How to set the Data Format for Saving Scans in IJ Scan Utility (macOS)
Article ID: ART137983 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 04/12/2019
 

Description

Data Format

 

Solution

Display the Data Format Settings dialog by one of the following operations.
 

  • Click Settings... of Save Settings on each tab of the Settings dialog

  • Click Settings... of Save Settings in the Save Settings dialog that appears after scanning with the Check scan results checkbox selected in the Settings dialog


In the Data Format Settings dialog, you can set the quality of the images to be saved, keyword search of PDF files and their compression type, and the data format in which to save images scanned with Auto Scan.


figure: Data Format Settings dialog
 

  • JPEG Image Quality

    You can specify the image quality of JPEG files.
     

    Important
    • Available only when the Compress scanned images upon transfer checkbox is not selected in Scan Options on the Settings dialog.
       

  • Create a PDF file that supports keyword search

    Select this checkbox to convert text in images into text data and create PDF files that support keyword search.
     

  • PDF Compression

    Select the compression type for saving PDF files.
     

    • Standard

      It is recommended that you normally select this setting.
       

    • High

      Compresses the file size when saving, allowing you to reduce the load on your network/server.
       

    Note
    • When Black and White is set for Color Mode on the (Scanning from a Computer) tab of the Settings dialog, PDF files will be saved in Standard even if High is set.
       

  • Format for Item Detected as Document in Auto Scan

    You can specify the data format for automatically saving items detected as documents in Auto Scan.
     

  • Format for Item Detected as Photo in Auto Scan

    You can specify the data format for automatically saving items detected as photos in Auto Scan.
     

  • Defaults

    You can restore the settings in the displayed screen to the default settings.