Basic Copying Method

Article ID: ART167657 | Date published: 04/05/2017 | Date last updated: 09/12/2017


Basic Copying Method


Basic Copy Operations

This section describes the basic operation procedure used to copy an original.

1. Place the original(s).

2. Select <Copy> in the Home screen.

3. Select <Number of Copies> in the Copy Basic Features screen.

4. Enter the number of copies, and select <Close>.
  • If you have entered an incorrect value, use to clear it.

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

6. Select <Start>.
Copying starts.
  • If you want to cancel, select <Cancel> <Yes>.

6-A. When placing originals in the feeder in step 1
The original is automatically scanned.

6-B. When placing originals on the platen glass in step 1
For 2-sided copying or N on 1 copying, the screen prompting you to load the next original is displayed.

6-B-1. Place the next original on the platen glass, and select <Scan Next>.
  • You can also specify <Density>, <Original Type>, and <Color Balance> separately for each original.
  • Repeat this step until you finish scanning the entire original.

6-B-2. Select <Start Printing>.

  • When the <Paper Settings and Loaded Size Mismatch> or <The memory is full. Scanning will be canceled. Do you want to print?> message is shown in the display.
When copying originals with text or images that extend to the edges of the page
  • The edges of the original might not be copied. For more information about the scan margins, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (

Selecting the Type of Original for Copying

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

<Copy> <Other Settings> <Original Type> Select the original type
<Text/Photo/Map (Speed)>Priority is given to speed over image quality. This setting is only effective when selected for color copying.
<Text/Photo/Map>Suitable when copying originals that contain both text and photos, or originals that include detailed lines, such as maps.
<Text/Photo/Map (Quality)>Priority is given to image quality over speed. You can also adjust the level of priority given to the quality of the text or photos. Adjust the setting on the scale, and select <Apply>.
<Printed Image>Suitable when making a clear copy of originals that contain printed photos (photos made of halftone dots), such as magazines or pamphlets.

Canceling Copies

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

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

Press to Cancel

If the Screen Displays a List of Documents When is Pressed
Originals have been scanned and are waiting to be printed. Select a copy document to be canceled, and select <Cancel> <Yes>.

Check the copy job status before canceling
<Status Monitor> <Copy/Print Job> Select the copy document in the <Copy/Print Job Status> tab <Cancel> <Yes>

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



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