IJ Scan Utility (Windows) - Scanning Originals Larger than the Platen (Image Stitch)
Article ID: ART176119 | Date published: 01/10/2020 | Date last updated: 01/13/2020
 

Description

This article explains how to use the Image Stitch function of IJ Scan Utility on Windows.  This function will allow you to scan items that are larger than the platen glass.

 

Solution

Scanning Originals Larger than the Platen (Image Stitch)

You can scan the left and right halves of an item larger than the platen and combine them back into one image. Items up to approximately twice as large as the platen are supported.


 Note

  • The following explains how to scan from the item to be placed on the left side.
 
  1. Start IJ Scan Utility.
     

  2. Click Settings..., then set the item type, resolution, etc. in the Settings (Scan and Stitch) dialog box as required.

    After adjusting the settings as desired, click OK.
     

  3. Click Stitch.


    figure: IJ Scan Utility
     

    The Image Stitch window appears.
     

  4. In Select Output Size, select an output size according to the paper size.


    figure: Image Stitch window
     
  5. Make sure that Scan from Left is selected in Scan Direction.


    figure: Image Stitch window
     
  6. Place the item that is to be displayed on the left side of the screen face-down on the platen.
     

  7. Click Start Scanning Image 1.


    figure: Image Stitch window
     

    The first item is scanned and appears in 1.


     Note

    • Click Cancel to cancel the scan.
       

  8. Place the item that is to be displayed on the right side of the screen face-down on the platen.
     

  9. Click Start Scanning Image 2.


    figure: Image Stitch window


    The second item is scanned and appears in 2.


     Note

    • Click Cancel to cancel the scan.
       

  10. Adjust the scanned images as required.

    Use the Toolbar to rotate or zoom in/out, or drag the images to adjust their positions.


    figure: Image Stitch window


     Note

    • Select the Adjust cropping frames checkbox to specify the area to be saved.
       

    • To scan an item again, select the image in the Preview area or the thumbnail at the top of the screen, then click (Delete). The selected image is deleted, allowing you to scan the item again.
       

  11. Click Save.
     

    figure: Image Stitch window


    The combined image is saved.


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