IJ Scan Utility (macOS) - Scanning Multiple Documents at One Time from the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) (MB5120 / MB5420)
Article ID: ART176178 | Date published: 01/17/2020 | Date last updated: 01/21/2020
 

Description

This article explains how to scan multiple documents at one time from the ADF using IJ Scan Utility on macOS.

 

Solution

Scanning Multiple Documents at One Time from the ADF (Auto Document Feeder)

Place multiple documents on the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) and scan at one time.

This article explains how to scan one side of the documents at a time.
To scan both sides of the documents automatically, refer to "Scanning Both Sides of Each Document at One Time".


 Note

  • You can scan multiple documents at one time from the ADF when scanning via Document, Custom, Driver, OCR, or E-mail.

  • The screens for scanning documents are used as examples in the following descriptions.

 
  1. Place the documents on the ADF.
     

  2. Start IJ Scan Utility.
     

  3. Click Settings....


    figure: IJ Scan Utility
     

    The Settings dialog appears.
     

  4. Click Document Scan.


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

    To scan only the front side of each document, select Document (ADF / Platen) or Document (ADF Simplex).

    To scan the front side then the back side of each document, select Document (ADF Manual Duplex).


    figure: Settings dialog
     
  6. Set the color mode, document size, and scanning resolution as required.

    Click Document Scan Orientation Settings... to specify the orientation of the documents to be scanned. In the displayed dialog, you can specify the Orientation and Binding Side. How to place the documents when scanning the back sides depends on the Binding Side.

    When setting is completed, click OK.


    figure: Settings dialog
     

    The IJ Scan Utility main screen appears.


     Note

  7. Click Document.


    figure: IJ Scan Utility


    Scanning starts.


     Note

    • Click Cancel to cancel the scan.


    When Document (ADF Manual Duplex) is selected for Select Source, proceed to Step 8.

     Note

    • When Document (ADF Duplex) is selected for Select Source, the Manual Duplex Scanning dialog does not appear; both sides of the documents are scanned automatically. Refer to "Scanning Both Sides of Each Document at One Time" for details.
       

  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to place the documents.


     Note

    • The screens for scanning with Orientation set to Portrait are used as examples in the following descriptions.
       

    When Long edge is Selected for Binding Side in Document Scan Orientation Settings...:

    Place the documents after rotating the output documents 180 degrees.


    figure: Manual Duplex Scanning dialog (Long edge)
     

    When Short edge is Selected for Binding Side in Document Scan Orientation Settings...:

    Place the documents without changing the orientation of the output documents.


    figure: Manual Duplex Scanning dialog (Short edge)
     
  9. Click OK.

    Scanning starts.


 Note

  • Click Cancel to cancel the scan.

  • Scanned images are saved in the folder set for Save in in the corresponding Settings dialog displayed by clicking Settings.... In each Settings dialog, you can also make advanced scan settings.