point to Scan/Import and click 'Photos/Documents (Platen)'.
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3. Place the document face-down on the platen glass, and select 'Document Type'.
How to place the document and Document Type depends on the document to be scanned.
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How to place the document
Allow 3/8 inches (1 cm) or more space between the edges of the platen glass and the document.
Align a corner of the document with the corner at the arrow of the platen.
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  • When you select Color Photo or Black and White Photo, the position or size of the image may not be scanned correctly if you do not leave 3/8 inches (1 cm) or more space between the edges of the platen glass and the document.
  • When you select Color Photo or Black and White Photo, the position or size of the image may not be scanned correctly depending on the document. In such a case, select Document Size such as A4 or Letter according to the document to be scanned.
  • When you select Magazine(Color), the Descreen function will be enabled and scanning takes longer than usual. To reset the Descreen function, disable Descreen in the Scan Settings dialog box.

4. Click 'Specify'... and set the preferences as required.
The Scan Settings Dialog Box opens. Specify the Document Size and Scanning Resolution.
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  • When Document Size is Auto Detect or Auto Detect(Multiple Documents), the position or size of the image may not be scanned correctly depending on the document. In such a case, select Document Size, such as A4 or Letter according to the document to be scanned.
5. Click 'Scan'.
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Image
scanning
Spots on a scanned
image
- Glossy photo (original)
- In the high humidity
environment
When a glossy photo is
strongly pressed on the
platen glass, the photo
will stick to the glass,
and the stuck points are
scanned as spots.
- Do not strongly press
the photo on the platen
glass.
- Clean the platen glass
(to eliminate any
moisture).
- Spots appear on
the scanned
image, though
there is no such
spots on the
original
document.

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