Scanning Multiple Originals at One Time - G4210 - Mac

Article ID: ART169426 | Date published: 01/15/2018 | Date last updated: 04/09/2019


IJ Scan Utility Lite


Scanning Multiple Originals at One Time

You can scan two or more photos (small items) placed on the platen at one time and save each image individually.


  • The following types of items may not be scanned correctly. In that case, adjust the cropping frames (selection boxes; scan areas) in the screen displayed by clicking Driver in the IJ Scan Utility Lite main screen, and then scan again.

    • Photos with a whitish background
    • Items printed on white paper, hand-written text, business cards, and other unclear items
    • Thin items
    • Thick items


  • Auto does not appear depending on your model.

Using Auto Scan:

Whether there are multiple items or not is detected automatically. Click Auto in the IJ Scan Utility main screen and scan.


Not Using Auto Scan:

In the Settings dialog box, set Paper Size to Auto scan and scan.


  • The screens for scanning with favorite settings are used as examples in the following descriptions.
  1. Place the items on the platen.

  2. Start IJ Scan Utility Lite.

  3. Click Settings....

    figure: IJ Scan Utility

    The Settings dialog box appears.

  4. Click Custom Scan.

    figure: Settings dialog box
  5. Select Select Source according to the items to be scanned.

    figure: Settings dialog box
  6. Select Auto scan for Paper Size, then click OK.

    figure: Settings dialog box

    The IJ Scan Utility main screen appears.


    • Once settings are made in the Settings dialog box, the same settings can be used for scanning from the next time.
    • In the Settings dialog box, specify image processing settings such as slant correction, set where to save the scanned images, and more, as needed.
  7. Click Custom.

    figure: IJ Scan Utility

    Multiple items are scanned at one time.


  • To cancel the scan, click Cancel.

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