IJ Scan Utility Lite - Settings (Auto Scan) Dialog

Article ID: ART171449 | Date published: 08/20/2018 | Date last updated: 09/02/2021
 

Description

This article provides information that can be adjusted in the Settings (Auto Scan) dialog in IJ Scan Utility Lite for macOS.

Solution

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

In the Settings (Auto Scan) dialog, make advanced scan settings for scanning easily from the platen (scanner glass) or ADF (Auto Document Feeder).

Settings (Auto Scan) dialog
 


 This function is not supported depending on your model.


Supported Items

Photos, postcards, business cards, magazines, newspapers, documents, and BD/DVD/CD.

 To scan the following types of items, specify the item type and size in the Settings (Document Scan) dialog, Settings (Photo Scan) dialog, or Settings (Custom Scan) dialog, then click Photo, Document, or Custom in the IJ Scan Utility Lite main screen. You cannot scan correctly with Auto.

  • A4 size photos

  • Text documents smaller than 2L (5 inches x 7 inches) (127 mm x 178 mm), such as paperback pages with the spine cut off

  • Items printed on thin white paper

  • Long narrow items such as panoramic photos

 Reflective disc labels may not be scanned as expected.

 Place items to be scanned on the platen correctly. Otherwise, items may not be scanned correctly.

 When scanning two or more documents from the ADF, place documents of the same size.

 In Auto Scan, the outline of the subjects is emphasized. Set the outline emphasis level with Unsharp Mask Level in the Settings (General Settings) dialog.

 To reduce moire in scans, set Select Source to Magazine in the Settings (Document Scan) dialog or Settings (Custom Scan) dialog, then click Document or Custom in the IJ Scan Utility Lite main screen.

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A: Scan Options Area

ADF Paper Size

This appears when using the ADF. Select the size of the document to be scanned from the ADF.

 

B: Save Settings Area

File Name

Enter the file name of the image to be saved. When you save a file, the date and four digits are appended to the set file name in the "_20XX0101_0001" format.

 When you select the Save to a subfolder with current date checkbox, the date and four digits are appended to the set file name.

Save in

Displays the folder in which to save the scanned images. To add a folder, select Add... from the pop-up menu, then click (Plus) in the displayed dialog and specify the destination folder.

The default save folder is the Pictures folder.

JPEG Image Quality

You can specify the image quality of JPEG files.

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.

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 files that are searchable in the language selected in Document Language on the (General Settings) tab of the Settings dialog are created.

Save to a subfolder with current date

Select this checkbox to create a current date folder in the folder specified in Save in and save scanned images in it. The folder will be created with a name such as "20XX_01_01" (Year_Month_Date).

If this checkbox is not selected, files are saved directly in the folder specified in Save in.

 

C: 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 pop-up 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 pop-up 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 pop-up menu.

Attach to e-mail

Select this when you want to send e-mails with the scanned images attached.

You can specify the e-mail client you want to start from the pop-up menu.

Do not start any application

Saves to the folder specified in Save in.

 To add an application or folder to the pop-up menu, select Add... from the pop-up menu, then click (Plus) in the displayed dialog and specify the application or folder.

Instructions

Opens this guide.

Defaults

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


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