Basic Copying Method

Article ID: ART166436 | Date published: 09/09/2016 | Date last updated: 09/12/2017


Basic Copying Method


Basic Copy Operations

1. Place the document(s). [ Placing Documents ]

2. Press and tap <Copy>.

3. Enter the number of copies using the numeric keys.
  • Enter a quantity from 1 to 999.
  • Press to cancel the entered quantity.

4. Specify the copy settings as necessary.
  • Select the settings. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (

5. Press .
  • Copying starts.
  • If you want to cancel copying, tap <Cancel> <Yes>. [ Canceling Copies ]

5-A. When placing documents in the feeder in step 1
The document is automatically scanned.

5-B. When placing documents on the platen glass in step 1
Depending on the copy settings you made, the screen for selecting the document size is displayed when copying multiple documents. Follow the procedure below.

5-B-1. Select the document size.

5-B-2. Place the next document on the platen glass, and press .
  • Repeat this step until you finish scanning the entire document.

5-B-3. Tap <Start Copy>.

  • When the <Size/Settings Mismatch> message appears.

When copying documents with text or images that extend to the edges of the page
  • The edges of the document might not be copied. For more information about the scan margins, see [ Paper Handling ].

Selecting Document Type

You can select the optical image quality for the copy depending on the document type, such as text-only documents, documents with charts and graphs, or magazine photos.

<Copy> <Original Type> Select the document type

Suitable when copying documents that only contain text.
<Text/Photo (High Speed)>
Suitable when copying documents that contain both text and photos. Priority is given to speed over image quality.
Suitable when copying documents that contain both text and photos.
Suitable when copying documents that contain printed photos, such as magazines or pamphlets.

If <Text/Photo (High Speed)>, <Text/Photo>, or <Photo> is selected and <Density> is set to <Auto Density>, it changes to Manual Density.

Canceling Copies

If you want to cancel copying immediately after pressing , tap <Cancel> on the screen or press on the operation panel. You can also cancel copying after checking the copy status.

Tap <Cancel> on the Screen That is Displayed While Copying

Press to Cancel

  • If the Screen Displays a List of Documents When is Pressed
Documents have been scanned and are waiting to be printed. Select the copy document to cancel.

Use to Cancel

<Copy Job Status> <Cancel> <Yes>

Copy details
The number of copies, settings, and other details are displayed. If you only want to check the details without canceling copying, press to return to the copy main screen.
Cancels copying.

2-Sided Copying (MF249dw / MF247dw) Paper Handling Selecting Image Quality/Density/Enlarging or Reducing Copy Canceling Copies Placing Documents Specifying Paper Size and Type



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