IJ Scan Utility Scan and Stitch Settings

Article ID: ART138003 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015
 

Solution

Click Scan and Stitch on the (Scanning from a Computer) tab to display the Settings (Scan and Stitch) dialog box.

In the Settings (Scan and Stitch) dialog box, you can make advanced scan settings for scanning items larger than the platen.

figure: Settings dialog box

(1) Scan Options Area

(2) Save Settings Area

(3) Application Settings Area

Important

  • When the Settings dialog box is displayed from the Scan screen of My Image Garden, the setting items for Application Settings do not appear.

(1) Scan Options Area

  • Select Source

    Select the type of item to be scanned.

    Scanning photos: Photo

    Scanning documents: Document

    Scanning magazines: Magazine

    Note
    • To reduce moire, set Select Source to Magazine.

  • Color Mode

    Select how to scan the item.

    Important
    • To select Black and White, set an option other than JPEG/Exif in Data Format of Save Settings.

  • Resolution

    Select the resolution of the item to be scanned.

    The higher the resolution (value), the more detail in your image.

    Resolution

  • Image Processing Settings

    Click (Plus) to set the following. Available setting items vary by Select Source.

    Note
    • When Color Mode is Black and White, Image Processing Settings is not available.

    When Select Source is Photo

    • Sharpen outline

      Emphasizes the outline of the subjects to sharpen the image.

    When Select Source is Magazine or Document

    • Sharpen outline

      Emphasizes the outline of the subjects to sharpen the image.

    • Reduce show-through

      Sharpens text in an item or reduces show-through in newspapers, etc.

    • Reduce moire

      Reduces moire patterns.

      Printed materials are displayed as a collection of fine dots. "Moire" is a phenomenon where uneven gradation or a stripe pattern appears when such photos or pictures printed with fine dots are scanned.

      Note
      • Scanning takes longer than usual when you enable Reduce moire.

(2) Save Settings Area

  • File Name

    Enter the file name of the image to be saved. The date and 4 digits are appended to the set file name in the "_20XX0101_0001" format.

  • Data Format

    Select the data format in which to save the scanned images.

    You can select JPEG/Exif, TIFF, PNG, PDF, or PDF (Multiple Pages).

  • Settings...

    Click to display the Data Format Settings dialog box in which 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.

    Data Format Settings Dialog Box

  • Save in

    Displays the folder in which to save the scanned images. To change the folder, specify the destination folder in the Select Destination Folder dialog box displayed by selecting Add... from the pull-down menu.

    The default save folders are as follows.

    Windows 8: My Documents folder

    Windows 7: My Documents folder

    Windows Vista: Documents folder

    Windows XP: My Documents folder

    Important
    • When the Settings dialog box is displayed from My Image Garden, this option does not appear.

  • Check scan results

    Displays the Save Settings dialog box after scanning.

    Save Settings Dialog Box

    Important
    • After scanning from My Image Garden, the Save Settings dialog box does not appear.

(3) Application Settings Area

  • Open with an application

    Select this when you want to enhance or correct the scanned images.

    You can specify the application from the pull-down menu.

  • Send to an application

    Select this when you want to use the scanned images as they are in an application that allows you to browse or organize images.

    You can specify the application from the pull-down menu.

  • Send to a folder

    Select this when you also want to save the scanned images to a folder other than the one specified in Save in.

    You can specify the folder from the pull-down menu.

  • Do not start any application

    Saves to the folder specified in Save in.

Note

  • Specify the application or folder in the Select Application or Select Destination Folder dialog box displayed by selecting Add... from the pull-down menu.

  • Instructions

    Opens this guide.

  • Defaults

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


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