Scanning multiple items simultaneously using MP Navigator EX (LiDE 100, LiDE 200, LiDE 90, 5600F, 8800F)

Article ID: ART101953 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015
 

Description

Scanning multiple items simultaneously using MP Navigator EX (LiDE 100, LiDE 200, LiDE 90, 5600F, 8800F)

Solution

Scanning Multiple Documents at One Time

You can scan two or more photographs (small documents) at one time by setting Document Size to Auto Detect (Multiple Documents) in the Scan Settings dialog box of MP Navigator EX.

Important

  • The following type of documents will not be cropped accurately.
    - Documents smaller than 1.18 inches (3 cm) square.
    - Photographs that have been cut to various shapes.
  • The following document types may not be cropped accurately. In that case, change Paper Size to the actual paper size in the Advanced Mode tab and scan again. If the matching size is not found in Paper Size, scan at a larger size and trim the image.
    - Photographs that have an overall whitish appearance.
    - Photographs that have a whitish border.
    - Documents other than photographs (particularly documents printed on white paper, hand-written text, business cards, etc.).
  1. Place the documents face-down on the platen.

    If documents are placed on a slant less than 10 degrees, the documents will be scanned after automatic correction is performed.

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    • Allow 3/8 inches (1 cm) or more space between the edges of the platen and the document as shown below.
    • Allow 3/8 inches (1 cm) or more space between documents.

    • You can place up to 10 documents.

    • Close the document cover when scannin
      figure: Example of placing documents on platen

  2. On the Windows desktop, double-click alt (MP Navigator EX 1.0).
    Alternatively, on the Windows taskbar, click Start, point to (All) Programs, Canon Utilities, then MP Navigator EX 1.0. Then click MP Navigator EX 1.0.

    The MP Navigator EX one-click mode screen or navigation mode screen opens.

    One-click Mode Screen
    figure: MP Navigator EX One-click mode screen

    You can complete from scanning to saving, etc. at one time by clicking the corresponding icon on the one-click mode screen. You can scan multiple documents at one time from the one-click mode screen as well, by changing the document size.

    Navigation Mode Screen
    figure: MP Navigator EX Navigation mode screen

    When the one-click mode screen has opened, click the alt (Switch Mode) button to switch to the navigation mode screen.

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    • If the Show this window at startup checkbox is not selected, the last used screen opens.

  3. Point to Scan/Import and click Photos/Documents (Platen)
    figure: MP Navigator EX Navigation mode screen

  4. Select Document Type according to the document to be scanned.
    figure: Photos/Documents (Platen) screen before scanning

  5. Click Specify....

    The Scan Settings Dialog Box opens.

  6. Select Auto Detect (Multiple Documents) for Document Size and click OK.
    figure: Scan Settings dialog box

  7. Return to the Scan/Import Documents or Images screen and click Scan.

    Scanning of the multiple documents starts.
    When scanning is completed, the Scan Complete dialog box opens. Select Scan or Exit. Select Scan to scan the next document, or select Exit to end.
    The scanned images appear in the Thumbnail List area.
    figure: Photos/Documents (Platen) screen after scanning

  8. Edit the scanned images as required.

    Select images to edit. (Selected images are outlined in orange.)
    Use edit tools to rotate images, select a part of an image, etc.

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    • Drag the mouse or use Shift + arrow keys to select multiple images. (Selected images are outlined in orange.)

  9. Click Save or Save as PDF file.

  10. Specify the following settings as required:

    When Save is selected:
    The Save dialog box opens. Specify the destination folder, file name and file type.
    figure: Save dialog box

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    • You cannot select JPEG/Exif when Document Type is Text(OCR).

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    • The default folder is MP Navigator EX in the Pictures folder (Windows Vista) or in the My Pictures folder (Windows XP and Windows 200

    When Save as PDF file is selected:
    The Save as PDF file dialog box opens. Specify the file type, file name and destination folder.
    figure: Save as PDF file dialog box

    Select from the following PDF file types:

    PDF When multiple images are selected, each image is saved as a separate PDF file.
    PDF(Multiple Pages) Multiple images are saved in one PDF file.
    PDF(Add Page) Selected images are added to a specified PDF file. The images are added to the end of the PDF file. You cannot rearrange pages of the PDF file to which images are added.
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    • You can select only PDF files created with MP Navigator EX. You cannot select PDF files created with other applications. PDF files edited in other applications cannot be selected as well.

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    • PDF(Multiple Pages) is displayed when multiple images are selected.

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    • The default folder is MP Navigator EX in the Pictures folder (Windows Vista) or in the My Pictures folder (Windows XP and Windows 2000).

  11. Click Save.

    Scanned images are saved according to the settings.
    To further use/edit the scanned images on MP Navigator EX, click Open saved location in the Save Complete dialog box. The saved images appear in the View & Use screen.

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