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Scanner images I tried to scan typed manuscript to computer in PDF and other types of files, but cannot edit anything in any form given as options to "save," Has anyone else had this problem and solved it?

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Please reduce the scan resolution from PC and try to check the functionality of the printer.


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Sagar.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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Depends on the document. If there are images and the type is handwritten. First scan the type as OCR scan so it scans only the text, a new window should appear for editing...nothings perfect...
Then scan the page with the images as a whole as doc file. Hope this helps, not all scanners are built the same, just have to read the instructions and features before buying.
Another way to scan to word is right from the MS Word Application. View the video to learn how.

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Issue

Your product released before Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, and HP has not released drivers that support scanning for your product.
You have not installed the available HP software that includes scanning.
You are troubleshooting a scanning problem and need a quick workaround until you resolve your issue.

Windows XP
Follow these steps for the Windows XP operating system.
Scanning with Paint
To scan a document using Paint in Windows XP, follow these steps:
NOTE: Before you begin, make sure that the product is connected to your computer.

Click Start , point to All Programs , point to Accessories , and then click Paint .
Click File , and then click From Scanner or Camera .
Make any desired setting changes.
Click Scan .

Video of scanning with Paint
The following video demonstrates how to scan with Paint.
If you have trouble viewing the video or to view the video in a different size, click here to play the video on YouTube .
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Features available with WIA drivers
The following scan options and file types are available when you scan with WIA drivers:
Scan Options
Color picture
Grayscale picture
Black and white picture
Black and white text
Custom Settings

Contrast or Brightness adjustment
Resolution (75 - 4800 dpi, within the limits of the scanner model)
Picture type (Color, Grayscale, Black and White)

Supported file types
.bmp - Bitmap Image File
.jpg - JPG Image File
.tif - Tagged Image File
.png - Portable Network Graphics File
.pcx - Paintbrush Bitmap Image File
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Experiencing Scanning Errors?
If you experience an error during scanning, try these general scan troubleshooting steps (c02114802) (in English).
Workaround
Perform the following steps if you are unable to scan directly from HP Solution Center in Windows XP.

Click Start , and then click My Computer .
Double-click Local Disc (C:) .
Double-click Program Files .
Double-click HP .
Double-click Digital Imaging .
Double-click Bin .
Locate and double-click one of the following files. You will only have one to choose from.
Hpiscnapp.exe
Hpqscnvw.exe
This will launch the HP Scan application.
Select New Scan , and then change any desired settings to the scan.
Click Accept to save the scan to the desired location.
Follow these steps if you need to save the scan as another file type, such as a .PDF:
Right-click the recently saved file to open it in another application, such as Microsoft Word.
Save the new scan as the desired file type.

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I could never get my Control Center software to behave, so I just sucked it up and used Paperport.
I got my first copy several years ago with a scanner and have upgraded through each edition.
With the Brother software, I can put the documents into the feeder, run Control Center on my computer, and it let me edit the application that opens when I click Scan to Email, but the attachment always messed up and gave an error.

With Paperport, I click on Scan Settings and I am presented with options to pick a document type (color, b&w and resolution) and device options including auto straighten, pdf, OCR, etc. As it's scanned, I can then merge or unmerge the pdf pages and name them by hand.

It is a $100 program, but they usually offer it for half price most anywhere from time-to-time.
http://www.google.com/search?q=paperport+12&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7GGLL_en

There are other Scan to email software programs, that may be free, that will do the same thing.

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Printer / Scanner won't scan to pdf


Hello! I had this exact same issue or question, I guess you can call it. And unfortunately, the CD-ROM user guide was a lot more helpful for me than the Book guide. But anyway, to answer your question and anyone else who has this same question ...

What you need to do is locate the ControlCenter3 software on your computer for a little configuration. This automatically installs when you install the printer's complete Pro Suite drivers on your computer.

You might be able to find it somewhere on your start bar (left or right side of the start bar). It's a small blue icon with the acronyms "CC3" on it. Anyway, click to open the software. Once opened, you'll need to make some configurations so that when you scan to file, it'll be "PDF" by default.

So once you have this software open, "right-click" on the circle button that says "File" and choose the option that says "Control Center Configuration". Up pops a dialog box with two tabs - Software Button and Device Button.

Now in order to scan to pdf from your Brother MFC 9840 CDW, you simply need to change the "File Type" in the drop-down box to "PDF" under both tabs. You can optionally also change the "File Name" to a recognizable default file name of your choosing (I chose to change it to say "PDF File") and you can also set your default "Destination Folder" (otherwise your scanned PDF files will automatically be saved in your "Scan" folder). That's it! No need to mess with anything else.

Most importantly, you need to make sure that these exact same configurations are made under both the "Device Button" tab AND the "Software Button" tab as well.

Click "Okay" and now try to re-scan your document as a File. It should automatically scan it as a PDF file to your computer.

I hope this helps solve your problem if you haven't already been able to figure it out.

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A file that has its data in the Adobe company Portable Document Format (or a pdf file) contains various objects that are described to the computer using a superset of the PostScript language, some of them can be images.

A file that comes from the scanner is first a very organized set of pixels and gets put into a more compact form by using a well known process as defined by the Joint Motion Picture Experts group. This is a roundabout way of saying that it has a format that isn't PDF.

What you CAN do:
a) open the jpeg file with a Macintosh, using the Print command from the file menu make a pdf file that has the image in it.

b) buy and install a PDF printer driver on a Windows machine, and then follow the same process as A above.

c) Use your favorite PDF creation program to make a file with the image embedded.

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Saving a scanned image on the computer
1 Load an original document facedown on the scanner glass.
2 Close the top cover.
3 From the desktop, double-click the Lexmark Imaging Studio icon.
4 Click Scan.
5 Select the Photo, Several Photos, or Document option.
6 Click Start.
7 From the Save or Edit screen menu bar, click Save.
8 To save to another folder, click Browse, and select a folder. Click OK.
9 To rename the file, enter the name in the File Name area. To assign the name as a prefix to all of your photos,
select the “Start all photos with File Name” check box.
10 To save the photo as another file type, select the file type from the File Type drop-down list.
11 To select a date for the photo, click the drop-down list, and select a date from the calendar.
12 Click Save.

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